Let us give Nature a chance; she knows her business better than we do.
Nature is a dictionary; one draws words from it.
Nature cannot be tricked or cheated. She will give up to you the object of your struggles only after you have paid her price.
Scenery is fine - but human nature is finer.
Nature is the art of God.
He who cannot obey himself will be commanded. That is the nature of living creatures.
We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.
The fairest thing in nature, a flower, still has its roots in earth and manure.
Time destroys the speculation of men, but it confirms nature.
What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning.
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.
Nature is wont to hide herself.
All Nature is but Art, unknown to thee; All Chance, Direction, which thou canst not see.
All men by nature desire to know.
Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
For those to whom a stone reveals itself as sacred, its immediate reality is transmuted into supernatural reality. In other words, for those who have a religious experience all nature is capable of revealing itself as cosmic sacrality.
Nature has planted in our minds an insatiable longing to see the truth.
Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
The nature of God is a circle of which the center is everywhere and the circumference is nowhere.