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Narrow Streets Quotes


"In narrow and gloomy streets, keep your spirit high!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings." - Stephen Gardiner

"I love discovering tiny streets." - Michelle Dockery

"People fear anyone who differs from what is considered normal, and in a small town the idea of normal can be as narrow as the streets." - Elizabeth Chandler

"The modern city consists of...dark, narrow streets full of gasoline fumes, coal dust, and toxic gasses, torn by the noise..." - Alexis Carrel

"Walk in the narrow streets after midnight under moonlight! Tranquillity is like a sugar for the mind; you think better in the silence of empty spaces!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"It is said, in Imardin, that the wind has a soul, and that it wails through the narrow streets because it is grieved by what it finds there." - Trudi Canavan

"In a narrow circle the mind grows narrow. The more one expands, the larger their aims." - Friedrich Schiller

"Normally its narrow streets were crowded with stalls, and people from all over the Carpet. They'd all be trying to cheat one another in that open-and-above-board way known as 'doing business'." - Terry Pratchett

"You've got to try a little kindness, yes show a little kindness Just shine your light for everyone to see. And if you try a little kindness, Then you'll overlook the blindness Of narrow-minded people on the narrow-minded streets." - Glen Campbell

"Weapons of war have no place on our streets" - Barack Obama

"Will still produce considerable overlook and shadowing on adjoining streets." - Greg Nickels

"Everywhere I go I'm always spotted on the streets." - Richard Patrick

"You must stand for free speech in the streets." - Mary Harris Jones

"People on the streets are ready for hockey." - Eric Lindros

"Rap is from the streets and I'm from the streets. That's why a lot of people accept me." - Vanilla Ice

"Narrow waists and narrow minds go together." - Nicolas Chamfort

"Lo! on a narrow neck of land, 'Twixt two unbounded seas, I stand. Secure, insensible." - Charles Wesley

"The mind becomes withered, stagnant, narrow and closed unless it searches for new ideas." - Napoleon Hill

"Narrow souls I cannot abide; There's almost no good or evil inside" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"A goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid." - James D Watson

"It is surely very narrow policy that supposes money to be the chief good." - Samuel Johnson

"Libraries can in general be too narrow or too wide for the soul." - Georg C Lichtenberg

"I will permit no man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him." - Booker T Washington

"Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith." - Christopher Fry

"Goodness knows the Republican electorate is a pretty narrow slice of the population." - David Price

"I will sing in San Francisco if I have to sing in the streets, for I know that the streets of San Francisco are free." - Luisa Tetrazzini

"My ideal city would be one long main street with no cross streets or side streets to jam up traffic. Just a long one-way street." - Andy Warhol

"And before long , the msuic , the views rushing past the window , my fathers voice and the narrow cobblestone streets all merged into one , and it seemed to me that while we would never find answers to these fundamental questions , it was good for us to ask them anyway . pg. 284" - Orhan Pamuk

"As the streets that lead from the Strand to the Embankment are very narrow, it is better not to walk down them arm-in-arm. If you persist, lawyers' clerks will have to make flying leaps into the mud; young lady typists will have to fidget behind you." - Virginia Woolf

"They were playing old Bob Dylan, more than perfect for narrow Village streets close to Christmas and the snow whirling down in big feathery flakes, the kind of winter where you want to be walking down a city street with your arm around a girl like on the old record cover." - Donna Tartt

"This town of Sheffield is very populous and large, the streets narrow, and the houses dark and black, occasioned by the continued smoke of the forges, which are always at work: Here they make all sorts of cutlery-ware, but especially that of edged-tools, knives, razors, axes, &. and nails" - Daniel Defoe

"Madrid is enjoyed most from the ground, exploring your way through its narrow streets that always lead to some intriguing park, market, tapas bar or street performer. Each night we'd leave our hotel to begin a new adventure in Madrid and nine out of 10 times, we'd walk through the Plaza Mayor." - Emilio Estevez

"I'm an Einstein of the streets and an Oxford scholar of common sense." - Al Mcguire

"Well, keep your mother off the streets and I won't f**k her!" - Christopher

"Weapons that were designed for soldiers in war theaters don't belong on our streets." - Barack Obama

"Streets flooded. Please advise." - Robert Benchley

"The black revolt is as palpable in letters as it is in the streets." - Hoyt W. Fuller

"I've been called to the slums of the streets and the ditches of the world." - Franklin Graham

"The streets are full of admirable craftsmen, but so few practical dreamers." - Man Ray

"I want to make sure that nobody's dying on the streets when I'm president." - Donald Trump

