Stimulation Quotes

Stimulation Quotes by Takeru Kobayashi, Neale Donald Walsch, Julius Segal, Neil Simon, Tituss Burgess, Robert M. Sapolsky and many others.

Stimulation-wise, I might be a little bit addicted when

Stimulation-wise, I might be a little bit addicted when it comes to pushing my body to extremes.
Takeru Kobayashi
No feeling you get from any exterior stimulation or source is anything like the total bliss of communion within.
Neale Donald Walsch
But it is a myth to assume that the larger amount of early stimulation you provide, the more beneficial it will be. The truth is that babies can be overstimulated–which is what many parents, intent on beginning to groom their progeny for college in the cradle, end up doing.
Julius Segal
Never underestimate the stimulation of eccentricity.
Neil Simon
Outside stimulation makes me nervous!
Tituss Burgess
As long as experiencing your optimal level of good stress doesn’t damage others, it’s hard to objectively define where normal enjoyment of stimulation becomes adrenaline junkiehood.
Robert M. Sapolsky
A relationship will be futile if it’s based just on physicality. Intellectual stimulation is a must for me.
Arjun Kapoor
A lot of, a big problems that people have nowadays is that they can’t stand moments of no stimulation in their life so they’re constantly lurking, looking for entertainment, video games.
Robert Greene
… two men could be just alike in all their dispositions to verbal behavior under all possible sensory stimulations, and yet themeanings or ideas expressed in their identically triggered and identically sounding utterances could diverge radically, for the two men, in a wide range of cases.
Willard Van Orman Quine
I have so much satisfaction in my life. I have a beautiful wife and the great stimulation of an interesting career. I’m the most happy fellow that I know.
Brendan Fraser
Never compose anything unless the not composing of it becomes a positive nuisance to you.
Gustav Holst
I basically am always chasing this super enhanced stimulation from music.
Oneohtrix Point Never
When I’m doing a play like ‘Betrayal,’ I have to be careful not to get stimulation overload.
Zawe Ashton
Amusement is a way of boredom-avoidance through external stimulation that fails to exercise our minds. It’s mere diversion.
John Ortberg
A team that has character doesn’t need stimulation.
Tom Landry
Some of my favorite experiences of art are when I am there but my attention has wandered. I think stimulation is overrated, and persistent stimulation is exhausting. You sometimes have to be banal, tedious: make the rhythm go soft and slow, give the mind a rest.
Sheila Heti
People often say that stress is a motivator. What we’re referring to when we say this is really better described as stimulation and engagement.
Andrew Bernstein
It is nothing short of a miracle that modern methods of teaching have not yet entirely strangled that sacred spirit of curiosity and inquiry, for this delicate plant needs freedom no less than stimulation.
Albert Einstein
Things like reading a book or learning a language, or taking a walk – they’re not stimulating. Your mind has to sort of learn how to deal with that kind of stimulation on its own. So that’s a very important form of adversity.
Robert Greene
We need to distinguish between stress and stimulation. Having deadlines, setting goals, and pushing yourself to perform at capacity are stimulating. Stress is when you’re anxious, upset, or frustrated, which dramatically reduce your ability to perform.
Andrew J. Bernstein
The psychological basis of the metropolitan type of individuality consists in the intensification of nervous stimulation which results from the swift and uninterrupted change of outer and inner stimuli.
Georg Simmel
We were all involved in the death of John Kennedy. We tolerated hate; we tolerated the sick stimulation of violence in all walks of life; and we tolerated the differential application of law, which said that a man’s life was sacred only if we agreed with his views.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
It should not be hard for you to stop sometimes and look into the stains of walls, or ashes of a fire, or clouds, or mud or like places, in which…you may find really marvellous ideas.
Leonardo da Vinci
I look for that stimulation constantly. I’m looking for inspiration and stimulation. Not bored with what we’ve done.
Paul Weller
Call you up in the middle of the night. It’s awful hard trying to make love long distance, but I really need stimulation.
Billy Joel
I’m inspired by visual stimulation.
Mark Parker
For me, meditation’s hard because I feel like I have developed ‘cultural attention-deficit disorder,’ where, because we have so much stimulation, I feel like I have trouble focusing on things for very long. So when I try to meditate, my brain gets so scattered.
Shawn Achor
I am deeply moved when I write. I get turned on by it. I’ve never used any drugs for stimulation. I don’t use words loosely. When I’m working and the right word comes, there is an answering resonance within me. There is also a hardness of intention that goes with it. There is no idleness in it.
