"Animals are individuals to me, and I am glad I think of them not only as serving man with flesh and hide, but also as co-partners in the glorious revelation of the infinitude of life."Animals are individuals to
"How values change. A week ago these things (gas rations stamps) were more valuable to me then gold notes. Now they aren't even good wastepaper!"
A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg. 158How values change
"The greatest comfort mingled with the greatest volume of natural beauty, to my thought is a night in a sleeping bag in the wilderness area of the north."
A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too pg. 180The greatest comfort mingled
"Many and beautiful are the gifts of spring, not the least of which is the silent suggestion of the omnipotence of life."Many and beautiful are
"Sometimes, in the important matters of forgiveness and returning good for evil, our forest brethren are more obedient than we are."Sometimes, in the important
"It is within your sacred power to point thoughts of tired people to God."
Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo and Still-Mo pg. 237It is within your
"One has sensed little of the real beauty of the natural world if he has not been moved to tears."
Too Much Salt and Pepper‚ pg. 175One has sensed little
"There are few living things whose purpose in the great scheme cannot be clearly seen if we get rid of our fears and think wisely."
Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg. 71There are few living
"Fear is the screen that hides from our view the friendship native to the wild heart. Wildness is only a form of fear, for when kindness and patience have penetrated the veil, we see unmistakable evidence of the love in all forms of life."Fear is the screen
"One of the inexplicable things in nature, at least to our present limited understanding, is the strange faculty of instinct found in both animals and men. In men instinct has been smothered and lost in self-consciousness and, with questionable benefit at times, compromised with reason."One of the inexplicable