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800 Inspirational Nature Quotes: Celebrate Natural Beauty

1. “I think nature’s imagination is so much greater than man’s, she’s never going to let us relax.” — Richard Feynman


2. “The earth laughs in flowers.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


3. “Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.”


4. “Sky above me, earth below me, fire within me.” – Unknown


5. “The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” – Alexander Supertramp McCandless


6. “I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.” – Aldo Leopold


7. Hawthorne is a lover of art.


8. “Our challenge isn’t so much to teach children about the natural world, but to find ways to sustain the instinctive connections they already carry.” ~ Terry Krautwurst


9. “The beauty of the landscape – where sand, water, reeds, birds, buildings, and people all somehow flowed together – has never left me.” – Zaha Hadid


10. Camus loves the Fall.


11. “Sunsets are proof that endings can often be beautiful, too.” —Beau Taplin, author


12. “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” — John Muir.


13. “Never yet was a springtime when the buds forgot to bloom.” — Margaret Elizabeth Sangster


14. “The forest makes your heart gentle. You become one with it… No place for greed or anger there.” – Pha Pachak


15. “Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.” – Gretel Ehrlich


16. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” — Alice Walker


17. “A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.”


18. 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


19. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.”


20. “It is vital that when educating our children’s brains we do not neglect to educate their hearts by nurturing their compassionate nature.” ~ Dalai Lama


21. “I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.” –Henry David Thoreau


22. “A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.” – James Russell Lowell


23. “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, "Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.”


24. “Men argue. Nature acts.” — Voltaire


25. “Sometimes all you need is a peaceful walk in the woods to start afresh.”


26. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.”


27. “Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.” – L. Wolfe Gilbert


28. “I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” – Anne Frank


29. “The Amen of nature is always a flower.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


30. Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world. —John Muir


31. “Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


32. Muir enjoys his walks.


33. In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. –Alice Walker


34. “Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.” – Louie Schwartzberg


35. “If you truly love Nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” —Vincent Van Gogh, painter


36. “Live the life you’ve dreamed.” – Henry David Thoreau


37. “Let’s wander where the WiFi is weak.” – Unknown


38. “The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.”


39. “The great thing about reaching the top of the mountain is realizing that there’s space for more than one person. And you’re now in the prime position to help others up.” – We Dream of Travel


40. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” — Gerard De Nerval.


41. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.” – Issac Newton


42. “When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” — John Lennon


43. “How gracious is nature to begin every day with a reminder of its beauty and conclude it with equal glory.” – We Dream of Travel


44. Josh Reynolds is like a duplex machine.


45. “Hiking is not for everyone. Notice the wilderness is mostly empty.” – Sonja Yoerg


46. Hal Borland knows the trees.


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


48. “Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” – Henry van Dyke


49. “The poetry of the earth is never gone.” — John Keats


50. “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.” –Linda Hogan


51. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, "This is what it is to be happy.”


52. “The mountains are calling and I must go.”


53. “If the winter is too cold and the summer is too hot, you are not a hiker.” – Unknown


54. “The Earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare


55. “Days of slow walking are very long: they make you live longer, because you have allowed every hour, every minute, every second to breathe, to deepen, instead of filling them up by straining the joints.” – Frederic Gros


56. “Leave the roads; take the trails.” – Pythagoras


57. “Nature’s first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf’s a flower; But only so an hour. Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay.” —Robert Frost, poet, in “Nothing Gold Can Stay.” Browse these summer memes and get excited to soak up the sun.


58. “Nature is a haunted house—but Art—is a house that tries to be haunted.” —Emily Dickinson, poet. Make sure you also check out these love poems that will make you swoon.


59. Nature doesn’t forgive so easy.


60. “And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy, and your eyes sparkling.” – Shanti


61. Antoine Lavoisier has an outdoor lab.


62. “Nature never hurries. Atom by atom, little by little she achieves her work.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson. Get a giggle from these spring jokes.


63. If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand. —Buddha


64. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker


65. The Duke doesn’t see gray skies.


66. “You may meditate more than you know. That moment where your mind stopped and you just watched the sunset… that is meditation.” – We Dream of Travel


67. “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


68. Van Gogh gets religion.


69. “There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,


70. “Leave nothing but footprints; take nothing but pictures; kill nothing but time.” – John Kay


71. John Muir bathes in the wild.


72. “Once there were brook trout in the streams in the mountains. You could see them standing in the amber current where the white edges of their fins wimpled softly in the flow. They smelled of moss in your hand. Polished and muscular and torsional. On their backs were vermiculate patterns that were maps of the world in its becoming. Maps and mazes. Of a thing which could not be put back. Not be made right again. In the deep glens where they lived all things were older than man and they hummed of mystery.” —Cormac McCarthy, author, in The Road


73. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” – Maxime Lagacé


74. I think nature’s imagination is so much greater than man’s, she’s never going to let us relax. —Richard Feynman


75. Frederick Douglass likes it rough.


76. Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. —Albert Einstein


77. 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. —Jacques-Yves Cousteau


78. “Hiking is not escapism; it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time outdoors are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we belong.” – Jennifer Pharr Davis


79. “The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” –Claude Monet


80. “The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can’t.” —Christopher Paolini, author, in Eragon


81. Life is very short.


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


83. “We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”


84. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” —Lao Tzu, philosopher


85. “The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.”


86. “The whole of life is coming to terms with yourself and the natural world. Why are you here? How do you fit in? What’s it all about?”


87. Einstein is good at geometry, too.


88. Audubon follows nature.


89. “The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.”


90. “Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.” Henry David Thoreau


91. Edward Abbey wants to be crooked.


92. “The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.” – Zeno


93. “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


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


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


96. “Nature is loved by what is best in us.”


97. “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!'” – Robin Williams


98. “To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure, is the most perfect refreshment.” —Jane Austen, author, in Mansfield Park


99. Henry Beston’s three favorite sounds.


100. “Get outside. Watch the sunrise. Watch the sunset. How does that make you feel? Does it make you feel big or tiny? Because there’s something good about feeling both.” —Amy Grant, musician


101. “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


102. “If we want children to flourish, to become truly empowered, then let us allow them to love the earth before we ask them to save it. Perhaps this is what Thoreau had in mind when he said, “the more slowly trees grow at first, the sounder they are at the core, and I think the same is true of human beings.” ~David Sobel


103. “If adventure has a final and all-embracing motive, it is surely this: we go out because it is our nature to go out, to climb mountains, and to paddle rivers, to fly to the planets and plunge into the depths of the oceans… When man ceases to do these things, he is no longer man.” — Wilfrid Noyce


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


105. “Walking is a man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates


106. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” – William Shakespeare


107. “Camping is a humanitarian effort to help feed hungry mosquitoes.” – Melanie White


108. The ocean is a mighty harmonist. —William Wordsworth


109. “Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance.” – Charles Lindbergh


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


111. “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.”


