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A city where everyone seemed to live in a bungalow on a broad avenue l... - Kevin Starr
A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm,... - John Muir
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg. - Samuel Butler
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of ... - Carl Reiner
A mistake is simply another way of doing things. - Katharine Graham
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of... - Walt Whitman
A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at ... - Hal Borland
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative. - H. G. Wells
Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. - Russell Baker
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower whereve... - Abraham Lincoln
All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God. - Thomas Browne
All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to wh... - Toni Morrison
And how should a beautiful, ignorant stream of water know it heads for... - Carl Sandburg
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painf... - Anais Nin
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, ... - William Shakespeare
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. - Albert Camus
Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the go... - Langston Hughes
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight... - Rose Kennedy
Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring bree... - Ikkyu Sojun
Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kisse... - Rupert Brooke
By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewe... - Thomas Merton
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. - John Muir
Come forth into the light of things, Let Nature be your teacher. - William Wordsworth
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path a... - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a co... - Kin Hubbard
Each is like a river that leaves behind its name and shape, the whole ... - Richard Selzer
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and th... - John Lubbock
Earth laughs in flowers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Environmentalists have long been fond of saying that the sun is the on... - Stephanie Mills
Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees... - Henry David Thoreau
Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. - Gerard De Nerval
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in... - John Muir
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of c... - Rainer Maria Rilke
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man... - George Bernard Shaw
Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change c... - David Letterman
Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've ... - Marilyn Monroe
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the li... - William Shakespeare
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul... - Henry Ward Beecher
Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no... - Antonio Porchia
Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all th... - Ralph Waldo Emerson
For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring ... - Pam Brown
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green ... - Martin Luther
For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wi... - Edward Abbey
For the man sound in body and serene of mind there is no such thing as... - George Gissing
Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupe... - Orison Swett Marden
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the wind... - Kahlil Gibran
Fragments came floating into his mind like bits of wood drifting down ... - Elizabeth Gray Vining
Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can w... - Walt Whitman
God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avala... - John Muir
Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness compo... - James Russell Lowell
Grass grows by inches but it's killed by feet. - George Thoma
Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a mor... - Sandra Day O'Connor
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth... - Socrates
Heaven is under our feet as well as over our heads. - Henry David Thoreau
Hit a tripwire of smell and memories explode all at once. A complex vi... - Diane Ackerman
Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. - Robert Green Ingersoll
How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquit... - Ralph Waldo Emerson
How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! - John Muir
How long can men thrive between walls of brick, walking on asphalt pav... - Charles Lindbergh
How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude! - Emily Dickinson
Human subtelty will never devise an invention more beautiful, more sim... - Leonardo da Vinci
I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I ... - Wendell Berry
I am two with nature. - Woody Allen
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the star... - Walt Whitman
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. - Frank Lloyd Wright
I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could... - Georgia O'Keeffe
I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health o... - Isaac Bashevis Singer
I don't mind if my skull ends up on a shelf as long as it's got my nam... - Debbie Harry
I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to ke... - Henry David Thoreau
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in ... - John Burroughs
I know why familles were created, with all their imperfections. They h... - Anais Nin
I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to l... - Willa Cather
I look forward to an America which will not be afraid of grace and bea... - John F. Kennedy
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, throug... - George Washington Carver
I never had any other desire so strong, and so like covetousness, as t... - Abraham Crowley
I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they l... - John Muir
I never saw a moor, I never saw the sea; Yet know I how the heather lo... - Emily Dickinson
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was... - Henry David Thoreau
I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sund... - John Muir
I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. - Claude Monet
I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the land... - Andrew Wyeth
I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of p... - Hamlin Garland
I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with lea... - Leo Buscaglia
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spi... - E. E. Cummings
I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field s... - Alice Walker
I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree. - Joyce Kilmer
I think the environment should be put in the category of our national ... - Robert Redford
I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite... - Bertrand Russell
If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is i... - Henry David Thoreau
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's wa... - Aristotle
In a pond koi can reach lengths of eighteen inches. Amazingly, when pl... - Vince Poscente
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. - Aristotle
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks. - John Muir
In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single da... - Aldo Leopold
In order to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the ... - Carl Sagan
In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static thin... - John Fowles
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invin... - Albert Camus
In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientifi... - Charles Lindbergh
In your standard-issue family - of which few remain, but on which our ... - Delia Ephron
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the ... - Ansel Adams
It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, b... - Frederick Douglass
It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon me... - Robert Louis Stevenson
It is one of the secrets of Nature in its mood of mockery that fine we... - Muriel Spark
It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book. - Cyril Connolly
It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities... - Dan Quayle
