Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
Art is a harmony parallel with nature.
Art is a man's nature; nature is God's art.
The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.
Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you.
Great art picks up where nature ends.
Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.
...and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?
An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in his own language.
All art is but imitation of nature.
The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.
To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature
Choose only one master - Nature.
There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature.
Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Everyone who works with love and with intelligence finds in the very sincerity of his love for nature and art a kind of armor against the opinions of other people.
A bit of advice, don't copy nature too closely. Art is an abstraction; as you dream amid nature, extrapolate art from it, and concentrate on what you will create as a result.
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
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