Unlike any other visual image, a photograph is not a rendering, an imitation or an interpretation of its subject, but actually a trace of it. No painting or drawing, however naturalist, belongs to its subject in the way that a photograph does.
— John Berger

The former conviction that these two kingdoms were wholly different in structure, in function, and in kind of life, was not seriously disturbed by the difficulties which the naturalist encountered when he undertook to define them.
Asa Gray naturalist quote

No naturalist has devoted more painstaking attention to the structure of the barnacles than Mr. Darwin.
— Richard Owen

All the most prominent Darwinists proclaim naturalistic philosophy when they think it safe to do so.
— Phillip E. Johnson

According to the scientific naturalist version of cosmic history, nature is a permanently closed system of material effects that can never be influenced by something from outside - like God, for example.
— naturalist quotation by Phillip E. Johnson