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Mother Earth has graced us with her endless beauty, explore these nature quotes to appreciate her!

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Looking for thought-provoking nature quotes and sayings that will help you reconnect with mother earth?

The nature quotes below will remind you of her beauty.

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Most of us already know that being in nature has healing properties.

You don’t need to be a doctor to immediately realize how we feel better when we are outside, in nature.

Got tired eyes from working on the computer all day?

Rest your eyes on something green.

Stressed after a long week’s hard work?

A jog around the park should do the trick.

Apart from providing us with food and medicinal herbs, simply being among greenery can help revive weary spirits.

But what if you’re in the urban jungle?

Do you live away from the nearest park or nature reserve?

Don’t worry: there are plenty of ways to live in harmony with nature even while in the city.

For instance, you could keep indoor potted plants at home.

Tiny herb gardens of your favorite spices are also a nice addition.

Check out these amazing nature quotes to help you reconnect with Mother Earth again.

After all, it’s been a while and she misses you…

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Inspirational nature quotes to help you reconnect with Mother Earth

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

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2. “The sunlight claps the earth, and the moonbeams kiss the sea: what are all these kissings worth, if thou kiss not me?” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

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3. “The mountains are calling and I must go.” – John Muir

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

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5. “I like it when a flower or a little tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. It’s so fuckin’ heroic.” – George Carlin

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

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

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8. “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” – John Muir

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9. “We know that God is everywhere; but certainly we feel His presence most when His works are on the grandest scale spread before us; and it is in the unclouded night-sky, where His worlds wheel their silent course, that we read clearest His infinitude, His omnipotence, His omnipresence.” – Charlotte Brontë

10. “If I were a tree, I would have no reason to love a human.” – Maggie Stiefvater

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Moving nature quotes and sayings

11. “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

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

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13. “Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

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

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

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16. “Our task must be to free ourselves…by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.” – Albert Einstein

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

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

19. “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

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

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21. “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

22. “…If you have ever gone to the woods with me, I must love you very much.” – Mary Oliver
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23. “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.” – John Muir

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

25. “And I feel above me the day-blind stars

waiting with their light. For a time

I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.”

Wendell Berry

26. “No spring nor summer beauty hath such grace as I have seen in one autumnal face.” – John Donne

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27. “The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.” – William Blake

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28. “We kill all the caterpillars, then complain there are no butterflies.” – John Marsden

29. “Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year.” – Chad Sugg

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Inspirational nature quotes about joy and life

30. “The world’s big and I want to have a good look at it before it gets dark.” – John Muir

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

32. “I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says ‘Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.'”―Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass.

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

34. “I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” – Emma Goldman

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35. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

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

39. “There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.” – Lord Byron

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

Nature quotes to remind of its beauty

41. “Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.”—John Muir, Our National Parks

42. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.” ― Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

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43. “To sit in the shade on a fine day, and look upon verdure, is the most perfect refreshment.'”—Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

44. “Is the spring coming?’ he said. ‘What is it like?’ …’It is the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine, and things pushing up and working under the earth.’” —Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden

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45. “I believe the world is incomprehensibly beautiful — an endless prospect of magic and wonder.” –Ansel Adams

46. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle

47. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.” ― Isaac Newton (see more quotes on simplicity)

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

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49. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” – Vincent Van Gogh

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

50. “Mother Nature speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer.” – Radhanath Swami

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51. “Looking at beauty in the world, is the first step of purifying the mind.” ― Amit Ray, Meditation: Insights and Inspirations

52. “I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” ― John Muir

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

54. “Nature never hurries. Atom by atom, little by little she
achieves her work.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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55. “Nature is full of infinite causes that have never occurred in experience.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

56. “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the
wide world’s joy.” – Henry Ward Beecher

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57. “In nature there are neither rewards or punishments – there are consequences.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

58. “Art is the child of nature in whom we trace the features of the mothers face.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

59. “Wild roses are fairest, and nature a better gardener than art.” ― Louisa May Alcott

60. Flowers are like human beings . . . they thrive on a little
kindness.- Fred Streeter

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Beautiful nature quotes about life and the earth

61. “At one time in the world there were woods that no one owned.” – Cormac McCarthy

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

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

64. “Nature is not our enemy, to be raped and conquered. Nature is ourselves, to be cherished and explored.” ― Terence McKenna

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65. “The earth has its music for those who will listen.” – George Santanaya

66. “To me, Mother Nature isn’t nearly as scary as human nature.” ― Paula Stokes

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

68. “There is no better designer than nature.” ― Alexander McQueen

69. “Mother Nature doesn’t care if you’re having fun. ” ― Larry Niven

70. “How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains!” ― John Muir

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

72. “Nothing is art if it does not come from nature.” – Antoni Gaudi

73. “You can’t be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet.” – Hal Borland

