The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.

By : H. P. Blavatsky 0 Likes          


Poetry is the universal language which the heart holds with nature and itself. He who has a contempt for poetry, cannot have much respect for himself, or for anything else.

By : William Hazlitt

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

By : Charles Baudelaire

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Habit is ten times nature.

By : Arthur Wellesley

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Nature shows that with the growth of intelligence comes increased capacity for pain, and it is only with the highest degree of intelligence that suffering reaches its supreme point.

By : Arthur Schopenhauer

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Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations.

By : David Gerrold

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Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.

By : George William Curtis

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Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?

By : Henry David Thoreau

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It is a governing principle of nature, that the agency which can produce most good, when perverted from its proper aim, is most productive of evil.

By : James F. Cooper

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If the technical innovations of the Impressionists led merely to a more accurate representation of nature, it was perhaps of not much value in enlarging their powers of expression.

By : Edward Hopper

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The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.

By : John Muir

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Raillery is a mode of speaking in favor of one's wit at the expense of one's better nature.

By : Charles de Secondat

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If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.

By : Alex Noble

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