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What we see depends mainly on what we look for. ...
by John Lubbock

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

Related topics: Positive Inspirational Motivational Perspective

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton PHOTO

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr. PHOTO

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin PHOTO

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Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

 

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am a Passionate Observer of Life.
I See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To cure jealousy is to see it for what it is,
a dissatisfaction with self.
- Joan Didion

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

If your only tool is a hammer,
you tend to see every problem as a nail.
- Abraham Maslow

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

When you see someone putting on his Big Boots,
you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I'd rather see the world from another angle
- Jewel

We Learn...
10% of what we read,
20% of what we hear,
30% of what we see,
50% of what we see and hear,
70% of what we discuss,
80% of what we experience,
95% of what we teach others.
- William Glasser

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

When I see Spirit in everything, Peace is at hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One never notices what has been done;
one can only see what remains to be done.
- Marie Curie

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

We'll be friends until forever, just you wait and see.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

We only see what we want to see,
and hear what we want to hear
- don Miguel Ruiz

Few are those who see with their own eyes
and feel with their own hearts.
- Albert Einstein

It gives me great pleasure indeed to see the stubbornness
of an incorrigible nonconformist warmly acclaimed.
- Albert Einstein

If the only tool you have is a hammer,
you tend to see every problem as a nail.
- Abraham Maslow

We never see Life as it really is.
All we can ever see is the reflection of Life -
distorted by our unique perceptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People seem not to see that
their opinion of the world
is also a confession of character.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power of perspective.
Be a passionate observer of life.
See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

The eye sees what it brings the power to see.
- Thomas Carlyle

When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others,
I can see them as teachers.
- Gerald Jampolsky

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Small is the number of people who
see with their eyes
and think with their minds.
- Albert Einstein

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything that we see is a shadow
cast by that which we do not see.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

Choose the World You See.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We shall see but a little way if
we require to understand what we see.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

You change the past when you change the way you see it.
- Alan Cohen

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
-Don Miguel Ruiz

You have a choice about the perspective you take on life.
See tragedy, and the world is tragic -
see beauty, and the world is beautiful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb

We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't.
But there was going to be when I began it.
It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A Happy Day is a day I see all of life
with the eyes of compassion.
- Rory J. Corsiglia

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

It is always wise to look ahead,
but difficult to look further than you can see.
- Winston Churchill

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
- Helen Keller

When I hear music, I fear no danger.
I am invulnerable. I see no foe.
I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
- Henry David Thoreau

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

Look closely... See with new eyes...
Don't just pass by what is familiar without a thought.
Pay attention and look closely.
There is beauty - there is discovery -
there in a whole new world hiding
beneath the face of the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The invariable mark of wisdom is to
see the miraculous in the common.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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