"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
"One need never be lonely in the great outdoors. There is satisfying companionship to be found among forest folk when we are worthy."One need never be
"Our failure to understand the true nature of things has put so many creatures on the undesirable list that if all were destroyed of which people do not approve, there would be little wild life left."
A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg. 71Our failure to understand
"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
"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
"In the depth of our true being, in love and Godliness and kindness, there resides an undisturbed harmony to which we may easily turn."In the depth of
"Who has not stood at the glorious moment when it seems that God Himself has called him (or her) by name and directed him (or her) to an important task?"
Too Much Salt and Pepper‚ pg. 218Who has not stood
"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
"The biggest compliment is to tell someone that they are perfectly natural."
Too Much Salt and Pepper‚ pg. 252The biggest compliment is
"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