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Quotations about Intuition


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


Good instincts usually tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out. ~Michael Burke


Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do. ~Benjamin Spock, Baby and Child Care, 1977


Life is a school where you learn how to remember what your soul already knows. ~Author Unknown


Instinct is untaught ability. ~Bain


Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness. ~John Sterling


Trust your hunches. They're usually based on facts filed away just below the conscious level. ~Joyce Brothers


Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way. ~Florence Scovel Shinn


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


The most decisive actions of our life... are most often unconsidered actions. ~André Gide, The Counterfeiters, 1926


We all have spiritual DNA; wisdom and truth are part of our genetic structure even if we don't always access it. ~Lama Surya Das


A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts subconsciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action. ~Jawaharlal Nehru


Man will have replicated his own intelligence not when he teaches a computer to reason but when he teaches a computer to have a nagging feeling in its circuits. ~Robert Brault, rbrault.blogspot.com


The metaphoric mind is a maverick. It is as wild and unruly as a child. It follows us doggedly and plagues us with its presence as we wander the contrived corridors of rationality. It is a metaphoric link with the unknown called religion that causes us to build cathedrals — and the very cathedrals are built with rational, logical plans. When some personal crisis or the bewildering chaos of everyday life closes in on us, we often rush to worship the rationally-planned cathedral and ignore the religion. Albert Einstein called the intuitive or metaphoric mind a sacred gift. He added that the rational mind was a faithful servant. It is paradoxical that in the context of modern life we have begun to worship the servant and defile the divine. ~Bob Samples, The Metaphoric Mind: A Celebration of Creative Consciousness, 1976 (Thanks, Garson O'Toole! quoteinvestigator.com/2013/09/18/intuitive-mind)


[T]he invisible intelligence that flows through everything in a purposeful fashion is also flowing through you. ~Wayne Dyer


I suspect we have internal senses. The mind's eye since Shakespeare's time has been proverbial; and we have also a mind's ear. To say nothing of dreams, one certainly can listen to one's own thoughts, and hear them, or believe that one hears them: the strongest argument adducible in favour of our hearing any thing. ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827


Instinct is the nose of the mind. ~Madame De Girardin


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



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