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I look upon all creatures equally; none are less dear to me and none more dear. But those who worship me with love live in me, and I come to life in them.

Author: Bhagavad Gita

Profession: Sanskrit Poem Incorporated Into the Mahabharata

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.

Author: William Blake (1757-1827)

Profession: British Poet, Painter

Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature.

Author: Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)

Profession: British Scientist, Author

All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.

Author: Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682)

Profession: British Author, Physician, , Philosopher

Nature is the art of God.

Author: Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682)

Profession: British Author, Physician, , Philosopher

Like Confucius of old, I am so absorbed in the wonder of the earth and the life upon it, that I cannot think of heaven and the angels.

Author: Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973)

Profession: American Novelist

Nature's law affirm instead of prohibit. If you violate her laws, you are your own prosecuting attorney, judge, jury, and hangman.

Author: Luther Burbank (1849-1926)

Profession: American Horticulturist

As long as I retain my feeling and my passion for Nature, I can partly soften or subdue my other passions and resist or endure those of others.

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

If only nature is real and if, in nature, only desire and destruction are legitimate, then, in that all humanity does not suffice to assuage the thirst for blood, the path of destruction must lead to universal annihilation.

Author: Albert Camus (1913-1960)

Profession: French Existential Writer

And thus they give the time, that Nature meant for peaceful sleep and meditative snores, to ceaseless din and mindless merriment and waste of shoes and floors.

Author: Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)

Profession: British Writer, Mathematician

The ''control of nature'' is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.

Author: Rachel Carson (1907-1964)

Profession: American Marine Biologist, Author

Whenever man comes up with a better mousetrap, nature immediately comes up with a better mouse.

Author: James Carswell

Profession:

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

Author: George Washington Carver (1864-1943)

Profession: American Scientist

That man's best works should be such bungling imitations of Nature's infinite perfection, matters not much; but that he should make himself an imitation, this is the fact which Nature moans over, and deprecates beseechingly. Be spontaneous, be truthful, be free, and thus be individuals! is the song she sings through warbling birds, and whispering pines, and roaring waves, and screeching winds.

Author: Lydia M. Child (1802-1880)

Profession: American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor

Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God.

Author: William Cowper (1731-1800)

Profession: British Poet