Point Of View Quotes

If by the mere force of numbers a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written constitutional right, it might, in a moral point of view, justify revolution.

He (George Bernard Shaw) is a daring pilgrim who has set out from the grave to find the cradle. He started from points of view which no one else was clever enough to discover, and he is at last discovering points of view which no one else was ever stupid enough to ignore.

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.

Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they consute with absolute truth.

How strange it is to see with how much passion people see things only in their own fashion.

All proffered samples of learning must go to the same assay-room and be subjected to common tests. It is the essence of all dogmatic faiths to hold that any such “show-down” is sacrilegious and perverse. The characteristic of religion, from their point of view, is that it is intellectually secret, not public; peculiarly revealed, not […]

The struggle of the mind to keep itself free from every sort of bondage – to remain curious, open, unsatiated in all its relations with nature – is tenfold more difficult than the cultivation of a stable, satisfying point of view, but a thousandfold more precious.

From the point of view of morals, life seems to he divided into two periods; in the first we indulge, in the second we preach.

A point of view: an ulcer is wonderful to a pathologist.

There is nothing that living things do that cannot be understood from the point of view that they are made of atoms acting according to the laws of physics.