Nature Quotes

Francis bacon - we cannot command nature except by obeying her....
Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.
Archibald Alexande

Margaret fulle - nature provides exceptions to every rule....
By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
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
Many people believe they are attracted by God, or by Nature, when they are only repelled by man.
William Ralph Inge

Nature is earlier than man, but man is earlier than natural science.
Von Weizsacke
David hume - history is the discovering of the constant and...
Where there is joy there is creation. Where there is no joy there is no creation know the nature of joy.
Maitri Upanishads
Because it is the very nature of Imperialism to turn humans into beasts.
Ernesto "Che" Guevara
We have to remember that what we observe is not nature in itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning.
Werner Heisenberg
Ultimately nature and events are largely what our imaginations make them out to be.
Jose Vasconcelos
It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
Edmund Burke
More men have become great through practice than by nature.
Democritus
We still do not know one - Thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
Albert Einstein
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
Humanity is not a gift of nature, it is a spiritual achievement to be earned.
Richard Bach
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
An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
Washington Irving
In the next year or so, my signature will appear on 60 billion of United States currency. More important to me, however, is the signature that appears on my life - The strong, proud, assertive handwriting of a loving father and mother.
Katherine D. Ortega
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to.... The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Vincent Van Gogh
For those who intend to discover and to understand, not to indulge in conjectures and soothsaying, and rather than contrive imitation and fabulous worlds plan to look deep into the nature of the real world and to dissect it - - For them everything must be sought in things themselves.
Francis Bacon
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
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)
Spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison.
Clive Lewis
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
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
Author Unknown
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Aristotle, Parts of Animals
Nature is not affected by finance. If someone offered you ten thousand dollars to let them touch your eyeball without blinking, you would never collect the money. At the very last moment, Nature would force you to blink your eye. Nature will protect her own.
Dick Gregory
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
It is not true that equality is a law of nature. Nature has no equality. Its soverign law is subordination and dependence.
Marquis de Vauvenargues
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
It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.
Aristotle, Politics
When a miracle happens, even if not to you, its nature is to naturally expand. You can almost feel the warmth on your face.
Hugh Elliott
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
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature replaces it with.
Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955)
Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.
Juvenal