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Best Quotes About Nature

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A list of the best nature quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous nature quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic nature quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

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    The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. As long as this exists, and it certainly always will, I know that then there will always be comfort for every sorrow, whatever the circumstances may be. And I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe More
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    We can never have enough of nature. We must be refreshed by the sight of inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features, the sea-coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and its decaying trees, the thunder-cloud, and the rain which lasts three weeks and produces freshets. We need to witness our own limits transgressed, and some life pasturing freely where we never wander.

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    “Something is going on everywhere, most of which no one understands.”

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    Life was never simple, happiness never where you thought you'd left it, and right and wrong no more fixed than clouds in the sky

    Janet Morris More
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    If it was true today, it might be untrue tomorrow.

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    The sun is new every day

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    "What wastrel mankind destroyed takes time for nature to put to rights."

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    Nothing walks the earth more savage than a mare enraged.

    Janet Morris More
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    Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws. She hums the old well-known air through innumerable variations.

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    Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature.

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    Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.

    William Wordsworth More
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    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 More
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    A wind has blown the rain away and blown the sky away and all the leaves away, and the trees stand. I think, I too, have known autumn too long.

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    Warm summer sun, shine kindly here. Warm southern wind, blow softly here. Green sod above, lie light, lie light. Good night, dear Heart, Good night, good night.

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    Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God.

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    That man's best works should be such bungling imitations of Nature's infinite perfection, matters not much; but that he should make himself an imitation, this is the fact which Nature moans over, and deprecates beseechingly. Be spontaneous, be truthful, be free, and thus be individuals! is the song she sings through warbling birds, and whispering pines, and roaring waves, and screeching winds.

    Lydia Child More
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    Lewis Carroll More
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    Nature is the art of God.

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    If only nature is real and if, in nature, only desire and destruction are legitimate, then, in that all humanity does not suffice to assuage the thirst for blood, the path of destruction must lead to universal annihilation.

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    George Gordon Noel Byron, 6th Baron Byron More
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    Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels.

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    All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.

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    Nature, like us is sometimes caught without her diadem.

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    She seemed a thing that could not feel the touch of earthly years.

    William Wordsworth More
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    Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.

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    Nature is commanded by obeying her.

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    The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.

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    To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.

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    Nature does nothing uselessly.

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    All men by nature desire to know.

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    Nature has no mercy at all. Nature says, I'm going to snow. If you have on a bikini and no snowshoes, that's tough. I am going to snow anyway.

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    Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense.

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    As a profession advertising is young; as a force it is as old as the world. The first four words ever uttered, Let there be light, constitute its charter. All nature is vibrant with its impulse.

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    Nature... is nothing but the inner voice of self-interest.

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

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    After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on -- have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear -- what remains? Nature remains.

    Walt Whitman More
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    The law cannot equalize mankind in spite of nature.

    Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues More
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    Our task is not to rediscover nature but to remake it.

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    The sun will set without thy assistance.

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    Nature in America has always been suspect, on the defensive, cannibalized by progress. In America, every specimen becomes a relic.

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    See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all.

    Socrates More
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    The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.

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    I look upon all creatures equally; none are less dear to me and none more dear. But those who worship me with love live in me, and I come to life in them.

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    Immanuel Kant More
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    Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault the punishment it deserves.

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    Let Nature have her way; she understands her business better than we do.

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    Men have an extraordinarily erroneous opinion of their position in nature; and the error is ineradicable.

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