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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.
Great men are always of a nature originally melancholy.
You can learn more about human nature by reading the Bible than by living in New York.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A miracle is an event which creates faith. That is the purpose and nature of miracles. Frauds deceive. An event which creates faith does not deceive: therefore it is not a fraud, but a miracle.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
All men by nature desire to know.
Roman emperor 121-180
Always observe how ephemeral and worthless human things are. Pass then through this little space of time conformably to nature, and end thy journey in content, just as an olive falls off when it is ripe, blessing nature who produced it, and thanking the tree on which it grew.
British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
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 up to us.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
American statesman 1882-1945
But while they prate of economic laws, men and women are starving. We must lay hold of the fact that economic laws are not made by nature. They are made by human beings.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
Exercise ferments the humors, casts them into their proper channels, throws off redundancies, and helps nature in those secret distributions, without which the body cannot subsist in its vigor, nor the soul act with cheerfulness.