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Half of us are blind, few of us feel, and we are all deaf. William Osler, scientist
  • Senses

The senses do not deceive us, but the judgment does. Johann von Goethe, writer
  • Senses

I acknowledge the privilege of being alive in a human body at this moment, endowed with senses, memories, emotions, thoughts, and the space of mind in its wisdom aspect. Alex Grey, artist
  • acknowledge

I never know whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses. William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist
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The five senses are horse sense, innocence, common sense, concupiscence, and nonsense. Source Unknown,
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I was afraid that by observing objects with my eyes and trying to comprehend them with each of my other senses I might blind my soul altogether. Socrates, philosopher
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Observe, record, tabulate, communicate. Use your five senses. Learn to see, learn to hear, learn to feel, learn to smell, and know that by practice alone you can become expert. William Osler, scientist
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Smell is a potent wizard that transports us across thousands of miles and all the years we have lived. Helen Keller, author
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We are all instruments endowed with feeling and memory. Our senses are so many strings that are struck by surrounding objects and that also frequently strike themselves. Denis Diderot, editor
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There is no way in which to understand the world without first detecting it through the radar-net of our senses. Diane Ackerman, poet
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Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered walls to the great landscape. Mervyn Peake, writer
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I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown. Jim Morrison, musician
  • believe

I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order. John Burroughs, author
  • nature

If my senses don't feel right then I don't do it. Melanie Brown, musician
  • feel

We cannot create observers by saying 'observe,' but by giving them the power and the means for this observation and these means are procured through education of the senses. Maria Montessori, educator
  • create

Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what is given by the senses. Hannah Arendt, historian
  • equal

Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science. Edwin Powell Hubble, scientist
  • adventure

Whoever realizes that the six senses aren't real, that the five aggregates are fictions, that no such things can be located anywhere in the body, understands the language of Buddhas. Bodhidharma, leader
  • anywhere

Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness... it gets your senses to be spot-on and it's also a great way to take my mind off things. Shaun White, snowboarder
  • air

All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
  • truth

How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy! Robert Browning, poet
  • employ

The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses, and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect. Carson Mccullers, novelist
  • colors

But the newest research is showing that many properties of the brain are genetically organized, and don't depend on information coming in from the senses. Steven Pinker, scientist
  • brain

If you live for pleasure, your ability to enjoy it may pass away and your senses grow dim. Matthew Simpson, clergyman
  • ability

Reason is the cause of our falsification of the evidence of the senses. In so far as the senses show becoming, passing away, change, they do not lie. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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Think you of the fact that a deaf person cannot hear. Then, what deafness may we not all possess? What senses do we lack that we cannot see and cannot hear another world all around us? Frank Herbert, writer
  • another

There is nothing besides a spiritual world; what we call the world of the senses is the Evil in the spiritual world, and what we call Evil is only the necessity of a moment in our eternal evolution. Franz Kafka, novelist
  • besides

Netanyahu is pressured easily, gets into a panic, and loses his senses... to run a country like Israel a leader needs to have reason and judgment and nerves of steel, two traits he does not have. Ariel Sharon, leader
  • country

Blake said that the body was the soul's prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open. He considered the senses the 'windows of the soul.' When sex involves all the senses intensely, it can be like a mystical experence. Jim Morrison, musician
  • blake

He was one of those inexplicable gifts of nature, an artist who leaps over boundaries, changes our nervous systems, creates a new language, transmits new kinds of joy to our startled senses and spirits. Jack Kroll, editor
  • artist

We must get the American public to look past the glitter, beyond the showmanship, to the reality, the hard substance of things. And we'll do it not so much with speeches that will bring people to their feet as with speeches that bring people to their senses. Mario Cuomo, politician
  • american

Knowledge, the object of knowledge and the knower are the three factors which motivate action; the senses, the work and the doer comprise the threefold basis of action. Friedrich Schiller, dramatist
  • action

There are three schoolmasters for everybody that will employ them - the senses, intelligent companions, and books. Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman
  • books

The heart may think it knows better: the senses know that absence blots people out. We really have no absent friends. Elizabeth Bowen, novelist
  • absence

