Quotes of Discern

“ A beauty is a woman you notice; a charmer is one who notices you. ”

- Adlai Stevenson

“ An education isn't how much you have committed to memory, or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't. ”

- Anatole France

“ Senator Kerry says he sees two Americas. It makes the whole thing mutual - America sees two John Kerrys. ”

- Dick Cheney

“ The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist sees what he has come to see. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ And the wisdom to distinguish one from the other. ”

- Reinhold Niebuhr

“ Success is a matter of viewpoint. The pessimist sees the bottle as half empty. The optimist sees it as half full. ”

- Joe Karbo

“ Love is not blind — it sees more, not less. But because it sees more, it is willing to see less. ”

- Rabbi J. Gordon

“ Love is not blind, it sees more not less; But because it sees more it chooses to see less. ”

- Unknown

“ An optimist sees an opportunity in every calamity; a pessimist sees a calamity in every opportunity. ”

- Unknown

“ The traveler sees what he sees. The tourist sees what he has come to see. ”

- G. K. Chesterton

“ The traveler sees what he sees, the tourist see what he has come to see. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ The understanding, like the eye, whilst it makes us see and perceive all other things, takes no notice of itself: and it requires art and pains to set it at a distance and make it its own object. ”

- John Locke

“ Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ He will see most without who has the best eyes within; and he who only sees with his bodily organs sees but the surface. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ As he that fears God hears nothing else, so, he that sees God sees every thing else. ”

- John Donne

“ A practical botanist will distinguish at the first glance the plant of the different quarters of the globe and yet will be at a loss to tell by what marks he detects them. ”

- Carolus Linnaeus

“ You do not notice changes in what is always before you. ”

- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

“ Nature, with equal mind, sees all her sons at play, sees man control the wind, the wind sweep man away. ”

- Matthew

“ If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat. ”

- Jean Paul Sartre

“ I'm always shocked when I see myself because I don't recognize myself. ”

- Ursula Andress

“ When I'm doing an accent, you shouldn't notice it for a while, if I'm doing it right. ”

- Michael Caine

“ Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ What you sees, is what you gets. ”

- Jimmy Reed

“ I see myself as 38, but you don't notice it. ”

- Michael Caine

“ Notice? Notice? I was acting! ”

- Kevin Kline

“ It is all very well to copy what one sees, but it is far better to draw what one now only sees in one's memory. That is a transformation in which imagination collaborates with memory. ”

- Edgar Degas

“ This is, after all, a country that still sees the Taliban as the legitimate government of Afghanistan and still fails to recognize Israel as a sovereign state. ”

- Mark Foley

“ One must always tell what one sees. Above all, which is more difficult, one must always see what one sees. ”

- Charles Peguy

“ A woman never sees what we do for her, she only sees what we don't do. ”

- Georges Courteline
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