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    Miracles seem to rest, not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from far off, but upon our perceptions being made finer so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear that which is about us always. -Willa Cather.

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There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.

by Aldous Huxley Found in: Perception 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 read more

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.

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A pot clashes with its lid
In someones hurried kitchen
A telephone boils off the hook.
Outside, a car door
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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.

by Kathy Walker Found in: Perception Quotes,
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The heart has eyes which the brain knows nothing of.

The heart has eyes which the brain knows nothing of.

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

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

by Fulke Greville Found in: Perception Quotes,
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Preconcieved notions are the locks on the door to wisdom. -Merry Browne.

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

by Merry Browne Found in: Perception Quotes,
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He gives us the very quintessence of perception.

He gives us the very quintessence of perception.

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

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

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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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