Once conform, once do what others do because they do it, and a kind of lethargy steals over all the finer senses of the soul. Michel de Montaigne, philosopher
  • conform

Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the senses shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourses of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness. Helen Keller, author
  • awkwardness

We live on the leash of our senses. Diane Ackerman, poet
  • leash

When you start using senses you've neglected, your reward is to see the world with completely fresh eyes. Barbara Sher, businesswoman
  • moving

I shall always be consistent and never change my ways so long as I am in my senses; but for the sake of precedent the Senate should beware of binding itself to support the acts of any man, since he might through some mischance suffer a change. Tiberius, statesman
  • acts

There are movements which impinge upon the nerves with a strength that is incomparable, for movement has power to stir the senses and emotions, unique in itself. Doris Humphrey, dancer
  • emotions

Now multitudes of root words are identical in the American languages over vast areas some of them with precisely the same senses, and others with various shades of analogical meaning. John W. Dawson, politician
  • american

Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, and one by one. Charles MacKay, poet
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Beauty must appeal to the senses, must provide us with immediate enjoyment, must impress us or insinuate itself into us without any effort on our part. Claude Debussy, composer
  • appeal

Terrible is the fight put up by the senses. Fight bravely! Conquer them you must. Swami Sivananda, philosopher
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One very important aspect of our contemporary musical culture - some might say the supremely important aspect - is its extension in the historical and geographical senses to a degree unknown in the past. George Crumb, composer
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Taking it in its wider and generic application, I understand faith to be the supplement of sense; or, to change the phrase, all knowledge which comes not to us through our senses we gain by faith in others. Matthew Simpson, clergyman
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If we look at the realm of knowledge, how exceedingly small and limited is that part acquired through our own senses; how wide is that we gain from other sources. Matthew Simpson, clergyman
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Through art and science in their broadest senses it is possible to make a permanent contribution towards the improvement and enrichment of human life and it is these pursuits that we students are engaged in. Frederick Sanger, scientist
  • art

Our senses convey that all is not well with the natural world. Peter Garrett, musician
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These rare senses and powers of reasoning were given to be used freely, but not audaciously, to discover, not to pervert the truth. William John Wills, scientist
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I think this is true for all artists. My senses are very important to me. Sharon Olds, poet
  • artists

In 1792, my Sister told me, I was growing out of my senses. Joanna Southcott, celebrity
  • growing

Every gesture is a gesture from the blood, every expression a symbolic utterance... Everything is of the blood, of the senses. Henry Williamson, author
  • blood

And when they encounter works of art which show that using new media can lead to new experiences and to new consciousness, and expand our senses, our perception, our intelligence, our sensibility, then they will become interested in this music. Karlheinz Stockhausen, composer
  • art

Without renouncing the support of physics, it is possible for the physiology of the senses, not only to pursue its own course of development, but also to afford to physical science itself powerful assistance. Ernst Mach, physicist
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The plain man is familiar with blindness and deafness, and knows from his everyday experience that the look of things is influenced by his senses; but it never occurs to him to regard the whole world as the creation of his senses. Ernst Mach, physicist
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Good men, whether they be Christians or rationalists, do not desire to discriminate between races, but the distinctions implanted by Nature are too conspicuous to escape the observation of our senses. Arthur Keith, scientist
  • between

Your senses are reeling all the time. Finally you find something to write and the very next day you go out and see something else which totally contradicts what you've written and every conclusion you've come to. Charles Dance, actor
  • come

These days, our senses are bombarded with aggression. We are constantly confronted with global images of unending, escalating war and violence. Margaret J. Wheatley, writer
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A counted number of pulses only is given to us of a variegated, dramatic life. How may we see in them all that is to to be seen in them by the finest senses? Walter Pater, critic
  • counted

Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression. Arthur Erickson, architect
  • art

The world is full of magic things patiently waiting for your senses to grow sharper. Willam Butler Yeats,
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The learned ignore the evidence of their senses to preserve the coherence of the ideas of their imagination. Adam Smith, economist
  • evidence

Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses. Lao Tzu, philosopher
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