Envy is human nature.
Listen, if there's one sure-fire rule that I have learned in this business, it's that I don't know anything about human nature.
Ideas devour the ages as men are devoured by their passions. When man is cured, human nature will cure itself perhaps.
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.
It is human nature to think wisely and act in an absurd fashion.
Human beliefs, like all other natural growths, elude the barrier of systems.
I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
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.
Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature.
One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.
We may brave human laws, but we cannot resist natural ones.
We discovered that education is not something which the teacher does, but that it is a natural process which develops spontaneously in the human being.
All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsions, habit, reason, passion, desire.
I think we're going to the moon because it's in the nature of the human being to face challenges. It's by the nature of his deep inner soul... we're required to do these things just as salmon swim upstream.
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.
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.
The natural cause of the human mind is certainly from credulity to skepticism.
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.
Even in comedies, you've got to feel safe for things to just happen in a way that is natural and free, and recognizable as human.
Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.
Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.
I realized that if what we call human nature can be changed, then absolutely anything is possible. And from that moment, my life changed.
Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.
Nature uses human imagination to lift her work of creation to even higher levels.
The human voice is the first and most natural musical instrument, also the most emotional.