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  • #1
    Albert Einstein
    “The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #2
    “Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open, for wounding, but also for pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don’t mask or deny your vulnerability: it is your greatest asset. Be vulnerable: quake and shake in your boots with it. the new goodness that is coming to you, in the form of people, situations, and things can only come to you when you are vulnerable, i.e. open.”
    Stephen Russell, Barefoot Doctor's Guide to the Tao: A Spiritual Handbook for the Urban Warrior

  • #3
    “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 Guatama Shakyamuni

  • #4
    Francis Bacon
    “They are ill discoverers that think there is no land when they can see nothing but sea.”
    Francis Bacon

  • #5
    Criss Jami
    “Learning isn't acquiring knowledge so much as it is trimming information that has already been acquired.”
    Criss Jami, Killosophy

  • #6
    “I believe one of the most sacrificial acts of love adoptive parents can do is to give up their preconceptions and agendas about what their child's views "should" be and be open to hear the conflicting emotions and thoughts their child often experiences.”
    Sherrie Eldridge, Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew

  • #7
    Roberto Hogue
    “Sex is as much about opening yourself and showing your sexuality to another human being as it is about allowing them to show you theirs. If you want your lover to expand their horizons with you, it’s vital that you give them the same courtesy of hearing their secrets without making them feel creepy about it.”
    Roberto Hogue, Real Secrets of Sex: A Women's Guide on How to Be Good in Bed

  • #8
    Milan Kundera
    “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, Encounter

  • #9
    Deborah Day
    “Flexibility requires an open mind and a welcoming of new alternatives.”
    Deborah Day

  • #10
    “1. A Cup of Tea

    Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), recieved a university professor who came to inqure about Zen.
    Nan-in served tea. He poured his visitor's cup full, and then kept on pouring.
    The professor watched the overflow until he could no longer restrain himself. "It is overfull. No more will go in!"
    "Like this cup," Nan-in said, "you are full of your own opinions and speculations. How can I show you Zen unless you first empty your up?”
    Nyogen Senzaki

  • #11
    “The strength of one's opinion should not exceed their knowledge on the matter.”
    Eric Hirzel

  • #12
    “I can't afford to say yes to all my staff's desires, but one thing is certain – I can't afford the outrageous cost of not listening to their requests.”
    John Yokoyama, When Fish Fly: Lessons for Creating a Vital and Energized Workplace from the World Famous Pike Place Fish Market

  • #13
    C. JoyBell C.
    “Open your mind to the world and the many different ways that can be found in it, before making hasty judgments of others. After all, the very same thing that you judge from where you are— may very well be something totally different in meaning on the other side of the world. The problem with making hasty judgments is that it will emphasize your ignorance at the end of the day.”
    C. JoyBell C.

  • #14
    Vironika Tugaleva
    “The greatest potential we have for opening our hearts lies in the opening of our minds.”
    Vironika Tugaleva, The Love Mindset

  • #15
    Zack W. Van
    “A man who believes everything can be explained by science is just as ignorant as someone who believes everything can be explained by religion.”
    Zack W. Van

  • #16
    Ashly Lorenzana
    “Some people like living in black and white worlds. Let them stay there. Appreciate all the colors you see in your world though.”
    Ashly Lorenzana

  • #17
    Patti Digh
    “Create inclusion - with simple mindfulness that others might have a different reality from your own.”
    Patti Digh, Life Is a Verb: 37 Days to Wake Up, Be Mindful, and Live Intentionally

  • #18
    Peter Kreeft
    “An open mind is not an end in itself but a means to the end of finding truth.”
    Peter Kreeft

  • #19
    “There will always be a reason why you meet people. Either you need them to change your life or you’re the one that will change theirs.
    - Angel Flonis Harefa”
    Madeline Sheehan

  • #20
    Spencer W. Kimball
    “God does watch over us and does notice us, but it usually through someone else that he meets our needs.”
    Spencer W. Kimball

  • #21
    Joel Osteen
    “If you will focus on meeting other people’s needs, God will always make sure your needs are supplied. God will take care of your problems for you.”
    Joel Osteen, Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential

  • #22
    Shannon L. Alder
    “People that have trust issues only need to look in the mirror. There they will meet the one person that will betray them the most.”
    Shannon L. Alder

  • #23
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #24
    Gordon B. Hinckley
    “Generally speaking, the most miserable people I know are those who are obsessed with themselves; the happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others...By and large, I have come to see that if we complain about life, it is because we are thinking only of ourselves.”
    Gordon B. Hinckley

  • #25
    C.G. Jung
    “You are what you do, not what you say you'll do.”
    C.G. Jung

  • #26
    Gordon B. Hinckley
    “The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.”
    Gordon B. Hinckley, Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes

  • #27
    Gordon B. Hinckley
    “The remedy for most marital stress is not in divorce. It is in repentance and forgiveness, in sincere expressions of charity and service. It is not in separation. It is in simple integrity that leads a man and a woman to square up their shoulders and meet their obligations. It is found in the Golden Rule, a time-honored principle that should first and foremost find expression in marriage.”
    Gordon B. Hinckley, Standing for Something: 10 Neglected Virtues That Will Heal Our Hearts and Homes

  • #28
    Abraham Lincoln
    “To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #29
    Booker T. Washington
    “Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.”
    Booker T. Washington, Up from Slavery

  • #30
    Cameron Dokey
    “Remember that yours is not the only heart that may be wishing for love.”
    Cameron Dokey, Before Midnight: A Retelling of "Cinderella"



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