112. “It is said that the forest has a certain limit if you look straight ahead, but the sides are boundless.” — Riccardo Bozzi


113. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.”


114. “There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.”


115. Emerson sees the perfection of the whole.


116. “We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.” –William Hazlett


117. Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


118. Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. —Hans Christian Andersen


119. Judy Garland is a bit glum.


120. The earth is what we all have in common. —Wendell Berry


121. “Men argue. Nature acts.”


122. “A flower blossoms for its own joy.” – Oscar Wilde


123. Leonardo needs a glass of water.


124. “You don’t have to sit outside in the dark. If, however, you want to look at the stars, you will find that darkness is necessary. But the stars neither require nor demand it.” –Annie Dillard


125. “Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own.” –Charles Dickens


126. “There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.” — Jo Walton


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


128. “‘Is the spring coming?’ he said. ‘What is it like?’ … ‘It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine, and things pushing up and working under the earth.'” —Frances Hodgson Burnett, author, in The Secret Garden. Did you know these facts about the spring equinox?


129. “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” —Margaret Atwood, author, in Bluebeard’s Egg. Learn these fun facts about the summer solstice.


130. “If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature’s way.” — Aristotle


131. “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.” —William Blake, poet


132. “Choose only one master – nature.” — Rembrandt


133. “If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.” – Rainer Maria Rilke


134. “Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.”


135. “The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.” —Robert Frost in Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening


136. “As human beings, we have an innate need to explore, to see what’s around the corner.” — Jimmy Chin


137. “Nature is our mother.” – Latin proverb


138. “I felt like lying down by the side of the trail and remembering it all. The woods do that to you, they always look familiar, long lost, like the face of a long-dead relative, like an old dream, like a piece of forgotten song drifting across the water, most of all like golden eternities of past childhood or past manhood and all the living and the dying and the heartbreak that went on a million years ago and the clouds as they pass overhead seem to testify (by their own lonesome familiarity) to this feeling.” —Jack Kerouac, author, in The Dharma Bums


139. Leave the road, take the trails. —Pythagoras


140. “Anything you teach in an indoor classroom can be taught outdoors, often in ways that are more enjoyable for children.” ~ Cathy James


141. “Close observation of children at play suggests that they find out about the world in the same way as scientists find out about new phenonoma and test new ideas…during this exploration, all the senses are used to observe and draw conclusions about objects and events through simple, scientific investigations.” ~ Judith Roden


142. “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.” — Jacques-Yves Cousteau


143. “The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water, and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.” – Sir David Attenborough


144. “If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.” — Rainer Maria Rilke


145. William Allingham loves mellow yellow.


146. Shakespeare is related to everyone.


147. “The sunlight claps the earth, and the moonbeams kiss the sea: what are all these kissings worth, if thou kiss not me?”


148. “Nature is cheaper than therapy.” – M. P. Zarella


149. “The beauty of the natural world lies in the details.” — Natalie Angier


150. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle


151. “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir


152. “At some point in life the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough.” – Toni Morrison


153. “For a time, I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.” Wendell Berry


154. Bertrand Russell makes an odd discovery.


155. 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


156. “We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” – Albert Einstein


157. “It’s time to return to childhood, to simplicity, to running and climbing and laughing in the sunshine, to experiencing happiness instead of being trained for a lifetime of happiness. It’s time to let children be children again. .” ~ LR KNOST


158. “Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot.” – Diane Spicer


159. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard De Nerval


160. “To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.” – Jane Austen


161. “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.”


162. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more that what we could learn from books.” — John Lubbock


163. The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order. —Henry Miller


164. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery – air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’” — Sylvia Plath


165. “The poetry of the earth is never dead.” —John Keats, poet, in “On the Grasshopper and Cricket”


166. Van Gogh dreams about stars.


167. “All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.” —Marie Curie, physicist. Read these Earth Day quotes that will also inspire a love of nature.


168. Walt Disney is not a formal man.


169. “And into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir


170. “When children play in natural spaces, they’re far more likely to invent their own games than in more structured settings – a key factor in becoming self-directed and inventive adults later in life” ~Richard Louv


171. “Winter is my favorite time of year. Everything I’m allergic to is dead.” – Robert Waldo Brunelle Jr.


172. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Vincent Van Gogh


173. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvellous.” – Aristotle


174. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” —Rabindranath Tagore, polymath


175. Love the world as your own self; then you can truly care for all things. —Lao Tzu


176. “God is discovered entirely through creation – the brilliance of a sunset, the powerful roar of a waterfall, the symphony of sounds you hear in the heart of the forest, or the vastness of space and its countless stars.” — Benjamin Sullivan


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


178. “Go where you feel most alive.” — Unknown


179. “To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” – Mary Davis


180. “I know of no pleasure deeper than that which comes from contemplating the natural world and trying to understand it.” – Sir David Attenborough


181. “We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.” — William Hazlitt


182. “The poetry of the earth is never dead.” — John Keats


183. Cote de Pablo gets close to God.


184. “The Amen of nature is always a flower.”


185. “The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences, and hence there is no greater joy than to have an endlessly changing horizon, for each day to have a new and different sun.” — Alexander Supertramp McCandless


186. “Nature is one of the most underutilized treasures in life. It has the power to unburden hearts and reconnect to that inner place of peace.” — Janice Anderson


187. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao-Tzu


188. Colors are the smiles of nature. —Leigh Hunt


189. “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says ‘Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.'” —Lewis Carroll, author, in Through the Looking Glass. In case you needed a reminder, the best children’s books are filled with inspiration and beauty.


190. “Not just beautiful, though--the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they're watching me.”


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


192. “Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.” — Albert Einstein.


193. “This is a story of our changing planet, and what we can do to help it thrive…”


194. E. O. Wilson finds satisfaction in nature.


195. There’s a whole world out there, right outside your window. You’d be a fool to miss it. —Charlotte Eriksson


196. “If we want our children to move mountains, we first have to let them get out of their chairs.” ~Nicolette Sowder


197. “A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one's neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.”


