Nature Quotes (1673)

nature quotes in english

The pains of disconcerted or frustrated habits, and the inherent pleasure there is in following them, are motives which nature has put into our wills without generally caring to inform us why.. view

By: Chauncey Wright

Natural Selection never made it come to pass, as a habit of nature, that an unsupported stone should move downwards rather than upwards. It applies to no part of inorganic nature, and is very limited even in the phenomena of organic life... view

By: Chauncey Wright

All that I say is, examine, inquire. Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against. Know why you believe, understand what you believe, and possess a reason for the faith that is in you... view

By: Frances Wright

Surely it is time to examine into the meaning of words and the nature of things, and to arrive at simple facts, not received upon the dictum of learned authorities, but upon attentive personal observation of what is passing around us... view

By: Francis Wright

Look into the nature of things. Search out the grounds of your opinions, the for and against... view

By: Francis Wright

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature, and it has often been said by philosophers, that nature is the will of God. And I prefer to say that nature is the only body of God that we shall ever see... view

By: Frank Lloyd Wright

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature... view

By: Frank Lloyd Wright

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you... view

By: Frank Lloyd Wright

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... view

By: Frank Lloyd Wright

I'm not, by nature, a collaborator. My biggest influences were people like painters and poets. These are solitary workers... view

By: Robert Wyatt

I love to study the many things that grow below the corn stalks and bring them back to the studio to study the color. If one could only catch that true color of nature - the very thought of it drives me mad... view

By: Andrew Wyeth

And I think that the environment is one very strong way to counterbalance the chaotic nature of our life... view

By: Minoru Yamasaki

Europe has found itself confronted with fresh challenges - challenges of a global character, the nature of which is directly connected with changes in the international climate and the difficulties of seeking new models for co-operation... view

By: Boris Yeltsin

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

By: Brigham Young

We're the only creature God ever created that doesn't want to adapt. We want to make it stand still. And one thing that's constant is nature is constantly changing... view

By: Don Young

The course of Nature is the art of God... view

By: Edward Young

Read nature.. view

By: Edward Young

I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature... view

By: Neil Young

One of the most secure markets in the world is human nature, few understand it, all have it... view

By: Jason Zebehazy

Nature gives us all, including Prof. Lorentz, surprises. It was very quickly found that there are many exceptions to the rule of splitting of the lines only into triplets... view

By: Pieter Zeeman

Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature... view

By: Zhuangzi

Mencius said that human nature is good. I disagree with that... view

By: Xun Zi

Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts, and go against the conventions and rules of society, and will end up a criminal... view

By: Xun Zi

Now it is human nature to want to eat to ones fill when hungry, to want to warm up when cold, to want to rest when tired. These all are a part of people's emotional nature... view

By: Xun Zi

In antiquity the sage kings recognized that men's nature is bad and that their tendencies were not being corrected and their lawlessness controlled... view

By: Xun Zi

Human nature refers to what is in people but which they cannot study or work at achieving... view

By: Xun Zi

Human nature is what Heaven supplies... view

By: Xun Zi

Human nature is such that people are born with a love of profit If they follow these inclinations, they will struggle and snatch from each other, and inclinations to defer or yield will die... view

By: Xun Zi

Human nature is evil, and goodness is caused by intentional activity... view

By: Xun Zi

Since the nature of people is bad, to become corrected they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they must acquire ritual and moral principles... view

By: Xun Zi

I have been primarily interested in how and why ordinary people do unusual things, things that seem alien to their natures. Why do good people sometimes act evil? Why do smart people sometimes do dumb or irrational things?.. view

By: Philip Zimbardo

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

By: Mortimer Zuckerman

The planet does nothing but support us, and we are constantly committing crimes against nature... view

By: Daphne Zuniga