Quotes 1 till 12 of 12.
French surgeon and biologist 1873-19440
A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
All observations point to the fact that the intellectual woman is masculinized; in her, warm, intuitive knowledge has yielded to cold unproductive thinking.
Any observations from the Moon or a sense of realising this or that about the greater meaning of things wasn't as influential for me as the experience of coming back and dealing with being a person who's been to the Moon.
Based on a lifetime of observations and a few decades in the markets, I understand that societies, beliefs and fashions all move in long arcs of time. We call these arcs several things: cycles, periods, eras.
Christian Nevell Bovee
American writer 1820-19040
Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
English politician and philosopher 1729-17970
I have never yet seen any plan which has not been mended by the observations of those who were much inferior in understanding to the person who took the lead in the business.
It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
English philosopher and statesman 1561-16260
It is the true office of history to represent the events themselves, together with the counsels, and to leave the observations and conclusions thereupon to the liberty and faculty of every man's judgment.
Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-15270
Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations.
German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-18250
Passion makes the best observations and the sorriest conclusions.
English poet 1688-17440
To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
English writer 1778-18300
We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.