Window Quotes

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows to the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows to the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light wonโ€™t come in.โ€ - Isaac Asimov
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โ€œLibraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows...

โ€œLibraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better.โ€ ~ Sidney Sheldon
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"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine whe...

"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 Kรผbler-Ross
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โ€œThey say you die twice, once when you stop breathing, and another time when somebody s...

โ€œThey say you die twice, once when you stop breathing, and another time when somebody says your name for the last time. But as I stared out the dust-ridden windows of the dark, decrepit room, I realised they never talk about how the reverse is infinitely more painfulโ€
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.โ€ - Isaac Asimov
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"If God lived on earth...

"If God lived on earth, people would break his windows." โ€” Jewish Proverb
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"We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no w...

"We all live in a house on fire, no fire department to call; no way out, just the upstairs window to look out of while the fire burns the house down with us trapped, locked in it." ~ Tennessee Williams
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"Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumpt...

"Begin challenging your own assumptions. Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in while, or the light won't come in." ~ Alan Alda
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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"If people are determined to be offended - if they will climb up on the ladder, balanci...

"If people are determined to be offended - if they will climb up on the ladder, balancing it precariously on their own toilet cistern to be upset by what they see through the neighbour's bathroom window - there is nothing you can do about that." -- Christopher Hitchens
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"She herself is a haunted house. She does not possess herself; her anc...

"She herself is a haunted house. She does not possess herself; her ancestors sometimes come and peer out of the windows of her eyes and that is very frightening." โ€• The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories, Angela Carter
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Intelligence is having a 60,000 word vocabulary. Wisdo...

Intelligence is having a 60,000 word vocabulary. Wisdom is knowing that literally nobody cares that they have been "defenestrated" when they are thrown out of a window.
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"โ€œHe stood at the window of the empty cafe and watched the activites in the square and he...

"โ€œHe stood at the window of the empty cafe and watched the activites in the square and he said that it was good that God kept the truths of life from the young as they were starting out or else they'd have no heart to start at all.โ€ - Cormac McCarthy, All The Pretty Horses
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"Half of the modern drugs could well be t...

"Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them." โ€” Dr. Martin Henry Fischer
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"If God lived on earth...

"If God lived on earth, people would break his windows." โ€” Jewish Proverb
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come inโ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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"Life is much more successfully...

"Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window" F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
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"I set the wheels in motion, turn up all the machines. Activate the programs, ...

"I set the wheels in motion, turn up all the machines. Activate the programs, and run behind the scene. I set the clouds in motion, turn up light and sound. Activate the window, and watch the world go 'round." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Prime Mover)
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"So many people treat you like you're a kid, ...

"So many people treat you like you're a kid, so you might as well act like one and throw your television out of the hotel window" -Gerard Way
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"A life is like looking into a window at the world at a particular state and time. Isn't it...

"A life is like looking into a window at the world at a particular state and time. Isn't it scary that sooner or later that window will be gone for all eternity. Everything is on one side of the glass; you are on the other side. Death is moving on to a new window." - Ravi Silari
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"I feel that it is healthier to look out at the world t...

"I feel that it is healthier to look out at the world through a window than through a mirror. Otherwise, all you see is yourself and whatever is behind you." - Bill Withers
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Trying to predict the future is like trying to ...

Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window. ~ Peter Drucker
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God lives in Heaven and not on Earth becaus...

God lives in Heaven and not on Earth because if He lived on Earth, people would break His windows ~ purportedly an old Hebrew observation
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"You all quit breath...

"You all quit breathing, your fogging up my window." - my bus driver
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"Suspicious looking stranger flashes you a dangerous grin. Shadows across your window....

"Suspicious looking stranger flashes you a dangerous grin. Shadows across your window... Was it only trees in the wind? Every breath a static charge, a tongue that tastes like tin. Steely-eyed outside to hide the enemy within." ~Neil Peart (Rush - The Enemy Within)
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You must refuse to join them. You must remain your...

