observations Quotes

23 of the best book quotes about observations
  1. #1
    “Nothing that lived and breathed was truly objective—even in a vacuum, even if all that possessed the brain was a self-immolating desire for the truth.”
  2. #2
    “But people themselves alter so much, that there is something new to be observed in them for ever.”
  3. #3
    “As a youngster I was frightened of the dark—used to wake up sobbing in it, as if it were water and I were drowning—but you will observe that I have disciplined myself so thoroughly against that fear, that I much prefer a dark to a lit room”
  4. #4
    “Empty as the man’s mind was of thoughts, he was keenly observant, and he noticed the changes in the creek, the curves and bends and timber jams, and always he sharply noted where he placed his feet.”
  5. #5
    “In a month no man had come up or down that silent creek.”
  6. #6
    “Was everybody seeing this stuff and acting as though they weren’t? Was insanity just a matter of dropping the act?”
  7. #7
    “I had been too good too many times. It could become a problem. But what could I do? Be stupid for a while? I wasn’t sure I knew how, even after so many years of careful observation.”
  1. #8
    “It struck me as odd that even though no one could have called her a beauty, Mr. Tanaka’s eyes were fixed on her like a rag on a hook.”
  2. #9
    “Maybe you’re just too pretty yourself to be able to see it elsewhere.”
  3. #10
    “Estevan and I talked about everything you could think of. He asked me if the alligator was a national symbol of the United States, because you saw them everywhere on people’s shirts, just above the heart.”
  4. #11
    ″ ‘Come on, Blackburn. I’m not as dumb as I look.’ He took another sip of his drink and focused back in on Nikki and Trace. ‘One minute I’m getting you a drink at Spring Fling and the next you’re on the dance-floor with Trace. Doesn’t take a genius to figure out why you both disappeared.’ ”
  5. #12
    “It takes careful observation, and education, and reflection, and communication with others, just to scratch the surface of your beliefs.”
  6. #13
    “There was nothing, nothing, Gatlin loved better than a spectacle.”
  7. #14
    “Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion.”

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  1. #15
    “Perhaps you may think me foolish, but until I am sure there is nothing in my present fancy, I am more determined than ever to go on with my observations.”
  2. #16
    “You must learn . . . to see what you are looking at.”
  3. #17
    “He reads much;
    He is a great observer; and he looks
    Quite through the deeds of men.”
  4. #18
    “He reads much;
    He is a great observer; and he looks
    Quite through the deeds of men.”
  5. #19
    When you get an idea into your head you find it in everything.
  6. #20
    “The first opinion which one forms of a prince, and of his understanding, is by observing the men he has around him.”
  7. #21
    ″Keep looking at her long enough. One day you might see someone you know.″
  8. #22
    “Beyond the house was a large field for the children to play in, and beyond the field were woods that went on damn near forever.”
  9. #23
    “She wasn’t doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together.”
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