I have a bit of a rebellious nature.
It's human nature to be curious about people and to be more curious about young people than old people. We want to cheer something on at the same time we want to tear it down. That's just so normal.
I found myself in a race with Mother Nature to play as much baseball as I could before she forced me to stop.
Nature says women are human beings men have made religions to deny it. Nature says women are human beings men cry out no!
There were no temples or shrines among us save those of nature.
The fans know what's happened to me over the past couple of years. I lost my family. I pretty much got devastated financially and the fans know that I've had some hard times - and that's the nature of loyal fans. They want to see the people that they love and believe in get back on their feet.
Natural science does not simply describe and explain nature it is part of the interplay between nature and ourselves.
The historic ascent of humanity taken as a whole may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature in society in man himself.
Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature a soul why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment his soul might die before his body does or that his soul might die without his knowing it?
Since those who believe they need a hero/celebrity outnumber the actual heroes/celebrities people feel safe and comfortably justified in numbers committing egregious crimes in the name of the greater social ego. Ironically diminishing their own true hero-celebrity nature in the process.
Speech is human nature itself with none of the artificiality of written language.
Nothing exists from whose nature some effect does not follow.
The laws of nature are but the mathematical thoughts of God.
French is a foreign language but I've been speaking it since I was 18 so it's second nature to me.
Some people just use beautiful things to just shop or to have a tribal feeling - 'Oh blah blah blah I'm wearing Hermes blah blah blah I'm wearing Saint Laurent blah-blah blah' - because it's like a need a tribe recognition: 'Ahh my Rolex.' But I run away from anything which is too recognizable - it's my nature.
It's a great event to get outside and enjoy nature. I find it very exciting no matter how many times I see bald eagles.
Human nature refers to what is in people but which they cannot study or work at achieving.
Human nature is what Heaven supplies.
I like figuring out where I need to be mentally so that I'm not thinking about the camera and that it's second nature. I want to get to a place where I can exist within the confines of what you can do with filmmaking and not have to think about it.
Since the nature of people is bad to become corrected they must be taught by teachers and to be orderly they must acquire ritual and moral principles.
When I get recognized for 'Twilight ' it's usually a teenage girl and they're usually really loud. So it certainly feels like I get recognized the most from that but it could just be because of the nature of how vocal those fans are.
I believe the accepted model of capitalism that demands endless growth deserves the blame for the destruction of nature and it should be displaced. Failing that I try to work with those companies and help them change the way they think about our resources.
Human nature is such that people are born with a love of profit If they follow these inclinations they will struggle and snatch from each other and inclinations to defer or yield will die.
Thus anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts and go against the conventions and rules of society and will end up a criminal.
Mencius said that human nature is good. I disagree with that.
Each of us has a very rich nature and can look at things objectively from a distance and at the same time can have something more personal to say about them. I am trying to look at the world and at myself from many different points of view. I think many poets have this duality.
There is little doubt that we are in the midst of a revolution of a much more profound and fundamental nature than the social and political revolutions of the last half century.
I love romantic comedies. They're for me the easiest thing to do and the most natural to do. There's nothing natural about holding an uzi hanging out of a moving van shooting at people. That's not second nature to me thank God.
I plead for conservation of human culture which is much more fragile than nature herself. We needn't destroy other cultures with the force of our own.
In the state of nature profit is the measure of right.
The scientist does not study nature because it is useful he studies it because he delights in it and he delights in it because it is beautiful.
Growing hemp as nature designed it is vital to our urgent need to reduce greenhouse gases and ensure the survival of our planet.
We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society. But we seem to forget midway that these concepts are our own constructs and start equating them with reality.
Human nature is above all things lazy.
Whenever I get fed up with life I love to go wandering in nature.
There's a kind of dynamic quality about theater and that dynamic quality expresses itself in relation to first of all the environment in which it's being staged then the audience the nature of the audience the quality of the audience.
Love of man for woman - love of woman for man. That's the nature the meaning the best of life itself.
I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside it's a painful difficult search within.
Nature abhors a vacuum.
Art is about expressing the true nature of the human spirit in whatever way one wishes to express it. If it is honest it is beautiful. If it is not honest it is obvious.
I don't understand the notion that modern farming is anything do to with nature. It's a pretty gross interference with nature.
A beautiful lady is an accident of nature. A beautiful old lady is a work of art.
For neither life nor nature cares if justice is ever done or not.
Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.
The noble simplicity in the works of nature only too often originates in the noble shortsightedness of him who observes it.
Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately art depends on human nature.
Here take back the stuff that I am nature knead it back into the dough of being make of me a bush a cloud whatever you will even a man only no longer make me me.
Quantum computation is... a distinctively new way of harnessing nature... It will be the first technology that allows useful tasks to be performed in collaboration between parallel universes.