Saul Bellow
After several trillion dollars of stimulation by the Obama Administration and the Fed, one might think the economy would be chugging along at a pretty good clip. But, it just isn’t so, and the light at the end of the tunnel is pretty dim. Just ask a small business owner.
Bob Beauprez
We need to distinguish between stress and stimulation. Having deadlines, setting goals, and pushing yourself to perform at capacity are stimulating. Stress is when you’re anxious, upset, or frustrated, which dramatically reduce your ability to perform.
Andrew Bernstein
I got a dog-training book. It says Grendel needs mental stimulation, so I tried to train him, but I think he must be retarded.
Ilona Andrews
In a large mass of muscle deprived of its circulation, the rate at which the recovery process can go on, after severe stimulation, depends on the rate at which oxygen can reach the fibres by diffusion.
Archibald Hill
Children need stimulation and stability. That can come from grandparents, cousins, teachers, nannies, childcare centres – as long as they engage with the children and are really fond of them. There are also times when children need to be left alone to learn to be independent and to encourage their imaginary friends.
Tony Buzan
The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.
Albert Einstein
Entertainers and sports figures achieve fame and wealth but find the world empty and dull without the solace and stimulation of drugs.
Mario Cuomo
Even though decathlon is really long, there’s always something different to look forward to, which is great for mental stimulation.
Ashton Eaton
Journalism has not only its social stimulations but its aesthetic virtues. An invitation into print, from however suspect a source, is an opportunity to make something beautiful, to discover within oneself a treasure that would otherwise have remained buried.
John Updike
I bought a place in Milan, but Missoni headquarters are out in the country, in Sumirago. My whole family eats out of the same vegetable garden; my mother raises chickens. I love the city, but if you’re always bombarded with stimulation, you get numb to it. I need to get bored to create.
Margherita Missoni
Writing music while caffeinated produces some interesting results. The stimulation basically amplifies my music-production-dependent bi-polarity.
Porter Robinson
I believe that the only true education comes through the stimulation of the child’s powers by the demands of the social situations in which he finds himself.
John Dewey
Alcohol is necessary for a man so that he can have a good opinion of himself, undisturbed be the facts. Finley Peter Dunne There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Artists of all sorts remain youthful for so long, and in many cases attain a grand old age. The explanation is that they live in an almost permanent condition of stimulation and excitement.
Egon Friedell
The making of an Atheist implies a mental stimulation and training which brings into play the primary factors of social progress.
Joseph McCabe
The internet kind of feels like happiness sometimes, however. It feels like stimulation.
George Saunders
On the one hand, life is made infinitely easy for the personality in that stimulations, interests, uses of time and consciousness are offered to it from all sides. They carry the person as if in a stream, and one needs hardly to swim for oneself.
Georg Simmel
Rich, smart parents tend to have rich, smart kids – not because it’s genetic but because they can create a home environment and sensory stimulation that lower-income kids often don’t get.
George Kaiser
Conferences with open attendance are very important for the stimulation of young people or other people who are new in the field. … The field of high-energy physics is, as you know, very strongly in the hands of a clique and it is hard for an outsider to enter.
Victor Frederick Weisskopf
Multitasking creates a dopamine-addiction feedback loop, effectively rewarding the brain for losing focus and for constantly searching for external stimulation.
Daniel Levitin
Economic stimulation that works through the increased outlays to the affluent has, inevitably, an aspect of soundness and sanity that is lacking in expenditure on behalf of the undeserving poor.
John Kenneth Galbraith
Happiness lies not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort. The joy and moral stimulation of work must no longer be forgotten in the mad chase of evanescent profits.
Theodore Roosevelt
What the brain does by itself is infinitely more fascinating and complex than any response it can make to chemical stimulation.
Ursula K. Le Guin
I think we all have really busy lives now and there’s so much stimulation, there’s so many artists, there’s so much music, there’s so much art, there’s so much everything in a world it’s hard to get people to focus on 12 songs of yours at once.
Bea Miller
Streetlife serenaders Have no obligations Hold no grand illusions Need no stimulation.
Billy Joel
The difference between destruction of the immune system and stimulation of the immune system is an interpretation.
Deepak Chopra
I spent three years there and encountered great teachers who gave me enough stimulation to last me for the rest of my life – Josef Albers, painter; Buckminster Fuller, inventor; Max Dehn, the mathematician, and many others. Through them, I came to understand the total commitment required if one must be an artist.
Ruth Asawa
Natural or artificial stimulation of nerves gives rise to a process of progressive excitation in them, leading to a response in the effector organ of the nerves concerned.
Otto Loewi
Art is for stimulation, excitement, adventure.
