Perspective quotes

The best type of yogi is he who feels for others, whether in grief or pleasure, even as he feels …The best type of yogi is he who feels for others, whether in grief or pleasure, even as he feels for himself.

Philosophy Wisdom Bhagavad gita Pleasure

Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm …Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!

Inspirational Short Witty

I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't …I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.

Failure Inspirational Short Success

Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster …Have you ever noticed that anybody driving slower than you is an idiot, and anyone going faster than you is a maniac?

Funny Humor

Life is what happens to us while we are making other …Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.

Life Short Truth

He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to …He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.

Life Truth

The most important thing is to enjoy your life- to be happy- it's all that …The most important thing is to enjoy your life- to be happy- it's all that matters.

Happiness Life

How terribly sad it was that people are made in such a way that they get used to something as …How terribly sad it was that people are made in such a way that they get used to something as extraordinary as living.

Life

We're actors in our lives, pretending to be who we want people to think we …We're actors in our lives, pretending to be who we want people to think we are.

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

Positive Attitude

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a …Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

Education Short Learning

Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more …Life doesn't get easier or more forgiving, we get stronger and more resilient.

Forgiveness Inspirational Life Truth






Life + Perspective quotes

Life Quotes
Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you …Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are.

Life Short Kindness The light in the heart

Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other …Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.

Life Short Positive Attitude Kindness

There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as …There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.

Life

Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of …Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope.

Life Wisdom Humor

You live but once; you might as well be …You live but once; you might as well be amusing.

Life Short Humor

All endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the …All endings are also beginnings. We just don't know it at the time.

Life Short

But if everything was always smooth and perfect, you'd get too used to that, you know? You have to …But if everything was always smooth and perfect, you'd get too used to that, you know? You have to have a little bit of disorganization now and then. Otherwise, you'll never really enjoy it when things go right.

Life

I am one of billions. I am stardust gathered fleetingly into form. I will be ungathered. The …I am one of billions. I am stardust gathered fleetingly into form. I will be ungathered. The stardust will go on to be other things someday and I will be free.

Life Truth

How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? …How many slams in an old screen door? Depends how loud you shut it. How many slices in a bread? Depends how thin you cut it. How much good inside a day? Depends how good you live 'em. How much love inside a friend? Depends how much you give 'em.

Life Philosophy

My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of …My destination is no longer a place, rather a new way of seeing.

Life

We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can …We are just an advanced breed of monkeys on a minor planet of a very average star. But we can understand the Universe. That makes us something very special.

Life Science

Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you …Until you are happy with who you are, you will never be happy with what you have.

Life Truth

With the right attitude, life is very simple and very …With the right attitude, life is very simple and very easy.

Life Short

I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a …I can choose either to be a victim of the world or an adventurer in search of treasure. It's all a question of how I view my life.

Life Question

I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my …I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.

Life Philosophy

The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned …The man who damns money has obtained it dishonorably; the man who respects it has earned it.

Life Man

The fear of appearances is the first symptom of …The fear of appearances is the first symptom of impotence.

Life Short Fear

When you go to a movie, whether you see a tragedy, or a comedy, or a drama, you say afterward, 'Oh, …When you go to a movie, whether you see a tragedy, or a comedy, or a drama, you say afterward, "Oh, it was a good movie!" So must you look upon life

Life



All perspective Quotes


A fall from the third floor hurts as much as a fall from the hundredth. If I have to fall, may it …A fall from the third floor hurts as much as a fall from the hundredth. If I have to fall, may it be from a high place.

Courage Failure

A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does …A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.

Inspirational Life Success

The funny thing about facing imminent death is that it really snaps everything else into …The funny thing about facing imminent death is that it really snaps everything else into perspective.

Death Life Understanding

If the road is easy, you're likely going the wrong …If the road is easy, you're likely going the wrong way.

Short Truth

To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a …To the man who only has a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.

Truth Humor Man

An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure …An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered. An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the …Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.

Truth

There are no facts, only …There are no facts, only interpretations.

Truth

Often it isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the little pebble in your …Often it isn't the mountains ahead that wear you out, it's the little pebble in your shoe.

Truth

I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can …I never teach my pupils, I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.

A trap is only a trap if you don't know about it. If you know about it, it's a …A trap is only a trap if you don't know about it. If you know about it, it's a challenge.

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be …Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.

Beauty Happiness Inspirational

There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing …There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.

Freedom

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the …Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.

Short Wisdom

The question is not what you look at, but what you …The question is not what you look at, but what you see.

Inspirational Short Question

Strangers are just family you have yet to come to …Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.

Family

You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does …You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.

Individuality

A baby is God's opinion that the world should go …A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.

God Hope Short Humor

At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairytale and the other in the …At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairytale and the other in the abyss.

Moment

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new …The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of …Sometimes you can't see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.

