"Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself."
- Annie Leibovitz
"The wind shows us how close to the edge we are."
- Joan Didion
"A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves."
- Marcel Proust
"Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves."
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
"For the man sound of body and serene of mind there is no such thing as bad weather; every day has its beauty, and storms which whip the blood do but make it pulse more vigorously."
- George Gissing
"It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake."
- Frederick Douglass
"It's amazing how quickly nature consumes human places after we turn our backs on them. Life is a hungry thing."
- Scott Westerfeld
"Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another."
- John Muir
Ana Gomez Bernaus
"It is only in sorrow bad weather masters us; in joy we face the storm and defy it."
- Amelia Barr
"In fair weather prepare for foul."
- Thomas Fuller
"Man is Nature's sole mistake."
- W.S. Gilbert
"Water is the driving force of all nature."
- Leonardo da Vinci
"Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative."
- H.G. Wells
"In nature there are neither rewards or punishments - there are consequences."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
"Poets are always taking the weather so personally. They're always sticking their emotions in things that have no emotions."
- J. D. Salinger
"There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind."
- Annie Dillard
"Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines."
- Satchel Paige
"When snow falls, nature listens."
- Antoinette van Kleeff
"As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster."
- Thomas Guthrie
"Most storms have caught me by surprise, so I had to learn very quickly to look further and understand that I am not capable of controlling the weather, to exercise the art of patience and to respect the fury of nature."
- Paulo Coelho
"The weather is like the government, always in the wrong."
- Jerome K. Jerome
"Among famous traitors of history one might mention the weather."
- Ilka Chase
"The ocean is a mighty harmonist."
- William Wordsworth
"Chaos was the law of nature; Order was the dream of man."
- Henry Brooks
"Every man has a rainy corner of his life whence comes foul weather which follows him."
- Jean Paul
Mark T Smith
"Nature is pleased with simplicity. And nature is no dummy."
- Isaac Newton
"We may achieve climate, but weather is thrust upon us."
- O. Henry
"Bad weather always looks worse through a window."
- Tom Lehrer
"Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another."
"Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience."