"What humbugs we are, who pretend to live for Beauty, and never see the Dawn!"
"Remember when atmospheric contaminants were romantically called stardust?"
"I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind."
"Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby."
"Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying."
"There is a pleasure in the pathless woods, There is a rapture on the lonely shore, There is society, where none intrudes, By the deep Sea, and music in its roarI love not Man the less, but Nature more."
"The magnificence of mountains, the serenity of nature - nothing is safe from the idiot marks of man's passing."
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."
"There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew."
"Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend."
"Worlds can be found by a child and an adult bending down and looking together under the grass stems or at the skittering crabs in a tidal pool."
"This very moment is a seed from which the flowers of tomorrow's happiness grow."
"It is one of the secrets of Nature in its mood of mockery that fine weather lays heavier weight on the mind and hearts of the depressed and the inwardly tormented than does a really bad day with dark rain sniveling continuously and sympathetically from a dirty sky."
"For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver."
"Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experience, but that's not where I live."
"The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson."
"Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man."
"It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life."
"For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours."
"When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it"
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