Quotes: observations

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  • Alexis Carrel
    Alexis Carrel
    French surgeon and biologist 1873-1944
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    A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth.
  • Helene Deutsch
    Helene Deutsch
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    All observations point to the fact that the intellectual woman is masculinized; in her, warm, intuitive knowledge has yielded to cold unproductive thinking.
  • Buzz Aldrin
    Buzz Aldrin
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    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.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    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
    Christian Nevell Bovee
    American writer 1820-1904
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    Genius makes its observations in short-hand; talent writes them out at length.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
    Edmund Burke
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    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.
  • Ansel Adams
    Ansel Adams
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    It is my intention to present - through the medium of photography - intuitive observations of the natural world which may have meaning to the spectators.
  • Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon
    English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
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    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.
  • Machiavelli
    Machiavelli
    Florentijns staatsphilosopher 1469-1527
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    Men are more apt to be mistaken in their generalizations than in their particular observations.
  • Jean Paul
    Jean Paul
    German poet (ps. of Johann P.F. Richter) 1763-1825
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    Passion makes the best observations and the sorriest conclusions.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake.
  • William Hazlitt
    William Hazlitt
    English writer 1778-1830
    William Hazlitt
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    We are very much what others think of us. The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed, or damps our efforts.
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