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Gateway Quotes


"Caffeine. The gateway drug." - Eddie Vedder

"June is the gateway to summer ..." - Jean Hersey

"Philanthropy is the gateway to power" - Bert Cooper

"Rapture is the gateway to nirvana." - Sharon Salzberg

"Comics are a gateway into literature." - Francoise Mouly

"Comics are a gateway drug to literacy." - Art Spiegelman

"Sex is the gateway to life." - Frank Harris

"The eyes are the gateway to the soul." - Herman Melville

"Cigarettes and alcohol are much stronger gateway drugs." - Steven Machat

"The Soul is the Gateway to Heaven within you." - Choa Kok Sui

"Sitting is the gateway of truth to total liberation." - Dogen

"Darkness within darkness. The gateway to all understanding." - Lao Tzu

"Darkness within darkness. The gateway to all understanding." - Laozi

"Obedience is the gateway through which knowledge enters the mind."" - Helen Keller

"Text is the gateway drug to real time marketing." - Jay Baer

"The feet are the gateway to 10,000 illnesses." - Proverbs

"Television? It's a gateway to writer's block, isn't it?" - Alex Turner

"Turkey is the gateway to the east for Europe, and the gateway to Europe for the east. We have a bridging function that Europe shouldn't underestimate." - Recep Tayyip Erdogan

"Being the gateway to a large city, St. Louis, I had felt from the very beginning that somehow this building should symbolize this sense of being a gateway." - Minoru Yamasaki

"Humility is the gateway into the grace and the favor of God." - Harold J. Warner

"Everything if given to God can become your gateway to joy." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Marijuana is a gateway drug that can lead to awful things, like Phish getting back together." - Stephen Colbert

"I love you' really is the gateway drug of breaking up." - John Green

"Antithesis is the narrow gateway through which error most prefers to worm its way towards truth." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Sleep is the gateway to those nightly visitations of the irrational." - Gayle Greene

"Carrying a loaded firearm is the gateway crime to committing a murder." - Garry McCarthy

"The subtlest of subtleties, this is the gateway to all mysteries." - Laozi

"The piano bar is the gateway to the halls of masturbation." - Henry Miller

"I'm opposed to legalizing marijuana because it acts as a gateway drug." - Enrique Pena Nieto

"Love, I think, is a gateway to the world, not an escape from it." - Mark Doty

"Reading is the gateway skill that makes all other learning possible" - Barack Obama

"MOUTH, n. In man, the gateway to the soul; in woman, the outlet of the heart." - Ambrose Bierce

"That's something the kids should know about. Reading is a gateway to witchcraft and lesbianism." - Al Yankovic

"You wanna know what a gateway drug is? It opens a gate." - Eugene Mirman

"Capitalism has not proven to be a transitional form, a gateway to a higher human future." - Allen W. Wood

"I think the natural is, for many people, the gateway to something supernatural or otherworldly." - Quentin S. Crisp

"Living in a state of gratitude is the gateway to grace." - Arianna Huffington

"Baptism is the door of the spiritual life and the gateway to the sacraments." - Thomas Aquinas

"Explanation separates us from astonishment, which is the only gateway to the incomprehensible." - Eugene Ionesco

"My life choices are not supposed to be the gateway to somebody else's. That's my journey." - Drew Barrymore

"I got involved in Gateway National Park and just became fascinated with gardens." - Alexandra Kerry

"Today, recall a favorite memory, which serves as a gateway to uplifting feelings and thoughts." - Doreen Virtue

"A library is a gateway to others' minds, hearts, and lives." - Tamora Pierce

"Hopefully, kids realize you can do anything you want. Skateboarding can be that gateway." - Ryan Sheckler

"The immigration issue is a gateway issue for Hispanics, no doubt about it." - Marco Rubio

"Humility is the gateway into the grace and the favor of God." - Harold Warner

"Immigration is a gateway basically. It's a check-off point for Latino voters." - Jeb Bush

"While Asia is commonly referred to as the Gateway to Europe, it is no less true that Europe is the Gateway to Asia, and the broad influence of the one cannot fail to have its impact upon the other." - Douglas Macarthur

"The great and terrible step was taken. What else could you expect from a girl so expectant? 'Sex,' said Frank Harris, 'is the gateway to life.' So I went through the gateway in an upper room in the Cafe Royal." - Enid Bagnold

"As long as vitalism and spiritualism are open questions so long will the gateway of science be open to mysticism." - Rudolf Virchow

"Obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child." - Anne Sullivan Macy

"...real care means the willingness to help each other in making our brokenness into the gateway to joy." - Henri Nouwen

