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A naturalist is a man who loves to explore and know about nature. Every naturalist has immense love for natural and natural elements. This is a collection of naturalist quotes and sayings.

To be a naturalist is better than to be a king. - William Beebe
The modern naturalist must realize that in some of its branches his profession, while more than ever a science, has also become an art. - Theodore Roosevelt
A fossil is so powerful. It's moving. This is my ancestor. The naturalist is moved by the fossil... not the cross. - Greg Graffin
Nothing can be more improving to a young naturalist, than a journey in a distant country. - Charles Darwin
The answers to our questions are everywhere; we just need to change the lens with which we see the world. - Janine Benyus
The naturalists of our own time hold equal faith in the wonders of the sea, but seek therein rather for the links of nature's chain than for apparent exceptions. - Edward Forbes
Man cannot afford to be a naturalist, to look at nature directly, but only with the side of his eye. He must see through and beyond her. - Henry Thoreau
It is essential to naturalist doctrine that literature, to be good, must, finally, be the author's experience worked out literally. - Gore Vidal
Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. - John Muir
The naturalist is a civilized hunter. He goes alone into the field or woodland and closes his mind to everything but that time and place, so that life around him presses in on all the senses and small details grow in significance. - E. O. Wilson
The growth of a naturalist is like the growth of a musician or athlete: excellence for the talented, lifelong enjoyment for the rest, benefit for humanity. - E. O. Wilson
By the help of microscopes, there is nothing so small, as to escape our inquiry; hence there is a new visible world discovered to the understanding. - Robert Hooke
The naturalist worldview is a good way to feel grounded and feel part of something that isn't based on fairy tales. It's based on observable facts in the human and in the biological history of the planet. I think that can be a source for comfort. - Greg Graffin
Since we humans have the better brain, isn't it our responsibility to protect our fellow creatures from, oddly enough, ourselves? - Joy Adamson
For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm. - Edwin Way Teale
Naturalistic atheism debunks itself. It has no power to explain even some of the most basic principles of the universe and existence. It cannot even explain how its own claims can be reasonably believed. - Lewis N.
Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss, and a little moss is a good thing on a man. - John Burroughs
The former conviction that these two kingdoms were wholly different in structure, in function, and in kind of life, was not seriously disturbed by the difficulties which the naturalist encountered when he undertook to define them. - Asa Gray
Truth as such is not a particularly important concept in naturalistic philosophy. - Phillip E. Johnson
Nature doth thus kindly heal every wound. By the mediation of a thousand little mosses and fungi, the most unsightly objects become radiant of beauty. - Henry David Thoreau
The true shaman, the true naturalist, works to reconnect conscious human life with Nature and Spirit through totems and ritual. - Ted Andrews
To a naturalist nothing is indifferent; the humble moss that creeps upon the stone is equally interesting as the lofty pine which so beautifully adorns the valley or the mountain: but to a naturalist who is reading in the face of the rocks the annals of a former world, the mossy covering which obstructs his view, and renders indistinguishable the different species of stone, is no less than a serious subject of regret. - James Hutton
The naturalists of yore esteemed the ocean to be a treasury of wonders, and sought therein for monstrosities and organisms contrary to the law of nature, such as they interpreted it. - Edward Forbes
The rise of the ecologist almost exactly parallels the decline of the naturalist. - Paul Sears
Genius is the naturalist or geographer of the supersensible regions, and draws their map; and, by acquainting us with new fields of activity, cools our affection for the old. These are at once accepted as the reality, of which the world we have conversed with is the show. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Large swaths of what we now regard as basic medical knowledge came originally from naturalists. - Richard Conniff
No man had ever heard a nightingale, When once a keen-eyed naturalist was stirred To study and define -- what is a bird. - Emma Lazarus
All the great naturalists have been habitual walkers, for no laboratory, no book, car, train or plane takes the place of honest footwork for this calling, be it amateur's or professional's. - Donald C. Peattie
Consciousness of a fact is not knowing it: if it were, the fish would know more of the sea than the geographers and the naturalists. - George Bernard Shaw
Delight itself, however, is a weak term to express the feelings of a naturalist. - Charles Darwin
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