Don't waste a minute not being happy. If one window closes, run to the next window- or break down a 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.
There are things known and things unknown and in between are The Doors.
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
If you do follow your bliss you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while, waiting for you, and the life that you ought to be living is the one you are living... Follow your bliss and don't be afraid, and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.
You have to come to your closed doors before you get to your open doors... What if you knew you had to go through 32 closed doors before you got to your open door? Well, then you'd come to closed door number eight and you'd think, 'Great, I got another one out of the way'... Keep moving forward.
Often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us.
Be an opener of doors
Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.
People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked.
Just the other day, it seems, the kids were running through the house, slamming doors, breaking glass, making noise. Time goes by so quickly. Sometimes everything seems so fleeting.
Hate your next-door neighbor, but don't forget to say grace.
Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed.
The success of The Simpsons really opened doors. It showed that if you were working in animation you didn't necessarily have to be working in kids' television.
I'd worked in Clockwork Orange with Stanley Kubrick and since Stanley was such a prestigious director this opened all sorts of doors for me - one of them being Star Wars.
Supermarket automatic doors open for me; therefore, I am.
Sometimes the things you really want sneak in the back door. Notice.
The noblest exercise of the mind within doors, and most befitting a person of quality, is study.
The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee.
I once sat next to Jim from Wild Kingdom on a flight from Atlanta. I find mentioning that opens a lot of doors.
If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.
Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be.
When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.
Emigration is no longer a solution; it's a defeat. People are risking death, drowning every day, but they're knocking on doors that are not open.
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