20 Inspirational John Muir Quotes About Nature

Today, I wanted to share with you some of the best John Muir quotes about nature. If you are a fan of his books and you are a nature lover, then I’m sure with will enjoy this quotes.

I have been a fan of John Muir for years. If I’m not mistaken, I first read one of his books when I was in my late teens and was quickly inspired by his words.

So, once you go through these quotes, let me know what you think about them. Are you a fan of John Muir? If so, what is your favorite John Muir quote?

Be Inspired By These 20 Beautiful John Muir Quotes About Nature

When we tug at a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world. John Muir
1. “When we tug at a single thing in nature, we find it attached to the rest of the world.” – John Muir
Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. John Muir
2. “Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer.” – John Muir
The sun shines not on us but in us. John Muir
3. “The sun shines not on us but in us.” – John Muir
Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world. John Muir
4. “Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world.” – John Muir
And into the woods I go, to lose my mind and find my soul. John Muir
5. “And into the woods I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir
The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness. John Muir
6. “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir
The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir
7. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir
Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. John Muir
8. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir
The deeper the solitude the less the sense of loneliness, and the nearer our friends. John Muir
9. “The deeper the solitude the less the sense of loneliness, and the nearer our friends.” – John Muir

10. “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 away from you like the leaves of Autumn.” – John Muir

11. “Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity.” – John Muir

12. “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

13. “I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.” – John Muir

14. “As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can.” – John Muir

15. “This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.” – John Muir

16. “The rivers flow not past, but through us. Thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing. The trees wave and the flowers bloom in our bodies as well as our souls, and every bird song, wind song, and tremendous storm song of the rocks in the heart of the mountains is our song, our very own, and sings our love.” – John Muir

17. “Most people are on the world, not in it — have no conscious sympathy or relationship to anything about them — undiffused, separate, and rigidly alone like marbles of polished stone, touching but separate.” – John Muir

18. “There is a love of wild nature in everybody, an ancient mother-love showing itself whether recognized or no, and however covered by cares and duties.” – John Muir

19. “When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all singing and shining together as one, the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.” – John Muir

20. “Few places in this world are more dangerous than home. Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes. They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action.” – John Muir

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Sean Gagne

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