Over 40,000 Famous Quotes Sorted By Topic and Author
Jack Kemp Topic: Perspective
Pro football gave me a good perspective. When I entered the political arena, I had already been booed, cheered, cut, sold, traded, and hung in effigy.
Harvey Mindess Topic: Perspective
Pointing out the comic elements of a situation can bring a sense of proportion and perspective to what might otherwise seem an overwhelming problem.
Arnold Beisser Topic: Perspective
Tragedy and comedy are but two aspects of what is real, and whether we see the tragic or the humorous is a matter of perspective.
Edward Hoagland Topic: Perspective
If a walker is indeed an individualist there is nowhere he can't go at dawn and not many places he can't go at noon. But just as it demeans life to live alongside a great river you can no longer swim in or drink from, to be crowded into safer areas and hours takes much of the gloss off walking -- one sport you shouldn't have to reserve a time and a court for.
Alvin Toffler Topic: Perspective
The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation.
Karl Wallenda Topic: Perspective
Life is not an easy matter.... You cannot live through it without falling into frustration and cynicism unless you have before you a great idea which raises you above personal misery, above weakness, above all kinds of perfidy and baseness.
G K Chesterton Topic: Perspective
Virtue is not the absense of vices or the avoidance of moral dangers; virtue is a vivid and separate ting, like pain or a particular smell. - Tremendous Trifles.
Colin Wilson Topic: Perspective
The mind has exactly the same power as the hands; not merely to grasp the world, but to change it.
Frank Crane Topic: Perspective
Habits are safer than rules; you don't have to watch them. And you don't have to keep them either. They keep you. - Essays.
Don Herold Topic: Perspective
There is nobody so irritating as somebody with less intelligence and more sense than we have.
Ray Knight Topic: Perspective
Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.
Wilton M Blount Topic: Perspective
It is our belief that if people are set free to express themselves to the fullest, their accomplishments will be far beyond their dreams, and they will not only contribute to the growth of the company, but will also be more useful citizens and contribute to the society at large.
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