Sight Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sight

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These vessels are out of sight, out of mind. They are exempt from minimum-wage requirements, from Coast Guard inspections, OSHA regulations and other safety laws.
~By Steve Finley ~


There is no doubt: the study of man is just beginning, at the same time that his end is in sight.
~By Elias Canetti ~


And yet there are some magnificent things from Freud, profound insights into the nature of man.
~By Chaim Potok ~


Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us, if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


I never questioned the integrity of an umpire. Their eyesight, yes.
~By Leo Durocher ~


Most countries are static, and they need to do is keep having babies. But America's like this big old clanking smoking machine that just lumbers across the landscape scooping up and eating everything in sight.
~By Neal Stephenson ~


Our society is illuminated by the spiritual insights of the Hebrew prophets. America and Israel have a common love of human freedom, and they have a common faith in a democratic way of life.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


The thing about hip-hop today is it's smart, it's insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable.
~By Barack Obama ~


Our willingness to acknowledge that we only see half the picture creates the conditions that make us more attractive to others. The more sincerely we acknowledge our need for their different insights and perspectives, the more they will be magnetized to join us.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


There is a wonder in reading Braille that the sighted will never know: to touch words and have them touch you back.
~By Jim Fiebig ~


Do not suppose, dearest Sir, that I am so short-sighted as to destroy my life by English preaching, or any other preaching. St. Paul did much good by his preaching, but how much more by his writings.
~By Henry Martyn ~


The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


Although important nuclear physics work was to go on in laboratories such as ours had become - and we had to cut down to a lower energy group - it was not fundamentally opening up new insights on the structure of matter. That required you to be in a higher league.
~By John Henry Carver ~


Nothing seems at first sight less important than the outward form of human actions, yet there is nothing upon which men set more store: they grow used to everything except to living in a society which has not their own manners.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


In all our associations; in all our agreements let us never lose sight of this fundamental maxim - that all power was originally lodged in, and consequently is derived from, the people.
~By George Mason ~


It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


The last great delusion is soon to open before us. Antichrist is to perform his marvelous works in our sight So closely will the counterfeit resemble the true that it will be impossible to distinguish between them except by the Holy Scriptures.
~By Ellen G. White ~


The biggest disappointment has been seeing the number of people in this business with very shortsighted views.
~By Greg Ginn ~


Traditional scientific method has always been at the very best, 20 - 20 hindsight. It's good for seeing where you've been. It's good for testing the truth of what you think you know, but it can't tell you where you ought to go.
~By Robert M. Pirsig ~


When it came time to find employment, I set my sights on becoming an engineer at a home electronics manufacturer, a field that was closely related to my major at university.
~By Koichi Tanaka ~


Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.
~By Leo Rosten ~


New Labour was the most short-sighted, self-serving, incompetent, useless, and ineffective government that Britain has ever known. Make no mistake, Labour's economic policies were a national security liability.
~By Liam Fox ~


The plan we developed to deal with al Qaeda depended on developing sources of human and technical intelligence that could give us insights into his plans at the tactical level. This is easy to say but hard to accomplish.
~By Cofer Black ~


I can't bear to see myself even in movies. The feeling is complex. I can't stand the sight of myself.
~By Nat King Cole ~


I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


All good Literature rests primarily on insight.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


I know deaf people. I have discussed the issues with them I've also thought about them a lot so I have some insights that go a little further than people who haven't had contact with the deaf community.
~By Richard Masur ~


How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes ill deeds done!
~By William Shakespeare ~


Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong.
~By Thomas Kempis ~


Primates will continue to play social games without the least insight into what is killing them.
~By Keith Henson ~


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 ~


I think, then, that man, after having satisfied his first longing for facts, wanted something fuller - some grouping, some adaptation to his capacity and experience, of the links of this vast chain of events which his sight could not take in.
~By Alfred de Vigny ~


A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


Self-interest makes some people blind, and others sharp-sighted.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


