Nature Quotes

George gordon byron - there is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is...
We still do not know one - Thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Albert Einstein

Solomon short - nature abhors a hero. for one thing, he violates...
Knowledge and personality make doubt possible, but knowledge is also the cure of doubt; and when we get a full and adequate sense of personality we are lifted into a region where doubt is almost impossible, for no man can know himself as he is, and all fullness of his nature, without also knowing God.
T. T. Munge
I believe there is no source of deception in the investigation of nature which can compare with a fixed belief that certain kinds of phenomena are impossible.
William James
Human nature is not of itself vicious.
Thomas Paine

When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important.
J. Krishnamurti, Beginnings of Learning
Immanuel kant - the history of the human race, viewed as a whole...
Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
Ralph W. Sockman
I am more and more convinced that our happiness or unhappiness depends far more on the way we meet the events of life, than on the nature of those events themselves.
Wilhelm von Humboldt
Action is the product of the Qualities inherent in Nature.
Bhagavad Gita
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Albert Einstein
We cannot command nature except by obeying her.
Francis Bacon
Egotism is the anesthetic given by a kindly nature to relieve the pain of being a damned fool.
Bellamy Brooks
No doubt Jack the Ripper excused himself on the grounds that it was human nature.
A. A. Milne
As the moon retaineth her nature, though darkness spread itself before her face as a curtain, so the Soul remaineth perfect even in the bosom of the fool.
Akhenaton
Nature made him, and then broke the mold.
Ludovico Ariosto, Orlando Furioso
We have to remember that what we observe is not nature in itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning.
Werner Heisenberg
If thou live according to nature, thou wilt never be poor if according to the opinions of the world, thou wilt never be rich.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Human reason is by nature architectonic.
Immanuel Kant, CRITIQUE OF PURE REASON
When a miracle happens, even if not to you, it? s nature is to naturally expand. You can almost feel the warmth on your face.
Hugh Elliott, Standing Room Only weblog, 06 - 02 - 04
To be always fortunate, and to pass through life with a soul that has never known sorrow, is to be ignorant of one half of nature.
Seneca
Where is human nature so weak as in the bookstore?
Henry Ward Beeche
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
Henry Ward Beecher, Proverbs from Plymouth Pulpit, 1887
It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.
Sallust
Where there is joy there is creation. Where there is no joy there is no creation know the nature of joy.
Maitri Upanishads
His life was gentle; and the elements So mixed in him, that Nature might stand up, And say to all the world, THIS WAS A MAN!
William Shakespeare
There is nothing capricious in nature and the implanting of a desire indicates that its gratification is in the constitution of the creature that feel it.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is up to us.
A. J. Toynbee
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Marcus Aelius Aurelius
To the body and mind which have been cramped by noxious work or company, nature is medicinal and restores their tone.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Essay: Nature
Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life - The great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.
W. B. Yeats
No form of Nature is inferior to Art for the arts merely imitate natural forms.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.
R. Buckminster Fuller, Interview, April 30, 1978
A father is a banker provided by nature.
French Prove
There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.
William Henry Harrison
Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.
Peggy Noonan
If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent Him. But all nature cries aloud that He does exist that there is a supreme intelligence, an immense power, an admirable order, and everything teaches us our own dependence on it.
Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Tennyson
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere.
Jane Austen, Mansfield Park