Art is the perfection of nature.
Submitted by amaguire over 6 years ago
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Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
If I am the devil's child, I will then live from the devil. No law can be sacred to me but that of my own nature.
Is the autumn cruel for letting flowers die, or is that just nature's way?
Submitted by geraldoabr almost 7 years ago
I wandered lonely as a cloud
That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden daffodils;
Beside the lake, beneath the trees,
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
Submitted by capnbex almost 7 years ago
Black cockatoos come crying over
unflapping as Blériot monoplanes
to crash in pine tops for the cones.
Submitted by amaguire almost 7 years ago
...what we call man’s power over nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with nature as its instrument.
The water in the stream may have changed many times, but the reflection of the moon and the stars remains the same.
Standing on the bare ground- my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space- all mean egotism vanishes. I become a transparent eyeball; I am nothing; I see all; the currents of the Universal Being circulate through me; I am part or parcel of God.
You'd be surprised how hard it can often be to translate an action into an idea.
Submitted by serendipity171 almost 7 years ago
They're evildoers. Yesterday it's a tree, today it's a salmon, tomorrow it's, "Let's not dig up Alaska for oil because it's too pretty." Let me tell you something - I came out here to enjoy nature. Don't talk to me about the environment.
Submitted by janvt almost 7 years ago
If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing in the fields has power to move you, if the simplest things of nature have a message that you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive...
Submitted by LibrarianCarina almost 7 years ago
When people are free to do as they please, they usually imitate each other.
Submitted by nadeem almost 7 years ago