Nature Quotes

Johann von goethe - nature understands no jesting. she is always...
The most enviable writers are those who, quite often unanalytically and unconsciously, have realized that there are different facets to their nature and are able to live and work with now one, now another, in the ascendant.
Dorothea Brande

Alfred, lord tennyson - ah, what shall i be at fifty, should nature keep...
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure.
Helen Kelle
While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, He who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion Let nature take its course. By letting each thing act in accordance with its own nature, everything that needs to be done gets done.
Lao Tzu
Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed.
Solomon Short

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
Alan bleasdale - nature uses as little as possible of anything....
Nature does not loathe virtue it is unaware of its existence.
Franoise Mallet - Joris
A misery is not to be measure from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.
Joseph Addison
What does reason demand of a man? A very easy thing - - To live in accord with his nature.
Seneca
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
Physics is becoming so unbelievably complex that it is taking longer and longer to train a physicist. It is taking so long, in fact, to train a physicist to the place where he understands the nature of physical problems that he is already too old to solve them.
Eugene Paul Wigne
When one loses the deep intimate relationship with nature, then temples, mosques and churches become important.
J. Krishnamurti, Beginnings of Learning
Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.
Robert Hutchins
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms, Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
Auguste Rodin
Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which Nature herself is animated.
Auguste Rodin
This is the true nature of home - - It is the place of Peace; the shelter, not only from injury, but from all terror, doubt and division.
John Ruskin
The love of nature is consolation against failure.
Berthe Morisot
If the misery of our poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
Charles Darwin, Voyage of the Beagle
An enemy can partly ruin a man, but it takes a good - Natured injudicious friend to complete the thing and make it perfect.
Mark Twain
It is the common failing of totalitarian regimes that they cannot really understand the nature of our democracy. They mistake dissent for disloyalty. They mistake restlessness for a rejection of policy. They mistake a few committees for a country. They misjudge individual speeches for public policy. Answering North Vietnamese charge that US could not endure.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
Author Unknown
History is the discovering of the constant and universal principles of human nature.
David Hume
The world is too much with us late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powersLittle we see in Nature that is oursWe have given our hearts away, a sordid boon.
William Wordsworth
Art arises when the secret vision of the artist and the manefestation of nature agree to find new shapes.
Kahlil Gibran
Ultimately nature and events are largely what our imaginations make them out to be.
Jose Vasconcelos
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
George Gordon Byron
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Aristotle, Parts of Animals
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Emerson
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
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common.
Denis Diderot
Think not disdainfully of death, but look on it with favor; for even death is one of the things that Nature wills.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations
All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince.
Plato
Human nature constitutes a part of the evidence in every case.
Elisha Potte
Learn from me, if not by my precepts, then by my example, how dangerous is the pursuit of knowledge and how much happier is that man who believes his native town to be the world than he who aspires to be greater than his nature will allow.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley, Frankenstein
To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world sparkles with light.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nothing happens to any thing which that thing is not made by nature to bear.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature.... Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
Helen Keller, The Open Door (1957)
Those little nimble musicians of the air, that warble forth their curious ditties, with which nature hath furnished them to the shame of art.
Izaak Walton