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Top 63 Citadel Quotes

#1. Vanity finds in self-love so powerful an ally that it storms, as it were, by a coup de main,, the citadel of our heads, where, having blinded the two watchmen, it readily descends into the heart. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#2. Depend on it, I will defend this little citadel to the utmost. - Author: Samuel Johnson
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#3. Devoid of any real liberty or justice, America and her children had fallen prey to what amounted to little more than a thinly veiled dictatorship. She now represented not the proud citadel of freedom, but the failed experiment of democracy. - Author: Eric J. Martindale
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#4. The City of New York is like an enormous citadel, a modern Carcassonne. Walking between the magnificent skyscrapers one feels the presence on the fringe of a howling, raging mob, a mob with empty bellies, a mob unshaven and in rags. - Author: Henry Miller
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#5. The world the Citadel is building has no place in it for sorcery or prophecy or glass candles, much less for dragons. - Author: George R R Martin
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#6. Oh my God. Party punch. He'd brought a woman with the social age of twelve to the Citadel. He deserved everything he got. - Author: Annabel Joseph
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#7. If it's all true, then we're in the citadel of unbelief, where nightmares are dispatched with Lysol and scalpels and chemotherapy rather than with stakes and Bibles and wild mountain thyme. - Author: Stephen King
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#8. Thorough selfishness destroys or paralyzes enjoyment. A heart made selfish by the contest for wealth is like a citadel stormed in war, utterly shattered. - Author: Henry Ward Beecher
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#9. It's terribly wrong to stuff that sacred citadel with junk you know darn well is bad for you, I came to realize I was barreling pell-mell down the road leading to disease, disability and premature destruction of the most precious thing I could ever be given-my own life. - Author: Ralph Maxwell
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#10. I'm Egyptian and Muslim, but I grew up in the West, far from my Arab roots. I began 'Sex and the Citadel' to help outsiders - like myself - to better comprehend this pivotal part of the world, up-close and personal. - Author: Shereen El Feki
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#11. Solitude becomes a sort of tangible enemy, the more dangerous, because it dwells within the citadel itself. - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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#12. To endeavor to domineer over conscience, is to invade the citadel of heaven. - Author: Charles V
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#13. promoted to admiral after a daring escape from the Citadel prison; - Author: John Jackson Miller
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#14. I remember being really interested in the sad parts of Los Angeles, of which there are many, and knowing we weren't up in the citadel on the hill, but we also weren't on the bottom. I was very interested in the poetry of failure as a child. - Author: Mary Harron
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#15. Modesty is the citadel of beauty. - Author: Demades
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#16. When all is said and done, the real citadel of strength of any community is in the hearts and minds and desires of those who dwell there. - Author: Everett Dirksen
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#17. Evil has insinuated itself into our very souls and rules over us from the very citadel erected to guard us against it. - Author: Miroslav Volf
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#18. Boots and guns had replaced banners and horses, but the story was the same. Men with black hearts. With black souls. - Author: Kate Mosse
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#19. If the king had given me for my own
Paris, his citadel,
And I for that must leave alone
Her whom I love so well,
I'd say then to the Crown
Take back your glittering town
My darling is more fair, I swear.
My darling is more fair. - Author: Richard Wilbur
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#20. I was in an adolescent psychology class at Citadel when the guy said, if you had a mother who was beaten, there's a great chance you'll beat your wife. And if you were beaten as a child, there's a terrific chance you're going to be a child-beater. - Author: Terry Gross
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#21. It is not by blood, anyhow, that man's true continuity is established: Alexander's direct heir is Caesar, and not the frail infant born of a Persian princess in an Asiatic citadel; Epaminondas, dying without issue, was right to boast that he had Victories for daughters. - Author: Marguerite Yourcenar
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#22. What we love intensely or for a long time we are likely to bring within the citadel, and to assert as part of oneself. - Author: Nicolas Chamfort
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#23. The center of every man's existence is a dream. Death, disease, insanity, are merely material accidents, like a toothache or a twisted ankle. That these brutal forces always besiege and often capture the citadel does not prove that they are the citadel. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#24. The citadel of Machaerus rose east of the Dead Sea on a basalt Peak shaped like a cone, girdled by four deep valleys; two about its sides, one in front, and the fourth behind. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#25. The need to create a citadel in which to hide from the world is characteristic of people with a schizoid disposition - Author: Anthony Stevens
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#26. If the self remains in its citadel, anxious to control and heavily defended, it declines in the sources of vitality. To lay the citadel open, however, is to court danger: a danger inseparable from the enhancement of life. - Author: Roberto Mangabeira Unger
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#27. The citadel of Jones was now taken by surprise. All those considerations of honour and prudence which our heroe had lately with so much military wisdom placed as guards over the avenues of his heart, ran away from their posts, and the god of love marched in, in triumph. - Author: Henry Fielding
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#28. Once you permit those who are convinced of their own superior rightness to censor and silence and suppress those who hold contrary opinions, just at that moment the citadel has been surrendered. - Author: Archibald MacLeish
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#29. The citadel with its wicked truths and his power-hungry uncle was gone, but Rafe couldn't erase what he knew. His entire life, everyone's existence, had been based on lies. - Author: Eve Langlais
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#30. There's nothing better for kids than a bucket and shovel at the beach. I grew up across the marsh from The Citadel. We loved buying chicken necks at the Piggly Wiggly, tying them to a string on a stick and catching blue crabs. - Author: Thomas Gibson
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#31. Let thy spirit move upon him to bring to pass those measures which will lift the burdens of government from the backs of the people and keep this nation, under God, a citadel of freedom standing as an example to all the world. - Author: Gordon B. Hinckley
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#32. Without a strong educational system democracy is crippled. Knowledge is not only key to power. It is the citadel of human freedom. - Author: Harry S. Truman
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#33. Love is a breach in the walls, a broken gate, Love sells the proud heart's citadel to fate. - Author: Rupert Brooke
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#34. At the back of it there lies the central citadel of obstinacy: I will not give up my right to myself
the thing God intends you to give up if ever you are going to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#35. Softened by Time's consummate plush,
How sleek the woe appears
That threatened childhood's citadel
And undermined the years!
