Nature Quotes (1673)

nature quotes in english

Nature does nothing in vain... view

By: Aristotle

Hence poetry is something more philosophic and of graver import than history, since its statements are rather of the nature of universals, whereas those of history are singulars... view

By: Aristotle

If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way... view

By: Aristotle

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous... view

By: Aristotle

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... view

By: Karen Armstrong

I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream... view

By: Neil Armstrong

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... view

By: Rudolf Arnheim

Modem science, then, maintains on the one hand that nature, both organic and inorganic, strives towards a state of order and that man's actions are governed by the same tendency... view

By: Rudolf Arnheim

Nature, with equal mind, Sees all her sons at play, Sees man control the wind, The wind sweep man away... view

By: Matthew Arnold

The nature of show business is people within the business feel that if someone else fails, they move up a notch... view

By: Tom Arnold

We've got to understand that the whole nature of the way American democracy guards its freedom has been changed... view

By: John Ashcroft

To insult someone we call him "bestial." For deliberate cruelty and nature, "human" might be the greater insult... view

By: Isaac Asimov

The capacity to suffer varies more than anything that I have observed in human nature... view

By: Margot Asquith

If journalism is good, it is controversial, by its nature... view

By: Julian Assange

None of God's Creatures absolutely consider'd are in their own Nature Contemptible.. view

By: Mary Astell

My illness has taught me something about the nature of humanity, love, brotherhood and relationships that I never understood, and probably never would have. So, from that standpoint, there is some truth and good in everything... view

By: Lee Atwater

Healing,' Papa would tell me, 'is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.'.. view

By: W. H. Auden

As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature... view

By: John James Audubon

Duruing all these years there existed within me a tendency to follow Nature in her walks... view

By: John James Audubon

Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature... view

By: Saint Augustine

Custom is second nature... view

By: Saint Aurelius Augustine

Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time... view

By: Marcus Aurelius

The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature... view

By: Marcus Aurelius

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight... view

By: Marcus Aurelius

Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear... view

By: Marcus Aurelius

Observe constantly that all things take place by change, and accustom thyself to consider that the nature of the Universe loves nothing so much as to change the things which are, and to make new things like them... view

By: Marcus Aurelius

Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature... view

By: Marcus Aurelius

Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else... view

By: Marcus Aurelius

Hidden nature is secret God... view

By: Sri Aurobindo

Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of... view

By: Jane Austen

They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life... view

By: Jane Austen

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul... view

By: Alfred Austin

There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder... view

By: Alfred Austin

Nature is my springboard. From her I get my initial impetus. I have tried to relate the visible drama of mountains, trees, and bleached fields with the fantasy of wind blowing and changing colors and forms... view

By: Milton Avery

Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them... view

By: Sai Baba

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... view

By: Sai Baba

It is of course the nature of historical contraction that the shortest distance to a historical destination is never a straight line... view

By: Ibrahim Babangida

To punish a man because we infer from the nature of some doctrine which he holds, or from the conduct of other persons who hold the same doctrines with him, that he will commit a crime, is persecution, and is, in every case, foolish and wicked... view

By: Thomas Babington

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed... view

By: Francis Bacon

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out... view

By: Francis Bacon