65 Narrow Minded Quotes On Success In Life

These narrow minded quotes will inspire you. Narrow-minded, is not willing to accept opinions, beliefs, behaviors, etc. that are unusual or different from one’s own.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging narrow minded quotes, narrow minded sayings, and narrow minded proverbs.

Best Narrow Minded Quotes

  1. “It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes than to be narrow-minded and all too prudent.” ~ Vincent Van Gogh
  2. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  3. “The less people know, the more stubbornly they know it.” ~ Rajneesh
  4. “It is just as cowardly to judge an absent person as it is wicked to strike a defenseless one. Only the ignorant and narrow-minded gossip, for they speak of persons instead of things.” ~ Lawrence G. Lovasik

  5. “The narrow-minded who undertake any work will never be satisfied. They cannot understand the actions of those who are large-hearted and broad-minded.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba
  6. “Women are supposed to be very calm generally: but women feel just as men feel; they need exercise for their faculties, and a field for their efforts as much as their brothers do; they suffer from too rigid a restraint, too absolute a stagnation, precisely as men would suffer; and it is narrow-minded in their more privileged fellow-creatures to say that they ought to confine themselves to making puddings and knitting stockings, to playing on the piano and embroidering bags.” ~ Charlotte Bronte
  7. “If someone is able to show me that what I think or do is not right, I will happily change, for I seek the truth, by which no one ever was truly harmed. Harmed is the person who continues in his self-deception and ignorance.” ~ Marcus Aurelius , Narrow minded quotes person
  8. “The most learned are often the most narrow-minded.” ~ William Hazlitt

  9. “One thing about being narrow-minded: you’ll never be lonely.” ~ Mort Sahl
  10. “You’ve got to try a little kindness, yes show a little kindness Just shine your light for everyone to see. And if you try a little kindness, Then you’ll overlook the blindness Of narrow-minded people on the narrow-minded streets.” ~ Glen Campbell
  11. “Had it not been for you, I should have remained what I was when we first met, a prejudiced, narrow-minded being, with contracted sympathies and false knowledge, wasting my life on obsolete trifles, and utterly insensible to the privilege of living in this wondrous age of change and progress.” ~ Benjamin Disraeli
  12. “A goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.” ~ James D. Watson

  13. “He was so narrow-minded he could see through a keyhole with both eyes.” ~ Molly Ivins
  14. “Let the mind be enlarged… to the grandeur of the mysteries, and not the mysteries contracted to the narrowness of the mind” ~ Francis Bacon
  15. “One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.” ~ James D. Watson
  16. “One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.” ~ Konrad Lorenz

  17. “A narrow mind and a fat head invariably come on the same person.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  18. “It liberates the vandal to travel-you never saw a bigoted, opinionated, stubborn, narrow-minded, self-conceited, almighty mean man in your life but he had stuck in one place since he was born and thought God made the world and dyspepsia and bile for his especial comfort and satisfaction.” ~ Mark Twain
  19. “The writer in western civilization has become not a voice of his tribe, but of his individuality. This is a very narrow-minded situation.” ~ Aharon Appelfeld
  20. “A politician is not as narrow-minded as he forces himself to be.” ~ Will Rogers

  21. “Everybody that’s living in this earth is living in a situation. It’s not narrow-minded to the point where everybody is serious and nobody has a personality. I think people die telling jokes.” ~ Mike Epps
  22. “People are very open-minded about new things – as long as they’re exactly like the old ones.” ~ Charles Kettering
  23. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” ~ Mark Twain
  24. “The more you think about your own self, the more self-centered you are, the more trouble even small problems can create in your mind. The stronger your sense of ‘I’, the narrower the scope of your thinking becomes; then even small obstacles become unbearable. On the other hand, if you concern yourself mainly with others, the broader your thinking becomes, and life’s inevitable difficulties disturb you less.” ~ Dalai Lama , Narrow minded quotes thinking
  25. “As we go from Abraham Lincoln to Theodore Roosevelt to Mitt Romney, I now understand why the Republicans don’t believe in evolution.” ~ Andy Borowitz

