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Most of the mistakes in thinking are inadequacies of perception rather than mistakes of logic. - Edward de Bono


Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come. - Michelangelo


I learned early to understand that there is no such condition in human affairs as absolute truth. There is only truth as people see it, and truth, even in fact, may be kaleidoscopic in its variety. The damage such perception did to me I have felt ever since, I could never belong entirely to one side of any question. - Pearl S. Buck


Do what you know and perception is converted into character. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


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. - Beverly Sills


The essence of greatness is the perception that virtue is enough. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope. - Ursula K. Le Guin


A finely tempered nature longs to escape from the personal life into the world of objective perception and thought. - Albert Einstein


The lustre of diamonds is invigorated by the interposition of darker bodies; the lights of a picture are created by the shades; the highest pleasure which nature has indulged to sensitive perception is that of rest after fatigue. - Samuel Johnson