"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 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
"But hold on, Hi-Bub, don't let the world snatch your treasure from you. Fight for your right to love the forest, and it will never fail you."
A Tippy Canoe and Canada TooBut hold on
"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
"Nature abhors the congregation of her creatures. She fights against the evils of our population. In the hearts of her children she plants an irresistible instinct for spreading, searching out new lands, seeking, ever seeking what lies just beyond the horizon."
Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg. 69Nature abhors the congregation
"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
"When a wealth of heavenly good is wrapped up in that one word, friend. It gets interwoven one way or another with everything that is right and desirable in life."When a wealth of
"Nothing is fully possessed until gratitude is expressed."
A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg 232Nothing is fully possessed
"Why don't we fight the thing that causes the trouble and not one another? Why don't we fight hatred and fear, selfishness, greed, all the things that destroy human happiness. Slightly modified, only removed who was talking and the between comments."
Seven Secrets of Somewhere Lake‚ pg. 95Why don't we fight
"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