Quotes about Perception

by Jo-Ann Downey

in Inspiration

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Please enjoy these quotations about perception(s).  You may also want to read “Communication Checkpoints.”

“What is madness?  To have erroneous perceptions and to reason correctly from them.” Voltaire (1694-1778)

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.”  Aldous Huxley (1894-1963)

“If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear as it is- infinite.” William Blake (1757-1827)

“We must not allow other people’s limited perceptions to define us.” Virginia Satir (1916-1988)

“The perception of beauty is a moral test.” Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

“Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted.  Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.”  Hans Margolius (1902-1984)

“Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing.” Camille Pissarro (1830-1903)

photo credit: frances cominciotti

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