It is best to do things systematically, since we are only human, and disorder is our worst enemy.
The human heart likes a little disorder in its geometry.
Self-defense is a part of the law of nature; nor can it be denied the community, even against the king himself.
After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on - have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear - what remains? Nature remains.
Understanding the laws of nature does not mean that we are immune to their operations.
Nature is what she is - amoral and persistent.
We shall continue to have a worsening ecologic crisis until we reject the Christian axiom that nature has no reason for existence save to serve man.
Out of defeat can come the best in human nature. As Christians face storms of adversity, they may rise with more beauty. They are like trees that grow on mountain ridges -- battered by winds, yet trees in which we find the strongest wood.
Writing is a form of therapy; sometimes I wonder how all those, who do not write, compose, or paint can manage to escape the madness, the melancholia, the panic fear, which is inherent in a human condition
Engineering is the art of directing the great sources of power in nature for the use and convenience of man.
See how nature - trees, flowers, grass - grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence...we need silence to be able to touch souls.
Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable than fidelity. Faithfulness and truth are the most sacred excellences and endowments of the human mind.
Whenever there is a conflict between human rights and property rights, human rights must prevail.
The quickest way to kill the human spirit is to ask someone to do mediocre work.
What I see in Nature is a magnificent structure that we can comprehend only very imperfectly, and that must fill a thinking person with a feeling of humility. This is a genuinely religious feeling that has nothing to do with mysticism.
Nature thrives on patience; man on impatience.
Novelists are perhaps the last people in the world to be entrusted with opinions. The nature of a novel is that it has no opinions, only the dialectic of contrary views, some of which, all of which, may be untenable and even silly. A novelist should not be too intelligent either, although he may be permitted to be an intellectual.
Good breeding is the result of good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others.
Talking comes by nature, silence by wisdom.
Mutability of temper and inconsistency with ourselves is the greatest weakness of human nature.
Hugs are part of everybody life for me. Ill hug all sorts of people- I dont worry about it looking unmanly or whatever. I think physical human contact is one of the things that makes living worthwhile.
When the earth is sick and polluted, human health is impossible.... To heal ourselves we must heal our planet, and to heal our planet we must heal ourselves.
We may have different religions, different languages, different colored skin, but we all belong to one human race.
The domination of nature leads to the domination of human nature.
Prosperity can change man's nature; and seldom is any one cautious enough to resist the effects of good fortune.