1. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein

2. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

3. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker

4. “Going to the mountains is like going home.” –

5. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.” – Isaac Newton

6. “I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want.” – Andy Warhol

7. “Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea, drink the wild air.” –

8. “The Earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare

9. “The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask.” – Nancy Newhall

10. “There is something marvelous in all things of nature.” – Aristotle

11. “Your deepest roots are in nature. No matter who you are, where you live, or what kind of life you lead, you remain irrevocably linked with the rest of creation.” – Charles Cook

12. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” – William Shakespeare

13. “Love the world as your own self; then you can truly care for all things.” – Lao Tzu

14. “We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” – Native American proverb

15. “Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” – Henry David Thoreau

16. “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Khalil Gibran

17. “All things in nature occur mathematically.” –

18. “I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.” – William Shakespeare

19. “Nature is not an engineer or a contractor, and I myself am a part of nature.” – Albert Einstein

20. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

21. “I think nature’s imagination is so much greater than man’s, she’s never going to let us relax.” – Richard Feynman

22. “How could this earth of ours, which is only a speck in the heavens, have so much variety of life, so many curious and exciting creatures?” –

23. “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

24. “The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

25. “Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

26. “The earth is what we all have in common.” – Wendell Berry

27. “The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.” – Zeno

28. “Nature is loved by what is best in us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

29. “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

30. “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” – Theodore Roethke

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

32. “Just walk, see, sit down if you like. And be—just be, whatever you are with whatever you have, and realize that that is enough to be happy.” – Charlotte Eriksson

33. “We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.” – John Muir

34. “All my life, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.” – Marie Curie

35. “Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water.” – Brian Jacques

36. “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

37. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard De Nerval

38. “Go outside. Don’t tell anyone and don’t bring your phone. Start walking and keep walking until you no longer know the road like the palm of your hand, because we walk the same roads day in and day out, to the bus and back home and we cease to see.” – Charlotte Eriksson

39. “When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” – John Lennon

40. “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

41. “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” – Vincent van Gogh

42. “The counts not months but moments; and has time enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore

43. “I was surprised, as always, by how easy the act of leaving was, and how good it felt. The world was suddenly rich with possibility.” –

44. “There’s a whole world out there, right outside your window. You’d be a fool to miss it.” – Charlotte Eriksson

45. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder

46. “Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting, over and over announcing your place in the family of things.” – Mary Oliver

47. “Storms make trees take deeper roots.” – Dolly Parton

48. “Where flowers bloom, so does hope.” – Lady Bird Johnson

49. “Never yet was a springtime when the buds forgot to bloom.” – Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

50. “It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine.” – A.A. Milne

51. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller

52. “There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature, the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter.” – Rachel Carson

53. “Hello, sun in my face. Hello, you who made the morning and spread it over the fields. Watch, now, how I start the day in happiness, in kindness.” – Mary Oliver

54. “I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” – Anne Frank

55. “If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.” – Frances Hodgson Burnett

56. “Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry.” – Jack Kerouac

57. “If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

58. “Leave the road, take the trails.” – Pythagoras

59. “Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world.” – John Muir

60. “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock

61. “Never, no, never did nature say one thing and wisdom another.” – Edmund Burke

62. “If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

63. “Use what talents you possess—the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” – Henry van Dyke

64. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach us more than we can ever learn from books.” – John Lubbock

65. “Nature never became a toy to a wise spirit. The flowers, the animals, the mountains, reflected the wisdom of his best hour, as much as they had delighted the simplicity of his childhood.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

66. “The world is not to be put in order. The world is orderly. It is for us to put ourselves in unison with this order.” – Henry Miller

67. “The goal is to discover your nature and nature helps you do it.” – Maxime Lagacé

68. “Take only what you need and leave the land as you found it.” – Arapaho proverb

69. “Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.” – Max Planck

70. “Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.” – Rachel Carson

71. “Nature never wears a mean appearance. Neither does the wisest man extort her secret, and lose his curiosity by finding out all her perfection.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

73. “Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.” – E. O. Wilson

74. “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

75. “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

76. “Nature is not human-hearted.” – Lao Tzu

77. “Nature is our mother.” – Latin proverb

78. “Nature is not our enemy, to be raped and conquered. Nature is ourselves, to be cherished and explored.” –

79. “Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

80. “Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.” – Blaize Pascal

81. “Nature is the art of God.” – Dante Alghieri

82. “Nature is cheaper than therapy.” – Anonymous

83. “Nature is indifferent to our love, but never unfaithful.” – Edward Abbey

84. “Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.” – William Wordsworth

85. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” – Maxime Lagacé

86. “Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.” – Louie Schwartzberg

87. “Nature does nothing uselessly.” – Aristotle

88. “Nature rarely surrenders one of her magnificent secrets.” – Albert Einstein

89. “Nature provides exceptions to every rule.” – Margaret Fuller

90. “Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.” – Henry David Thoreau

91. “Hiking and happiness go hand in hand or foot in boot.” – Diane Spicer

92. “An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.” – Henry David Thoreau

93. “We don’t stop hiking because we grow old. We grow old because we stop hiking.” – Finis Mitchell

94. “Walking is a man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates

95. “Hiking in undiscovered places is a lot of fun.” – Karolina Kurkova

96. “Hiking is not escapism; it’s realism. The people who choose to spend time are not running away from anything; we are returning to where we belong.” – Jennifer Pharr Davis

97. “Returning home is the most difficult part of long-distance hiking. You have grown outside the puzzle and your piece no longer fits.” – Cindy Ross

98. “You need special shoes for hiking, and a bit of a special soul as well.” – Terri Guillemets

