Just a simple choice, right now, between fear and love. The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your doors, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love instead see all of us as one.— Bill Hicks
Scandalous Locked Doors quotations
I like people who are still actively creating in their life, who aren't set, I don't feel like I'm set. And I don't have any baggage, for better or worse. I don't have any plants or pets or kids. I can lock the door and go. I need to be with somebody for whom that's okay.
Remember the story of the Spanish prisoner.
For many years he was confined in a dungeon... One day it occurred to him to push the door of his cell. It was open; and it had never been locked.
It is difficult for the common good to prevail against the intense concentration of those who have a special interest, especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
At Kansas City, Kansas, before the saloons were closed, they were getting ready to build an addition to the jail. Now the doors swing idly on the hinges and there is nobody to lock in the jails.
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.
When hopes and dreams are loose in the streets, it is well for the timid to lock doors, shutter windows and lie low until the wrath has passed.
People stay married because they want to, not because the doors are locked.
Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.
Preconceived notions are the locks on the door to wisdom.
Most people just want to be part of the world, they want to live, love, and enjoy themselves - to take part in the world around them. Whereas artists are always retreating, locking the door, and inventing other worlds.
If you believe in subjective morality, why do you lock your doors at night?
Now be silent. Let the One who creates the words speak. He made the door. He made the lock. He also made the key.
A man forced to spend his life without ever having the right, without ever finding the time, to shut himself up all alone, no matter where, to think, to reflect, to work, to dream? Ah! my dear boy, a key, the key of a door which one can lock this is happiness, mark you, the only happiness!
To the optimist all doors have handles and hinges;
to the pessimist, all doors have locks and latches.
The fear is for what is still to be lost.
When I lay these questions before God I get no answer.
But a rather special sort of 'No answer.' It is not the locked door. It is more like a silent, certainly not uncompassionate, gaze. As though He shook His head not in refusal but waiving the question. Like, 'Peace, child; you don't understand.
People will never know how hard it is to get information, especially if it's locked up behind official doors where, if politicians had their way, they'd stamp 'top secret' on the color of the walls.
Philosophy is like trying to open a safe with a combination lock: each little adjustment of the dials seems to achieve nothing, only when everything is in place does the door open.
What was wrong with train toilet doors that just locked, instead of this multiple choice system? If anything goes wrong, you'll be sitting there while the whole toilet wall slowly slides away, unveiling you like a prize on a quiz show. For 500 points, a shitting woman!
The eyes of fear want you to put bigger locks on your doors, buy guns, close yourself off. The eyes of love, instead, see all of us as one.
On balance, the use of encryption, just like the use of good locks on doors, has the net effect of preventing a lot more crime than it might assist.
Try pausing right before and right after undertaking a new action, even something simple like putting a key in a lock to open a door. Such pauses take a brief moment, yet they have the effect of decompressing time and centering you.
But there was no room at the inn"; the inn is the gathering place of public opinion; so often public opinion locks its doors to the King.
Alzheimer's disease locks all the doors and exits. There is no reprieve, no escape.
Knowledge was not meant to be locked behind doors.
It breathes best in the open air where all men can inhale its essence.
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.
The way the neurotic sees it: bars on his door mean that he's locked in;
bars on your door mean that he's locked out.
The gross national product includes air pollution and advertising for cigarettes, and ambulances to clear our highways of carnage. It counts special locks for our doors, and jails for the people who break them ... It does not allow for the health of our families, the quality of thier education, or the joy of their play.
Prohibition is a hard sounding word, worthless as a rallying cry, hard as a locked door or going to bed without your supper.
Madness is the emergency exit. You can just step outside, and close the door on all those dreadful things that happened. Forever.
Tonight. After the reaping, everyone is supposed to celebrate. And a a lot of people do, out of relief that their children have been spared for another year. But at least two families will pull their shutters, lock their doors, and try to figure out how they will survive the painful weeks to come.
I went down the street to the 24-hour grocery.
When I got there, the guy was locking the front door. I said, 'Hey, the sign says you're open 24 hours.' He said, 'Yes, but not in a row.'
Why did men worship in churches, locking themselves away in the dark, when the world lay beyond its doors in all its real glory?
I looked back at some of my earlier published stories with genuine horror and remorse. I got thinking, How many extant copies might there be, who owns them, and do they keep their doors locked?