No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.
One will never again look at a birch tree, after the Robert Frost poem, in exactly the same way.
Pain is filtered in a poem so that it becomes finally, in the end, pleasure.
A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.
Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise!
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
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.
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
H. G. Wells
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.
People in cities may forget the soil for as long as a hundred years, but Mother Nature's memory is long and she will not let them forget indefinitely.
Henry Cantwell Wallace
Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.