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But Nature cast me for the part she found me best fitted for,
by Edwin Booth

But Nature cast me for the part she found me best fitted for,
and I have had to play it, and must play it till the curtain falls.
- Edwin Booth

Homelessness is the actor's fate; physical incapacity
to attain what is most required and desired by such
a spirit as I am a slave to.
- Edwin Booth

When you are older you will understand how precious little things,
seemingly of no value in themselves,
can be loved and prized above all price when they convey
the love and thoughtfulness of a good heart.
- Edwin Booth

The best translations cannot convey to us the strength
and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb,
and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.
- Edwin Booth

 

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

He is richest who is content with the least,
for content is the wealth of nature.
- Socrates

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Flowers are Nature's messengers -
reminders of an unspeakable beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is sanctuary in being alone with nature.
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Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
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Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
- Marcus Aurelius

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

Life comes from the earth and life returns to the earth.
- Zhuangzi

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

The fog unrolls itself to be a prayer rug to the mountains.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trees are the earth's endless effort
to speak to the listening heaven.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Study nature, love nature,
stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Nature is not human hearted.
- Lao Tzu

Keep close to Nature's heart...
and break clear away, once in awhile,
and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods.
Wash your spirit clean.
- John Muir

Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed,
but nature does not depend on us.
We are not the only experiment.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

There are certain pursuits which,
if not wholly poetic and true,
do at least suggest a nobler and finer
relation to nature than we know.
The keeping of bees, for instance.
- Henry David Thoreau

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature.
- Helen Keller

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

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

Nature never breaks her own laws.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity;
so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nature and human life are as various
as our several constitutions.
Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
- Henry David Thoreau

There are moments when all anxiety
and stated toil are becalmed
in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
- Henry David Thoreau

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
- John Muir

The primal rhythmic power
and resonant sound of waves on the shore
are like the earth's heartbeat,
and become our connection with the body of nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Water is the driving force of all nature.
- Leonardo da Vinci

I have no hostility to nature, but a child's love to it.
I expand and live in the warm day like corn and melons.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

All my life through, the new sights
of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
- Marie Curie

To be admitted to Nature's hearth costs nothing.
None is excluded, but excludes himself.
You have only to push aside the curtain.
- Henry David Thoreau

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.
- Francis Bacon

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
- William Shakespeare

Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive
and potentially orderly and constructive.
- Margaret Mead

Joy in looking and comprehending
is nature's most beautiful gift.
- Albert Einstein

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

Take a course in good water and air;
and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
- John Muir

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

I will move with the wind.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening
our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures
and the whole of nature and its beauty.
- Albert Einstein

We are by nature observers, and thereby learners.
That is our permanent state.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask.
She has long ago taken her resolution.
- Henry David Thoreau

When nature has work to be done,
she creates a genius to do it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature will bear the closest inspection.
She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf,
and take an insect view of its plain.
- Henry David Thoreau

Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction
because of the variety of factors in operation,
not because of any lack of order in nature.
- Albert Einstein

Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Nature hates calculators.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The goal of life is
to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe,
to match your nature with Nature.
- Joseph Campbell

The method of nature: who could ever analyze it?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

Look deep into nature, and then
you will understand everything better.
- Albert Einstein

That sense of sacredness,
that thinking in generations,
must begin with reverence for this earth.
- Paul Tsongas

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Your inner thoughts reveal your true nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
- Alfred Lord Tennyson

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal
is our only legitimate hope of survival.
- Wendell Berry

Take time today to appreciate beauty -
natural beauty, art, people.
Slow down, breathe deeply, smile.
It's a beautiful world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Walking is good for solving problems -
it's like the feet are little psychiatrists.
- Pepper Giardino

One may as well dam for water tanks
the people's cathedrals and churches,
for no holier temple has ever
been consecrated by the heart of man.
- John Muir

The smallest feline is a masterpiece.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Shall I not have intelligence with the earth?
Am I not partly leaves and vegetable mould myself.
- Henry David Thoreau

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root,
can only attain its full breadth and depth
if it embraces all living creatures
and does not limit itself to mankind.
- Albert Schweitzer


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