"A fireplace is the supreme part of a home, I wouldn't want it to be without one. But it has an appetite that knows no end!"A fireplace is the
"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
"The enemies to our happiness are more in the nature of mistakes, errors, superstitions, fears — things that have no power or substance except that which we give them in ignorance."The enemies to our
(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
"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
"I am often led to speculate on the evidence of Divine design there is even in the small events of our lives."
Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg. 157I am often led
"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
"A person must stand on holy ground to realize… that in himself are talents and the opportunities through which he must work out his salvation. Not in the world, but in his own character in his work. Success is not measured by comparing himself with his neighbor, but rather in the degree he cultivates and uses his natural ability."
A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg. 231A person must stand
"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
"The biggest compliment is to tell someone that they are perfectly natural."
Too Much Salt and Pepper‚ pg. 252The biggest compliment is