50 Quotes About Nature to Remind You of the Beauty of Mother Earth

50 Quotes About Nature to Remind You of the Beauty of Mother Earth

Earth day is right around the corner, making nature especially easy to celebrate. And it doesn't hurt that everything is in full bloom right now, from the daffodils bursting through the dirt to the white and pink cherry blossoms decorating the trees.

Mother Nature is incredible, but often, we take its beauty and all it gives to us for granted. Whether you're looking to start a nature journal or you want to take the time to appreciate nature more on a regular basis, here are 50 quotes to help you better embrace the amazing nature all around us.

50 Quotes About Nature

1. “I wonder if the snow loves the tress and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says, 'Go to sleep, darlings, till the summer comes again.'" — Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

2. "What is the good of your stars and trees, your sunrise and the wind, if they do not enter into our daily lives?" — E.M. Forster

3. "Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat." —Laura Ingalls Wilder

4. "Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, the world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting – over and over announcing your place in the family of things." — Mary Oliver

5. "The poetry of the earth is never dead." — John Keats

6. "The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature." — Joseph Campbell

7. "In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful." — Alice Walker 

10. "It never hurts to keep looking for sunshine." — A. A. Milne

11. "There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter." — Rachel Carso

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

13. “The environment is where we all meet, where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share. It is not only a mirror of ourselves, but a focusing lens on what we can become." — Lady Bird Johnson

14. “I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want.” — Andy Warhol

15. "Never yet was a springtime when the buds forgot to bloom." — Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

16. “To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves." — Mahatma Gandhi

17. “Birds have always had the ability to bring me out of a dark space and provide relief in bad times.” — Jason Ward

18. "Choose only one master—nature." — Rembrandt

19. "Leave the roads; take the trails." — Pythagoras

20. "We can never have enough of nature." — Henry David Thoreau

21. "The richness I achieve comes from nature, the source of my inspiration." — Claude Monet

22. "Nature is not our enemy, to be raped and conquered. Nature is ourselves, to be cherished and explored." — Terence McKenna

23. "Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished." — Lao Tzu

24. "The mountains are calling and I must go." — John Muir

25. "Nature always wears the colors of the spirit." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

26. "There are always flowers for those who want to see them." — Henri Matisse

27. "The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble." —Blaise Pascal

28. "Although we say mountains belong to the country, actually, they belong to those that love them." —Dogen

29. "Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time." —Katrina Mayer

30. "I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles." — Anne Frank

31. "Life sucks a lot less when you add mountain air, a campfire and some peace and quiet." — Brooke Hampton

32. "Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude." — Louie Schwartzberg

33. "To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment." — Jane Austen, Mansfield Park

34. "I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars." — Walt Whitman

35. "In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt." — Margaret Atwood

36. "Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year." — Chad Sugg

37. "Nature is not a place to visit. It is home." — Gary Snyder 

38. “When you do something noble and beautiful and nobody noticed, do not be sad. For the sun every morning is a beautiful spectacle and yet most of the audience still sleeps.” — John Lennon

39. "Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

40. "My wish is to stay always like this, living quietly in a corner of nature." — Claude Monet

41. "In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks." — John Muir

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

43. "The earth is what we all have in common." — Wendell Berry

44. "Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts." — Rachel Carson

45. "Nature is pleased with simplicity." — Sir Isaac Newton

46. "The earth has music for those who listen." — William Shakespeare

47. "The earth laughs in flowers." — Ralph Waldo Emerson

48. "The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain." — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

49. "Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!’" — Robin Williams

50. "Sometimes we can only find our true direction when we left the wind of change carry us." — Mimi Novic

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