„It is very risky. But each time a child opens a book, he pushes open the gate that separates him from Elsewhere.“

—  Lois Lowry

Letzte Aktualisierung 3. Juni 2021. Geschichte
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US-amerikanische Autorin 1937

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Stephen R. Covey Foto

„Each of us guard a gate of change that can only be opened from the inside.“

—  Stephen R. Covey, buch The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Quelle: The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change

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„He would rather burst a city gate than find it open to admit him.“
Non tam portas intrare patentis quam fregisse juvat.

—  Marcus Annaeus Lucanus, buch Pharsalia

Book II, line 443 (tr. J. D. Duff).
Pharsalia

„The light microscope opened the first gate to microcosm. The electron microscope opened the second gate to microcosm. What will we find opening the third gate?“

—  Ernst Ruska German physicist 1906 - 1988

Das Lichtmikroskop öffnete das erste Tor zum Mikrokosmos. Das Elektronenmikroskop öffnete das zweite Tor zum Mikrokosmos. Was werden wir finden wenn wir das dritte Tor öffnen?
as quoted by Nan Yao, director of the Imaging and Analysis Center at the Princeton Materials Institute, in the Princeton Weekly Bulletin, February 26, 2001, Vol. 90, No. 18 http://www.princeton.edu/~iac/pwb2_26b.html.

Rabindranath Tagore Foto

„Morning, from the springs of light:
Thunder, round Heaven's opening gates..“

—  Lionel Johnson English poet 1867 - 1902

"July"
Kontext: What comes now? The earth awaits
What fierce wonder from the skies?
Thunder, trampling through the night?
Morning, with illustrious eyes?
Morning, from the springs of light:
Thunder, round Heaven's opening gates..

Alexander Suvorov Foto

„Fire opens the gates of victory.“

—  Alexander Suvorov Russian military commander 1730 - 1800

From "The Science of Victory," 1796, quoted in Bragin "Field Marshal Kutuzov," 1944.

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Ned Vizzini Foto

„Sometimes when you open a book, time stops.“

—  Ned Vizzini American writer 1981 - 2013

Quelle: The Other Normals

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„This book will then be a key admitting to places the gates of which would otherwise be closed. When the gates are opened and men enter, their souls will enjoy repose, their eyes will be gratified, and even their bodies, after all toil and labour, will be refreshed.“

—  Maimónides, buch The Guide for the Perplexed

Guide for the Perplexed (c. 1190), Introduction
Kontext: Having concluded these introductory remarks I proceed to examine those expressions, to the true meaning of which, as apparent from the context, it is necessary to direct your attention. This book will then be a key admitting to places the gates of which would otherwise be closed. When the gates are opened and men enter, their souls will enjoy repose, their eyes will be gratified, and even their bodies, after all toil and labour, will be refreshed.

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Sara Teasdale Foto

„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 American writer and poet 1884 - 1933

"Debt"
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Bill Whittle Foto

„Civilizations fall because the people inside the Sanctuary throw open the gates.“

—  Bill Whittle author, director, screenwriter, editor 1959

SANCTUARY (part 1) https://web.archive.org/web/20050521031500/http://ejectejecteject.com/archives/000125.html (18 May 2005)
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