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Inspirational Sayings on Perspective
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Before I was paralyzed, there were 10,000 things I could do. Now there are 9,000. I could dwell on the 1,000 I lost or focus on the 9,000 I have left.
-- W. Mitchell

Worry gives a small thing a big shadow.
-- Swedish Proverb

The one-eyed man doesn't thank God until he sees a blind man.
-- West Africa Proverb

Don't cry because it's over--smile because it happened.
-- Unknown Author

Half the secret of getting along with people is consideration of their views; the other half is tolerance in one's own views.
-- Daniel Frohmann

He is rich enough that wants nothing.
-- Polish Proverb

A poor person isn't he who has little, but he who needs a lot.
-- German Proverb

In the land of the blind, the one-eyed are kings.
-- Proverbs Plus

The full man does not understand the wants of the hungry.
-- Irish Proverb

Difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.
-- Isak Dinesen

Nothing is difficult if you're used to it.
-- Indonesian Proverb

…the Law of Stress-Hardiness…states that stress is not only to be expected but preferred…we can and should develop a positive, workable approach to stress management…Think of it. The perfect no-stress environment is the grave…When we change our perception we gain control. The stress becomes a challenge, not a threat. When we commit to action, to actually doing something rather than feeling trapped by events, the stress in our life becomes manageable.
-- Greg Anderson

A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror.
-- Ken Keyes, Jr.

The most important things in life aren't things.
-- Unknown Author

Drive-in banking was invented so cars could go in and see their real owners.
-- Unknown Author

Discovery consists of looking at the same thing as everyone else and thinking something different.
-- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

We see from where we stand.
-- Haitian Proverb

Everything is funny as long as it is happening to somebody else.
-- Will Rogers

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
-- Maya Angelou

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.
-- Helen Keller

Great Spirit, grant that I may not criticize my neighbor until I have walked a mile in his moccasins.
-- Native American Proverb

A boy was trying to figure out what to buy for his girlfriend's birthday. Finally, he asked his mother for some advice. "If you were going to be 16 years old tomorrow, what would you want?" "Not another thing," his mother said without hesitation.
-- Unknown Author

When the outlook is poor, try uplook.
-- Unknown Author

I always try to turn every disaster into an opportunity.
-- John D. Rockefeller

Climb up on some hill at sunrise. Everybody needs perspective once in a while, and you’ll find it there.
-- Robb Sagendorph


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