Nature Quotes

William ralph inge - many people believe they are attracted by god, or...
Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.
Marcus Aureluis

R. j. baughan - nature does not give to those who will not spend....
Beauty is the first present nature gives to women and the first it takes away.
Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature.
Man... is a tame or civilized animal never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized but if he be insufficiently or ill - Educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures.

Art may make a suit of clothes but nature must produce a man.
David Hume
Washington irving - an inexhaustible good nature is one of the most...
I believe it is the nature of people to be heroes, given the chance.
James A. Autry
In the mirrorlike relationship between wine and human beings, Zinfandel owned more reflective properties than any other grape; in its infinite mutability, it was capable of expressing almost any philosophical position or psychological function. As a result, its own true nature might never be known.
David Darlington, from his novel Angels Visits: An Inquiry into the Mystery of Zinfandel
Man, being the servant and interpreter of nature, can do and understand so much and so much only as he has observed in fact or in thought of the course of nature beyond this he neither knows anything nor can do anything.
Francis Bacon
All art is an imitation of nature.
I say that good painters imitated nature; but that bad ones vomited it.
Miguel de Cervantes, Exemplary Novels (1613)
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
John Mui
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
Human nature constitutes a part of the evidence in every case.
Elisha Potte
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
No form of Nature is inferior to Art for the arts merely imitate natural forms.
Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences.
Robert Ingersoll
The American, by nature, is optimistic. He is experimental, an inventor and a builder who builds best when called upon to build greatly.
John F. Kennedy
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
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)
Adopt the pace of nature, her secret is patience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
Alan Bleasdale
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
The absolute good is not a matter of opinion but of nature.
You cannot slander human nature it is worse than words can paint it.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Edmund Burke
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, That those who will not risk cannot win.
Paul Jones
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
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 Aurelius Antoninus
Nature does not proceed by leaps.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
Richard Feynman
Whatever you are by nature, keep to it never desert your line of talent. Be what nature intended you for and you will succeed.
Sydney Smith
The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling. Yet we do not treat ourselves nor one another thus tenderly.
Henry David Thoreau, Walden, Chapter 1: Economy
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Tennyson
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon - Instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
Dale Carnegie
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
Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.