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Natural Impulse Quotes


"Rivers must have been the guides which conducted the footsteps of the first travelers. They are the constant lure, when they flow by our doors, to distant enterprise and adventure, and, by a natural impulse, the dwellers on their banks will at length accompany their currents to the lowlands of the globe, or explore at their invitation the interior of continents." - Henry David Thoreau

""One impulse from a vernal wood" - William Wordsworth

"Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse." - Henry Van Dyke

"The natural impulse of men is to follow and whoever has the strongest sense of purpose will always dominate." - Robert Harris

"There is perhaps no better way of measuring the natural endowment of a soul than by its ability to transmute dissatisfaction into a creative impulse." - Eric Hoffer

"Is giving in to the photographer's presumably natural impulse to compose and light well sometimes okay and not okay other times?" - David Byrne

"No matter how much you want to be self-sufficient and alone, there is a natural human impulse to need something more than that." - Jonathan E. Steinberg

"Kids are natural scientists." - Alan Alda

"Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own." - Robert Collier

"To no form of religion is woman indebted for one impulse of freedom." - Susan B Anthony

"Nature is not natural and that is natural enough." - Gertrude Stein

"To seem natural rather than to be natural." - A A Milne

"Human beings are innately loving beings. When we fail to love, it is because an element of ignorance has intruded into our experience, submerging our natural impulse to love." - Nhat Hanh

"Blind hate against the enemy creates a forceful impulse that cracks the boundaries of natural human limitations, transforming the soldier in an effective, selective and cold killing machine. A people without hate cannot triumph against the adversary." - Che Guevara

"Natural emotion is the soul of poetry, as melody is of music; the same faults are engendered by over-study of either art; there is a lack of sincerity, of irresistible impulse in both the poet and the, composer." - Edmund Clarence Stedman

"Man is endowed by nature with organic relations to his fellow men; and natural impulse prompts him to consider the needs of others even when they compete with his own." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"It is the natural and inherent impulse of life to seek to live more, it is the nature of intelligence to enlarge itself, and of consciousness to seek to extend its boundaries and find fuller expression." - Wallace D. Wattles

"Man must be doing something, or fancy that he is doing something, for in him throbs the creative impulse; the mere basker in the sunshine is not a natural, but an abnormal man." - Henry George

"Arts and the Sciences are a natural symbiosis. They stem from the same human existential impulse - exploration. Exploration of what lies beneath the surface, and re-confuguration of elements of what we call reality." - Wole Soyinka

"Once or twice a year we go to church, as we might visit the Museum of Natural History, on a sudden impulse to see a strange sight, such as a whale suspended in air." - E B White

"Like Disneyland, luxury retailers have long had to figure out how to overcome customers' natural inertia. Unlike less pricey stores, they tend not to attract idle browsers who make impulse purchases." - Virginia Postrel

"Literary critics make natural detectives." - A S Byatt

"Sadness isn't a natural response." - Byron Katie

"I have a natural swagger." - Kevin Bacon

"Natural playgrounds may decrease bullying." - Richard Louv

"The more natural, the better." - Brandy Norwood

"I'm not a natural songwriter." - Rod Stewart

"So what Chiropractic does, is that it simply "takes the handcuffs off Nature", as it were. By finding the particular vertebra that had shifted and restoring it to its natural position, the adjustment thus releases the natural flow of nerve impulse. When the maze of nerves, or Nature's communication system, supplies the body with the energy it needs for well being, you have health." - B. J. Palmer

"So what Chiropractic does, is that it simply "takes the handcuffs off Nature", as it were. By finding the particular vertebra that had shifted and restoring it to its natural position, the adjustment thus releases the natural flow of nerve impulse. When the maze of nerves, or Nature's communication system, supplies the body with the energy it needs for well being, you have health." - B. J. Palmer

"Men are rather reasoning than reasonable animals for the most part governed by the impulse of passion." - Alexander Hamilton

"Never resist a generous impulse." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Malice remains its animating impulse." - Janet Malcolm

"A lonely impulse of delight" - William Butler Yeats

"I have a suicide impulse." - Hal Holbrook

"So our building of the visible Church becomes much like any natural business function, using natural means and natural motives." - Francis Schaeffer

"All I have is natural ability." - Mickey Mantle

"Happiness is a natural state of being." - Michael Beckwith

"Remember that your natural state is joy." - Wayne Dyer

"The natural-born investor is a myth." - Peter Lynch

"All women are natural born espionage agents." - Eddie Cantor

"She looks like a fairy tale, but yet feels so natural (natural, natural, natural) This one's a beast, but way to wonderful to be compared to an animal" - DJ Drama

