“ Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art. ”

- Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

“ Nature gives you the face you have at twenty it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty. ”

- Coco Chanel

“ Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away. ”

- Laurence J. Peter

“ Beauty is our weapon against nature by it we make objects, giving them limit, symmetry, proportion. Beauty halts and freezes the melting flux of nature. ”

- Camille Paglia

“ We are learning, too, that the love of beauty is one of Nature's greatest healers. ”

- Ellsworth Huntington

“ Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature. ”

- Harold Coffin

“ Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away. ”

- Fay Weldon

“ It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony. ”

- Benjamin Britten

“ It is not so much for its beauty that the forest makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air that emanation from old trees, that so wonderfully changes and renews a weary spirit. ”

- Robert Louis Stevenson

“ A child does not notice the greatness and the beauty of nature and the splendor of God in his works. ”

- Rudolf Otto

“ 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

“ The Western day is indeed nearing when the inner science of self-control will be found as necessary as the outer conquest of nature. This new Atomic Age will see men's minds sobered and broadened by the now scientifically indisputable truth that matter is in reality a concentrate of energy. ”

- Paramahansa Yogananda

“ Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying. ”

- Langston Hughes

“ I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time. ”

- Robert Browning

“ Beauty and seduction, I believe, is nature's tool for survival, because we will protect what we fall in love with. ”

- Louie Schwartzberg

“ The stars shall fade away, the sun himself Grow dim with age, and nature sink in years, But thou shalt flourish in immortal youth, Unhurt amidst the wars of elements, The wrecks of matter, and the crush of worlds. ”

- Joseph Addison

“ Everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with beauty of sunset, with the quiet of nature, with a warm and cozy cottage. ”

- Thomas Kincade

“ Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms you would never see the true beauty of their carvings. ”

- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

“ Beauty is no dead thing. It is the manifestation of God in nature. There is not one object in nature untouched by man that is not beautiful, for God's manifestation is beauty. It shines through all His works, and not only in those that may give pleasure to man. ”

- Annie Besant

“ Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. ”

- John Muir