appearance

Not as it Appears

Everything is not as it appears to be.
– Proverb

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
– Ludwig Boerne

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
– Oscar Wilde

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future –
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself.”
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today’s image shows a Müller-Lyer perceived length optical illusion.

Further reading: When Life Looks Hopeless

Maybe So, Maybe Not. – Ancient Taoist Proverb

Belief – Point-of-View

Question Your Questions
    


Copyright © by Jonathan Lockwood Huie. First published on my Daily Inspirational Quotes blog. Also see Inspirational Quotes.

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Not as it Appears

Everything is not as it appears to be.
– Proverb

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
– Ludwig Boerne

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
– Oscar Wilde

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future –
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself.”
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today’s image shows a Müller-Lyer perceived length optical illusion.

Further reading: When Life Looks Hopeless

Maybe So, Maybe Not. – Ancient Taoist Proverb

Belief – Point-of-View

Question Your Questions
    


Copyright © by Jonathan Lockwood Huie. First published on my Daily Inspirational Quotes blog. Also see Inspirational Quotes.

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Love Overcomes All

Love is stronger than justice.- StingDo you prefer that you be right or happy?- A Course In MiraclesWe cling to our own point of view,as though everything depended on it.Yet our opinions have no permanence;like autumn and winter, they gradually pass aw…

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Blazing You Own Trail

Do not follow where the path may lead.Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.- Ralph Waldo EmersonFor those men who, sooner or later,are lucky enough to break away from the pack,the most intoxicating moment comeswhen they cease being bod…

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Jon Stewart’s First Thoughts About the Election May Surprise You (WATCH)

Jon Stewart, who left “The Daily Show” last summer, mostly stayed out of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, but an interview with Charlie Rose a few days ago gave him the opportunity to, once again, provide his thoughtful perspective. He has a new book coming out November 22 (just in

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Truth Does Not Convert

No one can persuade another to change.Each of us guards a gate of changethat can only be opened from the inside.We cannot open the gate of another,either by argument or emotional appeal.- Marilyn FergusonThe truth only irritates those it enlightens,but…

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Appearance is Not Truth

About most subjects, there is not “The Truth;”
there is merely one’s personal truth.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
– Ludwig Boerne

Everything is not as it appears to be.
– Proverb

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
– don Miguel Ruiz

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple.
– Oscar Wilde

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

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future –
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
“The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself.”
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today’s image shows a Müller-Lyer perceived length optical illusion.

Further reading: When Life Looks Hopeless

Belief – Point-of-View

Maybe So, Maybe Not. – Ancient Taoist Proverb

Question Your Questions
    


Copyright © by Jonathan Lockwood Huie. First published on my Daily Inspirational Quotes blog. Also see Inspirational Quotes.

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