"How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!"
"The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart."John Muir on Helen Keller
"It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light."John Muir on Aristotle Onassis
"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant."John Muir on Robert Louis Stevenson
"Try to be like the turtle - at ease in your own shell."John Muir on Bill Copeland
"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain."John Muir on Joseph Campbell
"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."
"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul."
"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean."
"God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools."
"When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe."