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He was gifted with the sly, sharp instinct for self-preservation that passes for wisdom among the rich.
All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.
In life, when stuff happens the instinct is to close off your heart. By leaving your heart open, it leaves room for someone else to come in.
I've always been able to just concoct a melody quite easily - it's just kind of instinct, really. You've got to channel your subconscious.
My style of playing is more enthusiasm and instinct than skill.
Feminists bore me to death. I follow my instinct and if that supports young girls in any way, great. But I'd rather they saw it more as a lesson about following their own instincts rather than imitating somebody.
Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.
After I had my kids, I realized it's pretty much all about instinct - you have to do what's right for you. Everyone has an opinion, but it was all about what you do or don't do. I was so overloaded, so I let my children dictate the way things were supposed to go, and things fell into place.
Speaking as a builder, if you start something, you must have a vision of the thing which arises from your instinct about preserving and enhancing what is there.
If an animal does something, we call it instinct; if we do the same thing for the same reason, we call it intelligence.
Accidents on big mountains happen when people's ambitions cloud their good judgment. Good climbing is about climbing with heart and with instinct, not ambition and pride.
Instinct is untaught ability.
Men have been found to deny woman intellect; they have credited her with instinct, with intuition, with a capacity to correlate cause and effect much as a dog connects its collar with a walk.
W. L. George
When I was growing up, my mother, who had been through a lot of terrible things in life, taught me that when life is tough your instinct is to close your heart. But if you can accept what happened and reach out to someone, there will always be someone less fortunate, or someone that can bring a solution and help your life.
I don't know if you can articulate an instinct.
I think comedy's something you can't learn. It's an instinct, which makes it rather elusive.
There's a lot of research behind the scenes that you don't get to see, but I have an instinct that my dad nurtured from when I was born. I was very lucky then.
Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments; intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and using unorganized instruments.
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.
Low budgets force you to be more creative. Sometimes, with too much money, time and equipment, you can over-think. My way, you can use your gut instinct.
I think there's an instinct to make grotesque horror films that are purely carnal, like the 'Saw' movies.
The reason good women like me and flock to my pictures is that there is a little bit of vampire instinct in every woman.
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.
When I see a slippery slope, my instinct is to build a terrace.
It's a perfectly human instinct to want to be near water.
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.
The entrepreneurial instinct is in you. You can't learn it, you can't buy it, you can't put it in a bottle. It's just there and it comes out.
There's just a natural instinct to want to be great, I think.
I find that whoever you are as a person is how you're gonna fight, and every basic instinct kind of comes out at that moment.
Metaphysics is the finding of bad reasons for what we believe upon instinct; but to find these reasons is no less an instinct.
F. H. Bradley
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