John Houston quotes

  • Whereas the average individuals "often have not the slightest idea of what they are, of what they want, of what their own opinions are," self-actualizing individuals have "superior awareness of their own impulses, desires, opinions, and subjective reactions in general."

  • Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored.

  • I act with my gut instincts.

  • When a beggar asks us for a quarter, our instinct is to say that the State has already confiscated our quarter for his benefit, and he should go to the State about it.

  • Sexuality is a human instinct as natural as hunger or thirst.

  • When publicly censured our first instinct is to make everybody a codefendant.

  • Who speaks to the instincts speaks to the deepest in mankind, and finds the readiest response.

  • Trust your instincts, and take control.

  • Always trust your instinct.

  • Captaincy is something you get better at through experience. You've got to trust your instincts.

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