50 Nature Lover Quotes

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50 awesome nature lover quotes that cultivate appreciation and inspiration to protect the outdoors

Nature and all its wonders are a huge source of inspiration for us outdoor lovers. The breathtaking views of sweeping vistas and details in a landscape are the reason we lace up our boots and head for the hills.

Unfortunately getting deep into nature isn’t always possible and sometimes you might need a little natural pick-me-up between outings. These 50 nature lover quotes are sure to scratch that itch and reignite that appreciation for the outdoors when needed. They’ll also spark a desire to protect the natural world for generations to come!

Read on for 50 of the best nature quotes that will have you feeling soothed by nature from your seat.

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50 quotes for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts

Inspirational Nature Lovers Quotes

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.”

– Robert Swan

“Land really is the best art.”

– Andy Warhol

“To leave the world better than you found it, sometimes you have to pick up other people’s trash.”

– Bill Nye

“The Earth is what we all have in common.”

– Wendell Berry

“There is no medicine you can take that has such a direct influence on your health as a walk in a beautiful forest.”

Dr. Qing Li

“Nature does not hurry yet everything is accomplished.”

Lao Tzu

“Time spent among trees is never time wasted.”

– Anonymous

“Look after the land and the land will look after you, destroy the land and it will destroy you.”

– Aboriginal Proverb

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“Look after the land and it will look after you, destroy the land and it will destroy you” – Aboriginal Proverb

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”

– Margaret Mead

“All we have to do is to wake up and change.”

– Greta Thunberg

“You are not an atlas carrying the world on your shoulder. It is good to remember that the planet is carrying you.”

– Vandana Shiva

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“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference and you have to decide what kind of a difference you want to make.”

– Jane Goodall

“An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfilment.”

– David Attenborough

“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken.”

– Leo Tolstoy

“Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.”

– Albert Einstein

“A nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.”

– Franklin D. Roosevelt

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“One of the first conditions of happiness is that the link between man and nature shall not be broken” – Leo Tolstoy

“If every day were Earth Day, we wouldn’t be in the mess we’re in.”

– Neil deGrasse Tyson

“We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do.”

– Barbara Ward

“It is a blessing to be the colour of the earth; do you know how often flowers confuse me for home?”

– Rupi Kaur

“Away, away, from men and towns,
To the wild wood and the downs, —
To the silent wilderness,
Where the soul need not repress its music.”

– Percy Bysshe Shelley

“Together we can preserve the forest, securing this immense treasure for the future of all these children.”

– Chico Mendes

“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.”

– John Ruskin

“We are on Earth to take care of life. We are on Earth to take care of each other.”

– Xiye Bastida

“If you can’t be in awe of nature, there’s something wrong with you.”

– Alex Trebek

“Even if you never have the chance to see or touch the ocean, the ocean touches you with every breath you take, every drop of water you drink, every bite you consume. Everyone, everywhere is inextricably connected to and utterly dependent upon the existence of the sea.”

– Dr. Sylvia Earle

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“If you can’t be in awe of nature then there’s something wrong with you” – Alex Treber

“One reason I wanted to go vegetarian was to help save the environment…I highly recommend it. You’re saving animals, you’re saving the planet, you’re saving a lot of time at Thanksgiving.”

– Lily Singh

“I firmly believe nature brings solace in all troubles.”

– Anne Frank

“Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.”

– Jimmy Carter

“Every day is Earth Day, and I vote we start investing in a secure climate future right now.” 

– Jackie Speier

“You don’t live on earth, you are passing through.”

– Rumi

“Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.”

– George Washington Carver 

“The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”

– Lady Bird Johnson

“He that plants trees loves others besides himself.”

– Thomas Fuller

“What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on.”

– Henry David Thoreau

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“He that plants trees loves others besides himself” – Thomas Fuller

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.”

– John Burroughs

“You don’t have to sit outside in the dark. If, however, you want to look at the stars, you will find that darkness is necessary. But the stars neither require nor demand it.”

– Annie Dillard

“We still do not know one-thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.”

– Albert Einstein

“By discovering nature, you discover yourself.”

– Maxime Lagacé

“The most environmentally friendly product is the one you didn’t buy.”

– Joshua Becker

“To me, a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug.”

– Helen Keller

“An early-morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.”

– Henry David Thoreau

“For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.”

– Jacques-Yves Cousteau

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“The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful” – E. E. Cummings

“The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful”.”

– E. E. Cummings

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”

– George Bernard Shaw

“The proper use of science is not to conquer nature but to live in it.”

– Barry Commoner

“The Earth will not continue to offer its harvest, except with faithful stewardship. We cannot say we love the land and then take steps to destroy it for use by future generations.”

– John Paul II

“The Earth is a fine place and worth fighting for.”

– Ernest Hemingway

“The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.”

– Gaylord Nelson

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than what we could learn from books.”

– John Lubbock

“Let us permit nature to have her way. She knows her business better than we do.”

– Michel de Montaigne

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“Let us permit nature to have her way, she knows her business better than we do” – Michel De Montaigne

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  1. Such a beautiful collection of nature lover quotes! 🌿💚 Each quote resonates with the essence of our deep connection to the outdoors and the importance of preserving its beauty. It’s like a poetic reminder to cherish and protect the wonders of nature Feeling inspired and ready to embark on a journey of appreciation and conservation.

  2. Thank you 🙂 Some beautiful words and I agree we should all get out more and cherish our natural surroundings. Nature is a great source of inspiration for so many.

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