65 Hinge Quotes On Success In Life

These hinge quotes will inspire you. Hinge, a movable joint or mechanism on which a door, gate, or lid swings as it opens and closes or which connects linked objects.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging hinge quotes, hinge sayings, and hinge proverbs.

Best Hinge Quotes

  1. “Big doors swing on little hinges.” ~ W. Clement Stone
  2. “As soon as you open your mind to doing things differently, the doors of opportunity practically fly off their hinges.” ~ Jay Abraham
  3. “A moving door hinge never corrodes. Flowing water never grows stagnant.” ~ Ming-Dao Deng
  4. “Everything hinges on how you look at things” ~ Henry Miller

  5. “Back on its golden hinges The gate of Memory swings, And my heart goes into the garden And walks with the olden things.” ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  6. “May the hinges of friendship never rust, nor the wings of love lose a feather.” ~ Edward Ramsay
  7. “The door to a balanced success opens widest on the hinges of hope and encouragement.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  8. “We all act as hinges-fortuitous links between other people.” ~ Penelope Lively

  9. “Good actions are the invisible hinges on the doors of heaven.” ~ Victor Hugo
  10. “We put thirty spokes to make a wheel: But it is on the hole in the center that the use of the cart hinges. We make a vessel from a lump of clay; But it is the empty space within the vessel that makes it useful. We make doors and windows for a room; But it is the empty spaces that make the room livable. Thus, while existence has advantages, It is the emptiness that makes it useful.” ~ Laozi
  11. “If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover these precious values – that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  12. “How silently the heart pivots on its hinge.” ~ Jane Hirshfield

  13. “…our happiness hinges not on good luck; it hinges on peace of heart.” ~ David Steindl-Rast
  14. “It is said that history turns on small hinges. A human career, too, results from an accumulating series of decisions about large and small matters over a period of years. But the catch is that you can never know when a seemingly small decision may prove to be, from the vantage of later years, the big decision of your life.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale
  15. “It has been said that the gate of history turns on small hinges, and so do people’s lives. The choices we make determine our destiny.” ~ Thomas S. Monson
  16. “The common notions that we find in credit around us and infused into our souls by our fathers’ seed, these seem to be the universal and natural ones. Whence it comes to pass that what is off the hinges of custom, people believe to be off the hinges of reason.” ~ Michel de Montaigne
  17. “There are no little things. “Little things,” so called, are the hinges of the universe.” ~ Fanny Fern

  18. “To the optimist all doors have handles and hinges; to the pessimist, all doors have locks and latches.” ~ William Arthur Ward
  19. “PANTALOONS, n. A nether habiliment of the adult civilized male. The garment is tubular and unprovided with hinges at the points of flexion. Supposed to have been invented by a humorist. Called trousers by the enlightened and pants by the unworthy.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  20. “The Bookshop has a thousand books,
    All colors, hues, and tinges,
    And every cover is a door
    That turns on magic hinges.” ~ Nancy Byrd Turner
  21. “Religion hinges upon faith, politics hinges upon who can tell the most convincing lies or maybe just shout the loudest, but science hinges upon whether its conclusions resembe what actually happens.” ~ Ian Stewart

  22. “Swinging on delicate hinges the autumn leaf almost off the stem.” ~ Jack Kerouac
  23. “Only those young people can be accepted as healthy who refuse to be reconciled with the old order and foolishly or wisely struggle against it – such is the will of nature…” ~ Anton Chekhov
  24. “Noon – is the Hinge of Day-.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  25. “The ability for a group of people to do remarkable things hinges on how well those people can pull together as a team.” ~ Simon Sinek

  26. “Power is the pivot on which everything hinges. He who has the power is always right; the weaker is always wrong.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  27. “Things shouldn’t hinge on so very little. Sneeze and you’re highway carnage. Remove one tiny stone and you’re an avalanche statistic. But I guess if you can die without ever understanding how it happened then you can also live without a complete understanding of how. And in a way that’s kind of relaxing.” ~ Miriam Toews
  28. “I heard somebody open and shut the gate to the barn lot, but I didn’t look around. If I didn’t look around it would not be true that somebody had opened the gate with the creaky hinges, and that is a wonderful principle for a man to get hold of… What you don’t know know don’t hurt you, for it ain’t real. They called that Idealism in my book I had when I was in college, and after I got hold of that principle I became an Idealist… If you are an Idealist it does not matter what you do or what goes on around you because it isn’t real anyway.” ~ Robert Penn Warren
  29. “The groundsell speakes not save what it heard at the hinges.” ~ George Herbert

