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perception

It is generally admitted that with woman the powers of intuition, of rapid perception and perhaps of imitation, are more strongly marked than in man: but some, at least, of these faculties are characteristic of the lower races, and therefore of a pas.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The perfect no-stress environment is the grave. When we change our perception we gain control. The stress becomes a challenge, not a threat. When we commit to action, to actually doing something rather than feeling trapped by events, the stress in our life becomes manageable.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To perceive means to immobilize... we seize, in the act of perception, something which outruns perception itself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thru chinks of his cavern.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Intuition comes very close to clairvoyance; it appears to be the extrasensory perception of reality.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Good critical writing is measured by the perception and evaluation of the subject; bad critical writing by the necessity of maintaining the professional standing of the critic.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
By his machines man can dive and remain under water like a shark; can fly like a hawk in the air; can see atoms like a gnat; can see the system of the universe of Uriel, the angel of the sun; can carry whatever loads a ton of coal can lift; can knock down cities with his fist of gunpowder; can recover the history of his race by the medals which the deluge, and every creature, civil or savage or brute, has involuntarily dropped of its existence; and divine the future possibility of the planet and its inhabitants by his perception of laws of nature.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Do what you know and perception is converted into character.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The perception of the comic is a tie of sympathy with other men, a pledge of sanity, and a protection from those perverse tendencies and gloomy insanities in which fine intellects sometimes lose themselves. A rogue alive to the ludicrous is still convertible. If that sense is lost, his fellow-men can do little for him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Instinct is action taken in pursuance of a purpose, but without conscious perception of what the purpose is.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The popularity of disaster movies expresses a collective perception of a world threatened by irresistible and unforeseen forces which nevertheless are thwarted at the last moment. Their thinly veiled symbolic meaning might be translated thus: We are innocent of wrongdoing. We are attacked by unforeseeable forces come to harm us. We are, thus, innocent even of negligence. Though those forces are insuperable, chance will come to our aid and we shall emerge victorious.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Only in quiet waters things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is, that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
For art to exist, for any sort of aesthetic activity or perception to exist, a certain physiological precondition is indispensable: intoxication.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is now a generally accepted and scientifically well supported view that subliminal perception does occur-that people are capable of receiving and responding to information presented to them at levels below the threshold of conscious recognition.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Every beauty which is seen here below by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are comeMore [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Steve: The only thing we can control in this life is not the event itself but our own perception of it.More [07/11/2005 12:07:00]
Women in the military thank me for portraying a character who's feminine and attractive and sexual and yet still strong and intelligent and in the military. I think people have this perception that to be strong and a military woman you have to look a certain way or not be feminine.More [03/23/2006 12:03:00]
The perception was it was a college movie, but it really wasn't, ... It was a completely professional venture where we formed a limited partnership and gave out shares. It was all above board. And we're so glad it was, because 25 years later we can still keep track of it. No one's suing anyone because we all know what happened.More [04/14/2006 12:04:00]
I definitely don't look my age, ... So I actively look for roles that will help people change their perception of me.More [05/06/2006 12:05:00]
The only thing I see here with the celebrities is that they do go overseas, like Pierce Brosnan - who's not even an American citizen, he's an Irishman, unfortunately - and they present a perception of America that's flat-out not true. For that they should be chastised.More [06/07/2006 12:06:00]
My perception is that I've never done anything but work really hard.More [07/01/2006 12:07:00]
I get so exhausted with people's perception of what I must be like to be 40 when it's actually wonderful. It's incredibly fabulous. I've never felt sexier in my whole life. I can wear sexy clothes because I've got an incredible body and I happen to be 43 but it's really not that hard, all you have to do is work out a little bit and it's not like everything is falling apart.More [07/08/2006 12:07:00]
Let's practice what we preach, and with the acceptance that we expect from
others, let's stop being so damn judgmental and crucifying everyone who
doesn't fit in to our boxed-in perception of what is right.More [11/04/2006 12:11:00]
I think it's his perception of knowing how to make a record build, keeping the integrity of the song in the music and really adding a lot of musical elements to compliment my voice and to compliment the song.More [11/09/2006 12:11:00]
Everyone always has a different perception of you.More [11/10/2006 12:11:00]
The business has changed as far as the perception of celebrity.More [12/16/2006 12:12:00]
I just feel like it's got to be about the process and about the doing of it, rather than be about how it's going to be perceived. It's got to be about what it feels like at the time of actually making that project, because just a few times I've worked on projects because I think that it will seem great, or it will be a really good career move or about perception and I haven't had a good time.More [01/16/2007 12:01:00]
Bud Fox: How much is enough?
Gordon Gekko: It's not a question of enough, pal. It's a zero sum game, somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn't lost or made, it's simply transferred from one perception to another.More [05/16/2007 12:05:00]
Brian O'Blivion: After all, there is nothing real outside our perception of reality, is there?More [05/31/2007 12:05:00]
William Blake: If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is: infinite.More [06/13/2007 12:06:00]
I think that the legitimacy of the court would be undermined in any case if the court made a decision based on its perception of public opinion.More [08/29/2007 12:08:00]
I like doing a challenging class because it makes me more brave in life. My perception of hardships is now completely different. I'm not whining and moaning inside as much.More [10/15/2007 12:10:00]
Willa Weston: You know what you are? You're pronoid.
Vince McCain: "Pronoid"?
Willa Weston: Mm-hmm. It means that contrary to all the available evidence, you actually think that people like you. Your perception of life is that it's one long benefit dinner in *your* honor with everybody cheering *you* on and wanting *you* to win everything. You think you're the prince, Vince.More [11/05/2007 12:11:00]
Ryûken: [Opening the doors] Ryûken, the fist of the north star has been defeated. Shin crushed him as he would an insect. When you chose Ken as your successor, I told you that it should have been me and I was right! Stand up, I'll prove it to you! I challenge you to a test of strenght!
Ryûken: Physical strenght is no substitute for perception. For perception is the key which unlocks the intangible powers of the spirit. You perceive nothing.
Ken-Ô: You silly old fool. Stop hiding behind your metaphors and metaphysical fantasies. The fist of the north star is dead!
Ryûken: Your point?
Ken-Ô: Don't you understand? Now I'm fist of the north star!
[Breaking havoc]
Ken-Ô: My power is greater than ever before. No one can stand against me.
Ryûken: May be, but you see, power without perception is virtually useless and therefore of no true value!
Ken-Ô: Useless? hehe. Ryûken, what a foolish old man you are. Any tool is useful if you know how to use it, and I have become an expert. Watch! Admit it. At this moment, I'm more powerful than you ever were. I am fist of the north star.
Ryûken: I don't agree and I never shall. Go and do what you must Raoh but never set foot in this dojo again!More [03/18/2008 12:03:00]
In fact, even the perception of a resurgence in crime can be enough to paralyze business momentum and destroy the sense of security that a vibrant and progressive city requires.More [08/09/2008 12:08:00]
Carl Sagan:
Up there in the immensity of the Cosmos, an inescapable perception awaits us. National boundaries are not evident when we view the Earth from space. Fanatical ethnic, religious or national chauvinisms are a little difficult to maintain when we see our planet as a fragile blue crescent fading to become an inconspicuous point of light against the bastion and citadel of the stars.

