Such is the substance
of things, plastic power of the human
eye, primary forms, the sky,
the mountain, the
tree, the animal, all
give us a delight in and of
themselves; a pleasure arising from
outline, color, motion, and
appears partly owing to the eye itself. The eye is the best of artists.
But this beauty of nature which is
seen and felt as beauty, is the least part.
The shows of day, the dewy morning,
the rainbow, mountains, orchards in
shadows in still water, and the
like, if too eagerly hunted, become
merely show and mock us with their unreality.
Go out of the house
to see the
moon, and it is mere tinsel; it will not please as when its
light shines upon your
The beauty that shimmers in the yellow
afternoons of October, who ever could clutch it?
Go forth to find
it, and it is gone; it is only a mirage as you look from the windows of
Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual
Every appearance in
nature corresponds to some state of the mind, and that state of the mind can
only be described by presenting that natural appearance as its
An enraged man is a
lion, a cunning man is a
fox, a firm man is a
rock, a learned man is a torch.
A lamb is innocence;
a snake is subtle spite;
flowers express to us the
light and darkness are our familiar expression for
knowledge and ignorance;
and heat for compassion.
In view of the significance of nature, we
arrive at once at a new fact, that nature is
a branch of knowledge.
This use of the Earth
includes the preceding uses, as parts of itself.
the mechanical forces, give us
sincerest lessons, day by day,
whose meaning is limitless.
They educate with understanding
Every property of matter is a
school for the understanding, its solidity or résistance, its inertia,
its extension, its figure, its divisibility.
adds, divides, combines, measures, and finds nutriment and room for its
activity in this worthy scene.
Meantime, reason transfers all these
lessons into its own world of thought, by perceiving the
analogy that marries matter and
Sensible objects conform to
the premonitions of reason and reflect the
All natural things are
moral; and in their boundless changes have an unceasing reference to
Therefore is nature glorious with form, color, and motion; that
every globe in the remotest heaven, every
chemical change from the simplest crystal up to the laws of life;
every change of
vegetation from the first principle of growth in the eye of a leaf, to the
tropical forest; every animal function from the sponge up
to manmade laws of right and
wrong echo the Law of God.
Therefore is nature ever the ally of religion: lends all her pomp and
riches to the
Prophet and priest, David, Isaiah, Jesus, have
drawn deeply from nature.
This ethical character so penetrates the bone
and marrow of nature, as to appear the end for which it was made.
aspect of Nature is devout.
Like the figure of Jesus, she stands with
bended head, and hands folded upon the
man is he who learns from nature the lesson of worship."
"To laugh often
to win the affection of children
respect of intelligent people;
to earn the
endure the betrayal of false friends;
to appreciate beauty, to find the
best in others;
to leave the earth a bit better, whether by a healthy
garden patch or a redeemed social
to know that even
one life has breathed easier because you have
This is to have succeeded."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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