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Nature Quotes

There is something about nature that mesmerizes us. It is one of the most flawless and natural thing on Earth. You just need to open your eyes and see how beautiful creations are formed on their own accord. Nature can mean anything from a horde of green trees, colorful butterflies and scenic lakes to erupting volcanoes. In short, nature is something which is not human- made. To know about famous environment quotations and sayings, check out the following write-up.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.

John Ruskin

An architect should live as little in cities as a painter. Send him to our hills, and let him study there what nature understands by a buttress, and what by a dome.

Ambrose Bierce

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.

Robin Williams

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"

Dan Quayle

I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.

William Wordsworth

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

Walt Whitman

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

Toni Morrison

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.

Thomas Hobbes

In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.

George Washington Carver

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

Sir Thomas Browne

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

Leo Buscaglia

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

John Milton

No man who knows aught, can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free.

Khalil Gibran

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

Paul Klee

Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion, let the artist be truly taciturn.

Malcolm De Chazal

Art is nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Jimmy Carter

It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.

Rabindranath Tagore

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

William Wordsworth

For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing often times the still, sad music of humanity.

Adam Smith

Resentment seems to have been given us by nature for a defense, and for a defense only! It is the safeguard of justice and the security of innocence.

Karl Marx

It is absolutely impossible to transcend the laws of nature. What can change in historically different circumstances is only the form in which these laws expose themselves.

Adam Smith

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.

Garrison Keillor

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.

Carl Jung

A particularly beautiful woman is a source of terror. As a rule, a beautiful woman is a terrible disappointment.

Steve Martin

A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.

George Washington Carver

I wanted to know the name of every stone and flower and insect and bird and beast. I wanted to know where it got its color, where it got its life - but there was no one to tell me.

Marcel Proust

A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves.

Annie Leibovitz

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

Lord Byron

Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.

Toni Morrison

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

Plutarch

In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.

Erich Fromm

Man's biological weakness is the condition of human culture.

Charlie Chaplin

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.

Mother Teresa

I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.

Aldous Huxley

Men do not learn much from the lessons of history and that is the most important of all the lessons of history.

Annie Leibovitz

What I am interested in now is the landscape. Pictures without people. I wouldn't be surprised if eventually there are no people in my pictures. It is so emotional.

Judy Garland

Behind every cloud is another cloud.

Martin Luther

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but also on trees, and in the flowers and clouds and stars.

Dan Quayle

It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.

Alan Watts

And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment.

John Milton

Beauty is nature's brag, and must be shown in courts, at feasts, and high solemnities, where most may wonder at the workmanship.

Alexander Hamilton

In the general course of human nature, A power over a man's subsistence amounts to a power over his will.

Walt Disney

All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.

George Washington Carver

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

Warren G. Bennis

The manager has a short-range view; the leader has a long-range perspective.

Leon Trotsky

The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.

Adam Smith

To feel much for others and little for ourselves; to restrain our selfishness and exercise our benevolent affections, constitute the perfection of human nature.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Everybody, soon or late, sits down to a banquet of consequences.

Vince Lombardi

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

And a breastplate made of daisies, Closely fitting, leaf on leaf, Periwinkles interlaced Drawn for belt about the waist; While the brown bees, humming praises, Shot their arrows round the chief.

Wallace Stevens

In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.

Joseph Addison

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

Henry Ward Beecher

All men are tempted. There is no man that lives that can't be broken down, provided it is the right temptation, put in the right spot.

Charles Kingsley

The world goes up and the world goes down, the sunshine follows the rain; and yesterday's sneer and yesterday's frown can never come over again.

Drew Barrymore

Daisies are like sunshine to the ground.

Elizabeth I

Fear not, we are of the nature of the lion, and cannot descend to the destruction of mice and such small beasts.

Leonardo da Vinci

Water is the driving force of all nature.

Edgar Allan Poe

It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Our treasure lies in the beehive of our knowledge. We are perpetually on the way thither, being by nature winged insects and honey gatherers of the mind.

Blaise Pascal

The supreme function of reason is to show man that some things are beyond reason.

Joseph Campbell

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

Erich Fromm

The capacity to be puzzled is the premise of all creation, be it in art or in science.

Ah! on Thanksgiving day.... When the care-wearied man seeks his mother once more, And the worn matron smiles where the girl smiled before. What moistens the lips and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past, like the rich pumpkin pie?

Millie Bobby Brown

I love the beach and rock climbing and boxing and nature, so I like to stay away from my phone as much as possible.

Lily Collins

I'm constantly surprised by human nature and humanity. And I think that's why I love what I do: because I love to story-tell and bring new characters to life.

Walt Disney

I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests, and mines, and stone quarries; and every man is a quotation from all his ancestors.

Emily Dickinson

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

Thomas Hobbes

The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.

John Stuart Mill

The duty of man is the same in respect to his own nature as in respect to the nature of all other things, namely not to follow it but to amend it.

George Washington Carver

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.

William Morris

Simplicity of life, even the barest, is not a misery, but the very foundation of refinement; a sanded floor and whitewashed walls and the green trees, and flowery meads, and living waters outside.

Dave Barry

If you asked me to name the three scariest threats facing the human race, I would give the same answer that most people would:nuclear war, global warming and Windows.

William Arthur Ward

The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.

Coco Chanel

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.

John Milton

The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.

Karl Marx

Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.

Courtney Love

I'm not a woman. I'm a force of nature.

Robert Browning

I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.

Carl Sandburg

Poetry is a phantom script telling how rainbows are made and why they go away.

Baltasar Gracian

Nature scarcely ever gives us the very best; for that we must have recourse to art.

Mother Teresa

Many people mistake our work for our vocation. Our vocation is the love of Jesus.

Walt Whitman

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

Bertrand Russell

Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy.

Groucho Marx

I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I am in the habit of looking not so much to the nature of a gift as to the spirit in which it is offered.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments.

Robert Burns

The daisy's for simplicity and unaffected air.

Epictetus

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.

Charlie Chaplin

To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.

William Wordsworth

Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.

Lao Tzu

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.

Aldous Huxley

Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.

Henry Ward Beecher

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

I sometimes hold it half a sin to put in words the grief I feel; for Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.

Lao Tzu

Nature is not human hearted.

Henry David Thoreau

We can never have enough of nature. We must be refreshed by the sight of inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features, the sea-coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and its decaying trees, the thunder-cloud, and the rain.

Desmond Tutu

I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.