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Zeks:
Look, man, if there's one thing I know, it's how to drive while I'm stoned. You know your perception is completely fucked so you just let your hands work the controls as if you were straight.

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Glove:
That's what I like about you, Mechanic. Your perception of the universe is unencumbered by the slightest hint of intelligence!



Mechanic:
Oooh, thanks.

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Wilson:
Tim, it is not easy to change one's perception of things, but it can be very healthy. Some people might even say it's a growth experience.



Tim:
Wilson, how far does this go? How do I really know you are who I think you are?



Wilson:
Well how do I know you are who I think you are?



Tim:
How do I know you're the one who said that?



Wilson:
How do I know you heard what I said?



Tim:
How do I know you're really here?



Wilson:
Who else would have the time to come out and listen to this silly conversation?

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Hannibal Lecter:
You know what you look like to me, with your good bag and your cheap shoes? You look like a rube. A well scrubbed, hustling rube with a little taste. Good nutrition's given you some length of bone, but you're not more than one generation from poor white trash, are you, Agent Starling? And that accent you've tried so desperately to shed: pure West Virginia. What is your father, dear? Is he a coal miner? Does he stink of the lamp? You know how quickly the boys found you... all those tedious sticky fumblings in the back seats of cars... while you could only dream of getting out... getting anywhere... getting all the way to the FBI.



Clarice Starling:
You see a lot, Doctor. But are you strong enough to point that high-powered perception at yourself? What about it? Why don't you - why don't you look at yourself and write down what you see? Or maybe you're afraid to.

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[Noam Chomsky is fielding questions after a speech in Laramie, Wyoming]



Frat Boy:
Yeah, for the last hour and 41 minutes, you have been whining how the elite and the government have been using thought control to keep radicals like yourself out of the public limelight. Now, you're here, I don't see any CIA men waiting to drag you off. You were in the paper, that's what everyone here heard where you were coming from, in the paper and I'm sure they're going to publish your comments in the paper. Now a lot of countries, you would have been shot for what you have been done today. So what are you whining about? This is... We are allowing you to speak and I don't see any thought control.



