Gate Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old gate quotes, gate sayings, and gate proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

We dismounted from our horses at the West gate of the City, called Joppa gate; which is a very strong gate of Iron, with thirteen pieces of Brasse-ordinance planted on the wall about the gate. William Biddulph
Enter through a narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find it. Matthew 7:13-14
The gate of death is the gate of exit; the gate of Heaven is the gate of entrance; but these two are so close together that as the one shuts, the other opens. James Campbell
I am aware of the damp souls of housemaids. Sprouting despondently at area gates. T.S. Eliot
Death ...openeth the gate to good fame and extinguisheth envy. Francis Bacon
By His ascension Our Lord enters heaven and keeps the door open for humanity. Oscar Chambers
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Never open the door to the lesser evil, for other and greater ones invariably slink in after it. Baltasar Gracian
He who welcomes the camel driver needs a big gate. Turkish Proverb
Never bolt your door with a boiled carrot. Irish Proverb
If we are in a good mood when we get up in the morning, if there is a warm-hearted feeling within, automatically our inner door is opened for that day. Dalai Lama
Any big league starter who hits .200 shouldn't be where he is. He ought to be waiting outside the gate to get in the park. Satchel Paige
I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate. Sir Arthur Wing Pinero
The knowledge of words is the gate of scholarship. John Wilson
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity. Khalil Gibran
Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom. Bertrand Russell
Only a person who has passed through the gate of humility can ascend to the heights of the spirit. Rudolf Steiner
There's always the hyena of morality at the garden gate, and the real wolf at the end of the street. D.H. Lawrence
If you close your door to the world of books, the gates of the world of ignorance automatically opens and quickly pulls you inside! Mehmet Murat Ildan
Wherever you are in life, you have come there either because some doors are not opened or some doors are opened! Mehmet Murat İldan
There's always the hyena of morality at the garden gate, and the real wolf at the end of the street. David Herbert Lawrence
The hardest thing to find in life is balance - especially, the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate. Celine Dion
Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven. John Lubbock
Hell and heaven are within you, both gates are within you. When you are behaving unconsciously there is the gate of hell; when you become alert and conscious, there is the gate of heaven. Rajneesh
The gate of heaven is very low; only the humble can enter it. Elizabeth Ann Seton
In the gates of eternity, the black band and the white hand hold each other with an equal clasp. Harriet Beecher Stowe
Still round the corner there may wait, A new road or a secret gate. J.R.R. Tolkien
Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer. Alfred Lord Tennyson
If the golden gate of preferment is not usually opened to men of real merit, persons of no worth have entered it in a most extraordinary manner. Isaac D'Israeli
The success gate is far at the end of the long failure corridor. Keep moving no matter how many potholes you step into. You will get there with time! Israelmore Ayivor
A gate to nature is a gate to heaven! Mehmet Murat ildan
Every doorway, every intersection has a story. Katherine Dunn
Heaven's gates are not so highly arched as princes' palaces; they that enter there must go upon their knees. Daniel Webster
The gate of heaven is very low; only the humble can enter it. Elizabeth Ann Seton
The door can never be closed for good to any player. Zinedine Zidane
If the gates are open, walk in; if the gates are close, find a way and move in! Mehmet Murat ildan
When the gate drops, it's time to try and execute the best you can. Nate Holland
Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open. Alexander Graham Bell