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Natural abilities are like natural plants they need pruning by study.
– Francis BaconRate it:
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.
– Sir Francis BaconRate it:
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 SchopenhauerRate it:
Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
– CiceroRate it:
Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.
– Marcus Tullius CiceroRate it:
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 MarxRate it:
Natural selection, as it has operated in human history, favors not only the clever but the murderous.
– Barbara EhrenreichRate it:
Naturally intelligent people are like lumps of coal. Eventually, we turn into diamonds, And the people we once envied, turn into coal.
– Kevin R. HutsonRate it:
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. MatthewsRate it:
Naturam expellas furca, tamen usque revenit. (You may drive nature out with a pitchfork, she will nevertheless come back.)
– HoraceRate it:
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 ShortRate it:
Nature abhors a vacuum, and if I can only walk with sufficient carelessness I am sure to be filled.
– Henry David ThoreauRate it:
Nature abhors a vacuum. When a head lacks brains, nature fills it with conceit.
– Author UnknownRate it:
Nature and Books belong to the eyes that see them.
– EmersonRate it:
Nature does not give to those who will not spend.
– R. J. BaughanRate it:
Nature does not loathe virtue it is unaware of its existence.
– Franoise Mallet-JorisRate it:
Nature does not proceed by leaps.
– LinnaeusRate it:
Nature does not require, by and large, any protection; it is largely the people who need prevention from their own selfish nature.
– Anuj SomanyRate it:
Nature does nothing uselessly.
– AristotleRate it:
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 BlochRate it:
Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.
– EpictetusRate it:
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 WhiteheadRate it:
Nature has a great simplicity and therefore a great beauty.
– Richard FeynmanRate it:
Nature has a surer plan than mortals can devise.
– Chris MorrisRate it:

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