Quotations on Sight

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In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Ability, Chance, Eye, Feeling, Mind, Practice, Sense, Sight, Will)

An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
- Jean Anouilh
(Keywords: Man, Sight, Ugly)

Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Time, Events, Sight, Will)

Since the pharmaceuticals don't make any money and they control the doctors. If the doctors don't make any money then all hell breaks loose. In communities like LA and New York they are using a lot of the youth for a test sight.
- Afrika Bambaataa
(Keywords: Money, Control, Doctors, Hell, Sight, Youth)

The sight of nature fascinates, the family tie has a sweet enchantment and patriotism gives the religious spirit a fiery devotion to the powers that it reveres.
- Bruno Bauer
(Keywords: Family, Nature, Patriotism, Devotion, Religious, Sight, Spirit)

Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
- Augustine Birrell
(Keywords: Friendship, Heart, Sight, Word)

When Shakespeare begins his exposition thus he generally at first makes people talk about the hero, but keeps the hero himself for some time out of sight, so that we await his entrance with curiosity, and sometimes with anxiety.
- Andrew Coyle Bradley
(Keywords: Time, People, Anxiety, Curiosity, First, Shakespeare, Sight, Talk)

Worry is spiritual short sight. Its cure is intelligent faith.
- Paul Brunton
(Keywords: Faith, Cure, Sight, Spiritual, Worry)

Each man is good in the sight of the Great Spirit.
- Sitting Bull
(Keywords: Man, Sight, Spirit)

Never lose sight of the fact that the most important yardstick of your success will be how you treat other people - your family, friends, and coworkers, and even strangers you meet along the way.
- Barbara Bush
(Keywords: Success, Family, People, Fact, Friends, Sight, Strangers, Will)

There is no doubt: the study of man is just beginning, at the same time that his end is in sight.
- Elias Canetti
(Keywords: Time, Beginning, End, Man, Sight, Study)

It is near thirty years since He made it sure; and since that time, though there has fallen out much sin, yet I was never out of an assurance of mine interest, nor long out of sight of His presence.
- Donald Cargill
(Keywords: Time, Interest, Sight, Sin, Years)

A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Work, Fortune, Inequality, Man, Sight, Sun)

We pass now quickly from each other's sight; but I know full well that where beyond these passing scenes you shall be, there will be Heaven.
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Keywords: Heaven, Now, Sight, Will)

Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us, if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue.
- Lord Chesterfield
(Keywords: Virtue, First, Light, Sight, Vice)

For this equilibrium now in sight, let us trust that mankind, as it has occurred in the greatest periods of its past, will find for itself a new code of ethics, common to all, made of tolerance, of courage, and of faith in the Spirit of men.
- Albert Claude
(Keywords: Faith, Men, Trust, Courage, Ethics, Mankind, Now, Past, Sight, Spirit, Tolerance, Will)

My philosophy is to take one day at a time. I don't worry about the future. Tomorrow is even out of sight for me.
- Bobby Darin
(Keywords: Time, Day, Future, Philosophy, Sight, Tomorrow, Worry)

There are so many scenarios here. We tried to prepare for the worst summer in 40 years and build assumptions based on that. We're preparing for the worst, but we're hoping for the best. And I've told people the end is in sight.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: People, End, Sight, Summer, Years)

All the fascination of King Solomon's Mines seems to be behind those great mountains and this I may add is a bit of advance work for mother, an entering wedge to my disappearing from sight for years and years in the Congo.
- Richard H. Davis
(Keywords: Work, Mother, May, Mountains, Sight, Years)

While advances in scientific research have led to some new and exciting treatments that have enlarged and enhanced the quality and length of human life, we must not lose sight as to what we are trying to accomplish.
- Nathan Deal
(Keywords: Life, Quality, Research, Sight, Trying)

With Romeo and Juliet, you're talking about two people who meet one night, and get married the same night. I believe in love at first sight-but it hasn't happened to me yet.
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Keywords: Love, People, First, Night, Sight, Talking)

They might not need me; but they might. I'll let my head be just in sight; a smile as small as mine might be precisely their necessity.
- Emily Dickinson
(Keywords: Necessity, Sight, Smile)

We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers, who begin to interest us at first sight, somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Keywords: People, First, Interest, Sight, Strangers, Word)

You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
- John Dryden
(Keywords: Love, Sight, Water)

