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Nature Quotes and Sayings

Updated on August 4, 2015
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Earth Day

What is Earth Day? Simply put Earth Day is a day that the world joins together to celebrate the Earth. Every year on April 22nd the United States and over 175 other countries around the world join together to celebrate the largest worldwide environmental event. On this day we take out the time to appreciate nature and learn ways to protect our environment.

Typically on this day you will find groups of adults and children in parks cleaning them and taking care of the plantlife.  This is also the day when wefind and learn ways to protect our environment and to keep our planet clean.  The first Earth Day celebrated in 1970 marked the beginning of the modern day environmental movement.

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  • All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child. - Marie Curie
  • People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. - Iris Murdoch
  • To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. - Helen Keller
  • In my garden, after a rainfall, you can faintly, yes, hear the breaking of new blooms. - Truman Capote
  • Nature never hurries. Atom by atom, little by little she achieves her work. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility. - Rachel Carson
  • Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in buildingthe principles which nature has used in its domain. - Frank Lloyd Wright
  • To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon the verdant green hills is the most perfect refreshment. - Jane Austin

Beautiful butterflies
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  • The earth laughs in flowers. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The tulip and the butterfly appear in gayer coats than I: Let me be dressed fine as I will, flies, worms, and flowers exceed me sstill. - Isaac Watts
  • Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.  -  Henry Ward Beecher Jonathan Huie Jonathan Huie
  • Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God. - George Washington Carver.
  • Delight in the beauty that surrounds you. - Author Unknown
  • I am in love with the green earth.  -  Charles Lamb

  • Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. - Kahlil Gibran
  • The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration. - Claude Monet
  • The silence of nature is very real.  It surrounds can feel it.  Ted Trueblood

Gazelle-impala mother and baby
Gazelle-impala mother and baby | Source

There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,

There is a rapture on the lonely shore,

The is society, where none intrudes,

By the deep sea, and music in its roar:

I love not man the less, but Nature more.

George Gordon

  • Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves. - John Muir
  • The mountains are calling and I must go. - John Muir
  • How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains. - John Muir
  • On all the peaks lies peace. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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  • Some of nature's most exquisite handiwork is on a minature scale, as anyone knows who has applied a magnifying glass to a snowflake. - Rachel Carson
  • The cold was our pride, the snow was our beauty. It fell and fell, lacing day and night together in a milky haze, making everything quieter as it fell, so that winter seemed to partake of religion in a way no other season did, hushed, solemn. - Patricia Hampl
  • The first fall of snow is not only an event, it is a magical event. You go to bed in one kind of a world and wake up in another quite different, and if this is not enchantment then where is it to be found?  -  J. B. Priestley

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I think that I shall never see

A poem as lovely as a tree.

A tree whose hungry mouth is prest

Against the earth's sweet flowing breast;

A tree that looks at God all day,

And lifts her leafy arms to pray;

A tree that may in Summer wear

A nest of robins in her hair;

Upon whose bosom snow has lain;

Who intimately lives with rain.

Poems are made by fools like me,

But only God can make a tree.

Joyce Kilmer

Dust of Snow

The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree
Has given my heart
A change of mood
And saved some part
Of a day I had rued.

Robert Frost


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      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thanks Peggy. There are so many beautiful things to be admired about nature. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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      Peggy Woods 

      7 years ago from Houston, Texas

      Such a beautiful collection of quotes and photos! Truly inspiring. I well remember the wonder of awakening and finding our surroundings blanketed with pristine white snow. Nothing quite like it! Thanks for assembling this beautiful hub.

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      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thank you very much Leptirela. Thanks for the follow.

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      7 years ago from I don't know half the time

      I'll be coming back to this

      Great Hub , and you have landed a new follower

      It's a pleasure reading your hubs

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      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      thoughtforce, I too am humbled by the beauty of nature. Everywhere you look is a reason to be happy you are alive. Thanks for the rating.

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      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Pamela, I am so glad you enjoyed it.

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      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      SUSIE, I like quotes too, the ones I see seem to get to the heart of things.

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      Christina Lornemark 

      7 years ago from Sweden

      I am always humbled over the earth's beauty and I love this hub, which is a tribute to our beautiful planet.

      I will celebrate Earth day and read all your wonderful quotes.

      I think I want the quotes printed on small cards to read when I feel like it. Awesome, beautiful and Up! Tina

    • Pamela Kinnaird W profile image

      Pamela Kinnaird W 

      7 years ago from Maui and Arizona

      I really enjoyed this -- every bit of it. I hope I can find it again for some of these quotes. Thank you.

    • SUSIE DUZY profile image


      7 years ago from Delray Beach, Florida

      I love to find new quotes and sayings, thank you

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      anginwu, thanks for the rating. I have loved that poem for years.

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      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      vox vocis, I know what you mean. Emerson is one of my favorites. I am fascinated by the variety of quotes and sayings that are out there about every subject imaginable.

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Om, I agree. We all need to take the time and smell the roses. We seem to be in such a rush all the time that we miss the little things in life that make living worthwhile.

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      acaetnna, thank you. Nature is always so calming and beautiful.

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      prasetio, thanks for the rating. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

    • KoffeeKlatch Gals profile imageAUTHOR

      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      dearabbysmom, I always find nature quite relaxing. Thanks for the comment.

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      Susan Hazelton 

      7 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Thanks Genna. I love nature myself. Walking through the woods, watching the waves crash on the shore, climbing a mountain to see the beautiful panaramic view at the top - it's all a beautiful thing.

    • anglnwu profile image


      7 years ago

      I'm a nature lover and love all your nature quotes--they are all very insightful. I especially love the poem by Joyce Kilmer--coulnd't agree more. Thanks for sharing and rating it up.

    • vox vocis profile image


      7 years ago

      Wonderful quotes! (I'm a collector of quotes myself :)) My favorites from your collection are from Lao Tzu and Ralph W. Emerson (Emerson really has a way with words, doesn't he?)

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      Om Paramapoonya 

      7 years ago

      Lovely! I like Ralph Waldo Emerson's quote that says "nature never hurries." In these modern days, we don't have much patience for anything and sometimes we fail to appreciate little moments in our lives. We simply live too fast. Voted awesome!

    • acaetnna profile image


      7 years ago from Guildford

      A beautiful hub with stunning pictures. I so loved your poem too - awesome.

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      7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Beautiful, my friend. Good combination between wonderful information and stunning pictures. Thanks for writing this. Rated up! Have a nice weekend..


    • dearabbysmom profile image


      7 years ago from Indiana

      Beautiful collection of peaceful reflection. A very centering hub for a busy day, thank you!

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      Genna East 

      7 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      As a nature lover, I truly loved this hub. Nature is not only beautiful and mysterious, without it, we cannot survive. Kudos!


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