Top 133 Openly Quotes

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I have been a proud, openly gay man since I was 18.
I have been a proud, openly gay man since I was 18.

In many countries, the authority of the state is weak and openly defied by militias and terrorist groups. In others, state forces themselves act with impunity.

I won’t name any names, but I’ve done a couple of shows where once the pilot got picked up, the creators openly said, ‘I have no idea where we’re going.’

Since 1993, I have had the rich satisfaction of knowing and working with many openly gay and lesbian Americans, and I have come to realize that ‘gay’ is an artificial category when it comes to measuring a man or woman‘s on-the-job performance or commitment to shared goals. It says little about the person.

Joe Biden sent his own children to an elite private school, and parades as the Black Lives Matter candidate, yet his policies are openly hostile to the educational choices that offer the best chance for minority advancement.

Hatreds not vowed and concealed are to be feared more than those openly declared.

Sometimes I think I might insult people by being openly flirtatious, then snatching it back.

Dominique Swain
In Arizona, anyone over 18 can buy an assault rifle, at 21 you can get a pistol, and you can carry your gun, loaded or unloaded, concealed or openly, just about anywhere.

Skinheads and Neo-Nazis are commonly known to openly attack people who get in their way or don’t agree with them and their agenda.

It’s 2018, and being an openly gay man and an athlete, that is part of the face of America now.

I’m a private person. And I have a certain way in which I protect myself. I don’t openly wear my feelings.

My mom is an OK cook. She’ll skewer me for saying that openly, because she claims to be a very good cook. She can make about, I don’t know, 10 dishes, I think, which is four dishes more than I can make.

An eating disorder is serious and it’s a disease, and I don’t think you can lightly say that someone has a disease unless they’re openly telling you that they do.

In our Western culture, although death has come out of the closet, it is still not openly experienced or discussed. Allowing dying to be so intensely present enriches both the preciousness of each moment and our detachment from it.

Many openly show discontentment with their looks, but few with their intelligence. I, however, assure you there are many more plain minds than faces.

From the day I was elected, I began focusing on governing the best way I know how – transparently, openly, and in a way that encourages debate, dialogue and discussion on all sides of an issue.

No entrepreneur ever publicly admits to bribing, but few dare to openly claim they don’t, either.

Wang Shi
A good cult delivers on its promises. A good cult nourishes the needs of its members, has transparency and integrity, and creates provisions for challenging its leadership openly. A good cult expands the freedoms and well-being of its members rather than limits them.

Columnists must make sure that when they describe an event, they are being accurate in their description. When they quote someone, they are required to do so accurately. Errors that are made must be corrected openly and quickly.

I think more people in the mainstream, folks like Nancy Wilson and Luther Vandross, they have openly expressed their love for God, and when mainstream artists start expressing their love for God openly in their concerts and including gospel songs in their concert, and, you know, people started embracing it.

A Jewish community that is diverse and openly embraces all who seek to lead actively Jewish lives will be a Jewish community that is stronger and more enduring for generations to come.

You know, in this industry, being an openly queer actor or entertainer, you can play the game your way, or you can play it the industry’s way. And I decided to play it my way. I played it the industry’s way far too long.

Everything needs to be public. The legitimacy of the courts comes from the fact that they reason openly, on the record, based on facts.

It’s a complicated issue, and you can’t boil it down in a tweet… two sentences cannot sum up the whole gun debate… The minute you try to talk about it honestly and openly, you get raked over the coals.

Dan Carter
I have gay people in my family who weren’t able to openly discuss homosexuality, and I feel like that’s shifted, especially here on the coast.

After growing up in a military family and going to an Evangelical Christian school, to look around and see lesbians and gay men of all ages and colors living their lives openly, it was awesome.

Openly speaking, the only formula that will save Greece‘s future is more trade with Turkey and more investment with Turkey.

Ali Babacan
If some people think it shows a feminine side to be in the theater, I’ve never felt that. And I’ll openly say that an intelligent person who is a sensitive person will be and should be in touch with their inner female.

Anthony Warlow
There should be consequences for those who openly voice racist and fascist opinions. Our politicians should stand up way more; our justice system should stand up way more and punish these people harder than they ever did before.

Til Schweiger
In all my years of cricket, I’ve given hundreds of interviews and done dozens of TV shows, but what you will read in my memoir are the stories and thoughts I’ve never shared openly.

When I first ran for Congress in the 1990s, my background as an openly gay Asian was one of the focal points of the campaign, and, in fact, my opponent attacked me for it.

Mark Takano
For patients to be safe, we need doctors to be able to reflect completely openly and freely about what they have done, to learn from mistakes, to spread best practice around the system, to talk openly with their colleagues.

