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Instincts Quotes


These are some of the best 'Instincts' quotations and sayings.

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A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.

A man should not strive to eliminate his complexes but to get into accord with them, for they are legitimately what directs his conduct in the world.

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.

A trembling in the bones may carry a more convincing testimony than the dry, documented deductions of the brain.

A true history of human events would show that a far larger proportion of our acts are the results of sudden impulses and accident than of that reason of which we so much boast.

All I can do is act according to my deepest instinct, and be whatever I must be-crazy or ribald or sad or compassionate or loving or indifferent. That is all anybody can do.

All our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.

Analysis kills spontaneity. The grain once ground into flour springs and germinates no more.

But are not this struggle and even the mistakes one may make better, and do they not develop us more, than if we kept systematically away from emotions?

By learning to contact, listen to, and act on our intuition, we can directly connect to the higher power of the universe and allow it to become our guiding force.

Calculation never made a hero.

Cherish your emotions and never undervalue them.

Command by instinct is swifter, subtler, deeper, more accurate, more in touch with reality than command by conscious mind. The discovery takes one's breath away.

Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.

Conviction without experience makes for harshness.

Decisions, particularly important ones, have always made me sleepy, perhaps because I know that I will have to make them by instinct, and thinking things out is only what other people tell me I should do.

Every human being has, like Socrates, an attendant spirit; and wise are they who obey its signals. If it does not always tell us what to do, it always cautions us what not to do.

Every time a resolve or fine glow of feeling evaporates without bearing fruit, it is worse than a chance lost; it works to hinder future emotions from taking the normal path of discharge.

Every time I've done something that doesn't feel right, it's ended up not being right.

Every time you don't follow your inner guidance, you feel a loss of energy, loss of power, a sense of spiritual deadness.


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