Quotes from John Muir

Quotes from My First Summer in the Sierra

“How rich our inheritance in these blessed mountains. ” – John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra

“Exhilarated with the mountain air, I feel like shouting this morning with excess of wild animal joy.” – John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra, July 9, 1869

“We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm. Making every nerve quiver. Filling every pore and cell of us.” – John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra

“Blessed indeed should be every pilgrim in these holy mountains.” – John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra, July 12, 1869

Quotes from Stickeen

“What a psalm the storm was singing.” – John Muir, Stickeen

“There is nothing like work for toning down excessive fear or joy.” – John Muir, Stickeen

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  1. John Muir 2 June 2013

    […] you need a quick jolt of inspiration, try reading a few quick quotes from Muir or simply reading more about his life on his Wikipedia […]

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