The classic question at the center of the proverbial “half-full” or “half-empty” glass is a perspective. We all have different ways of looking at the world. But it’s our perspective that takes us where we want to go, how we want to feel, and how we think of others.
A missed flight could be a boon or a bane, depending on how you look at it. It could mean a potential accident avoided. Or it could mean a missed interview and a consequent missed opportunity. It’s all based on your perspective.
Moving to the countryside may not be the best career move for a high-flying business executive. On the other hand, the same move could be a wonderful prospect that promises lots of fresh air and less tension.
When we are down and out, some of us perceive that others are looking down on us. Given the same circumstances, some others may find it a perfect opportunity to find out who their true friends are and revel in the discovery.
Scroll down to read the following 10 quotes on perspective and see how well you can relate to each of these!
Contents & Quick Navigation
#1 Change your view to see a changed view
If you move the angle of your mirror, you’ll see a different reflection.
#2 When Fact and Truth Collide
What we hear and what we see are both truths and alternate facts.
#3 Big or Small?
Sooner or later, we will find out.
#4 How Much Is Enough?
The grass is always greener on the other side.
#5 What We Get Is What We See.
What’s in our mind are facts.
#6 Two Sides Of A Coin
You might think I’m crazy but you’re as crazy as I am!
#7 Flip Side
One man’s pleasure is another man’s pain.
#8 Can We Feel Without Thinking?
What makes one laugh makes another cry.
#9 When Size Dictates Perspectives
It’s not whether the glass is half-full or half-empty, the question is how big is the glass?
#10 When Myopia Can Kill
Tunnel vision can restrict our ability to look at anything from multiple angles.
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