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"I can't get through the gate. The gate is narrow." - Drew Brees

"Truth is an arrow and the gate is narrow that it passes through." - Bob Dylan

"Truth is an arrow and the gate is narrow...that it passes through" - Bob Dylan

"Strait is the gate, and narrow is the way, which leadeth unto life, and few there be that find it." - Bible

"The gate of heaven is everywhere." - Thomas Merton

"Enter through the narrow gate. The gate that leads to damnation is wide, the road is clear, and many choose to travel it. But how narrow is the gate that leads to life, how rough the road, and how few there are who find it." - Bible

"Wedlock is a narrow business." - Sally O'Reilly

"If the way of heaven be narrow, it is not long; and if the gate be straight, it opens into endless life." - William Beveridge

"The gate is small because truth guards the entrance. The way is narrow because the Lord protects us with wise boundaries." - Charles Stanley

"Mathematics is the gate and key to science." - Roger Bacon

"The words of tongue should have three gate keepers." - Proverbs

"The key to heaven's gate cannot be duplicated." - Douglas Horton

"Politics is but a narrow field." - Henry David Thoreau

"Let's be cautious about narrow nationalism." - James A Forbes

"You narrow hope when you define it..." - Barbara Hambly

"Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative." - T S Eliot

"O Thou, Far off and here, whole and broken, Who in necessity and in bounty wait, Whose truth is light and dark, mute though spoken, By Thy wide grace show me Thy narrow gate." - Wendell Berry

"How did Memogate get a gate? How did Nipplegate get a gate? We invaded a country with the wrong information, and Janet Jackson's tit got a gate. Who gives out the gates? Is there a Gate-gate? Is there a, a... I mean, it's absolute... We're living in insanity!" - Jon Stewart

"He that will be knighted must kneel for it, and he that will enter in at the strait gate must crowd for it-a gate made so on purpose, narrow and hard in the entrance, yet, after we have entered, wide and glorious, that after our pain our joy may be the sweeter." - Thomas Adams

"The way to heaven is too steep, too narrow for men to dance in and keep revel rout. No way is large or smooth enough for capering rousters, for jumping, skipping, dancing dames but that broad, beaten, pleasant road that leads to hell. The gate of heaven is too narrow for whole rounds, whole troops of dancers to march in together." - William Prynne

"I'm too old to recover, too narrow to forgive myself." - Lillian Hellman

"America is the land of wide lawns and narrow minds." - Ernest Hemingway

"Consistency is the sign of a narrow mind." - Glen Cook

"To marry is to narrow one's possibilities horribly." - Jude Morgan

"We are all experiments in enthusiasms, narrow and preordained." - Kurt Vonnegut

"The margin is narrow, but the responsibility is clear." - John F Kennedy

"In narrow and gloomy streets, keep your spirit high!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I seek to widen, narrow narratives of women of color." - Michaela Angela Davis

"I was raised in a very sheltered, narrow environment." - Faye Wattleton

"The most learned are often the most narrow minded." - William Hazlitt

"Sports has kept me on the straight and narrow path." - Tommy Lasorda

"We don't go to war on narrow, partisan votes." - Phil Bredesen

"The spreading wide my narrow Hands / To gather Paradise-." - Emily Dickinson

"In a narrow sphere great men are blunderers." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Independence did not mean chauvinism and narrow nationalism." - Said Musa

"As often as a study is cultivated by narrow minds, they will draw from it narrow conclusions." - John Stuart Mill

"Fear doesn't go away but you walk toward fear naked and the gate opens." - Starhawk

"Just write, if you open the gate it gets better and better." - Dusty Redmon

"I believe the future is only the past again, entered through another gate." - Arthur Wing Pinero

"When I'm in the starting gate, it's just me and the hill." - Mikaela Shiffrin

"This is a Christian country. Why, so is hell. Inasmuch as Strait is the way and narrow is the gate, and few - few - are they that enter in thereat has had the natural effect of making hell the only really prominent Christian community in any of the worlds; but we don't brag of this and certainly it is not proper to brag and boast that America is a Christian country when we all know that certainly five-sixths of our population could not enter in at the narrow gate." - Mark Twain

"The incorruptible things are all within the narrow gate. The peace of God which passed all understanding - the bright hope of good things to come - the sense of the Spirit dwelling in us - the consciousness that we are forgiven, safe, insured, provided for in time and eternity, whatever may happen - these are true gold, and lasting riches." - J C Ryle

"Politics was not just about winning the election, it was about winning decisively-having the momentum to carry out one's vision. Historically, any president who squeaked into office on a narrow margin accomplished much less; he was weakened right out of the gate, and Congress never seemed to let him forget it." - Dan Brown

"Entering in the narrow gate is allowing Him to define your life, and not in general terms. See, there's your problem. 'Oh, Jesus is everything to me, and Jesus is Lord.' Okay, specifically though, explain to me what that means: what has it cost you, how have you changed your life from the course the rest of the world is walking in?" - Paul Washer

"The Swamp of Despond is that place set before the narrow gate where true and false pilgrims alike are assaulted by their own internal corruption and pollution. The dirt and scum that has attached itself to our hearts and minds is agitated and revealed by both the workings of a guilty conscience and the devouring avarice of the enemy of our souls.The" - John Bunyan

"If all, or the majority of humanity, end up in heaven, then Jesus made a mistake in his pronouncement that only a few will enter through the "narrow gate" into heaven. And if Jesus was wrong about this, then one could assume that he may have been wrong about a number of other issues of which he spoke." - Robert Jeffress

"Unlock the door this evening And let your gate swing wide, Let all who ask for shelter Come speedily inside. What if your yard be narrow? What if your house be small? There is a Guest is coming Will glorify it all." - Joyce Kilmer

"Rules help govern and steer a relationship along, so they're good things. But they become bad things when they become the narrow gate though which the relationship must always pass. When this happens, the rules become the basis for the relationship and, in a sense, become a substitute for the relationship." - Miroslav Volf

"We have no reason to be discouraged and cast down if the religion we profess is not popular and few agree with us. We must remember the words of our Lord Jesus Christ in this passage: 'The gate is narrow'. Repentance, and faith in Christ, and holiness of life, have never been fashionable. The true flock of Christ has always been small. It must not move us to find that we are reckoned singular, and peculiar, and bigoted, and narrow minded. This is the 'narrow way'. Surely it is better to enter into eternal life with a few, than to go to 'destruction' with a great company" - J C Ryle

"We have no reason to be discouraged and cast down if the religion we profess is not popular and few agree with us. We must remember the words of our Lord Jesus Christ in this passage: 'The gate is narrow'. Repentance, and faith in Christ, and holiness of life, have never been fashionable. The true flock of Christ has always been small. It must not move us to find that we are reckoned singular, and peculiar, and bigoted, and narrow minded. This is the 'narrow way'. Surely it is better to enter into eternal life with a few, than to go to 'destruction' with a great company" - J C Ryle

"We have no reason to be discouraged and cast down if the religion we profess is not popular and few agree with us. We must remember the words of our Lord Jesus Christ in this passage: "The gate is narrow". Repentance, and faith in Christ, and holiness of life, have never been fashionable. The true flock of Christ has always been small. It must not move us to find that we are reckoned singular, and peculiar, and bigoted, and narrow minded. This is the "narrow way". Surely it is better to enter into eternal life with a few, than to go to "destruction" with a great company" - J C Ryle

"No one can persuade another to change. Each of us guards a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside. We cannot open the gate of another, either by agreement or by emotional appeal." - Marilyn Ferguson

"A gate to nature is a gate to heaven!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I hadn't talked to him in many, many years. He got a bad rap on "Heaven's Gate." I actually live in the hog ranch from "Heaven's Gate" in Montana. Mike [Cimino] gave me that set, the whorehouse, that's my house." - Jeff Bridges

"A joyous little creature, so beautiful, It was as if a gate of Heaven opened as she came in..." - Victor Hugo

"Many a thief is a better man than many a clergyman, and miles nearer to the gate of the kingdom." - George Macdonald

"I'm not someone who went to acting school - I was just out of the gate, doing it." - Natasha Lyonne

"Suddenly in high school, I'm in a predominantly Jewish atmosphere. Jewish people were my gate to white America." - Anna Deavere Smith

"If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody." - Henry Wadsworth Longfello

"The Sufis advise us to speak only after our words have managed to pass through three gates. At the first gate, we ask ourselves, 'Are these words true?' If so, we let them pass on; if not, back they go. At the second gate, we ask, 'Are the necessary?' At the last gate, we ask, 'Are they kind?'" - Eknath Easwaran

"Narrow waists and narrow minds go together." - Nicolas Chamfort

"When you narrow down your range and are looking through just that narrow aperture of the lens, the intensity of what you see is so much greater." - Michael Snow

"Within my heart a garden grows, wild with violets and fragrant rose. bright daffodils line the narrow path, my footsteps silent as i pass. sweet tulips nod their heads in rest; i kneel in prayer to seek gods best. for round my garden a fence stands firm to guard my heart so i can learn who should enter, and who should wait on the other side of my locked gate. i clasp the key around my neck and wonder if the time is yet. if i unlocked the gate today, would you come in? or run away?" - Robin Jones Gunn

