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Nature

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality, and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation, in accordance with his natural gifts, and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else. - Plato.


Everything that depends on the action of nature is by nature as good as it can be. – Aristotle.


He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature. – Socrates.


If one way be better than another, that you may be sure is nature's way. – Aristotle.


In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous. – Aristotle.


Man is by nature a political animal. – Aristotle.


Nature does nothing in vain. – Aristotle.


Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak. – Socrates.


Resolve every morning to be good-natured and cheerful. - Benjamin Franklin.


The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quite alone with the heavens, nature and God…I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles. – Anne Frank.

The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither by nature nor against nature. Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception, but their complete formation is the product of habit. – Aristotle.


The generality of men are naturally apt to be swayed by fear rather than reverence, and to refrain from evil rather because of the punishment that it brings than because of its own foulness. – Aristotle.


Then not only custom, but also nature affirms that to do is more disgraceful than to suffer injustice, and that justice is equality. - Plato.


To prefer evil to good is not in human nature; and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils, no one will choose the greater when he might have the less. - Plato.


Tyranny naturally arises out of democracy. - Plato.


When nature gave us tears, she gave us leave to weep. A long separation from those who are so near a-kin to us in flesh and blood, will touch the heart in a painful place, and awaken the tenderest springs of sorrow. The sluices must be allowed to be held open a little; nature seems to demand it as a debt to love. - Benjamin Franklin.



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