99. “After a day’s walk, everything has twice its usual value.” – G.M. Trevelyan

100. “All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

101. “Days of slow walking are very long—they make you live longer, because you have allowed every hour, every minute, every second to breathe, to deepen, instead of filling them up by straining the joints.” – Frederic Gros

102. “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao-Tzu

103. “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” – Henry David Thoreau

104. “Walking—the most ancient exercise and still the best modern exercise.” – Carrie Latet

105. “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.” – John Muir

106. “Keep close to nature’s heart, and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir

107. “If you are seeking creative ideas, go out walking. Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” – Raymond Inmon

108. “I see my path, but I don’t know where it leads. Not knowing where I’m going is what inspires me to travel.” – Rosalia de Castro

109. “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

110. “The environment, after all, is where we all meet, where we all have a mutual interest. It is one thing that all of us share. It is not only a mirror of ourselves, but a focusing lens on what we can become.” – Lady Bird Johnson

111. “In the presence of nature, a wild delight runs through the man, in spite of real sorrows.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

112. “Afoot and lighthearted, I take to the open road, healthy, free, the world before me.” – Walt Whitman

113. “We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understanding and our hearts.” – William Hazlett

114. “I love not man the less, but nature more.” – Lord Byron

115. “The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.” – Anonymous

116. “As human beings, we have an innate need to explore—to see what’s around the corner.” – Jimmy Chin

117. “My wish is to always stay like this—living quietly in a corner of nature.” – Claude Monet

118. “I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.” – Frank Lloyd Wright

119. “The best way out is always through.” – Robert Frost

120. “The greatest adventure is what lies ahead.” – J. R. R. Tolkien

121. “Over every mountain there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.” – Theodore Roethke

122. “Just living is not enough, one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen

123. “The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

124.  “Human life is as evanescent as the morning dew or a flash of lightning.” – Samuel Butler

125. “There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.” – Henry David Thoreau

126. “There is no forgiveness in nature.” – Ugo Betti

127. “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

128. “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

129. “Men argue, nature acts.” –

130. “Colors are the smiles of nature.” – Leigh Hunt

131. “Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.” – Antoinette Brown Blackwell

132. “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

133. “The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.” – E. E. Cummings

134. “The beauty of the natural world lies in the details.” – Natalie Angier

135. “Beautiful things don’t ask for attention.” – Anonymous

136. “God is the friend of silence. See how nature—trees, flowers, grass—grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun—how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls.” – Mother Teresa

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

138. “It is not so much for its beauty that the makes a claim upon men’s hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanates from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

139. “To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi

140. “Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.” – Gretel Ehrlich

141. “Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.” –

142. “The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.” – Joseph Campbell

143. “Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.” – Standing Bear

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

146. “At some point in life, the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough.” –

147. “I believe the best way to begin reconnecting humanity’s heart, mind, and soul to nature is for us to share our individual stories.” – J. Drew Lanham

148. “Choose only one master—nature.” – Rembrandt

149. “Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo

150. “The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana

151. “The forest makes your heart gentle. You become one with it—no place for or anger there.” – Pha Pachak

151. “Land really is the best art.” – Andy Warhol

152. “Although we say mountains belong to the country, actually, they belong to those that love them.” – Dogen

153. “A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” – Walt Whitman

154. “I believe in God, only I spell it, ‘Nature.’” – Frank Lloyd Wright

155. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” – Rachel Carson

156. “Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.” – Katrina Mayer

157. “The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” – Claude Monet

158. “To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.” – Jane Austen

159. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to face only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” – Henry David Thoreau

160. “If you can’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” – Alex Trebek

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

162. “If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.” – Buddha

163. ”Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.” – L. Wolfe Gilbert

164. “Looking at beauty in the world is the first step of purifying the mind.” – Amit Ray

165. “Being able to smell the fresh air and disconnect from the news and your phone—there’s nothing like it.” – Jason Ward

166. “To me, a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” – Helen Keller

167. “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

168. “Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

169. “A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.” – James Russell Lowell

170. “Some people could look at a mud puddle and with ships.” – Zora Neale Hurston

171. “I am glad I will not be young in a future without wilderness.” – Aldo Leopold

172. “Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.” – Michel de Montaigne

173. “Nature to be commanded must be obeyed.” – Francis Bacon

174. “I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?” – Vincent van Gogh

175. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery, air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘This is what it is to be happy.’” –

176. “The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.” – Robert Frost

177. “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

178. “The fairest thing in nature—a flower—still has its roots in earth and manure.” – D.H Lawrence

179. “On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.” – Jules Renard

180. “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse

181. “All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.” – Toni Morrison

182. “Birds have always had the ability to bring me out of a dark space and provide relief in bad times.” – Jason Ward

183. “The ‘Amen’ of nature is always a flower.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

184. “The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.” – Galileo Galilei

185. “I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.” – Walt Whitman

186. “Everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence.” – George Santanaya

187. “My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.” –

188. “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” –

189. “Some of nature’s most exquisite handiwork is on a miniature scale, as anyone knows who has applied a magnifying glass to a snowflake.” – Rachel Carson

190. “If one way is better than another, that you may be sure is nature’s way.” – Aristotle

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

192. “It is said that the forest has a certain limit if you look straight ahead, but the sides are boundless.” – Riccardo Bozzi

193. “We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” – Albert Einstein

194. “Life sucks a lot less when you add mountain air, a campfire, and some peace and quiet.” – Brooke Hampton

195. “I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.” – David Attenborough

196. “The poetry of the earth is never dead.” – John Keats

197. “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.” – Winston Churchill

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

199. “All good things are wild and free.” – Henry David Thoreau


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