For anything worth having one must pay the price; and the price is always work, patience, love, self-sacrifice - no paper currency, no promises to pay, but the gold of real service.
Quote by John Burroughs
John Burroughs Quotes
The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only...
Some men are like nails, very easily drawn; others however are more like rivets never...
It is always easier to believe than to deny. Our minds are naturally affirmative.
Leap, and the net will appear.
A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.
One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then.
Joy in the universe, and keen curiosity about it all - that has been my...
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,...
I have discovered the secret of happiness - it is work, either with the hands...
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put...
The secret of happiness is something to do.
There is hardly a man on earth who will take advice unless he is certain...
I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending...
To me - old age is always ten years older than I am.
One can only learn his powers of action by action, and his powers of thought...
The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.
In all our deeds, the proper value and respect for time determines success or failure.
Taking the first footstep with a good thought the second with a good word and...
Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.