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The 44 Best Quotes About Nature

Vanessa Runs

We are of the earth and healed by nature.

Reconnect your soul to the outdoors with these inspiring quotes about nature, wilderness, and the earth.

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

I will not follow where the path may lead, but I will go where there is no path and I will leave a trail.Muriel Strode


Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. Monet

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

If I must be rooted, plant my feet in rich soil, let my womanly flesh harden to bark, and let my limbs, robust in sleeves of evergreen, keep reaching for the sun.Jane Elle Glasser

The more civilized man becomes, the more he needs and craves a great background of forest wildness, to which he may return like a contrite prodigal from the husks of an artificial life.Ellen Burns Sherman

Man is the most insane species. He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Unaware that this Nature he’s destroying is this God he’s worshipping. Hubert Reeves

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

We simply need that wild country available to us… For it can be a means of reassuring ourselves of our sanity as creatures, a part of the geography of hope.Wallace Stegner

The world is big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.John Muir


To see a man’s true power, let him run free with nature. To see a man’s true nature, let him run free with power. Unknown

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

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.Margaret Atwood

The poetry of the earth is never dead.John Keats

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

Nature Is Home

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

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

I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.John Muir

There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.Jack Kerouac

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

Marry an outdoors woman. Then if you throw her out into the yard on a cold night, she can still survive.W. C. Fields


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

Believe one who knows; you will find something greater in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.St. Bernard de Clairvaux

Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.Robert Frost

I think that I cannot preserve my health and spirits, unless I spend four hours a day at least – and it is commonly more than that – sauntering through the woods and over the hills and fields, absolutely free from all worldly engagements.Henry David Thoreau

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

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


Let us leave this place where the smoke blows black and the dark street winds and bends. Past the pits where the asphalt flowers grow we shall walk with a walk that is measured and slow and watch where the chalk-white arrows go to the place where the sidewalk ends.Shel Silverstein

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

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

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


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

In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia.Charles A. Lindbergh

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

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


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.Lord Byron

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

Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.Edward Abbey

All good things are wild and free.Henry David Thoreau

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