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In making our decisions, we must use the brains that God has given us. But we must also use our hearts, which He also gave us.

Inspiration does not come like a bolt, nor is it kinetic energy striving, but it comes to us slowly and quietly and all the time.

Instinct guides the animal better than the man. In the animal it is pure, in man it is led astray by his reason and intelligence.

Instinct is intelligence incapable of self-consciousness.

Instinct is untaught ability.

Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.

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

Intuition is given only to him who has undergone long preparation to receive it.

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

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.

It is our business to go as we are impelled.

It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.

It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.

It is wisdom to believe the heart.

Just be what you are and speak from your guts and heart-it's all a man has.

Life is not governed by will or intention. Life is a question of nerves, and fibers, and slowly built-up cells in which thought hides itself, and passion has its dreams.

Life is one long struggle between conclusions based on abstract ways of conceiving cases, and opposite conclusions prompted by our instinctive perception of them.

Man becomes man only by the intelligence, but he is man only by the heart.

Man is a passion which brings a will into play, which works an intelligence.

Many a man gets weary of clamping down on his rough impulses, which if given occasional release would encourage the living of life with salt in it, in place of dust.


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