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.

Most people are about as happy as they make their minds up to be.      

Abraham Lincoln

Much ado about nothing.      

William Shakespeare

No offense taken when none is meant.      


No one should be judge in his own cause.      

Legal Maxim

Often, less is more.      


One man's junk is another man's treasure.      


One man's meat is another man's poison.      


Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches.      

George Herbert

Our life is what our thoughts make it.      

Marcus Aurelius

Paintings and fightings are best seen at a distance.      

Benjamin Franklin

The best sauce in the world is hunger.      

Miguel de Cervantes

The calm before the storm.      


The end of one thing is only the beginning of another.      


The heart at rest sees a feast in everything.      

Hindu (Asian Indian) (on attitude)

The miller sees not all the water that flows by his mill.      

Robert Burton

The pot calling the kettle black.      


The wheel turns slow but it turns sure.      


When in Rome do as the Romans do.      

unknown but thanks to Mamtasaransh

When surrounded by chaos, find peace within.      


When what you want doesn't happen, learn to want what does.      

Arabic (on attitude)

When you taste honey, remember gall.      

Benjamin Franklin

Wink at small faults     

Benjamin Franklin

You can't be a true winner until you have lost.      


You can't get blood from a stone.      

John Lydgate

You can't see the whole sky through a bamboo tube.      

Japanese (on basic truths)