Quotation Explorer - 'Overlook'

A good marriage is good because one or both of them have learned to overlook the other's faults, to love the other as they are and to not attempt to change them or bring them to repentance. - Debi Pearl
Overlook our deeds, since you know that crime was absent from our inclination. - Ovid
Be not the slave of your own past. Plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep and swim far, so you shall come back with self-respect, with new power, with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
It is gracious to overlook and offence. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Ask anyone; possibly ninety-five percent of our wishes have come true. The unfortunate part is, we all overlook that, and regret all our lives and torment ourselves for not getting the other five percent. - Love, Life, and Logic
The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook. - William James
The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook. - William James
What I cannot love, I overlook. - Anaïs Nin
Truths are immortal, my dear friend; they are immortal like God! What we call a falsity is like a fruit; it has a certain number of days; it is bound to decay. Whereas, what we call truth is like gold; days, months, even centuries can hide gold, can overlook it but they can never make it decay. - Mehmet Murat ildan
My health is only just good enough for myself alone, not good enough for marriage, let alone fatherhood. Yet when I read your letter, I feel I could overlook even what cannot possibly be overlooked. - Franz Kafka
Big egos usually overlook genius! - Joe Buberger
We as humans tend to overlook lesser beings and things, but we should instead come to love and respect them. - Sandranil Biswas
Normally, we do not so much look at things as overlook them. - Alan W. Watts
Be not the slave of your own past - plunge into the sublime seas, dive deep, and swim far, so you shall come back with new self-respect, with new power, and with an advanced experience that shall explain and overlook the old. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Wisdom is learning what to overlook. - William James
The actions of our closest friends say a lot about our character—what we overlook, what we contribute to and what is important to us when the world doesn’t take notice. - Shannon L. Alder
The only way we can touch the heart of men is to overlook an offense. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Faith does not imply a closed, but an open mind. Quite the opposite of blindness, faith appreciates the vast spiritual realities that materialist overlook by getting trapped in the purely physical. - John Marks Templeton
There is virtue in work and there is virtue in rest. Use both and overlook neither. - Alan Cohen
My apologies to chance for calling it necessity. My apologies to necessity if I'm mistaken, after all. Please, don't be angry, happiness, that I take you as my due.May my dead be patient with the way my memories fade. My apologies to time for all the world I overlook each second. - Wisława Szymborska
After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others. - Edith Wharton
People have to forgive. We don't have to like them, we don't have to be friends with them, we don't have to send them hearts in text messages, but we have to forgive them, to overlook, to forget. Because if we don't we are tying rocks to our feet, too much for our wings to carry! - C. JoyBell C.
See everything, overlook a great deal, correct a little. - Pope John XXIII
Bias rules our minds and causes us to overlook the obvious. From 'Fillossofee: Messages From a Grandfather', by - Robert Gately
We must not overlook the role that extremists play. They are the gadflies that keep society from being too complacent or self-satisfied; they are, if sound, the spearhead of progress. If they are fundamentally wrong, free discussion will in time put an end to them. - Abraham Flexner
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