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The eyes believe themselves; the ears believe other people. (Quote by - German proverb)

The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. (Quote by - Robertson Davies)

The things we see are the mind's best bet as to what is out front. (Quote by - Adelbert Ames)

The eye is the jewel of the body. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition. (Quote by - W. H. Auden)

The eyes indicate the antiquity of the soul. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

To become the spectator of one's own life is to escape the suffering of life. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

People only see what they are prepared to see. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The lower classes of men, though they do not think it worthwhile to record what they perceive, nevertheless perceive everything that is worth noting; the difference between them and a man of learning often consists in nothing more than the latter's facility for expression. (Quote by - G. C. Lichtenberg)

There's none so blind as those who won't see. (Quote by - English proverb)

In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind. (Quote by - Louis Pasteur)

Each one sees what he carries in his heart. (Quote by - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

When general observations are drawn from so many particulars as to become certain and indisputable, these are jewels of knowledge. (Quote by - Isaac Watts)

People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

Those who cannot themselves observe can at least acquire the observation of others. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

Nothing exists until or unless it is observed. An artist is making something exist by observing it. And his hope for other people is that they will also make it exist by observing it. I call it "creative observation." Creative viewing. (Quote by - William S. Burroughs)

All perceiving is also thinking, all reasoning is also intuition, all observation is also invention. (Quote by - Rudolf Arnheim)

Observation is an old man's memory. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift)

Swift defined observation to be an old man's memory. (Quote by - James Abram Garfield)

I always know what's happening on the court. I see a situation occur, and I respond. (Quote by - Larry Bird)

The cure for admiring the house of lords is to go and look at it. (Quote by - Walter Bagehot)


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