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.
You may drive out nature with a pitchfork, yet she’ll be constantly running back.
The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours.
Nature’s great masterpiece, an elephant; the only harmless great thing.
Any theory intended to describe and analyze socio-historical reality cannot restrict itself to the human spirit and disregard the totality of human nature.
Sympathy with nature is part of a good person’s religion.
If loneliness is part of our essence, that is, our essential nature, that is only because of the way, in practical terms, we actually exist; that is, the way we move and work and live in the world.
The scientific observer of Nature is a kind of mystic seeker in the act of prayer.
The Romans, we are told, were by nature a peculiarly warlike race.
Just as Divinity descends in a certain manner, to the extent that one communicates with Nature, so one ascends to Divinity through Nature, just as by means of a life resplendent in natural things one rises to the life that presides over them.