Doris Humphrey
I think everyone on the planet is a fan of a painting because everyone is a fan of visual stimulation, but I’ve had freedom in the world [of painting] because I’ve kept it to myself.
Scott Avett
I just think that the Europeans are depriving themselves of a high-employment economy, and they are depriving themselves of intellectual stimulation in the workplace – and personal growth – by sticking to the stultifying, rigid system that I call corporatism.
Edmund Phelps
There is more refreshment and stimulation in a nap, even of the briefest, than in all the alcohol ever distilled.
Oh I don’t need an education Just a microphone’s intoxication And I can’t deal with concentration Give me tongues and stimulation
Katy Rose
You cannot see the Milky Way in New York City any more … We risk the loss of our sensual perception. And if you lose those, naturally, you try to compensate by other stimulations, by very loud noises, or by bright lights or drugs.
Rene Dubos
When I read about genetics, I see breakthroughs every day. And while I’m trying to learn more about behavioral science, I must say that I don’t feel I get tremendous intellectual stimulation from most of the things I read.
Harold E. Varmus
The prime objective of all Initiatory music in the Temples of Antiquity was to bring about physical purification and renewal, mental stimulation and alertness, spiritual exhilaration and Illumination.
Were we all one body, we should lose the tremendous stimulation that comes from the present arrangement, and I fear that our uniformity would become the uniformity of death and the tomb.
George Horace Lorimer
Stress is the negative whirlwind of emotions that gets imposed on top of our stimulation and engagement.
Andrew J. Bernstein
In a way, education by its nature favours the extrovert because you are taking kids and putting them into a big classroom, which is automatically going to be a high-stimulation environment. Probably the best way of teaching in general is one on one, but that’s not something everyone can afford.
Susan Cain
You look at somebody like Thurston Moore. Is he a noise dude? A punky dude? Is he a free jazz dude? He’s a stimulation chaser, and I relate to that.
Oneohtrix Point Never
We should misjudge this scientist [Fritz Haber] seriously if we were to judge him only by his harvest. The stimulation of research and the advancement of younger scholars become ever more important to him than his own achievements.
Richard Willstatter
Now, my oral illustration be like clitoral stimulation
to the female gender
Ain’t nothin’ better
Let me know when it’s wet enough to enter
Andre Benjamin
I love having a lot of content. I prefer to have constant stimulation.
Zooey Deschanel
The connections in the brain fade away unless used. We know that early stimulation of children leads to higher cognitive scores.
Brian Sutton-Smith
My mother was a stay-at-home mom until I was about 11, when she got a job – and it was like a light came on inside her. It’s not wrong to be passionate about your career. When you love what you do, you bring that stimulation back to your family.
Allison Pearson
Chess is a game of stimulation.
I mean, evil and boredom. Evil and ennui. Evil and the lack of stimulation. Evil and sluggish blood.
Gregory Maguire
Breast stimulation is especially effective in starting labor at term when it is combined with sexual intercourse. Unless your partner is an abysmally poor lover, this combination is by far the most enjoyable method of induction.
Ina May Gaskin
Advertising tries to stimulate our sensuous desires, converting luxuries into necessities, but it only intensifies man’s inner misery. The business world is bent on creating hungers which its wares never satisfy, and thus it adds to the frustrations and broken minds of our times.
Fulton J. Sheen
Boys need to learn the value of spiritual solitude. For the soul to grow, it needs those moments of no-stimulation, of wakeful peace. Because we adults don’t usually practice enough solitude—because we are always ‘doing’ things—we often neglect to teach our boys to find solitude
Michael Gurian
There are many aspects about what and why we photograph: visual pleasure, personal empathy, intellectual stimulation, technical excellence, etc. Serious photographers and artists will try to create works that are original. Over a career period they may develop a singular identity in their images.
Michael Kenna
In order to explain why the ordinary Sadhus and Yogis take to tobacco and gДЃnja [an intoxicant], I said that these cause stimulation of the physical brain. But these have reactions. And to stimulate the brain thus is not the proper process.
Sri Aurobindo
You know, Vik, you’re amazingly human at times. (Alix) I know. But I wonder if the feelings I have are real or just electrical stimulations in my cortex that simulate human emotion. I wish I knew if they were real or imagined. (Vik) And that makes you completely human, sweetie. We all have those doubts. (Alix)
Sherrilyn Kenyon
The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep.
Marc Chagall
Stress is the negative whirlwind of emotions that gets imposed on top of our stimulation and engagement.
