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What we see depends mainly on what we look for. ...
by John Lubbock

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

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

 

Happiness is a thing to be practiced,
like the violin.
- John Lubbock

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


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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We must be the change we wish to see.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

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

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

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

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

Choose the World You See.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

When I hear music, I fear no danger.
I am invulnerable. I see no foe.
I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

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

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

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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

Know the power of perspective.
Be a passionate observer of life.
See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Better keep yourself clean and bright;
you are the window through which
you must see the world.
- George Bernard Shaw

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

A Happy Day is a day I see all of life
with the eyes of compassion.
- Rory J. Corsiglia

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

Gardening is all about optimism.
I put a seed in the ground.
I consistently tend it,
confident I will see the results, in time,
of the nurture I have provided.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

It is always wise to look ahead,
but difficult to look further than you can see.
- Winston Churchill

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

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

If we don't see a failure as a challenge to modify our approach,
but rather as a problem with ourselves, as a personality defect,
we will immediately feel overwhelmed.
- Anthony Robbins

The obscure we see eventually.
The completely obvious,
it seems, takes longer.
- Edward R. Murrow

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


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