100+ Best View Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational view quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

Famous View Quotes

I think two people with strong points of view can appreciate each other even more. — Tim Cook

I find it hard to imagine how someone listens to my stuff, or views what I do, or me, or anything. — Danielle Dax

Psychopaths view any social exchange as a ‘feeding opportunity,’ a contest or a test of wills in which there can be only one winner. Their motives are to manipulate and take, ruthlessly and without remorse. — Robert D. Hare

Our flag is not just one of many political points of view. Rather, the flag is a symbol of our national unity. — Adrian Cronauer

The symbolic view of things is a consequence of long absorption in images. Is sign language the real language of Paradise? — Hugo Ball

The more the diamond is cut the brighter it sparkles; and in what seems hard dealing, there God has no end in view but to perfect His people. — Thomas Guthrie

One thing that was very clear to me is that the young people in a place like Annawadi aren’t tripping on caste the way their parents are. They know their parents have these old views. — Katherine Boo

I kind of view everybody like a rainbow. Everybody on the planet has all the colors of the rainbow inside. — Alexia Fast

The fact is, every thinker, every philosopher, the moment he is forced to abandon his one-sided intellectual occupation by practical necessity, immediately returns to the general point of view of mankind. — Ernst Mach

Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others, cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world. — Mary Garden

The difference between greatness and mediocrity is often how an individual views a mistake. — Nelson Boswell

I don’t understand why people in this country are so bent on doing the ‘perfect,’ when you have something that is good and makes sense from a cost-benefit point of view. — George Voinovich

I do serve on various boards and I’m very honest and frank, obviously. I am a very forthright person and I do, sort of, share my candid views on anything. — Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

I view my role more as trying to set up an environment where the personalities, creativity and individuality of all the different employees come out and can shine. — Tony Hsieh

You could tell ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ from a male point of view. People have mistakenly felt that the women are oppressed, but power tends to organise itself in a pyramid. I could pick a male narrator from somewhere in that pyramid. It would interesting. — Margaret Atwood

When you sign on to be an activist in northwest Montana, people in the grocery store will avoid eye contact, particularly if they’re hanging out with outspoken opponents to your views. — Rick Bass

Debate and divergence of views can only enrich our history and culture. — Ibrahim Babangida

Our epoch is a time of tragic collision between matter and spirit and of the downfall of the purely material world view. — Wassily Kandinsky

Too many people in the modern world view poetry as a luxury, not a necessity like petrol. But to me it’s the oil of life. — John Betjeman

My view is that musicals are love stories with great final scenes. It’s just that simple. Musicals are also conflicts between two worlds. And by those criteria, ‘The Color Purple’ is actually exactly the kind of story that makes for a great musical. Yes, it’s got hard stuff in it, but so does ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘Phantom of the Opera.’ — Marsha Norman

I joined the Labour party because I believed in equality, in freedom of speech and in tolerance, compassion and understanding for people, irrespective of their background and views. In whatever I decide to do in the future I will hold to those principles. — Geoff Hoon

It’s funny: I put money into short films, and I put really good actors in it, and I write some stuff that’s really funny, and I’ll get, like, a million views. But to the right of me, there will be a video of a kitten that falls into a toilet bowl, and it’s three seconds long, and it will get 25 million views. — Ben Schwartz

Well, we have certainly produced great art before we did this. In my view, there are any number of areas of government which tax money should not be spent. — Charlton Heston

We must consider the distinctive characters and the general nature of plants from the point of view of their morphology , their behavior under external conditions, their mode of generation, and the whole course of their life. — Theophrastus

My view is that you still, in order to win from the Labour perspective, have to have a strong alliance with business as well as the unions. You have got to be very much in the centre ground on things like public sector reform. — Tony Blair

As all human beings are, in my view, creatures of God’s design, we must respect all other human beings. That does not mean I have to agree with their choices or agree with their opinions, but indeed I respect them as human beings. — Stockwell Day

As I, as a worker, came to know them, the aims of German trade unions were political, and there were a number of various trade unions with varied political views. — Fritz Sauckel

Due to the fact that I experienced personally the situation of a political prisoner, I have an historical commitment to all those that were or are prisoners just because they expressed their views, their public opinion, their own opinions. — Dilma Rousseff

Google’s founders have had a good eye for imagining what technologies will be significant in the near future. No one asked Google to develop self-driving cars, but it helped them with street views for Google Maps. — Barry Ritholtz

Some men don’t gel when it comes to work – you have different work ethics, different opinions, different points of views, different methods of filmmaking – and we didn’t gel. — Antoine Fuqua

France on its own cannot impose its point of view. But neither should it give up on its demands. With a clear vote for change France will be in a strong position. — Laurent Fabius

Be an advocate for your loved ones in the hospital. Ask tough questions of your local hospital and health system about preparedness for the likeliest emergencies, and express your views on how medical resources should be allocated in case they ever fall short. — Sheri Fink

The Constitution does not just protect those whose views we share; it also protects those with whose views we disagree. — Edward Kennedy

