Doors quotes

  • Christopher Robin was sitting outside his door, putting on his Big Boots. As soon as he saw the Big Boots, Pooh knew that an Adventure was going to happen, and he brushed the honey off his nose with the back of his paw, and spruced himself up as well as he could, so as to look ready for Anything.
    -- A. A. Milne

    #Adventure #Doors #Robins

  • The joy of all mysteries is the certainty which comes from their contemplation, that there are many doors yet for the soul to open on her upward and inward way.
    -- A. C. Benson

    #Doors #Joy #Soul

  • When one door opens, so does another one.
    -- A.C.H. Smith

    #Spiritual #Doors #Doe

  • Life is no straight and easy corridor along which we travel free and unhampered, but a maze of passages, through which we must seek our way, lost and confused, now and again checked in a blind alley. But always, if we have faith, a door will open for us, not perhaps one that we ourselves would ever have thought of, but one that will ultimately prove good for us
    -- A.J. Cronin

    #Confused #Doors #Mazes

  • If you close your eyes you can imagine the hackers sitting in a room, combing through the documents to find the ones that will draw the most blood. And in a room next door are American journalists doing the same thing. As demented and criminal as it is, at least the hackers are doing it for a cause. The press is doing it for a nickel.
    -- Aaron Sorkin

    #Eye #Doors #Blood

  • What are you doing?" "I'm going to enjoy a long overdue make-out session with my girl. That's what I'm doing." I explained, stepping into the room and closing the door behind me with one shove of my foot.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Girl #Doors #Feet

  • Making money is not gonna change anything about what I am, except I won't answer the door.
    -- Abel Ferrara

    #Doors #Answers #Making Money

  • The getting out of doors is the greatest part of the journey.
    -- Abraham Cowley

    #Journey #Doors

  • Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Men #Doors #Land

  • Keep focused on the substantive issues. To make a decision means having to go through one door and closing all others.
    -- Abraham Zaleznik

    #Mean #Doors #Issues

  • Once a sage asked why scholars always flock to the doors of the rich, whilst the rich are not inclined to call at the doors of scholars. ‘The scholars‘ he answered , ‘are well aware of the use of money, but the rich are ignorant of the nobility of science.’
    -- Abu Rayhan al-Biruni

    #Doors #Ignorant #Sage

  • Everything seems overwhelming when you stand back and look at the totality of it. I build a lot of stuff and it would all seem impossible if I didn't break it down piece by piece, stage by stage. The best gift you can give yourself is some drive--that thing inside of you that gets you out the door to the gym, job interviews, and dates. The believe-in-yourself adage is grossly overrated.
    -- Adam Carolla

    #Jobs #Believe #Doors

  • Step out the front door like a ghost into the fog where noone notices the contrast of white on white.
    -- Adam Duritz

    #White #Fog #Doors

  • Less than the dust beneath thy chariot wheel, less than the weed that grows beside thy door.
    -- Adela Florence Nicolson

    #Weed #Marijuana #Doors

  • Death is a door life opens.
    -- Adela Rogers St. Johns

    #Grief #Doors

  • You only have to kick in the door and the whole rotten structure will come crashing down.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #War #Doors #Rotten

  • It's a fact of earthly life that when God opens the windows of heaven to bless us, the devil opens the doors of hell to blast us. When God begins moving, the devil fires up all his artillery.
    -- Adrian Rogers

    #Moving #Fire #Doors

  • The doors of opportunity swing on the hinges of opposition!
    -- Adrian Rogers

    #Opportunity #Swings #Doors

  • You know Nana, I searched and searched, but could never find the key that unlocked the way. And now that I've stopped looking, I've finally found it. Maybe the door will open for me.
    -- Ai Yazawa

    #Keys #Doors #Way

  • Every ransomed man owes his salvation to the fact that during his days of sinning, God kept the door of mercy open.
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Men #Doors #Facts

  • Just go into the room, sit in the centre of the room, open the doors and windows, and see who comes to visit. You will witness all kinds of scenes and actors, all kinds of temptations and stories, everything imaginable. Your only job is to stay in your seat. You will see it all arise and pass, and out of this, wisdom and understanding will come.
    -- Ajahn Chah

