Perspective Quotes - Page 4

Every positive value has its price in negative terms…The genius of Einstein leads to Hiroshima.
– Pablo Picasso

Goodness makes greatness truly valuable, and greatness make goodness much more serviceable.
– Matthew Henry

If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and adore.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
– George Orwell

He who can take no interest in what is small will take false interest in what is great.
– John Ruskin

The unfit die the fit both live and thrive.” Alas, who says so? They who do survive.
– Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn

I have made this letter longer than usual, because I lack the time to make it short.
– Blaise Pascal

There are three classes of men; the retrograde, the stationary and the progressive.
– Johann Kaspar Lavater

If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.
– Carl Sagan

If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.
– Buddha

Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.
– Robert Redford

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

The most pathetic person in the world is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
– Helen Keller

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. On Being a Teacher.
– Jonathan Kozol

… without darkness Nothing comes to birth, As without light Nothing flowers.
– May Sarton

No man is sane who does not know how to be insane on proper occasions.
– Henry Ward

I’m desperately trying to figure out why kamikaze pilots wore helmets.
– Dave Edison

I always try to believe the best of everybody it saves so much trouble.
– Rudyard Kipling

From the sublime to the ridiculous there is but one step.
– Napoleon

You must look within for value, but must look beyond for perspective.
– Denis Waitley