Doors Proverbs

Sayings about Doors

Whoever keeps his door locked all the time longs for it to be broken down. ~ Chinese Proverb

It’s a big wind that blows on small doors. ~ French Proverb

Never open a door that you can’t lock again. ~ Iranian Proverbs

It is useless to knock at the door of a deaf man. ~ Greek Proverbs

When one door shuts, another opens. ~ Traditional Proverb

We let him in, and now he shows us the door. ~ Berber Proverb

He who wants to tell the truth will always stand before closed doors. ~ Danish Proverbs

While keeping a tiger from the front door, the wolf comes in at the back. ~ Chinese Proverb

Follow the saint no further than his doorstep. ~ Egyptian Proverbs

The door of success is marked “push” and “pull.” ~ Yiddish Proverb

Sweep first before your own door, before you sweep the doorsteps of your neighbors. ~ Swedish Proverbs

Believe the liar up to the door of his house and no further than that. ~ Egyptian Proverb

The man whose conscience is clear will never fear a knock on the door at midnight. ~ Chinese Proverb

At death’s door a man will beg for the fever. ~ Armenian Proverbs

When you have three daughters, you sleep with the door open. ~ Korean Proverb

Who stands by the door of his house is not yet gone away. ~ Finnish Proverbs

He who is outside the door has already a good part of his journey behind him. ~ Dutch Proverb

Many open a door to shut a window. ~ Dutch Proverb

The door to virtue is heavy and hard to open. ~ Chinese Proverb

Insects do not nest in a busy door-hinge. ~ Chinese Proverb

Nobles and dogs leave the door open. ~ German Proverbs

The best kind of closed door is the one you can leave unlocked. ~ Chinese Proverb

Teachers open the door, but you must enter by yourself. ~ Chinese Proverb

When hard work goes out of the door, poverty comes in at the window. ~ Dutch Proverb

Lock your door rather than accuse your neighbor. ~ Lebanese Proverb

When a door opens not to your knock, consider your reputation. ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

If you have never done anything evil, you should not be worrying about devils knocking at your door. ~ Chinese Proverb

Slander piles itself before the door of a widow. ~ Chinese Proverb

To contradict means sometimes to knock at the door to see if anyone is at home. ~ French Proverb

Friends sleep when misfortune knocks on the door. ~ Polish Proverbs

Kind words will unlock an iron door. ~ Kurdish Proverb

The back of one door is the face of another. ~ Traditional Proverb

It is no fun to guard a house with two doors. ~ Spanish Proverbs

The doorstep of the palace is very slippery. ~ Polish Proverb

The ear is only a door. ~ Creole Proverb (Southern U.S.)

The last shuts the door. ~ German Proverb

If you make yourself into a doormat, people will wipe their feet on you. ~ Creole Proverb (Southern U.S.)

A doorstep is the highest of all mountains. ~ Slovenian Proverb

Silence is the door of consent. ~ Berber Proverb

If you want to keep camels, have a big enough door. ~ Afghan Proverb

Beware of the door with too many keys. ~ Portuguese Proverb

You can lock your door from a thief, but not from a damned liar. ~ Virgin Islander Proverb

A creaking door hangs long on its hinges. ~ Romanian Proverbs

He who would make a golden door must add a nail to it daily. ~ German Proverbs

Every door may be shut but death’s door. ~ Italian Proverb

The mouth is the door of evil. ~ Japanese Proverb

Never bolt your door with a boiled carrot. ~ Irish Proverb

Don’t lock the stable door after the horse is stolen. ~ English Proverb

Patience can break through iron doors. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

When fortune knocks open the door. ~ German Proverb

Earth is like a prison: we all go in through the same door, but we stay in different cells. ~ Bantu Proverb

God’s help is nearer than the door. ~ Irish Proverb

The open door invites the thief. ~ Dutch Proverb

When poverty comes in at the door, love flies out of the window. ~ Traditional Proverb

The doorway to charity is difficult to open and difficult to close. ~ Chinese Proverb

When God shuts one door, He opens another. ~ Arabian Proverb

Misfortune only comes in when the door is open. ~ Chinese Proverb

The greatest step is out the door. ~ German Proverb

Unless you call out, who will open the door? ~ Ethiopian Proverb

The place of an uninvited guest is behind the door. ~ Yugoslavian Proverb

Once you have locked your door you are the emperor in your own domain. ~ Mongolian Proverbs

Quotation about Doors

Quotations about Doors

Where one door closes, another opens. ~ Don Quijote

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 Quotes

There are things known and things unknown and in between are the doors. ~ Jim Morrison

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

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. ~Joseph Campbell

Opportunity does not knock; it presents itself when you beat down the door. ~ Kyle Chandler

Death is a door life opens. ~ Adela Rogers St. Johns

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. ~ Walt Disney Quotes

A clever, imaginative, humorous request can open closed doors and closed minds. ~ Percy Ross

When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us. ~ Alexander Graham Bell

Listen, real poetry doesn’t say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. Opens all doors. You can walk through any one that suits you. ~ Jim Morrison

God enters by a private door into every individual. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

Doorman — a genius who can open the door of your car with one hand, help you in with the other, and still have one left for the tip. ~ Dorothy Kilgallen

Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom. ~ George Washington Carver

Opportunities comes from knocking on doors until they open. ~ Author Unknown

It is sometimes the man who opens the door who is the last to enter the room. ~ Elizabeth Bibesco

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

Well, well, my boy, if good luck knocks at your door, don’t you put your head out at window and tell it to be gone about its business, that’s all. ~ George Eliot

Prayer is the key that opens the door to all that is good in life. ~ Author Unknown

Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor’s nose. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The outward man is the swinging door; the inner man is the still hinge. ~ Meister Eckhart

Though you are disappointed is hope; never let hope fail you! Though one door is shut, there are thousands still open to you. ~ Author Unknown

You are opportunity, and you must knock on the door leading to your destiny. ~ Maxwell Maltz

Fortune knocks at every man’s door once in a life,. ~ Mark Twain Quotes

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

I feel very adventurous. There are so many doors to be opened, and I’m not afraid to look behind them. ~ Elizabeth Taylor

Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant’s revolving door. ~ Albert Camus Quotes

Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door. ~ Vernon Howard

If I see a door comin’ my way, I’m knockin’ it down. And if I can’t knock down the door, I’m sliding through the window. ~ Rosie Perez

Some people expect the door of opportunity to be opened with an electric eye. ~ Howard Hendricks

The lips of the wise are as the doors of a cabinet; no sooner are they opened, but treasures are poured out before thee. ~ Akhenaton

However much you knock at nature’s door, she will never answer you in comprehensible words. ~ Ivan Turgenev

Happiness sneaks in through a door you didn’t know you left open. ~ John Barrymore

Fortune rarely accompanies anyone to the door. ~ Torquato Tasso

Don’t ever slam a door; you might want to go back. ~ Don Herold

He that bringeth a present findeth the door open. ~ Thomas Fuller

There is always one moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. ~ Deepak Chopra

Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot. ~ Clarence Thomas

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

Reality is a sliding door. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

People talk about opportunity knocking, but the gate was always swinging in the breeze before I got to the door. ~ Rufus Sewell

Ideas can be life-changing. Sometimes all you need to open the door is just one more good idea. ~ Jim Rohn

Never open the door to a lesser evil, for other ones invariably slink in after it. ~ Baltasar Gracian

So I say to you, Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. ~ Jesus Christ

If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. ~ Milton Berle

Good clothes open all doors. ~ Thomas Fuller

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. ~ Dr. Laura Schlessinger

The doors of wisdom are never shut. ~ Benjamin Franklin Quotes

If a door slams shut it means that God is pointing to an open door further on down. ~ Anna Delaney Peale

Look for opportunity. You can’t wait for it to knock on the door…. You might not be home. ~ Jinger Heath

Often God has to shut a door in our face, so that He can subsequently open the door through which He wants us to go. ~ Catherine Marshall

Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Big doors swing on little hinges. ~ W. Clement Stone

He, who opens a school door, closes a prison. ~ Victor Hugo Quotes

All doors open to courtesy. ~ Thomas Fuller

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. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti

Our abilities and ambitions count for little, unless the door of opportunity is open to us. ~ Nicias Ballard Cooksey

You can’t knock on opportunity’s door and not be ready. ~ Bruno Mars

Not knowing when the dawn will come, I open every door. ~ Emily Dickinson

The door of opportunity won’t open unless you do some pushing. ~ Author Unknown

The door of opportunity is wide open if you are prepared. ~ Author Unknown

Opportunity rarely knocks on your door. Knock rather on opportunity’s door if you ardently wish to enter. ~ B.C. Forbes

It is your business when the wall next door catches fire. ~ Horace

We must open the doors of opportunity. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson

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 you say a situation or a person is hopeless, you are slamming the door in the face of God. ~ Charles L. Allen

Success is not a doorway, it’s a staircase. ~ Dottie Walters

There was a door to which I found no key: There was the veil through which I might not see. ~ Omar Khayyam

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