43 Misperception Quotes On Success In Life

These misperception quotes will inspire you. Misperception is a wrong or incorrect understanding or interpretation.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging misperception quotes, misperception sayings, and misperception proverbs.

Best Misperception Quotes

  1. “Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past, and is therefore the means for correcting our misperceptions.” ~ Gerald Jampolsky
  2. “As you inquire into issues and turn judgments around, you come to see that every perceived problem appearing “out there” is really nothing more than a misperception within your own thinking.” ~ Byron Katie
  3. “So I think it’s – what was important to me is that I found that I can’t change the fact that people already have made an opinion about me. But I don’t think that should stop me from trying to correct some of the misperceptions that are out there.” ~ Monica Lewinsky
  4. “A common misperception of me is… that I am a tough, rough northerner, which I suppose I am really. But I’m pretty mild-mannered most of the time. It’s the parts that you play I guess. I don’t mind it. I’m not a tough guy. I’d like to act as a fair, easy-going, kind man at some point.” ~ Sean Bean
  5. “The trouble with the world is not that people know too little; it’s that they know so many things that just aren’t so.” ~ Mark Twain

  6. “One of the misperceptions that exists in the Muslim world, which needs to be fixed, is the perception that Muslims in America are – are – are living in – in very, very, very bad circumstances. They cannot practice religion freely. It is not the truth at all. The fact is, we are practicing. We fast, we pray, we do our prayers.” ~ Feisal Abdul Rauf
  7. “Well, for me, really, I think it was I wanted to try and clear up some of the misperceptions that were out there and fill in some of the historical gaps.” ~ Monica Lewinsky
  8. “In Buddhism, ignorance as the root cause of suffering refers to a fundamental misperception of the true nature of the self and all phenomena.” ~ Dalai Lama
  9. “Joy does not come from what you do, it flows into what you do and thus into this world from deep within you.” ~ Eckhart Tolle

  10. “When you say, ‘I enjoy doing this or that’, it is really a misperception. It makes it appear that the joy comes from what you do, but that is not the case. Joy does not come from what you do, it flows into what you do and thus into this world from deep within you.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  11. “A common misperception of me is that I am a victim. I am not a victim. I am just honest about how things affect me.” ~ Stella Vine
  12. “Plantinga has written a short, 5 page summary of his views on evolution and naturalism, and it’s lucid (for Plantinga) and goes straight to his main points. The workings of the man’s mind sit there naked and exposed, and all the stripped gears and misaligned cogs and broken engines of his misperception are there for easy examination. Read it, and you’ll wonder how a man so confused could have acquired such a high reputation; you might even think that philosophy has been Sokaled.” ~ PZ Myers
  13. “Beyond our most stubborn misperception lies often our fondest dream.” ~ Robert Breault

  14. “The issue, perhaps, boils down to one of how perceptions or misperceptions of racial difference impact various ‘individuals’, or groups of ‘individuals’, experience of freedom in America. Some would argue that it goes beyond hampering their “pursuit of happiness” to outright obliterating it.” ~ Aberjhani
  15. “The most common misperception is the word ‘design’. People think of primarily pretty pictures or forms. They don’t understand the depth to which design goes-not only in products, but in every aspect of our life. Whether it is the design of a program, a product or some form of communication, we are living in a world that’s totally designed. Somebody made a decision about everything. And it was a design decision.” ~ Sam Farber
  16. “I believe it is our own misperceptions of who we really are that leads to every self-created hell you’ll find in this world.” ~ Bill Hicks
  17. “Strictly speaking, “you” cannot become enlightened, because who you take yourself to be is like a ripple in the ocean of consciousness – or a little wave if you’re a VIP – and the ripple doesn’t become enlightened until it realizes that its ripple-identity is ultimately a misperception, that it is the ocean taking on a fleeting ripple-form.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  18. “Who has the courage to set right those misperceptions that bring us love?” ~ Joseph O’Neill

  19. “Many people believe that introversion is about being antisocial, and that’s really a misperception. Because actually it’s just that introverts are differently social. So they would prefer to have a glass of wine with a close friend as opposed to going to a loud party full of strangers.” ~ Susan Cain
  20. “Adversity is a misperception as all works toward the good.” ~ Julia Cameron
  21. “I have empathy for the person who is being interviewed and written about with all kinds of misperceptions and misconceptions and flat-out lies. So I feel for them, I feel their pain. I know what that is like.” ~ Kathie Lee Gifford
  22. “Greatness doesn’t come from what you do, but from who you are.” ~ Marie Forleo
  23. “Inner peace can be reached only when we practice forgiveness.” ~ Gerald Jampolsky

