When one Door Closes, another one opens

Posted by masakim on May 01, 2002

In Reply to: When one Door Closes, another one opens posted by TheFallen on May 01, 2002

: : Can anyone tell me who wrote the above and also the rest of it please?

: "When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us."

: Helen Keller (1880 - 1968)

This proverbe was fulfild, when one doore is shut the other openeth. (_Lazarillo_, tr. D. Rowland, 1586)

They are all sentences taken out of experience itself,... especially the proverb that says, 'Where one door is shut another is opened.' (Cervantes, _Don Quixote_, tr. T. Shelton, 1620)

When one Door Shuts another Opens.... How often does the Divine Bounty surprize us with unthought of Felicity! (S. Palmer, _Proverbs_, 1710)

'When one door shuts another opens,' say the saucy servants. (R.S. Surtees, _Mr. Sponge's Sporting Tour_, 1853)

'The Job couldn't come at a betther time.' .... 'Ah, God never shut wan door but he opened another.' (S. O'Casey, _Juno and Paycock_, 1925)

I do not accept that I have ... come to the end of the road.... When one door closes, another one opens. (D. Sanders, _Queen Sends for Mrs. Chadwick_, 1979)