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Top 100 Quotes About Fences

#1. We are redefining terms and rewriting laws and removing fences everywhere you turn, and we seem to think we can do that with impunity. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#2. Lights flash and we'll run for the fences
Let them say what they want we won't hear it - Author: Taylor Swift
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#3. There's capital controls and there's people control. So every time you think of a fence keeping all those bad people out, think about those fences maybe being used against us, keeping us in. - Author: Ron Paul
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#4. America needs fewer men obsessed with erecting fences of hate, suspicion and name calling. - Author: William Arthur Ward
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#5. In the daylight, order ruled, fences stood, how-do-you-do's and polite nods were the recipe. But at night, darkness rendered everything still and hush and secret. Minnie was a curator of secrets. - Author: Kiersten White
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#6. What breadth, what beauty and power of human nature and development there must be in a woman to get over all palisades, all fences, within which she is held captive! - Author: Alexander Herzen
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#7. When I walked out on the mound, I felt enclosed. You see, I'd been used to playing on pastures, where when somebody hit a ball you had to stop it from rolling. Well, this field had fences around it. - Author: Ted Lyons
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#8. All things on earth point home in old October; sailors to sea, travellers to walls and fences, hunters to field and hollow and the long voice of the hounds, the lover to the love he has forsaken. - Author: Thomas Wolfe
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#9. There were a lot of fences and walls existing in my life, literally and figuratively, and that was really not indicative of the kind of person that I'd always been. So, when I moved back to Seattle, the first thing I said was, "I will never live in fear again." - Author: Ben Gibbard
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#10. You cannot ask a person who is created to break down fences to be the same who builds them.
The one who breaks fences believes in freedom, no boundaries and universal browsing. Those who build them believe in setting rules for others and make sure other are controlled by his/her concepts ... - Author: Sameh Elsayed
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#11. Satellite technology is a wonderful thing. From space, we can stare down and look at perimeter fences, huts, mine entrances and even sites of mass graves. - Author: John Sweeney
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#12. The keys of happiness and success lie beyond your fear fences. Jump over the fences NOW - Author: Mohammed Sekouty
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#13. I've always swung the same way. The difference is when I swing and miss, people say, 'He's swinging for the fences.' But when I swing and make contact people say, 'That's a nice swing.' But there's no difference, it's the same swing. - Author: Sammy Sosa
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#14. I set very bold goals. It's how I've always been. I'm definitely somebody who swings for the fences, and I expect very high performance. - Author: Ivanka Trump
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#15. What have they done to the earth?
What have they done to our fair sister?
Ravaged and plundered and ripped her and bit her
Stuck her with knives in the side of the dawn
And tied her with fences and dragged her down - Author: Jim Morrison
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#16. I am a big fan of music in general. I listen to all genres: hip-hop, R&B, whatever sounds good to me; it doesn't matter to me where it comes from - there are no boundaries, no fences. If I like it, then it will inspire me to create. - Author: Stephen Marley
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#17. She always thought Americans were too territorial. 'All those fences and flags,' she had once said, seeing very little difference between the two. - Author: Dinaw Mengestu
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#18. I've flown across America, I've scaled fences, I've stood under windows and gone out of my way hundreds of times. I'm a hopeless romantic. There's no hope for me. - Author: Joel Madden
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#19. I've always seen white picket fences in your eyes when you look at me. I was positive I wasn't that guy. I was wrong. One of these days, when you're ready, I'll give that dream to you. And you're going to give me a gorgeous little girl or two with your dark curly hair and smiles that slay me. - Author: Sylvia Day
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#20. You don't need to be an expert in order to achieve satisfactory investment returns. But if you aren't, you must recognize your limitations and follow a course certain to work reasonably well. Keep things simple and don't swing for the fences. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#21. Small Planes, Large Fences, and a Rather Daunting Number of Zombie Kangaroos, Because That Is Exactly What This Day Needed - Author: Mira Grant
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#22. We spend our life building higher fences and stronger locks, when the gravest dangers are already inside - Author: Richard Paul Evans
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#23. He will not go behind his father's saying,
And he likes having thought of it so well
He says again, Good fences make good neighbors. - Author: Robert Frost
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#24. To fit in somewhere in the world, even if there were chains and gates and fences to keep us from running. - Author: Nova Ren Suma
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#25. Whether the borders that divide us are picket fences or national boundaries, we are all neighbors in a global community. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#26. Adults are content to walk the same way, hundreds of times, or thousands; perhaps it never occurs to adults to step off the paths, to creep beneath rhododendrons, to find the spaces between fences. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#27. Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. - Author: Maya Angelou
