Civilized people cannot fully satisfy their sexual instinct without love
Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
Instinct is untaught ability
Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey.
Love has its own instinct, finding the way to the heart, as the feeblest insect finds the way to its flower, with a will which nothing can dismay nor turn aside.
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.
Common sense is instinct. Enough of it is genius.
Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.
Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.
The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.
I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.
Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.
Morality is herd instinct in the individual.
But each spring...a gardening instinct, sure as the sap rising in the trees, stirs within us. We look about and decide to tame another little bit of ground
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
No sooner do we depart from sense and instinct to follow reason but we are insensibly drawn into uncouth paradoxes, difficulties, and inconsistencies, which multiply and grow upon us as we advance in speculation; till at length, having wandered through many intricate mazes, we find ourselves just where we were, or, which is worse, sit down in a forlorn scepticism
Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf
Men always want to be a woman's first love. That is their clumsy vanity. We women have a more subtle instinct about things. What we like is to be a man's last romance
Men always want to be a woman's first love.
Women have a more subtle instinct:
What they like is to be a man's last romance.
Men always want to be a woman's first love. Women have a more subtle instinct: What they like is to be a man's last romance.
Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience.
The most important thing is to follow your instinct and get involved with some friends who have similar tastes and aspirations and like music as much as you do.
To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.