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It has given me power over all motives, over the impulses of my nature as well as over the exactions and violences of the world.
THE EGO AND HIS OWNMAX STIRNER
Along with the knowledge that guides our steps must be the impulses that drive to right action.
HOW TO TEACH RELIGIONGEORGE HERBERT BETTS
Reason governs not as a tyrant from without, but as a guide to which the impulses and emotions are gladly responsive.
ETHICSJOHN DEWEY AND JAMES HAYDEN TUFTS
Such is the rule when our impulses are given over to the unconscious.
Her voice once drowned by the shout of ruffian defiance, and I shall be full of impulses to resist and quell.
Her impulses she obeyed spontaneously, but none fathomed their origin.
GODOLPHIN, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
He has more control over his impulses, and so finds time and energy for observing and thinking.
PSYCHOLOGYROBERT S. WOODWORTH
The settlers followed the impulses of the indefatigable missionary, who kept steadfastly in view the improvement of his work.
And along these same lines—when shortened by close contact, travel the impulses of Cohesion and Chemical Affinity.
DYNAMIC THOUGHTWILLIAM WALKER ATKINSON
It stirred the heart, making it vulnerable to impulses from some brighter, happier state she knew instinctively and in advance.
THE PROMISE OF AIRALGERNON BLACKWOOD