Favorite Quotations ~  Nature, 3 Power of Myth

"I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in tune once more." ~ John Burroughs

Moon Rising in Hawaii

You see nature and then you try to emulate it. ~ Alexander Calder

All nature wears one universal grin. ~ Henry Fielding

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf's a flower. ~ Albert Camus

In every out thrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is a story of the earth. ~ Rachel Carson

The boughs of no two trees ever have the same arrangement. Nature always produces individuals; she never produces classes. ~ Lydia Maria Child

Everything we make pollutes. The most responsible thing we can do is to make each product as well as we know how so it lasts as long as possible. ~ Yvon Chouinard

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know the sense of wonder and humility. ~ Rachel Carson

I believe in rain, in odd miracles, in the intelligence that allows terns and swallows to find their way across Earth. ~ Paul Hawken

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller

No life can be barren which hears the whisper of the wind in the branches, or the voice of the sea as it breaks upon the shore; and no soul can lack happiness looking up to the midnight stars. ~ William Winter

We need the tonic of wilderness… We can never have enough of nature. We must be refreshed by the sight of inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Wildlife is something which man cannot construct. Once it is gone, it is gone forever. Man can rebuild a pyramid, but he can't rebuild ecology, or a giraffe. ~ Joy Adamson

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