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Receptive Quotes

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My family was very, very receptive to all;
all races,
religions.
- Pam Grier

A very receptive state of mind...
not unlike a sheet of film itself - seemingly inert,
yet so sensitive that a fraction of a second's exposure conceives a life in it.
- Minor White

What helps me go forward is that I stay receptive,
I feel that anything can happen.
- Anouk Aimee

Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if
our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and
another hand reaches out to take up our arms.
- Che Guevara

 

I find that here in the States, audiences are generally less knowledgeable,
from the cognitive point of view, though they are emotionally more receptive.
- Archie Shepp

The President so far has struck me as a man who is
trying hard to keep his balance.
He certainly has been very receptive to all my efforts in these directions.
- Henry L. Stimson

When people are smiling they are most receptive to
almost anything you want to teach them.
- Allen Funt

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It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind,
as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.
- Agnes Repplier

The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love,
for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven,
such as peace, intelligence, wisdom and happiness.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

Seeking means: to have a goal; but finding means:
to be free,
to be receptive, to have no goal.
- Herman Hesse

During the next 90 days, people are going to be more
open to the Gospel than in years.
It is God's responsibility to make people receptive;
it is our responsibility to sow the seed.
- Rick Warren

It's extremely important to have a loyal fan base and be receptive to them.
- Mike McCready

There was this discussion to know how long the human
ear was really receptive to the music.
A 74 minute CD is too long.
We thought about making two CDs, 35 minutes each...
But the songs need to breathe.
- Ed O'Brien

The history of philosophy is not, like the history of the sciences,
to be studied with the intellect alone.
That which is receptive in us and that which impinges
upon us from history is the reality of man's being,
unfolding itself in thought.
- Karl Jaspers

It is part of the photographer's job to see more intensely than most people do.
He must have and keep in him something of the receptiveness
of the child who looks at the world for the first time
or of the traveler who enters a strange country.
- Bill Brandt

The sense organs experience the external light,
sound, etc.
with difficulty; the different sense organs only have
a so-called specific receptivity for particular stimuli.
- Johannes P. Muller

Recreational development is a job not of building roads into the lovely country,
but of building receptivity into the still unlovely human mind.
- Aldo Leopold

There is something so amiable in the prejudices of a young mind,
that one is sorry to see them give way to the reception
of more general opinions.
- Jane Austen

Do not for a moment suppose that you must make yourself better,
or prepare your heart for a worthy reception of Christ,
but come at once - come as you are.
- Archibald Alexander

I don't know what reception I'm at, but for God's sake give me a gin and tonic.
- Denis Thatcher

There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest
moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence.
- Philip James Bailey

I really, really thought that it was a no-brainer in terms of being a hit.
And so it does surprise that that hasn't been the manifested reception of it so far.
- Ron Glass

We are very much what others think of us.
The reception our observations meet with gives us courage to proceed,
or damps our efforts.
- William Hazlitt

Publishing is a very mysterious business.
It is hard to predict what kind of sale or reception a book will have,
and advertising seems to do very little good.
- Thomas Wolfe

Apparently God takes reception of Holy Communion seriously.
Apparently some things are more sacred than politics.
Apparently it's all or nothing when it comes to being Catholic.
- Carl Olson

The planned sit-down reception is an artificial forum
where one is presented with a limited number of persons
with whom he can hold a conversation.
- Jerzy Kosinski

Singing is my dream and, while it may have not been a commercial success,
critically I was thrilled with the reception my first album got.
- Minnie Driver

Aesthetic emotion puts man in a state favorable to
the reception of erotic emotion.
Art is the accomplice of love.
Take love away and there is no longer art.
- Remy de Gourmont

I can go in front of an orchestra.
I can go in front of an audience.
But if you see me walking through an audience in the
reception or through a lot of people,
I'm still shy.
- Kurt Masur

I left the table where there were important people
and had lunch with my husband and a few friends.
The reception was organised in my honour,
so it was rather amusing.
- Nana Mouskouri

Be the responsibility on their heads who raise this
novel and extraordinary question of reception,
going to the unconstitutional abridgment,
as I conceive, of the great right of petition inherent
in the People of the United States.
- Caleb Cushing

The moral virtues, then, are produced in us neither
by nature nor against nature.
Nature, indeed, prepares in us the ground for their reception,
but their complete formation is the product of habit.
- Aristotle

I am certainly not arguing for the de facto autonomy of the individual work,
even though there is much to be said for making the
attempt to see it in that light as one facet of the reception process.
- Brian Ferneyhough

You could not receive a young man in your room;
you might be permitted to have him to tea in one of
the public reception rooms,
but you could accept no invitation from young men to
tea or other entertainment without a chaperone from the College.
- Dora Russell

Honestly, I expected to get a cold reception because of my subject matter.
But when editors took a look at the story I had to tell,
and saw that this was not a parochial story at all,
they really warmed to it.
- Laura Hillenbrand

With the question of the effect of a poem,
the topic of investigation shifts from that of textual
autonomy to textual reception -
to the issue of what we actually look for or find in reading a poem.
- Thomas Harrison

The honorable William Penn, late governor of Pennsylvania,
was chosen agent to the Court of Britain,
and directed to deliver the petition to the King himself
and to endeavor by his personal influence to procure
a favorable reception to this last address.
- Mercy Otis Warren

We were surprised that the television series had the
kind of longevity that it had after only four years
of filming it and the reception in 6 countries around
the world was quite extraordinary.
- Paul M. Glaser

Our faith gives us knowledge of something better.
- E. F. Schumacher

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

When a person doesn't have gratitude,
something is missing in his or her humanity.
A person can almost be defined by
his or her attitude toward gratitude.
- Elie Wiesel

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are
something to do,
something to love,
and something to hope for.
- Joseph Addison

Move out of your comfort zone. You can only
grow if you are willing to feel awkward and
uncomfortable when you try something new.
- Brian Tracy

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In times of great stress or adversity,
it's always best to keep busy,
to plow your anger and your energy
into something positive.
- Lee Iacocca

If we screw it up, start over. Try something else.
- Lee Iacocca

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

I am only one, but still I am one.
I cannot do everything, but still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
- Helen Keller

The right to do something doesn't mean that doing it is right.
- William Safire

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our ordinary mind always tries to persuade us
that we are nothing but acorns
and that our greatest happiness will be
to become bigger, fatter, shinier acorns;
but that is of interest only to pigs.
Our faith gives us knowledge of something better:
that we can become oak trees.
- E. F. Schumacher

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain,
you lose something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Service is the rent we pay for being.
It is the very purpose of life,
and not something you do in your spare time.
- Marion Wright Edelman

There are a hundred valid reasons why something can't be done,
but only one reason, Commitment, why it can.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Courage is not the absence of fear,
but rather the judgement that something else
is more important than fear.
- Ambrose Redmoon

To be yourself in a world that
is constantly trying to make you something else
is the greatest accomplishment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anger is a killing thing:
it kills the man who angers,
for each rage leaves him less than he had been before -
it takes something from him.
- Louis L'Amour

The ultimate test of a man's conscience
may be his willingness to sacrifice something today
for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
- Gaylord Nelson

If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for,
he isn't fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Stand up to your obstacles
and do something about them.
You will find that they haven't
half the strength you think they have.
- Norman Vincent Peale

You can't do anything about the length of your life,
but you can do something about its width and depth.
- Evan Esar

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

In the long run, men hit only what they aim at.
Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
- Henry David Thoreau

To succeed, you need to find
something to hold on to,
something to motivate you,
something to inspire you.
- Tony Dorsett

A man who won't die for something is not fit to live.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.


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