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Perception Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Perception

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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


The new limitations are the human ones of perception.
~By Milton Babbitt ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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's incredible considering the public perception that he was tight fisted and he was more than prudent, and lacked ambition to take Tottenham to where the fans wanted them to be.
~By Alan Hansen ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The essential attribute of a new sense is, not the perception of external objects or influences which ordinarily do not act upon the senses, but that external causes should excite in it a new and peculiar kind of sensation different from all the sensations of our five senses.
~By Johannes P. Muller ~


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


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


Perception is reality.
~By Lee Atwater ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
~By Beverly Sills ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


But any perception of this application being speeded up requires me to take responsibility.
~By David Blunkett ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think my perception of my own life is different and the fact that Lauren and myself are together. I've never felt this free or happy and so that permeates onto my onstage persona and to my working environment.
~By Rick Allen ~


When we make the cerebral state the beginning of an action, and in no sense the condition of a perception, we place the perceived images of things outside the image of our body, and thus replace perception within the things themselves.
~By Henri Bergson ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
~By Ansel Adams ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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