Deceivers are the most dangerous members of society. They trifle with the best affections of our nature, and violate the most sacred obligations.
The study of Nature is intercourse with the Highest Mind. You should never trifle with Nature.
The trifle now inscribed with your name. was occasioned by a particular fact; but to the disgrace of human nature, the subject is sufficiently general to interest every heart not totally impenetrable.
Mere goodness can achieve little against the power of nature.
Every phenomenon of nature was a word, - the sign, symbol and pledge of a new, mysterious, inexpressible but all the more intimate union, participation and community of divine energies and ideas.
If you are of the opinion that the contemplation of suicide is sufficient evidence of a poetic nature, do not forget that actions speak louder than words.
Moral and spiritual decay have brought about the demise of more great nations (empires) than any invading enemy force, plague, famine and nature disasters combined
The relative property of the Son is to be begotten, that is, so to proceed from the Father as to be a participant of the same essence and perfectly carry on the Father's nature.
You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back.
Wherever a man may happen to turn, whatever a man may undertake, he will always end up by returning to the path which nature has marked out for him.
Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault the punishment it deserves.
The scupltor does not work for the anatomist, but for the common observer of life and nature.
There was a Republican majority of the Senate, and it tempered the nature of the nominations being made.
A misery is not to be measured from the nature of the evil, but from the temper of the sufferer.
Agricultural practice served Darwin as the material basis for the elaboration of his theory of Evolution, which explained the natural causation of the adaptation we see in the structure of the organic world. That was a great advance in the knowledge of living nature.
When we understand that man is the only animal who must create meaning, who must open a wedge into neutral nature, we already understand the essence of love. Love is the problem of an animal who must find life, create a dialogue with nature in order to experience his own being.
Marriage, like death, is a debt we owe to nature.
Every generation thinks it has the answers, and every generation is humbled by nature.
Many people are blind to trust, not so much to its benefits as to its nature and the practices that make it possible.
Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
The Republican form of government is the highest form of government: but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature, a type nowhere at present existing.
There is nothing in the world more beautiful than the forest clothed to its very hollows in snow. It is the still ecstasy of nature, wherein every spray, every blade of grass, every spire of reed, every intricacy of twig, is clad with radiance.
Everything that depends on the action of nature is by nature as good as it can be, and similarly everything that depends on art or any rational cause, and especially if it depends on the best of all causes. To entrust to chance what is greatest and most noble would be a very defective arrangement.
Nature does nothing uselessly.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion and desire