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I believe myself to possess a most singular combination of qualities exactly fitted to make me pre-eminently a discoverer of the hidden realities of nature.~Ada Lovelace

Nature Myself Believe

I find that nothing but very close and intense application to subjects of a scientific nature now seems at all to keep my imagination from running wild, or to stop up the void which seems to be left in my mind from a want of excitement.~Ada Lovelace

Nature Imagination Mind

Human nature is not nearly as bad as it has been thought to be.~Abraham Maslow

Nature Human Nature Bad

The Analytical Engine does not occupy common ground with mere 'calculating machines.' It holds a position wholly its own, and the considerations it suggests are more interesting in their nature.~Ada Lovelace

Nature Interesting Common

The ideas which led to the Analytical Engine occurred in a manner wholly independent of any that were connected with the Difference Engine. These ideas are indeed, in their own intrinsic nature, independent of the latter engine and might equally have occurred had it never existed nor even been thought of at all.~Ada Lovelace

Nature Ideas Independent

When man lives under government, he is fallen, his worth is gone, and his nature tarnished.~Adam Weishaupt

Nature Man Government

And of all illumination which human reason can give, none is comparable to the discovery of what we are, our nature, our obligations, what happiness we are capable of, and what are the means of attaining it.~Adam Weishaupt

Happiness Nature Discovery

It was the full conviction of this, and of what could be done, if every man were placed in the office for which he was fitted by nature and a proper education, which first suggested to me the plan of Illumination.~Adam Weishaupt

Education Nature Man

It is not only fine feathers that make fine birds.~Aesop

Nature Birds Feathers

Everyone wants an iPhone, but it would be impossible to design an iPhone in China because it's not a product; it's an understanding of human nature.~Ai Weiwei

Nature Design Impossible

It's the Power of the Almighty, the Splendor of Nature, and then you.~Al Franken

Nature Power You

I think the Internet has developed at this incredibly rapid pace because of net neutrality, because of the free nature of it, because a YouTube can start the way YouTube started.~Al Franken

Nature Internet Free

I'm naturally an optimist, but my basis for hope is rooted in my understanding of human nature.~Al Gore

Nature Hope Human Nature

Airplane travel is nature's way of making you look like your passport photo.~Al Gore

Nature Travel Look

The protean nature of the computer is such that it can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.~Alan Kay

Nature Technology Language

I always believed in animal spirits. It's not their existence that is new. It's the fact that they are not random events, but actually replicate in-bred qualities of human nature which create those animal spirits.~Alan Greenspan

Nature Animal Human Nature

Every economy exists, no matter what the level of democracy, has elements of crony capitalism. It's - given human nature and given the democratic structures, which we all, I assume, adhere to, that is an inevitable consequence.~Alan Greenspan

Nature Democracy

Corruption, embezzlement, fraud, these are all characteristics which exist everywhere. It is regrettably the way human nature functions, whether we like it or not. What successful economies do is keep it to a minimum. No one has ever eliminated any of that stuff.~Alan Greenspan

Nature Corruption

I want a permanent relationship, and I might feel inclined to reject anything which of its nature could not be permanent.~Alan Turing

Nature Relationship Want

In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.~Albert Camus

Nature Summer Winter

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.~Albert Camus

Flower Nature Spring

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.~Albert Einstein

Nature Deep Better

Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift.~Albert Einstein

Nature Beautiful Joy

In June as many as a dozen species may burst their buds on a single day. No man can heed all of these anniversaries; no man can ignore all of them.~Aldo Leopold

Nature Day May

Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.~Aldous Huxley

Life Nature People

All nature is but art unknown to thee.~Alexander Pope

Nature Art Unknown

The science of the mind can only have for its proper goal the understanding of human nature by every human being, and through its use, brings peace to every human soul.~Alfred Adler

Nature Peace Science

All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.~Alexander Pope

Nature God Soul

Who does not desire such a victory by which we shall join places in our Kingdom, so far divided by nature, and for which we shall set up trophies in another conquered world?~Alexander the Great

