Quotes of Closet

“ Any closet is a walk-in closet if you try hard enough. ”

- Steve Connelly

“ If we would have God in the closet, God must have us out of the closet. There is no way of praying to God, but by living to God. ”

- E.M. Bounds

“ Libraries are not made, they grow. ”

- Augustine Birrell

“ The gift of the family novelist is to turn the cleaning of a closet into an inventory of love and loss-to scan a poem from a shopping list. ”

- Marilyn Gardner

“ Every woman should have four pets in her life. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass who pays for everything. ”

- Paris Hilton

“ I have a picture of the Pont Neuf on a wall in my apartment, but I know that Paris is really on the closet shelf, in the box next to the sleeping bag, with the rest of my diaries. ”

- Thomas Mallon

“ I have a face that is a cross between two pounds of halibut and an explosion in an old clothes closet. ”

- David Niven

“ When I was little, my grandfather used to make me stand in a closet for five minutes without moving. He said it was elevator practice. ”

- Steven Wright

“ Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries. ”

- Anne Herbert

“ The richest minds need not large libraries. ”

- Amos Bronson Alcott

“ Your library is your paradise. ”

- Desiderius Erasmus

“ What the New Yorker calls home would seem like a couple of closets to most Americans, yet he manages not only to live there but also to grow trees and cockroaches right on the premises. ”

- Russell Baker

“ Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind. ”

- Virginia Woolf

“ Libraries are the thin red line between civilisation and barbarism. ”

- Neil Gaiman

“ Libraries collect the works of genius of every language and every age. ”

- George Bancroft

“ Within the sacred walls of libraries we find the best thoughts, the purest feelings, and the most exalted imaginings of our race. ”

- Christian Nestell Bovee

“ After the book took off, I bought a whole new wardrobe. ”

- Terry Goodkind

“ Sir, he was dull in company, dull in his closet, dull everywhere. He was dull in a new way, and that made many people think him great. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in the closet. ”

- Philip Dormer Stanhope

“ Every women needs at least 4 animals. A mink in her closet, a jaguar in her garage, a tiger in her bed, and a jackass that pays for everything. ”

- Paris Hilton

“ God is definitely out of the closet. ”

- Marianne Williamson

“ Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet. ”

- Johann Kaspar Lavater

“ Knowledge of the world in only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet. ”

- Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield

“ The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar level of wages and prices, electric light and water closets, and nothing else. ”

- D. H. Lawrence

“ The priesthood in many ways is the ultimate closet in Western civilization, where gay people particularly have hidden for the past two thousand years. ”

- John Spong

“ The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ They are so filthy and bestial that no honest man would admit one into his house for a water-closet doormat. ”

- Charles Dickens

“ 'Tis all a Checker-board of Nights and days where Destiny with Men for Pieces plays: Hither and thither moves, and mates and slays, and one by one back in the Closet lays. ”

- Omar Khayyam

“ We cannot talk to God strongly when we have not lived for God strongly. The closet cannot be made holy to God when the life has not been holy to God. ”

- E.M. Bounds

“ The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet. ”

- Philip Dormer Stanhope
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