72 Quotes About Nature

Nature is one of the most beautiful aspects of life. It is filled with colors, sounds, and textures that can soothe the soul. These 72 quotes about nature will help you appreciate its beauty even more.

Quotes About Nature

1. Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. – Pedro Calderon de la Barca

2. And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin

3. Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. – Albert Einstein

4. I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. – e. e. cummings

5. All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. – Abraham Lincoln

6. 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

7. 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

8. In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. – Albert Camus

9. Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow. – Helen Keller

10. He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. – Socrates

11. The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. – Moliere

12. 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

13. There are always flowers for those who want to see them. – Henri Matisse

14. Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. – Winston Churchill

15. Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. – Khalil Gibran

16. Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher. – William Wordsworth

17. The good man is the friend of all living things. – Mahatma Gandhi

18. Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land the great ones eat up the little ones. – William Shakespeare

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

20. Earth laughs in flowers. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

21. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. – William Shakespeare

22. Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. – Albert Camus

23. In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. – Aristotle

24. When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

25. Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

26. The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

27. If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature’s way. – Aristotle

28. If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. – Carl Sagan

29. A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. – Lou Holtz

30. 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

31. I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things… I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind. – Leo Buscaglia

32. Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’ – Robin Williams

33. Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. – Anthony J. D’Angelo

34. The bluebird carries the sky on his back. – Henry David Thoreau

35. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly. – Richard Bach

36. Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does. – George Bernard Shaw

37. By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet. – Thomas Merton

38. A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water. – Carl Reiner

39. For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. – Martin Luther

40. I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. – John Burroughs

41. The mountains are calling and I must go. – John Muir

42. The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. – Rabindranath Tagore

43. I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in. – George Washington Carver

44. 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

45. May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. – Edward Abbey

46. 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

47. 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

48. Birds sing after a storm why shouldn’t people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them? – Rose Kennedy

49. When I have a terrible need of – shall I say the word – religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. – Vincent Van Gogh

50. 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

51. Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

52. One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

53. That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees. – Marcus Aurelius

54. It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. – Robert Louis Stevenson

55. Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into. – Henry Ward Beecher

56. 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

57. 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

58. 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. – John Lubbock

59. Don’t knock the weather nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while. – Kin Hubbard

60. I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. – Walt Whitman

61. The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful. – e. e. cummings

62. What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives? – E. M. Forster

63. A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. – Walt Whitman

64. I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. – Frank Lloyd Wright

65. I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it. – Alice Walker

66. A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg. – Samuel Butler

67. I’ve made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I’m convinced of the opposite. – Bertrand Russell

68. Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed. – Walt Whitman

69. Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet. – Roger Miller

70. Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. – Rabindranath Tagore

71. The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. – John Muir

72. Everything is blooming most recklessly if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night. – Rainer Maria Rilke

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