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The were perfect partners—one highly intuitive and the other highly analytical.
  based on feeling or instinct rather than conscious reasoning
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  • The were perfect partners—one highly intuitive and the other highly analytical.
  • During [these] periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight.
    Fritjof Capra
  • You are intuitively right, that’s what counts.
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • She was far more intuitive than I. Her gift for understanding people much greater.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple

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  • I am married to a woman blessed with far more intuitive kindness than I.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • The intuitive voice inside me that had become familiar was screaming.
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Marked
  • He was bright, intuitive.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Crank
  • I was just trying to look at intuitive judgment processes.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Ever so intuitive,
    Ken Kesey  --  One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • We sense its intention intuitively.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark

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  • Intuitively, I knew how easily distances could harden and become permanent.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • All my wife has ever taken from the Mediterranean—from that whole vast intuitive culture—are...
    Peter Shaffer  --  Equus
  • The boy was beginning to understand that intuition is really a sudden immersion of the soul into the universal current of life,
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • She knew she hadn’t really known him long enough to make that kind of judgment, but she couldn’t deny her intuition.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Lucky One
  • Oh, he’d managed to get good marks all right ..., but he didn’t have one speck of intuition.
    Sylvia Plath  --  The Bell Jar
  • But what is often called an intuition is really impression based on logical deduction or experience.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
  • But never ignore your intuition, either.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • And I did tell you to follow your intuition, didn’t I?
    P.C. Cast & Kristin Cast  --  Betrayed
  • When we are honest with children, we also validate their intuition.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • Hoping for an intuition to guide me.
    Katherine Applegate  --  Everworld - Search For Senna
  • I still think there is something known as "intuition" and "human judgment."
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
  • Turned out Brendan wasn’t so pretty on the inside, but even Bree, who thrived on intuition, was clueless.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • He learned to decipher the meaning of certain silences, which is like solving a tough case without any clues, with only intuition.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • All this time I’d thought we were strangers, and it turned out we knew each other intuitively, in our bones, in our blood.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I understood this intuitively, and for the next couple of months, neither of us pressed the other.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The Circle was everywhere, and though she’d known this for years, intuitively, hearing from these people, the businesses counting on the Circle to get the word out about their products, to track their digital impact, to know who was buying their wares and when—it became real on a very different level.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • She lifted one hand from her head and was about to make a flame when a sudden intuition made me grab her wrist.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • Maybe my intuition has been warning me about something I don’t quite understand but shouldn’t be underestimated….
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • It gives us intuition.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • But, no. I had to rely on mortal intuition, which was like trying to pick up sewing needles while wearing oven mitts.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • Mai whispers to me that she’s never actually been in the hamburger and pie place, but she’s driven by many times and I guess she intuitively believes that a place named "happy" might be moving the car in the right direction.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • Caroline is intuitive, especially when it comes to dealing with me.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • "Doesn’t your female intuition tell you anything at all?
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • He didn’t have a lot of patience when it came to teaching things he intuitively understood.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • I know you know how to read guys, but I think maybe the fact that you were actually attracted to him might have muddied your intuition.
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless
  • One small, articulate group of girls eyed me with unconcealed hostility the entire year and I knew intuitively that in all their lives they would never approach a white man teacher without suspicion.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • I may be wrong, but why is it that some intuition tells me that Leslie ultimately found her full meed of happiness?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • And the longer he used the belt, the more intuitive it became.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • For reasons I couldn’t explain beyond intuition, I drew into the shadows.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Others I intuitively judged to lack the necessary temperament for the arduous task at hand.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • The loneliness that resulted from being uprooted was something that Luma intuitively understood.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Perhaps an unknown intuition told her that she would never be able to play it like Hans Hubermann.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • He made a disciplined scientist proclaim the superiority of mystical intuition over the scientific method.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • He made up for a lack of formal training with an intuitive gift and a keen eye.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • The idea that IQ has a threshold, I realize, goes against our intuition.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • But it is difficult to persuade Tobias to do something he doesn’t want to do, and even more difficult to justify my feelings with no evidence except my intuition.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • "Is as powerful as a mother’s intuition."
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • My intuition was right!
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • She had not reckoned on his uncanny intuition.
    Laura Esquivel  --  Like Water for Chocolate
  • Honestly, can’t she credit me with some intuition?
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
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