Opening Our Hearts Quotes by Ronald Reagan, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Helen Keller, Pema Chodron, Thornton Wilder, Bruce Lee and many others.
In opening our hearts, we hope this might promote greater awareness of this condition. Perhaps it will encourage a clearer understanding of the individuals and families who are affected by it.
In the end, we have nothing to lose by opening our hearts.
The only real blind person at Christmas time is he who has not Christmas in his heart.
When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it’s bottomless, that it doesn’t have any resolution, that this heart is huge, vast, and limitless. You begin to discover how much warmth and gentleness is there, as well as how much space.
We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.
Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable.
Community is a place where the connections felt in our hearts make themselves known in the bonds between people, and where the tuggings and pullings of those bonds keep opening our hearts.
When you begin to touch your heart or let your heart be touched, you begin to discover that it’s bottomless.
It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.
It is lack of love for ourselves that inhibits our compassion toward others. If we make friends with ourselves, then there is no obstacle to opening our hearts and minds to others.
For hundreds of millions of Americans who believe in God, prayer is our bridge between Earth and Heaven, our way of opening our hearts to the Lord. Through this intimate relationship we find peace and guidance.