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20 Amazing Life Lessons Nature Has Taught Us

20 Amazing Life Lessons Nature Has Taught Us

Nature has an amazing peace which we, as humans, try to emulate daily. To help us be as peaceful as nature is, here are 20 amazing life lessons nature has taught us:

1.   Even During A Storm, Nature is Somehow Always at Peace

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    “Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away form you like the leaves of Autumn.” – John Muir

    2.  Nature is Content with Itself

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      “I’ve made an odd discovery.  Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I’m convinced of the opposite.” – Bertrand Russell

      3.  Nature Understands That All Things Have A Purpose Under God

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        “Keep your sense of proportion by regularly, preferably daily, visiting the natural world.” Catlin Matthews

        4.  Natures Shows Us That God is Always With Us

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          “Nature is the art of God.”  – Ralph Waldo Emerson

          5.  Nature Provides Us With Unconditional Love

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            “Love comforeth like sunshine after the rain.” – Shakespeare

            6.  Nature Has an Endless Amount of Patience

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              “Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.” – Lao Tzu

              7.  Nature Reminds Us That All Good Things Do Not Require Money

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                “The day, water, sun, moon, night – I do not have to purchase these things with money.” – Plautis

                8.  Nature Brings “Solace in All Troubles”

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                  “The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one fell that all is as it should be and that God wishes to see people happy, amidst the simple beauty of nature. I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” – Anne Frank

                  9. Nature Reminds Us That Bigger is Not Always Better

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                    “Some of nature’s most exquisite handiwork is on a miniature scale, as anyone knows who has applied a magnifying glass to a snowflake.” – Rachel Carson

                    10.  Nature Reminds Us That Beauty Exists Within Ourselves

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                      “Thought we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

                      11.  Nature Reminds Us That “Just to Be” is Sometimes Better Than Doing

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                        “Sounds of the wind or sounds of the sea, make me happy just to be.” – June Polis

                        12.  As in Nature, so in Life, Do the Bad Times — and Weather  — Roll In and Roll Out in Due Course

                        “The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over the harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on.” – Carl Sandburg

                        13.  Nature is Powerful and Wise in Its Silence

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                          “God is the friend of the silence. Trees, flowers, grass grow in silence. See the stars, moon and sun, how they move in silence.” – Mother Teresa

                          14.  Nature “Thrives On A Little Kindness”

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                            “Flowers are like human beings…they thrive on a little kindness.” – Fred Streeter

                            15.  Nature Also Thrives on Freedom

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                              “The ocean…cold and wild the surf, rushing in to overwhelm the beach, the wind, stinging my cheeks, enveloping me in total freedom.” – Scott Holman

                              16.  Nature Thrills with Simplicity

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                                “How easy and simple it is to live enjoyable when the simple, interminable blue of the sky, with its long wisps of white clouds, become a pleasant thing to behold, a thing of beauty that thrills you every time you care to look skyward.” – John Schindler

                                17.  Nature is an Endless Source of Inspiration

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                                  “The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” – Claude Monet

                                  18.  Nature Has an Ability to Not Only Heal Itself After A Storm, But All Living Things Around and In It

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                                    “There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature – the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after the winter.” – Rachel Carson

                                    19.  Nature Finds the “Good in Everything”

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                                      “And this, our life, exempt from public haunt, finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks, sermons in stones, and good in everything.” -William Shakespeare

                                      20.  Nature is Content with the Cycle of Life

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                                        “The poetry of the earth is never dead.” – John Keats

                                        Featured photo credit: Sunlight/Marin Resnick via flickr.com

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                                        Last Updated on October 18, 2018

                                        50+ Best Motivational Quotes To Prepare You For Any Challenges In Life

                                        50+ Best Motivational Quotes To Prepare You For Any Challenges In Life

                                        Life is filled with highs and lows —happiness and struggles that will test your resilience and integrity, push you to overcome challenges and leave you with lessons that will make you even stronger on your way up.

