Nature Quotes

All human beings, by nature, desire to know.

Aristotle 384BC

Happiness is an endowment and not an acquisition. It depends more upon temperament and disposition than environment.

John J. Ingalls

If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow 1807

Joy is one of nature's greatest medicines. Joy is always healthy. A pleasant state of mind tends to bring abnormal conditions back to normal.

Catherine Ponder

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

H.G. Wells 1866

I hold myself to be incapable of hating any being on earth. By a long course of prayerful discipline, I have ceased for over forty years to hate anybody. I know this is a big claim. Nevertheless, I make it in all humility.

Mahatma Gandhi 1869

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments - there are consequences.

Robert G Ingersoll 1833

Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment, and especially on their children, than the unlived life of their parents.

Carl Jung 1875

Our reality is influenced by our notions about reality, regardless of the nature of those notions.

Joseph Chilton Pearce

Take time to think.. it is the source of power. Take time to play.. it is the secret of prepetual youth. Take time to read÷ it is the fountain of wisdom. Take time to pray.. it is the greatest power on earth. Take time to laugh÷ it is the music of the soul. Take time to give÷ it is too short a day to be selfish.

Anon xx

The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water; but to walk on the earth.

Chinese Proverb xxxx

There is no security on this earth, there is only opportunity.

General Douglas MacArthur

We are partakers of a common nature, and the same causes that contribute to the benefit of one contribute to the benefit of another.

William Godwin

We shrink from change; yet is there anything that can come into being without it? What does Nature hold dearer, or more proper to herself? Could you have a hot bath unless the firewood underwent some change.. is it possible for any useful thing to be achieved without change? Do you not see, then, that change in yourself is of the same order, and no less necessary to Nature?

Marcus Aurelius 121

Every part of this Earth is sacred to my people. Every shining pine needle, every sandy shore, every mist in the dark woods, every clearing and humming insect is holy in the memory and experience of my people.

Chief Seattle

I believe in God and in nature and in the triumph of good over evil.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

Is not the core of nature in the heart of man?

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe 1749

There can be no very black misery to him who lives in the midst of Nature and has his senses still.

Henry David Thoreau

Death can show us the way, for when we know and understand completely that our time on this earth is limited, and that we have no way of knowing when it will be over, then we must live each day as if it were the only one we had.

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross 1926

Cheerfulness and good nature, purge hatred and rancour.

Musa al-Kadhim

Man is an animal whose nature it is to live in a polis.

Aristotle

Nature flies from the infinite, for the infinite is unending or imperfect, and Nature ever seeks amend.

Aristotle

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

Aristotle

Come now, ye men, in nature darkling, like to the race of leaves, of little might, figures of clay, shadowy feeble tribes, wingless creatures of a day, miserable mortals, dream-like men.

Aristophanes

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