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Inspirational Quotes about Perspective

Point-of-View Quotes - Perspective Quotes

A flower is a weed seen through joyful eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Welcome to these perspective quotes on seeing life from a new point of view. May you find value in these quotes and sayings about the value of honoring different perspectives and points of view.

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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Perspective Quotes

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius


It all depends on how we look at things, and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe, our class, and our nation; and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.
- Anaïs Nin

Those who believe they can do something and those who believe they can't are both right.
- Henry Ford

In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance,
everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him.
- Dereke Bruce

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Most people's historical perspective begins with the day of their birth.
- Rush Limbaugh

You must look within for value, but must look beyond for perspective.
- Denis Waitley

Never write about a place until you're away from it,
because that gives you perspective.
- Ernest Hemingway

Point-of-View Quotes

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

Three quarters of the miseries and misunderstandings in the world would finish
if people were to put on the shoes of their adversaries and understood their points of view.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected
by the number of conflicting points of view
he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.
- Abigail Adams

Always respect another's opinion and another's point of view.
- Sai Baba

Nothing is beautiful from every point of view.
- Horace

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Quotes about Perspective

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
- Anonymous

If the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail.
- Abraham Maslow

Perspective is both a necessary and a sufficient ground for wisdom.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the perspective of every person lies a lens
through which we may better understand ourselves.
- Ellen J. Langer

Before criticizing a man, walk a mile in his shoes.
- Old English Proverb

Do you prefer that you be right or happy?
- A Course In Miracles

Bad is called good when worse happens.
- Norwegian Proverb

Believe that life is worth living and your belief will help create the fact.
- William James

We can train ourselves to view life from more joyful perspectives.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is saying "I feel differently," instead of "You're wrong."
- Anonymous

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world, we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

Life is all in the perspective you take on it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The beauty does not live out there; the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Quotes on Perspective

Naturally, every age thinks that all ages before it were prejudiced,
and today we think this more than ever
and are just as wrong as all previous ages that thought so.
How often have we not seen the truth condemned!
It is sad but unfortunately true that man learns nothing from history.
- Carl Jung

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution that is certain to come.
Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

Everyone believes that their beliefs are the right ones -
that is why they are called beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Reality is a question of perspective;
the further you get from the past, the more concrete and plausible it seems -
but as you approach the present, it inevitably seems incredible.
- Salman Rushdie

Be a passionate Observer of Life.
See the events, feel the emotions, and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you nurture your mind, body, and spirit, your time will expand.
You will gain a new perspective that will allow you to accomplish much more.
- Brian Koslow

Recognizing my blindness is the first step toward regaining my sight.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When one door closes another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully, upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

When you keep getting the wrong answers, try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-pity is our worst enemy
and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
- Helen Keller

Morality is simply the attitude we adopt towards people whom we personally dislike.
- Oscar Wilde

The world just IS, and we all have our stories about it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't know where you are going, any road will get you there.
- Lewis Carroll

Having a personal opinion is great.
Believing that one’s personal opinion is absolute truth
leads to most of the world’s troubles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Humans do have an amazing capacity for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Dr. Spock character in StarTrek Television Series

I never considered a difference of opinion in politics,
in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.
- Thomas Jefferson

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest.
I do not judge the universe.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

We would never have a word for Joy if there were no suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take wing and soar to gain the broad view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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