Sight Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sight

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Circumstances may cause interruptions and delays, but never lose sight of your goal.
~By Mario Andretti ~


I sent The World Well Lost to one editor who rejected it on sight, and then wrote a letter to every other editor in the field warning them against the story, and urging them to reject it on sight without reading it.
~By Theodore Sturgeon ~


The only true love is love at first sight; second sight dispels it.
~By Israel Zangwill ~


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


It's only in hindsight that you realize what indeed your childhood was really like.
~By Maya Lin ~


On the wagon sped, and I, as well as my comrades, gave a despairing farewell glance at freedom as we came in sight of the long stone buildings.
~By Nellie Bly ~


The plan we developed to deal with al Qaeda depended on developing sources of human and technical intelligence that could give us insights into his plans at the tactical level. This is easy to say but hard to accomplish.
~By Cofer Black ~


If the graves of the thousands of victims who have fallen in the terrible wars of the two races had been placed in line the philanthropist might travel from the Atlantic to the Pacific, and from the Lakes to the Gulf, and be constantly in sight of green mounds.
~By Nelson A. Miles ~


Speed is often confused with insight. When I start running earlier than the others, I appear faster.
~By Johan Cruijff ~


For passion, be it observed, brings insight with it; it can give a sort of intelligence to simpletons, fools, and idiots, especially during youth.
~By Honore De Balzac ~


The discoveries of how we can grow and the insights we need to have really come from the inside out. To have genuine empathy, not as a make-nice tool but as an understanding, is essential to the next step.
~By Patricia Sun ~


Who ever loved that loved not at first sight?
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something to respect and something to pity in his face.
~By Stendhal ~


Yes, I was in love with my husband at first sight and still am. We have the most solid relationship.
~By Catherine Zeta-Jones ~


Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


Often, before returning home, I would take a long and roundabout way and pass by the peaceful ramparts from where I had glimpses of other provinces, and a sight of the distant country.
~By Pierre Loti ~


To have faith is to believe in truth, believe that truth confers special power on those lucky enough to get a little insight, and to know in our hearts that all these things come from God, which is why we should never get too cocky about our successes.
~By Tony Snow ~


Uncontrolled access to data, with no audit trail of activity and no oversight would be going too far. This applies to both commercial and government use of data about people.
~By John Poindexter ~


Each man is good in the sight of the Great Spirit.
~By Sitting Bull ~


The advantage of love at first sight is that it delays a second sight.
~By Natalie Clifford Barney ~


Famous people come up to me, but I don't know who they are because my sight is so bad. It's always at the pool of the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills when I don't have my lenses in and my glasses are in my room.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


I was near sighted. I was born myopic, and I got glasses, right after that.
~By Kitty Carlisle ~


It is a grievous sin in the sight of God for any man to presume to baptize, unless God has authorized him by new revelation to baptize in his name.
~By Orson Pratt ~


We pass now quickly from each other's sight; but I know full well that where beyond these passing scenes you shall be, there will be Heaven.
~By Joshua Chamberlain ~


I think that together the church has learned a lot, and as we know from our own oversight board, the involvement of our wonderful lay leaders has been a real grace.
~By Roger Mahony ~


Writers should be read but not seen. Rarely are they a winsome sight.
~By Edna Ferber ~


The worst pain a man can suffer: to have insight into much and power over nothing.
~By Herodotus ~


I set my sights upon becoming the kind of artist who would make a contribution to art history.
~By Judy Chicago ~


Many of the insights of the saint stem from their experience as sinners.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Friendship is a word, the very sight of which in print makes the heart warm.
~By Augustine Birrell ~


When the soul looks out of its body, it should see only beauty in its path. These are the sights we must hold in mind, in order to move to a higher place.
~By Yusef Lateef ~


Even if you walk exactly the same route each time - as with a sonnet - the events along the route cannot be imagined to be the same from day to day, as the poet's health, sight, his anticipations, moods, fears, thoughts cannot be the same.
~By A. R. Ammons ~


An ugly sight, a man who is afraid.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


Depression is something that makes you lose your sight.
~By Michael Schenker ~


Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Interest makes some people blind, and others quick-sighted.
~By Francis Beaumont ~


Before I was reading science fiction, I read Hemingway. Farewell to Arms was my first adult novel that said not everything ends well. It was one of those times where reading has meant a great deal to me, in terms of my development - an insight came from that book.
~By Robert Reed ~


And, one thing I definitely enjoyed personally, from a selfish point of view, was exploration and going to places that I had never been to before and learning, you know, meeting the people and getting to know, new sights and sounds, etc.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


Think occasionally of the suffering of which you spare yourself the sight.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
~By Leo Rosten ~


If you never ask yourself any questions about the meaning of a passage, you cannot expect the book to give you any insight you do not already possess.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


I recognized that information was, in many respects, like a public good, and it was this insight that made it clear to me that it was unlikely that the private market would provide efficient resource allocations whenever information was endogenous.
~By Joseph E. Stiglitz ~


I start a lot more songs than I finish, because I realize when I get into them, they're no good. I don't throw them away, I just put them away, store them, get them out of sight.
~By Johnny Cash ~


There is no sadder sight than a young pessimist.
~By Mark Twain ~


The experiment of the poem is mostly intuitive. I write the first draft, pulling in the various elements that interest me, in the hope that their being combined will lead to some kind of insight.
~By John Barton ~


The fey wonders of the world only exist while there are those with the sight to see them.
~By Charles de Lint ~


Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


Without troublesome work, no one can have any concrete, full idea of what pure mathematical research is like or of the profusion of insights that can be obtained from it.
~By Edmund Husserl ~


Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one's equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress.
~By Paul Dirac ~


Those things that nature denied to human sight, she revealed to the eyes of the soul.
~By Ovid ~


I began demonstrating against serious culture. In hindsight, the actual course of events has been very humiliating for me, because no one picked up on the intellectual critique I made.
~By Henry Flynt ~


If the area were on or near the U.S. continental shelf, such data could well provide an enemy with strategically invaluable insights into undersea access routes that could be used to attack some of the millions of Americans who live on or near our coasts.
~By Frank Gaffney ~


A man willing to work, and unable to find work, is perhaps the saddest sight that fortune's inequality exhibits under this sun.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


I remember one winter, when I was about five or six, I spent three days with another boy, tracking a bobcat that had been sighted in another county fifty miles away, but which I was sure had come into our neighborhood.
~By Terry Brooks ~


When you know the lyrics to a tune, you have some kind of insight as to it's composition. If you don't understand what it's about, you're depriving yourself of being really able to communicate this poem.
~By Dexter Gordon ~


If my ship sails from sight, it doesn't mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends.
~By J. Enoch Powell ~


Nothing seems at first sight less important than the outward form of human actions, yet there is nothing upon which men set more store: they grow used to everything except to living in a society which has not their own manners.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


Now here is a departure from the first principle of true ethics. Here we find ideas of moral wrong and moral right associated with something else than beneficial action. The consequent is, we lose sight of the real basis of morals, and substitute a false one.
~By Francis Wright ~


There is nothing so terrible as activity without insight.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not - nor will we ever - monitor ideology or political beliefs. We take seriously our responsibility to protect the civil rights and liberties of the American people, including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight from numerous internal and external sources.
~By Janet Napolitano ~


While advances in scientific research have led to some new and exciting treatments that have enlarged and enhanced the quality and length of human life, we must not lose sight as to what we are trying to accomplish.
~By Nathan Deal ~


Right now, every American is affected by high energy prices. Working families, small businesses and consumers across the country are feeling the pinch with no end in sight.
~By Dan Lipinski ~


In today's world, it is shortsighted to think that infectious diseases cannot cross borders. By allowing developing countries access to generic drugs, we not only help improve health in those nations, we also help ourselves control these debilitating and often deadly diseases.
~By Ron Wyden ~


Sometimes it's said that psychiatrists are doctors who are frightened by the sight of blood. I might have fallen into that category.
~By Robert Jay Lifton ~


I can't bear to see myself even in movies. The feeling is complex. I can't stand the sight of myself.
~By Nat King Cole ~


I believe that successfully addressing our national security needs while protecting our basic freedoms and civil liberties requires continual Congressional oversight, and I will continue to work to assert the role of this body in carrying out this grave responsibility.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


When governments become large, voters cannot exercise close oversight, otherwise known as political power.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


Ages when custom is unsettled are necessarily ages of prophecy. The moralist cannot teach what is revealed; he must reveal what can be taught. He has to seek insight rather than to preach.
~By Walter Lippmann ~


We may be so eager to protect the right to dissent that we lose sight of the difference between dissent and subversion.
~By Richard Perle ~


To see how Christ was prophesied and described therein, consider and mark, how that the kid or lamb must be with out spot or blemish; and so was Christ only of all mankind, in the sight of God and of his law.
~By William Tyndale ~


The best way in the world to deceive believers is to cloak a message in religious language and declare that it conveys some new insight from God.
~By Charles Stanley ~


The clear-sighted do not rule the world, but they sustain and console it.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


The world is quickly bored by the recital of misfortune, and willing avoids the sight of distress.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


I was fortunate to be part of a very successful show on CBS in 1986. I switched to NBC for eight years and through these experiences have gotten terrific insight into television; it's a fascinating medium.
~By Will McDonough ~


The pressure of survival in the big city will make you lose sight of your dream... Hang in there.
~By James De La Vega ~


How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds makes ill deeds done!
~By William Shakespeare ~


Vice, in its true light, is so deformed, that it shocks us at first sight; and would hardly ever seduce us, if it did not at first wear the mask of some virtue.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


There is nobody I know by name who is concerned with collecting information for the Russian authorities. There are people whom I know by sight whom I trusted with my life.
~By Klaus Fuchs ~


Courage is often lack of insight, whereas cowardice in many cases is based on good information.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


And I might add the confidence with which distracted persons do oftentimes, when they are awake, think, they see black fiends in places, where there is no black object in sight without them.
~By Robert Boyle ~


Visions of glory, spare my aching sight.
~By Thomas Gray ~


Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
~By Alexander Pope ~


One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
~By Andre Gide ~


A laborer no longer makes whole articles. He receives raw materials, puts his touch on them, and passes them to another worker in the series. When the articles are quite finished they are carried out of sight by currents of commercial exchange. These currents are untraceable.
~By John Bates Clark ~


From time immemorial artistic insights have been revealed to artists in their sleep and in dreams, so that at all times they ardently desired them.
~By Paracelsus ~


Nevertheless, I do know that we are part of a danger zone, we have military operations in Afghanistan and we're training the Iraqi police force. The terrorists also have us in their sights.
~By Otto Schily ~


The bravest sight in the world is to see a great man struggling against adversity.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


We have people in the band who don't drink or do drugs... some of us like to go sightseeing.
~By Mike Shinoda ~


It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


And I have been campaigning for the past three months trying to get the Senate Judiciary Committee that has the oversight authority and responsibility to start its own public hearings.
~By Sibel Edmonds ~


Primates will continue to play social games without the least insight into what is killing them.
~By Keith Henson ~


No one wants to know how clever you are. They don't want an insight into your mind, thrilling as it might be. They want an insight into their own.
~By Mark Haddon ~


Never lose sight of the fact that all human felicity lies in man's imagination, and that he cannot think to attain it unless he heeds all his caprices. The most fortunate of persons is he who has the most means to satisfy his vagaries.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


Since the pharmaceuticals don't make any money and they control the doctors. If the doctors don't make any money then all hell breaks loose. In communities like LA and New York they are using a lot of the youth for a test sight.
~By Afrika Bambaataa ~


No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.
~By Jessica Savitch ~


It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears, and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction, and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned.
~By Xun Zi ~


God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~

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