Point Of View Sayings and Quotes

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

If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from that person's angle as well as from your own.      

Henry Ford

We cling to our own point of view, as though everything depended on it. Yet our opinions have no permanence; like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.      


Style is the perfection of a point of view.      

Richard Eberhart

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding.      

Marshall McLuhan

You cannot live your life looking at yourself from someone else's point of view.      

Penelope Cruz

The best teacher is experience and not through someone's distorted point of view.     

Jack Kerouac

It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.     

George Eliot

The most fatal illusion is the settled point of view. Since life is growth and motion, a fixed point of view kills anybody who has one.     

Brooks Atkinson

There is no absolute point of view from which real and ideal can be finally separated and labelled.      

T. S. Eliot

You can't see other people's point of view when you have only one language.      

Frank Smith

The worldly person is insane from the point of view of the spiritual person.      

Robert Thurman

Some people have got a mental horizon of radius zero and call it their point of view.      

David Hilbert

In his ignorance of the whole truth, each person maintains his own arrogant point of view.      

Gautama Buddha

Any point of view reflects some side of truth and must not claim that it is complete.     

Anatoliy Obraztsov

Your point of view sets you up well in advance for how you view the events as they unfold.      

Mary Anne Radmacher

I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.     

Abigail Adams

Nothing's beautiful from every point of view.      


You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.      

Harper Lee

Seeing things from a different point of view can help us understand why other people act the way they do. We too often judge people without having all the facts.      

Sean Covey

There is nothing insignificant in the world. It all depends on the point of view.      

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.      

Alfred Adler

Representation of the world, like the world itself, is the work of men; they describe it from their own point of view, which they confuse with absolute truth.     

Simone De Beauvoir

Never underestimate how extraordinarily difficult it is to understand a situation from another person's point of view.     

Eleanor Catton

Sometimes inspiration just requires looking at things from a different point of view.      

Aaron Hartzler

Equality and development will not be achieved however if peace is not understood from women's' point of view.     

Jenny Shipley

As you change your point of view, your views bring about a change in you.     

George Alexiou

Once you've seen there is another perspective, you can never not see that there's another point of view.      

Ellen Langer

We begin to learn wisely when we're willing to see world from other people's perspective.     

Toba Beta

Changing your attitude from self-centerdness to understanding requires desire and commitment to always try to see things from the other persons point of view.      

John C. Maxwell

I detest the masculine point of view. I am bored by his heroism, virtue, and honour. I think the best these men can do is not talk about themselves anymore.     

Virginia Woolf