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Monday, June 04, 2007

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

“Art is making something out of nothing and selling it.” - Frank Zappa

On the right is a painting of butterfly and flowers, but if you move away from your screen, you may notice a beautiful girl instead.

This is a simple illustration of this saying: "We tend to perceive what we expect to perceive."

Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others.” - Jonathan Swift

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Photo by gandhiji40 taken from this source

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6 comments:

Jennifer said...

Hi Sam... this is great! Thanks for sharing it!

You are so right, beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

And, there is more to this universe than what we see... :-)

Blessings,

Jen

Sam Chan said...

Well said Jennifer, there is more to this universe than what we see!

There are many things that could not be seen but yet equally important.

Thanks for your valuable comments

Blessings to you!

surjit said...

"Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others"...
Wonderful quote.Thanks for sharing words of wisdom.Best wishes.

Sir Lizard said...

I love this picture. I noticed the beautiful girl first. I wander what that says about me.

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Sam Chan said...

Hi Surjit,
Having the ability to see something that others could not see makes a great deal of difference.

I am glad that you like this quotes.
Thanks for your continuous support. Best wishes.

Sam Chan said...

Hi Sir Lizard,

Well, you noticed the beautiful girl first because you are sitting very far away from you computer :)

Thanks for sharing your honest views. Best Wishes