40 Inspirational Nature Quotes Celebrating Earth's Natural Beauty

40 Inspirational Nature Quotes Celebrating Earth's Beauty

Earth's natural beauty is something that tends to be taken for granted. People have different ways of appreciating the planet, whether it's recycling or sharing photos accompanied by beautiful nature quotes.

Nature even has physical and mental health benefits. Being in nature can reduce anger, fear, and stress. It can also help with one's physical well-being by reducing blood pressure, heart rate, and muscle tension. 

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The most beautiful thing about nature is the fact that it isn't man-made. Once left alone, it can form the most beautiful sights to the human eye. As mentioned before, people tend to appreciate the Earth's natural way of being. 

40 Inspirational Nature Quotes

1. “At some point in life, the world’s beauty becomes enough. You don’t need to photograph, paint, or even remember it. It is enough.” — Toni Morrison

2. “Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.” — Isaac Newton

3. “Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

4. “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.” — Henry David Thoreau

5. “Being able to smell the fresh air and disconnect from the news and your phone — there’s nothing like it.” — Jason Ward

6. “I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery — air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, ‘this is what it is to be happy.’” — Sylvia Plath

7. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” — Alice Walker

8. “In all things of nature, there is something of the marvelous.” — Aristotle

9. “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.” — Laura Ingalls Wilder

10. “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.” — Gerard De Nerval

11. “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” — Lao Tzu

12. “For most of history, man has to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, to survive, he must protect it.” — Jacques-Yves Cousteau

13. “The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.” — Galileo Galilei

14. “Land really is the best art.” — Andy Warhol

15. “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’” — Robin Williams

16. “The Amen of nature is always a flower.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

17. “A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.” — James Russell Lowell

18. “Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.” — John Ruskin

19. “The poetry of the Earth is never dead.” — John Keats

20. “Those contemplate the beauty of the Earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” — Rachel Carson

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21. “I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars.” — Walt Whitman

22. “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.” — Richard Bach

23. “I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour if we will only tune in.” — George Washington Carver

24. “The poetry of the Earth is never dead.” — John Keats

25. “The seas, once it cast its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever,” — Jacques Yves Cousteau

26. “Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.” — Winston Churchill

27. “I never saw a discontented tree. They grip as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do.”

28. “Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that way and remind us that, here on Earth, we’re still at the mercy of nature.” — Neil deGrasse Tyson

29. “What would be ugly in a garden constitutes beauty in a mountain.” — Victor Hugo

30. “The ocean is a mighty harmonist.” — William Wordsworth

31. “Nature has never read the Declaration of Independence. It continues to make us unequal.” — Will Durant

32. “Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into.” — Henry Ward Beecher

33. “The Earth has received the embrace of the sun and we shall see the results of that love.” — Sitting Bull

34. “The sea is everything. It covers seven tents of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert, where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.

35. “Mountains are Earth’s undecaying monuments.” — Nathaniel Hawthorne

36. “Earth is a flower and it’s pollinating.” — Neil Young

37. “Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the Earth; without rain, there would be no life.” — John Updike

38. “The view of Earth is spectacular.” — Sally Ride

39.  “The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” — Moliere

40. “Over every mountain, there is a path, although it may not be seen from the valley.” — Theodore Roethke

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Chinyere (pronounced sha-near-ruh) is a writer who covers entertainment and pop culture news, along with the zodiac.