13 Quotes On Seeing


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

    26.03.2013 at 09:52 Reply

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

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