nature Quotes

My illness has taught me something about the nature of humanity, love, brotherhood and relationships that I never understood, and probably never would have. So, from that standpoint, there is some truth and good in everything.
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— Lee Atwater
We lost one (Finals), we won two and we lost another one. (We'll) take 50 percent in four years in championships any day. Obviously, we want to win all of them, but that's just the nature of the game. Not proud of the way we played (in this series).
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— LeBron James
Architecture is a political act, by nature. It has to do with the relationships between people and how they decide to change their conditions of living.
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— Lebbeus Woods
Glacier Gray is an unobtrusive gray that contrasts and enhances; bouncing off other shades without taking away from them as it slips into the background to allow other colors to take center stage. Nature's most perfect neutral, Glacier Gray is a shade that is timeless. Quietly assuring and peacefully relaxing, Glacier Gray, is above all, constant.
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— Leatrice Eiseman
The most abundant hue in nature, the human eye sees more green than any other color in the spectrumas it has throughout history, multifaceted emerald continues to sparkle and fascinate. Symbolically, emerald brings a sense of clarity, renewal and rejuvenation, which is so important in today's complex world. This powerful and universally-appealing tone translates easily to both fashion and home interiors.
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— Leatrice Eiseman
When I first met Adèle I was like, "Wow, this girl has a strong character!' She has something very free about her. I'm not used to it. Some actresses are too self-aware, they strike a pose. Adèle is a force of nature.
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— Lea Seydoux
I don't stop. It's my nature. People have to tell me to slow down. I plan on playing every role on Broadway. I want to do 'Evita.' I want to do 'Sweeney Todd' with Chris Colfer. We want to do 'Wicked.' I'll be Elphaba and he wants to play 'Guy-linda.' I want to do movies, make music. 'Glee' is only the beginning.
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— Lea Michele
The city of Chandigarh is planned to human scale. It puts us in touch with the infinite cosmos and nature. It provides us with places and buildings for all human activities by which the citizens can live a full and harmonious life. Here the radiance of nature and heart are within our reach.
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— Le Corbusier
I beg you, cease going from lecture to lecture; It's better to seek truth directly. The nature of Diamond Wisdom excludes even a speck of dust. From "Thus we have heard," to "This I believe," All is but an array of unreal names.
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— Layman Pang
You shouldn't be afraid of science. Accepting the reality of nature makes life more exciting and even more precious.
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— Lawrence M. Krauss
Of course, supernatural acts are what miracles are all about. They are, after all, precisely those things that circumvent the laws of nature. A god who can create the laws of nature can presumably also circumvent them at will. Although why they would have been circumvented so liberally thousands of years ago, before the invention of modern communication instruments that could have recorded them, and not today, is still something to wonder about.
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— Lawrence M. Krauss
The illusion of purpose and design is perhaps the most pervasive illusion about nature that science has to confront on a daily basis.
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— Lawrence M. Krauss
Believing we know what makes prosperity work, ignoring the nature of the actual prosperity all around, we change the rules within which the Internet revolution lives. These changes will end the revolution.
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— Lawrence Lessig
Anybody who wants to go into any business, I always say that you have to make a commitment to yourself to make it a part of your nature like the air you breathe. I don't mean that lightly. It's hard. You have to do the work, and a lot of it is going to be during your own personal downtime. And you have to be interested in it. You can never study enough, and you can never learn enough.
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— Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs
They flower spontaneously out of the demands of our natures - and the best of them lead us not only outward in space, but inward as well.
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— Lawrence Durrell
Believers and doers are what we need - faithful librarians who are humble in the presence of books.... To be in a library is one of the purest of all experiences. This awareness of library's unique, even sacred nature, is what should be instilled in our neophites.
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— Lawrence Clark Powell
If you build a better mousetrap, Nature will build a better mouse.
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— Lawrence Block
It is also vital that our relationship with nature and the environment be included in our education systems. This is not longer something cute or nice to do; it is now a singular imperative.
