Intuition Quotes

Knowledge has three degrees opinion, science, illumination. The means or instrument of the first is sense; of the second, dialectic; of the third intuition.
– Plotinus

Guts are important. Your guts are what digest things. But it is your brains that tell you which things to swallow and which not to swallow.
– Austin Dacey

Thus, in a sense, mathematics has been most advanced by those who distinguished themselves by intuition rather than by rigorous proofs.
– Felix Klein

Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads, Are rarely known to stray.
– William Cowper

Intuition is the supra-logic that cuts out all the routine processes of thought and leaps straight from the problem to the answer.
– Robert Graves

Intuition is the very force or activity of the soul in its experience through whatever has been the experience of the soul itself.
– Henry Reed

A leader or a man of action in a crisis almost always acts sub consciously and then thinks of the reasons for his action.
– Jawaharlal Nehru

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole of whom they have a persistent intuition.
– Honore Balzac

You must train your intuition – you must trust the small voice inside you which tells you exactly what to say, what to decide.
– Ingrid Bergman

If the single man plant himself indomitably on his instincts, and there abide, the huge world will come round to him.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Intuition becomes increasingly valuable in the new information society precisely because there is so much data.
– John Naisbitt

Good design begins with honesty, asks tough questions, comes from collaboration and from trusting your intuition.
– Freeman Thomas

Intuition does not in itself amount to knowledge, yet cannot be disregarded by philosophers and psychologists.
– Corliss Lamont

The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement, intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.
– Margaret Fuller

There are things so deep and complex that only intuition can reach it in our stage of development as human beings.
– John Astin

All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know.
– Alexis Carrel

Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
– Alexis Carrel

Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift.
– Minna Antrim

”Healing,” Papa would tell me, ”is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.”
– W. H. Auden

All perceiving is also thinking, all reasoning is also intuition, all observation is also invention.
– Rudolf Arnheim