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For a long time the human instinct to understand was thwarted by facile religious explanations.
-: [ Cosmos (1980),p. 173 ]
~ Carl Sagan | (American astronomer ) | 1934 - 1996 | Instinct
quotes Division : Scientists and Inventors   
     
The Irish are a practical and philosophic race. Their first and strongest instinct is to make the best of a bad situation—to put a better face on evil than it will normally wear.
-: [ The Financier (1912), as quoted on wiki quote [http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Theodore_Dreiser] ]
~ Theodore Dreiser | (American naturalist ) | 1871 - 1945 | Instinct
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
There is not, in my opinion, anything more mysterious in nature than this instinct in animals, which thus rise above reason, and yet fall infinitely short of it.
~ Joseph Addison | (English essayist and poet ) | 1672 - 1719 | Instinct
quotes Division : Essayists