Category-Nature Quotes

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.

Billy Graham

It is nature's law that rivers wind, trees grow wood, and, given the opportunity, women work iniquity

Buddha Sutta-Pitaka

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.

Lynn White, Jr.

Nature is what she is - amoral and persistent.

Stephen Jay Gould

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

David Gerrold

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.

Walt Whitman

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.

Francis Bacon

To be a well-flavored man is the gift of fortune, but to write or read comes by nature.

William Shakespeare

Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.

Henry Ward Beecher

Nature makes only dumb animals. We owe the fools to society.

Honore de Balzac

Many people are blind to trust, not so much to its benefits as to its nature and the practices that make it possible.

Robert C. Solomon

Every generation thinks it has the answers, and every generation is humbled by nature.

Phillip Lubin

Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature.

Julia Ward Howe

When we understand that man is the only animal who must create meaning, who must open a wedge into neutral nature, we already understand the essence of love. Love is the problem of an animal who must find life, create a dialogue with nature in order to experience his own being.

Ernest Becker

Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature.

Trofim Lysenko

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