"Science is the natural ally of religion." - Theodore Parker

"That's what being eccentric means-being natural." - Lorraine Hansberry

"Awakening is natural,delusion is not" - Gautama Buddha

"I believe I am of the natural." - Joey Badass

"Joy is a natural way of being." - Byron Katie

"I like a girl with natural beauty." - Chandler Parsons

"I'm just not a natural teacher." - David Benioff

"I have a natural curiosity for people." - Nicholas Haslam

"I guess I'm just a natural warrior." - Camille Paglia

"Without natural gifts technical rules are useless." - Quintilian

"The natural world is not indestructible." - Jane Velezmitchell

"Natural history is not about producing fables." - David Attenborough

"My natural hair texture is very kinky." - Tyra Banks

"Nature stopped being natural decades ago." - Jamais Cascio

"I'm not a natural storyteller at all. If anything, I'm a natural interviewer, a natural listener, but I'm not a natural storyteller." - Ira Glass

"First feelings are always the most natural." - Louis Xiv

"Failure's a natural part of life." - John Malkovich

"All I had was natural ability." - Branch Rickey

"Therefore, states are equal in natural rights." - William H Seward

"Disharmony is natural in any band." - Joan Jett

"I'm not a natural born performer." - Amy Winehouse

"Love? What is it? Most natural painkiller." - William S Burroughs

"Happiness is the natural flower of duty." - Phillips Brooks

"Medicine and writing are natural companions." - Kevin Patterson

"Education produces natural intuitions, and natural intuitions are erased by education." - Blaise Pascal

"Everything except God has some natural superior; everything except unformed matter has some natural inferior." - C S Lewis

"Natural rights is simple nonsense: natural and imprescriptible rights, rhetorical nonsense-nonsense upon stilts." - Jeremy Bentham

"No one is a natural - you have to work at being a natural." - Greg Proops

"Natural rights is simple nonsense: natural and imprescriptible rights, rhetorical nonsense,- nonsense upon stilts." - Jeremy Bentham

"Attitude is your acceptance of the natural laws, or your rejection of the natural laws." - Stuart Chase

"They say I'm a natural, I have natural charisma. People say that. I don't know." - Dwight Henry

"Nothing prevents one from appearing natural as the desire to appear natural." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape." - Shania Twain

"The teens are emotionally unstable and pathic. It is a natural impulse to experience hot and perfervid psychic states, and it is characterized by emotionalism. We see here the instability and fluctuations now so characteristic. The emotions develop by contrast and reaction into the opposite." - G Stanley Hall

"Why does man regret, even though he may endeavour to banish any such regret, that he has followed the one natural impulse, rather than the other; and why does he further feel that he ought to regret his conduct? Man in this respect differs profoundly from the lower animals." - Charles Darwin

"Be very focused. Do your homework so your research and claims are unassailable. Make sure it is bulletproof and then make sure you are really focused. The thing I find is that the issues are usually so large that you try to cover a lot of ground. That's a natural impulse." - Amy Ziering

"Civilization is social order promoting cultural creation. Four elements constitute it: economic provision, political organization, moral tradition, and the pursuit of knowledge and the arts. It begins where chaos and insecurity end. For when fear is overcome, curiosity and constructiveness are free, and man passes by natural impulse towards the understanding and embellishment of life." - Will Durant

"Those who fought know a secret about themselves, and it is not very nice. They have experienced secretly and privately their natural human impulse towards sadism and brutality ... Not only did I learn to kill with a noose of piano wire put around someone's neck from behind, but I learned to enjoy the prospect of killing that way." - Paul Fussell

"A life which goes excessively against natural impulse is... likely to involve effects of strain that may be quite as bad as indulgence in forbidden impulses would have been. People who live a life which is unnatural beyond a point are likely to be filled with envy, malice and uncharitableness." - Bertrand Russell

"... we have gratefully to receive from the hand of God the institution of the state with its magistrates as a means of preservation.... On the other hand ... by virtue of our natural impulse, we must ever watch against the danger which lurks for our personal liberty in the power of the state." - Abraham Kuyper

"However, in brief, I think the connecting of 'God' and 'Being' is one of these things for which there seems to be a natural impulse in human thinking but it can also lead to confusions. Religious believers mostly want to see God as the epitome of what is most really real and in some non-theistic contexts, people talk simply of 'Isness'." - George Pattison

"Many a one commits a reprehensible action, who is at bottom an honourable man, because man seldom acts upon natural impulse, but from some secret passion of the moment which lies hidden and concealed within the narrowest folds of his heart." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"So long as men are compassionate to such a degree that they cannot hear a fly struggling in a spider's web without emotion it can never be reasonably maintained that it is their natural impulse to wound and kill the dumb animals, or to butcher one another in what is called the field of honour." - John Newton

"We are pre-disposed for fantasy, there is a natural impulse for human beings to want to get off their heads or out of their heads in something in a substance or a drink or an idea or a religion which will comfort them and make life exciting." - Tom Baker

