openness

A Quote by Evelyn Underhill on intuition, practicality, openness, and possibility

When you let intution have its way with you, you open up new levels of the world. Such opening-up is the most practical of all activities.

Evelyn Underhill

Contributed by: Siona

A Quote by Jane Campion on good, evil, work, openness, and protection

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

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A Quote by Marge Piercy on love and openness

It hurts to love wide open
stretching the muscles...

It hurts to thwart the reflexes
of grab, of clutch; to love and let
go again and again.

Marge Piercy

Source: Cries of The Spirit, Pages: 43 (To have without holding)

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Muhammad Asad on answers, questions, god, secrets, and openness

...all the answers are but waiting for us while we, poor fools, ask questions and wait for the secrets of God to open themselves up to us: when they, all the while, are waiting for us to open ourselves up to them...

Muhammad Asad

Source: The Road to Mecca

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A Quote by William Butler Yeats on blessings, remorse, surrender, escape, joy, openness, heart, laughter, and singing

When such as I cast out remorse
So great a sweetness flows into the breast
We must laugh and we must sing,
We are blest by everything,
Everything we look upon is blessed.

William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939)

Contributed by: Tsuya

A Quote by Pema Chodron on presence, openness, and practice

If your everyday practice is open to all your emotions, to all the people you meet, to all the situations you encounter, without closing down, trusting that you can do that - then that will take you are far as you can go.  And then you'll understand all the teachings that anyone has ever taught.

Pema Chodron

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A Quote by Warren Bennis on leadership, openness, and transparency

I'd always rather err on the side of openness. But there's a difference between optimum and maximum openness, and fixing that boundary is a judgment call. The art of leadership is knowing how much information you're going to pass on -- to keep people motivated and to be as honest, as upfront, as you can. But, boy, there really are limits to that.

Warren Bennis

Source: An Interview with Warren Bennis: http://www.strategy-business.com/press/16635507/18276

Contributed by: ~C4Chaos

A Quote by Darina S Stoyanova on me, we, space, love, jump, faith, and openness

No me in between as I jump in the space of We.

Darina Stoyanova

Source: Surprise Inspirations

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A Quote by Gerry Spence on openness and wonder

I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.

Gerry Spence

Source: How to Argue and Win Every Time: At Home, at Work, in Court, Everywhere, Every Day

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A Quote by John Welwood on love, purity, and openness

The words "I love you," spoken in moments of genuine appreciation, wonder, or caring arise from something perfectly pure within us - the capacity to open ourselves and say yes without reserve. Such moments of pure openheartedness bring us as close to natural perfection as we can come in this life.

John Welwood

Source: Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationships: Healing the Wound of the Heart, Pages: 1

Contributed by: Jessica

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