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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

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers,
the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters,
and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
- John Lubbock

Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if
we were looking through the gates of Heaven.
- John Lubbock

Your character will be what you yourself choose to make it.
- John Lubbock

 

A day of worry is more exhausting than a week of work.
- John Lubbock

We often hear of people breaking down from overwork,
but in nine out of ten they are really suffering from worry or anxiety.
- John Lubbock

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught,
as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
- John Lubbock

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Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass
under trees on a summer's day,
listening to the murmur of the water,
or watching the clouds float across the sky,
is by no means a waste of time.
- John Lubbock

When we have done our best, we should wait the result in peace.
- John Lubbock

Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence,
and to suspend our judgment when we have not.
- John Lubbock

A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows,
how much he has still to learn.
- John Lubbock

Happiness is a thing to be practiced,
like the violin.
- John Lubbock

If we are ever in doubt about what to do,
it is a good rule to ask ourselves what we shall wish
on the morrow that we had done.
- John Lubbock

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

Obstacles are those frightful things
you see when you take your eyes off your goals.
- Henry Ford

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

See beauty in the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

The obscure we see eventually.
The completely obvious,
it seems, takes longer.
- Edward R. Murrow

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

I know the price of success: dedication, hard work,
and an unremitting devotion to the things you want to see happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

To see things in the seed, that is genius.
- Lao Tzu

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

This day I see that pretty much all
my correspondences are love letters.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

The reason why men do not obey us,
is because they see the mud at the bottom of our eye.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

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

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

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

I see you.
- the movie Avatar

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

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

Choose the World You See.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho


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