"Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven."
"The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough."
"Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night."
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
"Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world."
"Earth laughs in flowers."
"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience."
"Plants are the young of the world, vessels of health and vigor; but they grope ever upward towards consciousness; the trees are imperfect men, and seem to bemoan their imprisonment, rooted in the ground."
"Nature always wears the colors of the spirit."
"Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them."
"How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquity under roses and violets and morning dew!"
"When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it."
"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly."
"Each is like a river that leaves behind its name and shape, the whole course of its path, to vanish into the vast sea of God."
"Winter is nature's way of saying, "Up yours.""
"Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers."
"It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit."
"There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before."
"I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?"
"Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!""
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