Nature Quotes

Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.

- John Ruskin

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While people are struggling unhappily in the cities against the cruel authorities, a waterfall happily and cheerfully flows in the nature; there is happiness only if there is freedom!

- Mehmet Murat Ildan

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As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I'll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can".

- John Muir

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When children come into contact with nature, they reveal their strength.

- Maria Montessori

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The voice of the sea speaks to the soul.

- Kate Chopin

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Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.

- Walt Whitman

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The great book, always open and which we should make an effort to read, is that of Nature.

- Antonio Gaudi

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Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups.

- George Carlin

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The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.

- Euclid

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Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing admiration and awe, the oftener and more steadily we reflect on them: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.

- Immanuel Kant

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one daffodil is worth a thousand pleasures, then one is too few.

- William Wordsworth

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Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.

- John Muir

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The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.

- Jacques Yves Cousteau

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The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.

- David Attenborough

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Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.

- Luther Burbank

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There's a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they're absolutely free. Don't miss so many of them.

- Jo Walton

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The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.

- Charles Darwin

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

- John Muir

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Remember that the storm is a good opportunity for the pine and the cypress to show their strength and their stability.

- Ho Chi Minh

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All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.

- Marie Curie

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Each thing tends to move towards its own nature. I always desire happiness which is my true nature. My nature is never a burden to me. Happiness is never a burden to me, whilst sorrow is.

- Adi Shankara

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Water is the driving force of all nature.

- Leonardo da Vinci

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Destroying rainforest for economic gain is like burning a Renaissance painting to cook a meal.

- E. O. Wilson

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

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Everything on earth is beautiful, everything -- except what we ourselves think and do when we forget the higher purposes of life and our own human dignity.

- Anton Chekhov

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In nature, everything has a job. The job of the fog is to beautify further the existing beauties!

- Mehmet Murat Ildan

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Invisible threads are the strongest ties.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

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Every song has a composer, every book has an author, every car has a maker, every painting has a painter, and every building has a builder. So it isn't irrational to take this simple logic a little further and say that nature must have had a Maker. It would be irrational to believe that it made itself.

- Ray Comfort

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It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.

- David Attenborough

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The care of the Earth is our most ancient and most worthy, and after all our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it and to foster its renewal is our only hope.

- Wendell Berry

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If one truly loves nature one finds beauty everywhere.

- Vincent Van Gogh

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The mountains are calling and I must go.

- John Muir

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He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.

- Friedrich Nietzsche

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

- Rachel Carson

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For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.

- Jacques Yves Cousteau

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Nothing is too wonderful to be true, if it be consistent with the laws of nature.

- Michael Faraday

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

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Uniformity is not nature's way; diversity is nature's way.

- Vandana Shiva

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There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.

- Lord Byron

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The beauty of the trees, the softness of the air, the fragrance of the grass, they speak to me. The summit of the mountain, the thunder of the sky, the rhythm of the sea, speaks to me. The faintness of the stars, the freshness of the morning, the dewdrop on the flower, speaks to me. The strength of the fire, the taste of the salmon, the trail of the sun, and the life that never goes away, they speak to me. And my heart soars.

- Chief Dan George

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Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.

- E. O. Wilson

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An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.

- Henry David Thoreau

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Animals have these advantages over man: they never hear the clock strike, they die without any idea of death, they have no theologians to instruct them, their last moments are not disturbed by unwelcome and unpleasant ceremonies, their funerals cost them nothing, and no one starts lawsuits over their wills.

- Voltaire

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The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.

- e. e. cummings

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

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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The human race is challenged more than ever before to demonstrate our mastery, not over nature but of ourselves.

- Rachel Carson

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Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.

- George Washington Carver

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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

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When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.

- John Muir

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The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.

- Robert Wyland

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