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Instinct Quotes

Instinct is the innate tendency of understanding a particular pattern, triggered by natural tendency or impulse. Most often instincts are not based on previous experience, but can be inherited. While it is commonly used by biologists to describe the fixed action pattern in animals, psychologists prefer to define it as motivational forces in humans. The main sign of instinctive behavioral pattern is that it is actuated by external force, and do not require any modification or prior experience and is spontaneous. Read the article to know more about these famous instinct quotations and sayings.

Anatole France

In art as in love, instinct is enough.

Barbra Streisand

I go by instinct - I don't worry about experience.

Lord Byron

There is no instinct like that of the heart.

Hillaire Belloc

All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men.

Sigmund Freud

It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct.

Marilyn Monroe

A woman knows by intuition, or instinct, what is best for herself.

Bertrand Russell

Collective fear stimulates herd instinct, and tends to produce ferocity toward those who are not regarded as members of the herd.

Mae West

Love isn't an emotion or an instinct - it's an art.

Ronda Rousey

Even if they don't know it, everyone has the instinct to survive.