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Quotes And Sayings About Instinct

Instinct Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Instinct

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I go by instinct - I don't worry about experience.
~By Barbra Streisand ~


I think that women just have a primeval instinct to make soup, which they will try to foist on anybody who looks like a likely candidate.
~By Dylan Moran ~


The people of western Missouri are, in some respects, very peculiar. We will take Jackson county where I was born for instance. In that section the people seemed to be born fighters, the instinct being inherited from a long line of ancestors.
~By Cole Younger ~


All the learning in the world cannot replace instinct.
~By Robert Ley ~


I feel constricted if I become too much aware of the act of making. Liberty is lost and instead of an instinctual lyrical expression the whole thing becomes arid.
~By William Scott ~


Literature... is the union of suffering with the instinct for form.
~By Thomas Mann ~


There was nothing in all Douglas's powerful effort that appealed to the higher instincts of human nature, while Lincoln always touched sympathetic cords. Lincoln's speech excited and sustained the enthusiasm of his audience to the end.
~By Henry Villard ~


Religion is not a popular error; it is a great instinctive truth, sensed by the people, expressed by the people.
~By Ernest Renan ~


The need of expansion is as genuine an instinct in man as the need in a plant for the light, or the need in man himself for going upright. The love of liberty is simply the instinct in man for expansion.
~By Matthew Arnold ~


It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


I think comedy is more my instinct and more what I'm geared towards.
~By Austin Peck ~


To destroy a standing crop goes against the soundest instincts of human nature.
~By Henry Cantwell Wallace ~


Our civilization is still in a middle stage, scarcely beast, in that it is no longer wholly guided by instinct; scarcely human, in that it is not yet wholly guided by reason.
~By Theodore Dreiser ~


One of the things that I loved about listening to Miles Davis is that Miles always had an instinct for which musicians were great for what situations. He could always pick a band, and that was the thing that separated him from everybody else.
~By Branford Marsalis ~


People just don't laugh when their family is violated, and you don't shrug it off. You band together and you defend together. It's a funny, primitive instinct.
~By Phillip Noyce ~


Of course no one thought of anything except of attacking the enemy. It lies in the instinct of every German to rush at the enemy wherever he meets him, particularly if he meets hostile cavalry.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


To seek understanding before taking action, yet to trust my instincts when action is called for. Never to avoid danger from fear, never to seek out danger for its own sake. Never to conform to fashion from fear of eccentricity, never to be eccentric from fear of conformity.
~By Steven Brust ~


Snakes are just very instinctive to me. I've been playing with snakes since before I could walk. It doesn't matter where or what it is, from the biggest to the most venomous.
~By Steve Irwin ~


It is curious how instinctively one protects the image of oneself from idolatry or any other handling that could make it ridiculous, or too unlike the original to be believed any longer.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


My mum says, 'Go with your first instinct,' but this can lead to impulse buying!
~By Lindsay Lohan ~


Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


Trust your instinct to the end, though you can render no reason.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


I had an instinctive feeling that the people who have little or no school training should have something coming into their homes weekly which dealt with their problems in a simple, helpful way... so I wrote in a plain, common-sense way on the things that concerned our people.
~By Ida B. Wells ~


And suddenly I realised that I was no longer driving the car consciously. I was driving it by a kind of instinct, only I was in a different dimension.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
~By Anais Nin ~


Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression.
~By Arthur Erickson ~


In my ideal world, no child would suffer. Charitable instincts would prevail. There would be global acceptance of all different types of people.
~By Clay Aiken ~


I used my instincts. It's very easy to imagine how you'd feel, actually. I just had to tell the narrative.
~By Christopher Eccleston ~


So I am totally aware that when I defend the autonomy of art I'm going counter to my own development. It's more an instinctive reaction, meant to protect the private aspect of the work, the part I am most interested in and which nowadays is at risk in our culture.
~By Thom Mayne ~


Animals of all classes, old and young, shrink with instinctive fear from any strange object approaching them.
~By William Henry Hudson ~


As an adult (after college) and as an artist I thought about what was real, what sustained me - it was Christian Science. I was using that when I didn't know it. Saying yes to the Light and your better instinct.
~By Alfre Woodard ~


He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed.
~By Hector Hugh Munro ~


And I think because of the passion of every English player and every English supporter, and every English journalist for the game, most of the game is played with passion, love for football and instinct, but in football you also have to think.
~By Jose Mourinho ~


Some of my instincts are reprehensible.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


President Obama celebrates diversity, yet instinctively seeks common ground and builds on that common ground to make progress.
~By Valerie Jarrett ~


My mother listened to all the news from the camp during the strike. She said little, especially when my father or the men who worked for him were about I remember her instinctive and unhesitating sympathy for the miners.
~By Agnes Smedley ~


I think there's a natural system in your own head about how much violence the scene warrants. It's not an intellectual process, it's an instinctive process.
~By Guy Ritchie ~


The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.
~By Charles Darwin ~


Being varied is something I do instinctively and naturally. I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment.
~By Sarah Brightman ~


As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
~By Bono ~


My instincts are always against people who want to fasten some sort of hegemony onto things.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


It is not to be forgotten that what we call rational grounds for our beliefs are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts.
~By Thomas Huxley ~


