Inspirational Quotes to Get You Wanting to Explore Nature

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There is something to be said about a good inspirational quote. It’s the a way a good line can be the spark to set our imaginations on fire, for simple words to push you past your day and to get you energized about the life you live. So here, for the nature admirers and outdoor lovers, are 30 quotable quotes to get you excited to go play outside:

  • “Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” –Kahil Gibran
  • “I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.”  –Henry David Thoreau
  • “May your trails be crooked, winding, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.” –Edward Abbey
  • “On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.” –Jules Renard
  • “Those who contemplate the beauty of earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” –Rachel Carlson

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  • “Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and eat and sleep with the earth.” –Walt Whitman
  • “Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.” –Albert Einstein
  • “Earth laughs in flowers” –Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” –John Burroughs
  • “The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness.” –John Muir
  • “The earth has music for those who listen.” –George Santayana
  • “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” –Aristotle
  • “Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own.” –Charles Dickens
  • “Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.” –Juvenal (Roman poet)

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  • “It is not down in any map; true places never are.” –Herman Melville
  • “The wilderness holds answers to questions man has not yet learned to ask.” –Nancy Newhall
  • “All my life through, the new sights of nature made me rejoice like a child.” –Marie Curie
  • “Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” –Frank Lloyd Wright
  • “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide worlds joy.” –Henry Ward Beecher
  • “We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts.” –William Hazlett
  • “Real freedom lies in wilderness, not civilization.” –Charles Lindbergh
  • “Nature herself makes the wise man rich.” –Cicero
  • “Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher.” –William Wordsmith
  • “Adventure is worthwhile in itself.” –Amelia Earnhardt
  • “For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of silver and gold.” –Martin Luther
  • “A period recourse into the wilds is not a retreat into secret silent sanctums to escape a wicked world, it is to take breath amid effort to forge a better world.” –Benton MacKaye
  • “Land really is the best art.” –Andy Warhol
  • “Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.” –Wallace Stevens
  • “I felt my lungs inflate with the rush of scenery – air, mountains, trees, people. I thought, this is what it is to be happy.” –Sylvia Plath
  • “To those devoid of imagination a blank place on the map is a useless waste, to others, the most valuable part.” –Aldo Leopold

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