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Open Minded Quotes and Sayings
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Before moving on, you have to clear away your cherished beliefs.
- Dick Raymond

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When a man you like switches from what
he said a year ago, or four years ago,
he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough
to change his mind with changing conditions.
When a man you don't like does it,
he is a liar who has broken his promise.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

Hero needed - apply now -
open minded independent thinker -
courage preferred.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I'm never sure what's coming next, but I'm an open
minded person and I welcome any challenge.
- Sarah Polley

 

By all means let's be open-minded, but not so open-minded
that our brains drop out.
- Richard Dawkins

I grew up in a very open-minded family.
My father died when I was very little,
so my mother was really, really incredibly busy trying to provide for us.
- Sonia Braga

We Finns represent a very transparent and open-minded
way of reaching political decisions.
- Harri Holkeri

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It is increasingly important to be open-minded.
- Tucker Carlson

If the individual is to be happy in the contemporary order,
he must be open-minded with respect to new values and new arrangements.
- Thomas Cochrane

Without an open-minded mind, you can never be a great success.
- Martha Stewart

If my parents had discouraged me, I would have turned out very differently.
They raised me in an open-minded, liberal environment.
- Tom Ford

I want someone who is open-minded, dedicated to whatever
she is doing and isn't afraid to say I love you.
As for looks, she shouldn't have three heads.
I want a regular human being.
- Kevin Eubanks

An artist's duty is rather to stay open-minded and
in a state where he can receive information and inspiration.
You always have to be ready for that little artistic Epiphany.
- Nick Cave

People are very open-minded about new things -
as long as they're exactly like the old ones.
- Charles Kettering

And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without
the patient and an open minded study of the institution
that marked the country and defined its character.
- Bainbridge Colby

I'm very open-minded.
- Gabrielle Reece

The correct description is that we try every day to
become more humble when we talk about divinity,
we try to realize how little we know and how open minded we should be.
- John Templeton

I'm not a hard-line Republican, because I'm a lot more open-minded than that.
- James Denton

By going to the movies, and because of other things,
too, going to college, making a wide variety of friends,
moving around traveling, I became a lot more open-minded
than the heritage I was born into might have suggested.
- Roger Ebert

My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation
about the choices I make,
listening, being objective and open-minded,
and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger.
- Casey Affleck

I'm open-minded.
I don't consider myself gay or hetero,
I just am.
I've had experiences all over the planet but it always comes down to just me,
but I think at this point if I had an ongoing relationship
I believe it would be with a man.
- Dana Plato

I really try not to read the tennis articles,
because a lot of times they're guessing at how a player is feeling,
and I like to keep myself kind of open minded about how I'm feeling,
rather than have someone else explain to me what's going on.
- Jim Courier

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

We live in a wonderful world that is
full of beauty, charm and adventure.
There is no end to the adventures that we can have
if only we seek them with our eyes open.
- Jawaharlal Nehru

No culture can live if it attempts to be exclusive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The moment a person forms a theory,
his imagination sees in every object
only the traits which favor that theory.
- Thomas Jefferson

We only see what we want to see,
and hear what we want to hear
- don Miguel Ruiz

Joy blooms where minds and hearts are open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Objectivity is the cure for depression.
- Bono

To be one, to be united is a great thing.
But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater.
- Bono

If one does not understand a person,
one tends to regard him as a fool.
- Carl Jung

The moment we want to believe something,
we suddenly see all the arguments for it,
and become blind to the arguments against it.
- George Bernard Shaw

I was born on the prairies where the wind blew free
and there was nothing to break the light of the sun.
I was born where there were no enclosures.
- Geronimo

The human mind treats a new idea the way the body
treats a strange protein; it rejects it.
- Peter Medawar

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

We must respect the other fellow's religion,
but only in the sense and to the extent
that we respect his theory that
his wife is beautiful and his children smart.
- H. L. Mencken

When we blindly adopt a religion,
a political system, a literary dogma,
we become automatons. We cease to grow.
- Anais Nin

The greatest harm can result from the best intentions.
- Terry Goodkind

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Genuine heroes - no batteries needed -
bring lots of open-mind and at least a little courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All this worldly wisdom was once
the unamiable heresy of some wise man.
- Henry David Thoreau

I have found out that though the ways in which
I can make myself useful are few,
yet the work open to me is endless.
- Helen Keller

Tolerance implies no lack of commitment to one's own beliefs.
Rather it condemns the oppression or persecution of others.
- John F. Kennedy

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

The heresy of one age becomes the orthodoxy of the next.
Mere tolerance has given place to a sentiment of brotherhood
between sincere men of all denominations.
- Helen Keller

When you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you
that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

We never see what we are not ready to see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where ignorance is our master,
there is no possibility of real peace.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you would convince others,
seem open to conviction yourself.
- Lord Chesterfield

We should not moor a ship with one anchor,
or our life with one hope.
- Epictetus

We first make our habits, then our habits make us.
- John Dryden

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

Drive into your future looking at the open road ahead
rather than into the rear-view mirror of your past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simply see that you are at the center of the universe,
and accept all things and beings
as parts of your infinite body.
When you perceive that an act done to another
is done to yourself,
you have understood the great truth.
- Lao Tzu

If we open a quarrel between past and present,
we shall find that we have lost the future.
- Winston Churchill

The very ink with which all history
is written is merely fluid prejudice.
- Mark Twain

Stay Alert, and doors will open.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Important ideas can come from unexpected places.
We tend to label people - Genius, Idiot,
Socialist, Regressive, Wingnut, Revolutionary, Terrorist.
But it is helpful to remind ourselves to be open
to good ideas - whatever their source.
It is equally important to avoid accepting any idea
merely because we respect that person's
other ideas or accomplishments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We cause ourselves untold misery whenever we believe
others to be imperfect and try to change them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.
- Bill Cosby


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