"Paris is the happiest city in the world tonight. All Paris is dancing in the streets." - Larry LeSueur

"Ed: Rip up the streets? HST: With jackhammers. Ed: With jackhammers?" - Hunter S Thompson

"Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets." - Yogi Berra

"Growing up in the streets of Bed-Stuy, it was hard, yo." - The Notorious Big

"How weird it was to drive streets I knew so well. What a different perspective." - Suzanne Vega

"I learned a lot I wouldn't have learned roaming the streets of Dallas." - Dennis Rodman

"I was raised on the streets, in hot, steamy Brooklyn, with stifled air." - Barbra Streisand

"Growing up in Boston and dancing in the streets, you see a lot of things." - Danny Wood

"Designers have always shown outlandish and exuberant clothes, but that hasn't always translated to the streets." - Jason Wu

"I'm from the streets of New York. I know what tough talk sounds like." - Aries Spears

"On the streets, unrequited love and death go together almost as often as in Shakespeare." - Scott Turow

"At sunset we are rattling through the streets of the little town of Cordova." - Edward Burnett Tylor

"I love the 19th-century idea of the flaneur, the poet wandering through the streets." - Tom Hodgkinson

"New York feels vibrant... It feels electric to walk the streets at night." - Theophilus London

"In the day we sweat it out on the streets on a runaway American dream." - Bruce Springsteen

"I'm very ambitious, despite all the challenges I face in the streets." - Dana Hussein

"A man's mind grows narrow in a narrow place." - Samuel Johnson

"Meditation on the majestic energyof the universe should increase our love for humanity, should widen, not narrow, our hearts." - Richard Holloway

"Wedlock is a narrow business." - Sally O'Reilly

"Man has closed himself up, till he sees all things through the narrow chinks of his cavern." - William Blake

"There are a million things in music I know nothing about. I just want to narrow down that figure." - Andre Previn

"Customers want brands that are narrow in scope and distinguishable by a single word, the shorter the better." - Al Ries

"Christ has made of death a narrow starlit strip between the companionships of yesterday and the reunions of tomorrow." - William Jennings Bryan

"He had too thoughtful a wit: like a penknife in too narrow a sheath, too sharp for his body." - Izaak Walton

"We know so little. Our judgment is so limited. We judge the Lord's ways from our own narrow view." - Spencer W. Kimball

"Politicisation of terrorism for narrow gains is not good for society in general and the country in particular." - Oscar Fernandes

"My childhood is streets upon streets upon streets upon streets. Streets to define you and streets to confine you, with no sign of motorway, freeway or highway." - Steven Morrissey

"Years after I'd seen him for the last time I found myself thinking of him unexpectedly and often. You know how certain places grow powerful in the mind with passing time. In those early morning dreams when I come back to bed after a sleepy pee and fall quickly into the narrow end of the night, there is one set of streets I keep returning to, one dim mist of railroad rooms and certain figures reappear, borderline ghosts." - Don Delillo

"Thus I began my systematic though half-bewildered tour of Innsmouth's narrow, shadow-blighted ways. Crossing the bridge and turning toward the roar of the lower falls, I passed close to the Marsh refinery, which seemed to be oddly free from the noise of industry. The building stood on the steep river bluff near a bridge and an open confluence of streets which I took to be the earliest civic center, displaced after the Revolution by the present Town Square." - H P Lovecraft

"These New York City streets get colder, I shoulder every burden every disadvantage I've learned to manage. I don't have a gun to brandish. I walk these streets famished." - Lin-Manuel Miranda

"Vimes stalked gloomily through the crowded streets, feeling like the only pickled onion in a fruit salad." - Terry Pratchett

"Ten thousand women marched through the streets shouting, 'We will not be dictated to,' and went off and became stenographers." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Arsenal are streets ahead of everyone in this league and Manchester United are up there with them." - Craig Bellamy

"Surrealism runs through the streets," - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"After the film it was raining, a light steady rain. Ruthless neon on the wet streets like busted candy." - Denis Johnson

"Sports kept me off the streets. It kept me from getting into what was going on, the bad stuff." - Michael Vick

"Walking the streets of New York, a lot of people are cheering me on. It feels good." - Alex Rodriguez

"If people of India can reach Mars with minimal expenditure, why can they not keep their streets and colonies clean." - Narendra Modi

"The F.B.I. is about nuts and bolts. It's all about witnesses and procedure and walking the streets." - Aaron Eckhart

"I lived rough, by my wits, was homeless, lived on the streets, lived on friends' floors, was happy, was miserable." - Ben Okri

"We shall fight in parking lots, we shall fight in empty fields and on wide streets, we shall never surrender." - Winston Churchill

