Phrases about nature: aphorisms, quotes

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Quotes, aphorisms and phrases about nature, a fascinating universe of infinite beauty, only partially explained by science and comprising life forms, meteorological phenomena and geological changes of the Earth.


Quotes about nature

- They said: "Everyone wants to go back to nature", but nobody wants to go there on foot. (Andrew J. Wollensky)

- Will my heart kidnapped by wild cherry blossoms return to my body when they fly away? (Kotomichi)


- You cannot admire nature by proxy. (Winston Churchill)

- It is in the heart of man that the life of the spectacle of nature exists; to be able to see it, you have to feel it. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

- Are we worried that artificial intelligence will make us feel inferior? Instead, we should have an inferiority complex every time we look at a flower. (Alan Kay)


- Our environmental problems arise from the arrogance of imagining ourselves as the central nervous system or the brain of nature. We are not the brain, we are nature's cancer. (Dave Foreman)

- If you want to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand. (Buddha)

- Man is the craziest species: he venerates an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Without realizing that the Nature that is destroying is that God that is venerating. (Hubert Reeves)


- I go to nature to be cradled and healed, and to have my senses put in order. (John Burroughs)

- Until now man has been against Nature; from now on it will be against one's nature. (Dennis Gabor)

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- Nature does nothing useless. (Aristotle)

- Springs and landscapes have a serious flaw: they are free. Love for nature does not provide work for any factory. (Aldous Huxley)

- Men argue, nature acts. (Voltaire)

- You cannot suspect a tree, or accuse a bird or squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a viola. (Hal Borland)

- If nature had as many laws as the state has, even God could not govern it. (Ludwig Börne)

- All the ugliness of the world can be forgotten in the beauty of nature! (Mehmet Murat ildan)

- I like it when a flower or a small tuft of grass grows through a crack in the concrete. He's so damned heroic. (George Carlin)


- Remember that the best doctor is nature: it heals two thirds of diseases and does not speak ill of colleagues. (Galen)

- Nature! We are surrounded and wrapped in it - unable to get out of it, unable to penetrate more deeply into her. Unsolicited, and without warning, she grabs us in the vortex of her dance and drags us with her, until, tired, we melt from her arms. (Goethe)

- There is a way in which nature speaks, in which the earth speaks. Most of the time we are not patient enough, quiet enough to pay attention to his stories. (Linda Hogan)

- You don't have to know too much, or be too precise, scientific about birds and trees and flowers and water movements; a certain margin of freedom, and even vagueness - perhaps ignorance, credulity - helps enjoy these things. (Walt Whitman)

- Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, mountains and sea, are excellent teachers, and teach some of us more than we can learn from books. (John Lubbock)

- Wild nature contains answers to questions that man has not learned to ask. (Nancy Newhall)


- Forgetting how to dig the earth and take care of the soil is forgetting ourselves.
(Mahatma Gandhi)

- Man must realize that he occupies an infinitely small space in creation and that none of his aesthetic inventions can compete with a mineral, an insect or a flower. A bird, a beetle or a butterfly deserve the same fervent attention as a painting by Titian or Tintoretto, but we have forgotten how to look. (Claude Lévi-Strauss)

- We must not do violence to nature, but persuade it. (Epicurus)

- There is nothing useless in nature; not even the same uselessness; nothing has intruded into this universe that has no suitable place. (Michel De Montaigne)

- Violence against nature has been a strong ingredient of our civilization for a hundred years now. (Hugo von Hofmannsthal)

Aphorisms on nature

- Nature always tends to act in the simplest way. (Jacques Bernoulli)

- It is not the man who must fight against a hostile nature, but it is the defenseless nature that has been the victim of humanity for generations.(Jacques-Yves Cousteau)

- Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. (Albert Einstein)

- Self-defense is the oldest law of Nature. (John Dryden)

- Nature is the difference between the soul and God. (Fernando Pessoa)

- We are powerless in the face of nature. (Reinhold Messner)

- Walking for me means entering nature. And that's why I walk slowly, I almost never run. Nature is not a gym for me. I am going to see, to feel, with all my senses. So my spirit enters the trees, the meadow, the flowers. The high mountains are a feeling for me. (Reinhold Messner)


- All things and actions existing in Nature are perfect. (Baruch Spinoza)

- In all things of nature there is something wonderful. (Aristotle)

- Nature is the infinite combination and repetition of very few laws. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

- Nature has thousands of colors, and we have made up our mind to reduce the scale to only twenty. (Hermann Hesse)

- Nature is fantastic. A billion years ago he would never have suspected that we would have worn glasses, yet he made us ears! (Milton Berle)

- Nature, the vicar of Almighty God. (Geoffrey Chaucer)

- After all, I don't understand why I always find myself asking selfishly for personal and individualistic miracles when every year we see miracles like those of the white dogwood bloom. (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

- I have always considered nature as the habit of God. (Alan Hovhaness)

- Nature is full of genius, full of Divine, so that not even a snowflake escapes its modeling hand. (Henry David Thoreau)

- Nature is revelation of God; Art, revelation of man. (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

