Nature Quotes

Seneca - what does reason demand of a man? a very easy...
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
Francis Bacon

Berthe morisot - the love of nature is consolation against failure....
The evil implanted in man by nature spreads so imperceptibly, when the habit of wrong - Doing is unchecked, that he himself can set no limit to his shamelessness.
Cicero
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Tennyson
Ideas, like individuals, live and die. They flourish, according to their nature, in one soil or climate and droop in another. They are the vegetation of the mental world.
Macneile Dixon

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
William ralph inge - many people believe they are attracted by god, or...
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
Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience. Precepts and instruction are useful so far as they go, but, without the discipline of real life, they remain of the nature of theory only.
Samuel Smiles
Great men are true men, the men in whom nature has succeeded. They are not extraordinary - They are in the true order. It is the other species of men who are not what they ought to be.
Henri - Frederic Amiel
A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.
Ingrid Bergman
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
God could cause us considerable embarrassment by revealing all the secrets of nature to us we should not know what to do for sheer apathy and boredom.
Johann von Goethe
Man masters nature not by force, but by understanding.
Jacob Brownowski
Always begin anew with the day, just as nature does it is one of the sensible things that nature does.
George E. Woodbury
Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations.
George Crabbe
Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
Alan Bleasdale
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
At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.
Oscar Wilde
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, That those who will not risk cannot win.
Paul Jones
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
The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon!
William Wordsworth, The World is Too Much With Us
The artist, depicting man disdainful of the storm and stress of life, is no less reconciling and healing than the poet who, while endowing Nature and Humanity, rejoices in its measureless superiority to human passions and human sorrows.
Berenson
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)
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - - Trees, flowers, grass - - Grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Mother Theresa
Engineering is the science of economy, of conserving the energy, kinetic and potential, provided and stored up by nature for the use of man. It is the business of engineering to utilize this energy to the best advantage, so that there may be the least possible waste.
William A. Smith, 1908
Accuse not nature, she hath done her partDo thou but thine, and be not diffidentOf wisdom, she deserts thee not, if thouDismiss not her, when most thou needest her nigh, By attributing overmuch to thingsLess excellent, as thou thyself perceivest.
John Milton
This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman, Epistle Dedicatory
Nature is a mutable cloud, which is always and never the same.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
Where there is joy there is creation. Where there is no joy there is no creation know the nature of joy.
Maitri Upanishads
Such is the irresistible nature of truth that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.
Thomas Paine
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Clive Lewis
A friend may well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Cyril Connolly
Everything is the product of one universal creative effort. There is nothing dead in Nature. Everything is organic and living, and therefore the whole world appears to be a living organism.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
The holy passion of Friendship is so sweet and steady and loyal and enduring a nature that it will last through a whole lifetime, if not asked to lend money.
Mark Twain
A man is related to all nature.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Aristotle