Nature Quotes

Confucius, the confucian analects - by nature, men are nearly alike; by practice,...
We shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man.
Lynn White, Jr., "The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis", Science V. 155 No. 3767 (10 March 1967), pp. 1203 - 1207.
John f. kennedy - the american, by nature, is optimistic. he is...
Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art.
Eleanor Roosevelt
We go forth all to seek America. And in the seeking we create her. In the quality of our search shall be the nature of the America that we created.
Waldo Frank
What does reason demand of a man A very easy thing - - To live in accord with his nature.
Seneca
The chess board is the world, the pieces are the phenomena of the universe, the rules of the game are what we call the laws of Nature. The player on the other side is hidden from us. We know that his play is always fair, just, and patient. But we also know, to our cost, that he never overlooks a mistake, or makes the smallest allowance for ignorance.
Thomas Huxley
Abraham lincoln - we are not enemies but friends. we must not be...
More men have become great through practice than by nature.
Democritus
Nature is the most thrifty thing in the world; she never wastes anything; she undergoes change, but there is no annihilation, the essence remains - Matter is eternal.
Horace Binney
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Cyril Connolly
Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature - - - And another woman to help him forget them.
Helen Rowland
Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.
Robert Hutchins
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Tennyson
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
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself and can never be erased.
Alexander Hamilton
We must all obey the great law of change. It is the most powerful law of nature.
Edmund Burke
We still do not know one - Thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Albert Einstein
It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.
Aristotle, Politics
Physics does not change the nature of the world it studies, and no science of behavior can change the essential nature of man, even though both sciences yield technologies with a vast power to manipulate their subject matters.
B. F. Skinne
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Emerson
Fortunately science, like that nature to which it belongs, is neither limited by time nor by space. It belongs to the world, and is of no country and no age. The more we know, the more we feel our ignorance the more we feel how much remains unknown.
Humphrey Davy
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
All art is an imitation of nature.
Seneca
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
You cannot slander human nature; it is worse than words can paint it.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
In endowing us with memory, nature has revealed to us a truth utterly unimaginable to the unreflective creation, the truth of immortality.... The most ideal human passion is love, which is also the most absolute and animal and one of the most ephemeral.
George Santayana
If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
Fran Lebowitz
Nature is earlier than man, but man is earlier than natural science.
Von Weizsacke
Different people have different duties assigned to them by Nature Nature has given one the power or the desire to do this, and the other that. Each bird must sing with his own throat.
Henrik Ibsen
Art arises when the secret vision of the artist and the manefestation of nature agree to find new shapes.
Kahlil Gibran
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
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
So far as I am able to judge, nothing has been left undone, either by man or nature, to make India the most extraordinary country that the sun visits on his rounds. Nothing seems to have been forgotten, nothing overlooked.
Mark Twain
You cannot hold back a good laugh any more than you can the tide. Both are forces of nature.
William Rotsle
Every investigation which is guided by principles of Nature fixes its ultimate aim entirely on gratifying the stomach.
Athenus
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
Nature is a mutable cloud, which is always and never the same.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power to make your life happy.
Susan Polis Schutz
The love of nature is consolation against failure.
Berthe Morisot