    #Jobs #Doors #Meditation

  • The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee.
    -- Akhenaton

    #Wise #Doors #Treasure

  • There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies in public and hookers behind closed doors. I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off.
    -- Al Goldstein

    #Men #Doors #Robots

  • I pissed away over ten million dollars On dope and crack I passed away deader than a door knob But now I'm back
    -- Al Jourgensen

    #Dope #Doors #Cracks

  • To exercise at or near capacity is the best way I know of reaching a true introspective state. If you do it right, it can open all kinds of inner doors.
    -- Al Oerter

    #Exercise #Doors #Training

  • What she was finding also was how one book led to another, doors kept opening wherever she turned and the days weren't long enough for the reading she wanted to do.
    -- Alan Bennett

    #Book #Reading #Doors

  • Whenever I'm out-of-doors and find myself wanting to have a first-rate think, I fling myself down on my back, throw my arms and legs out so that I look like an asterisk, and gaze at the sky.
    -- Alan Bradley

    #Thinking #Sky #Doors

  • I wouldn't touch Chimbonda with a barn door
    -- Alan Brazil

    #Doors #Barns

  • The difficulties of life do not keep you from greatness.  They show you to its door.
    -- Alan Cohen

    #Greatness #Doors #Difficulty

  • The door you open to give love is the very one through which love arrives.
    -- Alan Cohen

    #Love Is #Doors #Giving

  • The power of both myth and art is this magical ability to open doors, to make connections — not only between us and the natural world, but between us and the rest of humanity. Myths show us what we have in common with every other human being, no matter what culture we come from, no matter what century we live in. . .and at the same time, mythic stories and art celebrate our essential differences...
    -- Alan Lee

    #Art #Differences #Doors

  • A life is a moment in season. A life is one snowfall. A life is one autumn day. A life is the delicate, rapid edge of a closing door's shadow. A life is a brief movement of arms and of legs.
    -- Alan Lightman

    #Life #Autumn #Doors

  • I think there should be laughs in everything. Sometimes, it's a slammed door, a pie in the face or just a recognition of our frailties.
    -- Alan Rickman

    #Thinking #Doors #Pie

  • So die as though your funeral Ushered you through the doors that led Into a stately banquet hall Where heroes banqueted.
    -- Alan Seeger

    #Death #Hero #Doors

  • I'm a leave-the-bathroom-door-open nudist, which is sometimes disconcerting for my friends.
    -- Alanis Morissette

    #Doors #Nudists #Bathroom

  • Television is just like making a hole in the wall. All kinds of stuff comes in, on the screen, that we would never allow to come in through the door.
    -- Albert Borgmann

    #Wall #Doors #Television

  • I knew that I had shattered the harmony of the day, the exceptional silence of a beach where I'd been happy. Then I fired four more times at the motionless body where the bullets lodged without leaving a trace. And it was like knocking four quick times on the door of unhappiness.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Beach #Doors #Silence

  • And it was like knocking four quick times on the door of unhappiness.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Doors #Four #Unhappiness

  • One Spirit Medicine opens the doors to the invisible matrix of wisdom where everything is intertwined, where every thought we have impacts every cell in our body and every molecule in the cosmos.
    -- Alberto Villoldo

    #Impact #Doors #Cells

  • The supreme satisfaction is to be able to despise one's neighbor and this fact goes far to account for religious intolerance. It is evidently consoling to reflect that the people next door are headed for hell.
    -- Aleister Crowley

    #Religious #Doors #People

  • What would things been like [in Russia] if during periods of mass arrests people had not simply sat there, paling with terror at every bang on the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase, but understood they had nothing to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people?
    -- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

    #Russia #Doors #People

  • Love is not only blind, but a fool, a stumbling mess falling backwards through showroom doors into atmospheres unwelcoming of his presence.
    -- Alex Gaskarth

    #Fall #Love Is #Doors

  • It's easy to forget how to appreciate your front door when you're always walking through it
    -- Alex Gaskarth

    #Doors #Appreciate #Forget

  • Journeying through secret doors, curving corridors, and connecting rooms into the mountain was like being digested by the different organs of a deity.
    -- Alex Grey

