Sigurd Olson Quotes

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Joys come from simple and natural things; mist over meadows, sunlight on leaves, the path of the moon over water. Even rain and wind and stormy clouds bring joy.
Sigurd F. Olson
Wilderness to the people pf America is a spiritual necessity, an antidote to the high pressure of modern life, a means of regaining serenity and equilibrium.
Sigurd F. Olson
...only when one comes to listen, only when one is aware and still, can things be seen and heard.
Sigurd F. Olson (Listening Point (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage))
If we can somehow retain places where we can always sense the unknown, our lives will be richer." Sigurd Olson
Janet Kay
Spring, in addition to many other things, is a time for renewal of memories that may have grown dim during the winter,
Sigurd F. Olson (Wilderness Days (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage))
It was good to lie there in our bags watching the glow of our dying fire and the deeper glow of sunset beyond; but most of all it was good to feel the ground again and to know we were back in a country we loved.
Sigurd F. Olson (Wilderness Days (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage))
Life is good to those who know how to live. I do not ever hope to accumulate great funds of worldly wealth, but I shall accumulate something far more valuable, a store of wonderful memories. When I reach the twilight of life I shall look back and say I'm glad I lived as I did, life has been good to me.
A. Sigurd Olson
Ours was a sense of golden leisure that comes only in the spring, after months of grayness and cold.
Sigurd F. Olson (Wilderness Days (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage))
I named this place Listening Point because only when one comes to listen, only when one is aware and still, can things be seen and heard. Everyone has a listening point somewhere. It does not have to be in the north or close to the wilderness, but someplace of quiet where the universe can be contemplated with awe.
A. Sigurd Olson
It was the contrast that fascinated Mac as much as anything else. Knowing that both the wilderness and civilization were available to the nth degree, he was completely happy. I have found it is the same with many men; being able to live in the present and also in the past gives them a sense of completeness that they can get in no other way.
Sigurd F. Olson (The Meaning of Wilderness (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage))
As Gabe continued to speak, he sounded to be a cheerful and intelligent person, two attributes I have commonly found associated with people who spend most of their time outdoors. -from New River, in the anthology AWAKE IN THE WORLD
Daniel J. Rice (Awake in the World: A Riverfeet Press Anthology 2017)