Quotes by impulses

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  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    All these primary impulses, not easily described in words, are the springs of man's actions.
  • John Stuart Mill
    John Stuart Mill
    English economist 1806-1873
    John Stuart Mill
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    But society has now fairly got the better of individuality; and the danger which threatens human nature is not the excess, but the deficiency, of personal Impulses and preferences.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    I am certainly convinced that it is one of the greatest impulses of mankind to arrive at something higher than a natural state.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
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    Ideally, advertising aims at the goal of a programmed harmony among all human impulses and aspirations and endeavors. Using handicraft methods, it stretches out toward the ultimate electronic goal of a collective consciousness.
  • Caroline Knapp
    Caroline Knapp
    American writer and columnist
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    Mastery over the body - its impulses, its needs, its size - is paramount; to lose control is to risk beauty, and to risk beauty is to risk desirability, and to risk desirability is to risk entitlement to sexuality and love and self-esteem.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    One of the few reasons why so few of us ever act, instead of reacting, is because we are continually stifling our deepest impulses.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    That which we call character is a reserved force which acts directly by presence, and without means. It is conceived of as a certain undemonstrable force, a familiar or genius, by whose impulses the man is guided, but whose counsels he cannot impart.
  • Walter Benjamin
    Walter Benjamin
    German philosopher 1882-1940
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    The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    The characteristic of genuine heroism is its persistency. All men have wandering impulses, fits and starts of generosity. But when you have resolved to be great, abide by yourself, and do not weakly try to reconcile yourself with the world. The heroic cannot be the common, nor the common the heroic.
  • Benjamin Walker
    Benjamin Walker
    American actor and stand-up comedian 1982-
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    The vampire craze is kind of fascinating. We're interested in the idea of immorality and I think we're drawn to people or creatures who can give in to those base impulses and just be bad and not feel bad about it.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    There is no such thing as a homosexual or a heterosexual person. There are only homo - or heterosexual acts. Most people are a mixture of impulses if not practices.
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    Nathaniel Hawthorne
    American short story writer 1804-1864
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    This world owes all its forward impulses to people ill at ease.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    We are all ruled in what we do by impulses; and these impulses are so organized that our actions in general serve for our self preservation and that of the race.
  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt Brecht
    German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
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    We need a type of theatre which not only releases the feelings, insights and impulses possible within the particular historical field of human relations in which the action takes place, but employs and encourages those thoughts and feelings which help transform the field itself.
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