Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Quote Garden: Perspective

My favorite quotations about perspective . . .

The true voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new horizons, but in having new eyes. (Marcel Proust)

See life as Christ sees it.

You can complain because roses have thorns, or you can rejoice because thorns have roses. (Ziggy)

Being happy doesn’t mean everything is perfect. It means you have decided to look beyond the imperfections. (unknown)

God won’t always change our circumstances, but if we ask Him, He will often step in to change our perspective. (Joni Earikson Tada)

Quit whining about what you can’t do—be faithful to do what you can. Use what you have for Jesus. (John Ray)

Rather than telling people No, offer them a better alternative. (Kevin McCray)

Don’t waste life in doubts and fears; spend yourself on the work before you, well- assured that the right performance of this hour’s duties will be the best preparation for the hours and ages that follow it. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)

It is Christ in me that makes the difference—not me in a different set of circumstances. (Elisabeth Elliot)

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

Let’s not concentrate on disabilities, let’s focus on abilities. (Rick Hansen)

We see things as they appear; God sees things as they are. (Mike Pellascio)
An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered. (G. K. Chesterton)

I know how to change “unchangeables” . . . I can change my perspective. (David Rees)

Anything that comes into my life that causes me to realize that I need God more, is good. (Pastor Fraley)
* The above quotations were collected from various sources. I have done my best to quote and credit them correctly. Please inform me if you notice an error.

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