Nature Quotes

When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.

Lakota

The old Lakota was wise. He knew that man's heart away from nature becomes hard.

Luther Standing Bear

To touch the earth is to have harmony with nature.

Oglala Sioux

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.

Voltaire

I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.

Frank Lloyd Wright

There is no need to express art in terms of nature. It can perfectly well be expressed in terms of geometry and the exact sciences.

Georges Vantongerloo

One is neither too scrupulous nor too sincere nor too submissive to nature; but one is more or less master of one\'s model, and, above all, of the means of expression.

Paul Cezanne

When a fantasy turns you on, you're obligated to God and nature to start doing it right away.

Stewart Brand

Topographically the country is magnificent -- and terrifying. Why terrifying? Because nowhere else in the world is the divorce between man and nature so complete. Nowhere have I encountered such a dull, monotonous fabric of life as here in America. Here boredom reaches its peak.

Henry Miller

For beauty being the best of all we know Sums up the unsearchable and secret aims Of nature.

Robert Seymour Bridges

All pain is per se and especially in excess, destructive and ultimately fatal in its nature and effects.

James Young Simpson

Everything in excess is opposed to nature.

Hippocrates

Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another.

John Muir

Prodigality is the vice of a weak nature, as avarice is of a strong one.It comes of a weak craving for those blandishments of the world which are easily had for money.

Sir Henry Taylor

Prodigality is indeed the vice of a weak nature, as avarice is of a strong one; it comes of a weak craving for those blandishments of the world which are easily to be had for money.

Sir Henry Taylor

For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.

Martin Luther

Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing "Embraceable You" in spats.

Woody Allen

England has always been disinclined to accept human nature.

E. M. Forster

The royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise, This fortress built by nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war; This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea.

William Shakespeare

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.

Dave E. Smalley

Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature. If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the destiny of humankind.

Albert Einstein

Nature has always had more force than education.

Voltaire

Engineers participate in the activities which make the resources of nature available in a form beneficial to man and provide systems which will perform optimally and economically.

L. M. K. Boelter

Engineering is the art of organizing and directing men and controlling the forces and materials of nature for the benefit of the human race.

Henry G. Stott
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