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Ocean, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -- who has no gills.

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.

Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone but in every leaf of springtime.

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.

Pleasure for an hour, a bottle of wine; pleasure for a year, marriage; pleasure for a lifetime, a garden.

Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature.

Read nature; nature is a friend to truth; nature is Christian, preaches to mankind, and bids dead matter aid us in our creed.

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.

Shall I not have intelligence with the earth? Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll show you somebody who has never achieved much.

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet.

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them.

Speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee.

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush.

Study nature as the countenance of God.

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.


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