Nature Quotes

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What makes mankind tragic is not that they are the victims of nature, it is that they are conscious of it.
Joseph Conrad

To be a well - Flavored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read comes by nature.
William Shakespeare
What does reason demand of a man A very easy thing - - To live in accord with his nature.
Seneca
Engineering is the practice of safe and economic application of the scientific laws governing the forces and materials of nature by means of organization, design and construction, for the general benefit of mankind.
S. E. Lindsay, 1920
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Voltaire

There are in nature neither rewards nor punishments, there are consequences.
Robert Ingersoll
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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)
It belongs to human nature to hate those you have injured.
Tacitus
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
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
Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view.
Robert Hutchins
Keep your love of nature, for that is the true way to understand art more and more.
Vincent Van Gogh
Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.
Juvenal
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
E. B. White
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
Where there is joy there is creation. Where there is no joy there is no creation know the nature of joy.
Maitri Upanishads
It is written on the arched sky It looks out from every star It is the poetry of Nature It is that which uplifts the spirit within us.
John Ruskin
Sex is a part of nature. I go along with nature.
Marilyn Monroe
It is a secret both in nature and state, that it is safer to change many things than one.
Francis Bacon
Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man.
Nikita Khrushchev
Nature herself makes the wise man rich.
Cicero
Nature is earlier than man, but man is earlier than natural science.
Von Weizsacke
The true beauty of nature is her amplitude she exists neither for nor because of us, and possesses a staying power that all our nuclear arsenals cannot threaten much as we can easily destroy our puny selves.
Stephen Jay Gould
What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.
Isaac Bashevis Singer, New York Times Magazine, Nov. 26, 1978
It is terrifying to see how easily, in certain people, all dignity collapses. Yet when you think about it, this is quite normal since they only maintain this dignity by constantly striving against their own nature.
Albert Camus
Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race.
Henry G. Stott, 1907
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
What does reason demand of a man? A very easy thing - - To live in accord with his nature.
Seneca
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
Aristotle, Parts of Animals
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
Nature is just enough but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.
Antoinette Brown Blackwell
Politeness is one half good nature and the other half good lying.
Mary Wilson Little
Art may make a suit of clothes but nature must produce a man.
David Hume
The wit makes fun of other persons; the satirist makes fun of the world; the humorist makes fun of himself, but in so doing, he identifies himself with people - - That is, people everywhere, not for the purpose of taking them apart, but simply revealing their true nature.
James Thurbe
Nature is not cruel, pitilessly, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans to learn. We cannot admit that things might be neither good nor evil, neither cruel nor kind, but simply callous - - Indifferent to all suffering, lacking all purpose.
Richard Dawkins
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
Many secrets of art and nature are thought by the unlearned to be magical.
Francis Bacon
Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life - The great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.
W. B. Yeats