Quotation Explorer - 'Wall'

Finish each day before you begin the next, and interpose a solid wall of sleep between the two. This you cannot do without temperance. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
In human relations a little language goes farther than a little of almost anything else. Whereas one language now often makes a wall, two can make a gate.
Politics was his passion, but he wasn't suited for the rough-and-tumble of the game. He felt things too deeply. There was no wall between his head and his heart. - Anderson Cooper
Mirror mirror on the wall, show the real me or naught at all. - Buddha
I stood and looked at the large framed painting of the Pierrot clown that hung on her wall and sympathised with the tears that rolled down its cheek. Like the clown, I felt contained within a frame, the only difference being my tears were not for public show. - Eileen Munroe
To be a success, you have to break down your wall of fear that you built around you to protect yourself and come out of your mental limitations. - Debasish Mridha
That's what college is for - getting as many bad decisions as possible out of the way before you're forced into the real world. I keep a checklist of 'em on the wall in my room. - Jeph Jacques
Saying honestly and making most people understand as what is good for them and who is good to them , is like banging head on the floor or wall and hurting oneself only. - Anuj Somany
Humans are allergic to change. They love to say, 'We've always done it this way.' I try to fight that. That's why I have a clock on my wall that runs counter-clockwise. - Grace Murray Hopper
Human nature, essentially changeable, unstable as the dust, can endure no restraint; if it binds itself it soon begins to tear madly at its bonds, until it renders everything asunder, the wall, and the bonds and its very self. - Kafka, Franz
Stories of Fantasy are nothing more than the retelling of our own triumphs and sad, sad tragedies ... I have that painted on my office wall and love to stare at it. - Tod Langley
Creative work is often driven by pain. It may be that if you don't have something in the back of your head driving you nuts, you may not do anything. It's not a good arrangement. If I were God, I wouldn't have done it that way.[Interview, The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 20, 2009] - Cormac McCarthy
I’ve often said a man’s character is not judged after he celebrates a victory, but by what he does when his back is against the wall. So no matter how great the setback, how severe the failure, you never give up. - John Cena
Not every wall needs a ceiling - Munia Khan
it was like staring at a whitewashed wall, but without all the emotion - Joe Abercrombie
On Wall Street, the lawyers play the same role as medics in war: They come in after the shooting is over to clean up the mess. - Michael Lewis
There were a story scripted on the wall, no words used though, just pictures, memories, from another world. Her happy place. - Stine Saugmann
Like a tenacious ivy, your presence clings onto the drab wall of my existence. Cling harder onto me love, like a blood sucking bed-bug who is never satiated. - Malak El Halabi
The wall between writing and painting is just good grammar. Moderation in moderation. Fun is scary with a happy ending. Just love. If love doesn’t transform that which annoys you, it will be easier to tolerate. - Emily Thornton Calvo
But one kiss levitates above all the others. Theintersection of function and desire. The I do kiss.The I’ll love you through a brick wall kiss.Even when I’m dead, I’ll swim through the Earth,like a mermaid of the soil, just to be next to your bones. - Jeffrey McDaniel
Love is like slamming into a wall of concrete and asking to do it all again once the rubble is cleared. - Alexandra Toscano
Power is a curious thing. Who lives, Who dies. Power resides where men believe it resides. It is a trick, A shadow on the wall. - Lord Varys
I will tell you the secret to getting rich on Wall Street. You try to be greedy when others are fearful. And you try to be fearful when others are greedy. - Warren Buffett
Sometimes being pushed to the wall gives you the momentum necessary to get over it!