  30. “Should the poor be flattered? No; let the candied tongue lick absurd pomp, and crook the pregnant hinges of the knee where thrift may follow fawning.” ~ William Shakespeare
  31. “On a sudden open fly With impetuous recoil and jarring sound Th’ infernal doors, and on their hinges grate Harsh thunder.” ~ John Milton
  32. “Choices are the hinges of destiny.” ~ Edwin Markham
  33. “Heaven open’d wide Her ever during gates, harmonious sound, On golden hinges moving.” ~ John Milton

  34. “[It is] essentially wholesome and necessary, for a Christian to know, whether or not the will does any thing in those things which pertain unto Salvation. Nay, let me tell you, this is the very hinge upon which our discussion turns. It is the very heart of the subject” ~ Martin Luther
  35. “The hinge of history is on the door of a Bethlehem stable.” ~ Ralph Washington Sockman
  36. “The crisis that the world finds itself in as it swings on the hinge of a new millennium is located in something deeper than particular ways of organizing political systems and economies.” ~ Huston Smith
  37. “I prefer to explore the most intimate moments, the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on.” ~ Rita Dove
  38. “She tastes like nectar and salt. Nectar and salt and apples. Pollen and stars and hinges. She tastes like fairy tales. Swan maiden at midnight. Cream on the tip of a fox’s tongue. She tastes like hope.” ~ Laini Taylor

  39. “Mysteries of attraction could not always be explained through logic. Sometimes the fractures in two separate souls became the very hinges that held them together.” ~ Lisa Kleypas
  40. “So much of an artist’s career hinges on the sense that we are going somewhere, that we are not just trapped by the four walls of wherever we are. For creative sanity, I must believe that if I just do the next right thing, a path will unfold for me.” ~ Julia Cameron
  41. “Method is the very hinge of business, and there is no method without punctuality.” ~ Richard Cecil
  42. “Most gothics are overplotted novels whose success or failure hinges on the author’s ability to make you believe in the characters and partake of the mood.” ~ Stephen King

  43. “I do shop online! But I’m shopping online mostly in the home categories – One Kings Lane and Gilt. At a lot of architectural websites, I buy a lot of hardware for cabinetry like hinges and things like that from England. So you know for me, I shop at Net-A-Porter, but I don’t really shop that much for clothing online.” ~ Nate Berkus
  44. “There are times when we can feel destiny close around us like a fist around a doorknob. Sure, we can resist. But a knob that won’t turn, a door that sticks and never budges, is a nuisance to the gods. The gods may kick in the jamb. Worse, they may walk away in disgust, leaving us to hang dumbly from our tight hinges, deprived of any other chance in life to swing open into unnecessary risk and thus into enchantment.” ~ Tom Robbins
  45. “If we don’t have a more serious energy policy, the difference between a good day and bad day for America from here on will hinge on how the 86-year-old king of Saudi Arabia manages…change.” ~ Thomas Friedman
  46. “Ultimately, our lives hinge on the ability to make right choices and decisions. By God’s grace, I made the most important decision a person can ever make. I invited Jesus Christ to be Lord of my life and made a commitment to follow Him. God offers each of us the free gift of eternal life through faith in Jesus by “confessing with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believing in your heart that God raised him from the dead” (Romans 10:9). It is a wonderful and peaceful feeling to serve a God who loves me and cares about every detail of my life.” ~ R.A. Dickey
  47. “A novel requires a certain kind of world-building and also a certain kind of closure, ultimately. Whereas with a short story you have this sense that there are hinges that the reader doesn’t see.” ~ Dan Chaon

