Railing Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 64 Railing Quotes

#1. Railing against the past will not heal us. History has happened. It's over and done with. All we can do is to change its course by encouraging what we love instead of destroying what we don't. - Author: Arundhati Roy
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#2. Railing at scientists for massaging tree-ring statistics won't stop the globe from warming if the globe is actually, you know, warming. - Author: Clive Thompson
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#3. When there was nothing left inside, he laid his head down on the carpet and stared at the wooden railing. He was even emptier than before. How was it possible that hollowness could dig so deep? - Author: Jeyn Roberts
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#4. He was reading with his mouth open, and he didn't hear me walk across the porch and sit down on the railing opposite his chair.
I kicked his chair with the toe of my shoe. "Stop reading, Mac," I said. "Put down that book. Entertain me." He was reading Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#5. The system of Christian celebrity was not a good space for me, and it was brutal on my kids - my son in college was frequently confronted by people railing against me as a heretic. - Author: Erwin McManus
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#6. Summer is full of smoke, and endless lawns. Quietly, whether across moss or on algae, knee over the railing of the little porch, fate comes. - Author: Andre Alexis
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#7. People who walk across dark bridges, past saints,
with dim, small lights.
Clouds which move across gray skies
past churches
with towers darkened in the dusk.
One who leans against granite railing
gazing into the evening waters,
His hands resting on old stones. - Author: Franz Kafka
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#8. Down the hall, third door to your left.'
'Much obliged,' she said sarcastically, noticing that there was nothing but air beyond the railing to her right - as if the core of the house was one huge, open space. - Author: Nalini Singh
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#9. Nothing distresses the civilized person like unfettered nature. The Grand Canyon seen from behind the railing is indeed a splendid sight, but as soon as the desert reclaims your golf course that is another matter altogether. - Author: Anthony Marais
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#10. I could probably have made the head shot from the railing, but with an unfamiliar gun, it was too risky. I didn't want to accidentally shoot the woman in the head. Killing the hostage is always frowned upon. - Author: Laurell K. Hamilton
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#11. At the end of the summer the sea always seems to be railing against the thought of another long, fierce New England winter. - Author: Cate Tiernan
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#12. A couple was leaning over the railing, and Lillian could hear the woman say: Even if you don't mean it, just for tonight, say you love me. I won't ever remind you of it; I will not see you again, but just for tonight say you love me, say you love me. - Author: Anais Nin
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#13. Do not quarrel with the world too soon; for, bad as it may be, it is the best we have to live in, here. If railing would have made it better, it would have been reformed long ago. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#14. If ever I was in a plane that was going down, rather than screaming, crying and railing against the inevitable, I would look out the window, watch my death speeding toward me, and fully appreciate the final experience of my life. - Author: Frank Warren
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#15. If you are often deceived by those around you, you may be sure that you deserve to be deceived; and that instead of railing at the general falseness of mankind, you have first to pronounce judgment on your own jealous tyranny, or on your own weak credulity. - Author: Arthur Helps
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#16. Pigpen leans against the railing and nails me with his stare. "This is the second time you've gone AWOL on the club. Let me tell you, that shit got old the first time. Next time I fucking text to see if you're alive, you text back. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#17. I don't even get the term, "the birds and the bees".
How does that properly teach a kid about sex? You never see a pigeon railing a
dove or a honey bee sticking it to a bumble bee. - Author: Tara Sivec
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#18. If it comes to that, prince, I will stop you."
