And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
- Anais Nin
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Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
- Alexander Pope
The primary and most beautiful of Nature's qualities is motion, which agitates her at all times, but this motion is simply a perpetual consequence of crimes, she conserves it by means of crimes only.
- Marquis de Sade
To enter by reason means to realize the essence through instruction and to believe that all living things share the same true nature, which isn't apparent because it's shrouded by sensation and delusion.
There were no temples or shrines among us save those of nature.
- Charles Eastman
The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself and can never be erased.
- Alexander Hamilton
I mean, you always want everybody to pat you on the back and tell you you're wonderful every time you do something I think that's human nature.
- David Duchovny
Nature does nothing in vain.
Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.
- Anais Nin