If you are open-minded and ready to learn, there are many things which you can learn not only from books and instructors but from the very life experience itself.— Haile Selassie
Courageous Open Book quotations
The great book, always open and which we should make an effort to read, is that of Nature.
When you pay attention to the Quran, you discover that it can only be from Allah. It becomes clearer and clearer to you that it cannot be from a human being. But many people don't perceive the Quran this way because Allah doesn't open its doors to people who do not pay attention.
The prohibition of science would be contrary to the Bible, which in hundreds of places teaches us how the greatness and the glory of God shine forth marvelously in all His works, and is to be read above all in the open book of the heavens.
I want to open myself. ... I want the light of God, I want the sweet love of Jesus. I danced for the Devil; I saw him, I wrote in his book; I go back to Jesus; I kiss His hand. I saw Sarah Good with the Devil. I saw Goody Osburn with the Devil. I saw Bridget Bishop with the Devil!
I decided to write the book to open the eyes of the people of how corrupt John D. Rockefeller company was and the unfair ways he used to be successful. I wanted the people to know the truth about the Standard Oil Company.
Live your life with arms wide open. Today is where your book begins. The rest is still unwritten.
we would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.
My life is an open book. With illustrations.
Why do you read many books? The great book is within your heart.
Open the pages of this inexhaustible book, the source of all knowledge. You will know everything.
Who is more humble? The scientist who looks at the universe with an open mind and accepts whatever the universe has to teach us, or somebody who says everything in this book must be considered the literal truth and never mind the fallibility of all the human beings involved?
Ninety percent of the book variations have no great value, because either they contain mistakes or they are based on fallacious assumptions; just forget about the openings and spend all that time on the endings.
The world was a terrible place, cruel, pitiless, dark as a bad dream.
Not a good place to live. Only in books could you find pity, comfort, happiness - and love. Books loved anyone who opened them, they gave you security and friendship and didn't ask anything in return; they never went away, never, not even when you treated them badly.
Whenever you read a good book, somewhere in the world a door opens to allow in more light.
When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.
The starry vault of heaven is in truth the open book of cosmic projection.
Reading is an escape, an education, a delving into the brain of another human being on such an intimate level that every nuance of thought, every snapping of synapse, every slippery desire of the author is laid open before you like, well, a book.
Life is not a multiple choice test, it's an open-book essay exam.
I grabbed my book and opened it up. I wanted to smell it. Heck, I wanted to kiss it. Yes, kiss it. That's right, I am a book kisser. Maybe that's kind of perverted or maybe it's just romantic and highly intelligent.
You cannot open a book without learning something.
We all have life-defining moments. They are like open-book tests, but we don't know we have been examined until it is over.
We do not belong to those who only get their thought from books, or at the prompting of books, -- it is our custom to think in the open air, walking, leaping, climbing, or dancing on lonesome mountains by preference, or close to the sea, where even the paths become thoughtful.
I liked you the first time I saw you.
You were sitting on the floor surrounded by books, and you looked up when I opened the door and smiled right at me. It felt like you had been waiting for me, like you were welcoming me home.
. . . I feel we don’t really need scriptures. The entire life is an open book, a scripture. Read it. Learn while digging a pit or chopping some wood or cooking some food. If you can’t learn from your daily activities, how are you going to understand the scriptures? (233)
The 'EU in a Nutshell' is a miscellany of facts and anecdotes about the system which rules us. It's a book you can delve into in pursuit of a particular fact, or crack open for entertainment at virtually any page.
Open books, not legs. Blow minds, not guys
You don't have to gaze into a crystal ball when you can read an open book.
A book is a gift you can open again and again.
If you're an open book, there's no allure.
My life has been an open book, for better or for worse.
I am a book of snow, a spacious hand, an open meadow, a circle that waits, I belong to the earth and its winter.
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.
Reading is the basic springboard for learning.
And books provide the liftoff. They are the great equalizer, opening up new worlds to everyone.
A good traveler has no fixed plans and is not intent upon arriving.
A good artist lets his intuition lead him wherever it wants. A good scientist has freed himself of concepts and keeps his mind open to what is.
For a stalk to grow or a flower to open there must be time that cannot be forced; nine months must go by for the birth of a human child; to write a book or compose music often years must be dedicated to patient research ...To find the mystery there must be patience, interior purification, silence, waiting.