There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our current concepts of the nature of consciousness and its relationship to matter and the brain.
If you can't be in awe of Mother Nature there's something wrong with you.
Nature chooses who will be transgender individuals don't choose this.
The idea is that there is a kind of memory in nature. Each kind of thing has a collective memory. So take a squirrel living in New York now. That squirrel is being influenced by all past squirrels.
I don't think I'll ever be able to stay in one place for more than a year or two. It's not in my nature.
The gifts of nature are infinite in their variety and mind differs from mind almost as much as body from body.
Such is the audacity of man that he hath learned to counterfeit Nature yea and is so bold as to challenge her in her work.
We lament the speed of our society and the lack of depth and the nature of disposable information.
Most of us really aren't horribly unique. There are 6 billion of us. Put 'em all in one room and very few would stand out as individuals. So maybe we ought to think of worth in terms of our ability to get along as a part of nature rather than being the lords over nature.
Abstraction is real probably more real than nature.
Nature isn't positive in that way. It doesn't aim itself at you. It's not being unkind to you.
It is human nature to instinctively rebel at obscurity or ordinariness.
To make a love story you need a couple of young people but to reflect on the nature of love you're better off with old ones. That is a fact of life and literature - and of the novel ever since it fell in love with love in the 18th century.
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
Hidden nature is secret God.
A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule.
It is hard I submit to loathe bloodshed including war more than I do but it is still harder to exceed my loathing of the very nature of totalitarian states in which massacre is only an administrative detail.
The highest purpose is to have no purpose at all. This puts one in accord with nature in her manner of operation.
Self-preservation nature's first great law all the creatures except man doth awe.
Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.
The skull is nature's sculpture.
I realise that in this undertaking I place myself in a certain opposition to views widely held concerning the mathematical infinite and to opinions frequently defended on the nature of numbers.
The structure of life I have described in buildings - the structure which I believe to be objective - is deeply and inextricably connected with the human person and with the innermost nature of human feeling.
Women by their nature are not exceptional chess players: they are not great fighters.
The Ukrainian community is tight-knit by nature.
There is no doubt that religion had already waned under the onslaught of the Enlightenment but it was Freud who provided the radically new understanding of human nature that made any religious explanation of the whats and whys of our personhood seem naive.
Nature never said to me: Do not be poor still less did she say: Be rich her cry to me was always: Be independent.
I've always regarded nature as the clothing of God.
I think it is in collaboration that the nature of art is revealed.
As parents grandparents uncles and aunts we need to start getting out into nature with the young people in our lives. Families play a key role in getting kids outside.
Human nature doesn't include all human beings. There are human beings who are indifferent to politics religion virtually anything.
We can't blame children for occupying themselves with Facebook rather than playing in the mud. Our society doesn't put a priority on connecting with nature. In fact too often we tell them it's dirty and dangerous.
There can never be such a thing as a free market because it is human nature to cheat monopolize and buy off others so as to corner the market.
People have always wanted to be recognized and that's human nature. But people used to want to be recognized for their accomplishments and now they simply want to be visible.
Is human nature basically good or evil? No economist can embark upon his profession without considering this question and yet they all seem to. And they all seem to think human nature is basically good or they wouldn't be surprised by the effects of deregulation.
English majors understand human nature better than economists do.
Ninety percent of the students take the 'preferred lender.' Why? Because that's the nature of the relationship. You trust the school. The school is in a position of authority.
I attribute the quarrelsome nature of the Middle Ages young men entirely to the want of the soothing weed.
Custom is second nature.
I never sort of thought of myself as a comedy writer by nature.
One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
Nothing in human nature is so God-like as the disposition to do good to our fellow-creatures.
A civilized nation can have no enemies and one cannot draw a line across a map a line that doesn't even exist in nature and say that the ugly enemy lives on the one side and good friends live on the other.
To bare our souls is all we ask to give all we have to life and the beings surrounding us. Here the nature spirits are intense and we appreciate them make offerings to them - these nature spirits who call us here - sealing our fate with each other celebrating our love.
Don't be afraid in nature: one must be bold at the risk of having been deceived and making mistakes.
Compared to America or Europe God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.
I can tell you for sure: people who are at their peak right now will not sustain that. You can't. It's against the law of nature.
I wish that all of nature's magnificence the emotion of the land the living energy of place could be photographed.
Over-commercialization and its resulting restrictions and limitations can be very damaging and distorting to the inherent nature of the individual. I did not deliberately abandon my fans nor did I deliberately abandon any responsibilities.
The scientific observer of Nature is a kind of mystic seeker in the act of prayer.
Nature is something outside our body but the mind is within us.
Nothing in the universe is contingent but all things are conditioned to exist and operate in a particular manner by the necessity of the divine nature.
