Perception Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Perception

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Sense data are much more controversial than qualia, because they are associated with a controversial theory of perception - that one perceives the world by perceiving one's sense-data, or something like that.
~By David Chalmers ~


The perception of what a thing is and the perception of what it means are not separate, either.
~By James J. Gibson ~


There is no truth. There is only perception.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


The thing of which the act of perception is the perception is experienced as something not mental.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


It's a well known thing that ordinary perceptions can have a strange aspect when one is travelling.
~By Kenneth Koch ~


The young people have MTV and rock and roll. Why would they go to read poetry? Poetry belongs to the Stone Age. It awakens in us perceptions that go back to those times.
~By Robert Morgan ~


A gloss is a total system of perception and language.
~By Talcott Parsons ~


I definitely don't look my age. So I actively look for roles that will help people change their perception of me.
~By Elijah Wood ~


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.
~By William Wordsworth ~


In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires.
~By Alan Autry ~


Factors affecting effective regional cooperation are mindsets and perceptions emanating from the past.
~By Khaleda Zia ~


If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


You can't cover people with perceptions because we are all different.
~By Bernhard Langer ~


Everything in the Universe, throughout all its kingdoms, is conscious: i.e., endowed with a consciousness of its own kind and on its own plane of perception.
~By H. P. Blavatsky ~


Ideologies, however appealing, cannot shape the whole structure of perceptions and conduct unless they are embedded in daily experiences that confirm them.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Disability is a matter of perception. If you can do just one thing well, you're needed by someone.
~By Martina Navratilova ~


Physiology is concerned with all those phenomena of life that present them selves to us in sense perception as bodily processes, and accordingly form part of that total environment which we name the external world.
~By Wilhelm Wundt ~


Arguably, no artist grows up: If he sheds the perceptions of childhood, he ceases being an artist.
~By Ned Rorem ~


I think things changed as a result of a certain perception of our politics. When we went through our zealous, self-righteous period it didn't exactly win us any friends.
~By Fred Frith ~


Sometimes you don't want to be a slapstick clown in order to convey a funny perception of the world.
~By Tina Weymouth ~


So I think it's - what was important to me is that I found that I can't change the fact that people already have made an opinion about me. But I don't think that should stop me from trying to correct some of the misperceptions that are out there.
~By Monica Lewinsky ~


It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual.
~By Alexander Fleming ~


I like doing a challenging class because it makes me more brave in life. My perception of hardships is now completely different. I'm not whining and moaning inside as much.
~By Ione Skye ~


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.
~By H. G. Wells ~


No one wants to abandon the Israelis. But I think the perception is, and I think it's probably an accurate perception, that the tail is leading the dog - that we are giving the Israelis carte blanche ability to exercise whatever they want to do in their area.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


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


In visual perception a color is almost never seen as it really is - as it physically is. This fact makes color the most relative medium in art.
~By Josef Albers ~


Major social movements eventually fade into the landscape not because they have diminished but because they have become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience.
~By Freda Adler ~


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


It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


I received a grant from The Ford Foundation to write a book for kids about urban perception, or how people experience cities, but I kept putting off writing it. Instead I started to write what became The Phantom Tollbooth.
~By Norton Juster ~


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.
~By Ursula K. LeGuin ~


I think the perception of there being a deep gulf between science and the humanities is false.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.
~By Anais Nin ~


Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.
~By Kevyn Aucoin ~


After a lifetime of world travel I've been fascinated that those in the third world don't have the same perception of reality that we do.
~By Jim Harrison ~


Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


I really believed that if I could play that character, who is grounded in the earth and the history of the United States - not the kind of role I usually play - it would help me change the perception out there and my own perception of what I can accomplish as a performer.
~By Andrea Martin ~


You will obtain a vision of matter that is perhaps fatiguing for your imagination, but pure and stripped of what the requirements of life make you add to it in external perception.
~By Henri Bergson ~


Reality doesn't bite, rather our perception of reality bites.
~By Anthony J. D'Angelo ~


Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions.
~By A. E. Housman ~


These are ideas. I could say that they just came to me, but it would be more accurate to say that I went to them. Ideas - and new connections between ideas - lead you away from commonly held perceptions of reality. Ideas lead you out here. Ideas lead you into the darkness.
~By Dave Sim ~


There's this perception sometimes around here that I'm this Hollywood guy.
~By Harry Anderson ~


The perceptive act is a reaction of the mind upon the object of which it is the perception.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music.
~By John Drinkwater ~


We are enslaved by anything we do not consciously see. We are freed by conscious perception.
~By Vernon Howard ~


The UN's unique legitimacy flows from a universal perception that it pursues a larger purpose than the interests of one country or a small group of countries.
~By Atal Bihari Vajpayee ~


The perception of the audience is the interesting part. If the audience doesn't hear what is going on, is it going on or not?
~By Robert Fripp ~


A common misperception of me is... that I am a tough, rough northerner, which I suppose I am really. But I'm pretty mild-mannered most of the time. It's the parts that you play I guess. I don't mind it. I'm not a tough guy. I'd like to act as a fair, easy-going, kind man at some point.
~By Sean Bean ~


Outside of being an actress, I feel like being out is the biggest way that gay people can change perception. There are people that give millions of dollars to gay organizations but are closeted to their own families.
~By Jill Bennett ~


Key metaphors help determine what and how we perceive and how we think about our perceptions.
~By M. H. Abrams ~


I'm not interested in trying to work on people's perceptions. I am who I am, and if you don't take the time to learn about that, then your perception is going to be your problem.
~By Jim Brown ~


These are the influences that everybody has. Some individuals might stand out because of one thing or another, but whether one's perception as a child of what was important or not is accurate, I don't know.
~By John Hume ~


In the perception of a tree we can distinguish the act of experiencing, or perceiving, from the thing experienced, or perceived.
~By 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.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


The perception is that more important people watch news in the evenings than in the mornings.
~By Reese Schonfeld ~


The thing of it is though that's the only way people know you, they see you in that roll and they see you in person and they only know the perception of what you are.
~By David Selby ~


The really explicit phrase is doors of perception.
~By Marianne Faithfull ~


Some would suggest that there has been a dramatic change in our perception of the world and ourselves within the world. Others have observed that there has been an almost complete about-face in a relatively short span of time.
~By Alex Campbell ~


But the perception of life as an organic unity is a slow achievement, and depends for its growth on a people's entry into the main current of world-events.
~By Muhammed Iqbal ~


The advanced levels which the democratic world has attained at the end of lengthy processes may have created the perception in the region that democracy is a distant concept; this perception can be addressed.
~By Recep Tayyip Erdogan ~


My own perception of that is somewhat colored by where people ask my advice, which is still, of course, about changes to Python internals or at least standard libraries.
~By Guido van Rossum ~


I've never personally criticized anyone else's music, but I know that the public's real problem is not the music I make but the perception that I play simple music for money only and for the notoriety and to increase my popularity.
~By Kenny G ~


Take a sound from whatever source, a note on a violin, a scream, a moan, a creaking door, and there is always this symmetry between the sound basis, which is complex and has numerous characteristics which emerge through a process of comparison within our perception.
~By Pierre Schaeffer ~


Perception is reality.
~By Lee Atwater ~


Psychology is still trying to explain the perception of the position of an object in space, along with its shape, size, and so on, and to understand the sensations of color.
~By James J. Gibson ~


If I were a writer, how I would enjoy being told the novel is dead. How liberating to work in the margins, outside a central perception. You are the ghoul of literature. Lovely.
~By Don DeLillo ~


Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
~By Alexis Carrel ~


The adjustment of reality to the masses and of the masses to reality is a process of unlimited scope, as much for thinking as for perception.
~By Walter Benjamin ~


Government frequently has a problem recognizing perception versus reality.
~By Bill Owens ~


The world is... the natural setting of, and field for, all my thoughts and all my explicit perceptions. Truth does not inhabit only the inner man, or more accurately, there is no inner man, man is in the world, and only in the world does he know himself.
~By Maurice Merleau-Ponty ~


