"I’d rather be in the mountains thinking of God, than in church thinking about the mountains." — John Muir
“Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.”
– George Washington Carver
“In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms,
I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me.” – John Fowles
“The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir
“Bears are not companions of men, but children of God, and His charity is broad enough for both… We seek to establish a narrow line between ourselves and the feathery zeros we dare to call angels, but ask a partition barrier of infinite width to show the rest of creation its proper place. Yet bears are made of the same dust as we, and breathe the same winds and drink of the same waters. A bears days are warmed by the same sun, his dwellings are overdomed by the same blue sky, and his life turns and ebbs with heart-pulsings like ours and was poured from the same fountain…..” – John Muir
“Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.” — John Muir
“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” — John Muir
“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.” — John Muir
Autumn – Strawbs
“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown,
for going out, I found, was really going in.” John Muir
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.