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The walls are raised against honest men in civic life. ...
by William H. O'Connell

The walls are raised against honest men in civic life.
- William H. O'Connell

The march to our duty here, not merely to ourselves,
but to our surroundings, must proceed.
God wills it.
- William H. O'Connell

The Puritan has passed; the Catholic remains.
- William H. O'Connell

You can pour holy oil and holy water on a thug until
you have emptied buckets of both;
but at the end he will be a consecrated thug,
but a thug all the same unless interior intentions
and a disciplined man are present.
- William H. O'Connell

 

When ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
- Anais Nin

No more walls.
- Anais Nin

The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls.
- Simon and Garfunkel

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Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

A house is made of walls and beams;
a home is built with love and dreams.
- Anonymous

The walls we build around us to
keep sadness out also keeps out the joy.
- Jim Rohn

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love recognizes no barriers.
It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to
arrive at it destination full of hope.
- Maya Angelou

Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.
- William Wordsworth

Reality doesn't impress me.
I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy,
and when ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another.
No more walls.
- Anais Nin

Working with plants, trees, fences and walls,
if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
- Dogen Zenji

It is possible to provide security against other ills,
but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
- Epicurus

Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.
- Helen Rowland

Character is always known.
Thefts never enrich;
alms never impoverish;
murder will speak out of stone walls.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing
to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word,
'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
- C. S. Lewis

The more enlightened our houses are,
the more their walls ooze ghosts.
- Italo Calvino

The thickness of the walls should be sufficient for
two armed men to pass each other with ease.
- Marcus V. Pollio

I tend to wear outfits that match the walls.
- Debra Winger

Man is a creature who walks in two worlds and traces
upon the walls of his cave the wonders and the nightmare
experiences of his spiritual pilgrimage.
- Morris West

Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage.
- Richard Lovelace

Here in Canada, in the Western world,
we are inside the walls.
Outside the walls are the barbarians.
- Barbara Amiel

Outside the walls, among others, is the Soviet Empire.
It is malevolent, destructive and expanding.
It has swallowed up over half a dozen countries since World War II.
- Barbara Amiel

It was not a religion that attacked us that September day.
It was al-Qaeda.
We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker
down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
- Barack Obama

I'd have liked to have leant against walls in thrillers.
- Celia Johnson

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
- Paul McCartney

The walls, the bars, the guns and the guards can never
encircle or hold down the idea of the people.
- Huey Newton

I am hitting my head against the walls,
but the walls are giving way.
- Gustav Mahler

Talking, talking.
Spinning a web of words, pale walls of dreams,
between myself and all I see.
- John Gardner

No period of my life has been one of such unmixed happiness
as the four years which have been spent within college walls.
- Horatio Alger

If I never sang on a record again I can still look at my walls.
They are covered floor to ceiling with gold and platinum
records from all over the world.
- Don Dokken

I bounce off four walls, 24 hours a day,
seven days a week, because I only sleep those four hours a day.
- Casper Van Dien

One's family is the most important thing in life.
I look at it this way: One of these days I'll be over
in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me.
And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.
- Robert Byrd

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.
- Isaac Newton

I'm trying to climb up both walls at once.
- Charles Olson

To try to raise a son from inside the prison walls
is a very difficult thing.
But I want to say to the world my son at 16 was the
one who tried the most to get me out of prison.
- Jim Bakker

When we opened our eyes, we saw bedrock exposed in the walls of the crater.
- Steven Squyres

Remember how you used to be able to feel your bed breathing
and the walls spinning when you were a kid?
- Lynda Barry

If slaughterhouses had glass walls the whole world would be vegetarian.
- Linda McCartney

Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded,
nay nor canals and dockyards make the city,
but men able to use their opportunity.
- Alcaeus

In many ways, history is marked as 'before' and 'after' Rosa Parks.
She sat down in order that we all might stand up,
and the walls of segregation came down.
- Jesse Jackson

Men of sense often learn from their enemies.
It is from their foes, not their friends,
that cities learn the lesson of building high walls and ships of war.
- Aristophanes

The words of the prophets are written on the subway
walls and tenements halls and whispered in the sounds of silence.
- Paul Simon

People talk about the Patriot Act that was passed immediately
in the wake of September 11.
What the Patriot Act did was break down the walls between the various agencies.
- Robert Mueller

The most important job you'll ever have is in the walls of your own home.
- Jane Clayson

In the United States today, the Declaration of Independence
hangs on schoolroom walls,
but foreign policy follows Machiavelli.
- Howard Zinn

There are, of course, all sorts of other unpleasant
regimes outside the walls as well -
the military dictators of Latin America and the apartheid regime of South Africa.
- Barbara Amiel

Of course the barbarians' aim of world domination has
not escaped the attention of the Europeans,
perhaps because unlike us they are closer to the walls.
- Barbara Amiel

Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.
- Eugene O'Neill

If you have white walls, human beings look better in
a room than if you have red walls.
- Minoru Yamasaki

Information is the oxygen of the modern age.
It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire,
it wafts across the electrified borders.
- Ronald Reagan

Life is for each man a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.
- Eugene O'Neill

Wal-mart...
do they like make walls there?
- Paris Hilton

The wooden walls are the best walls of this kingdom.
- Thomas Coventry

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces;
but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
- Richard Burton

We had four different sets and built 38 flats to use as walls,
so we had a major production going on.
It's so much fun when you're controlling it,
but it's also so much pressure.
- Maria Menounos

The walls are the publishers of the poor.
- Eduardo Galeano

I've shut myself inside these walls,
and I'm going to be a very lonely old lady if I'm not careful.
- Danielle Steel

Our foreign policy has made a wreck of this planet.
I'm always in Africa...
And when I go to these places I see American policy
written on the walls of oppression everywhere.
- Harry Belafonte

I'm susceptible to that sort of thing -
to walls and flowers.
You can probably get something more from a wall than a person sometimes.
It's just put somewhere.
- Ray Davies

Education is that whole system of human training within
and without the school house walls,
which molds and develops men.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

Art, after all, is traditionally displayed against vacancies:
paintings on dun walls,
sculptures in empty spaces, music in quiet halls.
- John Hart

Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors
where there were only walls.
- Joseph Campbell

Visual storytelling of one kind or another has been
around since cavemen were drawing on the walls.
- Frank Darabont

The city of London, within the walls,
occupies a space of only 370 acres, and is but the
hundred and fortieth part of the extent covered by the whole metropolis.
- Henry Mayhew

Going up the walls doing somersaults,
that trick took a couple of days.
- Donald O'Connor

There are no constraints on the human mind,
no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our
progress except those we ourselves erect.
- Ronald Reagan

Sell the public flowers...
things that they can hang on their walls without being uptight.
- Robert Mapplethorpe


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