Henri Matisse Quotes

There are always flowers for those who want to see them.-Henri Matisse

 

 

There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you it’s going to be a butterfly.-R. Buckminster Fuller

 

 

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.-Jacques Yves Cousteau

 

 

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.-Gerard De Nerval

 

 

Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.-Dag Hammarskjold

 

 

The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.-Robert Frost

 

 

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. – Albert Camus

 

 

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.-John Burroughs

 

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.-Jimmy Carter

 

 

 

There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by.-William Cullen Bryant

 

 

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.-John Lubbock

 

 

Nature’s music is never over; her silences are pauses, not conclusions.-Mary Webb

 

 

 

Simplicity is natures first step, and the last of art.-Philip James Bailey

 

 

 

Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.-H. P. Lovecraft

 

 

The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.-Pamela Hansford Johnson

 

 

The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon.-Jean Ingelow

 

 

Pick a flower on Earth and you move the farthest star. – Paul Dirac

 

 

The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

 

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.-Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another.-Edouard Manet

 

 

 

Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.-Langston Hughes

 

 

With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live. Most of the oxygen in the atmosphere is generated by the sea.-Sylvia Earle

 

 

Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature’s inexorable imperative.-H. G. Wells

 

 

Spring won’t let me stay in this house any longer! I must get out and breathe the air deeply again.-Gustav Mahler

 

 

O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?-Percy Bysshe Shelley

 

 

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

 

 

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer. – Albert Camus

 

 

 

The sun, the moon and the stars would have disappeared long ago… had they happened to be within the reach of predatory human hands.-Havelock Ellis

 

 

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.-Khalil Gibran

 

 

Nature holds the key to our aesthetic, intellectual, cognitive and even spiritual satisfaction.-E. O. Wilson

 

 

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.-Lao Tzu

 

 

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.-Elizabeth Appell

 

 

Light in Nature creates the movement of colors.-Robert Delaunay

 

 

On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.-Jules Renard

 

 

 

 

Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we’re still at the mercy of nature.-Neil deGrasse Tyson

 

 

A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg.-Samuel Butler

 

 

Nothing makes me so happy as to observe nature and to paint what I see. – Henri Rousseau

 

 

 

In nature there are neither rewards nor punishments; there are consequences.-Robert Green Ingersoll

 

 

Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains.-Diane Ackerman

 

 

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.-Vladimir Nabokov

 

 

Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!’-Robin Williams

 

 

Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second.-Mattie Stepanek

 

 

 

How strange that nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!-Emily Dickinson

 

 

It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.-Frederick Douglass

 

 

 

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.-Richard Bach

 

 

To cherish what remains of the Earth and to foster its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.-Wendell Berry

 

 

Mother Nature is always speaking. She speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer. Leopards, cobras, monkeys, rivers and trees; they all served as my teachers when I lived as a wanderer in the Himalayan foothills.-Radhanath Swami

 

 

What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning. – Werner Heisenberg

 

 

I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don’t notice it.-Alice Walker

 

 

Mother Nature is the great equalizer. You can’t get away from it.-Christopher Heyerdahl

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