Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.
I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes.
e. e. cummings
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.
He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.
In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.
All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.
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.
By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
Earth laughs in flowers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones.
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.
Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?
Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"
All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.
Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Henry David Thoreau
A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg.
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.
The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew.
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The good man is the friend of all living things.
I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.
H. G. Wells
Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
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