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Quote Left A person who is too nice an observer of the business of the crowd, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity. Quote Right
Quote Left To the man-in-the-street, who, I'm sorry to say, is a keen observer of life. The word Intellectual suggests straight away. A man who's untrue to his wife. Quote Right
Quote Left I have always been amazed at the way an ordinary observer lends so much more credence and attaches so much more importance to waking events than to those occurring in dreams.... Man...is above all the plaything of his memory. Quote Right
Quote Left A decline in courage may be the most striking feature that an outside observer notices in the West today. The Western world has lost its civic courage, both as a whole and separately, in each country, in each government, in each political party, and, of course, in the United Nations. Such a decline in courage is particularly noticeable among the ruling and intellectual elites... Quote Right
Quote Left For the perfect idler, for the passionate observer it becomes an immense source of enjoyment to establish his dwelling in the throng, in the ebb and flow, the bustle, the fleeting and the infinite. To be away from home and yet to feel at home anywhere; to see the world, to be at the very center of the world, and yet to be unseen of the world, such are some of the minor pleasures of those independent, intense and impartial spirits, who do not lend themselves easily to linguistic definitions. The observer is a prince enjoying his incognito wherever he goes. Quote Right
Quote Left The fascinating thing to a dispassionate observer about the structure of life in the Soviet Union is that in their efforts to produce an unkno... Quote Right
Quote Left I am actually not at all a man of science, not an observer, not an experimenter, not a thinker. I am by temperament nothing but a conquistador Quote Right
Quote Left The lower animals, like man, manifestly feel pleasure and pain, happiness and misery. Happiness is never better exhibited than by young animals, such as puppies, kittens, lambs, &c., when playing together, like our own children. Even insects play together, as has been described by that excellent observer, P. Huber, who saw ants chasing and pretending to bite each other, like so many puppies. Quote Right
Quote Left I really like the Observer. I think I'd love to have a column with a broad reach that would enable me to do some proper reporting, but keep it on sort of a humorous level. I've always had a very happy experience writing for them. Quote Right
Quote Left The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer the activity must lie in the phenomenon. Quote Right
Quote Left The teacher must derive not only the capacity, but the desire, to observe natural phenomena. The teacher must understand and feel her position of observer: the activity must lie in the phenomenon. Quote Right
Quote Left I prefer to describe my profession as that of a 'Contemporary Anthropological Interactive Observer' because it has just the right amount of flair. Besides, 'stalker' is such an ugly word. Quote Right
Quote Left Deuteronomy 18:10: Let no one be found among you who sacrifices their son or daughter in the fire, who practices divination or sorcery, interprets omens, engages in witchcraft (NIV)

There shall not be found among you anyone who makes his son or daughter pass through the fire, or who uses divination, or is a soothsayer, or an augur, or a sorcerer (AMP)

There shall not be found among you any one that maketh his son or his daughter to pass through the fire, or that useth divination, or an observer of times, or an enchanter, or a witch. (KJV)

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Quote Left The observer, when he seems to himself to be observing a stone, is really, if physics is to be believed, observing the effects of the stone upon himself. Quote Right
Quote Left Bookshops are universities anyone can enter. Quote Right
Quote Left One who is too wise an observer of the business of others, like one who is too curious in observing the labor of bees, will often be stung for his curiosity. Quote Right
Quote Left None can be an impartial or wise observer of human life but from the vantage ground of what we should call voluntary poverty. Quote Right
Quote Left A democracy, the realistic observer is forced to conclude, is likely to be idealistic in its feelings about itself, but imperialistic about its practice. Quote Right
Quote Left It is the contention of this observer that few homicides due to shooting could be avoided merely if a firearm were not immediately present, and that the offender would select some other weapon to achieve the same destructive goal. Quote Right
Quote Left History, as an entirety, could only exist in the eyes of an observer outside it and outside the world. History only exists, in the final analysis, for God. Quote Right
Quote Left He reads much;He is a great observer, and he looksQuite through the deeds of men. Quote Right

Member Quotes About Observer

Quote Left "Our eyes have three choices, to observe, to observe the observer, and to observe the observer's observer." -'Invisible' photoverse, sknor Quote Right
Quote Left An observer observes, not to just see what's happening, but observes to see what's going to happen. Quote Right