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If your dog doesn’t like someone you probably shouldn’t, either.


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A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. ⏤ Richard Branson


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Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully.

Max Eastman, author

Instinct is a marvellous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.

Agatha Christie, writer

Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.

Agatha Christie, writer

Trust your own instinct. Your mistakes might as well be your own, instead of someone else's.

Billy Wilder, director

Instinct is untaught ability.

Alexander Bain,

Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.

Don Marquis, poet

I would rather trust a woman's instinct than a man's reason.

Stanley Baldwin, statesman

Don't you dare underestimate the power of your own instinct.

Barbara Corcoran, businesswoman

Instinct is the nose of the mind.

Madame de Girardin,

A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

Instinct. When the house burns one forgets even lunch. Yes, but one eats it later in the ashes.

Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher

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.

Honore de Balzac, novelist

All the learning in the world cannot replace instinct.

Robert Ley, soldier

Instinct is action taken in pursuance of a purpose, but without conscious perception of what the purpose is.

Van Hartmann,

It is the rooted instinct in men to admire what is better and more beautiful than themselves.

James Russell Lowell, poet

Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit, no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers that the spiritual athlete must crash through.

Germaine Greer, activist

You must train your intuition -- you must trust the small voice inside you which tells you exactly what to say, what to decide.

Ingrid Bergman, actress

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.

Mick Taylor, musician

I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.

Walt Disney, cartoonist

Poetry proceeds from the totality of man, sense, imagination, intellect, love, desire, instinct, blood and spirit together.

Jacques Maritain, philosopher

When times get tough, at some point, people instinctively know they need to lighten up in order to get through it.

Allen Klein, businessman

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.

Laurence Olivier, actor

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.

Theodore Dreiser, novelist

I generally wade in blind and trust to fate and instinct to see me through.

Peter Straub, writer

There is not, in my opinion, anything more mysterious in nature than this instinct in animals, which thus rise above reason, and yet fall infinitely short of it.

Joseph Addison, writer

Few of us have vitality enough to make any of our instincts imperious.

George Bernard Shaw, dramatist

The active part of man consists of powerful instincts, some of which are gentle and continuous; others violent and short; some baser, some nobler, and all necessary.

Francis W. Newman, writer

Your instinct, rather than precision stabbing, is more about just random bludgeoning.

Simon Pegg, comedian

If we listen human instinct actually tells us what we need, but advertising makes us want things we don't need and things we can't have.

Kit Williams, author

A goose flies by a chart which the Royal Geographical Society could not mend.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, writer

It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

Man is primarily governed by passion and instinct.

Muhammad Iqbal, poet

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.

Ben Hogan, athlete

If you let your fear of consequence prevent you from following your deepest instinct, your life will be safe, expedient and thin.

Katharine Butler Hathaway, author

Style is primarily a matter of instinct.

Bill Blass, designer

The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.

Edgar R. Fiedler, economist

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.

Anais Nin, author

For me, that's natural. The instinct to score comes naturally and if you have it, you've got to go to it.

Reggie Lewis, athlete

I gravitated to acting out of a mixture of instinct, naivete and opportunity.

Jeffrey Combs, actor

The natural man has only two primal passions, to get and to beget.

William Osler, scientist

Bullies are always cowards at heart and may be credited with a pretty safe instinct in scenting their prey.

Anna Julia Cooper, educator

I usually go with the first instinct, and then build upon that.

John Otto, musician

To live is like to love - all reason is against it, and all healthy instinct for it.

Samuel Butler, poet

The ugly is very appealing to man. It's instinct. One shrinks from the ugly, yet wants to look at it. There's a devilish fascination in it. We extract pleasure from horror.

Sonya Levien,

I've never had a plan, I've always done things from instinct.

Greta Gerwig, actress

He had no failings which were not owing to a noble cause; to an ardent, generous, perhaps an immoderate passion for fame; a passion which is the instinct of all great souls.

Edmund Burke, statesman

A good short-story writer has an instinct for sketching in just enough background to ground the specific story.

Lynn Abbey, author

Today I trust my instinct, I trust myself. Finally.

Isabelle Adjani, actress

Yet otters have not been hunters in water long enough for the habit to become an instinct.

Henry Williamson, author

I had an instinct before and maybe now I don't have that instinct as much as knowing what to do, what shots to hit, where to place the ball, things like that.

Jennifer Capriati, athlete

In this choice, as I look back over more than half a century, I can only follow - and trust - the same sort of instinct that one follows in the art of fiction.

Mary Augusta Ward, novelist

One of the things that I loved about listening to Miles Davis is that Miles always had an instinct for which musicians were great for what situations. He could always pick a band, and that was the thing that separated him from everybody else.

Branford Marsalis, musician

And only the photographer himself knows the effect he wants. He should know by instinct, grounded in experience, what subjects are enhanced by hard or soft, light or dark treatment.

Bill Brandt, photographer

And I think because of the passion of every English player and every English supporter, and every English journalist for the game, most of the game is played with passion, love for football and instinct, but in football you also have to think.

Jose Mourinho, coach

I had this instinct and I just knew it. It was a very strange thing and as soon as I finished recording it, we were all in the studio saying we have something really special here.

Deborah Cox, musician

Snakes are just very instinctive to me. I've been playing with snakes since before I could walk. It doesn't matter where or what it is, from the biggest to the most venomous.

