Quotes about perception

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

Oscar Wilde

“All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream.”

Edgar Allan Poe

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

John Lennon

“We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old are able to sit next to one another and not say anything and still feel content. The young, brash and impatient, must always break the silence. It is a waste, for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. This is the great paradox.”

Nicholas Sparks

“Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough”

Oprah Winfrey

“Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.”

C.G. Jung

“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”

W.B. Yeats

“Humans see what they want to see.”

Rick Riordan

“Songs are as sad as the listener.”

Jonathan Safran Foer

“Everyone looks retarded once you set your mind to it.”

David Sedaris