Quotes About The World

These quotes about the world help place our attention back to the beauty and magnificence of this wonderful world. We live in a beautiful world but in our task focused mind set it is hard to look at and appreciate the beauty of it. These inspirational quotes have been selected to describe the beauty and the magic of the world that we live in...


The Beautiful World -
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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"When I first open my eyes upon the morning meadows
and look upon the beautiful world, I thank God I am alive."
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Quotes About The World

"If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind
on your face and the warm sun on your hand." ~Eido Tai Shimano Roshi

"Contemplate the workings of this world...Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks...Everything-even mountains, rivers, plants, and trees-should be your teacher." ~Morihei Ueshiba

"The world is a work of art that gives birth to itself." ~Friedrich Nietzsche

"The world is the mirror of the soul." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"He who succeeds in the world loves it, He that fails in it hates it." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The world is like a ladder- some ascend and some descend." ~Talmud

"So many worlds, so much to do, So little done, such things to be." ~Alfred, Lord Tennyson

"The physical world is spirit seen from without, and the spirit is world viewed from within." ~Laurens van der Post

"The world is but canvas to our imagination." ~Henry David Thoreau

"The world is thy inn; the world-to-come is thy home." ~Talmud

"We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us." ~Rabindranath Tagore

"The world's a prophecy of worlds to come." ~Edward Young

"I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars." ~Walt Whitman


Beauty Of The World

"I see trees of green, red roses too, I see them bloom for me and you. And I think to myself, What a wonderful world." ~George David Weiss

"To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"How beautiful mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in't!" ~Shakespeare

"In wintertime when limbs are bare
I find things of which I was not aware;
The nests of birds and squirrels and bees, And mistletoe clinging to the trees.

But when a blanket of snow is supplied
The world seems somewhat purified. Oh how close to Heaven can I be
With all this beauty surrounding me!" ~Mary A Summerline

"Each time I see a rainbow
Or a nearby turtledove,
It serves as a memento
of God's eternal love.
I feel His presence near me
On a quiet starlit night, When the moon soars high above me
And gives off its magic light.
A garden filled with flowers, Caressed by morning dew, Reminders me of His handiwork
And gives me strength anew.
A household filled with laughter, A child at mother's breast, In times of strife, a Friend for life, By these we all are blessed." ~Mary A Summerline

"The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit; and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkles in its brightness." ~Percival

"My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky." ~William Wordsmith


One World


All Things Are Connected -
Native American Poem

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"This we know. The earth does not belong to us, we belong to earth. This we know. All things are connected like the blood which unites one family, All things are connected.
Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons and daughters of earth. We did not weave the web of life, We are merely a strand in it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves..."
~Chief Seattle, Native American Poem

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"On Spaceship Earth there are no passengers; everybody is a member of the crew. We have moved into an age in which everybody's activities affect everybody else."
~Marshall McLuhan

"And yet, there is only
One great thing,
The only thing:
To live to see in huts and on journeys
The great day that dawns
And the light that fills the world."
~Inuit Saying

"Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry."
~Richard Feynman


Change The World

"The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty. The activist is the man who cleans up the river." ~Ross Perot

"A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers but borrowed from his children." ~Audobon


To Change The World,
First Change Yourself

Change the world, change yourself quote


"To know the world, first know yourself. To change the world, first change yourself."
~Anonymous

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Heaven On Earth

"What's an earth for, but to make a heaven of." ~Anonymous

"With high woods the hills were crown'd, With tufts the valleys and each fountain side, With borders long Rivers. That Earth now, Seem'd like to Heav'n, a seat where Gods might dwell." ~John Milton

"Our earthly ball a peopled garden." ~Goethe

"Roll on, thou ball, roll on! Through pathless realm of Space, Roll on!" ~W S Gilbert


Earth As A Teacher

"Speak to the earth, and it shal teach thee." ~Job 12:8

"Beloved Divine Mother, Who has become our earth, our skies, Our waters, our trees, Our animal sisters, our human brothers, Our human mothers, our families, Nurture us always
And cradle us in Thy never ending Love. Teach us to see Thy Beauty, Teach us to feel Thy Beauty, Teach us to be Thy Beauty, Teach us to be Thy Beauty
Wherever we go." ~Wave Carberry

"Look deep, deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better." ~Albert Einstein

"Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher." ~William Wadsworth

"If you watch how nature deals with adversity, continually renewing itself, you can't help but learn." ~Bernie Siegel

"Man masters nature not by force but by understanding." ~Jacob Brownowsky

"Rivers and rocks and trees have always been talking to us, but we have forgotten how to listen." ~Michael Roads

"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nature tops the list of potent tranquilizers and stress reducers. The mere sound of moving water has been shown to lower blood pressure." ~Patch Adams


Nature As A Miracle Of God

"Dear old Goldenface
We praise you
For your beaming light
for the smile of your early rises
for your laughter over the noon
for your goodnight grin
Be sure to come back tomorrow." ~James Broughton

"May the great mystery make sunrise in your heart." ~ Sioux Indian Saying

"The radiance in some places is so great as to be fairly dazzling...every crystal, every flower a window opening into heaven, a mirror reflecting the Creator." ~John Muir

"Nature is too thin a screen; the glory of the omnipresent God bursts through everywhere." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"God's miracles are to be found in nature itself; the wind and waves, the wood that becomes a tree- all of these are explained biologically, but behind them is the hand of God." ~Ronald Reagan


Nature As An Inspiration

"Nature...makes nothing in vain." ~Aristotle

"When we are happy, we love nature. When we are dull and depressed, it says nothing to us. Our feelings for it would therefore seem to be a reflection of our moods." ~Gerald Brenan

"There is no unemployed force in nature. All decomposition is recomposition." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Nature is crafty, but for a good end." ~Goethe

"Nature is whole and yet never finished." ~Goethe

"Nothing in nature is isolated. Nothing is without reference to something else. Nothing achieves meaning apart from that which neighbors it." ~Goethe

"Nature never did betray, The hearts that loved her." ~William Wordsworth


Appreciating Nature


Matthew 6:28 - Consider The Lilies Of The Field

Matthew 6:28, King Solomon, Consider The Lilies Of The Field


"Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they neither toil nor spin; yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these."
~Matthew 6:28

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"The bluebird carries the sky on his back." ~Henry David Thoreau

"Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature." ~Gerald De Nerval

"Earth laughs in flowers." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The Amen! of nature is always a flower." ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr

"The kiss of sun for pardon, the song of the birds for mirth
One is nearer God's heart in a garden
Than anywhere else on earth." ~Dorothy Gurney

"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." ~John Ruskin

"In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous." ~Aristotle

"The sun gives us light, but the moon provides inspirational. If you look at the sun without shielding your eyes, you'll go blind. If you look at the moon without covering your eyes, you'll become a poet." ~Serge Bouchard


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