If some really acute observer made as much of egotism as Freud has made of sex, people would forget a good deal about sex and find the explanation for everything in egotism.
— Wallace Stevens

In dream consciousness we make things happen by wishing them, because we are not only the observer of what we experience but also the creator.
Pir Vilayat Khan observer quote

A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice.
— Irving Babbitt

Love is a lens of an observer. Love is an attitude with action.
— Bryant H. McGill

There is no greater path than the act of listening, because the observer who listens can begin to see themselves as a part of one expression of purpose and beingness.
— observer quotation by Bryant H. McGill