Wildness is the preservation of the world.
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.
Nature rarely surrenders one of her magnificent secrets.
The earth has its music for those who will listen.
Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.
Not all classrooms have four walls.
It is in the still silence of nature where one will find true bliss.
Go where you feel most alive.
All good things are wild and free.
I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.
The earth is what we all have in common.
Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
This curious world we inhabit is more wonderful than convenient; more beautiful than it is useful; it is more to be admired and enjoyed than used.
The sun shines not on us but in us.
The sun shines not on us but in us. The rivers flow not past, but through us. Thrilling, tingling, vibrating every fiber and cell of the substance of our bodies, making them glide and sing. The trees wave and the flowers bloom in our bodies as well as our souls, and every bird song, wind song, and tremendous storm song of the rocks in the heart of the mountains is our song, our very own, and sings our love.
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
Another glorious day, the air as delicious to the lungs as nectar to the tongue.
Most people are on the world, not in it.
Most people are on the world, not in it-- having no conscious sympathy or relationship to anything about them-- undiffused seporate, and rigidly alone like marbles of polished stone, touching but seporate.
Everything in nature goes by law, and not by luck.
The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and the heart of the child.
Nature is loved by what is best in us.
I am the lover of uncontained and immortal beauty. In the wilderness, I find something more dear and connate than in streets or villages. In the tranquil landscape, and especially in the distant line of the horizon, man beholds somewhat as beautiful as his own nature.
Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.
All things in nature occur mathematically.
Nature is not an engineer or a contractor, and I myself am a part of Nature.
Look into nature, and then you will understand it better.
I think nature's imagination is so much greater than man's, she's never going to let us relax.
Nature is not human hearted.
Nature is as well adapted to our weakness as to our strength.
Nature is not our enemy, to be raped and conquered. Nature is ourselves, to be cherished and explored.
Nature is not our enemy, to be raped and conquered. Nature
is ourselves, to be cherished and explored. Shamanism has always known this,
and shamanism has always, in its most authentic expressions, taught that the
path required allies. These allies are the hallucinogenic plants and the
mysterious teaching entities, luminous and transcendental, that reside in that
nearby dimension of ecstatic beauty and understanding that we have denied until
it is now nearly too late.
Nature is indifferent to our love, but never unfaithful.
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws.
Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the old well-known air through innumerable variations.
There I feel that nothing can befall me.
I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery -- air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, This is what it is to be happy.
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.
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.
Life sucks a lot less when you add mountain air, a campfire and some peace and quiet.
Nature never hurries. Atom by atom, little by little, she achieves her work.
Nature never hurries: atom by atom, little by little, she achieves her work. The lesson one learns from yachting or planting is the manners of Nature; patience with the delays of wind and sun, delays of the seasons, bad weather, excess or lack of water.
The most beautiful gift of nature is that it gives one pleasure to look around and try to comprehend what we see.
Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians.
I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.
Love the world as your own self; then you can truly care for all things.
One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.
The course of Nature is the art of God.
I worship impersonal Nature, which is neither good or bad, and who knows neither love nor hatred.
For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin, That all with one consent praise new-born gauds, Though they are made and moulded of things past, And give to dust that is a little gilt More laud than gilt o'er-dusted. The present eye praises the present object.
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.
Nature's a tranquilizer as you get older.
Nature is where my heart is.
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journeywork of the stars, And the pismire is equally perfect, and a grain of sand, and the egg of the wren, And the tree toad is a chef-d'oeurve for the highest, And the running blackberry would adorn the parlors of heaven, And the narrowest hinge in my hand puts to scorn all machinery, And the cow crunching with depress'd head surpasses any statue, And a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels!
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.
Man's heart away from nature becomes hard.
Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.
Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.
The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
Now, more than ever, we need nature as a balancing agent.
The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun.
Nature hates calculators.
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.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. To a man laboring under calamity the heat of his own fire hath sadness in it. Then there is a kind of contempt of the landscape felt by him who has just lost by death a dear friend. The sky is less grand as it shuts down over less worth in the population.
Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
Nature is never finished.
Family, nature and health all go together.
Nature can do more than physicians.
Nature's far too subtle to repeat herself.
The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.
The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.
Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.
Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature.
Death, like birth, is one of nature's mysteries, the combining of primal elements and dissolving of the same into the same.
Colors are the smiles of nature.
We must return to nature and nature's god.
I love not man the less, but Nature more.
Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
Being with nature opens us up to divine experience.
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.
On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
The poetry of the earth is never dead.
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.
Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.
However fragmented the world, however intense the national rivalries, it is an inexorable fact that we become more interdependent every day.
People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.
An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.
A forest bird never wants a cage.
If nature were not beautiful, it would not be worth knowing, and if nature were not worth knowing, life would not be worth living.
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.
Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
In nature, there is less death and destruction than death and transmutation.
I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
The idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.
If nature were a bank, they would have already rescued it.
Nature is cold, wet, hard and unforgiving.
I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages.
The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.
Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.
Nature does nothing in vain.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.