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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.
C. S. Lewis
I've realized that being happy is a choice. You never want to rub anybody the wrong way or not be fun to be around, but you have to be happy. When I get logical and I don't trust my instincts - Thats when I get in trouble.
When I get logical, and I don't trust my instincts - that's when I get in trouble.
Few of us have vitality enough to make any of our instincts imperious.
George Bernard Shaw
For centuries the death penalty, often accompanied by barbarous refinements, has been trying to hold crime in check; yet crime persists. Why? Because the instincts that are warring in man are not, as the law claims, constant forces in a state of equilibrium.
Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.
A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.
We believe that civilization has been created under the pressure of the exigencies of life at the cost of satisfaction of the instincts.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales.
Humor has bailed me out of more tight situations than I can think of. If you go with your instincts and keep your humor, creativity follows. With luck, success comes, too.
Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts.
David Herbert Lawrence
It is not to be forgotten that what we call rational grounds for our beliefs are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts.
Every man wants a woman to appeal to his better side, his nobler instincts, and his higher nature - and another woman to help him forget them.
Be yourself. Follow your instincts. Success depends, at least in part, on the ability to 'carry it off.'
The diseases which destroy a man are no less natural than the instincts which preserve him.
The only power deserving the name is that of masses, and of governments while they make themselves the organ of the tendencies and instincts of masses.
John Stuart Mill
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.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
On the one hand, people think they own kids; they feel that they have the right to tell the kids what to do. On the other hand, people envy kids. We'd like to be kids our whole lives. Kids get to do what they do. They live on their instincts.
Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.
Amos Bronson Alcott
You have to really be courageous about your instincts and your ideas. Otherwise you'll just knuckle under, and things that might have been memorable will be lost.
Francis Ford Coppola
I don't think many actors are the best judge of careers. I think generally we have good instincts about what we can do in terms of acting. And often they become directors, which I don't want to be.
I get 0.5 seconds to react to a ball, sometimes even less than that. I can't be thinking of what XYZ has said about me. I need to surrender myself to my natural instincts. My subconscious mind knows exactly what to do. It is trained to react. At home, my family doesn't discuss media coverage.
I used to joke I was a point-and-click actor. My whole process has been about trusting your instincts and hitting your mark.
I act on impulse and I go with my instincts.
Follow your instincts and do not let other people's opinion of you become your opinion of yourself.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Some of my instincts are reprehensible.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
I'm very aware that when one is acting in the theater, you do become kind of animal about it. And you're reliant on instincts rather than tact a lot of the time.
I've always kind of done exactly what my instincts said.
In all my public and private acts as your president, I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor with full confidence that honesty is always the best policy in the end.
Gerald R. Ford
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