Quotations About / On: NATURE

  • 11.
    I am a man to man every impossibility above nature using the creative nature of human uniqueness.
    (determination)
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  • 12.
    You can't challenge nature! And, you can't go against nature's will.
    (Nature.)
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  • 13.
    Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law. Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian philosopher, author. "Reflections on the Guillotine," Resistance, Rebellion and Death (1961).)
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  • 14.
    Consider first the nature of the business in hand; then examine thy own nature, whether thou hast strength to undertake it.
    (Epictetus (c. 50-120), Greek Stoic philosopher. Enchiridion, XXIX, 5.)
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  • 15.
    We cannot remember too often that when we observe nature, and especially the ordering of nature, it is always ourselves alone we are observing.
    (G.C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg (1742-1799), German physicist, philosopher. "Notebook J," aph. 65, Aphorisms (written 1765-1799), trans. by R.J. Hollingdale (1990).)
  • 16.
    Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher. The Birth of Tragedy, ch. 24 (1872).)
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  • 17.
    Man's true nature being lost, everything becomes his nature; as, his true good being lost, everything becomes his good.
    (Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), French scientist, philosopher. repr. Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago (1952). Pensées, no. 426 (1670), trans. J.M. Dent & Sons, London (1931).)
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  • 18.
    No man is by nature the property of another. The defendant is, therefore, by nature free.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. (Originally published 1791). Boswell's Life of Johnson, September 23, 1777, p. 878, Oxford University Press (1980). Comment on legal case concerning a Jamaican slave.)
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  • 19.
    It is easy to replace man, and it will take no great time, when Nature has lapsed, to replace Nature.
    (Alice Meynell (1847-1922), British poet, essayist. "The True Colour of Life," Essays (1914).)
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  • 20.
    The phenomenon of nature is more splendid than the daily events of nature, certainly, so then the twentieth century is splendid.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. Picasso, Batsford (1938).)
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