By the help of microscopes, there is nothing so small, as to escape our inquiry; hence there is a new visible world discovered to the understanding.— Robert Hooke
Mouth-watering Optical quotations
We must revolutionize our optical perception. We must remove the veil from our eyes.
Asymmetry is the rhythmic expression of funtional design.
In addition to being more logical, asymmetry has the advantage that its complete appearance is far more optically effective than symmetry.
We are part of the whole which we call the universe, but it is an optical delusion of our mind that we think we are separate. This separateness is like a prison for us. Our job is to widen the circle of our compassion so we feel connected with all people and situations.
Typographical design should perform optically what the speaker creates through voice and gesture of his thoughts.
There is an optical illusion about every person we meet.
We experience ourselves our thoughts and feelings as something separate from the rest. A kind of optical delusion of consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us.
The research included neutron resonance spectroscopy, the angular distribution of pion elastic and inelastic scattering on nuclei with optical model fitting.
The boundary between science fiction and social reality is an optical illusion
Men wake up aroused in the morning. We can't help it. We just wake up and we want you. And the women are thinking, "How can he want me the way I look in the morning?" It's because we can't see you. We have no blood anywhere near our optic nerve.
The Costa Rican government is prioritizing laying fiber optic over paving roads.
Costa Rica is trying to become one of the Internet societies. This is happening throughout the world.
Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.
The camera introduces us to unconscious optics as does psychoanalysis to unconscious impulses.
Life... by Marshall Mathers... What is life ? Life is like a big obstacle put in front of your optical to slow you down... And everytime you think you gotten past it It's gonna come back around and tackle you to the damn ground
A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe;
a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts, and his feelings as something separate from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of consciousness.
What is important is that our optical awareness rids itself of classical notions of beauty and opens itself more and more to the beauty of the instant and of these surprising points of view that appear for a brief moment and never return; those are what make photography an art.
Our separation from each other is an optical illusion.
A person experiences life as something separated from the rest - a kind of optical delusion of consciousness. Our task must be to free ourselves from this self-imposed prison, and through compassion, to find the reality of Oneness.
If I can say one thing for my pictures, it is a certain craftsmanship.
A thought which has gone into every angle. There is nothing there without an optical reason.
People who have realized that this is a dream imagine that it is easy to wake up, and are angry with those who continue sleeping, not considering that the whole world that environs them does not permit them to wake. Life proceeds as a series of optical illusions, artificial needs and imaginary sensations.
The convent, which belongs to the West as it does to the East, to antiquity as it does to the present time, to Buddhism and Muhammadanism as it does to Christianity, is one of the optical devices whereby man gains a glimpse of infinity.
In the end nobody knows how it's done — how art is made.
It can't be explained. Optical devices are just tools. Understanding a tool doesn't explain the magic of creation. Nothing can.
In things to be seen at once, much variety makes confusion, another vice of beauty. In things that are not seen at once, and have no respect one to another, great variety is commendable, provided this variety transgress not the rules of optics and geometry.
Beauty is the result of clarity and system and not of optical illusion.
It has never been in my power to study anything, mathematics, ethics, metaphysics, gravitation, thermodynamics, optics, chemistry, comparative anatomy, astronomy, psychology, phonetics, economics, the history of science, whist, men and women, wine, metrology, except as a study of semeiotic .
The difference is as great between The optics seeing as the objects seen.
All manners take a tincture from our own; Or come discolor'd through out passions shown; Or fancy's beam enlarges, multiplies, Contracts, inverts, and gives ten thousand dyes.
Marijuana is a useful catalyst for specific optical and aural aesthetic perceptions. I apprehended the structure of certain pieces of jazz and classical music in a new manner under the influence of marijuana, and these apprehensions have remained valid in years of normal consciousness.
Every reader finds himself. The writer's work is merely a kind of optical instrument that makes it possible for the reader to discern what, without this book, he would perhaps never have seen in himself.
No language on earth speaks as comprehensively as photography, always providing that we follow the chemical and optic and physical path to demonstrable truth, and understand physiognomy.
Chris Ofili's suave, stippled, visually tricked-out paintings of the nineties, with their allover fields of shimmering dots and clumps of dung, are like cave paintings of modern life. They crackle with optical cockiness, love, and massive amounts of painterly mojo.
Simultaneous contrast is not just a curious optical phenomenon - it is the very heart of painting.
There’s no cure for ugly, but you can make yourself into a human optical illusion.
Our perceptions are fallible. We sometimes see what isn't there. We are prey to optical illusions. Occasionally we hallucinate. We are error-prone.
Our camera does not produce pretty pictures, but exact duplications that, through our renunciation of photographic effects, turn out to be relatively objective. The photo can optically replace its object to a certain degree. This takes on special meaning if the object cannot be preserved.
Pictures, propagated by motion along the fibers of the optic nerves in the brain, are the cause of vision.