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Mindedness Quotes

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Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

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Travel is fatal to bigotry, prejudice, and narrow-mindedness.
- Mark Twain

Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness,
and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts.
Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things
cannot be acquired by vegetating
in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.
- Mark Twain

There are two things which cannot be attacked in front:
ignorance and narrow-mindedness.
They can only be shaken by the simple development of the contrary qualities.
They will not bear discussion.
- Lord Acton

 

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

Some people are so heavenly minded
that they are no earthly good.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

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Honestly, being a doctor could make you more close
minded than regular people.
- Alex Chiu

I can be horrifically single-minded.
- Trisha Goddard

It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes,
than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent.
- Vincent Van Gogh

The Wilmington, Delaware, television station that bills
itself as The Family Minded Station is Channel 69.
- Jonathan Carroll

I never minded George Steinbrenner spending obscene
amounts of money to put the best product on the field.
- Jay Mohr

When you make a film, you like to run it with an audience.
They tell you you're narrow-minded or subjective,
or that seems too long, or that doesn't work.
- Richard Donner

I've always been strong-minded, but I wonder.
- Alicia Keys

Be noble minded!
Our own heart, and not other men's opinions of us,
forms our true honor.
- Friedrich Schiller

It should be noted that children at play are not playing about;
their games should be seen as their most serious-minded activity.
- Michel de Montaigne

I'm very open-minded.
- Gabrielle Reece

I was single-minded on what I wanted to do since I was like nine or ten.
- Sam Elliott

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

A nation or civilization that
continues to produce soft-minded men
purchases its own spiritual death
on the installment plan.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The writer in western civilization has become not a voice of his tribe,
but of his individuality.
This is a very narrow-minded situation.
- Aharon Appelfeld

Independent minded girls that are naked sounds like
a great start to something.
- Joshua Homme

Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have
minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
- Virginia Woolf

I have never known a man who was sensual in his youth,
who was high-minded when old.
- Charles Sumner

Can we ever really know anyone well? Let's just say
we often found ourselves in each other's company and neither of us minded.
- Bernard Werber

Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other,
not because they want to share what they know but because
they need the company of the like-minded,
the fellow afflicted.
- Don DeLillo

The only place opportunity cannot be found is in a closed-minded person.
- Bo Bennett

A resignation is a grave act; never performed by a
right minded man without forethought or with reserve.
- Salmon P. Chase

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

When I first came here, Hollywood was very closed-minded.
- Tia Carrere

A true world outlook is incompatible with a foreign imperialism,
no matter how high-minded the governing country.
- Wendell Willkie

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

Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded
people who need strength in numbers.
It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people's business.
- Jesse Ventura

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

How great in number are the little minded men.
- Titus Maccius Plautus

I am not generally regarded as a pleasant or socially minded fellow.
- Caryl Chessman

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

Observing humans and observing oneself yields a clear-minded
starting point for literature.
- Gao Xingjian

Serious-minded people have few ideas.
People with ideas are never serious.
- Paul Valery

For people who have...
had curve balls thrown at them, it is easier to digest
change and digest change in other people.
Change only scares the small-minded.
The small-minded and me.
- Casey Affleck

I've never minded my kids watching any of the series I did.
That's important to me.
- Lee Majors

Our prejudices are our mistresses; reason is at best our wife,
very often heard indeed, but seldom minded.
- Philip Stanhope

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

It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him.
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have
minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
- Virginia Woolf

To succeed in your mission, you must have single-minded devotion to your goal.
- Abdul Kalam

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

I just think that most of the people are very close minded.
- Alex Chiu

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

Nobody is going to be as bad for free thinking,
right-minded individuals than George Bush.
- David Cross

I shuddered to think how completely the insane were
in the power of their keepers,
and how one could weep and plead for release,
and all of no avail, if the keepers were so minded.
- Nellie Bly

You've got to be success minded.
You've got to feel that things are coming your way when you're out selling;
otherwise,
you won't be able to sell anything.
- Benjamin Jowett

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

No serious-minded man should have time for the mediocre
in any phase of his living.
- James Cash Penney

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

Success in any endeavor requires single-minded attention
to detail and total concentration.
- Willie Sutton

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

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

Nobody minded what you did in bed or what you said about God,
a very civilized attitude in 1948.
- Simon Raven

The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
- William Hazlitt

Judging from the letters I've received from obviously
feeble-minded persons who wish I would write another These Old Shades,
it ought to sell like hot cakes.
- Georgette Heyer

I wish either my father or my mother,
or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it,
had minded what they were about when they begot me.
- Laurence Sterne

Courage consists not in hazarding without fear;
but being resolutely minded in a just cause.
- Plutarch

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

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

As any old Taoist walking out of the woods can tell you,
simple-minded does not necessarily mean stupid.
- Benjamin Hoff

It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as
it is wicked to strike a defenseless one.
Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip,
for they speak of persons instead of things.
- Lawrence G. Lovasik

Everybody that's living in this earth is living in a situation.
It's not narrow-minded to the point where everybody
is serious and nobody has a personality.
I think people die telling jokes.
- Mike Epps

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

An attitude to life which seeks fulfillment in the
single-minded pursuit of wealth -
in short,
materialism - does not fit into this world,
because it contains within itself no limiting principle,
while the environment in which it is placed is strictly limited.
- Charles Edwards

One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that,
in contrast to the popular conception supported by
newspapers and mothers of scientists,
a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull,
but also just stupid.
- James D. Watson

Yes, it is worse than thrown away, because every fair
minded man must admit that the expenditure of this
sum of money in the county for intoxicating liquor creates lawlessness,
makes criminals, wrecks homes and brings trouble to
innocent women and children.
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis


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