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Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.
– Archibald Alexander
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
Nature never says one thing and wisdom another.
– Juvenal
Nature never says one thing, Wisdom another.
– Juvenal
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
Nature provides exceptions to every rule.
– Margaret Fuller
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
Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.
– Christopher Marlowe
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
Nature uses as little as possible of anything.
– Alan Bleasdale
Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels.
– Luigi Pirandello
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
Nature's perfectly cruel in the most just ways
– Ahmed Korayem
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
Nature, to be commanded, must be obeyed.
– Francis Bacon
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
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
Natürlich mai există locuri pe care nu le ştie nimeni.
– Gellu Naum
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
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
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
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires and likewise a weighing of relative social values.
– Louis D. Brandeis
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires; and likewise a weighing of relative social values.
– Louis D. Brandeis
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.
– J. R. R. Tolkien
Nearly all marriages, even happy ones, are mistakes: in the sense that almost certainly (in a more perfect world, or even with a little more care in this very imperfect one) both partners might be found more suitable mates. But the real soul-mate is the one you are actually married to.
– J. R. R. Tolkien, Letter to Michael Tolkien, March 1941

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