Nature World Victory

You shall, I question not, find a way to the top if you diligently seek for it; for nature hath placed nothing so high that it is out of the reach of industry and valor.~Alexander the Great

Nature Nothing You

The way of the Creative works through change and transformation, so that each thing receives its true nature and destiny and comes into permanent accord with the Great Harmony: this is what furthers and what perseveres.~Alexander Pope

Change Nature Great

Death is the ugly fact which Nature has to hide, and she hides it well.~Alexander Smith

Nature Death Ugly

And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature, moulding men.~Alfred Lord Tennyson

Nature Darkness Men

In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they're still beautiful.~Alice Walker

Nature Beautiful Trees

Spring beckons! All things to the call respond; the trees are leaving and cashiers abscond.~Ambrose Bierce

Nature Spring Trees

Nature has no principles. She makes no distinction between good and evil.~Anatole France

Nature Good Evil

The most gifted natures are perhaps also the most trembling.~Andre Gide

Gifted Most Natures

My art is an attempt to reach beyond the surface appearance. I want to see growth in wood, time in stone, nature in a city, and I do not mean its parks but a deeper understanding that a city is nature too-the ground upon which it is built, the stone with which it is made.~Andy Goldsworthy

Nature Art Time

Occasionally I have come across a last patch of snow on top of a mountain in late May or June. There's something very powerful about finding snow in summer.~Andy Goldsworthy

Nature Summer Mountain

Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality.~Andy Goldsworthy

Nature Quality Winter

I'm quite contrary. If people agree on something, I tend to gravitate the other way by my nature. I don't like to be told what to do. I think it goes back to school. I like to do things I want to do and I really don't like doing what I don't want to do.~Andy Serkis

Nature School People

The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.~Anne Frank

Nature Best God

I wish that all of nature's magnificence, the emotion of the land, the living energy of place could be photographed.~Annie Leibovitz

Nature Living Energy

I think the healthy way to live is to make friends with the beast inside oneself, and that means not the beast but the shadow. The dark side of one's nature. Have fun with it and you know, is to accept everything about ourselves.~Anthony Hopkins

Nature Health Friends

Nature is so powerful, so strong. Capturing its essence is not easy - your work becomes a dance with light and the weather. It takes you to a place within yourself.~Annie Leibovitz

Work Nature Light

To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things.~Ansel Adams

Nature Humanity Live

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.~Anthony J. D'Angelo

Nature Sunshine Weather

Yosemite Valley, to me, is always a sunrise, a glitter of green and golden wonder in a vast edifice of stone and space.~Ansel Adams

Nature Space Sunrise

There are worlds of experience beyond the world of the aggressive man, beyond history, and beyond science. The moods and qualities of nature and the revelations of great art are equally difficult to define; we can grasp them only in the depths of our perceptive spirit.~Ansel Adams

Nature Art History

Nothing is art if it does not come from nature.~Antoni Gaudi

Nature Art Nothing

There are no straight lines or sharp corners in nature. Therefore, buildings must have no straight lines or sharp corners.~Antoni Gaudi

Nature Sharp Buildings

Those who look for the laws of Nature as a support for their new works collaborate with the creator.~Antoni Gaudi

Nature Architecture Look

Anything created by human beings is already in the great book of nature.~Antoni Gaudi

Nature Great Book

Let us learn to appreciate there will be times when the trees will be bare, and look forward to the time when we may pick the fruit.~Anton Chekhov

Nature Time May

Japan, not only a mega-busy city that thrives on electronics and efficiency, actually has an almost sacred appreciation of nature. One must travel outside of Tokyo to truly experience the 'old Japan' and more importantly feel these aspects of Japanese culture.~Apolo Ohno

Nature Travel Experience

As human beings, we are endowed with freedom of choice, and we cannot shuffle off our responsibility upon the shoulders of God or nature. We must shoulder it ourselves. It is our responsibility.~Arnold J. Toynbee

Nature Freedom God

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.~Arthur C. Clarke

Nature Ocean Earth

Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature, there is no appeal.~Arthur C. Clarke

