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«Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.»
«Gardening is a kind of disease. It infects you, you cannot escape it. When you go visiting, your eyes rove about the garden; you interrupt the serious cocktail drinking because of an irresistible impulse to get up and pull a weed.»
Author: Lewis Gannit
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, The Garden
«Conscience... is the impulse to do right because it is right, regardless of personal ends.»
«Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.»
Author: Abraham Maslow
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«Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.»
«Distrust all in whom the impulse to punish is powerful»
«If I ever marry, it will be on a sudden impulse, as a man shoots himself»
«Above all, we are coming to understand that the arts incarnate the creativity of a free people. When the creative impulse cannot flourish, when it cannot freely select its methods and objects, when it is deprived of spontaneity, then society severs»
Author: John Fitzgerald Kennedy
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«In me the need to talk is a primary impulse, and I can't help saying right off what comes to my tongue.»
«Impulse without reason is not enough, and reason without impulse is a poor makeshift.»