Quotation Explorer - 'Observation'

The more power you use--the more detailed the observation of your specimen.The more power you have, the narrower your field of vision.Exactly, you say. The more power you have, my friends, the less you see of the whole. - Rosemary Nixon
Art is a creative re-creation of an imaginative or real observation. - Debasish Mridha
Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation. - Gustave Flaubert
A European says: I can't understand this, what's wrong with me? An American says: I can't understand this, what's wrong with him?I make no suggestion that one side or other is right, but observation over many years leads me to believe it is true. - Terry Pratchett
Despise no new accident in your body, but ask opinion of it… There is a wisdom in this beyond the rules of physic. A man’s observation, what he finds good and of what he finds hurt of, is the best physic to preserve health. - Francis Bacon
We do not want to deny existence. Yet we also do not want to limit existence. Thus, we observe and honor without forming opinion, labeling, or adding a story to the object of our observation. - Alaric Hutchinson
Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind. - Louis Pasteur
A wise doesn’t need advice or action of the people to know their true intention because a sane person can gauge it by mere observation of the attitude, good or bad, of their close companion towards others. - Anuj Somany
Only use the mind for practical ways in life. Use your deep inner body energy, observation and breath to glide through life. - Matthew Donnelly
this observation leads Rozin to a stunning conclusion: "Disgust is the basic emotion of civilization. - Winifred Gallagher
Our observation of nature must be diligent, our reflection profound, and our experiments exact. We rarely see these three means combined; and for this reason, creative geniuses are not common. - Denis Diderot
In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind. - Louis Pasteur
Knowledge is learning something from every observation; wisdom is learning to use that knowledge with love. - Debasish Mridha
The most effective way of learning is by observation and emulation. - Debasish Mridha
There are three kinds of men. The ones that learn by readin’. The few who learn by observation. The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves. - Will Rogers
There is a fundamental difference between religion, which is based on authority, and science, which is based on observation and reason. Science will win because it works. - Stephen Hawking
Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation. - Walter Winchell
RATIONAL, adj. Devoid of all delusions save those of observation, experience and reflection. - Ambrose Bierce
Anarchism is founded on the observation that since few men are wise enough to rule themselves, even fewer are wise enough to rule others. - Edward Abbey
Study after study has show that human behavior changes when we know we’re being watched. Under observation, we act less free, which means we effectively *are* less free. - Edward Snowden
Observation enrich your capacity to think. Solababe - Sola Ogunseitan
A Romantic builds everyday fulfillment through tenacious observation of daily life and an abundance of reliance on intuition. The result: An extraordinary life lived in ordinary days. - Shannon Ables
It has been my observation that whatever a person hungers for, Satan will appear to offer in exchange for a spiritual compromise. - James C. Dobson
For writers it is always said that the first twenty years of life contain the whole of experience the rest is observation - Graham Greene
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking. - Wallace Stevens
The person who can learn by observation can create his own culture. - Santosh Kalwar
The arrogance of the human mind is too fragile, as well as the patience of the human character. It is because of that, they fail to see the power of mere observation and systematic analysis. - Lionel Suggs
It is a promise which eminently deserves our observation that all who are united to Christ and acknowledge Him to be Christ and Mediator will remain to the end safe from all danger, for what is said of the body of the Church belongs to each of its members since they are one in Christ. - John Calvin
The customs are as formalised as an eighteenth-century minuet, and a child at the race's knee learns the moves and twirls by osmosis and observation. - Maya Angelou
Nothing has such power to broaden the mind as the ability to investigate systematically and truly all that comes under thy observation in life. - Marcus Aurelius
Hear about the hidden time. Some think the hidden time is yet to come. The Kingdom of God does not come by Observation. It is hidden in the inner dimension. - Compton Gage
Practical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses.
How true is the observation that unrequited love turns to deepest hate. - Samuel Richardson
Science adjusts its views based on what's observedFaith is the denial of observation so that belief can be preserved. - Tim Minchin
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. - George Bernard Shaw
Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature. - Cicero
The key to wisdom is silent observation and reflection. - Debasish Mridha
The deep observation of nature can transform your consciousness into a higher consciousness that will awaken your true being. - Debasish Mridha
No one trusts a model except the man who wrote it; everyone trusts an observation, except the man who made it. - Harlow Shapley
...luxury is the enemy of observation, a costly indulgence that induces such a good feeling that you notice nothing. Luxury spoils and infantilizes you and prevents you from knowing the world. That is its purpose... - Paul Theroux
The world is continuously discontinuous. It is continuous for intuition and thinking; discontinuous for reason and observation. The human senses break it down but the unconvinced mind unites it. - Thiruman Archunan
She ignored my observation. This generally happens with me. Show me a woman, I sometimes say, and I will show you someone who is going to ignore my observations. - P.G. Wodehouse
It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste - Henry Ford
The highest form of wisdom comes from deep observation, kind realization, and curious actualization. - Debasish Mridha
God has put enough into the world to make faith in Him a most reasonable thing. But He has left enough out to make it impossible to live by sheer reason or observation alone. - Ravi Zacharias
There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge. . . observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination. - Denis Diderot
Crafty men condemn studies; Simple men admire them; And wise men use them: For they teach not their own use: but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. - Francis Bacon
Under observation, we act less free, which means we effectively are less free. - Edward Snowden
I think the very word stalking implies that you're not supposed to like it. Otherwise, it would be called 'fluffy harmless observation time'. - Molly Harper
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it. - George Bernard Shaw
The Kingdom of God does not come by Observation. It is hidden in the inner dimension. - Compton Gage
Turning an experience about to observe it, results in a lessening of the experience directly proportional to the amount of observation. To think about it is, to some degree, to stop the pleasure, to stop the experience, to step outside it. - Geoffrey Wood
I am a tourist of the emotions, visiting only the most well-worn spots. It is romantic, that is, a distortion, to imagine whole lives from the barest observation. - Jean Thompson
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