Top 100 Famous Quotes About Nature

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Top famous quotes about nature

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.

— Pedro Calderon de la Barca

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

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

— Albert Einstein

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

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

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

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

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

— Albert Camus

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.

— Helen Keller

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

— Socrates

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

— Moliere

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

There are always flowers for those who want to see them.

— Henri Matisse

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.

— Winston Churchill

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

— Khalil Gibran

Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.

— William Wordsworth

The good man is the friend of all living things.

— Mahatma Gandhi

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

— William Shakespeare

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

— Helen Keller

Earth laughs in flowers.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

— William Shakespeare

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

— Albert Camus

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

— Aristotle

When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

— Aristotle

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

— Carl Sagan

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

— Lou Holtz

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

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

— Leo Buscaglia

Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’

— Robin Williams

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.

— Anthony J. D’Angelo

The bluebird carries the sky on his back.

— Henry David Thoreau

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.

— Richard Bach

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

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

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

— Carl Reiner

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

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

— John Burroughs

The mountains are calling and I must go.

— John Muir

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.

— Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

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

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

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

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

— Rose Kennedy

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

— Vincent Van Gogh

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

Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction.

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.

— Marcus Aurelius

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

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.

— Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

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

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

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

— Walt Whitman

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.

— e. e. cummings

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

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

— Walt Whitman

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

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

— Alice Walker

A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg.

— Samuel Butler

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

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

— Walt Whitman

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.

— Roger Miller

Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

— Rabindranath Tagore

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.

— John Muir

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

What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.

— Victor Hugo

As the poet said, ‘Only God can make a tree,’ probably because it’s so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.

— Woody Allen

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.

— H. G. Wells

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes – every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.

— Orison Swett Marden

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man – who has no gills.

— Ambrose Bierce

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.

— R. Buckminster Fuller

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson.

— Orison Swett Marden

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.

— Toni Morrison

I am two with nature.

— Woody Allen

The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks.

— Tennessee Williams

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.

— Albert Schweitzer

Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.

— Satchel Paige

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

— Jane Austen

Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.

— Anton Chekhov

We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.

— William Hazlitt

Winter is nature’s way of saying, ‘Up yours.’

— Robert Byrne

I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.

— E. B. White

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!

— Emily Dickinson

Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.

— Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.

— R. Buckminster Fuller

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

— Francis Bacon

The poetry of the earth is never dead.

— John Keats

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few.

— Emily Dickinson

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.

— George Santayana

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.

— Marshall McLuhan

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.

— Russell Baker

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

— Thomas Browne

We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.

— Jules Verne

In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.

— Charles Lindbergh

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.

— Francis Bacon

It is written on the arched sky it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature it is that which uplifts the spirit within us.

— John Ruskin

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.

— Hal Borland

Land really is the best art.

— Andy Warhol

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.

— Ansel Adams

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.

— Langston Hughes

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.

— John Burroughs

Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy – your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.

— Annie Leibovitz

I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings.

— Gustave Flaubert

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.

— Doug Larson

Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder.

— Carl Sandburg

Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.

— Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.

— Dag Hammarskjold

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers.

— Robert Green Ingersoll

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.

— Hal Borland

I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.

— Edward Steichen

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.

— John Muir

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.

— Jimmy Carter

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch’d by the thorns.

— Thomas Moore

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.

— Anne Bronte

Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.

— Hans Christian Anderson

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.

— Georgia O’Keeffe

The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.

— Jules Verne

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only.

— Joseph Wood Krutch

For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours.

— Pam Brown

The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.

— Gerard De Nerval

Swans sing before they die – ’twere no bad thing should certain persons die before they sing.

— Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn.

— Walter Scott

Nature is wont to hide herself.

— Heraclitus

For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!

— Edward Abbey

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

— Rupert Brooke

Birds have wings they’re free they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy.

— Roger Tory Peterson

You can’t be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.

— Hal Borland

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago… had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.

— Havelock Ellis

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

— Jean Paul

The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations – each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony.

— Ruth Bernhard

Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.

— Wallace Stevens

I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.

— Willa Cather

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.

— Saint Basil

Mother Nature may be forgiving this year, or next year, but eventually she’s going to come around and whack you. You’ve got to be prepared.

— Geraldo Rivera

Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.

— Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person.

— Sandra Day O’Connor

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.

— Wendell Berry

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.

— Joseph Conrad

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.

— Diane Ackerman

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

— Claude Monet

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Most of these famous quotes about nature’ meanings are straight forward and easy to understand probably due to their simplicity or nature of their authors, and other famous quotes about nature may sound like parables or proverbs which might be difficult to understand their meanings. When you come across difficult nature quotes, Please read the quote more than once or repeatedly until you get the meaning.

For some famous quotes about nature, you must think deeply and apply wisdom before you can get their meanings. I believe you will learn and apply the lessons contained in some of these famous quotes about nature in your life because some of these quotes have already influenced many peoples’ decisions and actions.

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