The frame through which I viewed the world changed too, over time. Greater than scene, I came to see, is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.
About This Quote
This quote is connected to one of the most famous quotes in the English language, “It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” This is where one can see that when one is in a situation that they aren’t sure how they will react, they begin to react… they react. This quote also illustrates how powerful our opinions are. We often think that our opinions are not as powerful as those who surround us, but those around us will always be influenced by our own knowledge and beliefs.
Source: On Writing
Some Similar Quotes
- It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.
- It's hard being left behind. (...) It's hard to be the one who stays.
- It’s dark now and I am very tired. I love you, always. Time is nothing.
- Top 15 Things Money Can’t BuyTime. Happiness. Inner Peace. Integrity. Love. Character. Manners. Health. Respect. Morals. Trust. Patience. Class. Common sense. Dignity.
- One day spent with someone you love can change everything.
More Quotes By Eudora Welty
- The excursion is the same when you go looking for your sorrow as when you go looking for your joy.
- Indeed, learning to write may be part of learning to read. For all I know, writing comes out of a superior devotion to reading.
- I didn't hit other people or hit purposefully, I just hit. Some object would be at fault. My anger was at myself, every time, all vanity. As an adolescent I was a slammer of drawers and a packer of suitcases. <span style="margin:15px; display:block"></span>I was responsible...
- It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass. Yet regardless of where they come from, I cannot remember a time when I...
- Long before I wrote stories, I listened for stories. Listening for them is something more acute than listening to them. I suppose it’s an early form of participation in what goes on. Listening children know stories are there. When their elders sit and begin, children...