Compliments invite the person who is complimented to embrace a new perception of him or herself. And just as layers and layers of nacre form a pearl over an irritating grain of sand, so compliments collect around us, developing us in all our beauty.
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications,offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Conscience is the internal perception of the reaction of a particular wish operating within us
Let the spirit out - Discard all thoughts of reward, all hopes of praise and fears of blame, all awareness of one's bodily self. And, finally closing the avenues of sense perception, let the spirit out, as it will
It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope
Only in quiet waters do thing mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
Compassion is an alternate perception
As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone.
Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you.
Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.
Science is nothing but perception
It may be that we are puppets-puppets controlled by the strings of society. But at least we are puppets with perception, with awareness. And perhaps our awareness is the first step to our liberation.
The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.
The lustre of diamonds is invigorated by the interposition of darker bodies; the lights of a picture are created by the shades; the highest pleasure which nature has indulged to sensitive perception is that of rest after fatigue
In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it.
Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance;
it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
Ignorance, intolerance, egotism, self-assertion, opaque perception, dense and pitiful chuckle headedness - and an almost pathetic unconsciousness of it all, that is what I was at nineteen and twenty.
In design man becomes what he is. Animals have language and perception as well, but they do not design.
Civilization has gotten further and further from the so-called 'natural' man, who uses all his faculties: perception, invention, improvisation.
Familiarity so dulls the edge of perception as to make us least acquainted with things forming part of our daily life.
Art is not a pleasure, a solace, or an amusement; art is great matter. Art is an organ of human life, transmitting man's reasonable perception into feeling. In our age the common religious perception of men is the consciousness of the brotherhood of man-we know that the well-being of man lies in the union with his fellow men. True science should indicate the various methods of applying this consciousness to life. Art should transform this perception into feeling. The task of art is enormous. Through the influence of real art, aided by science, guided by religion, that peaceful co-operation of man is now obtained by external means-by law courts, police, charitable institutions, factory inspection, etc.-should be obtained by man's free and joyous activity. Art should cause violence to be set aside. And it is only art that can accomplish this.