198. “Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.” – Blaise Pascal


199. “Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” — Luther Burbank


200. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” — Rachel Carson


201. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts…. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” —Rachel Carson, marine biologist and author, in Silent Spring


202. “The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order.” — Henry Miller


203. “Sunset has a way of stopping everything else for one fleeting moment.” – We Dream of Travel


204. “I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” — Unknown


205. “When a man is a traveler, the world is his house and the sky is his roof, where he hangs his hat is his home, and all the people are his family.” — Drew Bundini Brown


206. “With a view like this, I’m never leaving.”


207. “Not just beautiful, though—the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.” —Haruki Murakami, writer, in Kafka on the Shore


208. Mark Twain likes long walks.


209. Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth. —Henry David Thoreau


210. “And into the forest, I go to lose my mind and find my soul.” — John Muir


211. “Nature's first green is gold,


212. “Choose only one master—Nature.” —Rembrandt, painter


213. “The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.” —Galileo Galilei, astronomer


214. “Nothing is art if it does not come from nature.” – Antoni Gaudi


215. “I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.”


216. “Passion is lifted from the earth itself by the muddy hands of the young; it travels along grass-stained sleeves to the heart. If we are going to save environmentalism and the environment, we must also save an endangered indicator species: the child in nature.”~ Richard Louv


217. “We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature—trees, flowers, grass—grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence…. We need silence to be able to touch souls.” —Mother Teresa, saint and missionary. Don’t miss these other inspiring Mother Teresa quotes.


218. “When birds burp, it must taste like bugs.” – Bill Watterson


219. “The world owes you nothing. It was here first.” – Mark Twain


220. “There is no such thing as bad weather, only inappropriate clothing.” – Sir Rannulph Fiennes


221. “Let the children be free; encourage them;


222. “Choose only one master – Nature” –Rembrandt


223. “If you can’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” — Alex Trebek


224. Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant. —Robert Louis Stevenson


225. “The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.” – D. H. Lawrence


226. “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” – Theodore Roethke


227. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill


228. “I love places that make you realize how tiny you and your problems are.”


229. “Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands.” – Japanese proverb


230. Bill Watterson wants to change the world.


231. “Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.”


232. John Muir needs healing.


233. “The glitter in the sky looks as if I could scoop it all up in my hands and let the stars swirl and touch one another, but they are so distant, so very far apart, that they cannot feel the warmth of each other, even though they are made of burning.” —Beth Revis, author, in Across the Universe


234. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” — John Muir


235. “If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.” —Rainer Maria Rilke, poet, in Rilke’s Book of Hours: Love Poems to God


236. “They’re not just playing in nature, they are: Learning, creating, sensing, believing, relaxing, exploring, observing, wondering, connecting, discovering, appreciating, understanding, experimenting…”~ Penny Whitehouse


237. Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions. —Antoinette Brown Blackwell


238. “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


239. “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


240. “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.”


241. “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


242. Warhol appreciates the original art form.


243. John Ruskin loves the flavors of nature.


244. “The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.” – Georges Simenon


245. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery- air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.” – Sylvia Plath


246. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir


247. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” — Lao Tzu


248. “An environmental-based education movement—at all levels of education—will help students realize that school isn’t supposed to be a polite form of incarceration but a portal to the wider world.” ~ Richard Louv


249. “Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


250. Matisse sees flowers everywhere.


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


252. “Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom another.”


253. “No matter the risks we take, we always consider the end to be too soon, even though in life, more than anything else, quality should be more important than quantity.” – Alex Honnold


254. “Encourage your child to have muddy, grassy or sandy feet by the end of each day, that’s the childhood they deserve.”


255. “The best view comes after the hardest climb.” — Unknown


256. Walt Whitman smells the flowers.


257. “Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.”


258. “When life gives you rain jump in muddy puddles.”~ Unknwown


259. “Turn your face to the sun, and shadows follow behind you.” – Maori proverb


260. “For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realise that, in order to survive, he must protect it.” – Jacques-Yves Cousteau


261. “It’s a wondrous thing how the wild calms a child.” Unknown


262. By discovering nature, you discover yourself. —Maxime Lagacé


263. “The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Longfellow


264. “Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.” — John Muir


265. “Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.” — Michel de Montaigne


266. “Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.” —Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman. Regardless of which of these nature quotes you love the most, this is what your favorite flower says about you.


267. “Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.”


268. “The antidote to exhaustion isn’t rest. It’s nature.” — Shikoba


269. “Restore balance. Most kids have technology, school and extracurricular activities covered. It’s time to add a pinch of adventure, a sprinkle of sunshine and a big handful of outdoor play.” ~ Penny Whitehouse


270. “I love that moment in a hike when you snap to and suddenly realize for the last 10 minutes you’ve not been observing nature but have instead become a part of it.” – We Dream of Travel


271. Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


272. “Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.”


273. “Trees are poems that earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, that we may record our emptiness.” — Kahlil Gibran


274. “I believe the best way to begin reconnecting humanity’s heart, mind, and soul to nature is for us to share our individual stories.” – J. Drew Lanham


275. “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” — John Muir


276. “The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.” Joseph Campbell


277. Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we've ever known. —Carl Sagan


278. “I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.”


279. “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.” – Linda Hogan


280. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”


281. “We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.”


282. “The light in space, when you’re in the sunlight, is the brightest, whitest, purest light I have ever experienced.” —Michael Massimino, astronaut


283. Euclid likes to have order.


284. 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


285. Wordsworth learns from Nature.


286. “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” – Henry David Thoreau


287. “The ultimate gift we can give the world is to grow our tiny humans into adult humans who are independent thinkers, compassionate doers, conscious questioners, radical innovators, and passionate peacemakers. Our world doesn’t need more adults who blindly serve the powerful because they’ve been trained to obey authority without question. Our world needs more adults who question and challenge and hold the powerful accountable.”


288. “The earth has music for those who listen.” — William Shakespeare


289. “People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.” —Iris Murdoch, writer and philosopher


290. “To walk in nature is to witness a thousand miracles.” — Mary Davis


291. “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty if only we have the eyes to see them.” – John Ruskin


292. 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


293. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” — Lao Tzu


294. “The sound of a waterfall is nature’s lullaby.” – We Dream of Travel


295. “Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.” — Steve Maraboldi


296. Some of nature’s most exquisite handiwork is on a miniature scale, as anyone knows who has applied a magnifying glass to a snowflake. —Rachel Carson


297. “Not all who wander are lost.” – J. R. R. Tolkien


298. “Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.” — Standing Bear


299. “There is pleasure in the pathless woods. There is rapture on the lonely shore. There is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea and music in its roar. I love not man the less, but Nature more.” –Lord Byron


300. Thomas Guthrie is like a rock.


301. “I go to Nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put together.” –John Burroughs


302. “The landscape belongs to the person who looks at it…” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


303. “The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.” – Unknown


304. “Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


305. “A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.” – Michael Pollan


306. “I learn something every time I go into the mountains.” — Michael Kennedy


307. “…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?” – Vincent Van Gogh


308. Henry Ward Beecher loves the sweet flowers.


309. “I believe in God, only I spell it N.A.T.U.R.E.” – Frank Lloyd Wright


310. “Young people - they care. They know that this is the world that they're going to grow up in, that they're going to spend the rest of their lives in. But, I think it's more idealistic than that. They actually believe that humanity, human species, has no right to destroy and despoil regardless.”


311. Tagore hears the trees’ voices.


312. “If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.” — Buddha


313. The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration. —Claude Monet


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


315. “And into the forest I go to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir


316. “The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” — Claude Monet


317. Wordsworth has not been betrayed.


318. “Exposure to nature can transform all the negativity around us into positive energy.”


319. “It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for - the whole thing - rather than just one or two stars.”


320. “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. ~Kahli Gran


321. Nature is not a place to visit. It is home. —Gary Snyder


322. To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves. —Mahatma Gandhi


323. The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure. —D. H. Lawrence


324. “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.” – Winston Churchill


325. “Being able to smell the fresh air and disconnect from the news and your phone- there’s nothing like it.”


326. “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” – John Ruskin


327. …and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?


328. Alex Pope needs a bigger museum.


329. Henri Rousseau is happy to paint.


330. “If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.” – The Buddha


331. “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.” – Jacques-Yves Cousteau


332. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” — William Shakespeare


333. Richard Bach is an optimist.


334. “Some people could look at a mud puddle and see an ocean with ships.”


335. “You will find something more in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.” — St. Bernard


336. Pedro struggles with primary colors.


337. In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. —Aristotle


338. “To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” — Mahatma Gandhi


339. “Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who made the morning and spread it over the fields...Watch, now, how I start the day in happiness, in kindness.” Mary Oliver


340. “Teach children to be kind to everything that lives.” ~Unknown


341. “Flowers are one of the few things we buy, bring home, watch die, and we don’t ask for our money back.” —George Carlin


342. “There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more.” —George Gordon Byron, poet, in Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage


343. “In the spring, I have counted 136 different kinds of weather inside of 24 hours.” —Mark Twain, author. Don’t miss these morning quotes to start your day with.


344. John Muir wants us to save the trees.


345. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.”


346. “I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” Anne Frank


347. “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.” — Winston Churchill


348. “Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.” — Amit Ray


349. Emerson admires Nature’s outfit.


350. Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. —Theodore Roethke


351. The beauty of the natural world lies in the details. —Natalie Angier


352. Emerson finds humor in nature.


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


354. The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. —Joseph Campbell


355. All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child. —Marie Curie


356. “You do not have to be good.


357. “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. I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” – Anne Frank


358. Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself. —L. Wolfe Gilbert


359. “Going to the mountains is like going home.” – John Muir


360. “Nature is the art of God.”


361. “I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.” —Walt Whitman, poet


362. “People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.”


363. Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished. —Lao Tzu


364. Emily Carr watches the trees.


365. “If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.”


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


367. “Anywhere is within walking distance.” – Unknown


368. Nature is loved by what is best in us. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


369. Alfred Sisley appreciates art.


370. Gandhi is a good man.


371. “To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon the verdant green hills is the most perfect refreshment.” — Jane Austin


372. “I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.” — David Attenborough


373. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder


374. “ I like to imagine that flash of the setting sun as it hits the horizon is the spark that lights the stars.” – We Dream of Travel


375. “There’s a whole world out there, right outside your window. You’d be a fool to miss it.” – Charlotte Eriksson


376. “Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom another.” – Edmund Burke


377. “A change in scenery can help everything.”


378. “Nature’s music is never over; her silences are pauses, not conclusions.” – Mary Webb


379. Longfellow lets it rain.


380. “Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry. — Jack Kerouac


381. “He was mastered by the sheer surging of life, the tidal wave of being, the perfect joy of each separate muscle, joint, and sinew in that it was everything that was not death, that it was aglow and rampant, expressing itself in movement, flying exultantly under the stars.” —Jack London, author, in The Call of the Wild. For other wise words that resonate with you, take a look at the most inspirational quote for your zodiac sign.


382. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter. —Rachel Carson


383. “Stretching his hand up to reach the stars, too often man forgets the flowers at his feet.” —Jeremy Bentham, philosopher


384. “Green is my favorite color of nature.” — Unknown


385. “Nature is pleased with simplicity.” — Isaac Newton


386. “Children are born with a sense of wonder and an affinity for nature. Properly cultivated, these values can mature into ecological literacy, and eventually into sustainable patterns of living.” ~Zenobia Barlow


387. “Playing together in nature is as much about us as it is about the child. Children get to celebrate and be themselves, while we are reminded of our inner child – the essence of who we are.” Nicolette Sowder


388. “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.”


389. “Where flowers bloom so does hope.” —Lady Bird Johnson, former First Lady


390. “Don't be ashamed to weep; 'tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.”


391. “Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.” – Katrina Mayer


392. Hippocrates hates excess.


393. “My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature.” – Claude Monet


394. “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and winds long to play with your hair.” –Kahli Gibran


395. “Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.” – Michel de Montaigne


396. “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” Lady Bird Johnson


397. I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees. —Henry David Thoreau


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


399. “Life sucks a lot less when you add mountain air, a campfire and some peace and quiet.” — Brooke Hampton


400. “We can never have enough of nature.” — Henry David Thoreau


401. If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way. —Aristotle


402. “I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It’s so [expletive] heroic.” —George Carlin, comedian


403. “The Mud will wash off but the memories will last a lifetime” ~Author unknown


404. “Afoot and lighthearted I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.” –Walt Whitman


405. “Nature, time, and patience are the three great physicians.” — Chinese Proverb


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


407. “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” — Khalil Gibran


408. Langston Hughes romances the rain.


409. “Come to the woods, for here is rest.” – John Muir


410. Life sucks a lot less when you add mountain air, a campfire and some peace and quiet. —Brooke Hampton


411. “If I were a tree, I would have no reason to love a human.” —Maggie Stiefvater, author, in The Raven Boys


412. “Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world.” – John Muir


413. “Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.” – Theodore Roethke


414. We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us. —Albert Einstein


415. The Amen of nature is always a flower. —Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


416. The Huxleys were very religious.


417. “Land really is the best art.” — Andy Warhol


418. “We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” — Albert Einstein


419. “We’re constantly shown the “real world” on our screens but we come face to face with the real world out on the trail.” – We Dream of Travel


420. Men argue. Nature acts. —Voltaire


421. “The antidote to exhaustion isn’t rest. It’s nature.” – Shikoba


422. Land really is the best art. —Andy Warhol


423. “Every child needs a parent, grandparent or friend who will say let’s go it’s time for an adventure.” ~Penny Whitehouse


424. “After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value.” – G.M. Trevelyan


425. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” — Gary Snyder


426. “Although we say mountains belong to the country, actually, they belong to those that love them.” — Dogen


427. “Life is bliss if spent close to nature.”


