65 Receptive Quotes On Success In Life

These receptive quotes will inspire you. Receptive, willing to consider or accept new suggestions and ideas.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging receptive quotes, receptive sayings, and receptive proverbs.

Best Receptive Quotes

  1. “Being receptive, being able to listen openly and well, is a crucial skill for creative problem-solving.” ~ Paul A. Kaufman
  2. “All moments are beautiful, only you have to be receptive and surrendering. All moments are blessings, only you have to be capable of seeing. All moments are benedictions. If you accept with a deep gratitude, nothing ever goes wrong.” ~ Rajneesh
  3. “To meditate is to listen with a receptive heart.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  4. “As you get older and you realize you really don’t know as much as you think you know, you listen more. Because then you think, now I need to be more receptive to the things I don’t know. That’s how you learn.” ~ Phil Keoghan

  5. “It is impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.” ~ Agnes Repplier
  6. “Seeking means: to have a goal; but finding means: to be free, to be receptive, to have no goal.” ~ Hermann Hesse
  7. “When people are smiling they are most receptive to almost anything you want to teach them.” ~ Allen Funt
  8. “It was great fun, to learn anew. You think you know enough, but you don’t. You must open up; let it in. be receptive, admit what you don’t know, which few are willing to do. Start from square one. Again!” ~ Alex Toth

  9. “To be sure, it is not the fruits of scientific research that elevate a man and enrich his nature, but the urge to understand, the intellectual work, creative or receptive.” ~ Albert Einstein
  10. “Look for your brushes with the divine. Be receptive to them. When heaven knocks, open the door. Value these visits. Remember them. Expect more of them.” ~ Victoria Moran
  11. “Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms.” ~ Che Guevara
  12. “The Divine of the Lord in heaven is love, for the reason that love is receptive of all things of heaven, such as peace, intelligence, wisdom and happiness” ~ Emanuel Swedenborg

  13. “If you are leaping a ravine, the moment of takeoff is a bad time to be considering alternative strategies.” ~ John Cleese
  14. “The Truth is the unknown from moment to moment, our minds must be always alert with full attention, free from prejudices, misconceptions, so it can be really receptive.” ~ Samael Aun Weor
  15. “As Einstein queried, ‘Why is it that I get my best ideas in the morning while I’m shaving?’ Shaving is like meditation with a sharp object. When the mind is empty and receptive, big ideas flow through every cell of our body. When we’re thinking too hard, we tense up and nothing can flow through us; our energy gets stuck in our heads. Sometimes you have to take a leap of faith and trust that if you turn off your head, your feet will take you where you need to go.” ~ Gabrielle Roth
  16. “Be loving, and you will be lovable. Be open and receptive to love.” ~ Louise Hay

  17. “Let us not go hurrying about and collecting honey, bee-like buzzing here and there for a knowledge of what is not to be arrived at, but let us open our leaves like a flower, and be passive and receptive, budding patiently under the eye of Apollo, and taking hints from every noble insect that favours us with a visit – sap will be given us for meat and dew for drink.” ~ John Keats
  18. “After having stopped the lower activities of the mind, it must be made receptive; and, instead of weaving all kinds of empty and idle thoughts, the mind should receive intuitions from above.” ~ Sri Aurobindo
  19. “It is obvious that art cannot teach anyone anything, since in four thousand years humanity has learnt nothing at all. We should long ago have become angels had we been capable of paying attention to the experience of art, and allowing ourselves to be changed in accordance with the ideals it expresses. Art only has the capacity, through shock and catharsis, to make the human soul receptive to good. It’s ridiculous to imagine that people can be taught to be good…Art can only give food – a jolt – the occasion – for psychical experience.” ~ Andrei Tarkovsky
  20. “During the next 90 days, people are going to be more open to the Gospel than in years. It is God’s responsibility to make people receptive; it is our responsibility to sow the seed.” ~ Rick Warren

  21. “History has shown that the masses have been quite receptive to the promises of authoritarians which are rarely if ever fulfilled.” ~ Ron Paul
  22. “How can cosmic religious feeling be communicated from one person to another, if it can give rise to no definite notion of a God and no theology? In my view, it is the most important function of art and science to awaken this feeling and keep it alive in those who are receptive to it.” ~ Albert Einstein
  23. “It is perhaps when our lives are at their most problematic that we are likely to be most receptive to beautiful things.” ~ Alain de Botton
  24. “Being receptive to what is happening around me gives me inspiration and feeds my desire to create.” ~ Jake T. Austin

