What is second sight? A gift? A training? Or is it simply that suddenly within the brain a thousand impressions, ideas, sights, sounds, and smells coincide to provide an impression of what is to be? The mind gathers its grain in all fields, storing it against a time of need, then suddenly it bursts into […]
The mind can assert anything, and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept.
It is the rooted instinct in men to admire what is better and more beautiful than themselves.
Hence I pronounce this, that as old experience doth attain to something like prophetic strain, so all comely facility traces back to long pondering; intuitions are the reward of ancient gropings.
Ideas pull the trigger but instinct loads the gun.
The active part of man consists of powerful instincts, some of which are gentle and continuous; others violent and short; some baser, some nobler, and all necessary.
An artist should be taught how to make visual decisions, how to deal with certain aspects of reality and certain disciplines. After that the most important thing is to somehow trust your instincts. Trust your intuition. Intuition is a form of intelligence that simply comes up to the top of your head and suggests something […]
All of our reasoning ends in surrender to feeling.
A trembling in the bones may carry a more convincing testimony than the dry, documented deductions of the brain.
It is wisdom to believe the heart.