To the artist is sometimes granted a sudden, transient insight which serves in this matter for experience. A flash, and where previously the brain held a dead fact, the soul grasps a living truth! At moments we are all artists.
~By Arnold Bennett ~


Religions that teach brotherly love have been used as an excuse for persecution, and our profoundest scientific insight is made into a means of mass destruction.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith.
~By Paul Brunton ~


What helps luck is a habit of watching for opportunities, of having a patient but restless mind, of sacrificing one's ease or vanity, or uniting a love of detail to foresight, and of passing through hard times bravely and cheerfully.
~By Victor Cherbuliez ~


If we need to be reminded to love one another, then we have already lost sight of the very essence of our existence.
~By Darren L. Johnson ~


A portal is a transitionary device of sight or sound that functions as a sort of third gravitating body between the this and the that, pulling us toward itself, allowing us to bridge into the unknown from the known.
~By Roy H. Williams ~


It's a very typical UFO sighting. Carter said it changed color and, in the physical report, described it as being about the size of the moon. And he saw it with about twenty-five other people.
~By Dwight Schultz ~


We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not - nor will we ever - monitor ideology or political beliefs. We take seriously our responsibility to protect the civil rights and liberties of the American people, including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight from numerous internal and external sources.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


Like after a nice walk when you have seen many lovely sights you decide to go home, after a while I decided it was time to go home, let us put the cubes back in order. And it was at that moment that I came face to face with the Big Challenge: What is the way home?
~By Erno Rubik ~


I start a lot more songs than I finish, because I realize when I get into them, they're no good. I don't throw them away, I just put them away, store them, get them out of sight.
~By Johnny Cash ~


You can sightread better if you know your scales and arpeggios.
~By James Galway ~


Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


It was a sight surpassing all precedent, and one we never dreamed of seeing.
~By Howard Carter ~


In the absence of sound oversight,responsible businesses are forced to compete against unscrupulous and underhanded businesses, who are unencumbered by any restrictions on activities that might harm the environment, or take advantage of middle-class families, or threaten to bring down the entire financial system.
~By Barack Obama ~


The experiment of the poem is mostly intuitive. I write the first draft, pulling in the various elements that interest me, in the hope that their being combined will lead to some kind of insight.
~By John Barton ~


No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars.
~By Llewelyn Powys ~


Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Astronomers are greatly disappointed when, having traveled halfway around the world to see an eclipse, clouds prevent a sight of it; and yet a sense of relief accompanies the disappointment.
~By Simon Newcomb ~


I think children have talent and insight, but it gets beaten out of them.
~By Rita Dove ~


The problem is that agencies sometimes lose sight of common sense as they create regulations.
~By Fred Thompson ~


The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
~By Helen Keller ~


For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.
~By Albert Claude ~


It is easier to learn to interpret dreams if you have a reason to use them for something constructive. You apply your dream insights to making constructive changes in your life.
~By Henry Reed ~


If one is master of one thing and understands one thing well, one has at the same time, insight into and understanding of many things.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


Hindsight is always twenty-twenty.
~By Billy Wilder ~


I thought some of Mrs. White's material was prophetic. I felt some of her insights were extremely helpful and I regarded her as a sister in the Lord. I wasn't out to attack Ellen White's character.
~By Walter Martin ~


It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
~By Alexander Pope ~


It's like a piece of music; you never lose sight of the theme. Each scene pushes off to the next like music builds and you can almost hear the next chord progression, so it has a strict structure, which is very compelling.
~By David Strathairn ~


Jealousy is not at all low, but it catches us humbled and bowed down, at first sight.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


Insight is the first condition of Art.
~By George Henry Lewes ~


Our flag is red, white and blue, but our nation is a rainbow - red, yellow, brown, black and white - and we're all precious in God's sight.
~By Jesse Brown ~


