Observation Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old observation quotes, observation sayings, and observation proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Observation is an old man's memory. Jonathan Swift
Observation capitalizes inspiration. Alex Faickney Osborn
Observation, not old age, brings wisdom. Publilius Syrus
Is there an observation which is not the instrument of thought? Jiddu Krishnamurti
Where observation is concerned, chance favors only the prepared mind. Louis Pasteur
Observations not only disturb what is to be measured, they produce it. Pascual Jordan
Extraordinary observations require extraordinary evidence to make them believable. Carl Sagan
In the mere observation of yourself, you begin the process of healing and transformation. Deepak Chopra
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. George Bernard Shaw
All observations of life are harsh, because life is. I lament that fact, but I cannot change it. Margaret Atwood
A few observation and much reasoning lead to error; many observations and a little reasoning to truth. Alexis Carrel
True observation begins when devoid of set patterns; freedom of expression occurs when one is beyond system. Bruce Lee
It's on the strength of observation and reflection that one finds a way. So we must dig and delve unceasingly. Claude Monet
If there's one observation that rings true in today's changing world, it is that freedom and peace go hand in hand. Ronald Reagan
The attitude of silent observation is the very foundation of yoga. You see the picture, but you are not the picture. Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
That observation which is called knowledge of the world will be found much more frequently to make men cunning than good. Samuel Johnson
A journey of observation must leave as much as possible to chance. Random movement is the best plan for maximum observation Tahir Shah
A careful observation of Nature will disclose pleasantries of superb irony. She has for instance placed toads close to flowers. Honoré de Balzac
It is the close observation of little things which is the secret of success in business, in art, in science, and in every pursuit of life. Samuel Smiles
Observation always involves theory. Edwin Powell Hubble
When you make an observation, you have an obligation. M. K. Asante
The observation of nature is part of an artist's life. Henry Moore
Self-observation is the first step of inner unfolding. Amit Ray
Observation is the most enduring of the pleasures of life. George Meredith
Let observation with extended observation observe extensively. Alfred Lord Tennyson
Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science. Robert Green Ingersoll
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking. Wallace Stevens
One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy. Willard Van Orman Quine
Observation and study are necessary to achieve mastery of light and form Andrew Loomis
Direct observation of the luminous essence of nature is for me indispensable Robert Delaunay