Perception And Reality Quotes

Quotes tagged as "perception-and-reality" (showing 1-30 of 39)
Ivanka Trump
“Perception is more important than reality. If someone perceives something to be true, it is more important than if it is in fact true. This doesn't mean you should be duplicitous or deceitful, but don't go out of your way to correct a false assumption if it plays to your advantage.”
Ivanka Trump, The Trump Card: Playing to Win in Work and Life

C.J. Redwine
“Pain is such a useful thing. It corrects us when we're wrong. It shapes our character. It teaches us that we're alive.”
C.J. Redwine, Deception

“He may actually have been existing in the past and approximating a conceivable future, which brought even the assumption of his immediate perceptions as being in the present into doubt. And thus, he couldn’t—beyond a hint of skepticism—say that he truly existed right now and in this moment, but instead it seemed more rational to assume that he simply existed and nothing more.”
Ashim Shanker, Don't Forget to Breathe

Abhijit Naskar
“​Belief is exclusively a matter of personal domain. It has nothing to do with reality.”
Abhijit Naskar

Ivanka Trump
“Perception is more important than reality. If someone perceives something to be true, it is more important than if it is in fact true.”
Ivanka Trump

Abhijit Naskar
“Each of your brains creates its own myth about the universe.”
Abhijit Naskar, Autobiography of God: Biopsy of A Cognitive Reality

Abhijit Naskar
“Every living creature on this planet, has a conscious subjective perspective of the world. Even the plants may seem to us as standing indifferent to the human sufferings, but even they have their own unique mental universe. They have their own way of interacting with the environment.”
Abhijit Naskar, What is Mind?

J.M.W. Turner
“My business is to paint what I see, not what I know is there.”
J.M.W. Turner

Kristin Michelle Elizabeth
“Wisdom comes from knowing that what others say about you is not your reality. It’s their reality.”
Kristin Michelle Elizabeth

“Truth is nothing but a formulated perception of experienced reality.”
L.J. Vanier

Abhijit Naskar
“Perception is like painting a scenery - no matter how beautifully you paint, it will still be a painting of the scenery, not the scenery itself.”
Abhijit Naskar, Human Making is Our Mission: A Treatise on Parenting

Abhijit Naskar
“Say, there is a book written by Tolstoy sitting right there on the table. To our unique human consciousness, the reality of the papers in the book, is infinitely different from the valuable literature that they possess. For the kind of consciousness possessed by the bug which eats those papers, literature is non-existent, yet for the Human Consciousness, literature has a greater value of truth than the papers themselves.”
Abhijit Naskar, What is Mind?

Abhijit Naskar
“The concern of your brain is not to see the actual nature of reality, but to represent the reality to you in such a way that suits your needs.”
Abhijit Naskar

“Like to hear a vampire folk tale?" Sarasti asked.

"Vampires have folk tales?"

He took it for a yes. "A laser is assigned to find the darkness. Since it lives in a room without doors, or windows, or any other source of light, it thinks this will be easy. But everywhere it turns it sees brightness. Every wall, every piece of furniture it points at is brightly lit. Eventually it concludes there is no darkness, that light is everywhere.”
Peter Watts, Blindsight

Abhijit Naskar
“In this universe, all we perceive is a virtual reality created by the neurons.”
Abhijit Naskar

Abhijit Naskar
“If you could have sufficient insight into all the inner and outer parts of your mental life, along with remembrance and intelligence enough to consider all the circumstances and take them into account, you would be a true prophet and visualize the future in the present as in a mirror.”
Abhijit Naskar, What is Mind?

Abhijit Naskar
“Reality is a construct of the neurons.”
Abhijit Naskar, What is Mind?

Abhijit Naskar
“Most religious individuals do not conceive God in an anthropomorphic or angry way. Rather, in their personal psychological domain of religious or spiritual beliefs, they conceive God in more abstract, spiritual and merciful way.”
Abhijit Naskar, What is Mind?

Abhijit Naskar
“Everything in your mental life proceeds in proper neurological order. If you could have sufficient insight into all the inner and outer parts of your mental life, along with remembrance and intelligence enough to consider all the circumstances and take them into account, you would be a true prophet and visualize the future in the present as in a mirror.”
Abhijit Naskar, What is Mind?

Sarvesh Jain
“It's your choice what you want to say: compliments or complaints.”
Sarvesh Jain, The Awakening Wisdom of Life: Probably the best Quotation Book in the world

Abhijit Naskar
“Truth, independent of the Self, is irrelevant to the biological existence of human life.”
Abhijit Naskar, Principia Humanitas

Don DeLillo
“I am aware that when we see something, we are getting only a measure of information, a sense, an inkling of what is really there to see. I don't know the details or the terminology but I do know that the optic nerve is not telling the full truth. We're seeing only intimations. The rest is our invention, our way of constructing what is actual, if there is any such thing, philosophically, that we can call actual.”
Don DeLillo

Bernard Kelvin Clive
“How people perceive your brand will determine how they will receive your brand”
Bernard Kelvin Clive

Bernard Kelvin Clive
“Perception is assumed to be reality until clients encounter the reality of the brand, don’t fake it”
Bernard Kelvin Clive

Rasheed Ogunlaru
“Wisdom is the awareness and acknowledgement of the gap between life as you perceive, project and wish it to be and life as it is - and being shrewd and able (moment to moment) to flow, shift, act, adapt or just be accordingly.”
Rasheed Ogunlaru

Maddy Malhotra
“Nothing will change if you worry. Rather it may aggravate negative emotions within you. Don't waste your time worrying.”
Maddy Malhotra, How to Build Self-Esteem and Be Confident: Overcome Fears, Break Habits, Be Successful and Happy

Melissa Heisler
“The world we see and experience is actually our personal interpretation of vibrational waves.”
Melissa Heisler, From Type A to Type Me: How to Stop "Doing" Life and Start Living It

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