I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately.— Henry David Thoreau
Thrilling True Nature quotations
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
Your true nature is that of infinite spirit. The feeling of limitation is the work of the mind.
As gold purified in a furnace loses its impurities and achieves its own true nature, the mind gets rid of the impurities of the attributes of delusion, attachment and purity through meditation and attains Reality.
You will continue to suffer if you have an emotional reaction to everything that is said to you. True power is sitting back and observing everything with logic. If words control your that means everyone can control you. Breathe and allow things to pass.
Mother Nature is the true artist and our job as cooks is to allow her to shine.
Each thing tends to move towards its own nature.
I always desire happiness which is my true nature. My nature is never a burden to me. Happiness is never a burden to me, whilst sorrow is.
Strange that so much suffering is caused because of the misunderstandings of God's true nature. God's heart is more gentle than the Virgin's first kiss upon the Christ. And God's forgiveness to all, to any thought or act, is more certain than our own being.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
Science makes people reach selflessly for truth and objectivity;
it teaches people to accept reality, with wonder and admiration, not to mention the deep awe and joy that the natural order of things brings to the true scientist.
Love is our true essence. Love has no limitations of caste, religion, race, or nationality. We are all beads strung together on the same thread of love. To awaken this unity-and to spread to others the love that is our inherent nature-is the true goal of human life.
I am naturally fond of adventure, a little ambitious, and a good deal romantic - but patriotism was the true secret of my success.
Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year.
For most people to be happy, there has to be a person, place, or thing involved in their happiness. In true happiness, there are no things involved. It's a natural state. You will abide in that state forever.
Spending your time with true spiritual friends will fill you with love for all beings and help you to see how negative attachment and hatred are. Being with such friends, and following their example, will naturally imbue you with their good qualities, just as all the birds flying around a golden mountain are bathed in its golden radiance.
True joy of nature is when every drop of water shines like a pearl.
The axe forgets what the tree remembers.
To be wild is not to be crazy or psychotic.
True wildness is a love of nature, a delight in silence, a voice free to say spontaneous things, and an exuberant curiosity in the face of the unknown.
The world is so unhappy because it is ignorant of the true Self.
Man’s real nature is happiness. Happiness is inborn in the true Self. Man’s search for happiness is an unconscious search for his true Self. The true Self is imperishable; therefore, when a man finds it, he finds a happiness which does not come to an end.
Health is like money, we never have a true idea of its value until we lose it.
Knowing others is intelligence, knowing yourself is true wisdom.
You impose limits on your true nature of infinite being.
Then you get displeased to be only a limited creature. Then you begin spiritual practices to transcend these non-existing limits. But if your practice itself implies the existence of these limits, how could they allow you to transcend them.
Blueberries, strawberries and blackberries are true super foods.
Naturally sweet and juicy, berries are low in sugar and high in nutrients - they are among the best foods you can eat.
Aging is no accident. It is necessary to the human condition, intended by the soul. We become more characteristic of who we are simply by lasting into later years; the older we become, the more our true natures emerge. Thus the final years have a very important purpose: the fulfillment and confirmation of one’s character.
In every walk with the nature one receives far more than he seeks.
Nothing is too wonderful to be true if it be consistent with the laws of nature.
Forgetfulness of your real nature is true death; remembrance of it is rebirth.
True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people.
There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate.
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
We must find our way back to true nature.
We must set ourselves to the task of revitalizing the earth. Regreening the earth, sowing seeds in the desert--that is the path society must follow.
Because the relationship between self and world is reciprocal, it is not a matter of first getting enlightened or saved and then acting. As we work to heal the Earth, the Earth heals us. No need to wait. As we care enough to take risks, we loosen the grip of ego and begin to come home to our true nature.
If in the darkness of ignorance, you don’t recognize a person’s true nature, look to see whom he has chosen for his leader.
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.
To believe that you depend on things and people for happiness is due to ignorance of your true nature; to know that you need nothing to be happy, except Self-knowledge, is wisdom.
When the turbulence of distracting thoughts subside and our mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within.
Your True Nature Is Love. There's Nothing You Can Do About It.
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
We try so hard to hide everything we're really feeling from those who probably need to know our true feelings the most. People try to bottle up their emotions, as if it's somehow wrong to have natural reactions to life.
Do not look for evil. Look for the goodness of God all around you. As you look for signs of His Presence, many more opportunities will occur for you to bless people and share God's true nature.
True love has a habit of coming back.
The true lover of knowledge naturally strives for truth, and is not content with common opinion, but soars with undimmed and unwearied passion till he grasps the essential nature of things.
Our true nature is like a precious jewel: although it may be temporarily buried in mud, it remains completely brilliant and unaffected. We simply have to uncover it.
Come into the mountains, dear friend Leave society and take no one with you But your true self Get close to nature Your everyday games will be insignificant Notice the clouds spontaneously forming patterns And try to do that with your life.
The more you try to crush your true nature, the more it will control you.
Be what you are. No one who really loves you will stop.
Take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.