I stood. A breeze blew across the surface of the river, tossing hair and tugging at clothes. I gripped the railing and stared out over the water, feeling his eyes on my back. "If it comes to that," I told him quietly, "I'd want you to. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#19. From those pedestals which intersperse the railing of the Sheldonian, the high grim busts of the Roman Emperors stared down at the fair stranger in the equipage. Zuleika returned their stare with but a casual glance. The inanimate had little charm for her. - Author: Max Beerbohm
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#20. Those baby blues widened and he swaggered around the railing. I couldn't help but notice how his gym shorts hung low on his narrow hips. Or his stomach. It was ripped, taking six pack into eight pack territory. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#21. If you're afraid of heights, lean over a railing. If you're afraid of germs, lick a floor. But what do you do if your greatest fear is of being afraid? - Author: Daniel Smith
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#22. She wasn't doing a thing that I could see, except standing there leaning on the balcony railing, holding the universe together. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#23. Kelsey went swimming. I rehearsed what I wanted to say, headed outside, & saw her hug Kishan. Insanely jealous, I broke the railing.#Ren - Author: Colleen Houck
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#24. I clenched my fist around the railing, finally forcing myself to acknowledge what that meant. I'd always known, of course. It was always there, at the back of my mind; I just didn't want to think about it. But if Ember was the sleeper ... I would have to kill her. - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#25. I've come to understand that there's a good deal of value in the ritual accompanying death. It's hard to say good- bye and almost impossible to accomplish this alone and ritual is the railing we hold to, all of us together, that keeps us upright and connected until the worst is past. - Author: William Kent Krueger
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#26. Railing and praising were his usual themes; and both showed his judgment in extremes. Either over violent or over civil, so everyone to him was either god or devil. - Author: John Dryden
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#27. I knew you were behind the tapestry," he said. "I also knew the railing was about to give way. I was waiting for you, waiting for your fall."
Waiting all my life for you, he added silently, waiting all my life for you to fall in love with me. - Author: Elizabeth Elliott
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#28. He pulls me over the railing and against his chest, gathering me into his arms, easing an arm under my knees. I press my face into his shoulder, and there is a sudden, hollow silence. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#29. Surely not without reason, when pirates, highwaymen, and other varieties of the extensive genus Marauder, are the only beau ideal of the active, as splenetic and railing misanthropy is of the speculative energy. - Author: Thomas Love Peacock
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#30. I used to think Cape Wind was a great idea. That was when Ted Kennedy was alive and railing about how he might spill his Chivas if he had to keep maneuvering the Mya around all those noisy seagull-murdering wind turbines. Anything Ted Kennedy was against, I was for. - Author: Howie Carr
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#31. Once I am dead, there will be no lack of pious hands to throw me over the railing; my grave will be the fathomless air; my body will sink endlessly and decay and dissolve in the wind generated by the fall, which is infinite. - Author: Jorge Luis Borges
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#32. He had been a mere man railing at a condition, but now he was out of it and could see that it had been very proper and just. It had been necessary for him to swallow swords that he might have a better throat for grapes. - Author: Stephen Crane
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#33. The railing of the balcony was cold but the blue-black night air was so warm in October, in Florida, it felt as if it could hold you, all that wetness like a blanket of kisses. - Author: Heather Sellers
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#34. So you'd keep me here against my will-"
"Know this pirate," he said, his hands gripping the railing, "you are my passenger, and I will be damned before I let any harm come to you. - Author: Alexandra Bracken
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#35. Ella is nervous," the harpy muttered from her perch on the railing. "The elephant. The elephant is watching Ella. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#36. A great man scarcely knows how he dines, how he dresses; but without railing or precision, his living is natural and poetic. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#37. He gathers me up and I'm weightless before he sets me on the railing. He's the only thing keeping me from falling back, out of the reach of daylight. I'm not afraid of falling. I don't fear the sky beyond the train tracks like I did before. I can go anywhere just so long as it's with him. - Author: Lauren DeStefano
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#38. Emma and I exchanged a glance, very aware that they were not going to sleep. And just to make it obvious, Sara leaned over the railing at the top of the stairs and said, You may want to put on music, or the TV, and turn it up. - Author: Rebecca Donovan
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#39. What else am I going to do, let the girl sit there on a railing in the moonlight thinking she's damned to go dudeless for the rest of her life? - Author: Tim Tharp
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#40. He led quite a great life, ... He was an Old Testament figure railing against the establishment - a Jewish guy from New York who became a Buddhist, a poet, a musician. - Author: Tom Hayden
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#41. The Darkling just stared out into the waves. I considered shoving him over the railing. Sure, he was hundreds of years old, but could he swim? - Author: Leigh Bardugo
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#42. Standing exposed on a rooftop, with no railing and the wind whipping about him, threatening to pull him flailing and screaming to the ground? That held no interest for him. - Author: Matt Forbeck
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#43. You're supposed to be sleeping'
Mulder didn't jump, didn't turn his head. 'The day you figure out how to turn off my brain Scully let me know.' He shook his head, but carefully. 'Amazing isn't it?'