Nature Mercy Human

I plead for conservation of human culture, which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own.~Arthur Erickson

Nature Culture Human

Nothing is farther than earth from heaven; nothing is nearer than heaven to earth.~Augustus Hare

Nature Earth Nothing

Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write.~A. E. Housman

Nature Think Him

I film normal-life subjects in natural settings that some people would consider uncinematic. But what I want to show is nature itself, as the truth of life.~Abbas Kiarostami

Life Nature Truth

We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society. But we seem to forget, midway, that these concepts are our own constructs and start equating them with reality.~Abdolkarim Soroush

Nature Society Reality

Islam, or any religion, will become totalitarian if it is made into an ideology, because that is the nature of ideologies.~Abdolkarim Soroush

Nature Religion Islam

We live on a planet that is amazing, beautiful, and full of wonder but not protected from powerful destructive forces of nature. We are capable of doing wonderful and selfless things but also self-absorbed and harmful things. This is the world we live in.~Adam Hamilton

Nature Beautiful Selfless

God seldom suspends the laws of nature, just as God does not remove free will to keep evil people from doing evil things.~Adam Hamilton

Nature God People

From the dawn of history, science has probed the universe of unknowns, searching for the uniting laws of nature.~Ahmed Zewail

Nature History Science

The land of Beulah lies beyond the valley of the shadow of death. Many Christians spend all their days in a continual bustle, doing good. They are too busy to find either the valley or Beulah. Virtues they have, but are full of the life and attractions of nature, and unacquainted with the paths of mortification and death.~Adoniram Judson

Life Nature Death

Let us die as soon as possible, and by whatever process God shall appoint. And when we are dead to the world, and nature, and self, we shall begin to live to God.~Adoniram Judson

Nature God Self

I can't control what's fair and unfair. I can't control the nature of the business or the nature of society or the nature of the world, but what I can control is how I choose to see the world and what I choose to put back into it.~Aisha Tyler

Nature Business World

I always choose to look, as much as one can, at the supernatural not being something that exists outside of nature, but a deeper, fundamental heart of nature that perhaps humans... have lost touch with. It's a more primal thing than perhaps we are attuned to in our modern, self-aware way of life.~Alan Ball

Life Nature Heart

In my own life, I think legends of supernatural, mythic things are really just a manifestation of the collective unconscious. So I don't really get freaked out. I mean certainly, you read about things people did to each other in the pursuit of some mystical or occult goal, and it's horrifying. But that's just human nature.~Alan Ball

Life Nature Goal

The term 'natural resources' confuses people. 'Natural resources' are not like a finite number of gifts under the Christmas tree. Nature is given, but resources are created.~Alex Tabarrok

Nature Tree People

If you can't be in awe of Mother Nature, there's something wrong with you.~Alex Trebek

Mother Nature

Hope is nature's veil for hiding truth's nakedness.~Alfred Nobel

Nature Hope Truth

On the spiritual theory, man consists essentially of a spiritual nature or mind intimately associated with a spiritual body or soul, both of which are developed in and by means of a material organism.~Alfred Russel Wallace

Nature Spiritual Man

When it's open and honest, that's when the real nature of who you are as a vocalist or as a performer, all of that stuff can finally start to become what it's supposed to be. Like a settling into yourself. It's not even a musical thing, it's a whole mindset, a whole acceptance of who you were supposed to be. Life sounds good.~Alison Krauss

Life Nature Good

Scientists and philosophers tend to treat knowledge, imagination and love as if they were all very separate parts of human nature. But when it comes to children, all three are deeply entwined. Children learn the truth by imagining all the ways the world could be, and testing those possibilities.~Alison Gopnik

Love Nature Children

Limited in his nature, infinite in his desire, man is a fallen god who remembers heaven.~Alphonse de Lamartine

Nature God Man

I love my pets, and I'm a big animal lover. I also enjoy the nature and countryside.~Amy Jackson

