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Quotes of instinctive

  1. I am sure that, on the one hand, the Rothschilds appreciate the merits of Marx, and that on the other hand, Marx feels an instinctive inclination and a great respect for the Rothschilds. – Mikhail Bakunin
  2. Poetry and progress are like two ambitious men who hate one another with an instinctive hatred, and when they meet upon the same road, one of them has to give place. – Charles Baudelaire
  3. Usually the nonsense liberals spout is kind of cute, but in wartime their instinctive idiocy is life -threatening. – Ann Coulter
  4. Action is no less necessary than thought to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame. – Mohandas Gandhi
  5. Shakespeare reveals human nature brilliantly: he shines a light on our instinctive desire to dominate each other. – Edward Hall
  6. Animals of all classes, old and young, shrink with instinctive fear from any strange object approaching them. – William Henry Hudson
  7. The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life. – Roy Jenkins
  8. In every man there is an instinctive and passionate reaction if his person or liberty is attacked. – Arthur Keith
  9. Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight. – Henry R. Luce
  10. So I am totally aware that when I defend the autonomy of art I'm going counter to my own development. It's more an instinctive reaction, meant to protect the private aspect of the work, the part I am most interested in and which nowadays is at risk in our culture. – Thom Mayne
  11. As I said, I began losing confidence in my instincts, which is tough and very bad for an instinctive person. – Kim Novak
  12. There are people who claim to be instinctive cooks, who never follow recipes or weigh anything at all. All I can say is they're not very fussy about what they eat. For me, cooking is an exact art and not some casual game. – Delia Smith
  13. I had an instinctive feeling that the people who have little or no school training should have something coming into their homes weekly which dealt with their problems in a simple, helpful way... so I wrote in a plain, common -sense way on the things that concerned our people. – Ida B. Wells

Usage examples for instinctive

  1. The eye had no instinctive sense of distance; any star might have been within a stone's throw. – Across the Zodiac by Percy Greg
  2. She acknowledged his welcome with that regard for " appearances" that training had made instinctive – The Deluge by David Graham Phillips
  3. With a half instinctive motion, he drew the revolver from his pocket and, almost before I could see it, had shot the man. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. It used to be said of him that whenever he was urged to set about any work of the kind his instinctive impulse always was to meet the suggestion with the question: " Why can't you let it alone?" – A History of the Four Georges and of William IV, Volume IV (of 4) by Justin McCarthy and Justin Huntly McCarthy
  5. Her high character and perfectly correct life, therefore, were not the result of reason and choice, but were the instinctive manifestations of her pure nature. – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  6. She drew herself together with an instinctive effort at self- control. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  7. It is no other than the instinctive effort of every people towards liberty. – Essays on Political Economy by Frederic Bastiat
  8. The most ignorant mother alive has more instinctive knowledge of what is good for her child than any man that ever lived! – Calvary Alley by Alice Hegan Rice
  9. Then the mocking smile that had become an instinctive part of his nature spread over his face. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  10. An instinctive shyness would forbid her talking much under the eyes of strangers, if good breeding did not. – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  11. " Not so few," said Almayer, with instinctive readiness, and stopped confused for a moment. – An Outcast of the Islands by Joseph Conrad
  12. If you remember that obligation, naturally and without effort, as if it were an instinctive feeling of your inner life, she will sail, stay, run for you as long as she is able, or, like a sea- bird going to rest upon the angry waves, she will lay out the heaviest gale that ever made you doubt living long enough to see another sunrise. – The Mirror of the Sea by Joseph Conrad
  13. What they say is poorly reasoned out, but as it is instinctive perhaps it ought to be taken into account. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  14. It is curious, man's instinctive desire to stand up to and be near the object for which anger is felt. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  15. For the child which has been taught early to do these things, will do them with such ease as to make it seem instinctive and the child who does it will never, under any ordinary circumstances, come to want. – The Etiquette of To-day by Edith B. Ordway
  16. It's instinctive at times. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile
  17. An action, which we ourselves require experience to enable us to perform, when performed by an animal, more especially by a very young one, without experience, and when performed by many individuals in the same way, without their knowing for what purpose it is performed, is usually said to be instinctive – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  18. It is instinctive with them; they do it as naturally as small boys torment a helpless dog. – The Sea Bride by Ben Ames Williams
  19. The difficulty appears to lie in their instinctive habit of making all questions personal questions. – The Intellectual Life by =Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  20. " Did-" Edith closed her lips firmly upon the instinctive question, " Did he miss me?" – Master of the Vineyard by Myrtle Reed

Rhymes for instinctive