Quotes about Nature

All sorts of inspirational nature quotes, a selection of the most beautiful inspirational quotes about nature.
And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

- Kahlil Gibran


We inter-breath with the rain forests, we drink from the oceans. They are part of our own body.

- Thich Nhat Hanh


You didn’t come into this world.
You came out of it, like a wave from the ocean.
You are not a stranger here.

- Alan Watts


One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

- William Shakespeare


Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself?

- Henry David Thoreau


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


There is something of the marvelous in all things of nature.

- Aristotle


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The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.

- E.E. Cummings


Come forth into the light of things, let Nature be your teacher.

- William Wordsworth


The whole secret of the study of nature lies in learning how to use one’s eyes…

- George Sand


Look! Look! Look deep into nature and you will understand everything.

- Albert Einstein


One should pay attention to even the smallest crawling creature for these too may have a valuable lesson to teach us.

- Black Elk


I begin to see an object when I cease to understand it.

- Henry David Thoreau


Never a day passes but that I do myself the honor to commune with some of nature’s varied forms.

- George Washington Carver


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I am in love with this world. I have climbed its mountains, roamed its forests, sailed its waters, crossed its deserts, felt the sting of its frosts, the oppression of its heats, the drench of its rains, the fury of its winds, and always have beauty and joy waited upon my goings and comings.

- John Burroughs


Go out, go out I beg of you
And taste the beauty of the wild.
Behold the miracle of the earth
With all the wonder of a child.

- Edna Jaques


Only spread a fern-frond over a man’s head and worldly cares are cast out, and freedom and beauty and peace come in.

- John Muir


In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life, – no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair.

- Ralph Waldo Emerson


It was in the forest that I found the peace that passeth understanding

- Jane Goodall


The forest makes your heart gentle. You become one with it… No place for greed or anger there.

- Pha Pachak


Believe one who knows: you will find something greater in woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you that which you can never learn from masters.

- Saint Bernard de Clairvaux


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If there is any wisdom running through my life now, in my walking on this earth, it came from listening in the Great Silence to the stones, trees, space, the wild animals, to the pulse of all life as my heartbeat.

- Vijali Hamilton


To look at any thing,
If you would know that thing,
You must look at it long.

- John Moffitt


You only need sit still long enough in some attractive spot in the woods that all its inhabitants may exhibit themselves to you by turns.

- Henry David Thoreau


The earth is rude, silent, incomprehensible at first; Be not discouraged – keep on – there are divine things, well envelop’d; I swear to you there are divine things more beautiful than words can tell.

- Walt Whitman


Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons.
It is to grow in the open air, and to eat and sleep with the earth.

- Walt Whitman


I want to realize brotherhood or identity not merely with the beings called human, but I want to realize identity with all life, even with such beings as crawl on earth.

- Mahatma Gandhi


I’m sure I’ve been a toad, one time or another. With bats, weasels, worms… I rejoice in the kinship. Even the caterpillar I can love, and the various vermin.

- Theodore Roethke


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I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beechtree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines.

- Henry David Thoreau


As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing.
I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche.
I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can.

- John Muir


If there is one thing clear about the centuries dominated by the factory and the wheel, it is that although the machine can make everything from a spoon to a landing-craft, a natural joy in earthly living is something it never has and never will be able to manufacture.

- Henry Beston


I arise today Through the strength of heaven: Light of sun, Radiance of moon, Splendour of fire. Speed of lightning, Swiftness of wind, Depth of sea, Stability of earth, Firmness of rock.

- Saint Patrick


Away from the tumult of motor and mill I want to be care-free; I want to be still! I’m weary of doing things; weary of words I want to be one with the blossoms and birds.

- Edgar A. Guest


I thank You God for most this amazing day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything which is natural which is infinite which is yes.

- E.E. Cummings


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