Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue

Mindful Monday: Quotes on Perspective

“He who binds to himself a joy ?Doth the winged life destroy.?He who kisses the joy as it flies,?Lives in eternity’s sunrise.” –William Blake

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly. What is essential is invisible to the eyes.” –Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

“The closest to being in control we will ever be is in the moment that we realize we’re not.” –Brian Kessler

“You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world anew.” –Albert Einstein


“The beauty of balance is that I can do it all and not feel bad about my choices, because every moment is an opportunity to start all over again.” –Jorge Perez

“Life is a kaleidoscope. Turn your head a different angle and see it a whole new way.”?–Anonymous

“Life can only be understood backwards; it has to be lived forwards.” –Soren Kierkegaard

“We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.” –The Talmud

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” –Marcel Proust

“What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters, compared to what lies within us.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Instead of seeing the rug being pulled from under us, we can learn to dance on the shifting carpet.” –Thomas Crum

“Never measure the height of a mountain, until you have reached the top. Then you will see how low it was.” –Dag Hammarskjold

“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.” –William Blake

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  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Pamela Ann

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  • noch

    my favorite one is “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” –Marcel Proust

    i’ve been seeing my depression in new light – instead of suffering, it allows me a new life and new habits!


  • http://AddaURLtothiscomment Steve

    I love these series of quotes, on any topic … but personally, just speaking for me, *these* may be the “best” (most helpful, and most memorable) yet. Thanks.

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