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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.
Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path.
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.
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
Artists instinctively want to reflect humanity, their own and each other's, in all its intermittent virtue and vitality, frailty and fallibility.
My childhood was protected by love and a comfortable home. Yet, while still a very young child, I began instinctively to feel that there was something lacking, even in my own home, some false conception of family relations, some incomplete ideal.
I seem most instinctively to believe in the human value of creative writing, whether in the form of verse or fiction, as a mode of truth-telling, self-expression and homage to the twin miracles of creation and consciousness.
I try to live instinctively. And I guess I've always enjoyed living in a fantasy world, daydreaming.
When I was 11 years old, my parents wanted me to do something besides get in trouble. So they enrolled me in sailing classes at the Sea Shell Association in Santa Barbara, Calif. From the moment I climbed into that 8-foot dinghy in 1952, I knew instinctively what to do and sensed I had done it before.
Kids instinctively know - although they will argue to the contrary - that they really are not mature enough to make good decisions on some important issues.
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.
I wanted to become me, totally me. The more me, the better. I instinctively knew this and I was right.
Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
James Russell Lowell
Modern medicine, for all its advances, knows less than 10 percent of what your body knows instinctively.
The only sense that is common in the long run, is the sense of change and we all instinctively avoid it.
E. B. White
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.
When times get tough, at some point, people instinctively know they need to lighten up in order to get through it.
Jesus did not get stuck in intellectual arguments with people. He did not go for the intellect; He went for the conscience. He spoke to that part of the person that knows the difference between right and wrong instinctively.
It is human nature to instinctively rebel at obscurity or ordinariness.
I always sensed instinctively from the earliest age that I was being lied to.
I instinctively try to protect people from filth.
People instinctively know the difference between something done with a profit motive and something done with a love motive.
The best actors instinctively feel out what the other actors need, and they just accommodate it.
I instinctively dress a bit tougher because I've spent a lot of time in the U.S. and I realised there was a certain image projected of me here. I've always been an absolute rebel. When I was in my teen years I had piercings and wore all black.
President Obama celebrates diversity, yet instinctively seeks common ground and builds on that common ground to make progress.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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