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In a pond koi can reach lengths of eighteen inches. Amazingly, when placed in a lake, koi can grow to three feet long. The metaphor is obvious. You are limited by how you see the world. (Quote by - Vince Poscente)

It occurred to me that if this were a sight that could be seen only once in a century, this little headland would be thronged with spectators. (Quote by - Rachel Carson)

Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment. (Quote by - John Dewey)

At the close of the day, when the hamlet is still And mortals the sweets of forgetfulness prove, When nought but the torrent is heard on the hill And nought but the nightingale's song in the grove. (Quote by - James Beattie)

I am sure it is a great mistake always to know enough to go in when it rains. One may keep snug and dry by such knowledge, but one misses a world of loveliness. (Quote by - Adeline Knapp)

The clearest way into the universe is through a forest wilderness. (Quote by - John Muir)

I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. (Quote by - Elwyn Brooks White)

Nature encourages no looseness, pardons no errors. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them? (Quote by - Rose Kennedy)

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise. (Quote by - George Washington Carver)

Every creature is better alive than dead, men and moose and pine trees, and he who understands it aright will rather preserve its life than destroy it. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Nature does not complete things. She is chaotic. Man must finish, and he does so by making a garden and building a wall. (Quote by - Robert Frost)

Each is like a river that leaves behind its name and shape, the whole course of its path, to vanish into the vast sea of God. (Quote by - Richard Selzer)

It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. (Quote by - Robert Louis Stevenson)

The law of nature is the strictest expression of necessity. (Quote by - Molescholte)

Whenever man comes up with a better mousetrap, nature immediately comes up with a better mouse. (Quote by - James Carswell)

Aim for the stars and you'll make it to the moon. Aim for the moon and you'll never make it through the atmosphere. (Quote by - Ray Bedard)

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. (Quote by - John Muir)

Nature goes her own way and all that to us seems an exception is really according to order. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Man must go back to nature for information. (Quote by - Thomas Paine)

The course of Nature seems a course of Death, And nothingness the whole substantial thing. (Quote by - Philip James Bailey)

The ignorant man marvels at the exceptional; the wise man marvels at the common; the greatest wonder of all is the regularity of nature. (Quote by - George Dana Boardman)

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. (Quote by - Dale Carnegie)

Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion. (Quote by - Lorraine Anderson)

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)


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