Found 86 quotes starting with NA:

Nachrichtensprecher fangen stets mit 'Guten Abend' an und brauchen dann 15 Minuten, um zu erklären, dass es kein guter Abend ist.
– Rudi Carrell
Nagging questions remain Where is the line between making the most of one's potential and reaching for the unattainable Where is the line between education as a tool and education as a kind of magic The line is blurred and that is why when education fails, disillusionment is so bitter.
– Henry Anatole Grunwald
Name me an emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
– Charles V
Name me and emperor who was ever struck by a cannonball.
– Charles V
Names are changed more readily than doctrines, and doctrines more readily than ceremonies.
– Thomas Love Peacock
Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.
– Salman Rushdie
Nancy Reagan fell down and broke her hair.
– Johnny Carson
Napoleon never liked the word impossible; if he had liked it, he wouldn't be Napoleon!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Nastiness of others is the mirror they give to us to realize our real beauty.
– Foodi S. M.
National Health Insurance:
The compassion of the IRS
The efficiency of the Postal Service
All at Pentagon prices!!!!

– Seen on a bumper sticker
Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.
– Albert Einstein
Nationalism is our form of incest, is our idolatry, is our insanity. Patriotism is its cult. It should hardly be necessary to say, that by patriotism I mean that attitude which puts the own nation above humanity, above the principles of truth and justice; not the loving interest in one's own nation, which is the concern with the nation's spiritual as much as with its material welfare --never with its power over other nations. Just as love for one individual which excludes the love for others is not love, love for one's country which is not part of one's love for humanity is not love, but idolatrous worship.
– Erich Fromm
Natives who beat drums to drive off evil spirits are objects of scorn to smart Americans who blow horns to break up traffic jams.
– Mary Ellen Kelly
Natural abilities are like natural plants they need pruning by study.
– Francis Bacon
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.
– Sir Francis Bacon
Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can make up for the want of natural abilities.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
– Cicero
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
– Marcus Tullius Cicero
Natural science will in time incorporate into itself the science of man, just as the science of man will incorporate into itself natural science: there will be one science.
– Karl Marx
Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.
– Barbara Ehrenreich
Naturally intelligent people are like lumps of coal. Eventually, we turn into diamonds, And the people we once envied, turn into coal.
– Kevin R. Hutson
Naturally, we cannot say much about the spiritual body, because we cannot imagine what it would be like to have a spiritual body different from that which we now inhabit but it seems to me reasonable to believe that we are weaving our spiritual bodies as we go along.
– William R. Matthews
Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque revenit. (You may drive nature out with a pitchfork, she will nevertheless come back.)
– Horace
Nature abhors a hero. For one thing, he violates the law of conservation of energy. For another, how can it be the survival of the fittest when the fittest keeps putting himself in situations where he is most likely to be creamed
– Solomon Short
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
– Henry David Thoreau
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
– Author Unknown
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
– Emerson
Nature does not give to those who will not spend.
– R. J. Baughan
Nature does not loathe virtue it is unaware of its existence.
– Franoise Mallet-Joris
Nature does not proceed by leaps.
– Linnaeus
Nature does nothing uselessly.
– Aristotle
Nature gave men two ends -- one to sit on, and one to think with. Ever since then man's success or failure has been dependent on the one he used most.
– Robert Albert Bloch
Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.
– Epictetus
Nature gets credit which should in truth be reserved for ourselves: the rose for its scent, the nightingale for its song; and the sun for its radiance. The poets are entirely mistaken. They should address their lyrics to themselves and should turn them into odes of self congratulation on the excellence of the human mind.
– Alfred North Whitehead
Nature has a great simplicity and therefore a great beauty.
– Richard Feynman
Nature has come to a point where now, unless you take individual responsibility, you cannot grow.
– Osho
Nature has perfection, in order to show that she is the image of God and defects, to show that she is only his image.
– Blaise Pascal
Nature hates calculators.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly.
– Quintilian
Nature herself makes the wise man rich.
– Cicero
Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God.
– William Cowper
Nature is a good teacher; he who can read the nature well, he can learn sagacious things belong to life from it. Once you stepped in the nature, your philosophical education starts. A black vulture teaches you many things; a bear teaches you many things; a bird making its nest and a rosehip which resists being frozen, they teach you many things!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Nature is a mutable cloud, which is always and never the same.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature is an outcry, unpolished truth; the art—a euphemism—tamed wilderness.
– Dejan Stojanovic
Nature is at work.. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
– David Seabury
Nature is commanded by obeying her.
– Francis Bacon
Nature is doing wonderful things for you; what are you doing for the nature?
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Nature is earlier than man, but man is earlier than natural science.
– von Weizsacker
Nature is God's greatest evangelist.
– Johathan Edwards
Nature is just enough but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.
– Antoinette Brown Blackwell
Nature is just enough; but men and women must comprehend and accept her suggestions.
– Antoinette Brown Blackwell
Nature is my temple; trees are my priests; birds, my rabbis; rains, my imams! Nature is my only true and eternal religion.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Nature is neutral. Man has wrested from nature the power to make the world a desert or to make the deserts bloom. There is no evil in the atom only in men's souls.
– Adlai Ewing Stevenson
Nature is not affected by finance. If someone offered you ten thousand dollars to let them touch your eyeball without blinking, you would never collect the money. At the very last moment, Nature would force you to blink your eye. Nature will protect her own.
– Dick Gregory
Nature is not cruel, pitilessly, indifferent. This is one of the hardest lessons for humans to learn. We cannot admit that things might be neither good nor evil, neither cruel nor kind, but simply callous -- indifferent to all suffering, lacking all purpose.
– Richard Dawkins
Nature is the glass reflecting God, as by the sea reflected is the sun, too glorious to be gazed on in his sphere.
– Brigham Young
Nature is the line; those who are under it, we call them as man; above it, we call them as God!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.
– Josiah Gilbert Holland
Nature is the most thrifty thing in the world; she never wastes anything; she undergoes change, but there is no annihilation, the essence remains - matter is eternal.
– Horace Binney
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment
– R. Buckminster Fuller
Nature is trying very hard to make us succeed, but nature does not depend on us. We are not the only experiment.
– R. Buckminster Fuller, Interview, April 30, 1978
Nature is wont to hide herself.
– Heraclitus
Nature loves a burst of energy.
– Boe Lightman
Nature made him, and then broke the mold.
– Ludovico Ariosto
Nature magically suits a man to his fortunes, by making them the fruit of his character.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Nature makes us poor only when we want necessaries, but custom gives the name of poverty to the want of superfluities.
– Samuel Johnson
Nature never deceives us; it is we who deceive ourselves.
– Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Nature never did betray The heart that loved her.
– William Wordsworth
Nature never makes any blunders, when she makes a fool she means it.
– Archibald Alexander
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 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 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

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