"The filth and noise of the crowded streets soon destroy the elasticity of health which belongs to the country boy." - Rutherford B Hayes

"I spent a couple of months just riding a bike doing my own training in the streets." - Jonny Lee Miller

"There are people much less fortunate than us, and I don't mean people hungry sleeping in the streets either." - Della Reese

"You can cycle through London on the side streets, which are less polluted - and much more interesting anyway." - Deborah Moggach

"When I began making my own albums, the songs became funkier. They were more about the streets." - Paul Simon

"I have seen streets where someone said it's all fine, and then it was full of land mines." - Anja Niedringhaus

"The real political life in Russia unfortunately is not in the parliament but on the streets and in the media." - Garry Kasparov

"Buckley and Vidal were both stand-ins for what was happening on the streets of Chicago and the streets of America. I mean, they're representing these two different camps that are at war in the streets. And they're at war with their words. And each was looking for a knockout." - Morgan Neville

"What shall we call this undetermin'd state, This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless oceans, That whence we came, and that to which we tend?" - George Lillo

"Tribulation will not hurt you, unless as it too often does; it hardens you and makes you sour, narrow and skeptical" - Edwin Hubbel Chapin

"The short bloom of our brief and narrow life flies fast away. While we are calling for flowers and wine and women, old age is upon us." - Juvenal

"Organizational effectiveness does not lie in that narrow minded concept called rationality. It lies in the blend of clearheaded logic and powerful intuition" - Henry Mintzberg

"There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures." - William Penn

"Ever building, building to the clouds, still building higher, and never reflecting that the poor narrow basis cannot sustain the giddy tottering column." - Friedrich Schiller

"The narrow-minded who undertake any work will never be satisfied. They cannot understand the actions of those who are large hearted and broad-minded." - Sathya Sai Baba

"Along with others, I have tried to pry economists away from narrow assumptions about self interest. Behavior is driven by a much richer set of values and preferences." - Gary Becker

"Music dissolves the straight and narrow." - Mason Cooley

"The child is small, and he includes the man; the brain is narrow, and it harbours thought; the eye is but a point, and it covers leagues" - Alexandre Dumas-fils

"Politics is but a narrow field." - Henry David Thoreau

"The narrow mind rejects; wisdom accepts." - Thubten Yeshe

"Truth is narrow, but grace is wide." - Alan Hirsch

"Once children learn how to learn, nothing is going to narrow their mind. The essence of teaching is to make learning contagious, to have one idea spark another." - Marva Collins

"What shall we call this undetermin'd state, This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless oceans, That whence we came, and that to which we tend?" - George Lillo

"Seated by her side in the narrow cabin, pressing cold compresses to her forehead and holding her while she vomited, he felt profoundly happy...." - Isabel Allende

"Narrow minds can develop as well through persecution as through benevolence; they can assure themselves of their power by tyrannizing cruelly or beneficially over others." - Honore De Balzac

"There are certain narrow, umimaginative, and autocratic old people who seem to call out the most mischievous and sometimes the worst traits in children." - Kate Douglas Wiggin

"I think science has enjoyed an extraordinary success because it has such a limited and narrow realm in which to focus its efforts. Namely, the physical universe." - Ken Jenkins

"A big business never becomes big by being a narrow society looking after only the interests of its organization and stockholders." - Henry Ford

"Religious truth is not false for being narrow any more than mathematical or scientific truth is false for the same reason." - Max Anders

"And this is the course of Nature: there is nothing like suffering to enlighten the giddy brain, widen the narrow mind, improve the trivial heart." - Charles Reade

"If I had to choose between a narrow-minded woman or a man who was an enlightened thinker, I would vote for the man." - Marianne Williamson

"Terrorism should be seen in the light of the country's security and not from the narrow perspective of caste, creed and religion." - Oscar Fernandes

"Whispering makes a narrow place narrower." - Matthew Tobin Anderson

"Let's be cautious about narrow nationalism." - James A Forbes

"The leader must aim high, see big, judge widely, thus setting himself apart form the ordinary people who debate in narrow confines." - Charles De Gaulle

"If parents don't instruct their kids on the narrow boundaries of respectful behavior toward the opposite sex, their kids won't learn it anywhere else." - Jane Velezmitchell

"Our political differences, now matter how sharply they are debated, are really quite narrow in comparison to the remarkably durable national consensus on our founding convictions." - John Mccain

"You narrow hope when you define it..." - Barbara Hambly

"Some men are like pyramids, which are very broad where they touch the ground, but grow narrow as they reach the sky." - Henry Ward Beecher

"The Point, not unlike the Communist Chinese, the ACLU abhors individual religious freedom, and it supports only those civil liberties that fit its narrow political agenda." - Mark Hyman, M.D.

