Perspective can be the focus of your life in every area. The events you experience may vary depending on your perspective. Having a happy and positive life depends on how you look at life. Famous perspective quotes will change how you view the world, open your eyes up to the beauty in front of you, your mind to the possibility and always bring you happiness with a better outlook on life.
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A clever person turns great problems into little ones and little ones into none at all. – Chinese
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. – Aldous Huxley
A weed is but an unloved flower. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes. – Marcel Proust
Sometimes a change of perspective is all it takes to see the light. – Dan Brown
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise. – James Russell Lowell
Remember, despite how open, peaceful, and loving you attempt to be, people can only meet you, as deeply as they’ve met themselves. – Matt Kahn
It’s amazing that a thin film of plastic wrap is enough to protect food against the aggression of hungry marauders. Or maybe the plastic cover doesn’t act as a shield, but rather the starving mob is staved off by one simple word: Leftovers. – Jarod Kintz
Always keep an open mind.
To begin with, our perception of the world is deformed, incomplete. Then our memory is selective. – Claude Simon
People are not disturbed by things, but by the view they take of them. – Epictetus
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads. – Albert Camus
If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. – William Blake
Destroy your enemy by making him your friend. – Abraham Lincoln
We must look at the lens through which we see the world, as well as the world we see, and that the lens itself shapes how we interpret the world. – Stephen R. Covey
Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. – Marcus Aurelius
Do not hold everything as gold which shines like gold.
If we don’t have a sense of humor, we lack a sense of perspective. – Wayne Thiebaud
Perspective is the way we see things when we look at them from a certain distance and it allows us to appreciate their true value – Rafael E. Pino
Don’t be too quick to judge.
Perspective is a ghastly mistake which it has taken four centuries to redress. – Georges Braque
Never write about a place until you’re away from it, because that gives you perspective. – Ernest Hemingway
Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas of their lives like an artist gaining perspective. They make their lives a work of art / an individual masterpiece. – Denis Waitley
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
The moment you change your perception, is the moment you rewrite the chemistry of your body. – Dr. Bruce H. Lipton
Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole World accepts him or her. – Lao Tzu
Don’t treat the symptom, instead find the cause.
Attachment constrains our vision so that we are not able to see things from a wider perspective. – Dalai Lama
There are no facts, only interpretations. – Friedrich Nietzsche
Every garden may have some weeds. – English Proverb
Dream delivers us to dream, and there is no end to illusion. Life is like a train of moods like a string of beads, and, as we pass through them, they prove to be many colored lenses which paint the world their own hue… – Ralph Waldo Emerson
The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective. – Al Neuharth
No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it. – Albert Einstein
Every horse thinks his own pack heaviest. – Thomas Fuller
The measure of your success is a matter of perception. Are you perceiving things as they are or as you wish them to be? To know, notice your thoughts upon awaking each day. Are they happy thoughts or sad? Listen to their message. – Tau Chuan Ling
Give every man thy ear but few thy voice.
One moment the world is as it is. The next, it is something entirely different. Something it has never been before. – Anne Rice, Pandora
If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough. – Oprah Winfrey
If you believe it will work out, you’ll see opportunities. If you believe it won’t, you will see obstacles. – Wayne Dyer
And those who were seen dancing, were thought to be crazy, by those who could not hear the music. – Friedrich Nietzsche
God wants spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.
We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old are able to sit next to one another and not say anything and still feel content. The young, brash and impatient, must always break the silence. It is a waste, for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. This is the great paradox. – Nicholas Sparks
Going beyond is as bad as falling short. – Chinese
All spiritual practice is the art of shifting perspectives. – Teal
Chaos is merely order waiting to be deciphered – José Saramago, The Double
Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough. – Oprah Winfrey
Half a loaf is better than none. – John Heywood
What is behind your eyes holds more power than what is in front of them. – Gary Zukav
Half the world knows not how the other half lives. – George Herbert
It’s all in the mind. – George Harrison
The optimist sees the donut, the pessimist sees the hole. – Oscar Wilde
Happiness depends on ourselves. – Aristotle
Men are disturbed not by the things that happen, but by their opinion of the things that happen. – Epictetus
In this treacherous world. Nothing is the truth nor a lie. Everything depends on the color. Of the crystal through which one sees it. – Pedro Calderón de la Barca
Your reality is as you perceive it to be. So, it is true, that by altering this perception we can alter our reality. – William Constantine
Happy is the person who learns from the misfortunes of others. – Aesop
While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see. – Dorothea Lange
He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows, nor judge all he sees. – Ben Franklin
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world. – Hans Margolius
Look at everything as though you are seeing it either for the first or last time, then your time on earth will be filled with glory – Betty Smith
Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf and take an insect view of its plain. – Henry David Thoreau
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. – American Saying
You will always define events in a manner which will validate your agreement with reality. – Steve Maraboli
Humans see what they want to see. – Rick Riordan
It takes one to know one.
When it seems like the sky is about to collapse, relax, that’s just the roof caving in. – Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious
No man has the right to dictate what other men should perceive, create or produce, but all should be encouraged to reveal themselves, their perceptions and emotions, and to build confidence in the creative spirit. – Ansel Adams
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is perspective, not the truth. – Marcus Aurelis
It’s a small world.
In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary. – Aaron Rose
Always focus on the front windshield and not the review mirror. – Colin Powell
It’s all in how you look at things.
It is entirely possible that behind the perception of our senses, worlds are hidden of which we are unaware. – Albert Einstein
What people in the world think of you is really none of your business. – Martha Graham
It’s six of one, half dozen of another.
Persons appear to us according to the light we throw upon them from our own minds. – Laura Ingalls Wilder
Songs are as sad as the listener. – Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
One person’s craziness is another person’s reality. – Tim Burton
Know which side your bread is buttered on. – John Heywood
Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty. I see a glass that’s twice as big as it needs to be. – George Carlin
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into perspective. – Anton Chekhov
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. – Camille Pissarro
Little fish are sweet. – R. Forby
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view. – George Eliot
I am still determined to be cheerful and to be happy in whatever situation. I may be, for I have also learnt from experience that the greater part of our happiness or misery depends upon our dispositions and not upon our circumstances. – Martha Washington
Little is spent with difficulty, much with ease. – Thai
Make the most of every situation.
Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it. – Irving Berlin
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. – C.G. Jung
More than enough is too much.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. – Arthur Schopenhauer
I never saw an ugly thing in my life: for let the form of an object be what it may—light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful. – John Constable
As we abide in sleep, intuitively resonating with the sum of all our experiences—this life and beyond—we gain refreshing perspective on our efforts and have an opportunity to remember what we know. – Henry Reed
To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions. – Stephen Covey