Best 79 of Fence quotes - MyQuotes
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.
We're on the other side of the fence now, Lena,' she says, tiredly, as she passes. "Don't you get it? You can't tell me what to feel.
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 grass is always greener on the other side--that's because we can't see over the fence.
In 2009, Scott Rudin sent me August's [Wilson] original screenplay [Fences] and asked me what I wanted to do with it. He wanted to know if I wanted to act in it, direct it or produce it. I said, "Well, let me read it first.
I set very bold goals. It's how I've always been. I'm definitely somebody who swings for the fences, and I expect very high performance.
The grass is not always greener on the other side of the fence. The grass is greenest where it is watered.
Most folks are like a barb-wire fence. They have their good points.
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!
Age is a limit we impose upon ourselves. You know, each time you Westerners celebrate your birthday you build another fence around your minds.
You have a 12-foot fence. You know what'll happen? Thirteen foot ladders.
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.
I just swung for the fence. That's my whole philosophy in life.
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.
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.
[Movie "Fences"] is more than holds up today. We have had a tremendous response at the screenings.
When you're given a newspaper column, you're not being paid to sit on a fence and scratch your chin and say 'On the one hand this' and 'On the other hand that.' You're getting paid for your opinion.
America was an orchard of peachy dreams behind a gauzed fence and a sign that said ‘No Tresspassing’. This land was his land as much as the next man’s. Like the folk songs he sang, it belonged to everyone, so it belonged to no one. The ungodly sin was the fence, not the crossing of it.
I loved running. I can catch everything in the outfield. I could throw people out from the fence.
It was possible that I'd thrown one too many Molotov cocktails over God's fence.
If fences don't work, why is there one around the White House.
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!
Until the Donkey tried to clear The Fence, he thought himself a Deer.
We are redefining terms and rewriting laws and removing fences everywhere you turn, and we seem to think we can do that with impunity.
We are captives, even if our wheat grows over the fences/ and swallows rise from our broken chains./ We are captives of what we love, what we desire, and what we are.
The problem is, if El Chapo builds a tunnel under the fence, we need to deal with that too.
There was a fence and there was this other van- So I go, 'Fence or van? Cause I'm crashing into one of them,' and I said 'Fence,' so I hit the fence and bounced into the van
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.
Security is a double-edged sword: While a fence sure protects the fenced; it also imprisons the protected.
Birth control was frowned upon by the people in Envy and elsewhere. After so much of the human race had been destroyed, it was thought that attention should be given to repopulating the earth. Well, that was fine, Fence thought, but he wasn't just going to play Johnny fucking Appleseed planting babies with his junk.
In a patriarchal society, one of the most important functions of the institution of the family is to make feel like a somebody whenever he is in his own yard a man who is a nobody whenever he is in his employer’s yard.
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.
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Fences and borders are a sign of weakness.
Looking at the ball going over the fence isn't going to help.
If the stable gate is closed, climb the fence.
Charm was the luxury of those who still believed in the essential rightness of things. In purity and picket fences.
[Rose from "Fences"] couldn't just jump out there. Not just because of economic reasons but because how she was looked at in society at the time. There were a lot of factors that made you stay I guess.
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")
I'll miss it until the day I die, and I'm convinced to this day that I can get on a horse and jump a course of fences satisfactorily. It doesn't leave you.
Hopping the fence or wading the Rio Grande River isn't part of America's immigration process.
Richard Paul Evans
We spend our life building higher fences and stronger locks, when the gravest dangers are already inside
F. Scott Fitzgerald
he was figuratively following along beside her as she walked the fence, ready to catch her if she should fall.
Mehmet Murat Ildan
Cowards cannot pass beyond the walls or beyond the wire fences! For them, frontiers are always the end of the road!
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.
If the fence is strong enough I'll sit on it.
I went to a performing arts high school, we learned Shakespeare, I did 'Fences.' When you train, you can do anything.
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.
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 really wanted to show [in "fences"] a marriage that is working. Not perfect, but working.