Window Sayings and Quotes

Whether you prefer floor to ceiling windows that look out onto nature or a metropolitan skyline, windows can make or break a living space. Below you’ll find a collection of insightful and humorous windows quotes.

A house without books is like a room without windows.     

Horace Mann

Give me a window and I'll stare out it.     

Alan Rickman

I went window shopping today! I bought four windows.     

Tommy Cooper

There is no window to look outside. There is no window to look within. Open the doors.     

Sanhita Baruah

We artists allow others to see through our windows.     

Robert Genn

As the fly bangs against the window attempting freedom while the door stands open, so we bang against death ignoring heaven.     

Douglas Horton

We cannot keep thieves from looking in at our windows, but we need not give them entertainment with open doors.     

Thomas Adam

Jump out the window if you are the object of passion. Flee it if you feel it. Passion goes, boredom remains.     

Coco Chanel

Keep passing the open windows.     

John Irving

That would be my theme, I thought: once I came out, the world was all windows.     

Paul Monette

If the house of the world is dark, Love will find a way to create windows.     


A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books.     

Walt Whitman

Such a morning it is when love leans through geranium windows and calls with a cockerel's tongue.     

Laurie Lee

He's always looking out windows, contemplating something.     

Jay Asher

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.     

Denis Waitley

Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.     

Alan Alda

Bare heights of loneliness, a wilderness whose burning winds sweep over glowing sands, what are they to HIM? Even there He can refresh us, even there He can renew us.     

Amy Carmichael

A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.     

Anais Nin

Behind all seen things lies something vaster; everything is but a path, a portal or a window opening on something other than itself.     

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Doubt comes in at the window, when Inquiry is denied at the door.     

Benjamin Jowett

Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigor, and the great spaces have a splendor of their own.     

Bertrand Russell

Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky or the answer is wrong and you have to start all over and try again and see how it comes out this time.     

Carl Sandburg

Strange things blow in through my window on the wings of the night wind and I don't worry about my destiny.     

Charles Sandburg

Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.     

Charles Spurgeon

Open wide the window of our spirits and fill us full of light; open wide the door of our hearts, that we may receive and entertain Thee with all our powers of adoration and love.     

Christina Rossetti

I live in a very small house, but my windows look out on a very large world.     


Because forgiveness is like this: a room can be dank because you have closed the windows, you've closed the curtains. But the sun is shining outside, and the air is fresh outside. In order to get that fresh air, you have to get up and open the window and draw the curtains apart.     

Desmond Tutu

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

We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.     

Ernest Hemingway

Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald