Posts Tagged ‘openmindedness’

Everyone is in favor of free speech. Hardly a day passes without its being extolled, but some people’s idea of it is that they are free to say what they like, but if anyone else says anything back, that is an outrage.

Churchill, Winston 2

— Winston Churchill


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Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.


—William Blake

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The trouble with having an open mind…is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.


—Terry Pratchett

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The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.

Davies, Robertson

—Robertson Davies

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We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

Franklin, Ben in Cap

—Benjamin Franklin


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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

—F. Scott Fitzgerald


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