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Everyone was searching for a formula for survival... and the only formula that worked was no formula. Instinct ... that's all you had to go on.

Facts are not truths; they are not conclusions; they are not even premises, but in the nature and parts of premises

Follow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.

Great thoughts always come from the heart.

I do not believe that the deeper problems of living can ever be answered by the process of thought. I believe that life itself teaches us either patience with regard to them, or reveals to us possible solutions when our hearts are pressed close against duties and sorrows and experiences of all kinds.

I feel there are two people inside me-me and my intuition. If I go against her, she'll screw me every time, and if I follow her, we get along quite nicely.

I feel there are two people inside of me-me and my intuition. If I go against her, she'll screw me every time, and if I follow her, we get along quite nicely.

I follow my heart, for I can trust it.

I give myself, sometimes, admirable advice, but I am incapable of taking it.

I go by instinct. ... I don't worry about experience.

I make all my decisions on intuition. I throw a spear into the darkness. That is intuition. Then I must send an army into the darkness to find the spear. That is intellect.

I move on feeling and have learned to distrust those who don't.

I never believe facts; Canning said nothing was so fallacious as facts, except figures.

I'm the foe of moderation, the champion of excess. If I may lift a line from a die-hard whose identity is lost in the shuffle, "I'd rather be strongly wrong than weakly right."

Ideas pull the trigger, but instinct loads the gun.

If you do not express your own original ideas, if you do not listen to your own being, you will have betrayed yourself.

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

If you really want something you can figure out how to make it happen.

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Impulse without reason is not enough, and reason without impulse is a poor makeshift.


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