Perspectives differ for each one of us. Read the following famous viewpoints quotes, quotations and sayings to know the various sides of the story.

Perspective Quotes

Perspectives or viewpoints vary far and wide. Depending upon the perspective you share you are termed either an optimistic person or a cynic or ‘sitting on the fence’ kind of a person. The world is composed of many ethnic groups with different upbringing from different longitudes and latitudes, so it is but obvious that everyone is entitled to a different opinion. The mark of a cultured and a tolerant person would be to respect the various outlooks. Read the next section to know more about the famous viewpoint quotations and sayings.

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you”, that would suffice.

- Meister Eckhart

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.

- Rabindranath Tagore

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.

- Rabindranath Tagore

Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.

- Dr. Haim Ginott

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.

- Fran Lebowitz

Woman is the companion of man, gifted with equal mental capacity.

- Mahatma Gandhi

An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.

- Rudyard Kipling

Acting should be bigger than life. Scripts should be bigger than life. It should all be bigger than life.

- Bette Davis

We only think when we are confronted with problems.

- John Dewey

One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done.

- Marie Curie

All men are prepared to accomplish the incredible if their ideals are threatened.

- Maya Angelou

We all boil at different degrees.

- Clint Eastwood

If I think more about death than some other people, it is probably because I love life more than they do.

- Angelina Jolie

Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.

- Thomas Hobbes

If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters. Excellence is not an exception, it is a prevailing attitude.

- Colin Powell

If a poet is anybody, he is somebody to whom things made matter very little - somebody who is obsessed by Making.

- E. E. Cummings

Some people regard discipline as a chore. For me, it is a kind of order that sets me free to fly.

- Julie Andrews

Give me five minutes with a person's checkbook, and I will tell you where their heart is.

- Billy Graham

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

- George Bernard Shaw

All meanings, we know, depend on the key of interpretation.

- Daniel Deronda , George Eliot

Any girl can look glamorous... just stand there and look stupid.

- Doris Day

Satire is tragedy plus time. You give it enough time, the public, the reviewers will allow you to satirize it. Which is rather ridiculous, when you think about it.

- The Essential Lenny Bruce: his original unexpurgated satirical routines , Lenny Bruce

Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.

- H. L. Mencken

Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.

- Stephen Fry

I have an almost religious zeal... not for technology per se, but for the Internet which is for me, the nervous system of mother Earth, which I see as a living.

- Dan Millman

Lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is not punished.

- Jeremy Bentham

I'm very happy to hear that my work inspires writers and painters. It's the most beautiful compliment, the greatest reward. Art should always be an exchange.

- Nick Cave

Miracles happen everyday, change your perception of what a miracle is and you'll see them all around you.

- Jon Bon Jovi

Preparation for war is a constant stimulus to suspicion and ill will.

- James Monroe

Every man has a right to risk his own life for the preservation of it.

- Jean Jacques Rousseau

The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician.

- Louis Armstrong

Good things, when short, are twice as good.

- Tom Stoppard

My winning is getting to perform. That's my victory.

- Kelly Clarkson

Mona Lisa looks as if she has just been sick, or is about to be.

- Noel Coward

Law and justice are not always the same.

- Gloria Steinem

It's a sort of bloom on a woman. If you have it, you don't need to have anything else; and if you don't have it, it doesn't much matter what else you have.

- J. M. Barrie

Sometimes I wonder if suicides aren't in fact sad guardians of the meaning of life.

- Vaclav Havel

Boredom is the root of all evil - the despairing refusal to be oneself.

- Soren Kierkegaard

A large nose is the mark of a witty, courteous, affable, generous and liberal man.

- Cyrano de Bergerac

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