Quotes and Sayings about Open



"Keep your ears open, your eyes open, grab everything you can, react, and learn!"
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Equality, Battle, Day, Deals, Eyes, Rights, Human rights, Key, Open, Patience, Republican, Will)

"I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth."
- John Adams
(Related: Design, America, Earth, Mankind, Providence, Wonder)

"One can not love without opening oneself, and opening oneself, that's taking the risk of suffering. One does not have control."
- Isabelle Adjani
(Related: Love, Control, Risk, Suffering)

"Fascism is itself less 'ideological', in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination that is elsewhere concealed."
- Theodor Adorno
(Related: Fascism)

"My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger."
- Casey Affleck
(Related: Mom, Being, Choices, Conversation, Danger, Listening, Open)

"This continent, an open palm spread frank before the sky."
- James Agee
(Related: Open, Sky)

"In 1862, Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, a bill opening one half million square miles of territory in the western United States for settlement."
- Peter Agre
(Related: Act, states, United)

"I have witnessed how education opens doors, and I know that when sound instruction takes place, students experience the joys of new-found knowledge and the ability to excel."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Education, Experience, Knowledge, Ability, Sound, Students)

"The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee."
- Akhenaton
"That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit."
- Amos Bronson Alcott
(Related: Delight, Expectation, Profit)

"The news of the open military help to Franco from Hitler and Mussolini, and the heroic resistance of the people of Madrid, Barcelona and the big cities fired a widespread wish to help the Republic and its people."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: People, Cities, Help, Military, News, Open)

"It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven."
- George Allen
(Related: Commitment, Communication, May, Open, states, Terrorism, United)

"Almost any film that you do is an opportunity to open you up and make you more aware of an area that you might not be thinking about. That's what is kind of cool, or one of the cool things about this profession."
- Joan Allen
(Related: Opportunity, Film, Open, Profession, Thinking)

"Change, when it comes, cracks everything open."
- Dorothy Allison
(Related: Change, Open)

"Before I left, I opened a lot of doors for a lot of people to play the blues."
- Luther Allison
(Related: People, Play)

"All men will commence in their present rank and promotion will be open to all men alike, without any distinctions or qualifications, political or otherwise."
- John Amery
(Related: Men, Open, Present, Promotion, Rank, Will)

"The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty."
- Fisher Ames
(Related: Democracy, Liberty)

"The atmosphere was wide open in those circles that we traveled in."
- David Amram
(Related: Open)

"If I don't think about anything, and start with a clean slate, in terms of what I have to do, a lot of different ideas come up, and I can think about things more openly."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Ideas)

"It's just a matter of me opening up the page and whatever is written on the page, that's what I'm here to do."
- Anthony Anderson
"A real estate closer. Oh, what's that? I'm a real estate opener. What is a real estate closer? You mean at the end where you've got to sign all those papers?"
- Louie Anderson
(Related: End)

"The minute a person whose word means a great deal to others dare to take the open-hearted and courageous way, many others follow."
- Marian Anderson
(Related: Open, Word)

"If CART continues on, it's just going to drag all of open-wheel racing down."
- Michael Andretti
(Related: Open, Racing)

"I couldn't have found a better man than Brad. He still opens doors for me and brings me flowers. He's the sweetest goofball on the planet."
- Jennifer Aniston
(Related: Flowers, Man)

"I was in the studio so much, it was about the search for air in a metaphoric sense, and the breathing has more to do with travel for me, about the search musically for open air."
- Keren Ann
(Related: Travel, Open, Sense)

"Open markets offer the only realistic hope of pulling billions of people in developing countries out of abject poverty, while sustaining prosperity in the industrialized world."
- Kofi Annan
(Related: People, Hope, Countries, Open, Poverty, Prosperity, World)

"Talent is like a faucet, while it is open, one must write."
- Jean Anouilh
(Related: Talent, Open)

"I think well-read people - the world is open to them."
- Avi Arad
(Related: People, Open, World)

"I've never gone into analysis. But Freud opened a door, I know."
- Dario Argento
"Remarkable is the greater openness of the Catholic Church towards people of other religious traditions and persuasions. The development has not been without problems, since some people have resisted it and others have pushed openness beyond the desirable point."
- Francis Arinze
(Related: People, Development, Church, Problems, Religious, Remarkable, Traditions)

"Open your mouth and shut your eyes and see what Zeus will send you."
- Aristophanes
(Related: Eyes, Open, Will)

"I was an observer. I liked to listen rather than openly express myself. This trait is something that I've retained over the years."
- Giorgio Armani
(Related: Years)

"Arrested Development opened a lot of doors for me."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Development)

"Lord of the Rings is a good thing for us because it opened the door for the genre in general. Le Guin's stories are very different from Lord of the Rings."
- Shawn Ashmore
"Unfortunately I put the opening date on the 5th of December 1941 and on the 7th of December the Japanese bombarded Pearl Harbour. My dream of a theater in Washington D.C. came to a prompt end."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Dream, December, End, Theater, Washington)

"It's like taking over This Is Your Life from Eamonn Andrews - you just open your mouth and hope you sound like yourself. That's all you can possibly do."
- Michael Aspel
(Related: Life, Hope, Open, Sound)

"The basic story for the opener is that word came through the bar that someone got knifed and killed up on the Moon Walk. It turns out to be one of the quarter regulars that everybody knows, including Maestro and Bone."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Moon, Word)

"The cosmical importance of this conclusion is profound and the possibilities it opens for the future very remarkable, greater in fact than any suggested before by science in the whole history of the human race."
- Francis William Aston
(Related: History, Science, Fact, Future, Importance, Possibilities, Race, Remarkable)

"Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are."
- Colleen Atwood
(Related: Impression, Character, First, Open)

"Single women have a dreadful propensity for being poor. Which is one very strong argument in favor of matrimony."
- Jane Austen
(Related: Women, Argument, Being, Matrimony, Poor)

"I'll work overtime to open the doors of opportunity to industry and commerce."
- Alan Autry
(Related: Work, Opportunity, Commerce, Open)

"Democracy opens new vistas and opportunities. We should use the opportunities it offers to correct past mistakes not to blunder anew."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Democracy, Mistakes, Past)

"To meet the expectations of the majority of our people, and to open up new vistas of economic opportunity so that the aspirations of Nigerians can stand a fair chance of being fulfilled in a lifetime, there must be a truly committed leadership in a democratic Nigeria."
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Related: Leadership, People, Opportunity, Aspirations, Being, Chance, Expectations, Majority, Open)

"The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Soul, Being, Body, Night, Possession, Rest, Shadows, Sleep)

"Poetry is one of the destinies of speech... One would say that the poetic image, in its newness, opens a future to language."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Poetry, Future, Language, Speech)

"Ours is an open and accepting society, and has historically provided an avenue for lawful immigration to all those willing to accept the responsibilities of citizenship."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: Society, Citizenship, Open)

"A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open."
- Francis Bacon
(Related: Man, Open, Question)

"The successful pilots succeeded because they did not open fire until they were close to the target."
- Douglas Bader
(Related: Successful, Fire, Open)

"Today's date, the eighteenth of May, should sometime become an occasion of great international celebration, for on this day ten years ago the first Peace Conference opened at The Hague."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Peace, Day, First, May, Today, Years)

"So I let them be responsible for there particular areas. Then by the time it gets to me that means that there is a problem. I have my eyes open and I need to know something about every department but you don't want to micro manage any particular department."
- Dusty Baker
(Related: Time, Eyes, Open, Want)

"We have a very active testing community which people don't often think about when you have open source."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Community, Open, Testing)

"Many people think that open source projects are sort of chaotic and and anarchistic. They think that developers randomly throw code at the code base and see what sticks."
- Mitchell Baker
(Related: People, Open, Projects)

"The discrimination is not made openly, but a Negro who goes to such places is informed that there are no accommodations, or he is overlooked and otherwise slighted, so that he does not come again."
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Related: Discrimination)

"I think Maine needs people. It needs diversity. It needs to be able to respect people. Openness is crucial for this state because we don't want to be known for having the oldest state in the nation. We want young families."
- John Baldacci
(Related: People, Diversity, Nation, Needs, Respect, State, Want)

"A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: Man, Open, Sea, Woman)

"Another friend hired me to open doors for him in the moving and relocation business. I did that for 10 years, am still doing it. And I do some work for the Cubs, in community relations."
- Ernie Banks
(Related: Work, Business, Friend, Community, Open, Years)

"Mike Nichols asked if I would do The Birdcage. Mike and I are dear friends but he had never offered me a feature role in a movie. My television career opened other doors for me."
- Christine Baranski
(Related: Career, Friends, Television)

"The ability of our people to think quickly and create great products in this whole new world of Internet open standards is not only essential to our success but is also one of the things that impresses me most about Netscape."
- Jim Barksdale
(Related: Success, People, Ability, Internet, Open, World)

"After all, I have spent the better part of my adult life insisting that government be open... that government be accessible... and that government be held accountable to people who voted us into office."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Government, Life, People, Office, Open)

"And this week, I am proposing legislation to strengthen our Open Records laws to make public access to our public records surer, faster, and more comprehensive."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Laws, Legislation, Open, Public)

"I am committed to making Georgia a model for open and honest government."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Government, Open)

"In my first year as governor, we solved some of the problems that had begun to undermine the Open Records Act. We gave the act teeth by providing criminal penalties for knowing violations."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Act, First, Open, Problems)

"If we keep an open mind, too much is likely to fall into it."
- Natalie Clifford Barney
(Related: Mind, Open)

"A safe but sometimes chilly way of recalling the past is to force open a crammed drawer. If you are searching for anything in particular you don't find it, but something falls out at the back that is often more interesting."
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Force, Open, Past)

"Although golf was originally restricted to wealthy, overweight Protestants, today it's open to anybody who owns hideous clothing."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Golf, Open, Today)

"If you were to open up a baby's head - and I am not for a moment suggesting that you should - you would find nothing but an enormous drool gland."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Baby, Nothing, Open)

"I go to work the minute I open my eyes."
- Lynda Barry
(Related: Work, Eyes, Open)

"I guess there seems to be clubs opening up again, which is strange."
- Todd Barry
"I had some friends that tried it down there, and I went to a couple of open mics, and I just kind of got this... this sick urge to try it instead of just watching it."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Friends, Open)

"I once sat next to Jim from Wild Kingdom on a flight from Atlanta. I find mentioning that opens a lot of doors."
- Todd Barry
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."
- John Barrymore
(Related: Happiness, Open)

"Though gay lifestyles have certainly moved into the open, there's little evidence that society has become more open in its basic attitudes or that entertainers should feel cozy in emerging from the velvet underground."
- Peter Bart
(Related: Society, Gay, Open)

"Now is not the time to open the border to receive Canadian beef down to the United States."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Time, Now, Open, states, United)

"The administration's attempt to keep us from selling agricultural products to Cuba is an outrage. Cuba is not a threat. That is why we must do more to open Cuba - not less."
- Max Baucus
(Related: Selling, Open)

"Deep down, the US, with its space, its technological refinement, its bluff good conscience, even in those spaces which it opens up for simulation, is the only remaining primitive society."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Society, Conscience, Deep, Space)

"It's been a great place to get in touch with what people are really thinking. And to make contact with readers and other writers. Egalitarian, wide open, like the Wild West!"
- Greg Bear
(Related: People, Open, Thinking, Writers)

"I've found that when you roll up your sleeves and join people in their daily work, they tend to open up quite a bit and let you know what they really think about the issues facing our country and what kind of job they think the government is doing."
- Bob Beauprez
(Related: Government, Work, People, Country, Job, Open)

"And therefore we must seek dialogue in this networked world. We must ask which voice was actually attempting to make itself heard and saw no other possibility of gaining a hearing. To that extent, for a while this also represented a forced opening of a cosmopolitan view."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Possibility, Hearing, Voice, World)

"Accordingly, globalization is not only something that will concern and threaten us in the future, but something that is taking place in the present and to which we must first open our eyes."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Concern, Eyes, First, Future, Globalization, Open, Present, Will)

"When they come to Europe, they are confronted by still closed borders. Thus, the concept of open borders is a very selective concept, one that is not taken seriously at all in the experience of non-Europeans."
- Ulrich Beck
(Related: Experience, Europe, Open)

"I lost in the second round of the French Open and had 10 days off. I went to the Hard Rock Cafe. It was exciting to be away from my parents, to stay in a hotel. Hotels at 17 meant freedom."
- Boris Becker
(Related: Freedom, Open, Parents)

"It's a very difficult thing losing a parent, but I think there's an added complication for me, because he was so well-loved and he had this very open charm that made people feel they had a personal relationship with him."
- Kate Beckinsale
(Related: People, Charm, Losing, Open)

"I'm not about to talk about what's romantic in my life - I figure if you talk about it once - then that's an open invitation for everyone to dig into your personal life even further."
- James Van Der Beek
(Related: Life, Open, Romantic, Talk)

"We are not inferring design to account for a black box, but to account for an open box."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Design, Open)

"Biology has progressed tremendously due to the model that Darwin put forth. But the black boxes Darwin accepted are now being opened, and our view of the world is again being shaken."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Being, Now, World)

"A man from a primitive culture who sees an automobile might guess that it was powered by the wind or by an antelope hidden under the car, but when he opens up the hood and sees the engine he immediately realizes that it was designed."
- Michael Behe
(Related: Car, Culture, Man, Wind)

"Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open."
- Alexander Graham Bell
(Related: Open)

"When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us."
- Alexander Graham Bell
"Texas has a lot of challenges, but if I choose to run I will talk about opening democracy to mainstream Texans and not just to a closed circle of entrenched ideologues."
- Chris Bell
(Related: Democracy, Talk, Will)

"Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open."
- Clive Bell
(Related: Open, Questions, Reason)

"In two years, there were 22 military coups d'etat, essentially in Africa and the third world. The coup d'etat of Algiers, in 1965, is what opened the path."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Military, World, Years)

"When I was engaged in the struggle for my country, I was very young. My horizons were open."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Country, Open, Struggle)

"We must ensure that while eliminating child labor in the export industry, we are also eliminating their labour from the informal sector, which is more invisible to public scrutiny - and thus leaves the children more open to abuse and exploitation."
- Carol Bellamy
(Related: Abuse, Children, Exploitation, Labor, Open, Public)

"When friendship disappears then there is a space left open to that awful loneliness of the outside world which is like the cold space between the planets. It is an air in which men perish utterly."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Friendship, Men, Loneliness, Open, Space, World)

"Free yourself from the rigid conduct of tradition and open yourself to the new forms of probability."
- Hans Bender
(Related: Open, Tradition)

"Open your newspaper - any day of the week - and you will find a report from somewhere in the world of someone being imprisoned, tortured or executed because his opinions or religion are unacceptable to his government."
- Peter Benenson
(Related: Government, Religion, Being, Day, Open, Opinions, Will, World)

"Paradise is open to all kind hearts."
- Pierre Jean de Beranger
(Related: Paradise, Open)

"So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object!"
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Money, People, Night, Today)

"The human imagination... has great difficulty in living strictly within the confines of a materialist practice or philosophy. It dreams, like a dog in its basket, of hares in the open."
- John Berger
(Related: Dreams, Imagination, Difficulty, Living, Open, Philosophy, Practice)

"Wherever anything lives, there is, open somewhere, a register in which time is being inscribed."
- Henri Bergson
(Related: Time, Being, Open)

"I'm open to getting more equipment, but I really won't have time to look into that until after the tour."
- Daisy Berkowitz
(Related: Time, Open)

"In Mexico, theater is very underground, so if you're a theater actor it's very difficult to make a living. But it's also a very beautiful pathway to knowledge and to an open education."
- Gael Garcia Bernal
(Related: Education, Knowledge, Actor, Living, Open, Theater)

"If I am confirmed, I am confident that my colleagues on the Federal Open Market Committee and I will maintain the focus on long-term price stability as monetary policy's greatest contribution to general economic prosperity and maximum employment."
- Ben Bernanke
(Related: Policy, Committee, Focus, Open, Prosperity, Stability, Will)

"Civil Rights opened the windows. When you open the windows, it does not mean that everybody will get through. We must create our own opportunities."
- Mary Frances Berry
(Related: Civil rights, Open, Will, Windows)

"All right, every day ain't going to be the best day of your life, don't worry about that. If you stick to it you hold the possibility open that you will have better days."
- Wendell Berry
(Related: Life, Possibility, Day, Open, Right, Will, Worry)

"The decision is not whether or not we will ration care. The decision will be whether we ration care with our eyes open."
- Donald Berwick
(Related: Decision, Care, Eyes, Open, Will)

"On March 4th, 1830, I arrived in London, where a new world seemed opened to me."
- Henry Bessemer
(Related: London, March, World)

"The whole world opened to me when I learned to read."
- Mary McLeod Bethune
(Related: World)

"I feel safe in saying this, and that is that Peter Weir is without a doubt one of the greatest filmmakers of all time. I'd open a door in a movie for him if he asked me to."
- Paul Bettany
(Related: Time, Doubt, Open, Saying)

"Half the bands I guarantee wouldn't at this point want Nuno to open for them."
- Nuno Bettencourt
(Related: Open, Want)

"There's sort of an open offer to work with a guy in Los Angeles who does big band and orchestra arrangements who was at least an acquaintance to Les Baxter before he passed away."
- Jello Biafra
(Related: Work, Acquaintance, Open)

"It is sometimes the man who opens the door who is the last to enter the room."
- Elizabeth Bibesco
(Related: Man)

"I'm not squeamish at all. As a child I dragged a dead squirrel home on my skateboard and cut it open and tried to look at its brain."
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Home, Open)

"Being Sexiest Woman Alive definitely didn't just open all the doors for me, which I thought it would. I thought, 'This is going to be huge for me!' And it really wasn't at all."
- Jessica Biel
(Related: Thought, Being, Open, Woman)

"Our country is the most generous, open, tolerant, and democratic in the world."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: Country, Open, World)

"Movies are open doors, and at every door, I change character and life."
- Juliette Binoche
(Related: Change, Life, Movies, Character, Open)

"I think there are influences that you open the door to, and influences that come under the door."
- Harrison Birtwistle
(Related: Open)

"When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets?"
- Jim Bishop
(Related: Car, Love, Open, Parents, Patience, Treasure)

"Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money."
- Joey Bishop
(Related: Money, Open, Today, Worth)

"Being around people with whom you feel a connection, on many levels, not just a professional one, is very relaxing. Your ears are more open to someone who is not a cantankerous bastard."
- Jacqueline Bisset
(Related: People, Being, Connection, Open)

"Country radio certainly widens the boundaries of what I can do. Other artists may do something more edgy that gets on radio and that opens the door for me to be more edgy, I think."
- Clint Black
(Related: Artists, Country, May)

"Frank was the BOSS and was not open to anything that was not from his head. There were no arguments about music because if you did, he would show you where the door was. Period."
- Jimmy Carl Black
(Related: Music, Boss, Arguments, Open)

"Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud."
- Maurice Blanchot
(Related: Music, People, Lovers, Painting)

"I am a very open, social, friendly person, and when it comes to people approaching me and asking for an autograph, I am totally cool with doing any of that. It's a lot of fun."
- Corbin Bleu
(Related: People, Fun, Open)

"There are several paths one can take, but not every path is open to you."
- Claire Bloom
(Related: Open)

"My first jam was at Hotel Diplomat opening for Hollywood."
- Kurtis Blow
(Related: First, Hollywood)

"I was certainly open for something being on the edge of a nervous breakdown, perplexed by my own sexuality. I was gay."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Being, Gay, Open, Sexuality)

"Early on I saw the repression and idolatry of Stalinism, and when it cracked, I was open to religion again."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Religion, Open, Repression)

"I feel that the Christian experience and the Jewish one have much to give each other. If this open society continues and there is no return to political anti-Semitism, then this encounter, deeper than any theology, may happen."
- Lionel Blue
(Related: Experience, Society, Christian, May, Open, Theology)

"Once you work with a studio on a film, the studio is sort of like this enormous clam that just opens, takes everything and then closes, and no one enters again. They own it all."
- Don Bluth
(Related: Work, Film)

"Let me start by emphasizing that I am open to efforts to expedite environmental procedures for true emergencies or in other clear cases where current laws are needlessly burdensome."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Environmental, Laws, Open)

"First, we should not be opening our coasts, all of our coasts, to oil drilling when we have not taken the first step, not the first step, to conserve oil."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Drilling, First, Oil)

"The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness."
- Niels Bohr
(Related: Democracy, Dictatorship, Secrecy)

"The nation will benefit in the long term if it continues to be open to foreign expertise. This will help the country to establish its business culture and environment faster, based on international best practice."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Business, Country, Culture, Environment, Expertise, Help, Nation, Open, Practice, Will)

