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Fence Quotes

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The grass is not always greener
on the other side of the fence.
Fences have nothing to do with it.
The grass is greenest where it is watered.
When crossing over fences, carry water with you
and tend the grass wherever you may be.
- Anonymous

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They claim this mother of ours, the Earth,
for their own use, and fence their neighbors away from her,
and deface her with their buildings and their refuse.
- Sitting Bull

Honesty is never seen sitting astride the fence.
- Lemuel K. Washburn

A number of people who have supported me on the border fence in the U.S.
have observed the fences in Israel and their effectiveness.
- Duncan Hunter

 

I remembered the 500 people that lived on a reserve outside my little town,
behind a big fence.
- Phillip Noyce

Elvis walked over and signed a few autographs over the fence.
They were screaming.
I had never seen this.
- Minnie Pearl

Human beings are human beings.
They say what they want, don't they? They used to say
it across the fence while they were hanging wash.
Now they just say it on the Internet.
- Dennis Miller

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If you strive for the moon, maybe you'll get over the fence.
- James Wood

Sides are being divided now.
It's very obvious.
So if you're on the other side of the fence,
you're suddenly anti-American.
It's breeding fear of being on the wrong side.
- Sam Shepard

In baseball you hit your home run over the right-field fence,
the left-field fence, the center-field fence.
Nobody cares.
In golf everything has got to be right over second base.
- Ken Harrelson

A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence,
but doesn't climb over it.
- Arthur Baer

There is no fence nor hedge round time that is gone.
You can go back and have what you like of it if you can remember.
- Philip Dunne

I am not someone who believes we should build a fence
around our country but I do believe there ought to
be some fairness with respect to the rules of this globalization.
- Byron Dorgan

I could never understand how we could put 120,000 Japanese
behind a fence in World War II.
I remember being bewildered about that.
- Phil Donahue

I grew up with the white picket fence.
My dad went to work nine to five, and he had a station wagon.
- Matt Dillon

A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence:
serving its purpose without obstructing the view.
- Sophia Loren

Don't ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.
- Robert Frost

We have the responsibility to protect our people and
that's why we're building this fence.
We've suffered from 19,000 terrorist attacks during the last three years.
- Silvan Shalom

There are three kinds of men.
The one that learns by reading.
The few who learn by observation.
The rest of them have to pee on the electric fence for themselves.
- Will Rogers

I loved running.
I can catch everything in the outfield.
I could throw people out from the fence.
- Shemar Moore

Well I was always a hustler...
I ran numbers; I wasn't a stick up kid,
but I was a fence for them.
I used to sell weed; and was kicked out of Music and Art for that.
- Kurtis Blow

A politician is an animal which can sit on a fence
and yet keep both ears to the ground.
- H. L. Mencken

The security fence is reversible.
Human lives are irreversible.
- Silvan Shalom

Even though the museums guarding their precious property fence everything off,
in my own studio, I made them so you and I could walk in and around,
and among these sculptures.
- George Segal

Love your neighbor as yourself; but don't take down the fence.
- Carl Sandburg

The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.
- John Locke

As long as the Palestinians send terrorists onto school
buses and to nightclubs to blow up people,
Israel has no choice but to build the fence.
- Charles Schumer

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.
- Silvan Shalom

There is something about jumping a horse over a fence,
something that makes you feel good.
Perhaps it's the risk, the gamble.
In any event it's a thing I need.
- William Faulkner

He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul.
- David Lloyd George

There's only one thing I never did and wish I had done:
climbed over a fence.
- Queen Mary

Fear is the highest fence.
- Dudley Nichols

How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit
on between heaven and hell.
There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm,
and in that chasm is no place for any man.
- Johnny Cash

It doesn't matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes.
What matters most is getting off.
You cannot make progress without making decisions.
- Jim Rohn

I think in the U.S., the border fence is no longer
an immigration issue primarily;
it's a security issue.
- Duncan Hunter

A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence,
and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area.
And so it went with many country towns around Australia.
- Phillip Noyce

Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post,
you know he had some help.
- Alex Haley

Do real life people actually fall in love
with the idea of being in love?
Unfortunately, it is actually quite common.
Someone wants desperately to have
the husband or wife of their dreams.
They visualize the vine-covered cottage
with the white picket fence.
They choose the colors for the nursery.
They design all the aspects of their married life.
A real person stands no chance of measuring up to those fantasies.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One way to bring down crime in the state of California
and every state in the union is to have an enforceable border.
That means let's build that border fence.
When people want to come into this country,
let's ask them to knock on the front door.
- Duncan Hunter

I actually do my own renovations.
I designed and built a 100-foot split-cedar rail fence to enclose my property.
It was one of the hardest things I've ever done.
Don't recommend doing it alone.
I also built a 100-square-foot back porch.
Again, don't recommend doing it alone.
- Jeffrey Donovan

