Point Of View Quotes

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.

Luke, you’re going to find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view. (Obi-Wan Kenobi)

The first man to see an illusion by which men have flourished for centuries surely stands in a lonely place.