The salary of the chief executive of a large corporation is not a market award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm personal gesture by the individual to himself.
By : John Kenneth Galbraith
It's human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn't banging loudly on the door.
By : David Hackworth
When a woman drinks it's as if an animal were drinking, or a child. Alcoholism is scandalous in a woman, and a female alcoholic is rare, a serious matter. It's a slur on the divine in our nature.
By : Marguerite Duras
We all know here that the law is the most powerful of schools for the imagination. No poet ever interpreted nature as freely as a lawyer interprets the truth.
By : Jean Giraudoux
God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature.
By : Julia Ward Howe
Evolutionary psychology is one of four sciences that are bringing human nature back into the picture.
By : Steven Pinker
There were two sides to David Lean: on the one side, he was kind of a rather stiff, disciplined Englishman. And then he had this kind of romantic side to him. I think being true to both sides of your nature is important.
By : John Boorman
The nature of an innovation is that it will arise at a fringe where it can afford to become prevalent enough to establish its usefulness without being overwhelmed by the inertia of the orthodox system.
By : Kevin Kelly
You sit up there, and you see the whole gamut of human nature. Even if the case being argued involves only a little fellow and $50, it involves justice. That's what is important.
By : Earl Warren
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance.
By : Henry David Thoreau