What signifies knowing the names, if you know not the nature of things.
A political career brings out the basest qualities in human nature.
A life in harmony with nature, the love of truth and virtue, will purge the eyes to understanding her text.
For every man's nature is concealed with many folds of disguise, and covered as it were with various veils. His brows, his eyes, and very often his countenance, are deceitful, and his speech is most commonly a lie.
Flowers are beautiful hieroglyphics of nature, with which she indicates how much she loves us
Golf gives you an insight into human nature, your own as well as your opponent's.
What is tolerance? -- it is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly -- that is the first law of nature.
Are you conscious of the restful influence which the stars exert? To me they are the most soothing things in Nature. I am proud to say that I don't
know the name of one of them. The glamour and romance would pass away from them if they were all classified and ticketed in one's brain. But when
a man is hot and flurried, and full of his own little ruffled dignities and infinitesimal misfortunes, then a star bath is the finest thing in the world.
Time on its back bears all things far away - Full many a challenge is wrought by many a day - Shape, fortune, name, and nature all decay
A passion for the dramatic art is inherent in the nature of man.
In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.
Zen in it's essence is the art of seeing into the nature of one's being, and it points the way from bondage to freedom
Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.
The art of medicine consists of amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Each flower is a soul blossoming out to nature.
Simplicity is the nature of great souls.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon-instead of enjoying the roses blooming outside our windows today.
The survival of the fittest is the ageless law of nature, but the fittest are rarely the strong. The fittest are those endowed with the qualifications for adaptation, the ability to accept the inevitable and conform to the unavoidable, to harmonize with existing or changing conditions.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
The deepest principle of human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
In the long term, the economy and the environment are the same thing. If it's unenvironmental it is uneconomical. That is the rule of nature.
Pilgrimage to the place of the wise is to escape the flame of separation from Nature.
We need the tonic of wildness...At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature."
The control of nature is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and philosophy, when it was supposed that nature exists for the convenience of man. 2 -- Rachel Carson
In the end we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what we understand, and we will understand only what we are taught.
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.