Quotes tagged with perception (102 quotes found)

Oscar Wilde
We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.
Edgar Allan Poe
All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.
dreams  perception  dreaming  # 351
John Lennon
The more I see, the less I know for sure.
life  truth  perception  beatles  # 939
Nicholas Sparks
We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old are able to sit next to one another and not say anything and still feel content. The young, brash and impatient, must always break the silence. It is a waste, for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. This is the great paradox.
perception  silence  # 1923
Oprah Winfrey
Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough
Ansel Adams
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Sade Adu
I've got absolutely no real perception, properly, of time.
time  Absolutely  perception  # 6528
Samuel Alexander
The perceptive act is a reaction of the mind upon the object of which it is the perception.
mind  Act  perception  # 9393
Samuel Alexander
In the perception of a tree we can distinguish the act of experiencing, or perceiving, from the thing experienced, or perceived.
Act  Tree  perception  # 9408
Samuel Alexander
The thing of which the act of perception is the perception is experienced as something not mental.
Act  perception  Mental  # 9409
Samuel Alexander
Thus the same object may supply a practical perception to one person and a speculative one to another, or the same person may perceive it partly practically and partly speculatively.
Another  perception  Object  # 9412
Jonathan Ames
I'm actually much more shy and self-conscious than people's perception of me.
perception  Shy  # 12221
Lee Atwater
Perception is reality.
perception  reality  # 19716
Milton Babbitt
The new limitations are the human ones of perception.
perception  # 21990
James Balog
I've always believed that photography is a way to shape human perception.
perception  Believed  Shape  # 25604
Kate Beckinsale
I think that dwelling on other people's perception of you is the road to complete madness, unfortunately. I try and resist that.
road  perception  Complete  # 32441