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Observation Quotes

Not just in science, but practicals but also in life in general, a good observation skill takes you to great heights. Not just in science, but practically speaking, you need great observation skills to make it to the top of the ladder of life. Irrational and random actions can land you nowhere but in the middle of a pit of confusion and misunderstanding. This is a position in which you really wouldn’t want to find yourself in. Observation skills come easiest to those people who are cool, calm and calculated. Read on for famous watching quotations and sayings.

Richard M. Nixon

We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.

Nelson Mandela

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.

Leonardo da Vinci

Common Sense is that which judges the things given to it by other senses.

Rabindranath Tagore

Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.

Edgar Allan Poe

All religion, my friend, is simply evolved out of fraud, fear, greed, imagination, and poetry.

Halle Berry

I don't see a white woman. I see a black woman, even though my mother is white. Knowing that has made my life easier, I think.

James Baldwin

It is a great shock at the age of five or six to find that in a world of Gary Coopers you are the Indian.

Charles Bukowski

Bad taste creates many more millionaires than good taste.

William Morris

Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.

Tom Stoppard

Age is a very high price to pay for maturity.

Jean Baudrillard

In the same way that we need statesmen to spare us the abjection of exercising power, we need scholars to spare us the abjection of learning.

Camille Paglia

When anything goes, it's women who lose.

Charles Lamb

A laugh is worth a hundred groans in any market.

Malcolm De Chazal

Laughter is regional: a smile extends over the whole face.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Everywhere I go, somebody is staring at me, I don't know if people are staring because they recognize me or because they think I'm a weirdo.

Gloria Steinem

Law and justice are not always the same.

Frederick Douglass

At a time like this, scorching irony, not convincing argument, is needed.

Arthur Ashe

I guess I started too early because I just thought it was something fun to do.

Alice Walker

The quietly pacifist peaceful always die to make room for men who shout.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.

Michel de Montaigne

For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.

Mitch Albom

People are only mean when they're threatened, and that's what our culture does. That's what our economy does.

Carl Sandburg

All politicians should have 3 hats - one to throw into the ring, one to talk through, and one to pull rabbits out of if elected.

Quentin Crisp

The worst part of being gay in the twentieth century is all that damn disco music to which one has to listen.

Charles Lamb

Asparagus inspires gentle thoughts.

James Russell Lowell

Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it.

Laurence J. Peter

A censor is an expert in cutting remarks. A censor is a man who knows more than he thinks you ought to.

Wilson Mizner

The worst tempered people I have ever met were those who knew that they were wrong.

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Gene Tierney

Rehearsals and screening rooms are often unreliable because they can't provide the chemistry between an audience and what appears on the stage or screen.

Reese Witherspoon

Being a Southern person and a blonde, it's not a good combination. Immediately, when people meet you, they think of you as not being smart.

Pablo Picasso

Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.

Gloria Steinem

For much of the female half of the world, food is the first signal of our inferiority. It lets us know that our own families may consider female bodies to be less deserving, less needy, less valuable.

Billy Joel

I have a theory that the only original things we ever do are mistakes.

Virginia Woolf

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realizes an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past

Larry King

It's joyful to give. But for people who want to take advantage of you, you're kind of an easy mark.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

A man does not know what he is saying until he knows what he is not saying.

Tom Stoppard

Beauty is desired in order that it may be befouled; not for its own sake, but for the joy brought by the certainty of profaning it.

George Santayana

Only the dead have seen the end of the war.

Malcolm De Chazal

Art is nature speeded up and God slowed down.

Gene Tierney

Jealousy is, I think, the worst of all faults because it makes a victim of both parties.

Osama bin Laden

And he moved the tyranny and suppression of freedom to his own country, and they called it the Patriot Act under the disguise of fighting terrorism.

Lenny Kravitz

Confusion makes people uncomfortable. They can't put their finger on me.

Billy Joel

There's nothing better than good sex. But bad sex? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is better than bad sex.