— Lawrence Anthony
So long as painting deals with objective nature, it is an impure art, for recognizability precludes the highest aesthetic emotion. All painting, ancient or modern, moves us aesthetically only in so far as it possesses a force over and beyond its aspect.
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— Lawren Harris
I felt the strange brooding lonely presence of Nature fostering a new race, a new age, and as part of it, a new expression in Art. It was an unfolding of the heart itself through the effect of environment, of people, of place, and time.
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— Lawren Harris
Visible nature is but a distorted reflection of a more perfect world and the creative individual viewing her is inspired to perceive within and behind her many garments, that which is timeless and entirely beautiful.
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— Lawren Harris
We reveal something of our nature when we sing, something that can be disguised in our speaking voice.
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— Lavinia Greenlaw
Current condition of the BYU football program? I think it's in good shape. We've got some good young players. We've had two or three pretty good recruiting years. We lost some players, obviously, that hurt us, but you always have turnover in college through attrition (graduation, transfers). That's the nature of the game.
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— LaVell Edwards
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.
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— Lauryn Hill
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.
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— Lauryn Hill
There is nothing like soup. It is by nature eccentric: no two are ever alike, unless of course you get your soup in a can.
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— Laurie Colwin
Once my jars were labeled, I felt contentedly thrilled with myself, as if I had pulled off a wonderful trick. People feel this way when they bake bread or have babies, and although they are perfectly entitled to feel that way, in fact, nature does most of the work.
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— Laurie Colwin
Knowing how to wield psychic power leads to real solutions. Your feminine nature is strong, not weak. Your psychic gifts are your tools and landmarks that will allow you to take charge and further your own goals.
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— Laurie Cabot
All of nature talks to me - if I could just figure out what it's saying - trees are swinging in the breeze. They're talking to me. Insects are rubbing their legs together. They're all talking. They're talking to me.
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— Laurie Anderson
The age of leaders has come and gone. You must be your own leader now. You must contain the spirit of our time in your own life and your own nature. You must really explore, as you've never explored before, what human nature is like.
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— Laurens van der Post
Only the brave know how to forgive... a coward never forgave; it is not in his nature.
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— Laurence Sterne
Only the brave know how to forgive; it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
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— Laurence Sterne
Simplicity is the great friend to nature, and if I would be proud of anything in this silly world, it should be of this honest alliance.
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— Laurence Sterne
But mark, madam, we live amongst riddles and mysteries-the most obvious things, which come in our way, have dark sides, which thequickest sight cannot penetrate into; and even the clearest and most exalted understandings amongst us find ourselves puzzled and at a loss in almost every cranny of nature's works.
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— Laurence Sterne
There are some tempers-how shall I describe them-formed either of such impenetrable matter, or wrought up by habitual selfishness to such an utter insensibility of what becomes of the fortunes of their fellow-creatures, as if they were not partakers of the same nature, or had no lot or connection at all with the species.
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— Laurence Sterne
It is the nature of an hypothesis, when once a man has conceived it, that it assimilates every thing to itself, as proper nourishment; and, from the first moment of your begetting it, it generally grows the stronger by every thing you see, hear, read, or understand.
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— Laurence Sterne
Ye whose clay-cold heads and luke-warm hearts can argue down or mask your passions-tell me, what trespass is it that man should have them?... If nature has so wove her web of kindness, that some threads of love and desire are entangled with the piece-must the whole web be rent in drawing them out?
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— Laurence Sterne
Human nature is the same in all professions.
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— Laurence Sterne
True Shandeism, think what you will against it, opens the heart and lungs, and like all those affections which partake of its nature, it forces the blood and other vital fluids of the body to run freely thro' its channels, and makes the wheel of life run long and chearfully round.
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— Laurence Sterne
There is one sweet lenitive at least for evils, which nature holds out; so I took it kindly at her hands, and fell asleep.
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— Laurence Sterne