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John James Audubon Quotes

John James Audubon Quotes & Quotations
Name:
John James Audubon
Type:
Scientist
Nationality:
American
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    A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 2
    As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 3
    Because my father was often absent on naval duty, my mother suffered me to do much as I pleased. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 4
    How could I make a little book, when I have seen enough to make a dozen large books? John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
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    Hunting, fishing, drawing, and music occupied my every moment. Cares I knew not, and cared naught about them. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 6
    I feel fully decided that we should all go to Europe together and to work as if an established Partnership for Life consisting of Husband Wife and Children. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 7
    I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 8
    I waged war against my feelings. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 9
    If I can procure three hundred good substantial names of persons, or bodies, or institutions, I cannot fail to do well for my family, although I must abandon my life to its success, and undergo many sad perplexities and perhaps never see again my own beloved America. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 10
    Mathematics was hard, dull work. Geography pleased me more. For dancing I was quite enthusiastic. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 11
    My drawings at first were made altogether in watercolors, but they wanted softness and a great deal of finish. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
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    On the 17th of May, the Delos put out to sea. I was immediately affected with sea-sickness, which, however, lasted but a short time. I remained on deck constantly, forcing myself to exercise. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 13
    One day I caught four Dolphins, how much I have gazed at these beautiful creatures... as they changed their hue in twenty varieties of richest arrangement of tints. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 14
    The worse my drawings were, the more beautiful did the originals appear. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 15
    To have been torn from the study would have been as death; my time was entirely occupied with art. John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon
  • 16
    Would it be possible that I should not in any degree succeed? I can scarcely think so. Ah delusive hope, how much further wilt thou lead me? John_James_AudubonJohn James Audubon