Perception Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Perception

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


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 ~


If it is widely assumed that the new President cannot move forward simply because of a narrow victory, there can easily develop a sense of unease and uncertainty, adversely affecting every sector of American society, our economy and the perception of other nations.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


While only about half of the voters feel they know very much about Reagan or what he stands for, the Republicans who do have a very positive perception of him.
~By Robert Teeter ~


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


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 ~


An actress must be a woman whose emotional perceptions are true, and to make them so, she must have a fine contempt for any art or thought that betrays them for something false.
~By Nance O'Neil ~


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 ~


When you look at the state of the economy right now, you have to set a priority. And my top priority is the deficit of jobs and economic growth, and especially this perception that the United States could be falling behind especially Asian economies.
~By Mark Kirk ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I think it's his perception of knowing how to make a record build, keeping the integrity of the song in the music and really adding a lot of musical elements to compliment my voice and to compliment the song.
~By Deborah Cox ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing.
~By Angelina Jolie ~


In every war zone that I've been in, there has been a reality and then there has been the public perception of why the war was being fought. In every crisis, the issues have been far more complex than the public has been allowed to know.
~By John Le Carre ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


Music is at once the product of feeling and knowledge, for it requires from its disciples, composers and performers alike, not only talent and enthusiasm, but also that knowledge and perception which are the result of protracted study and reflection.
~By Alban Berg ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


We think the Puritans always dressed in black and white, which they didn't. They loved very bright colors. And there were other differences in perceptions that gave one a very different view of them.
~By Carlisle Floyd ~


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


In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's and let his perceptions take over.
~By Elizabeth Moon ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Perception is reality.
~By Lee Atwater ~


Being famous hasn't changed my perception of myself - I've just grown up.
~By Cat Deeley ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


When a film is created, it is created in a language, which is not only about words, but also the way that very language encodes our perception of the world, our understanding of it.
~By Andrzej Wajda ~


Anybody who's ever gone through a hard time - any outsider's perception, no matter how much information they're given, they have no idea what the person's life is like.
~By Amy Grant ~


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 ~


High office teaches decision making, not substance. It consumes intellectual capital; it does not create it. Most high officials leave office with the perceptions and insights with which they entered; they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make.
~By Henry A. Kissinger ~


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 ~


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


I was surprised by the response of young people because there is a perception that those younger than the 1988 generation are not interested in politics.
~By Daw Aung San Suu Kyi ~

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