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Wise Quotes about Closed

May you find great value in these Closed quotes and sayings.

The price of freedom for a nation is lives and money.
Often, the price of freedom for an individual
is challenging the closed minds of family and friend.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A closed mind is like a closed book;
just a block of wood.
- Chinese proverb

Every closed eye is not sleeping, and every open eye is not seeing.
- Bill Cosby

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

 

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Be avid.
Create apart from perfection.
Risk failure.
Cover your words with sweat.
Run a little
Touch excruciatingly.
Laugh until you cry.
Dance with your eyes closed.
Care.
Understand you die a little in every moment.
Be Enlivened
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The moment you become miserly you are closed
to the basic phenomenon of life: expansion, sharing.
The moment you start clinging to things,
you have missed the target.
Because things are not the target,
you, your innermost being, is the target -
not a beautiful house, but a beautiful you;
not much money, but a rich you;
not many things, but an open being,
available to millions of things.
- Osho

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The worst prison would be a closed heart.
- Pope John Paul II

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

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land.
They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes.
When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
- Desmond Tutu

Those artists who say that somehow therapy or analysis
will thwart their creativity are completely misinformed.
It's absolutely the opposite: it opens closed doors.
- Paul Schrader

Nothing sickens me more than the closed door of a library.
- Barbara Tuchman

That is a good book which is opened with expectation,
and closed with delight and profit.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

I mean, I've sold all these scripts and nothing's been made.
Studios have closed, stars have died.
I had a director find Jesus.
And the pictures just don't get made.
- Bruce Vilanch

I was a little nervous backstage.
But I had this book, Gandhi.
I just read his quotes, closed my eyes and focused my thoughts.
Presently, this book is my prized possession.
- Nafisa Joseph

I watch what I eat every day.
I mean, who actually eats with their eyes closed?
- Brian Celio

The infant runs toward it with its eyes closed,
the adult is stationary, the old man approaches it with his back turned.
- Denis Diderot

We all came from houses with doors, doors that were
supposed to be closed when there were things going
on that we weren't supposed to see,
and when our pants were down.
- Lynette Fromme

He can't decide whether to leave his visor half open or half closed.
- Murray Walker

The world has closed its eyes to the humanitarian catastrophe in Azerbaijan,
where every seventh citizen is a refugee.
- Leonid Kuchma

I was a big Nancy Drew reader.
Nancy figures it out.
Case closed.
- Sarah Vowell

I could have closed down bits of British Home Stores
to make more money but it's not my style.
I want to make my money as a retailer,
not by putting people out of work.
- Philip Green

I developed the habit of writing novels behind a closed door,
or at my uncle's, on the dining table.
- Patrick White

I have closed that page of my life without rancor.
I do not disown any of the work done.
- Riccardo Muti

Men resemble great deserted palaces:
the owner occupies only a few rooms and has closed-off
wings where he never ventures.
- Francois Mauriac

A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men,
elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned
and licensed by government.
- Spiro T. Agnew

I almost died, secretly, behind closed doors.
- Stephen Baldwin

There are people who never experience that,
who remain closed until death, from fear of change.
- Isabelle Adjani

A great gulf, however, has been opened between man's
material advance and his social and moral progress,
a gulf in which he may one day be lost if it is not closed or narrowed.
- Lester B. Pearson

They believe that nothing will happen because they have closed their doors.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

If you're hanging around with nothing to do and the zoo is closed,
come over to the Senate.
You'll get the same kind of feeling and you won't have to pay.
- Robert J. Dole

When I began, the guitar was en-closed in a vicious circle.
There were no composers writing for the guitar,
be-cause there were no virtuoso guitarists.
- Andres Segovia

When the judges shall be obliged to go armed,
it will be time for the courts to be closed.
- Stephen J. Field

And, strangely, this one of the few things in life that the third,
the latter, the buy with our eyes closed has actually
done better than everybody else.
- Jim Cramer

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

Fear is that thing that keeps you up there on that other plateau.
Fear is that thing that just keeps you closed down,
and quite frankly, alone.
- Andrew Shue

This tragic brow, these closed eyes,
eyebrows raised and knotted.
- Frederick Leboyer

I'm the type of woman you might say is too good.
I'll massage a man's feet, have dinner cooked when he gets home.
But once they leave, the door is closed,
and the locks are changed.
- Angie Stone

We have a positive vision of the future founded on
the belief that the gap between the promise and reality
of America can one day be finally closed.
We believe that.
- Barbara Jordan

The politics of the Cape Town Metro,
which allows an executive Mayoral committee to make
secret decisions which affect you,
behind closed doors, is wrong!
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

You can look at the West Bank.
Cities are like prisons.
They can be closed quickly by the Israeli forces,
and everything stops in these cities.
This is the result of Oslo.
- Hassan Nasrallah

We closed the restaurant in New Orleans and brought
the entire staff to San Francisco.
But we had to go home.
- Paul Prudhomme

The time comes upon every public man
when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.
- Abraham Lincoln

I think we're at risk with our democracy.
I think we're dealing with the most closed,
imperialistic, nastiest administration in living memory.
They even put Richard Nixon to shame.
- Wesley Clark

One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

The West is now closed.
- Frederick Jackson Turner

Monopoly controls have been the exception in free societies;
they have been the rule in closed societies.
- Lawrence Lessig

You grow and learn a lot about the industry and what
happens behind closed doors over the years.
- Roy Ayers

Texas has a lot of challenges, but if I choose to run
I will talk about opening democracy to mainstream Texans
and not just to a closed circle of entrenched ideologues.
- Chris Bell

Why do the people humiliate themselves by voting? I
didn't vote because I have dignity.
If I had closed my nose and voted for one of them,
I would spit on my own face.
- Oriana Fallaci

There is a cliche that men want their women to be ladies
in public and hookers behind closed doors.
I want my woman to be the sharper image robot so that she can be turned off.
- Al Goldstein

Sports and entertainment have always been windows of
opportunity for African Americans,
when other doors were closed.
- Lynn Swann

Those churches have closed down or have been merged
with a church that has a more positive vision.
- Bill Hybels

The door of conciliation and compromise is finally
closed by our adversaries,
and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with
the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom.
- Robert Toombs

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

I'm not after a closed system, I mean I'm after a complicated system in structure,
but as far as watching it, I don't think that everything should be decided.
- Mark Morris

Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed.
- W. C. Fields

I would assume the case will never be closed.
- Richard M. Helms

I live in a very small town and now that I've closed down my studio,
I'm working at home.
- Sergio Aragones

I reckon I closed down at least two films companies,
one of which was in Ealing in the mid 1950s.
- Nigel Kneale

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

We don't want an America that is closed to the world.
What we want is a world that is open to America.
- George H. W. Bush

You may live in an imperfect world but the frontiers
are not closed and the doors are not all shut.
- Maxwell Maltz

When you're writing, it's as if you're within a kind of closed world.
- Michael Ondaatje

Yes, I was going to law school and it was closed in '69.
- Ruben Blades

When I first came here, Hollywood was very closed-minded.
- Tia Carrere

I saw a sign it said left lane closed so I went someplace else.
- Jay London

I prefer to see with closed eyes.
- Josef Albers

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

Others like City Hall the old way, when they could
make deals behind closed doors with your tax money.
- Laura Miller

And I understand that, I testified in closed hearings
over eight years because there are intelligence matters,
there are sensitive matters that should not be held in a public hearing.
- Louis Freeh


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