Nature Quotes

I have chosen some quotes on nature and wellbeing that resonates with me and the Middlewick Ranges.  So many people in history have recognised the importance of nature and green spaces and the inspiration and therapy it gives to us.  Which quote do you like best? 

Do you have a quote that you would add or even one of your own?  Please let us know either by posting a comment or emailing us at wicknews@savemiddlewick.org

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

Charles Dickens

I go to Nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put together. 

John Burroughs

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man

Stewart Udall

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.

John Muir

Let the clean air blow the cobwebs from your body. Air is medicine.     

Lillian Russell

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.     

Pedro Calderon de la Barca

There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer.

Calvin Coolidge

Beyond the wall of the unreal city … there is another world waiting for you. It is the old true world of the deserts, the mountains, the forests, the islands, the shores, the open plains. Go there. Be there. Walk gently and quietly deep within it.

Edward Abbey

I felt my lungs inflate with the onrush of scenery—air, trees, people. I thought, “This is what it is to be happy.

Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature-the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

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

Albert Einstein

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