QuotationsWilliam Bliss Carman
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This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment. They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy. They speak of a lifestyle of non-violence. They seek to eliminate cruelty and suffering. They seek to wake us up. They seek to give us hope.

Weeds by Mary T. Hoffman

William Bliss Carman
Canadian poet

“The greatest joy in nature is the absence of man.”

“There is only one way in the world to be distinguished: Follow your instinct! Be yourself, and you'll be somebody. Be one more blind follower of the blind, and you will have the oblivion you desire.”

“Set me a task in which I can put something of my very self, and it is a task no longer. It is joy and art.”

“What are facts but compromises? A fact merely marks the point where we have agreed to let investigation cease.”

“Whether it be to failure or success, the first need of being is endurance – to endure with gladness if we can, with fortitude in any event.”

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