How you react when your back is against the wall will determine if you see what's actually over the wall. - Onyi Anyado
Beauty of your love-filled smile created a mark on the stone wall of my heart, I can erase it never. - Debasish Mridha
Don't sweat the small stuff" doesn't work with parenting small children. They only work in small stuff. They aren't making company decisions. They are deciding whether to use a crayon on the wall. Bill Klein - The Little Couple
Income, that is the thing. I wish an income that will keep flowing into my purse whether I sit upon the wall or travel to far lands. - George S. Clason
If a novel's salient aim is virtue, I want to throw it against the wall. - Cynthia Ozick
When a head and a wall collide, it's never the wall that breaks. - Marty Rubin
Colleges typically did not tell you that ninety percent of your education came after you hung the parchment on the wall. People might ask for a rebate. - Tom Clancy
The moment we find the reason behind an emotion...the wall we have built is breached, and the positive memories it has kept from us return too. That's why it pays to ask those painful questions. The answers can set you free. - Gloria Steinem
We try so hard to make ourselves lovable, and yet each layer of this mask puts another wall around us a wall that keeps love out. - Vironika Tugaleva
When I was a kid I loved wall paper it added a lot of fiber to my paint chips. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The Occupy Wall Street movement faltered when activists realized that traders were quite busy already. - The Covert Comic
Nothing glamorous like the write-ups in the papers or the newsreels. We weren't heroes. We were only there..." Closing his eyes, he then slumps against the wall, as if the words he has spoken has used up all his energy. - Robert Cormier
You want a great life? Well, greatness is on the other side of that fu**ing wall... don't just go over it, go through it! What are you waiting for? - Steve Maraboli
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street "experts" were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
Every Republican's voted for it. Look at what they value and look at their budget and what they're proposing. Romney wants to let the - he said in the first 100 days he's going to let the big banks once again write their own rules - unchain Wall Street. They're gonna put y'all back in chains. - Joe Biden
On of the prerequisites for my mobile phone is that I have to be able to fling it at a wall if I lose my temper. - Sara Sheridan
PRISON, n. A place of punishments and rewards. The poet assures us that -- "Stone walls do not a prison make," but a combination of the stone wall, the political parasite and the moral instructor is no garden of sweets. - Ambrose Bierce
We often fail to see that there is an invisible wall in a relationship - Cord 10, In Between Us! - Santosh Avvannavar
There is no wall strong enough that love and kindness can't reach through. - Debasish Mridha
I recommend happiness for you all,my wish for you, is you building wall of love,for love is thy father of happiness. - Uche Daniel Oluwaseun
Politics is not a picture on a wall or a television sitcom that you can decide you don't much care for. - Molly Ivins
To the accountants, a true work of art is an investment that hangs on the wall.
No man has ever seen a turtle climbing the wall. In order to do the things which are impossible for you, you need to change yourself, and better still, transform yourself into something new! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If you want to have a big and strong church, then you need to build a prayer wall of defense in the spiritual realm... - Sunday Adelaja
My ego is the wall between you and me. - Debasish Mridha
To leap over the wall of self, to look through another’s eyes--this is valuable experience, which literature offers. - X. J. Kennedy
Before you go out and occupy Wall Street, occupy your own brain! - Tai Lopez
Why struggle to open a door between us when the whole wall is an illusion? - Jalaluddin Rumi
I thought of him as a beautiful deer in the forest that made this world a better place simply by existing; I didn't need it in my living room hanging off the wall. - Christine Duan (Kissing Is The Easy Part)
Individuality is but another act of segregation. We need instead learn the process of Individuation. One is to know thyself merely to be a single brick within the wall of mass creation and group consciousness. - Tyler Hebert
Never take the first brick out of the wall unless you know it is meant to fall - Bathsheba Dailey
Most men would feel insulted if it were proposed to employ them in throwing stones over a wall, and then in throwing them back, merely that they might earn their wages. But many are no more worthily employed now. - Henry David Thoreau
When its back's against the wall, even positivity will come out fighting! - Serina Hartwell
I have a picture of the Pont Neuf on a wall in my apartment, but i know that Paris is really on the closet shelf, in the box next to the sleeping bag, with the rest of my diaries. - Thomas Mallon
Pride of opinion has been responsible for the downfall of more men on Wall Street than any other factor. - Charles Henry Dow
Religion is not a bridge between God and Man; it is the Great Wall of China between them! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We must uphold the promise of Roosevelt, Truman, Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, and Clinton and never allow the President and his Republican friends to threaten Social Security by putting it on the Wall Street trading block. - John Kerry
Writing in English is like throwing mud at a wall. - Joseph Conrad
At that moment I had no mind to change, or not change, or throw against the nearest wall. - James Patterson
Jesus said the truth will set us free when we remain intimate with Him. (John 8:31-32) But, He can do so only when we allow Him to dismantle the wall that separates our heads from our hearts! ~ © gfp '42™ - Gary Patton
Let me be your shield, let me be your wall. I'll always be there, even when you fall! - Nio Elbarazangi
I give you the end of a golden string,Only wind it into a ball,It will lead you in at Heaven's gateBuilt in Jerusalem's wall. - William Blake
I don't talk about the mountain I talk to the mountain because my boss broke down the China wall of those days (JERICHO) with mere word.... - Thomas Sam
So much of personal development and growth comes down to the decisions you make when you hit a wall. Do you spend your time feeling bad for yourself, or do you invest your time in continuing to build toward your dreams? - Andrea Goeglein
Love can leap over the highest mountain,go around the widest fortress,go under the deepest ocean,and go through the thickest wall. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The job of the first eight pages is not to have the reader want to throw the book at the wall, during the first eight pages. - David Foster Wallace
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead! In peace there's nothing so becomes a man As modest stillness and humility; But when the blast of war blows in our ears, Then imitate the action of the tiger: Stiffen the sinews, summon up the blood.
