It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.

By : Edmund Burke 0 Likes          


Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s.

By : Desiderius Erasmus

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God is each truly and exalted thing, therefore the individual himself to the highest degree. But are not nature and the world individuals?

By : Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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In the ordinary affairs of life we do not require nor expect demonstrative evidence, because it is inconsistent with the nature of matters of fact, and to insist on its production would be unreasonable and absurd.

By : Simon Greenleaf

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Though nature be ever so generous, yet can she not make a hero alone. Fortune must contribute her part too

By : Francois de La Rochefoucauld

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The questions worth asking, in other words, come not from other people but from nature, and are for the most part delicate things easily drowned out by the noise of everyday life.

By : Robert B. Laughlin

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Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature, a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment, his soul might die before his body does

By : Albert J. Nock

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Purity and simplicity are the two wings with which man soars above the earth and all temporary nature.

By : Thomas Kempis

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Knowledge of human nature is the beginning and end of political education.

By : Henry B. Adams

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If you wish to make a man look noble, your best course is to kill him. What superiority he may have inherited from his race, what superiority nature may have personally gifted him with, comes out in death.

By : Alexander Smith

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The children, each of those kids is in touch with nature and traditional aboriginal culture so a very important part of getting performances from them was just letting them be and trying to capture the unique spirituality that was in each of them.

By : Phillip Noyce

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We need to think more about the nature of rhetoric in anthropology. There isn't a body of knowledge and thought to fall back on in this regard.

By : Clifford Geertz

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Unfortunately, little attention was paid to how Arafat ruled. In fact, some saw the harsh and repressive nature of Arafat's regime as actually bolstering the prospects for peace.

By : Natan Sharansky

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