Point Of View Quotes

I have not written this book to draw any moral about the past. Nor do I claim that it is “the” truth about the events and persons discussed. Others may have experienced them differently. Although not everything can be seen from any one perspective, what is seen from that perspective is no less true. Some […]

If you wanna be happy for the rest of your life, Never make a pretty woman your wife, From my personal point of view, Get an ugly girl to marry you. A pretty woman makes her husband look small, And very often causes his downfall. As soon as he marries her then she starts to […]

Nothing’s beautiful from every point of view.

The importance of ‘nonsense’ can hardly be overstated. The more clearly we experience something as nonsense, the more clearly we are experiencing the boundaries of our own self-imposed cognitive structures. Nonsense is that which does not fit into the pre-arranged patterns we have superimposed on reality. Nonsense is nonsense only when we have not yet […]

I have ever since (his wife’s death) seemed to myself broken off from mankind; a kind of solitary wanderer in the wild of life, without any direction, or fixed point of view: a gloomy gazer on the world to which I have little relation.

Protest long enough that you are right, and you will be wrong.

Whatever has various respects, must have various appearances of good and evil, beauty or deformity; thus, the gardener tears up as a weed, the plant which the physician gathers as a medicine; and “a general,” says Sir Kenelm Digby, “will look with pleasure over a plain, as a fit place on which the fate of […]

It is easier to admire hard work if you don’t do it.

It all depends on how we look at things, and not on how they are themselves.

When the other fellow takes a long time, he’s slow. But when I take a long time, I’m thorough. When the other fellow doesn’t do it, he is lazy. But when I don’t do it, I’m too busy. When the other fellow does something without being told, He’s overstepped his bounds. But when I do […]