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#28. Some of the domestic evils of drunkenness are houses without windows, gardens without fences, fields without tillage, barns without roofs, children without clothing, principles, morals or manners. - Author: Benjamin Franklin
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#29. Love means setting aside walls, fences, and unlocking doors and saying 'Yes.' One can be in paradise by simply saying 'yes' to this moment. - Author: Emanuel Swedenborg
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#30. His great carved wooden head was marked with a black eye that was more yellow than black and from this spectacular bed of bruised flesh the eye itself, sand irritated, bloodshot, as wild as a currawong's, stared out at a landscape in which the tops of fences protruded from windswept sand. - Author: Peter Carey
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#31. People will respect what wrestling has to offer to this world. It will take educating themselves on more than just guys in there swinging for the fences. - Author: Clay Guida
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#32. Fences and borders are a sign of weakness. - Author: Yanis Varoufakis
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#33. Bryan helped me up. "How can you be so good one minute then clumsy the next?"
I shrugged. "I've never been very athletic. Not unless you count fencing."
"You made fences? - Author: John Corwin
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#34. I grew up on a Christmas tree farm in Reading, PA. It was the most magical fun childhood. We had grape arbours and we would make jam with my mom. My dad would go to work and he'd come home. He'd clean out stalls and fix split-row fences. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#35. Boundaries help us to distinguish our property so that we can take care of it. They help us to "guard our heart with all diligence." We need to keep things that will nurture us inside our fences and keep things that will harm us outside. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#36. It's as if our electric grid didn't even have fences around it. This is disgraceful what we do, and what we don't do, to protect the Internet. - Author: Paul Vixie
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#37. A number of the wrought-iron fences that encircled the courtyards and gardens of the homes were painted the color of gold on their European-inspired spikes and finials. - Author: David Baldacci
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#38. The country where he lives is haunted by the ghost of an old forest. In the cleared fields where he gardens and pastures his horses it stood once, and will return. There will be a resurrection of the wild. Already it stands in wait at the pasture fences. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#39. When we shut people out, we wall ourselves in;When we stop building bridges, we start erecting fences. - Author: William Arthur Ward
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#40. He who rides and keeps the beaten track studies the fences chiefly. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#41. Cowards cannot pass beyond the walls or beyond the wire fences! For them, frontiers are always the end of the road! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#42. I did think of becoming a priest quite late on, when other boys were thinking of knocking over fences and going out with girls. I would have made a very good bishop: nice housekeeper, nice clothes - god, the clothes. - Author: Colm Toibin
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#43. The great thing about what we do at DTS, all the studios, but especially DTS, because we're talking about our film, is we swing for the fences. So that being said, we're out to tell the very best story we can with the highest quality that we're able to do. - Author: Klay Hall
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#44. All I wanted was a little piece of life, to be married, to have children ... I was trying my damnedest to lead a conventional life, for that was how I was brought up, and it was what my husband wanted of me. But one can't build little white picket fences to keep the nightmares out. - Author: Anne Sexton
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#45. I spent my boyhood behind the barbed wire fences of American internment camps and that part of my life is something that I wanted to share with more people. - Author: George Takei
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#46. We live in a world where our dreams are blocked by those invisible fences we carry in our mind. The only way you can succeed is to get rid of those invisible fences that are holding you back from achieving your dreams. - Author: Abdulazeez Henry Musa
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#47. That thought process that somehow other people have to be worse off in order for you to be better off does not work. People get on boats people jump fences to get away from that kind of thought process. - Author: Marco Rubio
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#48. As long as our civilization is essentially one of property, of fences, of exclusiveness, it will be mocked by delusions. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#49. The world was full of life, more life than they could hold back with guns or fences; it came into the town at night; it seduced the children and year by year crept closer. - Author: C.J. Cherryh
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#50. If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people the room they need. - Author: William L. McKnight
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#51. Those who take refuge behind theological barbed wire fences, quite often wish they could have more freedom of thought, but fear the change to the great ocean of truth as they would a cold bath. - Author: Luther Burbank
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#52. Rousseau defined civilizations as when people build fences. - Author: Haruki Murakami