Bisected now by bleaker griefs,
We envy the despair
That devastated childhood's realm,
So easy to repair. - Author: Emily Dickinson
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#36. I brought you back because I could not find the strength to fight her without you but for that same reason I will do everything in my power to see you safely to the Citadel - Author: Samantha Shannon
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#37. I was being called to surrender the very citadel of my self. I was completely in the dark. I did not really know what repentance was or what I was required to repent of. It was indeed the turning point of my life. - Author: Bede Griffiths
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#38. What we attempt to do is not without danger. What we attempt to do may not succeed. But it is right and it is just. We act for the good of all. - Author: Kate Mosse
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#39. Weep slept. Dreamers dreamed. A grand moon drifted, and, and the wings of the citadel cut the sky in two: light above, dark below. - Author: Laini Taylor
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#40. It was not how one lived, but how one chose to die. - Author: Kate Mosse
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#41. No, the safest thing is to become an island. To make your house a citadel against all the garbage and ugliness in the world. How else can you be sure of anything? - Author: Nickolas Butler
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#42. Why they think everyone should be alike in making love when no one can even agree on what ice cream they like, I'll never know
from Dark Citadel - Author: Cherise Sinclair
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#43. Most benefactors are like unskillful generals who take the city and leave the citadel intact. - Author: Nicolas Chamfort
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#44. Frequent and violent temptations were a proof that the citadel of the soul had not fallen and that the devil raged to make it fall. - Author: James Joyce
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#45. The mind which is free from passions is a citadel, for man has nothing more secure to which he can fly for refuge and for the future be inexpugnable . He then who has not seen this is an ignorant man: but he who has seen it and does not fly to this refuge is unhappy. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#46. It appears to me that almost any man may like the spider spin from his own inwards his own airy citadel. - Author: John Keats
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#47. This nation was established by the God of heaven as a citadel of liberty. A Constitution guaranteeing those liberties was designed under the superintending influence of heaven. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#48. Earth is our only citadel in the universe; but we have illogically built many more fortresses within this beautiful castle! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#49. Midnight! the outpost of advancing day!
The frontier town and citadel of night!
The watershed of Time, from which the streams
Of Yesterday and To-morrow take their way,
One to the land of promise and of light,
One to the land of darkness and of dreams! - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#50. Imagination is a storm of emotions that has the power to sweep citadels into the wind. - Author: Saim .A. Cheeda
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#51. I fear the vermin that shall undermineSenate and citadel and school and shrine. - Author: Edwin Markham
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#52. The cross does not give us a minor shift or two with regard to a few of our ethical and moral and religious values. The cross radically disrupts the very center and citadel of your life from self to Christ. And if the cross has not done that, you're not a Christian! - Author: Albert Martin
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#53. It seemed wrong, she thought, that there should be such beauty in the world on a day like this. - Author: Kate Mosse
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#54. The only impregnable citadel of virtue is religion; for there is no bulwark of mere morality, which some temptation may not overtop or undermine, and destroy. - Author: Jane Porter
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#55. The consensus seemed to be that if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel. This is essentially the basis of all military thinking. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#56. When the enemy gets to your citadel, your prided epicenter, everything's in play. - Author: Bill Maher
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#57. I started the Stress Reduction Clinic in 1979. The idea of bringing Buddhist meditation without the Buddhism into the mainstream of medicine was tantamount to the Visigoths being at the gates about to tear down the citadel of Western civilization. - Author: Jon Kabat-Zinn
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#58. The brain is the highest of the organs in position, and it is protected by the vault of the head; it has no flesh or blood or refuse. It is the citadel of sense-perception. - Author: Pliny The Elder
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#59. 106. A GREAT CITADEL The most likely allegory is that the Citadel represents philosophy (that is, human reason without the light of God) surrounded by seven walls which represent the seven liberal arts, - Author: Dante Alighieri
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#60. Nothing is more private than a woman's body; it is her physical, emotional, and moral citadel. She cannot be free at all if she is not free to decide for herself, in private, what to do with her body. - Author: Lewis B. Smedes
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#61. The brain is the citadel of sense perception. - Author: Pliny The Elder
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#62. Reza implemented an impressive number of reforms that were designed to turn the cracked empire he had inherited into a purposeful nation state. But he ended up, like so many of his fellow dictators, alone in his citadel. And much of the goods he did was nullified by the way he did it. - Author: Christopher De Bellaigue
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#63. For all that I announce at intervals that I want to go mad, it is apparently impossible: beyond me, beneath me. It took This for me to learn that I am a citadel of sanity. - Author: Philip Roth
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