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To begin with, our perception of the world is deformed, incomplete. Then our memory is selective. Finally, writing transforms.

Claude Simon Quotes

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Men are disturbed not by things, but by the view which they take of them. -Epictetus.

Epictetus Quotes

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... perhaps one has to be very old before one learns how to be amused rather than shocked. Thanks to Maria Marquis -Pearl S. Buck.

Pearl S. Buck Quotes

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It is one of the commonest of mistakes to consider that the limit of our power of perception is also the limit of all there is to perceive.

C. W. Leadbeater Quotes

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People believe I am what they see Me as, rather than what they do not see. But I am the Great Unseen, not what I cause Myself to be in any particular moment. In a sense, I am what I am not. It is from the Am-notness that I come, and to it I always return.

Neale Donald Walsch Quotes

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No life is so hard that you can't make it easier by the way you take it. -Ellen Glasgow.

Ellen Glasgow Quotes

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The appearance of things change according to the emotions and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves. -Kahlil Gilbran.

Kahlil Gilbran Quotes

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The greater part of our happiness or misery depends on our dispositions and not our circumstances. -Martha Washington.

Martha Washington Quotes

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Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. -George Bernard Shaw.

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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Love is not blind; it simply enables one to see things others fail to see.

William Blake Quotes

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After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked—as I am surprisingly often—why I bother to get up in the mornings.

Richard Dawkins Quotes

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Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.

Camille Pissarro Quotes

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Sometimes men are scared of me. You become a kind of an icon on television, and people are a little bit unsure, careful. It's funny.

Mischa Barton Quotes

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As men of inward light are wont To turn their optics in upon't.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. III, canto I, l. 481)

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He gives us the very quintessence of perception.

James Russell Lowell Quotes , Source: My Study Windows--Coleridge

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Penetration seems a kind of inspiration; it gives me an idea of prophecy.

Fulke Greville Quotes

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A pot clashes with its lid In someones hurried kitchen A telephone boils off the hook. Outside, a car door An airplane pulls a drag of cloud. muffled thunder.

Kathy Walker Quotes

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Preconcieved notions are the locks on the door to wisdom. -Merry Browne.

Merry Browne Quotes

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It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn't in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals. -Charles Kuralt.

Charles Kuralt Quotes

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Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world. -Hans Margolius.

Hans Margolius Quotes

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Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world. -Hans Margolius.

Hans Margolius Quotes

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The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. -Marcel Proust.

Marcel Proust Quotes

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Simple people ... are very quick to see the live facts which are going on about them.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Quotes

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Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.

Hans Margolius Quotes

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The heart has eyes which the brain knows nothing of.

Charles H. Perkhurst Quotes

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