428. “The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” —Claude Monet, painter. Now that you’ve had your fill of nature quotes, try these powerful quotes about life that will stay with you.


429. “Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life.” ~ John Muir


430. “Turns out the grass isn’t always greener on the other side.” — Unknown


431. “We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” – Native American proverb


432. “Your deepest roots are in nature. No matter who you are, where you live, or what kind of life you lead, you remain irrevocably linked with the rest of creation.” — Charles Cook


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


434. 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


435. “Nature never hurries. Atom by atom, little by little she achieves her work.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


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


437. Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. —Rachel Carson


438. Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude. —Louie Schwartzberg


439. “Landscape is a piece that is emotional and psychological.” – Jim Hodges.


440. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.”‘ —Sylvia Plath, writer, in The Bell Jar


441. “I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel it.” – Rosalia de Castro


442. “The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask.”


443. “But especially he loved to run in the dim twilight of the summer midnights, listening to the subdued and sleepy murmurs of the forest, reading signs and sounds as a man may read a book, and seeking for the mysterious something that called—called, waking or sleeping, at all times, for him to come.” —Jack London in The Call of the Wild. This quote will definitely stay with you, just like these other life-changing quotes.


444. “Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly; Man got to sit and wonder ‘why, why, why?’ Tiger got to sleep, bird got to land; Man got to tell himself he understand.” —Kurt Vonnegut, writer, in Cat’s Cradle. With quotes like that, it should come as no surprise that Kurt Vonnegut has written some of the best books of all time.


445. “Love and protect nature for all she has bestowed on us.”


446. “Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” – Kahlil Gibran


447. “Mountains teach that not everything in this world can be rationally explained.” — Aleksander Lwow


448. “Leave the road, take the trails.” — Pythagoras


449. “Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


450. “A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”


451. Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are. —Gretel Ehrlich


452. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” – Rachel Carson


453. “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” — Frank Lloyd Wright


454. “Rich with the spoils of nature.” – Thomas Browne


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


456. “Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” Ralph Waldo Emerson


457. “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” –Edward Abbey


458. “An understanding of the natural world is a source of not only great curiosity, but great fulfillment.” – David Attenborough


459. “There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” —Rachel Carson


460. Mattie’s favorite colors.


461. Choose only one master—nature. —Rembrandt


462. “Choose only one master – nature.” – Rembrandt


463. “In youth, it was a way I had,


464. “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” — Theodore Roethke


465. ‘We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”


466. “The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.” — E. E. Cummings


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


468. “The mountain remains unmoved at seeming defeat by the mist.” — Rabindranath Tagore


469. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” — Albert Einstein


470. “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir


471. “Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” – Henry David Thoreau


472. A weed is no more than a flower in disguise. —James Russell Lowell


473. “Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.” – Walt Whitman


474. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder


475. “I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.” — Frank Lloyd Wright


476. “Love the world as your own self; then you can truly care for all things.” — Lao Tzu


477. “The earth is what we all have in common.” — Wendell Berry


478. “Birds have always had the ability to bring me out of a dark space and provide relief in bad times.” – Jason Ward


479. Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. —Henry van Dyke


480. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” — Gerard De Nerval


481. “The earth has music for those who listen.”


482. “Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.”


483. “A reasoning being would lose his reason, in attempting to account for the great phenomena of nature.” – George Washington


484. “Men argue. Nature acts.” – Voltaire


485. “Going to the mountains is like going home.” — John Muir


486. Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind. —Amit Ray


487. “There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep sea, and music in its roar: I love not man the less, but Nature more,” George Gordon Byron


488. “This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.” —John Muir, naturalist and author, in John of the Mountains: The Unpublished Journals of John Muir


489. Jacques Cousteau loves the sea.


490. I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored. —David Attenborough


491. Walt Whitman sees more than grass.


492. “Nature is cheaper than therapy.” — Unknown


493. It is said that the forest has a certain limit if you look straight ahead, but the sides are boundless. —Riccardo Bozzi


494. “Feeling good-natured” — Unknown


495. Einstein receives gifts from nature.


496. “Into the forest I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.” – John Muir


497. “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


498. “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.” — Marc Riboud


499. “Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” — Henry David Thoreau


500. “If I were a tree, I would have no reason to love a human.”


501. “Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom another.” — Edmund Burke


502. “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir


503. “I think Nature’s imagination is so much greater than man’s, she’s never gonna let us relax!” – Richard Phillip Feynman


504. 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


505. “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” — Lady Bird Johnson


506. We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. —Native American proverb


507. “Is the spring coming?" he said. "What is it like?"...


508. “The environment, after all, is where we all meet, where we all have a mutual interest. It is one thing that all of us share. It is not only a mirror of ourselves, but a focusing lens on what we can become.”


509. “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” — Henry David Thoreau


510. “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


511. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” Helen Keller


512. “Come forth into the light things, let nature be your teacher.” – William Wordsworth


513. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu


514. Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!’ —Robin Williams


515. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder


516. Bluebirds are pretty strong.


517. Charles Lindbergh senses a miracle.


518. “Without continuous hands-on experience, it is impossible for children to acquire a deep intuitive understanding of the natural world that is the foundation of sustainable development. ….A critical aspect of the present-day crisis in education is that children are becoming separated from daily experience of the natural world, especially in larger cities.” ~ Robin C. Moore and Herb H. Wong


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


520. “Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.”


521. “Our forests offer much more than just beautiful landscapes and wildlife. Each one has a different story to tell.” – Raveena Tandon


522. “Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


523. “Come forth into the light things, let nature be your teacher.” –William Wordsworth


524. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can ever learn from books.” – John Lubbock


525. “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright


526. “On Earth, there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.” – Jules Renard


527. “Vanity dies on nature trails.” – We Dream of Travel


528. “Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature.” – Steve Maraboli


529. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir


530. Nabokov doesn’t want a simple answer.


531. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect.” – Alice Walker


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


533. The lowercase poet likes nature… maybe.


534. “There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” — Rachel Carson


535. “Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” — Ashley Smith


536. “The ocean is a mighty harmonist.”


