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Since the beginning each generation has fought nature. Now, in the life-span of a single
generation, we must turn around 180 degrees and become the protector of nature.
Jacques-Yves Cousteau

I think God's going to come down and pull civilization over for speeding.
Steven Wright

Look deep into nature and then you will understand everything better.
Albert Einstein

Sex is part of nature. I go along with nature.
Marilyn Monroe

Because we all share this planet earth, we have to learn to live in harmony and peace with
each other and with nature. This is not just a dream, but a necessity.
Dalai Lama

Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy.
Sir Isaac Newton

Nature has no mercy at all. Nature says, "I'm going to snow. If you have on a bikini and no
snowshoes, that's tough. I am going to snow anyway."
Maya Angelou

Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do
the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate
the reason.
Leonardo da Vinci

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

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Frank Lloyd Wright

Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
Saint Augustine

Self-preservation is the first law of nature.
Japanese proverb

Now, nature, as I am only too aware, has her enthusiasts, but on the whole, I am not to be
counted among them. To put it bluntly, I am not the type who wants to go back to the land;
I am the type who wants to go back to the hotel.
Fran Lebowitz

If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.
Vincent van Gogh

The earth has a skin and that skin has diseases; one of its diseases is called man.
Friedrich Nietzsche

I am a leader by default, only because nature does not allow a vacuum.
Desmond Tutu

Even if smog were a risk to human life, we must remember that life in nature, without
technology, is wholesale death.
Ayn Rand

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

Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only
after you have paid her price.
Napoleon Hill

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent
schoolmasters and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
John Lubbock

The purpose of Nature is the advancement and unfoldment of life; and every man should
have all that can contribute to the power, elegance, beauty, and richness of life; to be
content with less is sinful.
Wallace D. Wattles

Ocean, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no
gills.
Ambrose Bierce

The way of strategy is the way of nature. When you appreciate the power of nature,
knowing the rhythm of any situation, you will be able to hit the enemy naturally and strike
naturally.
Miyamoto Musashi

Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the
earth seeking the successive autumns.
George Eliot

As people alive today, we must consider future generations: A clean environment is a human
right like any other. It is therefore part of our responsibility toward others to ensure that the
world we pass on is as healthy, if not healthier, than we found it.
Dalai Lama

It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that
are doing it.
Dan Quayle

By simply not buying, we accomplish a world of good: we avoid supporting exploitative labor
practices, and we reclaim the resources of our planet - delivering them from the hands of
corporations into those of our children. It's one of the easiest and most effective ways to
heal the Earth, and improve the lives of its inhabitants.
Francine Jay

Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.
Arthur C. Clarke

Are you polluting the world or cleaning up the mess? You are responsible for your inner space;
nobody else is, just as you are responsible for the planet. As within, so without: If humans
clear inner pollution, then they will also cease to create outer pollution.
Eckhart Tolle

In every winter's heart there is a quivering spring, and behind the veil of each night there is a
smiling dawn.
Kahlil Gibran

A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in
rows.
Doug Larson

By eating meat we share the responsibility of climate change, the destruction of our forests,
and the poisoning of our air and water. The simple act of becoming a vegetarian will make a
difference in the health of our planet.
Thich Nhat Hanh

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