Nature Quotations

Quote 917

These people have learned not from books, but in the fields, in the wood, on the river bank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a glow of crimson behind it at setting, the very trees, and wild herbs.

— Anton Chekov

Daily Ray of Hope

Quote 916

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.John Ruskin

— John Ruskin

Quote 915

We are all students in nature’s infinite classroom.

— Ken Chaya

Quote 914

All the birds and creatures of the world are unutterably themselves. Everything is waiting for you.

— David Whyte

What would the world be, once bereft / Of wet and of wildness? Let them be left, / O let them be left, wildness and wet; / Long live the weeds and the wilderness yet.

— Gerard Manley Hopkins

Say a prayer for the Wind, and the Water, and the Wood, and those that live there too.

— John Denver

Quote 911

Today I have grown taller from walking with the trees.

— Karle Wilson Baker


I hear you call, pine tree, I hear you upon the hill, by the silent pond / where the lotus flowers bloom, I hear you call, pine tree.

— Yone Noguchi

Quote 909

Some old-fashoined things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.

— Laura Ingalls Wilder

Quote 908

When laughing children chase fireflies, they are not pursuing beetles but catching wonder. When wonder matures, it peels back experience to seek deeper layers of marvel below.

— David George Haskell