6 quotes about the wonder that is nature

May 25, 2016, 6 a.m.

Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
― Francis Bacon

Every aspect of Nature reveals a deep mystery and touches our sense of wonder and awe ... those with the courage to explore the weave and structure of the Cosmos, even where it differs profoundly from their wishes and prejudices, will penetrate its deepest mysteries.
― Carl Sagan

Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.
―Max Planck

The real world, in my opinion, exists in the countryside, where Nature goes about her quiet business and brings us greatest pleasure.
― Fennel Hudson

Nature never hurries. Atom by atom, little by little she achieves her work.
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

When I would re-create myself, I seek the darkest wood, the thickest and most interminable and to the citizen, most dismal, swamp. I enter as a sacred place, a Sanctum sanctorum. There is the strength, the marrow, of Nature.
―Henry David Thoreau