I'm not an instinctive actor.
~By John Thaw ~


In this choice, as I look back over more than half a century, I can only follow - and trust - the same sort of instinct that one follows in the art of fiction.
~By Mary A. Ward ~


I focus on the writing and let the rest of the process take care of itself. I've learned to trust my own instincts and I've also learned to take risks.
~By Sue Grafton ~


I decided that it was not wisdom that enabled poets to write their poetry, but a kind of instinct or inspiration, such as you find in seers and prophets who deliver all their sublime messages without knowing in the least what they mean.
~By Socrates ~


The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.
~By George Orwell ~


Baseball for me was instinctive, born within me, given to me as a gift from God.
~By Willie Stargell ~


The artist need not know very much; best of all let him work instinctively and paint as naturally as he breathes or walks.
~By Emil Nolde ~


Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Boxing brings out my aggressive instinct, not necessarily a killer instinct.
~By Sugar Ray Leonard ~


What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


And so you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


My instinct was that it was Sidney's childhood in the Bahamas that gave him the fearlessness to fight racism. So this documentary was a kind of rounding out of what had begun in that scene in In the Heat of the Night.
~By Lee Grant ~


Reason is the servant of instinct.
~By Clarence Day ~


When I get logical, and I don't trust my instincts - that's when I get in trouble.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


Usually the nonsense liberals spout is kind of cute, but in wartime their instinctive idiocy is life-threatening.
~By Ann Coulter ~


Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
~By Harriet Beecher Stowe ~


Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law. Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.
~By Albert Camus ~


The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves.
~By Carl Jung ~


The instinct to impersonate produces the actor; the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright; the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature.
~By George P. Baker ~


The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it.
~By E. B. White ~


The properties which differentiate living matter from any kind of inorganic imitation may be instinctively felt, but can hardly be formulated without expert knowledge.
~By Oliver Joseph Lodge ~


Freud's view is that all love is sexual in its origin or its basis. Even those loves which do not appear to be sexual or erotic have a sexual root or core. They are all sublimations of the sexual instinct.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


We believe that civilization has been created under the pressure of the exigencies of life at the cost of satisfaction of the instincts.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
~By Jose Marti ~


Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized, there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons, and a strong desire to get rid of them.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.
~By Samuel Butler ~


A criminal is a person with predatory instincts without sufficient capital to form a corporation.
~By Howard Scott ~


The parent knows instinctively that if they're working and setting an example for their child that means that child is more likely to be in school, more likely to stay out of trouble and more likely to complete their education.
~By John Engler ~


Fame is empowering. My mistake was that I thought I would instinctively know how to handle it. But there's no manual, no training course.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


I always sensed instinctively from the earliest age that I was being lied to.
~By Richard Linklater ~


Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is much higher and truer courage.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


She has good instincts, but wrong judgments. She'll rue the day.
~By David O. Selznick ~


I wasn't popular in the home office because I wasn't chicken. I'm just a risk taker. I have gut instincts.
~By Gary Gygax ~


It has been generally the custom of writers on natural history to take the habits and instincts of animals as the fixed point, and to consider their structure and organization as specially adapted to be in accordance with them.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.
~By Hilaire Belloc ~


This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and... if I think of human beings I've known and of my own life, such as it is, I can't recall any case of pain which didn't, on the whole, enrich life.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


If an animal does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing for the same reason, we call it intelligence.
~By Will Cuppy ~


There can be no doubt that the average man blames much more than he praises. His instinct is to blame. If he is satisfied he says nothing; if he is not, he most illogically kicks up a row.
~By Golda Meir ~


I generally wade in blind and trust to fate and instinct to see me through.
~By Peter Straub ~


Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
~By Aleister Crowley ~


Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
~By Coco Chanel ~


Looking back on those games, I probably hustled out of position as much as I hustled into position since I really never had any real training. I was working on instincts alone.
~By Jim Evans ~


Their every instinct - and I have to say this is without exception - is to iron out the bumps, and It's always the bumps that are the most interesting stuff.
~By Adrian Lyne ~


Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


If I'd seen a grown man beating a crippled boy, of course I'd intervene. If my father died and left my mother destitute, it's your instinct to take care of her. So when I started to think about it in those terms, it started to make sense to me.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


I believe that all of us are born heterosexual, physically created with a plumbing that's heterosexual, and created with the instincts and desires that are basically, fundamentally, heterosexual.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


Everything I do in my life is very instinctual and in the moment. If I'm attracted to something, that's it. If I have reservations, those don't change till they're resolved. My first impression is how I go.
~By Andy Garcia ~


Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience.
~By Jimmy Buffett ~


I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is opposed to every instinct in my body. But as president I must put the interests of America first Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.
~By Stanley Baldwin ~


You instinctively discover how to entertain an audience.
~By Anna Held ~


Billy not only had a distinguished career in the Legislature, but he also has great business instincts and has done exceedingly well making investment decisions in both stocks and private ventures such as real estate.
~By Christie Hefner ~


As long as man labors for a physical existence, though an act of necessity almost, he is yet natural; it is life, though that of this world, for which he instinctively works.
~By Jones Very ~


In art as in love, instinct is enough.
~By Anatole France ~


September 11 is one of our worst days but it brought out the best in us. It unified us as a country and showed our charitable instincts and reminded us of what we stood for and stand for.
~By Lamar Alexander ~


Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
~By Pablo Picasso ~

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