Love Nature Animal

Human bodies are designed for regular physical activity. The sedentary nature of much of modern life probably plays a significant role in the epidemic incidence of depression today. Many studies show that depressed patients who stick to a regimen of aerobic exercise improve as much as those treated with medication.~Andrew Weil

Life Nature Today

I don't sleep well. I'm a very nervous - by my nature - anxious, almost paranoid person and reporter.~Andrew Ross Sorkin

Nature Sleep Nervous

I have lived pain, and my life can tell: I only deepen the wound of the world when I neglect to give thanks the heavy perfume of wild roses in early July and the song of crickets on summer humid nights and the rivers that run and the stars that rise and the rain that falls and all the good things that a good God gives.~Ann Voskamp

Life Nature Good

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.~Anne Bronte

Nature Light Sunshine

It is a woman's nature to be constant - to love one and one only, blindly, tenderly, and for ever - bless them, dear creatures!~Anne Bronte

Love Nature Woman

The satirist who writes nothing but satire should write but little - or it will seem that his satire springs rather from his own caustic nature than from the sins of the world in which he lives.~Anthony Trollope

Nature World Nothing

Flowers are without hope. Because hope is tomorrow and flowers have no tomorrow.~Antonio Porchia

Nature Flowers Hope

We have found that where science has progressed the farthest, the mind has but regained from nature that which the mind put into nature.~Arthur Eddington

Nature Science Mind

Shuffling is the only thing which Nature cannot undo.~Arthur Eddington

Nature Only Cannot

It is one thing for the human mind to extract from the phenomena of nature the laws which it has itself put into them; it may be a far harder thing to extract laws over which it has no control.~Arthur Eddington

Nature May Mind

I haven't lost faith in human nature and I haven't decided to be less compassionate to strangers.~Armistead Maupin

Nature Faith Lost

Why is it so painful to watch a person sink? Because there is something unnatural in it, for nature demands personal progress, evolution, and every backward step means wasted energy.~August Strindberg

Nature Progress Step

Art is contemplation. It is the pleasure of the mind which searches into nature and which there divines the spirit of which nature herself is animated.~Auguste Rodin

Nature Art Mind

To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.~Auguste Rodin

Nature Artist Ugly

The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.~Auguste Rodin

Flower Nature Flowers

There are unknown forces in nature; when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us; she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.~Auguste Rodin

Nature Eyes Intelligence

To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth.~Auguste Rodin

Nature Beautiful Truth

I worked with Ismail Merchant on 'The Mystic Masseur,' I did 'Sakina's Restaurant,' I've done plays, I've been on Broadway, I've done movies, I've done TV... but nothing has had the pop culture penetrative impact as 'The Daily Show' has. It's the nature of the beast.~Aasif Mandvi

Nature Daily Culture

Vinyl is democratic, as surely as the iPod is fascist. Vinyl is representational: It has a face. Two faces, in fact, to represent the dualism of human nature. Vinyl occupies physical space honestly, proud as a fat woman dancing.~Adam Mansbach

Nature Woman Space

I just had a hunch that there might be kernels of truth or reality - scientific or historical reality - in stories about nature that are perpetuated in oral myths. That's how I got interested in it.~Adrienne Mayor

Nature Truth Reality

I've always been interested in oral traditions and mythological stories and legends from antiquity that have to do with nature, attempts to explain mysterious or puzzling, or very striking phenomena from nature. Things that people observed or heard about in nature.~Adrienne Mayor

Nature People Legends

Aside from its parks and nature areas, Singapore is intensively developed, and due to the shortage of land, is building up, down and on manmade islands and landfills.~Alan Huffman

Nature Building Down

When I went to the University, the medical school was the only place where one could hope to find the means to study life, its nature, its origins, and its ills.~Albert Claude

Life Nature Hope

'War and Peace' holds a strange place in literary history, participating in the crowning of realism as a substantial and serious literary mode in America, even as the novel also contributed to the argument that historical fiction could be by nature dangerous, illegitimate, and inaccurate.~Alexander Chee

Nature History War

To conquer nature is, in effect, to remove all natural barriers and human norms and to substitute artificial, fabricated equivalents for natural processes.~Alex Campbell

