To him who in love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language. (from Thanatopsis) - Bryant

The woods were made for the hunter of dreams, The brooks for the fishers of song. - Sam Walter Foss

Grass is the forgiveness of nature - her constant benediction.... Forests decay, harvests perish, flowers vanish, but grass is immortal. (speech, 1874) - Ingalls

Speak to the earth, and it shall teach thee. - The Bible, Job 12:8

Everything in nature acts in conformity with law. - Immanuel Kant

Accuse not Nature, she hath done her part; Do thou but thine! (from Paradise Lost) - John Milton

Nature abhors a vacuum. (from Gargantua) - Rabelais

To hold, as 't were, the mirror up to nature. (from Hamlet, Act 3, Scene 2) - William Shakespeare

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin. (from Troilus and Cressida, Act 3, Scene 3) - William Shakespeare

I chatter, chatter, as I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on forever. (from "The Brook") - Tennyson

When I would recreate myself, I seek the darkest wood, the thickest and most interminable, and to the citizen, most dismal swamp. I enter a swamp as a sacred place - a sanctum sanctorum. There is the strength, the marrow of Nature. - Henry David Thoreau

Nature has always had more force than education. (from Life of Moliere) - Voltaire

Nature never did betray The heart that loved her. (from "Lines Composed above Tintern Abbey") - William Wordsworth

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. (Lebanese Poet and Novelist, Author of "The Prophet" - 1883-1931)  - Kahlil Gibran

Twilight has always seemed like God's indrawn breath, a pause in the progression of time. (from 'Rising Tides' - Mira Books) - Emilie Richards

Fish is the only food that is considered spoiled once it smells like what it is. - P.J. O'Rourke