Instinct is untaught ability
(June 11, 1818 - September 18, 1903)
A few strong instincts and a few plain rules suffice us
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882)
Very little of the great cruelty shown by men can really be attributed to cruel instinct. Most of it comes from thoughtlessness or inherited habit. Extract from 'Memories of childhood and youth.'
(January 14, 1875 - September 04, 1965)
The ideal condition would be, I admit, that men should be right by instinct; but since we are all likely to go astray, The reasonable thing is to learn from those who can teach
Music is a whole oasis in my head. The creation process is so personal and fulfilling.
(August 23, 1970 - October 31, 1993)
Liberty has never come from Government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of it... The history of liberty is a history of limitations of governmental power, not the increase of it.
(December 28, 1856 - February 03, 1924)
Well, I'm half Italian, so last year on warped tour i got this really good tan and I was like, bummer.