quotes tagged with 'humannature'
Author: Anita Desai, Source: unknown
Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow
Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery, Source: unknown
And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye
Author: William Faulkner, Source: As I Lay Dying
Sometimes I lose faith in human nature for a time; I am assailed by doubt. But always the Lord restores my faith and reveals to me His bounteous love for His creatures
Author: Jane Austen, Source: Emma
Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person either marries or dies is sure of being kindly spoken of.
Every man has some reminiscences which he would not tell to everyone, but only to his friends. He has others which he would not reveal even to his friends, but only to himself, and that in secret. But finally there are still others which a man is even afraid to tell himself, and every decent man has a considerable number of such things stored away. That is, one can even say that the more decent he is, the greater the number of such things in his mind. Author: ~Fyodor Dostoevesky, Source: ~Notes from Undergrond
It seems to me that our 3 basic needs, for food & security & love, are so mixed & mingled & entwined that we cannot straightly think of one without the other.Author: M.F.K. Fisher, Source: unknown
Man is a reasoning rather than a reasonable animal.Author: Alexander Hamilton, Source: unknown