Quotes by spontaneous
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American writer 1891-1980
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous, unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
William S. Burroughs
American writer and artist 1914-1997
America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers.
Brazilian-born businessman 1954-
Being in a multicultural environment in childhood is going to give you intuition, reflexes and instincts. You may acquire basic responsiveness later on, but it's never going to be as spontaneous as when you have been bathing in this environment during childhood.
David Herbert Lawrence
English writer 1885-1930
Creative life is characterized by spontaneous mutability: it brings forth unknown issues, impossible to preconceive.
Australian politician, medical doctor and environmentalist 1944-
Globally the Greens have arisen like a spontaneous combustion, a reaction to the narrow-minded state-backed exploitation of resources and wealth for a few at the expense of the many.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
I am the most spontaneous speaker in the world because every word, every gesture, and every retort has been carefully rehearsed.
Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist 1904-1980
I studied harmony and composition in a very spontaneous manner.
Italian onderwijskundige 1870-1952
If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.
Indian saint, philosopher, philanthropist and pilgrim 1884-1963
Just as a flower gives out its fragrance to whomsoever approaches our uses it, so love from within us radiates towards everybody and manifests as spontaneous service.
Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.
Like Russell, I enjoy the fact that when I'm playing solo, if I want to do something completely spontaneous, I don't have to worry about how I'm going to cue the other musicians, or if it's something that's rehearsed.
Meticulous planning will enable everything a man does to appear spontaneous.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
French writer 1873-1954
My true friends have always given me that supreme proof of devotion, a spontaneous aversion for the man I loved.
American actress, singer and dancer 1958-
One of the things that's great about doing a show over and over again... is that you have to find ways to make it spontaneous, as though everything is happening for the first time... to continue to mine the material and find new things.
Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist 1940-1973
One should be in harmony with, not in opposition to, the strength and force of the opposition. This means that one should do nothing that is not natural or spontaneous; the important thing is not to strain in any way.Source: Striking Thoughts (2000)