I contemplate with sovereign reverence that act of the whole American people which declared that their legislature should make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, thus building a wall of separation between church and state. - Thomas Jefferson
The meekest of animals will fight bravely when it is backed against a wall, for it has nothing left to lose. A poor man is more deadly than a rich man because he puts less value on his own life.
The depressing thing about tennis is that no matter how good I get, I'll never be as good as a wall. - Mitch Hedberg
I did not know that history is like a blood stain that keeps on showing on the wall no matter how many new owners take possession, no matter how many times we pint over it. - Peter Carey
It really should be a criminal offense for an electrician to mount a breaker box on a bedroom wall. Unfortunately, I see the solar industry mounting inverters on bedroom walls also! - Steven Magee
Challenging the truth is like playing tennis against the wall! The defeat is inevitable! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Your absence has not taught me to be alone, it merely has shown that when together we cast a single shadow on the wall. - Doug Fetherling
The Berlin Wall is the defining achievement of socialism.
When you see the handwriting on the wall, your in the toilet. - Redd Foxx
When a head and a wall collide it's never the wall that breaks. - Marty Rubin
Life is a wall, you have to climb it by pushing others to climb over and you will be pushed as well. Give a helping hand today. - Bernard Kelvin Clive
Many people see a brick wall as an obstacle, when it's really a how to for success. You build both, one brick at a time. - Rob Liano
It's an enormous wall that's built between you and your dreams. And if every day, you just chip away... It may take ten years, but eventually you just might see some light. - Edward Burns
As an athlete, when you least expect it, you may find yourself standing on the threshold of an accomplishment so monumental that it strikes fear into your soul. You must stand ready, at any moment, to face the unknown. You must be ready to walk boldly thru the wall of uncertainty.
When a person thinks you are too good for them, they create a wall without even taking a chance. The best life that God has in store for a person is often thrown away because of what he or she thinks they deserve. True love is not the life you had, but the life you never realized you could have. - Shannon L. Alder
Every plain wall deserves a piece of work, so why not cover it with a smile? - Shawn Lukas
Wit is the only wall between us and the dark.
In the times of trouble, be like the strong wall. In the times of joy, be like the smiling sun. - Santosh Kalwar
What was beauty unless you intended to use it, like a hammer, or a key? It was just something for other people to use and admire, or envy, despise. To nail their dreams onto like a picture hanger on a blank wall. And so many girls saying, use me, dream me. - Janet Fitch
Step outside for a while - calm your mind. It is better to hug a tree than to bang your head against a wall continually - Rasheed Ogunlaru
George Bush taking credit for the Berlin Wall coming down is like the rooster taking credit for the sunrise.
Greatness is a wall; the moment you break a brick you will start falling...And if not rebuilt you will fall flat - TopsyGift
Whatever unspeakable act done to you, write it down, read it, then ball up the paper & sling it hard into the wall. Expunge it from your soul - Ace Antonio Hall
Speechless and very nearly panting, she fell back against the wall with a thump, knowing that if she lived to be ninety, she would still carry the searing mark of that kiss on her soul."At last," he murmured. "A way to shut you up." Christovao Santos (Chris), Sanctuary - Sharon K. Garner
In a sense, we are all crashing to our death from the top story of our birth ... and wondering with an immortal Alice at the patterns of the passing wall. This capacity to wonder at trifles - no matter the imminent peril - these asides of the spirit ... are the highest form of consciousness. - Vladimir Nabokov
The art of investing is not about figuring out what has already happened. It’s about anticipating the futureand creating the future that others will read about in The Wall Street Journal. - Joshua Rogers
The coldest day in fallis at the Hallows Evening ballwhere ghoulish funavoids the sunas monsters mingle wall to wall. - Richelle E. Goodrich
That’s the key to walking through the Wall.... You have to first see it as not being a Wall, even though everyone you know still sees it as a Wall. - Kevin J. Shay
If liberty sang a song, little,as the larynx of a bird,nowhere would there remain a tumbling wall. - Ahmad Shamlou
Experience God, don't raise a wall of dogmas between you and Him. - Stefan Emunds
Sometimes I help him out and sometimes he helps me out, and sometimes he tries to push me through the wall. (Dark City Lights) - Parnell Hall
When that little clock on my wall says Olaotan! Olaotan!! Olaotan!!! It’s half past time to write, I only have three things at my disposal: A pen, A piece of paper, and a crowded mind. - Olaotan Fawehinmi
To my words: There was once a wall between us. Now we walk together and greet the world. - A.D. Posey
Make me a shadow on the wall. - Kate Griffin
There are days when solitude, for someone my age, is a heady wine that intoxicates you with freedom, others when it is a bitter tonic, and still others when it is a poison that makes you beat your head against the wall. - Colette
Here's some words of wisdom sprayed painted on a wall in Berkeley:
If you have a rifle, hanging on the wall in the first act, it should fire in the last act. - Konstantin Stanislavski
Those suffering from terminal falsehood seek out each other, like a drunk seeks out a wall so that he doesn't fall down. - Stefan Molyneux
Billions of years before twelve step groups, God committed shotgun suicide. Today wall scrapings share His gratitude stories. - Brian Spellman
And thou shalt smite thine enemy even unto the wall, gnashing thy teeth, and he shall grow small in thy mirrors.
