I've come to realize that the biggest problem anywhere in the world is that people's perceptions of reality are compulsively filtered through the screening mesh of what they want, and do not want, to be true.— Travis Walton
Valuable Perception Is Reality quotations
Fear makes the wolf bigger than he is.
People normally cut reality into compartments, and so are unable to see the interdependence of all phenomena. To see one in all and all in one is to break through the great barrier which narrows one's perception of reality.
Every kind of ignorance in the world all results from not realizing that our perceptions are gambles. We believe what we see and then we believe our interpretation of it, we don’t even know we are making an interpretation most of the time. We think this is reality.
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
The world is nothing but my perception of it.
I see only through myself. I hear only through the filter of my story.
There is no fixed physical reality, no single perception of the world, just numerous ways of interpreting world views as dictated by one's nervous system and the specific environment of our planetary existence.
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince.
Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.
Some people feel the rain. Other just get wet.
The media has enormous power. The media is undergoing huge changes now. It seemed like it's time to step back and look at how the media shapes our lives and our perceptions of reality.
Perception is reality.
Trying to change social, national, or global realities without working on human consciousness means there is no serious intention.
Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality.
Your ideas need not have anything to do with reality.
Making conclusions is a sure way of not enhancing our perception.
Perception is reality, but it may not be actuality, and you have got to be able to keep the difference between that.
Perception is reality. If you are perceived to be something, you might as well be it because that's the truth in people's minds.
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
Perception is NOT reality. People have always said that - perception is reality. I reject that hypothesis.
We don't live in a world of reality, we live in a world of perceptions.
No woman can be well dressed unless she is comfortable in what she is wearing.
The entire universe - for one thing - only exists in your perceptions.
That's all you're gonna see of it. To all practical intents and purposes this is purely some kind of lightshow that's being put on in the kind of neurons in our brain. The whole of reality.
All our knowledge has its origin in our perceptions.
No matter how people try to dispute it, perception is reality.
Its what you choose to believe that makes you the person you are.
Well, I think I'm not a non-believer, and I'm not a believer.
But, on the other hand, I couldn't give you a good enough reason why EVP doesn't exist. I don't know enough about it, so how could I say it's not true. Plus, a person's reality is a person's reality so that's your belief system. It's all perception anyway, isn't it.
... what is important is not so much what people see in the gallery or the museum, but what people see after looking at these things, how they confront reality again. Really great art regenerates the perception of reality; the reality becomes richer, better or not, just different.
All human unhappiness comes from not facing reality squarely, exactly as it is.
Have you ever considered that your perception of reality could be wrong? If you haven't, this is a pretty good sign that it is.
It is the bane and the balm of individual perception that 'objective' reality is seen through the filter of each person's temperament.
There are many realities. There are many versions of what may appear obvious. Whatever appears as the unshakeable truth, its exact opposite may also be true in another context. After all, one's reality is but perception, viewed through various prisms of context.
When you are dead, you don't even know that you are dead. It's only pain for others. Same thing when you are stupid.
The mice think they are right, but my cat eats them anyways.
This is the point, reality is nothing, perception is everything.
The only reality we can ever truly know is that of our perceptions, our own consciousness, while that consciousness, and thus our entire reality, is made of nothing but signs and symbols. Nothing but language. Even God requires language before conceiving the Universe. See Genesis: “In the beginning was the Word.
The adjustment of reality to the masses and of the masses to reality is a process of unlimited scope, as much for thinking as for perception.
How deep is the mud? Depends on who you ask. We all go through the same stuff differently.
Pity is one of the noblest emotions available to human beings;
self-pity is possibly the most ignoble . . . . [It] is an incapacity, a crippling emotional disease that severely distorts our perception of reality . . . a narcotic that leaves its addicts wasted and derelict.
To interpose the threat of physical destruction between a man and his perception of reality, is to negate and paralyze his means of survival to force him to act against his own judgment, is like forcing him to act against his own sight
Perception is real even when it is not reality.
Don't let someone elses opinion of you become your reality.
Praise God (or whatever it is) from (if direction exists) whom (if personality exists) all blessings (if that word corresponds to any percept of objective reality) flow (if Heraclitus and Bergson and Einstein are correct in stating that everything is more or less flowing about).
Brand is just a perception, and perception will match reality over time.
Sometimes it will be ahead, other times it will be behind. But brand is simply a collective impression some have about a product.
We must remember that we do not observe nature as it actually exists, but nature exposed to our methods of perception. The theories determine what we can or cannot observe...Reality is an illusion, albeit a persistent one.
No artist tolerates reality.
The life you are living is your creation, your perception of reality that you can change at any time.
Those who tell you that man is unable to perceive a reality undistorted by his senses, mean that they are unwilling to perceive a reality undistorted by their feelings. "Things as they are" are things as perceived by your mind; divorce them from reason and they become "things as perceived by your wishes.
I think what we are seeing is a vicious circle: by covering the controversies and the conflicting realities, it creates a much distorted perception of Islam and Muslims. When a minority is being taken as a majority, it creates a wrong image.
Reality is perfect light. It frees you from the limitations of this world, from the ugliness, from the unhappiness of limited perception.
Our perception of celebrities in Hollywood is not the reality.
The reality of our lives is so much like everyone else's life. We have family members we love, everyone gets up in the morning, they have three meals a day and they go about their business.