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"Let observation with extended observation observe extensively." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Let observation with extended observation observe extensively." - Alfred Tennyson

"Hope clouds observation." - Frank Herbert

"Observation capitalizes inspiration." - Alex Faickney Osborn

"Theory can blind observation." - Carol Gilligan

"Observation always involves theory." - Edwin Powell Hubble

"Art demands constant observation." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Observation - activity of both eyes and ears." - Horace Mann

"We learn by observation, imitation and repetition." - Denis Waitley

"Experiment is fundamentally only induced observation." - Claude Bernard

"Strategy requires thought, tactics require observation" - Max Euwe

"Observation, not old age, brings wisdom." - Publilius Syrus

"Criticism is not construction, it is observation." - George William Curtis

"Averages ... seduce us away from minute observation." - Florence Nightingale

"Reality gets created through acts of observation" - Fred Alan Wolf

"Innocent, unbiased observation is a myth." - Peter Medawar

"Strategy requires thought, tactics require observation." - Max Euwe

"Observation is an old man's memory." - Jonathan Swift

"Intuition is for thinking what observation is for perception. Intuition & observation are sources of knowledge." - Rudolf Steiner

"In the philosophic sense, observation shows and experiment teaches." - Claude Bernard

"Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature." - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"Sickness sensitizes man for observation, like a photographic plate." - Edmond De Goncourt

"We cannot empty the mind by thinking. Only by observation." - Robert Adams

"Observation is the most enduring of the pleasures of life." - George Meredith

"Innocent and infinite are the pleasures of observation." - Henry James

"A rocket is an experiment; a star is an observation." - Jose Bergamin

"Healthy scepticism is the basis of all accurate observation." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"All data are filtered, observation is necessarily 'theory-laden'." - Norwood Russell Hanson

"People learn more from observation that they do from conversation." - Will Rogers

"The observation of nature is part of an artist's life." - Henry Moore

"Self-observation is the first step of inner unfolding." - Amit Ray

"Knowledge will not always take the place of simple observation." - Arnold Lobel

"Genius is but fine observation strengthened by fixity of purpose." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"There is no pure, disinterested, theory-free observation," - Karl Popper

"Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind." - Louis Pasteur

"The writer has three sources: imagination, observation, and experience" - William Faulkner

"Art is more to do with observation than invention." - Michael Craig-Martin

"Art is born of the observation and investigation of nature." - Cicero

"A Decalogue of Canons for Observation in Practical Life" - Thomas Jefferson

"A traveller without observation is a bird without wings." - Moslih Eddin Saadi

"When you make an observation, you have an obligation." - M. K. Asante

"Every commonplace or trite observation is not a truism." - Charles Lamb

"Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Observation: I can't see a thing. Conclusion: Dinosaurs." - Carl Sagan

"People's minds are changed through observation and not through argument." - Will Rogers

"Observation is a passive science, experimentation an active science." - Claude Bernard

"Swift defined observation to be an old man's memory." - James A Garfield

"Association with human beings lures one into self-observation." - Franz Kafka

"Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking." - Wallace Stevens

"Facts have to be discovered by observation, not by reasoning" - Bertrand Russell

"Observe, and in that observation there is neither the "observer" nor the "observed" - there is only observation taking place." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"The two fulcra of medicine are reason and observation. Observation is the clue to guide the physician in his thinking." - Giorgio Baglivi

"In matters of observation chance favors only the prepared mind. (not literal translation) - Dan's les champs de observation le hasard ne favorise que les esprits prepares." - Louis Pasteur

"All knowledge that is not the real product of observation, or of consequences deduced from observation, is entirely groundless and illusory." - Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

"There is an overwhelming mass of authentic evidence which can be cited as: direct observation, indirect observation, and supporting evidence or indication...." - Morris K. Jessup

"There are three principal means of acquiring knowledge... observation of nature, reflection, and experimentation. Observation collects facts; reflection combines them; experimentation verifies the result of that combination." - Denis Diderot

"The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"In natural science the principles of truth ought to be confirmed by observation." - Carl Linnaeus

"Modern science is predicated on 'truths' verified through accurate observation and measurements of physical world phenomena." - Bruce H. Lipton