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#53. It had taken Oliver years to learn his lesson: keep quiet and let men like Bradenton test the fences. It wouldn't do them any good, and if you were careful, one day you'd be in a position to buy their whole damned farm. - Author: Courtney Milan
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#54. I can't write on the road. I have to be home. I have to be around all those rusted tractors and dilapidated fences and things like that, because it just grounds me in a way that I can't find in a hotel room. - Author: John Fullbright
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#55. Our experience shows that security does not lie in weapons or fences or armies. - Author: Oscar Arias
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#56. There are many, many ways to be imprisoned. You don't need fences, handcuffs, chains, or steel bars. Your heart or your own mind can imprison you within yourself. Another human being can imprison you with their actions and thoughts. - Author: Cary Allen Stone
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#57. This move is called Qworegoys,
and the women of my grandmother's family taught it to their daughters just as they taught them to make thorn-bush fences to protect the hut from hyenas. - Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
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#58. I'm now the elder in the position of doling out wisdom and trying to mend fences. - Author: Jane Fonda
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#59. If nowhere else, in the relation between Church and State, good fences make good neighbors. - Author: Felix Frankfurter
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#60. We all want to fix things. Just as we all believe that so much in life can be rectified. Mend fences, build bridges, reach out, engage in mutual healing. - Author: Douglas Kennedy
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#61. A hymn for freedom;
without border barriers and barbed wire fences.
A hymn for freedom;
without astute words.
A hymn for freedom;
without wars of every man against every man.
A hymn to freedom;
at any time and any place,
because only freedom will set us free. - Author: Kristian Goldmund Aumann
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#62. I sing Connecticut, her charms / Of rivers, orchards, blossoming ridges. / I sing her gardens, fences, farms, / Spiders and midges. - Author: Phyllis McGinley
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#63. In a world without walls and fences, who needs Windows and Gates ? - Author: Dino Esposito
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#64. Gentleness brings victory to him who attacks, and safety to him who defends. Those whom Heaven would save, it fences round with gentleness. - Author: Laozi
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#65. You have to bring to the photograph a prejudice about something, and I'm prejudiced against farmers who tie dead animals on fences. Therefore, I can make a meaningful photograph. - Author: Rondal Partridge
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#66. Absolute rules are for unthinking people. Sheep require fences - humans do not. - Author: Brian Herbert
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#67. Father's always saying that South Africa must be one of the best countries in the world for surviving a zombie apocalypse,' Megan says seriously. 'It's full of security estates and high fences. - Author: Lily Herne
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#68. How hard it is to escape from places. However carefully one goes they hold you - you leave little bits of yourself fluttering on the fences - like rags and shreds of your very life. - Author: Katherine Mansfield
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#69. You think the whole electrical system is fried?" Chuck said, "Good possibility." "That would mean fences." Chuck picked up an apple as it floated onto his foot. He went into a windup and kicked his leg and fired it into the wall. "Stee-rike one!" He turned to Teddy. "That would mean fences, yes. - Author: Dennis Lehane
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#70. Young people especially sometimes feel that the standards of the Lord are like fences and chains, blocking them from those activities that seem most enjoyable in life. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
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#71. Fences can be prisons, in a way. They're necessary for those incapable of learning restraint, but they diminish life. - Author: Tamera Alexander
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#72. Back when I was young, lists seemed like fences on the open range. But secretly, I was pleased to be corralled among other literary thoroughbreds. - Author: Clive Sinclair
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#73. My suggestion to newspapers everywhere is to give the public a reason to read them again. So here's an idea: get on a big story with widespread public appeal, devote your best resources to it, say a quiet prayer, and swing for the fences. - Author: Graydon Carter
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#74. Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higher the fences get. - Author: Kevin Spacey
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#75. Everybody has barriers and obstacles. If you look at them as containing fences that don't allow you to advance, then you're going to be a failure. If you look at them as hurdles that strengthen you each time you go over one, then you're going to be a success. - Author: Benjamin Carson
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#76. I take the work seriously. Which is why I always swing for the fences whenever I voice a character. But that said, I don't take myself all that seriously. - Author: Jim Cummings
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#77. Sometimes, we have bad on the inside and good on the outside. In these instances, we need to be able to open up our boundaries to let the good in and the bad out. In other words, our fences need gates in them. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#78. Fences sure are funny, aren't they, Papa?"
