Mystery Of Nature Quotes by Max Planck, Alfred North Whitehead, Albert Einstein, Henry David Thoreau, Jose Ortega y Gasset, Edward Young and many others.
All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force.
It is impossible to meditate on time and the mystery of nature without an overwhelming emotion at the limitations of human intelligence.
He who finds a thought that lets us a little deeper into the eternal mystery of nature has been granted great peace.
Anybody who has been seriously engaged in scientific work of any kind realizes that over the entrance to the gates of the temple of science are written the words: ‘Ye must have faith.’
Talk of mysteries! вЂ” Think of our life in nature, вЂ” daily to be shown matter, to come in contact with it, вЂ” rocks, trees, wind on our cheeks! The solid earth! The actual world! The common sense! Contact! Contact! Who are we? Where are we?
A fascinating mystery of nature is manifested in the universal fact of hunting: the inexorable hierarchy among living beings. Every animal is in a relationship of superiority or inferiority with regard to every other. Strict equality is exceedingly improbable and anomalous.
Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.
Read nature; nature is a friend to truth.
Although to penetrate into the intimate mysteries of nature and thence to learn the true causes of phenomena is not allowed to us, nevertheless it can happen that a certain fictive hypothesis may suffice for explaining many phenomena.
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
While Newton seemed to draw off the veil from some of the mysteries of nature, he showed at the same time the imperfections of the mechanical philosophy; and thereby restored her ultimate secrets to that obscurity, in which they ever did and ever will remain.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
Scientists try to discover or unravel the mysteries of nature. Some of the problems we are trying to solve have been solved in nature.
We need the tonic of wildness…At the same time that we are earnest to explore and learn all things, we require that all things be mysterious and unexplorable, that land and sea be indefinitely wild, unsurveyed and unfathomed by us because unfathomable. We can never have enough of nature.
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.
He who finds though that lets us penetrate even a little deeper into the eternal mystery of nature has been granted great grace. He who, in addition, experiences the recognition, sympathy, and help of the best minds of his times, had been given almost more happiness than one man can bear.
Art will never come except from some small disregarded corner where an isolated and inspired man is studying the mysteries of nature.
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