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    raspberry drupelets cluster around a cavern of emptiness
    (paraphrased from her talk on C Span's Book TV).

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Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.

by Ambrose Bierce Found in: Nature Quotes,
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You can live for years next door to a big pine tree, honored to have so venerable a neighbor, even read more

You can live for years next door to a big pine tree, honored to have so venerable a neighbor, even when it sheds needles all over your flowers or wakes you, dropping big cones onto your deck at still of night.

by Denise Levertov Found in: Nature Quotes,
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I love little children too but I don't cut off
their heads and stick them in vases.
http://www.egroups.com/messages/nomow108/1.

I love little children too but I don't cut off
their heads and stick them in vases.
http://www.egroups.com/messages/nomow108/1.

by Geroge Bernard Shaw Found in: Nature Quotes,
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There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but only one view.

There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but only one view.

by Harry Millner Found in: Nature Quotes,
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Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is read more

Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience it is necessary for us to do the opposite, that is to commence with experience and from this to proceed to investigate the reason.

by Leonardo Da Vinci Found in: Nature Quotes,
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Now nature is not at variance with art, nor art with nature; they
being both the servants of his read more

Now nature is not at variance with art, nor art with nature; they
being both the servants of his providence. Art is the perfection
of nature. Were the world now as it was the sixth day, there
were yet a chaos. Nature hath made one world, and art another.
In brief, all things are artificial; for nature is the art of
God.

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Each is like a river that leaves behind its name and shape, the whole course of its path, to vanish read more

Each is like a river that leaves behind its name and shape, the whole course of its path, to vanish into the vast sea of God.

by Richard Selzer Found in: Nature Quotes,
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The law of nature is the strictest expression of necessity.

The law of nature is the strictest expression of necessity.

by Molescholte Found in: Nature Quotes,
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I'm very gregarious, but I love being in the hills on my own.

I'm very gregarious, but I love being in the hills on my own.

by Norman Maccaig Found in: Nature Quotes,
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