Quotation Explorer - 'Lenses'

Our beliefs are the lens through which we see the world. They are the glasses we put on in the morning, which provide the patterns we see. As we become more self-aware, we can identify our patterns, and then, to the extent we desire, change our lenses. - Patrick Sweeney
I pop the lenses out of my sunglasses that way I see the bright side of things because if you always look at the dark side of things your not seeing the brightness that all things have and it's like you're stuck in a cloud of darkness - Tiwanee Benjamin
Reading the scriptures through the lenses of the Law you see God as unapproachable, through the lenses of Grace you see the outstretched arms of Jesus saying "come". - John Paul Warren
If I see only my bias, I have surrendered to a single myopic lens through which to view the world. If I dare to surrender my bias, I will spend the rest of my life seeing the world and throwing away lenses. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You'll never understand me as long as you're looking at me through society's lenses. - Robert Tew
Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Competence, like truth, beauty and contact lenses, is in the eye of the beholder. - Laurence J. Peter
The youthful sparkle in Ronald Reagan's eyes is caused by his contact lenses, which he keeps highly polished. - Sheila Graham
Talking perceptions, people. Do we really see each other for what we really are, or do we just see what we want to see, the image distorted by our own personal lenses? I lost someone today and the funny thing is, I don't even know who she was. - Jeff Melvoin
Dream delivers us to dream, and there is no end to illusion. Life is like a train of moods like a string of beads, and, as we pass through them, they prove to be many-colored lenses which paint the world their own hue. . . . - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The world is an arena where things represents things. It is a stage where the same thing is seen from different lenses as a different thing. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
To generalize is to be an idiot," said Blake. Perhaps he went too far. But to generalize is to be a finite mind. Generalities are the lenses with which our intellects have to manage. - C.S. Lewis
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