Nature Quotes

The name of happiness is but a wider term for the unalloy'd conditions of the Pleasur of Life, attendant on all function, and not to be deny'd to th' soul, unless forsooth in our thought of nature spiritual is by definition unnatural.

Robert Seymour Bridges

The laws of classical mechanics represent a mathematical idealization and should not be assumed to correspond to the real laws of nature. ... We now have to realize that errors are inevitable (..) a discovery that makes strict determinism impossible.

Lon Nicolas Brillouin

Sherry...a silly, sickly compound, the use of which will transform a nation, however bold and warlike by nature, into a race of sketchers, scribblers, and punsters, in fact into what Englishmen are at the present day.

George Henry Borrow

Baseball gives every American boy a chance to excel, not just to be as good as someone else but to be better than someone else. This is the nature of man and the name of the game

Ted Williams

Man must be disciplined, for he is by nature raw and wild.

Immanuel Kant

The salary of the chief executive of the large corporations is not an award for achievement. It is frequently in the nature of a warm gesture by the individual to himself

John Kenneth Galbraith

It was, as I have said, a fine autumnal day; the sky was clear and serene, and nature wore that rich and golden livery which we always associate with the idea of abundance. The forests had put on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet.

Washington Irving

Monotony is the law of nature. Look at the monotonous manner in which the sun rises. The monotony of necessary occupation is exhilarating and life giving.

Mahatma Gandhi

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a purpose.

Garrison Keillor

Nature abhors a garden

Michael Pollan

A garden is a symbol of man's arrogance, perverting nature to human ends

Tim Smit

To be in one's own heart in kindly sympathy with all things; this is the nature of righteousness

Confucius

If you truly love Nature, you will find beauty everywhere.

Vincent Van Gogh

Until man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so called scientific knowledge.

Thomas Edison

I appreciate the misunderstanding I have had with Nature over my perennial border. I think it is a flower garden; she thinks it is a meadow lacking grass, and tries to correct the error.

Sara Stein

Gardening, like sex and food, lies somewhere between art and nature, being wholly neither but partly both.

Roger Grounds

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

Helen Keller

A brother is a friend given by Nature.

Jean Baptiste Legouve

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous

?Aristotle

There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.

Alfred Austin

I appreciate the misunderstanding I have had with Nature over my perennial border. I think it is a flower garden; she thinks it is a meadow lacking grass, and tries to correct the error.

Sara Stein

Despite the gardener's best intentions, Nature will improvise.

Michael P. Garafalo

Last night, there came a frost, which has done great damage to my garden.... It is sad that Nature will play such tricks on us poor mortals, inviting us with sunny smiles to confide in her, and then, when we are entirely within her power, striking us to the heart.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Great strength of body is the gift of nature; But to be able to advise whate'er Is most expedient for one's country's good, Is the peculiar work of sense and wisdom.

Bias
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