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Nature makes us poor only when we want necessaries, but custom gives the name of poverty to the want of superfluities.
– Samuel Johnson
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Nature never allows man to understand it, however intelligent he thinks he may be. It tempts his reason by offering an initial success only to seduce and pull him on its side later, once for all. Finally, a man is left to sing the irrational songs of the nature!
– Thiruman Archunan
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Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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Nature never did betray The heart that loved her.
– William Wordsworth
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Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.
– Archibald Alexander
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Nature never said to me: Do not be poor; still less did she say: Be rich; her cry to me was always: Be independent.
– Nicolas Chamfort
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Nature never says one thing and wisdom another.
– Juvenal
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Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.
– Juvenal
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Nature often holds up a mirror so we can see more clearly the ongoing processes of growth, renewal, and transformation in our lives.
– Mary Ann Brussat
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Nature provides exceptions to every rule.
– Margaret Fuller
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Nature takes the decision first, man agrees, reconciles, modifies, refutes, contradicts etc., subsequently. It means the application of reason, the discretionary power of a man, only happens afterwards!
– Thiruman Archunan
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Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
– John Burroughs
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Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.
– Christopher Marlowe
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Nature understands no jesting. She is always true, always serious, always severe. She is always right, and the errors are always those of man.
– Johann von Goethe
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Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
– Alan Bleasdale
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Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels.
– Luigi Pirandello
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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.
– Henry David Thoreau
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Nature's perfectly cruel in the most just ways
– Ahmed Korayem
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Nature, by its very nature, is very brutal and unequal. However, Man has somehow managed to transform the nature of its brutality and inequality.
– Kedar Joshi
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Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
– Francis Bacon
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Nature, who for the perfect maintenance of the laws of her general equilibrium, has sometimes need of vices and sometimes of virtues, inspires now this impulse, now that one, in accordance with what she requires.
– Marquis de Sade
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Naturepitiless in a pitiless universeis certainly not concerned with the survival of Americans or, for that matter, of any of the two billion people now inhabiting this earth. Hence, our destiny, with the aid of God, remains in our own hands.
– J. William Fulbright
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Natürlich mai există locuri pe care nu le ştie nimeni.
– Gellu Naum
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Nay, be a Columbus to whole new continents and worlds within you, opening new channels, not of trade, but of thought. Every man is the lord of a realm beside which the earthly empire of the Czar is but a petty state, a hummock left by the ice.
– Henry David Thoreau
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Nay, tempt me not to love again There was a time when love was sweet Dear Nea had I known thee then, Our souls had not been slow to meet But oh this weary heart hath run So many a time the rounds of pain, Not even for thee, thou lovely one Would I endure such pangs again.
– Sir Thomas More
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