There are always flowers for those who want to see them.
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.
I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind.
What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.
All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.
Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars.
Vincent Van Gogh
Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed.
There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly.
R. Buckminster Fuller
As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Frank Lloyd Wright
I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.
The bluebird carries the sky on his back.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
George Washington Carver
The mountains are calling and I must go.
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.
Henry Ward Beecher
Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.
Orison Swett Marden
Except during the nine months before he draws his first breath, no man manages his affairs as well as a tree does.
George Bernard Shaw
The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.
Nature knows no pause in progress and development, and attaches her curse on all inaction.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.
A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
Hans Christian Anderson
That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees.
We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.
Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.
Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
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