A lot of nerds aren’t aware they’re nerds. A geek has thrown his hands up to the universe and gone, ‘I speak Klingon – who am I fooling? You win! I’m just gonna openly like what I like.’ Geeks tend to be a little happier with themselves.

When you can no longer elucidate the ideas, or when they are too damaging to openly acknowledge, all you can do is simply make threats, demand loyalty.

Some schools have decided to openly support the anti-capitalist Black Lives Matter group – often fully aware that they have the statutory duty to be politically impartial.

By the time I enrolled in the military at 20, I had spent years in denial about who I really was. I was openly gay and would go through periods of cross-dressing, and had even thought about transitioning, but I was in such complete denial.

Chelsea Manning
I’d say I’m not openly gay. I’m just gay.

When your focus is social change and not financial change, why wouldn’t you want to share that openly? Innovation only succeeds when it’s shared.

Cameron Sinclair
There are some actors who have an interest in comedy but they can’t say this openly. They do feel insecure about the comedian walking off with all the applause. In fact, I have seen my lines being changed and scenes being reworked to suit certain actors.

I wish that sometimes there is a little more honesty and that you can discuss things openly. There should not be taboo subjects.

It’s a new world that’s very, very difficult to make sense of. But we have a new hope. We have a new man. America has now elected its first openly black President.

I openly admit it: I am a diva with my food.

Younger people obviously are more likely to openly express their political affiliations in terms of gear.

Now I can say loudly and openly what I have been saying to myself on my knees.

I think being authentic online and living my life so openly allows people to actually relate to me.

I’ve always regretted that I never was able to talk openly with my parents, especially with my father. I’ve heard and read so many things about my family that I can no longer believe anything; every relative I question has a completely different story from the last.

I would not openly categorize myself as a sullen teenager, but that kind of role comes more easier to me than a bright, perky thing.

OpenAI is doing important work by releasing tools which promote AI to be developed in the open. Compute power is largely produced by NVIDIA and Intel and still relatively expensive but openly purchasable. Blockchains may be the key final ingredient by providing massive pools of open training data.

Any spending should be debated openly on the floor of the House and voted on in open session, with the American people having a chance to watch and listen.

Sadly, I’ve learnt that prejudice still exists in parts of the entertainment industry – I did an interview with a magazine once, and the journalist quite openly said they wouldn’t put a black person on the front cover because the magazine wouldn’t sell.

The Romney who showed up at CPAC in early 2007 vehemently embraced the conservative cause and openly mocked his home state and its liberal reputation.

I think integration in Norway is, by all standards, going relatively well. People are working, taking education, learning the language. But, yes, it is a challenge. And democracy and democratic debate has to be open to take that debate openly and not push questions aside.

Jonas Gahr Store
I don’t mean to make a generalization, but I do at the same time, from what I know about people from the Midwest, it seems like their families would talk about money openly in front of them when they were kids. They’d say stuff like, ‘We’re broke! We’re gonna lose the house!’

We must speak our minds openly, debate our disagreements honestly, but always pursue solidarity.

Donald Trump
Practically all the prominent leaders of thought in China today are openly agnostics and even atheists.

The way I was raised, I didn’t have a role model who was openly out.

The book is openly a kind of spiritual autobiography, but the trick is that on any other level it’s a kind of insane collage of fragments of memory.

I’m constantly astounded by the way people talk so openly to someone they don’t know. They clarify in their own minds what is important to them, discover another person has similar problems, and create trust and even a friendship.

Most everyone now personally knows someone who is openly homosexual.

The story of my life publicly has been told through ‘Alternative Press.’ Former employees, people who have worked there – my friend Ryan Downey, who wrote for ‘AP’ for a long time – I’ve been able to have really great articles written about me and talk openly about things in my life.

My women students openly admit that they dress for interviews like dates, hoping to look their best: makeup, high heels, a well-fitting suit that shows off their figure. And I always tell them to make sure to wear a shirt under the suit jacket. Form fitting, yes. Cleavage, no.

When it comes to work, there is a fear factor around meritocracy. People are afraid of being openly judged. However, when you know what you are being measured against, it’s empowering.

We must openly call for the establishment of a Kurdish state that separates Iran from Turkey, one which will be friendly towards Israel.

If anything, I hope to see more players feel comfortable speaking out and sharing their perspectives openly in the future. The game needs more of that in my opinion.

If torture is going to be administered as a last resort in the ticking-bomb case, to save enormous numbers of lives, it ought to be done openly, with accountability, with approval by the president of the United States or by a Supreme Court justice.

I was warmly embraced by the Tea Party. They openly seek more minorities.

