Nature Quotes (1842)

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Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.

By : Francis Bacon

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We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.

By : Francis Bacon

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Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.

By : Francis Bacon

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The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.

By : Francis Bacon

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One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.

By : Walter Bagehot

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The being without an opinion is so painful to human nature that most people will leap to a hasty opinion rather than undergo it.

By : Walter Bagehot

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It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body

By : David Bailey

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Art is man's nature

By : Philip James Bailey

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Simplicity is natures first step, and the last of art.

By : Philip James Bailey

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I have a lot of different stages in my life when training has been easy or hard. Now, it seems that I have been training for so long that it has become almost second nature to me.

By : Oksana Baiul

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Sensitive, responsive, eagerly welcomed everywhere, the drama, holding the mirror up to nature, by laughter and by tears reveals to mankind the world of men.

By : George P. Baker

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Any time the United States government turns over an American citizen, including military personnel, to the government of another country, it is in our nature to want to make sure that they receive the best treatment, the fairest treatment, and the most humane treatment.

By : Howard Baker

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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

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Pythagoras took the next important step by subordinating the mere matter of nature to its essential principle of form and order, identifying the latter with reason or the soul.

By : James M. Baldwin

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A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction.

By : J. G. Ballard

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Disease is the retribution of outraged Nature.

By : Hosea Ballou

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To be sure, the response of faith to revelation, which God grants to the creature he chooses and moves with his love, occurs in such a way that it is truly the creature that provides the response, with its own nature and its natural powers of love.

By : Hans Urs von Balthasar

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Small natures require despotism to exercise their sinews, as great souls thirst for equality to give play to their heart.

By : Honore de Balzac

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Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.

By : Honore de Balzac

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What is art? Nature concentrated.

By : Honore de Balzac

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Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps.

By : Honore de Balzac

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I actually think that secrets are just a part of human nature and that everybody should have some.

By : Elizabeth Banks

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But there's actually a lot of punk bands out there that go out of the norm, use odd time signatures, or a lot of different tempo changes in a song.

By : Travis Barker

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Living in Cambridge, with nature and everything, it's so clean.

By : Syd Barrett

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Camping is nature's way of promoting the motel business.

By : Dave Barry

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To eat steak rare... represents both a nature and a morality.

By : Roland Barthes

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I still love to walk in the mountains or be on the sea. I like to be in nature. Sometimes I bicycle. It's important to feel good with your body. The body is extremely important. If you feel good, you have more energy in your singing.

By : Cecilia Bartoli

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Poetry is but another form of inquiry into the nature of phenomena, using with its own unique procedures and tools.

By : John Barton

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The parental, and filial affections seem to be as ardent, their sensibility and attachment, as active and faithful, as those observed to be in human nature.

By : William Bartram

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The attention of a traveller, should be particularly turned, in the first place, to the various works of Nature, to mark the distinctions of the climates he may explore, and to offer such useful observations on the different productions as may occur.

By : William Bartram

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The things women find rewarding about work are, by and large, the same things that men find rewarding and include both the inherent nature of the work and the social relationships.

By : Grace Baruch

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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

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But epistemology is always and inevitably personal. The point of the probe is always in the heart of the explorer: What is my answer to the question of the nature of knowing?

By : Gregory Bateson

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If you haven't had at least a slight poetic crack in the heart, you have been cheated by nature.

By : Phyllis Battelle

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I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial.

By : Charles Baudelaire

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Who would dare assign to art the sterile function of imitating nature?

By : Charles Baudelaire

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Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances.

By : Charles Baudelaire

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Nature... is nothing but the inner voice of self-interest.

By : Charles Baudelaire

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The sight of nature fascinates, the family tie has a sweet enchantment and patriotism gives the religious spirit a fiery devotion to the powers that it reveres.

By : Bruno Bauer

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Man's heart away from nature becomes hard.

By : Standing Bear

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