John Muir Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old John Muir quotes, John Muir sayings, and John Muir proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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 off like autumn leaves. As age comes on, one source of enjoyment after another is closed, but Nature's sources never fail. John Muir
How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! John Muir
The power of imagination makes us infinite. John Muir
Between every two pines is a doorway to a new world. John Muir
How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! John Muir
Between every two pine trees there is a door leading to a new way of life. John Muir
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. John Muir
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 off like autumn leaves. John Muir
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. John Muir
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. John Muir
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 off like autumn leaves. John Muir
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. John Muir
In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks. John Muir
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
Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt. John Muir
Walk away quietly in any direction and taste the freedom of the mountaineer. Camp out among the grasses and gentians of glacial meadows, in craggy garden nooks full of nature's darlings. John Muir
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. John Muir
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
The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir
How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! John Muir
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. John Muir
We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us. John Muir
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. John Muir
Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity John Muir
The mountains are calling and I must go. John Muir
The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round. John Muir
When California was wild, it was the floweriest part of the continent. John Muir
The glories of a mountain campfire are far greater than may be guessed.... One can make a day of any size, and regulate the rising and setting of his own sun and the brightness of its shining. John Muir
Rivers flow not past, but through us; tingling, vibrating, exciting every cell and fiber in our bodies, making them sing and glide. John Muir
Wilderness is a necessity there must be places for human beings to satisfy their souls. John Muir