Noam Chomsky:
First of all, I haven't been saying, haven't said one word about my being kept out of the limelight. The way it works here is quite different. Now I don't think you heard what I was saying, but the way it works here that there is a system of shaping, control and so on which gives a certain perception of the world. I gave one example, I'll give you sources where you can find thousands of others. That has nothing to do with me, it has to do with marginalizing the public and ensuring that they don't get in the way of elites who are supposed to run things without interference.

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Beldar Conehead:
[to Connie after they return to Earth] Your positive perception of me is vital to my existence. Besides, it is not everyday a father can give the world to his child.

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[Picard puts his hand on the Phoenix]



Captain Jean-Luc Picard:
It's a boyhood fantasy... I must have seen this ship hundreds of times in the Smithsonian but I was never able to touch it.



Lieutenant Commander Data:
Sir, does tactile contact alter your perception of the Phoenix?



Captain Jean-Luc Picard:
Oh, yes! For humans, touch can connect you to an object in a very personal way, make it seem more real.


[Data also puts his hand on The Phoenix]



Lieutenant Commander Data:
I am detecting imperfections in the titanium casing... temperature variations in the fuel manifold... it is no more "real" to me now than it was a moment ago.



Cmdr. Deanna Troi:
[observing from a catwalk] Would you three like to be alone?

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Claire Kelsky:
It's not about money, it's about perception of strength.

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Ryûken:
[Opening the doors] Ryûken, the fist of the north star has been defeated. Shin crushed him as he would an insect. When you chose Ken as your successor, I told you that it should have been me and I was right! Stand up, I'll prove it to you! I challenge you to a test of strenght!



Ryûken:
Physical strenght is no substitute for perception. For perception is the key which unlocks the intangible powers of the spirit. You perceive nothing.



Ken-Ô:
You silly old fool. Stop hiding behind your metaphors and metaphysical fantasies. The fist of the north star is dead!



Ryûken:
Your point?



Ken-Ô:
Don't you understand? Now I'm fist of the north star!


[Breaking havoc]



Ken-Ô:
My power is greater than ever before. No one can stand against me.



Ryûken:
May be, but you see, power without perception is virtually useless and therefore of no true value!



Ken-Ô:
Useless? hehe. Ryûken, what a foolish old man you are. Any tool is useful if you know how to use it, and I have become an expert. Watch! Admit it. At this moment, I'm more powerful than you ever were. I am fist of the north star.



Ryûken:
I don't agree and I never shall. Go and do what you must Raoh but never set foot in this dojo again!

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Dr. Willard:
This is not just about avidly spawning mutants! It's an entirely natural acceleration of evolution! A real live laboratory of spurred-on life!



Lara Croft:
Not everyone here wants to be guinnea pigs. Multi-appendaged or not!



Dr. Willard:
Well, that's unfortunate. It's been hit and miss here for too long. Now the timing's spot on, I can't leave it. The Polynesians fled in their ignorance, Darwin's half-wit sailors the same, ironically making Darwin himself miss this angle on evolution. But now, I'm here. I have the access, the knowledge, the artifacts.



Lara Croft:
Yes... but you bumped into me in India and sent me to find them for you, bringing me here. Listen to this gibberish! Your perception of good timing is... bad!

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Griffith:
It is my perception that a true friend never relies on anothers dream. A person with the potential to be my true friend must be able to find his own reason for life without my help. And he should put his heart and soul into protecting his dream. He would never hesitate to fight for his dream, even against me. For me, a true friend is one who stands equal to me in all respects.

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Lucy Dotson:
[after resolving one of Sue's problems] 'Cause somehow when it's about me, my powers of perception seem to mysteriously vanish.

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Bill:
I got a great family. I got a 16-year-old daughter who just got her driver's license. So drop to your knees and thank the good Lord above that you live here and not where we live. She is without a doubt the worst driver on the planet. She's got no depth perception at all. We come up to this intersection. There's a car stopped. I'm like, "He stopped. He stopped! He stopped!" She goes, "I can see that." I'm like, "Oh, my God, she's her mother!" The other day, my neighbor asked, "When did you put the CD boom box in your car?" I said, "What?" He goes, "I saw you and your daughter driving down the street, and I heard this -"


[makes a thumping noise]



Bill:
I said, "That was me stomping on the imaginary brake on my side of the car.

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If I make a fool of myself, who cares? I'm not frightened by anyone's perception of me.More [07/07/2011 01:07:00]
In visual perception a color is almost never seen as it really is - as it physically is. This fact makes color the most relative medium in art.More [07/13/2011 03:07:22]
I think my perception of my own life is different and the fact that Lauren and myself are together. I've never felt this free or happy and so that permeates onto my onstage persona and to my working environment.More [07/13/2011 05:07:50]
There's this perception sometimes around here that I'm this Hollywood guy.More [07/14/2011 06:07:15]
When a film is created, it is created in a language, which is not only about words, but also the way that very language encodes our perception of the world, our understanding of it.More [07/16/2011 04:07:39]

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