"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
"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
"A childhood has another quality which we really should never surrender. It clings to no yesterdays."
A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg. 166A childhood has another
"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
"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
"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 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
"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
"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