A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it is not open.— Frank Zappa
Instructive Keep An Open Mind quotations
An open mind leaves a chance for someone to drop a worthwhile thought in it.
The mental flexibility of the wise man permits him to keep an open mind and enables him to readjust himself whenever it becomes necessary for a change.
Be open minded, but not so open minded that your brains fall out.
Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.
The world is full of people who have never, since childhood, met an open doorway with an open mind.
There's an importance of keeping an open mind.
The brain is programmed to protect us, and that can mean imposing limits on what it thinks we can or should do. Constantly push at those limits, because the brain can be way too cautious.
Your passion may be hard to spot, so keep an open mind and keep searching.
Keeping an open mind is always important.
The late Alfred P. Sloan, Ir., long-time executive of General Motors Corporation, had a fivepoint "secret of success." It was: 1. Get the facts. 2. Recognize the equities of all concerned. 3. Realize the necessity of doing a better job every day. 4. Keep an open mind. 5. Work hard.
Sometimes incompetence is useful. It helps you keep an open mind.
Perhaps the most important thing I can tell you about equipment is to experiment and keep an open mind.
Live an active life among people who are doing worthwhile things, keep eyes and ears and mind and heart open to absorb truth, and then tell of the things you know, as if you know them. The world will listen, for the world loves nothing so much as real life.
As my father [Javāharlāl Nehrū] said, you have to keep an open mind, but you have to pour something into it - otherwise ideas slip away like sand between your fingers.
The motivation sometimes comes when you least expect it. I try to keep an open mind.
If we keep an open mind, too much is likely to fall into it.
I'm keeping an open mind as always, because that's what you have to do.
Work hard. Laugh when you feel like crying. Keep an open mind, open eyes and an open spirit.
The human body and mind are tremendous forces that are continually amazing scientists and society. Therefore, we have no choice but to keep an open mind as to what the human being can achieve.
If your mind is open to opposing ideas, your intelligence will go up.
If your mind is closed to opposing ideas, your ignorance is in control. Intelligence or ignorance? Your ability to keep an open mind and appreciate multiple points of view is conscious choice. And one that can open your world, and shape your childs future.
I do not suggest that you should not have an open mind .
.. but don't keep your mind so open that your brains fall out.
Keep an open mind; it's the only way new things can get in.
That's the secret to a movie career - just keeping an open mind.
Understand that you dont have all the answers, you just have to start somewhere and keep an open mind.
There is nothing wrong with listening.
You can listen to people; you can hear people's concerns. You can keep an open mind and still be perfectly strong.
Keep an open mind---but not so open your brain falls out.
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.
Learning is a process of mutual discovery for teacher and pupil.
Keep an open mind to their unexpected responses.
The inexplicable happens all the time.
It makes more sense to simply accept things we observe but cannot understand. It is really more scientific to keep an open mind. Until we can understand and explain the things we now label miracles, let us accept them and try to create more of them.
Too much of a self-centered attitude creates mistrust and suspicion in others, which can in turn lead to fear. But if you have more of an open mind, and you cultivate a sense of concern for others' well-being, then, no matter what others' attitudes are, you can keep your inner peace.
I try to keep an open mind but I'm so tired of the mediocrity.
I have always lived my life by thriving on opportunity and adventure.
Some of the best ideas come out of the blue, and you have to keep an open mind to see their virtue.
Stephen Hawking won [Babson Institute competition ] one year with his black hole stuff. It's keeping an open mind on whether gravity exists or not. I think my father believed this because ... when the wind blew on him, he'd get angry, because it was something he couldn't control.
I'm having fun with what I'm doing but I'd never categorically say no to something because it's not horror. I'm keeping an open mind.
In order to keep up with the rapid evolution of the sport, you've got to keep an open mind.