"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
"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
"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
(Duke) "Once in while I have reached the place where peace was close at hand that I knew where to seek it at last. It was when I forget myself, and as someone said, look through nature to nature‚ as God."
Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo and Still-Mo pg. 38Once in a while
"The biggest compliment is to tell someone that they are perfectly natural."
Too Much Salt and Pepper‚ pg. 252The biggest compliment is
"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
(Duke) "You don't really find peace until you get close to Him‚ some way, some how, I wish I know."
Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo and Still-Mo pg. 39You don't really find
"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
"My inclination, after years of observation, is never to charge anything to chance in nature. It is all cause and effect. Intelligence, often a higher order then what we call reasoning, guides the people of the forest."
A Tippy Canoe and Canada TooMy inclination
"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