For myself I hold no preferences among flowers, so long as they are wild, free, spontaneous. Bricks to all greenhouses! Black thumb and cutworm to the potted plant! 10
[ Among Black Bricks Flowers Free Hold Long Myself Plant Preferences Spontaneous Thumb Wild]

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains. 53
[ Beside Childhood Conjure Fleeting Lake Memorable Momentary More Mountains Nothing Scent Smell Summer Than Unexpected Up Yet]

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space. 66
[ Always Edifice Glitter Golden Green Space Stone Sunrise Valley Vast Wonder Yosemite]

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,' probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on. 285
[ Bark Because Figure Get God Hard How Make Only Out Poet Probably Said Tree]

I am two with nature. 285
[ Am Nature Two]

Just living is not enough... one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. 379
[ Enough Flower Freedom Just Little Living Must Sunshine]

If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way. 525
[ Another Better May Nature Sure Than Way]

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. 525
[ Marvelous Nature Something Things]

That which is not good for the bee-hive cannot be good for the bees. 678
[ Bees Cannot Good Which]

To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. 682
[ Day Fine Look Most Perfect Refreshment Shade Sit Upon]

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly. 733
[ Butterfly Calls Caterpillar End Master World]

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed. 744
[ Commanded Must Nature Obeyed]

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her. 744
[ Cannot Command Except Her Nature Obeying]

Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it. 811
[ Ah Make Power Suffer Summer Us]

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises. 918
[ Arises Color Green Loveliness Prime Which World]

Having contemplated this admirable grove, I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river, and though it was now late in December, the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom. 1019
[ Admirable Appeared Banks Bloom Contemplated December Full Grove Groves Having Late Now Proceeded River Though Towards]

My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves, chearful meadows, and high distant forests, which in grand order presented themselves to view. 1019
[ Delightful Distant Elegance Forests Grand Groves High Meadows Order Presented Progress Rendered Themselves View Which]

Many a man curses the rain that falls upon his head, and knows not that it brings abundance to drive away the hunger. 1032
[ Abundance Away Brings Curses Drive Falls Head His Hunger Knows Man Many Rain Upon]

Flowers are the sweetest things God ever made and forgot to put a soul into. 1150
[ Ever Flowers Forgot God Into Made Put Soul Sweetest Things]

The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing. 1327
[ Birds Boy Concerned Hear Jay Little Longer Moment See Sing Sparrow Them Which]

The ground we walk on, the plants and creatures, the clouds above constantly dissolving into new formations - each gift of nature possessing its own radiant energy, bound together by cosmic harmony. 1328
[ Above Bound Clouds Constantly Cosmic Creatures Each Energy Formations Gift Ground Harmony Into Nature New Own Plants Possessing Radiant Together Walk]

I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods. 1353
[ Am Any Bound Climbed Day Ground Healing Heat Into Orchard Own Place Planted Public Shadow Trees Up Vines Where Woods]

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival. 1353
[ Cherish Earth Foster Hope Legitimate Only Our Remains Renewal Survival]

There is no forgiveness in nature. 1377
[ Forgiveness Nature]

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills. 1402
[ Body Made Man Occupying Ocean Two-Thirds Water World]

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire, in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart. 1703
[ Awesome Color Dancing Fire Flame Forest Full Heart Least Magnitude Single Tongue Tree Warm Woodland]

Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence. 1703
[ Appreciate Grass Knowing Meaning Patience Persistence Trees Understand]

You can't be suspicious of a tree, or accuse a bird or a squirrel of subversion or challenge the ideology of a violet. 1703
[ Accuse Bird Challenge Ideology Squirrel Subversion Suspicious Tree Violet]

What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt - it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn't want to go anywhere else. 1793
[ Any Anywhere Doubt Else Get Go Going Makes Restful River Sure Want Where]

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine. 1974
[ Corn Laughed Light Nature Over Sunshine Swept Wind]

Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass. 1980
[ Breathless Flung Grass Hill Kissed Laughed Lovely Sun Us Windy]

For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours. 2057
[ Come Ever Every Glory Last Lived Never Person See Spring Springs Then Will Yours]

