“I’ll walk where my own nature would be leading: It vexes me to choose another guide: Where the grey flocks in ferny glens are feeding; Where the wild wind blows on the mountain-side.” ~ Emily Bronte
“As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can”.” ~ John Muir
It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both man and nature. ~ Henry David Thoreau
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Strong winds. Power outages. Nature’s doing.
“Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.” ~ John Lubbock, 1834-1913
“In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone; Snow had fallen, Snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.” ~ Christina Rossetti, Poet 1830-1894
“Nothing in nature is by chance… Something appears to be chance only because of our lack of knowledge.” ~ Baruch Spinoza
“All men by nature are equal in that equal right that every man hath to his natural freedom, without being subjected to the will or authority of any other man; being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.” ~ John Locke
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence and nothing too much. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
“For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together. For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad.” ~ Edwin Way Teale
Astrophysicist – Born: July 13, 1932
The charming landscape which I saw this morning is indubitably made up of some 20 or 30 farms. Miller owns this field, Locke that, and Manning the woodland beyond. But none of them owns the landscape. There is a property in the horizon which no man has but he whose eye can integrate all the …
Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.” – Aldous Huxley,
John Updike Novelist Born: March 18, 1932 – Died: January 27, 2009
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I spotted this tiny Blue Jay, sitting on the mulch, so I took a few photos, and this one seem to be the best of the lot. Plus, I had to reach through the fence to take the shot(s). Time of photo: 9:23 AM.
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It seems that mother nature has a problem. The problem is, she must have a very itchy scalp. With all the dandruff falling from the sky above, it looks like she needs a good shampooing, with a good rinsing. Then a apply some conditioning, then rinse and repeat. Now, all this dandruff is landing on …
Excuse me while I kiss the sky. — Jimi Hendrix
Winter is nature’s way of saying, ‘Up yours.’ –Robert Byrne
Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as it closes. — John Ruskin
Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do. — Michel de Montaigne
Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil. — Anatole France
I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created by nature we call it progress. — Ed Begley
Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature. – Marilyn Monroe
Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
If it walks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck. Image source