Favorite Quote


I have about ten favorite quotes, but the one I can quote from memory, and the one that immediately comes to mind is:

“We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.”

— Rabbi Shemuel ben Nachmani, as quoted in the Talmudic tractate Berakhot (55b.)


Some have attributed this quote to Anais Nin, and she did use it, but I found an earlier source.



In any case, it can apply to those optical puzzles:

four no three


or this one:


but for me, it refers to my perception of people and of situations.


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