Internal

Internal may refer to:

  • Internality as a concept in behavioural economics
  • Neijia, internal styles of Chinese martial arts
  • Neigong or "internal skills", a type of exercise in meditation associated with Daoism

Famous quotes containing the word internal:

    One’s stomach is one’s internal environment.
    Samuel Butler (1835–1902)

    A State, in idea, is the opposite of a Church. A State regards classes, and not individuals; and it estimates classes, not by internal merit, but external accidents, as property, birth, etc. But a church does the reverse of this, and disregards all external accidents, and looks at men as individual persons, allowing no gradations of ranks, but such as greater or less wisdom, learning, and holiness ought to confer. A Church is, therefore, in idea, the only pure democracy.
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772–1834)

    Unlike femininity, relaxed masculinity is at bottom empty, a limp nullity. While the female body is full of internal potentiality, the male is internally barren.... Manhood at the most basic level can be validated and expressed only in action.
    George Gilder (b. 1939)