Water is the one substance from which the earth can conceal nothing; it sucks out its innermost secrets and brings them to our very lips.
Between earth and earth's atmosphere, the amount of water remains constant; there is never a drop more, never a drop less. This is a story of circular infinity, of a planet birthing itself.
Water is the only substance on earth that is naturally present in three different forms - as a liquid, a solid (ice) and as a gas (water vapor)
Nothing on earth is so weak and yielding as water, but for breaking down the firm and strong it has no equal.
Aquifer: a mysterious, magical and poorly defined area beneath the surface of the earth that either yields or withholds vast or lesser quantities of standing/flowing water, the quantity and/or quality of which is dependent on who is describing it or how much money may be at stake.
And new Philosophy calls all in doubt, the element of fire is quite put out; the Sun is lost, and the earth, and no mans wit can well direct him where to look for it.
Do not give in too much to feelings. A overly sensitive heart is an unhappy possession on this shaky earth.
Heaven would indeed be heaven if lovers were there permitted as much enjoyment as they had experienced on earth.
Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels.
If we make a couple of discoveries here and there we need not believe things will go on like this for ever. Just as we hit water when we dig in the earth, so we discover the incomprehensible sooner or later.
Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on Earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet
Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns.
“Beauty is all about us, but how may are blind! They look at the wonder of this earth and seem to see nothing. People move hectically but give little thought to where they are going. They seek excitement ... as if they were lost and desperate.”
There is something fundamentally wrong with treating the earth as if it were a business in liquidation.
The conservationist's most Important task, if we are to save the earth, is to educate.
The two most abundant forms of power on earth are solar and wind, and they're getting cheaper and cheaper
Now I see the secret of the making of the best persons. It is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
If we do not permit the Earth to produce beauty and joy, it will in the end not produce food either.
Then shall the trees of the wood sing out at the presence of the LORD, because he cometh to judge the earth.
You live on earth only for a few short years which you call an incarnation, and then you leave your body as an outworn dress and go for refreshment to your true home in the spirit.
Beauty is all about us, but how may are blind! They look at the wonder of this earth and seem to see nothing. People move hectically but give little thought to where they are going. They seek excitement ... as if they were lost and desperate.
Nothing more detestable does the earth produce than an ungrateful man.
The British are special. The world knows it. In our innermost thoughts we know it. This is the greatest nation on earth.
The royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war; This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea.
The Parliament of England cannot have on earth so strong pillars and pregnant supporters of all their were always told there is one golden rule: no hanky panky in theTardis.