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John Burroughs
(1837-1921) born on
Apr 03
US author, naturalist. He was a popular writer who, like Thoreau, celebrated nature in "Wake Robin," 1871 and "Birds and Poets," 1877.
         
   
F
If I were to name the 3 most precious resources of life, I should say books, friends, and nature; and the greatest of these, at least the most constant and always at hand, is nature.

R
I still find each day too short for the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read and all the friends I want to see.
A
Literature is an investment in genius which pays back dividends to all subsequent times.
N
Time does not become sacred to us until we have lived it.
K
How beautifully leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
R: Reader's Digest/ 12/1/1987
A: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
N: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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