A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows it flowers wilts and dies scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
Whatsoever is contrary to nature is contrary to reason and whatsoever is contrary to reason is absurd.
Human nature is such that monogamy is a really hard thing to achieve.
Go forth under the open sky and list To Nature's teachings.
Now it is human nature to want to eat to ones fill when hungry to want to warm up when cold to want to rest when tired. These all are a part of people's emotional nature.
Human judges can show mercy. But against the laws of nature there is no appeal.
Sound is the vocabulary of nature.
I'd love to go back to Europe in the '20s and '30s for the beginning of the Psychoanalytic Movement and Freud and Jung and all that was going on with discoveries in quantum physics. The whole nature of reality was changing and being challenged.
A poem need not have a meaning and like most things in nature often does not have.
The whole order of nature evinces a progressive march towards a higher life.
Greed is a basic part of animal nature. Being against it is like being against breathing or eating. It means nothing.
Human nature is not black and white but black and grey.
I pity the young woman who will attempt to insinuate herself between my mama's boy and me. I sympathize with the monumental nature of her task. It will take a crowbar two bulldozers and half a dozen Molotov cocktails to pry my Oedipus and me loose from one another.
The thing that gave me the most pain in life psychologically and it gave me tremendous pain psychologically is man's disrespect for nature.
There are times as a parent when you realize that your job is not to be the parent you always imagined you'd be the parent you always wished you had. Your job is to be the parent your child needs given the particulars of his or her own life and nature.
I'm a very analytical person a somewhat introspective person that's the nature of the work I do.
No one likes to have less than they had before. That's the nature of the human animal.
I've probably understood men too well. I realise they are predatory by nature and I have a certain acceptance of the male animal.
The artist is the confidant of nature flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
A good face they say is a letter of recommendation. O Nature Nature why art thou so dishonest as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World!
I mean you always want everybody to pat you on the back and tell you you're wonderful every time you do something I think that's human nature.
Games by nature have more plot options and non-linear qualities than TV and film.
I used to be such a militant city-ist but more and more I've seen forests and nature and oceans and I don't know any more if this is the awesomest way to live.
It's human nature to start taking things for granted again when danger isn't banging loudly on the door.
What I'm attempting to do is to show people that if I can spend some time with very dangerous spiders and snakes and scorpions then maybe they'll feel different about the spiders and snakes they find around their areas. I don't need people to keep them as pets. I just like them to be respectful and see that everything in nature has its place.
The man who has sufficient power over himself to wait until his nature has recovered its even balance is the truly wise man but such beings are seldom met with.
I often get letters quite frequently from people who say how they like the programmes a lot but I never give credit to the almighty power that created nature.
Plot rules nor even poetry are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature of character of the passions and their operations in diversified situations.
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope.
Is there some principal of nature which states that we never know the quality of what we have until it is gone?
Many people believe that they are attracted by God or by Nature when they are only repelled by man.
Nature is the master of talents genius is the master of nature.
All a musician can do is to get closer to the sources of nature and so feel that he is in communion with the natural laws.
I believe that laughter is the best emotional Band-Aid in the world. It's like nature's Neosporin.
A true man never frets about his place in the world but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature and swings there as easily as a star.
Conservatives sense a link between television and drugs but they do not grasp the nature of this connection.
If journalism is good it is controversial by its nature.
Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature.
Never does nature say one thing and wisdom another.
Those who made and endorsed our Constitution knew man's nature and it is to their ideas rather than to the temptations of utopia that we must ask that our judges adhere.
No further evidence is needed to show that 'mental illness' is not the name of a biological condition whose nature awaits to be elucidated but is the name of a concept whose purpose is to obscure the obvious.
One learns more from listening than speaking.And both the wind and the people who continue to live close to nature still have much to tell us which we cannot hear within university walls.
Of all those arts in which the wise excel Nature's chief masterpiece is writing well.
The insufferable arrogance of human beings to think that Nature was made solely for their benefit as if it was conceivable that the sun had been set afire merely to ripen men's apples and head their cabbages.
Cruelty is a part of nature at least of human nature but it is the one thing that seems unnatural to us.
It is a law of human nature that in victory even the coward may boast of his prowess while defeat injures the reputation even of the brave.
Nature is a petrified magic city.
We are more than just flesh and bones. There's a certain spiritual nature and something of the mind that we can't measure. We can't find it. With all our sophisticated equipment we cannot monitor or define it and yet it's there.
The diversity of the phenomena of nature is so great and the treasures hidden in the heavens so rich precisely in order that the human mind shall never be lacking in fresh nourishment.
The body is ready to have babies. Nature wants it done then when the body can handle it not after 40 when the income can handle it.