Nature Conquer Human

The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.~Alfred Austin

Nature Gardening Sun

There is no gardening without humility. Nature is constantly sending even its oldest scholars to the bottom of the class for some egregious blunder.~Alfred Austin

Nature Gardening Humility

Today a new faith is stirring: the myth of blood, the faith that along with blood we are defending the divine nature of man as a whole.~Alfred Rosenberg

Nature Faith Today

We say, 'You may drink at the age of 21 but not at the age of 20.' Why? Because humans like to create terribly neat categories out of nature because it allows us a nice, tight social organization. The truth is, nature doesn't care that we like nice, neat social organizations. Nature likes variety.~Alice Dreger

Nature Age Truth

Especially with sports cars, when you have got so many cars on the track with various degrees of competitiveness, then something will happen. It's the nature of racing, the law of averages. If you want to be a front-runner then you are going to have to push very hard, and collisions can happen.~Allan McNish

Nature Sports Law

To copy Nature? A boy with a camera can do that. To get the spirit of Nature? A woodman or a shepherd can follow the trail of the whistling wind to hoarded sunshine in distant wolds. But to interpret Nature and inform it with a human personality that rises above it, invokes the divine in it, is the work of genius.~Ameen Rihani

Work Nature Sunshine

The best standardisation committee in the world is nature herself, but in nature standardisation occurs mainly in connection with the smallest possible units: cells. The result is millions of flexible combinations in which one never encounters the stereotyped.~Alvar Aalto

Nature Best World

Form must have a content, and that content must be linked with nature.~Alvar Aalto

Nature Content Must

Whenever I get fed up with life I love to go wandering in nature.~Andrea Arnold

Life Love Nature

When I died my hair red the first time, I felt as if it was what nature intended. I have been accused of being a bit of a spitfire, so in that way, I absolutely live up to the stereotype. The red hair suits my personality. I was a terrible blonde!~Amy Adams

Nature Time Personality

Our true nature is free of any and all notions of gender, of any notions of difference whatsoever.~Andrew Cohen

Nature Gender Free

When I read Katana's run in 'Birds of Prey,' I was curious about her restraint. She didn't laugh, didn't loosen up, didn't seem to have a light side. I thought, well, that demure nature is what we believe of women of Old Japan, so she seemed not like a modern Japanese but from an earlier time.~Ann Nocenti

Nature Time Women

I'm proud we have built a billion-dollar business from scratch here in the US. It has been done very much in a slow, building way. It wasn't an instant type of thing. America is a huge market where persistence is very important, and I am a builder by nature.~Anthony Pratt

Nature Business I Am

How inscrutable and incomprehensible are the hidden works of Nature!~Antonie van Leeuwenhoek

Nature Hidden How

We must trust to nothing but facts: these are presented to us by nature and cannot deceive. We ought, in every instance, to submit our reasoning to the test of experiment, and never to search for truth but by the natural road of experiment and observation.~Antoine Lavoisier

Nature Trust Truth

Consciousness permits us to develop the instruments of culture - morality and justice, religion, art, economics and politics, science and technology. Those instruments allow us some measure of freedom in the confrontation with nature.~Antonio Damasio

Nature Art Technology

Vegetation is the basic instrument the creator uses to set all of nature in motion.~Antoine Lavoisier

Nature Creator Motion

I consider nature a vast chemical laboratory in which all kinds of composition and decompositions are formed.~Antoine Lavoisier

Nature Chemical Laboratory

I have just been working with Maggie Gyllenhaal, who is also a mum, on a movie called 'Hysteria.' She is everywhere because of the nature of film work. Not that I'm name dropping or anything like that. I have to pinch myself when I remember who I've been working with.~Ashley Jensen

Work Nature Myself

In nature there are few sharp lines.~A. R. Ammons

Nature Sharp Lines

I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.~A. R. Ammons

Nature Poetry Grateful

I may be wrong, but the essential illustrative nature of most documentary photography, and the worship of the object per se, in our best nature photography, is not enough to satisfy the man of today, compounded as he is of Christ, Freud, and Marx.~Aaron Siskind

