13 Quotes On Seeing

March 26, 2013 | 1 Comment |

Here’s a collection of my favorite quotes on seeing.

“The question is not what you look at, but what you see. ” ― Henry David Thoreau

“What you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing; it also depends on what sort of person you are.” – C.S. Lewis

“What we see depends mainly on what we look for.” – John Lubbock

“We will find only what we look for, nothing more and nothing less.” – Anonymous

“Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

“Humans see what they want to see.” ― Rick Riordan

“People only see what they are prepared to see.” –  Ralph Waldo Emerson

“The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.” – Henri Bergson

“We don’t see things as they are. We see them as we are.” –  Anais Nin

“What you see, you become.” – The Vedas

“A verse from the Veda says, ‘What you see, you become.’ In other words, just the experience of perceiving the world makes you what you are.” – Deepak Chopra

“The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and tell what it saw in a plain way. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion – all in one.”  ― John Ruskin

“The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and tell what it saw in a plain way.” ― John Ruskin

“To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion – all in one.”  ― John Ruskin

“The more I see, the less I know for sure.”  ― John Lennon

“I shut my eyes in order to see.” –  Paul Gauguin

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  • gaetano barbarisi

    We don’t see things the way they are, we see them the way we are (Anonymous)

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