"The green is so narrow that if you over-club, you've got an impossible bunker shot. If you're short, you're pretty much dead." - Vijay Singh

"The tastes of country music fans are not limited to the narrow range defined by consultants and programmers and record company moguls." - Charley Pride

"Foreign policy can mean several things, not only foreign policy in the narrow sense. It can cover foreign policy, relations with the developing world, and enlargement as well." - Romano Prodi

"Let's not be narrow, nasty, and negative." - T S Eliot

"I talked to women who lived there, to get their speech patterns and outlook on life - and how narrow that is." - Ellen Burstyn

"Entertainers wrongly assume that their fame, money, and influence arise from broad knowledge rather than natural talent, looks, or mastery of a narrow skill." - Victor Davis Hanson

"It's the reductionist approach to life: if you keep it small, you'll keep it under control. If you don't make any noise, the bogeyman won't find you. But it's all an illusion, because they die too, those people who roll up their spirits into tiny little balls so as to be safe. Safe?! From what? Life is always on the edge of death; narrow streets lead to the same place as wide avenues, and a little candle burns itself out just like a flaming torch does. I choose my own way to burn." - Sophie Scholl

"It's the reductionist approach to life: if you keep it small, you"ll keep it under control. If you do' make any noise, the bogeyman wo' find you. But it's all an illusion, because they die too, those people who roll up their spirits into tiny little balls so as to be safe. Safe?! From what? Life is always on the edge of death; narrow streets lead to the same place as wide avenues, and a little candle burns itself out just like a flaming torch does. I choose my own way to burn." - Sophie Scholl

"Walking on these streets, until the night falls, my life feels to me like the life they have. By day they're full of meaningless activity; by night, they're full of meaningless lack of it. By day I am nothing, and by night I am I. There is no difference between me and these streets, save they being streets and I a soul, which perhaps is irrelevant when we consider the essence of things" - Fernando Pessoa

"Outside our consciousness there lies the cold and alien world of actual things. Between the two stretches the narrow borderland of the senses. No communication between the two worlds is possible excepting across the narrow strip. For a proper understanding of ourselves and of the world, it is of the highest importance that this borderland should be thoroughly explored." - Heinrich Hertz

"Is it not arrogance or narrow-mindedness to claim that there is only one way of salvation or that the way we follow is the right way? I think not. After all, do we fault a pilot for being narrow-minded when he follows the instrument panel while landing in a rainstorm? No, we want him to remain narrowly focused!" - Billy Graham

"Don't raise the bar and narrow the gap, but narrow the gap to raise the bar." - Andy Hargreaves

"We said in our 21st Century Party paper there are 61 mosaic groups, which the market research people use as different socio-economic categories and half of our members come from just five of those groups and that is very narrow - too narrow." - Francis Maude

"It is harder, usually, to find a person who wants to walk the streets of me, to taste the teas of my country, to... immigrate, you could say." - Catherynne M Valente

"It is better to have a Church that is wounded but out in the streets than a Church that is sick because it is closed in on itself." - Pope Francis

"I know the streets, I know the system, I know poverty, and I know how it feels to be 15 and not have a safe place to go." - Lateefah Simon

"The streets was basically my parents." - Bernard Hopkins

"If a person sweeps streets for a living, he should sweep them as Michelangelo painted, as Beethoven composed, as Shakespear wrote." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"That old ball and chain had me chained up for weeks, So of course I'm off the chain as soon as I hit the streets." - Consequence

"Pop and metal aren't friends. Each knows exactly where the other lives and tries to keep its distance. They choose different streets, neighborhoods, zip codes." - Dave Mustaine

"Silent streets have many things to say." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I want my gay life to not wind up on the streets-on Second Avenue. But at the same time, I don't care if it does." - Jack Pierson

"How about Burma, Somalia, Afghanistan, Libya, our streets, our neighborhoods, our own minds. We don't have to look far - and we should look far as well." - Joan Halifax

"If people want safer streets, they want police supported, then they should vote for Donald Trump because that's what he'll do." - Chris Christie

"I always think about the streets because that's where I come from and that's where I'm going to die one day. That is my life." - Riccardo Tisci

"Have you ever walked down the streets of New York and been given the right of way? It's an amazing feeling." - A.C. Newman

"Take the motherless children off the streets." - Bob Dylan

"Looking down on empty streets, all she can see are the dreams all made solid are the dreams all made real." - Peter Gabriel



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