Best 79 of Fence quotes - MyQuotes
If nowhere else, in the relation between Church and State, "good fences make good neighbors.
There were a lot of fences and walls existing in my life, literally and figuratively, and that was really not indicative of the kind of person that I'd always been. So, when I moved back to Seattle, the first thing I said was, "I will never live in fear again.
I remembered the 500 people that lived on a reserve outside my little town, behind a big fence.
Augustus William Hare
Moral prejudices are the stopgaps of virtue; and, as is the case with other stopgaps, it is often more difficult to get either out or in through them than through any other part of the fence.
For me, that was a hard scene [in "Fences"] to do twenty-something times, which (laughing), I counted. That was difficult, but once I did it, I felt like I could do anything.
There's capital controls and there's people control. So every time you think of a fence keeping all those bad people out, think about those fences maybe being used against us, keeping us in.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Cowards cannot pass beyond the walls or beyond the wire fences! For them, frontiers are always the end of the road!
The once inviolate frame within which programs or commercials were displayed on television - always separately - has been violated to a pulp. Program content is seen increasingly as a mere backdrop on which ads are posted like billboards on a fence.
A shoat squealing under a fence just attracts the fox, when it should be trying to run.
A jump jockey has to throw his heart over the fence - and then go over and catch it.
Mlinzi mmoja wa ndani alishtuka aliposikia kishindo cha kitu kudondoka. Aligeuka upesiupesi lakini akaridhika alipokuta ni mwenzake ila akashindwa kuelewa kwa nini mwenzake huyo aanguke. Hata hivyo aliachana na Murphy na kuendelea na lindo lake huku akivuta msokoto mfupi wa bangi. Lakini, yule mlinzi hakutembea hatua nyingi kabla ya kusimama na kujiuliza maswali kichwani. Kwa nini mwenzake huyo atoke nje ambako ndiko alikuwa amepangiwa na ambako ndiko waliambiwa kuwe na ulinzi imara na ndiyo maana wakawekwa saba? Kwa nini aanguke ndani ya ua bila hata ya kumsemesha chochote? Kwa nini hakumpigia redio kwamba alikuwa akiingia ndani ili asiwe na wasiwasi? Alipowaza sana aliamua asiwe na pupa. Aliamua kumfuata mwenzake, aliyekuwa mbele yake, ili amwambie kitu na washirikiane.
What breadth, what beauty and power of human nature and development there must be in a woman to get over all the palisades, all the fences, within which she is held captive!
If a person can build a fence around himself, he is bound to do it.
It was possible that I'd thrown one too many Molotov cocktails over God's fence.
We just had to stay out-of-the-way [in Fences]. [August Wilson] already wrote a masterpiece. And you really don't know how it's going to work until you get it in front of an audience.
The security fence is reversible. Human lives are irreversible.
Security is a double-edged sword: While a fence sure protects the fenced; it also imprisons the protected.
Ridicule has historically proven itself a rickety fence for great ideas.
Choose from our wide range of materials and styles Garden Fences in London at an affordable price.
I really wanted to show [in "fences"] a marriage that is working. Not perfect, but working.
[Movie "Fences"] is more than holds up today. We have had a tremendous response at the screenings.
He hit the ball so hard, I couldn't even turn around in time to see it go over the fence.
I just swung for the fence. That's my whole philosophy in life.
The grass always seems greener on the other side of the fence. Many politicians promise green, green grass by blending niceties with delusion and by using alluring confidence tricks. They voice attractive tales and tell things, people like to hear. But the post-factual grassland often appears to be parched and barren. ("The grass was greener over there")
You have a 12-foot fence. You know what'll happen? Thirteen foot ladders.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. The grass is greenest where it is watered.
If fences don't work, why is there one around the White House.
Will, what do you see when you look at that?" "A fence" "Yeah, a fence. Used to contain something, keep it trapped. A prison, perhaps." *Bends her head* "But when I look at it like THIS... to me it looks like a ladder. Which is the opposite of a fence. A ladder means escape, freedom.
If my wheel comes off and I hit the fence real hard, I get to whack every damn one of you with a hammer.
We are redefining terms and rewriting laws and removing fences everywhere you turn, and we seem to think we can do that with impunity.
And I've found that since you can't electrify yourself like a fence, the next best thing is to have murderer's eyes.
Looking at the ball going over the fence isn't going to help.
If the fence is strong enough I'll sit on it.
It was hard, that confrontation scene [in "Fences"], that was a hard one. I felt like it was relentless, I never felt like I could just drop the ball when the coverage was on him or anything else.
Age is a limit we impose upon ourselves. You know, each time you Westerners celebrate your birthday you build another fence around your minds.
Charm was the luxury of those who still believed in the essential rightness of things. In purity and picket fences.
Most folks are like a barb-wire fence. They have their good points.
The grass is always greener on the other side--that's because we can't see over the fence.
Suicide bombers caused us more than 50 percent of our casualties. The fence works. There is a decline in the number of those terrorist attacks against Israelis.
Don't sit on the fence; break it and move out! Don’t be confined to the little things you do; the sky should be below your limit!
We work in a broad assortment of settings like where quality fencing and fencing installation are required. Most ornamental steel fence repairs can be done on site but many ornate entry gate has to be brought to our fabrication facility to be properly repaired. Updating every aspect of your garden to match your new fencing is recommended, as new fence panels frequently draw attention to the older worn out areas of your outdoor area if it is not updated to a similar standard.
I find a fence a very uncomfortable place to squat my bottom.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
he was figuratively following along beside her as she walked the fence, ready to catch her if she should fall.
Karen Marie Moning
Safety is a fence, and fences are for sheep.
The accretion of dangerous power does not come in a day. It does come, however slowly, from the generative force of unchecked disregard of the restrictions that fence in even the most disinterested assertion of authority.
Beyond all of that, I could see the wall I had seen from inside the train, the wall that runs along the train line. I assumed that there, behind it, was the west, and I was right. I could have been wrong, but I was right.' If she had any future it was over there, and she needed to get to it. I sit in the chair exploring the meaning of dumbstruck, rolling the word around in my mind. I laugh with Miriam as she laughs at herself, and at the boldness of being sixteen. At sixteen you are invulnerable. I laugh with her about rummaging around for a ladder in other people's sheds, and I laugh harder when she finds one. We laugh at the improbability of it, of someone barely more than a child poking around in Beatrix Potter's garden by the Wall, watching out for Mr McGregor and his blunderbuss, and looking for a step-ladder to scale one of the most fortified barriers on earth. We both like the girl she was, and I like the woman she has become. She says suddenly, 'I still have the scars on my hands from climbing the barbed wire, but you can't see them so well now.' She holds out her hands. The soft parts of her palms are crazed with definite white scares, each about a centimeter long. The first fence was wire mesh with a roll of barbed wire along the top.
The dog barking at you from behind his master's fence acts for a motive indistinguishable from that of his master when the fence was built.
Too many of the organizations I have observed resemble a farm in Kansas. They have lots of fences and silos as well as a storm cellar.
When we close our options at some point of time, we learn to be happy with what we have. However, when we keep our options open, we are rarely happy with what we have as we find the grass greener on the other side of the fence.
Really, each era has its own false nostalgia. We all put a picket fence up around something. For my generation it was the '50s, and for other generations it will be something else.