Favorite Quotations ~  View Asheville: View from the Top

"Distance lends enchantment to the view." ~ Thomas Campbell

A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands. ~ William Lyon Phelps

A reporter discovers, in the course of many years of interviewing celebrities, that most actors are more attractive behind a spotlight than over a spot of tea. ~ Phyllis Battelle

Antipathy, dissimilarity of views, hate, contempt, can accompany true love. ~ J. August Strindberg

One of the most important milestones we'll all hit along the way is the moment when we finally own our unique point of view and realize how priceless it is. ~ Sarah Ban Breathnace

Never limit your view of life by any past experience. ~ Ernest Holmes

Nothing exists until or unless it is observed. An artist is making something exist by observing it. And his hope for other people is that they will also make it exist by observing it. I call it "creative observation." Creative viewing. ~ William S. Burroughs

Rosiness is not a worse windowpane than gloomy gray when viewing the world. ~ Grace Paley

And of course, the brain is not responsible for any of the sensations at all. The correct view is that the seat and source of sensation is the region of the heart. ~ Aristotle

In his ignorance of the whole truth, each person maintains his own arrogant point of view. ~ The Buddha

From a worldly point of view there is no mistake so great as that of being always right. ~ Samuel Butler

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