Quotation Explorer - 'Closed'

Why is it people will complain, when they have an open door, where they can walk out to and gaze the stars; rather than having a closed door to lock them in? - Anthony Liccione
A rude man tells a women to stop talking too much because she is making noise. A polite man will tell this same woman that she looks so beautiful when her lip are closed. Compare and choose one! Speak politely; but be sure you get to where you are going with your words. - Israelmore Ayivor
As a boy, I used to marvel that the letters in a closed book did not get scrambled and lost overnight. - Jose Luis Borges
Arabella dangled her legs out of the bedroom window and closed her eyes. She felt a butterfly brush against her knee, rubbed her skin against the mortar and bricks, drank in the warmth of the morning sunshine on her face, her arms her feet. - Puline Fisk
Imagination doesn't always mean looking outside of the box, but taking a closed box and seeing a different world from within it. - Lionel Suggs
Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed. - W. C. Fields
That is a good book which is opened with expectation and closed with profit. - Amos Bronson Alcott
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
It's a huge disservice to classify all minds as either closed or open. I find the best minds are closed by openable windows. - Criss Jami
Kelly closed his eyes and began to bargain with God. - Z.A. Maxfield
In whatever one does, there must be a relationship between the eye and the heart. With the eye that is closed, one looks within, with the eye that is open, one looks without.
Being open is happiness and being closed is sadness. So free your mind from the prison of binding ideas and thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
Meditate on the Word within the closed walls of your heart to make it stronger through agape. - Steven Chopade
The alternative to pain may be worse. When you live with an open heart, you will inevitably get hurt. The alternative of living a life closed off from experience, however, is barren. Ironically, it also still involves suffering. In fearing pain, we already feel the pain from our fear. - Ann Brasco
The worst prison would be a closed heart. - Unknown
When one door of happiness closes another opens; but we often look so long at the closed one that we do not see the one which has opened for us. - Helen Keller
Closed books are like closed eyes—you must open them to see anything. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Being different will always threaten the institution of understanding of a closed mind. However, evolution is built on difference, changing and the concept of thinking outside the box. Live to be your own unique brand, without apology. - Shannon L. Alder
No offense, Jaron, but I don't want your life. Even locked away behind closed doors I got a taste for how awful it can be.""Did anyone try to kill you while I was gone?""No.""Then you didn't even get a taste. - Jennifer A. Nielsen
You've broke me so many times, that putting myself back together, isn't the hard part anymore. I can do it with my eyes closed. The hardest part is watching you dangle from your own eyelids, trying to escape the mistake of planting me there.When I bloomed you left, like a cold wind. - Amber Dawn H.
The world is so closed off to the inner beings of ourselves, I refuse to ever lower my energies to that. - Nikki Rowe
I paint the stuff I see when my eyes are closed - Anna Asche
While we read a novel, we are insane—bonkers. We believe in the existence of people who aren't there, we hear their voices... Sanity returns (in most cases) when the book is closed. - Ursula K. Le Guin
The smallest world on earth is that which is created by a closed mind. - Michael Bassey Johnson
I closed my eyes, but that didn't blur the images his words had evoked. "Oh, God," I murmured. "God," he said, "had nothing to do with it at all. - Jeannette de Beauvoir
Hearing God’s voice is indispensable to moving through or around closed doors. - Gary Rohrmayer
For 1,300 days of Sarajevo's drama, important people in the world who were supposed to act kept their eyes closed, ... But not you. You were not silent. Your voice was clear. - Alijia Izetbegovic
Books open the doors that others have closed on you. - Shannon L. Alder
What deep wounds ever closed without a scar?The hearts bleed longest, and heals but to wear That which disfigures it. - George Gordon Byron
It was a year ago today your daughter went missing.’ Bagg had closed his eyes, feeling the death going on inside. - Cole Alpaugh
Love gives with its eyes closed; hate destroys with its eyes open. - Matshona Dhliwayo
No, this is not the beginning of a new chapter in my life; this is the beginning of a new book! That first book is already closed, ended, and tossed into the seas; this new book is newly opened, has just begun! Look, it is the first page! And it is a beautiful one! - C. JoyBell C.
