Business & Leadership

Wisdom on Open-mindedness

“Don't criticize what you can't understand,” said Bob Dylan.

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“Don't criticize what you can't understand,” said Bob Dylan.


An open mind leaves a chance for someone to drop a worthwhile thought in it. – Mark Twain

 

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. –Aristotle

 

Education’s purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one. – Malcolm Forbes

 

Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in. – Alan Alda

 

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

 

Minds are like parachutes; they work best when open. – Thomas Dewar

 

We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are. – Anais Nin

 

Open your mind before your mouth. – Aristophanes

 

Nothing is more dangerous than an idea when it is the only one you have. – Emile Chartier

 

Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed. – Buddha Siddhartha

 

It does take great maturity to understand that the opinion we are arguing for is merely the hypothesis we favor, necessarily imperfect, probably transitory, which only very limited minds can declare to be a certainty or a truth. – Milan Kundera

 

 

Jeanne Yizhen Yin

 

Special acknowledgement to Symphony of Love: Inspiring Love, Peace, and Happiness for the beautiful and insightful photo.

 

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