We see things not as they are…

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

We see things not as they are, but as we are.

A talk about beauty from TED:

A story, a work of art, a face, a designed object — how do we
tell that something is beautiful? And why does it matter so much to us? Designer
Richard Seymour explores our response to beauty and the surprising power of
objects that exhibit it.

How beauty feels

How beauty feels