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The traveler sees what he sees,
by Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Travel World Observation Attention

Angels can fly because they can take themselves lightly.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton PHOTO

To have a right to do a thing
is not at all the same as to be right in doing it.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

 

How you think when you lose
determines how long it will be until you win.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

There is a road from the eye to heart
that does not go through the intellect.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

And when it rains on your parade, look up rather than down.
Without the rain, there would be no rainbow.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton


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The most astonishing thing about miracles is that they happen.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

Marriage is an adventure, like going to war.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

We make our friends; we make our enemies;
but God makes our next-door neighbor.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

Generally speaking, a howling wilderness does not howl:
it is the imagination of the traveler that does the howling.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

People love chopping wood.
In this activity one immediately sees results.
- Albert Einstein

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

We make the assumption that everyone sees life the way we do
- don Miguel Ruiz

An error does not become truth
by reason of multiplied propagation,
nor does truth become error because nobody sees it.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity;
an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.
- Winston Churchill

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

Free will is not the liberty to do whatever one likes,
but the power of doing whatever one sees ought to be done,
even in the very face of otherwise overwhelming impulse.
There lies freedom, indeed.
- Anonymous

A true friend sees the good in everything,
and brings out the best in the worst of things.
- Sasha Azevedo

Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

If I were to wish for anything,
I should not wish for wealth and power,
but for the passionate sense of potential -
for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.
Pleasure disappoints; possibility never.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

He who experiences the unity of life
sees his own Self in all beings,
and all beings in his own Self,
and looks on everything with an impartial eye.
- The Buddha

BUILD UP YOUR CIRCLE....
A mind that perceives
What can rationally be.
A spirit that sees
Innovative possibility.
A heart that is open to
Both beginnings and ends.
A firm hand that fits readily
To the reach of a friend.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do,
and the more genuine may be one's appreciation
of fundamental things like home,
and love, and understanding companionship.
- Amelia Earhart

Just as in the comedies, a person who is in love
with the idea of love sees prospective partners
through the lens of idealism.
The reaction is, "This must be the one.
They are so perfect - the match of my dreams."
Is that person they just met a perfect match?
It's unlikely their friends think so.
So what happened? That person with the cute smile
was not much more than a mirror for the hopes and dreams
of the one in love with love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm not on this trip as a tourist.
- Bono

I will not be just a tourist in the world of images,
just watching images passing by which I cannot live in,
make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.
- Anais Nin

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

As long as one keeps searching, the answers come.
- Joan Baez

We come to love not by finding the perfect person,
but by learning to see an imperfect person perfectly.
- Angelina Jolie

It had long since come to my attention
that people of accomplishment
rarely sat back and let things happen to them.
They went out and happened to things.
- Leonardo da Vinci

The sun WILL come up tomorrow.
- Anonymous

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.
- Mother Teresa

Choose your life's mate carefully.
From this one decision will come
90 percent of all your happiness or misery.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Good things come in small packages.
- old proverb

Some people come into our lives and quickly go.
Some people stay for awhile,
and move our souls to dance.
They awaken us to a new understanding,
leave footprints on our hearts,
and we are never, ever the same.
- Flavia Weedn

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Be an opener of doors for such as come after thee.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you build it, he will come.
- the movie Field of Dreams

From small beginnings come great things.
- Anonymous

The best is yet to come.
- Ernest Holmes

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

If a warrior is to succeed at anything,
the success must come gently,
with a great deal of effort but with no stress or obsession.
- Carlos Castaneda

I must uphold my ideals,
for perhaps the time will come
when I shall be able to carry them out.
- Anne Frank

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

We like a man to come right out and say what he thinks-
if we agree with him.
- Mark Twain

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Don't ask yourself what the world needs;
ask yourself what makes you come alive.
And then go and do that.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
- Howard Thurman

When I examine myself and my methods of thought,
I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy
has meant more to me than
any talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves
come when life seems most challenging.
- Joseph Campbell

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

Non-violence, which is the quality of the heart,
cannot come by an appeal to the brain.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Take the initiative - don't wait for life to come to you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Strength does not come from physical capacity.
It comes from an indomitable will.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Success doesn't come to you, you go to it.
- Marva Collins

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

Satisfaction does not come with achievement, but with effort.
Full effort is full victory.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

Eagles come in all shapes and sizes,
but you will recognize them chiefly by their attitudes.
- E. F. Schumacher

Be bold, and mighty forces will come to your aid.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


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