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Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part. (Quote by - Claude Debussy)

I try to use all of my senses when describing a setting, and try to think of everything that would impact a character in any given scene. (Quote by - Mercedes Lackey)

All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control. (Quote by - Chauncey Wright)

Fear of error which everything recalls to me at every moment of the flight of my ideas, this mania for control, makes men prefer reason's imagination to the imagination of the senses. And yet it is always the imagination alone which is at work. (Quote by - Louis Aragon)

But where the senses fail us, reason must step in. (Quote by - Galileo Galilei)

The source of genius is imagination alone, the refinement of the senses that sees what others do not see, or sees them differently. (Quote by - Eugene Delacroix)

I am perhaps the oldest musician in the world. I am an old man but in many senses a very young man. And this is what I want you to be, young, young all your life, and to say things to the world that are true. (Quote by - Pablo Casals)

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses. (Quote by - W B Yeats)

Death is a release from the impressions of the senses, and from desires that make us their puppets, and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh. (Quote by - Marcus Aurelius)

I am almost frightened out of my seven senses. (Quote by - Cervantes)

A work of art is a world in itself reflecting senses and emotions of the artist's world. (Quote by - Hans Hofmann)

Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered walls to the great landscape. (Quote by - Mervyn Peake)

Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams. (Quote by - Amos Bronson Alcott)

They received the use of the five operations of the Lord and in the sixth place he imparted them understanding, and in the seventh speech, an interpreter of the cogitations thereof. (Quote by - Bible)

Every gesture is a gesture from the blood, every expression a symbolic utterance... Everything is of the blood, of the senses. (Quote by - Henry Williamson)

The imagination and the senses cannot be gratified at the same time. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The senses collect the surface facts of matter... It was sensation; when memory came, it was experience; when mind acted, it was knowledge; when mind acted on it as knowledge, it was thought. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one. (Quote by - Charles Mackay)

All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

I don't believe civilization can do a lot more than educate a person's senses. (Quote by - Grace Paley)

Architects are taught to privilege the visual and be seduced by images. But we live in all five of our senses. (Quote by - Hillary Brown)

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. (Quote by - John Burroughs)

If my senses don't feel right then I don't do it. (Quote by - Melanie Brown)

The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

There is no perfect knowledge which can be entitled ours, that is innate; none but what has been obtained from experience, or derived in some way from our senses. (Quote by - William Harvey)


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