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50 Higher Perspective Quotes to Change Your View of Life

50 Higher Perspective Quotes to Change Your View of Life

Our minds have the power to change our lives. We can be stuck with negative thoughts forever if we do not let ourselves change our perspective about life, death, and everything in between. However, living a life with a higher perspective is not as easy as it sounds.

Here are some higher perspective quotes to help you understand what it means to adopt a different outlook on life!

Higher Perspective Quotes

1.”An eye for an eye will only make the whole world blind.” — Mahatma Gandhi
2.”We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.” — Maya Angelou
3.”You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection” — Gautama Buddha
4.”Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.” — Khalil Gibran
5.”He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has.” — Epictetus
6.”Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” — Rumi
7.”I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains. I do not wish to go below now.” — Henry David Thoreau
8.”What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
9.”That pleasure which is at once the most pure, the most elevating and the most intense, is derived, I maintain, from the contemplation of the beautiful.” — Edgar Allan Poe
10.”Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” — George Bernard Shaw
11.”No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven don’t want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share. No one has ever escaped it. And that is as it should be because death is very likely the single best invention of Life. It is Life’s change agent. It clears out the old to make way for the new.” — Steve Jobs
12.”There is only one real sin, and that is to persuade oneself that the second-best is anything but second best.” — Doris Lessing
13.”We are at our very best, and we are happiest when we are fully engaged in work, we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we’ve established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.” — Earl Nightingale
14.”There is no man living that cannot do more than he thinks he can.” — Henry Ford
15.”When you look at yourself from a universal standpoint, something inside always reminds or informs you that there are bigger and better things to worry about.” — Albert Einstein
16.”You can have anything you want if you are willing to give up the belief that you can’t have it.” — Robert Anthony

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17.”There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” — Albert Einstein
18.”I have found the paradox that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.” — Mother Teresa
19.”I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing.” — Socrates
20.”In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing.” — Theodore Roosevelt
21.”Rock bottom became the solid foundation on which I rebuilt my life.” — J.K. Rowling
22.”Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakens.” — Carl Jung
23.”A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.” — Albert Einstein
24.”Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
25.”If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however, measured or far away” — Henry David Thoreau
26.”Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.” — Buddha
27.”None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
28.”You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” — Christopher Columbus
29.”Two roads diverged in a wood and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.” — Robert Frost
30.”Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.” — Mahatma Gandhi
31.”Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.” — Benjamin Franklin
32.”If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.” — William Blake
33.”What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Higher perspective quotes about exploring life
34.”The greatest tragedy for any human being is going through their entire lives believing the only perspective that matters is their own.” — Doug Baldwin
35.”Life is about perspective and how you look at something… ultimately, you have to zoom out.” — Whitney Wolfe Herd
36.”Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fail.” — Confucius
37.”Only the guy who isn’t rowing has time to rock the boat.” — Jean-Paul Sartre
38.”In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free – honorable alike in what we give and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth.” — Abraham Lincoln
39.”Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you’re generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don’t make.” — Donald Trump
40.”Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” — Mark Twain
41.”A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes.” — Mahatma Gandhi
42.”Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” — Khalil Gibran
43.”Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” — Anaïs Nin
44.”Never be bullied into silence, never allow yourself to be made a victim. Accept no one’s definition of your life, define yourself.” — Robert Frost

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45.”Attachment constrains our vision so that we are not able to see things from a wider perspective.” — Dalai Lama.
46.”Watch your thoughts; they become words. Watch your words; they become actions. Watch your actions; they become habits. Watch your habits; they become character. Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.” — Lao-Tze
47.”Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” — Rumi
48.“Perhaps I know best why it is man alone who laughs; he alone suffers so deeply that he had to invent laughter.” — Friedrich Nietzsche
49.”Gratitude is one of the strongest and most transformative states of being. It shifts your perspective from lack to abundance and allows you to focus on the good in your life, which in turn pulls more goodness into your reality.” — Jen Sincero.
50.“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. Impossible is nothing.” — Muhammad Ali

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Summary

Living your life like everyone else may not be the best way to lead a fulfilling life. Having a different outlook and changing your perspective can allow you to explore yourself and your beliefs. We hope these higher perspective quotes will help you find the best version of yourself!

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