nature quotes

Whatever the universal nature assigns to any man at any time is for the good of that man at that time.Marcus Aurelius

Hidden nature is secret God.Sri Aurobindo

To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.Jane Austen

They are much to be pitied who have not been given a taste for nature early in life.Jane Austen

Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.Jane Austen

Nature is my springboard. From her I get my initial impetus. I have tried to relate the visible drama of mountains, trees, and bleached fields with the fantasy of wind blowing and changing colors and forms.Milton Avery

Custom is second nature.Augustine of Hippo

Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God.Sai Baba

It is of course the nature of historical contraction that the shortest distance to a historical destination is never a straight line.Ibrahim Babangida

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world the master calls a butterfly.Richard Bach

Having experienced personally and through my family the tragedy of Chile is something always present in my memory. I do not want events of that nature ever to happen again, and I have dedicated an important part of my life to ensuring that and to the reunion of all Chileans.Michelle Bachelet

Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man's nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.Francis Bacon

Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.Francis Bacon

Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.Francis Bacon

We cannot command Nature except by obeying her.Francis Bacon

Studies perfect nature and are perfected still by experience.Francis Bacon

The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.Francis Bacon

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.Walter Bagehot

Since Plato, we have been considering the nature of knowledge, the meaning of meaning and the status of the physical world.Julian Baggini

Nature deals the cards without thought or care, and there is no point in blaming the dealer. All we can do is make the best of the hands we have been dealt.Julian Baggini