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He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

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When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

The worst prison would be a closed heart.
- Pope John Paul II

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

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Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.
- Bill Cosby

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

 

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious.
It is the source of all true art and all science.
He to whom this emotion is a stranger,
who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The time comes upon every public man
when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
- Abraham Lincoln

Sports and entertainment have always been windows of
opportunity for African Americans,
when other doors were closed.
- Lynn Swann

I never slept when I lost.
I'd see the sun come up without ever having closed my eyes.
I'd see those base hits over and over and they would drive me crazy.
- Robin Roberts

A clever, imagination, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds.
- Percy Ross

We closed the restaurant in New Orleans and brought
the entire staff to San Francisco.
But we had to go home.
- Paul Prudhomme

In a closed society where everybody's guilty,
the only crime is getting caught.
In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity.
- Hunter S. Thompson

You grow and learn a lot about the industry and what
happens behind closed doors over the years.
- Roy Ayers

I've been looking forward to doing an album,
but it's really sad to see how many doors have been
closed because of the gay thing.
I thought it was about the music.
- Jai Rodriguez

I have always noticed that in portraits of really great
writers the mouth is always firmly closed.
- Gertrude Stein

The ecosystem of our world is a closed system:
it would run out of gas,
collapse of its own weight.
- Joan D. Vinge

Why do the people humiliate themselves by voting? I
didn't vote because I have dignity.
If I had closed my nose and voted for one of them,
I would spit on my own face.
- Oriana Fallaci

I would assume the case will never be closed.
- Richard M. Helms

Men resemble great deserted palaces:
the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off
wings where he never ventures.
- Francois Mauriac

When one cow was found with BSE in 2003,
many of our trading partners closed their borders to our beef.
- Mike Johanns

There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies
in public and hookers behind closed doors.
I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off.
- Al Goldstein

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land.
They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes.
When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
- Desmond Tutu

Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau.
Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down,
and quite frankly, alone.
- Andrew Shue

One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

There must be freedom for all to live,
to think, to worship, no book, no avenue must be closed.
- James Larkin

I live in a very small town and now that I've closed down my studio,
I'm working at home.
- Sergio Aragones

The West is now closed.
- Frederick Jackson Turner

I have closed that page of my life without rancor.
I do not disown any of the work done.
- Riccardo Muti

There are people who never experience that,
who remain closed until death, from fear of change.
- Isabelle Adjani

Texas has a lot of challenges, but if I choose to run
I will talk about opening democracy to mainstream Texans
and not just to a closed circle of entrenched ideologues.
- Chris Bell

They believe that nothing will happen because they have closed their doors.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

When I began, the guitar was en-closed in a vicious circle.
There were no composers writing for the guitar,
be-cause there were no virtuoso guitarists.
- Andres Segovia

Monopoly controls have been the exception in free societies;
they have been the rule in closed societies.
- Lawrence Lessig

And I understand that, I testified in closed hearings
over eight years because there are intelligence matters,
there are sensitive matters that should not be held in a public hearing.
- Louis Freeh

I prefer to see with closed eyes.
- Josef Albers

I don't look on poetry as closed works.
I feel they're going on all the time in my head and
I occasionally snip off a length.
- John Ashbery

A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men,
elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned
and licensed by government.
- Spiro T. Agnew

We have a positive vision of the future founded on
the belief that the gap between the promise and reality
of America can one day be finally closed.
We believe that.
- Barbara Jordan

I watch what I eat every day.
I mean, who actually eats with their eyes closed?
- Brian Celio

An open-door policy doesn't do much for a closed mind.
- Bob Nelson

I almost died, secretly, behind closed doors.
- Stephen Baldwin

When I first came here, Hollywood was very closed-minded.
- Tia Carrere

A great gulf, however, has been opened between man's
material advance and his social and moral progress,
a gulf in which he may one day be lost if it is not closed or narrowed.
- Lester B. Pearson

I was a little nervous backstage.
But I had this book, Gandhi.
I just read his quotes, closed my eyes and focused my thoughts.
Presently, this book is my prized possession.
- Nafisa Joseph

I reckon I closed down at least two films companies,
one of which was in Ealing in the mid 1950s.
- Nigel Kneale

I developed the habit of writing novels behind a closed door,
or at my uncle's, on the dining table.
- Patrick White

A closed mind is a dying mind.
- Edna Ferber

You can look at the West Bank.
Cities are like prisons.
They can be closed quickly by the Israeli forces,
and everything stops in these cities.
This is the result of Oslo.
- Hassan Nasrallah

We did it Disneyland, in the knowledge that most of
the people I talked to thought it would be a financial disaster -
closed and forgotten within the first year.
- Walt Disney

When one door is closed, don't you know,
another is open.
- Bob Marley

The world has closed its eyes to the humanitarian catastrophe in Azerbaijan,
where every seventh citizen is a refugee.
- Leonid Kuchma

There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature.
A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed,
done with.
- Harry Crews

If you're hanging around with nothing to do and the zoo is closed,
come over to the Senate.
You'll get the same kind of feeling and you won't have to pay.
- Robert J. Dole

Nothing sickens me more than the closed door of a library.
- Barbara Tuchman

The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed,
the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
- Denis Diderot

Those churches have closed down or have been merged
with a church that has a more positive vision.
- Bill Hybels

Yes, I was going to law school and it was closed in '69.
- Ruben Blades

He can't decide whether to leave his visor half open or half closed.
- Murray Walker

I saw a sign it said left lane closed so I went someplace else.
- Jay London

I'm the type of woman you might say is too good.
I'll massage a man's feet, have dinner cooked when he gets home.
But once they leave, the door is closed,
and the locks are changed.
- Angie Stone

I'm not after a closed system, I mean I'm after a complicated system in structure,
but as far as watching it, I don't think that everything should be decided.
- Mark Morris

Those artists who say that somehow therapy or analysis
will thwart their creativity are completely misinformed.
It's absolutely the opposite: it opens closed doors.
- Paul Schrader

A Mac is a closed box, so Apple can make decisions
about things that they don't include.
That makes, it in some ways, simpler for them.
- Robert Wise

I think we're at risk with our democracy.
I think we're dealing with the most closed,
imperialistic, nastiest administration in living memory.
They even put Richard Nixon to shame.
- Wesley Clark

When you're writing, it's as if you're within a kind of closed world.
- Michael Ondaatje

This tragic brow, these closed eyes,
eyebrows raised and knotted.
- Frederick Leboyer

You may live in an imperfect world but the frontiers
are not closed and the doors are not all shut.
- Maxwell Maltz

We all came from houses with doors, doors that were
supposed to be closed when there were things going
on that we weren't supposed to see,
and when our pants were down.
- Lynette Fromme


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