    #Doors #Secret #Mountain

  • Shay Given is champing on the door to be involved this weekend
    -- Alex McLeish

    #Weekend #Doors #Shay

  • Oh my god! Would you shut the front door already?! Look at you walking out here with your hair done, nails done, everything did. Whatchu think you fancy, huh? Look, uh, sweetheart, I don't speak Gucci or anything, but I'll give it my best shot.
    -- Alex Riley

    #Thinking #Doors #Wwe

  • Oh my god will you shut the front door already!
    -- Alex Riley

    #Doors #Wwe #Gods Will

  • When one door closes, another one opens.
    -- Alexander Graham Bell

    #Tattoo #Doors

  • For me, life without murder is like a life without food. I was the father of these people, since it was I who opened the door for them to another world.
    -- Alexander Pichushkin

    #Father #Doors #People

  • The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees, The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, The road was a ribbon of moonlight, over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding-- Riding--riding-- The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door.
    -- Alfred Noyes

    #Moon #Doors #Wind

  • At the door of life by the gate of breath, There are worse things waiting for men than death.
    -- Algernon Charles Swinburne

    #Life #Men #Doors

  • I wonder at a man who loses hope of salvation when the door of repentance is open for him.
    -- Ali ibn Abi Talib

    #Wisdom #Men #Doors

  • The clue to one's next step toward the door of initiation may be revealed at the Full Moon during the sign of Taurus.
    -- Alice Bailey

    #Moon #Doors #Next Steps

  • There was our father, the heart we knew held all of us. Held us heavily and desperately, the doors of his heart opening and closing with the rapidity of stops on an instrument, the quiet felt closures, the ghostly fingering, practice and practice and then, incredibly, sound and melody and warmth.
    -- Alice Sebold

    #Father #Heart #Doors

  • Wherever I have knocked, a door has opened. Wherever I have wandered, a path has appeared.
    -- Alice Walker

    #Gratitude #Doors #Path

  • There's a restless feeling knocking on my door today...
    -- Alison Krauss

    #Doors #Feelings #Today

  • To reenchant nature is not merely to gain a new perspective for its integrity and well-being; it is to throw open the doors to a deeper level of existence.
    -- Alister E. McGrath

    #Integrity #Doors #Perspective

  • The closet door is open for me, where I left it, since I left it open, it has graciously stayed open.
    -- Allen Ginsberg

    #Doors #Closets

  • Another door swung open, and another guard appeared, this time with Gabrielle, who wore a black catsuit and rappelling harness.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Doors #Black #Harness

  • We're seniors." "I know," I said "So aren't you... curious?" "About what?" "About life. Out there. Life!" she said again. "Tell me, Cameron Ann Morgan, what do you want to be when you grow up?" We'd reached another door, and I stopped and looked up at the camera that monitored the entrance, just as I whispered, "Alive.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Senior #Growing Up #Doors

  • Okay, gang," I said, "according to blueprints, there's an elevator access panel on the east side of the building. We may get a little dirty, but—" "I thought we'd just go through the doors," Liz said, flashing three beautifully engraved invitations and some wonderfully authentic fake IDs. The tickets were $20,000 each. The Secret Service had been vetting the guest list for weeks, so Bex and I stopped beneath a streetlamp and studied Liz. "Do I even want to know where you got those?" I asked. Liz seemed to ponder it, and then she said, "No.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Dirty #Doors #Fake

  • I didn’t know what was more disturbing—the fact that something was obviously wrong, or that three faculty members of the world’s premiere spy school had forgotten to lock the door.
    -- Ally Carter

    #School #Doors #Spy

  • Yes?' Joe Solomon sounded like someone with far better things to do. 'Is there any homework?' she asked, and the class turned instantly from shocked to irritated. (Never ask that question in a room full of girls who are all black belts in karate) 'Yes,' Solomon said, holding the door in the universal signal for get out. 'Notice things.
    -- Ally Carter

    #Girl #Doors #Class

  • Basting is evil. Basting does nothing for the meat. Why? Skin. Skin is designed to keep stuff out of the bird, so basting just lets heat out of the oven. That means the turkey will take longer to cook... so don't touch that door!
    -- Alton Brown

