Window Sayings and Quotes

Whether you prefer floor to ceiling windows that look out onto nature or a metropolitan skyline, windows can make or break a living space. Below you’ll find a collection of insightful and humorous windows quotes.

You can't make an architect. But you can open the doors and windows toward the light as you see it. Frank Lloyd Wright
May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the window and kiss the night air. Franz Kafka
I have always attached great importance to the manner in which an experiment is set up and conducted. The experiment should be set up to open as many windows as possible on the unforeseen. Frederic Joliot-Curie
Drive nature out of the door and it will fly in at the window. Fyodor Dostoevsky
Marriage is an alliance entered into by a man who can't sleep with the window shut, and a woman who can't sleep with the window open. George Bernard Shaw
Without looking out of my window I could know the ways of heaven. George Harrison
The window of heaven is what all truth seekers are trying to open. Harold Klemp
It's like a kid standing at the window watching the rain. Haruki Murakami
Her imagination was by habit ridiculously active; when the door was not open it jumped out of the window. Henry James
He is outside of everything, and alien everywhere. He is an aesthetic solitary. His beautiful, light imagination is the wing that on the autumn evening just brushes the dusky window. Henry James
If I were a physician I would try my patients thus. I would wheel them to a window and let Nature feel their pulse. It will soon appear if their sensuous existence is sound. The sounds are but the throbbing of some pulse in me. Henry Thoreau
Freedom is the open window through which pours the sunlight of the human spirit and human dignity. Herbert Hoover
Close a door, and you'd still feel a breeze through the window. Jodi Picoult
Art is the window to man's soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; nor could the world see the man within. Lady Bird Johnson
Such a deep silence surrounds me, and I think I hear moonbeams striking on the windows. Lucian Blaga
All happenings, great and small, are parables whereby God speaks. The art of life is to get the message. To see all that is offered us at the windows of the soul, and to reach out and receive what is offered, this is the art of living. Malcolm Muggeridge
Your days are numbered. Use them to throw open the windows of your soul to the sun. If you do not, the sun will soon set, and you with it. Marcus Aurelius
A habit cannot be tossed out the window; it must be coaxed down the stairs a step at a time. Mark Twain
There is much virtue in a window. It is to a human being as a frame is to a painting, as a proscenium to a play, as 'form' to literature. It strongly defines its content. Max Beerbohm
Things changed, people changed, and the world went rolling along right outside the window. Nicholas Sparks
I have forgotten your love, yet I seem to glimpse you in every window. Pablo Neruda
Sometimes you just have to jump out the window and grow wings on the way down. Ray Bradbury
People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring. Rogers Hornsby
Stop the flow of your words. Open the window of your heart and let the spirit speak. Rumi
If I had the use of my body, I would throw it out the window. Samuel Beckett
There was something awesome in the thought of the solitary mortal standing by the open window and summoning in from the gloom outside the spirits of the nether world. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
It needs no dictionary of quotations to remind me that the eyes are the windows of the soul. Sir Max Beerbohm
A library doesn't need windows. A library is a window. Stewart Brand
Most people are mirrors, reflecting the moods and emotions of the times; few are windows, bringing light to bear on the dark corners where troubles fester. The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows. Sydney J. Harris
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