Andrew Bernstein
Man does not have the right to develop his own mind. This kind of liberal orientation has great appeal. We must electrically control the brain. Some day armies and generals will be controlled by electrical stimulation of the brain.
Jose Manuel Rodriguez Delgado
Sometimes I think of myself as a little bee. I go from one area of the studio to another and gather pollen and sort of stimulate everybody. I guess that’s the job I do.
Walt Disney
Removing all stimulation around you is a really positive thing in terms of stimulating your creativity.
For adults to enjoy something, they need to have intellectual stimulation, something that’s related to real life.
Jenova Chen
There is growing consensus that new parents need help–information, advice, practical assistance–and that infants and toddlers need stimulation as well as care and nurture.
Sheila Kamerman
Novelty is vital to the stimulation of life… New neural paths are sparked by caving in to notions.
Robert Genn
British researchers found that one smile can generate the same level of brain stimulation as up to 2,000 bars of chocolate. The same study found that smiling is as stimulating as receiving up to 16,000 pounds Sterling in cash. That’s like 25 grand a smile.
Ron Gutman
NASA has been one of the most successful public investments in motivating students to do well and achieve all they can achieve. It’s sad that we are turning the programme in a direction where it will reduce the amount of motivation and stimulation it provides to young people.
Neil Armstrong
Curiosity is a delicate little plant that, aside from stimulation, stands mainly in need of freedom.
Albert Einstein
John Dewey reminded us that the value of what students do ‘resides in its connection with a stimulation of greater thoughtfulness, not in the greater strain it imposes.
Alfie Kohn
The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
Pornography is writing that seeks primarily, even exclusively, to bring about sexual stimulation. This can be done crudely or delicately. In the former case it would be bad literature; in the latter good.
Kenneth Tynan
Sometimes it appears that we’re reaching a period when our senses and our minds will no longer respond to moderate stimulation. We seem to be approaching an Age of the Gross. Persuasion through speeches and books is too often discarded for disruptive demonstrations aimed at bludgeoning the unconvinced into action.
Spiro T. Agnew
The dominant theory coming out of Hollywood is that peoples’ attention spans are getting shorter and shorter and they need more stimulation.
Brian Eno
There is an incessant influx of novelty into the world, and yet we tolerate incredible dullness.
Henry David Thoreau
Next to the intellectual stimulation of chess, the educational value is of great importance. Chess teaches logic, imagination, self-discipline, and determination.
Garry Kasparov
My daughter will say she’s hungry, and I’m like, ‘Buddy, you’re just bored. Do you understand? And you’re already starting a pattern of satisfying an internal disconnect with an external stimulation, and that’s a dead-end road, sweetie. Courtney Love lives on that road; you don’t want to live on that road.
Dana Gould
By relaxation, I don’t mean falling asleep in front of the TV set or unwinding with friends. The kind I’m talking about is a quieting of mental activity and withdrawal of body and mind from external stimulation.
Bernie Siegel
One of the many conditions that have to be met for a brain to become a mind, and therefore have consciousness, is ‘the analog I’ around which all the simultaneous inflow of sensations and stimulations are reflected and organized.
Aleksandar Hemon
The investigations also proved that there were many cases of spontaneous deviation, i.e. cases where there had been no stimulation of the semi-circular canal apparatus.
Robert Barany
I require a lot of stimulation, and there’s so much I’ve learned being in front of the camera, I felt like I had more to give behind it.
Ari Graynor
It is only when a person has his own generator that we can talk about motivation. He then needs no outside stimulation. He wants to do it.
Frederick Herzberg
Because a work does not aim at reproducing natural appearances it is not, therefore, an escape from life — but may be a penetration into reality…as expression of the significance of life, a stimulation to greater effort in living.
Henry Moore
Reading supplies bread for imagination to feed on and bones for it to chew on.
Alex Faickney Osborn
If I give a book as a gift, it is invariably a children’s book with beautiful artwork and a simple text. I adore the feel of them, the care taken in the artwork, and the high visual stimulation that sets off the simple but often powerful message the text conveys.
Kim Harrison
In sleep, we leave behind the sensory stimulation of the outside world.
Siri Hustvedt
Any kind of workout has a lot of benefits. But working out in open spaces provides environmental stimulation and helps you connect with nature.
Gurmeet Choudhary
I received more genuine religious stimulation in prison than in the seminary.
David Dellinger
It is the cult of self that is killing the United States. This cult has within it the classic traits of psychopaths: superficial charm, grandiosity and self-importance ; a need for constant stimulation; a penchant for lying, deception and manipulation; and the incapacity for remorse or guilt.
Chris Hedges