"I wanted to show off - a simple impulse or drive; in much the same way as some kids wanted to play football, I wanted to show off. Not complicated in that sense, very natural; it just depends on how you want to show off." - Dylan Moran

"I don't even know what my natural colour is. Natural? What is natural? What is that? I do not believe in totally natural for women. For me, natural has something to do with vegetables." - Donatella Versace

"Love contending with friendship, and self with each generous impulse. To and fro in his breast his thoughts were heaving and dashing, As in a foundering ship." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Planning is not my friend. Impulse is." - Kiersten White

"Love and hate. Same passion. Same impulse" - Kelley Armstrong

"I'm really not good with impulse control." - Richelle Mead

"Revision is a good impulse to have." - Rigoberto Gonzalez

"Skipping: a joyful impulse, stunted at puberty." - M. Robin D'Antan

"There is no shame in impulse." - Douglas Coupland

"A first impulse was never a crime." - Pierre Corneille

"Everyone has the impulse to be elite." - Alfre Woodard

"Somewhere between obsession and compulsion is impulse." - Alexander Pushkin

"Law is twofold - natural and written. The natural law is in the heart, the written law on tables. All men are under the natural law." - Ambrose

"Impulse without reason is not enough, and reason without impulse is a poor makeshift." - William James

"Man's brain is, after all, the greatest natural resource." - Karl Brandt

"The beauty of the natural world lies in the details." - Natalie Angier

"Humankind's greatest priority is to reintegrate with the natural world." - Jonathon Porritt

"Where there is friendship, there is our natural soil." - Voltaire

"Artificial intelligence will never be a match for natural stupidity." - Joseph Addison

"Humility is a natural symptom of those who love God." - Radhanath Swami

"Love is like Pi: natural, irrational, and very important." - Lisa Hoffman

"natural birth is full of magnificent, life-changing wisdom." - Christiane Northrup

"What would human life be without forests, those natural cities?" - Henry David Thoreau

"artificial intellegance is no match for natural stupidity" - Albert Einstein

"Approved valor is made precious by natural courtesy." - Philip Sidney

"We all fear what we don't know - it's natural." - Leo Buscaglia

"Natural joy brings no headaches and no heartaches." - Elbert Hubbard

"Don't exaggerate. Just give your natural bitchy selves full rein" - Steig Larsson

"There was the natural human survival instinct to be optimistic." - Barbara Demick

"Little Boy's performance is authentic, natural, moving & inspiring." - Eva Longoria

"The discovery of natural law is a meeting with God." - Friedrich Dessauer

"Atheism is the natural and inseparable part of Communism." - Vladimir Lenin

"Work is man's most natural form of relaxation." - Dagobert D. Runes

"You make me feel like a natural man" - Carole King

"The intellectual controls the spiritual, the animal respects the natural." - Ray Davies

"It is natural that affluence should be followed by influence." - Augustus William Hare

"The truly sublime is always easy, and always natural." - Edmund Burke

"Trust begets trust and untrust begets untrust. It's natural." - Munshi Premchand

"I think I have a natural ability to lead." - Mark Sanchez

"We have an exceptional natural wealth that is environmentally friendly." - Raymond Bachand

"To make converts is the natural ambition of everyone." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Sympathy will have been increased through natural selection" - Charles Darwin

"Nothing is more natural to me than horror." - Lon Chaney, Jr.

"Our numbers expand, but Earth's natural systems do not." - Lester R. Brown

"Stress never feels as natural as peace does" - Byron Katie

"I will fight for oil, coal and natural gas." - Mitt Romney

"I want people to enjoy the simplicity in the natural." - Chris Blackwell

"Dear gentlemen, let me die a natural death." - Samuel Garth

"A human being has no natural rights of any nature." - Robert A Heinlein

"Neither divine grace nor natural knowledge ever diminishes freedom." - Rene Descartes

"The natural state of a human being is dignity." - Robert Kennedy

"I've always felt that I'm a natural leader." - Lamar Odom

"Wealth is a deep understanding of the natural world." - Bill Mollison

"I've got to find local farmers and get natural foods." - Sharon Jones

"I felt like I was a natural [in The Simpsons]." - Brent Spiner

"The sense is always that community is natural to people." - Dorothy Day

"Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity." - Anonymous

"It's as large as life, and twice as natural!" - Lewis Carroll

"You make me feel like A natural woman." - Carole King

"All natural processes are long processes and they last." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"Regrets are the natural property of gray hairs." - Charles Dickens

"Simplicity of character is the natural result of profound thought." - William Hazlitt

"Chiropractic is a wonderful means of natural healing!" - Bob Hope

"Forgetting is natural, remembering is the effort one makes." - William Kentridge

"Iron is the final peal of a star's natural life." - Sam Kean



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