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We all have an instinctive fear of the unseen.
Make a conscious effort to discover
and embrace the unfamiliar -
to view the unknown not as a lurking monster,
but as a glorious adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Leadership is particularly necessary to ensure ready
acceptance of the unfamiliar and that which is contrary to tradition.
- Cyril Falls

I like to grow as an actor, and you can do that by
playing parts that are unfamiliar to you and uncomfortable.
- David Schwimmer

Being ill like this combines shock -
this time I will die -
with a pain and agony that are unfamiliar,
that wrench me out of myself.
- Harold Brodkey

 

A dream is your creative vision for your life in the future.
You must break out of your current comfort zone and
become comfortable with the unfamiliar and the unknown.
- Denis Waitley

I wanted to shoot straight, mainstream,
somehow off-beat.
Not only realistic West, which is quite unfamiliar
to the world's population -
even to a lot of Americans.
- Ang Lee

And, more important, none of Paul's music feels unfamiliar to me.
- Ednita Nazario

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The photograph reverses the purpose of travel,
which until now had been to encounter the strange and unfamiliar.
- Marshall McLuhan

Solitude gives birth to the original in us,
to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry.
But also, it gives birth to the opposite:
to the perverse,
the illicit, the absurd.
- Thomas Mann

The chief virtue that language can have is clearness,
and nothing detracts from it so much as the use of unfamiliar words.
- Hippocrates

Meanwhile, the originator of a theory may have a very lonely time,
especially if his colleagues find his views of nature unfamiliar,
and difficult to appreciate.
- Peter D. Mitchell

I'm trying to go over my lines.
I woke up on the floor, somebody had me in their arms.
I didn't quite know who, people looked so unfamiliar.
That's about all I remember.
- Dick York

Originality usually amounts only to plagiarizing something unfamiliar.
- Katharine Fullerton Gerould

Politics can be likened to driving at night over unfamiliar hills and mountains.
Close attention must be paid to what the beam can reach and the next bend.
- David Trimble

It is difficult to accept death in this society because it is unfamiliar.
In spite of the fact that it happens all the time,
we never see it.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

At first, it's unfamiliar, then it strikes root.
- Fernando Pessoa

Death is with you all the time; you get deeper in it as you move towards it,
but it's not unfamiliar to you.
It's always been there, so what becomes unfamiliar
to you when you pass away from the moment is really life.
- Bell Hooks

On the screen I saw tanks rolling through dusty streets,
and fallen buildings, and forests of unfamiliar trees
into which East Pakistani refugees had fled,
seeking safety over the Indian border.
- Jhumpa Lahiri

Coming to understand a painting or a symphony in an unfamiliar style,
to recognize the work of an artist or school,
to see or hear in new ways, is as cognitive an achievement
as learning to read or write or add.
- Nelson Goodman

One needs but to say that, in the case of an unfamiliar sequence of syllables,
only about seven can be grasped in one act,
but that with frequent repetition and gradually increasing
familiarity with the series this capacity of consciousness may be increased.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

When distant and unfamiliar and complex things are
communicated to great masses of people,
the truth suffers a considerable and often a radical distortion.
The complex is made over into the simple,
the hypothetical into the dogmatic, and the relative into an absolute.
- Walter Lippmann

If you've really loved a book, or a movie for that matter,
really loved it, what you want is that same book again,
but as if you've never read it.
And when you get something unfamiliar,
you feel betrayed.
- Michael Cunningham

Action is no less necessary than thought
to the instinctive tendencies of the human frame.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Anger is a destructive emotion
that becomes instinctive over the years.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We humans feel an instinctive need to know
what is coming next - what we can count upon.
We fear change - even the most positive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most people think that anger is an instinctive response,
and that some people were just born with the temperament
to get angrier faster than others.
That statement is only half right.
Anger is an instinctive response.
We respond to an affront with anger essentially instantaneously -
much too quickly for conscious thought to be called upon.
But the instinct of the anger response
can be trained through conscious repetition,
visualization, and coaching.
Visualization is seeing the event
we desire to master in our mind's eye.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Back through the ages of barbarism and civilization,
in all tongues, we find this instinctive pleasure in
the imitative action that is the very essence of all drama.
- George P. Baker

