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Stimuli Quotes

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Man is largely a creature of habit, and many of his
activities are more or less automatic reflexes from
the stimuli of his environment.
- G. Stanley Hall

The sense organs experience the external light,
sound, etc.
with difficulty; the different sense organs only have
a so-called specific receptivity for particular stimuli.
- Johannes P. Muller

Stimuli, however, do not act upon an indifferent organism.
- Jerome Bruner

Fill you mind with the meaningless stimuli of a world
preoccupied with meaningless things,
and it will not be easy to feel peace in your heart.
- Marianne Williamson

 

For the metropolis presents the peculiar conditions
which are revealed to us as the opportunities and the
stimuli for the development of both these ways of allocating roles to men.
- Georg Simmel

The water was like a physiological stimuli to the subconscious
that overwhelmed people with too much psychoanalytical material,
you might say.
People could do 10 breathing sessions without the water,
and then they did breathing sessions in the water.
- Leonard Orr

Sensorial perception, for example, certainly occurs
with greater or less accuracy according to the degree of interest;
it is constantly given other directions by the change
of external stimuli and by ideas.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

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The psychological basis of the metropolitan type of
individuality consists in the intensification of nervous
stimulation which results from the swift and uninterrupted
change of outer and inner stimuli.
- Georg Simmel

In the perception of the incongruous stimuli,
the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and
exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable
in the recognition of more conventional stimuli.
- Jerome Bruner

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

All things share the same breath -
the beast, the tree, the man...
the air shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle (attributed)

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man is least himself when he talks in his own person.
Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.
- Oscar Wilde

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Circumstance does not make the man: it reveals him to himself.
- James Allen

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I wept because I had no shoes
until I met a man who had no feet.
- old Persian Proverb

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

A man is as unhappy as he has convinced himself he is.
- Seneca

If a man empties his purse into his head,
no man can take it away from him.
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.
- Benjamin Franklin

Every man I meet is in some way my superior.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If the stars should appear
but one night every thousand years
how man would marvel and stare.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The gem cannot be polished without friction,
nor man perfected without trials.
- Confucius

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

The ultimate test of a man's conscience
may be his willingness to sacrifice something today
for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
- Gaylord Nelson

Man plans, God laughs
- Yiddish Proverb

A man in debt is so far a slave.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Every man dies. Not every man truly lives.
- the movie Braveheart

Intent is what can make a man succeed
when his thoughts tell him that he is defeated.
- Carlos Castaneda

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Try not to become a man of success,
but rather try to become a man of value.
- Albert Einstein

He is a wise man who does not grieve
for the things which he has not,
but rejoices for those which he has.
- Epictetus

If thou wilt make a man happy,
add not unto his riches but take away from his desires.
- Epicurus

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.
- George Savile

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

If a man does not keep pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is what a man thinks of himself
that really determines his fate.
- Henry David Thoreau

I submit to you that if a man hasn't
discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Feel Unity with Spirit and All Creation
All things share the same breath the
beast, the tree, the man... the air
shares its spirit with all the life it supports.
- Chief Seattle [actually written by screenwriter Ted Perry in 1972]

A man can succeed at almost anything
for which he has unlimited enthusiasm.
- Charles M. Schwab

The true measure of a man is how he treats someone
who can do him absolutely no good.
- Samuel Johnson

There is a sufficiency in the world
for man's need but not for man's greed.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Any man who reads too much
and uses his own brain too little
falls into lazy habits of thinking.
- Albert Einstein

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Science gives man knowledge, which is power;
religion gives man wisdom, which is control.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.
- Benjamin Franklin

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

If a man does his best, what else is there?
- George S. Patton

That man is rich whose pleasures are the cheapest.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To measure the man, measure his heart.
- Malcolm S. Forbes

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

If a man does not know what port he is steering for,
no wind is favorable to him.
- Seneca

There are other measures of self-respect for a man,
than the number of clean shirts he puts on every day.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences,
in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures -
and that is the basis of all human morality.
- John F. Kennedy

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

Mystery creates wonder, and wonder is the basis
of man's desire to understand.
- Neil Armstrong

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

There is nothing with which every man is so afraid
as getting to know how enormously much
he is capable of doing and becoming.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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