Humor

Some people see the glass half full. Others see it half empty. I see a glass that's twice as big as …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.

Funny

Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as …Appreciation is a wonderful thing. It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help …It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.

Witty Habit Book Reading

Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people …Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not.

Success People Human nature

If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, …If someone thinks that peace and love are just a cliche that must have been left behind in the 60s, that's a problem. Peace and love are eternal.

Love Peace

Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire …Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others.

Change Life Short

The art of being wise is knowing what to …The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook.

Short Wisdom Art

There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to …There are two ways to get enough. One is to continue to accumulate more and more. The other is to desire less.

Desire Happiness

Most of us must learn to love people and use things rather than loving things and using …Most of us must learn to love people and use things rather than loving things and using people.

Happiness The light in the heart Human nature

Being grateful does not mean that everything is necessarily good. It just means that you can accept …Being grateful does not mean that everything is necessarily good. It just means that you can accept it as a gift.

Nothing is really 'work', unless you would rather be doing something …Nothing is really 'work', unless you would rather be doing something else.

Short Work

The right thing isn't always real obvious. Sometimes the right thing for one person is the wrong …The right thing isn't always real obvious. Sometimes the right thing for one person is the wrong thing for someone else. So...good luck figuring that out.

The past was always there, lived inside of you, and it helped to make you who you were. But it had …The past was always there, lived inside of you, and it helped to make you who you were. But it had to be placed in perspective. The past could not dominate the future.

Future Past

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

Hope Short Positive Attitude World

One person's craziness is another person's …One person's craziness is another person's reality.

Reality

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

Short Mind

Everywhere is walking distance if you have the …Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.

Short Time Humor

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

Short Mistake

It is the obvious which is so difficult to see most of the time. People say 'It's as plain as the …It is the obvious which is so difficult to see most of the time. People say 'It's as plain as the nose on your face.' But how much of the nose on your face can you see, unless someone holds a mirror up to you?

Philosophy

Once in a golden hour I cast to earth a seed. Up there came a flower, The people said, a …Once in a golden hour I cast to earth a seed. Up there came a flower, The people said, a weed.

Poetry

Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just …Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.

Philosophy Positive Attitude

Is it useful to feel fear, because it prepares you for nasty events, or is it useless, because …Is it useful to feel fear, because it prepares you for nasty events, or is it useless, because nasty events will occur whether you are frightened or not?

Fear Question

When you see a person who has been given more than you in money and beauty, then look to those who …When you see a person who has been given more than you in money and beauty, then look to those who have been given less.

Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will …Have only love in your heart for others. The more you see the good in them, the more you will establish good in yourself.

Heart Love

Anybody can look at you. It's quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you …Anybody can look at you. It's quite rare to find someone who sees the same world you see.

Friendship

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the …We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

Inspirational Short

Is 'fat' really the worst thing a human being can be? Is 'fat' worse than 'vindictive', 'jealous', …Is 'fat' really the worst thing a human being can be? Is 'fat' worse than 'vindictive', 'jealous', 'shallow', 'vain', 'boring' or 'cruel'? Not to me.

Personality Body

It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of …It's funny how humans can wrap their mind around things and fit them into their version of reality.

Humor Mind Reality Humans

What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on …What you see and what you hear depends a great deal on where you are standing. It also depends on what sort of person you are.

Personality

I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable …I have no faith in human perfectibility. I think that human exertion will have no appreciable effect upon humanity. Man is now only more active - not more happy - nor more wise, than he was 6000 years ago.

Faith Happiness Truth Reality

If it's true that our species is alone in the universe, then I'd have to say the universe aimed …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.

Philosophy Humor Universe

Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want …Time is a created thing. To say 'I don't have time,' is like saying, 'I don't want to.

Time

Maybe everyone can live beyond what they're capable …Maybe everyone can live beyond what they're capable of.

Hope Life Philosophy Short

Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, …Most misunderstandings in the world could be avoided if people would simply take the time to ask, "What else could this mean?"

Understanding

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond …Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect. It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.

Happiness Inspirational

Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him …Every one of us is, in the cosmic perspective, precious. If a human disagrees with you, let him live. In a hundred billion galaxies, you will not find another.

Love Kindness Individuality

In all affairs it's a healthy thing now and then to hang a question mark on the things you have …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.

Question

Look wide, beyond your immediate surroundings and limits, and you see things in their right …Look wide, beyond your immediate surroundings and limits, and you see things in their right proportion. Look above the level of things around you and see a higher aim and possibility to your work.

One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly …One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdown is the belief that one's work is terribly important.

Belief

Things changed, people changed, and the world went rolling along right outside the …Things changed, people changed, and the world went rolling along right outside the window.

Change People

To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing …To have a right to do a thing is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.

When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually …When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them.

Compassion