Joseph Wood Krutch Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old joseph wood krutch quotes, joseph wood krutch sayings, and joseph wood krutch proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The rare moment is not the moment when there is something worth looking at, but the moment when we are capable of seeing.      

Joseph Wood Krutch

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

The wilderness and the idea of wilderness is one of the permanent homes of the human spirit.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

If we do not permit the earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food, either.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

Metaphysics may be, after all, only the art of being sure of something that is not so and logic only the art of going wrong with confidence.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

Every time a value is born, existence takes on a new meaning; every time one dies, some part of that meaning passes away.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

To be individually righteous is the first of all duties, come what may to ones self, to one's country, to society, and to civilization itself.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

A humanist is anyone who rejects the attempt to describe or account for man wholly on the basis of physics, chemistry or animal behaviour.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

Civilizations die from philosophical calm, irony, and a sense of fair play quite as surely as they die of debauchery.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

Metaphysics may be, after all, only the art of being sure of something that is not so and logic only the art of going wrong with confidence.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

As machines get to be more and more like men, men will come to be more like machines.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

August creates as she slumbers, replete and satisfied.     

Joseph Wood Krutch

In a cat's eye, all things belong to cats.     

Joseph Wood Krutch