Simplicity is the nature of great souls.
How cunningly nature hides every wrinkle of her inconceivable antiquity under roses and violets and morning dew!
All works are being done by the energy and power of nature, but due to delusion of ego people assume themselves to be the doer.
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."
In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.
The thirst for vengeance was the beautiful nature which Homer imitated.
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.
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.
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.
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.