Observer

Observer may refer to person who is observing. More specialised meanings follow.

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Famous quotes containing the word observer:

    History, as an entirety, could only exist in the eyes of an observer outside it and outside the world. History only exists, in the final analysis, for God.
    Albert Camus (1913–1960)

    The importance of its hat to a form becomes
    More definite. The sweeping brim of the hat
    Makes of the form Most Merciful Capitan,
    If the observer says so....
    Wallace Stevens (1879–1955)

    I had such a wonderful feeling last night, walking beneath the dark sky while cannon boomed on my right and guns on my left ... the feeling that I could change the world only by being there.
    Viorica Butnariu, Rumanian student at Bucharest University. letter, Dec. 23, 1989, to American friend. Observer (London, Dec. 31, 1989)