Nature Quotes

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Nature, the entire physical word we living in. Constructed from 4 essentials elements: Air, Fire, Water, and Earth. Provide all the beauty we see everyday from the highest mountain to the deepest ocean.

Many famous philosophers, artists, politicians and scientist have explained their own thoughts on the essence on nature. See what they had to say about the vibe of life through their nature quotes.

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As in everything, nature is the best instructor.

Adolf Hitler

Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.

Albert Einstein

I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.

Aldo Leopold

Our ability to perceive quality in nature begins, as in art, with the pretty. It expands through successive stages of the beautiful to values as yet uncaptured by language.

Aldo Leopold

We shall never achieve harmony with the land, anymore than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.

Aldo Leopold

There is no better designer than nature.

Alexander McQueen

Nature and Nature’s laws lay hid in night: God said, Let Newton be! and all was light.

Alexander Pope

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

Ambrose Bierce

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.

Anne Frank

I didn’t need to understand the hypostatic unity of the Trinity; I just needed to turn my life over to whoever came up with redwood trees.

Anne Lamott

It seems an insult to the night to speak of purpose and intent, when this common moment is so brimming full of blessed design tranquility. All things follow their course.

Anne Rice

Nature has made all her truths independent of one another. Our art makes one dependent on the other.

Blaise Pascal

Those honor nature well, who teach that she can speak on everything.

Blaise Pascal

Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.

Brian Jacques

You will manage to keep a woman in love with you, only for as long as you can keep her in love with the person she becomes when she is with you.

C. JoyBell C.

I could not help it: the restlessness was in my nature; it agitated me to pain sometimes.

Charlotte Brontë

Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints!

Chief Seattle

We owe a huge debt to Galileo for emancipating us all from the stupid belief in an Earth-centered or man-centered (let alone God-centered) system. He quite literally taught us our place and allowed us to go on to make extraordinary advances in knowledge.

Christopher Hitchens

The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can’t.

Christopher Paolini

Trees’re always a relief, after people.

David Mitchell

Who would deduce the dragonfly from the larva, the iris from the bud, the lawyer from the infant? …We are all shape-shifters and magical reinventors. Life is really a plural noun, a caravan of selves.

Diane Ackerman

The recipe for great art has always been misery and a good bowel movement.

Don Roff

Always it’s Spring)and everyone’s in love and flowers pick themselves.

E.E. Cummings

You can’t study the darkness by flooding it with light.

Edward Abbey

The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyong reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had the eyes to see.

Edward Abbey

All we have, it seems to me, is the beauty of art and nature and life, and the love which that beauty inspires.

Edward Abbey

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

Elisabeth Kübler

The use of sea and air is common to all; neither can a title to the ocean belong to any people or private persons, forasmuch as neither nature nor public use and custom permit any possession therof.

Elizabeth I

Nature is a haunted house–but Art–is a house that tries to be haunted.

Emily Dickinson

When you’re sad, my Little Star, go out of doors. It’s always better underneath the open sky.

Eva Ibbotson

Now, nature, as I am only too aware, has her enthusiasts, but on the whole, I am not to be counted among them. To put it bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land; I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel.

Fran Lebowitz

Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.

Frank Lloyd Wright

I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It’s so fuckin’ heroic.

George Carlin

There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls.

George Carlin

She should be on a hill somewhere, under a fruit tree, with the sun and clouds above her and the rain to wash her clean.

George R.R. Martin

The earth has music for those who listen.

George Santayana

Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.

Gretel Ehrlich

Not just beautiful, though–the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.

Haruki Murakami

The world to-day is sick to its thin blood for lack of elemental things, for fire before the hands, for water welling from the earth, for air, for the dear earth itself underfoot. In my world of beach and dunes these elemental presences lived and had their being, and under their arch there moved an incomparable pageant of nature and the year.

Henry Beston

Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.

Henry David Thoreau

Every morning was a cheerful invitation to make my life of equal simplicity, and I may say innocence, with Nature herself.”

Henry David Thoreau

This curious world we inhabit is more wonderful than convenient; more beautiful than it is useful; it is more to be admired and enjoyed than used.

Henry David Thoreau

He who hears the rippling of rivers in these degenerate days will not utterly despair.

Henry David Thoreau

Nature is as well adapted to our weakness as to our strength.

Henry David Thoreau

The world is not to be put in order. The world is order. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order.

Henry Miller

If nature has taught us anything it is that the impossible is probable

Ilyas Kassam

Nature cares nothing for logic, our human logic: she has her own, which we do not recognize and do not acknowledge until we are crushed under its wheel.

