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627 Greatest Quotes About Nature


As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others. Lord Byron
Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive and potentially orderly and constructive. Margaret Mead
I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess. Walt Disney
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying. Langston Hughes
I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it. Steve Irwin
Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere. Blaise Pascal
Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out. Francis Bacon
All excesses are inimical to Nature. It is safer to proceed a little at a time, especially when changing from one regimen to another. Hippocrates
Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large groups. George Carlin
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. Albert Camus
The sun, too, shines into cesspools and is not polluted. Diogenes
Bringing nature into the classroom can kindle a fascination and passion for the diversity of life on earth and can motivate a sense of responsibility to safeguard it. David Attenborough
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies - it is the first law of nature. Voltaire
Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear. Mahatma Gandhi
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. George Eliot
Denial helps us to pace our feelings of grief. There is a grace in denial. It is nature's way of letting in only as much as we can handle. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside. Anne Frank
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature. Charles Dickens
Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. Nikola Tesla
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. Walt Whitman
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. John Muir
It is the marriage of the soul with nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination. Henry David Thoreau
My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness. Michelangelo
Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of the whole. Ralph Waldo Emerson
The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark. John Muir
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. Aldous Huxley
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
For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity. William Wordsworth
Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them. Ralph Waldo Emerson
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way. Aristotle
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. Rabindranath Tagore
He who has so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts. Samuel Johnson
Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you. John Muir
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
I'm definitely a Polaroid camera girl. For me, what I'm really excited about is bringing back the artistry and the nature of Polaroid. Lady Gaga
I am against nature. I don't dig nature at all. I think nature is very unnatural. I think the truly natural things are dreams, which nature can't touch with decay. Bob Dylan
I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic. George Carlin
There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls. George Carlin
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
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
Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend. Mao Zedong
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. Jane Austen
Nature is always hinting at us. It hints over and over again. And suddenly we take the hint. Robert Frost
The good man is the friend of all living things. Mahatma Gandhi
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few. Emily Dickinson
To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature. Adam Smith
The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles. Anne Frank
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature. Marcus Aurelius