Intuition; we all have it to some extent, but it’s not always easy to trust in it and heed its advice.
In a world which seems to value rational analysis over intuitive feeling, we often switch our attention away from our gut and towards our thinking minds.
Yet countless great individuals have extolled the virtues of intuition; they have praised its usefulness while seeking to sharpen their own instinctual guide.
Here are some of the most interesting and enlightening quotes on the subject that will help you to trust your gut all the more closely in future.
I believe in intuitions and inspirations…I sometimes feel that I am right. I do not know that I am. – Albert Einstein
Intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life. – Paulo Coelho
The more you trust your intuition, the more empowered you become, the stronger you become, and the happier you become. – Gisele Bundchen
Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way. – Florence Scovel Shinn
Listen to your inner voice…for it is a deep and powerful source of wisdom, beauty and truth, ever flowing through you…Learn to trust it, trust your intuition, and in good time, answers to all you seek to know will come, and the path will open before you. – Caroline Joy Adams
Intuition comes from the whole person, from a place that includes the conscious and the unconscious. The total result of all feelings and perceptions manifests spontaneously through intuition. Intuition gives expression to the feelings; that expression is unique and perfectly fitted to the needs of the moment. – Michele Cassou
There are things so deep and complex that only intuition can reach it in our stage of development as human beings. – John Astin
It turns out that our intuition is a greater genius than we are. – Jim Shepard
We need to be willing to let our intuition guide us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly. – Shakti Gawain
When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense. – Kahlil Gibran
Cease trying to work everything out with your minds. It will get you nowhere. Live by intuition and inspiration and let your whole life be revelation. – Eileen Caddy
Intuition will tell the thinking mind where to look next. – Jonas Salk
All great men are gifted with intuition. They know without reasoning or analysis, what they need to know. – Alexis Carrel
Intuition is the supra-logic that cuts out all the routine processes of thought and leaps straight from the problem to the answer. – Robert Graves
Intuition is seeing with the soul. – Dean Koontz
There can be as much value in the blink of an eye as in months of rational analysis. – Malcolm Gladwell
Don’t try to comprehend with your mind. Your minds are very limited. Use your intuition. – Madeleine L’Engle
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. – Steve Jobs
Listen to your intuition. It will tell you everything you need to know. – Anthony J D’Angelo
If prayer is you talking to God, then intuition is God talking to you. – Dr. Wayne Dyer
You get your intuition back when you make space for it, when you stop the chattering of the rational mind. The rational mind doesn’t nourish you. You assume that it gives you the truth, because the rational mind is the golden calf that this culture worships, but this is not true. Rationality squeezes out much that is rich and juicy and fascinating. – Anne Lamott
There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen. – Rumi
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