  48. “The effect of civilization is to impose human law upon environment until it becomes machine-like in its regularity. The objectionable is eliminated, the inevitable is foreseen. One is not even made wet by the rain nor cold by the frost; while death, instead of stalking about gruesome and accidental, becomes a prearranged pageant, moving along a well-oiled groove to the family vault, where the hinges are kept from rusting and the dust from the air is swept continually away.” ~ Jack London
  49. “Samsung’s future hinges on new businesses, new products and new technologies. We should make our corporate culture more open, flexible and innovative.” ~ Lee Kun-hee
  50. “Our justification hinges on a risen life, present in us now because Christ is present with us now.” ~ Paul F. M. Zahl
  51. “Rational behavior … depends upon a ceaseless flow of data from the environment. It depends upon the power of the individual to predict, with at least a fair success, the outcome of his own actions. To do this, he must be able to predict how the environment will respond to his acts. Sanity, itself, thus hinges on man’s ability to predict his immediate, personal future on the basis of information fed him by the environment.” ~ Alvin Toffler
  52. “Still, despite all our noise, this universe hinges on a melody, that’s the dismal truth of it. Oh, we can propagandize all we wish, it doesn’t change the fabric of things. This universe was not made for the fallen, only the redeemed.” ~ Geoffrey Wood

  53. “There are moments in history when a door for massive change opens, and great revolutions for good or evil spring up in the vacuum created by these openings. In these divine moments key men and women and even entire generations risk everything to become the hinge of history, the pivotal point that determines which way the door will swing.” ~ Lou Engle
  54. “The atonement, or forgiveness of sin once and for all achieved on the cross, weighs in, and heavily. But the atonement is confirmed, ratified, sealed, and made enduringly good by virtue of Christ’s rising from death. Our justification hinges on a risen life, present in us now because Christ is present with us now.” ~ Paul F. M. Zahl
  55. “Another thing that escapes me is HOW to give substance to the forms. One day they look solid and ‘real’ and they seem to hinge upon each other and splinter and creak, fall with a thud to the bottom of the canvas and drag across the surface, and the next day they are like dust, all lightweight and just stuck there.” ~ Paula Rego
  56. “We live in a beauty-obsessed age and success sometimes appears to hinge solely on the presentation of an image that is acceptable to the press.” ~ Douglas Booth

  57. “When people used to call me a political writer, it was kind of confusing because I was always much more interested in the social end of things which hinges on the political, but it isn’t really part of it.” ~ Janis Ian
  58. “I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journeywork of the stars, And the pismire is equally perfect, and a grain of sand, and the egg of the wren, And the tree toad is a chef-d’oeurve for the highest, And the running blackberry would adorn the parlors of heaven, And the narrowest hinge in my hand puts to scorn all machinery, And the cow crunching with depress’d head surpasses any statue, And a mouse is miracle enough to stagger sextillions of infidels!” ~ Walt Whitman
  59. “Coaches do so much research about a referee because they believe refereeing is such a crucial part of the game that the result may hinge on what we say or do. They probably know more about me than I know myself!” ~ Alan Lewis
  60. “History is an illogical record. It hinges on nothing. It is a story that changes, and has accidents, and recovers with scars.” ~ Gretel Ehrlich

  61. “We need a candidate who’s going to be a fighter for freedom. Who is going to get up and make that the central theme in this race because it is the central theme in this race. I don’t care what the unemployment rate’s going to be. Doesn’t matter to me. My campaign doesn’t hinge on unemployment rates and growth rates.” ~ Rick Santorum
  62. “I had a briefcase at one point, but it was a kind of 1980s New Wave briefcase. It was made of some kind of cardboard and it had metal hinges. It was kind of faux industrial looking, and I used to carry my books in it rather than a backpack. I didn’t want to have normal student accoutrements.” ~ Jeffrey Eugenides
  63. “God did not make a mistake when He chose you to bear Christ’s name at this hinge of history.” ~ David Shibley

  64. “Physical courage in whatever scene … seems to hinge on whether the individual can feel he is fighting for others as well as himself.” ~ Rollo May
  65. “When men are engaged in war and conquest, the tools of science become as dangerous as a razor in the hands of a child of three. We must not condemn man because his inventiveness and patient conquest of the forces of nature are being exploited for false and destructive purposes. Rather, we should remember that the fate of mankind hinges entirely upon man’s moral development.” ~ Albert Einstein

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