75+ Best Landscape Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A landscape is the visible features of an area of land, its landforms, and how they integrate with natural or man-made features. Profoundly inspirational landscape quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Landscape Quotes

The soul of a landscape, the spirits of the elements, the genius of every place will be revealed to a loving view of nature. Karl Jaspers

To the complaint, There are no people in these photographs, I respond, There are always two people: the photographer and the viewer. Ansel Adams

I love nature, I love the landscape, because it is so sincere. It never cheats me. It never jests. It is cheerfully, musically earnest. I lie and relie on the earth. Henry David Thoreau

Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty. Amit Ray

Landscape is a piece that is emotional and psychological. Jim Hodges

Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer  and often the supreme disappointment.  Ansel Adams

The beauty of the landscape  where sand, water, reeds, birds, buildings, and people all somehow flowed together  has never left me. Zaha Hadid

When ideas evaporate, when shapes fade and forms lose their integrity, our imagination can create an outlandish setting and convert everything into a hazy, misty Turner landscape. Back garden of a dream. Erik Pevernagie

Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness. Frank Gehry

A path is a prior interpretation of the best way to traverse a landscape. Rebecca Solnit

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. Aristotle

Bees blew like cake-crumbs through the golden air, white butterflies like sugared wafers, and when it wasn’t raining a diamond dust took over which veiled and yet magnified all things. Laurie Lee

I’ve been in beautiful landscapes where one is tempted to whip out a camera and take a picture. I’ve learned to resist that. David Byrne

Today is one of those excellent January partly cloudies in which light chooses an unexpected part of the landscape to trick out in gilt, and then the shadow sweeps it away. You know you’re alive. You take huge steps, trying to feel the planet’s roundness arc between your feet. Annie Dillard

Our forests offer much more than just beautiful landscapes and wildlife. Each one has a different story to tell. Raveena Tandon

Take a trip to the exotic landscape of your lover’s body. Alexandra Katehakis

The landscape belongs to the person who looks at it. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes in the summer evenings they walked up the hill to watch the afterglow clinging to the tops of the western mountains and to feel the breeze drawn into the valley by the rising day-heated air. Usually they stood silently for a while and breathed in peacefulness. Since both were shy they never talked about themselves. Neither knew about the other at all. John Steinbeck

My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece. Claude Monet

I looked around at the rooms that I did not see as rooms but more as a landscape for my emotions, a biography of memory. Anne Spollen

Horses make a landscape look beautiful. Alice Walker

Is then no nook of English ground secure From rash assault?  William Wordsworth

Wherever you look there are inspirations, books, literature, paintings, landscapes, everything. Just living is an inspirational. Gavin Rossdale

Landscapes we must owe something to the eye of the beholder. Mary Lascelles

Visual surprise is natural in the Caribbean; it comes with the landscape, and faced with its beauty, the sigh of History dissolves. Derek Walcott

It was still early, and the sun’s lower limb was just free of the hill, his rays, ungenial and peering, addressed the eye rather than the touch as yet. Thomas Hardy

The good building is not one that hurts the landscape, but one which makes the landscape more beautiful than it was before the building was built. Frank Lloyd Wright

To those who know the speech of hills and rivers straightening a stream is like shipping vagrants a very successful method of passing trouble from one place to the next. It solves nothing in any collective sense. Aldo Leopold

I don’t divide architecture, landscape and gardening; to me they are one. Luis Barragan

It is the soul that sees; the outward eyes Present the object, but the Mind descries. We see nothing till we truly understand it. John Constable

The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization. Frank Lloyd Wright

The sky’s gray and there’s mizzle. It’s so soft on my skin it’s nothing like rain. It’s even softer than the lightest drizzle! Lift my face up, so it can kiss my skin. The Panopticon Jenn Fagan

I’ve always been interested in the idea of the artificial landscape. Reforming the landscape. Architecture being a method of reforming the earth’s surface. Lebbeus Woods

How can you care about the image of a landscape, when you show by your deeds that you don’t care for the landscape itself? William Morris