    #Mean #Doors #Turkeys

  • The thing that helped me get into the film business was that I went to school in Athens, Georgia and managed to get on, um, working on music videos for a band called R.E.M. and that kind of opened up a lot of doors for me.
    -- Alton Brown

    #School #Doors #Video

  • He stops in his tracks, face expressing major disappointment. "Wait - seriously? That's it? We don't get to do a stealthy tiptoe as we slip around back? No sneaking through a cracked window, or arguing over who gets to crawl through the dogie door to let the other one in?
    -- Alyson Noel

    #Disappointment #Doors #Track

  • This is the way the world ends; not with a bang or a whimper, but with zombies breaking down the back door.
    -- Amanda Hocking

    #Doors #Zombie #Bangs

  • I need to call Matt and let him know I'm okay," I said. Finn held the passenger door open while I got inside. As soon as he got in the driver's seat, I turned to him. "Well? Can I call him?" "You really want to?" Finn asked as he started the car. "Yes, of course I do! Why is that so suprising?
    -- Amanda Hocking

    #Doors #Car #Needs

  • OUT-OF-DOORS, n. That part of one's environment upon which no government has been able to collect taxes. Chiefly useful to inspire poets.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Fun #Government #Doors

  • Evolutionary biology is genuinely scientific, but more than that it opens the door to a world more marvellous than any Christian fundamentalist has ever read into the pages of the Bible.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Christian #Doors #World

  • OPIATE, n. An unlocked door in the prison of Identity. It leads into the jail yard.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Doors #Jail #Identity

  • I wear the key of memory, and can open every door in the house of my life.
    -- Amelia Barr

    #Memories #Keys #Doors

  • Actually, who hasn't been through the ghastly experience of sitting in front of a blank page, with its toothless mouth grinning at you: Go ahead, let's see you lay a finger on me? A blank page is actually a whitewashed wall with no door and no window. Beginning to tell a story is like making a pass at a total stranger in a restaurant.
    -- Amos Oz

    #Wall #Doors #Sitting

  • In the name of friendship you should make sure your door is always open to listen. Don't feel you need to provide unsolicited possible solutions, answers or even ideas. Listening without judgment and offering assistance when asked should be enough. That's friendship's high calling.
    -- Amy Dickinson

    #Women #Offering #Doors

  • Friends tell the truth to one another. Friends don't slam the door to correction or reflection when it is offered with affection.
    -- Amy Dickinson

    #Friends #Reflection #Doors

  • Cages come in lots of different colors and shapes. Some are gilded, while others have a slamming door. But golden handcuffs are still handcuffs.
    -- Amy Harmon

    #Doors #Color #Different

  • Sometimes a flat-footed sentence is what serves, so you don't get all writerly: 'He opened the door.' There, it's open.
    -- Amy Hempel

    #Writing #Doors #Sometimes

  • He leaned forward and opened his door, politely standing aside to let me by before following me in. There are some advantages to dating a guy from another era, I thought. Though I am a big believer in gender equality, chivalry scores high in my book.
    -- Amy Plum

    #Book #Doors #Dating

  • There are certain things you learn to do as a parent - using every single part of your body because you're multitasking all the time. You're holding the baby and you're closing the door with your left foot.
    -- Amy Ryan

    #Baby #Feet #Doors

  • Don't answer the door in a wedding dress and veil, he might not think you're joking.
    -- Amy Sedaris

    #Relationship #Thinking #Doors

  • Comedy's been really liberating for me because I've been able to sneak the singing part in through the back door.
    -- Ana Gasteyer

    #Doors #Singing #Able

  • In each studio there is a human being dressed in the full regalia of his myth fearing to expore a vulnerable opening, spreading not his charms but his defences, plotting to disrobe, somewhere along the night-- his body without the aperture of the heart or his heart with a door closed to his body. thus keeping one compartment for refuge, one uninvaded cell.
    -- Anais Nin

    #Heart #Night #Doors

  • I'm in an unusual stage right now, because I haven't dated in so long. The sense of isolation turns it all into a bigger deal. Just taking the risk of opening that door is really hard for me right now.
    -- Andie MacDowell

