Nature and Animals

"Where the world ceases to be the scene of our personal hopes and wishes, where we face it as free beings admiring, asking and observing, there we enter the realm of Art and Science."

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nature is mythical and mystical always, and works with the license and extravagance of genius. She has her luxurious and florid style as well as art."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The hills are alive with the sound of music, with songs they have sung for a thousand years."

Oscar Hammerstein from song
Oscar Hammerstein from song "The Sound of Music"

Rating: 5.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Love all God's creation, the whole and every grain of sand of it. Love every leaf, every ray of God's light. Love the animals, love the plants, love everything. If you love everything, you will perceive the divine mystery in things. Once you perceive it, you will begin to comprehend it better every day. And you will come at last to love the whole world with an all-embracing love."

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky "The Brothers Karamazov"

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts."

Rating: 3.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"This mortal air is one wide pestilence, that kills us all at last."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home."

John Dewey
John Dewey "Art as Experience"

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"No matter how much you feed the wolf, he keeps looking at the forest."

Rating: 4.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The trouble with weather forecasting is that it's right too often for us to ignore it and wrong too often for us to rely on it."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I don't pretend to understand the Universe - it's a great deal bigger than I am."

Rating: 2.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life."

John Updike
John Updike "Self-Consciousness: Memoirs"

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Art compares to nature like wine to the grape."

Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer "Notebooks and Diaries"

Rating: 5.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"A rose must remain with the sun and the rain or its lovely promise won't come true."

Ray Evans
Ray Evans "To Each His Own"

Rating: 3.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Every flower is a soul blossoming in Nature."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery."

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If not against us, nature is not for us."

Rating: 3.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Rain is the best policeman."

 police motto
police motto

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The good is, like nature, an immense landscape in which man advances through centuries of exploration."

Jose Ortega y Gasset
Jose Ortega y Gasset "Meditations on Quixote"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"There's a fine line between fishing and just standing on the shore like an idiot."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)

"Who has seen the wind?
Neither you nor I.
But when the trees bow down their heads,
The wind is passing by."

Rating: 8.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"If Men and Women took their Pleasures as noisily as the Cats, what Londoner could ever hope to sleep of nights?"

Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley "After Many a Summer Dies the Swan"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A forest bird never wants a cage."

Henrik Ibsen
Henrik Ibsen "The Master Builder"

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth."

Saint-Exupery-Antoine-de "Wind, Sand, and Stars"

Rating: 3.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels."

Luigi Pirandello
Luigi Pirandello "Six Characters in Search of an Author"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Nature does nothing uselessly."

Aristotle "Politics"

Rating: 4.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"I love my cats because I love my home, and little by little they become its visible soul."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Some national parks have long waiting lists for camping reservations. When you have to wait a year to sleep next to a tree, something is wrong."

Rating: 6.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Cats regard people as warmblooded furniture."

Jacquelyn Mitchard
Jacquelyn Mitchard "The Deep End of the Ocean"

Rating: 4.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Cats are smarter than dogs. You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I believe in God, only I spell it Nature."

Rating: 7.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"In summer, the song sings itself."

Rating: 4.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"He that plants trees loves others beside himself."

Thomas Fuller
Thomas Fuller "Gnomologia"

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Knowledge is consciousness of reality. Reality is the sum of the laws that govern nature and of the causes from which they flow."

Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)
Egyptian Proverbs (from ancient temple)

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"All art is an imitation of nature."

Rating: 3.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"It is the great north wind that made the Vikings."

Rating: 1.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Nature, time and patience are the three great physicians."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"The imagination is one of the forces of nature."

Rating: 6.25 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Whatever you are by nature, keep to it; never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for, and you will succeed."

Rating: 3.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Time spent with cats is never wasted."

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"If dogs could talk, perhaps we would find it as hard to get along with them as we do with people."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments - there are only consequences."

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world."

Rating: 5.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Nature is none other than God in things."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Love is a chain of love as nature is a chain of life."

Rating: 3.20 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Oh, the powers of Nature! She knows what we need, and the doctors know nothing."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The bluebird carries the sky on his back."

Rating: 5.17 (Number of Voters: 6)

"Man is an animal which, alone among the animals, refuses to be satisfied by the fulfillment of animal desires."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 1)