Many people see a brick wall as an obstacle, when it's really a 'how to' for achieving success. You have to build either of them one brick at a time. - Rob Liano
If you scared, say you scared, and if not then push yourself off of that wall and step into the darkness. That's where success is, get up out of that comfort zone, you'll be surprised what you can achieve! - Noel DeJesus
During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour; at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history. - Stephen Ambrose
challenges; the great wall between those who stand and those who fall - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I'm trapped behind a wall of fear and fear itself. - Gabriella Jording
Each one's no longer consciousOf the high wall, or the rest:Since the one enduring fortress,Is the soldier's iron breast.If you’d live unconquered,Quickly arm, and fight the real foe:Every wife an Amazon bred,And every child a hero. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Roof of your house is not your real roof; the walls of your house are not your real walls, your fists are not your real fists! Your real roof, your real wall, your real fist, your real shield is your right thinking! It is your right thinking that protects you from every danger! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When you are up against a wall, put down roots like a tree, until clarity comes from deeper sources to see over that wall and grow. - C.G. Jung
Don't spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. - Coco Chanel
Once I had a rose named after me and I was very flattered. But I was not pleased to read the description in the catalogue: "No good in a bed, but fine up against a wall. - Eleanor Roosevelt
The reason why God doesn't show his face is because he stands behind a wall that can be broken. - Lionel Suggs
Follow your fears, behind the wall of your fears lies your dream !.إتبع مخاوفك، وراء جدار مخاوفك يكمن حلمك - Hicham LM Kamelionaire
Not to be rich, but to have money; to have money like a wall to put your back to, and then face the world. - Mario Puzo
Do not consider despair as a thick and high wall standing on your way; it is just a darkness and you can still walk in the darkness till you reach the light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
She nailed it to the wall with her well-aimed dart, like a butterfly with no will whose sentence has always been written. - Gabriel García Márquez
Sometimes, when it's going badly, she wonders if what she believes to be a love of the written word is really just a fetish for stationary. The true writer, the born writer, will scribble words on scraps of litter, the back of a bus ticket, on the wall of a cell. - David Nicholls
The Great Wall of Facebook:Having just visited the Great Wall of China, I'm thinking about the walls we build on FB. They are real. They keep people in and others out.Build your wall carefully by answering this question:What are you building your wall around? - Richie Norton
Some people like my advice so much that they frame it upon the wall instead of using it. - Gordon R. Dickson
Our mothers were largely silent about what happened to them as they passed through this midlife change. But a new generation of women has already started to break the wall of silence. - Trisha Posner
You're not going to hear me singing songs about Wall Street because I don't know anything about that. - Jason Aldean
...for no man lives in the external truth among salts and acids, but in the warm, phantasmagoric chamber of his brain, with the painted windows and the storied wall. - Robert Louis Stevenson
In 2008, when almost every other investor got crushed, and even the Wall Street 'experts' were down by almost half, I was up 17 percent - beating the S&P Average by over 50 percent.Reminiscences of a Stock Market Flea - James J. Houts
I looked up at the wall. My bachelor's degree had been in History. Films like Back to the Future and Quantum Leap had been some of my favorite programs. Could time travel really be possible? This seemed too unreal. - Anna M. Aquino
Fear is like an illusion of a dangerous wall between you and your goal. - Miao Potirutch
If there's one thing I fear most in this world its not living my life to the fullest. It's not doing crazy, fun, and off the wall things. It's not traveling around the world while I still can. It's also regret, I don't wanna regret anything. - Leah Land
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