Perception Quotations, Quotes, Quotation Collection

No man ever looks at the world with pristine eyes. He sees it edited by a definite set of customs and institutions and ways of thinking.

Ruth Benedict

No object is mysterious. The mystery is your eye.
 

Elizabeth Bowen

Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
 

Confucius

People only see what they are prepared to see.
 

Ralph Waldo Emerson

However, no two people see the external world in exactly the same way. To every separate person a thing is what he thinks it is - in other words, not a thing, but a think.

Penelope Fitzgerald

Not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only one way of seeing them, and that is, seeing the whole of them.

John Ruskin

Vision is the art of seeing things invisible.
 

Jonathan Swift