"Drawing teaches habits of close observation that will always be useful." - Susanna Clarke

"For the truth of the conclusions of physical science, observation is the supreme Court of Appeal." - Arthur Eddington

"The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"The ultimate court of appeal is observation and experiment... not authority." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"In the fields of observation chance favors only the prepared mind." - Louis Pasteur

"Where conscious subjectivity is concerned, there is no distinction between the observation and the thing observed" - John Searle

"All genius is simple. It involves close observation and a momentous act of self trust." - Howell Raines

"We see what we want to see, and observation conforms to hypothesis." - Bergen Evans

"The bearings of this observation lays in the application of it." - Charles Dickens

"Have you ever noticed that idiots have a lot of friends? It's just an observation." - Markus Zusak

"Practical observation commonly consists of collecting a few facts and loading them with guesses." - Anonymous

"Truth is strengthened by observation and time, pretences by haste and uncertainty." - Tacitus

"Let observation with observant view, Observe mankind from China to Peru." - Oliver Goldsmith

"How hast thou purchased this experience? By my penny of observation." - William Shakespeare

"The power of accurate observation is often called cynicism by those who don't have it." - George Bernard Shaw

"children are made of eyes and ears, and nothing, however minute, escapes their microscopic observation." - Fanny Kemble

"It is just observation that the people commonly intend the Public Good." - Alexander Hamilton

"RATIONAL, adj. Devoid of all delusions save those of observation, experience and reflection." - Ambrose Bierce

"I am a firm believer, that without speculation there is no good and original observation." - Charles Darwin

"Talents of the novelist: ... observation of character, analysis of emotion, people's feelings, personal relations ..." - Virginia Woolf

"Under observation, we act less free, which means we effectively are less free." - Edward Snowden

"In the fields of observation chance favors only those minds which are prepared." - Louis Pasteur

"Let observation with observant view, Observe mankind from China to Peru." - Oliver Goldsmith

"To learn by observation is traveling, people must also bring knowledge with them." - Bayard Taylor

"The truth is funny. Honest discovery, observation, and reaction is better than contrived invention." - Del Close

"Observation and study are necessary to achieve mastery of light and form" - Andrew Loomis

"Knowledge is observation and is given to those who would look." - L Ron Hubbard

"Direct observation of the luminous essence of nature is for me indispensable" - Robert Delaunay

"Photography is the power of observation, not the application of technology." - Ken Rockwell

"Recalibration of the mind means clearing our perceptions and recovering our capacity for pure observation." - Ilchi Lee

"I want the brain to intervene between the observation and the mark." - Euan Uglow

"Observation, reason, and experiment make up what we call the scientific method." - Richard P Feynman

"The observer cannot be left out of the description of the observation." - John Archibald Wheeler

"Common observation and a plain understanding is the source of all art." - Joshua Reynolds

"In the realm of scientific observation, luck is granted only to those who are prepared." - Louis Pasteur

"Whether in families or in politics, a good observation: "One can disagree without being disagreeable."" - Barry Goldwater

"In the mere observation of yourself, you begin the process of healing and transformation." - Deepak Chopra

"The world is evolving, and there is an acceptance of all beliefs, in my observation." - Omar Epps

"In the field of observation, chance favors only the prepared mind." - Louis Pasteur

"Observation more than books, experience rather than persons, are the prime educators." - Amos Bronson Alcott

"Women's intuition wasn't intuition at all, it was heightened observation, unconscious registration of subtle clues." - Orson Scott Card

"The bearings of this observation lays in the application on it." - Charles Dickens

"Rationalism doesn't require belief, only observation. The real, measurable world doesn't care what you believe." - Joe Haldeman

"Let observation with extensive view Survey mankind, from China to Peru." - Samuel Johnson

"Talent is a long patience, and originality an effort of will and intense observation." - Gustave Flaubert

"None of us was born knowing or wise; but men become wise by consideration, observation, experience." - Benjamin Whichcote

"The gap between our feelings and our social observation is dangerously wide." - Raymond Williams

"Now the identification of individual sounds by phonetic observation is an artificial way of proceeding." - Roman Jakobson

