John Muir Quotes & Sayings

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Read mountain John Muir quotes and sayings about nature, mountains, forest & national parks. We share collection of most inspirational quotes of John Muir. John Muir also known as “John of the Mountains” and “Father of the National Parks”, was an influential Scottish-American naturalist and author.

1. Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.

John Muir

2. Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.

John Muir

3. The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.

John Muir

4. The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.

John Muir

5. Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.

John Muir

6. To the lover of wilderness, Alaska is one of the most wonderful countries in the world.

John Muir

7. Every natural object is a conductor of divinity and only by coming into contact with them… may we be filled with the Holy Ghost.

John Muir

8. The mountains are calling and I must go.

John Muir

9. Of all the mountain ranges I have climbed, I like the Sierra Nevada the best.

John Muir

10. There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation’s braggart lords.

John Muir

11. The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.

John Muir

12. How terribly downright must be the utterances of storms and earthquakes to those accustomed to the soft hypocrisies of society.

John Muir

13. When California was wild, it was the floweriest part of the continent.

John Muir