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John Lubbock Quotes and Sayings

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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

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

 

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 PHOTO

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

See life as ugly and painful - if you choose,
or see it as beautiful and joyful.
There is no inherent meaning in life.
We give life its meaning.
It's our Choice.
- 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

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

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

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

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

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

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

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

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

Choose the World You See.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

To love beauty is to see light.
- Victor Hugo

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

See beauty in the familiar.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear,
and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

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

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov


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