Quotation Explorer - 'Inclinations'

Follow your inclinations with due regard to the policeman round the corner. - W. Somerset Maugham
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. - John Adams
The most beautiful as well as the most ugly inclinations of man are not part of a fixed biologically given human nature, but result from the social process which creates man. - Erich Fromm
The people naturally adhere most to doctrines which demand the least self-exertion and the least use of their own reason, and which can best accommodate their duties to their inclinations. - Immanuel Kant
Everyone ought to worship God according to his own inclinations, and not to be constrained by force. - Flavius Josephus
I believe it to be true that dreams are the true interpreters of our inclinations; but there is art required to sort and understand them. - Michel de Montaigne
Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passions, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence. - John Adams
I will simply express my strong belief, that that point of self-education which consists in teaching the mind to resist its desires and inclinations, until they are proved to be right, is the most important of all, not only in things of natural philosophy, but in every department of daily life. - Michael Faraday
It is absurd to expect the inclinations and wishes of two human beings to coincide, through any long period of time. To oblige them to act and live together is to subject them to some inevitable potion of thwarting, bickering, and unhappiness. - William Godwin
If it be the chief point of friendship to comply with a friend's notions and inclinations he possesses this is an eminent degree; he lies down when I sit, and walks when I walk, which is more that many good friends can pretend to do. - Alexander Pope
Blood thirsty has nothing to do with guns and swords, it has all to do with vindictive inclinations - Bangambiki Habyarimana
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