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English majors understand human nature better than economists do.

English majors understand human nature better than economists do.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Habituated from our Infancy to trample upon the Rights of Human Nature, eve

Habituated from our Infancy to trample upon the Rights of Human Nature, every generous, every liberal Sentiment, if not extinguished, is enfeebled in our Minds.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written la

Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The Republican form of government is the highest form of government: but be

The Republican form of government is the highest form of government: but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature, a type nowhere at present existing.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Human nature is above all things lazy.

Human nature is above all things lazy.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that

It is not human nature we should accuse but the despicable conventions that pervert it.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stim

The sway of alcohol over mankind is unquestionably due to its power to stimulate the mystical faculties of human nature, usually crushed to earth by the cold facts and dry criticisms of the sober hour.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

I think... the history of civilization is an attempt to codify, classify an

I think... the history of civilization is an attempt to codify, classify and categorize aspects of human nature that hardly lend themselves to that process.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Envy is human nature.

Envy is human nature.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Human nature is not nearly as bad as it has been thought to be.

Human nature is not nearly as bad as it has been thought to be.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among

There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago

Only the brave know how to forgive it is the most refined and generous pitc

Only the brave know how to forgive it is the most refined and generous pitch of virtue human nature can arrive at.
Posted 3 months, 1 week ago