In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. -- Aristotle
There is nothing in which the birds differ more from man than the way in which they can build and yet leave a landscape as it was before. -- Robert Lynd
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air… -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature and wisdom always say the same. -- Juvenal
God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages.
- Jacques Deval
In the begining there was nothing, and it exploded. -- Terry Pratchett, (on the big bang theory)