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Sight Quotes

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One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational

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

In order to discover new lands,
one must be willing to lose sight
of the shore for a very long time.
- Anonymous

Recognizing my blindness is the first step
toward regaining my sight.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

There is danger that we lose sight of
what our friend is absolutely,
while considering what she is to us alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

The most pathetic person in the world
is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller

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If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy,
if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you,
if the simple things in nature have a message you understand,
Rejoice, for your soul is alive.
- Eleanora Duse

The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.
- Helen Keller

Bold Light of Spirit:
Out of the darkness and into the light,
Open our eyes and behold such a sight.
Brilliance of day takes the place of the night,
Boldness and courage are swords of His Might.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I breathed a song into the air,
It fell to earth, I knew not where;
For who has sight so keen and strong,
That it can follow the flight of song -
The song from beginning to end,
I found again in the heart of a friend.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The only true love is love at first sight;
second sight dispels it.
- Israel Zangwill

Worry is spiritual short sight.
Its cure is intelligent faith.
- Paul Brunton

Anger and jealousy can no more bear to lose sight of their objects than love.
- George Eliot

Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
- Augustine Birrell

There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
- Mark Twain

Think occasionally of the suffering
of which you spare yourself the sight.
- Albert Schweitzer

It was a sight surpassing all precedent,
and one we never dreamed of seeing.
- Howard Carter

An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
- Jean Anouilh

Sometimes we drop in and do an acoustic set somewhere,
and that's really fun to take all these insanely loud songs,
and to do them quiet.
It's really a sight to see...
or to hear!
- Michael McKean

In Christ the original image of God is restored,
by faith in this world and by sight in the world to come.
- Walter Lang

My philosophy is to take one day at a time.
I don't worry about the future.
Tomorrow is even out of sight for me.
- Bobby Darin

If you want to know your true opinion of someone,
watch the effect produced in you by the first sight of a letter from him.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The challenge is always before us.
Whenever we lose sight of the principles that mattered
to our founders we run into trouble.
- Jesse Helms

Faith is not a sense, nor sight, nor reason,
but taking God at His work.
- Faith Evans

Those things that nature denied to human sight,
she revealed to the eyes of the soul.
- Ovid

The analysis of concepts is for the understanding nothing
more than what the magnifying glass is for sight.
- Moses Mendelssohn

It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird:
it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to
fly while remaining an egg.
We are like eggs at present.
And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary,
decent egg.
We must be hatched or go bad.
- C. S. Lewis

I can't bear to see myself even in movies.
The feeling is complex.
I can't stand the sight of myself.
- Nat King Cole

It will be thought that I am acting strangely in concerning
myself at this day with what appears at first sight
and simply a well-known method of fortune-telling.
- Arthur E. Waite

Don't let ambition get so far ahead that it loses sight of the job at hand.
- William Feather

Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
- Alexander Pope

The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune,
and willing avoids the sight of distress.
- W. Somerset Maugham

A refuge is supposed to prevent what? The genes from
flowing out of sight? This refuge idea won't stop insects
from moving across boundaries.
That's absurd.
- Jeremy Rifkin

I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.
- Katharine Hepburn

Sometimes it's said that psychiatrists are doctors
who are frightened by the sight of blood.
I might have fallen into that category.
- Robert Jay Lifton

The greatest talents often lie buried out of sight.
- Titus Maccius Plautus

What we want is to make something that fills utterly
the sight and can't be used to make life only bearable.
- Sam Francis

While it may be true that the best advertising is word-of-mouth,
never lose sight of the fact it also can be the worst advertising.
- Jef I. Richards

The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation,
that those whom he injures are always in his sight.
- Joseph Addison

Often, before returning home, I would take a long and
roundabout way and pass by the peaceful ramparts from
where I had glimpses of other provinces,
and a sight of the distant country.
- Pierre Loti

No eyes that have seen beauty ever lose their sight.
- Jean Toomer

In time of difficulties, we must not lose sight of our achievements.
- Mao Tse-Tung

Women have face-lifts in a society in which women without
them appear to vanish from sight.
- Naomi Wolf

These vessels are out of sight, out of mind.
They are exempt from minimum-wage requirements,
from Coast Guard inspections, OSHA regulations and other safety laws.
- Steve Finley

If we need to be reminded to love one another,
then we have already lost sight of the very essence of our existence.
- Darren L. Johnson

The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy;
nowadays it means rank subversion.
- Germaine Greer

Visions of glory, spare my aching sight.
- Thomas Gray

We sometimes encounter people, even perfect strangers,
who begin to interest us at first sight,
somehow suddenly, all at once, before a word has been spoken.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

The few wonders of the world only exist while there
are those with the sight to see them.
- Charles de Lint

We've lost sight of our role in the region and our
view of our colleagues in the region.
- John Hewson

There is no doubt: the study of man is just beginning,
at the same time that his end is in sight.
- Elias Canetti

Of all the senses, sight must be the most delightful.
- Helen Keller

Each man is good in His sight.
It is not necessary for eagles to be crows.
- Sitting Bull

We have not yet reached the goal but...
we shall soon, with the help of God,
be in sight of the day when poverty shall be banished from this nation.
- Herbert Hoover

You see through love, and that deludes your sight,
As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
- John Dryden

He fell in love with himself at first sight,
and it is a passion to which he has always remained faithful.
Self-love seems so often unrequited.
- Anthony Powell

To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the
same time something to respect and something to pity in his face.
- Stendhal

October is the fallen leaf, but it is also a wider
horizon more clearly seen.
It is the distant hills once more in sight,
and the enduring constellations above them once again.
- Hal Borland

The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.
- Natalie Clifford Barney

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people,
of adventure, of experience.
The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him.
He goes "sight-seeing."
- Daniel J. Boorstin

Be able to identify the most common breeds of dogs and cats on sight.
- Marilyn vos Savant

We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities
decomposing in the eternity of print.
- Virginia Woolf

It was like a miracle, but before our very eyes,
and almost in the drawing of a breath,
the whole body crumbled into dust and passed from our sight.
- Bram Stoker

There is no truth which the prophets press more steadily
upon Israel than that all their national life lies
in the sight and on the care of God.
- George A. Smith

Out of sight, out of mind.
The absent are always in the wrong.
- Thomas Kempis

This sight...
is by far the noblest astronomy affords.
- Edmond Halley

Friendship at first sight, like love at first sight,
is said to be the only truth.
- Herman Melville

It is a grievous sin in the sight of God for any man to presume to baptize,
unless God has authorized him by new revelation to baptize in his name.
- Orson Pratt

Right now, every American is affected by high energy prices.
Working families, small businesses and consumers across
the country are feeling the pinch with no end in sight.
- Dan Lipinski

I start a lot more songs than I finish,
because I realize when I get into them,
they're no good.
I don't throw them away, I just put them away,
store them, get them out of sight.
- Johnny Cash


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