Nature Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Nature

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Mother Nature may be forgiving this year, or next year, but eventually she's going to come around and whack you. You've got to be prepared.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


Thou strange piece of wild nature!
~By Colley Cibber ~


We don't invent our natures. They're issued to us along with our lungs, our pancreas and everything else.
~By Michael E. Mann ~


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


What is art? Nature concentrated.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


In the days of Gary Cooper, James Stewart etc, film stars personified the better aspects of human nature.
~By Alexander Walker ~


No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
~By Plato ~


That's the thing about Mother Nature, she really doesn't care what economic bracket you're in.
~By Whoopi Goldberg ~


Preoccupation with money is the great test of small natures, but only a small test of great ones.
~By Nicolas de Chamfort ~


If religion had a good purpose, then man would have created something great. But we're man: we mess up everything. We mess up nature. We mess up God. We take what is given to us and make it into what we think it should be.
~By Ziggy Marley ~


I would advise you to write, my dear friend, because with your active nature, solitude is simply intolerable to you, and after some time your solitude would become perhaps attractive if you were to people it with creatures of your own fancy.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


Every top player has his own style, just as every painter has his own personal signature.
~By Vladimir Kramnik ~


We cannot remember too often that when we observe nature, and especially the ordering of nature, it is always ourselves alone we are observing.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


I'd like to think that the nature of the two teams - Boston being a championship team over the years and the Lakers, same thing - was a lot bigger than Larry Bird or Magic Johnson.
~By Oscar Robertson ~


There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side, he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman. And then he had this kind of romantic side to him. I think being true to both sides of your nature is important.
~By John Boorman ~


Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


It will, of course, be understood that directly or indirectly, soon or late, every advance in the sciences of human nature will contribute to our success in controlling human nature and changing it to the advantage of the common weal.
~By Edward Thorndike ~


You watched these people go through their lives and just had a feeling that they existed outside the usual laws of nature; that there was no other group so handsome, so engaged.
~By Charles Spalding ~


Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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


Reading a novel of a private experience, very, very different, the nature of it is very different.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


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 ~


This cream will help one's nature strengthen and grow, The diet gives support in my decline.
~By Du Fu ~


All that I say is, examine, inquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you.
~By Frances Wright ~


All pain is per se and especially in excess, destructive and ultimately fatal in its nature and effects.
~By James Young Simpson ~


Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours.
~By Rudyard Kipling ~


Nature is a collective idea, and, though its essence exist in each individual of the species, can never in its perfection inhabit a single object.
~By Henry Fuseli ~


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


To bare our souls is all we ask, to give all we have to life and the beings surrounding us. Here the nature spirits are intense and we appreciate them, make offerings to them - these nature spirits who call us here - sealing our fate with each other, celebrating our love.
~By Alex Grey ~


I do not see why man should not be just as cruel as nature.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


Man is the unnatural animal, the rebel child of nature, and more and more does he turn himself against the harsh and fitful hand that reared him.
~By H. G. Wells ~


The mechanical and social achievements of our day must not blind our eyes to the fact that, in all that relates to man, his nature and aspirations, we have added little or nothing to what has been so finely said by the great men of old.
~By James Loeb ~


There are always, of course, job losses of a cyclical nature in a recession.
~By Tim Bishop ~


Natural Selection never made it come to pass, as a habit of nature, that an unsupported stone should move downwards rather than upwards. It applies to no part of inorganic nature, and is very limited even in the phenomena of organic life.
~By Chauncey Wright ~


Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations.
~By David Gerrold ~


Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write.
~By A. E. Housman ~


It is human nature to stand in the middle of a thing.
~By Marianne Moore ~


Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.
~By Albert Einstein ~


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


Above all, TRIBES is fun, and even kind of sexy... in that every round features an Opportunity for Reproduction, which is the main aim of the game, as it is in most of Nature.
~By David Brin ~


If we want to make a statement about a man's nature on the basis of his physiognomy, we must take everything into account; it is in his distress that a man is tested, for then his nature is revealed.
~By Paracelsus ~


A dislike of death is no proof of the want of religion. The instincts of nature shrink from it, for no creature can like its own dissolution. But though death is not desired, the result of it may be, for dying to the Christian is the way to life eternal.
~By William Jay ~


What we call Man's power over Nature turns out to be a power exercised by some men over other men with Nature as its instrument.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


Most of us really aren't horribly unique. There are 6 billion of us. Put 'em all in one room and very few would stand out as individuals. So maybe we ought to think of worth in terms of our ability to get along as a part of nature, rather than being the lords over nature.
~By Herbert Simon ~


The true way to be humble is not to stoop until you are smaller than yourself, but to stand at your real height against some higher nature that will show you what the real smallness of your greatness is.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


How does a pansy, for example, select the ingredients from soil to get the right colors for the flower? Now there's a great miracle. I think there's a supreme power behind all of this. I see it in nature.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature.
~By John James Audubon ~


True enough, nature has endowed me with a fair measure of patience and composure, yet I should be lying if I told you that, having seen the reporter off on his way to make his deadline, I fell peacefully asleep.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


