Nature Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Nature

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Both state and church have as their object actions as well as convictions, the former insofar as they are based on the relations between man and nature, the latter insofar as they are based on the relations between nature and God.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


The pull, the attraction of history, is in our human nature. What makes us tick? Why do we do what we do? How much is luck the deciding factor?
~By David McCullough ~


Fruits are always of the same nature with the seeds and roots from which they come, and trees are known by the fruits they bear: as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, that society of men which constitutes a government upon the foundation of justice.
~By Algernon Sidney ~


Nature engenders the science of painting.
~By Robert Delaunay ~


Common sense invents and constructs no less than its own field than science does in its domain. It is, however, in the nature of common sense not to be aware of this situation.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Nature is garrulous to the point of confusion, let the artist be truly taciturn.
~By Paul Klee ~


However, as the Eastern churches have always maintained, through Christ creation is intended eventually to share in the life of God, the life of divine nature.
~By John Polkinghorne ~


Instead of ideological objectives of a political nature, today we are faced with ideological objectives of economic nature.
~By Omar Bongo ~


I'm much better informed than Mr. Clarke ever was about the nature of the intelligence that was available again Osama bin Laden and which was consistently denigrated by himself and Mr. Tenet.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice.
~By Elihu Root ~


Now the relation which, in the sphere of nature, being and semblance or sensation bear to one another in this antithesis, is the same as that which in ethics exists between good and pleasure or feeling.
~By Friedrich Schleiermacher ~


The nature of peoples is first crude, then severe, then benign, then delicate, finally dissolute.
~By Giambattista Vico ~


Without poets, without artists, men would soon weary of nature's monotony.
~By Guillaume Apollinaire ~


One would have to have completely forgotten the history of science so as to not remember that the desire to know nature has had the most constant and the happiest influence on the development of mathematics.
~By Henri Poincare ~


I don't think I'll ever be able to stay in one place for more than a year or two. It's not in my nature.
~By Ricky Williams ~


The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
~By Voltaire ~


Good men, whether they be Christians or rationalists, do not desire to discriminate between races, but the distinctions implanted by Nature are too conspicuous to escape the observation of our senses.
~By Arthur Keith ~


If you don't know how to die, don't worry; Nature will tell you what to do on the spot, fully and adequately. She will do this job perfectly for you; don't bother your head about it.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster.
~By Paracelsus ~


Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.
~By Sai Baba ~


I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
~By Julius Caesar ~


Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words.
~By Northrop Frye ~


Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
~By Karl Kraus ~


Certainly being in California has encouraged a sustained commitment to rethinking the nature, purposes, and relevance of the contemporary arts, specifically music, for a society which by and large seems to manage quite well without them.
~By Brian Ferneyhough ~


There is little doubt that we are in the midst of a revolution of a much more profound and fundamental nature than the social and political revolutions of the last half century.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


Light in Nature creates the movement of colors.
~By Robert Delaunay ~


You see, nature will do exactly what it must, and if we are a hindrance to its development, to even its destructive powers to reform itself and we are in a way, we will go.
~By Ralph Steadman ~


Mencius said that human nature is good. I disagree with that.
~By Xun Zi ~


Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect.
~By Adam Clarke ~


I've probably understood men too well. I realise they are predatory by nature, and I have a certain acceptance of the male animal.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope.
~By Henri Matisse ~


Much corporate giving is charitable in nature rather than philanthropic.
~By David Rockefeller ~


Many difficulties which nature throws in our way, may be smoothed away by the exercise of intelligence.
~By Titus Livius ~


I think all industries are sexist in nature and I don't think the film industry is any different.
~By Christine Lahti ~


Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.
~By J. G. Holland ~


The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature.
~By Margot Asquith ~


Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


Some of his own closeness to nature, his great love for human beings, was passed on by Whitman to all of us who knew and loved him.
~By Ella R. Bloor ~


For the mind disturbed, the still beauty of dawn is nature's finest balm.
~By Edwin Way Teale ~


Nature provides a free lunch, but only if we control our appetites.
~By William Ruckelshaus ~


Because the quality of living with nature and allowing it to manifest itself is different than the quality of living in a city, especially a dense city.
~By Lawrence Halprin ~


Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.
~By Helen Rowland ~


A rare experience of a moment at daybreak, when something in nature seems to reveal all consciousness, cannot be explained at noon. Yet it is part of the day's unity.
~By Charles Ives ~


All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
~By Alexander Pope ~


All is disgust when a man leaves his own nature and does what is unfit.
~By Sophocles ~