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God. 2084
[ Art Artificial God Nature Things]

The groves were God's first temples. 2123
[ First God Groves Temples Were]

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. 2255
[ Go Healed Nature Order Put Senses Soothed]

Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral. 2255
[ Easier Get Moral More Nature Out Preaches Sermons She Spark Stone Stones Teaches Than]

I still get wildly enthusiastic about little things... I play with leaves. I skip down the street and run against the wind. 2274
[ Against Down Enthusiastic Get Leaves Little Play Run Skip Still Street Things Wildly Wind]

A hen is only an egg's way of making another egg. 2309
[ Another Egg Hen Making Only Way]

Winter is nature's way of saying, "Up yours." 2336
[ Nature Saying Up Way Winter Yours]

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. 2443
[ Autumn Every Flower Leaf Second Spring]

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. 2443
[ Depth Finally Invincible Learned Summer Winter]

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. 2543
[ Blooming Dreaming Enjoying Garden Horizon Human Instead Know Living Magical Most Nature Off Our Outside Over Put Rose Roses Some Tend Things Today Tragic Us Windows]

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries. 2599
[ Art Boundaries Common Language Love Music Nature Political Social Transcend]

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in. 2623
[ Broadcasting Every God Hour Love Nature Only Speaks Station Think Through Tune Unlimited Us Which Will]

I like trees because they seem more resigned to the way they have to live than other things do. 2665
[ Because Live More Other Resigned Seem Than Things Trees Way]

The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven. 2765
[ Air Body Cheering Communication Cut Debarred Free God Heaven Itself Just Life Light Loses Mind Nature Off Proportion Revelation]

Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit. 2830
[ Appreciate Bare Forward Fruit Learn Look May Pick Time Times Trees Us Will]

Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. 2934
[ Grow Solitary Strong Trees]

Swans sing before they die - 'twere no bad thing should certain persons die before they sing. 3152
[ Bad Before Certain Die Persons Should Sing Swans Thing Twere]

Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I'll show you somebody who has never achieved much. 3169
[ Achieved Made Mistake Much Never Person Show Somebody]

It is only in the country that we can get to know a person or a book. 3240
[ Book Country Get Know Only Person]

Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life. 3244
[ Blade Draws Each Earth Faith Grass His Land Life Man Rooted Spot Strength Together Whence Which]

I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. 3564
[ Amazing Blue Day Dream Everything God Infinite Leaping Most Natural Sky Spirits Thank Trees Which Yes]

The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful. 3564
[ World]

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine. 3616
[ Always Bring Go Matter Own Sunshine Weather Wherever Your]

There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down. 3884
[ Always Between Breeze Comes Cracking Curious Down Fear First Period Rain Time]

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude! 4002
[ Does How Intrude Knock Nature Strange Yet]

To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few. 4002
[ Alone Bee Bees Clover Few Make Prairie Takes Will]

There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind. 4026
[ Corresponding Energy Muscular Spiritual Sunlight Wind]

A forest of these trees is a spectacle too much for one man to see. 4143
[ Forest Man Much See Spectacle These Too Trees]

It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake. 4167
[ Earthquake Fire Gentle Light Need Shower Storm Thunder Whirlwind]

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago... had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands. 4507
[ Ago Disappeared Had Hands Happened Human Long Moon Predatory Reach Stars Sun Within Would]

I believe that if one always looked at the skies, one would end up with wings. 4930
[ Always Believe End Looked Skies Up Wings Would]

In some mysterious way woods have never seemed to me to be static things. In physical terms, I move through them; yet in metaphysical ones, they seem to move through me. 5081
[ Metaphysical Move Mysterious Never Ones Physical Seem Seemed Some Static Terms Them Things Through Way Woods Yet]

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it's going to be a butterfly. 5255
[ Butterfly Caterpillar Going Nothing Tells]

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. 5301
[ Around Bunch Dependent Else Grapes Had Nothing Planets Revolving Ripen Still Sun Those Universe]

I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets. 5360
[ Breath Cedar Dawns Fragrant Hundred Lakes Lovely Pine Recall Remember Silk Strung Sunsets Thread Trail Trees Upon]

