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Top 59 Quotes About Natural Forms

#1. If there are favourable habitats and favorable forms of association for animalsand plants, as ecology demonstrates, why not for men? If each particular natural environment has has its own balance; is there not perhaps an equivalent of this in culture? - Author: Lewis Mumford
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#2. Although I insist that God has always had the power to intervene directly in nature to create new forms, I am willing to be per-suaded that He chose not to do so and instead employed secondary natural causes like random mutation and natural selection. - Author: Phillip E. Johnson
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#3. If one assumes, as I do, that battery is caused by the belief permeating this culture that hierarchical rule and coercive authority are natural, then all our relationships tend to be based on power and domination, and thus all forms of battery are linked. - Author: Bell Hooks
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#4. The delight in natural things - colors, forms, scents - when there was nothing to restrain or hamper it, has often been a kind of intoxication, in which thought and consciousness seemed suspended ... - Author: Mary Augusta Ward
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#5. No form of nature is inferior to art; for the arts merely imitate natural forms. - Variant: There is no nature which is inferior to art, the arts imitate the nature of things. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#6. [Y]outh is hardly human: it can't be, for the young never believe they will die ... especially would they never believe that death comes, and often, in forms other than the natural one. - Author: Truman Capote
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#7. Natural science is either the description of forms (morphology) or the explanation of changes (etiology). Neither can afford us the information we chiefly desire. - Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
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#8. In a cabinet of natural history, we become sensible of a certain occult recognition and sympathy in regard to the most unwieldy and eccentric forms of beast, fish, and insect. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#9. Erotic acts are instinctive; they fulfill a role in nature. The idea is familiar, but it is one that contains a paradox: there is nothing more natural than sexual desire; there is nothing less natural than the forms in which it is made manifest and satisfied. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#10. Transformation comes in a lot of different forms, but going natural really helped me love myself. - Author: Jillian Hervey
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#11. To be a poet is as serious, long-term and natural as the effort to be the best human you can be. To express something well is not a question of having a top-class education and understanding poetic forms: rather, it's a question of paying attention. - Author: Alice Oswald
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#12. I think it inevitably follows, that as new species in the course of time are formed through natural selection, others will become rarer and rarer, and finally extinct. The forms which stand in closest competition with those undergoing modification and improvement will naturally suffer most. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#13. Nature in no case cometh short of art, for the arts are copiers of natural forms. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#14. The desire for sexual expression is inborn and natural. The desire cannot, and should not be submerged or eliminated. But it should be given an outlet through forms of expression which enrich the body, mind, and spirit of man. - Author: Napoleon Hill
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#15. The commonest forms of amateur natural history in the United States are probably gardening, bird watching, the maintenance of aquarium fish, and nature photography. - Author: Marston Bates
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#16. It is essential for genetic material to be able to make exact copies of itself; otherwise growth would produce disorder, life could not originate, and favourable forms would not be perpetuated by natural selection. - Author: Maurice Wilkins
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#17. Okay, fine, we were married elsetime. Anyway, we died of whatever you die from, let's say natural causes. But we were in love, so our souls keep finding each other in whatever forms our bodies take. - Author: Cat Patrick
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#18. The 'law of wills and causes,' formulated by Comte, ... is that when men do not know the natural causes of things, they simply attribute them to wills like their own; thus they obtain a theory which provisionally takes the place of science, and this theory forms a basis for theology. - Author: Andrew Dickson White
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#19. When what one does, reps, or 'spits', repetitively, is foul or beastly - one summons spiritual undertakers to dine on fleshly parasites. In various forms, nature's law purges all that becomes wasteful. Change your game, or the game will change you. - Author: T.F. Hodge
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#20. We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning (the rhythm method) - Author: Judie Brown
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#21. [Grief] is everything. It is the fabric of selfhood, and beautifully chaotic. It shares mathematical characteristics with many natural forms. - Author: Max Porter
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#22. Natural Selection almost inevitably causes much Extinction of the less improved forms of life and induces what I have called Divergence of Character. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#23. Rocks crumble, make new forms,
oceans move the continents,
mountains rise up and down like ghosts
yet all is natural, all is change. - Author: Anne Sexton
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#24. It is important to feel the anger without judging it, without attempting to find meaning in it. It may take many forms: anger at the health-care system, at life, at your loved one for leaving. Life is unfair. Death is unfair. Anger is a natural reaction to the unfairness of loss. - Author: Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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#25. Rumour has it that the gardens of natural history museums are used for surreptitious burial of those intermediate forms between species which might disturb the orderly classifications of the taxonomist. - Author: David Lack
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#26. in the month-by-month process of editorial criticism and censorship, Hardy never lost his fierce contempt for all forms of 'tampering with natural truth - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#27. To myself, mountains are the beginning and the end of all natural scenery; in them, and in the forms of inferior landscape that lead to them, my affections are wholly bound up. - Author: John Muir
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#28. I sometimes worried that the more instinctive forms of love were not so available to you. That easy maternal devotion, for instance, that seemed so natural in some women, and which, as we spoke of from time to time, was something you had to struggle to feel. [p. 189] - Author: Sue Miller
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#29. Spellwork is a form of creation. Manifesting the invisible and the imaginable into real life verifiable forms, through perfectly natural means. - Author: Dacha Avelin
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#30. For forms existing in larger numbers will always have a better chance, within any given period, of presenting further favourable variations for natural selection to seize on, than will the rarer forms which exist in lesser numbers. - Author: Charles Darwin
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#31. And the camera position, the organization, looking for repeating forms, shapes, trying to set up a visual rhythm seemed to come very natural. All of a sudden I was in a forest of aluminum and steel rather than a forest that we might think of in a traditional sense. - Author: John Sexton
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#32. I'm interested in natural growth patterns, and the beautiful forms that only nature creates. How that flows through me and how that comes out is what I'm trying to understand. - Author: Ross Lovegrove
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#33. Praying is the same to the new creature as crying is to the natural. The child is not learned by art or example to cry, but instructed by nature; it comes into the world crying. Praying is not a lesson got by forms and rules of art, but flowing from principles of new life itself. - Author: William Gurnall
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#34. The glories and the beauties of form, color, and sound unite in the Grand Canyon - forms unrivaled even by the mountains, colors that vie with sunsets, and sounds that span the diapason from tempest to tinkling raindrop, from cataract to bubbling fountain. - Author: John Wesley Powell
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#35. we bwlive that feminism is a transformative philosophy that embraces the amelioration of life on earth for all life-forms, for all natural entities - Author: Carol J. Adams
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#36. I believe in the city as a natural human environment, but we must humanize it. It's art that will re-define public space in the 21st Century. We can make our cities diverse, inspirational places by putting art, dance and performance in all its forms into the matrix of street life. - Author: Antony Gormley
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#37. True beauty is to be found in natural forms. The more we magnify, and the closer we examine, the works of Artifice, the grosser and stupider they seem. But if we magnify the natural world it only becomes more intricate and excellent. - Author: Neal Stephenson
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#38. Ethics, like natural selection, make existence possible. Aesthetics, like sensual selection, make life lovely and wonderful, fill it with new forms, and give it progress, and variety and change. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#39. He [Maxime] was twenty, and already there was nothing left to surprise or disgust him. He had certainly dreamt of the most extreme forms of debauchery. Vice with him was not an abyss, as with certain old men, but a natural, external growth. - Author: Emile Zola
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#40. Fairy tales and myths are forms of cultural storage for the natural history of life. - Author: William Irwin Thompson
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#41. Fascism is the result of the collapse of Europe's spiritual and social order catastrophes broke through the everyday routine which makes men accept existing forms, institutions and
tenets as unalterable natural laws. They suddenly exposed the vacuum behind the facade of society. - Author: Peter Drucker
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#42. The truth of Moore's law has made remarkable things possible. On the software side, I think natural user interfaces in all their forms are equally significant. - Author: Bill Gates
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#43. The mountains are exceptional places for, as the natural environment is concerned, they are the concentration of the wildest possible variety of all natural phenomena and forms. They are somehow a concentration of the truth of nature or even I'd say its essence. - Author: Wojciech Kurtyka
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#44. We could go so far as to say that it is the human condition to be grotesque, since the human animal is the one that does not fit in, the freak of nature who has no place in the natural order and is capable of re-combining nature's products into hideous new forms. - Author: Mark Fisher
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#45. Because the free market system is so weak politically, the forms of capitalism that are experienced in many countries are very far from the ideal. They are a corrupted version, in which powerful interests prevent competition from playing its natural, healthy role. - Author: Raghuram Rajan
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#46. Change is a natural form of progression. - Author: Trey Songz
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#47. Chinese growth will either be strong or very strong. They have a voracious demand for energy that will only continue to grow. What they're doing ... is looking at all forms of energy. They're going ahead very strongly with coal, nuclear, oil, natural gas. - Author: John S. Watson
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#48. Like a shipwreck or a jetty, almost anything that forms a structure in the ocean, whether it is natural or artificial over time, collects life. - Author: Sylvia Earle
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#49. The natural elements in the forests, mountains, deserts and large bodies of water, help shield you from the thought forms and auras of other human beings. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#50. I have always been very interested in landscape ... I find that all natural forms are a source of unending interest - tree trunks, the growth of branches from the trunk, each finding its own individual air-space. - Author: Henry Moore
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#51. The adoration of the sun was one of the earliest and most natural forms of religious expression. Complex modern theologies are merely involvements and amplifications of this simple aboriginal belief. - Author: Manly Hall
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#52. Nevertheless so profound is our ignorance, and so high our presumption, that we marvel when we hear of the extinction of an organic being; and as we do not see the cause, we invoke cataclysms to desolate the world, or invent laws on the duration of the forms of life! - Author: Charles Darwin
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#53. Having worked so hard to have children, parents may feel it's only natural to expect happiness from the experience. And they'll find happiness of course, but not necessarily continuously, and not always in the forms they might expect. - Author: Jennifer Senior
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#54. For mathematics, even to the logical forms in which it moves, is entirely dependent on the concept of natural number. - Author: Hermann Weyl
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#55. My belly button is not simply a trace of my birth, but a precious seal and a mark, a reminder of my connection with the Source of life and all life forms. - Author: Ilchi Lee
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#56. If you give a child something very complex to paint, such as a bouquet of flowers or a natural landscape, if he is very good, eventually he will get back - like Cezanne - to the essential forms of what he sees. - Author: Robert Motherwell
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#57. There's a bond that forms over a sink, where the silences seem natural and the conversation is broken up with practical exchanges about where the dishes go or what kind of detergent works best. - Author: Lisa Beazley
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#58. When you have trust in the supreme and live with purity of heart, nature herself would express through myriad forms all around you and I am sure the same will take you where you ought to be. - Author: Preeth Nambiar
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#59. We have seen that in certain respects operant reinforcement resembles the natural selection of evolutionary theory. Just as genetic characteristics which arise as mutations are selected or discarded by their consequences, so novel forms of behavior are selected or discarded through reinforcement. - Author: B.F. Skinner
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