  26. “I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief.” ~ Gerry Spence
  27. “The more we justify our beliefs, the more narrow-minded we become.” ~ Lin Yutang
  28. “You need to search your awareness and consider the limitless possibilities of existence in all things and not be so narrow-minded in your self-discovery.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  29. “Humans think they are smarter than dolphins because we build cars and buildings and start wars etc., and all that dolphins do is swim in the water, eat fish and play around. Dolphins believe that they are smarter for exactly the same reasons.” ~ Douglas Adams
  30. “I have always thought it would be easier to redeem a man steeped in vice and crime than a greedy, narrow-minded, pitiless merchant.” ~ Albert Camus

  31. “In spite of the opinions of certain narrow-minded people who would shut up the human race upon this globe, we shall one day travel to the Moon, the planets, and the stars with the same facility, rapidity and certainty as we now make the ocean voyage from Liverpool to New York.” ~ Jules Verne
  32. “The narrow gauge mindset of the past is insufficient for today’s wicked problems. We can no longer play the music as written. Instead, we have to invent a whole new scale.” ~ Marty Neumeier
  33. “We have no reason to be discouraged and cast down if the religion we profess is not popular and few agree with us. We must remember the words of our Lord Jesus Christ in this passage: ‘The gate is narrow’. Repentance, and faith in Christ, and holiness of life, have never been fashionable. The true flock of Christ has always been small. It must not move us to find that we are reckoned singular, and peculiar, and bigoted, and narrow minded. This is the ‘narrow way’. Surely it is better to enter into eternal life with a few, than to go to ‘destruction’ with a great company” ~ J. C. Ryle
  34. “I learned that very often the most intolerant and narrow-minded people are the ones who congratulate themselves on their tolerance and open-mindedness.” ~ Christopher Hitchens

  35. “Why be narrow-minded, why cut ourselves off from any of these rich heritages when… we have the freedom to make the most of the best in all techniques? There are no prohibitions against it. All it takes is a little wisdom, imagination and courageous experimentation.” ~ Michael Chekhov
  36. “Now you are changed people. Your personality is different. It’s shining through your spirit. In that spirit, you have to see everything. All your conditionings will drop out as soon as you start identifying your Self fully, fully with the spirit. Fully – again I say because we do not. We are still Christians. We are still Hindus. We are still Muslims. We are still Indians, English, this, that. We are still narrow-minded, small, little puddles. We have to be the ocean. Once you are identified with the ocean, you have to throw away everything and become absolutely clean and detached.” ~ Nirmala Srivastava
  37. “The Infinite Universal Power is more than just a narrow-minded gatekeeper to a spiritual County Club.” ~ Benjamin Hoff

  38. “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.” ~ Mark Twain
  39. “As yet, if a man has no feeling for art he is considered narrow-minded, but if he has no feeling for science this is considered quite normal. This is a fundamental weakness.” ~ Isidor Isaac Rabi
  40. “If you come out with racist comments, then I believe you shouldn’t be allowed to come to a football match. Don’t be so narrow minded, you’re bigger than that.” ~ Rio Ferdinand

  41. “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.” ~ Mike Huckabee
  42. “A good work can be communicated across languages … [provided one does not] fall into the trap of narrow-minded nationalistic or chauvinistic thinking.” ~ Gao Xingjian
  43. “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.” ~ Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  44. “Even though everybody who looked at me would call me a Chinese artist, that’s the 1980s. New York in the ’80s was not so interesting. I think it’s quite narrow-minded. There wasn’t much encouragement or opportunities for any artist – not just Chinese artists.” ~ Ai Weiwei
  45. “Those policies [of Jean-Marie Le Pen ]I find repellent. I believe many people right across consist the world do. There is no future in that type of narrow-minded racism and nationalism.” ~ Rachel Maddow

