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A tree’s a tree. How many more do you need to look at?

—Ronald Reagan, 1965

When you have only two pennies left in the world, buy a loaf of bread with one, and a lily with the other.

—Chinese proverb

A righteous man regardeth the life of his beast.

—The Bible

Animals are such agreeable friends—they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.

—George Eliot, 1857

Nature resolves everything into its component elements, but annihilates nothing.

—Lucretius, c. 57 BC

Nature is the art of God.

—Thomas Browne, 1635

There is not a sprig of grass that shoots uninteresting to me.

—Thomas Jefferson, 1790

Nature is immovable.

—Euripides, c. 415 BC

Nature never breaks her own laws.

—Leonardo da Vinci, c. 1500

Drive out nature with a pitchfork, and she will always come back. 

—Horace, c. 25 BC

Nature’s rules have no exceptions.

—Herbert Spencer, 1851

Animals hear about death for the first time when they die.

—Arthur Schopenhauer, 1819

God writes the Gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars.

—Martin Luther