Nature Quotes - Famous Top 100

Nature Quotes

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Quote of the day December 22nd, 2014

Everything has its beauty but not everyone sees it.

Confucius

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Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

HAL BORLAND

Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend.

MAO TSE-TUNG

Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life.

JOHN MUIR

Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder.

CARL SANDBURG

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.

LANGSTON HUGHES

Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.

ANTON CHEKHOV

Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup.

SARA TEASDALE

Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process.

ANNE WILSON SCHAEF

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.

JIMMY CARTER

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

ALBERT EINSTEIN

Man has been endowed with reason, with the power to create, so that he can add to what he's been given. But up to now he hasn't been a creator, only a destroyer. Forests keep disappearing, rivers dry up, wild life's become extinct, the climate's ruined and the land grows poorer and uglier every day. [Uncle Vanya, 1897]

ANTON CHEKHOV

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.

ALBERT SCHWEITZER

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.

SAINT BASIL

Maybe nature is fundamentally ugly, chaotic and complicated. But if it's like that, then I want out.

STEVEN WEINBERG

My profession is always to be alert, to find God in nature, to know God's lurking places, to attend to all the oratorios and the operas in nature.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful.

HAMLIN GARLAND

n wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.

CHARLES LINDBERGH

Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.

BLAISE PASCAL

Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.

ANTOINETTE BROWN BLACKWELL

Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction.

JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.

JOHN BURROUGHS

Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.

JOHN BURROUGHS

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

FRANCIS BACON

Nature, to be controlled, must be obeyed.

FRANCIS BACON

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.

MARGARET MEAD

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.

DAG HAMMARSKJOLD

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.

DIANE ACKERMAN

Now there is one outstandingly important fact regarding Spaceship Earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.

BUCKMINSTER FULLER

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.

AMBROSE BIERCE

On every stem, on every leaf ... and at the root of everything that grew, was a professional specialist in the shape of grub, caterpillar, aphis, or other expert, whose business it was to devour that particular part.

OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

One of the most important resources that a garden makes available for use, is the gardener's own body. A garden gives the body the dignity of working in its own support. It is a way of rejoining the human race.

WENDELL BERRY

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

DALE CARNEGIE

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

Only within the moment of time represented by the present century has one species -- man -- acquired significant power to alter the nature of his world.

RACHEL CARSON

Our life is an apprenticeship to the truth that around every circle another can be drawn; that there is no end in nature, but every end is a beginning, and under every deep a lower deep opens.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.

IRIS MURDOCH

Presently we pass to some other object which rounds itself into a whole as did the first; for example, a well-laid garden; and nothing seems worth doing but the laying-out of gardens.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.

JOHN LUBBOCK

Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll show you somebody who has never achieved much.

JOAN COLLINS

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.

WINSTON CHURCHILL

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.

ROGER MILLER

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

JEAN PAUL

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"

ROBIN WILLIAMS

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.

DOUG LARSON

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.

FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.

JOHN RUSKIN

Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain persons die before they sing.

SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature.

ANNE FRANK

The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

The bluebird carries the sky on his back.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.

RABINDRANATH TAGORE

The charming landscape which I saw this morning is indubitably made up of some 20 or 30 farms. Miller owns this field, Locke that, and Manning the woodland beyond. But none of them owns the landscape. There is a property in the horizon which no man has but he whose eye can integrate all the parts, that is, the poet.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.

JOHN MUIR

The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art.

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

The day I see a leaf is a marvel of a day.

KENNETH PATTON

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life.

JEAN GIRAUDOUX

The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.

ZENO

The groves were God's first temples.

WILLIAM C. BRYANT

The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

The Hopi Indians of Arizona believe that our daily rituals and prayers literally keep this world spinning on its axis. For me, feeding the seagulls is one of those everyday prayers.

BRENDA PETERSON

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

BLAISE PASCAL

The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.

WILLIAM ELLERY CHANNING

The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.

ERIC BERNE

The poetry of the earth is never dead.

JOHN KEATS

The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.

CLAUDE MONET

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.

HENRY ELLIS

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.

GALILEO GALILEI

The sun, with all those plants revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.

GALILEO GALILEI

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.

ORISON SWETT MARDEN

The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.

TENNESSEE WILLIAMS

The world is always in movement.

V. S. NAIPAUL

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.

E. E. CUMMINGS

There are always flowers for those who want to see them.

HENRI MATISSE

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.

MARSHALL MCLUHAN

There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.

ANNIE DILLARD

There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.

LINDA HOGAN

There is no forgiveness in nature.

UGO BETTI

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.

R. BUCKMINSTER FULLER

There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before.

ROBERT WILSON LYND

There is nothing pleasanter than spading when the ground is soft and damp.

JOHN STEINBECK

There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the greatest of creation's braggart lords.

JOHN MUIR

There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.

DON DELILLO

Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.

IZAAK WALTON

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.

RACHEL CARSON

Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.

RACHEL CARSON

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.

GEORGE SANTAYANA

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.

WENDELL BERRY

To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.

MOHANDAS K. GANDHI

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.

HELEN KELLER

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.

HELEN KELLER

To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.

JANE AUSTEN

Today the network of relationships linking the human race to itself and to the rest of the biosphere is so complex that all aspects affect all others to an extraordinary degree. Someone should be studying the whole system, however crudely that has to be done, because no gluing together of partial studies of a complex nonlinear system can give a good idea of the behavior of the whole.

MURRAY GELL-MANN

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

RABINDRANATH TAGORE

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

RABINDRANATH TAGORE

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations.

DAVID GERROLD

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.

WALTER SCOTT

Watching birds has become part of my daily meditation affirming my connection to the earth body.

CAROL P. CHRIST

We cannot command nature except by obeying her.

FRANCIS BACON

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.

FRANCIS BACON

We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.

WILLIAM HAZLITT

What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt - it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn't want to go anywhere else.

HAL BOYLE

When I go into the garden with a spade, and dig a bed, I feel such an exhilaration and health that I discover that I have been defrauding myself all this time in letting others do for me what I should have done with my own hands.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.

VINCENT VAN GOGH

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck.

JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY

When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

When we understand that man is the only animal who must create meaning, who must open a wedge into neutral nature, we already understand the essence of love. Love is the problem of an animal who must find life, create a dialogue with nature in order to experience his own being.

ERNEST BECKER

Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy.

HAMLIN GARLAND

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

ANTHONY J. D'ANGELO

Winter is nature's way of saying, "Up yours."

ROBERT BYRNE

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.

ANSEL ADAMS

You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.

HAL BORLAND


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