  25. “Live concerts were to train the ears and to introduce, constantly, new musical ideas to the audience so the next time they showed up or the next record they would be ready and receptive.” ~ Gail Zappa
  26. “I think it’s interesting that the opposite of being active in yoga is not being passive. It’s being receptive.” ~ Cyndi Lee
  27. “It is not a pumping-in from the outside that gives wisdom; it is the power and extent of your inner receptivity that determines how much you can attain of true knowledge, and how rapidly. You can quicken your evolution by awakening and increasing the receptive power of your brain cells.” ~ Paramahansa Yogananda
  28. “You cannot be receptive when you are too full of yourself. The less you are, the more you receive. The more you are, the less you receive.” ~ Jaggi Vasudev

  29. “The light of the sacred prostitute penetrates to the heart of this darkness. . . . she is the consecrated priestess, in the temple, spiritually receptive to the feminine power flowing through her from the Goddess, and at the same time joyously aware of the beauty and passion in her human body.” ~ Marion Woodman
  30. “Try vegetarianism and you will be surprised: meditation becomes far easier. Love becomes more subtle, loses its grossness — becomes more sensitive but less sensuous, becomes more prayerful and less sexual. And your body also starts taking on a different vibe. You become more graceful, softer, more feminine, less aggressive, more receptive.” ~ Rajneesh , Receptive quotes love
  31. “To the receptive soul the river of life pauseth not, nor is diminished.” ~ George Eliot
  32. “A very receptive state of mind… not unlike a sheet of film itself – seemingly inert, yet so sensitive that a fraction of a second’s exposure conceives a life in it.” ~ Minor White

  33. “Let us open our leaves like a flower, and be passive and receptive.” ~ John Keats
  34. “One whiff of a savory aromatic soup and appetites come to attention. The steaming fragrance of a tempting soup is a prelude to the goodness to come. An inspired soup puts family and guests in a receptive mood for enjoying the rest of the menu.” ~ Louis Pullig De Gouy
  35. “Meditate or spend silent time in nature with your partner. When going for a walk or sitting in the car or at home, become comfortable with being in stillness together. Stillness cannot and need not be created. Just be receptive to the stillness that is already there, but is usually obscured by mental noise.” ~ Eckhart Tolle
  36. “I think people have been really receptive to understanding that I’ve grown up and the music’s going to sound a little different.” ~ Joe Jonas

  37. “I can now see that our needs meshed perfectly: my need to be swept away by a man, to be held securely and adored by a man, and his need to find the girl who would be pliable and receptive to his idea of a couple, who wouldn’t question his unspoken authority. I don’t mean he wanted a mouse—and he knew very well he wasn’t getting one.” ~ Betsy Blair
  38. “Night after night, through years of performing and directing, I’ve stood in awe of the audience, of its capacity for response. As if by magic, masks fall away, faces become vulnerable, receptive. Filmgoers do not defend their emotions, rather they open to the storyteller in ways even their lovers never know, welcoming laughter, tears, terror, rage, compassion, passion, love, hate–the ritual often exhausts them.” ~ Robert McKee
  39. “I am open and receptive to all the good and abundance in the Universe.” ~ Louise Hay
  40. “[About Jews] Sheer egotism compels us to the purest love of mankind as a whole…. Our hearts are like a sponge, receptive to all the newest humanitarian ideas; and our sympathy goes out to all the unfortunate, all the oppressed.” ~ I. L. Peretz

  41. “Great genial power, one would almost say, consists in not being original at all; in being altogether receptive; in letting the world do all, and suffering the spirit of the hour to pass unobstructed through the mind.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  42. “To truly be feminine means being soft, receptive, and – look out, here it comes – submissive.” ~ Gabrielle Reece
  43. “Scholars look for final truths they will never find. Creative writers concern themselves with possibilities that are always there to the receptive.” ~ Richard Hugo
  44. “Imagination stimulates your thinking power by giving your mind abundant data with which to work. It opens the gate to dreams and fantasies so that you may become receptive, as a little child, in exploring the Kingdom of Ideas.” ~ Wilferd Peterson

  45. “Even where the land was more receptive, settlers soon learned to take some precautions before planting their vegetables. Maize and pumpkin seeds were soaked in water for several days and then blackened with tar before planting – the most effective way to deter rats, mice and birds.” ~ Bee Dawson
  46. “By being peaceful, quiet, and receptive, you pattern yourself in the image of God, and you regain the power of your Source.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  47. “Children are sensitive and receptive to the thoughts of others about them, and often outpicture the fears of their parents.” ~ Florence Scovel Shinn
  48. “That’s why I tell stories: to create readiness, to nudge the people toward receptive insight. In their present state they can stare till doomsday and not see it, listen till they’re blue in the face and not get it.” ~ Eugene H. Peterson

  49. “We have all experienced times when, instead of being buffeted by anonymous forces, we do feel in control of our actions, masters of our own fate. On the rare occasions that it happens, we feel a sense of exhilaration, a deep sense of enjoyment that is long cherished and that becomes a landmark in memory for what life should be like.. moments like these are not the passive, receptive, relaxing timesthe best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.” ~ Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi , Receptive quotes person
  50. “People are always receptive to the idea of a conspiracy.” ~ James Cook
  51. “You become more animalistic when you don’t know what’s coming next – you have to be on guard, but at the same time you’re also more receptive.” ~ Arca
  52. “All right prayer has good effect, but if you give your whole life to the prayer you multiply its power… No one really knows the full power of prayer. Of course, there is a relationship between prayer and action. Receptive prayer result in an inner receiving, which motivates to right action.” ~ Peace Pilgrim

  53. “For those of you who are seeing the spiritual life, I recommend these four daily practices: Spend time alone each day in receptive silence. When angry, or afflicted with any negative emotion, take time to be alone with God. (Do not talk with people who are angry; they are irrational and cannot be reasoned with. If you or they are angry, it is best to leave and pray.) Visualize God’s light each day and send it to someone who needs help. Exercise the body, it is the temple of the soul.” ~ Peace Pilgrim
  54. “By being receptive, we can avail ourselves of the spiritual wealth available to us. By being open, we can receive things beyond what we ourselves might imagine.” ~ Ming-Dao Deng
  55. “I’d never assume an audience was anything but totally receptive and perfect. Seriously, it seems to me that’s the only circumstance you can work under. Otherwise, speaking for myself, you may as well be in the advertising business.” ~ Tom Verlaine
  56. “When we engage people positively, we create a receptive platform for the ideas and information we wish to communicate.” ~ Bill Crawford

  57. “The state of mind of the photographer creating is a blank. I might add that this condition exists only at special times, namely when looking for pictures. -Something keeps him from falling off curbs, down open manholes, into bumpers of skidding trucks while in this condition but goes off duty at other times. . . . This is a very special kind of blank. A very active state of mind really, it is a very receptive state. . .” ~ Minor White
  58. “Vertical search engines that match your business, service or products with a target market offer you a higher conversion rate than traditional search engines. Because they have already qualified their interest by coming to a search engine with a specific focus, searchers will be more receptive to targeted advertising.” ~ Marc Ostrofsky
  59. “If you are receptive and humble, mathematics will lead you by the hand. Again and again, when I have been at a loss how to proceed, I have just had to wait until I have felt the mathematics led me by the hand. It has led me along an unexpected path, a path where new vistas open up, a path leading to new territory, where one can set up a base of operations, from which one can survey the surroundings and plan future progress.” ~ Paul Dirac
  60. “Wisdom, health, life, and love cannot be found in trying to control the wind, but rather in harnessing the wind in the sails of receptive engagement of the present moment.” ~ Martin Laird

  61. “When working on my choreography I am not always receptive to outside suggestions or opinions. I believe that if you have something in mind in the way of a creation, such as a new dance, a sequence, or an effect, you are certain to come up with inaccurate criticism and damaging results if you go around asking for opinions.” ~ Fred Astaire , Not receptive quotes
  62. “All scientists have found that preconceived notions, dogmas, and all personal prejudice and bias, must be set aside, listening patiently, quietly and reverently to the lessons, one by one, which Mother Nature has to teach, shedding light on that which was before a mystery, so that all who will may see and know. She conveys her truths only to those who are passive and receptive.” ~ Luther Burbank
  63. “There is nothing more explosive than a skilled population condemned to inaction. Such a population is likely to become a hotbed of extremism and intolerance, and be receptive to any proselytizing ideology, however absurd and vicious, which promises vast action.” ~ Eric Hoffer
  64. “So plastic is mind, so receptive, that the slightest thought makes an impression upon it. People who think many kinds of thought must expect to receive a confused manifestation in their lives. If a gardener plants a thousand kinds of seeds, he will get a thousand kinds of plants: it is the same in mind.” ~ Ernest Holmes
  65. “Scientists who study brain-wave activity found that the longer one watches television, the more likely the brain will slip into “alpha” level: a slow, steady brain-wave pattern in which the mind is in its most receptive mode. It is noncoggnitive mode; i.e., information can be placed into the mind directly, without viewer participation.” ~ Jerry Mander

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