"Relationships serve as a gateway to expansion, when there is no longer expansion, there is no longer a relationship." - Ralph Smart

"Computer is not a device anymore. It is an extension of your mind and your gateway to other people." - Mark Shuttleworth

"For it is in letting go of the past that you reclaim your power. Step through the gateway now." - Ralph Blum

"Systematic yoga and vipassana opens the "Dasham Duar" the mystical tenth spiritual gateway located at the top of the skull." - Amit Ray

"The brain is an important gateway by which the social environment impacts on people's health through the mind." - Michael Marmot

"Like a lot of young people who wanted to be artists, comics were a gateway for me." - Kerry James Marshall

"...words are the gateway to reality, the means by which we engage with the objective truth beyond ourselves." - Joseph Pearce

"Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway, to all my subsequent prosperity." - Frederick Douglass

"The U.S. needs to control the Middle East, the gateway to Asia. It already has military installations in Uzbekistan." - Jose Saramago

"Math proficiency is the gateway to a number of incredible careers that students may never have considered." - Danica Mckellar

"Pell Grants aren't 'welfare,' they are a gateway to opportunity for some of our nation's best and brightest students." - Sheldon Whitehouse

"Further south, there are some airports, but none our size. Our airport is the gateway to the southern Kansas City." - James Green

"I felt so liberated when I first saw this play, because for me this is the gateway to contemplation, or this is the gateway to love, or this is the gateway to faith, not sitting and reading a book by an isolated monk, god bless him. This is." - Will Oldham

"You can choose a future where more Americans have the chance to gain the skills they need to compete, no matter how old they are or how much money they have. Education was the gateway to opportunity for me. It was the gateway for Michelle. And now more than ever, it is the gateway to a middle-class life." - Barack Obama

"Yet mystery and imagination arise from the same source. This source is called darkness ... Darkness within darkness, the gateway to all understanding." - Laozi

"I think death is a tremendous adventure- a gateway into a new life, in which you have further powers, deeper joys, and wonderful horizons." - Leslie Weatherhead

"From that house there has come so much life that it ought never to die or fall into ruin... For me that house was a gateway to America." - Pearl S Buck

"The strongest guard is placed at the gateway to nothing. Maybe because the condition of emptiness is too shameful to be divulged." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Love is both wondrous and yet full of peril. Love is a gateway through which hatred - disguised and unrecognized - can pass." - David Gemmell

"Faith is a gateway to happiness that remains permanently accessible to each of us, wherever we are, no matter our circumstances." - Mary Lou Retton

"What if you could find brand new worlds, right here on Earth, where anything is possible? Same planet, different dimension. I've found the gateway." - Jerry O'Connell

"I never cease to be thrilled when entering my own gateway... and always feel that entrance gardens should give the first sensation of rest to those returning home." - Edna Walling

"That to me was really, certainly, the gateway into discovering John, ... I feel I found the speaking voice through the singing voice." - Joaquin Phoenix

"You have a soft spot. Contrary to popular belief, it is not where you are weak, it is the gateway to indestructible power." - Susan Piver

"There is no shortcut to truth, no way to gain knowledge of the universe except through the gateway of the scientific method." - Karl Pearson

"I never question a success, any more than I do the right of a bulldog to lie in his own gateway." - Josh Billings

"We're ready for a real black President - someone like Jay-Z. Obama's fine, just not all black. He's our gateway Negro." - Christopher Titus

"To move out of the patterns of our past and create the future we want we must pass through the gateway of the present" - David Schlussel

"I think kindness is a sort of gateway virtue - having that simple aspiration can get you into deep water very quickly - in a good way." - George Saunders

"I may not enter the garden, Though I know the road thereto; And morn by morn to the gateway I see the children go." - Francis Turner Palgrave

"From compassion springs humility. The ego is verily a gateway to hell. The person who is egoistic is far from being religious." - Dada Vaswani

"The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ." - Norman Vincent Peale

"London, a city where creativity and innovation have always flourished, provides a significant home for Starbucks and a significant gateway into Europe." - Howard Schultz

"I know not everyone starts out reading high literature. If you read enough you might be drawn to some other things, so maybe those vampire books are what they call 'gateway books.' I just coined that term. I don't know if there's a thing called 'gateway books.'" - Josh Radnor

"For centuries, New York has served as the gateway for millions of people from all over the world in search of the American dream. It only makes sense that it would now serve as a gateway for the world's greatest athletes." - Hillary Clinton