  24. “My position attracts a fair amount of rumors and gossip and misperceptions, but I’d rather not focus on that.” ~ Queen Rania of Jordan
  25. “There is a misperception, if you will, in critical response or even in Hollywood, that I can only do exaggerated characters. Or what they would call over-the-top performances. Well, this is completely false.” ~ Nicolas Cage
  26. “But, as potentially the first African American first lady, I was also the focus of another set of questions and speculations; conversations sometimes rooted in the fears and misperceptions of others. Was I too loud, or too angry, or too emasculating? Or was I too soft, too much of a mom, not enough of a career woman?” ~ Michelle Obama
  27. “It was my misfortune-or salvation-to be at all times perfectly conscious of my misperceptions of reality.” ~ Susanna Kaysen

  28. “There have been misperceptions that we’re trying to make all the information open on Facebook, and that’s completely false. There are big buckets of information that we recommend that you share with only your friends privately. Then some of the more basic information, we recommend that that’s visible to everyone.” ~ Mark Zuckerberg
  29. “There’s a huge misconception that it’s all about the oil, and the truth is there’s actually not much oil left in Abyei. The misperception arose because when the peace agreement was signed in 2005, Abyei accounted for a quarter of Sudan’s oil production. Since then, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague defined major oil fields to lie outside Abyei. They’re in the north now, not even up for grabs, and they account for one percent of the oil in Sudan. The idea that it’s “oil-rich Abyei” is out of date.” ~ Rebecca Hamilton
  30. “The hardest [part] is some of the misperceptions that are leveled against me as a person and against Muslim women.” ~ Queen Rania of Jordan
  31. “There are so many misperceptions and stereotypes out there that I would love to see clarified one day.” ~ Queen Rania of Jordan

  32. “I have made you – along with Fox News has made you – think Obama is something that he isn’t. And it’s such a shame. I have so distorted who the real Obama is in your mind, that it is paralyzing our government. It is paralyzing the Speaker of the House, who really, really, really, really wants to go in there and really, really work with Obama, but he just can’t. It’s hard for people like Boehner to move too far in my direction because of the misperception of me, Obama says, created by Fox News and Rush Limbaugh.” ~ Rush Limbaugh
  33. “Awakening is waking up from the daytime dream and realizing that who you thought you were is not limited to thought, emotion or form. Beyond the imaginary seeker, beyond concepts and beliefs, there is a field of innocence and purity. We are this deep peace and sacredness, which is absolute and beyond all intellectual understanding. I invite you to recognize this Essence of Being and to directly realize the illusion of all psychological suffering due to misidentification, misperception of separation and attachment to conditioned thought.” ~ Katie Davis
  34. “Is yours an honest lament? … Most are not, you know. Most self-imposed burdens are founded on misperceptions. We – at least we of sincere character – always judge ourselves by stricter standards than we expect others to abide by. It is a curse, I suppose, or a blessing, depending on how one views it… Take it as a blessing, my friend, an inner calling that forces you to strive to unattainable heights.” ~ R. A. Salvatorev
  35. “Incongruities between self-efficacy and action may stem from misperceptions of task demands, as well as from faulty self-knowledge” ~ Albert Bandura
  36. “I try to make very careful decisions about what I choose to do, and it’s – I know that unfortunately one of the misperceptions about me, I think, is that I’m sort of a moth to the limelight.” ~ Monica Lewinsky

  37. “I think it’s the misperception of addiction and living life on the edge, as if it’s cool.” ~ Mariel Hemingway
  38. “The realization of Truth and Reality can never be created by the mind … it always comes as a gift of grace. Inquiry clears away misperceptions and illusions, making one available to the movements of grace.” ~ Adyashanti
  39. “As you go forth and share our core beliefs and the fruits of our doctrines, misperceptions will dissolve, prejudices will diminish, and people will come to see Latter-day Saints as devout disciples of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.” ~ Quentin L. Cook
  40. “I think it’s actually a misperception that I am a comedic actress. I do more drama than comedy but very little of it has been seen. When you are in big funny movies and they do well and your little part in it kind of explodes people perceive you as a comedian.” ~ Octavia Spencer
  41. “There’s a misperception about actors that we actually choose the roles we end up doing – it’s more that we’re chosen for them.” ~ Mark Ruffalo

  42. “The backstory to anyone of mixed race is a lifetime spent being incorrectly perceived and choosing either to allow that misperception to continue or to correct it, so I am aware of identity and race as being much more fluid, I think, than someone who is “purely” one thing or the other. And acting does challenge me to address those particular issues.” ~ Wentworth Miller
  43. “The entire pursuit of value investing requires you to see where the crowd is wrong so that you can profit from their misperceptions.” ~ Guy Spier

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