"The biggest compliment is to tell someone that they are perfectly natural."
Too Much Salt and Pepper‚ pg. 252The biggest compliment is
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
(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
"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
"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