Intuition Quotes

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I have defined intuition as "perception via the unconscious."


It is by logic that we prove, but by intuition that we discover.

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Knowledge is the distilled essence of our intuitions, corroborated by experience.

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I call intuition cosmic fishing.  You feel a nibble, then you've got to hook the fish.
The power of intuitive understanding will protect you from harm until the end of your days.
What passes for woman's intuition is more often intrinsically nothing more than man's transparency.
There comes a time when the mind takes a higher plane of knowledge but can never prove how it got there.


You get your intuition back when you make space for it, when you stop the chattering of the rational mind.
Intuition is not infallible; it only seems to be the truth. It is a message which we may interpret wrongly.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
More than a burial ground for unacceptable ideas and wishes, the unconscious is the spawning ground of intuition and insight, the source of humor, of poetic imagery, and of scientific analogy.


Intuition and concepts constitute ... the elements of all our knowledge, so that neither concepts without an intuition in some way corresponding to them, nor intuition without concepts, can yield knowledge.


There comes a point where the mind takes a leap—call it intuition or what you will—and comes out upon a higher plane of knowledge, but can never prove how it got there. All great discoveries have involved such a leap.

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