"Rationalism doesn't require "belief," only observation. The real, measurable world doesn't care what you believe." - Joe Haldeman

"Allow me to congratulate you on your very astute powers of observation." - Kate Dicamillo

"One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy." - Willard Van Orman Quine

"Observation more than books and experience more than persons, are the prime educators." - Amos Bronson Alcott

"All perceiving is also thinking, all reasoning is also intuition, all observation is also invention." - Rudolf Arnheim

"The five steps in teaching an employee new skills are preparation, explanation, showing, observation and supervision." - Bruce Barton

"There's certainly nothing original about the observation that conscious experience poses a hard problem." - David Chalmers

"But what is of great importance to me is observation of the movement of colors." - Robert Delaunay

"Direct observation of the luminous essence of nature is for me indispensable." - Robert Delaunay

"But I make the observation that no one of us would do things exactly alike." - David Dinkins

"My observation is that women are merely waiting for their husbands to assume leadership." - James Dobson

"But my observation has been, certainly in the news business, you've got to give 110 percent." - Sam Donaldson

"I wouldn't even dare read the Torah, let alone attempt a witty observation on the Torah." - Charles Grodin

"My father was an obsessive bird-watcher. The genes of observation passed down." - Martin Parr

"The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it." - George Bernard Shaw

"Rhetoric and dialectics can't change what I have learned from observation and experience." - J Paul Getty

"Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity." - Ellen Key

"It has been my observation that parents kill more dreams than anybody." - Spike Lee

"Modern science is predicated on 'truths' verified through accurate observation and measurements of physical world phenomena." - Bruce Lipton

"Rhetoric and dialectics can't change what I have learned from observation and experience." - Paul Getty

"Those who cannot themselves observe can at least acquire the observation of others." - Benjamin Disraeli

"I get quiet joy from the observation of anyone who does his job well." - William Feather

"Seeing artistically does not happen automatically. We must constantly develop our powers of observation." - Eugene Delacroix

"Where conscious subjectivity is concerned, there is no distinction between the observation and the thing observed." - John Searle

"You have to have some kind of power of observation, almost like a trained observer." - Billy West

"Hollywood is a place where they place you under contract instead of under observation." - Walter Winchell

"My paintings and comedy have a lot in common. They are both improvisations based on observation." - Jonathan Winters

"It has been my observation that most people get ahead during the time that others waste." - Henry Ford

"The ultimate court of appeal is observation and experiment... not authority." - Thomas Huxley

"The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it." - Edward G Bulwerlytton

"Is there an observation which is not the instrument of thought?" - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"You know my method. It is founded upon the observation of trifles." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"Observation is like a muscle. It grows stronger with use and atrophies without use. Exercise your observation muscle and you will become a more powerful decoder of the world around you." - Joe Navarro

"It is a commonplace executive observation that businesses exist to make money, and the observation is usually allowed to go unchallenged. It is, however, a very limited statement about the purposes of business" - Daniel Katz

"Perceptual reality is different for different species. In certain species it is a mode of observation, so what we call scientific fact is actually not ultimate truth, it is perceptual experience, and it's a mode of observation." - Deepak Chopra

"If you try to observe the precepts, that is not true observation of precepts. When you observe the precepts without trying to observe the precepts, that is true observation of the precepts." - Shunryu Suzuki

"There is no more difficult art to acquire than the art of observation, and for some men it is quite as difficult to record an observation in brief and plain language." - William Osler

"In the end, color combinations come down to our personal preferences, which we must discover through observation and experiment." - Monty Don

"He is a truly virtuous man who wishes always to be open to the observation of honest men." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Observation and experiment for gathering material, induction and deduction for elaborating it: these are are only good intellectual tools." - Francis Bacon

"The essence of a quote is the compression of a mass of thought and observation into a single saying." - John Morley, 1st Viscount Morley of Blackburn

"The plan of salvation as stated in the Bible can be seen through observation of the universe around us." - Hugh Ross

"it is a curious subject of observation and inquiry, whether hatred and love be not the same thing at bottom." - Nathaniel Hawthorne



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