    #Doors #Long #Risk

  • I stopped for a second. If you remember everything, I wanted to say, and if you are really like me, then before you leave tomorrow, or when you’re just ready to shut the door of the taxi and have already said goodbye to everyone else and there’s not a thing left to say in this life, then, just this once, turn to me, even in jest, or as an afterthought, which would have meant everything to me when we were together, and, as you did back then, look me in the face, hold my gaze, and call me by your name
    -- André Aciman

    #Goodbye #Doors #Names

  • A lot of people think that you easily get roles because you do music. I mean, you could knock on the door faster than anybody, but it doesn't necessarily get you in...
    -- Andre Benjamin

    #Mean #Thinking #Doors

  • I insist on knowing the names, on being interested only in books left ajar, like doors; I will not go looking for keys.
    -- Andre Breton

    #Book #Keys #Doors

  • The happiest moments of my childhood were spent on my grandmother's front porch in Durham, N.C., or at her sister's farmhouse in Orange County, where chickens paraded outside the kitchen's screen door and hams were cured in the smokehouse.
    -- Andre Leon Talley

    #Grandmother #Orange #Doors

  • I’ve written this poem before but always through a window, never through an open door.
    -- Andrea Gibson

    #Doors #Window

  • Yesterday i carved your name into the surface of an ice cube then held it against my chest til it melted into my aching pores today i cried so hard the neighbors knocked on my door and asked if I wanted to borrow some sugar.
    -- Andrea Gibson

    #Doors #Ice #Names

  • If I was a male, I had the right to, when I stepped out the door, take off my shirt. It's not right for the state to ask me to be both male and female. A choice needs to be made. They cannot hold me to both standards.
    -- Andrea Jones

    #Doors #Choices #Needs

  • But fear doesn't need doors and windows. It works from the inside.
    -- Andrew Clements

    #Inspirational #Fear #Doors

  • When I got into comedy, which was really for acting, I would see the guys who would be considered great today. They were great, but after a few minutes I could get kind of bored because they wouldn't move around. The dress code was boring to me. I didn't want to see the guy next door when I'm watching a performer. I wanted to see someone I would pay a ticket for.
    -- Andrew Dice Clay

    #Moving #Doors #Bored

  • One of the things that often gets lost in discussions of depression is that you know it's ridiculous. You know it's ridiculous while you're experiencing it. You know that most people manage to listen to their messages, and eat lunch, and organise themselves to take a shower and go out the front door, and that it's not a big deal. And yet you are nonetheless in its grip and you are unable to figure out any way around it.
    -- Andrew Solomon

    #Doors #Lunch #People

  • Occasional observers of horror movies have a nasty habit of asking why it is that there is always some poor misguided soul who opens the door to the cellar or to the attic or to the crypt when it's quite clear that no sane person would even consider it.
    -- Andrew Tudor

    #Doors #Soul #Hollywood

  • The closing of a door can bring blessed privacy and comfort - the opening, terror. Conversely, the closing of a door can be a sad and final thing - the opening a wonderfully joyous moment.
    -- Andy Rooney

    #Confidence #Blessed #Doors

  • Last night we had three small zucchini for dinner that were grown within fifty feet of our back door. I estimate they cost somewhere in the neighborhood of $371.49 each.
    -- Andy Rooney

    #Night #Zucchini #Doors

  • No one likes the house next door to look worse or a lot better than his own.
    -- Andy Rooney

    #Doors #House #Looks

  • The key of the success of Studio 54 is that it’s a dictatorship at the door and a democracy on the dance floor.
    -- Andy Warhol

    #Keys #Doors #Democracy

  • Has anybody ever told you you're an evil woman?" -Reece "Who, me?" -Erin "Yes, you." -Reece "Li'l ole me?" -Erin "Sadistic goddess you, yes." -Reece "Do you want me to stop?" -Erin "Do you want me to hold you down and bang you like a screen door?" -Reece "Don't threaten the sadistic goddess, Reece." -Erin
    -- Angela Knight

    #Doors #Evil #Bangs

  • So when the world knocks at your front door, clutch the knob and open on up, running forward into its widespread greeting arms with your hands before you, fingertips trembling though they may be.
    -- Anis Mojgani

    #Running #Doors #Hands