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Nature Quotes 116-120

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Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature. 
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel 

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. 
Abraham Lincoln 

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God. 
Thomas Browne 

Nature is wont to hide herself. 
Heraclitus 

Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction. 
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nature Quotes 121-125

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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 

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. 
Henry David Thoreau 

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. 
Francis Bacon 

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was. 
Dag Hammarskjold 

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains. 
Diane Ackerman

Nature Quotes 16-20

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Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise! 
Wallace Stevens 

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water. 
Carl Reiner 

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

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. 
Hal Borland 

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative. 
H. G. Wells

Nature Quotes 161-170

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Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. 
Rabindranath Tagore 

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations. 
David Gerrold 

The poetry of the earth is never dead. 
John Keats 

The sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides. 
Jules Verne 

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only. 
Joseph Wood Krutch

Nature Quotes 31-35

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As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on. 
Woody Allen 

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. 
Albert Camus 

Bats drink on the wing, like swallows, by sipping the surface, as they play over pools and streams. 
Gilbert White 

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying. 
Langston Hughes 

Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy. 
Roger Tory Peterson