15 Nature Quotes that Outdoors People Will Love

Everyone loves a great nature quote. And even more, people love a great nature quote that connects or reminds them of the outdoors. Below are 15 quotes about nature that will joggle a fond memory of the outdoors!

Nature Quotes Everyone Will Relate To

1. “Nature is not a place to visit; it is home.” – Gary Snyder

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This one, no pun intended, definitely hits home.

2. “In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

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Maybe one of the most famous nature quotes we have. But dang is it absolutely true.

3. “Wilderness is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit.” – Edward Abbey

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4. “Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!'” – Robin Williams

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5. “He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.” – Socrates

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6. “There is no Wi-Fi in the forest, but I promise you will find a better connection.” – Ralph Smart

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7. “There is considerable overlap between the intelligence of the smartest bears and the dumbest tourists.” – Yellowstone park ranger

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Note: I’m not totally sure this is a real nature quote, but it’s fantastic.

8. “It’s okay to go through awful places; just don’t stop and unpack” -Unknown

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9. “The steps you take don’t have to be big. They just have to take you in the right direction” – Dr. Jemma Simmons

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10. “If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.” – Buddha

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11. “We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.” – Chief Seattle

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12. “A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in.” – Greek proverb

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13. “The only way out is through” – Robert Frost

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14. “Don’t walk in front of me… I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me… I may not lead. Walk beside me… just be my friend” – Albert Camus

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15. “Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.” – Katrina Mayer

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Nature Quotes

Nature quotes encapsulate the profound beauty, resilience, and harmony of the natural world, offering timeless wisdom and insight into our interconnectedness with the environment. From the serene whispers of a forest to the majestic roar of a waterfall, these quotes inspire awe and remind us of the importance of preserving and respecting the earth’s delicate balance.

They evoke a sense of wonder, urging us to pause, reflect, and appreciate the wonders of nature that surround us every day.

Author: Alec Sills-Trausch

Title: Founder of Explore with Alec

Expertise: Hiking, Backpacking, Photography, and Road Trips

Alec Sills-Trausch is a hiker, backpacker, landscape photographer, and syndicated travel writer. He enjoys showing off the beauty of the world through his photos, videos, and written work on ExploreWithAlec.com. Alec is also a 2x cancer survivor and bone marrow transplant recipient, showing the world that there is a future from this terrible disease.

He lives in Washington, where he gets to enjoy the stunning PNW mountains in addition to all the other places he attempts to visit each year! You can see more work on IG at @AlecOutside