Quotations on Sensations

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Most critical writing is drivel and half of it is dishonest. It is a short cut to oblivion, anyway. Thinking in terms of ideas destroys the power to think in terms of emotions and sensations.
- Raymond Chandler
(Keywords: Power, Ideas, Emotions, Sensations, Thinking, Writing)

Mental states of every kind, - sensations, feelings, ideas, - which were at one time present in consciousness and then have disappeared from it, have not with their disappearance absolutely ceased to exist.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Keywords: Time, Feelings, Ideas, Consciousness, Present, Sensations, states)

Psychology is still trying to explain the perception of the position of an object in space, along with its shape, size, and so on, and to understand the sensations of color.
- James J. Gibson
(Keywords: Perception, Psychology, Sensations, Space, Trying)

Life is a series of sensations connected to different states of consciousness.
- Remy de Gourmont
(Keywords: Life, Consciousness, Sensations, states)

Without words to objectify and categorize our sensations and place them in relation to one another, we cannot evolve a tradition of what is real in the world.
- Ruth Hubbard
(Keywords: Sensations, Tradition, Words, World)

The essential attribute of a new sense is, not the perception of external objects or influences which ordinarily do not act upon the senses, but that external causes should excite in it a new and peculiar kind of sensation different from all the sensations of our five senses.
- Johannes P. Muller
(Keywords: Perception, Act, Causes, Sensations, Sense, Senses)

There is something very basic to the sense of listening. The sense of hearing is the only one that operates totally from vibrations, without other physical or chemical reactions to receive the sensations.
- Henry Reed
(Keywords: Hearing, Listening, Sensations, Sense)

To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.
- Freya Stark
(Keywords: Sensations, World)

God is acting on your soul all the time, whether you have spiritual sensations or not.
- Evelyn Underhill
(Keywords: God, Time, Soul, Acting, Sensations, Spiritual)

Our religious belief usurps the place of our sensations, our imaginations of our judgment. We no longer look to actions, trace their consequences, and then deduce the rule; we first make the rule, and then, right or wrong, force the action to square with it.
- Francis Wright
(Keywords: Action, Belief, Actions, Consequences, First, Force, Judgment, Religious, Right, Sensations, Wrong)

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