I don’t think that there’s been one example in history where somebody has openly talked about their personal life and it’s done them any good.

President George W. Bush is the first American president to call openly for two-states, Israel and Palestine, living side by side in peace and security.

The organizations that I’ve worked with, whether I have gotten cut or whether I have excelled, the always communicated with me honestly and openly. The ones that weren’t so good, the communication was iffy.

I see little difference in the attitudes of those who consider themselves Christian and those who are openly secular and agnostic. Most Christian citizenship appears to be clearly right here – on this little bit of very unreal estate.

I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport.

I have lived my life very openly, and have never hidden the fact that I am gay!

Jonathan Knight
I have never pretended to be the best Scientologist, but I openly and vigorously defended the church whenever it was criticized, as I railed against the kind of intolerance that I believed was directed against it. I had my disagreements, but I dealt with them internally.

To the Muslim woman, the hijab provides a sense of empowerment. It is a personal decision to dress modestly according to the command of a genderless Creator; to assert pride in self, and embrace one’s faith openly, with independence and courageous conviction.

In 2010, conservatives won big majorities in the Wisconsin State Legislature, and I openly supported many of their reforms, including changes to collective bargaining and expansions of school choice.

I am an openly proud gay man.

Michael Sam
I’m the first-ever openly gay female in the WWE.

I’m openly gay, and I’ve got a major label record deal in Nashville, and it happened when I was 42 years old. It’s not supposed to happen that way.

I’m grateful to Donald Trump‘s pro-life views, and I’m grateful that he’s expressed those views so publicly and openly.

I will openly admit that I’ve never really followed hockey. Given my New England upbringing, I have always adhered to the Celtics, Patriots, Red Sox, Bruins mantra of professional sports fandom, but hockey was definitely the lowest sport on the totem pole – even when the Bruins won the Stanley Cup.

President Obama is doing the right thing by offering young immigrants, most often in this country through no action of their own, a chance to live and work openly, free from the fear of deportation.

The relationship of Trump to Russia has been reported on, and the activity to change the Republican platform happened openly, and Trump’s support for Russian policy – Russia’s views of Europe and its views of NATO – have been stated. So it’s not like this is secret.

I openly say I’ve had my lips done, I’ve been getting my lips done for years now.

The writer has two kinds of faith: actual writing and sitting openly. Have faith in your personal effort or sweat. And faith in God, or whatever you want to call it. Then the voices will come. Faith is the big deal.

Suzan-Lori Parks
While the circumstances of any one situation are unique, it is clear that many families could have been helped if they had found it easier to talk openly about mental health challenges in the home.

There are not actually many people in Finland who are openly gay together, let alone two women.

In ‘UnREAL’, for me, just being so openly feminist, just being so overtly, like, ‘This show is about women who are not necessarily likable, doing a job that is despicable, and we are not going to be afraid of that.’

I was lucky that I had parents that had had supernatural experiences, so I could talk to them openly without them looking at me as some lunatic.

I think that, given that some people feel very embarrassed by it, it isn’t too difficult to breastfeed a baby in a way that’s not openly ostentatious.

Harvey Milk gave hope to generations of gay and lesbian Americans by encouraging them to live their lives openly and to speak out against the discrimination and prejudice they faced.

Fascism is itself lessideological‘, in so far as it openly proclaims the principle of domination that is elsewhere concealed.

Al-Qa’ida does not follow a traditional command structure, wear uniforms, carry its arms openly, or mass its troops at the borders of the nations it attacks. Nonetheless, it possesses the demonstrated capability to strike with little notice and cause significant civilian or military casualties.

When I went into ‘Fiddler,’ I wondered about the response I’d get – the backlash because I’m openly gay. There was none. I toured Canada and America, and not one single review suggested that I played the role gay or that I seemed anything but Tevye.

As someone who is both an ethnic minority and openly gay, I often talk about how simply being who I am has given me a double awareness of the vulnerability that some Americans may be facing.

Mark Takano
Definitely for writing, what inspires me is poetry, which I have next to me all the time because I think they’re doing what I’m doing, but much harder, more condensed. It’s the same job, but they’re more talented. All of them. So I just steal openly from them.

The discrimination is not made openly, but a Negro who goes to such places is informed that there are no accommodations, or he is overlooked and otherwise slighted, so that he does not come again.

Ray Stannard Baker
Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud.

Maurice Blanchot
I grew up in the ’50s, a tough time for African Americans. I had friends whose fathers would openly say, ‘Just bite your tongu;, don’t cause any problems.’ My father was not like that. Even in the toughest times racially, if somebody disrespected his family, they were in trouble.

The BJP’s central leadership needs to recast the party structure where you openly speak of Hindutva and Indianness.

