"To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter; to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life."
~ John Burroughs
"One touch of nature makes the whole world kin." ~ William Shakespeare
"Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books." ~ J. Lubbock
"Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise."
~ George Washington Carver
"I'll tell you how the sun rose a ribbon at a time." ~ Emily Dickinson