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


For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression.
~By Billy Zane ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you insist upon fighting to protect me, or 'our' country, let it be understood soberly and rationally between us that you are fighting to gratify a sex instinct which I cannot share; to procure benefits where I have not shared and probably will not share.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


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 ~


I'm much more attracted personally to governments going their full term. It's very hard to have a fixed term election I know with ah... a parliamentary democracy, but I've always had an instinct to say there should be a fixed term.
~By Jim Bolger ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I think one of the coolest things about the job is the level of trust we have for each other. The actors fully trust that the writers will write amazing episodes, and the writers trust that the actors will follow their instincts with the characters.
~By John Krasinski ~


I rely on my instincts and intuition, and I feel it's so imperative for people to follow not the path but their path.
~By Emma Stone ~


Religion is an illusion and it derives its strength from the fact that it falls in with our instinctual desires.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


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


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 ~


If you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, your life will be safe, expedient and thin.
~By Katharine Butler Hathaway ~


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 ~


Stick to your instincts.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


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 ~


Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments; intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and using unorganized instruments.
~By Henri Bergson ~


A general loathing of a gang or sect usually has some sound basis in instinct.
~By Ezra Pound ~


And only the photographer himself knows the effect he wants. He should know by instinct, grounded in experience, what subjects are enhanced by hard or soft, light or dark treatment.
~By Bill Brandt ~


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


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


But when I would see the surrogate, my first instinct, my first reaction would be jealousy, because she was doing what I wanted to do.
~By Cheryl Tiegs ~


I have always had strong maternal instincts. Even when I was still a child I cut out pictures of prams from newspapers and imagined the feeling of pushing my own pram through fresh winter snow and seeing the wheels' tracks behind me in the snow.
~By Agnetha Faltskog ~


To destroy is still the strongest instinct in nature.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


It was an instinct to put the world in order that powered her mending split infinitives and snipping off dangling participles, smoothing away the knots and bumps until the prose before her took on a sheen, like perfect caramel.
~By David Leavitt ~


I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
~By Edmund Burke ~


A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
~By Richard Branson ~


Surely we have always acted; it is an instinct inherent in all of us. Some of us are better at it than others, but we all do it.
~By Laurence Olivier ~


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 ~


And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew, with an instinctive mammalian certainty, that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human.
~By William Gibson ~


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 ~


Shakespeare reveals human nature brilliantly: he shines a light on our instinctive desire to dominate each other.
~By Edward Hall ~


My instincts are not comedic.
~By Josh Lucas ~


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 ~


My films are the expression of momentary desires. I follow my instincts, but in a disciplined way.
~By Roman Polanski ~


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


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 tendency to aggression is an innate, independent, instinctual disposition in man... it constitutes the powerful obstacle to culture.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


I really like to experiment. That's the only way I can work. It's instinctive.
~By F. Murray Abraham ~


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


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 ~


An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor.
~By Alan Bates ~


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 ~


I was thinking about doing another film at the same time, which was the sequel to Basic Instinct and I just had a feeling that wasn't going to happen. You know, I just kind of read the writing on the wall.
~By Bruce Greenwood ~


I think there's a supreme power behind the whole thing, an intelligence. Look at all of the instincts of nature, both animals and plants, the very ingenious ways they survive. If you cut yourself, you don't have to think about it.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


Like the winds that we come we know not whence and blow whither soever they list, the forces of society are derived from an obscure and distant origin. They arise before the date of philosophy, from the instincts, not the speculations of men.
~By Adam Ferguson ~


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 ~


The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life.
~By Roy Jenkins ~


What is now reason was formerly impulse or instinct.
~By Ovid ~


Growing up human is uniquely a matter of social relations rather than biology. What we learn from connections within the family takes the place of instincts that program the behavior of animals; which raises the question, how good are these connections?
~By Elizabeth Janeway ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Creativity comes from trust. Trust your instincts. And never hope more than you work.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


Simplicity is an acquired taste. Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life.
~By Katharine Fullerton Gerould ~


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 ~


Sticking to your values, listening to your instincts, making your own choices is so important.
~By Brittany Murphy ~


Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
~By Bruce Lee ~


I like working with actresses, and I like women a lot, not for obvious reasons, but just in that that there's so much about what they bring to the scene that keeps it so interesting. Their instincts are so different, and they never explain them to you.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


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


All you have in comedy, in general, is just going with your instincts. You can only hope that other people think that what you think is funny is funny. I don't have an answer but I just try to plough straight ahead.
~By Will Ferrell ~


Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch. If he were allowed to develop according to his own instincts, his own inclinations, society would undergo such a radical transformation as to make the adult revolutionary cower and cringe.
~By John Andrew Holmes ~


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


The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


The reason good women like me and flock to my pictures is that there is a little bit of vampire instinct in every woman.
~By Theda Bara ~


Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.
~By Max Eastman ~


God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature.
~By Julia Ward Howe ~


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 ~


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


None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much.
~By Lydia M. Child ~


Telling us to obey instinct is like telling us to obey 'people.' People say different things: so do instincts. Our instincts are at war... Each instinct, if you listen to it, will claim to be gratified at the expense of the rest.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


To be womanly is one thing, and one only; it is to be sensitive to man, to be highly endowed with the sex instinct; to be manly is to be sensitive to woman.
~By Jane Harrison ~


I'm not a marketing person. I don't ask myself questions. I go by instinct.
~By Karl Lagerfeld ~


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


Few of us have vitality enough to make any of our instincts imperious.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


The husband - by primitive instinct partly, certainly by ancient tradition - regards himself as the active partner in matters of love and his own pleasure as legitimately the prime motive for activity.
~By Havelock Ellis ~


My primary instinct as an actor is not the big transformation. It's thrilling if a performer can do that well, but that's not me. Often with actors, it's a case of witnessing a big party piece but wondering afterwards, where's the substance?
~By Colin Firth ~


Metaphysics is the finding of bad reasons for what we believe upon instinct; but to find these reasons is no less an instinct.
~By F. H. Bradley ~


Singing and being truthful to a song... I've developed that skill, and I know how to do that real instinctively, that's all I've been doing for the last 25 years.
~By Taylor Dane ~


It's a perfectly human instinct to want to be near water.
~By Stone Gossard ~


I am sure that instinctively we wish to be everything, to possess it-why cut the rose or marry the man, otherwise?
~By Ella Maillart ~


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


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


There are people who claim to be instinctive cooks, who never follow recipes or weigh anything at all. All I can say is they're not very fussy about what they eat. For me, cooking is an exact art and not some casual game.
~By Delia Smith ~


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


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 ~


Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


I remember that, although I was full of fervour, I didn't have the slightest inkling, even at forty, of the deeper side to the movement we were pursuing by instinct. It was in the air!
~By Camille Pissarro ~


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


Actors are trusting souls, and we must go by gut-level instinct, even after our agents and business managers weigh all the odds.
~By Anne Archer ~


I guess I feel that I was following my instincts, and at the same time being guided by the best. I became totally intrigued with Louisiana - the people, the food. It is a part of my life. Everything that has happened for me since moving here has just been icing on the cake.
~By Emeril Lagasse ~


I'm pretty instinctive. I'm a quick learner.
~By Shannon Elizabeth ~


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 ~

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