Now the relation which, in the sphere of nature, being and semblance or sensation bear to one another in this antithesis, is the same as that which in ethics exists between good and pleasure or feeling.

By : Friedrich Schleiermacher 0 Likes          


Your basic person wants to talk about material culture, internet culture. I think about God, cats, nature.

By : Billy Corgan

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Human nature must have come much nearer perfection than it is now, or will be in many generations, to exclude from such a control prejudice, selfishness, ambition, and injustice.

By : Elihu Root

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The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature.

By : Thorstein Veblen

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We cannot wait for governments to do it all. Globalization operates on Internet time. Governments tend to be slow moving by nature, because they have to build political support for every step.

By : Kofi Annan

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The primary and most beautiful of Nature's qualities is motion, which agitates her at all times, but this motion is simply a perpetual consequence of crimes, she conserves it by means of crimes only.

By : Marquis de Sade

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I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.

By : Stephen Hawking

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Global equations undergo changes, this is their nature.

By : Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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I am following Nature without being able to grasp her, I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.

By : Claude Monet

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Though actually the work of man's hands - or, more properly speaking, the work of his travelling feet, - roads have long since come to seem so much a part of Nature that we have grown to think of them as a feature of the landscape no less natural than rocks and trees.

By : Richard Le Gallienne

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We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society. But we seem to forget, midway, that these concepts are our own constructs and start equating them with reality.

By : Abdolkarim Soroush

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To understand why dictators have a problem with making peace - or at least a genuine peace - the link between the nature of a regime and its external behavior must be understood.

By : Natan Sharansky

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The connections I draw between human nature and political systems in my new book, for example, were prefigured in the debates during the Enlightenment and during the framing of the American Constitution.

By : Steven Pinker

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