Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honour nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
What is human warfare but just this; an effort to make the laws of God and nature take sides with one party.
Nature never breaks her own laws.
I then endeavoured to show that it is more especially in the thorough conformity with law which natural phenomena and natural products exhibit, and in the comparative ease with which laws can be stated, that this difference exists.
Accursed who brings to light of day the writings I have cast away.
A man should keep his little brain attic stocked with all the furniture that he is likely to use, and the rest he can put away in the lumber-room of his library, where he can get it if he wants it.
It is a base thing for a man among the people not to obey those in command. Never in a state can the laws be well administered when fear does not stand firm.
The law was made for one thing alone, for the exploitation of those who don't understand it, or are prevented by naked misery from obeying it.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence.
We are all full of weakness and errors; let us mutually pardon each other our follies - it is the first law of nature.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.
I did not like leaving them when they were little or big. You have to have priorities regarding what you will allow to take you away from your kid.
There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature.
Courage is the price that life exacts for granting peace. The soul that knows it not, knows no release from little things; knows not the livid loneliness of fear.
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.
The real cure for our environmental problems is to understand that our job is to salvage Mother Nature. We are facing a formidable enemy in this field. It is the hunters... and to convince them to leave their guns on the wall is going to be very difficult.
There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end ofthe search for the ultimate laws of nature.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other's folly - that is the first law of nature.
He is a man of courage who does not run away, but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
The law in question asserts, that the quantity of force which can be brought into action in the whole of Nature is unchangeable, and can neither be increased nor diminished.
The Artist is he who detects and applies the law from observation of the works of Genius, whether of man or Nature. The Artisan is he who merely applies the rules which others have detected.
According to well-known electrodynamic laws, an electron moving in a magnetic field is acted upon by a force which runs perpendicular to the direction of motion of the electron and to the direction of the magnetic field, and whose magnitude is easily determined.