Quotes with door
When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us.
Tocqueville opened a door I could enter. I saw the present in the past. It was accessible, imaginable.
About his book Parrot and Olivier in America (2010) that was loosely based on events in the life of Alexis de Tocqueville.
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door.
The indefinable is the indisputable. The man next door is indefinable, because he is too actual to be defined. And there are some to whom spiritual things have the same fierce and practical proximity; some to whom God is too actual to be defined.
Charles Dickens (1906)
It may sound greedy to want more days with a person who lived so long, but the fact that my mother was 92 does not diminish -- it only magnifies the enormity of the room whose door has now quietly shut.
Tribute to his mother on his show that aired on June 19, 2013.
He helped to kill off the influence of me and my contemporaries, but I respect him for that. Because music always has to progress, and no-one could have opened the door to the future like he did.
About Elvis Presley.
If a man can write a better book, preach a better sermon, or make a better mouse-trap than his neighbor, though he build his house in the woods, the world will make a beaten path to his door.
We cannot limit the role of women in the Church to altar girls or the president of a charity, there must be more. But with regards to the ordination of women, the Church has spoken and says no... That door is closed.
Interview with Vatican journalists, July 29, 2013
A true leader has to have a genuine open-door policy so that his people are not afraid to approach him for any reason.
I made the Holy Family as real as the folks next door.
The reason for her success, in her own words.
To understand the things that are at our door is the best preparation for understanding those things that lie beyond.
The dream is the small hidden door in the deepest and most intimate sanctum of the soul, which opens to that primeval cosmic night that was soul long before there was conscious ego and will be soul far beyond what a conscious ego could ever reach.
The Meaning of Psychology for Modern Man
In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.
I feel like a man building a boat in his basement which he may not be able to get out through the door.
An interesting condition: The diary of a pregnant woman (1950)
There is no open door to the temple of success. Everyone who enters makes his own door, which closes behind him to all others, not even permitting his own children to pass.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
I always felt that acting was an escape, like having the secret key to every door and permission to go into any realm and soak it up. I enjoy that free pass.
I don't know how to explain what it was like to run my business, the joy of every day. I got a kick every time I went into the shipping department. ... I loved seeing (the dresses) going out the door. I loved them selling in the shop. I liked them on the body. Everything. There's no explaining the fun I had.
Vanity Fair, 2003
I have watched kids testifying before Congress. It is clear that they are completely unaware of the seriousness of their acts. There is obviously a cultural gap. The act of breaking into a computer system has to have the same social stigma as breaking into a neighbor's house. It should not matter that the neighbor's door is unlocked. The press must learn that misguided use of a computer is no more amazing than drunk driving of an automobile.
Reflections on Trusting Trust (1984)