Favorite Quotations ~ Senses Inspired Athlete

"The senses are a kind of reason. Taste, touch and smell, hearing and seeing, are not merely a means to sensation, enjoyable or otherwise, but they are also a means to knowledge and are, indeed, your only actual means to knowledge." ~ St. Thomas Aquinas


Take note of what's around you and maximise sensory pleasure. ~ Heston Blumenthal

There is no way in which to understand the world without first detecting it through the radar-net of our senses. ~ Diane Ackerman

We have five senses in which we glory and which we recognize and celebrate, senses that constitute the sensible world for us. But there are other senses - secret senses, sixth senses, if you will - equally vital, but unrecognized, and unlauded. ~ Oliver Sacks

I believe in a long, prolonged, derangement of the senses in order to obtain the unknown. ~ Jim Morrison

Not the senses I have but what I do with them is my kingdom. ~ Helen Keller

We live on the leash of our senses. ~ Diane Ackerman

A man that has a taste of music, painting, or architecture, is like one that has another sense, when compared with such as have no relish of those arts. ~ Joseph Addison

What greater gift than being able to communicate and enable our fellow humans the sensations of being alive. ~ Nicoletta Baumeister

Painting from nature is not copying the object; it is realizing one's sensations. ~ Paul Cezanne

The five senses are the ministers of the soul. ~ Leonardo Da Vinci

Children, like animals, use all their senses to discover the world. ~ Eudora Welty

Curb your tongue and senses and you are beyond trouble. Let them loose and you are beyond help. ~ Lao Tzu

Drawing is of the spirit; color is of the senses. ~ Henri Matisse

Reason is founded on the evidence of our senses. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley