Nature Quotes

It is the power of thought that gives man power over nature.

Hans Christian Andersen

Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.

Joan Borysenko

The thirst for vengeance was the beautiful nature which Homer imitated.

Johann G. Hamann

It's a matter of semantics, because you are creating an identical twin. Cloning is creating a replica of a person or an animal. This is creating what happens in nature every single day.

Hilton Kort

If the mortality rate seems high we must realize that Nature is a ruthless teacher. There are no second chances in Mother Nature's Survival Course.

William S. Burroughs

Death is that "Tomorrow" for which all our lives are spent waiting! Man is constantly building the "Image." It is an Edifice for the entombment of bones! Best to "Realize" the temporal nature of things and simply "Do and Die!

Irvin Kauffman

In general, mankind, since the improvement of cookery, eats twice as much as nature requires.

Benjamin Franklin

That moderation which nature prescribes, which limits our desires by resources restricted to our needs, has abandoned the field; it has now come to this -- that to want only what is enough is a sign both of boorishness and of utter destitution.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.

E B White

Nature has made us frivolous to console us for our miseries.

Voltaire

The worst of misery Is when a nature framed for noblest things Condemns itself in youth to petty joys, And, sore athirst for air, breathes scanty life Gasping from out the shallows.

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Nature thrives on patience; man on impatience.

Paul Boese

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.

Baba Dioum

When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Does the bowl in the garden mock nature when night after night green frogs gather to prove it a pool? Who says you canít make a pond out of a bowl?

Han Yu

The ecologization of politics requires us to acknowledge the priority of human values and makes ecology part of education at an early age, molding a new, modern approach to nature and, at the same time, giving back to man a sense of being part of nature. No moral improvement of society is possible without that

Mikhail Gorbachev

Beautiful young people are accidents of nature, But beautiful old people are works of art.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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."

Henry David Thoreau

We have not to construct human nature afresh, but to take it as we find it, and make the best of it.

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik

The nature of the chemical bond is the problem at the heart of all chemistry.

Bryce L. Crawford Jr.

What we tried to do is take a quantum leap in sophistication and scope. It gives you a picture of the truly complex nature of what we are trying to do.

Timothy Adams

Beauty is composed of many things and never stands alone. It is part of horizons, blue in the distance, great primeval silences, knowledge of all things of the earth... It is so fragile it can be destroyed by a sound or thought. It may be infinitesimally small or encompass the universe itself. It comes in a swift conception wherever nature has not been disturbed.

Sigurd F. Olson

There is one class of men who from time to time have taken a keen and practical interest in the constitution of the Family, and they are the Statesmen. They have realized how intimately the welfare of the State depends upon the influence and nature of the Families from which it is constituted; and they have endeavoured that the State in turn should mould and influence the Family to its own purposes.

HELEN DENDY BOSANQUET

It is the nature of men to act negatively but to dream and hope positively.

Edmund Cooper
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