Nature Of Man Quotes by Sri Aurobindo, James Madison, Greg Smith, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Thomas Hobbes, Mike Medavoy and many others.
Arise, transcend Thyself, Thou art man and the whole nature of man Is to become more than himself.
The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man.
The true nature of mankind comes down to a simple question: ‘Do we teach children how to be good or how to be bad?’
All outward forms of change brought about by wars, revolutions, reformations, laws and ideologies have failed completely to change the basic nature of man and therefore of society.
Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may acknowledge many others to be more witty, or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly believe there be many so wise as themselves.
It is an oftentimes dangerous world and not all of the people in it are nice, sweet and benevolent. It is the nature of man to behave otherwise and we must find leaders who can show us a better way and still maintains a balanced view.
The nature of man is evil; what is good in him is artificial.
All the lies and evasions by which man has nourished himself civilization, in a word is the fruits of the creative artist. It is the creative nature of man which has refused to let him lapse back into that unconscious unity with life which characterizes the animal world from which he made his escape.
Arbitrariness and true liberty are as distinct from each other that the empirical nature is distinct from the higher nature of man.
It is the true nature of mankind to learn from mistakes, not from example.
Today a new faith is stirring: the myth of blood, the faith that along with blood we are defending the divine nature of man as a whole.
Poetry strengthens that faculty which is the organ of the moral nature of man, in the same manner as exercise strengthens a limb.
It should not be believed that all beings exist for the sake of the existence of man. On the contrary, all the other beings too have been intended for their own sakes and not for the sake of anything else.
It is not an arbitrary “decree of God,” but in the nature of man, that a veil shuts down on the facts of to-morrow; for the soul will not have us read any other cipher than that of cause and effect. By this veil, which curtains events, it instructs the children of men to live in to-day.
The latent causes of faction are thus sown in the nature of man; and we see them everywhere brought into different degrees of activity, according to the different circumstances of civil society.
The Divine Plan is one of Freedom. The inherent nature of man is ever seeking to express itself in terms of freedom, because freedom is the birthright of every living soul.
A desire to resist oppression is implanted in the nature of man.