I love to sit on a mountain top and gaze. I don’t think of anything but the people I care about and the view. — Julian Lennon

I don’t really have any regrets because if I choose not to do something there is usually a very good reason. Once I’ve made the decision I don’t view it as a missed opportunity, just a different path. — Andrew Lincoln

In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth – often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable. — Hypatia

Westminster Abbey, the Tower, a steeple, one church, and then another, presented themselves to our view; and we could now plainly distinguish the high round chimneys on the tops of the houses, which yet seemed to us to form an innumerable number of smaller spires, or steeples. — Karl Philipp Moritz

‘Empathy’ is the latest code word for liberal activism, for treating the Constitution as malleable clay to be kneaded and molded in whatever form justices want. It represents an expansive view of the judiciary in which courts create policy that couldn’t pass the legislative branch or, if it did, would generate voter backlash. — Karl Rove

You can always spot a well informed man his views are the same as yours. — Ilka Chase

Let us make a pledge now to help Fiji through this very important next stage of its journey. We can do this by promising to be patient, calm and tolerant and by respecting the views of others, even if we disagree with them. — Josefa Iloilo

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. — Dudley Moore

Judicial abuse occurs when judges substitute their own political views for the law. — Lamar S. Smith

Black history isn’t a separate history. This is all of our history, this is American history, and we need to understand that. It has such an impact on kids and their values and how they view black people. — Karyn Parsons

I was born in 1923 into a middle class Jewish family in Vienna, a few years after the end of World War I, which was disastrous from the Austrian point of view. — Walter Kohn

Man is pre-eminently endowed with the power of voluntarily and consciously determining his own point of view. — Ernst Mach

Unfortunately, our history has abundant examples of patriotism being used to hurt those who express views in disagreement with that of the majority. — Vic Snyder

Before we decide to trust you with this power, we ask you to stand before the public and explain your views. Justice may be blind, but it should not be deaf. — Herb Kohl

To experience sublime natural beauty is to confront the total inadequacy of language to describe what you see. Words cannot convey the scale of a view that is so stunning it is felt. — Eleanor Catton

It’s no secret that I’ve become known for my strong political views. — Carl Karcher

I’m a socially concerned citizen of India. I have strong views on issues of social and political relevance. But it’s very difficult to voice it in an intelligent manner without it sounding contrived. Because people think you’re saying or doing all this as a PR exercise, not from your heart. — Sonam Kapoor

I think I view the system the same way that Ayn Rand views the system – that it really oppresses those that create, if you will, and tries to take away from those that produce and give to the non-producers. — Gary Johnson

I am a Republican because the United States is a republic, and the views we hold represent the foundation our country was built on so many years ago. — Maidie Norman

People who don’t travel cannot have a global view, all they see is what’s in front of them. Those people cannot accept new things because all they know is where they live. — Martin Yan

The creation of a world view is the work of a generation rather than of an individual, but we each of us, for better or for worse, add our brick to the edifice. — John Dos Passos

I utterly reject the view that the Third World is doomed to poverty and starvation. Not only is this wrong, I think this attitude verges on the immoral, like thinking that slavery is an unalterable facet of the human condition so why bother doing anything about it? — Alex Tabarrok

In a way, I have to have a dictatorship. I can’t be told that I’m wrong. That conflicts with what I was saying earlier about listening. It isn’t to do with receiving criticism and responding to other views, it’s who has that last decision. — Trevor Nunn

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. — Marshall McLuhan

I’ve had young women come to me and say that before they watched ‘Voyager’ it didn’t really occur to them that they could be successful in a higher position in the field of science; girls going to MIT, girls pursuing astrophysics with a view to a career in NASA. — Kate Mulgrew

The layman’s constitutional view is that what he likes is constitutional and that which he doesn’t like is unconstitutional. — Hugo Black

What my political views or my constitutional views are just doesn’t matter. — Elena Kagan

Polling is merely an instrument for gauging public opinion. When a president or any other leader pays attention to poll results, he is, in effect, paying attention to the views of the people. Any other interpretation is nonsense. — George Gallup

From my point of view, there is a lot of joy in stage work. — George Peppard

Don’t bother looking at the view – I have already composed it. — Gustav Mahler

My view is different. Public relations are a key component of any operation in this day of instant communications and rightly inquisitive citizens. — Alvin Adams

Sometimes it’s more difficult to achieve a 10% cost reduction than it is to tell people they have to achieve 50%. Small incremental steps block your view of doing something fundamentally different. — Eckhard Pfeiffer

So here is one of my theories on happiness: we cannot know if we have lived a truly happy life until the very end. This view of life and death was reinforced by my close witnessing of the buildup to the death of Philip Gould. Philip was without doubt my closest friend in politics. When he died, I felt like I had lost a limb. — Alastair Campbell

I have plenty of political views and plenty of social and personal prejudices. I do not, however, value them. — Howard Barker

