The dung beetle, seeing its child on the wall, thinks it sees a pearl on a thread.
Nihil est in intellectu quod non fuit prius in sensu:Nothing is in the understanding, which was not first perceived by some of the senses.
Maybe it???s in the basement, let me go up stairs and check.
...there is no constant existence, neither of our being, nor of the objects. And we, and our judgement, and all mortal things else do uncessantly roll, turn, and passe away. Thus can nothing be certainly established, nor of the one, nor of the other; both
For many ages it has been allowed by sensible men, Nihil est in intellectu quod non fuit prius in sensu: That is, There is nothing in the understanding which was not first perceived by some of the senses. All the knowledge which we naturally have is ori
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy we reason from our hands to our head.
As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.
There was a perception that life here was I won't say gray, that's hard for me but beige.
You must have a positive self perception in order to transcend anything.
Science is nothing but perception.
All perception of truth is the detection of an analogy.
Perception is strong, sight is weak.
When the doors of perception are cleansed, man will see things as they truly are, infinite.
If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite.
The chief proof of mans greatness lies in his perception of his own smallness.
Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
You Humans have no perception. Spock
Perception is strong and sight weak. In strategy it is important to see distant things as if they were close and to take a distanced view of close things.
We have learned that terrorist attacks are not caused by the use of strength; they are invited by the perception of weakness. And the surest way to avoid attacks on our own people is to engage the enemy where he lives and plans. We are fighting that enemy
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.
A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.
All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.