Quotation Explorer - 'Spontaneous'

As a scientist, I am not sure anymore that life can be reduced to a class struggle, to dialectical materialism, or any set of formulas. Life is spontaneous and it is unpredictable, it is magical. I think that we have struggled so hard with the tangible that we have forgotten the intangible. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
Spontaneous kindness is to hipsters as high beams are to deer. - Jeph Jacques
Nothing I do is natural, realistic, organic or accidental. I'm never spontaneous, I'm completely premeditated. - Nuno Roque
The few individuals who are capable of spontaneous and joyous effort stand out. These are the select men, the nobles, the only ones who are active and not merely reactive, for whom life is a perpetual striving, an incessant course of training. - Ortega y Gasset José
I went to a convent in New York and was fired finally for my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion. - Dorothy Parker
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings. - William Wordsworth
Worrying is the most natural and spontaneous of all human functions. It is time to acknowledge this, perhaps even to learn to do it better. - Lewis Thomas
Like too much alcohol,self-consciousness makes us see ourselves double, and we make the double image for two selves - mental and material, controlling and controlled, reflective and spontaneous. Thus instead of suffering we suffer about suffering, and suffer about suffering about suffering. - Alan W. Watts
Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of Godlight’ in the woods of our experience. - C.S. Lewis
Success is not due to spontaneous combustion. You have to set yourself on fire. - Various attributed sources
Spontaneous and natural (sahajik) speech means there is not an iota of ego in it. - Dada Bhagwan
When you serve the humanity with compassion and kindness,You express your spontaneous love and inner greatness. - Debasish Mridha
Let us be awake and live every moment of our precious, loving, and spontaneous life. - Debasish Mridha
Love can't exist without happiness. Happiness can't be spontaneous without love. - Debasish Mridha
Harness the power of love to create spontaneous success with effortless ease. - Debasish Mridha
{Replying to G. H. Hardy's suggestion that the number of a taxi (1729) was 'dull', showing off his spontaneous mathematical genius}No, it is a very interesting number; it is the smallest number expressible as a sum of two cubes in two different ways, the two ways being 13 + 123 and 93 + 103. - Srinivasa Ramanujan
Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. - Reggie Leach
We are all born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society. - Judith Martin
We love characters in proportion as they are impulsive and spontaneous. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You must set yourself on fire. - Arnold H. Glasow
Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like. - Lao Tzu
Is there anything courageous or brave about making the only possible choice that will save your life? When you're drowning, you grab any hand that's offered. To me, bravery is a spontaneous decision to save somebody else's life when your own is in danger. - Claire Sylvia
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without the benefit of experience. - Henry Miller
BEAUTY...has its own language..The 'expression' of a Spontaneous Fully Functioning Self..If 'Spontaenity' is missing, start questioning the 'reality' of it..! - Abha Maryada Banerjee
Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit - E.E. Cummings
Spontaneous insanity is the real bliss! It's sad that we are honored for playing sane, serious, safe, miserable and controlling in this poor world. - Saurabh Sharma
The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set-up by the non-dreamers - William S. Burroughs
Hal yg disenangi dan bikin senang gak harus dilakukan berulang-ulang (sering) tapi berkualitas, makes you happy and satisfied. Satisfied terkadang karena unplanned, bisa dari hati atau spontaneous.. - Setyo Setiaji
Creativity is not any accumulated knowledge, coming from past to the present. The stage of creation is a spontaneous flash of intelligence, Energy merging with mind, to create a new beginning. Creativity and meditation are similar, as both are expressions of something beyond mind. - Gian Kumar
There should be no separation between spontaneous work with an emotional tone and work directed by the intellect. Both are supplementary to each other and must be regarded as intimately connected. Discipline and freedom are thus to be seen as elements of equal weight, each partaking of the other. - Armin Hofmann
Prayer should not be a structured and complicated conversation. It should be a simply and spontaneous conversation between heavenly Father and His sons and daughters. - Euginia Herlihy
What is chemistry in a relationship, Really? Chemistry can be spontaneous combustion that excites, incites, often harms. But not understood. Chemistry can also be that which is studied, intentional, and knows how to be repeated and improved upon. Do you have the right chemistry? - Lucille Anderson
An inspired life is spontaneous. There is no fear; it is courageous. - Debasish Mridha
There are few things more discomfiting than a spontaneous outburst of genuine decency from someone you’re determined to dislike for no good reason. - Gregory David Roberts
People search for the inner meanings of life instead of living it to the fullest. Life is too beautiful to be analyzed. Living is a spontaneous response meant to be taken in a stride. - Adhish Mazumder
Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion. You have to set yourself on fire. - Arnold H. Glasow
You can't be spontaneous within reason. - Brittany DeLaBarrera
Humor is a spontaneous, wonderful bit of an outburst that just comes. It's unbridled, its unplanned, it's full of suprises. - Erma Bombeck
We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society. - Judith Martin
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