Nature Quotes - Famous Top 100

Nature Quotes

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Quote of the day October 21st, 2014

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.

Confucius

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Nature Quotes
... everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence.

GEORGE SANTAYANA

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

LOU HOLTZ

A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship. But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.

JOHN MUIR

A flower is an educated weed.

LUTHER BURBANK

A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.

SAMUEL BUTLER

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.

CARL REINER

A mistake is simply another way of doing things.

KATHARINE GRAHAM

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.

WALT WHITMAN

A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.

HAL BORLAND

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.

H. G. WELLS

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.

RUSSELL BAKER

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.

THOMAS BROWNE

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.

TONI MORRISON

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

ANAIS NIN

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

ALBERT CAMUS

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.

LANGSTON HUGHES

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?

ROSE KENNEDY

Birth, life, and death -- each took place on the hidden side of a leaf.

TONI MORRISON

Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms.

IKKYU SOJUN

Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.

RUPERT BROOKE

By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.

THOMAS MERTON

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.

JOSEPH WOOD KRUTCH

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.

JOHN MUIR

Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.

KIN HUBBARD

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.

JOSEPH CONRAD

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.

JOHN LUBBOCK

Earth laughs in flowers.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.

GERARD DE NERVAL

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.

JOHN MUIR

Everything in nature contains all the power of nature. Everything is made of one hidden stuff.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.

RAINER MARIA RILKE

Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees.

DAVID LETTERMAN

Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experience, but that's not where I live.

MARILYN MONROE

Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.

HENRY WARD BEECHER

Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.

ANTONIO PORCHIA

Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours.

PAM BROWN

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.

MARTIN LUTHER

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!

EDWARD ABBEY

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.

ORISON SWETT MARDEN

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

KAHLIL GIBRAN

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.

WALT WHITMAN

God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.

JOHN MUIR

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.

PEDRO CALDERON DE LA BARCA

Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person.

SANDRA DAY O'CONNOR

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.

SOCRATES

Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.

ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!

JOHN MUIR

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!

EMILY DICKINSON

I am comforted by life's stability, by earth's unchangeableness. What has seemed new and frightening assumes its place in the unfolding of knowledge. It is good to know our universe. What is new is only new to us.

PEARL S. BUCK

I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.

WENDELL BERRY

I am two with nature.

WOODY ALLEN

I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.

WALT WHITMAN

I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.

WALT WHITMAN

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.

GEORGIA O'KEEFFE

I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.

ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER

I don't mind if my skull ends up on a shelf as long as it's got my name on it.

DEBBIE HARRY

I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.

PEARL S. BUCK

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.

JOHN BURROUGHS

I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.

WILLA CATHER

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.

JOHN MUIR

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

CLAUDE MONET

I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets.

HAMLIN GARLAND

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.

LEO BUSCAGLIA

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.

E. E. CUMMINGS

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.

ALICE WALKER

I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree.

JOYCE KILMER

I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?

ROBERT REDFORD

I was determined to know beans. Walden

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.

ARISTOTLE

If people think that nature is their friend, then they sure don't need an enemy.

KURT VONNEGUT

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

ARISTOTLE

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

JOHN MUIR

In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.

ALDO LEOPOLD

In order to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.

CARL SAGAN

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me.

JOHN FOWLES

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.

ALBERT CAMUS

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.

RACHEL CARSON

It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.

ANSEL ADAMS

It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.

FREDERICK DOUGLASS

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON

It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book.

CYRIL CONNOLLY

It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life.

P. D. JAMES

I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.

BERTRAND RUSSELL

Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.

HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON


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