All nature sings, and rounds me rings, the music of the spheres.
The ignorant man marvels at the exceptional; the wise man marvels at the common; the greatest wonder of all is the regularity of nature.
In nature things move violently to their place, and calmly in their place.
History teaches virtue. Nature preaches vice.
Natural abilities are like natural plants; they need pruning by study.
A poet walks through the woods and those little spurs catch on his wool pants. He describes it aesthetically: “How nature attaches itself to man, as the spur does to the wool of my pants as I walk through the greenery.” The same thing happens to the scientist, but because he has a scientific mind, […]
Nature is often hidden, sometimes overcome, seldom extinguished.
It has often been said that ‘nature is simple’ – illusion! It is our mind which looks for simplicity to avoid effort.
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.
All things are artificial, for nature is the art of God.