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Definition of Observer

Observer

  1. One who observes, or pays attention to, anything; especially, one engaged in, or trained to habits of, close and exact observation; as, an astronomical observer.
  2. One who keeps any law, custom, regulation, rite, etc.; one who conforms to anything in practice.
  3. One who fulfills or performs; as, an observer of his promises.
  4. A sycophantic follower.

Observer Quotations

Mother Nature is always speaking. She speaks in a language understood within the peaceful mind of the sincere observer. Leopards, cobras, monkeys, rivers and trees; they all served as my teachers when I lived as a wanderer in the Himalayan foothills.
Radhanath Swami

The universe as we know it is a joint product of the observer and the observed.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

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.
Maria Montessori

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.
Bertrand Russell

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.
Andre Breton
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Observer Translations

observer in German is Beobachter
observer in Spanish is observador
observer in Swedish is iakttagare