Nature Quotes (1673)

nature quotes in english

The Goddess of Old Europe and Ancient Crete represented the unity of life in nature, delight in the diversity of form, the powers of birth, death and regeneration... view

By: Carol P. Christ

And all men are ready to pass judgement on the priest as if he was not a being clothed with flesh, or one who inherited a human nature... view

By: John Chrysostom

It can't be Nature, for it is not sense... view

By: Charles Churchill

Thou strange piece of wild nature!.. view

By: Colley Cibber

Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits, by which we are nurtured and live... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nature abhors annihilation... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than his children?.. view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

Virtue is a habit of the mind, consistent with nature and moderation and reason... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

There are more men ennobled by study than by nature... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

According to the law of nature it is only fair that no one should become richer through damages and injuries suffered by another... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

It is the nature of every person to error, but only the fool perseveres in error... view

By: Marcus Tullius Cicero

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... view

By: John Clare

The limit is not as narrow as it might be. I do not claim for this action, as it now goes on, an ideal degree of efficiency. What I do claim is that this type of competition already reveals its nature and its ultimate power to hold seeming monopolies in check... view

By: John Bates Clark

But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels, but the seed of Abraham, that is, human nature, that in the nature which sinned he might make the expiation required... view

By: Adam Clarke

Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal... view

By: Arthur C. Clarke

When I went to the University, the medical school was the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life, its nature, its origins, and its ills... view

By: Albert Claude

I shall proceed from the simple to the complex. But in war more than in any other subject we must begin by looking at the nature of the whole.. view

By: Karl Von Clausewitz

Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating... view

By: Karl Von Clausewitz

God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible... view

By: James Clavell

The only line that's wrong in Shakespeare is 'holding a mirror up to nature.' You hold a magnifying glass up to nature. As an actor you just enlarge it enough so that your audience can identify with the situation. If it were a mirror, we would have no art... view

By: Montgomery Clift

We are not by nature cruel... view

By: J. M. Coetzee

Middle age is the awkward period when Father Time starts catching up with Mother Nature... view

By: Harold Coffin

Our true nature is free of any and all notions of gender, of any notions of difference whatsoever... view

By: Andrew Cohen

The New York playgoer is a child of nature, and he has an honest and wholesome regard of whatever is atrocious in art... view

By: Frank Moore Colby

You can tell the nature of the man by the words he chooses... view

By: Edwin Louis Cole

Take the decision in early March to arrest Muqtada al-Sadr. It was made apparently without knowledge or understanding of the nature of his movement or how widespread it is... view

By: Juan Cole

A poet ought not to pick nature's pocket. Let him borrow, and so borrow as to repay by the very act of borrowing. Examine nature accurately, but write from recollection, and trust more to the imagination than the memory... view

By: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature.. view

By: Jeremy Collier

It is the nature of truth to struggle to the light... view

By: Wilkie Collins

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... view

By: John Coltrane

Growing up, being watched from the outside... it's kind of very taxing and maybe I should just do some kind of manual labor-it might be more relaxing. But I can't, it's not in my nature... view

By: Jennifer Connelly

Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose... view

By: Cyril Connolly

Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature... view

By: Cyril Connolly

The scrupulous and the just, the noble, humane, and devoted natures.. view

By: Joseph Conrad

For all that has been said of the love that certain natures (on shore) have professed for it, for all the celebrations it has been the object of in prose and song, the sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness... view

By: Joseph Conrad

The changing nature of money is only one facet of the financial services revolution... view

By: Scott Cook

Psychology keeps trying to vindicate human nature. History keeps undermining the effort... view

By: Mason Cooley

Human society sustains itself by transforming nature into garbage... view

By: Mason Cooley