Quotation Explorer - 'Observe'

The historian, on the contrary, cannot experiment and can rarely observe. Instead, the historian has to collect his own evidence, knowing, all the while, that some of it is useless and much of it unreliable." -Professor Charles Homer Haskins - Jill Lepore
It is the theory that decides what we can observe. - Albert Einstein
First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination. - Napoleon Hill
Having a relationship with people of questionable character is like playing with a razor blade on your skin, and pretending to observe that it is harmful to your body. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Let us here observe, that a religion that does not require the sacrifice of all things, never has power sufficient to produce the faith necessary unto life and salvation. - Joseph Smith Jr.
Everything that happens, happens as it should, and if you observe carefully, you will find this to be so. - Marcus Aurelius
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, His precepts! - Benjamin Franklin
Evaluating people is quite difficult. In order to properly evaluate a man, we should have a chance to observe his behavior when he has nothing, and when he has everything. - Eraldo Banovac
In truth, I am nothing but a plodding mediocrity please observe, a plodding mediocrity for a mere mediocrity does not go very far, but a plodding one gets quite a distance. There is joy in that success, and a distinction can come from courage, fidelity and industry. - Benjamin N. Cardozo
The rainbow is the pot of gold to those who observe. - Thomas F. Shubnell
Children observe everything in nature. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If we would learn what the human race really is at bottom, we need only observe it in election times. - Mark Twain
Observe your enemies for they first find out your faults. - Antisthenes
On Valentine's Day, millions of men give millions of women flowers, cards and candy as a heartfelt expression of the emotion that also motivates men to observe anniversaries and birthdays: fear. - Dave Barry
If you observe a really happy man, you will find... that he is happy in the course of living life twenty-four crowded hours each day. - W. Beran Wolfe
To learn how to swim, observe fish.To learn how to hunt, observe lions.To learn how to work, observe bees.To learn how to live, observe sages. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing, you got to admit that each party is worse than the other. The one that's out always looks the best. - Will Rogers
Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength. - Hasidic Saying
Observe your enemies, for they first find out your faults. - Antisthenes
I observe and remain silent. - Elizabeth I
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail, our pride supports; when we succeed; it betrays us.
You see, but you do not observe. - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
You are magnificent - a jewel reflecting inwardly and outwardly, the light of the universe. Observe how you respond to beauty everywhere - you bear witness to everything. Be aware that you, yourself, are an inextricable part of the infinite creative intelligence, and be blessed. - Jay Woodman
To acquire knowledge, one must study;but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. - Marilyn Vos Savant
Children observe everything with caution. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Never judge anyone as they have their own situation and different dimensions of looking at things and situations which you may not understand . . so Observe. - Rishi Bakshi
If for a tranquil mind you seek, These things observe with care: Of whom you speak, to whom you speak, And how, and when and where. - Anonymous
In your usual state of consciousness, there is a separate quale experience of everything you observe. But when you transcend into the domain of absolute divinity, all your qualia get mixed up. - Abhijit Naskar
That man can interrogate as well as observe nature was a lesson slowly learned in his evolution. - Sir William Osler
For now, let us simply observe that the assault on human dignity is one of the prime goals of the visitation of fear, a prelude to the domination of the mind and the triumph of power - Wole Soyinka
People observe the colors of a day at its beginnings and ends, but to me it's quiet clear that a day merges through a multitude of shades and intonations, with each passing moment. - Markus Zusak
Learn, Understand, Implement, Observe and Repeat! - OMiT
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
To acquire knowledge, one must study; but to acquire wisdom, one must observe. - Marilyn vos Savant
We have to remember that what we observe is not nature in itself but nature exposed to our method of questioning.
To know a man, observe how he wins his object, rather than how he loses it; for when we fail our pride supports us; when we succeed, it betrays us. - Charles Caleb Colton
The secret to life's magical breakthroughs are nothing magical, but they only happen when people dare to observe events very closely & meticulously. - Auliq-Ice
All laws work for our good; therefore, we should know and observe them. - Sunday Adelaja
You can observe a lot just by watching. - Yogi Berra
If we observe the nature, we well learn too many things which human kind may never teach us. - Jan Jansen
Love energy can revolutionize any part of life. If we are open to it, we can observe the potential energy of love in everything. That is the root of optimism. - Phil 'Philosofree' Cheney
I possess a gorgeous world.I created it and painted it like a fiveyears old, where the sky is wovenwith golden threads and the sun ispearl white.But alas! You can't observe it as theyare positioned inside my mind myimaginations...- - Rohan Nath
I think that my job is to observe people and the world, and not to judge them. I always hope to position myself away from so-called conclusions. I would like to leave everything wide open to all the possibilities in the world. - Haruki Murakami
He who sits/stands in front of the fire sees more than the flames.. He feels the heat! Too often from a distance others observe the flames only as a source of light. - Lennox D. Lampkin
The purpose of our life is to serve not to observe. - imahmedyounis
We perceive the world through the rear window of life, observe all the puzzles and little pieces of our existence and assemble them in a comprehensive pattern. This allows us to reassess and evaluate our world view. ( "Waiting for the pieces to fall into place" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Learn to see the beauty in and around you. Learn to observe the beauty inside the mind. - Debasish Mridha
Even when you are lazy and don't have the effort to learn something sit somewhere in public and try to observe the stupid people around you, that would be more than enough learning for the day. - Neymat Khan
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
Observe due measure, for right timing is in all things the most important factor. - Hesiod
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep Holidays than Commandments. - Benjamin Franklin
If you observe the pace of my breaths, you won't need to listen to my words. - Nema Al-Araby
When in doubt, observe and ask questions. When certain, observe at length and ask many more questions. - George S. Patton
Some people behave like crabs in a bucket. The higher you climb, The more of them attack you at once trying to pull you back down; Put some crabs in a bucket and observe the "Complex behavior pattern - Andrea L'Artiste
Is liberty your compass needle? Do you live by it? Do you seek it out equally for yourself as for others? Is it your creed? Do you observe its tenets and principles? Are you truly free? - A.E. Samaan
In his errors a man is true to type. Observe the errors and you will know the man. - Confucius
I admire the serene assurance of those who have religious faith. It is wonderful to observe the calm confidence of a Christian with four aces. - Mark Twain
Propose to any englishman any principle, or any instrument, however admirable, and you will observe that the whole effort of the english mind is directed to find a difficulty, defect or an impossibility in it.
