Quotes About Nature


“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
“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.”
― John Muir
“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”
― Rabindranath Tagore
“The bluebird carries the sky on his back.”
― Henry David Thoreau
“There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer.”
― Calvin Coolidge
“Why would you want a lawn…when you could have a meadow?”
― John Greenlee
“Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in Being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.”
― Eckhart Tolle
 “When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it’s your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not.”
― Georgia O’Keffe
 “In the end, we will conserve only what we love;
We will love only what we understand:
And, we will understand only what we are taught.”
― Baba Dioum, Senegalese ecologist
“Trees give peace to the souls of men.”
― Nora Waln
“the earth laughs in flowers.”
― E.E. Cummings
 “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”
― Margaret Atwood
 “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
 “The poetry of the earth is never dead.”
― John Keats
 “Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.”
― John Muir
 “Landscapes of great wonder and beauty lie under our feet and all around us. They are discovered in tunnels in the ground, the heart of flowers, the hollows of trees, fresh-water ponds, seaweed jungles between tides, and even drops of water. Life in these hidden worlds is more startling in reality than anything we can imagine. How could this earth of ours, which is only a speck in the heavens, have so much variety of life, so many curious and exciting creatures?”
― Walt Disney Company
“We kill all the caterpillars and complain that there are no butterflies.”
― John Marsden, The Dead of Night
“If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees. ”
― Rainer Maria Rilke
 “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
 “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.”
― Gary Snyder
 “I must have flowers, always, and always.”
― Claude Monet
“A weed is but an unloved flower.”
― Ella Wheeler Wilcox
 “When trees burn, they leave the smell of heartbreak in the air.”
― Jodi Thomas, Welcome to Harmony
“I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want.”
― Andy Warhol
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