Nature Best Today

My memories from my childhood are centered on my father's medical conditions alongside my constant desire to understand the principles of the nature around me.~Ada Yonath

Nature Memories Father

'Jaws' was the ultimate man vs. nature movie, and it was a movie that was basically three people against the elements, so that was the biggest influence on 'Frozen.'~Adam Green

Nature Man Influence

Families, particularly, tend to be the ones that you take the most for granted. They seem to slip under the radar, all those important things - it almost becomes second nature to do so.~Adam Garcia

Nature Important You

We have a company, Geometric Software, which is into engineering services software. We have a company called Nature's Basket, which is into gourmet retailing. Both are specialized companies.~Adi Godrej

Nature Engineering Company

Worrying that banning flag desecration would inhibit free speech reveals a misunderstanding of the flag's fundamental nature.~Adrian Cronauer

Nature Free Speech

I want a guy I can go hiking with, who wants to do outdoorsy stuff. It's so much fun to be out in nature and who better to do that with than the person you're dating?~Adrianne Palicki

Nature Dating Fun

But I see no reason why a woman should not grow and develop in all those outlets which are suited to her nature, it matters not at all what they may be.~Agnes Smedley

Nature Woman May

I believe the main solution is to gain the trust of Europe and America and to remove their concerns over the peaceful nature of our nuclear industry and to assure them that there will never be a diversion to military use.~Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Nature Trust Believe

Any time a running back reaches the age of 31 or 32, he has to lose a step. No one is a freak of nature. No one is going to be able to take the pounding a running back has to take over a 10- or 12-year career and not lose a step.~Al Michaels

Nature Time Age

Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature, a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment, his soul might die before his body does; or that his soul might die without his knowing it?~Albert J. Nock

Nature Spiritual Man

It is easy to replace man, and it will take no great time, when Nature has lapsed, to replace Nature.~Alice Meynell

Nature Time Great

I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there's a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us.~Alice Hoffman

Nature Time May

I'm not satirical in a traditional way. What I do is more about creating caricatures and cartoons. I am commentating on the nature of how we live through photography, and how you can twist an angle to create a different perception of a person.~Alison Jackson

Nature I Am Perception

I think a writer is a describer. She describes society and human nature as she sees it. She has to be both typical of that society and alone within it.~Amity Gaige

Nature Alone Society

I think any artist is a perfectionist by their nature.~Andrea Riseborough

Nature Artist Think

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

Nature Wise Writing

Longing and desire goes further than instant satisfaction. That's human nature.~Anna Sui

Nature Human Nature Desire

India. From Goa to Kerala and Mumbai, it gets me every time. It's the food, the people, and the colours. The magical atmosphere and the accepting nature of the locals.~Anouska Hempel

Nature Time Food

A novel can grant humanity even to those who act inhumanely, and by making men and women of monsters, it can offer not only a ground-level view of a particular conflict, but a descent into the substratum of human nature capable of the incomprehensible.~Anthony Marra

Nature Women Men

Comedy is second nature for me.~Anthony Anderson

Nature Me Comedy

I didn't go in there and tell them I think you should move me, but I also understand the nature of this business.~Antonio Davis

Nature Business Me

When you're outside, and everything is highland, it's like nature has its own sound, and that's one of my favorite sounds. I really loved sitting still silently outside, in a tree or in a bush, to just think.~Aurora

Nature Tree Loved

Because Mr. Mandela's early opponents invested so many resources into distorting the true nature of his advocacy, the singular historic moment millions now celebrate could have been tragically lost to guerrilla decontextualization.~Aberjhani

Nature Moment Celebrate

The world's a scene of changes, and to be constant, in nature were inconstancy.~Abraham Cowley

Nature Changes World

Be truthful, nature only sides with truth.~Adolf Loos

Nature Truth Truthful

I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God.~Alan Hovhaness

Nature God Always

It's part of our nature. As much as I love (brother and guitarist Eddie), if you put us in a room with no one else for 15 minutes, we'd be at each other's throats.~Alex Van Halen