I really like to experiment.
That's the only way I can work.
It's instinctive.
- F. Murray Abraham

The Labour Party is and always has been an instinctive part of my life.
- Roy Jenkins

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

I'm not an instinctive actor.
- John Thaw

I'm pretty instinctive.
I'm a quick learner.
- Shannon Elizabeth

Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems
to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards.
- George Orwell

Shakespeare reveals human nature brilliantly:
he shines a light on our instinctive desire to dominate each other.
- Edward Hall

As I said, I began losing confidence in my instincts,
which is tough and very bad for an instinctive person.
- Kim Novak

Animals of all classes, old and young,
shrink with instinctive fear from any strange object approaching them.
- William Henry Hudson

I think there's a natural system in your own head about
how much violence the scene warrants.
It's not an intellectual process, it's an instinctive process.
- Guy Ritchie

And, for an instant, she stared directly into those soft blue eyes and knew,
with an instinctive mammalian certainty,
that the exceedingly rich were no longer even remotely human.
- William Gibson

In every man there is an instinctive and passionate
reaction if his person or liberty is attacked.
- Arthur Keith

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Hard times arouse an instinctive desire for authenticity.
- Coco Chanel

Religion is not a popular error; it is a great instinctive truth,
sensed by the people, expressed by the people.
- Ernest Renan

An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor.
- Alan Bates

I'd thought sexuality was instinctive or natural,
but it's profoundly linked to inner security and cultural context.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Long before the terrifying potential of the arms race was recognized,
there was a widespread instinctive abhorrence of nuclear weapons,
and a strong desire to get rid of them.
- Joseph Rotblat

Snakes are just very instinctive to me.
I've been playing with snakes since before I could walk.
It doesn't matter where or what it is,
from the biggest to the most venomous.
- Steve Irwin

Baseball for me was instinctive, born within me,
given to me as a gift from God.
- Willie Stargell

Usually the nonsense liberals spout is kind of cute,
but in wartime their instinctive idiocy is life-threatening.
- Ann Coulter

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

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

Well, I don't know what Ron has in mind,
but I do know about the arc of the show.
Looking at how intuitive and instinctive Eddie and I play,
that is the sort of thing that leads into sexual chemistry.
I wouldn't be surprised if it emerged.
- Mary McDonnell

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

My mother listened to all the news from the camp during the strike.
She said little, especially when my father or the men
who worked for him were about I remember her instinctive
and unhesitating sympathy for the miners.
- Agnes Smedley

None speak of the bravery, the might,
or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always
imagined as a being of acute intellect,
political cunning, and the fiercest courage.
These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much.
- Lydia M. Child

Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive
urge for expansion and growth.
To me, the function and duty of a quality human being
is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
- Bruce Lee

I think one of the important evolutions is that we
no longer feel compulsively the need to argue,
or to justify things on a kind of rational level.
We are much more willing to admit that certain things
are completely instinctive and others are really intellectual.
- Rem Koolhaas

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

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
- Lao Tzu (Chinese Proverb)

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To lead a great life:
Dream, Take Action, Repeat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

If it's Right, stand up for it - together.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Action is the real measure of intelligence.
- Napoleon Hill (author of the classic Think and Grow Rich)

Live a Life of Bold and Courageous Action
Inspired by Powerful Dreams.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Compassion is the ultimate value in life.
Service is the ultimate action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stay in the moment and all gifts are added
as you breathe and take inspired action.
- Joe Vitale

Honor, Forgiveness, Gratitude, Choice,
Vision, Action, Celebration, Unity -
The Values of an Inspired Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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