A closed book will lie there like a dead horse. But an open book will kick, buck, and bolt through perceived adventures like a wild and free stallion. So hold on. - Richelle E. Goodrich
They call it poetry, what she feels with her mouth closed. By his. - Douglas Self
Hate lawyers all you want. Unlike you, we'll never be replaced with robots. Case closed! - Natalya Vorobyova
The only thing a closed book is good for is a table that wobbles. Be an open book. - A.D. Posey
A closed mouth gathers no feet. - Anonymous
Arrogance and Conceit are the mother and father of a closed mind.Charles Jennings, "Journey of the Chosen". - Richard Nance
A path toward Truth is darkness; a journey through the woods, at night, blindfolded. Find 'Self' & you can find Light with eyes closed. - Ace Antonio Hall
Life is merely one very long day that routinely gets dark to give people a sensible excuse to keep their eyes closed for 8 hours. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
With her mouth closed, her mind screamed. - Julia Charlo
I would have kept you safe,' he said.I closed my eyes, forcing the tears down my cheek to break against the dam of his fingers. 'I know. - Meagan Spooner
You must love when your eyes are closed and love when your eyes are open. Love endlessly. - Debasish Mridha
Faith does not imply a closed, but an open mind. Quite the opposite of blindness, faith appreciates the vast spiritual realities that materialist overlook by getting trapped in the purely physical. - John Marks Templeton
What I'm trying to do is make impressions. I think of myself as a colourist, adding different colours and shades by using different techniques and touching the guitar in different ways. I'd like to play sounds you can see if you've got your eyes closed. - Lenny Breau
Conformity keeps us closed minded. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
When one door closes another door opens; but we 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
She closed her eyes and took a deep breath for one last time and let his hand go. She saw his boat drifting away they both looked at each other and waved one last time before she could not see him anymore. - Akshay Vasu
An idea can change your fate in a wonderful way but you must first let the idea to touch your mind and your heart! No closed book can ever be your hero! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Today you closed your eyes on violence, tomorrow, the violence will close your eyes on you. - VicDo
You'll never be hurt as much by being open as you have been remaining closed. - Martha N. Beck
A closed heart opens no mind. - Fakeer Ishavardas
I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas. - Johnny Cash
Some churches, sects, cults, or religious movements are basically collective egoic entities, as rigidly identified with their mental positions as the followers of any political ideology that is closed to any alternative interpretation of reality. - Eckhart Tolle
i closed my eyes and i loved you ... dreams are such beautiful things - rassool jibraeel snyman
We cannot see the beauty of life with our eyes closed. Only when we cry with our eyes open can we begin to shed tears of joy. - Tehya Sky
When one door of happiness closes, another one opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened to us. - Helen Keller
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed. - Albert Einstein
Ego is this this higher conscious concept that we have of ourselves and we feel that we must live by it with a closed mind. We can be Self Aware of this concept or purely just blinded. I think the answer to this problem is being Self Aware and changing our current perception for the better. - Matthew Donnelly
The closed mind is a disease. You need to have an open mind; otherwise life will just pass you by. - Danny Wallace
Love your friends with your eyes closed, but love your enemies with both eyes open. - Matshona Dhliwayo
What the wise see eyes closed is greater than what the ignorant see both eyes open. - Matshona Dhliwayo
That is a good book which is opened with expectation, and closed with delight and profit. - Amos Bronson Alcott
When someone you love says goodbye you can stare long and hard at the door they closed and forget to see all the doors God has open in front of you. - Shannon L. Alder
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
What use is of an eye to be open if it's not there to see! Shouldn't it rather be gauged or closed for it deceives? - Mapogo Chuene
Love sees more with its eyes closed than hate with its eyes open. - Matshona Dhliwayo
If we believe the Canon is closed and Scripture is sufficient, then we believe God is not speaking new words apart from Scripture. - Dan Phillips
Don't go through life with a closed mind. Allow innovations and creativity to flow. We should always challenge ourselves to excel in more ways than one. Be open to ideas or suggestions on how to improve. And, the chances of reaching your goals will increase enormously. - Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Living is Easy with Eyes Closed. - John Lennon
Closed eyes cannot see the light - Andrea L'Artiste
Closed mouths, only lead to closed gates. Share your salvation! - Anthony Liccione
To shame our sins He blushed in blood;He closed His eyes to show us God;Let all the world fall down and knowThat none but God such love can show - Bernard of Clairvaux
To live without philosophizing is in truth the same as keeping the eyes closed without attempting to open them. - René Descartes
Eyes closed on an open soul...the world starts from within its core towards its final frontier: the end surface. - Soar
My pillows are dreaming, not me.With my eyes closed I only try to feel how they dream. - Munia Khan
Be open minded to see the those that you can't trust.Be closed minded and keep ones within your trust. - Jonathan Suen
It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt. - Mark Twain
In a closed society where everybody's guilty, the only crime is getting caught. In a world of thieves, the only final sin is stupidity. - Hunter S. Thompson
A closed mind is a good thing to lose. - Anonymous
If I were to try to read, much less answer, all the attacks made on me, this shop might as well be closed for any other business. - Abraham Lincoln
You tried to change didn’t you? Closed your mouth more, tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake... You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that. - Warsan Shire
