Doors and Windows
Metaphors, Quotations, Poems, Saying, Insights

Compiled by
Michael P. Garofalo

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"Love unlocks doors and opens windows that weren't even there before."
-  Mignon McLaughlin


"Begin challenging your assumptions.  Your assumptions are the windows on the world.  Scrub them off every once in awhile or the light won't come in." --  Alan Alda


"A house without books is like a room without windows.  No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them."
-  Horace Mann


"What you really want for yourself is always trying to break through, just as a cooling breeze flows through an open window on a hot day. Your part is to open the windows of your mind."
-  Vernon Howard


"Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window."
-  Peter Drucker


"Without stirring abroad,
One can know the whole world;
Without looking out of the window
One can see the way of heaven.
The further one goes
The less one knows."
-  Lao Tzu


"People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within."
-  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross


"I went window shopping today! I bought four windows."
-  Tommy Cooper

"People everywhere love Windows."
-  Bill Gates



Months and Seasons
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"Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain."
-  Douglas Horton


"Doubt comes in at the window when inquiry is denied at the door."
-  Benjamin Jowett


"Don't waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a door."
-  Brooke Shields


"Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world."
-  George Bernard Shaw


"If a window of opportunity appears, don't pull down the shade."
-  Tom Peters


"We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it."
-  Tennessee Williams


"Many a doctrine is like a window pane.  We see truth through it but it divides us from truth."
-  Khalil Gibran


"It reminds me to say that staying local should never be about looking at the world through a closed window, but about making a home then throwing the doors open and inviting the world in."
-  Simon Armitage


"Be ready for when your time comes, you will have that window of opportunity, so seize the moment and capitalise on it."
-  Anthony Anderson


"Any device in science is a window on to nature, and each new window contributes to the breadth of our view."
-  Cecil Frank Powell


"When the scientific method came into being, it gave us a new window on the truth; namely, a method by laboratory-controlled experiments to winnow true hypotheses from false ones."
-  Huston Smith


"The argument of the broken window pane is the most valuable argument in modern politics."
-  Emmeline Pankhurst


"In making theories, always keep a window open so that you can throw one out if necessary."
-  Bela Lugosi


"Illustrations can be a big window: a looking glass into the author's imagination."
-  Tony DiTerlizzi











The Spirit of Gardening Website

Over 3,800 Quotations, Poems, Sayings, Quips, One-Liners, Clichés, Quotes, and Insights
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       From January 1, 1999 through December 31, 2016 from the Spirit of Gardening Website.  
Compiled by Mike Garofalo

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