Nature Quotes

By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.
– Saint Thomas Aquinas
Whatever is received is received according to the nature of the recipient.
– Saint Thomas Aquinas
By its very nature the beautiful is isolated from everything else. From beauty no road leads to reality.
– Hannah Arendt
It is in the very nature of things human that every act that has once made its appearance and has been recorded in the history of mankind stays with mankind as a potentiality long after its actuality has become a thing of the past.
– Hannah Arendt
If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way.
– Aristotle
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
– Aristotle
Man is by nature a political animal.
– Aristotle
The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit.
– Aristotle
To insult someone we call him bestial. For deliberate cruelty and nature, human might be the greater insult.
– Isaac Asimov
Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
– Saint Augustine
Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
Nothing happens to any man that he is not formed by nature to bear.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
– Marcus Aurelius Antoninus
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
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.
– Jane Austen
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
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
Gossip is nature's telephone.
– Sholom Aleichem
Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.
– Archibald Alexander