Nature is a mutable cloud which is always and never the same.
God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech.
The conscious purpose of science is control of Nature; its unconscious effect is disruption and chaos.
Everything in nature has its own intrinsic charm, as the work of its Creator’s hand; but the chief beauty of the whole lies in its suggested relations to humanity. Things announce and wait for persons. The house would not have been thus beautifully built and furnished, except for an expected tenant.
Nature not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write.
There is no doubt that breath control is the means for mind control because the mind, like breath, is a part of air; because the nature of mobility is common to both; because the place of origin is the same for both; and because when one of them is controlled, the other gets controlled.
Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.
God, Nature, the wise, the world, preach man, exhort him both by word and deed to the study of himself.
All men by nature desire knowledge.
The final upshot of thinking is the exercise of volition, and of this thought no longer forms a part; but belief is only a stadium of mental action, an effect upon our nature due to thought, which will influence future thinking.