When I’m working on a problem, I never think about beauty. But when I’ve finished, if the solution is not beautiful I know it’s wrong. R. Buckminster Fuller

Ahead and to the west was our ranger station  and the mountains of Idaho, poems of geology stretching beyond any boundaries and seemingly even beyond the world. Norman Maclean

As an architect, you design for the present, with an awareness of the past, for a future which is essentially unknown. Norman Foster

Poets make the best topographers. W.G. Hoskins

One of the great beauties of architecture is that each time, it is like life starting all over again. Renzo Piano

Sometimes you watch a view for a long time and the view watches you too! And then things evolve into what is seen, you become the view because your mind has gone there, and the view becomes you because its mind has also come to you! Mehmet Murat ildan

To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history, but to articulate it. Daniel Libeskind

In the night when the moon is large, the world spreads blue in every direction. Lynda Barry

Architecture is a dangerous mix of power and importance. Rem Koolhaas

If your views don’t change over time it means you’re fixated on an hypnotic landscape. Move on. There is more to see. Dean Cavanagh

In pure architecture the smallest detail should have a meaning or serve a purpose. Augustus W. N. Pugin

He does not so much inhabit this landscape as become inhabited by it. Its rivers flow through his veins, its branches toss in his hair, its planets burn through the bone of his forehead and irradiate his skull, its volcanoes stir and grumble in his throat. Gerald Moore

I’m inspired by many things, from landscapes to textiles. Art and architecture always influence my design process. Francisco Costa

Mountains are geologic masterpieces. T.J. Burr

It was only in an urban landscape, amid straight lines and architecture, that she could situate herself in human time and history. Ruth Ozeki

Some hills are each only a few centimeters short of being a mountain. Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Architecture is the art of how to waste space. Philip Johnson

The only way to understand a land is to walk it. The only way to drink in its real meaning is to keep it firmly beneath one’s feet  Only the walker can form the wider view. Sinclair McKay

Architecture is a learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light. Le Corbusier

It looks a bit like the inside of a cave that has been turned inside out and warmed by the sun. Stefanie Payne

The landscape of any farm is the owner’s portrait of himself. Aldo Leopold

Living among towers can tempt you into complacency. Kathryn Davis

The landscape should belong to the people who see it all the time. Amiri Baraka

We have built our houses between what is fluid and what is fixed. Helen Humphreys

You must have something new in a landscape as well as something old, something that’s dying and something that’s being born. Andy Goldsworthy

Oh, how I wish I could make those who see my work feel the splendors and terrors of the night! One ought to be able to make people hear the songs, the silences, and murmurings of the air. They should feel the infinite. Jean François Millet

The concept of architecture as analogous to landscape is something that has interested me for a long time. Antoine Predock

We travel to see beauty of souls in new landscapes. Lailah Gifty Akita

Life is like a landscape. You live in the midst of it but can describe it only from the vantage point of distance. Charles Lindbergh

He loved to meditate on a land laid waste, Britain deserted by the legions, the rare pavements riven by frost, Celtic magic still brooding on the wild hills and in the black depths of the forest, the rosy marbles stained with rain, and the walls growing grey. Arthur Machen

To plant is but a part of landscape composition; to co ordinate is all. Christopher Tunnard

At first encounter the Karoo may seem arid, desolate and unforgiving, but to those who know it, it is a land of secret beauty and infinite variety. Eve Palmer

For me, a landscape does not exist in its own right, since its appearance changes at any moment. Claude Monet

The landscape belongs to the person who looks at it. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I live in a landscape, which every single day of my life is enriching. Daniel Day Lewis

There are places which exist in this world beyond the reach of imagination. Daniel J. Rice

Ultimately we need to recognize that while humans continue to build urban landscapes, we share these spaces with others species. David Suzuki

I told the students that they were at the age when they might begin to choose places that would sustain them the rest of their lives, that places were more reliable than human beings, and often much longer lasting, and I asked them where they felt at home. Rebecca Solnit

There is a lot of bad architecture. What we need more is to look at how our landscape should look in the next decades. Dieter Rams

I hope you enjoy reading this collection of powerful landscape quotes. Let me know which one you like most.