But assuming the same premises, to wit, that all men are equal by the law of nature and of nations, the right of property in slaves falls to the ground

By : William H. Seward 0 Likes          


Man masters nature not by force but by understanding. This is why science has succeeded where magic failed: because it has looked for no spell to cast over nature.

By : Jacob Bronowski

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I think writers, by nature, are more observers instead of participators.

By : Ian Hunter

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It should seem, then, that the nature of society dictates another, a higher branch, whose superiority arises from its being the interested and natural conservator of the universal interest.

By : Ezra Stiles

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Darwin investigated the numerous facts obtained by naturalists in living nature and analysed them through the prism of practical experience.

By : Trofim Lysenko

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For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.

By : Martin Luther

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I have resolved on an enterprise that has no precedent and will have no imitator. I want to set before my fellow human beings a man in every way true to nature

By : Jean Jacques Rousseau

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We should meet abuse by forbearance. Human nature is so constituted that if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse, the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.

By : Mohandas Gandhi

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I'm definitely a Polaroid camera girl. For me, what I'm really excited about is bringing back the artistry and the nature of Polaroid.

By : Lady Gaga

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The courage of a soldier is found to be the cheapest and most common quality of human nature.

By : Edward Gibbon

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Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants.

By : Benjamin Franklin

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You can hold yourself back from the sufferings of the world, that is something you are free to do and it accords with your nature, but perhaps this very holding back is the one suffering you could avoid.

By : Franz Kafka

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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

By : Chauncey Wright

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