Quotation Explorer - 'Bricks'

We can't talk about it, or I know she won't so I don't even try, but it's what goes unsaid between people tat builds up like masonry. You have to either knock the bricks out with other things, or let them keep stacking until eventually you are alone in a room. - Justin Taylor
Arabella dangled her legs out of the bedroom window and closed her eyes. She felt a butterfly brush against her knee, rubbed her skin against the mortar and bricks, drank in the warmth of the morning sunshine on her face, her arms her feet. - Puline Fisk
So we went to bed, assaulted by sleep that fumed at us from medicine glasses, or was wielded from small sweet-coated tablets -- dainty bricks of dream wrapped in the silk stockings of oblivion. - Janet Frame
The larger the bricks your enemies throw at you the larger the palace you are going to build. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The bigger the bricks critics throw at you the bigger the palace you are going to build. - Matshona Dhliwayo
All you need to build a house, Is blood and bricks and plaster. - Harriet Jones
I'm not just building a foundation or a house with the bricks people throw at me. I'm building entire worlds. it's called writing. - Tracy Millosovich
I don't mean what other people mean when they speak of a home, because I don't regard a home as a...well, as a place, a building...a house...of wood, bricks, stone. I think of a home as being a thing that two people have between them in which each can...well, nest. - Tennessee Williams
Whenever the press quits abusing me I know I'm in the wrong pew. I don't mind it because when they throw bricks at me-I'm a pretty good shot myself and I usually throw 'em back at 'em. - Harry S Truman
Entrepreneurship: you put one dumb foot in front of the other while the world throws bricks at your head. - Peter Thiel
An author is like an incompetent bricklayer - doesn't use mortar and keeps rearranging the bricks until someone tells him to stop. - Chris Everheart
If you are busy focusing on the falling bricks, you will never realize that they are truly stepping stones you need to cross over to the next phase of your life. - Kemi Sogunle
I heaved into being, came out of the stone, the bricks, and other elements, and took form. (Dark City Lights) - Jerrold Mundis
It was much more than bricks and stone - It was an idea. - Patricia C. McKissack
The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't. - Douglas Adams
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home. - Irish Proverb
Bricks on your back are easier to carry than pebbles on your soul. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Moving on sometimes is the best way to take all the bricks that life throws at you, and building a castle to chillax - Coleen Innis
Identity politics divides us; fiction connects. One is interested in sweeping generalizations, the other in nuances. One draws boundaries, the other recognizes no frontiers. Identity politics is made of solid bricks; fiction is flowing water. - Elif Shafak
When you no longer need approval from others like the air you breathe, the possibilities in life are endless. What an interesting little prison we build from the invisible bricks of other people's opinions. - Jacob Nordby
Haters are my favorite. I´ve built an empire with the bricks they´ve thrown at me. Keep on hating... - CM Punk
Bricks without straw are more easily made than imagination without memories. - Lord Dunsany
I found Rome a city of bricks and left it a city of marble. - Caesar Augustus
A successful person is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him.
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