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How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!

I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

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.

I am two with nature.

I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

I chatter, chatter, as I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on forever.

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.

I did not become a vegetarian for my health, I did it for the health of the chickens.

I don't mind if my skull ends up on a shelf as long as it's got my name on it.

I follow nature as the surest guide, and resign myself, with implicit obedience, to her sacred ordinances.

I frequently tramped eight or ten miles through the deepest snow to keep an appointment with a beech tree, or a yellow birch, or an old acquaintance among the pines.

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.

I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.

I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do.

I love not man the less, but Nature more.

I love the challenge of starting at zero every day and seeing how much I can accomplish.

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.

I never knew how soothing trees are - many trees and patches of open sunlight, and tree presences; it is almost like having another being.

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.


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