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Quotations The 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 nature quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about nature?" and "What are inspirational nature quotes?"

This list includes notable nature quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest nature quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite nature sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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Nature never says one thing and wisdom another. Juvenal
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“Something is going on everywhere, most of which no one understands.” Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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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. Anne Frank
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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
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In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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"What wastrel mankind destroyed takes time for nature to put to rights." Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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Nothing walks the earth more savage than a mare enraged. Janet Morris
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The sun is new every day Janet Morris, Heraclitus
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Nature never did betray the heart that loved her. William Wordsworth
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If it was true today, it might be untrue tomorrow. Janet Morris
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Nature is the art of God. Dante Alighieri
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See one promontory, one mountain, one sea, one river and see all. Socrates
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Nature does nothing uselessly. Aristotle
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If you live according to the dictates of nature, you will never be poor; if according to the notions of man, you will never be rich. Seneca the Younger
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Nature is commanded by obeying her. Francis Bacon
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"Nature has a surer plan than mortals can devise." Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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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. Henry David Thoreau
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Nature is not human hearted. Laozi
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The Laws of Nature are just, but terrible. There is no weak mercy in them. Cause and consequence are inseparable and inevitable. The elements have no forbearance. The fire burns, the water drowns, the air consumes, the earth buries. And perhaps it would be well for our race if the punishment of crimes against the Laws of Man were as inevitable as the punishment of crimes against the Laws of Nature --were Man as unerring in his judgments as Nature. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels. Luigi Pirandello
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Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature. Albert Einstein
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The environment is everything that isn't me. Albert Einstein
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Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault the punishment it deserves. Percy Bysshe Shelley
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The rich mind lies in the sun and sleeps, and is Nature. Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Let Nature have her way; she understands her business better than we do. Michel de Montaigne