Perception Quotes

Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions. A. E. Housman

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In the Indian film industry, especially those of us who are in mainstream cinema, we invariably play a typical hero's role. More often than not, we cater to the public perception. However, there is a latent desire in most actors to do a role where you can go all out and experiment. Abhishek Bachchan

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It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual. Alexander Fleming

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Anybody who's ever gone through a hard time - any outsider's perception, no matter how much information they're given, they have no idea what the person's life is like. Amy Grant

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The UN's unique legitimacy flows from a universal perception that it pursues a larger purpose than the interests of one country or a small group of countries. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

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Owing to some peculiarity in my nervous system, I have perception of some things, which no one else has; or at least very few, if any... I can throw rays from every quarter of the universe into one vast focus. Ada Lovelace

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It's incredible considering the public perception that he was tight fisted and he was more than prudent, and lacked ambition to take Tottenham to where the fans wanted them to be. Alan Hansen

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Because our entire universe is made up of consciousness, we never really experience the universe directly we just experience our consciousness of the universe, our perception of it, so right, our only universe is perception. Alan Moore

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

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I'm less interested in reality. I'm more interested in perception, the truth of the universe that we see. Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

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Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality. Alexis Carrel

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I definitely want to act, but I also want to score movies, and I have this idea to fuse classical music with other styles that would give it a different perception. Alicia Keys

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It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it. Anais Nin

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I've been a Christian for a long time, and I think that Christianity gets a bad rap. I think that people's perception of what a Christian is today is something that is close-minded and narrow, and that's not what I am. Andie MacDowell

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If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me. Angelina Jolie

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I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing. Angelina Jolie

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I think my iTunes is a kind of strange and embarrassing mix of show tunes and artists that I have no perception of whether or not they're huge or not, you know? I'm the kind of person who doesn't realize that The Arcade Fire is a big deal, but then I expect everybody to know Cocoon, and people tend to not know Cocoon. Anna Kendrick

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As the heat of the coal differs from the coal itself, so do memory, perception, judgment, emotion, and will, differ from the brain which is the instrument of thought. Annie Besant

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Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution. Ansel Adams

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I was surprised by the response of young people because there is a perception that those younger than the 1988 generation are not interested in politics. Aung San Suu Kyi

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Some would suggest that there has been a dramatic change in our perception of the world and ourselves within the world. Others have observed that there has been an almost complete about-face in a relatively short span of time. Alex Campbell

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We're in a kind of vicious cycle where the media tell the politicians, and the politicians tell the people, that perception is reality, and the perception of saving dooms a politician. I don't believe perception is reality, or that all Americans think that. Amity Shlaes

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When a film is created, it is created in a language, which is not only about words, but also the way that very language encodes our perception of the world, our understanding of it. Andrzej Wajda

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When I was a kid, I had no perception whatever that science fiction was supposed to be a boys' club. Ann Leckie

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In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires. Alan Autry

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I'm particularly interested in how you can't rely on your own perception. Alison Jackson

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I'm not satirical in a traditional way. What I do is more about creating caricatures and cartoons. I am commentating on the nature of how we live through photography, and how you can twist an angle to create a different perception of a person. Alison Jackson

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I'm not really interested in the celebrity themselves. I'm interested in the perception of the celebrity. Alison Jackson

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You can't rely on your own perception when it comes to anything. You can always be proved wrong. Alison Jackson

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Art is a tool by which society extends its perception. Arne Glimcher

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