The happiness and suffering of all humans and all other species is our own happiness and suffering. We inter-are.
Thich Nhat Hanh
The human form is built into the world structure; indeed, even the cosmos.
Hildegard of Bingen
With beauty may I walk. With beauty before me, may I walk. With beauty behind me, may I walk. With beauty above me, may I walk. With beauty below me, may I walk. With beauty all around me, may I walk.
Walking In Beauty Song (The Diné)
You should develop your human nature to the point that you experience resonance even with a cluster of wild flowers, as if you were sharing a heartfelt conversation with them… That is a shortcut to restoring humanity to God.
Sun Myung Moon
More and more as we come closer and closer in touch with nature and its teachings are we able to see the Divine…
George Washington Carver
Today more than ever before life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
The Dalai Lama
Rear them, but do not lay claim to them; Control them, but never lean upon them, Be their steward, but do not manage them. This is called the mysterious Power.
Tao Te Ching