Favorite Quotations ~† Openness New Birth Order Book: Why You Are the Way You Are

"Stay open." ~ Alexandra Stoddard


Above all, remember that the most important thing you can take anywhere is not a Gucci bag or French cut jeans; it's an open mind. ~ Gail Rubin Bereny

Give me the radius of a man's intelligence and I will give you the circumference of his tolerance. ~ Clyde M. Reed

I believe in an open mind, but not so open that our brains fall out. ~ Arthur Hays Sulzberger

I have little tolerance for incompetence, sloppy thinking, and laziness. ~ Michael Debakey

I have seen gross intolerance shown in support of tolerance. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

I used to have an open mind but my brains kept falling out. ~ Steven Wright

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief. ~ Gerry Spence

Iíve found that the more I open myself up to messages from the universe, from God, and from my intuition, the more I learn. ~ Gloria Estefan

If you keep your mind sufficiently open, people will throw a lot of rubbish into it. ~ William A. Orton

Intolerance of ambiguity is the mark of an authoritarian personality. ~ Theodore Adorno

Keep an open mind, I always say. Drives sensible people mad, I know, but what did we ever get from sensible people? Not poetry or art or music, that's for sure. ~ Charles de Lint

Keep your hands open, and all the sands of the desert can pass through them. Close them, and all you can feel is a bit of grit. ~ Taisen Deshimaru

Let me say a word or two against brotherhood. A lot of people I know I wouldn't want for cousins, let alone brothers. In human relations the concept of tolerance and mutual respect is far more important. ~ Ralph Bunche

Once lead this people into war and they will forget there ever was such a thing as tolerance. ~ Woodrow Wilson

One characteristic of Americans is that they have no toleration at all of anybody putting up with anything. We believe that whatever is going wrong ought to be fixed. ~ Margaret Mead

One never knows what each day is going to bring. The important thing is to be open and ready for it. ~ Henry Moore

Openness isn't the end; it's the beginning. ~ Margaret Heffernan

Suffer fools gladly; they may be right. ~ Holbrook Jackson

The highest result of education is tolerance. ~ Helen Keller