Nature Quotes

If... the motion of the earth were circular, it would be violent and contrary to nature, and could not be eternal, since ... nothing violent is eternal .... It follows, therefore, that the earth is not moved with a circular motion.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Scientists tell us that the world of nature is so small and interdependent that a butterfly flapping its wings in the Amazon rainforest can generate a violent storm on the other side of the earth. This principle is known as the "Butterfly Effect." Today, we realize, perhaps more than ever, that the world of human activity also has its own "Butterfly Effect" for better or for worse.

Kofi Atta Annan

To a greater force, and to a better nature, you, free, are subject, and that creates the mind in you, which the heavens have not in their charge. Therefore if the present world go astray, the cause is in you, in you it is to be sought.

Durante degli Alighieri

There are many beauties in Nakhchivan. Its nature comes first.

Heydar Alirza oglu Aliyev

There is not a beast of the field but may trust his nature and follow it; certain that it will lead him to the best of which he is capable. But as for us, our only invincible enemy is our nature.

William Arthur

Live according to Nature, runs the maxim of the West; but according to what nature, the nature of the body or the nature which exceeds the body ? This first we ought to determine.

Sri Aurobindo

Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.

St. Augustine of Hippo

We must be kind and gentle gardeners with people and nature.

Bryant McGill

Man, being the servant and interpreter of Nature, can do and understand so much and so much only as he has observed in fact or in thought of the course of nature. Beyond this he neither knows anything nor can do anything.

Francis Bacon

Art is man's nature; nature is God's art.

Philip James Bailey

There is in human nature generally more of the fool than of the wise.

Francis Bacon

Nature is often hidden; sometimes overcome; seldom extinguished.

Francis Bacon

To accomplish the majestically practical work, to shape the whole architecture like a statue, base nothing on impossible modifications of human nature; await nothing from pity.

Henri Barbusse

There is a little of everything, apparently, in nature, and freaks are common.

Samuel Beckett

Many people, including many important and well-respected scientists, just dont want there to be anything beyond nature. They dont want a supernatural being to affect nature.

Michael J. Behe

"One of the laws of nature, Gordon said, is that half the people have got to be below average. For a Gaussian distribution, yeah, Cooper said. Sad, though."

Gregory Benford

Society today is being fragmented by a way of thinking that is inherently short-sighted because it disregards the full horizon of truth - the truth about God and about us. By its nature, relativism fails to see the whole picture. It ignores the very principles that enable us to live and flourish in unity, order and harmony.

Pope Benedict XVI

The Grave, dread thing! Men shiver when thou 'rt named: Nature, appall'd, Shakes off her wonted firmness.

Robert Blair

It can seem an amazing fact that laws of nature keep on holding, that the frame of nature does not fall apart.

Simon Blackburn

The best of my nature reveals itself in play, and play is sacred.

Karen von Blixen-Finecke

Had Mother Nature been a real parent, she would have been in jail for child abuse and murder.

Nick Bostrom

When Nature her great masterpiece designed, And framed her last, best work, the human mind, Her eye intent on all the wondrous plan, She formed of various stuff the various Man.

Robert Burns

The voice of Nature loudly cries, And many a message from the skies, That something in us never dies.

Robert Burns

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