Quotation Explorer - 'Bars'

Mental ghettos are not mirages; they actually exist in palpable reality: being "open" inside one's mental or intellectual ghetto does not open its door but simply allows one to harbour the illusion that there is no ghetto and no door. The most dangerous prisons are those with invisible bars. - Tariq Ramadan
I go from stool to stool in singles bars hoping to get lucky, but there's never any gum under any of them.
Two men look out through the same bars; one sees the mud and one the stars. - Frederick Langbridge
Frame your mind to mirth and merriment, which bars a thousand harms and lengthens life. - William Shakespeare
While writing is like a joyful release, editing is a prison where the bars are my former intentions and the abusive warden my own neuroticism. - Tiffany Madison
The distance to the corner shops of childhood becomes unfathomable, immeasurable; the candy bars have changed. And change has changed. - Ilse Aichinger
I'm cautious with the love word because I really know what it means. I've been there, done that and I know what the implications are. I also know that people say they love people when they don't, and it often results in tears and avoidance of bars, supermarkets, even whole towns in extreme cases. - Jessica Thompson
You mean other than the wings? I once ate nine snicker bars in a row without barfing. It was a record. - James Patterson
The Bible is God's chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show you where the harbor is, and how to reach it without running on rocks or bars. - Henry Ward Beecher
I don't look to jump over 7-foot bars; I look around for 1-foot bars that I can step over. - Warren Buffett
If the bird does like its cage, and does like its sugar and will not leave it, why keep the door so carefully shut? Why not open it, only a little? Do they know there is many a bird will not break its wings against the bars, but would fly if the doors were open? - Olive Schreiner
When a child reaches puberty, parents become so curious about their sex lives and whereabouts, put them behind bars to their own detriment. When such a child breaks free, don't be surprised to see him/her in porn movies. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Life seemed to him to be a narrow cage, and her iron bars were many and dense, and there was only one way out. - Leonid Andreyev
The worst prison is not made of metal bars. The worst prison is when your internal reality does not match your external reality. - Yasmin Mogahed
It seems to him there area thousand bars, and behind the bars, no world. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Two men look out through the same bars. One sees the mud and the other the stars. - Frederick Longbridge
I went to the worst of bars hoping to get killed but all I could do was to get drunk again. - Charles Bukowski
Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage.
There is one kind of prison where the man is behind bars, and everything he desires is outside; and there is another kind where the things are behind the bars, and the man is outside. - Upton Sinclair - The Jungle
I don't trust humans that always go out to take calls, the way i don't trust humans that hang around bars and refuse to drink. - z.g.barwa
He's not a safe safe or a tame God, securely lodged behind the bars of a distant Heaven; He has the most annoying manner of showing up when we least want Him; of confronting us in the strangest ways. - Thomas Merton
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