quotations The Best John Burroughs Quotes  

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A list of the best John Burroughs quotes. This list is arranged by which famous John Burroughs quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest John Burroughs quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from John Burroughs should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable John Burroughs quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days. John Burroughs

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It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative. John Burroughs

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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

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The secret of happiness is something to do. John Burroughs

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The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are. John Burroughs

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Some men are like nails, very easily drawn; others however are more like rivets never drawn at all. John Burroughs

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One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then. John Burroughs

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Temperament lies behind mood; behind will, lies the fate of character. Then behind both, the influence of family the tyranny of culture; and finally the power of climate and environment; and we are free, only to the extent we rise above these. John Burroughs

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Life is a struggle, but not a warfare. John Burroughs

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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

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Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss, and a little moss is a good thing on a man. John Burroughs

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A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying. John Burroughs