It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more fre... - P. D. James
It's hard for the modern generation to understand Thoreau, who lived b... - Bill Vaughan
Just living is not enough... One must have sunshine, freedom, and a li... - Hans Christian Anderson
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I ... - Hal Borland
Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend. - Mao Tse-Tung
Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the b... - Carl Sandburg
Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver li... - Langston Hughes
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be ... - Anton Chekhov
Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue w... - Sara Teasdale
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can trans... - Jimmy Carter
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. - Albert Einstein
Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by ... - Albert Schweitzer
Man is a complex being: he makes deserts bloom - and lakes die. - Gil Stern
Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not tha... - Saint Basil
Maybe nature is fundamentally ugly, chaotic and complicated. But if it... - Steven Weinberg
My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release... - Hamlin Garland
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature chose for a tool, not the earthquake or lightning to rend and s... - John Muir
Nature does nothing uselessly. - Aristotle
Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones.... - John Burroughs
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye... - Henry David Thoreau
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. - Francis Bacon
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can c... - Margaret Mead
Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top.... - Dag Hammarskjold
Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, m... - Diane Ackerman
Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for ... - Ambrose Bierce
Once you have heard the lark, known the swish of feet through hill-top... - Gwyn Thomas
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of... - Dale Carnegie
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. - William Shakespeare
People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with j... - Iris Murdoch
Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but th... - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Poetry is a rich, full-bodied whistle, cracked ice crunching in pails,... - Boris Pasternak
Rain! whose soft architectural hands have power to cut stones, and chi... - Henry Ward Beecher
Remember when atmospheric contaminants were romantically called stardu... - Lane Olinghouse
Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on... - John Lubbock
Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves a... - Henry David Thoreau
Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll show you somebo... - Joan Collins
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. - Winston Churchill
Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet. - Roger Miller
Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, ... - Jean Paul Richter
Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" - Robin Williams
Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. - Doug Larson
Spring shows what God can do with a drab and dirty world. - Virgil A. Kraft
Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is ... - John Ruskin
Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain person... - Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth. - Henry David Thoreau
The art of never making a mistake is crucial to motherhood. To be effe... - Erma Bombeck
The bluebird carries the sky on his back. - Henry David Thoreau
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. - Rabindranath Tagore
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. - John Muir
The coconut trees, lithe and graceful, crowd the beach like a minuet o... - William Manchester
The control man has secured over nature has far outrun his control ove... - Ernest Jones
The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eter... - Jean Giraudoux
The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is ... - John Muir
The groves were God's first temples. - William Cullen Bryant
The magnificence of mountains, the serenity of nature - nothing is saf... - Loudon Wainwright
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with ... - William Ellery Channing
The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is ... - Eric Berne
The planting of trees is the least self-centered of all that we do. It... - Thornton Wilder
The poetry of the earth is never dead. - John Keats
The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had... - Henry Havelock Ellis
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on i... - Galileo Galilei
The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists... - Orison Swett Marden
The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks. - Tennessee Williams
The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful. - E. E. Cummings
There are always flowers for those who want to see them. - Henri Matisse
There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but only one view. - Harry Millner
There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. - Marshall McLuhan
There are truths on this side of the Pyranees, which are falsehoods on... - Blaise Pascal
There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual ... - Annie Dillard
There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the l... - Lord Byron
There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you... In spri... - Ruth Stout
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a bu... - R. Buckminster Fuller
There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way ... - Robert Lynd
There is that in the glance of a flower which may at times control the... - John Muir
There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelli... - Don DeLillo
This very moment is a seed from which the flowers of tomorrow's happin... - Margaret Lindsey
Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curi... - Izaak Walton
To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind th... - George Santayana
To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our ... - Wendell Berry
To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water e... - John Burroughs
To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome th... - Helen Keller
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most pe... - Jane Austen
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. - Rabindranath Tagore
Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to t... - David Gerrold
Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for f... - Walter Scott
Use what talent you possess - the woods would be very silent if no bir... - Henry Van Dyke
We all travel the milky way together, trees and men... trees are trave... - John Muir
We cannot command Nature except by obeying her. - Francis Bacon
We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and ou... - William Hazlitt
We ran up the hills where, as you looked down toward the sea, the floo... - Colin McPhee
Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless sta... - William Cullen Bryant
What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the... - Logan Pearsall Smith
What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any do... - Hal Boyle
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then... - Vincent Van Gogh
When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and qua... - James Whitcomb Riley
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it - Ralph Waldo Emerson
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the... - John Muir
Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numb... - Hamlin Garland
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sun... - Anthony J. D'Angelo
Winter is nature's way of saying, "Up yours." - Robert Byrne
Worlds can be found by a child and an adult bending down and looking t... - Mary Catherine Bateson
Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and go... - Ansel Adams
You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of s... - Hal Borland
You hear a lot of dialogue on the death of the American family. Famili... - Erma Bombeck
You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds... - Henry David Thoreau