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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
 
Inclination
 
  In this world the inclination to do things is of more importance than the mere power.
Chapin.    
  1
  Our senses, our appetite, and our passions are our lawful and faithful guides in things that relate solely to this life.
Dr. Johnson.    
  2
  There is no mind so weak and powerless as not to have its inclinations, and none so guarded as to be without its prepossessions.
Crabbe.    
  3
  Almost every one has a predominant inclination, to which his other desires and affections submit, and which governs him, though perhaps with some intervals, through the whole course of his life.
Hume.    
  4
  From the very first instances of perception, some things are grateful and others unwelcome to us; some things we incline to, and others we fly.
Locke.    
  5
  Every one follows the inclinations of his own nature.
Propertius.    
  6
  If you have overcome your inclination and not been overcome by it, you have reason to rejoice.
Plautus.    
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