537. “Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.” – Carl Sagan


538. “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy."


539. God gives Mother Teresa the silent treatment.


540. “I can’t remember a time when I was not fascinated by nature. I would say that nearly all children find wildlife interesting. You only have to show a child a snail or a spider to see that he or she is captivated by it. So of those that lose that interest with the onset of adulthood, I can only ask: ‘How on earth did you let it happen?’” – David Attenborough


541. Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads. —Henry David Thoreau


542. “All good things are wild and free.” – Unknown


543. Alice Walker loves the imperfections.


544. Seuss Quotes That Can Change the World


545. “The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask.” – Nancy Newhall


546. “Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.”


547. “Sunset is still my favourite colour, and rainbow is second.” – Mattie Stepanek


548. “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely, or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite 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.” — Anne Frank


549. “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” — Edward Abbey


550. “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


551. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can ever learn from books.” –John Lubbock


552. “In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson


553. “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


554. “The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.” – Blaise Pascal


555. “Nature is the art of God.” – Dante Alighieri


556. Jane Austen doesn’t throw shade.


557. “Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen


558. Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success, and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of nature. —Steve Maraboldi


559. Theo gets back to his roots.


560. “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of autumn.” —John Muir in The Mountains of California. Quotes about sunshine are some of our favorite nature quotes.


561. “The Human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.” — Unknown


562. Wallace Stevens serves the king.


563. “I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It's so fuckin' heroic.”


564. “Although we say mountains belong to the country, actually, they belong to those that love them.”


565. “Children more than ever, need opportunities to be in their bodies in the world – jumping rope, bicycling, stream hopping and fort building. It’s this engagement between limbs of the body and bones of the earth where true balance and centeredness emerge.” ~ David Sobel


566. “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”


567. George Eliot loves Autumn so much he married it.


568. “As human beings, we have an innate need to explore, to see what’s around the corner.” – Jimmy Chin


569. Einstein understands everything better.


570. “Where you tend a rose, a thistle cannot grow.” —Frances Hodgson Burnett in The Secret Garden


571. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.”


572. “Nature is loved by what is best in us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


573. “I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.” –Frank Lloyd Wright


574. Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do. —Michel de Montaigne


575. “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong”


576. “When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.” — Lakota proverb


577. Hans Christian Andersen needs sunshine and flowers.


578. I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. —Frank Lloyd Wright


579. “All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.” – Friedrich Nietzsche


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


581. “These people have learned not from books, but in the fields, in the wood, on the river bank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a glow of crimson behind it at setting, the very trees, and wild herbs.” —Anton Chekhov, playwright. These stunning pictures of fall across America will also make you appreciate the season.


582. “Just being surrounded by bountiful nature, rejuvenates and inspires us.” — E.O. Wilson


583. “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” — Henry David Thoreau


584. Although we say mountains belong to the country, actually, they belong to those that love them. —Dogen


585. “Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.” — Mahatma Gandhi


586. “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” — John Muir


587. “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder … he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” ~ Rachel Carson


588. Khalil Gibran remembers the earth’s joy.


589. Manet colors outside the lines.


590. “I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.”


591. The poetry of the earth is never dead. —John Keats


592. “The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.” – Joseph Campbell


593. “The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.” —Joseph Campbell, literary critic. Can you guess which famous books these quotes are from?


594. “Wilderness is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit.” –Edward Abbey


595. 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


596. “A child’s world is fresh and new and beautiful, full of wonder and excitement. It is our misfortune that for most of us that clear-eyed vision, that true instinct for what is beautiful, is dimmed and even lost before we reach adulthood.” ~Rachel Carson


597. My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. —Aldous Huxley


598. “Children the world over have a right to a childhood filled with beauty, joy, adventure, and companionship. They will grow toward ecological literacy if the soil they are nurtured in is rich with experience, love, and good examples.”~Alan Dyer


599. “Colors are the smiles of nature.”— Leigh Hunt


600. Tagore measures time like butterflies.


601. “I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” —Emma Goldman, writer and political philosopher. Several of these nature quotes mention roses, but do you know the meanings behind rose colors?


602. “Don’t just tell your children about the world, show them.” ~Penny Whitehouse


603. “To raise a nature-bonded child is to raise a rebel, a dreamer, an innovator… someone who will walk their own verdant, winding path.” ~Nicolette Sowder


604. “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” – Edward Abbey


605. Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


606. “Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.” — Gretel Ehrlich


607. “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


608. “Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.” — Louie Schwartzberg


609. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson, writer. Nature quotes like this one remind us to be patient, just like these patience quotes.


610. “The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.” — Blaise Pascal


611. “Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.” — Albert Einstein


612. “Encourage your kids to look for


613. “The world’s big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.” —John Muir. These hope quotes will also lift you up.


614. “It’s not just the iconic mountains and parks that we protect. It’s the forests where generations of families have hiked and picnicked and connected with nature.” – Barack Obama


615. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” —Gary Snyder, writer.


616. Aristotle loves the marvelous nature.


617. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” —Henry David Thoreau, naturalist and writer. If autumn is your favorite season, check out these fun facts about the fall equinox.


618. “Walking is a man’s best medicine.” — Hippocrates


619. The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble. —Blaise Pascal


620. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” – Henry David Thoreau


621. “Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.” — L. Wolfe Gilbert


622. “To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi


623. “If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” – Raymond Inmon


624. “Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams.” – Ashley Smith


625. Oliver Cromwell has an apple a day.


626. Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


627. “We need the tonic of wildness...At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.”


628. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” — John Burroughs


629. “Choose only one master—nature.” — Rembrandt


630. Percy Bysshe Shelley waits for spring.


631. “I believe the best way to begin reconnecting humanity's heart, mind, and soul to nature is for us to share our individual stories.”


632. “Living without a care, with mud on my boots and the wind in my hair.” – We Dream of Travel


633. “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


634. “The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana


635. “The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.” – E. E. Cummings


636. “The earth is what we all have in common.”


637. “Nature is not a place to visit, it is home.” Gary Snyder


638. “The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.” — D. H. Lawrence


639. “Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.” — Jimmy Carter


640. “The beauty of the natural world lies in the details.”


