Nature Quotes

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.

Nature’s laws affirm instead of prohibiting. If you violate her laws you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.

Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who posses it.

In a state of nature it is an invariable law, that a man’s acquisitions are in proportion to his labors. In a state of artificial society, it is a law as constant and as invariable, that those who labor not at all, have the greatest enjoyments.

To destroy is still the strongest instinct in nature.

Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark than a moral.

Study nature, not books.