Quotes on Nature 2

“We are all connected; To each other, biologically. To the earth, chemically. To the rest of the universe, atomically.”

– Neil deGrasse Tyson

“I enter a swamp (or a forest, or a meadow, or a canyon) as a sacred place – a sanctum sanctorum. There is the strength, the marrow of Nature.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“Instructions for living a life. Pay attention. Be astonished. Tell about it.”

– Mary Oliver

“Life is but a momentary glimpse of the wonder of this astonishing universe, and it is sad to see so many dreaming it away on spiritual fantasy.”

– Carl Sagan

“There is no supernatural. The natural is super enough!”

– D. Dorroh

“We are part of the earth and it is part of us.”

– Chief Seattle

“My religion is nature. That’s what arouses the feelings of wonder and mysticism and gratitude in me.”

– Oliver Sacks

“Heaven is home. Utopia is here. Nirvana is now.”

– Edward Abbey

“Our story is the story of the universe. Every piece of everything, of everything you love and everything you hate, of the thing you hold most precious, was assembled by the forces of nature in the first few minutes of the life of the universe, transformed in the hearts of the stars or created in their fiery deaths.
And when you die, those pieces will be returned to the universe in the endless cycle of death and rebirth. What a wonderful thing it is to be part of that universe. What a story, what a majestic story.”

– Professor Brian Cox

“What I know in my bones is that I forgot to take time to remember what I know. The world is holy. We are holy. All life is holy. Daily prayers are delivered on the lips of breaking waves, the whisperings of grasses, the shimmering of leaves.”

– Terry Tempest Williams

“The love of wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth, the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only paradise we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need, if only we had eyes to see.”

– Edward Abbey

“But I’ll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything.”

– Alan Watts

“Open all your pores and bathe in all the tides of nature, in all her streams and oceans, at all seasons.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“Observe always that everything is the result of change, and get used to thinking that there is nothing Nature loves so well as to change existing forms and make new ones like them.”

– Marcus Aurelius

“Why should we not look on the Universe with piety? Is it not our substance? All our possibilities lie from eternity hidden in its bosom. Since it is the source of all our energies, the home of all our happiness, shall we not cling to it and praise it?”

– John Dewey

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

– Albert Einstein

“The sun is my father, the earth is my mother and all men are my family.”

– John Toland

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”

– Marcus Aurelius


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