Gilbert White Quotes

Top 11 wise famous quotes and sayings by Gilbert White

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Gilbert White quotes: Floods are an act of God; flooddamages result from the acts of men. Floods are an act of God; flood
damages result from the acts of men.
Gilbert White quotes: The French, I think, in general, are strangely prolix in their natural history. The French, I think, in general, are strangely prolix in their natural history.
Gilbert White quotes: I was much entertained last summer with a tame bat, which would take flies out of a person's hand. I was much entertained last summer with a tame bat, which would take flies out of a person's hand.
Gilbert White quotes: It is, I find, in zoology as it is in botany: all nature is so full, that that district produces the greatest variety which is the most examined. It is, I find, in zoology as it is in botany: all nature is so full, that that district produces the greatest variety which is the most examined.
Gilbert White quotes: Bats drink on the wing, like swallows, by sipping the surface, as they play over pools and streams. Bats drink on the wing, like swallows, by sipping the surface, as they play over pools and streams.
Gilbert White quotes: The parish of Selborne, by taking in so much of the forest, is a vast district. The parish of Selborne, by taking in so much of the forest, is a vast district.
Gilbert White quotes: You may depend on it that the bunting, emberiza miliaria, does not leave this country in the winter. You may depend on it that the bunting, emberiza miliaria, does not leave this country in the winter.
Gilbert White quotes: The parish I live in is a very abrupt, uneven country, full of hills and woods, and therefore full of birds. The parish I live in is a very abrupt, uneven country, full of hills and woods, and therefore full of birds.
Gilbert White quotes: I want to be better informed with regard to ichthyology. I want to be better informed with regard to ichthyology.
Gilbert White quotes: Hedge-hogs abound in my gardens and fields. Hedge-hogs abound in my gardens and fields.