"There is no conflict between favouring Islamic and traditional values and being more open and international."
- Hassanal Bolkiah
(Related: Values, Being, Conflict, Open)

"Let the path be open to talent."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Talent, Open)

"My career is an open book, but my life is not."
- Barry Bonds
(Related: Life, Career, Open)

"Drafting a constitution is only the first step. The constitution has to be granted legitimacy by open discussion and a fair, representative referendum."
- Emma Bonino
(Related: Constitution, First, Open)

"Towns and cities throughout the United States have opened their hearts and homes to thousands of families displaced from their homes as a result of this horrific storm."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Cities, Result, states, United)

"Ethiopia didn't just blow my mind; it opened my mind. Anyway, on our last day at this orphanage a man handed me his baby and said, 'Would you take my son with you?' He knew, in Ireland, that his son would live, and that in Ethiopia, his son would die."
- Bono
(Related: Son, Baby, Day, Ireland, Man, Mind)

"I write to discover what I think. After all, the bars aren't open that early."
- Daniel J. Boorstin
(Related: Open)

"My door was open part of the time, and part of the time I tried to get a nap and their voices annoyed me, and I closed it. I kept it open in summer more or less, and closed in winter."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: Time, Open, Summer, Winter)

"Pick up any newspaper or magazine, open the TV, and you'll be bombarded with suggestions of how to have a successful life. Some of these suggestions are deeply unhelpful to our own projects and priorities - and we should take care."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: Life, Successful, Care, Open, Priorities, Projects)

"I love old books. They tell you stories about their use. You can see where the fingerprints touched the pages as they held the book open. You can see how long they lingered on each page by the finger stains."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: Love, Books, Old, Open)

"Real answers need to be found in dialogue and interaction and, yes, our shared human condition. This means being open to one another instead of simply fighting to maintain a prescribed position."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Answers, Being, Fighting, Open)

"The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible."
- Ray Bradbury
(Related: Experience, Romance, Idea, Open)

"Girls Incorporated of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey continues to advance their cause and to strengthen their community by aspiring to open a Girl's Center for Philadelphia."
- Robert Brady
(Related: Cause, Community, Girls, Open)

"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
(Related: Family, Mother, Father, Open, Trying)

"But I knew that what had happened was an eye-opener not only to the United States but also to Pakistan, who realized that after what has happened on the 11th of September, it was simply impossible to continue to play those games in Afghanistan."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: Afghanistan, Eye, Games, Play, states, United)

"Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier."
- Dorthea Brande
(Related: Mind, Open, Will)

"I was a town child, it is true, but that did not prevent me enjoying open-air life, with plants and animals."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Life, Animals, Open, Plants)

"I have always been of the mind that good work is good work, whether performed on stage, on television or in film and, like any reasonable actor, I keep my options open."
- Benjamin Bratt
(Related: Work, Actor, Film, Mind, Open, Options, Television)

"I think the legacy of the civil rights movement is that now whites are more open to being represented by people of color or people who are women or, again, non-traditional candidates."
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Women, People, Being, Civil rights, Now, Open)

"Whatever we are waiting for - peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance - it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart."
- Sarah Ban Breathnach
(Related: Peace, Heart, Abundance, Awareness, Contentment, Grace, Mind, Open, Waiting, Will)

"The genius of America is that we are still a land of undiscovered shores, and we are at our best when we open our hearts and allow the night winds to bring renewed visions of great deeds."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Genius, America, Deeds, Land, Night, Open, Visions)

"I discipline churchgoers with godly lessons and sharp words if they do not change their ways. My goal is to open their hearts so that they seek forgiveness."
- William Brewster
(Related: Change, Forgiveness, Discipline, Goal, Open, Words)

"For four years doing that same character all the time kind of bothered me. Butit opened up a lot of doors."
- Lloyd Bridges
(Related: Time, Character, Years)

"Why can't teachers end up owning schools, the way waiters can open their own restaurants?"
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: End, Open, Restaurants, Schools, Teachers)

"I thought I would keep the first name Susan and change the last name but I picked up this book and as I opened it the lead character in it was called Morgan Brittany."
- Morgan Brittany
(Related: Change, Thought, Character, First, Name)

"His heart was like a sensitive plant, that opens for a moment in the sunshine, but curls up and shrinks into itself at the slightest touch of the finger, or the lightest breath of wind."
- Anne Bronte
(Related: Heart, Wind)

"I've done it with Broadcast News-where there was no finish line, there was no agenda that I had to move all the characters to this point, that I was sort of open to what happens."
- James L. Brooks
(Related: News, Open)

"Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die."
- Mel Brooks
(Related: Comedy, Open, Tragedy)

"Trusting your individual uniqueness challenges you to lay yourself open."
- James Broughton
(Related: Open, Uniqueness)

"I knew I could not maintain that leadership in open struggle against Moscow influence. Only two Communist leaders in history ever succeeded in doing this - Tito and Mao Tse-tung."
- Earl Browder
(Related: History, Leadership, Influence, Open, Struggle)

"Socialism is nothing more nor less than the social, political and ideological system which breaks the fetters upon economic growth created under capitalism and opens the way to a new period of economic and social expansion on a much larger scale."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Growth, Capitalism, Nothing, Socialism)

"Once we open the door to the plutonium economy, we expose ourselves to absolutely terrible, horrifying risks from these people."
- David R. Brower
(Related: People, Economy, Open)

"We tried burying the waste at sea and the concrete cannisters that held it cracked open."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Open, Sea, Waste)

"With dates I like to cater a girl. We do whatever she likes. If she was open to what I wanted to do, it probably wouldn't be a dull date, because I am a jock."
- Chris Brown
(Related: Open)

"To me, it's all about opening all the doors and getting people to be not only prolific, but creative and having control of their music."
- Eric Brown
(Related: Music, People, Control)

"The grandest thing has been the lifting up of the gates and the opening of the doors to the women of America, giving liberty to twenty-seven million women, thus opening to them a new and larger life and a higher ideal."
- Olympia Brown
(Related: Life, Women, America, Giving, Liberty)

"Literature is my calling To hold up the mirror to my countrymen comes natural to me; and in the open field of invention I am not without hopes of giving them pleasure."
- Thomas Edward Brown
(Related: Giving, Invention, Literature, Open, Pleasure)

"We have an open society. No one will come and take me away for saying what I am saying. But they don't have to, if they can control how many people hear it. And that's how they do it."
- Jackson Browne
(Related: Society, People, Control, Open, Saying, Will)

"The moment eternal - just that and no more - When ecstasy's utmost we clutch at the core While cheeks burn, arms open, eyes shut, and lips meet!"
- Robert Browning
(Related: Ecstasy, Eyes, Open)

"Supermarket automatic doors open for me; therefore, I am."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Open)

"Silence is a statement that is open to gross misinterpretation."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Open, Silence)

"Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science."
- William Jennings Bryan
(Related: Science, Heart, Evolution, Mind, Name, Spiritual)

"The little windflower, whose just opened eye is blue as the spring heaven it gazes at."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Eye, Heaven, Spring)

"Go forth under the open sky, and list To Nature's teachings."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Nature, Open, Sky)

"I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me."
- Martin Buber
(Related: Open, Surrender)

"Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled by God."
- John Buchan
(Related: God, Soul, Heart, Prayer)

"If enough people openly engage in conduct once considered reprehensible, we rewrite the rule book and assume that God, as a good democrat, will go along."
- James L. Buckley
(Related: God, People, Will)

"I never attempt to make money on the stock market. I buy on the assumption that they could close the market the next day and not reopen it for five years."
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Money, Day, Years)

"When I came to New York and I opened the window of the thirty-fifth-floor apartment, there's light pollution and fog, and I couldn't see my star. So I drew it on my wrist with a pen, but it kept washing away. Then I went to a tattoo parlor on Second Avenue and had it done."
- Gisele Bundchen
(Related: Light, Pen, Pollution)

"There can be no doubt that the practice of opening legislative sessions with prayer has become part of the fabric of our society."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Society, Doubt, Practice, Prayer)

"I don't want to say, 'This is where Im going to be in five years and Im going to get there no matter what.' I want to leave it open. I'm not a desperate actress dying to star in a B movie in a bikini."
- Brooke Burke
(Related: Dying, Open, Want, Years)

"I'm a Southern girl. I like when they open the door and pull out a chair. I'm really into a man's man."
- Brooke Burns
(Related: Man, Open)

"I have discovered the secret of happiness - it is work, either with the hands or the head. The moment I have something to do, the draughts are open and my chimney draws, and I am happy."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Happiness, Work, Open)

"Love is always open arms. If you close your arms about love you will find that you are left holding only yourself."
- Leo Buscaglia
(Related: Love, Open, Will)

"Have a mind that's open to everything, get attached to nothing."
- Gary Busey
(Related: Mind, Nothing, Open)

"Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others."
- Barbara Bush
(Related: Giving, Mind, Needs)

"We don't want an America that is closed to the world. What we want is a world that is open to America."
- George H. W. Bush
(Related: America, Open, Want, World)

"America is the land of the second chance - and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Life, America, Chance, Land, Open, Prison)

"Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open."
- Laura Bush
(Related: Answers, Children, Learning, Libraries, Open, Questions, World)

"South Africa is blessed to have women and men like yourselves who have little to give but give what you have with open hands and open hearts."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Men, Women, Open)

"The thing about science fiction is that it's totally wide open. But it's wide open in a conditional way."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fiction, Open)

"I was attracted to science fiction because it was so wide open. I was able to do anything and there were no walls to hem you in and there was no human condition that you were stopped from examining."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fiction, Open)

"Fantasy is totally wide open; all you really have to do is follow the rules you've set. But if you're writing about science, you have to first learn what you're writing about."
- Octavia Butler
(Related: Science, Fantasy, First, Open, Rules, Writing)

"I'm open to sci-fi, but I was never a diehard fan. I have no idea why it keeps following me. I'm extremely lucky, I guess; it's a lucrative venue."
- Yancy Butler
(Related: Idea, Open)

"We didn't have any segregation at the Cotton Club. No. The Cotton Club was wide open, it was free."
- Cab Calloway
(Related: Open)

"No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief."
- John Calvin
(Related: God, Man, Open, Salvation, Unbelief)

"Biographical data, even those recorded in the public registers, are the most private things one has, and to declare them openly is rather like facing a psychoanalyst."
- Italo Calvino
(Related: Public)

"What we really want to do is what we are really meant to do. When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us."
- Julia Cameron
(Related: Money, Work, Open, Play, Want)

"Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls."
- Joseph Campbell
(Related: Open, Universe, Will)

"What I have learned from my work up to now, is to try to be open, but also protect myself by not letting the good and the evil get too much importance."
- Jane Campion
(Related: Work, Evil, Importance, Now, Open)

"A man's work is nothing but this slow trek to rediscover, through the detours of art, those two or three great and simple images in whose presence his heart first opened."
- Albert Camus
(Related: Work, Art, Heart, First, Man, Nothing)

"Every decision is liberating, even if it leads to disaster. Otherwise, why do so many people walk upright and with open eyes into their misfortune?"
- Elias Canetti
(Related: People, Decision, Disaster, Eyes, Misfortune, Open)

"I think this year we'll open up 900 gross, we're closing some, so the net count is lower, but the 900 are spread all over the place. Some of the closures are relocations, where you're moving it to another place in the marketplace."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Open)

"I mean, look, Nancy Pelosi said in the very beginning this is going to be the most open, honest and ethical Congress in history. And what we're seeing is she's breaking that promise every day."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: History, Beginning, Congress, Day, Open, Promise)

"Any plan of administration which contemplates a concentrating of responsibility is open to the dangers which follow the creation of a bureaucracy."
- Arthur Capper
(Related: Bureaucracy, Creation, Open, Responsibility)

"It is increasingly important to be open-minded."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Open)

"To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: God, Eyes, Open, Will)

"Before a group can enter the open society, it must first close ranks."
- Stokely Carmichael
(Related: Society, First, Open)

"Doors open because you're beautiful, but I wouldn't cultivate beauty to the exclusion of brains."
- Tia Carrere
(Related: Beauty, Open)

"Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Life)

"Although important nuclear physics work was to go on in laboratories such as ours had become - and we had to cut down to a lower energy group - it was not fundamentally opening up new insights on the structure of matter. That required you to be in a higher league."
- John Henry Carver
(Related: Work, Energy, Physics)

"I support allowing homosexuals to serve openly in our military and eliminating the 'don't ask, don't tell' policy."
- Ed Case
(Related: Policy, Military, Support)

"I come to urge my party to be open to debate and discussion; to move away from a lock-step litmus test which advocates abortion on demand in an effort to reach a broader national consensus."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Debate, Effort, Open, Party)

"If our country is to reach a workable solution to the abortion issue, the Democratic party must be open to and tolerant of opposing views."
- Robert Casey
(Related: Abortion, Country, Open, Party, Solution)

"No, my step-daughter just opened a theatre school for children, I have another daughter who works in the record industry and another who is going back to collage and I have two little ones at home."
- Rosanne Cash
(Related: Home, Daughter, Children, School, Theatre)

"The propensity to do good things is a choice."
- Shaun Cassidy
(Related: Choice)

"After completing a Delaware State education, they were afforded opportunities beyond anything they might have imagined - and they opened doors for themselves that surely would have remained closed if they only had a high school education."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Education, School, State)

"We have to instill in them the skills they need to succeed at a young age and open up their imaginations to the very real opportunities they can be afforded if they put their minds to it."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: Age, Open, Succeed)

"An angry man opens his mouth and shuts his eyes."
- Cato
(Related: Eyes, Man)

"The best advice is to take it easy, respect speed limits and do not try to make up time lost in the tailbacks on the open road."
- Emma Caulfield
(Related: Time, Advice, Limits, Open, Respect, Road)

"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
(Related: Inspiration, Artist, Duty, Information, Open, State)

"We will have a border that is open for business, open for tourism, open for legitimate travelers; but that is closed to terrorists and drug pushers and smugglers and others who seek to break the law."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: Business, Law, Open, Will)

"Doubtless there are things in nature which have not yet been seen. If an artist discovers them, he opens the way for his successors."
- Paul Cezanne
(Related: Nature, Artist)

"I found one remaining box of comics which I had saved. When I opened it up and that smell came pouring out, that old paper smell, I was struck by a rush of memories, a sense of my childhood self that seemed to be contained in there."
- Michael Chabon
(Related: Childhood, Memories, Old, Self, Sense)

"Why do Greeks always open restaurants that fail?"
- George Chakiris
(Related: Open, Restaurants)

"They were so clever finding ways to get me the ball. They had to do more than just give up open shots. They had to avoid fouls and pass me the ball in traffic."
- Wilt Chamberlain
(Related: Open)

"Saddam Hussein has openly admitted to the rest of the world that he had weapons of mass destruction. He used those weapons to kill his own people."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: People, Destruction, Rest, Weapons, World)

"Japan's inexplicable lack of response to even consider a move to re-open their market to U.S. beef will sorely tempt economic trade action against Japan."
- Saxby Chambliss
(Related: Action, Inexplicable, Trade, Will)

"It's a wonderful thing to see a segment of our population that is open and eager to learn more about Chinese culture. It has filtered into the mainstream. You see credit-card ads on TV with white couples and Chinese babies."
- Iris Chang
(Related: Babies, Credit, Culture, Open, Population)

"For anyone to open their heart, they need the right atmosphere, and something to prompt them. For my mother it was her trip abroad: she was in a very relaxed, understanding environment. I was very sympathetic towards her."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Mother, Heart, Environment, Open, Right, Understanding)

"I no longer have the terrible nightmares that I used to have. Mao had just died in 1976, and China began to open up. For the first time scholarships to go to the West to study were awarded on academic merit."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Time, First, Merit, Open, Study)

"You have to be willing to accept the information, you have to be willing to work hard. You have to be motivated to go to practice with an open mind. You have to be willing to be criticized. Only you can do those things."
- Brandi Chastain
(Related: Work, Information, Mind, Open, Practice)

"Half the joy of life is in little things taken on the run... but let us keep our hearts young and our eyes open that nothing worth our while shall escape us."
- Victor Cherbuliez
(Related: Life, Eyes, Joy, Nothing, Open, Worth)

"If you would convince others, seem open to conviction yourself."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Conviction, Open)

"The object of opening the mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid."
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
(Related: Mind)

"Home - that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Home, Heart, Heaven, Word)

"The less you open your heart to others, the more your heart suffers."
- Deepak Chopra
(Related: Heart, Open)

"Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. Traveling is my form of self-education. Every stream I fish now is not as good as it used to be. If you keep your eyes open as you travel around, you realize we are destroying this planet."
- Yvon Chouinard
(Related: Travel, Eyes, Fish, Now, Open, Self, Traveling)

"Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears by voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Voice, Will)

"So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Will)

"Open the door to me, as I have opened myself for you."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Open)

"The title of the movie is open to interpretation."
- Thomas Haden Church
(Related: Open)

"Meeting Franklin Roosevelt was like opening your first bottle of champagne; knowing him was like drinking it."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Drinking, First, Meeting)

"If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Future, Open, Past, Present, Quarrel)

"In war as in life, it is often necessary when some cherished scheme has failed, to take up the best alternative open, and if so, it is folly not to work for it with all your might."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: War, Work, Life, Folly, Open)

"Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope."
- John Ciardi
(Related: Time, Father, Hope, Nothing, Open)

"Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
"Speech and silence. We feel safer with a madman who talks than with one who cannot open his mouth."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Open, Silence, Speech)

"To be awarded a prize which takes its name from an illustrious Dutchman who at the same time was a great citizen of Europe and through his writings did so much to open up our modern world of sensibility and thought is indeed a most signal honour."
- John G. D. Clark
(Related: Time, Thought, Europe, Name, Open, Sensibility, World)

"If I can get you to laugh with me, you like me better, which makes you more open to my ideas. And if I can persuade you to laugh at the particular point I make, by laughing at it you acknowledge its truth."
- John Cleese
(Related: Truth, Ideas, Open)

"Begin to free yourself at once by doing all that is possible with the means you have, and as you proceed in this spirit the way will open for you to do more."
- Georges Clemenceau
(Related: Open, Spirit, Will)

"I wish there was a bar I could send opposing teams to and get them hammered or something - I could tell my buddies in New York to leave their places open or something. Playing for the Yankees, guys come at you extremely hard. I have to be ready or I'll be embarrassed."
- Roger Clemens
(Related: Open)

"If a belief is not realized immediately in open deeds, it is stored up for the guidance of the future."
- William Kingdon Clifford
(Related: Belief, Deeds, Future, Guidance, Open)

"I've been lucky enough to do a few films that will last longer than an opening weekend and those films are the ones I'm proud of."
- George Clooney
(Related: Weekend, Will)

"We are hopeful about the opportunities ahead, and stand ready to join this President in an open and honest dialogue about improving the state of our union for all Americans not the select few."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Americans, Open, President, State)

"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
(Related: Values, Open, Order, Respect)

"A childish soul not inoculated with compulsory prayer is a soul open to any religious infection."
- Alexander Cockburn
(Related: Soul, Open, Prayer, Religious)

"And when you see it the first time you put the film together, the roughest cut, is when you want to go home and open up your veins and get in a warm tub and just go away. And then it gradually, maybe, works its way back, somewhere toward that spot you were at before."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Home, Time, Film, First, Open, Want)

"It's almost like a genre rule: Don't Open The Box."
- Joel Coen
(Related: Open)

"This open eye for possible alternatives which need to be scrutinized before we can determine which is the best grounded is profoundly disconcerting to all conservatives and to almost all revolutionaries."
- Morris Raphael Cohen
(Related: Eye, Open)

"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
(Related: Character, Country, Duty, Loyalty, Open, Study)

"The flower has opened, has been in the sun and is unafraid. I'm taking more chances; I'm bold and proud."
- Paula Cole
(Related: Sun)

"I decided blacks should not have to experience the difficulties I had faced, so I decided to open a flying school and teach other black women to fly."
- Bessie Coleman
(Related: Experience, Women, Difficulties, Flying, Open, School)

"Tech executives have historically been owners of significant portions of their companies' stock so there is a propensity for them to diversify as a rule."
- David Coleman
"And there goes Juantorena down the back straight, opening his legs and showing his class."
- David Coleman
(Related: Class)

"As an African American actress, there are people who have been staples in my life that opened a door that I can walk through. I hope that I can have that impact."
- Monique Coleman
(Related: Life, People, Hope, African, American)

"We were young, we were merry, we were very, very wise, And the door stood open at our feast, When there passed us a woman with the West in her eyes, And a man with his back to the East."
- Mary Elizabeth Coleridge
(Related: Eyes, Man, Open, Woman)

"You can do anything you think you can. This knowledge is literally the gift of the gods, for through it you can solve every human problem. It should make of you an incurable optimist. It is the open door."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Knowledge, Gods, Open)

"But by us doing a lot on the road, we were able to afford things like videos on the tours, cartoons that we'd open up the shows with. We were doing that way back when and now it's the hippest thing to do. We're just coming back around, I guess trying to play catch-up."
- Bootsy Collins
(Related: Cartoons, Now, Open, Play, Road, Trying)

"Brittany Murphy... who knows if she's going to be around. Kirsten Dunst, I think she's really boring. Reese Witherspoon? She can open a movie."
- Jackie Collins
(Related: Open)

"The day Tarzan opened in London, I sat in a hotel room and discussed the project in detail."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Day, Detail, London, Project)

"I think the thing that has made it possible for me to write personal songs and sing them year after year is the sensibility for good writing. Just opening your veins all over the paper is not necessarily going to be interesting. I wanted to speak to people."
- Shawn Colvin
(Related: People, Sensibility, Songs, Writing)

"I requested the gentlemen to put on their hats, and the ladies their shawls, to avoid catching cold, and then had the windows widely opened. This proceeding caused some astonishment and alarm at first; for the Americans generally have a dread of cold air."
- George Combe
(Related: Americans, First, Ladies, Gentlemen, Windows)

"You cannot open a book without learning something."
- Confucius
(Related: Learning, Open)

"You know, the Oscar I was awarded for The Untouchables is a wonderful thing, but I can honestly say that I'd rather have won the U.S. Open Golf Tournament."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Golf, Open)

"Resignation, not mystic, not detached, but resignation open-eyed, conscious, and informed by love, is the only one of our feelings for which it is impossible to become a sham."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Love, Feelings, Open, Resignation)

"A man's most open actions have a secret side to them."
- Joseph Conrad
(Related: Actions, Man, Open)

"Call it vanity, call it arrogant presumption, call it what you wish, but I would grope for the nearest open grave if I had no newspaper to work for, no need to search for and sometimes find the winged word that just fits, no keen wonder over what each unfolding day may bring."
- Bob Considine
(Related: Work, Day, Grave, May, Open, Vanity, Wonder, Word)

"I believe in opening mail once a month, whether it needs it or not."
- Bob Considine
(Related: Mail, Needs)

"There is no better illustration of that crisis than the fact that the president is openly violating our nation's laws by authorizing the NSA to engage in warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens."
- John Conyers
(Related: Crisis, Fact, Laws, Nation, President)

"I'm quitting the business today. I'm going to open up an appliance store, I've always really been into toasters. I'm giving it all up."
- Dane Cook
(Related: Business, Giving, Open, Quitting, Today)

"The need to exert power, when thwarted in the open fields of life, is the more likely to assert itself in trifles."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Life, Power, Open, Trifles)

"Observe decorum, and it will open a path to morality."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Morality, Open, Will)

"You know, I'm pretty much an open book."
- Rita Coolidge
(Related: Open, Pretty)

"We provided complete protection to witnesses - right of attorney, right of record, right to cross-examine, and open hearing if they desired. Only Mr. Lane asked for an open hearing."
- John Sherman Cooper
(Related: Hearing, Open, Protection, Right)

"I wrote the script of Patton. I had this very bizarre opening where he stands up in front of an American flag and gives this speech. Ultimately, I was fired. When the script was done, they hired another writer and that script was forgotten."
- Francis Ford Coppola
(Related: American, Bizarre, Speech, Writer)

"Fancy your having no sunshine in London yesterday! Here it was glorious, like full summer, and I sat up with the window wide open, listening to the discourse of two amorous thrushes."
- Marie Corelli
(Related: Fancy, Listening, London, Open, Summer, Thrushes)

"There are no taboos. Every topic is open, however shocking. It is the way that the topics are handled that's important, and that applies whether it is a 15-year-old who is reading your book or someone who is 55."
- Robert Cormier
(Related: Open, Reading)

"I certainly remember building model rockets. It was fun to watch the rocket blast into the air, suspenseful to wonder if the parachute would open to bring the rocket safely back."
- Eric Allin Cornell
(Related: Building, Fun, Open, Wonder)

"I am pleased to report that Texas is known for having one of the strongest set of open government laws in our Nation. And ever since that experience, I have long believed that our federal government could use 'a little Texas sunshine.'"
- John Cornyn
(Related: Government, Experience, Laws, Nation, Open)

"Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing."
- Bill Cosby
(Related: Eye, Open)

"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
(Related: Feeling, Open, Tennis)

"It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Generosity, Open, World)

"I'm still trying to discover my position on my own artwork and hopefully at this exhibition someone will come and tell me. I'm open to listening to criticism."
- Graham Coxon
(Related: Criticism, Listening, Open, Trying, Will)

"With the opening of the second decade of the twentieth century it seemed that the stage was set for the last act in an unquestioned evolutionary drama."
- Ralph A. Cram
(Related: Act, Drama)

"What I'm saying is that there are bargains right now, there are stocks right now that if you're shrewd enough, you will be able to buy them at the opening today and I you'll make money in a year from now."
- Jim Cramer
(Related: Money, Now, Right, Saying, Today, Will)

"Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition, when men do seek care, embarrassment can often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians."
- Michael Crapo
(Related: Health, Men, Life, Care, Doctors, Embarrassment, Physicians)

"I used my aviation contacts to open a travel agency. I used to book Caribbean flights."
- Joseph Force Crater
(Related: Travel, Aviation, Open)

"I know most players do, but I always keep both eyes opened. I still do it. I see two shafts, the real one and the transparent one. I look for what's on the inside edge of the transparent one."
- Ben Crenshaw
(Related: Eyes)

"You fall out of your mother's womb, you crawl across open country under fire, and drop into your grave."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Mother, Country, Fire, Grave, Open)

"We're playing the Superbowl this year, we're opening up before the coins drop."
- Peter Criss
"The most important thing for the IETF to do is to continue to organise and manage itself to develop the highest quality technical work and to do so in an efficient and open way that is inviting to new people."
- Steve Crocker
(Related: Work, Quality, People, Open)

"That feeling of freedom, open highways of possibilities, has kind of been lost to materialism and marketing."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Feeling, Freedom, Marketing, Materialism, Open, Possibilities)

"Beck said he didn't believe in the theory of a song coming through you as if you were an open vessel. I agree with him to a certain extent."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Open, Song, Theory)

"I shut up and keep my ears and eyes open."
- Kieran Culkin
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"My dance classes were open to anybody, my only stipulation was that they had to come to the class every day."
- Merce Cunningham
(Related: Dance, Class, Day, Open)

"We now open our mail with gloves and mask, though I can't imagine why anyone would target a literary agency!"
- Richard Curtis
(Related: Literary, Mail, Now, Open)

"I've just opened a show in Florida, although I also have many pieces on display around the world."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: World)

"Nope, no sex scandals yet. But I am open to offers!"
- John Cusack
(Related: Sex, Open)

"Everything I did that required effort, I opened my mouth. Even to catch a ball, I opened my mouth."
- Betty Cuthbert
(Related: Effort)

"The Democratic Party is the party that opened its arms. We opened them to every nationality, every creed. We opened them to the immigrants. The Democratic Party is the party of the people."
- Richard J. Daley
(Related: People, Nationality, Party)

"We're competing against other great cities: Madrid, Rio de Janeiro, and Tokyo. That's why it's important that we all join together on the final path to Copenhagen. Having the support of President Obama is key."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Key, President, Support)

"There is no question of the benefits that opening a market of a billion people will bring to American businesses. But as I said last year, this will test China and the world trade system."
- William M. Daley
(Related: People, American, Benefits, Question, Trade, Will, World)

"The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening in the land and we ran into it, and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water, 2 miles from the shore, clean sand."
- William Dampier
(Related: Land, Water)

"A great department store, easily reached, open at all hours, is more like a good museum of art than any of the museums we have yet established."
- John Cotton Dana
(Related: Art, Museums, Open)

"It's a question of keeping one's eyes and ears open and watching how other people play the game. They're watching me too, to see what my attitude is like."
- Charles Dance
(Related: People, Attitude, Eyes, Open, Play, Question)

"I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year's Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Act, First, New year, Night, Play, Spring)

"I was raised in a time where children were still seen and not heard basically, so I think a lot of us in my generation went the other way and just tried to be as much more liberal and open and we're still paying for it."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Time, Children, Liberal, Open)

"It's not like that anymore really, but back in the day, nobody would let the Misfits open up for them, not the Ramones, not the Cramps, nobody."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Day, Open)

"We're doing Circle of Snakes, we open up with Skin Carver and we are throwing in Skull Forest later on."
- Glenn Danzig
(Related: Open, Skin)

"It has to do - I think - with growing up in an apartment, with my aunt and my cousins right next door to me, with the door open, with neighbors walking in and out, with people yelling at each other all the time."
- Larry David
(Related: Time, People, Growing up, Neighbors, Open, Right, Walking)

"We fully expect our competitors to join us in embracing open standards with their next redesigns."
- Mike Davidson
(Related: Open)

"At first I was queasy; I'll never forget the sound of the scalpel cutting a body open. But it was so cool trying to work out how these people died."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Work, People, Body, First, Forget, Open, Sound, Trying)

"I felt that the best I could do for my father, and the best I could do for myself, and my mother and my family was to stay open to the experience, and learn whatever I could at every step of the way as it was going on."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Family, Experience, Mother, Father, Open)

"Even if the Bush Administration had flung open the gates to stem-cell research years ago, we would not be at the point of offering treatment today. Christopher Reeve would still have been taken from us. But we would be closer."
- Patti Davis
(Related: Open, Research, Today, Treatment, Years)

"Today the theory of evolution is about as much open to doubt as the theory that the earth goes round the sun."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Doubt, Earth, Evolution, Open, Sun, Theory, Today)

"By all means let's be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brains drop out."
- Richard Dawkins
(Related: Open)

"A duck's nest was found today near the trail on the dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near. The bird flew off but could not tell what species. The eggs nine originally."
- George Mercer Dawson
(Related: Open, Today, Water)

"Our championship committee pledged to review entry conditions and to assess how women golfers might compete on equal terms with men for a place in the Open."
- Peter Dawson
(Related: Men, Women, Committee, Open)

"The hesitancy is in the detail, not the principal. There has been no resistance to the principal of women playing in the Open if they are qualified for it. We are not dragging our feet. It's just that we never had cause to think about it before."
- Peter Dawson
(Related: Women, Cause, Detail, Feet, Open)

"Our history is that we can very aggressively, if necessary, and openly and democratically discuss our differences. We have a democratic history in which we come together and vote on these things."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: History, Vote)

"The Jews have opened fire, and they are unready to begin a war."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: War, Fire)

"I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically."
- Gavin DeGraw
(Related: Time, Open)

"People who are powerless make an open theater of violence."
- Don DeLillo
(Related: People, Open, Theater, Violence)

"The real message of the Dance opens up the vistas of life to all who have the urge to express beauty with no other instrument than their own bodies, with no apparatus and no dependence on anything other than space."
- Ruth St. Denis
(Related: Beauty, Life, Dance, Dependence, Space)

"I'm not a hard-line Republican, because I'm a lot more open-minded than that."
- James Denton
(Related: Open, Republican)

"Probably some of the projects I chose to do after that had more to do with what people thought of me. The industry was very open and probably hoping that I could do anything."
- Bo Derek
(Related: Thought, People, Open, Projects)

"My mother opened a bank account for me when I made $60 on my first day of work as an extra. She's that kind of mother."
- Laura Dern
(Related: Work, Mother, Bank account, Day, First)

"The circle of the return to birth can only remain open, but this is a chance, a sign of life, and a wound."
- Jacques Derrida
(Related: Life, Chance, Open)

"To receive everything, one must open one's hands and give."
- Taisen Deshimaru
(Related: Open)

"The embattled gates to equal rights indeed opened up for modern women, but I sometimes think to myself; that is not what I meant by freedom, it is only social progress."
- Helene Deutsch
(Related: Women, Progress, Freedom, Rights)

"Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open."
- James Dewar
(Related: Open)

"Minds are like parachutes - they only function when open."
- Thomas R. Dewar
(Related: Open)

"I just love the storyline, I thought it was hilarious - I loved that part when we opened the door, we all look ahead and we have to look down and see that we're actually dealing with this little boy who did this horrible thing of ordering a wife through e-mail."
- Caroline Dhavernas
(Related: Love, Wife, Thought)

"Human societies vary in lots of independent factors affecting their openness to innovation."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Innovation)

"I've worked very hard in this book to keep the lines of communication open. I don't want to turn someone away from this information for partisan political reasons."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Communication, Information, Open, Want)

"I love the feeling that you get when you can really laugh with a man and be natural and not always think that there's a sexual element going on. For me, flirting with a man means making fun of myself and trying to open myself and be very unpretentious."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Love, Feeling, Flirting, Fun, Man, Open, Trying)

"To conceal anything from those to whom I am attached, is not in my nature. I can never close my lips where I have opened my heart."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Nature, Heart)

"It opens the lungs, washes the countenance, exercises the eyes, and softens down the temper; so cry away."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Eyes, Temper)

"Not knowing when the dawn will come I open every door."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Dawn, Open, Will)

"Beauty opened all the doors; it got me things I didn't even know I wanted, and things I certainly didn't deserve."
- Janice Dickinson
(Related: Beauty)

"I opened the door for a lot of people, and they just ran through and left me holding the knob."
- Bo Diddley
(Related: People)

"With creative people, truly new horizons open up."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: People, Open)

"It's not all that different with the orchestra. There are orchestras that seem to be encased in dough, so that first you have to break through the normal routine, and clear out the openings."
- Dietrich Fischer Dieskau
(Related: First, Orchestras, Routine)

"My idea of feminism is self-determination, and it's very open-ended: every woman has the right to become herself, and do whatever she needs to do."
- Ani DiFranco
(Related: Idea, Feminism, Needs, Open, Right, Self, Woman)

"You always get a special kick on opening day, no matter how many you go through. You look forward to it like a birthday party when you're a kid. You think something wonderful is going to happen."
- Joe DiMaggio
(Related: Birthday, Party)

"I think it will be truly glorious when women become real people and have the whole world open to them."
- Isak Dinesen
(Related: Women, People, Open, Will, World)

"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."
- Walt Disney
(Related: Curiosity, Leading)

"Birth is the sudden opening of a window, through which you look out upon a stupendous prospect. For what has happened? A miracle. You have exchanged nothing for the possibility of everything."
- Willie Dixon
(Related: Possibility, Nothing)

"In reality, everyone is good in bed. Close eyes. Shutdown brain. Pause as necessary. Restart brain. Open eyes. What's there to not be good at? Bed is the one place where laziness is rewarded."
- John Dobbin
(Related: Bed, Eyes, Laziness, Open, Reality)

"When I'm not longer rapping, I want to open up an ice cream parlor and call myself Scoop Dogg."
- Snoop Dogg
(Related: Open, Want)

"I'm open to comments. I'm open to objective points of view, because I've been very narrow and very subjective."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Open)

"If you had the opportunity and some talent, there was no way you couldn't progress, because it was an open market. There was the advertising world, and there was the documentary world."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Talent, Opportunity, Progress, Advertising, Open, World)

"This country is about, in my judgment, aggressive, open debate. There is an old saying: When everyone is thinking the same thing, no one is thinking very much."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Country, Debate, Judgment, Old, Open, Thinking)

"Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends."
- Norman Douglas
(Related: Home, Friends, Man)

"The curtains would open and it would be just her standing in some ludicrous pose, like Aphrodite."
- Lesley-Anne Down
(Related: Open)

"I think Operation Smile is in more than 22 countries, mostly Third World. It just happened that my schedule opened up at the time they were heading to Vietnam."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Time, Countries, Smile, Vietnam, World)

"One of the nice things about acting is that it allows you to open up to the other people within you."
- David Duchovny
(Related: People, Acting, Open)

"The swimmer adrift on the open seas measures his strength, and strives with all his muscles to keep himself afloat. But what is he to do when there is no land on the horizon, and none beyond it?"
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: Strength, Land, Open)

"I'm really looking forward to playing in Copenhagen again. Last time I stayed as long as I could, took pictures, signed autographs, and hung out until they through me out of the place!"
- George Duke
(Related: Time)

"Mourning Ruby is not a flat landscape: it is more like a box with pictures painted on every face. And each face is also a door which opens, I hope, to take the reader deep into the book."
- Helen Dunmore
(Related: Hope, Deep, Mourning)

"It wasn't until after private lessons and learning bass lines that I even noticed bass in the music I was listening to at that age. My ears were blown wide open."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Music, Age, Learning, Listening, Open)

"My hunger and desperation, being an actor, an out of work actor - my memory of that is as fresh as an open wound."
- Griffin Dunne
(Related: Work, Actor, Being, Desperation, Hunger, Memory, Open)

"My father was a promoter of Fresh Fest, and they needed an opening act. He got me a slot as a dancer. We tried it out the first time in Atlanta and the crowd went crazy. I was the opening clown."
- Jermaine Dupri
(Related: Time, Father, Act, First)

"As an actor, I've grown considerably. It's taken me years to get comfortable doing a romantic scene and dancing on stage in front of a live audience. I've really opened up a lot."
- Sanjay Dutt
(Related: Actor, Dancing, Romantic, Years)

"I try to keep an open mind but I'm so tired of the mediocrity."
- Clea Duvall
(Related: Mediocrity, Mind, Open)

"We need to open up the future. We also need to keep everything valuable from the past."
- John Eaton
(Related: Future, Open, Past)

"By going to the movies, and because of other things, too, going to college, making a wide variety of friends, moving around traveling, I became a lot more open-minded than the heritage I was born into might have suggested."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Movies, College, Friends, Open, Traveling, Variety)

"I think that probably the - I don't give quotes to studios. They have to get those out of the paper or from television. So they wouldn't have had my quote opening day."
- Roger Ebert
(Related: Day, Quotes, Television)

"Let's have the music that will open the door to millions of people... the kind of music that will not make people think only of the song or even of the singer... not music that is confined to the merely personal."
- Nelson Eddy
(Related: Music, People, Open, Song, Will)

"The human heart, at whatever age, opens only to the heart that opens in return."
- Maria Edgeworth
(Related: Age, Heart)

"The Internet is a whole new world opening up."
- Kenneth Edmonds
(Related: Internet, World)

"I can't turn on the television without seeing me, or open the newspaper without seeing me and, honestly, I'm sick to death of me."
- Elizabeth Edwards
(Related: Death, Open, Television)

"You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time."
- Dave Eggers
(Related: Time, Compassion, Listening, Open, Parents, Questions, Schools, Students, Teachers)

"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: Knowledge, Open)

"The United States strongly seeks a lasting agreement for the discontinuance of nuclear weapons tests. We believe that this would be an important step toward reduction of international tensions and would open the way to further agreement on substantial measures of disarmament."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Agreement, Open, states, Tests, United, Weapons)

"I loved that about her because I knew it would open the door for a lot of comedy, because I knew that the conflict would come, because not many people live like the way she does."
- Jenna Elfman
(Related: People, Comedy, Conflict, Open)

"I wasn't sure how my dad would react. There was an agent sitting behind them and he told me he was embarrassed to watch the scenes. My parents have always been very open. They trust my decisions."
- Shannon Elizabeth
(Related: Dad, Trust, Decisions, Open, Parents)

"Now I can say loudly and openly what I have been saying to myself on my knees."
- Duke Ellington
(Related: Now, Saying)

"Open debate and full discourse on the topic of torture is a double-edged sword."
- Charles D. Ellison
(Related: Debate, Open)

"There have been openings, but I have not interviewed for any jobs, nor do I want to right now."
- John Elway
(Related: Jobs, Now, Right, Want)

"I guess when Rick is finished with his Journey to the Centre of the Earth, then we might have a go at something. We'd like to, we're open to it, and we've been talking about it."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Earth, Journey, Open, Talking)

"I think my first album opened a lot of doors for me to push the freedom of speech to the limit."
- Eminem
(Related: First, Freedom, Speech)

"To open his lips is crime in a plain citizen."
- Quintus Ennius
(Related: Crime, Open)

"We'll open for anyone, we are just looking to play."
- John Entwistle
(Related: Open, Play)

"The only way to ensure a film is going to sell is put Will Smith in it and you open it in 3,000 theaters and make sure we have all the top promotional spots in each venue."
- Omar Epps
(Related: Film, Open, Will)

"My brain is open."
- Paul Erdos
(Related: Open)

"I have a very open line of communication with both my children."
- Gloria Estefan
(Related: Children, Communication, Open)

"I think education is one of the greatest tools for most kids not only to expand their book knowledge, but their ability to experience new things - I think it opens more doors than any other experience I can think of."
- Will Estes
(Related: Education, Experience, Knowledge, Ability, Kids, Tools)

"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
(Related: Love, Being, Open, Want)

"Being as versatile as I am, I take offense to the notion that no serious musician would not be doing a late night talk show gig. One has to be open enough in other areas to be able to contribute to a show like this."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Being, Night, Open, Talk)

"The U.S. views Morocco as an important friend, and we applaud your political and economic reforms that culminated with the recent parliamentary elections that were widely reported to have been conducted in a fair and open manner."
- Donald Evans
(Related: Friend, Elections, Open)

"The other thing in composition is opening up the unconscious."
- John Fahey
(Related: Unconscious)

"Each mind is pressed, and open every ear, to hear new tidings, though they no way joy us."
- Edward Fairfax
(Related: Joy, Mind, Open)

"The wind at Candlestick tonight is blowing with great propensity."
- Ron Fairly
(Related: Wind)

"Well, yeah, but I probably wasn't as open about my desperation."
- Edie Falco
(Related: Desperation, Open)

"Vince or Brad or Benicio would say, Maybe we should try this, and Guy was open to changes."
- Dennis Farina
(Related: Open)

"Books open your mind, broaden your mind, and strengthen you as nothing else can."
- William Feather
(Related: Books, Mind, Nothing, Open)

"We should not use special budget procedures to jam through legislation to drill in the Arctic Refuge. This topic is too important to the public to address it in such a back-door manner. We should be having a full, open discussion of the issue during an energy debate."
- Russ Feingold
(Related: Debate, Energy, Legislation, Open, Public)

"Well we are hoping that the power of the community of free nations is such that our sovereignty our rights are not going to be challenged by anybody who's going try to undermine the freedom, the openness of our societies and our security."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Power, Community, Freedom, Rights, Nations, Security)

"We are particularly poor at the open economy issues."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Economy, Open, Poor)

"A good opening and a good ending make for a good film provide they come close together."
- Federico Fellini
(Related: Ending, Film)

"A basic tenet of a healthy democracy is open dialogue and transparency."
- Peter Fenn
(Related: Democracy, Open)

"The brain's calculations do not require our conscious effort, only our attention and our openness to let the information through. Although the brain absorbs universes of information, little is admitted into normal consciousness."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Attention, Calculations, Consciousness, Effort, Information)

"No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by argument or emotional appeal."
- Marilyn Ferguson
(Related: Change, Argument, Open)

"I should add that it is open to debate whether what we call the writing of history these days is truly scientific."
- Lion Feuchtwanger
(Related: History, Debate, Open, Writing)

"In addition, we were unable to meet openly to discuss the progress of the book, for we were both on the list of persons banned from communicating with other banned persons."
- Ruth First
(Related: Progress)

"I find that most men would rather have their bellies opened for five hundred dollars than have a tooth pulled for five."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Men)

"I think of myself as being a relatively intelligent man who is open to a lot of different things and I think that questioning our purpose in life and the meaning of existence is something that we all go through at some point."
- Laurence Fishburne
(Related: Life, Purpose, Being, Existence, Man, Meaning, Open, Questioning)

"I can no more think of my own life without thinking of wine and wines and where they grew for me and why I drank them when I did and why I picked the grapes and where I opened the oldest procurable bottles, and all that, than I can remember living before I breathed."
- M. F. K. Fisher
(Related: Life, Living, Thinking, Wine)

"President Bush will come here and there will be new "friends" of America to open a new relationship with the world, new economic fortunes for those who "liberated" them."
- Robert Fisk
(Related: America, Open, President, Will, World)

"Is encouragement what the poet needs? Open question. Maybe he needs discouragement. In fact, quite a few of them need more discouragement, the most discouragement possible."
- Robert Fitzgerald
(Related: Discouragement, Encouragement, Fact, Needs, Open, Question)

"One might not think of light as a matter of fact, but I do. And it is, as I said, as plain and open and direct an art as you will ever find."
- Dan Flavin
(Related: Art, Fact, Light, Open, Will)

"It is what it is, and it ain't nothin' else... Everything is clearly, openly, plainly delivered."
- Dan Flavin
"Back then the cars had a trap door that we could pull open with a chain to check our tire wear."
- Tim Flock
(Related: Open)

"It is extremely dangerous to talk about limits or borders. It is vital, instead, that we remain completely open, that we are always involved, and that we aim to contribute personally in social events."
- Dario Fo
(Related: Events, Limits, Open, Talk)

"I've had an advantage; I've had a sort of open public acceptance in New York that doesn't happen to just anyone trying to make the transition you were talking about."
- Steve Forbert
(Related: Acceptance, Open, Public, Talking, Trying)

"The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Education, Purpose, Mind, Open)

"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
- Malcolm Forbes
(Related: Education, Purpose, Mind, Open)

"In all my public and private acts as your president, I expect to follow my instincts of openness and candor with full confidence that honesty is always the best policy in the end."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Policy, Honesty, Candor, Confidence, End, President, Public)

"A bore is a person who opens his mouth and puts his feats in it."
- Henry Ford
"Most everyone now personally knows someone who is openly homosexual."
- Tom Ford
(Related: Now)

"If my parents had discouraged me, I would have turned out very differently. They raised me in an open-minded, liberal environment."
- Tom Ford
(Related: Environment, Liberal, Open, Parents)

"I'm lucky I had parents willing to be open and believe that an 11-year-old might know what she wanted to do. Or maybe they thought I'd find out that's what I didn't want to do."
- Claire Forlani
(Related: Thought, Open, Parents, Want)

"As the lower parts of the Japanese houses and shops are open both before and behind, I had peeps of these pretty little gardens as I passed along the streets; and wherever I observed one better than the rest I did not fail to pay it a visit."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Gardens, Houses, Open, Pretty, Rest, Shops, Visit)

"When these suckers had formed roots in the open ground, or kind of nursery where they were planted, they were looked over and the best taken up for potting."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: Open)

"For years that may mean imitation. Then, one day, it is like a door opening, and a new thought comes in. Why not try this instead. Suddenly he is doing something original, almost in spite of himself."
- Lukas Foss
(Related: Thought, Day, Imitation, May, Years)

"The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics; in most states, tourism is the number two industry."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Argument, Economics, Open, Space, states)

"The quicker we humans learn that saving open space and wildlife is critical to our welfare and quality of life, maybe we'll start thinking of doing something about it."
- Jim Fowler
(Related: Life, Quality, Open, Space, Thinking, Welfare, Wildlife)

"We are a nation in which freedom is alive in the squares and streets, in the daily work of the communications media, in the open relationship between the governing and the governed."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Work, Freedom, Media, Nation, Open)

"The show doesn't drive home a lesson, but it can open up people's minds enough for them to see how stupid every kind of prejudice can be."
- Redd Foxx
(Related: Home, People, Open, Prejudice)

"I'm no where as tough as my father. I really think that I am more open to change than he was."
- A. J. Foyt
(Related: Change, Father, Open)

"Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Marriage, Eyes, Open)

"It's a beautiful thing, diving into the cool crisp water and then just sort of being able to pull your body through the water and the water opening up for you."
- Dawn Fraser
(Related: Being, Body, Water)

"If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn't worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it's life or death."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Death, Life, Challenge, Ocean, Open, Reality, Worth)

"The black market was a way of getting around government controls. It was a way of enabling the free market to work. It was a way of opening up, enabling people."
- Milton Friedman
(Related: Government, Work, People)

"Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second."
- Robert Frost
(Related: First, Pressure, Talking, Writing)

"Imagination is the wide-open eye which leads us always to see truth more vividly."
- Christopher Fry
(Related: Imagination, Truth, Eye)

"You know how you smoke out a sniper? You send a guy out in the open, and you see if he gets shot. They thought that one up at West Point."
- Samuel Fuller
(Related: Thought, Open)

"All doors open to courtesy."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Courtesy, Open)

"I remember really bonding with the first generation kids, the Chinese Canadian kids, and in high school bonding with the Latin kids and the East Indian kids. It was very interesting because it made me open to lots of musical sounds."
- Nelly Furtado
(Related: First, Kids, Open, School)

"While a strong presence on our southern border is imperative, the border cannot be secured unless we enforce our internal laws and stop ignoring the open complicity of U.S. companies and foreign nations to promote illegal activities."
- Elton Gallegly
(Related: Laws, Nations, Open)

"The French cook; we open tins."
- John Galsworthy
(Related: Open)

"We do not need to proselytise either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Books, Open, Speech, Study, Writing)

"Children make you a better everything. Daughters open up a whole different sensibility to you. When you have children, it focuses you on them as opposed to on yourself."
- Andy Garcia
(Related: Children, Daughters, Open, Sensibility)

"Just because an individual in his 30s hasn't found true love and, yes, there are opportunities to date but it also forces you to be more particular. In so many ways, you become more adamant about finding that right person and not allowing yourself to open up to just anybody."
- Jeff Garcia
(Related: Love, Open, Right)

"I have an interest in spirituality, and it opens up so many different areas of Indian life."
- Francois Gautier
(Related: Life, Interest, Spirituality)

"An open foe may prove a curse, but a pretended friend is worse."
- John Gay
(Related: Friend, May, Open)

"Drawn by warm nostalgic feelings for the place and by two sweet little words: "Open Bar.""
- William E. Geist
(Related: Feelings)

"You're forced to think about what your goals are and you clarify them because you're taking this journey with another person and you need to be open with your partner."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Goals, Journey, Open)

"Nowadays even presidents, vice-presidents, and heads of big agencies are opening their minds to accept psychic phenomena, because they know it works."
- Uri Geller
(Related: Vice)

"A true leader has to have a genuine open-door policy so that his people are not afraid to approach him for any reason."
- Harold S. Geneen
(Related: Leader, People, Policy, Open, Reason)

"This erosion of the middle class is happening all over the place. The opening of a wider gap between rich and poor is always accompanied by such a process."
- Susan George
(Related: Class, Middle class, Poor)

"In addition, it is very likely that United States action in Iraq caused Iran to open its nuclear facilities for international inspection and suspend its uranium enrichment activities."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Action, Iraq, Open, states, United)

"The Hussein regime's support for terrorism, within and outside of its borders, its appetite for the world's most dangerous weapons, and its openly declared hostility to the United States were a combination that was a gathering and growing danger to our country."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Appetite, Country, Danger, states, Support, Terrorism, United, Weapons, World)

"This record for the first time - feels like a record that really represents my whole entire life and instead of just a period of my life. And it is really kind of eye opening and it makes me feel really good to hear this record and hear all the years."
- Vince Gill
(Related: Life, Time, Eye, First, Years)

"My only failure was the restaurant in Myrtle Beach. I kept it open for four years. It was in a tourist town, it was only busy four and half, five months of the year. But the bills kept coming all year."
- Mickey Gilley
(Related: Failure, Beach, Months, Open, Years)

"English football has just had a transfer window imposed for the first time, so it will be interesting to see how managers cope with the squads they have until it re-opens."
- David Ginola
(Related: Time, English, First, Football, Managers, Will)

"I kept an interested eye on the transfer window in England, which opened and closed last month, and the lack of frantic activity just goes to show the current financial state of the game right now."
- David Ginola
(Related: Financial, EnglEye, Now, Right, State)

"Apple does great products, but at the end of the day we think consumers want choice, consumers want openness."
- Rob Glaser
(Related: Choice, Day, End, Want)

"In a Glasser Quality School there is no such thing as a closed book test. Students are told to get out their notes and open their books. There is no such thing as being forbidden to ask the teacher or another student for help."
- William Glasser
(Related: Quality, Being, Books, Forbidden, Help, Open, School, Students)

"I met my wife in Washington, D.C. I was a senior in college. WW II was about to descend upon us. Jobs were starting to open up after a prolonged depression."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Wife, College, Depression, Jobs, Open, Washington)

"Welding torches, cutting torches and any activity producing a flame outside is prohibited. Any open flame is discouraged."
- John Glover
(Related: Open)

"In open range fires it is about picking a spot and hoping it is the right location. At the head of the fire you have to worry about wind and humidity and a number of other factors."
- John Glover
(Related: Fire, Open, Right, Wind, Worry)

"Modern diplomats approach every problem with an open mouth."
- Arthur Joseph Goldberg
(Related: Open)

"Women need not always keep their mouths shut and their wombs open."
- Emma Goldman
(Related: Women, Open)

"The first stone was just tried in the spirit of experimentation. The opening of the stone was far more interesting than the drawing that I had done on it."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: First, Spirit)

"We're talking about the lawyers for the United States of America. And I think it's very, very important that the lawyers be comfortable being very candid and open about their views on very sensitive issues affecting the United States."
- Alberto Gonzales
(Related: America, Being, Lawyers, Open, states, Talking, United)

"More socialism means more democracy, openness and collectivism in everyday life."
- Mikhail Gorbachev
(Related: Life, Democracy, Socialism)

"But instead of that stuff you get relationships with people and neighbors that you would never get in a city. People in small towns are a lot more open."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: People, Neighbors, Open, Relationships)

"I'm opening a store at the end of the month in the New York meatpacking district. I'm launching a line of bedding this summer, and I am writing a book that will be out next January."
- Genevieve Gorder
(Related: End, Summer, Will, Writing)

"The last thing in the world I should have done was go into the theater because was inordinately shy as a young man. I couldn't open my mouth. At a party, I was the one stuck up against the wall. I was embarrassed about talking. I felt that I couldn't talk well."
- Gale Gordon
(Related: Man, Open, Party, Talk, Talking, Theater, World)

"Life is intrinsically, well, boring and dangerous at the same time. At any given moment the floor may open up. Of course, it almost never does; that's what makes it so boring."
- Edward Gorey
(Related: Life, Time, May, Open)

"Lisa understands me. I'm very complex, but I have trouble opening up to people. I tend to keep things to myself. All my life, I've been kind of shy - opening up is always a challenge and Lisa can understand that."
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Related: Life, People, Challenge, Trouble)

"I have a hard time watching the shows now. It is like opening up a yearbook when you were in junior high. I think everybody looks back at their photos and cringe, and I get to experience it with everybody else in the world looking at mine."
- Mark-Paul Gosselaar
(Related: Experience, Time, Now, World)

"Nothing is more dangerous than a dogmatic worldview - nothing more constraining, more blinding to innovation, more destructive of openness to novelty."
- Stephen Jay Gould
(Related: Innovation, Nothing, Novelty)

"When I sing full-on I use my whole body. I open my throat and let it fly out."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Body, Open)

"You open the show with a bang, then don't come back on for 45 minutes."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Open)

"Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it."
- Baltasar Gracian
(Related: Evil, Open)

"With 2 movies opening this summer, I have no relaxing time at all. Whatever I have is spent in a drunken stupor."
- Hugh Grant
(Related: Movies, Time, Summer)

"The job of a citizen is to keep his mouth open."
- Gunter Grass
(Related: Job, Open)

"I hardly ever go to parties. If I really have to, I'll go, but I'm not the most open person, which is sometimes not the best quality."
- Eva Green
(Related: Quality, Open)

"I think people with open minds will observe the way we do things and realize that our goal is to have successful, happy, productive adults, and they will take our ideas and implement them elsewhere for their own children."
- Daniel Greenberg
(Related: People, Successful, Ideas, Goal, Children, Open, Will)

"There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Childhood, Future)

"If you open up the mind, the opportunity to address both profits and social conditions are limitless. It's a process of innovation."
- Jerry Greenfield
(Related: Opportunity, Innovation, Mind, Open)

"In examining the evidence of the Christian religion, it is essential to the discovery of truth that we bring to the investigation a mind freed, as far as possible, from existing prejudice, and open to conviction."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Religion, Truth, Christian, Conviction, Discovery, Investigation, Mind, Open, Prejudice)

"I'm pretty much an open book."
- Lee Greenwood
(Related: Open, Pretty)

"If it wasn't for Abe Lincoln, I'd still be on the open market."
- Dick Gregory
(Related: Open)

"To play a good guy is nice because in a way, he is so open for answers."
- Joel Gretsch
(Related: Answers, Open, Play)

"I remember watching Jodie Foster in Contact, and that kind of opened my eyes."
- Joel Gretsch
(Related: Eyes)

"Pray God in the bowels of his mercy to send you his Holy Spirit; for he hath given you his great gift of utterance, if it pleased him also to open the eyes of your heart."
- Jane Grey
(Related: God, Heart, Eyes, Mercy, Open, Spirit)

"I am rediscovering the whole sexual dimension of life at the age of 86, really. And that also means discovering the feminine. So the whole of this dimension, which I had been seeking for a very long time, is now sort of opening itself up to me."
- Bede Griffiths
(Related: Age, Life, Time, Now)

"When the theater gates open, a mob pours inside, and it is the poet's task to turn it into an audience."
- Franz Grillparzer
(Related: Mob, Open, Theater)

"Unlike scientism, science in the true sense of the word is open to unbiased investigation of any existing phenomena."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Science, Investigation, Open, Sense, Word)

"An important consequence of freeing oneself from the fear of death is a radical opening to spirituality of a universal and non-denominational type."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Death, Fear, Radical, Spirituality)

"Many of us who have experienced psychedelics feel very much that they are sacred tools. They open spiritual awareness."
- Stanislav Grof
(Related: Awareness, Open, Spiritual, Tools)

"And you yourself always be seated at the middle fo the high table that your presence as lord or lady may appear openly to all, and that you may plainly see on either side all the service and all the faults."
- Robert Grosseteste
(Related: Faults, Lady, May, Service)

"The devil had as good have let Paul alone, for he no sooner comes into prison but he falls a preaching, at which the gates of Satan's prison fly open, and poor sinners come forth."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Devil, Open, Poor, Preaching, Prison, Satan)

"Everybody has a world, and that world is completely hidden until we begin to inquire. As soon as we do, that entire world opens to us and yields itself. And you see how full and complex it is."
- David Guterson
(Related: World)

"Our foreign policy needs to support our energy, economic, defense and domestic policies. It all falls within the arch of national interest. There will be windows of opportunity, but they will open and close quickly."
- Chuck Hagel
(Related: Policy, Opportunity, Defense, Energy, Foreign policy, Interest, Needs, Open, Support, Will, Windows)

"Puberty for a girl is like floating down a broadening river into an open sea."
- Granville Stanley Hall
(Related: Open, Sea)

"Anytime you open your mouth there's going to be someone who's put off. I try to deal with that by keeping the topical portions of my show brief. I realize that some people wish my comments were briefer."
- John Hall
(Related: People, Open)

"It was important on The Shipping News to have my house far enough away from each location so I had this time in the morning to think about my shots and still remain open to surprises once I got to the set."
- Lasse Hallstrom
(Related: Time, News, Open, Surprises)

"President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security."
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Related: Peace, American, First, Israel, Living, Palestine, President, Security)

"That's what makes the Ryder Cup in golf so much better than the Masters or the U.S. Open. To be a part of something that is not about personal achievement, but about representing everyone and sharing it with the whole country, it's wonderful."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Achievement, Country, Golf, Open, Sharing)

"It's not the style that motivates me, as much as an attitude of openness that I have when I go into a project."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Attitude, Project, Style)

"The spirit of jazz is the spirit of openness."
- Herbie Hancock
(Related: Jazz, Spirit)

"You cannot raise the standard against oppression, or leap into the breach to relieve injustice, and still keep an open mind to every disconcerting fact, or an open ear to the cold voice of doubt."
- Learned Hand
(Related: Doubt, Fact, Injustice, Mind, Open, Oppression, Voice)

"There's a policy now of opening the doors to the outside world."
- Hanoi Hannah
(Related: Policy, Now, World)

"Seeing what happens when you rip yourself open is what your job is all about."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Job, Open)

"Every theory presented as a scientific concept is just that; it's a theory that tries to explain more about the world than previous theories have done. It is open to being challenged and to being proven incorrect."
- Marvin Harris
(Related: Being, Open, Theories, Theory, World)

"We do not wish to open your ports to foreign trade all at once."
- Townsend Harris
(Related: Open, Trade)

"It will be quite satisfactory if you open them gradually, as the circumstances may require; but the President assures you that this will not be the case if you make a treaty with England first."
- Townsend Harris
(Related: Circumstances, EnglFirst, May, Open, President, Will)

"Women's propensity to share confidences is universal. We confirm our reality by sharing."
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Related: Women, Reality, Sharing)

"The nicest thing is to open the newspapers and not to find yourself in them."
- George Harrison
(Related: Newspapers, Open)

"And that's the mistake that was made with Steel Pier. Roger was caught between a rock and hard place. It would have cost a couple of million dollars more to take it to Boston or someplace first. So we opened about a month too early."
- Gregory Harrison
(Related: Mistake, Boston, First)

"Writers can write outside their ethnicity or sex depending how open and vulnerable they wish to be."
- Jim Harrison
(Related: Sex, Open, Writers)

"We sat here during Irene in '99 with the back door open. We drank and watched all the stuff fly by."
- John Harrison
(Related: Open)

"They had an opening. You know, it was one of those deals. I auditioned and got it in '93."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Deals)

"Charity in the theater begins and ends with those who have a play opening within a week of one's own."
- Moss Hart
(Related: Charity, Play, Theater)

"If Bret went in there and stunk the place out, then they probably wouldn't have brought the little brother in. So just by being successful himself, it opened the door for me."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Brother, Successful, Being)

"Rolling Stones, Beatles, we gave them all the break they were looking for. All they needed was a good opening act, and we went out there and performed as well as we could... over 15,000 kids chanting."
- Bobby Hatfield
(Related: Act, Kids)

"A person needs at intervals to separate himself from family and companions and go to new places. He must go without his familiars in order to be open to influences, to change."
- Katharine Butler Hathaway
(Related: Change, Family, Needs, Open, Order)

"I'm trying to open a Chopper shop this year."
- Noah Hathaway
(Related: Open, Trying)

"I will announce some of the tombs I found next to the great pyramid of Khufu. One is an intact tomb that I have not opened yet."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: Will)

"As scientists, we keep an open mind, but we have to base our ideas about the past on archaeological evidence."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: Ideas, Mind, Open, Past, Scientists)

"It makes the heart to tremble when you open an undiscovered tomb."
- Zahi Hawass
(Related: Heart, Open)

"There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil."
- Benjamin Haydon
(Related: Nature, Evil, Human nature)

"From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings."
- Helen Hayes
(Related: Love, Books, Laughter, Parents)

"Have you ever wondered why young people take to music like fish to water? Maybe it's because music is fun. Plan and simple. It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about where they can go and what they can do when they get older."
- Isaac Hayes
(Related: Dreams, Music, People, Fish, Fun, Water)

"Books let us into their souls and lay open to us the secrets of our own."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Books, Open, Secrets)

"I have a very open mind. I believe that there's a spirit world. I believe that there's a lot of stuff out there that we don't know about, don't want to understand, and sometimes we don't want to understand it."
- Anthony Head
(Related: Mind, Open, Spirit, Want, World)

"I was a bit of a big mouth my whole life. I'm a person who expresses themselves with a lot of openness."
- Anne Heche
(Related: Life)

"He never admitted anything, even on his deathbed. He was a deluded liar. If it weren't for my father, I don't think I would be so open. So that's a huge blessing."
- Anne Heche
(Related: Father, Open)

"The failure to dissect the cause of war leaves us open for the next installment."
- Chris Hedges
(Related: War, Failure, Cause, Open)

"One of our most noble political tasks is to open up trust."
- Gustav Heinemann
(Related: Trust, Open)

"You can't just go in there and open your mouth until the cast and director feel comfortable with you."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Open)

"I like someone who embraces life; who wants to be on a long journey but has no particular plan or destination in mind. An adventurous man, open to the concept of living life in the moment."
- Jill Hennessy
(Related: Life, Journey, Living, Man, Mind, Open)

"I didn't know that you were supposed to tune the guitar to an open chord, and I learned to play slide with a normal tuning. I think it's a little more melodic that way and doesn't sound so bluesy. Of course, if I could play like David Lindley or Ry Cooder, I'd be a happy man!"
- Ken Hensley
(Related: Guitar, Open, Play, Sound)

"The public sector certainly includes the Department of Labor. Those are jobs that are available. They are open and they are good paying jobs. The government as a whole has been actually retrenching under President Clinton's leadership."
- Alexis Herman
(Related: Government, Leadership, Jobs, Labor, Open, President, Public)

"I'd give a year of my life if I could hit a homerun on opening day of this great new park."
- George Herman
(Related: Life, Day)

"I leave a lot open so I can fill it in later. If I don't have any ideas right away, I can fill it in later."
- Jaime Hernandez
(Related: Ideas, Open, Right)

"Every time I copy something, I can draw it for the rest of my life. But research is so painful - I mean just opening up a magazine looking for a picture of a car or looking out the window looking for a car is just hard!"
- Jaime Hernandez
(Related: Car, Time, Life, Research, Rest)

"It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish."
- Robert Herrick
(Related: Happiness, Energy, Interest, Man, Open, Pursuit, Wit)

"There's a difference between wanting to be respected and being a strong female and being known for being able to do things, but still very much wanting guys to open the door, wanting them to ask us out, still bringing flowers and stuff like that."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Being, Difference, Flowers, Open)

"Some day, someone will do something wrong and there will be a scandal to report in the paper. When that happens, we will address it honestly and openly and try to deal with it as quickly and as fairly as we can, and keep moving the city forward."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Day, Scandal, Will, Wrong)

"For me, the risks in terms of opening that brewpub were fairly high. I put my house up as collateral, I invested the liquid money I had and two years of my time to get it over, but that's really not much of a risk for what the potential reward was if it worked."
- John Hickenlooper
(Related: Money, Time, Potential, Reward, Risk, Years)

"Worry compounds the futility of being trapped on a dead-end street. Thinking opens new avenues."
- Cullen Hightower
(Related: Being, Thinking, Worry)

"15 minutes will open up the amnesia and you'll have full recall."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Open, Will)

"Only medical hypnosis is capable of opening up amnesia."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Medical)

"I've always defended Shania. She not only opened doors; she knocked several down."
- Faith Hill
"Sometimes just getting out of the house and doing something you haven't done in a long time (or never done!) can open up the doors to musical inspiration."
- Ken Hill
(Related: Time, Inspiration, Open)

"Originally the film opened with Ryan in the doctor's office, being told his wife is dying. Then we see him walking the streets, and the story is told in flashback."
- Arthur Hiller
(Related: Wife, Being, Dying, Film, Office, Walking)

"Depression opens the door to beauty of some kind."
- James Hillman
(Related: Beauty, Depression)

"I don't think it's a low point being in the finals of the French Open, three points away from the victory."
- Martina Hingis
(Related: Victory, Being, Open)

"I'm an open book."
- Benny Hinn
(Related: Open)

"Because we are continually growing in the Lord, preachers and lay people alike must be open to the Lord's correction."
- Benny Hinn
(Related: People, Correction, Open)

"In order to really enjoy a dog, one doesn't merely try to train him to be semi-human. The point of it is to open oneself to the possibility of becoming partly a dog."
- Edward Hoagland
(Related: Possibility, Open, Order)

"We are least open to precise knowledge concerning the things we are most vehement about."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Knowledge, Open)

"At the time it seriously troubled me, but in drafting me as Marshall Plan Administrator, President Truman did as great a favor for me as one man can do for another. It opened my eyes to many things of which I was totally unaware and it was the beginning of my real education."
- Paul Hoffman
(Related: Education, Time, Beginning, Eyes, Man, President)

"My aim in painting is to create pulsating, luminous, and open surfaces that emanate a mystic light, in accordance with my deepest insight into the experience of life and nature."
- Hans Hofmann
(Related: Experience, Life, Nature, Light, Open, Painting)

"Without the shepherd's dog, the whole of the open mountainous land in Scotland would not be worth a sixpence."
- James Hogg
(Related: Land, Open, Scotland, Worth)

"We Finns represent a very transparent and open-minded way of reaching political decisions."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Decisions, Open)

"Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Happiness, Love, Key)

"The world is always ready to receive talent with open arms. Very often it does not know what to do with genius."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Talent, Genius, Open, World)

"Look whether it be indifferently, as well for sins secret as open, what you find to be your best cordials to comfort you, whether God's Word, or natural means."
- Thomas Hooker
(Related: God, Comfort, Open, Word)

"Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Dignity, Freedom, Open, Spirit)

"If it be not a sin, an open, flagrant violation of all the rules of justice and humanity, to hold these slaves in bondage, it is indeed folly to put ourselves to any trouble and expense in order to free them."
- Samuel Hopkins
(Related: Folly, Humanity, Justice, Open, Order, Rules, Sin, Trouble)

"Avoid inquisitive persons, for they are sure to be gossips, their ears are open to hear, but they will not keep what is entrusted to them."
- Horace
(Related: Open, Will)

"As much as I try, when I open my mouth, Lena comes out, And I get so mad."
- Lena Horne
(Related: Open)

"Such a structure would also raise a number of problems: first of all, which Timorese to pay compensation to? It would open a can of worms in terms of who was really a victim and who was not."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: First, Open)

"As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven."
- Douglas Horton
(Related: Death, Freedom, Heaven, Open)

"It is still an open question, however, as to what extent exposure really injures a performer."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Open, Question)

"In all feats of fire-eating it should be noted that the head is thrown well back, so that the flame may pass out of the open mouth instead of up into the roof, as it would if the head were held naturally."
- Harry Houdini
(Related: Fire, May, Open)

"There were periods when I sometimes made fires in a large, open fireplace that lasted about two weeks, which was how long it took to burn my compositions. So there has been an awful lot that I have destroyed."
- Alan Hovhaness
(Related: Open)

"What you really want for yourself is always trying to break through, just as a cooling breeze flows through an open window on a hot day. Your part is to open the windows of your mind."
- Vernon Howard
(Related: Day, Mind, Open, Trying, Want, Windows)

"Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door."
- Vernon Howard
"Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness."
- John Howe
(Related: Happiness, Power, Character, Wealth, Friends, Honor, Support)

"My books are very few, but then the world is before me - a library open to all - from which poverty of purse cannot exclude me - in which the meanest and most paltry volume is sure to furnish something to amuse, if not to instruct and improve."
- Joseph Howe
(Related: Books, Open, Poverty, World)

"In the past 20 years and more since China embarked on the road of reform and opening up, we have moved steadfastly to promote political restructuring and vigorously build democratic politics under socialism."
- Jinato Hu
(Related: Politics, Past, Reform, Road, Socialism, Years)

"I had heard Ornette a couple of times, but I didn't really know where he was coming from until we started the record and it was beautiful, Fred. It opened up my mind."
- Freddie Hubbard
(Related: Mind)

"Play off everyone against each other so that you have more avenues of action open to you."
- Howard Hughes
(Related: Action, Open, Play)

"I was obsessed with romance. When I was in high school, I saw 'Doctor Zhivago' every day from the day it opened until the day it left the theater."
- John Hughes
(Related: Romance, Day, School, Theater)

"He who opens a school door, closes a prison."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Prison, School)

"A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty."
- David Hume
(Related: Fear, Hope, Joy, Poverty, Sorrow)

"With an open trade in corn and a fixed duty we should have every man in the country fully fed and happy, instead of our present situation in which so much distress exists - distress of our own producing."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: Country, Duty, Man, Open, Present, Trade)

"There is abundant proof that the opening of our ports always tends to raise the price of foreign corn to the price in the English market, and not to sink the price of British corn to the price in the continental market."
- Joseph Hume
(Related: English, Proof)

"We know that social exclusion is closely tied to the new economic world order, globalized, with free and open markets, which isn't bringing prosperity or social justice to all."
- Claudio Hummes
(Related: Justice, Open, Order, Prosperity, World)

"It's just a way of trying to get to a third thing that's not particular to any quote-unquote genre. It's been great for me; it's really opened me up and gotten me to use that part of my imagination. It's very scary in a lot of ways, and just as exciting."
- Charlie Hunter
(Related: Imagination, Trying)

"I'd like to open an animal orphanage in Kenya. I do a lot of work for Born Free."
- Rachel Hunter
(Related: Work, Open)

"When America closes its doors, so does everybody else. We are the primary engine of growth in the world and we are the only beacon of free trade left, and open markets."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Growth, America, Open, Trade, World)

"I am totally against the idea that a Muslim woman should not have the same opportunities as a Muslim man to learn, to open up, to work, help shape the future. To close Islam down to a sexist approach is totally intolerable and ridiculous. It's not Islam."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Work, Idea, Islam, Muslim, Future, Help, Man, Open, Woman)

"The absence and suppression of justice can only open the way for extremists to exploit such a condition to perpetrate acts of violence against innocents."
- King Hussein I
(Related: Absence, Justice, Open, Violence)

"I do like the ocean wave, actually. I'm born under the sign of Cancer - the sign of the crab - so I like coastal areas and sunny beaches and such - although not the wide-open and deep seas."
- Anjelica Huston
(Related: Cancer, Deep, Ocean)

"You walk through a series of arches, so to speak, and then, presently, at the end of a corridor, a door opens and you see backward through time, and you feel the flow of time, and realize you are only part of a great nameless procession."
- John Huston
(Related: Time, End)

"The Lord knows that I could not open scripture; he must by his prophetical office open it unto me. So after that being unsatisfied in the thing, the Lord was pleased to bring this scripture out of the Hebrews."
- Anne Hutchinson
(Related: Being, Office, Open, Scripture)

"The only medicine for suffering, crime, and all other woes of mankind, is wisdom. Teach a man to read and write, and you have put into his hands the great keys of the wisdom box. But it is quite another thing to open the box."
- Thomas Huxley
(Related: Wisdom, Crime, Man, Mankind, Medicine, Open, Suffering)

"All of our code is open source, so it can be used for other projects."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Open, Projects)

"I think that by October the whole company has to migrate to OpenOffice, and then I think it's by June next year we all migrate to Linux - you don't want to migrate 6,000 people both operating system and office suite in a single jump."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: People, Company, June, Linux, October, Office, Want)

"In some cases we've been building tools that are specific to Linux for the desktop, and they only work on Linux, but I see two major projects that are wildly, wildly successful: Mozilla and OpenOffice, and those two programs are cross platform."
- Miguel de Icaza
(Related: Work, Building, Linux, Projects, Tools)

"Happy to see that the Automobile Club of Monaco, opened its doors to the public to attend a considerable event. The promotion of this event will be made by the image and by the text, but still by word of mouth."
- Jacky Ickx
(Related: Promotion, Public, Will, Word)

"You must not for one instant give up the effort to build new lives for yourselves. Creativity means to push open the heavy, groaning doorway to life."
- Daisaku Ikeda
(Related: Life, Creativity, Effort, Open)

"Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away."
- Jean Ingelow
(Related: Thoughts, Day, Flowers, Light, Waiting)

"The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal - every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open - this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Affliction, Duty, Open, Solitude, Sorrow)

"I am a camera with its shutter open, quite passive, recording, not thinking."
- Christopher Isherwood
(Related: Open, Thinking)

"The resolution has made a real threat of war go away and opens the way for further work in the interests of a political- diplomatic settlement of the situation around Iraq."
- Igor Ivanov
(Related: War, Work, Iraq, Resolution)

"I went to my room and packed a change of clothes, got my banjo, and started walking down the road. Soon I found myself on the open highway headed east."
- Burl Ives
(Related: Change, Clothes, Open, Road, Walking)

"When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Opportunity, Open)

"If you believe in God, He will open the windows of heaven and pour blessings upon you."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: God, Blessings, Heaven, Open, Will, Windows)

"Behind closed doors they had what were legendary battles I hear but when the doors opened there was absolute unity. Not a crack could be found. No separation whatsoever. They were locked together for the good of the community."
- Maynard Jackson
(Related: Community, Separation)

"Please keep an open mind and let me have my day in court."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Court, Day, Mind, Open)

"Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart."
- Phil Jackson
(Related: Heart, Mind, Open)

"They're desperately searching for meaning in their lives but they will not crack the Bible open."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Bible, Meaning, Open, Will)

"They were totally supportive, always saw everything I did. One of the thrills of my life was when they went to the theater to see something that I wasn't in. It opened doors for them that otherwise would have been totally closed."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Life, Theater)

"I would rather drudge out my life on a cotton plantation, till the grave opened to give me rest, than to live with an unprincipled master and a jealous mistress."
- Harriet Ann Jacobs
(Related: Life, Grave, Rest)

"A new era in the physiological investigation of linguistic sounds was opened up by X-ray photography."
- Roman Jakobson
(Related: Investigation, Photography)

"From there, I tried out for a community theatre play, joined an improv group... it all started opening up."
- Kevin James
(Related: Community, Play, Theatre)

"When I left Ohio when I was 17 and ended up in New York and realised that not all films had the giant crab monsters in them, it really opened up a lot of things for me."
- Jim Jarmusch
"I didn't go to classes there, but ended up at the Cinematheque, and there it opened up even wider because there I saw a variety of films from all over the world."
- Jim Jarmusch
(Related: Variety, World)

"I beg you do not vote for stills and open bar-rooms in the county."
- Thomas Jordan Jarvis
(Related: Open, Vote)

"Reason is like an open secret that can become known to anyone at any time; it is the quiet space into which everyone can enter through his own thought."
- Karl Jaspers
(Related: Time, Thought, Open, Quiet, Reason, Space)

"You really need to be on the edge and you have to keep your eyes open."
- Jam Master Jay
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Government, War, Rights, Mankind, Open, Republican)

"Emigration is no longer a solution; it's a defeat. People are risking death, drowning every day, but they're knocking on doors that are not open."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Death, People, Day, Defeat, Open, Solution)

"While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area."
- Jerry B. Jenkins
(Related: Sports, Books, First, Publishing, Stars, Writing)

"The only way to find that territory is trying to keep your mind constantly open. That's the only way that you're ever going to see the sort of signs of where to go."
- Tom Jenkinson
(Related: Mind, Open, Trying)

"Whenever one reads of the determination of the species, or opens a book on natural science and history, in whatever language, one inevitably comes across the name of Linne."
- Johannes Vilhelm Jensen
(Related: Science, History, Determination, Language, Name)

"Def Leppard is obviously a different band that we are, but the music work well tighter. And the audiences seem work well together too. We are opening, but we're having a good time."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Music, Time, Work, Audiences)

"I'm having fun opening up. Sort of struggling to get the audience into it. It's good. It makes you fight. Not fight like antagonistic. But fight for what you believe."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Fight, Fun)

"I'd like to just be a little bit more open to making mistakes and not worrying about it so much."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Mistakes, Open)

"A lot of companies have chosen to downsize, and maybe that was the right thing for them. We chose a different path. Our belief was that if we kept putting great products in front of customers, they would continue to open their wallets."
- Steve Jobs
(Related: Belief, Open, Right)

"There is a certain amount of momentum that is achieved when one country after another reopens their borders."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Country)

"We had Taiwan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Oman open their markets to our beef, and we're excited about that."
- Mike Johanns
(Related: Open)

"We must open the doors of opportunity. But we must also equip our people to walk through those doors."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: People, Opportunity, Open)

"I am making a collection of the things my opponents have found me to be and, when this election is over, I am going to open a museum and put them on display."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Open, Opponents)

"A man can take a little bourbon without getting drunk, but if you hold his mouth open and pour in a quart, he's going to get sick on it."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Man, Open)

"When you get on base, holes open up and things happen and you're able to find a way to score runs."
- Nick Johnson
(Related: Open)

"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than open one's mouth and remove all doubt."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Thought, Doubt, Fool, Open)

"I like to open for a band as it brings on sort of a challenge and it makes things more interesting. It reminds me of when we were just starting out because we would open for other bands in the beginning."
- Kelly Jones
(Related: Beginning, Challenge, Open)

"Our extended family is an integral part of our daily lives and Connie and I welcome you with open arms."
- Frank Jordan
(Related: Family, Open)

"I believe much trouble would be saved if we opened our hearts more."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Trouble)

"Well, that is very imperative to let North Korea open door to outside."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Open)

"So moderate is insisting that North Korea should open door to outside."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Open)

"Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher."
- Pauline Kael
(Related: American, Day, May, Now, Talking)

"Where there is a will, there is a way. If there is a chance in a million that you can do something, anything, to keep what you want from ending, do it. Pry the door open or, if need be, wedge your foot in that door and keep it open."
- Pauline Kael
(Related: Chance, Ending, Open, Want, Will)

"May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the window and kiss the night air."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Kiss, May, Night, Open)

"The Jew is upset because the nations of the world - the United Nations - lash him, brand him as racist and evil, hate him and openly demonstrate their desire to destroy him."
- Meir Kahane
(Related: Desire, Evil, Hate, Nations, United, World)

"My most intimate secrets? Well, if I told you those they wouldn't be secrets now, would they? Seriously though I don't have too many secrets. I'm a very open and honest person, sometimes too honest for my own good."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Now, Open, Secrets)

"Amin knew that neither West nor East would criticize him for fear that he would support the other side. He felt he was untouchable and he said so openly."
- Ryszard Kapuscinski
(Related: Fear, Support)

"I know people think we drive around in these nice cars and we do whatever we want and our parents will pay our credit cards, but that's not the case. Sure, my parents were generous; I got a nice car at 16, but at 18 I was cut off. I've worked really hard. I opened the store myself."
- Kim Kardashian
(Related: Car, People, Cards, Credit, Parents, Want, Will)

"Look and think before opening the shutter. The heart and mind are the true lens of the camera."
- Yousuf Karsh
(Related: Heart, Mind)

"There's a long record here of being wrong. There's a good reason for it. There are probably multiple reasons. Certainly proliferation is a hard thing to track, particularly in countries that deny easy and free access and don't have free and open societies."
- David Kay
(Related: Being, Countries, Open, Reason, Wrong)

"High energy creates more energy, more energy, more energy. It kicks off synapses, I guess. It opens up your brain and you think of one thing after another thing, after another. You can really open yourself up comedically, which is fun."
- Michael Keaton
(Related: Energy, Fun, Open)

"A book is a gift you can open again and again."
- Garrison Keillor
(Related: Open)

"No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Land, Spirit, Stars)

"The very fact that women now form about one-fifth of the employes in manufacture and commerce in this country has opened a vast field of industrial legislation directly affecting women as wage-earners."
- Florence Kelley
(Related: Women, Commerce, Country, Fact, Legislation, Now, Wage)

"My mother had gotten a job as a receptionist at a dancing school and had the idea that we should open our own dancing school; we did, and it prospered."
- Gene Kelly
(Related: Mother, Idea, Dancing, Job, Open, School)

"My dream is to eventually open a children's theatre."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Dream, Children, Open, Theatre)

"I believe that if creative people are open and generous enough when working with each other, a lot more can be learned and achieved by both parties. That's what it's all about, trying to produce the best work possible on any given project."
- William Kempe
(Related: Work, People, Open, Project, Trying)

"One of the greatest gifts my brother and I received from my mother was her love of literature and language. With their boundless energy, libraries open the door to these worlds and so many others. I urge young and old alike to embrace all that libraries have to offer."
- Caroline Kennedy
(Related: Love, Mother, Brother, Energy, Gifts, Language, Libraries, Literature, Old, Open)

"Shamefully we now learn that Saddam's torture chambers reopened under new management, U.S. management."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Management, Now)

"We want to support our troops because they didn't make the decision to go there... but I don't think it should be open-ended. We ought to have a benchmark where the administration has to come back and give us a report."
- Edward Kennedy
(Related: Decision, Open, Support, Troops, Want)

"The very word 'secrecy' is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Society, People, Open, Word)

"We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Truth, People, Ideas, Values, American, Facts, Falsehood, Nation, Open)

"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: Truth, People, Falsehood, Nation, Open)

"The province was surrounded by powerful tribes of Indians who watched the white settlers with an eager hostility, and seized every occasion to molest them by secret inroad, and often by open assault."
- John P. Kennedy
(Related: Open)

"Some minds remain open long enough for the truth not only to enter but to pass on through by way of a ready exit without pausing anywhere along the route."
- Elizabeth Kenny
(Related: Truth, Open)

"I won my first medal when I was nine years old. It was at the Boston Open."
- Nancy Kerrigan
(Related: Boston, First, Old, Open, Years)

"People are very open-minded about new things - as long as they're exactly like the old ones."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: People, Old, Open)

"There exist limitless opportunities in every industry. Where there is an open mind, there will always be a frontier."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Mind, Open, Will)

"There will always be a frontier where there is an open mind and a willing hand."
- Charles Kettering
(Related: Mind, Open, Will)

"The decision to open up Bahrain to embrace all people indiscriminately was fostered in me ever since I was a child."
- Hamad bin Isla Al Khalifi
(Related: People, Decision, Open)

"This project would not only open up venues of cooperation in the oil and gas sector between the member countries but also help bring the people of regional countries together."
- Amanullah Khan
(Related: People, Cooperation, Countries, Help, Oil, Open, Project)

"My unbeaten record and the 10 British Open wins have not been equalled."
- Jahangir Khan
(Related: Open)

"I wanted to start a proper academy and recruit juniors from all over Pakistan following my retirement after the World Open in 1993 but there was no support."
- Jahangir Khan
(Related: Open, Retirement, Support, World)

"I'm a person that carries everything that happened to me in my past, with me into the future. I refuse to let it make me bitter. I still completely believe in love and I remain open to anything that will happen to me."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Love, Future, Open, Past, Will)

"Sometimes life's so much cooler when you just don't know any better and all the painful lessons have not hammered your head open yet."
- Anthony Kiedis
(Related: Life, Open)

"Doorman - a genius who can open the door of your car with one hand, help you in with the other, and still have one left for the tip."
- Dorothy Kilgallen
(Related: Car, Genius, Help, Open)

"Martina's gone with people who don't want to be out, and it drives her crazy because she'd rather be open."
- Billie Jean King
(Related: People, Open, Want)

"When I broke in, in 1957, it was wide open. Now you're up against strong competition."
- Larry King
(Related: Competition, Now, Open)

"The many many imponderables come together when a film opens and for all sorts of reasons it may or may not succeed."
- Ben Kingsley
(Related: Film, May, Succeed)

"It is always open season on Christian and on white folks because they are the group you can kick and you can get away with it. It is politically correct."
- Jack Kingston
(Related: Christian, Open)

"When Jesus calls his disciples 'brothers' and 'friends', he is contradicting general Jewish usage and breaking through into a new concept of brotherhood which is not tribal, but open to any person."
- David Kirk
(Related: Brotherhood, Open)

"When I woke up Sunday morning at the Open and stepped outside and felt the wind and rain in my face, I knew I had an excellent chance to win if I just took my time and trusted myself."
- Tom Kite
(Related: Time, Chance, Open, Rain, Wind)

"Face your fears and doubts, and new worlds will open to you."
- Robert Kiyosaki
(Related: Open, Will)

"People like me who were engaging in brinkmanship with the party economic bosses and the open dissidents who were being arrested were pursuing a common goal in different ways."
- Vaclav Klaus
(Related: People, Goal, Being, Bosses, Open, Party)

"Zen teaches that once we can open up to the inevitability of our demise, we can begin to transform that situation and lighten up about it."
- Allen Klein
(Related: Open, Zen)

"Sometimes I miss out the morning's painting session and instead study my Japanese books in the open."
- Gustav Klimt
(Related: Books, Open, Painting, Study)

"A little acting debut in Spin City, with Michael J. Fox, which opened up a whole new door for me."
- Heidi Klum
(Related: Acting)

"If you feel driven and compelled to make your work and to be fiercely original and have something unique to say, in a compelling way, then chances are the helpers will be there for you the doors will open some, the ice will crack."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Work, Open, Will)

"Whatever the opposite of regret is best describes how I've always felt about that decision - it opened me up to a million creative opportunities I needed to experience away from the bull and distorting mirrors that fame engenders."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Experience, Decision, Fame, Regret)

"We're very open and outspoken about our faith and our beliefs. We also talk about our doubts, our moments of insecurities. We talk about it all day, how we're inspired by God. We recognize little miracles every day, and that's how we're raising our daughter."
- Boris Kodjoe
(Related: Faith, Daughter, God, Beliefs, Day, Miracles, Moments, Open, Talk)

"The principle mark of genius is not perfection but originality, the opening of new frontiers."
- Arthur Koestler
(Related: Genius, Originality, Perfection)

"Books were this wonderful escape for me because I could open a book and disappear into it, and that was the only way out of that house when I was a kid."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Books, Open)

"I think that open tunings are a trap really because it's really hard not to sound like an open tuning when your using one and that gets old as well as what you learn in one open tuning is going to stay there."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Old, Open, Sound)

"I will literally open my mouth not knowing what is coming out."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Open, Will)

"At this year's Open, I'll have five boyfriends."
- Anna Kournikova
(Related: Open)

"But when I was a teenager, the idea of spending the rest of my life in a factory was real depressing. So the idea that I could become a musician opened up some possibilities I didn't see otherwise."
- Wayne Kramer
(Related: Life, Idea, Possibilities, Rest)

"Well, I'd say that the beginning of this thing came through with Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim's, where she opened this gallery and began showing some things that caused a little talk, amongst a lot of other things."
- Lee Krasner
(Related: Art, Beginning, Talk)

"I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and open him up."
- Karl Kraus
(Related: Open)

"I think that being a conscious parent opens your eyes to the fact that any adult relationships that you have, whenever children are present on a daily basis, that they're modeling how they get along with people by what they see how you get along."
- Peter Krause
(Related: People, Being, Children, Eyes, Fact, Present, Relationships)

"When I was a kid and I bought a record, I ripped that thing open, I wanted to know who was playing what, what studio it was cut at, who was the string arranger, who was the engineer."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: Open)

"I couldn't tell you what I am going to do next 'cause I have no idea, but I am open to anything."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: Idea, Open)

"Well, to tell you the straight honest truth, it was like a Grateful Dead cover band. I didn't feel - and nothing against the guys - I didn't feel that they were opening up like they should. I'll tell you what, with guitar players, Steven has what I like in guitar players."
- Bill Kreutzmann
(Related: Truth, Guitar, Nothing)

"Open a magazine from the 1930s and '40s and look at the illustrations in it. There's nobody alive that could touch the way they could draw back then."
- John Kricfalusi
(Related: Open)

"In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself."
- Jiddu Krishnamurti
(Related: Earth, Key, Lies, Open, World)

"I think we need to look for any opening we can to avoid a war and we shouldn't pass up any opportunity for resolution."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: War, Opportunity, Resolution)

"What I love the most about modeling is that it opens you a lot of different doors of opportunities and takes you to many different places, which then put you in touch with various people and cultures."
- Karolina Kurkova
(Related: Love, People)

"Allowing children to spew forth whatever is on their minds in the name of openness only creates an illusion of family closeness."
- Neil Kurshan
(Related: Family, Children, Illusion, Name)

"No, I come for a hippy lifestyle, it's very open; my parents are both hippies."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Hippies, Open, Parents)

"In a relationship you have to open yourself up."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Open)

"I'm more than open to hope, but I think men and women have a difficult time dealing with each other and often take the low road."
- Neil LaBute
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Hope, Open, Road)

"The world has changed, and it's almost been 11 years. I have 975 employees. I have six restaurants. We haven't opened any new ones in almost three years."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Employees, Restaurants, World, Years)

"I've never had Internet access. Actually, I have looked at things on other people's computers as a bystander. A few times in my life I've opened email accounts, twice actually, but it's something I don't want in my life right now."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Computers, Life, People, Internet, Now, Right, Want)

"When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens."
- Anne Lamott
(Related: Hope, Expectation)

"When I got on Stern I realized that this was the one job where you could be really honest and open, almost like Richard Pryor or something. You can be honest about your life and get laughs."
- Artie Lange
(Related: Life, Job, Open)

"Believe me, it jabs you. When you're on the side of buses and New York loves you, you love to go out there every night. It's like a race. Curtain opens, out you go, and New York is yours."
- Angela Lansbury
(Related: Love, Night, Race)

"The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time."
- Christopher Lasch
(Related: Family, Time, People, Delusion, Open, Options)

"In contrast, Christianity, while acknowledging the presence of suffering, declares that life can be infinitely worth living and opens the way to eternal life in fellowship with God Who so loved the world that He gave Himself in Christ."
- Kenneth Scott Latourette
(Related: Life, God, Christianity, Contrast, Living, Suffering, World, Worth)

"Municipal networks expand economic opportunities. We've got to open new doors, not slam them shut."
- Frank Lautenberg
(Related: Open)

"If I start thinking, 'Is this movie going to open? Is this movie going to do well?' I'm not focusing on the job. The job is to make a good movie."
- Taylor Lautner
(Related: Job, Open, Thinking)

"I just kind of opened up and said, 'I feel like a rag doll. I have hair and makeup people coming to my house every day and putting me in new, uncomfortable, weird dresses and expensive shoes, and I just shut down and raise my arms up for them to get the dress on, and pout my lips when they need to put the lipstick on.'"
- Jennifer Lawrence
(Related: People, Day, Dress, Hair, Makeup)

"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: Dreams, Men, Act, Day, Eyes, May, Night, Open)

"We see ourselves as first helping to open up markets to competition."
- Kenneth Lay
(Related: Competition, First, Open)

"I kept an open mind on the question of whether a hominid had been present in Europe in the early Pleistocene."
- Louis Leakey
(Related: Europe, Mind, Open, Present, Question)

"As soon as you go into any biological process in any real detail, you discover it's open-ended in terms of what needs to be found out about it."
- Joshua Lederberg
(Related: Detail, Needs, Open)

"It was my dream that I had clenched in a fist of discontent and wouldn't release. But time had now pried every finger open. There is peace in an open and upraised hand that isn't grasping for anything."
- Laurel Lee
(Related: Peace, Time, Dream, Discontent, Now, Open)

"What she did was to open our eyes to details of country life such as teaching us names of wild flowers and getting us to draw and paint and learn poetry."
- Laurie Lee
(Related: Life, Poetry, Country, Eyes, Flowers, Names, Open, Teaching)

"And in the middle of one of those scenes, I suddenly felt my heart just open: it was overwhelming, to the point where I got teary-eyed. Never would I have thought anything like that could happen in a love scene."
- Sheryl Lee
(Related: Love, Thought, Heart)

"Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Dreams, Time, Computer)

"The challenge is to manage the Web in an open way-not too much bureaucracy, not subject to political or commercial pressures. The U.S. should demonstrate that it is prepared to share control with the world."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Control, Bureaucracy, Challenge, Open, World)

"Intellectual property is an important legal and cultural issue. Society as a whole has complex issues to face here: private ownership vs. open source, and so on."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Legal, Society, Open, Ownership, Property)

"We are opening up an enormous new era in archaeology. Time capsules in the deep oceans."
- John F. Lehman, Jr.
(Related: Time, Deep, Oceans)

"I think the game has opened up, and that's why I decided to come back and try to be a part of it."
- Mario Lemieux
"But it's very difficult, I can tell you I played the Czech Open a few times and it's very difficult just to go on to a scene where the course is prepared differently when the greens are fast and he's not used to it and they're hard as a rock and he's not used to it."
- Ivan Lendl
(Related: Open)

"The tourist who moves about to see and hear and open himself to all the influences of the places which condense centuries of human greatness is only a man in search of excellence."
- Max Lerner
(Related: Greatness, Excellence, Man, Open)

"The book is openly a kind of spiritual autobiography, but the trick is that on any other level it's a kind of insane collage of fragments of memory."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: Autobiography, Memory, Spiritual)

"Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open."
- Elmer G. Letterman
(Related: Character, Open, Personality)

"And understandably so, that when you're in legal jeopardy, you really cannot put yourself in a position to open yourself up to the media."
- Monica Lewinsky
(Related: Legal, Jeopardy, Media, Open)

"Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: Art, Truth, Caring, Literature, Man, Originality, Will)

"But a true diva has dismissed that drama. A true diva's heart is open, and she's ready to play by her own rules - rules that are gentle and kind."
- Jenifer Lewis
(Related: Heart, Drama, Open, Play, Rules)

"It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Thought, Doubt, Fool, Open)

"The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach - waiting for a gift from the sea."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Lie, Beach, Open, Reward, Sea, Waiting)

"I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding, patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain vulnerable."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Love, Mourning, Patience, Suffering, Understanding, World)

"Developed countries and advanced developing countries must open their markets for products from the developing world, and support in developing their export and import capacity."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Countries, Open, Support, World)

"What I didn't know that by sticking to craft we would blow open some doors that I never saw opened before."
- James Lipton
(Related: Open)

"Broad paths are open to every endeavour, and a sympathetic recognition is assured to every one who consecrates his art to the divine services of a conviction of a consciousness."
- Franz Liszt
(Related: Art, Consciousness, Conviction, Open)

"I've received a lot of positive feedback from both the secular and Christian markets. People seem to be receiving it with open arms and hearts, and are interested in the stories I want to share about my relationship with God and my faith."
- Brian Littrell
(Related: Faith, God, People, Positive, Christian, Open, Want)

"Being Asian in this business is something you have to consider, because sometimes people aren't as open. They'll say, I can't see you with a Caucasian person."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Business, People, Being, Open)

"I am attracting a new audience now, one that is more open and more spiritually inclined."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Now, Open)

"I think Julia is defining a new feminism. It's the power of the open heart. And its ok to be sexual."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Power, Heart, Feminism, Open)

"You could hear him, literally, half a mile away when he opened up. He was at his peak then. He was, naturally, dying to get out of the place he was in, and he recorded for us his appeal for pardon to the governor."
- Alan Lomax
(Related: Dying)

"One of the great bands we opened up for was Priest back in '89. That was really great because at that time we had never met them, never toured with them before. They were a big influence on Slayer, so to open up for them was really cool."
- Dave Lombardo
(Related: Time, Influence, Open)

"But as a woman, I really started feeling vulnerable on the set, and I really felt that it was important that I should not be open for invitation or making myself look as though I was waiting for something."
- John Lone
(Related: Feeling, Open, Waiting, Woman)

"I know where I'm going to be, I'm not traveling here and there and everywhere. That didn't necessarily prompt me to it but it definitely opened up my mind of saying okay, maybe this is a good time to do this."
- Nia Long
(Related: Time, Mind, Saying, Traveling)

"General Grant had no fixed plan of campaign beyond the general idea to avoid the strong defensive line occupied by General Lee behind Mine Run, and find a way to draw him out to open battle."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Idea, Battle, Open)

"A little before noon I sent orders to all my batteries to open fire through the streets or at any points where the troops were seen about the city, as a diversion in favor of Jackson."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Fire, Open, Troops)

"If you kiss on the first date and it's not right, then there will be no second date. Sometimes it's better to hold out and not kiss for a long time. I am a strong believer in kissing being very intimate, and the minute you kiss, the floodgates open for everything else."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Time, Kiss, Being, First, Kissing, Open, Right, Will)

"Truth in science can be defined as the working hypothesis best suited to open the way to the next better one."
- Konrad Lorenz
(Related: Science, Truth, Open)

"Poetry had far better imply things than preach them directly... in the open pulpit her voice grows hoarse and fails."
- F. L. Lucas
(Related: Poetry, Open, Voice)

"I was really desperate. I don't know if you can remember back that far, but when I went to graduate school they didn't want females in graduate school. They were very open about it. They didn't mince their words. But then I got in and I got my degree."
- Shannon Lucid
(Related: Open, School, Want, Words)

"In making theories, always keep a window open so that you can throw one out if necessary."
- Bela Lugosi
(Related: Open, Theories)

"Preserving parks and open spaces is a winner because it doesn't need to be explained to everyday Americans."
- Frank Luntz
(Related: Americans, Open)

"The citizens of New Hampshire expect and deserve a government as clean as our mountain streams and as open as our blue skies. Today let us pledge together to make this government - the people's government - clean, open and honest."
- John Lynch
(Related: Government, People, Open, Today)

"To restore and keep the public's confidence in the integrity of their government, state government and its officials must be open, honest and transparent."
- John Lynch
(Related: Government, Confidence, Integrity, Open, Public, State)

"They will open up to what I would call corporate broadcastings where the non-commercial material will have air time. There's no possibility of that here right now, none."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Time, Possibility, Corporate, Now, Open, Right, Will)

"Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes."
- George MacDonald
(Related: Love, Eyes)

"Some people may get in to the building without the proper passes and things, but I think that's the price you pay for being an open place for people to come."
- Margo MacDonald
(Related: People, Being, Building, May, Open)

"Much of the success of life depends upon keeping one's mind open to opportunity and seizing it when it comes."
- Alice Foote MacDougall
(Related: Life, Success, Opportunity, Mind, Open)

"The success of The Simpsons really opened doors. It showed that if you were working in animation you didn't necessarily have to be working in kids' television."
- Seth MacFarlane
(Related: Success, Animation, Kids, Television)

"One change always leaves the way open for the establishment of others."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: Change, Open)

"Those people who shun us just because of the label we're on, or the fact that we've got a video out there that's getting us somewhere, are only limiting themselves, because they aren't keeping an open mind."
- Joel Madden
(Related: People, Fact, Mind, Open)

"The Arab world also won the Nobel with me. I believe that international doors have opened, and that from now on, literate people will consider Arab literature also. We deserve that recognition."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: People, Literature, Now, Will, World)

"Five years ago, Samira did not want to continue in the regular school system in Iran. To help her with her education, I set up a home school. It wasn't just for my family, it was open to other friends."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Home, Education, Family, Friends, Help, Open, School, Want, Years)

"I had no idea how difficult Sondheim's music would be. All through the rehearsals, I kept flubbing. There were so many tempo changes. I could never get through the opening number without any mistakes. One day, I went up to Hal Prince and offered to leave the show. He laughed it off. He said, "Don't be silly. That's why we have tryouts.""
- Mako
(Related: Music, Idea, Day, Mistakes, Silly)

"Come to West Virginia and we'll show you how to live... how to treat people. We're open for business. West Virginia is truly on the move."
- Joe Manchin
(Related: Business, People, Open)

"I fully expect to be able to complete one more campaign goal - and that is to proudly report that signs have been erected as you enter our great state that say 'Welcome to Wild, Wonderful West Virginia: Open for Business!'"
- Joe Manchin III
(Related: Goal, Open, State)

"For us, Marxism is always open because there are always new xperiences, there are always new facts, including facts about the past, which have to be incorporated in the corpus of scientific socialism."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: Facts, Marxism, Open, Past, Socialism)

"Marxism is always open, always critical, always self-critical."
- Ernest Mandel
(Related: Marxism, Open, Self)

"I certainly believe that we gain through open trade and liberalisation."
- Peter Mandelson
(Related: Gain, Open, Trade)

"So the old Copenhagen interpretation needs to be generalized, needs to be replaced by something that can be used for the whole universe, and can be used also in cases where there is plenty of individuality and history."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: History, Individuality, Needs, Old, Universe)

"But when researchers at Bell Labs discovered that static tends to come from particular places in the sky, the whole field of radio astronomy opened up."
- Murray Gell Mann
(Related: Astronomy, Sky)

"I mean, it's the life lessons that I suppose you learn that nobody gets a free ride and that you do the best you can with the means that you can and try to open yourself to as much knowledge and all that that you can."
- Joe Mantegna
(Related: Life, Knowledge, Open)

"I thought we were gonna open up the world of poetry and music to all kinds of things, and yet, I can't really think of anyone who's done anything like it since."
- Ray Manzarek
(Related: Music, Poetry, Thought, Open, World)

"Stable energy prices and enhanced national security will only come when we increase domestic energy resources, which was accomplished today with the opening of ANWR."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Energy, National security, Today, Will)

"Your expectations opens or closes the doors of your supply, If you expect grand things, and work honestly for them, they will come to you, your supply will correspond with your expectation."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Work, Expectation, Expectations, Will)

"When one door is closed, don't you know, another is open."
- Bob Marley
(Related: Open)

"Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?"
- Bob Marley
(Related: Life, Eyes, Living, Open)

"I've opened up more by traveling outside Jamaica. It helps me to grow as a person to be outside of my element; to be on my own in a strange place meeting people."
- Ziggy Marley
(Related: People, Meeting, Traveling)

"One of the great virtues, apart from the pleasure of performing these works, is that it's opened up an entirely new, expansive repertoire of American Jewish music."
- Neville Marriner
(Related: Music, American, Pleasure)

"It's important to address young people in the reopening of New Orleans. In rebuilding, let's revisit the potential of American democracy and American glory."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: People, American, Democracy, Glory, Potential)

"The people of Canada have worked hard to build a country that opens its doors to include all, regardless of their differences; a country that respects all, regardless of their differences; a country that demands equality for all, regardless of their differences."
- Paul Martin
(Related: Equality, People, Canada, Country)

"In Canada, women's rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality - not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others."
- Paul Martin
(Related: Equality, Society, Women, Canada, Discrimination, Effort, Rights, Open)

"I think it's the great thing about having kids. They have interests that you might not have, and it opens your horizons."
- Robert Martin
(Related: Kids)

"So all of these things are going on that make you wake up and realize you are a mortal person. You can choose to cruise through your life, but if you do, you're going to open your eyes at some point, and it's gone."
- Kathy Mattea
(Related: Life, Eyes, Open)

"If men could regard the events of their own lives with more open minds, they would frequently discover that they did not really desire the things they failed to obtain."
- Andre Maurois
(Related: Men, Desire, Events, Open)

"Nothing like being visible, publishing one's work, and speaking openly about one's life, to disabuse the world of the illusion of one's perfection and purity."
- Joyce Maynard
(Related: Life, Work, Being, Illusion, Nothing, Perfection, Publishing, Purity, World)

"I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Peace, Fire, Growing up, Open)

"Father God, we just ask You to open Your wide, wide arms and look down upon us, Lord, and lead us, and let us know what we should do to stop this, this terrible, terrible holocaust."
- Norma McCorvey
(Related: God, Father, Open)

"For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness."
- Reba McEntire
(Related: Darkness, Healing, Hurt, Light, Open, Singing, Songs)

"I guess The Grudge made over $100 million, but none of them had long legs after they came out but they all opened up and found an audience. If you could make those movies for a price, which is what I want to do with Spawn, then you could have some success."
- Todd McFarlane
(Related: Movies, Success, Want)

"When I'm on stage by myself, I don't have to think about anything. I don't have to worry about anything because I'm not responsible for anything except just opening my mouth and making sure music comes out."
- Bobby McFerrin
(Related: Music, Worry)

"Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Intelligence, Faces)

"The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Eyes, Malice, May, Open)

"Country radio went through a time where they were trying to pigeonhole everybody, and trying to make the gap really narrow, and I think that they've opened that up a little bit."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Time, Country, Trying)

"There are a lot of people who like to think they don't have prejudices and that they're open people, and yet, we all have that in ourselves, oftentimes against people of our own race or our own gender or whatever."
- Jim McKay
(Related: People, Gender, Open, Race)

"If you've got Mystique as your girlfriend the fun you could have in bed - I've just imagined X-Men 3 might open with me in bed with Patrick Stewart."
- Ian Mckellen
(Related: Girlfriend, Bed, Fun, Open)

"When you were on stage, you could be absolutely open about your emotions and indulge them and express yourself in a way that - in real life - I wasn't doing."
- Ian Mckellen
(Related: Life, Emotions, Open)

"Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Love, Windows)

"For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Life, Chance, Open)

"People ask me if I left the lyrics open to ambiguity. Of course I did. I wanted to make a whole series of complex statements. The lyrics had to do with the state of society at the time."
- Don McLean
(Related: Society, Time, People, Ambiguity, Open, State)

"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
(Related: Anthropology, Open, Wonder)

"It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Fear, Behavior, Open, Punishment, Question)

"I'm wide open and will entertain anything anybody has to say, but if it's MTV and radio, well, they're great things, but can't be the only thing. I don't know that it would work even for the Beatles."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Work, Open, Will)

"It is impossible to talk or to write without apparently throwing oneself helplessly open."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Open, Talk)

"In the duel of sex woman fights from a dreadnought and man from an open raft."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Sex, Man, Open, Woman)

"The most all penetrating spirit before which will open the possibility of tilting not tables, but planets, is the spirit of free human inquiry. Believe only in that."
- Dmitri Mendeleev
(Related: Possibility, Open, Spirit, Will)

"I think with Blair Witch and The Sixth Sense, people are much more open to something that is different."
- Sam Mendes
(Related: People, Open, Sense)

"If I feel in need of sleep, I just open a book or turn on the television. Both are better than any sleeping pill."
- Ethel Merman
(Related: Open, Sleep, Television)

"Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Peace, Soul, Heart, Christ, Eyes, Feet, Joy, Open)

"Believe in yourself, not only in swimming, but in life itself. You always have to have fun. You have to have an open mind. If you're not enjoying it, don't do it. Life's too short."
- Debbie Meyer
(Related: Life, Fun, Mind, Open)

"Slovakia's joining the OECD in 1999 is totally dependent on meeting economic reforms required such as transparency and legislation that permits fair and open conduct of trade and business."
- John Mica
(Related: Business, Legislation, Meeting, Open, Trade)

"The National Flood Insurance Program is a valuable tool in addressing the losses incurred throughout this country due to floods. It assures that businesses and families have access to affordable flood insurance that would not be available on the open market."
- Gary Miller
(Related: Country, Open)

"What is not in the open street is false, derived, that is to say, literature."
- Henry Miller
(Related: Literature, Open)

"In our open society, we are inclined to give to the less fortunate for the pure goodness of giving. We open our home to those who are alone on this holiday to spread some warmth into the life of another."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Home, Life, Society, Giving, Goodness, Holiday, Open)

"In the year since we brought things into the open with a clean breath of fresh air at City Hall, we have learned about corrupt spending practices and unethical conflicts of interest that waste your money... and keep Dallas from being the great city of our dreams."
- Laura Miller
(Related: Dreams, Money, Being, Interest, Open, Waste)

"If ever I feel I might be able to tackle it, I'd love to try holding a spear or something in the theater, or opening a door, or anything, just to try it, you know, because it must be some marvelous magic thing."
- Hayley Mills
(Related: Love, Magic, Theater)

"We opened a design center in the South of England last year as part of our strategy for being close to our customers and developing innovative products for exciting new markets."
- David Milne
(Related: Design, Strategy, Being, England)

"We are quite open, however, to looking at acquisitions and there are opportunities that we periodically consider. and I think that may be something we do in the future, but I must say that there is no commitment to that at the present time in any form or size."
- David Milne
(Related: Time, Commitment, Future, May, Open, Present)

"Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity."
- John Milton
(Related: Death, Eternity, Key)

"When the prison doors are opened, the real dragon will fly out."
- Ho Chi Minh
(Related: Prison, Will)

"I used to be able to do the Chinese splits, where you open your legs sideways."
- Kylie Minogue
(Related: Open)

"I am always the better for open-air breathing, and was certainly meant for the wandering life of the Indian."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Life, Open)

"If you start becoming withdrawn and looking over your shoulder, being careful about what you say, that's being paranoid. This is an open, accessible team. That's been my trademark for years."
- Art Modell
(Related: Being, Open, Years)

"So the thing that's beautiful about the Rolleiflex is that I open the camera up from the top and put my face in and that the camera's all about composition and all about light."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: Light, Open)

"The beautiful souls are they that are universal, open, and ready for all things."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Open)

"I was working with Bill Graham management at the time and it was obvious to everyone concerned that albums like Open Fire, while they were good for me creatively, were not going to be commercially successful."
- Ronnie Montrose
(Related: Time, Successful, Management, Fire, Obvious, Open)

"Gamma was a logical progression after doing the Open Fire record."
- Ronnie Montrose
(Related: Fire, Open)

"Having a mother who had been an aeronautical engineer convinced me that more things should be open to women."
- Elizabeth Moon
(Related: Women, Mother, Open)

"Facing inward, join hands so as to form a small circle. Then, without moving from their places they sing the opening song, according to previous agreement, in a soft undertone."
- James Mooney
(Related: Agreement, Song)

"By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life."
- Thomas More
(Related: Life, Nature, Vision, Infinity, Spiritual)

"Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through anyone that suits you."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Poetry, Possibilities)

"Blake said that the body was the soul's prison unless the five senses are fully developed and open. He considered the senses the 'windows of the soul.' When sex involves all the senses intensely, it can be like a mystical experence."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Sex, Soul, Body, Open, Prison, Senses)

"The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22, 1963. It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign trap door in American culture, and the wild bats flapped out."
- Lance Morrow
(Related: American, Culture, Murder)

"The Church became both more accessible and less imposing. It threw itself open to risk."
- Lance Morrow
(Related: Church, Open, Risk)

"All Southern state colleges and universities are open to black students."
- Constance Baker Motley
(Related: Open, State, Students)

"I feel I have a lot to learn from English football and I am completely open to good influences in my way of thinking football. But I also have things to give them."
- Jose Mourinho
(Related: English, Football, Open, Thinking)

"Every time I would open my mouth to sing, everybody was paying attention to me. It became a habit."
- Nana Mouskouri
(Related: Time, Habit, Attention, Open)

"We have said the first step was to designate the land, inform the owners. And the second would be to get the responses from the owners. And this will be openly done."
- Robert Mugabe
(Related: First, Land, Will)

"Yes, now I understood for the first time that my soul was not so poor and empty as it had seemed to me, and that it had been only the sun that was lacking to open all its germs, and buds to the light."
- Max Muller
(Related: Time, Soul, First, Light, Now, Open, Poor, Sun)

"In Japan they prefer the realistic style. They like answers and conclusions, but my stories have none. I want to leave them wide open to every possibility. I think my readers understand that openness."
- Haruki Murakami
(Related: Possibility, Answers, Open, Style, Want)

"To me the biggest breakthrough was when we did Terminator 2 that just opened the door for Jurassic and all of the others and that was as big as when we did motion control on Star Wars. But I don't see another big thing coming."
- Dennis Muren
(Related: Control)

"Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems."
- Timothy Murphy
(Related: Education, Country, Crisis, Drugs, Economy, Healthcare, Open, Potential)

"We have copped a lot of ignorant abuse in the past, but it makes you wonder when a former state coroner openly attacks Aboriginal families who have been through hell."
- Arthur Murray
(Related: Abuse, Hell, Past, State, Wonder)

"Oh, she just happened to be a friend of the producer's. Or, oh, they've been trying to get her from the beginning and she just had a spot open up. There are always little loopholes, so I don't take anything personally anymore."
- Ellen Muth
(Related: Friend, Beginning, Open, Trying)

"The inventions and the great discoveries have opened up whole continents to reciprocal communication and interchange, provided we are willing."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Communication, Inventions)

"The use of solar energy has not been opened up because the oil industry does not own the sun."
- Ralph Nader
(Related: Energy, Oil, Sun)

"There is extraordinary similarities between the Midwest in America and Europe in that there is this sense of vast, open sky and loneliness and cold."
- Ajay Naidu
(Related: America, Europe, Loneliness, Open, Sense, Sky)

"They say now in America that final cut doesn't mean anything. As Harvey Weinstein said to some film-maker, 'You can have final cut. I'll open your film in Arkansas.'"
- Mira Nair
(Related: America, Film, Now, Open)

"The test of a real comedian is whether you laugh at him before he opens his mouth."
- George Jean Nathan
"I know many married men, I even know a few happily married men, but I don't know one who wouldn't fall down the first open coal hole running after the first pretty girl who gave him a wink."
- George Jean Nathan
(Related: Men, First, Open, Pretty, Running)

"But if we learn to think of it as anticipation, as learning, as growing, if we think of the time we spend waiting for the big things of life as an opportunity instead of a passing of time, what wonderful horizons open out!"
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Life, Time, Opportunity, Anticipation, Learning, Open, Waiting)

"Part of keeping space open is not to try to choose a form - to spend more time thinking about content, and let form take care of itself."
- Holly Near
(Related: Time, Care, Content, Open, Space, Thinking)

"In bed at night, I could be reading some book, and I'll come across a sentence that's totally unrelated to some scene I did years ago. But I'll play the scene back in my mind and think, I did that wrong - I should've opened the door more slowly."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Bed, Mind, Night, Play, Reading, Wrong, Years)

"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open."
- Jawaharlal Nehru
(Related: Beauty, Adventure, Charm, End, Eyes, Open, World)

"An open-door policy doesn't do much for a closed mind."
- Bob Nelson
(Related: Policy, Mind, Open)

"This means keeping many trails open at once, inevitably requiring a fairly 'parallel' plot. This plot should be discovered rather than announced, so show, don't tell."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: Open)

"I try to make puzzles range all the way from easy to hard, and to leave many open at once."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: Open)

"It is warm work; and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment. But mark you! I would not be elsewhere for thousands. - at the Battle of Copenhagen."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Work, Battle, Day, May)

"My eyes are wide open to the conflicts within the Church, but I don't think you can call it schism."
- Richard John Neuhaus
(Related: Church, Eyes, Open)

"I was in the main draw from the start, my opening match was on Court One against Jan Eric Lundquist of Sweden who was about eight in the world at the time."
- John Newcombe
(Related: Time, Court, World)

"I'm very open to the up-and-comers."
- Bob Newhart
(Related: Open)

"San Francisco lags behind other communities in providing a vital, vibrant and ecologically sustainable urban canopy, as well as open space in the city."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Open, Space)

"I was sort of open to do anything, I was free."
- Marc Newson
(Related: Open)

"Opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge stands to not only increase the United States' oil reserves by nearly 50 percent, but it will create thousands of good U.S. jobs."
- Bob Ney
(Related: Jobs, Oil, states, United, Wildlife, Will)

"I watched Janis one time - we opened for her - and that's the only time I ever saw her. We opened for Jimi Hendrix. I got to stand on the side of the stage and watch him for two hours and then he died. But I got the essence before they left."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Time)

"Of all the problems which were open to me for study, typhus was the most urgent and the most unexplored. We knew nothing of the way in which contagion spread."
- Charles Jules Henry Nicole
(Related: Nothing, Open, Problems, Study)

"I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name."
- Adela Florence Nicolson
(Related: Memory, Name, Ocean, Open, Sea)

"This is the hardest of all: to close the open hand out of love, and keep modest as a giver."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Love, Open)

"This is what is hardest: to close the open hand because one loves."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Open)

"Oh, the miraculous energy that flows between two people who care enough to get beyond surfaces and games, who are willing to take the risks of being totally open, of listening, of responding with the whole heart. How much we can do for each other."
- Alex Noble
(Related: People, Heart, Being, Care, Energy, Games, Listening, Open)

"You have to struggle a bit, hustle a little, and be willing to go bankrupt. Once you're willing to do that, everything opens up and you get the freedom. My joke is that next year, I'll make the first film that costs zero dollars."
- Nick Nolte
(Related: Film, First, Freedom, Struggle)

"Obviously it's my second senior event, and I'm tired obviously coming back from the British Open, from surgery, which was priority No. 1, did that successfully, and each week since the British Open I've felt in pretty good control of my golf game."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Control, Golf, Open, Pretty)

"Starting off, all options are always open, but as soon as you choose something, you inevitably limit yourself. If you go for B, A is out."
- Alva Noto
(Related: Open, Options)

"I usually create sounds and have different generators running over it. You know you can open a word-file as a picture or the other way round. I do the same with sounds."
- Alva Noto
(Related: Open, Running, Word)

"The thing I loved about Alfred Hitchcock is that he left a lot of open ends there, a lot of clues that didn't really add up the way you think they would, and sometimes, not at all."
- Kim Novak
(Related: Open)

"I met my wife Anne who was a sociology student, and her influence together with activities associated with the student movement of the time opened up my interests amongst other things into the theatre, art, music, politics and philosophy."
- Paul Nurse
(Related: Politics, Time, Art, Music, Wife, Influence, Philosophy, Theatre)

"This is the moment when we must build on the wealth that open markets have created, and share its benefits more equitably. Trade has been a cornerstone of our growth and global development. But we will not be able to sustain this growth if it favors the few, and not the many."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Development, Growth, Wealth, Benefits, Favors, Open, Trade, Will)

"My observation is that after one hundred and twenty years of modernisation since the opening of the country, present-day Japan is split between two opposite poles of ambiguity."
- Kenzaburo Oe
(Related: Ambiguity, Country, Observation, Present, Years)

"To exercise at or near capacity is the best way I know of reaching a true introspective state. If you do it right, it can open all kinds of inner doors."
- Al Oerter
(Related: Exercise, Open, Right, State)

"The relationships that people have - that are sexual, psychological, emotional - these relationships are not open to supervision by parents, schools, churches, or government. Nobody has any right to intervene at all in any kind of relationship like that."
- Madalyn Murray O'Hair
(Related: Government, People, Churches, Open, Parents, Relationships, Right, Schools)

"On sensitive issues, talk isn't cheap - it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Courage, Open, Talk)

"I take a simple view of life: keep your eyes open and get on with it."
- Laurence Olivier
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"I want to go to culinary school because I love cooking. One day I'd love to open up a restaurant or cafe."
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Love, Cooking, Day, Open, School, Want)

"I see the poem or the novel ending with an open door."
- Michael Ondaatje
(Related: Ending, Open)

"I've purged myself of bitterness and anger and remained open to love."
- Tatum O'Neal
(Related: Anger, Love, Bitterness, Open)

"Empowerment of individuals is a key part of what makes open source work, since in the end, innovations tend to come from small groups, not from large, structured efforts."
- Tim O'Reilly
(Related: Work, Empowerment, End, Key, Open)

"The network is opening up some amazing possibilities for us to reinvent content, reinvent collaboration."
- Tim O'Reilly
(Related: Collaboration, Content, Network, Possibilities)

"It was a fantastic learning experience and OK, I got slammed because I wasn't Audrey Hepburn but you could have predicted that, really, if you'd opened your eyes wide enough."
- Julia Ormond
(Related: Experience, Eyes, Learning)

"I have this problem in the rebirthing community because it's so powerful sometimes, I get thrown out because people want to do things a certain way and they are just not open to new ideas, so they don't want me to come around."
- Leonard Orr
(Related: People, Ideas, Community, Open, Want)

"Education makes children less dependent upon others and opens doors to better jobs and career possibilities."
- Solomon Ortiz
(Related: Education, Career, Children, Jobs, Possibilities)

"Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there."
- George Orwell
(Related: Battle)

"I take what I see work. I'm a strict believer in the scientific principle of believing nothing, only taking the best evidence available at the present time, interpreting it as best you can, and leaving your mind open to the fact that new evidence will appear tomorrow."
- Adam Osborne
(Related: Time, Work, Fact, Mind, Nothing, Open, Present, Tomorrow, Will)

"I want it to be remembered that Ozzy was the first celebrity who was brave enough to open up his private life to the public. He was the first."
- Sharon Osbourne
(Related: Life, Celebrity, First, Open, Public, Want)

"One of the things I'm most proud of about my career is the fact I've managed to keep options open."
- Clive Owen
(Related: Career, Fact, Open, Options)

"We must renew our efforts to keep our communities safe, from the dangers of terrorists from foreign lands and from common criminals here at home. Let no criminal believe that tough fiscal times will yield an open cell door and a ticket to freedom."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Home, Freedom, Open, Will, Yield)

