“Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.”

To photograph truthfully and effectively is to see beneath the surfaces and record the qualities of nature and humanity which live or are latent in all things.

I think computer viruses should count as life ... I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.

But such is the irresistible nature of truth, that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.

Nature and nature’s laws lay hid in night: god said, let newton be! and all was light.

We cannot enter into alliances until we are acquainted with the designs of our neighbors.

“I am by nature a dealer in words, and words are the most powerful drug known to humanity.”

Nature that framed us of four elements, warring within our breasts for regiment, doth teach us all to have aspiring minds.

Nature is the source of all true knowledge. She has her own logic, her own laws, she has no effect without cause nor invention without necessity.

Human subtlety will never devise an invention more beautiful, more simple or more direct than does nature because in her inventions nothing is lacking, and nothing is superfluous.

I am a demonstrative man, a baby picker-upper, a hugger and a kisser - that's my nature.

What a book a devil's chaplain might write on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low, and horribly cruel work of nature.