Openness Quotes

Nikki Rowe

Her life is lived through the masterpiece of art, that she cannot draw.. Nikki Rowe
Her life is lived through the masterpiece of art, that she cannot draw.

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The soul is healed by being with children.. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
The soul is healed by being with children.

Tony Schwartz

Let go of certainty. The opposite isn't uncertainty. It's openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides. The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow.

Alexander Shulgin

How long will this last, this delicious feeling of being alive, of having penetrated the veil which hides beauty and the wonders of celestial vistas? It doesn't matter, as there can be nothing but gratitude for even a glimpse of what exists for those who can become open to it.

Stephen Levine

There is nothing noble about suffering except the love and forgiveness with which we meet it. Many believe that if they are suffering they are closer to God, but I have met very few who could keep their heart open to their suffering enough for that to be true. (124)

Rainer Maria Rilke

only someone who is ready for everything, who doesn't exclude any experience, even the most incomprehensible, will live the relationship with another person as something alive and will himself sound the depths of his own being.

Jane Austen

It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy; - it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.

Aspen Baker

I want a future abortion conversation known for its openness, respect and empathy, so instead of generating more heat, anger and conflict, I practice pro-voice.

Bryant McGill

Open the bloom of your heart and become a gift of beauty to the world.

Bryant McGill

To move forward, simply set your intentions, be grateful for what you have, be open to what is possible, and the rest will happen, as a beautiful and effortless journey of cooperation and listening.

Randy Alcorn

Wealth is a relational barrier. It keeps us from having open relationships.

Kahlil Gibran

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?

Amy Leigh Mercree

Life provides chances to open your heart all the time.

Jay Woodman

from CHAOS?

Trust the imagination. Peace is knowing without need for detailed explanation. Joy is openness to possibility. Sing your humming heart free from the heat of all creation. Swim into cool whirling coloured pools. Sleep on rock of consciousness.

Djahariah Mitra

When you open to the world, the world opens to you.

Jay Woodman

Sometimes it's better to show our vulnerability / pain / regrets so others don't think us impervious / unapproachable - be real / open

Jody Cantrell Dyer

Adoption is a beautiful, burdensome blessing.

Gabriel García Márquez

At that moment Homero saw him with his heart and laid down his weapons

Erma Bombeck

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.

Peter Santos

The spiritual freedom we seek cannot be found by grasping at, retreating to, or protecting our perceived safe spaces. Our freedom lies in remaining open continuously, not only to Life's changes but also to the Divine Light within us and others.

William Barrett

Our freedom is the way in which we are able to let the world open before us, and ourselves stand open within it.

William Barrett

We must be free for the truth; and conversely, to be able to be open toward the truth may be our deepest freedom as human creatures.

Anthony Liccione

Depression, is like trying to find a light switch in pitch darkness. Defeating it takes much assistance and resource. First, it's letting in loved ones that are reaching out, when light will begin to shine.

Greg Carlson

Teaching is the art of serendipity. Each of us has the experience of finding out that something we intended as only the most casual of remarks, or the stray example, changes the way some students thought to the point of changing their lives.

Kevin Roose

i don't think college is something you should tough out.

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