115 Uplifting Quotes About Nature

Quotes About Nature

This collection of 115 quotes about nature is a tribute to the beauty and wonder of the natural world. Each of these nature quotes offers a unique perspective, reminding you of the joy and serenity that nature brings. They capture the essence of nature’s majesty, from the smallest leaf to the vastest sky, encouraging you to pause and appreciate the world around you. So, whether you’re looking for inspiration for new beginnings, a boost to brighten a good day, or a moment of peace for unplugging from the hustle of daily life, these quotes are here for you, gently guiding you to look, listen, and marvel at the earth’s beauty.

115 Uplifting Quotes About Nature

  1. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker
  2. “Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” – Rachel Carson
  3. “There is something of the marvelous in all things of nature.” – Aristotle
  4. “If you can’t be in awe of Mother Nature, there’s something wrong with you.” – Alex Trebek
  5. “We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.” – William Hazlitt
  6. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” – Gerard De Nerval
  7. “Nature is the greatest teacher and I learn from her best when others are asleep.” – George Washington Carver
  8. “Preserve and cherish the pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known.” – Carl Sagan
  9. “The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.” – Charles Darwin
  10. “I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.” – Walt Whitman
  11. “A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.” – James Russell Lowell
  12. “I like this place and could willingly waste my time in it.” – William Shakespeare
  13. “The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask.” – Nancy Newhall
  14. “There are always flowers for those who want to see them.” – Henri Matisse
  15. “If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence we could rise up rooted, like trees.” – Rainer Maria Rilke
  16. “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
  17. “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Khalil Gibran
  18. “I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
  19. “Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  20. “The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.” – E.E. Cummings
  21. “To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.” – Jane Austen
  22. “Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  23. “Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.” – John Muir
  24. “The world is not in your books and maps, it’s out there.” – J.R.R. Tolkien
  25. “I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?” – Vincent van Gogh
  26. “The silence of nature is very real. It surrounds you, you can feel it.” – Ted Trueblood
  27. “To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, one clover, and a bee, and revery. The revery alone will do, if bees are few.” – Emily Dickinson
  28. “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.” – Winston Churchill
  29. “A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.” – Walt Whitman
  30. “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God.” – Anne Frank
  31. “The human spirit needs places where nature has not been rearranged by the hand of man.” – Author Unknown
  32. “The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.” – Zeno of Citium
  33. “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” – Margaret Atwood
  34. “Nature never hurries. Atom by atom, little by little she achieves her work.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  35. “The earth is what we all have in common.” – Wendell Berry
  36. “All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.” – Marie Curie
  37. “The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.” – Zeno
  38. “The earth has its music for those who will listen.” – George Santayana
  39. “Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” – Hans Christian Andersen
  40. “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” – Frank Lloyd Wright
  41. “Nature is not a place to visit, it is home.” – Gary Snyder
  42. “The earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare
  43. “The ocean is a mighty harmonist.” – William Wordsworth
  44. “Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.” – Pedro Calderón de la Barca
  45. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  46. “The earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth.” – Marlee Matlin
  47. “Nature does not bestow virtue; to be good is an art.” – Seneca
  48. “Nature is not our enemy, to be raped and conquered. Nature is ourselves, to be cherished and explored.” – Terence McKenna
  49. “Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.” – Blaise Pascal
  50. “The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.” – D.H. Lawrence
  51. “Nature is not a luxury, but a necessity of the human spirit, as vital as water or good bread.” – Edward Abbey
  52. “Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.” – Rachel Carson
  53. “Every dewdrop and raindrop had a whole heaven within it.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  54. “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” – Edward Abbey
  55. “The flower that follows the sun does so even on cloudy days.” – Robert Leighton
  56. “Nature is an infinite sphere whose center is everywhere and whose circumference is nowhere.” – Blaise Pascal
  57. “Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” – Kahlil Gibran
  58. “A bird does not sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.” – Maya Angelou
  59. “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
  60. “The earth has its music for those who will listen.” – Reginald Vincent Holmes
  61. “In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.” – Hans Hofmann
  62. “The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.” – Robert Wyland
  63. “Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.” – Louie Schwartzberg
  64. “Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.” – William Wordsworth
  65. “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir
  66. “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely, or unhappy is to go outside.” – Anne Frank
  67. “I believe the world is incomprehensibly beautiful — an endless prospect of magic and wonder.” – Ansel Adams
  68. “To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” – Helen Keller
  69. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs
  70. “The earth laughs in flowers.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  71. “Nature is not a matter of indifference but of respect.” – Gaston Bachelard
  72. “The beauty of nature is in its silence.” – Debasish Mridha
  73. “Nature is the art of God eternal.” – Theodore Parker
  74. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” – Maxime Lagacé
  75. “The earth does not belong to us. We belong to the earth.” – Chief Seattle
  76. “Nature is an endless combination and repetition of a very few laws.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  77. “We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” – Albert Einstein
  78. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle
  79. “Nature is the best medicine for serenity. Peace, calmness, stillness. It’s good for the heart.” – Karen Madewell
  80. “Choose only one master—nature.” – Rembrandt
  81. “Nature never rushes, yet everything gets done.” – Donald L. Hicks
  82. “Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.” – Albert Einstein
  83. “Nature is loved by what is best in us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  84. “Nature does nothing uselessly.” – Aristotle
  85. “Nature is the greatest place to heal and recharge.” – Unknown
  86. “Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.” – John Ruskin
  87. “The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.” – Joseph Campbell
  88. “Nature never hurries. Atom by atom, little by little, she achieves her work.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  89. “Nature is my medicine.” – Sara Moss-Wolfe
  90. “Nature always tends to act in the simplest way.” – Bernoulli
  91. “Nature is the source of all true knowledge.” – Leonardo da Vinci
  92. “Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  93. “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” – Albert Einstein
  94. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir
  95. “In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir
  96. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu
  97. “The Earth has music for those who listen.” – William Shakespeare
  98. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.” – Gary Snyder
  99. “The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir
  100. “The poetry of the earth is never dead.” – John Keats
  101. “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  102. “Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads.” – Henry David Thoreau
  103. “To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  104. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” – William Shakespeare
  105. “The beauty of the natural world lies in the details.” – Natalie Angier
  106. “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!'” – Robin Williams
  107. “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
  108. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.” – Isaac Newton
  109. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Vincent Van Gogh
  110. “Nature is the art of God.” – Dante Alighieri
  111. “The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” – Claude Monet
  112. “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.” – Henry Ward Beecher
  113. “Land really is the best art.” – Andy Warhol
  114. “The landscape belongs to the person who looks at it.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  115. “The Earth does not belong to us: we belong to the Earth.” – Marlee Matlin

A Note from the Author

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Jessica Bray

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