641. “I love not Man the less, but Nature more.” – Lord Byron


642. “Being able to smell the fresh air and disconnect from the news and your phone- there’s nothing like it.” – Jason Ward


643. Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard. —Standing Bear


644. “Mountains know secrets we need to learn. That it might take time, it might be hard, but if you just hold on long enough, you will find the strength to rise up.” — Tyler Knott


645. “I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” — Anne Frank


646. “Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.”- Jimmy Carter


647. “The earth is what we all have in common.” – Wendell Berry


648. “Looking back, I realize that nurturing curiosity and the instinct to seek solutions are perhaps the most important contributions education can make.” ~Paul Berg


649. I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, 'This is what it is to be happy.’ —Sylvia Plath


650. “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite 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 longs 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, diarist, in The Diary of a Young Girl


651. Nature creates divine art.


652. Thoreau never needed Xanax.


653. “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse


654. “I love nature, I love the landscape, because it is so sincere. It never cheats me. It never jests. It is cheerfully, musically earnest. I lie and relie on the earth.” – Henry David Thoreau.


655. “Nature to be commanded must be obeyed.” – Francis Bacon


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


657. “Nature: where you can get away from everyone, except yourself.” – Melanie White


658. The earth has music for those who listen. —William Shakespeare


659. “I chose the road less travelled, and now I don’t know where I am.” – Unknown


660. “A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor—such is my idea of happiness.” —Leo Tolstoy, author, in Family Happiness. Here are more happy quotes to brighten your day.


661. “When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” – John Lennon


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


663. “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” –John Muir


664. “Look deep into nature and you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein


665. Forster wants nature daily.


666. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” — Maxime Lagacé


667. “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite 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 longs 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.”


668. Leo Buscaglia is wildly enthusiastic.


669. Honore de Balzac sees the symbolic nature of clouds.


670. “Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.” — Dag Hammarskjold


671. Carl Sagan is a master chef.


672. “I want to realize brotherhood or identity not merely with the beings called human, but I want to realize identity with all life, even with such beings as crawl on earth.” — Mahatma Gandhi


673. “The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing which stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity, and by these I shall not regulate my propositions. And some see no nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.” William Blake


674. “The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.” — Zeno


675. “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” — Frank Lloyd Wright


676. “Teaching is not about answering questions but about raising questions – opening doors for them in places they could not imagine.” ~Yawar Baig


677. “Children are born naturalists. They explore the world with all of their senses, experiment in the environment, and communicate their discoveries to those around them.” ~The Audubon Nature Preschool


678. Going to the mountains is like going home. —John Muir


679. “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.”


680. Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy. —Isaac Newton


681. “When little people are scared of something in nature, it’s our job to hold their hand and show them its beauty and purpose.” ~Penny Whitehouse


682. “Life’s a bit like mountaineering – never look down” — Edmund Hillary


683. “The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.” —Blaise Pascal, mathematician


684. “Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world.” — David McCullough Jr.


685. “As a child, one has that magical capacity to move among the many eras of the earth; to see the land as an animal does; to experience the sky from the perspective of a flower or a bee; to feel the earth quiver and breathe beneath us; to know a hundred different smells of mud and listen unselfconsciously to the soughing of the trees.” ~Valerie Andrews


686. “The Amen of nature is always a flower.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


687. “Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking. You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.” – Cindy Ross


688. “The butterfly counts not months but moments; and has time enough.” —Rabindranith Tagore


689. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.” — Isaac Newton


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


691. John Muir travels the Universe.


692. “Hiking in undiscovered places is a lot of fun.” – Karolina Kurkova


693. The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful. —E. E. Cummings


694. “Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen


695. Gerard de Nerval lives with flowers.


696. “Planting myself here for a while” — Unknown


697. “I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something by nature we call it progress.” – Ed Begley Jr.


698. “We don’t stop hiking because we grow old. We grow old because we stop hiking.” – Finis Mitchell


699. “Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.”


700. “To save wildlife and wild places the traction has to come not from the regurgitation of bad news data but from the poets, prophets, preachers, professors, and presidents who have always dared to inspire.” – J Drew Lanham


701. Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings. —Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


702. “Walking: the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise.” – Carrie Latet


703. “National parks and reserves are an integral aspect of intelligent use of natural resources. It is the course of wisdom to set aside an ample portion of our natural resources as national parks and reserves, thus ensuring that future generations may know the majesty of the earth as we know it today.” – John F. Kennedy


704. “The birds and the bees “ — Unknown


705. Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. —Frank Lloyd Wright


706. “Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need for half the distance they planned to go in twice the time it should take.” – Unknown


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


708. Camus is full of Summer.


709. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” —Rachel Carson


710. “The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order.”


711. “Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life. ~John Muir


712. “Quiet stars and the still of expectation. The eucalyptus branches heavy with evening dew, their feet shuffling woodchips, braiding eights in the silver grass, and edging hillocks from the first mulch of fall.” —Will Chancellor, writer. The autumn (or fall as American like to say) season can inspire some laughs, too—check out these fall memes.


713. “Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God.” — John Muir


714. “Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it.” – Arapaho proverb


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


716. “Mountains are the beginning and end of all natural scenery.” — John Ruskin


717. Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom another. —Edmund Burke


718. “The poetry of the earth is never dead.” John Keats


719. “You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep spring from coming.” —Pablo Neruda, poet and politician. Quotes about flowers, especially ones from the best poetry books, can pack a real punch!


720. The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain. —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


721. “Nature does nothing uselessly.” — Aristotle


722. Ralph’s friend Nature.


723. “Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


724. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’” —Sylvia Plath


725. “A bad day camping is still better than a good day working.” – Unknown


726. “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, art critic


727. “Camping hair, don’t care” — Unknown


728. “You need special shoes for hiking—and a bit of a special soul as well.” – Terri Guillemets


729. Ingersoll sees the consequences.


730. Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time. —Katrina Mayer


731. “The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.” – J. R. R. Tolkien


732. “All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.” – Marie Curie


733. Alex Trebek has all the answers.


734. “Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.” –Wallace Stevens


735. “Children grow up hearing how broken the environment is, how broken beyond repair. Plant strawberries together, make wild medicines, paint the sunrise. Show them proof that for every act of destruction, they can sow a seed, however small, of beauty.” ~Nicolette Sowder


736. “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going.” – Beverly Sills


737. “The poetry of the earth is never gone.” – John Keats


738. “Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.” – Amit Ray


739. “Tiger got to hunt, bird got to fly;


740. “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” — John Muir


741. John Muir goes to the mountains.


742. “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


743. The earth laughs in flowers. —Ralph Waldo Emerson


744. “Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” — Anthony J. D’Angelo


745. “It seems to me that the natural world is the greatest source of excitement; the greatest source of visual beauty; the greatest source of intellectual interest. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.” – Sir David Attenborough


746. Even Helen Keller sees the beauty of nature.


747. “I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.” – David Attenborough


748. There are always flowers for those who want to see them. —Henri Matisse


749. Theo Roethke shows us the path.


750. “The tides are in our veins, we still mirror the stars, life is your child, but there is in me, older and harder than life and more impartial, the eye that watched before there was an ocean.” —Robinson Jeffers, poet. Here are some amazing nature photos that are just as moving as this quote.


