Nature - Quotes & Sayings

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

Albert Einstein

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

Anthony J. D'Angelo

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

William Shakespeare

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

Langston Hughes

May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.

Edward Abbey

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

Jacques Yves Cousteau

The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.

Pamela Hansford Johnson

When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all.

E. O. Wilson

Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.

Mattie Stepanek

Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.

William Wordsworth

Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.

Theodore Roethke

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.

Vladimir Nabokov

The mountains are calling and I must go.

John Muir

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

John Muir

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

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

Alex Trebek

Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable.

Diane Ackerman

Moonlight is sculpture.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

Georges Simenon

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

Claude Monet

We are embedded in a biological world and related to the organisms around us.

Walter Gilbert

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

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

R. Buckminster Fuller

The Amen of nature is always a flower.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.

Vincent Van Gogh

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

Khalil Gibran

Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.

E. O. Wilson

Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.

Theodore Roethke

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

Walt Whitman

That the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent sights in Nature, all admit.

John Joly

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

External nature is only internal nature writ large.

Swami Vivekananda

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism.

Alexander Hamilton

Water is the driving force of all nature.

Leonardo da Vinci

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.

Alfred Austin

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

Dag Hammarskjold

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

Hal Borland

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

Richard Bach

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

Dale Carnegie

I'm so not stylish by nature, but I've learned to work with what I have.

Julie Bowen

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

Alice Walker

Gray skies are just clouds passing over.

Duke Ellington

Mother Nature is always speaking. She speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer. Leopards, cobras, monkeys, rivers and trees; they all served as my teachers when I lived as a wanderer in the Himalayan foothills.

Radhanath Swami

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

Garrison Keillor

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

Luigi Pirandello

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

Walt Whitman

Scenery is fine - but human nature is finer.

John Keats

I'm continually inspired by nature, and the rainbow is one of nature's greatest optical phenomenons. The sighting of a rainbow never fails to bring a smile to people's faces. They signify optimism and positivity: with them comes the sunshine after the rain.

Matthew Williamson

Human nature is not black and white but black and grey.

Graham Greene

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

Diane Ackerman