Perspective Quotes - Page 3

I have my own views about Nature’s methods, though I feel that it is rather like a beetle giving his opinions upon the Milky Way.
– Sir Arthur Doyle

Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot?
– George Eliot

Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good.
– Thomas Sowel

Sometimes when I consider what tremendous consequences come from little things – I am tempted to think there are no little things.
– Bruce Barton

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.
– Albert Einstein

Two boys arrived yesterday with a pebble they said was the head of a dog until I pointed out that it was really a typewriter.
– Pablo Picasso

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.
– Honore De Balzac

We as for long life, but ’tis deep life, or noble moments that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want to study yourself look into the hearts of other people. If you want to study other people look into your own heart.
– Friedrich Schiller

Wit lies in recognizing the resemblance among things which differ and the difference between things which are alike.
– Madame Stael

Man is equally incapable of seeing the nothingness from which he emerges and the infinity in which he is engulfed.
– Blaise Pascal

May I repeat what I told you here: treat nature by the cylinder, the sphere, the cone, everything in perspective.
– Paul

Wars and elections are both too big and too small to matter in the long run. The daily work that goes on, it adds up.
– Barbara Kingsolver

God is on everyone’s side … and in the last analysis, he is on the side with plenty of money and large armies.
– Jean Anouilh

When a man wants to murder a tiger, it’s called sport; when the tiger wants to murder him it’s called ferocity.
– George Bernard Shaw

The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.
– James Branch

I know up on the top you are seeing great sights, but down at the bottom we, too, should have rights.
– Dr. Seuss

Eveyone is a genius at least once a year. A real genius has his original ideas closer together.
– George C. Lichtenberg

One never can tell from the sidewalk just what the view is to some one on the inside, looking out.
– George Ade

Our children go to school to learn to commnicate, and all the teachers do is tell them is shut up.
– Galleger