Nature Quotes (1842)

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Nature does nothing in vain.

By : Aristotle

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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.

By : Aristotle

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

By : Aristotle

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

By : Aristotle

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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

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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.

By : Neil Armstrong

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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

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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.

By : Rudolf Arnheim

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

By : Matthew Arnold

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

By : Tom Arnold

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

By : John Ashcroft

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

By : Isaac Asimov

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

By : Margot Asquith

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

By : Julian Assange

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

By : Mary Astell

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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.

By : Lee Atwater

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

By : W. H. Auden

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

By : John James Audubon

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

By : John James Audubon

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

By : Saint Augustine

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Custom is second nature.

By : Saint Aurelius Augustine

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

By : Marcus Aurelius

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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.

By : Marcus Aurelius

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

By : Marcus Aurelius

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

By : Marcus Aurelius

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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.

By : Marcus Aurelius

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Death, like birth, is a secret of Nature.

By : Marcus Aurelius

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

By : Marcus Aurelius

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Hidden nature is secret God.

By : Sri Aurobindo

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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.

By : Jane Austen

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

By : Jane Austen

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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.

By : Alfred Austin

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

By : Alfred Austin

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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.

By : Milton Avery

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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.

By : Sai Baba

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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

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

By : Ibrahim Babangida

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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.

By : Thomas Babington

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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.

By : Francis Bacon

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

By : Francis Bacon

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