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I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction because of the variety of factors in operation, not because of any lack of order in nature.
Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see.
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by.
William C. Bryant
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Frank Lloyd Wright
When you have seen one ant, one bird, one tree, you have not seen them all.
E. O. Wilson
Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup.
Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy.
The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
Henry David Thoreau
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
George Washington Carver
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.
This magnificent butterfly finds a little heap of dirt and sits still on it; but man will never on his heap of mud keep still.
I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.
Mother Nature may be forgiving this year, or next year, but eventually she's going to come around and whack you. You've got to be prepared.
For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant!
Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings.
Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.
We talk of our mastery of nature, which sounds very grand; but the fact is we respectfully adapt ourselves, first, to her ways.
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.
Love thou the rose, yet leave it on its stem.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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