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

"The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough."
Rabindranath Tagore

"Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night."
Rainer Maria Rilke

"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Earth laughs in flowers."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

"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."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

"How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquity under roses and violets and morning dew!"
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

"There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly."
R. Buckminster Fuller

"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."
Richard Selzer

"Winter is nature's way of saying, "Up yours.""
Robert Byrne

"Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers."
Robert Green Ingersoll

"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."
Robert Louis Stevenson

"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."
Robert Lynd

"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?"
Robert Redford

"Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!""
Robin Williams

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