- I made a strange discovery. Whenever I talk to a scholar I am sure that happiness is not possible. Yet when I talk to my gardener, I am convinced otherwise. (Bertrand Russell)

- I like to think of nature as an unlimited transmission station, through which God speaks to us every moment. We just have to tune in. (George Washington Carver)


- I have never had another desire so strong, and so intense, like that…. to finally be the owner of a small house and a large garden, and to dedicate the rest of my life to its care and to the study of nature. (Abraham Cowley)

- Nature has perfections to demonstrate that it is the image of God and has flaws to show that it is only an image of God. (Blaise Pascal)

- Sitting in the shade, on a beautiful day, and looking up towards the lush green hills, is the best rest. (Jane Austen)

- Does the existence of nature not rest, as theism deludes itself, on the existence of God? not even by dream, it is quite the opposite: the existence of God, or rather the faith in his existence, has its only foundation in the existence of nature. (Ludwig Feuerbach)

- Nature is nothing but an enigmatic poem. (Michel de Montaigne)

- It is far from easy to say whether nature has proved to be a generous mother or a ruthless stepmother for man. (Pliny the Elder)

- If the wicked thrive and better suited survive, Nature must be the god of rascals. (George Bernard Shaw)

- I don't believe in evil, I only believe in horror. In nature there is no evil, but only horror in abundance. Epidemics and scourges, and ants and worms. (Karen Blixen)

- Nature reserves the right to inflict the most terrifying jokes on its children. (Thornton Wilder)

Phrases about nature

- Everything you can imagine, nature has already created it. (Albert Einstein)

- Look at those cows and remember that the greatest scientists in the world have never discovered how to turn grass into milk. (Mihajlo Pupin)

- Looking at the beauty of nature is the first step in purifying the mind. (Amit Ray)


- Nature is in no hurry, yet everything is realized. (Lao Tzu)

- Look at the trees, look at the birds, look at the clouds, the stars ... and if you have eyes you can see that the whole existence is full of joy. Everything is pure happiness. Trees are happy for no reason; they won't become prime ministers or presidents and they won't get rich - they don't even have a bank account! Look at the flowers. It's amazing how happy flowers are - and for no reason. (Osho)

- In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments: there are consequences. (Robert Green Ingersoll)

- Do not forget that the earth delights in feeling your bare feet and the winds intensely desire to play with your hair. (Khalil Gibran)

- Now I see the secret to creating the best people. It is growing in the open air and eating and sleeping with the earth. (Walt Whitman)

- You'll find more in the woods than in books. Trees and stones will teach you what cannot be learned from masters. (San Bernardo)

- Nature is all we see: the hill, the afternoon, the squirrel, the eclipse, the hornet.Or rather, nature is paradise. Nature is all we hear: the bobolink sparrow, the sea, the thunder, the cricket. Or rather, nature is harmony. Nature is all we know without having the ability to say it, so impotent is our wisdom compared to its simplicity. (Emily Dickinson)

- And this our life, away from the crowd, finds tongues in the trees, books in the streams, preaches in the stones, and everywhere the good. (William Shakespeare)

- What I see in nature is a magnificent structure that we can only understand very imperfectly, which cannot fail to fill any rational person with humility. (Albert Einstein)

- The clearest way to the universe is through a wild forest. (John Muir)

- In nature nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. The trees can be twisted, curved in bizarre ways, but still look beautiful. (Alice Walker)

- And besides, I have nature and art and poetry, and if this is not enough, what more can I want? (Vincent van Gogh)


- When men and mountains meet, great things happen. (William Blake)

- Nature is not a place to visit. It is our home. (Gary Snyder)

- While sitting on a hillside, lying under the trees of a forest or crouching with wet legs on the stony shore of a mountain stream, the large door opens. (Stephen Graham)

- The salvation of the world is in the wild nature. (Henry David Thoreau)

- When I need to recreate myself, I go in search of the darkest forest, the most dense and impenetrable swamp: here lies the strength, the quintessence of Nature ... the vast, wild, terrible mother of all of us, Nature. (Henry David Thoreau)

- Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thinens the blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in nature; and when I hear the yellow lament of the coyote at dawn, my worries abandon me and I am happy. (Hamlin Garland)

- In every walk in nature, man receives much more than what he seeks. (John Muir)

- Raise nature, God is below. (Victor Hugo)

- The more one lives alone, on the river or in the open countryside, the more he realizes that there is nothing more beautiful and greater than fulfilling the obligations of one's daily life, simply and naturally. From the grass of the fields to the stars of the sky, everything does just that; there is such profound peace and such immense beauty in nature, precisely because nothing tries to transgress its limits. (Tagore)

- There is a book always open for all eyes: nature. (Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

- A quiet, secluded life in the countryside. With the possibility of being useful to people who let themselves be helped, and who are not used to receiving. It is a job that will hopefully be of some use; and then rest, nature, books, music, love of neighbor. This is my idea of ​​happiness. (Lev Tolstoj)

- Think what a great planetary revolution there would be if millions of kids from all over the world with their backpacks on their shoulders began to go around nature. (Jack Kerouac)

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