Points of View

“From here that looks like a bucket of water,” he said, pointing to a bucket of water, “but from an ant’s point of view it’s a vast ocean, from an elephant’s just a cool drink, and to a fish, of course, it’s home. So, you see, the way you see things depends a great deal on where you look at them from.”

Alec Bings, the boy who grew down from the air, in The Phantom Tollbooth, by Norton Juster.

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