Ivan Turgenev

He was mastered by the sheer surging of life, the tidal wave of being, the perfect joy of each separate muscle, joint, and sinew in that it was everything that was not death, that it was aglow and rampant, expressing itself in movement, flying exultantly under the stars.

Jack London

Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.


For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.

Jacques-Yves Cousteau

To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.

Jane Austen

I perceive God everywhere in His works. I sense Him in me; I see Him all around me.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.

Jimmy Carter

I go to books and to nature as the bee goes to a flower, for a nectar that I can make into my own honey.

John Burroughs

Scientific principles and laws do not lie on the surface of nature. They are hidden, and must be wrested from nature by an active and elaborate technique of inquiry.

John Dewey

The poetry of the earth is never dead.

John Keats

Scenery is fine -but human nature is finer

John Keats

We kill all the caterpillars, then complain there are no butterflies.

John Marsden

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

John Muir

The mountains are calling and I must go.

John Muir

Another glorious day, the air as delicious to the lungs as nectar to the tongue.

John Muir

There is not a fragment in all nature, for every relative fragment of one thing is a full harmonious unit in itself.

John Muir

Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity; and that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life.

John Muir

There is a love of wild nature in everybody, an ancient mother-love showing itself whether recognized or no, and however covered by cares and duties

John Muir

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

Joseph Campbell

Never does Nature say one thing and Wisdom another.


We have no right to express an opinion until we know all of the answers.

Kurt Cobain

Mother Nature doesn’t care if you’re having fun.

Larry Niven

A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.

Leo Tolstoy

One can no more approach people without love than one can approach bees without care. Such is the quality of bees…

Leo Tolstoy

Water is the driving force in nature.

Leonardo da Vinci

I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, “Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.

Lewis Carroll

Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.

Lorraine Anderson

If I were a tree, I would have no reason to love a human.

Maggie Stiefvater

Every living organism is fulfilled when it follows the right path for its own nature.

Marcus Aurelius

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

Margaret Atwood

There is no God, Nature sufficeth unto herself; in no wise hath she need of an author.

Marquis de Sade

Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature.

Michael Faraday

Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.

Michael Pollan

The garden suggests there might be a place where we can meet nature halfway.

Michael Pollan

Evil is a choice one makes, not a natural state of being.

Morgan Rhodes

With which stars do they go on speaking,the rivers that never reach the sea?

Pablo Neruda

If the ignorance of nature gave birth to such a variety of gods, the knowledge of this nature is calculated to destroy them.

Paul Henri Thiry d'Holbach

The sunlight claps the earth, and the moonbeams kiss the sea: what are all these kissings worth, if thou kiss not me?

Percy Bysshe Shelley

I don’t ask for the meaning of the song of a bird or the rising of the sun on a misty morning. There they are, and they are beautiful.

Pete Hamill

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

If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.

Rainer Maria Rilke

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn

Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody is with me. But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In the woods too, a man casts off his years, as the snake his slough, and at what period soever of life, is always a child. In the woods, is perpetual youth.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood. His intercourse with heaven and earth, becomes part of his daily food. In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows…

Ralph Waldo Emerson

I think nature’s imagination Is so much greater than man’s, she’s never going to let us relax

Richard Feynman

There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments — there are consequences.

Robert G. Ingersoll

I’m proud to be a freak of nature.

Robin Brande

Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.

Samuel Butler

Earth is sad, Moon is shy, Sun is happy but wait a moment, I just forgot to tell you that I am the child of open sky.

Santosh Kalwar

It’s amazing how quickly nature consumes human places after we turn our backs on them. Life is a hungry thing.

Scott Westerfeld

…humanity is a disease, a cancer on the body of the world.

Scott Westerfeld

The only noise now was the rain, pattering softly with the magnificent indifference of nature for the tangled passions of humans.

Sherwood Smith

People go on marrying because they can’t resist natural forces, although many of them may know perfectly well that they are possibly buying a month’s pleasure with a life’s discomfort.

Thomas Hardy

…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?

Vincent van Gogh

Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another. Nature and letters seem to have a natural antipathy; bring them together and they tear each other to pieces.

Virginia Woolf

Men argue. Nature acts.


…the care of the earth is our most ancient and most worthy and, after all, our most pleasing responsibility. To cherish what remains of it, and to foster its renewal, is our only legitimate hope.

Wendell Berry

I am by nature an optimist and by intellectual conviction a pessimist.

William Golding

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

William Wordsworth

An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last.

Winston S. Churchill

I love nature, I just don’t want to get any of it on me.

Woody Allen