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A counted number of pulses only is given to us of a variegated, dramatic life. How may we see in them all that is to to be seen in them by the finest senses? (Quote by - Walter Pater)

The most powerful cause of error is the war existing between the senses and reason. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Every child senses, with all the horse sense that's in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be. (Quote by - Benjamin Spock)

I think this is true for all artists. My senses are very important to me. (Quote by - Sharon Olds)

Both our senses and our passions are a supply to the imperfection of our nature; thus they show that we are such sort of creatures as to stand in need of those helps which higher orders of creatures do not. (Quote by - Joseph Butler)

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. (Quote by - Karlheinz Stockhausen)

Love is the poetry of the senses. (Quote by - Honoré de Balzac)

You see, my good friend, how much we are the creatures of situation and circumstance, and with what pliant servility the mind resigns itself to the impressions of the senses, or the illusions of the imagination. (Quote by - Lady Morgan)

Faith indeed tells what the senses do not tell, but not the contrary of what they see. It is above them and not contrary to them. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Smell is a potent wizard that transports us across thousands of miles and all the years we have lived. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses. (Quote by - William Makepeace Thackeray)

Academics tend to have wonderfully infantile senses of humor. (Quote by - John Lithgow)

Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what is given by the senses. (Quote by - Hannah Arendt)

He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound. (Quote by - Titus Maccius Plautus)

I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether. (Quote by - Socrates)

God Almighty is, to be sure, unmoved by passion or appetite, unchanged by affection; but then it is to be added that He neither sees nor hears nor perceives things by any senses like ours; but in a manner infinitely more perfect. (Quote by - Joseph Butler)

Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Faith affirms many things, respecting which the senses are silent, but nothing that they deny. It is superior, but never opposed to their testimony (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown. (Quote by - Jim Morrison)

When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it had missed the point. (Quote by - Maria Callas)

I believe every chess player senses beauty, when he succeeds in creating situations, which contradict the expectations and the rules, and he succeeds in mastering this situation. (Quote by - Vladimir Kramnik)

For disorder obstructs: besides, it doth disgust life, distract the appetities, and yield no true relish to the senses. (Quote by - Margaret Cavendish)

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect. (Quote by - Alex Grey)

Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses. (Quote by - Leonardo da Vinci)

But the newest research is showing that many properties of the brain are genetically organized, and don't depend on information coming in from the senses. (Quote by - Steven Pinker)


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