Faced with stress, too many people feel they have nowhere to turn to, that they don’t have access to the kind of friendships or communities where they can easily and openly share their problems and worries.

If we think something is not good, we’ll openly say it. If there’s choreography, for example, and it feels like it’s going to be too taxing on our physical resources – as I said, we’re not getting any younger – we’ll say so, and then we’ll make those changes.

Every child senses, with all the horse sense that’s in him, that any parent is angry inside when children misbehave and they dread more the anger that is rarely or never expressed openly, wondering how awful it might be.

The youth of today has no qualms accepting and talking about their love affairs on national television. They don’t bother much about their parents and talk about love openly. I feel they are selfish.

When I first came to New York, I was surprised by all these out teenagers who were openly on the street being who they were. That intrigued me because I was 27 and still struggling with being myself.

If you concede early against a quality team, you have to play more openly – and can get picked off.

We have said the first step was to designate the land, inform the owners. And the second would be to get the responses from the owners. And this will be openly done.

I’d love to see an openly gay player, a really, really good gay player come out.

When I was first writing ‘Feed’ – which was the first book I published as Mira – I talked about it very openly on my blog, on Twitter, that I was writing this book, and it wasn’t until after it was sold that I said ‘Mira Grant’ wrote this book. And the reason there was really purely marketing-based.

We need quiet time to examine our lives openly and honestly – spending quiet time alone gives your mind an opportunity to renew itself and create order.

To get pregnant, I have resorted to artificial insemination. I want to openly talk about it because this is an opportunity to show my gratitude to all those anonymous donors who help many women to meet, like me, the dream of their life.

Monica Cruz
There was no real fringe theatre in London until way after the war, so either a play was done secretly with a club licence or it was done openly and had to be assessed along with everything else.

Timothy West
Irregular contact with doctors means many men fail to receive any preventive care for potentially life-threatening conditions. In addition, when men do seek care, embarrassment can often prevent them from openly discussing health concerns with their physicians.

Mike Crapo
I care a great deal about LGBT U.S. servicemen and women being able to serve openly and honestly. Since early in my career, I’ve included realistic LGBT characters in my books. The idea that a gay Navy SEAL had to hide who he was in order to serve was a terrible one – and I made sure my readers knew that!

Suzanne Brockmann
I’m married to a man from Utah, and I talk about that very openly.

I can talk openly about my support for the artists on Communion because I’m not promoting myself.

An openly gay footballer would be exposed to abusive comments.

Everybody is bound by some social rules. But I think that artists need some kind of freedom to explore their minds and that some of them tend to take that freedom to live a little more openly or a little more dangerously, sometimes a lot more self-destructively, than other people.

Anne Roiphe
If I go way back to Loretta Lynn, I always cite her as being able to capture what I think is every woman’s story… she very openly used her art as an expression of what she was going through in her life. So that authenticity is something I admire.

I’m always surprised at the negative response to the women in my books who are openly ambitious or experience aggression.

I know that after my letter there will be undoubtedly an ‘opinion’ about me, but I am not afraid of it. I openly say what I think. Talent, of which we are proud, must not be submitted to the assaults of the past.

I openly share music with Drake, especially when it’s time for him to have a project.

We feel free. We’re independent. People can be openly proud of being Estonian. I have a lot of belief in Estonia.

Carmen Kass
It is my position that allowing gays and lesbians to serve openly would be the right thing to do. No matter how I look at this issue, I cannot escape being troubled by the fact that we have in place a policy which forces young men and women to lie about who they are in order to defend their fellow citizens.

I tried to live my life really openly and transparently right from the get-go. I think that probably resonated with people.

Our freedom to criticize the government – as openly and brutally as we want to – serves as a vital check against unbridled government power and control.

I’d like to become a singer who expresses myself more openly.

Bae Suzy
I never officially came out in any kind of really public way. I just always lived very simply and openly, but the press has never made a big fuss about me or said anything to me.

I try to talk openly from how I feel. People may not agree with it. It may sound foreign to them. That’s an uncomfortable position for some people, to be sentimental, nostalgic – it’s all kind of the same.

Tony La Russa was quoted as saying that I was using steroids back then, and I was talking about it in the clubhouse, openly.

Jose Canseco
Trump seems to accept the idea that there are secret Muslim training camps in America, and has openly suggested Obama himself is a Muslim, and foreign born.

There is no better illustration of that crisis than the fact that the president is openly violating our nation‘s laws by authorizing the NSA to engage in warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens.

I began to fear that Mos Def was being treated as a product, not a person, so I’ve been going by Yasiin since ’99. At first it was just for friends and family, but now I’m declaring it openly.