Quotation Explorer - 'Primal'

Part of understanding the creative urge is understanding that it's primal. Wanting to change the world is not a noble calling, it's a primal calling. - Hugh Macleod
Though nothing can bring back the hourOf splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower;We will grieve not, rather findStrength in what remains behind;In the primal sympathyWhich having been must ever be... - William Wordsworth
Stability, insisted the Controller, stability. The primal and the ultimate need. Stability. Hence all this. - Aldous Huxley
A stream of primal voicesWhispering in the breeze of your heartTo urge you on. - Scott Hastie
The desire to get married is a basic and primal instinct in women. It's followed by another basic and primal instinct: the desire to be single again. - Nora Ephron
Brown paper represents the primal twilight of the first toil of creation, and with a bright-coloured chalk or two you can pick out points of fire in it, sparks of gold, and blood-red, and sea-green, like the first fierce stars that sprang out of divine darkness. - G.K. Chesterton
WEAKNESSES, n.pl. Certain primal powers of Tyrant Woman wherewith she holds dominion over the male of her species, binding him to the service of her will and paralyzing his rebellious energies. - Ambrose Bierce
O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven;It hath the primal eldest curse upon 't, A brother's murder. - William Shakespeare
Ultimately, there can be no complete healing until we have restored our primal trust in life. - Georg Feuerstein
Maimed, mad, and sexually different people were believed to possess supernatural powers by primal cultures' magico-religious thinking. For them, abnormality was the price a person had to pay for her or his extraordinary gift. - Gloria E. AnzaldĂșa
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