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Like a gardener, I believe that what goes down must come up.

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.

Look deep, deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

Looks through nature up to nature's God.

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth.

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger.

Maybe nature is fundamentally ugly, chaotic and complicated. But if it's like that, then I want out.

Men argue, nature acts.

Monotony is the law of nature. Look at the monotonous manner in which the sun rises. The monotony of necessary occupations is exhilarating and life-giving.

My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky.

My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful.

Natural objects themselves, even when they make no claim to beauty, excite the feelings, and occupy the imagination. Nature pleases, attracts, delights, merely because it is nature. We recognize in it an Infinite Power.

Nature - a thing which science and art never appear to see with the same eyes. If to an artist nature has a soul, why, so has a steam-engine. Art gifts with soul all matter that it contemplates; science turns all that is already gifted with soul into matter.

Nature abhors a vacuum.

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.

Nature and revelation are alike God's books; each may have mysteries, but in each there are plain practical lessons for everyday duty.

Nature and wisdom always say the same.

Nature does not capriciously scatter her secrets as golden gifts to lazy pets and luxurious darlings, but imposes tasks when she presents opportunities, and uplifts him whom she would inform. The apple that she drops at the feet of Newton is but a coy invitation to follow her to the stars.

Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress.


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