Grandeur of God / Beauty of the Earth Quotes
"The world is charged with the grandeur of God."
- Gerard Manley Hopkins, S.J.
"If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change."
"To stay in one place and watch the seasons come and go is tantamount to constant travel: One is traveling with the earth."
- Marguerite Yourcenar
"Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life."
- Rachel Carson
"In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect."
- Alice Walker
"For everything there is a season and a time for every purpose under the heaven."
- Ecclesiastes 3:1
"God decides the number of stars and gives them all their names."
- Psalm 147:4
"Never loose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful... Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I pass through the gates wind the old road and paths, perform rites of beauty in the being beyond thought, just walking and sitting, breathing and sharing, passing through the mind of land, the inspired air, the eye at the heart of the world - becoming a part of that whole, touching the timeless place."
- Richard Bodner
"Normal day, let me be aware of the treasure you are. Let me not pass you by in quest of some rare and perfect tomorrow. Let me hold you while I may, for it will not always be so. One day I shall dig my nails into the earth or bury my face in the pillow or raise my hands to the sky and want more than all the world your return."
- Mary Jean Irion
"To the attentive eye, each moment of the year has its own beauty..."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"My soul is a mirror o God my spirit rejoices in God, my Savior. God has looked with favor on my lowliness. Surely from now on, generations will call me blessed. God has done great things in me; holy is God's name."
- Luke 1:46-49
"Even to your old age I am your God. Even when your hair turns gray. I will carry you. I have always supported you, and I will continue. I will carry you to safety."
- Isaiah 46:4
"Time doesn’t enfold God; space can’t hold God. Intelligence can’t grasp God. Imagination can’t conceive God. Absolutely nothing is like God."
- Abdallah Ibn Tumart
"In God we live and move and have our being."
- Acts 17:28
"I want it to be said of me that I plucked a weed and planted a flower wherever I thought a flower would grow."
- Abraham Lincoln
"Nature is God’s living, visible garment."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting system through which God speaks to us every hour, if we only tune in."
- George Washington Carver
“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.”
- Author Unknown