I am often on guard over the Russians.
In the darkness one sees their forms move like stick storks,
like great birds.
They come close up to the wire fence and lean their faces against it.
Their fingers hook round the mesh.
- Erich Maria Remarque

But I think that the spirit of protectionism would
be the grave of European cinema.
You cannot protect something by building a fence around
it and thinking that this will help it survive.
- Wim Wenders

Fortunately, in the place where I went out,
they had set up a little previously a fence which prevented
me finally from smashing against trees.
I went out with a broken leg only.
A small price to be paid at the time for an accident of this kind.
- Jacky Ickx

So they all went away from the little log house.
The shutters were over the windows, so the little house could not see them go.
It stayed there inside the log fence,
behind the two big oak trees that in the summertime
had made green roofs for Mary and Laura to play under.
- Laura Ingalls Wilder

And I don't believe that I have to stay on one side
of the fence or the other.
I don't believe that there is any good career move or bad career move.
I believe there are only the things that make me happy.
- Whoopi Goldberg

Hopefully, I can play both sides of the fence.
That's probably what winning the Oscar gives me,
the chance to do something with a studio and do other
things that I really want to do.
- Benicio Del Toro

Some of us may just, in one-on-one conversations with our family,
with our friends, over the back fence with our neighbors,
talk about the reality of our lives and realize that we're not alone,
that we have a right to be physically safe and emotionally safe in our own homes.
- Patricia Ireland

The holiday season promotes
a heightened sense of community.
It draws our chins up and
helps us look above and over
the limiting fence of our own events,
activities and preoccupations.
The opportunity for a heroic gesture
can tap you quietly on the shoulder
in the midst of a holiday bustle.
If you are attentive,
you will notice the gentle touch
and will be able to respond. Remember...
There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

SO when I got word from three different sets of people
who all said Manson had cancer,
I knew I couldn't get straight info from his staff
and had no choice but to go over the fence for it.
- Lynette Fromme

In this case we're building a corner to stretch a fence and hang a gate.
It had a real purpose in the ranch here.
I needed to do this.
But at the same time, it made a beautiful structure.
- Bruce Nauman

The Secure Fence Act, which authorizes the construction
of 700 miles of security barriers along the southwest border,
has now been sent to President Bush for his signature.
This piece of legislation is an important piece of
the border security puzzle.
- Randy Neugebauer

My wife and I had decided not to let anybody take pictures
of our home because it was just the last place on earth
we had that was unscathed.
But people have climbed over the fence;
they've taken aerial shots.
They've gotten my address and put it on the Internet.
- Steven Tyler

I like to take pictures of lots of things:
people-such as my nephews,
my dogs, and just interesting objects that I see.
For instance, I might take a picture of flowers by the side of the road,
an old sign or a fence.
- Lacey Chabert

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

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

Success is like death.
The more successful you become, the higher the houses
in the hills get and the higer the fences get.
- Kevin Spacey

When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd
it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions.
- Morrie Schwartz

I spent my boyhood behind the barbed wire fences of
American internment camps and that part of my life
is something that I wanted to share with more people.
- George Takei

And I hate to see artists who are real safe.
I love to see artists swing for the fences sometimes.
- Lee Ann Womack

It's as if our electric grid didn't even have fences around it.
This is disgraceful what we do, and what we don't do,
to protect the Internet.
- Paul Vixie

Fences would be a hindrance to terrorists should they
decide to come across a land border between the U.S.
and Mexico and to California.
- Duncan Hunter

Fences work and the walls work and separations work.
They afford to any nation the delay of entry.
- Duncan Hunter

I've flown across America, I've scaled fences,
I've stood under windows and gone out of my way hundreds of times.
I'm a hopeless romantic.
There's no hope for me.
- Joel Madden

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!
- Alexander Herzen

Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought,
at least, you are without a chain; that you have the
right to explore all heights and depth;
that there are no walls nor fences,
nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

All things on earth point home in old October;
sailors to sea,
travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and
hollow and the long voice of the hounds,
the lover to the love he has forsaken.
- Thomas Wolfe

In one line of his poem he said good fences make good neighbors.
I'd like to think that Alaska and British Columbia
working together can prove that we can be pretty darned
good neighbors without fences.
- Dan Miller

Give these Indians little farms, survey them,
let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses,
cows, sheep, things that they can call their own,
and it will do away with tribal Indians.
- George Crook

I've always swung the same way.
The difference is when I swing and miss,
people say, 'He's swinging for the fences.'
But when I swing and make contact people say,
'That's a nice swing.' But there's no difference,
it's the same swing.
- Sammy Sosa

Into every soul, however purged and fenced,
evil appears to have as much freedom of entrance as God Himself.
- George A. Smith


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