Nature Quotes and Sayings

The miracles of nature do not seem miracles because they are so common. If no one had ever seen a flower, even a dandelion would be the most startling event in the world. ~Anonymous

If all flowers wanted to be roses, nature would lose her springtime beauty, and the fields would no longer be decked, out with little wildflowers. ~Saint Therese of Lisieux

Nature is slow, but sure; she works no faster than need be; she is the tortoise that wins the race by her perseverance. ~Henry David Thoreau

Nature always takes her time. Great oaks don’t become great overnight. They also lose a lot of leaves, branches and bark in the process of becoming great. ~Andrew Matthews

In this fast paced, plastic, microchip culture, dominated by internet, T.V. and satellite dishes, we rush from place to place and often fail to find our roots in the created order. Cars speed by forests, deserts, mountains and streams, missing the “statement” these wild areas are making to us about the origins and purpose of our life. We hurry past the wild flowers, the mountains, the deer. We carry the pressures and stresses of modern life along with us. ~Ewart, J. Lloyd

He who plants a tree is a servant of God. ~Louis L’Amour

The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God. ~Euclid

If the stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would we believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light the universe with their admonishing smile. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The mountains are fountains of men as well as of rivers, of glaciers, of fertile soil. The great poets, philosophers, prophets, able men whose thought and deeds have moved the world, have come down from the mountains. ~John Muir

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still slowly ripen a fruit tree, as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. ~Galileo Galilei.

Nature yields her most profound secrets to the person who is determined to uncover them. ~Napoleon Hill

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

Nature’s music is never over; her silences are pauses, not conclusions. ~Mary Webb

There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story. ~Linda Hogan

We have to remember that what we observe is not nature in itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning. ~Werner Heisenberg

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