Love Nature Brother

Nature got it right with the cranes. They have been around since the Eocene, which ended 34 million years ago.~Alex Shoumatoff

Nature Right Years

Modern reality TV sets up these competitive situations to show us real human nature.~Alexander Ludwig

Nature Reality Real

Human nature stays the same, the one thing that stays constant, like death and taxes. And people still want good stories!~Alison Owen

Nature Death Good

The most important thing is to find the balance between city and nature. I have that 'hippie quality' - my husband is a super-hippie Los Angeles boy - so we'll have to make time to go to Puerto Rico, and upstate New York, and be sure we get to do outdoorsy stuff like that.~Ana Ortiz

Nature Time Balance

I see any production of any nature being good for the development of the whole industry.~Ann Macbeth

Nature Good Development

The whole cable-TV original programming just changed the nature of television.~Anson Mount

Nature Television Original

I like to do chill things on dates. I think it would be fun to go to the zoo. I know it's really weird and random, but I love animals. It'd be like a day of doing silly things, while enjoying nature.~Ashlee Simpson

Love Nature Day

Whichever theory we adopt to give a rational explanation of human existence, that theory must take into account and explain the mental nature we see at work in all modern communities.~Arthur Keith

Work Nature Existence

Good men, whether they be Christians or rationalists, do not desire to discriminate between races, but the distinctions implanted by Nature are too conspicuous to escape the observation of our senses.~Arthur Keith

Nature Good Men

Man is by nature competitive, combative, ambitious, jealous, envious, and vengeful.~Arthur Keith

Nature Man Jealous

Civilization never stands still; if in one country it is falling back, in another it is changing, evolving, becoming more complicated, bringing fresh experience to body and mind, breeding new desires, and exploiting Nature's cupboard for their satisfaction.~Arthur Keith

Nature Experience Mind

There are very few men and women in whom a Universalist feeling is altogether lacking; its prevalence suggests that it must be part of our inborn nature and have a place in Nature's scheme of evolution.~Arthur Keith

Nature Women Men

I'm most passionate about anything to do with nature and the simple things. I love taking walks with my family or my friends and seeing nature. And that's why I love living where I live because I live up in the desert area in the mountains.~Atticus Shaffer

Love Family Nature

The improvisational nature of jazz musicianship is such that a truly competent performer must be prepared to function as an on-the-spot composer who is expected to contribute to the orchestration in progress, not simply to execute the score as it is written and rehearsed.~Albert Murray

Nature Progress Jazz

To bare our souls is all we ask, to give all we have to life and the beings surrounding us. Here the nature spirits are intense and we appreciate them, make offerings to them - these nature spirits who call us here - sealing our fate with each other, celebrating our love.~Alex Grey

Life Love Nature

I am a big fan of vampires. I've always been obsessed with the genre, and the beautiful romanticism and erotic kind of nature of the immortal being, the undead who lives on human blood.~Alex O'Loughlin

Nature Beautiful I Am

But if inventions have increased man's power over nature very much, then the real value of money is better measured for some purposes in labour than in commodities.~Alfred Marshall

Nature Money Power

Slavery was regarded by Aristotle as an ordinance of nature, and so probably was it by the slaves themselves in olden time.~Alfred Marshall

Nature Time Slavery

You must remember that a woman, by nature, needs much less to feed upon than a man, a few emotions and she is satisfied.~Alice James

Nature Woman Man

My child was one of Nature's Tories pitted against a mother who was one of nurture's Lefties: it was no contest.~Allison Pearson

Mother Nature Child

I am, as are most writers, just hugely obsessive, and so are many of my closest friends, who tend to be writers or scientists. It's a trait of human nature that I'm particularly in touch with. So I tend to project it onto my characters.~Andrea Barrett

Nature Friends I Am

And I thought that was the best way for me to participate, because standing in the crowd and listening is a fantastic education, but it's not my nature. I need to be involved. So I did that instead.~Andre Braugher

