Perhaps love is like a resting place, a shelter from the storm. It exists to give you comfort, it is there to keep you warm, and in those times of trouble when you are most alone, the memory of love will bring you home.

— John Denver

The most practical John Denver quotes to get the best of your day

Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions. People everywhere are the same in heart and spirit. No matter what language we speak, what color we are, the form of our politics or the expression of our love and our faith, music proves: We are the same.


I'm leaving my sorrows and all my memories behind to see what I find, somewhere in the shade near the sound of a sweet singing river, somewhere in the sun where the mountains make love to the sky.


The future of life on Earth depends on our ability to see the sacred where others see only the common


Relax, ease back in your seats and let the music take you wherever it does.


Country roads, take me home, to the place I belong


We must begin to make what I call "conscious choices," and to really recognize that we are the same. It's from that place in my heart that I write my songs.


Come dance with the west wind and touch on the mountain tops Sail o'er the canyons and up to the stars And reach for the heavens and hope for the future And all that we can be and not what we are.


The best thing you have to offer the world is yourself.

You don't have to copy anyone else. If you do, you're second best. To achieve success is to be first, and that's being yourself.


No one person has to do it all but if each one of us follow our heart and our own inclinations we will find the small things that we can do to create a sustainable future and a healthy environment.


Romance lasts forever, love don't fade away.

They may take away our future, but they can't stop yesterday.


Aspen is the life to live, see how much there is to give.

See how strongly you believe, see how much you may receive.


Whatever meaning 'Annie's Song' had for me on a personal level, there was also a larger context. It could just as easily have been about love for a brother. Or a father. Or a friend. It could just as easily have been a prayer.


About John Denver

Quotes 64 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Musician
Birthday October 16

Home grown tomatoes, home grown tomatoes What would life be like without homegrown tomatoes Only two things that money can't buy That's true love and home grown tomatoes.


The nuclear arms race is like two people sitting in a pool of gasoline spending all their time making matches.


Love is a light that shines from heart to heart.


Faith is a kind of knowing; it is different from hope. My faith is that life is purposeful; of that I'm sure. There is a God, there is intelligence, there is consciousness. And behind all of this, there is incredible compassion.


Sunshine on my shoulders makes me happy.


Celebrate Earth Day every day.


Reach for the heavens, and hope for the future, and all that will be, not what we are.


Music does bring people together. It allows us to experience the same emotions


Kiss me, and smile for me, tell me that you'll wait for me. Hold me like you'll never let me go.


I get an awful lot of fan mail, and I read all that I can.


There's an aspect of human nature in which we want to think we're better than somebody else. They're a different color. They speak a different language. They have a different name for the Creator. Whatever it is, that makes it okay for me to hate them, to try to get some of their land or some of their resources.


Peace is a conscious choice.


Love is why I came here in the first place.


Horses are creatures who worship the earth as they gallop on feet of ivory.

Constrained by the wonder of dying and birth, the horses still run, they are free.


I got me a fine wife and I got me old fiddle, when the suns coming up I got cakes on the griddle. And life ain't nothing, but a funny, funny riddle.


I'm leaving on a jet plane Don't know when I'll be back again


Many things made me become a vegetarian, among them the higher food yield as a solution to world hunger.


What one man can do is dream. What one man can do is love. What one man can do is change the world.


Imagine what it might do to the human spirit to know that we have conquered hunger as a world wide societal issue?


To deny this is to deny our own heritage, our own spirit, and our own souls.


I think more about the family now. That's an interesting progression for me.


I am the hawk and there's blood in my feathers, but time is still turning they soon will be dry. And all those who see me and all who believe in me, share in the freedom I feel when I fly.


There's one piece of advice my dad gave me when he dropped me off at college.

He said, "You've got the talent. You can sing and play guitar. That doesn't make you any better than anyone else.".


Saturday night in Toledo Ohio, Is like being nowhere at all, All through the day how the hours rush by, You sit in the park and you watch the grass die.


If as an environmentalist we are against anything.

.. it is against the arrogance of power and the most obcene ways it shows up, which is in greed.


I would so much like young people to have a sense of the gift that they are.

Not many of them feel like that.


On the road of experience, join in the living day;

if there's an answer, it's just that it is that way.


Heck, I'm no Henry Mancini or Michel Legrand. I just play the guitar and write songs.


I believe that we are here for each other, not against each other.

Everything comes from an understanding that you are a gift in my life - whoever you are, whatever our differences.


It amazes me, and I know the wind will surely someday blow it all away It amazes me, and I'm so very grateful that You made the world this way


Commit yourself to do whatever it is you can contribute in order to create a healthy and sustainable future - the world needs you desperately. Find that in yourself and make a commitment - that is what will change the world.


I know I'm incapable of orchestrating an entire film.


My purpose in performing is to communicate the joy I experience in living.


The Earth is our mother just turning around, with her trees in the forest and roots underground. Our father above us whose sigh is the wind, paint us a rainbow without any end.


Things go up and down. If you can survive the down, it will come back.


It's a great big step for me to open my heart up even a little bit.


Though the singer is silent…there is still the truth of the song.