Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival.
— Stephen Jay Gould

Today, with a recording, he can hear the thing enough times until he really gets acquainted with the language, and then he can begin to make an estimate of the intrinsic, aesthetic value of that piece of music.
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Music has an intrinsic meaning, which has always been mysterious to me.
— Jordan Peterson

We are the men of intrinsic value, who can strike our fortunes out of ourselves, whose worth is independent of accidents in life, or revolutions in government: we have heads to get money, and hearts to spend it.
— George Farquhar

I feel most at home in the United States, not because it is intrinsically a more interesting country, but because no one really belongs there any more than I do. We are all there together in its wholly excellent vacuum.
— intrinsic quotation by Percy Wynham Lewis