We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.
~By Virginia Satir ~


Well, for me, really, I think it was I wanted to try and clear up some of the misperceptions that were out there and fill in some of the historical gaps.
~By Monica Lewinsky ~


How it shaped my perception is this: I have become so indelibly identified as a character in pop culture that it has forced me to go deeply within myself to get a very very rock solid sense, to myself, of who I am.
~By Thomas Wilson ~


The belief that we are what the media says we are, what people perceive we are, is soon to be what we think we are. We are treated based on this warped perception. It is hard to get away from it.
~By Kevin Eubanks ~


Further-more, partisan attachments powerfully shape political perceptions, beliefs and values, and incumbents enjoy advantages well beyond the way in which their districts are configured.
~By Thomas E. Mann ~


For whatever be the knowledge which we are able to obtain of God, either by perception or reflection, we must of necessity believe that He is by many degrees far better than what we perceive Him to be.
~By Origen ~


I think that the legitimacy of the court would be undermined in any case if the court made a decision based on its perception of public opinion.
~By Samuel Alito ~


I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it's up to me.
~By Brad Pitt ~


One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are - are - are living in - in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers.
~By Feisal Abdul Rauf ~


However, in spite of the general perception that monetary policy should be conducted so as to avert deflation, a central bank cannot lower interest rates below the zero lower bound.
~By Toshihiko Fukui ~


Unless you have a perception of who you are as a lawyer, you will never be at ease in dealing with legal matters, clients, or courts. But if you know who you are and why you're there, all you need is the expertise and the information.
~By Samuel Dash ~


Oddly my name has been no professional help at all! It seems to have made no difference. I admire him hugely, both for his benevolence and his enormous psychological perception.
~By Joanna Trollope ~


Truthiness is tearing apart our country, and I don't mean the argument over who came up with the word. I don't know whether it's a new thing, but it's certainly a current thing, in that it doesn't seem to matter what facts are. It used to be, everyone was entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts. But that's not the case anymore. Facts matter not at all. Perception is everything.
~By Stephen Colbert ~


All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


There is a major ingredient missing from our perception of how changes are brought about; that ingredient is power.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.
~By Gerald Jampolsky ~


Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic.
~By Edward de Bono ~


The funny thing is, people's perceptions of what a song is about is usually wrong a majority of the time. But they're still going to read what they want to into it.
~By Vince Gill ~


After the enormous success of All About my Mother, all the awards and everything, I wanted to start a movie in exactly the same place that I used to be before. I wanted to show that all of the success had not changed my perception.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


I can't comment on any outside perception. I'm happy to come out and talk about movies that I've worked on in a setting like this. Otherwise, I have my own life that I live which is very different and private.
~By Jennifer Connelly ~


Science is nothing but perception.
~By Plato ~


Science is a perception of the world around us. Science is a place where what you find in nature pleases you.
~By Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar ~


Well, my wife always says to me, and I think it's true, it's very difficult for us to understand the Elizabethan understanding and enjoyment and perception of form as it is to say... it would be for them to understand computers or going to the moon or something.
~By Mark Rylance ~


So, we, as human beings, live in a very imprecise world. A world where our perceptions of reality are far more important than actual reality.
~By Daniel Keys Moran ~


It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor, since it is a more significant process of mind than reason. Reason can only sort out perceptions, but the humor process is involved in changing them.
~By Edward de Bono ~


What is the possible benefit? Can this material save lives? Can it improve the quality of life in Iraq? Can it tend to shape our perceptions of how war should and should not be conducted? Can it shape our perceptions of who should be conducting war and in what manner? And the answer to that is a clear yes.
~By Julian Assange ~


My perception is that I've never done anything but work really hard.
~By Val Kilmer ~


I'm inspired by nature. Other artist's work is important for developing my perception.
~By Mike Thompson ~


Our perception of songs that we've written... the meaning changes from day to day... to whatever stage we're at in our life and careers.
~By Layne Staley ~

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