"I know not everyone starts out reading high literature. If you read enough you might be drawn to some other things, so maybe those vampire books are what they call 'gateway books.' I just coined that term. I don't know if there's a thing called 'gateway books." - Josh Radnor

"Singlehood is not longer a state to be overcome as soon as possible. It has its own rewards. Marriage is not the gateway to adulthood anymore. For most people it's the dessert - desirable, but no longer the main course." - Stephanie Coontz

"Life is short. Time is fleeting. Realize the Self. Purity of the heart is the gateway to God. Aspire. Renounce. Meditate. Be good; do good. Be kind; be compassionate. Inquire, know Thyself." - Sivananda

"The Constitution is a GLORIOUS LIBERTY DOCUMENT. Read its preamble, consider it purposes. Is slavery among them? Is it at the gateway? or is it in the temple? it is neither." - Frederick Douglass

"Most people...are put off science because maths is the gateway and they can't handle it. What we should be teaching is operational maths because, in general, the maths we need to carry out science is pretty straightforward." - Edward De Bono

"The mystery of ministry is that we have been chosen to make our own limited and very conditional love the gateway for the unlimited and unconditional love of God." - Henri Nouwen

"When writing gateway software of any kind, take pains to disturb the data stream as little as possible - and never throw away information unless the recipient forces you to!" - Eric S Raymond

"And, to be honest, if weed is a gateway drug, then I really did hop the fence, but sometimes I can't help but miss the sticky-sweet warmth of a good old fashioned hot box." - Kris Kidd

"Community colleges are one of Americas great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace." - Barbara Mikulski

"How can you be happy in this world? You have a hole in your heart. You have a gateway inside you to lands beyond the world you know. They will call you, as you grow." - Neil Gaiman

"God led Jesus to a cross, not a crown, and yet that cross ultimately proved to be the gateway to freedom and forgiveness for every sinner in the world." - Bill Hybels

"I feel that flip-flops are the downfall of many relationships. It's, like, first it's the flip-flops, and then it's the's the gateway drug to no sex." - Lady Gaga

"I really believe in the power of comics as an educational thing, even ones as silly as mine, because they're a gateway to the actual thing. They're like an easy entrance." - Kate Beaton

"A black star appears, a point of darkness in the night sky's clarity. Point of darkness and gateway to repose. Reach out, pierce the fine fabric of the sheltering sky, take repose." - Paul Bowles

"All my work is created from personal experiences. My hope is always that others will see it as a gateway, develop their own message and feel a part of the art." - Sanford Biggers

"Looking back, it's funny how the lighter family-friendly version of these classic Universal movie monsters that were satirized in The Munsters seduced me like a gateway drug into the genre." - Bryan Fuller

"When the breath of twilight blows to flame the misty skies, All its vaporous sapphire, violet glow, and silver gleam, With their magic flood me through the gateway of the eyes; I am one with the twilight's dream." - George William Russell

"I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child." - Anne Sullivan Macy

"I do that which I do in every place. Here also, at the gateway of that garden into which time has not entered, I fight with time my ever-losing battle, because to do that diverts me." - James Branch Cabell

"Facebook and Google are battling over who will be our gateway to the rest of the Internet through 'like' buttons and universal logins - giving them huge power over our online identities and activities." - Rebecca Mackinnon

"Hexapodia as the key insight...I haven't had a chance to see the famous video from Straumli Realm, except as an evocation. (My only gateway onto the Net is very expensive.) Is it true that humans have six legs?" - Vernor Vinge

"I think that 'Little Angels' provides the gateway into that conversation about faith and about the Lord and about God's love for us. Remembering that the angels are just the messengers and the message is the message of love." - Roma Downey

"Community colleges are one of America's great social inventions a gateway to the future for first time students looking for an affordable college education, and for mid-career students looking to get ahead in the workplace." - Barbara Mikulski

"I get letters from college kids who have read Percy Jackson when they were younger who tell me, 'I just passed my Classics exam.' The books are accurate enough that they can serve as a gateway to Homer and Virgil." - Rick Riordan

"I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child." - Anne Sullivan

"For me, it's great to see 'Gateways' finally make it to the console. Think of it as 'Portal' meets 'Castlevania' as you try to put together your gateway gun before your lab becomes overrun with nasty enemies." - Rob Manuel

"Interpreted as it ought to be interpreted, the Constitution is a glorious liberty document. Read its preamble, consider its purposes. Is slavery among them? Is it at the gateway? or is it in the temple? It is neither." - Frederick Douglass

