Inspirational Quotes About Nature
What makes Earth the most beautiful planet in the known universe is its living, breathing nature, which provides for a vast and diverse ecosystem of plants and animals that pass on the energy of the sun from one being to another via a balanced food-chain. Nature is the symbol of serenity. For centuries, poets and artists have been enticed by simple views of nature consisting of sunlit green stretches of fields, sprinkling rivers, and flowers dancing in the breeze. However, this picturesque view of nature is at risk for our own actions as we are destroying greenery and living species at an alarming rate. The good thing is that many of us are already aware of the damage done and are fighting to protect the gift of nature that we possess. Let the following quotes from prominent people take you back to nature and spur you into action.
There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
A peace is of the nature of a conquest; for then both parties nobly are subdued, and neither party loser.
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
Leonardo da Vinci
A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another's.
I've found that there is always some beauty left -- in nature, sunshine, freedom, in yourself; these can all help you.
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend's success.
Some people mistakenly think nature is very nice and benevolent and never betrays.
Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature, whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.
The mountains are calling and I must go.
Someday you'll find someone special again. People who've been in love once usually do. It's in their nature.
Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.
Happiness is an accident of nature, a beautiful and flawless aberration.
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.
A novelist writes a novel, and people read it. But reading is a solitary act. While it may elicit a varied and personal response, the communal nature of the audience is like having five hundred people read your novel and respond to it at the same time. I find that thrilling.
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
The laws of nature are written by the hand of God in the language of mathematics.
Vincent van Gogh
...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.
To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart.
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.