10 John Muir Quotes

26 Aug

Looking for some inspiration to get outdoors and enjoy nature? To help inspire you, below are 10 great quotes from the legendary John Muir:

  1. “Winds are advertisements of all they touch, however much or little we may be able to read them; telling their wanderings even by their scents alone.” – John Muir
  2. “Going to the mountains is going home.” – John Muir
  3. “If one pine were placed in a town square, what admiration it would excite! Yet who is conscious of the pine-tree multitudes in the free woods, though open to everybody?” – John Muir
  4. “The snow is melting into music.” – John Muir
  5. “I know that our bodies were made to thrive only in pure air, and the scenes in which pure air is found.”
  6. “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir
  7. “None of Nature’s landscapes are ugly so long as they are wild.” – John Muir
  8. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir
  9. “The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.” – John Muir
  10. “The sun shines not on us but in us.” – John Muir
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