Popular & Famous Quotes About Nature
If the machine of government is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then, I say, break the law.
Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Nature is full of genius, full of the divinity so that not a snowflake escapes its fashioning hand.
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance.
Nature puts no question and answers none which we mortals ask. She has long ago taken her resolution.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
To be admitted to Nature's hearth costs nothing. None is excluded, but excludes himself. You have only to push aside the curtain.
There are moments when all anxiety and stated toil are becalmed in the infinite leisure and repose of nature.
It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both man and nature.
Where there are large powers with little ambition... nature may be said to have fallen short of her purposes.
~ Jonathan Swift ~
Reason is a supple nymph, and slippery as a fish by nature. She had as leave give her kiss to an absurdity any day, as to syllogistic truth. The absurdity may turn out truer.
The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.