seeing Quotes

48 of the best book quotes about seeing
“All the events of your past have formed a lens, or paradigm, through which you see the world. And since no one’s past is exactly like anyone else’s, no two people see alike.”
“The whole point of seeing through something is to see something through it.”
“A wholly transparent world is an invisible world. To ‘see through’ all things is the same as not to see.”
“for you to see beauty here does not mean there is beauty in me it means there is beauty rooted so deep within you you can’t help but see it everywhere”
“You see, some things I can teach you. Some you learn from books. But there are things that, well, you have to see and feel.”
“As for me: I loyally remained right where I was, remembering the first time I had ever seen the boy and then just now, the very last time—and all the times in between.”
See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will only see what you were expecting.
“Bruno was sure that he had never seen a skinnier or sadder boy in his life but decided that he had better talk to him.”
“I have to see a thing a thousand times before I see it once.”
“I stood in that room for a long time, watching the sunlight and listening to the sounds on the street outside. I stood there, tasting the room and the sunlight and the sounds, and thinking of the long hospital ward. . . Somehow everything had changed. I had spent five days in a hospital and the world around seemed sharpened now and pulsing with life.”
“You have become a small giant since the day Danny’s ball struck your eye. You do not see it. But I see it. And it is a beautiful thing to see.”
“She waved at all the people on the train & later, when she saw they didn’t wave back, she started singing songs to herself & it went that way the whole day & she couldn’t remember having a better time in her life.”
“You know, my eyes ain’t too good at all. I can’t see nothing but the general shape of things, so I got to rely on my heart. Why don’t you go on and tell me everything about yourself, so as I can see you with my heart.”
“Seek and see all the marvels around you. You will get tired of looking at yourself alone, and that fatigue will make you deaf and blind to everything else. - Don Juan”
“It means, my love, that I did not mean to show myself. Curdie is not yet able to believe some things. Seeing is not believing—it is only seeing.”
“What you see reflects your thinking, and your thinking but reflects the choice of what you want to see.”
“The Holy Spirit sees the world as a teaching device for bringing you home.”
“All I see is sky for forever.”
“The eye patch is a constant reminder that others don’t see the world the same way we do. Not yet, at least.”
“It was the first time I had heard the truth of what happened that afternoon said in a voice that was not my own. Hearing what happened from Ann was like the difference between seeing your face in a mirror and seeing it in a photograph.”
“When our emotions are engaged, we often have trouble seeing things as they are.”
“I’ve never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you’re not seeing an end to things.”
“But she’d seen it. There was no unseeing it.”
“God sees us from the perspective of who He created us to be, but we too often see ourselves from our limitations instead of our possibilities.”
“Red Bird, Red Bird, What do you see? I see a yellow duck looking at me.”
She was strong from endless hard work, and not old: She’d given birth to me before she was seventeen, and when she held me I could see we had the same skin, although in other ways we were not much alike she having broad, placid features, while mine, I’d been told (for we had no mirrors in the remote mountain village of Mino), were finer, like a hawk’s.
“It is red and pointy and I HAVE SEEN MY HAT.”
“Excuse me, have you seen a rabbit wearing a hat?”
“What thou see’st when thou dost wake, Do it for thy true-love take.”
“The Bear went over the mountains, the Bear went over the mountain, the Bear went over the mountain To see what he could see.”
“She could fail to notice so much, and even when I pointed something out to her, she’d still not see what was special or interesting about it.”
“People see what they want to see. And, in most cases, what they are told to see.”
“When Wilbur sat on a chair with his eyes open, Winnie could see him. She could see his eyes, anyway. But when Wilbur closed his eyes and went to sleep. Winnie couldn’t see him at all. So she sat on him.”
“You’ll see some bad things, but if you didn’t see them, they’d still be happening.”
“No, I want someone who sees beneath the surface-someone who completes the balance. An equal.”
“My soul sees its equal in you.”
“The shape of you, the shape of me, the shape of everything I see...”
“I was seeing something I didn’t understand and did not want to. No I wasn’t. I was seeing something I had always understood and wanted to understand better.”
“Beneath us lie the lights of the herring fleet. The cliffs vanish. Rippling small, rippling grey, innumerable waves spread beneath us. I touch nothing. I see nothing.”
“Do not be afraid; for living wonders you shall see here.”
“Barney had a feeling, somewhere in his middle, that it was probably true about the ground giving way. But still, there was a difference between being told and seeing it happen.”
“How many times can you look at something and know that everyone around you is seeing the same thing or at the very least that their brains and eyes are responding to the same phenomenon? How much proof do you ever have that we’re all in the same world?”
“Young Uncle James had eyes that saw and ears that heard.”
″...And for a fleeting instant, at the far end of a glade, she thought she saw a little white horse with flowing mane and tail, head raised, poised, halted in mid-flight, as though it had seen her and was glad.”
″‘You saw them? You’ve seen them?’ She looked at me with astonishment and then drew me into her arms. ‘It’s the secret of Thackers.’
“I am the one who sees. From back in here somewhere, I look out, and I am aware of the events, thoughts, and emotions that pass before me.”
“I had to leave home in order to see the world logically, logic the new way of seeing.”
“It is not enough to cry out, not sufficient to lay bare your woes and catalogue your needs; people have only to close their eyes and their ears, you cannot force them to see and to hear—or to answer your cries if they cannot and will not.”

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