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Fortress Quotes

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Fortify yourself with contentment,
for it is an impregnable fortress. -
- Epictetus

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The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer;
my God, my strength, in whom I will trust.
- Psalm 18:2

The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress,
as well for his defence against injury and violence,
as for his repose.
- Edward Coke

I would like to give it a name: it is the great fortress of Europe.
- Heinrich Himmler

 

Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church;
it is a goodly Christian weapon.
- Martin Luther

It is the same in love as in war; a fortress that parleys is half taken.
- Marguerite de Valois

I will withdraw to my fortress, and after the slaughter,
I will restore order.
- Ion Antonescu

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Wherever my work may take me in the near future even
if you should see me one day within the fortress -
you can always count on me as your reliable assistant.
- Hjalmar Schacht

I was thinking, too, of Superman and his fortress of solitude.
- Michael Chabon

With the Berlin I was able to set up a fortress that
he could come near but not breach.
- Vladimir Kramnik

The fortress of Europe with its frontiers must be held and will be held too,
as long as is necessary.
- Heinrich Himmler

In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates,
the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Justice is an unassailable fortress,
built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown
by the violence of torrents,
nor demolished by the force of armies.
- Joseph Addison

In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress.
- Heinrich Heine

These are they whose youth was violently severed by war and death;
a word on the telephone,
a scribbled line on paper, and their future ceased.
They have built up their lives again,
but their safety is not absolute, their fortress not impregnable.
- Winifred Holtby

Image has to be its own fortress, in spite of the owners.
People can't separate that or they don't comprehend
that you can turn that on and off for each one of the different entities.
- Todd McFarlane

In front of us was not a line but a fortress position,
twenty miles deep, entrenched and fortified,
defended by masses of machine-gun posts and thousands of guns in a wide arc.
No chance for cavalry!
- Philip Gibbs

I don't think anyone who has followed the progress
of the Islamofascist terrorists who have threatened
us believe we are going to be safe if we try a fortress mentality,
to step back and say no one is going to hit us,
they don't care about the United States.
They do.
- Kit Bond

It will undoubtedly happen, that the enemy will make the attempt,
today, tomorrow or the next day, at some time,
to break into this fortress of Europe at one point or another.
That will undoubtedly be the case.
- Heinrich Himmler

But with the Berlin, I was able to allow him to get near,
but not quite near enough, and I knew where to draw
the line with the fortresses I had set up.
- Vladimir Kramnik

The Hungarian ministry begged the king earnestly to
issue orders to all troops and commanders of fortresses in Hungary,
enjoining fidelity to the Constitution,
and obedience to the ministers of Hungary.
- Lajos Kossuth

When I went back to visit my native Berlin after World War II,
I noticed that the only thing I really remembered from
my childhood Berlin days is the shoe store.
- Lukas Foss

The crucial point is always the own cost structure.
Therefore I created a Low Cost alliance with air Berlin.
- Niki Lauda

People of Berlin - people of the world -
this is our moment.
This is our time.
- Barack Obama

The alliance with air Berlin is attractive for me.
I can use the whole sales network of the air Berlin
and 24 percent of my own airline at air Berlin sold.
- Niki Lauda

I liked Germany; I'm not into Berlin,
it's too huge and empty and imposing,
but Munich was good.
- Graham Coxon

I had only that one picture, Hitler,
the Beast of Berlin,
in which I had a part big enough to impress anyone.
I tried for better roles over and over again.
- Alan Ladd

On the little money I had collected I lived in Berlin very cheaply,
ate very cheaply.
And already in 1920 I saved the first salaries I received to go to Munich.
- Josef Albers

I then remained in Berlin until Dec.
1938, spending my time between pictures at my villa on the Riviera.
- Pola Negri

In Germany air became generally accepted Berlin in this area.
It operated with 45 airplanes within the Low Cost range from Germany,
and is one the most successful carriers in Europe.
- Niki Lauda

I was always drawn to Broadway musicals,
and obviously composers like Gershwin,
Rodgers, Berlin and Porter were writing music that
I found wildly impressive.
- Marvin Hamlisch

I remember Berlin.
Berlin to me was the star of the film.
I loved for six months that we filmed there.
- Marton Csokas

The Berlin Wall go down, that was the most wonderful thing that could happen,
absolutely.
I celebrated with everybody in Berlin that day when the Wall was down.
- Nana Mouskouri

In October, 1865, occurred what was,
in my eyes,
the greatest event in the history of the observatory.
The new transit circle arrived from Berlin in its boxes.
- Simon Newcomb

I did a concert...
in September with the Berlin Philharmonic...
They're great musicians, and there's always something to learn from them.
- Cecilia Bartoli

Only through acknowledgment of the erasure and void
of Jewish life can the history of Berlin and Europe have a human future.
- Daniel Libeskind

And of course I like Berlin a lot.
It's such an interesting city.
- Daniel Libeskind

Whoever lives in Berlin note, and doesn't die of Liberalism,
will never die of vexation!
- Ferdinand Lassalle

We now fly with an airbus, which has 210 seats,
six times the week to Palma to the spider of the air Berlin.
- Niki Lauda

I'll never forget the first screening at the Berlin Film Festival.
As soon as the film ended there was an outbreak of booing,
which made us look at each other with some surprise.
- John Schlesinger

All free men, wherever they may live, are citizens of Berlin.
And therefore, as a free man, I take pride
in the words "Ich bin ein Berliner!"
- John F. Kennedy

The toughest thing about success is that you've got
to keep on being a success.
- Irving Berlin

He was very concerned about his children potentially
being kidnapped or attached,
and that's why they were covered up.
When he went to Berlin zoo, there were 200 photographers.
- Martin Bashir

I create my own lyrics.
I have a great band.
I have a drummer from East Berlin.
- Nina Hagen

I had been involved in U.S.
intelligence in Berlin, Germany, while in the military
and had worked with a contact with the Central Intelligence Agency office there.
- George J. Mitchell

Listen kid, take my advice, never hate a song that
has sold half a million copies.
- Irving Berlin

I studied German at school.
I lived in Berlin for two years and had a German girlfriend for five years,
so I don't find speaking German particularly difficult.
Singing was slightly more difficult.
- Martin Gore

BERLIN: PROCLAMATION TO THE GERMAN NATION FEBRUARY 1, 1933
The National Government will regard it as its first and foremost duty
to revive in the nation the spirit of unity and co-operation.
It will preserve and defend those basic principles
on which our nation has been built.
It regards Christianity as the foundation of our national morality,
and the family as the basis of national life....
- Adolph Hitler

It's always the small people who change things.
It's never the politicians or the big guys.
I mean, who pulled down the Berlin wall? It was all
the people in the streets.
The specialists didn't have a clue the day before.
- Luc Besson

Born Berlin 1931, Germany, father a British diplomat,
mother an American artist.
Educated at various schools all over the world.
1958 Settled down to live in London.
1966 Became interested in photography through photographing my young children.
No formal training.
- Fay Godwin

Few new truths have ever won their way against the
resistance of established ideas save by being overstated.
- Isaiah Berlin

There's no business like show business.
- Irving Berlin

Philosophers are adults who persist in asking childish questions.
- Isaiah Berlin

Ronald Reagan will be remembered for leading the United
States during a time of tremendous international transition -
the demise of the Soviet Union,
the Berlin Wall coming down, and the end of the Cold War.
- Mary Landrieu

There are many people in the world who really don't understand -
or say they don't - what is the great issue between the free world
and the Communist world. Let them come to Berlin!
- John F. Kennedy

The church of St.
Peter at Berlin, notwithstanding the total difference
between them in the style of building,
appears in some respects to have a great resemblance to St.
Paul's in London.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

Even in November 1938, after five years of anti-Semitic
legislation and persecution,
they still owned, according to the Times correspondent in Berlin,
something like a third of the real property in the Reich.
- Arthur Bryant

The particular feature of Berlin - well,
all you need to do is look at the map:
the geographical position of the city right in the heart of Europe,
and the separation of the most powerful two blocs we've ever had in history,
which went all the way through Germany.
- Markus Wolf

There's no people like show people.
- Irving Berlin

Poorly secured nuclear material in the former Soviet Union,
or secrets from a scientist in Pakistan could help
build a bomb that detonates in Paris.
The poppies in Afghanistan become the heroin in Berlin.
The poverty and violence in Somalia breeds the terror of tomorrow.
- Barack Obama

At some point he seemed to lose all confidence trying
to break down the Berlin Wall.
He was still fighting as only Kasparov can,
but I could see it in his eyes that he knew he wasn't
going to win one of these games.
- Vladimir Kramnik

I remember an article, I can't recall who by,
it was after the fall of the Berlin Wall,
which said that now the Wall was down,
there could be no more class war.
Only someone with money could ever say such a thing.
- Claude Chabrol

The world has fundamentally changed.
It fundamentally changed when the Berlin Wall came
down and the 'evil empire' ceased to exist.
We are engaged around the world whether we like it or not.
- Robert Foster Bennett

No one can compare us to the apartheid regime.
It's not like in South Africa between the blacks and
the whites who belong to the same nation,
or in Berlin where you find parents living on the eastern
side and their children in the western side.
- Silvan Shalom

I've never been anywhere in my life like it and I only
really noticed it when I returned to Los Angeles and then Berlin.
Everybody is much better off in these places,
there is not poverty like in Cuba, but everybody complains about things.
- Wim Wenders

Liberty for wolves is death to the lambs.
- Isaiah Berlin

Predicting has a spotty record in science fiction.
I've had some failures.
On the other hand, I also predicted the fall of the
Berlin Wall and the rise of fundamentalist Islam...
and I'm not happy to be right in all of those cases.
- David Brin

Everybody ought to have a lower East Side in their life.
- Irving Berlin

Talent is only the starting point.
- Irving Berlin

I got lost but look what I found.
- Irving Berlin

Well, they didn't lack for topics after Hiroshima.
Why should 9/11 slow them down? I know it got a lot of press,
but it's just a few large buildings and aircraft,
it's not like D-Day and the Seige of Berlin.
- Bruce Sterling


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