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“All of us are watchers – of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway – but few are observers. Everyone is looking, not many are seeing.” – Peter M. Leschak

“We do a lot of looking: we look through lenses, telescopes, television tubes… Our looking is perfected every day, but we see less and less.” – Frederick Franck

“Seeing, in the finest and broadest sense, means using your senses, your intellect, and your emotions. It means encountering your subject matter with your whole being. It means looking beyond the labels of things and discovering the remarkable world around you.” – Freeman Patterson

“Joy in looking and comprehending is nature’s most beautiful gift.” – Albert Einstein

“All of the top achievers I know are life-long learners… Looking for new skills, insights, and ideas. If they’re not learning, they’re not growing … not moving toward excellence.” – Denis Waitley

“Thinking is more interesting than knowing, but less interesting than looking” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.” – Lloyd Alexander

“Poetry surrounds us everywhere, but putting it on paper is, alas, not so easy as looking at it.” – Vincent van Gogh

“Men in the game are blind to what men looking on see clearly.” – Chinese Proverb

“We find what we are looking for. If we are looking for life and love and openness and growth, we are likely to find them. If we are looking for witchcraft and evil, we’ll likely find them, and we may get taken over by them.” – Madeleine L’Engle

“I write entirely to find out what I’m thinking, what I’m looking at, what I see and what it means. What I want and what I fear.” – Joan Didion

“When you are a Bear of Very Little Brain, and you Think of Things, you find sometimes that a Thing which seemed very Thingish inside you is quite different when it gets out into the open and has other people looking at it.” – A. A. Milne

“All photographs are there to remind us of what we forget. In this — as in other ways — they are the opposite of paintings. Paintings record what the painter remembers. Because each one of us forgets different things, a photo more than a painting may change its meaning according to who is looking at it.” – John Berger

“A photograph can be an instant of life captured for eternity that will never cease looking back at you.” – Brigitte Bardot

“I’ve never looked through a keyhole without finding someone was looking back.” – Judy Garland

“What I am looking for is not “out there”, it is in me.” – Helen Keller

“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” – Joseph Campbell

“Serendipity. Look for something, find something else, and realize that what you’ve found is more suited to your needs than what you thought you were looking for.” – Lawrence Block

“There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“Keep looking below surface appearances. Don’t shrink from doing so just because you might not like what you find.” – Colin Powell

“It is a puzzling thing. The truth knocks on the door and you say, “Go away, I’m looking for the truth,” and so it goes away. Puzzling.” – Robert M. Pirsig

“It is quite true what Philosophy says: that Life must be understood backwards. But that makes one forget the other saying: that it must be lived /forwards. The more one ponders this, the more it comes to mean that life in the temporal existence never becomes quite intelligible, precisely because at no moment can I find complete quiet to take the backward-looking position.” – Soren Kierkegaard

“People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don’t sit looking at it – walk.” – Ayn Rand

“If everybody is looking for it, then nobody is finding it. If we were cultured, we would not be conscious of lacking culture. We would regard it as something natural and would not make so much fuss about it. And if we knew the real value of this word we would be cultured enough not to give it so much importance.” – Pablo Picasso

“In every difficult situation is potential value. Believe this, then begin looking for it.” – Norman Vincent Peale

“When looking for faults use a mirror, not a telescope.” – Anonymous

“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, It’s a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, And that enables you to laugh at life’s realities.” – Dr. Seuss

“Each eye can have its vision separately; but when we are looking at anything… our vision, which in itself is divided, joins up and unites in order to give itself as a whole to the object that is put before it.” – John Calvin

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

“I like to think that the moon is there even if I am not looking at it” – Albert Einstein

“Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

“. . . see without looking, . . . hear without listening, . . . breathe without asking.” – W. H. Auden

“One’s destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things.” – Henry Miller

“The simple act of stopping and looking at the beauty around us can be prayer.” – Patricia R. Barrett

“What we are looking for is what is looking.” – St. Francis of Assisi

“Had the price of looking been blindness, I would have looked.” – Ralph Ellison

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