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Definition of Perception

Perception

  1. The act of perceiving; cognizance by the senses or intellect; apperhension by the bodily organs, or by the mind, of what is presented to them; discernment; apperhension; cognition.
  2. The faculty of perceiving; the faculty, or peculiar part, of man's constitution by which he has knowledge through the medium or instrumentality of the bodily organs; the act of apperhending material objects or qualities through the senses; -- distinguished from conception.
  3. The quality, state, or capability, of being affected by something external; sensation; sensibility.
  4. An idea; a notion.

Perception Quotations

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
Aldous Huxley

Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you.
Jon Bon Jovi

I'm not interested in trying to work on people's perceptions. I am who I am, and if you don't take the time to learn about that, then your perception is going to be your problem.
Jim Brown

The difference between average people and achieving people is their perception of and response to failure.
John C. Maxwell

Beauty is about perception, not about make-up. I think the beginning of all beauty is knowing and liking oneself. You can't put on make-up, or dress yourself, or do you hair with any sort of fun or joy if you're doing it from a position of correction.
Kevyn Aucoin
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Perception Translations

perception in French is perception
perception in German is Wahrnehmung

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