John Burroughs Quotes

The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind. John Burroughs

I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral. John Burroughs

Blessed is the man who has some congenial work, some occupation in which he can put his heart, and which affords a complete outlet to all the forces there are in him. John Burroughs

For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice – no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service. John Burroughs

The lesson which life repeats and constantly enforces is ‘look under foot.’ You are always nearer the divine and the true sources of your power than you think. John Burroughs

Culture means the perfect and equal development of man on all sides. John Burroughs

One can only learn his powers of action by action, and his powers of thought by thinking. John Burroughs

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see. John Burroughs