Nature Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Nature

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It was a Greek tragedy. Nixon was fulfilling his own nature. Once it started it could not end otherwise.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society. But we seem to forget, midway, that these concepts are our own constructs and start equating them with reality.
~By Abdolkarim Soroush ~


We lament the speed of our society and the lack of depth and the nature of disposable information.
~By David Ogden Stiers ~


A happy life is one which is in accordance with its own nature.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.
~By William Wordsworth ~


From sixteen to twenty, all women, kept in humor by their hopes and by their attractions, appear to be good-natured.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature.
~By Christopher Morley ~


If you listen to nature, all the sounds are done in a confident way. I'm trying to do that.
~By Roscoe Mitchell ~


If we do not voluntarily bring population growth under control in the next one or two decades, the nature will do it for us in the most brutal way, whether we like it or not.
~By Henry W. Kendall ~


In hard-core science fiction in which characters are responding to a change in environment, caused by nature or the universe or technology, what readers want to see is how people cope, and so the character are present to cope, or fail to cope.
~By James Gunn ~


There cannot live a more unhappy creature than an ill-natured old man, who is neither capable of receiving pleasures, nor sensible of conferring them on others.
~By William Temple ~


Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God.
~By Alexander Pope ~


I like the tradition of ordinary men in extraordinary circumstances and how they react to events which force them to be heroic in a way that is not in their natures.
~By Rob Lowe ~


Thus first of all in His own person He sanctified, restored, and blessed human nature.
~By Martin Chemnitz ~


Both our senses and our passions are a supply to the imperfection of our nature; thus they show that we are such sort of creatures as to stand in need of those helps which higher orders of creatures do not.
~By Joseph Butler ~


Evolutionary psychology is one of four sciences that are bringing human nature back into the picture.
~By Steven Pinker ~


It is difficult to imagine how any behavior in the presence of another person can avoid being a communication of one's own view of the nature of one's relationship with that person and how it can fail to influence that person.
~By Paul Watzlawick ~


It is human nature to instinctively rebel at obscurity or ordinariness.
~By Taylor Caldwell ~


No other game combines the wonder of nature with the discipline of sport in such carefully planned ways. A great golf course both frees and challenges a golfer's mind.
~By Tom Watson ~


Scenery is fine - but human nature is finer.
~By John Keats ~


Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. Too many of us divide and dissipate our energies in debating actions which should be taken for granted.
~By Ralph W. Sockman ~


I have never felt salvation in nature. I love cities above all.
~By Michelangelo ~


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


There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another.
~By Edouard Manet ~


Talking up a storm about food is so easy for me, it's second nature.
~By Rocco DiSpirito ~


It was the full conviction of this, and of what could be done, if every man were placed in the office for which he was fitted by nature and a proper education, which first suggested to me the plan of Illumination.
~By Adam Weishaupt ~


My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature.
~By Hans Hofmann ~


The goal of physiological research is functional nature.
~By Walter Rudolf Hess ~


The artist produces for the liberation of his soul. It is his nature to create as it is the nature of water to run down the hill.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


There is nothing more corrupting, nothing more destructive of the noblest and finest feelings of our nature, than the exercise of unlimited power.
~By William Henry Harrison ~


Those who find beauty in all of nature will find themselves at one with the secrets of life itself.
~By L. Wolfe Gilbert ~


Use those talents you have. You will make it. You will give joy to the world. Take this tip from nature: The woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except those who sang best.
~By Bernard Meltzer ~


You utter a vow or forge a signature and you may find yourself bound for life to a monastery, a woman or prison.
~By Bronislaw Malinowski ~


The relative property of the Son is to be begotten, that is, so to proceed from the Father as to be a participant of the same essence and perfectly carry on the Father's nature.
~By William Ames ~


It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
~By David Bailey ~


Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature, and it is to their ideas, rather than to the temptations of utopia, that we must ask that our judges adhere.
~By Robert Bork ~


We are somehow natured, not just to reproduce, but for sociality and even for culture.
~By Leon Kass ~


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


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 ~


We need to think more about the nature of rhetoric in anthropology. There isn't a body of knowledge and thought to fall back on in this regard.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


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 ~


Nothing in human nature is so God-like as the disposition to do good to our fellow-creatures.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


I see any production of any nature being good for the development of the whole industry.
~By Ann Macbeth ~


A Shakespeare could have arisen only on English soil. In the same way, your great dramatists and poets express the nature and essence of the Norwegian people, but they also express that which is universally valid for all mankind.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


Caught up in life, you see it badly. You suffer from it or enjoy it too much. The artist, in my opinion, is a monstrosity, something outside of nature.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


My connection with the Reich Ministers was of a purely official nature and was very infrequent.
~By Fritz Sauckel ~


Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
~By Edvard Munch ~


I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
~By Jerome K. Jerome ~


Traditional songwriting, to us, is where the experimental nature comes in. We're all involved with so much outside activity with really hardcore, experimental music-making.
~By Thurston Moore ~


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


Human nature is not of itself vicious.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social boundaries.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


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.
~By Denis Diderot ~


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


The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man.
~By Erich Fromm ~


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 ~


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


I was talking to one of my aunties at Christmas and she said she didn't think it was ever in my nature to go against the grain, that I was always a good boy. I think she was right - I did always want to be good.
~By James McAvoy ~


Creation is dominated by three absolutely different factors: First, nature, which works upon us by its laws; second, the artist, who creates a spiritual contact with nature and his materials; third, the medium of expression through which the artist translates his inner world.
~By Hans Hofmann ~


The nature of the Catilinarian conspiracy was bad and bloody.
~By Florence E. Allen ~


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.
~By James Thurber ~


We'll be back to our nature documentary, 'Baggy the Anorexic Elephant' in just a second.
~By Colin Mochrie ~


In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


Mother Nature made me the way I am, and I should be happy.
~By Karolina Kurkova ~


Nature is wont to hide herself.
~By Heraclitus ~


However much you knock at nature's door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words.
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws, these tasks and principles are indifferent to language, culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided.
~By Edward Tufte ~


Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain.
~By Frank Lloyd Wright ~


A love of nature is a consolation against failure.
~By Berthe Morisot ~


Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


They who have reasoned ignorantly, or who have aimed at effecting their personal ends by flattering the popular feeling, have boldly affirmed that 'one man is as good as another;' a maxim that is true in neither nature, revealed morals, nor political theory.
~By James F. Cooper ~


Those who wish to pet and baby wild animals "love" them. But those who respect their natures and wish to let them live normal lives, love them more.
~By Edwin Way Teale ~


Our nature hardly allows us to have enough of anything without having too much.
~By George Savile ~


Nature generally struggles against this treatment for a while, until her powers seem in a great measure exhausted, when she quietly yields to the power of the art.
~By Robert Fortune ~


In the most intimate, hidden and innermost ground of the soul, God is always essentially, actively, and substantially present. Here the soul possesses everything by grace which God possesses by nature.
~By Johannes Tauler ~


Surely, if Mother Nature had been consulted, she would never have consented to building a city in New Orleans.
~By Mortimer Zuckerman ~


The liberty of man consists solely in this, that he obeys the laws of nature because he has himself recognized them as such, and not because they have been imposed upon him externally by any foreign will whatsoever, human or divine, collective or individual.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature - this very unique to Japan.
~By Tadao Ando ~


On the spiritual theory, man consists essentially of a spiritual nature or mind intimately associated with a spiritual body or soul, both of which are developed in and by means of a material organism.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


'American Dad' is, by its nature, much more political.
~By Seth MacFarlane ~


A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
~By C. Northcote Parkinson ~


We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies - it is the first law of nature.
~By Voltaire ~


It's certainly a lot more difficult to get a project made if you're talking about something progressive. That's just the nature of the industry.
~By Tim Robbins ~


Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law. Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.
~By Albert Camus ~


The rehabilitation of order as a universal principle, however, suggested at the same time that orderliness by itself is not sufficient to account for the nature of organized systems in general or for those created by man in particular.
~By Rudolf Arnheim ~


Self-love then does not constitute THIS or THAT to be our interest or good; but, our interest or good being constituted by nature and supposed, self-love only puts us upon obtaining and securing it.
~By Joseph Butler ~


I'm very interested in good and evil and the moral natures of people.
~By Antonia Fraser ~


When a girl's under 21, she's protected by law. When she's over 65, she's protected by nature. Anywhere in between she's fair game.
~By Stanley Shapiro ~


My focus is not on solving nature's deeper mysteries. It is on using nature's deeper mysteries to solve important societal problems.
~By Philip Emeagwali ~


Is it right to probe so deeply into Nature's secrets? The question must here be raised whether it will benefit mankind, or whether the knowledge will be harmful.
~By Pierre Curie ~


From this, without doubt, sprang the fable. Man created it thus, because it was not given him to see more than himself and nature, which surrounds him; but he created it true with a truth all its own.
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


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 ~


Nature is the glass reflecting God, as by the sea reflected is the sun, too glorious to be gazed on in his sphere.
~By Brigham Young ~


Official education was telling people almost nothing of the nature of all those things on the seashores, and in the redwood forests, in the deserts and in the plains.
~By Gregory Bateson ~


Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
~By Andre Breton ~


Life itself is a school, and Nature always a fresh study.
~By Hugh Miller ~


Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality.
~By Plato ~


Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
~By Karl Von Clausewitz ~


Man's nature, originally good and common to all, should develop unhampered.
~By Georg Simmel ~

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