You must refuse to join them. You must remain yourself. You must open the curtains or the blinds or the windows to the gentle light to joy. - Charles Bukowski
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"One Zen master said, The whole universe is my true personality. This is a very wonderf...

"One Zen master said, The whole universe is my true personality. This is a very wonderful saying... If you want to see what you truly are, open the window, and everything you see is in fact the expression of your inner reality. Can you embrace all of it?" - Adyashanti
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"Half of the modern drugs could well be t...

"Half of the modern drugs could well be thrown out of the window, except that the birds might eat them." โ€” Dr. Martin Henry Fischer
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"Now I'm blocked but right be...

"Now I'm blocked but right between those two windows, a long time ago, I used to be it" -Exit.
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When the Lord closes a do...

When the Lord closes a door, somewhere He opens a window -The Sound Of Music Maria
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Better keep yourself clean and bright...

Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. - George Bernard Shaw
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When rain taps against your window like an eager child, it is impo...

When rain taps against your window like an eager child, it is important to remember that even the world criesโ€”even the sky, which holds everything together, falls a part from time to time. bianca sparacino
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โ€œLife is much more success...

โ€œLife is much more successfully looked at from a single window.โ€ โ€• F. Scott Fitzgerald
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โ€œThere was nothing separate about her day...

โ€œThere was nothing separate about her days. Like drops on the window-pane, they ran together and trickled away.โ€ โ€• Dorothy Parker
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"People are like stained-glass windows, they sparkle and shine wh...

"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 light from within." - Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
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"if a window of opp...

"if a window of opportunity appears,don't pull down the shade."
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"A window of oppor...

"A window of opportunity won't open itself." - Dave Weinbaum.
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"If you stand and stare out of the window on your own, you're an a...

"If you stand and stare out of the window on your own, you're an antisocial, friendless idiot. If you stand and stare out of the window on your own with a cigarette, you're a philosopher." โ€“ Rory Sutherland
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows o...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.โ€
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"The greatest achievements in life are those th...

"The greatest achievements in life are those that were achieved by the exceptional and those who dared to toss normality out the window." -- Unknown
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"Clay is molded to form a cup, But it is on its non-being that the utility of the cup depends...

"Clay is molded to form a cup, But it is on its non-being that the utility of the cup depends. Doors and windows are cut out to make a room, But it is on its non-being that the utility of the room depends. Therefore turn being into advantage, and turn non-being into utility." [Lao-Tzu]
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"The battle plan is the first casualty of...

"The battle plan is the first casualty of war, as soon as the first shot is fired the plan goes out the window" -Travis M. Jacobs
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โ€œRead, read, read. Read everythingโ€”trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Jus...

โ€œRead, read, read. Read everythingโ€”trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! Youโ€™ll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, youโ€™ll find out. If itโ€™s not, throw it out the window.โ€ โ€”William Faulkner
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โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the...

โ€œYour assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.โ€ โ€• Isaac Asimov
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Canada is not so much a country as a holding tank filled with the disgruntled progeny of d...

Canada is not so much a country as a holding tank filled with the disgruntled progeny of defeated peoples. . . . Most of us are huddled tight to the border, looking into the candy store window, scared of the Americans on one side and of the bush on the other. - Mordecai Richler
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"You can learn a lot about people from the stories they tell, but you can also know...

"You can learn a lot about people from the stories they tell, but you can also know them from the way they sing along, whether they like the windows up or down, if they live by the map or by the world, if they feel the pull of the ocean." - David Levithan
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Mediocrity Find Walls Everyw...

Mediocrity Find Walls Everywhere, Visionary Find Window In That Wall. - Digital Philosopher
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"Better keep yourself clean an...

"Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world."
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"The cool wind I enj...

"The cool wind I enjoyed became rain. I closed the window." ~Unknown
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Many of philosophy is like a wi...

Many of philosophy is like a window pane. We see the truth through it, but it divides us from truth.
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The whole purpose of edu...

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney J. Harris
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"Death rattles those win...

"Death rattles those windows, the ones which have shown us life." - The Empyrean
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