Favorite Quotations ~  Perspectives Kindness

"Make yourself a master of perspective, then acquire perfect knowledge of the proportions of men and other animals." ~ Leonardo Da Vinci


Everyone thinks his sack heaviest. ~ George Herbert, Jacula Prudentum

Every crucial experience can be regarded either as a setback, or the start of a wonderful new adventure, it depends on your perspective! ~ Mary Roberts Rinehart, The Circular Staircase

It is reassuring to know that I can control how I feel and what I do on any given day. The way I choose to see the world creates the world I see. ~ Joan Lunden, Wake-up Calls

In heaven, an angel is nobody in particular. ~ George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

For those who like this sort of thing, this is the sort of thing they like. ~ Abraham Lincoln

For all things are less dreadful than they seem. ~ William Wordsworth, Recovery

Every wall is a door. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every minute you are thinking of evil, you might have been thinking of good instead. Refuse to pander to a morbid interest in your own misdeeds. Pick yourself up, be sorry, shake yourself, and go on again. ~ Evelyn Underhill, The Making of a Mystic

I had a stroke in 1985… I called it a “stroke of luck.” I said, “Life is like a train trip. You’re looking out the window and everything is whipping past and you’re not really seeing anything, and you need to get off the train and walk around a bit.” ~ Hugh Hefner, 80

Let whatever’s going to happen, happen. Don’t judge it before you do it. Sure, sometimes it will be terrible, but sometimes it will just be amazing. That’s where the gold is. ~ Cloris Leachman

Where the loser saw barriers, the winner saw hurdles. ~ Robert Brault

Whenever anyone has offended me, I try to raise my soul so high that the offense cannot reach it. ~ René Descartes

It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. ~ Lena Horne

I try to avoid looking forward or backward, and try to keep looking upward. ~ Charlotte Bronte

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