70+ Best Perspective Quotes to See The Beauty & Possibility

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.

If you’re searching for positive quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of reflection sayings, best curiosity quotes, and spirituality quotes.

Quotes on Perspective

All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream. Edgar Allan Poe

There are no facts, only interpretations. Friedrich Nietzsche

To change ourselves effectively, we first had to change our perceptions. Stephen R. Covey

One person’s craziness is another person’s reality. Tim Burton

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

We often need to lose sight of our priorities in order to see them. John Irving

Humans see what they want to see. Rick Riordan

When you wake up every day, you have two choices. You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist. It’s all a matter of perspective. Harvey Mackay

The distance between insanity and genius is measured only by success. Ian Fleming

Songs are as sad as the listener. Jonathan Safran Foer

Poets are damned… but see with the eyes of angels. Allen Ginsberg

The only thing you sometimes have control over is perspective. You don’t have control over your situation. But you have a choice about how you view it. Chris Pine

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. C.G. Jung

Distance lends enchantment to the view. Mark Twain

Science is a way of life. Science is a perspective. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding in a manner that’s precise, predictive and reliable – a transformation, for those lucky enough to experience it, that is empowering and emotional. Brian Greene

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

Knowledge is of no value unless you put it into perspective. Anton Chekhov

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. Aldous Huxley

Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality. Jen Sincero

Distance has the same effect on the mind as on the eye. Samuel Johnson

It’s all in the mind. George Harrison

There are always flowers for those who want to see them. Henry Matisse

Compassion does not just happen. Pity does, but compassion is not pity. It’s not a feeling. Compassion is a viewpoint, a way of life, a perspective, a habit that becomes a discipline – and more than anything else, compassion is a choice we make that love is more important than comfort or convenience. Glennon Doyle Melton

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

Perspective and control are the two ingredients to time management. David Allen

Inspirational Perspective Quotes

What people in the world think of you is really none of your business. Martha Graham

A mountain still in the distance can appear as a molehill. Howard Fast

Life is 10 percent what you make it and 90 percent how you take it. Irving Berlin

The world reveals itself to those who travel on foot. Werner Herzog

The greatest tragedy for any human being is going through their entire lives believing the only perspective that matters is their own. Doug Baldwin

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

What is behind your eyes holds more power than what is in front of them. Gary Zukav

Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. Marcus Aurelius

I’m just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that’s the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective. Tim Tebow

You cannot change the past but you can always change your perspective. Freequill

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

A man sees in the world what he carries in his heart. Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

One moment the world is as it is. The next, it is something entirely different. Something it has never been before. Anne Rice

The creative people I admire seem to share many characteristics: A fierce restlessness. Healthy cynicism. A real world perspective. An ability to simplify. Restraint. Patience. A genuine balance of confidence and insecurity. And most importantly, humanity. David Droga

Every horse thinks his own pack heaviest. Thomas Fuller

And those who were seen dancing, were thought to be crazy, by those who could not hear the music. Friedrich Nietzsche

Believe that a further shore is reachable from here. Seamus Heaney

It can feel like such a hectic lifestyle. We are always busy and always under pressure. So giving myself that 10 minutes of meditation each day has really helped me to relax, restore some perspective, and gain that meditative state. Jos Buttler

Chaos is merely order waiting to be deciphered. José Saramago

The answers you get depend on the questions you ask. Thomas S. Kuhn

Truth is universal. Perception of truth varies. Bohdi Sanders

I don’t go by or change my attitude based on what people say. At the end of the day, they, too, are judging me from their perspective. I would rather be myself and let people accept me for what I am than be somebody who I am not, just because I want people’s approval. Karan Patel

Always focus on the front windshield and not the review mirror. Colin Powell

To begin with, our perception of the world is deformed, incomplete. Then our memory is selective. Claude Simon

The optimist sees the donut, the pessimist sees the hole. Oscar Wilde

We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses. Alphonse Karr

…What happens is of little significance compared with the stories we tell ourselves about what happens. Events matter little, only stories of events affect us. Rabih Alameddine

Water in the boat is the ruin of the boat, but water under the boat is its support. Jalaluddin Rumi

The task is…not so much to see what no one has yet seen; but to think what nobody has yet thought, about that which everybody sees. Erwin Schrödinger

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

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

Broaden Your Perspective Quotes

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but in seeing with new eyes. Marcel Proust

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

It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view. George Eliot

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

Is someone different at age 18 or 60? I believe one stays the same. Hayao Miyazaki

You will always define events in a manner which will validate your agreement with reality. Steve Maraboli

Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world. Arthur Schopenhauer

When it seems like the sky is about to collapse, relax, that’s just the roof caving in. Jarod Kintz

If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden. Frances Hodgson Burnett

If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is – infinite. William Blake

Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman

Attachment constrains our vision so that we are not able to see things from a wider perspective. Dalai Lama

The difference between hope and despair is a different way of telling stories from the same facts. Alain de Botton

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

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