Observe your path ahead carefully; see the dangers and the opportunities! By this way you can write your own fate with your own judgements! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Do not just look, but you should also observe. - Ainun Annisa
CONVERSATION, n. A fair to the display of the minor mental commodities, each exhibitor being too intent upon the arrangement of his own wares to observe those of his neighbor. - Ambrose Bierce
If you could observe every thought in your brain the magnitude of it's vastness would drive you insane. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
One of the fears of having too much work is not having time to observe. And once you get recognised, there is nowhere for you to look any more. You can't sit on a night bus and watch it all happen. - Benedict Cumberbatch
If you want to discover the true character of a person, you have only to observe what they are passionate about. - Shannon L. Alder
Nature is a temple in which living columns sometimes emit confused words. Man approaches it through forests of symbols, which observe him with familiar glances. - Charles Baudelaire
Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before. - Loris Malaguzzi
My son, observe the postage stamp! Its usefulness depends upon its ability to stick to one thing until it gets there. - Josh Billings
GENTEEL, adj. Refined, after the fashion of a gent. Observe with care, my son, the distinction I reveal: A gentleman is gentle and a gent genteel. Heed not the definitions your "Unabridged" presents, For dictionary makers are generally gents. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
What happens depends on our way of observing it or on the fact that we observe it.
The more profoundly we study this wonderful book [the Bible], and the more closely we observe its divine precept, the better citizens we will become and the higher will be our destiny as a nation. - William McKinley
When we observe the words printed in a book, its paper, seemingly a foot away, is not being perceived--the image, the paper, is the perception. - Robert Lanza
I love humanity, surprisingly, as I observe 21st century with hawk eyed vision, I realize the more I love humanity the less I love Human as an individual. - Ankita Singhal
On the road to wisdom, behave like a raven and observe everything carefully! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The shortest and surest way to live with honour in the world, is to be in reality what we would appear to be; and if we observe, we shall find, that all human virtues increase and strengthen themselves by the practice of them. - Socrates
Observe Everything. Communicate Well. Draw, Draw, Draw. - Frank Thomas
It might well appear to Sir Walter that there had been no quarrel. It was often the case that gentlemen did not observe the signs. - Susanna Clarke
The mystery that surrounded how their souls were tied, would certainly make a great read in decades to come, but for the time being though, they had to surrender and observe, as destiny played chess with their lives, eager to prevent them from running away from it. - Pertunia Lehoka
Observe your internal and external world and rise above it. - Roshan Sharma
I possess a gorgeous world.I created it and painted it like a fiveyears old, where the sky is wovenwith golden threads and the sun ispearl white.But alas! You can't observe it as theyare positioned inside my mind myimaginations... - Rohan Nath
You don't observe your abilities, people do! - Vikash Shrivastava
If a believer demands that I, as a nonbeliever, observe his taboos in the public domain, he is not asking for my respect, but for my submission. - Flemming Rose
To observe life is not only to organize your internal and external life, but reach to the state, from where, without any effort, both your internal and external life, moves in synchronization. - Roshan Sharma
Your presence is enough to go through life. More and more you observe life, more and more you can let lose yourself with the free flow of life. - Roshan Sharma
Some things have a natural way of solving themselves. Sometimes you just have to let it go and observe it get solved. - Jackson Taviri
Opportunity exist for those who can observe trends, for this world is a trending place. - Auliq-Ice
The more you read and observe about this Politics thing,you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.The one that's out always looks the best - Will Rogers
The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon. - Maria Montessori
Anybody can observe the Sabbath, but making it holy surely takes the rest of the week. - Alice Walker
Just as you learn from a teacher, so you can observe and learn from the educator we call nature. - Debasish Mridha
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