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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.

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

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

by Samuel Butler Found in: Perception 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 read more

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.

by Kahlil Gilbran Found in: Perception 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, read more

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.

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

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

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

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

by Hans Margolius Found in: Perception Quotes,
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To begin with, our perception of the world is deformed, incomplete. Then our memory is selective. Finally, writing transforms.

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

by Claude Simon Found in: Perception Quotes,
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The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes. -Marcel Proust.

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

by Marcel Proust Found in: Perception Quotes,
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You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses. -Ziggy.

You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses. -Ziggy.

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

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

by William Blake Found in: Perception Quotes,
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