"He who is the author of a war lets loose the whole contagion of hell and opens a vein that bleeds a nation to death."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Death, War, Hell, Nation)

"The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open."
- Chuck Palahniuk
(Related: Happiness, Being, Open, Risk)

"I love baseball, and the door remains open."
- Rafael Palmeiro
(Related: Love, Baseball, Open)

"The art of healing comes from nature, not from the physician. Therefore the physician must start from nature, with an open mind."
- Philipus Aureolus Paracelsus
(Related: Art, Nature, Healing, Mind, Open)

"People have less privacy and are crammed together in cities, but in the wide open spaces they secretly keep tabs on each other a lot more."
- Sara Paretsky
(Related: People, Cities, Open, Privacy)

"I think the solo playing, the decision to start playing solo, came out of having discovered what lay behind the doors that that technique opened for me."
- Evan Parker
(Related: Decision)

"Not a breath of air stirred over the free and open prairie; the clouds were like light piles of cotton; and where the blue sky was visible, it wore a hazy and languid aspect."
- Francis Parkman
(Related: Clouds, Light, Open, Sky)

"If observed facts of undoubted accuracy will not fit any of the alternatives it leaves open, the system itself is in need of reconstruction."
- Talcott Parsons
(Related: Accuracy, Facts, Open, Will)

"We did a different show every night. We'd open a show, and then two weeks later we'd open the next show. And two weeks later we'd open the third show until we had all eight running. And it was just one of the richest experiences I'd ever had in my theatrical life."
- Mandy Patinkin
(Related: Life, Night, Open, Running)

"The Lord opened the understanding of my unbelieving heart, so that I should recall my sins."
- Saint Patrick
(Related: Heart, Understanding)

"I am open to everything."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Open)

"I grew up doing musicals. I've done so many musicals in my life, I kind of got them out of my system. But, I certainly would be open to them. Rocky Horror Show is a big favorite of mine."
- Guy Pearce
(Related: Life, Favorite, Horror, Open)

"I have made it totally clear to the players that my door will always be open."
- Stuart Pearce
(Related: Open, Will)

"A great gulf, however, has been opened between man's material advance and his social and moral progress, a gulf in which he may one day be lost if it is not closed or narrowed."
- Lester B. Pearson
(Related: Progress, Day, Man, May)

"It's a clique and I think a clique exists in every business. There's a circle of people that are guaranteed to open a movie and we all know their names and whether they're right or wrong for the role."
- Elizabeth Pena
(Related: Business, People, Names, Open, Right, Wrong)

"There's always the new wrinkle. One must keep one's eyes always open."
- George Peppard
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"You can only really open yourself up so far to someone that you don't truly love - you keep something back when you know somewhere in your gut that this relationship is going to be forever."
- Piper Perabo
(Related: Love, Open)

"The strategic marketing paradigm of Open Source is a massively-parallel drunkard's walk filtered by a Darwinistic process."
- Bruce Perens
(Related: Marketing, Open)

"The door might not be opened to a woman again for a long, long time, and I had a kind of duty to other women to walk in and sit down on the chair that was offered, and so establish the right of others long hence and far distant in geography to sit in the high seats."
- Frances Perkins
(Related: Women, Time, Duty, Geography, Right, Woman)

"I open to anything... just about anything."
- Luke Perry
(Related: Open)

"Paris and Nicky Hilton? Those girls will show up to the opening of a phone book. It's like a big joke."
- Rachel Perry
(Related: Girls, Paris, Will)

"When you have a clearly open homosexual scout leader, the scouts are going to talk about it. And they're not there to learn about that. They're there to learn about what it means to be loyal and trustworthy and thrifty."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Leader, Open, Talk)

"Humanity is not a church made of stone, in which vault after vault lies open."
- Goran Persson
(Related: Church, Humanity, Lies, Open)

"When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife."
- Prince Philip
(Related: Car, Wife, Man)

"LA can be a very open and accepting creative environment. But it is important, because there is this odd separation here, it is important to make your kids mindful of other people and other people's plight."
- Ryan Phillippe
(Related: People, Environment, Kids, Open, Separation)

"What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences."
- Abbe Pierre
(Related: Men, Women, Action, Being, Doubt, Fight, Open, Poverty)

"I'm open-minded. I don't consider myself gay or hetero, I just am. I've had experiences all over the planet but it always comes down to just me, but I think at this point if I had an ongoing relationship I believe it would be with a man."
- Dana Plato
(Related: Gay, Man, Open)

"I'm never sure what's coming next, but I'm an open minded person and I welcome any challenge."
- Sarah Polley
(Related: Challenge, Open)

"Being a human being is all about experiencing all of the wonders of the world and therefore as an actress, I'm open to any opportunity that may enrich my horizon."
- Sarah Polley
(Related: Opportunity, Being, May, Open, Wonders, World)

"For an object under the eye will appear very different from the same object placed above it; in an inclosed space, very different from the same in an open space."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Eye, Open, Space, Will)

"Working overseas is more difficult in that it's much more complicated to get people to open their hearts to you and to tell you information."
- John Pomfret
(Related: People, Information, Open)

"The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it."
- Terry Pratchett
(Related: People, Mind, Open, Trouble, Trying, Will)

"He's dreaming with his eyes open, and those that dream with their eyes open are dangerous, for they do not know when their dreams come to an end."
- Hugo Pratt
(Related: Dreams, End, Eyes, Open)

"We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion."
- Max de Pree
(Related: Ideas, Dignity, Diversity, Exercise, Healing, Joy, May, Space)

"If we openly declare what is wrong with us, what is our deepest need, then perhaps the death and despair will by degrees disappear."
- J. B. Priestley
(Related: Death, Despair, Will, Wrong)

"I'd worked in Clockwork Orange with Stanley Kubrick and since Stanley was such a prestigious director this opened all sorts of doors for me - one of them being Star Wars."
- David Prowse
(Related: Being)

"When you've got a great business going, you go open another and take the risk of losing the whole thing. It's fun!"
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Business, Losing, Open, Risk)

"I would work as a cook, get a little money, then open another restaurant."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Work, Money, Open)

"I opened a restaurant that had nothing but California wines."
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Nothing)

"I opened my own restaurant when I was 17. I went broke, then traveled around the country, learning about different kinds of foods, had three other restaurants that went broke. It didn't all start just a few years ago!"
- Paul Prudhomme
(Related: Country, Learning, Restaurants, Years)

"I have always felt that public, commercial and community organisations should be as open as possible about their affairs. They need to be accountable to their owners, their customers, their members and communities and other interest groups."
- Laisenia Qarase
(Related: Community, Interest, Open, Public)

"I am flattered to have been the woman to have opened the door for female rockers to be accepted into the mainly male industry."
- Suzi Quatro
(Related: Woman)

"The problem... is emblematic of what hasn't changed during the equal opportunity revolution of the last 20 years. Doors opened; opportunities evolved. Law, institutions, corporations moved forward. But many minds did not."
- Anna Quindlen
(Related: Opportunity, Corporations, Revolution, Law, Years)

"I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins."
- Kathleen Quinlan
(Related: Ocean, Open)

"I like to go to openings when I'm in it, or friends are in it."
- Kathleen Quinlan
(Related: Friends)

"Often what we do is open our house for various charity events. I don't seat according to protocol. I don't invite people because of who they are in the administration or their positions of power. The few who do come, are there because I like them."
- Sally Quinn
(Related: Power, People, Charity, Events, Open)

"I work on OpenBSD fulltime, as the project leader. I set some directions, increase communication between the developers, and try to be involved in nearly every aspect of the base system."
- Theo de Raadt
(Related: Work, Leader, Communication, Project)

"I started working on OpenBSD, and many earlier projects, because I have always felt that vendor systems were not designed for quality."
- Theo de Raadt
(Related: Quality, Projects)

"The Republic is open and tolerant but also knows how and when to be firm and make its values respected."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Values, Open)

"For hundreds of millions of Americans who believe in God, prayer is our bridge between Earth and Heaven, our way of opening our hearts to the Lord. Through this intimate relationship we find peace and guidance."
- Nick Rahall
(Related: Peace, God, Americans, Earth, Guidance, Heaven, Prayer)

"Since I've got on the Internet, it's opened a whole world of wasted time for me. My wife says she's an Internet widow."
- Mick Ralphs
(Related: Time, Wife, Internet, World)

"Multiplicity was a movie that tested really well. People seeing the movie really liked it, but then the studio couldn't market it. We opened on a weekend with nine other films."
- Harold Ramis
(Related: People, Multiplicity, Weekend)

"For better or worse, MTV sort of bridges the whole country together almost like the BBC does in England. It's opened up everything so wide that it's possible for everyone to have different ideas."
- Joey Ramone
(Related: Ideas, Country, England)

"I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: Conscience, Drilling, Legislation, Oil, Open, Vote, Wildlife)

"Europe should stick to an open economy, to competition and we should refuse protectionism. It will not save one single job in the long run to protect non-competitive industries."
- Anders Fogh Rasmussen
(Related: Competition, Economy, Europe, Job, Open, Will)

"The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others opened up new worlds for hackers."
- Eric S. Raymond
(Related: Machines, Sun)

"If we look into ourselves we discover propensities which declare that our intellects have arisen from a lower form; could our minds be made visible we should find them tailed."
- William Winwood Reade
"My wife and I just prefer Seattle. It's a beautiful city. Great setting. You open your front door in the morning and the air smells like pine and the sea, as opposed to bus exhaust."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Wife, Open, Sea)

"It doesn't do good to open doors for someone who doesn't have the price to get in. If he has the price, he may not need the laws. There is no law saying the Negro has to live in Harlem or Watts."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Law, Laws, May, Open, Saying)

"Politics is just like show business. You have a hell of an opening, coast for a while, and then have a hell of a close."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Politics, Business, Hell)

"Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement."
- Ronald Reagan
(Related: Questions)

"I opened an office in Terre Haute, established eight of them, and became one of the eight county agents."
- Orville Redenbacher
(Related: Office)

"I am a cynical optimist. Big opening weekends are like cotton candy. The films you will remember over time are the films that stick in the consciousness of the audience in a good way."
- Robert Redford
(Related: Time, Consciousness, Will)

"Most agree, whatever their party political position, that the West can and should open its agricultural markets more fully to the products of the poorer countries of the globe. They are agricultural societies that need our markets more than our charity."
- John Redwood
(Related: Charity, Countries, Open, Party)

"I'm very open-minded."
- Gabrielle Reece
(Related: Open)

"I am very grateful to God everyday that my eyes flutter open and I can jump out of that bed!"
- Jerry Reed
(Related: God, Eyes, Open)

"The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being thrown out of the concert hall. You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door and continue to disturb the concert. The analyst opens the door and says, If you promise to behave yourself, you can come back in."
- Theodor Reik
(Related: Being, Memory, Promise, Will)

"Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you."
- Jules Renard
(Related: Open, Pretty, Will, Woman)

"Growing Greener doesn't produce money for farmland preservation or open space preservation."
- Ed Rendell
(Related: Money, Open, Space)

"And the beautiful open spaces, the forests of Pennsylvania, the recreational uses that come from having these green open spaces and forests, they contribute dramatically to the level of our tourism, dramatically."
- Ed Rendell
(Related: Open)

"And preserving our open spaces or having them there for recreational purposes is one of the things that contributes to the high level of quality of life that we offer in Pennsylvania, and that also translates into economic benefits."
- Ed Rendell
(Related: Life, Quality, Benefits, Open)

"In any war, the first casualty is common sense, and the second is free and open discussion."
- James Reston
(Related: War, Common sense, First, Open)

"I call on everyone of goodwill both in Ireland and abroad to join now in ensuring that the beginning of peace becomes a reality, before this year is out. Let us together open a new era in our history."
- Albert Reynolds
(Related: History, Peace, Beginning, Goodwill, Ireland, Now, Open, Reality)

"To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner."
- Anne Rice
(Related: May, Open, Question)

"I have never made any secret of any of my thoughts or areas of interest. I've always been honest, open, and upfront."
- Boyd Rice
(Related: Thoughts, Interest, Open)

"But the truth of the matter is, we're an open society, we want to remain an open society, and there will continue to be vulnerability. That's why we have to meet the threats when they are not yet taking place on our territory and on our soil."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Society, Truth, Open, Vulnerability, Want, Will)

"I can say I have become far more open about what I believe."
- Cliff Richard
(Related: Open)

"I hope you will respond to the crisis of confidence that Watergate has created by opening up your administration and reaching out to people in a more magnanimous spirit."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: People, Hope, Confidence, Crisis, Spirit, Will)

"They've got him - credible witnesses, documents, heaven knows what else. In all my years as a prosecutor I have never seen such an open-and-shut case."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Heaven, Open, Years)

"Andy Paley got us a show opening for his band at an outdoor show at Simmon's College, on a Friday."
- Jonathan Richman
(Related: College)

"I'm glad to see the press now referring to the open-ended Richter scale."
- Charles Francis Richter
(Related: Now, Open, Press)

"Now I am within thirty yards of him. He must fall. The gun pours out its stream of lead. Then it jams. Then it reopens fire. That jam almost saved his life."
- Manfred von Richthofen
(Related: Life, Fire, Now)

"Some astronauts sleep in sort of beds - compartments that you can open up and crawl into and then close up, almost like a little bedroom."
- Sally Ride
(Related: Beds, Open, Sleep)

"I'll talk to kids afterward and somebody will always say, 'I'll leave my bedroom window open for you."
- Cathy Rigby
(Related: Kids, Open, Talk, Will)

"There was a time when meanings were focused and reality could be fixed; when that sort of belief disappeared, things became uncertain and open to interpretation."
- Bridget Riley
(Related: Time, Belief, Open, Reality)

"I can't recall any difficulty in making the C language definition completely open - any discussion on the matter tended to mention languages whose inventors tried to keep tight control, and consequent ill fate."
- Dennis Ritchie
(Related: Control, Difficulty, Fate, Language, Open)

"We always have a take that's 'one for fun', so once you've got what you need, you can do what you like. Something does occasionally pop out of that tree. I'm always open to ideas."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Ideas, Fun, Open)

"I always enjoyed art history because, growing up in California, my exposure was limited, and it was a new experience. To learn the history of art opened up certain things to me, made me see. It intrigued me."
- Herb Ritts
(Related: Art, History, Experience, Growing up)

"Thank God we're living in a country where the sky's the limit, the stores are open late and you can shop in bed thanks to television."
- Joan Rivers
(Related: God, Bed, Country, Living, Open, Sky, Television)

"I accepted an offer to do a concert for the reopening of the Mall of Memphis."
- Johnny Rivers
"When I'm shooting, really the audience I'm thinking the hardest about is that first test screening audience who I want to like the film and that first opening weekend audience."
- Jay Roach
(Related: Film, First, Thinking, Want, Weekend)

"Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Intelligence, People, Heart, Actors, Behavior, Open)

"There's no magazine you open, unless its AARP, that shows a woman over the age of 45 in any other light, other than having to buy Depends or Viagra."
- Doris Roberts
(Related: Age, Light, Open, Woman)

"The channels of intuitive knowledge are opened according to the intensity of individual need."
- Jane Roberts
(Related: Knowledge)

"They say I can open movies, and that's nice in that it puts into people's minds that women can do it. It's not just Kevin Costner, not just Arnold Schwarzenegger. Not just the guys."
- Julia Roberts
(Related: Women, Movies, People, Open)

"I don't think I realized that the cost of fame is that it's open season on every moment of your life."
- Julia Roberts
(Related: Life, Fame, Open)

"Things got so bad that when I went shopping for a house, some people would refuse to open the door if they saw it was me standing there. And drunks would always want to challenge me."
- Edward G. Robinson
(Related: People, Challenge, Open, Want)

"One of the great things about young people is that they do question, that they do care deeply about justice, and they they have open minds."
- Zack de la Rocha
(Related: People, Care, Justice, Open, Question)

"Art is something that opens up and enhances your emotions and that's what I like to think I'm doing."
- Nile Rodgers
(Related: Art, Emotions)

"To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth."
- Auguste Rodin
(Related: Nature, Truth, Artist, Eyes, Name, Open)

"The doors fly open when you're a professional athlete."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Open)

"In a person who is open to experience each stimulus is freely relayed through the nervous system, without being distorted by any process of defensiveness."
- Carl Rogers
(Related: Experience, Being, Open)

"Honda opened its first assembly line in Lincoln in November 2001."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: First)

"There ought to be one day - just one - when there is open season on senators."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Day, Open, Senators)

"About all I can say for the United States Senate is that it opens with a prayer and closes with an investigation."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Investigation, Prayer, Senate, states, United)

"The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking."
- Will Rogers
(Related: Party, Prayer, Republican, Rest)

"Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea."
- Jim Rohn
(Related: Life, Idea, Ideas, Open)

"A woman whose smile is open and whose expression is glad has a kind of beauty no matter what she wears."
- Anne Roiphe
(Related: Beauty, Expression, Open, Smile, Woman)

"He opened up the tent where I was actually literally bent over a chair getting my crack touched up and I turned around and said, 'don't come in here Bryan, you don't need to be seeing this!' and he said, 'ooh, you need some white wine.' He handed me a glass of wine."
- Rebecca Romijn
(Related: Wine)

"The closing of a door can bring blessed privacy and comfort - the opening, terror. Conversely, the closing of a door can be a sad and final thing - the opening a wonderfully joyous moment."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: Comfort, Privacy, Terror)

"Though it's a small price to pay, shaving my head has opened more doors than I ever thought possible."
- Michael Rosenbaum
(Related: Thought)

"I think a responsibility comes with notoriety, but I never think of it as power. It's more like something you hold, like grains of sand. If you keep your hand closed, you can have it and possess it, but if you open your fingers in any way, you can lose it just as quickly."
- Diana Ross
(Related: Power, Open, Responsibility)

"A clever, imagination, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds."
- Percy Ross
(Related: Imagination, Open)

"In any case, whenever technical progress opened a new window into the surrounding world, I felt the urge to look through this window, hoping to see something unexpected."
- Bruno Rossi
(Related: Progress, World)

"When I watched Ellen come out in '97, my jaw was on the floor. I thought, There are some people who break the doors down, hold them open, and some people who walk right through."
- Portia de Rossi
(Related: Thought, People, Open, Right)

"A body of work such as Pasteur's is inconceivable in our time: no man would be given a chance to create a whole science. Nowadays a path is scarcely opened up when the crowd begins to pour in."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Work, Science, Body, Chance, Man)

"All nuclear weapon states should now recognize that this is so, and declare - in Treaty form - that they will never be the first to use nuclear weapons. This would open the way to the gradual, mutual reduction of nuclear arsenals, down to zero."
- Joseph Rotblat
(Related: First, Now, Open, states, Weapons, Will)

"If you meet somebody who's spent any length of time in prison, you don't let your guard down. Ever. And really, that's what that was about-if you open up too much, you're asking to get your teeth kicked in."
- Tim Roth
(Related: Time, Open, Prison)

"Often pagans, with their eyes wide open, do not see very clearly."
- Georges Rouault
(Related: Eyes, Open)

"It is often said that my heart is too open for my own good."
- Henri Rousseau
(Related: Heart, Open)

"I've found the best way is to not be scared of the attention but to be grateful for it and open to it. It makes my days better rather than being annoyed that people want my attention."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: People, Attention, Being, Open, Want)

"If I become defensive and upset right away, then that's going to adversely affect how I deal with it and it's probably not going to be good press for me and probably be bad just because I'm angry. Just be open and pleasant."
- Brandon Routh
(Related: Open, Press, Right)

"As you see the political problems are closely connected with the economical problems. With the help of politics, we will open the way for the economy and this is why all these problems are included in the program of the newly elected government."
- Ibrahim Rugova
(Related: Government, Politics, Economy, Help, Open, Problems, Will)

"Try to open up your mind a little, and move away from rigid opinions of what people should do and be - unless you have been there."
- Ann Rule
(Related: People, Mind, Open, Opinions)

"Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness."
- Rumi
(Related: Boredom, Hurt, Taste)

"No lying knight or lying priest ever prospered in any age, but especially not in the dark ones. Men prospered then only in following an openly declared purpose, and preaching candidly beloved and trusted creeds."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Men, Age, Purpose, Knight, Lying, Preaching)

"Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking that women have fewer teeth than men, by the simple device of asking Mrs. Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted."
- Bertrand Russell
(Related: Women, Mistake, Open, Thinking)

"Time to open up a new chapter in life, and to explore a larger centre."
- Lillian Russell
(Related: Time, Life, Open)

"The Bible shows the clear statement of God's purposes concerning the earth, and man once made its prince. Its opening chapters show that it was intended for man's instruction."
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford
(Related: God, Bible, Earth, Man)