Before I was reading science fiction, I read Hemingway. Farewell to Arms was my first adult novel that said not everything ends well. It was one of those times where reading has meant a great deal to me, in terms of my development - an insight came from that book.
~By Robert Reed ~


October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider horizon more clearly seen. It is the distant hills once more in sight, and the enduring constellations above them once again.
~By Hal Borland ~


Sometimes it's said that psychiatrists are doctors who are frightened by the sight of blood. I might have fallen into that category.
~By Robert Jay Lifton ~


Ages when custom is unsettled are necessarily ages of prophecy. The moralist cannot teach what is revealed; he must reveal what can be taught. He has to seek insight rather than to preach.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge.
~By David Mellor ~


I wouldn't have thought that a wrong theory should lead us to understand better the ordinary quantum field theories or to have new insights about the quantum states of black holes.
~By Edward Witten ~


I only hope that we don't lose sight of one thing - that it was all started by a mouse.
~By Walt Disney ~


He fell in love with himself at first sight, and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful. Self-love seems so often unrequited.
~By Anthony Powell ~


My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature.
~By Hans Hofmann ~


It's a required part of your film history to know who Woody is. His movies are so wonderful, and not just funny but so insightful about human behavior.
~By Scarlett Johansson ~


The idea of making pictures abroad is exciting when you're in Hollywood and have never worked in foreign countries. You think you'll get to see the sights and have all the fun that goes with traveling. Actually, you spend so much time on the job that you don't do much else.
~By Jeffrey Hunter ~


The analysis of concepts is for the understanding nothing more than what the magnifying glass is for sight.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


Love at first sight is easy to understand; it's when two people have been looking at each other for a lifetime that it becomes a miracle.
~By Sam Levenson ~


In action be primitive; in foresight, a strategist.
~By Edward Koch ~


The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.
~By Germaine Greer ~


But, I would be naive not to recognize the number of musicians who tell me they have been influenced by me and sight me - as well as Alex and Neil - as a musician who has been a positive influence on their playing.
~By Geddy Lee ~


We have not yet reached the goal but... we shall soon, with the help of God, be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation.
~By Herbert Hoover ~


People are crying up the rich and variegated plumage of the peacock, and he is himself blushing at the sight of his ugly feet.
~By Sa'Di ~


Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


India saw from the beginning, and, even in her ages of reason and her age of increasing ignorance, she never lost hold of the insight, that life cannot be rightly seen in the sole light, cannot be perfectly lived in the sole power of its externalities.
~By Sri Aurobindo ~


Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.
~By Ovid ~


I don't know if I believe in love at first sight, but of course I believe in two people having chemistry right away. A girl should be really easy to talk to. When I lose track of time because we've been talking, I think that's really fun.
~By Zac Efron ~


I was really glad to meet Jane Clark because it did give me an insight. I couldn't imagine what kind of woman she was. I was hugely impressed by her energy, straightforward nature and enthusiasm for life.
~By Jenny Agutter ~


The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


What pedophiles and people who have sexual desires on children lose sight of to a terrible, terrible degree - a devastating degree - is that their victims are real people who will suffer forever whatever abuses are perpetrated on them.
~By Jock Sturges ~


It is not the clear-sighted who rule the world. Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.
~By Joseph Conrad ~


The man with insight enough to admit his limitations comes nearest to perfection.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


At the head of these new discoveries and insights comes the establishment of the facts that electricity is composed of discrete particles of equal size, or quanta, and that light is an electromagnetic wave motion.
~By Johannes Stark ~


Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


I didn't know then that I would never be able to leave the sounds and smells of these sights behind me, but I was fiercely conscious of one thing-my ambition.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


I worried she might spend an afternoon chatting with me about the sights and then wish me best of luck.
~By Arthur Golden ~


Set your sights high, the higher the better. Expect the most wonderful things to happen, not in the future but right now. Realize that nothing is too good. Allow absolutely nothing to hamper you or hold you up in any way.
~By Eileen Caddy ~

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