Narrow Thinking Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 53 Quotes About Narrow Thinking

#1. I think I could make the case for any kind of organized religion,but I'm not an expert in those, so let me narrow my focus to talk about Christianity. - Author: John Shelby Spong
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#2. The heart becomes wide by forgetting self, but narrow by thinking of the self and pitying one's self. To gain a wide and broad heart you must have something before you to look upon, and to rest your intelligence upon - and that something is the God-ideal. - Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
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#3. If life has not made you by God's grace, through faith, holy
think you, will death without faith do it? The cold waters of that narrow stream are no purifying bath in which you may wash and be clean. No! no! as you go down into them, you will come up from them. - Author: Alexander MacLaren
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#4. A good work can be communicated across languages ... [provided one does not] fall into the trap of narrow-minded nationalistic or chauvinistic thinking. - Author: Gao Xingjian
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#5. Nationalities are a facist way of thinking aimed at forcing people into a narrow and stupid sense of belonging. It makes some people feel superior to others and perpetuates hatred and war. - Author: Alaa Al Aswany
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#6. Except for those who think in terms of pious platitudes or dogma or narrow prejudice (and those thoughts we aren't interested in), people don't speak their beliefs easily, or publicly. - Author: Edward R. Murrow
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#7. The range of human skin colours is quite narrow when you think about it
and I do
and subtle
beige, pink, white, tan, taup ... - Author: Peter Greenaway
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#8. Mr. Doctor, that loose gown becomes you so well I wonder your notions should be so narrow. - Author: Elizabeth I
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#9. Thinking men and women the world over are beginning to realize that patriotism is too narrow and limited a conception to meet the necessities of our time. - Author: Emma Goldman
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#10. It might be more useful, if not necessarily more true, to think of photography as a narrow, deep area between the novel and film. - Author: Lewis Baltz
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#11. I think that today, integration is the name of the game and not separating these things out, and not trying to find the razor's edge, the narrow path. There's a lot of lanes in the highway, the trick is not fall into the ditches on either side, like a one sided nihilism, nothing matters life. - Author: Surya Das
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#12. The best filmmakers, I think, have always had very narrow frameworks for their stories, and then they can go deeply, rather than skimming the surface. - Author: Paul Auster
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#13. 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. - Author: Laozi
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#14. Could it be we stifle our children's genius by languaging them too quickly away from their hearts and into the straight and narrow confines of linear thinking? - Author: Victor Villasenor
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#15. I think science has enjoyed an extraordinary success because it has such a limited and narrow realm in which to focus its efforts. Namely, the physical universe. - Author: Ken Jenkins
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#16. Staying safely at your home port is narrow thinking. - Author: Ken Marlin
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#17. I told [Bill Gates] I believed every word of what I said but that I should never have said it in public. I wish him the best, I really do. I just think he and Microsoft are a bit narrow. He'd be a broader guy if he had dropped acid once or gone off to an ashram when he was younger. - Author: Steve Jobs
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#18. With a bit of luck, his life was ruined forever. Always thinking that just behind some narrow door in all of his favorite bars, men in red woolen shirts are getting incredible kicks from things he'll never know. - Author: Hunter S. Thompson
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#19. We can think of solutions in various theoretical ways, but it's not so on the ground. If they don't have a reference that helps them to belong, then they will end up excluding, and through that they get to feel that they belong on the basis of some narrow identity, language or color. - Author: Tariq Ramadan
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#20. I think we're going to transition with our comedy programming, trying to broaden the audience and broaden what the network does. Those Thursday comedies, which the critics love and we love, tend to be a bit more narrow than we'd ultimately like, as we go forward. - Author: Robert Greenblatt
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#21. [Jack] Kerouac looking at the fellaheen worlds. Looking at other cultures. Welcoming it, curious. Really stepping outside his own limited, whatever that narrow world was. It's amazing to think we can do it. We can have that same kind of trajectory of mind. - Author: Anne Waldman
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#22. Our thinking tends to be hazy, hasty, narrow, or sprawling-causal terms for impulsive. Just like anything else, thinking skills require upkeep. If they aren't nourished, they'll fade away. - Author: David Perkins
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#23. Step beyond the scopes and limits because a narrow minded person has such boundaries of thinking "I cannot , but I must - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#24. Poetry is like walking along a little, tiny, narrow ridge up on a precipice. You never know the next step, whether there's going to be a plunge. I think poetry is dangerous. There's nothing mild and predictable about poetry. - Author: Josephine Jacobsen
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#25. I've always thought that there shouldn't be any limit to the things that are well designed. And I think that people who consider that art should only be kept for art galleries and doesn't have a role in public life, I think that's too narrow. - Author: Ken Done
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#26. I find it quite useful to think of a free-market economy - or partly free market economy - as sort of the equivalent of an ecosystem. Just as animals flourish in niches, people who specialize in some narrow niche can do very well. - Author: Charlie Munger
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#27. I think there is a misunderstanding about Indians' traditional views. India did send army into Goa, India did send an army into and fought a war in Kashmir in 1948, India did get Hyderabad by force ... I think the narrow projection on the international ... arena distorted India's image. - Author: Subramanian Swamy
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#28. Remembering her own narrow single bed at home, she added without thinking, "Someone could get lost in that bed."

