6 Inspiring Quotes About Nature by William Wordsworth

Beloved English poet William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770 and is turning 251 this year. William Wordsworth was one of the key figures to help launch the Romantic Age of English literature—an era which turned the focus towards nature and self-introspection.

William Wordsworth quotes

With Earth Day coming up on April 22, who better to look to for some inspiring quotes about nature and our beautiful planet than Wordsworth? Read on for 6 inspiring nature quotes by William Wordsworth, and tell us in the comments how you plan on celebrating Earth Day this month!


nature never did betray the heart that loved her


What though the radiance which was once so bright  Be now for ever taken from my sight,  Though nothing can bring back the hour  Of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower;


my heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky


the ocean is a mighty harmonist

(This one has definite Moby-Dick vibes, don't you agree?)


for I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth; but hear oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity


then my heart with pleasure fills and dances with the daffodils

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