"How so?"
"Well, you be friends with Mr. Tanner and all. But we keep this fence up like it was war. I guess that humans are the only things on earth that take everything they own and fence it off. - Author: Robert Newton Peck
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#79. If there was anything she had learned from her mother, it was the painful understanding that cages come in all sizes - some even have white picket fences, four walls, and a front door. - Author: Jamie Ford
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#80. No map to help us find the tranquil flat lands, clearings calm, fields without mean fences. Rolling down the other side of life our compass is the sureness of ourselves. Time may make us rugged, ragged round the edges, but know and understand that love is still the safest place to land. - Author: Rod McKuen
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#81. Good fences make good neighbors. - Author: Robert Frost
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#82. Sometimes I think: if they want to walk around armed and build fences and let a church tell them what to do, let them wallow in it. They can build their own town of closed thinking, and live there, and find out later what a shitty place it really is. - Author: Erika Johansen
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#83. He truly believed that no one could love him, and no matter who you are, that hurts. It made you insecure. It made you want to hide and build fences - Author: Harlan Coben
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#84. The trees and shrubs rear white arms to the sky on every side; and where were walls and fences, we see forms stretching in frolic gambols across the dusky landscape, as if Nature had strewn her fresh designs over the fields by night as models for man's art. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#85. The disease of intolerance is not communicated only in religious groups. I've seen it infect racial groups, economic groups and even whole nations (where it is often cleverly disguised as patriotism). Intolerance always fences people out. It creates one group we call US. And the rest we call THEM. - Author: Steve Goodier
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#86. Whom the heart of man shuts out, Sometimes the heart of God takes in, And fences them all round about With silence mid the worlds loud din. - Author: James Russell Lowell
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#87. If they want to walk around armed and build fences and let a church tell them what to do, let them wallow in it. - Author: Erika Johansen
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#88. Living on the water took away the boundaries created by land and custom and introversion. Without fences and driveways, the water provided a constant thread of connection and dependency. - Author: Lily Graham
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#89. Obnoxious smart-ass. Never been anywhere, never done anything, huh. Arrested development, huh. Considering that it was coming from a man who spent his nights peeing on his neighbors' fences, that was rich. Shoot, I should've told him that. - Author: Ilona Andrews
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#90. When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions. - Author: Morrie Schwartz.
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#91. There is a vast world for us, a boundless space beyond and between the fences and the rules. We will travel it freely. We will be okay. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#92. One can't build little white picket fences to keep nightmares out. - Author: Anne Sexton
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#93. People have become inappropriate. People have pushed too far. People have climbed one too many fences. I'm just tired of it. - Author: Gwyneth Paltrow
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#94. I have mended fences with both my sisters. But do I have their families on my side? Not easily. My one sister, Florence, has two lawyers in the family and two doctors. Of course, I couldn't win that battle. - Author: Manuel Moroun
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#95. The gardener uses both roses in the flowerbed and thorns in making fences. - Author: Hazrat Inayat Khan
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#96. May the fire in your soul, burn down all the fences and walls which this society is trying to build around you. - Author: Akshay Vasu
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#97. Israel is becoming a fortress. Fences along the borders with Egypt, Lebanon, and Syria. - Author: Richard Engel
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#98. Creeds are definitions of what it means to be a Christian. They are fences that, albeit imperfectly, seek to separate sheep from goats. - Author: R.C. Sproul Jr.
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#99. She looked up at him with a grin. "I have a hard time picturing you with a house and a white picket fence." He shrugged. "Maybe I like picket fences." "I don't know, maybe it's the way I met you but assault rifles and picket fences seem juxtapositioned. - Author: Denise Grover Swank
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#100. When it comes to storytelling, not taking risks is riskier than swinging for the fences. I have very simple ambitions when it comes to taking risks in storytelling and programming. I try very hard to avoid the expected. - Author: David Nevins
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