— Groucho Marx American comedian 1890 - 1977
— Lawrence Ferlinghetti American artist, writer and activist 1919
— Richard Dawkins English ethologist, evolutionary biologist and author 1941
The Enemies of Reason, "The Irrational Health Service" [1.02], 20 August 2007, timecode 00:13:05"ff"
The Enemies of Reason (August 2007)
Variante: We should be open-minded, but not so open-minded that our brain falls out.
„Two girls called me closed minded. I tell them that they are so open-minded their brains leaked out.“
— Tucker Max Internet personality; blogger; author 1975
— Natalie Clifford Barney writer and salonist 1876 - 1972
In "Samples from Almost Illegible Notebooks", ADAM International Review, No. 299 (1962)
„Sir, there is a distinct difference between having an open mind and having a hole in your head from which your brain leaks out.“
— James Randi Canadian-American stage magician and scientific skeptic 1928
Swift, 30 December 2005,. "McGill University Featuring Pseudoscience" http://web.archive.org/web/20110108172522/http://www.randi.org/jr/200512/123005museum.html#i8
http://www.fortwayne.com/mld/journalgazette/living/17126222.htm April 24, 2007.
— Bill Hybels American writer 1951
Too Busy Not to Pray (2008, InterVarsity Press)
— Jonathan Maberry, libro Rot & Ruin
Origine: Rot & Ruin
— Phil Jackson basketball player and coach from the United States 1945
— Simon R. Green British writer 1955
Origine: Drinking Midnight Wine
„This is serious, and you gotta keep your mind open in case an idea comes along—you want there to be some room for it to fit in.“
— Orson Scott Card American science fiction novelist 1951
Origine: The Tales of Alvin Maker, The Crystal City (2003), Chapter 5 “Crystal Ball” (p. 98).
„You know someone for a while and then one day a hole opens underneath them, and they fall out of your world.“
— Joe Hill Swedish-American labor activist, songwriter, and member of the Industrial Workers of the World 1879 - 1915
Origine: 20th Century Ghosts
— Paul Erdős Hungarian mathematician and freelancer 1913 - 1996
A standard greeting he would make when he was not contemplating some mathematical problem, as quoted in My Brain Is Open : The Mathematical Journeys of Paul Erdos (1998) by Bruce Schechter, p. 10
— Friedrich Nietzsche German philosopher, poet, composer, cultural critic, and classical philologist 1844 - 1900
„Keep using your brain, work for free, and soon your mind will show you ways of making money far beyond what I could ever pay you.“
— Robert T. Kiyosaki American finance author , investor 1947
Rich Dad Poor Dad: What the Rich Teach Their Kids About Money-That the Poor and the Middle Class Do Not!
— Ennius Roman writer -239 - -169 a.C.
As quoted by Festus, in De verborum significatione (Loeb translation)
Originale: (la) Pandite sultis genas et corde relinquite somnum.