Within every woman there is a wild and natural creature, a powerful force, filled with good instincts, passionate creativity, and ageless knowing.— Clarissa Pinkola Estes
Useful Natural Instinct quotations
Be patient with yourself, nothing in nature blooms all year.
As soon as you touch this limit, something happens and you suddenly can go a little bit further. With your mind power, your determination, your instinct, and the experience as well, you can fly very high.
Our thoughts ought by instinct to fly upwards from animals, men and natural objects to their creator. If created things are so utterly lovely, how gloriously beautiful must he be who made them! The wisdom of the worker is revealed in his handiwork.
The axe forgets what the tree remembers.
It has taken a great deal of energy, which has not been so difficult to summon as the necessary patience to wait, simply wait much of the time - until my instincts assured me that I had assembled my materials in proper order for a final welding into their natural form.
Forgiveness is above all a personal choice, a decision of the heart to go against the natural instinct to pay back evil with evil.
Since man's natural instincts lead him to sin, all men are sinners;
and all sinners go to hell. If everyone goes to hell, then you will meet all your friends there.
In every walk with the nature one receives far more than he seeks.
To revolt is a natural tendency of life.
Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt.
Yeah, but if you're not doing what everyone else is doing then you're going to be misunderstood. People are going to wonder why you're trying to be different; it's just a natural instinct.
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.
The greatest oak was once a little nut who held her ground.
Nature endows us with the feeling that moves us in all our musical experiences;
we might call her gift instinct.
there's only one thing i know for certain anymore.
" he turned, his eyes a clear black. "that i would do anything for you, even if it means going against mu instincts or my very nature. i would lay down everything i possess, even my soul, for you. if that isn't love, it's the best i have.
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.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
Though my natural instinct is to wish for a life free from pain, trouble, and adversity, I am learning to welcome anything that makes me conscious of my need for Him. If prayer is birthed out of desperation, then anything that makes me desperate for God is a blessing.
Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.
Nature never appeals to intelligence until habit and instinct are useless.
There is no intelligence where there is no need of change.
We often forget that we are nature. Nature is not something separate from us. So when we say that we have lost our connection to nature, we have lost our connection to ourselves.
Your empathy for other mothers is such a natural instinct and it's such a beautiful thing that we all connect, and we should all help each other.
Sometimes my natural instincts take over and I just go overboard.
Sexual behavior is not, as is too often assumed, a superimposition of, on the one hand, desires which derive from natural instincts, and, on the other hand, of permissive or restrictive laws which tell us what we should or shouldn't do. Sexual behavior is more than that.
Be still, and the earth will speak to you.
Retaliation is related to nature and instinct, not to law.
Law, by definition, cannot obey the same rules as nature.
Two things control men's nature, instinct and experience.
I don't like formal gardens. I like wild nature. It's just the wilderness instinct in me, I guess.
Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.
The most intelligent men, like the strongest, find their happiness where others would find only disaster: in the labyrinth, in being hard with themselves and with others, in effort; their delight is self-mastery; in them asceticism becomes second nature, a necessity, as instinct.
Any person by nature has inherent capabilities.
You have to trust your instincts and act with spontaneity.
Artist by nature, actor by instinct, poet by accident, and vagabond by choice.
Nature never gives everything at once.
From when I was really young one of the first things I did was to perform and do shows. It was like a natural instinct.
God forgive me if I do wrong in following with ardor the strongest instincts of my nature.
Marriage is a tyranny, a mortification of man's natural instincts.
Man needs a multiplicity of relationships.
Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
The instinct of ownership is fundamental in man's nature.
In our instinctive attachments, our fear of change, and our wish for certainty and permanence, we may undercut the impermanence which is our greatest strength, our most fundamental identity. Without impermanence, there is no process. The nature of life is change. All hope is based on process.
Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything.
Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.
Being varied is something I do instinctively and naturally.
I feel a tremendous sense of accomplishment.
Fear is a healthy instinct, not a sign of weakness.
It is a natural self-defense mechanism that is common to felines, wolves, hyenas, and most humans. Even fruit bats know fear, and I salute them for it. If you think the world is weird now, imagine how weird it would be if wild beasts had no fear.
Destroy it. There may be a redistribution of the land, but the natural inequality of men soon re-creates an inequality of possessions and privileges, and raises to power a new minority with essentially the same instincts as the old.
In nature, creatures never ended the lives of others except to survive.
To women, abortion was self-defense and preservation of the species. Abortion was not a fancy borne out of the female mind. Abortion was instinct beyond ideas. Abortion was fear (the cat that devours its litter when a predator nears).
What is instinct? It is the natural tendency in one when filled with dismay to turn to his wife.