Quotation Explorer - 'Senses'

Everything begins to feel right when we see the world in a different way."Living Beyond the Five Senses - Teresa L. DeCicco, PhD
Our thoughts deceive us more than our senses. - Marty Rubin
What is happiness but to allow yourself to see the world through somebody else’s eyes.... To let your senses become someone else’s senses... To permit getting inside the mind of another... Yes, that is pure high spirit of the soul. K.K - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
Our five senses are incomplete without the sixth - a sense of humor.
It takes a wonderful brain and exquisite senses to produce a few stupid ideas. - George Santayana
Nothing can cure the soul but the senses, just as nothing can cure the senses but the soul. - Oscar Wilde
Listen.Do you see that you can’t hear snowfall?Look.Do you sensethat you can’t see love?Touch.Do you graspthat you can’t catch poems?Try.Smell this glass. Go on taste this cloud.These material senses won’t get you far untilyou feelthe velvet glove caress your soul. - Kamand Kojouri
There are many degrees of sight and many degrees of blindness. What senses do we lack that we cannot see another world all around us? - Frank Herbert
God gave us the senses to let us feel the love in everyone’s heart, not the illusions brought about by wealth. - Steve Jobs
How hard it is, sometimes, to trust the evidence of one's senses! How reluctantly the mind consents to reality. - Norman Douglas
Around the circle eyes began to glisten as Carol's awe of the Gospel laid bare the shame of those of us whose senses had been dulled to its wonder. - Barbara Hughes
Most people know the physical senses, but a lot of people don’t know the soul’s senses: empathy, trust, intuition, love and harmony - Steven Aitchison
Our senses and emotions are the great source of inspiration for creating compelling and interesting art pieces (books included). Each art piece, be it a book, a song, a painting, a photograph or a product should touch our senses and evoke emotions. Emotionless art lacks purpose and interest. - Serafima
As long as one sees faults with the world, he prevails in the knowledge of the senses. The inner purification has not yet occurred in him. - Dada Bhagwan
Man has been bestowed with all the senses, Alas! What a drama, we are yet to know the art of using it! - Ramana Pemmaraju
The emotional states are liberated inside water, we calm down emotionally, we become more sensitive, we are able to "touch" deeper ourselves and other beings. Empathy is echoing back to us giving subtle vibrations from the realm of the senses. Find your water ~ - Grigoris Deoudis
Love is like the senses of the body.Imagine you are blind, you can see an object using touch. You can feel around it and see it mentally.Now imagine you can't feel, but can see. You can't feel what you see.You may see love, but not feel love. When you feel love, you also so see it. - Blake McCormick
O sleep, O gentle sleep, nature's soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, that thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down, and steep my senses in forgetfulness. - William Shakespeare
Senses empower limitations, senses expand vision within borders, senses promote understanding through pleasure. - Dejan Stojanovic
Love is the poetry of the senses! - Honoré de Balzac
In a world filled with liars, some still seem surprised at the lengths to which some will go-yet we fear our own truth & so become numb to our own senses. - Selva Millheiser
Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls this adventure Science. - Edward Powell Hubble
An odd thing about perception is that when we identify some new thing with one or more of our five senses, it is not really, immutably real -- it is a passing will o’ the wisp, an artifact of the senses and the translations of the brain until we get used to it and we give it a home in our hearts - Nigel Hey
If the people could be awakened to their senses by mere preaching or writing, then probably no person would be smoking upon seeing the statutory warning on cigarette packets. - Anuj Somany
I see using my other senses. I can smell the rain before it drops, but I can’t watch it fall. I can feel the sun on my face, but I can’t see it rise or set. I want to see the world like everyone else, to see the sun, the rain, the music. Oh I bet music looks beautiful. - Sydney Wells
I am an old man, but in many senses a very young man. And this is what I want you to be, young, young all your life. - Pablo Casals
Sometimes, staying alive solely depends on keeping your head in place and your senses alert - Susana Fortes
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
I want all my senses engaged. Let me absorb the world's variety and uniqueness. - Maya Angelou
The deer hovered by the trees beyond as the sounds of the ravening wolves came to them across the grass, their own senses almost frozen in impotent horror. - David Clement-Davies
The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. - W.B. Yeats
I couldn't tell fact from fiction,Or if the dream was trueMy only sure predictionIn this world was you.I'd touch your features inchly. Beard love and dared the cost, The sented spiel reeled me unreal And I found my senses lost. - Maya Angelou
When you perceive through your senses, the object may be, of the outside world, but you see the object, inside of you, in your awareness field. - Roshan Sharma
All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses. - Friedrich Nietzsche
I found myself tumbling down a 2000-foot face and my senses were so reduced. I couldn’t hear anything. It was totally peaceful. I was totally calm. - Travis Rice
The arts especially address the idea of aesthetic experience. An aesthetic experience is one in which your senses are operating at their peak; when you’re present in the current moment; when you’re resonating with the excitement of this thing that you’re experiencing; when you are fully alive. - Ken Robinson
Vanity dulls the senses. - Nadja Sam
All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, and man is at last compelled to face with sober senses his real conditions of life, and his relations with his kind.
Five senses; an incurably abstract intellect; a haphazardly selective memory; a set of preconceptions and assumptions so numerous that I can never examine more than minority of them - never become conscious of them all. How much of total reality can such an apparatus let through? - C. S. Lewis
Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us? - Frank Herbert
I couldn't tell fact from fiction, Or if the dream was true My only sure prediction In this world was you. I'd touch your features inchly. Beard love and dared the cost, The sented spiel reeled me unreal And I found my senses lost. - Maya Angelou
Fornication and adultery unleash destructive consequences into a person's life:• Poverty;• Lack of perception;• Loss of respect and mutual acceptance;• Children with shattered futures;• Dullness of the senses and of the intellect;• Deterioration of health. - Sunday Adelaja
Spooky things, people, places, scents and sounds together or alone can create a powerful adrenalin rush and it floods the senses. - StorySmitten
Love, Hope, and Reverence are realities of a different order from the senses, but they are positive and constant facts, always active, always working out mighty changes in human life. - Elizabeth Blackwell
Whenever success and fame override our senses with greed, arrogance and delusion; it is a time to pause and reflect. - Aditya Ajmera
..the senses do not give us a picture of the world directly; rather they provide evidence for checking hypotheses about what lies before us. Indeed we may say that a perceived object is a hypothesis, suggested and tested by sensory data. - Richard Langton Gregory
You do know what I mean about Mom. It's like she radios into headquarters for Dad's feelings when she senses hers need backup. - Sara Levine
I don't try to imagine a personal God; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it. - Albert Einstein
The best historical stories capture the modern imagination because they are, in many senses, still current - part of a continuum. - Sara Sheridan
Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression. - Arthur Erickson
We must beware the revenge of the starved senses, the embittered animal in its prison. - J.B. Priestley
Shutting out all external objects, fixing the vision between the eyebrows, making even the inward and outward breaths, the sage who has controlled the senses, mind and understanding, who is intent upon liberation, who has cast away desire, fear and anger, he is ever freed. - The Bhagavad Gita
Before embarking on important undertakings, sit quietly, calm your senses and thoughts, and meditate deeply. You will then be guided by the great creative power of Spirit. After that you should utilize all necessary material means to achieve your goal. - Paramahansa Yogananda
Give and share knowledge to the young and brave,For knowledge in this world comes for free,All you need is to keep your ears open, senses unbroken, taste buds ringing and keen eyes to see,Learn and help them learn in your lifetime too,So that like me in peace to the world you might say Adieu. - Adhish Mazumder
...just because you see something, it doesn’t mean to say it’s there. And if you don’t see something, it doesn’t mean to say it’s not there. It’s only what your senses bring to your attention. - Douglas Adams
Within everyone there is a place, hidden deep inside, which yearns for 'that' kiss. You know the one I mean, the one that sends your senses reeling, leaving you breathless and when you break away, and finally regain your senses, you know you will never see the world in the same light... - Virginia Alison
The sound was like a gentle breeze of joy on a warm summer day. It wrapped around his senses and his heart. That was the moment, and he knew he’d be telling her about it fifty years from now when she asked him when it was that he knew that he loved her. - Grace Willows
It’s not that any sufficiently advanced technology is magic, it’s that any technology taking place beyond the threshold of our senses is. - Nick Harkaway
I Don't use common sense i use senses that's way more significant than common !! - jojo1980
Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness. - Helen Keller
EPICURE, n. An opponent of Epicurus, an abstemious philosopher who, holding that pleasure should be the chief aim of man, wasted no time in gratification from the senses. - Ambrose Bierce
It may be that DMT makes us able to perceive what the physicist call "dark matter" - the 95 per cent of the universe's mass that is known to exist but that at present remains invisible to our senses and instruments. - Graham Hancock
She liked his unique smell, and it turned on all five of her senses, wanting to see him naked, touch him while naked, hear him as he moaned while he made love, taste his skin, and feel his naked body as she seduced him with the trailing of hungry fingers. - Keira D. Skye
A poet, you see, is a light thing, and winged and holy, and cannot compose before he gets inspiration and loses control of his senses and his reason has deserted him. - Plato
Deceptions of the senses are the truths of perception. - Johannes Purkinje
Total knowledge is annihilation Of the desire to see, to touch, to feel The world sensed only through senses And immune to the knowledge without feeling. - Dejan Stojanovic
Foreign to knowledge, mystery to senses, alien to emotion: LOVE. - Gabriella Jording
The human being is a very poorly designed machine tool. The human being excels in coordination. He excels in relating perception to action. He works best if the entire human being, muscles, senses, and mind, is engaged in the work. - Peter F. Drucker
The most important thing is to be as attentive and aware as possible, with our senses awakened and our ability to love utterly intact, so that we can exist right here and right now, and enjoy life and be creative, trapped in neither the past nor the future. - A. G. Roemmers
For the poet is a light and winged and holy thing, and there is no invention in him until he has been inspired and is out of his senses, and the mind is no longer in him: when he has not attained to this state, he is powerless and is unable to utter his oracles. - Socrates
Ignorant is not the one who does not know much but the one who does not make senses. - Galina Nelson
Lose your mind and come to your senses. - Frederick Salomon Perls
Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one. - Charles Mackay
Words are a powerful aphrodisiac. They have the ability to awaken emotion, to excite the minds and senses. The right words entice, creep and crawl along the skin like the sensuous touch of a skilled lover. THAT my friends, is truly magical indeed... - Shan O' Connor
...my object is to show that the chief function of the child--his business in the world during the first six or seven years of his life--is to find out all he can, about whatever comes under his notice, by means of his five senses... - Charlotte M. Mason
Aelin sighed. 'This place has been shut down for months, and yet I swear I can still hear the music floating in the air.'Rowan angled his head, studying the dark with those immortal senses. 'Perhaps the music does live on, in some form.'The thought made her eyes sting. - Sarah J. Maas
I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether. - Socrates
Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science. - Edwin Hubble
Great beauty is often perceived by human senses as pain. - Susan Kay
Woman with known intentintending to exploreWoman with her senses on the edgeedging for some more..."From my poem, "Known Intent" - The Poetic Art of Seduction - Volume 1©Clarissa O. Clemens - Clarissa Clemens
If facts are the seeds that later produce knowledge and wisdom, then the emotions and the impressions of the senses are the fertile soil in which the seeds must grow. - Rachel Carson
Trust your senses most of the time, your intuition some of the time, and your conclusions never. - Marty Rubin
...the movie is on, but I’m not really watching…the music is playing, but I’m not really listening…all of my senses are focused on you… us… the way your hand fits mine… the way our hearts beat as one… the passion that we’re engulfed in… the love we make... the life we build. - Steve Maraboli
Creativity is a flame that lights up and ignites the senses - Suzy Davies
Business code is an artificially invented feigned disguise of our animal senses. - Ilana Mack
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding. - Sir Francis Bacon
When the five senses and the mind are still, and the reasoning intellect rests in silence, then begins the highest path. This calm steadiness of the senses is called yoga. Then one should become watchful, because yoga comes and goes.
They say you start weaving clearer, sharper memories after you've been to a place at least twice. Because then the reflection is more of validation. Let the rush come to you and let your senses be flushed the first time. There will be time for reflection after you've had your fill. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Everything that is experienced through the five senses is all ‘discharge’. It is due to one’s merit karmas that everything works according to one’s wishes, but he claims, ‘I did it’ and when one faces losses, he will say, ‘God did it’ or ‘my horoscope is unfavorable’. - Dada Bhagwan
An ancient sage held that in different ages, humans held the senses in different ratios, according to the media by which they communicated and expressed themselves. Hence before writing, the ear was the royal sense. After writing, the eye. - Karl Schroeder
As a writer: Aim toward becoming keen through a looking glass limn perspective on evoking pleasure of the senses with STRONG VERBS. - JT Sanz
Sex is more than an act of pleasure, it is a way of showing your appreciation and love to the loved body through her senses. - Baris Gencel
As conscious awareness awakens to the effects that environments have on the body and on one's emotional life, then there is a prodigious need to create environments that will reduce deleterious effects. "Living Beyond the Five Senses - Teresa L. DeCicco, PhD
When the world came to, it came, not to its senses, but to its madness. - Helen O'Reilly
But bid life seize the present? It lives less in the present Than in the future always, And less in both together Than in the past. The present Is too much for the senses, Too crowding, too confusing— Too present to imagine. - Robert Frost
At night I lay awake, her likeness casting dark shadows across my soul and senses, and my stomach throbbing away. I imagined her arms around me, lulling me into a phantom bliss, so frustrating, so unreal. - Stephen Mosley
Man has no Body distinct from his soul; for that called Body is a portion of a Soul discerned by the five senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age. - William Blake
Not the senses I have but what I do with them is my kingdom. - Helen Keller
Always try to come back to your senses when in love, because that's the moment you become almost carried away by sensuality and sentiments. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The secret of life is not in the Die And Live,The secret of life is Don't ever lose your senses in the NOW. - Sushil Singh
Those who are critical don’t like being criticized, and those who are insensitive have a deficiency in their senses. - Suzy Kassem
But all art is sensual and poetry particularly so. It is directly, that is, of the senses, and since the senses do not exist without an object for their employment all art is necessarily objective. It doesn't declaim or explain, it presents. - William Carlos Williams
Love is of all the passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart, and the senses. - Lao Tzu
Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that's all. You can't see their smile or bring them food or tousle their hair or move them around a dance floor. But when those senses weaken another heightens. Memory. Memory becomes your partner. You nurture it. You hold it. You dance with it. - Mitch Albom
The Divine Light is always in man, presenting itself to the senses and to the comprehension, but man rejects it. - Giordano Bruno
To live without zest is to live without an appetite for new experiences, to miss out on the spice, the juice, the edge that makes life thrilling. It is to live with deadened, flattened senses, with your passions unaroused and your curiosity untapped. - Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin
Like sin itself, Satan appeals to the senses. He originated and perfected the art of disguising evil as good. - Charles R. Swindoll
Impossible things happen. When they do happen, most people just deal with it. Today, like every day, roughly five thousand people on the face of the planet will experience one-chance-in-a-million things, and not one of them will refuse to believe the evidence of their senses. - Neil Gaiman
War educates the senses, calls into action the will, perfects the physical constitution, brings men into such swift and close collision in critical moments that man measures man. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The five senses offer us five different ways of shutting out reality. What is intuition and what does it perceive? - Nanamoli Thera
Awareness is a great neutralizer of negative emotions." Living Beyond the Five Senses - Teresa L. DeCicco, PhD
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