Quotes by door

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  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    A man who does not think and plan long ahead will find trouble right at his door.
  • Joseph Bayly
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    Death always waits. The door of the hearse is never closed.
  • Havelock Ellis
    Havelock Ellis
    British psychologist 1859-1939
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    Men who know themselves are no longer fools. They stand on the threshold of the door of Wisdom.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    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'—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
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden Nash
    American poet 1902-1971
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    A door is what a dog is perpetually on the wrong side of.
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Austrian - English philosopher 1889-1951
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    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.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    A very little key will open a very heavy door.
  • Karl Kraus
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist 1874-1936
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    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
    John Kenneth Galbraith
    American economist 1908-2006
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    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.
  • Billy Wilder
    Billy Wilder
    Austrian-American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer and artist 1906-2002
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    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)
  • Doug Horton
    Doug Horton
    American Protestant clergyman 1891-1968
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    As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.
  • Burt Rutan
    Burt Rutan
    American aerospace engineer and entrepreneur 1943-
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    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?
  • Peter Ustinov
    Peter Ustinov
    British actor, writer, director 1921-
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    By increasing the size of the keyhole, today's playwrights are in danger of doing away with the door.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
  • Confidence is the hinge on the door to success.
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