Top 30 Fences Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Fences Quotes from famous people such as Morrie Schwartz, Kevin Spacey, Thurgood Marshall, Rick Pitino, Alexander Herzen, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd it

When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions.
Morrie Schwartz
Success is like death. The more successful you become, the higher the houses in the hills get and the higher the fences get.
Kevin Spacey
We deal here with the right of all of our children, whatever their race, to an equal start in life and to an equal opportunity to reach their full potential as citizens. Those children who have been denied that right in the past deserve better than to see fences thrown up to deny them that right in the future.
Thurgood Marshall
I don’t get into these petty things, Kentucky-Louisville. To me, it’s nonsense… There will be people at Kentucky that will have a nervous breakdown if they lose to us… They’ve got to put the fences up on bridges. There will be people consumed by Louisville.
Rick Pitino
What breadth, what beauty and power of human nature and development there must be in a woman to get over all the palisades, all the fences, within which she is held captive!
Alexander Herzen
Metal, I love metal sounds. If I have a stick with me, I just drag it across a fence. And all fences make different sounds, just like people when they laugh.
Aurora
Netanyahu must mend fences with Obama.
Reuven Rivlin
And I hate to see artists who are real safe. I love to see artists swing for the fences sometimes.
Lee Ann Womack
A number of people who have supported me on the border fence in the U.S. have observed the fences in Israel and their effectiveness.
Duncan Hunter
The issue of migration has played a key role in all of our member states, wherever we are. Only we, as a European Union, can convince our citizens that we do have an answer to this – not deny migration, not pretend you can solve it by building fences and walls, not pretending we can solve it by letting everybody in.
Frans Timmermans
Without ‘Twin Peaks,’ there would have been no ‘Northern Exposure,’ ‘Picket Fences,’ ‘X-Files’ or ‘Alias.’ It started the movement of ‘off-center’ television.
Michael Horse
The stupidity of militarized fences between two worlds is a metaphor for all the things that divide us as human beings.
Luis Alberto Urrea
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 nightmares out.
Anne Sexton
Fences would be a hindrance to terrorists should they decide to come across a land border between the U.S. and Mexico and to California.
Duncan Hunter
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.
George Takei
Getting up at four in the morning to tend the farm while the world is quiet – feeding animals, mucking stalls, gathering eggs, filling water troughs, checking fences, letting animals out into the field – is a high point to my day.
Chip Gaines
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.
Joel Madden
The first time I mentioned publicly that I had known Viola for some time, many people took it like Viola got me the job in ‘Fences’.
Jovan Adepo
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.
Sammy Sosa
Every sport has its dangers. I’ve been pretty lucky, knock on wood. But I’ve had really confident, brave and smart horses growing up, which I think is important when you’re young. You are working with massive animals over big fences, and especially at this top level, there is really no room for error.
Jessica Springsteen
I’m now the elder in the position of doling out wisdom and trying to mend fences.
Jane Fonda
Fences and walls can be effective and even soothing, at least for those who build them.
Richard Engel
Give these Indians little farms, survey them, let them put fences around them, let them have their own horses, cows, sheep, things that they can call their own, and it will do away with tribal Indians.
George Crook
Surely there is grandeur in knowing that in the realm of thought, at least, you are without a chain; that you have the right to explore all heights and depth; that there are no walls nor fences, nor prohibited places, nor sacred corners in all the vast expanse of thought.
Robert Green Ingersoll
Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.
Maya Angelou
Everyone gives ‘Picket Fences’ credit for being so willing to delve into issues that now would be no big deal. But it was then. It was ahead of its time.
Holly Marie Combs