The Best Nature quotes

There is something about nature that seems to inspire and motivate people. Perhaps it’s the tranquility of listening to the wind rustle through the leaves or gazing at a star-filled sky. Whatever the reason, we can all benefit from taking a moment to appreciate the natural world around us. In this compilation of nature quotes, you’ll find words of wisdom from some of history’s most famous thinkers and authors. So take a break from your busy day, put on your favorite song, and allow these words to connect you with nature in a meaningful way.


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The best nature quotes

1. We must therefore take account of this changeable nature of things and of human institutions and prepare for them with enlightened foresight. โ€” Pope Pius XI

2. Zen says: be empty. Look without any idea. Look into the nature of things but with no idea, with no prejudice, with no presupposition. โ€” Rajneesh

3. No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education. โ€” Plato

4. I like to be alone. I am focused on what I am doing. I feel the nature and I feel my body. It’s so simple. โ€” Ueli Steck

5. We are more sensible of what is done against custom than against nature. โ€” Plutarch

6. Gie me ae spark o’ Nature’s fire, That’s a’ the learning I desire. โ€” Robert Burns

7. In the end of five years I made supplication to the king to go out of this land, desiring to see my poor wife and children according to conscience and nature. โ€” William Adams

8. Nature does not proceed in a straight line, it is rather a sprawling development. โ€” Robert Smithson

9. Nature does not reveal her mysteries once and for all. โ€” Seneca

10. All things are parts of one single system, which is called nature; the individual life is good when it is in harmony with nature. โ€” Zeno Of Citium

11. My mom raised me to be clean, so it’s in my nature. I have two little girls, and I’m married, but we’ve got a nanny and a maid. โ€” Vanilla Ice

12. Therefore is nature ever the ally of Religion: lends her all her pomp and riches to the religious sentiment. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

13. Women, of their nature, crave for liberty; they will not be ordered around like servants. โ€” Peter Ackroyd, The Canterbury Tales: A Retelling

14. Hugo?’ โ€˜Millicent?’ โ€˜Is that you?’ โ€˜Yes. Is that you?’ โ€˜Yes.’ Anything in the nature of misunderstanding was cleared away. It was both of them. โ€” P. G. Wodehouse

15. You must come to Jesus if you want to go to Heaven. He will change your nature; He will change all evil habits. โ€” Reinhard Bonnke

16. It is the nature of all hypocrites and false prophets to create a conscience where there is none, and to cause conscience to disappear where it does exist. โ€” Martin Luther

17. Human thought by its nature is capable of giving, and does give, absolute truth, which is compounded of a sumโ€“total of relative truths. โ€” Vladimir Lenin

18. It’s ‘a ‘disorder of ‘assumption”โ€“the notion that their maleness or femaleness is different than what nature assigned to them biologically. โ€” Rush Limbaugh

19. Oh, why will parents always appear at the wrong time? Some extraordinary mistake in nature, I suppose. โ€” Oscar Wilde

20. There are two classes of poetsโ€“the poets by education and practice, these we respect; and poets by nature, these we love. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

21. Lawyers are fleas on the hide of human nature. โ€” Stephen King

22. To think well of every other man’s condition and to dislike our own is one of the misfortunes of human nature. โ€” Robert Burton

23. Humans have always wondered the big questions, ‘Who am I? Where have I come from? Where am I going?’ It’s part of human nature. It’s perhaps the underpinnings of religion. โ€” Sylvia Earle

24. Many call this process ‘the destruction of nature.’ But it’s not really destruction, it’s change. Nature cannot be destroyed. โ€” Yuval Noah Harari, ืงื™ืฆื•ืจ ืชื•ืœื“ื•ืช ื”ืื ื•ืฉื•ืช

25. I wished to copy nature. I could not. But I was satisfied when I discovered the sun, for instance, could not be reproduced, but only represented by something else. โ€” Paul Cezanne

26. Why work? The gods are there to lavish upon the faithful the good gifts of nature. โ€” Paul Gauguin

27. Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete proving nature’s laws wrong it learned 2 walkwithout having feet โ€” Tupac Shakur, The Rose That Grew from Concrete

28. We can learn so much from nature by simply observing how it works through a flower. The flower knows it is part of nature’ we have forgotten that. โ€” Thomas Sterner

29. So many come to the sickroom thinking of themselves as men of science fighting disease and not as healers with a little knowledge helping nature to get a sick man well. โ€” Sir Auckland Geddes

30. Mother nature changes her looks for the same reason any woman changes her looksโ€“to be noticed. โ€” Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway

31. ‘winter is nature’s way of saying, ”Up yours.’ โ€” Robert Byrne

32. The true nature of man left to himself without restraint is not nobility but savagery. โ€” Steven James, The King

33. An epithet or metaphor drawn from nature ennobles art; an epithet or metaphor drawn from art degrades nature. โ€” Samuel Johnson

34. Human beings are endowed by nature with both selfish and unselfish impulses. โ€” Reinhold Niebuhr

35. Language is a window into human nature, but it is also a fistula, an open wound through which we’re exposed to an infectious world. โ€” Steven Pinker

36. Language, โ€“human language, โ€“after all is but little better than the croak and cackle of fowls, and other utterances of brute nature, โ€“sometimes not so adequate. โ€” Nathaniel Hawthorne

37. Anybody can sympathise with the sufferings of a friend, but it requires a very fine nature to sympathise with a friend’s success. โ€” Oscar Wilde

38. I am who I am, and I think I have a good nature, by and large. But if someone takes advantage of that good nature, well then, you know, I’m not that nice a guy. โ€” Tom Hanks

39. Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of the whole. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

40. People are by nature fickle, and it is easy to persuade them of something, but difficult to keep them persuaded. โ€” Niccolo Machiavelli

41. Nature chooses who will be transgender individuals don’t choose this. โ€” Mercedes Ruehl

42. It is only work that is done as a freewill offering to humanity and to nature that does not bring with it any binding attachment. โ€” Swami Vivekananda

43. Our most intimate friend is not he to whom we show the worst, but the best of our nature. โ€” Nathaniel Hawthorne

44. Everything in nature has found a niche, a perfect harmony of balance. Man need to find his niche, his perfect balance, where he fits in the natural cycle โ€” Stephen Colbert

45. Many of the faults you see in others, dear reader, are your own nature reflected in them. โ€” Rumi

46. I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment. โ€” Pat Buckley

47. Nature never gives everything at once. โ€” Samuel Johnson

48. Everything in nature goes by law, and not by luck. โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson

49. Nothing is build, just like that, everything around the world has some value and the purpose. โ€” Santosh Kalwar, Nature God

50. To me nature is… spiders and bugs, and big fish eating little fish, and plants eating plans, and animals eating… It’s like an enormous restaurant, that’s the way I see it. โ€” Woody Allen


Nature is a great source of inspiration and beauty, and these quotes capture its power and majesty. Whether youโ€™re looking for inspiration or just a reminder to appreciate the outdoors, these quotes about nature will do the trick. We hope these quotes remind you to take a break and enjoy the beauty of nature!

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