Keep the earth clean. Here are some quotes and proverbs about nature and the environment.

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A brother is a friend given by nature.
Jean-Baptiste Legouvé

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
Anne Brontë

A reasonable agriculture would do its best to emulate nature. Rather than change the earth to suit a crop it would diversify its crops to suit the earth.
Verlyn Klinkenborg

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

Art completes what nature cannot bring to finish. The artist gives us knowledge of nature's unrealized ends.

Art sometimes is as simple as nothing, and other times as mysterious as nature or a woman.
Jeet Aulakh

Be empty. Be still. Just watch everything come and go. This is the way of Nature.

Being in touch with the natural world is crucial.
David Attenborough

Biology is the study of complicated things that have the appearance of having been designed with a purpose.
Richard Dawkins

Build back better. Blah, blah, blah. Green economy. Blah blah blah. Net zero by 2050. Blah, blah, blah. This is all we hear from our so-called leaders.
Greta Thunberg

By exposing the absence of purpose in the laws governing the universe, science forces us to take responsibility for the welfare of ourselves, our species, and our planet.
Steven Pinker
Source: Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
John Muir

Colors are the smiles of nature.
Leigh Hunt

Culture tends to argue that it forbids only that which is unnatural. But from a biological perspective, nothing is unnatural. Whatever is possible is by definition also natural. A truly unnatural behaviour, one that goes against the laws of nature, simply cannot exist, so it would need no prohibition.
Yuval Noah Harari

Environmental pollution is an incurable disease. It can only be prevented.
Barry Commoner

Everything that is not forbidden by laws of nature is achievable, given the right knowledge.
David Deutsch

Fast food may appear to be cheap food and, in the literal sense it often is, but that is because huge social and environmental costs are being excluded from the calculations.
Prince Charles

Grass is the forgiveness of nature - her constant benediction. Forests decay, harvests perish, flowers vanish, but grass is immortal.
Brian Ingalls

Human intelligence may not be the best trick nature has to offer.
Bryant H. McGill

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
Frank Lloyd Wright

I don't mind if other people call me an atheist, but I call myself a naturalist. Atheism doesn't tell you much about what I do believe in; the term naturalist opens up the discussion better.
Greg Graffin

I dressed and went for a walk - determined not to return until I took in what Nature had to offer.
Raymond Carver
Source: This Morning

I just wish the world was twice as big and half of it was still unexplored.
David Attenborough

If one way be better than another,
that you may be sure is Nature's way.

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

If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.
Gautama Buddha

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.

In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.
John Muir

It is that range of biodiversity that we must care for - the whole thing - rather than just one or two stars.
David Attenborough

It is vitally important that we can continue to say, with absolute conviction, that organic farming delivers the highest quality, best-tasting food, produced without artificial chemicals or genetic modification, and with respect for animal welfare and the environment, while helping to maintain the landscape and rural communities.
Prince Charles

It's a moral question about whether we have the right to exterminate species.
David Attenborough

Live and let live.
Don't interfere in other people's life.

Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in 'just being'. Allow nature to teach you stillness. When you look at a tree and perceive its stillness, you become still yourself.
Eckhart Tolle

Man is nature's sole mistake.
William S. Gilbert

Modern technology
Owes ecology
An apology.
Alan M. Eddison

Morning is the fresh page of nature.
Edward Counsel

Most people have forgotten how to live with living creatures, with living systems and that, in turn, is the reason why man, whenever he comes into contact with nature, threatens to kill the natural system in which and from which he live.
Konrad Lorenz

Natura non facit saltus.
Charles Darwin
Source: The Origin Of Species
Latin: Nature does not make jumps.

Nature alone is antique, and the oldest art a mushroom.
Thomas Carlyle

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.

Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own.
Charles Dickens

Nature is a hanging judge.

Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.
Gary Snyder

Nature is not cruel, only pitilessly indifferent.
Richard Dawkins

Nature is not human hearted.

Nature is not mute, it is a man who is deaf.
Terence McKenna

Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.

Of course, we are happy to receive this aid, but at the same time, we are trading our dignity for 5 kilograms of sorghum, ... The Fulani man has never counted on anybody for assistance, just Mother Nature.
Amadou Doutchi

Organic farming has been shown to provide major benefits for wildlife and the wider environment. The best that can be said about genetically engineered crops is that they will now be monitored to see how much damage they cause.
Prince Charles

People must feel that the natural world is important and valuable and beautiful and wonderful and an amazement and a pleasure.
David Attenborough

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