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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Nature:

A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.
~ Michael Pollan, Second Nature, 1991.

A rhododendron bud lavender-tipped. Soon a glory of blooms to clash with the cardinals and gladden the hummingbirds!
~ Dave Beard.

A sensitive plant in a garden grew,
And the young winds fed it with silver dew,
And it opened its fan-like leaves to the light,
and closed them beneath the kisses of night.
~ Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Sensitive Plant, 1820.

A wee child toddling in a wonder world.... I prefer to their dogma my excursions into the natural gardens where the voice of the Great Spirit is heard in the twittering of birds, the rippling of mighty waters, and the sweet breathing of flowers. If this is Paganism, then at present, at least, I am a Pagan.
~ Zitkala-Sa.

A wise man can do no better than to turn from the churches and look up through the airy majesty of the wayside trees with exultation, with resignation, at the unconquerable unimplicated sun.
~ Llewelyn Powys, The Pathetic Fallacy.

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes.

After all, I don't see why I am always asking for private, individual, selfish miracles when every year there are miracles like white dogwood.
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh.

And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for an early release - out across the desert, running toward the Gulf, below sea level, to murmur its lullaby, and see the Imperial Valley rise out of burning sand with cotton blossoms, wheat, watermelons, roses, how should it know?
~ Carl Sandburg, Good Morning America, 1928.

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 Quotes.

Any man that walks the mead
In bud, or blade, or bloom, may find
A meaning suited to his mind.
~ Alfred Tennyson.

Art gallery? Who needs it? Look up at the swirling silver-lined clouds in the magnificent blue sky or at the silently blazing stars at midnight. How could indoor art be any more masterfully created than God's museum of nature?
~ Grey Livingston.

As you sit on the hillside, or lie prone under the trees of the forest, or sprawl wet-legged by a mountain stream, the great door, that does not look like a door, opens.
~ Stephen Graham, The Gentle Art of Tramping.

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

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.
~ John Muir.

Climb up on some hill at sunrise. Everybody needs perspective once in a while, and you'll find it there.
~ Robb Sagendorph.

Drinking nature is an unquenchable thirst.
~ Berri Clove.

Earth's crammed with heaven,
And every common bush afire with God;
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

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.

Fieldes have eies and woods have eares.
~ John Heywood, 1565.

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

God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars.
~ Martin Luther.

Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness composed... if we only knew it. What incomes have we not had from a flower, and how unfailing are the dividends of the seasons.
~ James Russell Lowell.

Great things are done when men and mountains meet. This is not done by jostling in the street.
~ William Blake.

How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquity under roses and violets and morning dew!
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes.

How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!
~ John Muir.

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