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250 Nature Quotes

Lightning is the shorthand of a storm, and tells of chaos.

Eric Mackay Quotes

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The law of nature is the strictest expression of necessity.

Molescholte Quotes

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The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.

John Muir Quotes

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Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels.

Luigi Pirandello Quotes

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No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.

Llewelyn Powys Quotes

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Man is a complex being; he makes the deserts bloom and lakes die.

Gil Stern Quotes

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For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.

William Wordsworth Quotes

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I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

Frank Lloyd Wright Quotes

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Nothing is rich but the inexhaustible wealth of nature. She shows us only surfaces, but she is a million fathoms deep.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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We cannot command nature except by obeying her.

Francis Bacon Quotes

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I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.

Elwyn Brooks White Quotes

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We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Quotes

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We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.

Haida Indian saying Quotes

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Man is a blind, witless, low brow, anthropocentric clod who inflicts lesions upon the earth.

Ian McHarg Quotes

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Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.

James Anthony Froude Quotes

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Man is the only animal that can remain on friendly terms with the victims he intends to eat until he eats them.

Samuel Butler Quotes

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When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of God we call him a sportsman.

Joseph Wood Krutch Quotes

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The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands.

Havelock Ellis Quotes

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We who revel in nature's diversity and feel instructed by every animal tend to brand Homo sapiens as the greatest catastrophe since the Cretaceous extinction.

Stephen Jay Gould Quotes

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Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.

John Dewey Quotes

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Because we don't think about future generations, they will never forget us.

Henrik Tikkanen Quotes

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We have nowhere else to go... this is all we have.

Margaret Mead Quotes

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What is tolerance? -- it is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly -- that is the first law of nature.

Voltaire Quotes

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Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.

Thomas Hobbes Quotes

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He got a corporation mind. He doesn't believe in nature; he puts his trust and distrust in man.

Norman Mailer Quotes

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