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68 Greatest Quotes About Perception


The older you get, the more you learn to see what you've been taught to see. When you're a kid, you see what's there. Steven Wright
I play into the perception of me, but it's not really me. Kim Kardashian
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. William Blake
Thoughts become perception, perception becomes reality. Alter your thoughts, alter your reality. William James
Everything is created twice, first in the mind and then in reality. Robin Sharma
The artistic image is not intended to represent the thing itself, but, rather, the reality of the force the thing contains. James Baldwin
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. Oprah Winfrey
The most perfidious way of harming a cause consists of defending it deliberately with faulty arguments. Friedrich Nietzsche
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet. Ralph Waldo Emerson
To know each other we must reach beyond the sphere of our sense perceptions. Nikola Tesla
It is possible that I am dreaming right now and that all of my perceptions are false. Rene Descartes
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution. Ansel Adams
All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values. Marshall McLuhan
When you no longer perceive the world as hostile, there is no more fear, and when there is no more fear, you think, speak and act differently. Eckhart Tolle
Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things. Miyamoto Musashi
Fathers never have exactly the daughters they want because they invent a notion a them that the daughters have to conform to. Simone de Beauvoir
Our senses enable us to perceive only a minute portion of the outside world. Nikola Tesla
Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. Marcus Aurelius
The optimist sees the donut, the pessimist sees the hole. Oscar Wilde
Both happiness and unhappiness depend on perception. Marcus Aurelius
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. Aldous Huxley
Perception is a tool that's pointed on both ends. Hannibal
Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you. Jon Bon Jovi
A miracle is a shift in perception from fear to love. Marianne Williamson
You used," he said, and then took a sharp breath, "to call me Augustus. John Green
Imagination is the living power and prime agent of all human perception. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Learn to see, and then you'll know that there is no end to the new worlds of our vision. Carlos Castaneda
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth. Friedrich Nietzsche
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come. Michelangelo
You are one of the rare people who can separate your observation from your preconception. You see what is, where most people see what they expect. John Steinbeck
What people in the world think of you is really none of your business. Martha Graham
Perception is transformed, and a new reality is born. Dan Brown
Organized perception is what art is all about. Roy Lichtenstein
Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything. It's certainty. Stephen Colbert
We colour and mould according to the wants within us whatever our eyes bring in. Thomas Hardy
Everyone looks retarded once you set your mind to it. David Sedaris
It's very difficult to change the perception people have of you. Kristin Cavallari
The world is nothing but my perception of it. I see only through myself. I hear only through the filter of my story. Byron Katie
One moment the world is as it is. The next, it is something entirely different. Something it has never been before. Anne Rice
Do not forget that the value and interest of life is not so much to do conspicuous things...as to do ordinary things with the perception of their enormous value. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
In the perception of the incongruous stimuli, the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable in the recognition of more conventional stimuli. Jerome Bruner