Reason and emotion are not antagonists. What seems like a struggle is a struggle between two opposing ideas or values, one of which, automatic and unconscious, manifests itself in the form of a feeling.
One can,' said Ernest 'remain unmoved before a cloud as before an automatic ticket machine. I don't like poetry, I don't like flowers, I don't like machines, I don't like sugar, I don't like pepper, I don't like what you like.' This was addressed to whoever attacked Ernest. - Robert Desnos
An emotion like anger that's an automatic response lasts just ninety seconds from the moment it's triggered until it runs its course. One and a half minutes, that's all. When it lasts any longer, which it usually does, it's because we've chosen to rekindle it. - Pema Chödrön
A merry little surge of electricity piped by automatic alarm from the mood organ beside his bed awakened Rick Deckard. - Philip K. Dick
Automatic simply means that you can't repair it yourself.
Good habits, which bring our lower passions and appetites under automatic control, leave our natures free to explore the larger experiences of life. - Ralph W. Sockman
The reason we have such a difficult time losing weight permanently is not because we are making bad choices, but because we are not stopping our automatic subconscious programmed behaviors in their tracks. - Elaine Moran
Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable... Every step toward the goal of justice requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle; the tireless exertions and passionate concern of dedicated individuals. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Whoever said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons. - Douglas MacArthur
Making a lifestyle change is challenging, especially when you want to transform many things at once, you better start with one, when you see the change you'll have an automatic motivation entering into your life. - Auliq Ice
With the right Mindset...effective thinking is automatic. - Tony Dovale