To set up as a standard of public morality a notion which can neither be defined nor conceived is to open the door to every kind of tyranny.
On sensitive issues, talk isn’t cheap – it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut.
Now I see the secret of making the best person: it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.
I would like us to think about it more explicitly, and not take our intuitions as the given of ethics, but rather to reflect on it, and be more open about the fact that something is an ethical issues and think what we ought to do about it.
Every beginning is only a sequel, after all, and the book of events is always open halfway through.
The element of truth in the concept of genius is to be sought in the object, in what is open, not confined by repetition.
We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.
We should open our eyes, see what’s in front of us, and act.
It is forbidden to go east, but I have gone, forbidden to go on the great river, but I am there. Open your hearts, you spirits, and hear my song.
The Huddersfield that I like best is a large town with a big heart and an open mind.