13 Quotes to Re-Inspire Our Connection with Nature.

Via Lynn Hasselberger
on Sep 20, 2012
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Direct contact with nature can soothe us, elevate our mood.

These nature quotes will hopefully inspire you to touch nature today. It won’t bite (well, I guess it could if you plan on cornering a racoon). It will most likely nourish.

Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
~ Albert Einstein

Killer Whales, New Zealand

There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer.
~ Calvin Coolidge

urban forest trees nature bike park summer

One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.
~ William Shakespeare

Image: tobye otter

I must go to Nature disarmed of perspective and stretch myself like a large transparent canvas upon her in the hope that, my submission being perfect, the imprint of a beautiful and useful truth would be taken.
~ John Updike, The Centaur

Friedrich lonely loneliness romantic painting
Look at a tree, a flower, a plant. Let your awareness rest upon it. How still they are, how deeply rooted in Being. Allow nature to teach you stillness.

~ Eckhart Tolle, Stillness Speaks

Hannah-Marie Martin

A town is saved, not more by the righteous men in it, than by the woods and swamps that surround it.
~ Henry David Thoreau

small town christmas norman rockwell


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About Lynn Hasselberger

Lynn Hasselberger is co-founder of GDGD Radio; The Green Divas Managing Editor; and Producer of The Green Divas Radio Show. She's also a mom, writer and award-winning cat-herder who lives in Chicagoland. Sunrises, running, yoga, lead-free chocolate and comedy are just a few of her fave things. In her rare moments of spare time, she blogs at myEARTH360.com and LynnHasselberger.com. A treehugger and social media addict, you'll most likely find Lynn on twitter (@LynnHasselbrgr @GreenDivaLynn & @myEARTH360), instagram and facebook. She hopes to make the world a better place, have more fun, re-develop her math skills and overcome her fear of public speaking. Like her writing? Subscribe to her posts.


7 Responses to “13 Quotes to Re-Inspire Our Connection with Nature.”

  1. Norman Blair says:

    I love it – some of my most special moments have come in the ecstasy of greenery: hugging trees is good for our health. X

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