Quotations About
human nature

Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.

Posted in: Emma

Man is the only animal that laughs and weeps; for he is the only animal that is struck with the difference between what things are, and what they ought to be.

Lectures on the English Comic Writers (1819)
Posted in: William Hazlitt

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.

Physics and Politics (1869)
Posted in: Walter Bagehot

The Terminator: It’s in your nature to destroy yourselves.