Quotes by door
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Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
Death always waits. The door of the hearse is never closed.
British psychologist 1859-1939
Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
To those of my race who... underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say, 'Cast down your bucket where you are'â€”cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded.Source: Address at Atlanta International Exposition, Atlanta, Ga., 18 September 1895
American poet 1902-1971
A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
A man will be imprisoned in a room with a door that's unlocked and opens inwards; as long as it does not occur to him to pull rather than push.
English writer 1812-1870
A very little key will open a very heavy door.
Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
Adults who still derive childlike pleasure from hanging gifts of a ready-made education on the Christmas tree of a child waiting outside the door to life do not realize how unreceptive they are making the children to everything that constitutes the true surprise of life.
John Kenneth Galbraith
American economist 1908-2006
All successful revolutions are the kicking in of a rotten door. The violence of revolutions is the violence of men who charge into a vacuum.
Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
An actor entering through the door, you've got nothing. But if he enters through the window, you've got a situation.Source: The Bright Side of Billy Wilder (1970)
American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
American aerospace engineer and entrepreneur 1943-
By 1931, after a few years' experience of flying scheduled airlines, those planes were operating at roughly 600 times the safety of the space shuttle. I look at safety not in terms of fatalities per passenger-mile, but when you get in and close the door, what is the risk of dying on this flight?
British actor, writer, director 1921-
By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door.
English writer 1812-1870
Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
Confidence is the hinge on the door to success.
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