You know how it is when you're reading a book and falling asleep, you're reading, reading... and all of a sudden you notice your eyes are closed? I'm like that all the time. - Steven Wright
Nothing is forever, he thought beyond closed eyelids somewhere over Asia Minor. Maybe unhappiness is the continuum through which a human life moves, and joy just a series of blips, of islands in the stream. Or if not unhappiness, then at least melancholy. - Salman Rushdie
A girl is not a predictable book but is a closed diary - ashadnan
Don’t wait for opportunity in front of a closed door—wander until you find the open one. - Debasish Mridha
The best thing about existence is that any moment in time can be a point of beginning to anything! In other words, every moment of our life holds a key for the unknown or the closed doors of new paths! - Mehmet Murat ildan
I would rather have a mind opened by wonder than one closed by belief. - Frank Daly
Love is when you daydream about the other with open eyes and fantasize about with other even with closed eyes. - Shubham Raj
He who looks through an open window sees fewer things than he who looks through a closed window. - Charles Baudelaire
Racism is dead only to those who've closed their eyes and ears to the whole world around them. - DaShanne Stokes
Life can be like a roller coaster with its ups and downs. What matters is whether you are keeping your eyes open or closed during the ride and who is next to you. - Ana Ortega
An introvert talks more than an extrovert because when the mouth is closed, the mind is opened. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Write them all down. The mistakes and the blessings and the places you cracked in two. Write the prayers and the tantrums. The sacred and the profane. The open roads and the closed doors. Nothing is permanent. - Jeanette LeBlanc
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us. - Helen Keller
Behind every successful innovation, was a presentation in a closed room - Aayush Jain
In order to keep liking Nick (as opposed to loving him which was completely non-negotiable) Alice sometimes had to look at him obliquely or with her eyes half closed or through a pin hole on a piece of cardboard. Straight on would burn her retinas. - Carol Anshow
My life closed twice before its' close- It yet remains to see If Immortality unveil A third event to me. So huge, so hopeless to concieve As these that twice befell. Parting is all we know of heaven, And all we need of hell. - Emily Dickinson
Shifting perspective(s) and being proactive are essential to your our life paths, progress and possibilities: "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
You whispered softly in the ear of my joyous heart.You know what's on my mind, you've heard my thoughts.I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways. - Jalaluddin Rumi
If everyone in the world sat quietly at the same time, closed their eyes and concentrated as hard as they could on peace and goodwill, all the killing and cruelty in the world would continue. And probably increase. - George Carlin
Gratitude opens a clenched fist and a closed heart. - Debasish Mridha
Right now, in the amazing moment that to us counts as the present, we are deciding, without quite meaning to, which evolutionary pathways will remain open and which will forever be closed. No other creature has ever managed this and it will, unfortunately, be our most enduring legacy. - Elizabeth Kolbert
Close People Are That Closer, As They Can Share Everything With A Stranger But Not To The Really Closed Ones. - Jay Patel
When things get unbearable, I wrap myself into a tight ball and shut my eyes. Every muscle in my body is tense. I open my eyes and I'm still where I was when I closed them to escape. Nothing's changed. - Elizabeth Wurtzel
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thru' chinks of his cavern.
It's useless to paint a closed door, in order to change its color. The door needs to be open for both sides to change as same. - Anthony Liccione
Her heart unfolded in her chest, took in all of him, and closed tightly, unwilling to let him go - Justine Dell
He asked me IF I MISSED YOU. I didn't answer and walked away keeping my eyes closed. And then shedding a tear whisper: So much - Elena ristic
Breaking down a closed door is quicker than waiting for someone to answer it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
He was making music - Howells, Finzi, Holst - so you could see the sounds in the serried air.Serried. Then just as suddenly empty when his sound-proof right hand closed off the notes. - Craig Raine
It's because the door hasn't been closed yet that the nightmares still find their way in. - Joyce Rachelle
To open a closed door, use kindness as your key. - Debasish Mridha
When one door of happiness closes, another one opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. - Helen Keller
Be safe, she whispered. Then she closed her eyes and said in a low, broken monotone, "I love you.Kailani - Siobhan Fallon
Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens. - Maria Augusta von Trapp
The Bible is useful because it opens our eyes, and because it’s highly impractical to walk through life with our eyes closed. - Peter J. Leithart
People should fall in love with their eyes closed. - Andy Warhol
A great many open minds should be closed for repairs.
Living is easy with eyes closed, misunderstanding all you see. - John Lennon
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
They key of persistence opens all door closed by resistence - John Di Lemme
There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with. - Harry Crews
We dreamt of a crappy apartment somewhereMaking love while we let the midnight airFlow through the open window, into our closed heartsLeft bitter from heartbreak and too much time apart - Jessica-Lynn Barbour
I have to believe that when my eyes are closed, the world's still there. (Leonard Shelby, Memento) - Christopher Nolan
A closed mouth catches no flies. - Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
All the same, a seductive voice from afar kept breaking into her conjugal peace: it was the voice of solitude. She closed her eyes and listened to the sound of a hunting horn coming from the depths of distant forests. There were paths in those forests... - Milan Kundera
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