Perspectives Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old perspectives quotes, perspectives sayings, and perspectives proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A clever person turns great problems into little ones and little ones into none at all.      

Chinese (on attitude)

A weed is but an unloved flower.      

Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1855-1919)

A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.      

James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)

Always keep an open mind.      


But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads.      

Albert Camus

Destroy your enemy by making him your friend.      

Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Do not hold everything as gold which shines like gold.      


Don't be too quick to judge.      


Don't sweat the small stuff.      


Don't treat the symptom, instead find the cause.      


Every garden may have some weeds.      

English Proverb

Every horse thinks his own pack heaviest.      

Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

Give every man thy ear but few thy voice.      


God wants spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.      


Going beyond is as bad as falling short.      

Chinese (on balance and moderation)

Half a loaf is better than none.      

John Heywood (c.1497-1580)

Half the world knows not how the other half lives.      

George Herbert (1593-1633)

Happiness depends on ourselves.      

Aristotle (384-322 BC)

Happy is the person who learns from the misfortunes of others.      

Aesop (c.620-560 BC)

He that would live in peace and at ease, must not speak all he knows, nor judge all he sees.      

Ben Franklin (1706-1790)

If it ain't broke, don't fix it.      

American Saying

It takes one to know one.      


It's a small world.      


It's all in how you look at things.      


It's six of one, half dozen of another.      


Know which side your bread is buttered on.      

John Heywood (c.1497-1580)

Little fish are sweet.      

R. Forby (1830)

Little is spent with difficulty, much with ease.      

Thai (on buying and selling)

Make the most of every situation.      


More than enough is too much.