Perception Quotes

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

Bruce Lee

Science is nothing but perception

Plato

Science is nothing but developed perception, interpreted intent, common sense rounded out and minutely articulated.

George Santayana

Familiarity so dulls the edge of perception as to make us least acquainted with things forming part of our daily life.

Julia Ward Howe

Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you.

Jon Bon Jovi

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications,offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.

Ansel Adams

Fallen from his lofty and heroic station; now finally restored to the perception of truth; weighed to earth by the recollection of his own deeds; consoled no longer by a consciousness of rectitude, for the loss of offspring and wife a loss for which he was indebted to his own misguided hand; Wieland was transformed at once into the man of sorrow?

Charles Brockden Brown

A law is simply a reflection of the momentary perception of self-interest by a majority of a legislative body.

James Bovard

Civilization has gotten further and further from the so-called 'natural' man, who uses all his faculties: perception, invention, improvisation.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.

Ansel Adams

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

Ursula K. Le Guin

It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope

Ursula K. Le Guin

The act of smelling something, anything, is remarkably like the act of thinking. Immediately at the moment of perception, you can feel the mind going to work, sending the odor around from place to place, setting off complex repertories through the brain, polling one center after another for signs of re recognition, for old memories and old connection.

Lewis Thomas

I, for my part, wonder what sort of feeling, mind or reason that man was possessed who was first to pollute his mouth with gore, and allow his lips to touch the flesh of a murdered being; who spread his table with the mangled form of dead bodies, and claimed as daily food and dainty dishes what but know were beings endowed with with movement, with perception and with voice.

PLUTARCH

The good life on any river may... depend on the perception of its music, and the preservation of some music to perceive.

Aldo Leopold
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