"Lo! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas, I stand. Secure, insensible." - Charles Wesley

"To us it seems that West-European civilization is civilization, but this is a narrow view." - Bertrand Russell

"If we are to reclaim our culture, we cannot afford narrow definitions." - Starhawk

"One thing must be avoided at all costs: narrow-mindedness, pedantry, dull pettiness." - Bruno Schulz

"Wide, wide world, but as narrow as the coins in your hand." - Kamala Markandaya

"Extraordinary results are directly determined by how narrow you can make your focus." - Gary W. Keller

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

"The obsession with moderation is the spirit of castrated narrow-mindedness." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"The mind becomes withered, stagnant, narrow and closed unless it searches for new ideas." - Napoleon Hill

"The open-minded see the truth in different things: the narrow-minded see only the differences." - Anonymous

"What narrow innocence it is for one to be good only according to the law." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Lo! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas, I stand. Secure, insensible." - Charles Wesley

"Unhappy man! He frets at the narrow limits of the world." - Juvenal

"Narrow souls I cannot abide; There's almost no good or evil inside" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"What a mighty spirit in a narrow bosom. [Ger., Welch' hoher Geist in einer engen Brust.]" - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Honour travels in a strait so narrow Where one but goes abreast." - William Shakespeare

"Nuns fret not at their convent's narrow room; And hermits are contented with their cells." - William Wordsworth

"I understand personally, ... that it is frustrating to lose presidential elections by narrow margins." - James Baker

"I think in many ways narrow minded-attitudes lead to extreme thinking." - Dalai Lama

"In contrast to reincarnation and karma, all other views seem petty and narrow" - Richard Wagner

"It is as though nature must needs make men narrow in order to give them force." - W E B Du Bois

"A goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid." - James D Watson

"Self-love leads men of narrow minds to measure all mankind by their own capacity." - Jane Porter

"Libraries can in general be too narrow or too wide for the soul." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"There is no traffic congestion on the straight and narrow path." - Thomas Dewar, 1st Baron Dewar

"Your path is not narrow... so you can't mess it up." - Esther Hicks

"Jesus went before us on the narrow path along which He beckons us to follow Him." - Rose Philippine Duchesne

"In the polling booth narrow self interest wins out over lofty principles." - James Cook

"By buying big - going narrow and deep, as opposed to a diversifying - you maximize your successes." - Richard Chandler

"I don't think the Democrats should think in narrow tactical terms about mid-term elections." - Barack Obama

"THE LAW OF THE CONTRACTION: A brand becomes stronger when you narrow its focus." - Al Ries

"Middle age is when a narrow waist and a broad mind begin to change places." - Anonymous

"Life without faith in something is too narrow a space to live." - George Lancaster Spalding

"I'm constantly thinking about trying to piece together collaborators... All disciplines can be narrow..." - Judith Weir

"The more we justify our beliefs, the more narrow-minded we become." - Lin Yutang

"Creep into thy narrow bed, Creep, and let no more be said!" - Matthew Arnold

"I understand personally that it is frustrating to lose presidential elections by narrow margins." - James Baker

"I'm a bit suspicious of people who are narrow in their musical tastes." - Steven Hall

"It is a narrow mind which cannot look at a subject from various points of view." - George Eliot

"Middle age is when your broad mind and narrow waist begin to change places." - E Joseph Cossman

"Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith." - Christopher Fry

"Pursue some path, however narrow and crooked, in which you can walk with love and reverence." - Henry David Thoreau

"Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future." - Jimmy Carter

"What narrow innocence it is for one to be good only according to the law." - Seneca the Younger

"One effect of sustained conflict is to narrow our vision of what is possible." - Nelson Mandela

"A politician is not as narrow-minded as he forces himself to be." - Will Rogers

"Goodness knows the Republican electorate is a pretty narrow slice of the population." - David Price

"Cleveland is my hometown, and the Indians have a narrow but rich history." - Fred Willard

"Watching myself fight, I realize the line between success and failure is so narrow, it's scary." - Georges St-Pierre

"Since 'the kingdom of heaven suffers violence and the violent take it by force' (Mt. 11:12), and it is impossible for the faithful to enter it by any other way, unless they come through the narrow gate of trials and tribulations, the divine oracle rightly commands us, saying: 'Strive to enter by the narrow door' (Lk. 13:24). Again He says, 'By your endurance you will gain your souls' (Lk. 21:19), and, 'Through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of heaven' (Acts 14:22)." - Symeon the New Theologian

