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.
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.
It is human nature to want to go back and fix things or change things that we regret.
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.
Nothing is evil which is according to nature.
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.
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
It was, as I have said, a fine autumnal day; the sky was clear and serene, and nature wore that rich and golden livery which we always associate with the idea of abundance. The forests had put on their sober brown and yellow, while some trees of the tenderer kind had been nipped by the frosts into brilliant dyes of orange, purple, and scarlet.
A stern discipline pervades all nature, which is a little cruel that it may be very kind.
Revenge is a kind of wild justice; which the more man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.
A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature.
Call it Nature, Fate, Fortune; all these are names of the one and selfsame God.
For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.
There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
Insanity is not a distinct and separate empire; our ordinary life borders upon it, and we cross the frontier in some part of our nature.
To uncover hidden category needs, don't ask ‘How can I differentiate my brand from its competition?' but rather ask ‘What are the unmet needs that no brand is addressing?
Poetry is emotion put into measure. The emotion must come by nature, but the measure can be acquired by art.
I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
Gambling is a principle inherent in nature.
Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food
It is in human nature to relax, when not compelled by personal advantage or disadvantage.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. 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.
Improvement is nature.
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed