The secret of life is to let every segment of it produce its own yield at its own pace. Every period has something new to teach us. The harvest of youth is achievement; the harvest of middle-age is perspective; the harvest of age is wisdom; the harvest of life is serenity.— Joan D. Chittister
Practical New Perspective quotations
New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.
In order to educate man to a new longing, everyday familiar objects must be shown to him with totally unexpected perspectives and in unexpected situations. New objects should be depicted from different sides in order to provide a complete impression of the object.
The trees, the flowers, the plants grow in silence.
The stars, the sun, the moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective.
When the past calls, let it go to voicemail. It has nothing new to say.
The world itself looks cleaner and so much more beautiful.
Maybe we can make it that way - the way God intended it to be - by giving everyone, eventually, that new perspective from out in space.
The comfort zone is the great enemy to creativity;
moving beyond it necessitates intuition, which in turn configures new perspectives and conquers fears.
Laughter can bring a new perspective.
If you're brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
Strategy making needs to function beyond the boxes to encourage the informal learning that produces new perspectives and new combinations... Once managers understand this, they can avoid other costly misadventures caused by applying formal techniques, without judgement and intuition, to problem solving.
Nothing can do what a book can do. Lifts you out of your life... to a whole new world, whole new perspective. A book is like a dream you're borrowing from a friend.
We are seeing the birth of a new perspective of the world, where ecology and economics are two sides of the same coin.
I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.
I know that suffering gives us new perspectives and helps us to clarify our real value. I know that suffering has helped me to clarify my relationships ... Perhaps suffering stops us in our tracks and forces us to confront what is real within ourselves and in our environment.
Maybe time didn't heal wounds exactly, but it gave you a kind of armor, or a new perspective. A way to remember with a smile instead of a sob.
Each day, as you get older, there is a new perspective on life. It's a progression of some sort.
If you are brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello.
I always take the same perspective with each new adventure.
I put myself in the position of being at the end of my life looking back. Then I ask myself if what I am doing is important to me.
The 'Cheetah Generation' refers to the new and angry generation of young African graduates and professionals, who look at African issues and problems from a totally different and unique perspective.
I look at the human life like an experiment.
Every new moment, every new experience, tragic or otherwise, is an opportunity to gain a more accurate perspective and helps lead me to clarity.
Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new strategy.
From a scientific perspective there is some indication that a nuclear war could deplete the earth's ozone layer or, less likely, could bring on a new Ice Age - but there is no suggestion that either the created order or mankind would be destroyed in the process.
It is wonderful to work in an environment with a lot of smart people.
It challenges you to think and work on a different level. If you play with better players, you learn a lot: perspectives, intellectual arguments, new ways of thinking about things.
You know, the more you can meet people from different walks of life, the better it is for you. I think the more you can create situations and experiences that give you new perspective, the better.
Loving people live in a loving world. Hostile people live in a hostile world. Same world.
At night... the streets become rhythmical perspectives of glowing dotted lines, reflections hung upon them in the streets as the wistaria hangs its violet racemes on its trellis. The buildings are shimmering verticality, a gossamer veil, a festive scene-prop hanging there against the black sky to dazzle, entertain, amaze.
There remains an experience of incomparable value .
. . to see the great events of world history from below; from the perspective of the outcast, the suspects, the maltreated, the powerless, the oppressed, the reviled ---- in short, from the perspective of those who suffer . . . to look with new eyes on matters great and small.
One can develop new capacities and strengths with which to meet the natural vicissitudes of living; that one may gain a sense of inner peace through greater self-acceptance, through a more realistic perspective on one's relationships and experiences.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
In desperate times, much more than anything else, folks need perspective.
For perspective brings calm. Calm leads to clear thinking. Clear thinking yields new ideas. And ideas produce the bloom...of an answer. Keep your head and heart clear. Perspective can just as easily be lost as it can be found.
I believe seeing earth a small blue ball in the vast dark ocean of space, gives you a new perspective on life and what is important. You can see how small we are as compared to the universe and how fragile our lives are.
The artist has to make the viewer understand that his world is too narrow, he has to open up to new perspectives.
Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; for I am like the moon, you will see me with a new face everyday.
From a simple, mammal perspective, you think you're going to make friends through the movie. You think, "Oh, this kind of humor that I play with will bring people that have a similar kind of humor. I'll make new friends," or something. You don't even think in terms of audience or of money.
The idea of having new perspectives on our planet, and actually being able to get that message out, gets me out of bed every day with a spring in my step.
Immigrants are exactly what America needs.
They're what we need economically, and I think they're what we need morally... [They] revitalize America and get it back to its sense of confidence... All of these immigrants that come here help us with the work they do, they challenge us with new ideas and new perspectives, and they give us perspective.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
No one lives on the top of the mountain.
It's fine to go there occasionally -for inspiration, for new perspectives. But you have to come down. Life is lived in the valleys. That's where the farms and gardens and orchards are, and where the plowing and the work is done. That's where you apply the visions you may have glimpsed from the peaks.
Every crucial experience can be regarded either as a setback, or the start of a wonderful new adventure, it depends on your perspective!
If you're doing something new you've got to have a vision.
You've got to have a perspective. You've got to have some north star you're aiming for, and you just believe somehow you'll get there, which kind of gets to the passion point.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Humanism . . . is not a single hypothesis or theorem, and it dwells on no new facts. It is rather a slow shifting in the philosophic perspective, making things appear as from a new centre of interest or point of sight.
It's not only moving that creates new starting points.
Sometimes all it takes is a subtle shift in perspective, an opening of the mind, an intentional pause and reset, or a new route to start to see new options and new possibilities.
To reenchant nature is not merely to gain a new perspective for its integrity and well-being; it is to throw open the doors to a deeper level of existence.
The expectations of theory colour perception to such a degree that new notions seldom arise from facts collected under the influence of old pictures of the world. New pictures cast their influence before facts can be seen in a different perspective.
Most artists, most painters, even composers would want to come back and redo their work. They've got a new perspective on it, they've got more resources, they have better technology, and they can fix or finish the things that were never done.