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" Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative. "
H. G. Wells
" As in nature, all is ebb and tide, all is wave motion, so it seems that in all branches of industry, alternating currents - electric wave motion - will have the sway. "
" The Amen of nature is always a flower. "
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
" Get a composter and let nature breakdown your compostable trash and use the remains as mulch for your plants. "
" Truth is by nature self-evident. As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance that surround it, it shines clear. "
" Fishes live in the sea, as men do a-land; the great ones eat up the little ones. "
" We are embedded in a biological world and related to the organisms around us. "
" The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself. "
" Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. "
" Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy. "
" In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it. "
" The world, when you look at it, it just can't be random. I mean, it's so different than the vast emptiness that is everything else, and even all the other planets we've seen, at least in our solar system, none of them even remotely resemble the precious life-giving nature of our own planet. "
" We must use the wrath of nature as our teacher. "
" Whether being battered by the surf or swimming through the gentle undulating surface of lakes, I find inspiration in the movement of water. Sometimes I think about the journey the water has traveled, reconnecting me to the larger cycles of nature. "
" Scenery is fine - but human nature is finer. "
" Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star. "
" Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them. "
" I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods. "
" I love not man the less, but Nature more. "
" Tribe follows tribe, and nation follows nation, like the waves of the sea. It is the order of nature, and regret is useless. "
" It's not just human nature to associate in tribes. It's deeper than that. "
" In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful. "
" There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance. "
Henry David Thoreau
" Nature is my springboard. From her I get my initial impetus. I have tried to relate the visible drama of mountains, trees, and bleached fields with the fantasy of wind blowing and changing colors and forms. "
" Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup. "
" People in cities may forget the soil for as long as a hundred years, but Mother Nature's memory is long and she will not let them forget indefinitely. "
Henry Cantwell Wallace
" Having plants and flowers in my space makes me feel very calm and Zen. For me, it's important to meditate every morning to be very clear in the head, and nature really helps me do the same thing. "
" All the lessons are in nature. You look at the way rocks are formed - the wind and the water hitting them, shaping them, making them what they are. Things take time, you know? "
" Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. "
" Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain. "
Henry David Thoreau
" The bluebird carries the sky on his back. "
Henry David Thoreau