"Bible Gateway has created a way to make the Word of God accessible and reflective of the technological world we live in. Bible Gateway has proven that embracing innovation can bring people closer to God. I've used unconventional ways to bridge the gap between the secular and the spiritual worlds in my own career, so I admire Bible Gateway's bold, brilliant, and effective way of contributing to the spiritual journeys of many people around the world." - DeVon Franklin

"I address you with neither rancor nor bitterness in the fading twilight of life, with but one purpose in mind: to serve my country. The issues are global and so interlocked that to consider the problems of one sector, oblivious to those of another, is but to court disaster for the whole. While Asia is commonly referred to as the Gateway to Europe, it is no less true that Europe is the Gateway to Asia, and the broad influence of the one cannot fail to have its impact upon the other." - Douglas Macarthur

"I do not believe that marijuana is a gateway drug, and having been a mayor trying to keep my community safe, if there was any drug that was driving violence, more than marijuana, it was alcohol which is legal. And so I just don't think this is a gateway drug. And by the way, if you regulate it you're actually going to overcome a lot of problems with people having to go to the streets to buy their drug. You don't know how dangerous that is..." - Cory Booker

"When Franklin drew the lightning from the clouds, he little dreamed that in the evolution of science his discovery would illuminate the torch of Liberty for France and America. The rays from this beacon, lighting this gateway to the continent, will welcome the poor and the persecuted with the hope and promise of homes and citizenship." - Chauncey Depew

"The examination system, and the fact that instruction is treated mainly as a training for a livelihood, leads the young to regard knowledge from a purely utilitarian point of view as the road to money, not as the gateway to wisdom." - Bertrand Russell

"Those who are in love with practice without knowledge are like the sailor who gets into a ship without rudder or compass and who never can be certain whether he is going. Practice must always be founded on sound theory, and to this Perspective is the guide and the gateway; and without this nothing can be done well in the matter of drawing." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Today I feel that I shall win through. I have come to the gateway of the simple; I am now content to see things as they are. I have gained freedom myself; I shall allow freedom to others. In my work will be my salvation." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Aum is the most powerful of all mantras. It is good to chant Aum seven or more times before and after each meditation. Chanting "Aum" puts you in harmony with the vibration of Eternity. "Aum" opens the gateway to the infinite highway of light." - Frederick Lenz

"When I was 14 and living in London, I'd go around Hampton Court Palace with its marvelous atmosphere, through the gateway where Ann Boleyn walked, the haunted gallery down which Katherine Howard ran. It all set me going. It all started from there." - Jean Plaidy

"I do not want to believe that death is the gateway to another life. For me, it is a closed door. I do not say it is a step we must all take, but that it is a horrible and dirty adventure." - Albert Camus

"If one sees the personality not as an apparatus that is essentially constructed by the time childhood is over, but as always in its essence developing, then life at 25 or 30 or at the gateway to middle age will stimulate its own intrigue, surprise, and exhilaration of discovery." - Erik Erikson

"I am very pleased to see this project moving ahead. The Hamilton Airport serves as an international gateway to south-western Ontario. This new facility will allow the airport to expand its air cargo business and help strengthen the local economy. This is another example of Ontario's commitment to public infrastructure that contributes to long-term growth for the region." - Ted McMeekin

"The coachman drew up his horses before the castle gateway, where their hoofs beat a sort of fanfare on the stone pavement; and the footman, letting himself smartly down, pulled, with a peremptory gesture that was just not quite a swagger, the bronze hand at the end of the dangling bell-cord." - Henry Harland

"The darkness which clings to every personality is the door into the unconscious and the gateway of dreams, from which those two twilight figures, the shadow and the anima, step into our nightly visions or, remaining invisible, take possession of our ego-consciousness." - Carl Jung

"Self-reflection is the gateway to freedom. It also brings greater appreciation and enjoyment. We begin to enjoy spending time with our own mind, and we enjoy reflecting on our experience of the teachings. Like the sun emerging from behind the clouds, the teachings of the dharma become clear." - Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche

"Friend, many and many a dream is mere confusion a cobweb of no consequence at all. Two gates for ghostly dreams there are: One gateway of honest horn, and one of ivory. Issuing by the ivory gate are dreams of glimmering illusion, fantasies, but those that come through solid polished horn may be borne out, if mortals only know them." - Homer

"There is no big mystery to Tantra. It is in the allowance and grace of the breath. Breathe easy and naturally and you will open the door to a sacred intent. With this sacred intent, love making becomes spiritual and holy. You open the gateway to total joy and you embrace the divine, erotic impulse. So breathe and relax. This is tantra." - Janet Robertson

