December 23, 2014

10 Totally Awesome Quotes About Nature

Victoria Falls on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The spectacular Victoria Falls, which lies on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe.

We always encourage our readers to get outside and explore. Doesn’t matter if you’re trekking through a National Park or your own back yard, there is so much to be gained by simply going outdoors.

Here’s another suggestion: On your next exploration, take a journal and pen and write down what you see. Make notes of the sights, sounds, and scents of the great outdoors. Then write down how these things make you feel and what they make you think about. Who knows, at the end of the day, you may end up with your very own awesome quote.


“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” —Albert Einstein

“Earth laughs in flowers.”—Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Man’s heart away from nature becomes hard.”     —Standing Bear

“Land really is the best art.” —Andy Warhol

“Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” —Khalil Gibran

An eagle perched on a Sitka spruce in the Great Bear Rainforest.

An eagle perched on a Sitka spruce in the Great Bear Rainforest.

“To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.” —Helen Keller

“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

“Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.”    —Lao Tzu

“Something will have gone out of us as a people if we ever let the remaining wilderness be destroyed … so that never again can we have the chance to see ourselves single, separate, vertical and individual in the world, part of the environment of trees and rocks and soil, part of the natural world and competent to belong in it.” —Wallace Stegner

“We can never have enough of nature.” —Henry David Thoreau