Every film by Will Smith, Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Lena Horne, Ruby Dee, Don Cheadle will have great acting and carry good messages in the film. The films starring those actors are the films I tell young people to watch for good acting and to view for quality movies. — Brian J. White

All views can’t be true because all views are opposite; this is the logical aspect. For example, Islam says we are good in nature; Christianity says we are born in sin. Islam says God is a man; Christianity says He is more than a man, He is God. All truths can’t be the same. — Norman Geisler

It is simply the view, and a view I think shared by most members of the party, that it is very difficult to have a leader that does not command the support of the parliamentary party. — Francis Maude

When I was building the Vietnam Memorial, I never once asked the veterans what it was like in the war, because from my point of view, you don’t pry into other people’s business. — Maya Lin

In my view you cannot claim to have seen something until you have photographed it. — Emile Zola

I view my pitching on how confident I was out there, period. And if I lose that confidence, I can become a prisoner of my own mind. — Barry Zito

I’ve learned over the years that people are human and have mood swings, regardless of how talented they are. Today, I’m looking at life from a realistic point of view instead of the way I would want things to be. — Otis Williams

But if somebody dies, if something happens to you, there is a normal process of depression, it is part of being human, and some people view it as a learning experience etc. — Bob Geldof

An outsider’s point of view is always handy. — Pat Oliphant

As a world view, Darwinism cannot of course be refuted, since Faith is, always has been, and always will be, stronger than facts — Francis Parker Yockey

Now whatever the origin of this apparently meaningless jumble of ideas may have been, it is really a perfect and very slightly allegorical expression of the actual present views we hold today. — Frederick Soddy

A doctor does not ask about political views and opinions – that is how I understand my role. — Ewa Kopacz

My life has been a tapestry of rich and royal hue, an everlasting vision of the ever changing view. — Carole King

The way Americans most understand the history of Latinos in this country, a lot of it is being told now through the lens of what’s happening with the immigration debate. While that’s an important debate that has security and moral implications, in my view, there’s also a huge history of Latinos in the United States that’s never been told. — Ken Salazar

By establishing a social policy that keeps physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia illegal but recognizes exceptions, we would adopt the correct moral view: the onus of proving that everything had been tried and that the motivation and rationale were convincing would rest on those who wanted to end a life. — Ezekiel Emanuel

I have had it up to here with the prosecutions, the government’s attitude, the judiciary, the media’s stance and the majority of Turks who view the Kurdish people’s justified cause through a nationalist lens. — Osman Baydemir

Association with my pupils has kept me young in my work. Criticism of their work has kept my own point of view clear. — William Merritt Chase

My father left me with his love of Jewish studies and cultural life. To this very day, along with several physicians and scientist colleagues, I take regular periodical lessons taught by a Rabbinical scholar on how the Jewish law views moral and ethical problems related to modern medicine and science. — Aaron Ciechanover

The universal view melts things into a blur. — Emile M. Cioran

The tea partiers are a great addition. The tea partiers have invigorated a base that has been dormant for a long period of time. We’re going to have a broad array of different views in our Republican conference, and I think it might be more interesting than any I’ve been in in a long time. — John McCain

This sounds like my autobiography, but I thought this would be a good time to sound off about myself, as I think that I have been silent too long about my views and opinions. — Bob Kane

It is easier to go down a hill than up, but the view is from the top. — Arnold Bennett

Museums are managers of consciousness. They give us an interpretation of history, of how to view the world and locate ourselves in it. They are, if you want to put it in positive terms, great educational institutions. If you want to put it in negative terms, they are propaganda machines. — Hans Haacke

Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions. — Gerald Brenan

People aren’t really afraid of my views. They are just afraid of the word ‘nationalism.’ — Alexei Navalny

In and after 1964 when I began to concern myself with the biological issues, and particularly from 1967 onwards, the extent of the problems over which I felt uneasy increased to such a point that in 1968 I felt a compelling urge to make my views public. — Andrei Sakharov

Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it. — Michael Faraday

Whether it’s people walking off ‘The View’ when Bill O’Reilly makes a statement about radical Islam or Juan Williams being fired for expressing his opinion, over-reaching political correctness is chipping away at the fundamental American freedoms of speech and expression. — Eric Cantor

Having haters is just a part of the business, and the more haters you have, the more people like you – thats how I view it, because I try to see the positive in things. — Nick Jonas

Do you think when two representatives holding diametrically opposing views get together and shake hands, the contradictions between our systems will simply melt away? What kind of a daydream is that? — Nikita Khrushchev

There are two books that I often travel with; one is ‘The Theory on Moral Sentiments’ by Adam Smith. The other is ‘The Meditations.’ It’s not that I agree with either views expressed in the books, but I believe ideas and thoughts of older generations can offer food for thought for the current generation. — Wen Jiabao

There are cities that get by on their good looks, offer climate and scenery, views of mountains or oceans, rockbound or with palm trees. And there are cities like Detroit that have to work for a living. — Elmore Leonard

Great leaders have a heart for people. They take time for people. They view people as the bottom line, not as a tool to get to the bottom line. — Pat Williams

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