Sentence Examples


  • Mechanism is that which obeys impulses from outside.
  • Even in his motives and his impulses, in his mental attitude towards outward surroundings, in his appetites and aversions, inherited tendency and environment have been found to play a very large part; indeed many thinkers hold that the whole of a man's development, mental as well.
  • I regard my pupil as a free and active being, whose own spontaneous impulses must be my surest guide.
  • Rhyn does understand, but he can't control what he is.  Even if he wanted to do good, he'd fail.  He's too weak to control his impulses, Kris.
  • There is a similar difficulty in tracing the paths by which the impulses are transmitted to the growing and curving regions.