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Openness

Openness Quotes

“The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness”
Niels Bohr

"Nor do men light a lamp and put it under a bushel, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house."
Jesus

“Sincerity is an openness of heart; we find it in very few people; what we usually see is only an artful dissimulation to win the confidence of others.”
François de la Rochefoucauld

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Openness Definition: Ready and willing to talk candidly. Unsecretive.

Etymology of 'Openness'
Old English open "not closed down, raised up" (of gates, eyelids, etc.), also "exposed, evident, well-known, public," often in a bad sense, "notorious, shameless;" from Proto-Germanic *upana, literally "put or set up" (cf. Old Norse opinn, Swedish öppen, Danish aaben, Old Saxon opan, Old Frisian epen, Old High German offan, German offen "open").

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Openness"
"Perfect Openness is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Open now"
"Accept Openness"
"Trust in your Openness"
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