You've got to try a little kindness, yes show a little kindness Just shine your light for everyone to see. And if you try a little kindness, Then you'll overlook the blindness Of narrow-minded people on the narrow-minded streets.— Glen Campbell
Tremendous Narrow Minded quotations
Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue, but carried to extremes narrows the mind.
It's very easy to become selfish and narrow-minded and see ballet as the only thing in life, but there's lots more.
Let the mind be enlarged... to the grandeur of the mysteries, and not the mysteries contracted to the narrowness of the mind
As we go from Abraham Lincoln to Theodore Roosevelt to Mitt Romney, I now understand why the Republicans don't believe in evolution.
Some men are like pyramids, which are very broad where they touch the ground, but grow narrow as they reach the sky.
Society must fight against this belief in God as it fought against idol worship and other narrow conceptions of religion. In this way man will try to stand on his feet. Being realistic, he will have to throw his faith aside and face all adversaries with courage and valour. That is exactly my state of mind.
America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds.
Organizational effectiveness does not lie in that narrow minded concept called rationality. It lies in the blend of clearheaded logic and powerful intuition
Mr. Collins is a conceited, pompous, narrow-minded, silly man; you know he is, as well as I do; and you must feel, as well as I do, that the woman who married him cannot have a proper way of thinking.
It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent.
Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.
Why be narrow-minded, why cut ourselves off from any of these rich heritages when… we have the freedom to make the most of the best in all techniques? There are no prohibitions against it. All it takes is a little wisdom, imagination and courageous experimentation.
Cast out envy; you can have all that you want, and you need not envy any man what he has. Above all things, see to it that you do not hold malice or enmity toward any one; to do so cuts you off from the mind whose treasures you seek to make your own. Lay aside all narrow personal ambition and determine to seek the highest good.
And they would ask, well, now, are you one of those narrow-minded Baptists who think only Baptists are going to heaven? To which I enjoy replying, now actually I'm more narrow than that, I don't think all the Baptists are going to make it.
Do you think that you can clear your mind by sitting constantly in silent meditation? This makes your mind narrow, not clear. Integral awareness is fluid and adaptable, present in all places and at all times. That is true meditation. ... The Tao is clear and simple, and it doesn't avoid the world.
It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.
The less people know, the more stubbornly they know it.
Small minds select narrow roads; expand your mental vision and take to the broad road of helpfulness, compassion and service.
The most learned are often the most narrow minded.
A hermitage in the forest is the refuge of the narrow-minded misanthrope;
a hammock on the ocean is the asylum for the generous distressed.
Revenge is always the weak pleasure of a little and narrow mind.
Some minds improve by travel, others, rather, resemble copper wire, or brass, which get the narrower by going farther.
One thing about being narrow-minded: you'll never be lonely.
It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view.
Had it not been for you, I should have remained what I was when we first met, a prejudiced, narrow-minded being, with contracted sympathies and false knowledge, wasting my life on obsolete trifles, and utterly insensible to the privilege of living in this wondrous age of change and progress.
The narrow-minded who undertake any work will never be satisfied.
They cannot understand the actions of those who are large hearted and broad-minded.
Middle age has been defined as what happens when a person's broad mind and narrow waist change places.
Here I am, back in Mecca. I am still traveling, trying to broaden my mind, for I've seen too much of the damage narrow-mindedness can make of things, and when I return home to America, I will devote what energies I have to repairing the damage.
He was so narrow-minded he could see through a keyhole with two eyes.
My father was a Republican, and he couldn't stand what Franklin Delano Roosevelt was doing to the country. I always say I'm a mean-spirited narrow-minded right-wing, conservative Christian ... I start out with that, and if you don't like it, you can lump it. I am not politically correct.
Grace is openness. By remaining open, you let go of your ego and narrow-minded views, and allow divine grace to express itself through you.
A goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
I think the two things most opposed to good counsel are haste and passion;
haste usaully goes hand in hand with folly, passion with coarseness and narrowness of mind.
One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.