I did not want to be a tree, a flower or a wave. In a dancer's body, we as audience must see ourselves, not the imitated behavior of everyday actions, not the phenomenon of nature, not exotic creatures from another planet, but something of the miracle that is a human being.
~By Martha Graham ~


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.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
~By Benjamin Haydon ~


Our analysis of truth and falsehood, or of the nature of judgment, is not very likely to be influenced by our hopes and fears.
~By Charles D. Broad ~


Nature can refuse to speak but she cannot give a wrong answer.
~By Charles Brenton Huggins ~


The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


Dreams come true; without that possibility, nature would not incite us to have them.
~By John Updike ~


No man has received from nature the right to command his fellow human beings.
~By Denis Diderot ~


It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
~By Anatole France ~


Yet better for one of my nature to have it that way than to have life a peaceful, placid flow of quiet contentment. I must have days of rushing excitement.
~By Dawn Powell ~


It's a great event to get outside and enjoy nature. I find it very exciting no matter how many times I see bald eagles.
~By Karen Armstrong ~


For Debussy the musician and the man I have had profound admiration, but by nature I'm different from him. I think I have always personally followed a direction opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy.
~By Maurice Ravel ~


Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.
~By Friedrich Schiller ~


The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind. You should never trifle with Nature.
~By Louis Agassiz ~


Modern bodybuilding is ritual, religion, sport, art, and science, awash in Western chemistry and mathematics. Defying nature, it surpasses it.
~By Camille Paglia ~


We must not be content to memorize the beautiful formulas of our illustrious predecessors. Let us go out and study beautiful nature.
~By Paul Cezanne ~


One cannot violate the promptings of one's nature without having that nature recoil upon itself.
~By Jack London ~


Nature's far too subtle to repeat herself.
~By Paul Muni ~


When man lives under government, he is fallen, his worth is gone, and his nature tarnished.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


Pornography is human imagination in tense theatrical action; its violations are a protest against the violations of our freedom by nature.
~By Camille Paglia ~


The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
~By Blaise Pascal ~


When I want to render these fine nuances, I do not find them in the subject, but in the nature of women in real life who seek unhealthy emotions and are too stupid even to understand the horror in the most appalling situations.
~By Gustave Moreau ~


I was trying to do too many things at the same time, which is my nature. But I was enjoying it, and I still do enjoy it.
~By Jimi Hendrix ~


All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.
~By Thomas Browne ~


Painting directly from nature is difficult as things do not remain the same; the camera helps to retain the picture in your mind.
~By Theodore Robinson ~


Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature.
~By David Hare ~


A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does not have.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


The chief ingredients in the composition of those qualities that gain esteem and praise, are good nature, truth, good sense, and good breeding.
~By Joseph Addison ~


I love not man the less, but Nature more.
~By Lord Byron ~


Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
~By John Burroughs ~


To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.
~By Auguste Rodin ~


The primary and most beautiful of Nature's qualities is motion, which agitates her at all times, but this motion is simply a perpetual consequence of crimes, she conserves it by means of crimes only.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.
~By Baruch Spinoza ~


Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


This is a war universe. War all the time. That is its nature. There may be other universes based on all sorts of other principles, but ours seems to be based on war and games.
~By William Burroughs ~


I am two with nature.
~By Woody Allen ~


All nature is but art unknown to thee.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Our true nature is free of any and all notions of gender, of any notions of difference whatsoever.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


It's our nature: Human beings like success but they hate successful people.
~By Carrot Top ~


When I first began to combine letters other than Hebrew, I read every book in German that came my way, and from these I certainly received according to the nature of my soul.
~By Shmuel Y. Agnon ~


When man decides he can control nature, he's in deep trouble.
~By Laura Dern ~


Toil and pleasure, dissimilar in nature, are nevertheless united by a certain natural bond.
~By Titus Livius ~


Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Their spirituality was in nature, even though Emerson was a preacher on the pulpit, he ended up going out into nature for direct, face-to-face communication with God, if you want to call all of this creation part of God.
~By Story Musgrave ~


As in nature, as in art, so in grace; it is rough treatment that gives souls, as well as stones, their luster.
~By Thomas Guthrie ~


Security is mostly a superstition. It 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 outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
~By Helen Keller ~


Still, I have been no one's enemy but my own. My easy nature, either in drinking or anything else, was always ready to submit to persuasions of profligate companions, who often led me into snares.
~By John Clare ~


Self-defence is Nature's eldest law.
~By John Dryden ~


The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It's important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~


I have a lot of different stages in my life when training has been easy or hard. Now, it seems that I have been training for so long that it has become almost second nature to me.
~By Oksana Baiul ~

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