These quotes about nature highlight the essence of life. If you are like me, I’m betting that nothing makes you feel more alive than embracing nature.
The serenity of the trees, gracefulness in the creatures, and calm in the waters put my spirit at ease. These quotes do the same as they capture the beauty given to life by nature.
Nature and Life Quotes
If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.
You didn’t come into this world. You came out of it, like a wave from the ocean. You are not a stranger here.
Your deepest roots are in nature. No matter who you are, where you live, or what kind of life you lead, you remain irrevocably linked with the rest of creation.
Man is not himself only…He is all that he sees; all that flows to him from a thousand sources…He is the land, the lift of its mountain lines, the reach of its valleys.
I am in love with this world . . . I have climbed its mountains, roamed its forests, sailed its waters, crossed its deserts, felt the sting of its frosts, the oppression of its heats, the drench of its rains, the fury of its winds, and always have beauty and joy waited upon my goings and comings.
I want to realize brotherhood or identity not merely with the beings called human, but I want to realize identity with all life, even with such beings that crawl on earth.
As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can.
In those vernal seasons of the year, when the air is calm and pleasant, it were an injury and sullenness against nature not to go out and see her riches, and partake in her rejoicing with heaven and earth.
And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
It is only in our minds that we are separate from the rest of the world.
One should pay attention to even the smallest crawling creature for these too may have a valuable lesson to teach us.
The forest makes your heart gentle. You become one with it… No place for greed or anger there.
One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
For the 99 percent of the time we’ve been on Earth, we were hunter and gatherers, our lives dependent on knowing the fine, small details of our world. Deep inside, we still have a longing to be reconnected with the nature that shaped our imagination, our language, our song and dance, our sense of the divine.
Janine M. Benyus
If there is any wisdom running through my life now, in my walking on this earth, it came from listening in the Great Silence to the stones, trees, space, the wild animals, to the pulse of all life as my heartbeat.
*Which one of these “Quotes on Nature and Life” did you like best? Do you know of any other quality quotes that could compete for the top 15? Please share in the comments!