The best Quotes by John Burroughs

The best Quotes by John Burroughs

John Burroughs (April 3, 1837 – March 29, 1921) was an American naturalist and nature essayist, active in the conservation movement in the United States.

The human body is a steed that goes freest and longest under a light rider, and the lightest of all riders is a cheerful heart.
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A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
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If you think you can do it, you can!
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A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
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To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter... to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life.

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Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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There is no such thing as bad ideas. Just poorly executed awesome ideas.
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What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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If you give it your all, there's nothing to blame yourself for.
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Sometimes you can do everything right and things will still go wrong. The key is to never stop doing right.
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A dream is only a dream.. until you decide to make it real.
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How others see you is not important. How you see yourself is everything.
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The difference between the novice and the master is that the master has failed more times than the novice has tried.
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Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
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Whether a fish lives in a clear stream or a water ditch, so long as it continues swimming forward, it will grow up beautifully.
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A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.
Zeus in Hercules
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It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
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You can close your eyes to the things you do not want to see. But you cannot close your heart to the things you do not want to feel.
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The heart can be tough to change, but the mind can be tough to persuade.
Grand Pabbie in Frozen -
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Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.
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I can hear you, you can hear me, when we listen with our hearts.
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Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.
Proverbs - 4,23
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Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
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Nothing's gonna save our lifes, so... we're breathing borrowed air.
Will Newman in Five Feet Apart
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I think the thing to do is enjoy the ride while you're on it.
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You see things; and you say 'Why?"
But I dream things that never were; and I say 'Why not?"
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You have to work your hardest and stay positive. Then you've got a shot at the silver lining.
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Whatever you are, be a good one!
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Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
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But there are mistakes that are necessary. Sometimes you have to die a little bit to get back to live a little longer.
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I make mistakes like the next man. In fact, being - forgive me - rather cleverer than most men, my mistakes tend to be correspondingly huger.
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It's just that... I just think that some things are meant to be broken. Imperfect. Chaotic. It's the universe's way of providing contrast, you know? There have to be a few holes in the road. It's how life is.
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Once you have accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.
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I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
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Life does not have to be perfect to be wonderful.
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You can never make the same mistake twice. Because the second time you make it, it's not a mistake, it's a choise.
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A good player knows how to win the game, a good character knows how to lose it, while smiling.
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In this world everything is governed by balance. There's what you stand to gain and what you stand to lose. And in this moment they think they have nothing to lose. And when you believe you've got nothing to lose, you're overconfident. We will be the ones that are going to show them just how much they have to lose.
The Professor in Money Heist - Season 3 Episode 3
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The loser isn't the one who's falling down, it's the one who doesn't stand up.
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Being second is to be the first of the ones who lose.
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The only opponents who aren't coming up with excuses for being defeated by me are computers.
Bobby Fischer (World Chess Champion)
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You're never a loser until you quit trying.
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Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022

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