Welcome to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote. See today's daily inspirational quotes below.
May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Hope and Fear Cloud Our Vision


Hope and Fear Cloud Our Vision.
We do not always see what is before our face -
sometimes we see what we hope to see,
or what we fear we will see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them.
- Alan Watts

There are none so blind as those who will not see.
- John Heywood (also attributed to the later Matthew Henry, and others)
(based on Jeremiah 5:21)


Further reading: What We Perceive

Art of Seeing

Listen, Really Listen

Observe Life
    

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