Quotes: nature

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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience.

  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    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
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    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.

  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.

  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    All men by nature desire to know.

  • Marcus Aurelius
    Marcus Aurelius
    Roman emperor 121-180
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    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.

  • Arnold Toynbee
    Arnold Toynbee
    British economic historian and social reformer 1852-1883
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    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
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    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.

  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    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.

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