  46. “Isn’t it curious that narrow-minded people are often the most thickheaded?” ~ Paul Frank Baer
  47. “When I was doing theater in the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s we weren’t allowed to film any of the shows that I did, it was against union rules. It was a stupid law because so much is lost. We now have no record of these famous stage plays, so it turned out to be very narrow-minded thinking.” ~ Debbie Reynolds
  48. “When any prevailing prejudice is attacked, the wise will consider, and leave the narrow-minded to rail with thoughtless vehemence at innovation.” ~ Mary Wollstonecraft
  49. “The English language may hold a more disagreeable combination of words than “The doctor will see you now.” I am willing to concede something to the phrase “Have you anything to say before the current is turned on?” That may be worse for the moment, but it doesn’t last so long. For continued, unmitigating depression, I know nothing to equal “The doctor will see you now.” But I’m not narrow-minded about it. I’m willing to consider other possibilities.” ~ Robert Benchley
  50. “Is a fixed income not a good thing? Does not everyone love to count on a sure thing? Especially every petty-bourgeois, narrow-minded Frenchman? the ‘ever needy’ man?” ~ Karl Marx

  51. “As you get older, you get stuck in your ways; just as you become stiffer physically, you also become stiffer mentally and more narrow-minded unless you make a conscious effort to keep yourself flexible.” ~ Viggo Mortensen
  52. “We now have no record of these famous stage plays, so it turned out to be very narrow-minded thinking.” ~ Debbie Reynolds
  53. “I went and studied music in Leeds. It really woke me up socially, to stop being so naïve and narrow-minded.” ~ John Newman

  54. “If I had to choose between a narrow-minded woman or a man who was an enlightened thinker, I would vote for the man.” ~ Marianne Williamson
  55. “We talk about people being narrow-minded when they have a limited sense of possibility. Well, that’s exactly what they are. They are narrow-frequencied, if you like. When we talk about people awakening, it’s awakening to a greater range of possibilities, of awareness and frequencies.” ~ David Icke
  56. “A guardian is broad-minded and understanding. A guard, on the other hand, is a vigilante, narrow-minded and most of the time despotic.” ~ Carlos Castaneda

  57. “We breathe the free air, we have the best looking men and handsomest women, and if they envy our position, well they may, for they are a poor, narrow minded, pinch-backed race of man, who chain themselves down to the law of monogamy and live all their days under the dominion of one wife. They aught to be ashamed of such conduct, and the still fouler channel which flows from their practices.” ~ George A. Smith
  58. “Russian may seem narrow-minded, impudent, or even stupid people, but can only pray for those who are against them.” ~ Winston Churchill
  59. “A compass is narrow-minded-it always points to the magnetic north… We must discipline ourselves, personally, to fight any deviation from the course Jesus set for us. We cannot be tolerant of any other course.” ~ Billy Graham
  60. “Cities with a black middle class provide the narrow minded an opportunity to realize that cultural differences are largely economic.” ~ Dov Davidoff

  61. “I realized that for fantasy and science fiction, especially from my youth, white was the default. Luke Skywalker was in the lead, or even if you were a hobbit, you’re going to be white. That was an extremely old-fashioned, obviously really narrow-minded way to look at things.” ~ Brian K. Vaughan
  62. “Reporting the consensus about climate change … is not synonymous with good science reporting. The BBC is at an important point. It has been narrow minded about climate change for many years and they have become at the very least a cliché and at worst lampooned as being predictable and biased by a public that doesn’t believe them anymore.” ~ David Robert Whitehouse
  63. “you may call a person vain, and they will smile; you may call them immoral, and they may even feel flattered – but call them narrow-minded and they have done with you.” ~ J. E. Buckrose

  64. “There are millions of young children being educated to a very narrow-minded view of religion. And it’s out of that education of large numbers of young people that you then get this extremism.” ~ Tony Blair
  65. “Homunculi are bogeymen only if they duplicate entire the talents they are rung in to explain. If one can get a team or committee of relatively ignorant, narrow-minded, blind homunculi to produce the intelligent behavior of the whole, this is progress.” ~ Daniel Dennett

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