74. “Architects cannot teach nature anything.” – Mark Twain

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

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

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77. “Let us give Nature a chance; she knows her business better than we do.” ― Michel de Montaigne

78. “I should like the fields tinged with red, the rivers yellow and the trees painted blue. Nature has no imagination.” ― Charles Baudelaire

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79. “Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.” ― Jimmy Carter

80. “Earth is the holiest place in the Universe, loving the earth, and loving life is the way to generate positive vibrations.” ― Amit Ray

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81. “Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits.”― Samuel Butler

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82. “Nature is my manifestation of God.
I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day’s work.”― Frank Lloyd Wright

83. “If nature has taught us anything it is that the impossible is probable.”― Ilyas Kassam

84. “Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.”― Lorraine Anderson

85. “Autumn leaves don’t fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar.”― Delia Owens

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86. “There is a love of wild nature in everybody, an ancient mother-love showing itself whether recognized or no, and however covered by cares and duties.”― John Muir

87. “It’s very, very dangerous to lose contact with living nature.”― Albert Hofmann

88. “I think nature’s imagination Is so much greater than man’s, she’s never going to let us relax.”― Richard Phillips Feynman

89. “Those honor nature well, who teach that she can speak on everything.”― Blaise Pascal

90. “Drive nature out of the door and it will fly in at the window.”― Fyodor Dostoyevsky

91. “In nature nothing is created, nothing is lost, everything changes.”― Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier

92. “Nature never rushes, yet everything gets done.”― Donald L. Hicks

93. “Nature is as well adapted to our weakness as to our strength.”― Henry David Thoreau

94. “Enjoy the peace of Nature and declutter your inner world.”― Amit Ray

95. “My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.”― Aldous Huxley

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Other inspirational nature quotes and sayings

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

97. “We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.” – William Hazlitt

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

99. “Wilderness is not a luxury but a necessity of the human spirit.” –Edward Abbey

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

101. “The earth is what we all have in common.” —Wendell Berry

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

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103. “Nature is loved by what is best in us.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson

104. “All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.” —Marie Curie

105. “By discovering nature, you discover yourself.” —Maxime Lagacé

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106. “The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had the eyes to see.” ― Edward Abbey

107. “The happiest man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

108. “The land knows you, even when you are lost.” ― Robin Wall Kimmerer

109. “It’s the idea that people living close to nature tend to be noble. It’s seeing all those sunsets that does it. You can’t watch a sunset and then go off and set fire to your neighbor’s tepee. Living close to nature is wonderful for your mental health.” ― Daniel Quinn

110. “I never really understood the word ‘loneliness’. As far as I was concerned, I was in an orgy with the sky and the ocean, and with nature.” ― Bjork

111. “As in everything, nature is the best instructor.” ― Adolf Hitler

112. “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

113. “I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front 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

114. “I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.” ― Frank Lloyd Wright

115. “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

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Powerful nature quotes to reflect on

116. “Choose only one master—nature.” — Rembrandt

117. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” — Lao Tzu

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

119. “Leave the road, take the trails.” — Pythagoras

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

121. “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

122. “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

123. “Men argue. Nature acts.” — Voltaire

124. “The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.” — Zeno

125. “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.” — William Shakespeare

Nature Quotes To Connect With Your Soul

126. “Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price.” ― Napoleon Hill

127. “It is the marriage of the soul with nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.” ― Henry David Thoreau

128. “Nature is always lovely, invincible, glad, whatever is done and suffered by her creatures. All scars she heals, whether in rocks or water or sky or hearts.” ― John Muir

129. “As you awaken to your divine nature, you’ll begin to appreciate beauty in everything you see, touch and experience.” ― Wayne Dyer

130. “Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.” ― Francis Bacon

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

132. “To grow up in intimate association with nature – animal and vegetable – is an irreplaceable form of wealth and culture.” ― Miles Franklin

133. “The more we exploit nature, The more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival.” ― Mo Udall

134. “Nature repairs her ravages,–repairs them with her sunshine and with human labor.” ― George Eliot

135. “Nature goes her own way, and all that to us seems an exception is really according to order.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

What do you think about these nature quotes and sayings?

However, you choose to add a bit of nature into your life, be sure to make room for everyday joys.

Watch sunrises or sunsets from your window.

Stop and admire the pretty flowers on your way to work.

Try camping on the weekends.

Use your favorite app to help you find great ideas on how to reconnect with Nature.

You don’t need to travel far and wide to feel at peace.

Look out for local parks, beaches, or lakes that are easily accessible to you.

Schedule some ‘you-time’ among still waters and budding blooms.

Or why not bring a friend and share these nature quotes with them.

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Which of these nature quotes and sayings was your favorite?

Do you have any other inspirational quotes to add?

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      July 12, 2019 at 10:18 AM

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