Steve Irwin, scientist

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.

Steve Irwin, scientist

The husband - by primitive instinct partly, certainly by ancient tradition - regards himself as the active partner in matters of love and his own pleasure as legitimately the prime motive for activity.

Havelock Ellis, psychologist

It taught me that Clinton's instinct to make this about your life as a citizen, rather than his as a human being, was the right answer to these things.

Paul Begala, journalist

My instinct was that it was Sidney's childhood in the Bahamas that gave him the fearlessness to fight racism. So this documentary was a kind of rounding out of what had begun in that scene in In the Heat of the Night.

Lee Grant, actress

At this period the enthusiasm of the amateur was fast giving way to a more steady commercial instinct, and I let no opportunity slip of improving my position, but I felt that I was still labouring under the disadvantage of not having acquired some technical profession.

Henry Bessemer, scientist

I live on my gut instinct.

Melanie Brown, musician

I was thinking about doing another film at the same time, which was the sequel to Basic Instinct and I just had a feeling that wasn't going to happen. You know, I just kind of read the writing on the wall.

Bruce Greenwood, actor

I think comedy is more my instinct and more what I'm geared towards.

Austin Peck, actor

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, writer

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, writer

It was an instinct to put the world in order that powered her mending split infinitives and snipping off dangling participles, smoothing away the knots and bumps until the prose before her took on a sheen, like perfect caramel.

David Leavitt, novelist

The left-leaning thinking that dominates the movie business follows a common liberal instinct to deny the spiritual dimension to every problem, thereby profoundly compounding the difficulties.

Michael Medved, journalist

It is only by following your deepest instinct that you can lead a rich life.

Katharine Butler Hathaway, author

The very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.

Charles Darwin, naturalist

The reason good women like me and flock to my pictures is that there is a little bit of vampire instinct in every woman.

Theda Bara, actress

The instinct to impersonate produces the actor; the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright; the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature.

George P. Baker,

What is peculiar in the life of a man consists not in his obedience, but his opposition, to his instincts. In one direction or another he strives to live a supernatural life.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

I'm much more attracted personally to governments going their full term. It's very hard to have a fixed term election I know with ah... a parliamentary democracy, but I've always had an instinct to say there should be a fixed term.

Jim Bolger, statesman

I do not know whether there be, as a rule, more vocal expression of the sentiment of love between a man and a woman, than there is between two thrushes. They whistle and call to each other, guided by instinct rather than by reason.

Anthony Trollope, author

My mum says, 'Go with your first instinct,' but this can lead to impulse buying!

Lindsay Lohan, actress

Nobody taught Picasso how to paint - he learned for himself. And nobody can teach you to be a producer. You can learn the mechanics, but you can't learn what's right about a script or a director or an actor. That comes from instinct and intuition. It comes from inside you.

Dino De Laurentiis, director

My instinct as a philosopher is that we are effectively approaching a multicentric world, which means we need to ask new, and for the traditional left, unpleasant questions.

Slavoj Zizek, philosopher

My primary instinct as an actor is not the big transformation. It's thrilling if a performer can do that well, but that's not me. Often with actors, it's a case of witnessing a big party piece but wondering afterwards, where's the substance?

Colin Firth, actor

Trust your gut instinct over spreadsheets. There are too many variables in the real world that you simply can't put into a spreadsheet. Spreadsheets spit out results from your inexact assumptions and give you a false sense of security. In most cases, your heart and gut are still your best guide.

Naveen Jain, businessman

If you're serious about what you're doing, you've got to keep your head and follow your instinct. Maybe you won't reach the same dizzy heights as others, but you will get something back.

Jonny Lee Miller, actor

If you're actually allowing your creative part to control your writing rather than a more commercial instinct or motive, then you'll find that all sorts of interesting things will bubble up to the surface.

Emma Thompson, actress

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.

Tori Spelling, actress

The instinct of nearly all societies is to lock up anybody who is truly free. First, society begins by trying to beat you up. If this fails, they try to poison you. If this fails too, the finish by loading honors on your head.

Jean Cocteau, director

I have never been a quitter. To leave office before my term is completed is opposed to every instinct in my body. But as president I must put the interests of America first Therefore, I shall resign the presidency effective at noon tomorrow.

Richard M. Nixon, president

Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads, Are rarely known to stray.

William Cowper, poet

Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule. Nevertheless one had better know the rules, for they sometimes guide in doubtful cases, though not often.

Paracelsus, scientist

I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.

Woodrow Wilson, president

As an adult (after college) and as an artist I thought about what was real, what sustained me - it was Christian Science. I was using that when I didn't know it. Saying yes to the Light and your better instinct.

Alfre Woodard,

Stick to your instincts.

Tina Weymouth, musician

I remember that, although I was full of fervour, I didn't have the slightest inkling, even at forty, of the deeper side to the movement we were pursuing by instinct. It was in the air!

Camille Pissarro, painter

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.

Henry Winkler,

When I see a slippery slope, my instinct is to build a terrace.

John McCarthy, politician

Making movies is all about instinct.

Dino De Laurentiis, director

Not eating meat is a decision, eating meat is an instinct.

Denis Leary, actor

The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life.

Roy Jenkins, politician

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.

Harriet Beecher Stowe, author

A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself.

Marilyn Monroe, actress

Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

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