Nature Quotes

Of all the things that oppress me, this sense of the evil working of nature herself - my disgust at her barbarity - clumsiness - darkness - bitter mockery of herself - is the most desolating.

John Ruskin

Nothing is evil which is according to nature.

Marcus Aurelius Antonius

Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price.

Napoleon Hill

The most excellent and divine counsel, the best and most profitable advertisement of all others, but the least practised, is to study and learn how to know ourselves. This is the foundation of wisdom and the highway to whatever is good. . . . God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.

Pierre Charron

"Healing," Papa would tell me, "is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature."

W.H. Auden

Honesty, disinterestedness and good nature are indispensable to procure the esteem and confidence of those with whom we live, and on whose esteem our happiness depends.

Thomas Jefferson

Race hate isn't human nature; race hate is the abandonment of human nature.

Orson Welles

Beauty is grace and confidence. I've learned to accept and appreciate what nature gave me.

Lindsay Lohan

It is the nature of the ego to take, and the nature of the spirit to share.

Proverb

Experience is a comb which nature gives us when we are bald.

Proverb

Our false self is the last remnant of the animal nature within our psyche: the last problem humans are to overcome in order to be fully human.

Steve Baxter

Nature is indifferent to the survival of the human species, including Americans.

Adlai E. Stevenson

For greed all nature is too little.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

It is the nature of ambition to make men liars and cheats, to hide the truth in their breasts, and show, like jugglers, another thing in their mouths, to cut all friendships and enmities to the measure of their own interest, and to make a good countenance without the help of good will.

Unknown

The deepest life of nature is silent and obscure; so often the elements that move and mould society are the results of the sister's counsel and the mother's prayer.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.

Stanislaw Jerzy Lec

The sense of honour is of so fine and delicate a nature, that it is only to be met with in minds which are naturally noble, or in such as have been cultivated by good examples, or a refined education.

Joseph Addison

Religion. A daughter of Hope and Fear, explaining to Ignorance the nature of the Unknowable.

Ambrose Bierce

A man's moral worth is not measured by what his religious beliefs are but rather by what emotional impulses he has received from Nature during his lifetime

Albert Einstein

All men have an equal right to the free development of their faculties; they have an equal right to the impartial protection of the state; but it is not true, it is against all the laws of reason and equity, it is against the eternal nature of things

Victor Cousin

In the state of nature...all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law.

Charles de Montesquieu

Criticism is a study by which men grow important and formidable at very small expense. He whom nature has made weak, and idleness keeps ignorant, may yet support his vanity by the name of a critic.

Samuel Johnson

Resistance to oppression is second nature.

Seneca

Immortality is what nature possesses without effort and without anybody's assistance, and immortality is what the mortals must therefore try to achieve if they want to live up to the world into which they were born, to live up to the things which surround them and to whose company they are admitted for a short while.

Hannah Arendt
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