quote by John Lydon

Obama's dense as a doorbell; not much going on up there - it's a wooden top.

— John Lydon

Contentment Doorbell quotations

Opportunity may knock only once, but temptation leans on the doorbell.

Next time y'all need to find me, just rub these two wires for the doorbell.

As a rule, dictatorships guarantee safe streets and terror of the doorbell.

In democracy the streets may be unsafe after dark, but the most likely visitor in the early hours will be the milkman.

If you think there are no new frontiers, watch a boy ring the front doorbell on his first date.


Dogs have important jobs, like barking when the doorbell rings, but cats have no function in a house whatsoever.

If you think there are no new frontiers, watch a boy ring the front doorbell on his first date.

You wouldn't believe that I still have the bikers with the caps to the side at my door, ringing the doorbell.

That old saying about opportunity only knocking once is as archaic as the flat-earth theory and as patently untrue. Opportunity knocks all the time - and it rings your doorbell, calls you up, and sends you e-mails.

I get fed up with all this nonsense of ringing people up and lighting cigarettes and answering the doorbell that passes for action in so many modern plays.


The weakest being on earth can accomplish feats of strength.

The frailest urchin will ring every doorbell on the street in arctic weather or hoist himself aloft to inscribe his name on a virgin monument.

It was then that Marvin got religion.

Not the quiet, personal kind, that involves doing good deeds and living a better life; not even the kind that involves putting on a suit and ringing people's doorbells; but the kind that involves having your own TV network and getting people to send you money.

There's a difference between a caper and a prank.

A prank is like playing Ding-Dong-Ditch, you know, you ring the doorbell and then run and hide in the ditch. That's a prank. It has no shelf life, like reassembling the principal's car up on the roof of the gym. It's cute and everything but there's no shelf-life, and it can actually be kind of destructive. But a caper is different. It's something where everybody has made it in.

Kissing's a good thing, man. It's the doorbell of intimacy.

Doorbells are like a magic game, Or the grab-bag at a fair -- You never know when you hear one ring Who may be waiting there.


Chutzpah' is best defined as a small boy peeing through someone's letter box, then ringing the doorbell to ask how far it went.

[On the ringing of her doorbell or telephone:] What fresh hell is this?

My father was never very friendly. When I was growing up, I thought the doorbell ringing was a signal to pretend you weren't home.

As a kid I would be put to bed when my parents had guests and because I was such a show-off I would go to my mum's room, put on her nightdress and Jackie Onassis shawl, run downstairs, go outside, ring the doorbell and pretend to be one of the guests. I'd say, 'Hello, I'm Mrs. So-and-So.

When I'm on a break from writing, I'll log on to Amazon and eBay.

The doorbell is constantly being rung by deliverymen.


I have always been the lover - never the beloved - and I have spent much of my life waiting for trains, planes, boats, footsteps, doorbells, letters, telephones, snow, rain, thunder.

There is nothing like a doorbell to precipitate the potential into the kinetic.

Democracy means that if the doorbell rings in the early hours, it is likely to be the milkman.

There are moments in a woman's life when her heart flips in her chest, when the world suddenly seems uncommonly pink and perfect, when a symphony can be heard in the tinkle of a doorbell.

No, you don’t need to help me. But if you don’t, there’s nothing stopping me from calling you up again and again, now that I know you can’t kill me. Think of it as me leaning against your Heavenly doorbell… forever.


Kat," Hale groaned, then fell back onto the pillows.

"Funny, I didn't hear a doorbell." "I let myself in; hope that's okay." Hale smiled. "Or the alarm." She stepped inside, tossed a pocket-size bag of tools onto the bed. "You're due for an upgrade." Hale propped himself against the antique headboard and squinted up at her. "She returns." He crossed his arms across his bare chest. "You know, I could be naked in here.

Never knock on death's door. Ring the doorbell then run. He totally hates that. - T-shirt

When the doorbell rings at three in the morning, it's never good news.

I’m saying a prayer. Maybe you ought to, too. It’s going to take us a miracle to get through this.” Whether he was serious or not, Claire sent the prayer up toward heaven, and she thought the others did, too. So it seemed kind of miraculous when the doorbell rang. “At least they’re getting more polite when they try to kill us,” Shane said.

If she's really psychic," Zack said when he saw Tanisha's photo at school, "why does she need a doorbell?


The more Susan waited, the more the doorbell didn't ring. Or the phone.

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