I don't know if I believe in love at first sight, but of course I believe in two people having chemistry right away. A girl should be really easy to talk to. When I lose track of time because we've been talking, I think that's really fun.
- Zac Efron
(Keywords: Love, Time, People, First, Fun, Right, Sight, Talk, Talking)

It's amazing how fast generations lose sight of other generations. One of the first things the young composers who come to work with me say is that they want to write music people will like, instead of gaining their credentials by being rejected by the audience.
- Carlisle Floyd
(Keywords: Music, Work, People, Being, Composers, First, Generations, Sight, Want, Will)

What we want is to make something that fills utterly the sight and can't be used to make life only bearable.
- Sam Francis
(Keywords: Life, Sight, Want)

For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Keywords: Dream, Certainty, Nothing, Sight, Stars)

Visions of glory, spare my aching sight.
- Thomas Gray
(Keywords: Glory, Sight, Visions)

The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.
- Germaine Greer
(Keywords: Men, Women, Rank, Sight, Talking)

The challenge is always before us. Whenever we lose sight of the principles that mattered to our founders we run into trouble.
- Jesse Helms
(Keywords: Challenge, Principles, Sight, Trouble)

Yes, it was love at first sight. I feel that after all these years, I have finally found my soul mate.
- Barbara Hershey
(Keywords: Love, Soul, First, Sight, Years)

From reading over the notes for each session it was apparent that there had been improvement by more or less regular steps from almost complete terror at sight of the rabbit to a completely positive response with no signs of disturbance.
- Mary C. Jones
(Keywords: Positive, Improvement, Reading, Sight, Terror)

The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller
(Keywords: Vision, Sight, World)

Out of sight, out of mind. The absent are always in the wrong.
- Thomas Kempis
(Keywords: Mind, Sight, Wrong)

In Christ the original image of God is restored, by faith in this world and by sight in the world to come.
- Walter Lang
(Keywords: Faith, God, Christ, Sight, World)

It is setting goals and trying to be a business person, but at the same time not losing sight of who you are writing songs for and what your goals are as a songwriter. So believe me, if you think I've got it down I don't it is a constant struggle.
- Christine Lavin
(Keywords: Business, Time, Goals, Losing, Sight, Songs, Struggle, Trying, Writing)

Therefore the elect shall go forth... to see the torments of the impious, seeing which they will not be grieved, but will be satiated with joy at the sight of the unutterable calamity of the impious.
- Peter Lombard
(Keywords: Calamity, Joy, Sight, Will)

Obstacles are like wild animals. They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can. If they see you are afraid of them... they are liable to spring upon you; but if you look them squarely in the eye, they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden
(Keywords: Animals, Cowards, Eye, Obstacles, Sight, Spring, Will)

The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Keywords: Misfortune, Sight, World)

Sometimes we drop in and do an acoustic set somewhere, and that's really fun to take all these insanely loud songs, and to do them quiet. It's really a sight to see... or to hear!
- Michael McKean
(Keywords: Fun, Quiet, Sight, Songs)

The analysis of concepts is for the understanding nothing more than what the magnifying glass is for sight.
- Moses Mendelssohn
(Keywords: Nothing, Sight, Understanding)

If the graves of the thousands of victims who have fallen in the terrible wars of the two races had been placed in line the philanthropist might travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and from the Lakes to the Gulf, and be constantly in sight of green mounds.
- Nelson A. Miles
(Keywords: Travel, Sight, Victims)

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford
(Keywords: Life, Beauty, Truth, Contemplation, Day, Mystery, Perfection, Poverty, Sight, Sound)

Astronomers are greatly disappointed when, having traveled halfway around the world to see an eclipse, clouds prevent a sight of it; and yet a sense of relief accompanies the disappointment.
- Simon Newcomb
(Keywords: Clouds, Disappointment, Sense, Sight, World)

It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
- Ivan Pavlov
(Keywords: Food, Appetite, Man, Sight, Water)

God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
- William Lyon Phelps
(Keywords: God, Son, Hearing, Language, Man, Ocean, Sight, Stars)

No sight that human eyes can look upon is more provocative of awe than is the night sky scattered thick with stars.
- Llewelyn Powys
(Keywords: Eyes, Night, Provocative, Sight, Sky, Stars)

It is a grievous sin in the sight of God for any man to presume to baptize, unless God has authorized him by new revelation to baptize in his name.
- Orson Pratt
(Keywords: God, Man, Name, Sight, Sin)

I believe in love at first sight. You want that connection, and then you want some problems.
- Keanu Reeves
(Keywords: Love, Connection, First, Problems, Sight, Want)



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