Nature quotes

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

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

Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man.
– Henry Adams

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

Modern science says: ‘The sun is the past, the earth is the present, the moon is the future.’ From an incandescent mass we have originated, and into a frozen mass we shall turn. Merciless is the law of nature, and rapidly and irresistibly we are drawn to our doom.
Nikola Tesla

Nature’s great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing.
– John Donne

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Henry David Thoreau

The poetry of the earth is never dead.
– John Keats

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

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

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

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

It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
Frederick Douglass

A forest bird never wants a cage.
– Henrik Ibsen

I think a spiritual journey is not so much a journey of discovery. It’s a journey of recovery. It’s a journey of uncovering your own inner nature. It’s already there.
– Billy Corgan

In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.
– Hans Hofmann

Trees love to toss and sway; they make such happy noises.
– Emily Carr

When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung by bees.
– Joseph Joubert

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

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
Martin Luther

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

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

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased.
Alexander Hamilton

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

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
– Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

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

I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.
– Pat Buckley

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

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

There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in 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

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

The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.
– Jean Ingelow

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.
– Matsuo Basho

Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels.
– Luigi Pirandello

Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
– William Wordsworth

Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
– William Wordsworth

Truth is, I’ll never know all there is to know about you just as you will never know all there is to know about me. Humans are by nature too complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, a dash of optimism and a great deal of candour.
Tom Hanks

Water is the driving force of all nature.
Leonardo da Vinci

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
Robert Frost

So many times, people told me I can’t do this or can’t do that. My nature is that I don’t listen very well. I’m very determined, and I believe in myself. My parents brought me up that way. Thank God for that. I don’t let anything stand in my way.
– Chantal Sutherland

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

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
John Muir

Do activities you’re passionate about – which make your heart and soul feel perky – including things like working out, cooking, painting, writing, yoga, hiking, walking, swimming, being in nature, being around art, or reading inspiring books.
– Karen Salmansohn

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

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

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

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

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

What’s a butterfly garden without butterflies?
– Roy Rogers

The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.
– Wallace Stevens

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.
– Vladimir Nabokov

Blue thou art, intensely blue; Flower, whence came thy dazzling hue?
– James Montgomery

Autumn’s the mellow time.
– William Allingham

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

Colors are the smiles of nature.
– Leigh Hunt

The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Voltaire

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

Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.
– Lucy Maud Montgomery

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

I’m so not stylish by nature, but I’ve learned to work with what I have.
– Julie Bowen

A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
– Lucius Annaeus Seneca

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
– Jacques Yves Cousteau

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Marcus Aurelius