                                        It’s the way you feel and think about yourself, including your expectations and beliefs about what is possible to you, greatly determines everything that happens to you.

                                        It all starts with your thoughts. When you change your thoughts, you transform the quality of your life. (Right, Nancy’s story is a typical example!)

                                        Below is a list of the best motivational quotes to inspire you to start your day with a blast:

                                        Quotes for self-assurance

                                        1. Don’t downgrade your dream just to fit your reality, upgrade your conviction to match your destiny.

                                          2. You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem and smarter than you think.

                                            3. You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.

                                              4. The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others

                                                5. You attract what you are, not what you want. If you want great, then be great.

                                                  6. It’s not who you are that holds you behind, it’s who you think your are not.

                                                    Quotes about positivity

                                                    7. Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and think of what could go right.

                                                      8. You should never regret anything in life. If it’s good, it’s wonderful. If it’s bad, it is experience.

                                                        9. Falling down is an accident, staying down is a choice.

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                                                          10. If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

                                                            11. Always believe that something wonderful is about to happen.

                                                              12. Don’t be afraid to give up the good and go for great.

                                                                13. Remember that life’s greatest lessons are usually learned from worst times and from the worst mistakes.

                                                                  Quotes for work and success

                                                                  14. Don’t talk, just act. Don’t say, just show. Don’t promise, just prove.

                                                                    15. Never stop doing great just because someone doesn’t give you credit.

                                                                      16. Discipline is doing what needs to be done, even if you don’t want to.

                                                                        17. Work while they sleep. Learn while they party. Save while they spend. Live like they dream.

                                                                          18. The key to success is to focus our conscious mind on things we desire, not things we fear.

                                                                            19. Never apologize for having high standards, people who really want to be in your life will rise to meet them.

                                                                              20. If it doesn’t challenge you, it won’t change you.

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                                                                                21. Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it, time will pass anyway.

                                                                                  22. Don’t fear failure. Fear being in the exact same place next year as you are today.

                                                                                    23. A hill is just another opportunity to leave your competition behind.

                                                                                      24. Don’t quit. You’re already in pain. You’re already hurt. Get a reward from it.

                                                                                        25. Hustle until you no longer need to introduce yourself.

                                                                                          26. You didn’t come this far only to come this far.

                                                                                            27. Be selective in your battles for sometimes peace is better than being right.

                                                                                              28 If we keep doing what we are doing, we’re going to keep getting what we’re getting.

                                                                                                29. You will never know your limits until you push yourself to them.

                                                                                                  30. Do what you have to do until you can do what you want to do.

                                                                                                    31. The man on top of the mountain didn’t fall there.

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                                                                                                      32. If your dreams don’t scare you, they are not big enough.

                                                                                                        33. If you can’t handle stress, you won’t manage success.

                                                                                                          34. Don’t be pushed by your problems, be led by your dreams.

                                                                                                            35. Don’t mistake silence for weakness. Smart people don’t plan big moves out loud.

                                                                                                              36. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.

                                                                                                                37. Obsessed is the word the lazy use to describe dedicated.

                                                                                                                  38. You become who you spend your time with.

                                                                                                                    39. Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods.

                                                                                                                      40. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.

                                                                                                                        41. If you don’t build your dreams, someone else will hire you to build theirs.

                                                                                                                          42. Between stimulus and response is our greatest power –the freedom to choose.

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                                                                                                                            43. What comes easy won’t last, what lasts won’t come easy.

                                                                                                                              44. Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits.

                                                                                                                                45. Work until your idols become your rivals.

                                                                                                                                  Quotes about money

                                                                                                                                  46. Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune.

                                                                                                                                    47. I create new enemies every day, it’s called business.

                                                                                                                                      48. When you have a Million Dollar vision, don’t surround yourself with 1 cent minds.

                                                                                                                                        49. You can’t get rich thinking poor.

                                                                                                                                          50. Doing what is comfortable is rarely profitable.

                                                                                                                                            51. If you can count your money, work harder.

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