The first job I was offered was as an editorial assistant. I think it was the best thing for me, in terms of being a storyteller by nature, to have spent years being an editor because I learned so much from it.
~By Terri Windling ~


But you answer, that the Constitution recognizes property in slaves. It would be sufficient, then, to reply, that this constitutional recognition must be void, because it is repugnant to the law of nature and of nations.
~By William H. Seward ~


It is smarter to borrow from nature than to reinvent the wheels.
~By Philip Emeagwali ~


Nature is forever arriving and forever departing, forever approaching, forever vanishing; but in her vanishings there seems to be ever the waving of a hand, in all her partings a promise of meetings farther along the road.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


The nature of journalism has been the enemy of idealism and the source of cynicism among American reporters and editors throughout our history.
~By Richard Harwood ~


We trifle when we assign limits to our desires, since nature hath set none.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately art depends on human nature.
~By Steven Pinker ~


We are all afraid for our confidence, for the future, for the world. That is the nature of the human imagination. Yet every man, every civilization, has gone forward because of its engagement with what it has set itself to do.
~By Jacob Bronowski ~


All a musician can do is to get closer to the sources of nature, and so feel that he is in communion with the natural laws.
~By John Coltrane ~


Family, nature and health all go together.
~By Olivia Newton-John ~


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.
~By George Byron ~


These days, most nature photographers are deeply committed to the environmental message.
~By Galen Rowell ~


In general, science journalism concerns itself with what has been published in a handful of peer-reviewed journals - Nature, Cell, The New England Journal of Medicine - which set the agenda.
~By Michael Pollan ~


Collecting has been my great extravagance. It's a way of being. I collect for the same reason that I eat too much-I'm one of nature's shoppers.
~By Howard Hodgkin ~


The Greeks possessed a knowledge of human nature we seem hardly able to attain to without passing through the strengthening hibernation of a new barbarism.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


Hell is nothing else but nature departed or excluded from the beam of divine light.
~By William Law ~


There is something suspicious about music, gentlemen. I insist that she is, by her nature, equivocal. I shall not be going too far in saying at once that she is politically suspect.
~By Thomas Mann ~


Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.
~By Francis Bacon ~


The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord with nature, in her manner of operation.
~By John Cage ~


Perhaps nature is our best assurance of immortality.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
~By John Muir ~


Man was nature's mistake she neglected to finish him and she has never ceased paying for her mistake.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.
~By Auguste Renoir ~


What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning.
~By Robert Burton ~


Art may imitate wild nature; less often does it dare to place itself in the midst of it, and when it does, it may come out second best.
~By John Hart ~


By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life.
~By Thomas More ~


What the Court really has refused to recognize is the fundamental interest all individuals have in controlling the nature of their intimate associations.
~By Harry A. Blackmun ~


You have to understand the nature of light.
~By Conrad Hall ~


Maybe nature is fundamentally ugly, chaotic and complicated. But if it's like that, then I want out.
~By Steven Weinberg ~


Your basic person wants to talk about material culture, internet culture. I think about God, cats, nature.
~By Billy Corgan ~


Communism is in conflict with human nature.
~By Ernest Renan ~


Divine Nature gave the fields, human art built the cities.
~By Marcus Terentius Varro ~


By nature and doctrines I am addicted to the habit of discovering choice places wherein to feed.
~By O. Henry ~


You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature. Even if the case being argued involves only a little fellow and $50, it involves justice. That's what is important.
~By Earl Warren ~


Good nature is worth more than knowledge, more than money, more than honor, to the persons who possess it.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


If we knew exactly what animal life was like before the fall into sin and knew what nature was like before the law of entropy invaded it, we would already be living in heaven.
~By Walter Lang ~


Spring is nature's way of saying, "Let's party!"
~By Robin Williams ~


Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


I want to lift the audience to the miraculous in human nature. After all, we shouldn't be here, with all the odds against us in nature. It's kind of unusual and wonderful!
~By Paul Taylor ~


When you play long enough, everybody goes through spells and streaks and slumps of some nature. I think it's just one of the those things where you have to play yourself out of it.
~By Mark Messier ~


We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language.
~By Benjamin Whorf ~


But I suppose film is distinctive because of its nature, of its being able to cut through time with editing.
~By Oliver Stone ~


To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn't apparent because it's shrouded by sensation and delusion.
~By Bodhidharma ~


Physics is nothing but the ABC's. Nature is an equation with an unknown, a Hebrew word which is written only with consonants to which reason has to add the dots.
~By Johann G. Hamann ~


This product is a compromise, and the nature of compromise is that you don't get everything you want.
~By Conrad Bums ~


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


The experience gathered from books, though often valuable, is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom.
~By Samuel Smiles ~


By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Custom is second nature.
~By Saint Aurelius Augustine ~


It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess, while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.
~By Sallust ~


I can find God in nature, in animals, in birds and the environment.
~By Pat Buckley ~

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May 28 ,2024
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