Senses Quotes

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Our dreams drench us in senses, and senses steps us again in dreams.

View quotes by Amos Bronson Alcott

But where the senses fail us, reason must step in
View quotes by Galileo Galilei

I never know whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
View quotes by William Makepeace Thackeray

Only the middle-aged have all their five senses in the keeping of their wits.
View quotes by Harvey Allen

The most powerful cause of error is the war existing between the senses and reason.
View quotes by Blaise Pascal

Nothing we use or hear or touch can be expressed in words that equal what is given by the senses.
View quotes by Hannah Arendt

I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown.
View quotes by Jim Morrison

He is the true enchanter, whose spell operates, not upon the senses, but upon the imagination and the heart
View quotes by Washington Irving

When music fails to agree to the ear, to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses, then it has missed its point.
View quotes by Maria Callas

Architects are taught to privilege the visual and be seduced by images. But we live in all five of our senses.
View quotes by Hillary Brown

How gracious those dews of solace that over my senses fall
At the clink of the ice in the pitcher the boy brings up the hall
View quotes by Eugene Field

How good is man's life, the mere living! How fit to employ all the heart and the soul and the senses forever in joy!
View quotes by Robert Browning

The lover of nature is he whose inward and outward senses are still truly adjusted to each other; who has retained the spirit of infancy even into the era of manhood.
View quotes by Ralph Waldo Emerson

Faith affirms many things, respecting which the senses are silent, but nothing that they deny. It is superior, but never opposed to their testimony
View quotes by Blaise Pascal

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
View quotes by W B Yeats

Free me, I pray, to go in search of joys Unembroidered by your high, soft voice, Along that stony path the senses pave.
View quotes by James Merrill

You see, my good friend, how much we are the creatures of situation and circumstance, and with what pliant servility the mind resigns itself to the impressions of the senses, or the illusions of the imagination
View quotes by Lady Morgan

It's actually what I consider legalised cheating because one of the great senses that you have on a tennis court is your ability to hear the ball come off your opponent's strings [on Sharapova grunting]
View quotes by John Newcombe

Cancer patients are lied to, not just because the disease is (or is thought to be) a death sentence, but because it is felt to be obscene - in the original meaning of that word: ill-omened, abominable, repugnant to the senses.
View quotes by Susan Sontag

All our knowledge begins with the senses, proceeds then to the understanding, and ends with reason. There is nothing higher than reason.
View quotes by Imannuel Kant

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