I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either a) the savage that must be eliminated, the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress, or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche. I wanted him to be a complicated human being.
There are grounds for cautious optimism that we may now be near the end ofthe search for the ultimate laws of nature.
The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.
As I grew older, I realized that it was much better to insist on the genuine forms of nature, for simplicity is the greatest adornment of art.
Like a great poet, Nature knows how to produce the greatest effects with the most limited means.
Moreover, no one is judged from the natural man, thus not so long as he lives in the natural world, for man is then in a natural body; but everyone is judged in the spiritual man, and therefore when he comes into the spiritual world, for man is then in a spiritual body.
Nature has always had more force than education.
We conceal it from ourselves in vain - we must always love something. In those matters seemingly removed from love, the feeling is secretly to be found, and man cannot possibly live for a moment without it.
In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.
In the woods, we return to reason and faith.? There I feel nothing can befall me in life, no disgrace, no calamity which nature cannot repair.
Natural forces within us are the true healers of disease.
There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance.
With stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
I think it's better when you're natural, when you just do whatever you want, instead of doing classes where I see all these other people holding back because they've been trained with certain skills or techniques. I'm like, whatever.
God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible.
For an Impressionist to paint from nature is not to paint the subject, but to realize sensations.
The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.
Yet if anyone believes that the earth rotates, surely he will hold that its motion is natural, not violent.
There is no desire more natural than the desire of knowledge.
Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.' The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature.
Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price.
I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested in film making process and I've been lucky enough to work with film makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me hang around. I get so emotionally vested - that the producer part of me was natural.
When you look at Japanese traditional architecture, you have to look at Japanese culture and its relationship with nature. You can actually live in a harmonious, close contact with nature - this very unique to Japan.
Nature has made a pebble and a female. The lapidary makes the diamond, and the lover makes the woman.