Education Nature Best

There's something in human nature that says we need to have at least one symbolic place where chaos and dark desires can live.~Andrew Pyper

Nature Dark Human Nature

Manufacturing and other unskilled professions that were union jobs, that allowed people to live a middle-class life, are disappearing both because unions are disappearing and because of the global nature of the economy.~Andy Stern

Life Nature People

For most of the history of our species we were helpless to understand how nature works. We took every storm, drought, illness and comet personally. We created myths and spirits in an attempt to explain the patterns of nature.~Ann Druyan

Nature History Storm

Part of it is living in Tennessee. I'm so out of the loop. And as a person, I'm out of the loop. I'm oblivious by nature.~Ann Patchett

Nature Living Person

From time immemorial, man has desired to comprehend the complexity of nature in terms of as few elementary concepts as possible.~Abdus Salam

Nature Time Man

We had a certain kind of really big prestige among, I suppose not just intellectual folk, but a sort of nice middle class intelligent folk of a very urban nature.~Adolph Green

Nature Nice Intellectual

I never use nature as a starting point. I never abstract from nature; I never consciously think of nature when I paint.~Adolph Gottlieb

Nature Think Point

You make a decision whether you just work on the script and believe in every moment and pick out every moment, or if you sit down and memorize lines. Once you really dig into a script, learning lines becomes almost second nature.~Adria Arjona

Work Nature Learning

Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.~Archibald Alexander

Nature Fool She

My work is about the underbelly of the beauty of nature - and the dark side of nature is its indifference. Nature isn't friendly, nor is it unfriendly - it's the perfect embodiment of the Other.~April Gornik

Work Nature Beauty

Habit is ten times nature.~Arthur Wellesley

Nature Habit Times

Bullock by name, and Bullock by nature.~Alan Bullock

Nature Name

There is not in nature, a thing that makes man so deformed, so beastly, as doth intemperate anger.~Alan Bleasdale

Nature Anger Man

I am oblique; I think that has to do with my own nature. I like trying to do things which work on many levels, because I think it is terribly important to give an audience a lot of things they might not get as well as those they will, so that finally the film does take on a texture and is not just simplistic communication.~Alan J. Pakula

Work Nature Communication

When I'm doing a drama, I wish I was doing something funny. When I'm doing something funny, I wish I was doing something more serious. I think it's just human nature.~Alan Ruck

Funny Nature Wish

If I have been of service, if I have glimpsed more of the nature and essence of ultimate good, if I am inspired to reach wider horizons of thought and action, if I am at peace with myself, it has been a successful day.~Alex Noble

Nature Myself Good

In the days of Gary Cooper, James Stewart etc, film stars personified the better aspects of human nature.~Alexander Walker

Nature Stars Human Nature

Nature not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write.~Alfred Edward Housman

Nature Think Him

I like all those painters who loved and had a strong feeling for nature.~Alfred Sisley

Nature Strong Loved

I'm a fighter by nature and nothing will ever change that.~Anastacia

Change Nature Nothing

There's no night without stars.~Andre Norton

Nature Stars Night

Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen.~Andrew Bernstein

Life Nature Hero

Self-preservation, nature's first great law, all the creatures, except man, doth awe.~Andrew Marvell

Nature Great Man

The body is both a temple and a perfect machine. Our bodies have within them a healing potential, and we nourish this potential with the pure and simple foods found in nature.~Angela Lindvall

Nature Simple Healing

Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.~Antoinette Brown Blackwell

Nature Women Men

Let who will boast their courage in the field, I find but little safety from my shield, Nature's, not honour's law we must obey: This made me cast my useless shield away.~Archilochus

Nature Courage Law

The pursuit of curiosity about the basic facts of nature has proven, with few exceptions throughout the history of medical science, to be the route by which the successful drugs and devices of modern medicine were discovered.~Arthur Kornberg

Nature History Science

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. ~Aristotle

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If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is natures way. ~Aristotle


Nature does nothing in vain. ~Aristotle


All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire. ~Aristotle

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