Valois laughed, surprising Delta and she looked curiously at him. His eyes twinkling wickedly, the Frenchman said, "Perhaps some company would relieve you of that fear. - Author: Brooke Templar
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#29. 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. - Author: Mike Huckabee
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#30. The second-hand artist blindly following his sensei or sifu accepts his pattern. As a result, his action is and , more importantly, his thinking become mechanical. His responses become automatic, according to set patterns, making him narrow and limited. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#31. People think of my entire image as a kid who lives a straight and narrow life, so I can feel myself not being able to act comfortably. I've been thinking that I want to go through some different life experiences and have been learning a lot while living with my other members. - Author: Seohyun
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#32. There are so many ways to live, to define what living means for you and you alone. We are so narrow in our thinking, and once you understand that, once you decide to not abide by these artificial constraints, anything is possible and you are so liberated - Author: Gayle Forman
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#33. I think authors are just realizing there's no real reason to feel limited to a narrow set of genre rules in their writing. There's no reason a mystery novel can't have fantastic elements in it. Similarly, there's no reason why your epic fantasy series can't have elements of a mystery. - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#34. It is the growing custom to narrow control, concentrate power, disregard and disenfranchise the public; and assuming that certain powers by divine right of money-raising or by sheer assumption, have the power to do as they think best without consulting the wisdom of mankind. - Author: W.E.B. Du Bois
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#35. Nobody would ever think, "Oh, get into acting so you can live the straight and narrow path," but it gave me a sense of discipline and focus. - Author: Juliette Lewis
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#36. My wife and I were never happy here. Spain can be narrow-minded, and provincial. In LA you don't have to justify yourself. I think I will leave here again soon and move back there. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#37. It's just my creepy science mind at work. I was thinking how bizarre it is that a parasite is growing in you and will eventually explode from your body through an extremely narrow opening, and yet you will both survive. - Author: Erin McCarthy
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#38. And let us remember too that life, in its exuberance, always succeeds in overflowing the narrow limits within which man thinks he can confine it. - Author: Jacques-Yves Cousteau
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#39. I'm constantly thinking about trying to piece together collaborators ... All disciplines can be narrow ... - Author: Judith Weir
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#40. I mean, I think it's hard enough to find somebody you can stand for more than ten minutes, so, like, you shouldn't narrow your options. - Author: Ani DiFranco
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#41. A long time ago I'd given up on religion, thinking it wasn't for me when so many were bigoted, narrow-minded, and cruel. - Author: V.C. Andrews
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#42. We who walk the narrow line have stood for free thinking for thousands of years. Let us continue balancing within the world as we try to understand the space between. - Author: Dean Potter
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#43. I grew up thinking the best job in the world would be a Jedi and being a psychologist is the closest thing I could get, so I wanted to be a Jedi and I don't want to be a Sith, so that is what keeps me on the straight and narrow. - Author: John Amaechi
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#44. People think in narrow, constrained, constipated ways about the world. They can't imagine that the world could be different. Not like the dreamers who actually see a different world, a better world. - Author: Peter Kuznick
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#45. In my experience, most people have a narrow view of intelligence, tending to think of it mainly in terms of academic ability. This is why so many people who are smart in other ways end up thinking that they're not smart at all. There are myths surrounding creativity as well. - Author: Ken Robinson
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#46. 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. - Author: Jane Austen
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#47. There is no more certain sign of a narrow mind, of stupidity, and of arrogance, than to stand aloof from those who think differently from us. - Author: Walter Savage Landor
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#48. Inability to distinguish doctrine is spreading far and wide, and so long as the preacher is "clever" and "earnest," hundreds seem to think it must be all right, and call you dreadfully "narrow and uncharitable" if you hint that he is unsound! - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#49. I think in many ways narrow minded-attitudes lead to extreme thinking. - Author: Dalai Lama
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#50. My entire life has been spent thinking about this game. That's pretty narrow ... I don't view myself as a person who's well-versed in very many subjects. I'm not proud of that. - Author: Bill Parcells
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#51. I think we can be very narrow-minded in this country; you see something that someone's done and immediately want them to do the same thing again - but if they don't, they're criticised for not doing the same thing again, but if they do they're just repeating themselves. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#52. Narrow minds think nothing right that is above their own capacity. - Author: Francois De La Rochefoucauld
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#53. Walk in the narrow streets after midnight under moonlight! Tranquillity is like a sugar for the mind; you think better in the silence of empty spaces! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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