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86 Greatest Quotes About Perspective


Whatever happens in your life, joyful or painful, do not be swept away by reactivity. Be patient with yourself and don't lose your sense of perspective. Pema Chodron
One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important. Bertrand Russell
Forgive but do not forget, or you will be hurt again. Forgiving changes the perspectives. Forgetting loses the lesson. Paulo Coelho
Perspective is the cure for depression. Bono
If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say the universe aimed rather low and settled for very little. George Carlin
It's useful to go out of this world and see it from the perspective of another one. Terry Pratchett
Wes Craven was the guy who gave me my start, from my perspective, for almost no reason in particular. Johnny Depp
I look at this game from a different perspective. Pitbull
There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally. Don Miguel Ruiz
Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye. Samuel Johnson
When a man wants to murder a tiger he calls it sport; when a tiger wants to murder him he calls it ferocity. George Bernard Shaw
Things that are falling apart encourage me: whatever else, I’m in better shape than they are. Margaret Atwood
Child, you have to learn to see things in the right proportions. Learn to see great things great and small things small. Corrie Ten Boom
I'm 21 years old and I think that I've got a lot of perspective in life. Mac Miller
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars. Og Mandino
The fear of appearances is the first symptom of impotence. Fyodor Dostoevsky
One's destination is never a place but rather a new way of looking at things. Henry Miller
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view. George Eliot
What we've had to do is learn to control success, put it in perspective, and not lose the essence of what we're doing - the music. Janis Joplin
Those at too great a distance may, I am well are, mistake ignorance for perspective. Carl Sagan
What is necessary to change a person is to change his awareness of himself. Abraham Maslow
Sometimes a change of perspective is all it takes to see the light. Dan Brown
The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up. Chuck Palahniuk
You must look within for value, but must look beyond for perspective. Denis Waitley
The optimist sees the donut, the pessimist sees the hole. Oscar Wilde
In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted. Bertrand Russell
If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and stare. Ralph Waldo Emerson
I love work because it keeps sex in perspective. Otherwise, it can become a preoccupation. Al Pacino
Things don't change, only the way you look at them. Carlos Castaneda
From a Hindu perspective, you are born as what you need to deal with, and if you just try and push it away, whatever it is, it's got you. Ram Dass
Perspective is everything when you are experiencing the challenges of life. Joni Eareckson Tada
Sometimes in life, we need a few bad days in order to keep the good ones in perspective. Colleen Hoover
Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I believe that there is an equality to all humanity. We all suck. Bill Hicks
There is nothing wrong with photography, if you don't mind the perspective of a paralysed Cyclops. David Hockney
It is better for you to be free of fear lying upon a pallet, than to have a golden couch and a rich table and be full of trouble. Epicurus
Is someone different at age 18 or 60? I believe one stays the same. Hayao Miyazaki
What people in the world think of you is really none of your business. Martha Graham
There are things I can't force. I must adjust. There are times when the greatest change needed is a change of my viewpoint. Denis Diderot
We often need to lose sight of our priorities in order to see them. John Irving
Art and life are subjective. Not everybody's gonna dig what I dig, but I reserve the right to dig it. Whoopi Goldberg
Things are only worth what you make them worth. Moliere
One moment the world is as it is. The next, it is something entirely different. Something it has never been before. Anne Rice