Such is the substance of all things, or such the plastic power of
the human eye, that the primary forms, as the sky, the
mountain, the tree, the animal, give us a
delight in and for
themselves; a pleasure arising from outline, color, motion, and
This appears partly owing to the eye itself. The eye is the
best of artists.
But this beauty of nature which is seen and
beauty, is the least part.
shows of day, the dewy morning, the rainbow,
mountains, orchards in blossom,
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 necessary
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 diligence.
Every natural fact is a symbol of some
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 delicate
darkness are our familiar expression
for knowledge and ignorance;
and heat for compassion.
view of the significance of nature, we arrive at once at a new fact, that
nature is a branch of
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 resistance, its inertia, its
extension, its figure, its divisibility.
The understanding 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 spiritual nature.
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
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
This ethical character so penetrates the bone and marrow
of nature, as to appear the end for which it was made.
The aspect of
Nature is devout.
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
to appreciate beauty,
to find the best in others;
to leave the
earth a bit better, whether by a
garden patch or a redeemed social
to know that even one life has breathed easier because you
This is to have succeeded."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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