Quotation Explorer - 'Observer'

Self Mastery is the ability to maneuver through life without the mind or emotional attachment. It is being a mindfully present observer instead of the mind identified perceiver. - Renee Cefalu
I never want to be a passive observer of life's possibilities. - Courtney Pierce
One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity. - Alexander Pope
You can only become the observer of life, if you can perceive the world with the mind and not with the sensory organs. - Roshan Sharma
I said once that lies have no rights against truth. I was wrong. In daily life, it's the truth that's disenfranchised. What fits the popular narrative, what makes an observer happy with the consistency of events, is what is believed. - Adrian Lamo
Chaos is not the lack of order, it is merely the absence of order, that the observer is used to. - Mamur Mustapha
No one is an outside observer of nature,We're defined by our environment and our interaction with that environment -- by our ecology. And that ecology is necessarily relative, historical and empirical. - Beau Lotto
PERORATION, n. The explosion of an oratorical rocket. It dazzles, but to an observer having the wrong kind of nose its most conspicuous peculiarity is the smell of the several kinds of powder used in preparing it. - Ambrose Bierce
Pretend you are dancing or singing a picture. A worker or painter should enjoy his work, else the observer will not enjoy it. - Robert Henri
A philosopher is a deep thinker and a meticulous observer of nature and events that reveal the beauty, truth, and meaning of existence. - Debasish Mridha
The illusion is reality. The only contradiction is the observer. - Lionel Suggs
In Einstein's theory of relativity the observer is a man who sets out in quest of truth armed with a measuring-rod. In quantum theory he sets out with a sieve. - Sir Arthur Eddington
Sometimes it is the quiet observer who sees the most. - Kathryn L. Nelson
In general, silence often reflects ambiguity on the part of the listener as the observer wishes to understand the other's experience. - Sandra Leanne Bosacki
You are a reader, and therefore a thinker, an observer, a living soul who wants more out of this human experience. - Salil Jha
Good composition is like a suspension bridge; each line adds strength and takes none away... Making lines run into each other is not composition. There must be motive for the connection. Get the art of controlling the observer that is composition. - Robert Henri
O mankind, fear your Lord, who created you from one soul and created from it its mate and dispersed from both of them many men and women. And fear Allah , through whom you ask one another, and the wombs. Indeed Allah is ever, over you, an Observer. The Women 4 :1 - Quran
The excitable observer will pass judgement first and then make knowledge conform to judgement; the prudent observer will first learn to know and then judge according to knowledge. - Thomas Cleary
PESSIMISM, n. A philosophy forced upon the convictions of the observer by the disheartening prevalence of the optimist with his scarecrow hope and his unsightly smile. - Ambrose Bierce
The peculiar striations that define someone's personality are too numerous to know, no matter how close the observer. A person we think we know can suddenly become someone else when previously hidden strands of his character are called to the fore by circumstance. - Elliot Perlman
A picture lives by companionship, expanding and quickening in the eyes of the sensitive observer. It dies by the same token. It is therefore risky to send it out into the world. How often it must be impaired by the eyes of the unfeeling and the cruelty of the impotent. - Mark Rothko
The Awakened One sees the observer and the observed as one. The unawakened one sees the observer and the observed as different. - Sri Amma Bhagwan.
Be the compassionate observer. No labels, just unconditional compassion. Fun times pass, tough times pass. Compassion will be eternal. - Matthew Donnelly
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