Door Sayings and Quotes

When one door closes, it’s not the end of the world. The universe may simply be redirecting you to another opportunity. Don’t feel discouraged. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about doors.


You suppose that you are the lock on the door. But you are the key that opens it.     

Rumi

If you feel you have to open a particular door, open it, otherwise all your life that door will haunt your mind!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

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.     

Ludwig Wittgenstein

Every door is another passage, another boundary we have to go beyond.     

Rumi

Open the doors of opportunity to talent and virtue and they will do themselves justice, and property will not be in bad hands.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

When a door closes you have two choices: give up, or keep going.     

Rihanna

The door on which we have been knocking all our lives will open at last.     

C. S. Lewis

Love opens the doors into everything, as far as I can see, including and perhaps most of all, the door into one's own secret, and often terrible and frightening, real self.     

May Sarton

When one door closes, fortune will usually open another.     

Fernando De Rojas

Just because a door appears closed it does not mean that it is locked - nor that it will not open with the right heart, call or touch.     

Rasheed Ogunlaru

The doors of opportunity swing on the hinges of opposition!     

Adrian Rogers

Look on every exit as being an entrance somewhere else.     

Tom Stoppard

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.     

Alexander Graham Bell

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.     

Milton Berle

The doors will be opened to those who are bold enough to knock.     

Tony Gaskins

Opportunity knocks once at every man's door and then keeps on knocking.     

George Ade

So many people enter and leave your life! Hundreds of thousands of people! You have to keep the door open so they can come in! But it also means you have to let them go!     

Jonathan Safran Foer

You can't knock on opportunity's door and not be ready.     

Bruno Mars

The door of illumination is open to those for whom other doors are closed.     

Idries Shah

A door that seems to stand open must be of a man's size, or it is not the door that providence means for him.     

Henry Ward Beecher

If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.     

William Blake

Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That's where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.     

Rebecca Solnit

The doors we open and close each day decide the lives we live.     

Flora Whittemore

Traveling is not just seeing the new; it is also leaving behind. Not just opening doors; also closing them behind you, never to return. But the place you have left forever is always there for you to see whenever you shut your eyes.     

Jan Myrdal

When the doors of opportunity swing open, we must make sure that we are not too drunk or too indifferent to walk through.     

Jesse Jackson

Doors are going to open-doors you can't even imagine exist.     

Julie Powell

When one door closes another opens but all too often there is a long hallway in between.     

Rick Jarow

Opportunity does not knock, it presents itself when you beat down the door.     

Kyle Chandler

The door of the human heart, can only be opened from the inside.     

William Holman Hunt

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.     

Confucius

Out of doors one becomes abstract and impersonal. One's individuality absolutely leaves one.     

Oscar Wilde

If the door is locked, try the window.     

Lynn Caine

The door is closed to prayer unless it is opened with the key of trust.     

John Calvin

The door can never be closed for good to any player.     

Zinedine Zidane

There is no key to happiness; the door is always open.     

Mother Teresa

That door had a lot to say, people entered and people left but never the same!     

Jasleen Kaur Gumber

The door that nobody else will go in at, seems always to swing open widely for me.     

Clara Barton

Every time I close the door on reality it comes in through the windows.     

Jennifer Yane

Behind each door we shake is a reality.     

Akiane Kramarik

One door closes and another one opens.     

Boy George

When one door is closed, don't you know, another is open.     

Bob Marley

Once the doors close there can be no lie or deception and the lights will tell all!     

Walel Watson

The Doors are perfect paintings; a relief from the picture world I've created for myself.     

Gary Hume

All the doors you ignored or refused to enter represents your uncreated fates!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Hard work opens doors and shows the world that you are serious about being one of those rare and special human beings that uses the fullness of their talents for the highest and the very best.     

Robin S. Sharma

Doors open because you're beautiful, but I wouldn't cultivate beauty to the exclusion of brains.     

Tia Carrere

Doors open up for you when you work hard. Doors also open up for you when you walk with a limp and act gimpy.     

Jarod Kintz

Closed doors simply means God is protecting us from having not the best.     

Bo Sanchez

Two doors down they're laughing and drinking and having a party / And two doors down they're not aware that I'm around / But here I am crying my heart out, feeling sorry / But they're having a party just two doors down.     

Dolly Parton

You open the door / To another door, to another door / To another door, to another door / And I'm running through to you.     

James Stack

Open the door to your heart / Open the door to your soul / Get back in the flow / Open the door to your heart.      

Carl N Morrison

Someone's knockin' at the door / Somebody's ringin' the bell / Someone's knockin' at the door / Somebody's ringin' the bell / Do me a favor / Open the door and let 'em in.     

Paul McCartney

What's behind door number one / Could probably get the job done / What's behind door number two / Something special for you / What's behind door number three / Could fulfill your fantasies / All you got to do is chose / Either way you don't lose.     

Keith D Sweat

A creaking door hangs long on its hinges.     

Jon R. Stone

There was only one door in the entire Universe; / Which still had perennially unassailable light; / There was only one door which still harbored one and all irrespective of caste; / Creed and spurious religion alike; / O! yes it was indeed a door; / Which irrefutably led to the Omnisciently sacred feet of Almighty Lord.     

Nikhil Parekh

A door just opened on a street-- / I, lost, was passing by-- / An instant's width of warmth disclosed / And wealth, and company.     

Emily Dickinson

All doors open to courtesy.     

Thomas Fuller

Some doors are best left closed.     

George R R Martin

Big doors swing on little hinges.     

W. Clement Stone

The doors of wisdom are never shut.     

Benjamin Franklin

Where one door shuts another opens.     

Miguel de Cervantes

The door to happiness opens outward.     

Soren Kierkegaard

Doors are for those who lack enemies.     

Suzanne Collins

If there's no door, then I'll make one!     

Hiromu Arakawa

The back door beckons to a prodigal son.     

Michael Davidow

Doors are for people with no imagination.     

Derek Landy

Weird doors open. People fall into things.     

David Sedaris

The door to the invisible must be visible.     

Rene Daumal

You unlock the door with the key of imagination.     

Rod Serling

A good door needs no lock, still it can't be opened.     

Laozi

The doors of heaven and hell are adjacent and identical.     

Ogden Nash

When the door to love opens, The window to control closes.     

Ellen Hopkins

If you shut the door to all errors, truth will be shut out.     

Rabindranath Tagore

The getting out of doors is the greatest part of the journey.     

Abraham Cowley