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Edward Fitzgerald Quotes and Sayings

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There was the Door to which I found no key;
There was the Veil through which I might see.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Strange, is it not? That of the myriads who Before
us pass'd the door of Darkness through,
Not one returns to tell us of the Road Which to discover we must travel too.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I sometimes think that never blows so red The Rose
as where some buried Caesar bled;
That every Hyacinth the Garden wears Dropt in her Lap
from some once lovely Head.
- Edward Fitzgerald

The Wine of Life keeps oozing drop by drop,
The Leaves of Life keep falling one by one.
- Edward Fitzgerald

 

And much as Wine has played the Infidel,
And robbed me of my Robe of Honor Well,
I often wonder what the Vintners buy One half so precious as the stuff they sell.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I come like Water, and like Wind I go.
- Edward Fitzgerald

The Ball no question makes of Ayes and Noes,
But Here or There as strikes the Player goes.
- Edward Fitzgerald

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Ah, take the Cash in hand and waive the Rest.
- Edward Fitzgerald

A book of verses underneath the bough,
A jug of wine, a loaf of bread-and thou.
- Edward Fitzgerald

The Moving Finger writes; and, having writ,
Moves on: nor all your Piety nor Wit Shall lure it
back to cancel half a Line,
Nor all your Tears wash out a Word of it.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I am all for the short and merry life.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Taste is the feminine of genius.
- Edward Fitzgerald

If you can prove to me that one miracle took place,
I will believe he is a just God who damned us all because a woman ate an apple.
- Edward Fitzgerald

I came like Water, and like Wind I go.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Think then you are Today what Yesterday you were -
Tomorrow you shall not be less.
- Edward Fitzgerald

Every wall is a door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

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

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Build a better mousetrap
and the world will beat a path to your door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When God closes a door, he opens a window.
- Anonymous

If a man can... make a better mousetrap,
the world will make a beaten path to his door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free
and realizing you were the prisoner!
- Max Lucado

Ask and it will be given to you;
seek and you will find;
knock and the door will be opened to you.
- Matthew 7:7

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

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

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.
- Milton Berle

He who wants to do good knocks at the gate:
he who loves finds the door open.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Knowledge of what is, does not open
the door directly to what should be.
- Albert Einstein

Make a conscious choice to live
a serene and stress-free life.
Stress is always waiting just outside your door
like a vicious wild-dog.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have become my own version of an optimist.
If I can't make it through one door,
I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door.
Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Mostly, it is human to dislike surprises -
often with great intensity.
Be open to new ways;
sometimes newness just knocks on our door;
welcome it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God enters by a private door into each individual.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stress is always waiting
just outside your door
like a vicious wild-dog.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the mind wants to comprehend reality,
it will have to come out of the past and the future.
But coming out of the past and the future,
it is no longer the mind at all.
Hence the insistence of all the great masters of the world
that the door to reality is no-mind.
- Osho

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The real 1960s began on the afternoon of November 22,
1963.
It came to seem that Kennedy's murder opened some malign
trap door in American culture,
and the wild bats flapped out.
- Lance Morrow

Poetry is the opening and closing of a door,
leaving those who look through to guess about what
is seen during the moment.
- Carl Sandburg

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

Sometimes I wonder if men and women really suit each other.
Perhaps they should live next door and just visit now and then.
- Katharine Hepburn

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

Reality is a sliding door.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When you follow your bliss... doors will open
where you would not have thought there would be doors,
and where there wouldn't be a door for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

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

We make our friends; we make our enemies;
but God makes our next-door neighbor.
- Gilbert (G. K.) Chesterton

When a man opens a car door for his wife,
it's either a new car or a new wife.
- Prince Philip

I was the kid next door's imaginary friend.
- Emo Phillips

By the way, I understand that now you can have the
Times delivered to your door here in the Twin Cities.
- Harrison Salisbury

I opened the door for a lot of people,
and they just ran through and left me holding the knob.
- Bo Diddley

My theory on housework is, if the item doesn't multiply,
smell, catch fire, or block the refrigerator door,
let it be.
No one else cares.
Why should you?
- Erma Bombeck

I loved that about her because I knew it would open
the door for a lot of comedy,
because I knew that the conflict would come,
because not many people live like the way she does.
- Jenna Elfman

I've lived next door to people all my life.
I don't know how cute they think I am.
- Sandra Bullock

East Hampton happens to have been the first place in
the world where I was a star,
a real star with a star pasted above my name on the dressing-room door.
- Eva Gabor

All day long the door of the sub-conscious remains just ajar;
we slip through to the other side,
and return again, as easily and secretly as a cat.
- Walter de La Mare

Standing near the door, we dipped our fingers in the holy water,
crossed and blessed ourselves, and proceeded up to the sleeping-room,
in the usual order, two by two.
- Maria Monk

It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age;
but,
if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door,
and this dragon is religion.
- Bertrand Russell

I was out of my bed in one second, trembling with excitement,
and I dashed to the door and into the adjoining room,
where I could watch the streets below from the windows.
- Herman Hesse

I got an internship with the casting director of The Girl Next Door.
I would hold the clipboard and help them in their casting
sessions and get them lunch.
- Olivia Wilde

There have been plenty of very bare hotels with couples humping next door.
I don't stay in very grand hotels.
- Honor Blackman

A true leader has to have a genuine open-door policy
so that his people are not afraid to approach him for any reason.
- Harold S. Geneen

I learned to take the first job that you have in the
business that you want to get into.
It doesn't matter what that job is, you get your foot in the door.
- Wes Craven

I was much distressed by next door people who had twin
babies and played the violin;
but one of the twins died,
and the other has eaten the fiddle, so all is peace.
- Edward Lear

This mug of mine is as plain as a barn door.
Why should people pay 35 cents to look at it?
- Spencer Tracy

The pastor of a parish will typically have no education
in the chant or in music,
and he will hire the first music director who walks through the door.
- Richard Morris

If you would not step into the harlot's house,
do not go by the harlot's door.
- Thomas Secker

We happened to be in the studio next door and I think
Noel Redding came around and said,
'Do you fancy having a sing on this?' We just went
and did it and it was great.
- Roy Wood

Dear disgruntled artists: the key to success isn't kicking down the door;
it's building your own.
- Brian Celio

A lot of Playmates look like Playmates,
but I look so girl-next-door and wholesome.
- Karen McDougal

When I lived in New York, not only did I have safety
locks on the door but I had the music going,
keeping the city at a distance, trying to find creative
time and peace and so forth.
- Ann Beattie


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