Nature Quotes

Today is April 16, 2014, enjoy the quotes.


--when skies are hanged and oceans drowned, the single secret will still be man.
- Edward Estlin Cummings


A garden is to be enjoyed, and should satisfy the mind and not only the eye of the beholder. Sounds such as the rustle of the bamboo and the dripping water, scents and sensations such as grass or gravel or stone underfoot, appeal to the emotions and play a part in the total impression.
- Penelope Hobhouse


A long time ago this land belonged to our fathers; but when I go up to the river I see camps of soldiers on its banks. These soldiers cut down my timber; they kill my buffalo, and when I see that, my heart feels like bursting; I feel sorry…..Has the white man become a child that he should recklessly kill and not eat? When the red men saw game, they do so that they may live and not starve.
- Chief Satanta of the Kiowas


A river rises in the heights and goes into the depths. It carries gold and silver and mud and glass, always different, never tiring, full of goodness. It is a prolonged laugh on the dark face of the forest.
- Adalberto Ortiz


A stern discipline pervades all nature, which is a little cruel that it may be very kind.
- Herbert Spencer


A stricken tree, a living thing, so beautiful, so dignified, so admirable in its potential longevity, is, next to man, perhaps the most touching of wounded objects.
- Edna Ferber


A wind came up and ran along the rock base lifting the sand like the edge of a carpet.
- Olivia Manning


All are but parts of one stupendous whole, whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
- Pope


All are but parts of one stupendous whole, whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
- Alexander Pope


All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
- Marie Curie


And here face downward in the sun to feel how swift how secretly the shadow of the night comes on.
- Archibald MacLeish


Animals were once, for all of us, teachers. They instructed us in ways of being and perceiving that extended our imaginations, that were models for additional possibilities.
- Joan McIntyre


Animas are such agreeable friends-they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
- George Eliot


April prepares her green traffic light and all the world thinks GO!
- Unknown


Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day-like writing a poem, or saying a prayer.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh


At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.
- Oscar Wilde


But some animals, like some men, leave a trail of glory behind them. They give their spirit to the place where they have lived, and remain forever apart of the rocks and streams and the wind and sky.
- Marguerite Henry


By reason of the frailty of our nature we cannot always stand upright.
- Book of Common Prayer Collect.