"From day to day, from moment to moment, she increased so much this twofold plenitude that she attained an immense and inconceivable degree of grace. So much so, that the Almighty made her the sole custodian of his treasures and the sole dispenser of his graces. She can now ennoble, exalt and enrich all she chooses. She can lead them along the narrow path to heaven and guide them through the narrow gate to life. She can give a royal throne, sceptre and crown to whom she wishes." - Louis de Montfort

"Be bold! first gate; Be bold, be bold, and evermore be bold, second gate; Be not too bold! third gate." - Anonymous

"The best and sweetest flowers of paradise God gives to His people when they are upon their knees. Prayer is the gate of heaven." - Thomas Brooks

"The wishing gate opens into nothing." - Charles Spurgeon

"Death is the gate of life." - Bernard Of Clairvaux

"Soft pity enters an iron gate." - William Shakespeare

"It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate." - Abe Fortas

"Hail hero, hail hero, child of your fate Come into the kitchen don't stand by the gate And show us your wisdom before it's too late" - Gordon Lightfoot

"But oh, to him I loved Who loved me not at all, I owe the little open gate That led thru heaven's wall." - Sara Teasdale

"Although I enter not, Yet round about the spot Ofttimes I hover; And near the sacred gate With longing eyes I wait, Expectant of her." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Something inspires the only cow of late To make no more of a wall than an open gate, And think no more of wall-builders than fools." - Robert Frost

"Remember, the enemy's gate is down." - Orson Scott Card

"On the king's gate the moss grew gray; The king came not. They call'd him dead; And made his eldest son, one day, Slave in his father's stead." - Helen Hunt Jackson

"San Franciscans know we live in the most beautiful city in the world, a jewel on the edge of the Golden Gate." - Gavin Newsom

"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

"Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom." - Bertrand Russell

"Vienna is the gate to Eastern Europe." - Niki Lauda

"One step outside the gate, and we are among the sand-hills that stretch for miles and miles round Vera Cruz." - Edward Burnett Tylor

"Wide horizons lead the soul to broad ideas; circumscribed horizons engender narrow ideas; this sometimes condemns great hearts to become small minded.Broad ideas hated by narrow ideas,-this is the very struggle of progress." - Victor Hugo

"A man's mind grows narrow in a narrow place." - Samuel Johnson

"Creatures of a very particular making, we need to know the cultural blinders that narrow our world view as well as the psychological blinders that narrow our view of our personal experience." - Christina Baldwin

"No matter how I'm doing financially, the Depression has never disappeared from my consciousness. To this day, I hate waste. When neckties went from narrow to wide, I kept all my old ones until the style went back to narrow." - Lee Iacocca

"Wild intelligence abhors any narrow world; and the world of women must stay narrow, or the woman is an outlaw. No woman could be Nietzsche or Rimbaud without ending up in a whorehouse or lobotomized." - Andrea Dworkin

"St. Augustine explicitly warns against a very narrow perspective that will put our faith at risk of looking ridiculous. If you step back from that one narrow interpretation, what the Bible describes is very consistent with the Big Bang." - Richard Dawkins

"Meditation on the majestic energyof the universe should increase our love for humanity, should widen, not narrow, our hearts." - Richard Holloway

"Conservatism, ever more timorous and narrow, disgusts the children, and drives them for a mouthful of fresh air into radicalism." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"In contrast to the path of selfishness, there is no room for road rage on the straight and narrow way." - Neal A Maxwell

"Public depictions of women still tend to remain rigid and narrow - about the size of a coffin, say." - Joan Frank

"Mr. Doctor, that loose gown becomes you so well I wonder your notions should be so narrow." - Elizabeth I

"Why does every road eventually narrow into a point at the horizon? Because that's where the point lies." - Vera Nazarian

"Men are not narrow in their intellectual interests by nature; it takes special and rigorous training to accomplish that end." - Jacob Viner

"They presented a description of the world to all of us which was very limited and narrow." - Frederick Lenz

"Why should the peculiarities of human consciousness be the narrow standard by which other creatures are judged?" - Gary Snyder

"You know how to tell when you're getting old? When your broad mind changes places with your narrow waist." - Red Skelton

"Those that embrace the entire universe with love, for the most part love nothing, but their narrow selves." - Johann Gottfried Herder

"As soon as any one belongs to a narrow creed in science, every unprejudiced and true perception is gone." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"My face too blind, my mind too limited, my instincts too narrow. But this intensity, doesn't it mean anything?" - Saul Bellow



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