Both our senses and our passions are a supply to the imperfection of our nature

By : Joseph Butler 0 Likes          


If one could conclude as to the nature of the Creator from a study of his creation it would appear that God has a special fondness for stars and beetles.

By : John B. S. Haldane

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The sky is the part of creation in which nature has done for the sake of pleasing man.

By : John Ruskin

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Art is the right hand of Nature. The latter has only given us being, the former has made us men.

By : Friedrich Schiller

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Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related to the total structure of the existing science, so the new poem manifests something that was already latent in the order of words.

By : Northrop Frye

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For the state by its nature claims sovereignty, the right to an unlimited development of power, determined only by self-interest. It is by nature anarchistic.

By : Christian Lous Lange

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I worship impersonal Nature, which is neither "good" or "bad", and who knows neither love nor hatred.

By : Savitri Devi

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For greed all nature is too little.

By : Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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It is in the nature of the New Yorker to be as topical as possible, on a level that is often small in scale and playful in intention.

By : Brendan Gill

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Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.

By : Wendell Berry

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One would have to have completely forgotten the history of science so as to not remember that the desire to know nature has had the most constant and the happiest influence on the development of mathematics.

By : Henri Poincare

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I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it's a painful, difficult search within.

By : Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

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I have no enthusiasm for nature which the slightest chill will not instantly destroy.

By : George Sand

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