'Your brain?' She leaned her forearms on the railing. 'It's okay but I wouldn't call it amazing. - Author: Charles Grant
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#44. He carried Claire out of the room and down the steps, feeling the whole way like maybe he should hold onto the railing. "Ja. Nigh-nigh," Claire said, big blue eyes looking at him. "Uh, sure." He knew three languages, and none of them were helping him out right now. - Author: Laura Kaye
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#45. Railing in other men may be a crime, But ought to pass for mere instinct in him: Instinct he follows and no further knows, For to write verse with him is to transprose. - Author: John Dryden
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#46. I've spent the last fifteen years of my life railing against the game of soccer, an exercise that has been lauded as "the sport of the future" since 1977. Thankfully, that future dystopia has never come. - Author: Chuck Klosterman
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#47. As long as I live, I will always remember those wee children standing at the railing on that ship. - John Hanlon, the sailor - Author: Deana J. Driver
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#48. In the first place, you're way off when you start railing at things and people instead of at yourself. - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#49. Always remember one thing in life
Leaned on the railing of the platform does not have to look up train - Author: Sharma
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#50. By dint of railing at idiots, one runs the risk of becoming an idiot oneself. - Author: Gustave Flaubert
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#51. Since we cannot attain unto it, let us revenge ourselves with railing against it. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#52. Cordone, delighted with himself for swindling the gullible Indians out of a fortune in pearls, stood at the railing of his ship smiling down at the pursuers. He was about to order his soldiers to fire upon the Indians when he was struck in the chest by an arrow. He dropped to the deck. - Author: W.C. Jameson
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#53. Most pastors railing against gay marriage have never cried out on racism, any type of injustice or police brutality. They've never once made a statement about health care. Many of them are silent on community issues. They are very silent, but they have become the leaders of this particular movement. - Author: Otis Moss III
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#54. Old Age, a second child, by nature curst
With more and greater evils than the first,
Weak, sickly, full of pains: in ev'ry breath
Railing at life, and yet afraid of death. - Author: Charles Churchill
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#55. People relate to the spirit of the band, which is to live your way and succeed on your own terms. There's no hypocrisy in being successful and still railing against conformity. - Author: Paul Stanley
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#56. Life is a struggle, from the agonies of birth to the railing against death. Devour or be devoured. The law of the wild. - Author: David Gemmell
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#57. I couldn't handle more railing against Alexi. He'd been a wreck recently. Before I could stop myself I blurted out the rumor running through school: " Max is having sex with multiple partners!" Oh. Crap. ~ Jess - Author: Shannon Delany
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#58. Maybe the conference was an inversion layer of another kind, bringing me face-to-face with old friends and old places. With cancer and the Gap and the Old Man, railing about newfangled players and spicy food. Bringing me face-to-face early with death and old age and change. - Author: Connie Willis
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#59. He was railing my mind blank, long-dicking me into oblivion. - Author: Kresley Cole
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#60. Pigpen shoves off the railing and looks at me like I've been caught knocking back the liquor store. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#61. Can you tell me what it means to waive your rights?
I hold my breath as Jacob hesitates. And then slowly, beautifully, the right fist he's been banging against the wooden railing unfurls and is raised over his head, moving back and forth like a metronome. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#62. Dortmunder and the Major strolled away down the long corridor overlooking customs, with the duty-free shops on one side of the corridor and on the other side the railing where people can stand and look down at their returning relatives and visiting foreign friends being degraded. - Author: Donald E. Westlake
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#63. He's never fought with religion; what is the point of railing against such beauty, such intimate theatre, such chime of eternity? He can treasure it without believing in it. - Author: Ian McDonald
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#64. Most men who rail against women are railing at one woman only. - Author: Remy De Gourmont
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