Nature Quotes

Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy, like heaven above.

Julia Fletcher Carney 1823

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.

Charles Dickens 1812

The earth does not belong to man, man belongs to the earth.

Chief Seattle

Nature is my friend. Life is my teacher of philosophy. History is my guide.

Pirapakaran

The domination of nature leads to the domination of human nature.

Edward Abbey

Nature does nothing uselessly.

Aristotle

Leave the world a little better than you found it.

Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell

Art is the perfection of nature.

Sir Thomas Browne

The greatest joy in nature is the absence of man.

Bliss Carman

Nature admits no lie.

Thomas Carlyle

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.

Aristotle

Every time we get slapped down, we can say, Thank you Mother Nature, because it means we're about to learn something important.

John Norris Bahcall

There is not one little blade of grass, there is no color in this world that is not intended to make men rejoice.

John Calvin

I love to think of nature as having unlimited broadcasting stations, through which God speaks to us every day, every hour and every moment of our lives, if we will only tune in and remain so.

George Washington Carver

All works of nature created by God in heaven and on earth are works of sculpture.

Benvenuto Cellini

Sketching from nature is very like trying to put a pinch of salt on her tail. And yet many manage to do it very nicely.

Samuel Butler

Weather is a literary specialty, and no untrained hand can turn out a good article on it.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Christianity exhorted man to set himself up against Nature, but did so in the name of his spiritual and disinterested attributes. Pragmatism exhorts him to do so in the name of his practical attributes. Formerly man was divine because he had been able to acquire the concept of justice, the idea of law, the sense of God; today he is divine because he has been able to create equipment which makes him the master of matter.

Julien Benda

Science, like art, is not a copy of nature but a re-creation of her.

Jacob Bronowski

We need to renegotiate our contract with nature. Ecology is a unifying force that can diminish intolerance and expand our empathy towards othersboth human and animal.

Gregory Colbert

Of all those arts in which the wise excel, Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.

Andr Breton

Our credulity is a part of the imperfection of our natures. It is inherent in us to desire to generalize, when we ought, on the contrary, to guard ourselves very carefully from this tendency.

Napoleon Bonaparte

More and more as we come closer and closer in touch with nature and its teachings are we able to see the Divine and are therefore fitted to interpret correctly the various languages spoken by all forms of nature about us.

George Washington Carver

Another powerful principle of our nature, which is the spring of war, is the passion for superiority, for triumph, for power. The human mind is aspiring, impatient of inferiority, and eager for preeminence and control.

William Ellery Channing

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Updated On : March 11, 2014
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