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Luminosity Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Luminosity

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The perceptions of middle age have their own luminosity.
- Gail Sheehy

I like light, color, luminosity.
I like things full of color and vibrant.
- Oscar de la Renta

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Trust in yourself.
Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
- Claudia Black

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We never see Life as it really is.
All we can ever see is the reflection of Life -
distorted by our unique perceptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Key metaphors help determine what and how we perceive
and how we think about our perceptions.
- M. H. Abrams

You can't cover people with perceptions because we are all different.
- Bernhard Langer


 

I'm not interested in trying to work on people's perceptions.
I am who I am, and if you don't take the time to learn about that,
then your perception is going to be your problem.
- Jim Brown

An actress must be a woman whose emotional perceptions are true,
and to make them so, she must have a fine contempt
for any art or thought that betrays them for something false.
- Nance O'Neil

In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's
and let his perceptions take over.
- Elizabeth Moon

Right up to the middle of this century all perceptions
of the world around us were delivered via the bookshelf or the paper route.
- Theodore Bikel

All media exist to invest our lives with artificial
perceptions and arbitrary values.
- Marshall McLuhan

Major social movements eventually fade into the landscape
not because they have diminished but because they have
become a permanent part of our perceptions and experience.
- Freda Adler

Ideologies, however appealing, cannot shape the whole
structure of perceptions and conduct unless they are
embedded in daily experiences that confirm them.
- Christopher Lasch

It's a well known thing that ordinary perceptions can
have a strange aspect when one is travelling.
- Kenneth Koch

I visited a scientist who had a helmet with magnetic
fields controlled by computer sequences that could
profoundly affect your mood and your perceptions.
- Douglas Trumbull

Arguably, no artist grows up: If he sheds the perceptions of childhood,
he ceases being an artist.
- Ned Rorem

Spirit borrows from matter the perceptions on which
it feeds and restores them to matter in the form of
movements which it has stamped with its own freedom.
- Henri Bergson

Sometimes I feel limited by people's perceptions of
what I can and cannot do,
or what I do or don't look like.
- Mira Sorvino

So, we, as human beings, live in a very imprecise world.
A world where our perceptions of reality are far more
important than actual reality.
- Daniel Keys Moran

Equally, we require a collective past -
hence the endless reinterpretations of history,
frequently to suit the perceptions of the present.
- Penelope Lively

The funny thing is, people's perceptions of what a
song is about is usually wrong a majority of the time.
But they're still going to read what they want to into it.
- Vince Gill

Factors affecting effective regional cooperation are
mindsets and perceptions emanating from the past.
- Khaleda Zia

The young people have MTV and rock and roll.
Why would they go to read poetry? Poetry belongs to the Stone Age.
It awakens in us perceptions that go back to those times.
- Robert Morgan

We must not allow other people's limited perceptions to define us.
- Virginia Satir

I just wanted to have fun for myself -
I felt I had a lot to say,
and I realized that I missed having a magazine as a
place to express my ideas.
The Times column is a place for me to unload those perceptions.
- Tina Brown

High office teaches decision making,
not substance.
It consumes intellectual capital; it does not create it.
Most high officials leave office with the perceptions
and insights with which they entered;
they learn how to make decisions but not what decisions to make.
- Henry A. Kissinger

It has always surprised me how little attention philosophers have paid to humor,
since it is a more significant process of mind than reason.
Reason can only sort out perceptions,
but the humor process is involved in changing them.
- Edward de Bono

Men act like brutes in so far as the sequences of their
perceptions arise through the principle of memory only,
like those empirical physicians who have mere practice without theory.
- Gottfried Leibniz

The world is...
the natural setting of, and field for,
all my thoughts and all my explicit perceptions.
Truth does not inhabit only the inner man,
or more accurately, there is no inner man,
man is in the world, and only in the world does he know himself.
- Maurice Merleau-Ponty

The decision to use the atom bomb on Japanese cities,
and the consequent buildup of enormous nuclear arsenals,
was made by governments, on the basis of political
and military perceptions.
- Joseph Rotblat

What is the possible benefit? Can this material save
lives? Can it improve the quality of life in Iraq?
Can it tend to shape our perceptions of how war should
and should not be conducted? Can it shape our perceptions
of who should be conducting war and in what manner?
And the answer to that is a clear yes.
- Julian Assange

In a sense, words are encyclopedias of ignorance because
they freeze perceptions at one moment in history and
then insist we continue to use these frozen perceptions
when we should be doing better.
- Edward de Bono

Further-more, partisan attachments powerfully shape political perceptions,
beliefs and values, and incumbents enjoy advantages
well beyond the way in which their districts are configured.
- Thomas E. Mann

We think the Puritans always dressed in black and white,
which they didn't.
They loved very bright colors.
And there were other differences in perceptions that
gave one a very different view of them.
- Carlisle Floyd

No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive,
create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves,
their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit.
- Ansel Adams

These are ideas.
I could say that they just came to me,
but it would be more accurate to say that I went to them.
Ideas - and new connections between ideas -
lead you away from commonly held perceptions of reality.
Ideas lead you out here.
Ideas lead you into the darkness.
- Dave Sim

The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so
much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly
near to us from afar off,
but upon our perceptions being made finer,
so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears
can hear what is there about us always.
- Willa Cather

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

The purpose of our lives is to be happy.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Through our own recovered innocence
we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
- Henry David Thoreau

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all have our thorns. We, and Life, have our moments.
Life occurs before our morning coffee.
Life occurs in our bathrobe with our hair uncombed.
Bless and give thanks for All of Life - the bloom and the thorns.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cannot choose our external circumstances,
but we can always choose how to respond to them.
- Epictetus

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We have only this moment,
sparkling like a star in our hand -
and melting like a snowflake.
- Marie B. Ray

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Hurry up" ranks right up there with "you need to"
as a destroyer of our humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Happiness doesn't depend on any external conditions,
it is governed by our mental attitude.
- Dale Carnegie

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Our journey into consciousness of wealth
begins with the realization that we have already arrived!
- Michael Bernard Beckwith

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank


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