My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful. 5360
[ Been Blessed Care Day Given Hundred Lakes Lovely Modern Our Peaceful Primitive Recollection Release Return Thinking Troubled Worry]

Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy. 5360
[ Am Blood Brain Cares City Complex Coyote Dawn Fall Happy Hear Life Our Pressure Relief Seek Trail Wailing Whenever Yellow]

Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations. 5476
[ Does Immune Laws Mean Nature Operations Their Understanding]

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. 5520
[ Bare Delights Earth Feel Feet Forget Hair Long Play Winds Your]

The flower is the poetry of reproduction. It is an example of the eternal seductiveness of life. 5597
[ Eternal Example Flower Life Poetry Reproduction]

When I have a terrible need of - shall I say the word - religion. Then I go out and paint the stars. 5661
[ Go Need Out Paint Religion Say Shall Stars Terrible Then Word]

Occasionally I have come across a last patch of snow on top of a mountain in late May or June. There's something very powerful about finding snow in summer. 5698
[ Across Come Finding June Last Late May Mountain Occasionally Patch Powerful Snow Something Summer Top Very]

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was. 6218
[ Height How Low Measure Mountain Never Reached See Then Top Until Will]

We do not see nature with our eyes, but with our understandings and our hearts. 6504
[ Eyes Hearts Nature Our See Understandings]

Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature. 6539
[ Achieve Against Goodness Little Mere Nature Power]

Nature is wont to hide herself. 6622
[ Herself Hide Nature Wont]

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song. 6893
[ Answer Because Bird Sing Sings Song]

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds, in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush; Thrush's eggs look little low heavens, and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear, it strikes like lightning to hear him sing. 6929
[ Beautiful Does Ear Echoing Eggs Hear Heavens Him Lightning Little Long Look Lovely Low Lush Nothing Shoot Sing Spring Strikes Through Thrush Timber Weeds Wheels Wring]

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while. 7021
[ Change Conversation Knock Nine-Tenths Once Start Weather While]

Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying. 7054
[ Ape Autumn Beauty Dying Escape Exquisitely Gain Gorgeous Happiness Provides Some Sunsets]

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby. 7054
[ Beat Drops Head Kiss Liquid Lullaby Rain Silver Sing Upon Your]

Hope is the only bee that makes honey without flowers. 7222
[ Bee Flowers Honey Hope Makes Only Without]

It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life. 7369
[ Days English Frequently Life Memory More Occur Perfect Than Those Which]

The poetry of the earth is never dead. 7800
[ Dead Earth Never Poetry]

To me a lush carpet of pine needles or spongy grass is more welcome than the most luxurious Persian rug. 7830
[ Carpet Grass Lush Luxurious More Most Needles Persian Pine Rug Than Welcome]

Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them? 7897
[ After Birds Delight Feel Free Remains Sing Storm Them Whatever Why]

I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree. 7995
[ Lovely Never Poem See Shall Think Tree]

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer, self-sufficient. There is no other time when the whole world seems composed of one thing and one thing only. 8264
[ Composed Itself Lonely Only Other Prefer Seems Self-Sufficient Snow Thing Time Whole World]

Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings. 8266
[ Beauty Canyons Carvings Never See Shield Should Their True Would]

Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. 8451
[ Even Feel Full Shoe Slush Spring Whistling]

Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself. 8646
[ Becomes Capturing Dance Easy Essence Light Nature Place Powerful Strong Takes Weather Within Work Your Yourself]

In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them. 8694
[ Anniversaries Buds Burst Day Dozen Heed Ignore June Man Many May Single Species Their Them These]

Fall is my favorite season in Los Angeles, watching the birds change color and fall from the trees. 8714
[ Angeles Birds Change Color Fall Favorite Los Season Trees Watching]

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind. 8828
[ Flower Grow Life Mind Plant Pluck Thistle Thought Tried Wherever Would]

In wilderness I sense the miracle of life, and behind it our scientific accomplishments fade to trivia. 8835
[ Accomplishments Behind Fade Life Miracle Our Scientific Sense Trivia Wilderness]

