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English author 1847-19160
Creative power, is that receptive attitude of expectancy which makes a mold into which the plastic and as yet undifferentiated substance can flow and take the desired form.
American writer and social criticus 1858-19500
It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.
Alain de Botton
Swiss-born British author 1969-0
It is perhaps when our lives are at their most problematic that we are likely to be most receptive to beautiful things.Source: The Architecture of Happiness
American author and political activist 1941-0
It is the marketplace that calls most clearly for men to be softer, more narcissistic and receptive, and the new man is the result.