If you're making music for all the right reasons, people are going to be receptive to that and appreciate it the same way you did when your were writing it.
It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning.
When people are smiling they are most receptive to almost anything you want to teach them.
I have learned to listen and to hone my instincts to be perceptive and be receptive to change, to constantly live in ambiguity.
As soon as you get off stage, that's the most dangerous time for a singer to kiss people because your vocal chords are receptive to any kind of germ.
When you find a way to be really receptive to your child's needs and really listen, you can be more open to what they say they want or what they say they need.
Becoming a mother has been the best thing ever for me. It's become my life's work. Not just parenting, but sharing information and encouraging other women to be receptive to the basic nature of motherhood.
A lot of directors in my experience are very receptive. They see what you do first, and then they want to find a place to put the camera, and they tweak you here and there.
What helps me go forward is that I stay receptive, I feel that anything can happen.
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.