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Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye. - Samuel Johnson

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. - Abraham H. Maslow

I shut my eyes and all the world drops dead; I lift my eyes and all is born again. - Sylvia Plath

Bias and impartiality is in the eye of the beholder. - Lord Barnett

Perspective, as its inventor remarked, is a beautiful thing. What horrors of damp huts, where human beings languish, may not become picturesque through aerial distance! What hymning of cancerous vices may we not languish over as sublimest art in the safe remoteness of a strange language and artificial phrase! Yet we keep a repugnance to rheumatism and other painful effects when presented in our personal experience. - George Eliot

The seeing of objects involves many sources of information beyond those meeting the eye when we look at an object. It generally involves knowledge of the object derived from previous experience, and this experience is not limited to vision but may include the other senses: touch, taste, smell, hearing, and perhaps also temperature or pain. - R. L. Gregory

Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness. - Nathaniel Hawthorne 

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