The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain. 8972
[ Best Rain Raining Thing]

The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art. 8972
[ Art Counterfeit Counterpart Nature Reproduced]

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. 9054
[ Books Earth Ever Excellent Fields Lakes Learn More Mountain Rivers Schoolmasters Sea Sky Some Teach Than Us Woods]

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. 9054
[ Across Clouds Day Float Grass Idleness Lie Listening Means Murmur Rest Sky Sometimes Summer Time Trees Under Waste Watching Water]

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver. 9098
[ Consider Every Far Glorious Gold Green Made More Nature Rightly Silver Than Things Tree True Were]

There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before. 9116
[ Before Birds Build Differ Landscape Leave Man More Nothing Than Way Which Yet]

I'm very gregarious, but I love being in the hills on my own. 9149
[ Being Gregarious Hills Love Own Very]

Let a hundred flowers bloom, let a hundred schools of thought contend. 9342
[ Bloom Contend Flowers Hundred Schools Thought]

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes - every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man. 9370
[ Animate Clouds Crystal Every Existence Flowers Forests Form Glaciers Impress Inanimate Lakes Leaves Man Rivers Soul Stars Stupendous Upon Winds]

The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson. 9370
[ Brought Everything Exists Great Kindergarten Lesson Man Own Peculiar Universe]

There are always flowers for those who want to see them. 9526
[ Always Flowers See Them Those Want]

There are no passengers on spaceship earth. We are all crew. 9766
[ Crew Earth Passengers Spaceship]

By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet. 9883
[ Am Around Blue Charged Cooler Deeper Feel Feet Fire Glory God Green Music Nature Pure Reading Renewed Scriptures Seems Sky Trees Under Whole World]

Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet. 9997
[ Get Just Others Rain Some Walk Wet]

The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. 10107
[ Bear Best Fruit Grow Slow Trees]

I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers. 10122
[ Become Flowers Having Owe Painter Perhaps]

Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experience, but that's not where I live. 10135
[ Always Experience Fame Fickle Go Goes Had Known Least Live Long Something Where Will]

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns. 10214
[ Always Awake First Flowers Heart Soonest Thorns Touch]

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was. 10299
[ Back Forever Get Memory Perfect Trying Water Where]

I never saw a discontented tree. They grip the ground as though they liked it, and though fast rooted they travel about as far as we do. 10371
[ Discontented Far Fast Grip Ground Liked Never Rooted Saw Though Travel Tree]

The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. 10371
[ Clearest Forest Into Through Universe Way Wilderness]

The mountains are calling and I must go. 10371
[ Calling Go Mountains Must]

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us. 10407
[ Flowers Joy Mad Must Planet Such Things Think Time Us Whole Without Would]

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature. 10585
[ Blossoming Every Flower Nature Soul]

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. 10669
[ Blossom Bud Came Day More Painful Remain Risk Than Tight Took]

Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person. 10797
[ Concerns Family Having Just Make More Person Responsibilities Understanding]

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty. 10812
[ Beauty Could Decided Flower Huge Ignore Paint Scale]

Sorrows gather around great souls as storms do around mountains; but, like them, they break the storm and purify the air of the plain beneath them. 11162
[ Air Around Beneath Break Gather Great Mountains Plain Purify Sorrows Souls Storm Storms Them]

Birds have wings; they're free; they can fly where they want when they want. They have the kind of mobility many people envy. 11323
[ Birds Envy Fly Free Kind Many Mobility Want Where Wings]

Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow. 11506
[ Because Flowers Hope Tomorrow Without]

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water. 11912
[ Find Freezing Lot Snow Unnecessary Water]

When I see a bird that walks like a duck and swims like a duck and quacks like a duck, I call that bird a duck. 12059
[ Bird Call Duck See Swims Walks]

Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night. 12063
[ Blooming Colors Everything Heart Instead Into Most Night Recklessly Unbelievable Voices Were Would]

Mother Nature may be forgiving this year, or next year, but eventually she's going to come around and whack you. You've got to be prepared. 12092
[ Around Come Eventually Forgiving Going Got May Mother Nature Next Prepared She Whack Year]

Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light. 12207
[ Deep Flowers Keep Light Roots Their]

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. 12436
[ Bad Braces Delicious Different Exhilarating Good Kinds Only Rain Really Refreshing Snow Such Sunshine Thing Up Us Weather Wind]

I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite. 12438
[ Convinced Discovery Every Feel Gardener Happiness Longer Made Odd Opposite Possibility Quite Sure Talk Time Yet]

In order to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe. 12511
[ Apple First Invent Make Must Order Pie Scratch Universe]

Let the gentle bush dig its root deep and spread upward to split the boulder. 12570
[ Boulder Bush Deep Dig Gentle Root Split Spread Upward]

To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring. 12595
[ Changing Happier Hopelessly Interested Love Mind Seasons Spring State Than]

Man has lost the capacity to foresee and to forestall. He will end by destroying the earth. 12799
[ Capacity Destroying Earth End Foresee Lost Man Will]

Unless a tree has borne blossoms in spring, you will vainly look for fruit on it in autumn. 12840
[ Autumn Blossoms Borne Fruit Look Spring Tree Unless Vainly Will]

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything. 12971
[ Books Brooks Everything Exempt Finds Good Haunt Life Our Public Running Sermons Stones Tongues Trees]

The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world. 13182
[ Become Lake Landscape Mountains Real World]

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. 13440
[ Content Least Nature Richest Wealth]

Break open a cherry tree and there are no flowers, but the spring breeze brings forth myriad blossoms. 13443
[ Blossoms Break Breeze Brings Cherry Flowers Forth Myriad Open Spring Tree]

I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself. 13659
[ Bark Branches Coming Course Foliage Had Itself Knew Light Magician Plants Reached Real Realize Roots Stems Toward Trees Up]

Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake. 13720
[ Around Depends Lake Perhaps Truth Walk]

Poor, dear, silly Spring, preparing her annual surprise! 13720
[ Annual Dear Her Poor Preparing Silly Spring Surprise]

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. 13727
[ Air Beauty Changes Claim Forest Hearts Makes Men Much Old Quality Renews Something Spirit Subtle Trees Upon Weary Wonderfully]

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. 14008
[ Butterfly Counts Enough Moments Months Time]

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. 14008
[ Earth Effort Endless Heaven Listening Speak Trees]

Life has loveliness to sell, all beautiful and splendid things, blue waves whitened on a cliff, soaring fire that sways and sings, and children's faces looking up, holding wonder like a cup. 14094
[ Beautiful Blue Children Cliff Cup Faces Fire Holding Life Looking Loveliness Sell Sings Soaring Splendid Things Up Waves Wonder]

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it. 14753
[ Color Field God Notice Off Purple Somewhere Think Walk]

People in cities may forget the soil for as long as a hundred years, but Mother Nature's memory is long and she will not let them forget indefinitely. 14780
[ Cities Forget Hundred Indefinitely Long May Memory Mother Nature She Soil Them Will Years]

Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art. 14825
[ Air Art Curious Ditties Forth Furnished Hath Little Musicians Nature Nimble Shame Their Them Those Which]

Maybe nature is fundamentally ugly, chaotic and complicated. But if it's like that, then I want out. 14981
[ Chaotic Complicated Fundamentally Maybe Nature Out Then Ugly Want]

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative. 15032
[ Adapt Ever Imperative Inexorable Nature Now Perish]

Bats drink on the wing, like swallows, by sipping the surface, as they play over pools and streams. 15118
[ Bats Drink Over Play Pools Sipping Streams Surface Swallows Wing]

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. 15156
[ Books Metaphysics More Satisfies Than Window]

Give me odorous at sunrise a garden of beautiful flowers where I can walk undisturbed. 15156
[ Beautiful Flowers Garden Give Sunrise Undisturbed Walk Where]

I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. 15156
[ Believe Grass Leaf Less Stars Than]

Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!" 15270
[ Nature Party Saying Spring Way]

The violets in the mountains have broken the rocks. 15280
[ Broken Mountains Rocks Violets]

Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher. 15495
[ Come Forth Into Light Nature Teacher Things Your]

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature. 15512
[ Believe God Nature Only Spell]