Quotations on Intuition

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You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you'll discover will be wonderful. What you'll discover is yourself.
- Alan Alda
(Keywords: Comfort, Intuition, Wilderness, Will)

The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition.
- Alan Alda
(Keywords: Comfort, Intuition, Wilderness)

There are things so deep and complex that only intuition can reach it in our stage of development as human beings. And to Poe... well, a great logician could be an enemy to him, what he called conventional world reason.
- John Astin
(Keywords: Development, Deep, Enemy, Intuition, Reason, World)

But, you know, when I choose a film I need to believe in it and believe I can do something special with it, and after a while that means not trying to judge or analyze why I should do it. You have to follow this intuition thing, which is a mystery to me.
- Juliette Binoche
(Keywords: Film, Intuition, Mystery, Trying)

Intuition is a suspension of logic due to impatience.
- Rita Mae Brown
(Keywords: Impatience, Intuition, Logic)

Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be Revelation.
- Eileen Caddy
(Keywords: Life, Work, Inspiration, Intuition, Trying, Will)

Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
- Alexis Carrel
(Keywords: Perception, Intuition, Reality)

Roosevelt's humor was broad, his manner friendly. Of wit there was little; of philosophy, none. What did he possess? Intuition, inspiration, love of adventure.
- Emanuel Celler
(Keywords: Humor, Love, Inspiration, Adventure, Intuition, Philosophy, Wit)

A woman uses her intelligence to find reasons to support her intuition.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Keywords: Intelligence, Intuition, Support, Woman)

As you see, I do not treat the creation of fiction, that to say the invention and development of fantasies, as a form of abstract thought. I dont wish to deny the uses of the intellect, but sometimes one has the intuition that the intellect by itself will lead one nowhere.
- J. M. Coetzee
(Keywords: Thought, Development, Creation, Fiction, Intellect, Intuition, Invention, Will)

Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality.
- Richard Courant
(Keywords: Desire, Expression, Individuality, Intuition, Logic, Mathematics, Mind, Perfection, Reason, Will)

The two operations of our understanding, intuition and deduction, on which alone we have said we must rely in the acquisition of knowledge.
- Rene Descartes
(Keywords: Knowledge, Intuition, Understanding)

There is no logical way to the discovery of these elemental laws. There is only the way of intuition, which is helped by a feeling for the order lying behind the appearance.
- Albert Einstein
(Keywords: Appearance, Discovery, Feeling, Intuition, Laws, Lying, Order)

God gave women intuition and femininity. Used properly, the combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met.
- Farrah Fawcett
(Keywords: Women, God, Femininity, Intuition, Man)

God made man stronger but not necessarily more intelligent. He gave women intuition and femininity. And, used properly, that combination easily jumbles the brain of any man I've ever met.
- Farrah Fawcett
(Keywords: Women, God, Femininity, Intuition, Man)

The way in which mathematicians and physicists and historians talk is quite different, and what a physicist means by physical intuition and what a mathematician means by beauty or elegance are things worth thinking about.
- Clifford Geertz
(Keywords: Beauty, Elegance, Historians, Intuition, Mathematicians, Talk, Thinking, Worth)

Men have been found to deny woman intellect; they have credited her with instinct, with intuition, with a capacity to correlate cause and effect much as a dog connects its collar with a walk.
- W. L. George
(Keywords: Men, Cause, Effect, Instinct, Intellect, Intuition, Woman)

Walt had a marvelous intuition. And because he understood people very well, liked them and had great respect for people, there was nothing cynical about Walt.
- John Hench
(Keywords: People, Intuition, Nothing, Respect)

Intuition and concepts constitute... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.
- Immanuel Kant
(Keywords: Knowledge, Intuition, Yield)

Conversion for me was not a Damascus Road experience. I slowly moved into an intellectual acceptance of what my intuition had always known.
- Madeleine L'Engle
(Keywords: Experience, Acceptance, Intuition, Road)

Over the course of time this gave us a deep respect for ideas, both our own and those of others, and an understanding that conflict through debate is a powerful means of revealing truth.
- Dino De Laurentiis
(Keywords: Actor, Instinct, Intuition, Right)

The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just.
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Keywords: Anger, Soul, Intuition, Justice, Pity)

No matter how deep a study you make. What you really have to rely on is your own intuition and when it comes down to it, you really don't know what's going to happen until you do it.
- Konosuke Matsushita
(Keywords: Deep, Intuition, Study)

I never took sheet music seriously. I could do better myself just by listening to other people and using my own intuition.
- Brian May
(Keywords: Music, People, Intuition, Listening)

I somehow sensed when I was a teenager that I wanted to do my own work. I was quite clear that I didn't want to be an interpretative kind of artist. I had an intuition about wanting to create my own form, in one way or another, whatever that would be.
- Meredith Monk
(Keywords: Work, Artist, Intuition, Want)

The reason is that they define how I have gone about my business. I have trusted to intuition. I did it at the beginning. I do it even now. I have no idea how things might turn out, where in my writing I might go next.
- V. S. Naipaul
(Keywords: Business, Idea, Beginning, Intuition, Now, Reason, Writing)

I have trusted to my intuition to find the subjects, and I have written intuitively. I have an idea when I start, I have a shape; but I will fully understand what I have written only after some years.
- V. S. Naipaul
(Keywords: Idea, Intuition, Will, Years)

My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition, here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition, that the composition moved towards perfection with the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation.
- Maurice Ravel
(Keywords: Chance, Intention, Intuition, Perfection)

When a scientist is ahead of his times, it is often through misunderstanding of current, rather than intuition of future truth. In science there is never any error so gross that it won't one day, from some perspective, appear prophetic.
- Jean Rostand
(Keywords: Science, Truth, Day, Error, Future, Intuition, Perspective)

It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning wondering what my intuition will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea. I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.
- Jonas Salk
(Keywords: Work, Excitement, Gifts, Intuition, Sea, Will)

Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.
- Freeman Thomas
(Keywords: Design, Honesty, Collaboration, Intuition, Questions)

Mathematical reasoning may be regarded rather schematically as the exercise of a combination of two facilities, which we may call intuition and ingenuity.
- Alan Turing
(Keywords: Exercise, Intuition, May)









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