Nature Quotes

History teaches virtue. Nature preaches vice.

Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.

A poet walks through the woods and those little spurs catch on his wool pants. He describes it aesthetically: “How nature attaches itself to man, as the spur does to the wool of my pants as I walk through the greenery.” The same thing happens to the scientist, but because he has a scientific mind, […]

Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.

It has often been said that ‘nature is simple’ – illusion! It is our mind which looks for simplicity to avoid effort.

The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

The groves were God’s first temples.

What is art? Nature concentrated.