751. “If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence, we could rise up rooted like trees.” – Rainer Maria Rilke


752. “The desire that guides me in all I do is the desire to harness the forces of nature to the service of mankind.” — Nikola Tesla


753. “Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.” — Katrina Mayer


754. “What do parents owe their young that is more important than a warm and trusting connection to the Earth…?” ~ Theodore Roszak


755. 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


756. One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. —William Shakespeare


757. “It is said that the forest has a certain limit if you look straight ahead, but the sides are boundless.”


758. “Deep down, at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical.” – Carl Sagan


759. “The soul of a landscape, the spirits of the elements, the genius of every place will be revealed to a loving view of nature.” – Karl Jaspers.


760. “For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realise that, in order to survive, he must protect it.”


761. “Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.” – Jimmy Carter


762. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.” – Isaac Newton


763. “To save wildlife and wild places the traction has to come not from the regurgitation of bad news data but from the poets, prophets, preachers, professors, and presidents who have always dared to inspire.”


764. Emily Dickinson loves company.


765. “...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?”


766. I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. —Henry David Thoreau


767. Dante’s divine comedy.


768. “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” — Henry David Thoreau


769. “Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” Laura Ingalls Wilder


770. “I thought I was pretty cool until I realised plants can eat sun and poop out air.” – Jim Bugg


771. “Land really is the best art.” – Andy Warhol


772. If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees. —Rainer Maria Rilke


773. “Don’t wait until your child’s school understands how important green time is for their growing minds. Today, leave the homework untouched, in favour of outdoor play and real-world learning.”


774. Robert Frost has a long way to go.


775. “Whenever I have found myself stuck in the ways I relate to things, I return to nature. It is my principal teacher, and I try to open my whole being to what it has to say.” — Wynn Bullock


776. Dag measures from the top.


777. If you can't be in awe of Mother Nature, there's something wrong with you. —Alex Trebek


778. Aristotle sees no vanity.


779. “Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations.” — Unknown


780. “Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


781. “Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.” — Henry Ward Beecher


782. “Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.” — Ansel Adams


783. “We must not only protect the countryside and save it from destruction, we must restore what has been destroyed and salvage the beauty and charm of our cities … Once our natural splendor is destroyed, it can never be recaptured. And once man can no longer walk with beauty or wonder at nature, his spirit will wither and his sustenance be wasted.” – Lyndon B. Johnson


784. “Not just beautiful, though – the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.” – Haruki Murakami


785. “Come forth into the light of things, let Nature be your teacher.” — William Wordsworth


786. “The best education does not happen at a desk, but rather engaged in everyday living – hands on, exploring, in active relationship with life.” ~ Vince Gowman


787. “Tranquility, serenity, and beauty of nature taught me how to find happiness in life and in the silence of eternity.” – Debasish Mridha.


788. “An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” —Henry David Thoreau


789. Robert Delaunay sees the light.


790. Nic Cage yells about animals.


791. “As children observe, reflect, record, and share nature’s patterns and rhythms, they are participating in a process that promotes scientific and ecological awareness, problem solving, and creativity.” ~Deb Matthews Hensley


792. Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. —Winston Churchill


793. “If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence, we could rise up rooted like trees.”


794. Christian Dior is a natural.


795. “Colors are the smiles of nature.” – Leigh Hunt


796. “The environment, after all, is where we all meet, where we all have a mutual interest. It is one thing that all of us share. It is not only a mirror of ourselves, but a focusing lens on what we can become.” – Lady Bird Johnson


797. “Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians.” – Chinese proverb


798. Everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence. —George Santanaya


799. Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. —Gerard De Nerval


800. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.”


801. “We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” — Native American proverb


802. Nature smiles at Leigh Hunt.


803. “Letting nature take its course” — Unknown


804. “To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” —Helen Keller, author and activist. For more much-needed perspective, read these quotes about success.


805. The goal of life is living in agreement with nature. —Zeno


806. “How sublime to look down on the workhouse of nature, to see her clouds, hail, snow, rain, thunder, all fabricated at our feet!” – Thomas Jefferson


807. Jules Renard sees pieces of Heaven.


808. “The rose has thorns only for those who would gather it.” —Chinese proverb


809. “The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.”


810. “Nature is a tool to get children to experience not just the wider world, but themselves.” ~ Stephen Moss


811. “Nature is the art of God.” — Dante Alighieri


812. “All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.“


813. “Laws change; people die; the land remains.” – Abraham Lincoln


814. “Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.” – Rumi


815. “Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting – over and over announcing your place in the family of things.” Mary Oliver


816. If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere. —Laura Ingalls Wilder


817. “The beauty of the natural world lies in the details.” – Natalie Angier


818. “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.”


819. Martin Luther King Jr. values nature.


820. “Children have a natural affinity towards nature. Dirt, water, plants, and small animals attract and hold children’s attention for hours, days, even a lifetime.”~Robin C. Moore and Herb H Wong


821. “The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


822. Nature is the art of God. —Dante Alighieri


823. “I now walk into the wild.” — Jon Krakauer


824. “If you can’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” – Alex Trebeck


825. Joseph Joubert is a novice beekeeper.


826. “Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.” – Charles Lindbergh


827. Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere. —Blaise Pascal


828. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost


829. “Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


830. “Let Nature be your teacher.” ~ William Wordsworth


831. “The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


832. John Donne rings a bell for elephants.


833. “Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.” – L.Wolfe Gilbert


834. “Teaching children about the natural world should be treated as one of the most important events in their lives.” ~Thomas Berry


835. D. H. Laurence thinks flowers are a bit dirty.


836. “The antidote to exhaustion isn’t rest. It’s nature.”


837. “What a funny world we live in when we won’t turn our phones off but we get excited to see we’ve ventured far enough into nature to lose service.”– We Dream of Travel


838. “Heading for the hills” — Unknown


839. “Beautiful things don’t ask for attention.” — James Thurber


840. “I could see the sun moving, but not its motion… and then I realized the same could be said for life.” – We Dream of Travel


841. William Hazlitt sees with his heart.


842. “Somewhere on your journey, don’t forget to stop and enjoy the view.”


843. “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau

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