Frederick Douglass

A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

James Baldwin

Europe has what we do not have yet, a sense of the mysterious and inexorable limits of life, a sense, in a word, of tragedy. And we have what they sorely need: a sense of life's possibilities.

Leon Trotsky

Ideas that enter the mind under fire remain there securely and for ever.

Andrew Carnegie

As I grow older, I pay less attention to what men say. I just watch what they do.

Gertrude Stein

I've been rich and I've been poor. It's better to be rich.

Jean Baudrillard

At the heart of pornography is sexuality haunted by its own disappearance.

Henry Miller

Confusion is a word we have invented for an order which is not understood.

Will Rogers

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.

Camille Paglia

There is no female Mozart because there is no female Jack the Ripper.

Quentin Crisp

Sex is the last refuge of the miserable.

Charles Lamb

Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.

Laurence J. Peter

Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.

George Carlin

Death is caused by swallowing small amounts of saliva over a long period of time.

Leonardo da Vinci

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.

Tony Blair

Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war.

George Foreman

My mother was watching on television and she doesn't want me to hurt anyone.

Larry King

I have lifelong friends. My oldest friend, Herbie, has been a friend since I was 9. I've had bonds for over 50 years with people.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.

Samuel Johnson

A man will turn over half a library to make one book.

Camille Paglia

Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman's attention.

Quentin Crisp

Life was a funny thing that occurred on the way to the grave.

Thomas Moore

While mantling on the maiden's cheek Young roses kindled into thought.

Laurence J. Peter

A pessimist is a man who looks both ways when he crosses the street.

Gene Tierney

Eccentric behavior is not routinely noticed around a movie set.

Johnny Depp

The quality of life is so different in France. There is the possibility of living a simple life. I would never contemplate raising my daughter in LA. I would never raise any child there.

Leonardo DiCaprio

I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y'know?.

Leonardo da Vinci

Art is never finished, only abandoned.

Rabindranath Tagore

Age considers; youth ventures.

Andrew Carnegie

Concentration is my motto - first honesty, then industry, then concentration.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.

Anton Chekhov

Reason and justice tell me there's more love for humanity in electricity and steam than in chastity and vegetarianism.

Eudora Welty

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time, but in their significance to ourselves they find their own order the continuous thread of revelation.

Cameron Diaz

Acting allows me to tell a lot of stories, you know start at the beginning, finish at the end, and tell everything in between. Modelling is just an image.

Gloria Steinem

It is more rewarding to watch money change the world than watch it accumulate.

Lao Tzu

When the best leader's work is done the people say,We did it ourselves.

Jean Baudrillard

Americans may have no identity, but they do have wonderful teeth.

Napolean Hill

First comes thought; then organization of that thought, into ideas and plans; then transformation of those plans into reality. The beginning, as you will observe, is in your imagination.

Camille Paglia

You have to accept the fact that part of the sizzle of sex comes from the danger of sex. You can be overpowered.

Quentin Crisp

The war between the sexes is the only one in which both sides regularly sleep with the enemy.

Charles Lamb

He is no lawyer who cannot take two sides.

Wallace Stevens

A poet looks at the world the way a man looks at a woman.

Malcolm De Chazal

The flower is a jumble of thighs, the sun's harem - the most oriental thing imaginable.

Franklin P. Jones

It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water.

Jimmy Carter

Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood

Soren Kierkegaard

Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.

Sun Tzu

All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.

Paulo Coelho

Everything that happens once can never happen again. But everything that happens twice will surely happen a third time.

Golda Meir

Fashion is an imposition, a reign on freedom.

Charles Lamb

Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.

Charles Kingsley

Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.

Alexander Hamilton

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.

Leonardo DiCaprio

I don't see why I can't have friends of both sexes without wild rumors being circulated. It's crazy.

Pablo Picasso

Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Marcus Aurelius

Each thing is of like form from everlasting and comes round again in its cycle.

Charles Bukowski

An intellectual says a simple thing in a hard way. An artist says a hard thing in a simple way.

Bill Bryson

There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.

Jean Baudrillard

Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society.