category-Nature Quotes

A rude nature is worse than a brute nature by so much more as man is better than a beast: and those that are of civil natures and genteel dispositions are as much nearer to celestial creatures as those that are rude and cruel are to devils.

Margaret Cavendish

We have been told over and over that "you can't change human nature," but the study of emic realities shows, quite the contraty, that almost anything can become "human nature" if society defines it as such.

Robert Anton Wilson

The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit, as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages.

Cyrano De Bergerac

Keep to moderation, keep the end in view, follow nature.

Lucan Lucan

Cats are intended to teach us that not everything in nature has a function.

Joseph Wood Krutch

A depression is a large-scale decline in production and trade... there is nothing in the nature of a free-market economy to cause such an event.

Nathaniel Branden

Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion.

Francis Herbert Hedge

Sympathy is a virtue unknown in nature.

Paul Eipper

Golf gives you an insight into human nature, your own as well as your opponent's.

Grantland Rice

Man is by nature a political animal.


There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with.

Harry Crews

Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.

Cyril Connolly

Learning gives us a fuller conviction of the imperfections of our nature; which one would think, might dispose us to modesty.

Jeremy Collier

While the State may respectfully require obedience on many matters, it cannot violate the moral nature of a man, convert him into a serviceable criminal, and expect his loyalty and devotion.

Liane Norman

The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind.

Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus

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