The True Nature Of Man Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 38 Quotes About The True Nature Of Man

#1. There is a universal moral law, as distinct from a moral code, which consists of certain statements of fact about the nature of man, and by behaving in conformity with which, man may enjoy his true freedom. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
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#2. The true rose, the miracle of nature, owed nothing to the hand of man. - Author: Iris Murdoch
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#3. The peace for which every soul strives and which is the true nature of God and the utmost goal of a man is but the outcome of harmony. - Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
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#4. Arbitrariness and true liberty are as distinct from each other that the empirical nature is distinct from the higher nature of man. - Author: African Spir
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#5. For him, the kampung was a place to live and work that was based on a steadfast and intimate relationship between man and nature. The village was a true reflection of life in the tropics. - Author: Isa Kamari
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#6. The heavens listen to what is said on these cobbles. Laws of man and nature come together here. Here you must be firm. Here you must be true. - Author: Janet Morris
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#7. It is the nature of a man as he grows older, a small bridge in time, to protest against change, particularly change for the better. But it is true that we have exchanged corpulence for starvation, and either one will kill us. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#8. True gentleness is founded on a sense of what we owe to him who made us and to the common nature which we all share. It arises from reflection on our own failings and wants, and from just views of the condition and duty of man. It is native feeling heightened and improved by principle. - Author: Hugh Blair
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#9. Prayer is the act by which man, detaching himself from the embarrassments of sense and nature, ascends to the true level of his destiny. - Author: Henry Parry Liddon
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#10. Gardening as far as Gardening is Art, or entitled to that appellation, is a deviation from nature; for if the true taste consists, as many hold, in banishing every appearance of Art, or any traces of the footsteps of man, it would then be no longer a Garden. - Author: Joshua Reynolds
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#11. A painter must not only be of necessity an imitator of the works of nature ... but he must be as necessarily an imitator of the works of other painters. This appears more humiliating, but is equally true; and no man can be an artist, whatever he may suppose, upon any other terms. - Author: Joshua Reynolds
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#12. Surely when a man is painting a picture he ought not refuse to hear any man's opinion ... Since men are able to form a true judgement as to the works of nature, how much more does it behoove us to admit that they are able to judge our faults. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#13. It is the character of lived experience I want to explore, not the nature of man. - Author: Michael James Jackson
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#14. The true fountains of evidence [are] the head and heart of every rational and honest man. It is there nature has written her moral laws, and where every man may read them for himself. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#15. If it be true that God and man are in one image or likeness (and the affirmation that they are so is not unplausible) then it is the duty of man to bring out into its full splendor that Divine Image which is latent, on one side, in the complexity of his own nature. - Author: William Batchelder Greene
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#16. A true martial artist welcomes change; He is A catalyst, A cause, A force of nature - Author: Soke Behzad Ahmadi
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#17. Let man reawake and consider what he is compared with the reality of things; regard himself lost in this remote corner of Nature; and from the tiny cell where he lodges, to wit the Universe, weigh at their true worth earth, kingdoms, towns, himself. What is a man face to face with infinity? - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#18. A true man never frets about his place in the world, but just slides into it by the gravitation of his nature, and swings there as easily as a star. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#19. Nature is the true revelation of the Deity to man. The nearest green field is the inspired page from which you may read all that it is needful for you to know. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#20. That nature does not care, one way or the other, is the true abyss. That only man cares, in his finitude facing nothing but death, alone with his contingency and the objective meaninglessness of his projecting meanings, is a truly unprecedented situation. - Author: Hans Jonas
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#21. When the Pleiades and the wind in the grass are no longer a part of the human spirit, a part of very flesh and bone, man becomes, as it were, a kind of cosmic outlaw, having neither the completeness nor integrity of the animal nor the birthright of a true humanity. - Author: Henry Beston
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#22. Nature understands no jesting; she is always true, always serious, always severe; she is always right, and the errors and faults are always those of man. The man incapable of appreciating her, she despises; and only to the apt, the pure, and the true, does she resign herself and reveal her secrets. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#23. The true nature of man left to himself without restraint is not nobility but savagery. - Author: Steven James
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#24. If it be true that spirit is involved in Matter and apparent Nature is secret God, then the manifestation in the divine in himself and the realization of God within and without are the highest and most legitimate aim possible to man on earth. - Author: Sri Aurobindo
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#25. The logical extension of synthetic nature is the irrelevance of "true" nature
the certainty that it's not even worth looking at. (62) - Author: Richard Louv
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#26. For the mind of man is far from the nature of a clear and equal glass, wherein the beams of things should reflect according to their true incidence; nay, it is rather like an enchanted glass, full of superstition and imposture, if it be not delivered and reduced. - Author: Francis Bacon
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#27. True poetry, like the religious prompting itself, springs from the emotional side of a man's complex nature, and is ever in harmony with his highest intuitions and aspirations. - Author: Epes Sargent
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#28. Man, do not pride yourself on your superiority to the animals, for they are without sin, while you, with all your greatness, you defile the earth wherever you appear and leave an ignoble trail behind you
and that is true, alas, for almost every one of us! - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#29. All the seven deadly sins are man's true nature. To be greedy. To be hateful. To have lust. Of course, you have to control them, but if you're made to feel guilty for being human, then you're going to be trapped in a never-ending sin-and-repent cycle that you can't escape from. - Author: Marilyn Manson
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#30. If a man's thoughts are muddy, If he is reckless and full of deceit, How can he wear the yellow robe? Whoever is master of his own nature, Bright, clear and true, He may indeed wear the yellow robe. - Author: Gautama Buddha
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#31. Such is the great nature of man, it resides the true face beneath a glittering masquerade. - Author: K. Hari Kumar
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#32. True, man cannot escape death. But for the present he is alive; and life, not death, takes hold of him ... It is mans innate nature that he seeks to preserve and to strengthen his life, that he is discontented and aims at removing uneasiness, that he is in search of what may be called happiness. - Author: Ludwig Von Mises
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#33. It's moments like these that define the true nature of a person. The world seemingly spinning out of control, your mind darting from one issue to another. Instinctual priority takes over. Situations such as these will reveal a man's soul. - Author: Dylan Lee Peters
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#34. But mum was tough. No matter how fancily she dressed, she couldn't hide her true nature. Everyone at school was scared of her. Especially the other mums. She once knocked out a man with a single punch when he barged her trolley in Sainsbury's. - Author: Matthew Crow
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#35. The physical ego, the active consciousness in man, should uplift its body-identified self into unity with the soul, its true nature; it should not allow itself to remain mired in the lowly delusive strata of the senses and material entanglement. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#36. Anyone who renounces the world must love all men, for he renounces their world too. He thus begins to have some inkling of the true nature of man, which cannot but be loved, always assuming that one is its peer. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#37. Whatever does not spring from a man's free choice, or is only the result of instruction and guidance, does not enter into his very being, but still remains alien to his true nature; he does not perform it with truly human energies, but merely with mechanical exactness. - Author: Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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#38. I was still more concerned (a preference which you may be far from resenting) to strike a blow for Epicurus, that great man whose holiness and divinity of nature were not shams, who alone had and imparted true insight into the good, and who brought deliverance to all that consorted with him. - Author: Lucian Of Samosata
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