"For," I said, "a murdered man or woman dies not in God's time, but in Man's. He... or she... is cut short before he... or she... can atone for sin, and so all errors must be forgiven. When you think of it that way, all murderers are a gateway for heaven." - Stephen King

"The new shift in thinking is the gateway to human transformation. And because of the sheer number of people involved in this shift, and the growing magnitude of the crises that are driving us to change the way we think, we are standing on the threshold of human transformation at a level unlike anything ever before known on Earth." - Gregg Braden

"Once upon a time' These are the most magical words our world has ever known and the gateway to the greatest stories ever told. They're an immediate calling to anyone who hears them-a calling into a world where everyone is welcome and anything can happen. Mice can become men, maids can become princesses, and they can teach valuable lessons in the process." - Chris Colfer

"Reading is the gateway to so many things that helps makes it possible for seven billion people to live together on one planet. Literature is the great extra-somatic keeper of our knowledge of what it is to be human. Reading elevates us. We read to be our best selves." - Nicola Griffith

"To be beautiful lips - say kind words. To my eyes were beautiful - radiate good. A woman's beauty is not in the clothes, not in its shape or hairstyle. Beauty woman in her eyes, because the eyes - is the gateway to the heart, where love lives." - Audrey Hepburn

"The tithe is God's historical method to get us on the path of giving. In that sense, it can serve as a gateway to the joy of grace giving. It's unhealthy to view tithing as a place to stop, but it can still be a good place to start." - Randy Alcorn

"I am grateful to the fossil fuel industry for bringing us the concentrated carbon that took us through the Industrial Revolution and through the technological revolution and brought us to the gateway of the renewable energy revolution, or what I call the sunlight revolution. But that is where we must part ways. It's the natural order." - Mark Ruffalo

"If anything, I feel that the current generation of listeners of heavy music are progressing a bit passed their gateway bands and are digging deeper than they used to and understanding more abrasive and complex music and art. It's like being around an unfamiliar language long enough that it eventually begins to make sense." - Jacob Bannon

"Here was the world's worst wound. And here with pride 'Their name liveth for evermore' the Gateway claims. Was ever an immolation so belied As these intolerably nameless names? Well might the Dead who struggled in the slime Rise and deride this sepulchre of crime." - Siegfried Sassoon

"The start of a film is like a gateway, a formal entrance-point. The first three minutes of a film make great demands on an audience's patience and credulity. A great deal has to be learnt very rapidly about place and attitude, character and intent and ambition." - Peter Greenaway

"They are the gateway for our modern esthetic development, the prophets of the new time. They are most of all, the primitives of the way they have begun; they have voiced most of all the imperative need of essential personalism, of direct expression of direct experience." - Marsden Hartley

"The hours between eight in the evening and one or two in the morning have always been my magic hours. Against the blue candlewick bedspread the white pages of my open book, illuminated by a circle of lamplight, were the gateway to another world." - Diane Setterfield

"I grew up in Bellport, Long Island where I attended Gateway Acting School and met Robin Allan. She was the school's director who took me under her wing and was the one who told me that I could do this for real." - Brendan Dooling

"The Syrian border town of Qa'im was the main gateway Islamic radicals used to go to Iraq. Syria became the passageway for extremists from Egypt, Libya, Afghanistan, Yemen, Saudi Arabia and other Muslim nations to fight a jihad against American forces in Iraq." - Richard Engel

"If 'Buffy' the movie was the true love of my childhood, 'Buffy' the series quickly became the true love of my teenage years. It was everything I'd ever wanted in a show and more. 'Buffy' quickly became an obsession, and, shortly thereafter, became my gateway into an incredible, insane, indescribably wonderful new world: shared media fandom." - Seanan Mcguire

"Education is among the most important problems we face because it's the ultimate 'gateway' problem. That is, it drives virtually every global problem that we face as a species. But there's a flip-side: if we can fix education, then we'll dramatically improve the other problems, too." - Jose Ferreira

"The most perfect steersman that you can have, and the best helm, lies in the triumphal gateway of copying from nature. And this outdoes all other models; and always rely on this with a stout heart, especially as you begin to gain some judgment in draftsmanship." - Cennino Cennini

"We've got to get back on track to working with them. Because if I and my colleagues are going to continue to attract inward investment from overseas - you know particularly from the big Asian countries - they see Britain as a gateway to Europe. They don't want any doubts cast upon that." - Vince Cable

"I don't despise 'Don Quixote,' but it is a book I don't... get. I'll have to come back it. Maybe there'll be a gateway story that opens it up for me; that happened for me with 'Paradise Lost' and the 'His Dark Materials' trilogy." - Helen Oyeyemi