The stars don't look bigger, but they do look brighter.
Rich with the spoils of nature.
Look abroad through Nature's range, Nature's mighty law is change .Robert Burns
Nature never did betray The Heart that Loved her.
Perhaps I am just a hopeless rationalist, but isn't fascination as comforting as solace? Isn't nature immeasurably more interesting for its complexities and its lack of conformity to our hopes? Isn't curiosity as wondrously and fundamentally human as compassion?
Myriads of rivulets hurrying through the lawn, The moan of doves in immemorial elms, And murmuring of innumerable bees.
Calvin: That's the problem with nature. Something's always stinging you or oozing mucus on you. Let's go watch TV.bill watterson
See one promontory (said Socrates of old), one mountain, one sea, one river, and see all.robert burton
That undefined and mingled hum, Voice of the desert never dumb!james hogg
And Nature, the old nurse, took The child upon her knee, Saying: Here is a story-book Thy Father has written for thee. Come, wander with me, she said, Into regions yet untrod; And read what is still unread In the manuscripts of God.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There is not in the wide world a valley so sweet As that vale in whose bosom the bright waters meet.thomas moore
Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God.Alexander Pope
Once, when the days were ages, And the old Earth was young, The high gods and the sages From Nature's golden pages Her open secrets wrung.richard henry stoddard
A voice of greeting from the wind was sent; The mists enfolded me with soft white arms; The birds did sing to lap me in content, The rivers wove their charms, And every little daisy in the grass Did look up in my face, and smile to see me pass!richard henry stoddard
The streams with softest sound are flowing, The grass you almost hear it growing, You hear it now, if e'er you can.william wordsworth
There's nothing bright above, below, From flowers that bloom, to stars that glow, But in its light my soul can see Some feature of Thy Deity.
Only let us love God, and then nature will compass us about like a cloud of Divine witnesses; and all influences from the earth, and things on the earth, will be ministers of God to do us good. Only let there be God within us, and then every thing outside us will become a godlike help.
The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.Henry Beston
The yearning to know about nature and where or how we fit in is deep within all of us.Bill Nye