Perception Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Perception

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


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 ~


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 ~


Certainly almost everything we do and think is colored in some way by memes, but it is important to realize that not everything we experience is a meme. If I walk down the street and see a tree, the basic perception that's going on is not memetic.
~By Susan Blackmore ~


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 ~


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 ~


Also, after people play these Sim games, it tends to change their perception of the world around them, so they see their city, house or family in a slightly different way after playing.
~By Will Wright ~


My own perception is that there are two tiers of countries, one, the original ASEAN, and then the new members. The new members are in various stages of development.
~By Sellapan Ramanathan ~


But that citizen's perception was also at one with the truth in recognizing that the very brutality of the means by which the IRA were pursuing change was destructive of the trust upon which new possibilities would have to be based.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


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


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 ~


Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


It could be my downfall, but I don't think it is - Hollywood is run on perception, and if you stray off the path of what you want to do with your career, it's suicide.
~By Charlie Hunnam ~


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 ~


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 ~


There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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 ~


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 ~


The decision to use the atom bomb on Japanese cities, and the consequent buildup of enormous nuclear arsenals, was made by governments, on the basis of political and military perceptions.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


You become very angry and depressed that you keep getting offered only these exceedingly demure and repressed roles. They're so not me. That's why films like Fight Club were so important to me because I think I confounded certain stereotypes and limited perceptions of what I could do as an actress.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


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 ~


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


The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always.
~By Willa Cather ~


The perceptions of middle age have their own luminosity.
~By Gail Sheehy ~


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


Spirit borrows from matter the perceptions on which it feeds and restores them to matter in the form of movements which it has stamped with its own freedom.
~By Henri Bergson ~


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 ~


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


Sensorial perception, for example, certainly occurs with greater or less accuracy according to the degree of interest; it is constantly given other directions by the change of external stimuli and by ideas.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


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.
~By Jerome Bruner ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


You must consider, when reading this treatise, that mental perception, because connected with matter, is subject to conditions similar to those to which physical perception is subject.
~By Maimonides ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Artist - musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
~By Billy Joel ~


There has been a great gulf in psychological thought between the perception of space and objects on one hand and the perception of meaning on the other.
~By James J. Gibson ~


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 ~


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


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


Men act like brutes in so far as the sequences of their perceptions arise through the principle of memory only, like those empirical physicians who have mere practice without theory.
~By Gottfried Leibniz ~


Sometimes I feel limited by people's perceptions of what I can and cannot do, or what I do or don't look like.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


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 ~


The biggest problem with dyslexic kids is not the perceptual problem, it is their perception of themselves. That was my biggest problem.
~By Bruce Jenner ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


To perceive means to immobilize... we seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns perception itself.
~By Henri Bergson ~


How you first meet the public is how the industry sees you. You can't argue with them. That's their perception.
~By Meryl Streep ~


The perception of beauty is a moral test.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


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 ~


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


Science is nothing but perception.
~By Plato ~


That the Op-Ed page is very important in readers' and the nation's perception of the Times, the perception of its editorial positions, and of its implicit editorial positions as expressed by the publisher's choice of people who are given the freedom to write opinion columns.
~By Daniel Okrent ~


It doubles your perception, to write from the point of view of someone you're not.
~By Michael Ondaatje ~


I'm from the bottom, I understand what it's like to have and to not have. My perception on giving is to put yourself in those people's shoes and go from there. So that's what I did.
~By Kevin Garnett ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.
~By Umberto Eco ~


Because our entire universe is made up of consciousness, we never really experience the universe directly we just experience our consciousness of the universe, our perception of it, so right, our only universe is perception.
~By Alan Moore ~


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 ~


I visited a scientist who had a helmet with magnetic fields controlled by computer sequences that could profoundly affect your mood and your perceptions.
~By Douglas Trumbull ~


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 auditory perception is not sufficient for our knowledge of the world; it does not have vastness.
~By Robert Delaunay ~


It is just like man's vanity and impertinence to call an animal dumb because it is dumb to his dull perceptions.
~By Mark Twain ~


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 ~


All media exist to invest our lives with artificial perceptions and arbitrary values.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


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


Equally, we require a collective past - hence the endless reinterpretations of history, frequently to suit the perceptions of the present.
~By Penelope Lively ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


This is easy to say with the benefit of hindsight, but I think it once again points out how very important style of leadership, that is the way he does what he does, is to his perception.
~By Robert Teeter ~


Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
~By Claudia Black ~


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 ~


The perception is that baseball's players' union is protecting players to use steroids and other illegal performance-enhancing drugs.
~By Jim Bunning ~


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 ~


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 ~


In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions when we should be doing better.
~By Edward de Bono ~


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


Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
~By Michelangelo ~


If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
~By William Blake ~


A famous person to themselves, they don't get up in the morning and think, I'm famous. I'm not famous to me. Famous is a perception.
~By Van Morrison ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


And when they encounter works of art which show that using new media can lead to new experiences and to new consciousness, and expand our senses, our perception, our intelligence, our sensibility, then they will become interested in this music.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~

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