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"We build too many walls and not enough bridges." - Joseph F. Newton

"We build too many walls and not enough bridges." - Isaac Newton

"Walls don't work. ... Instead of building walls to create security, we need to build bridges." - James G Stavridis

"Words will build no walls." - Plutarch

"Let's build bridges, not walls." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"If we build more windows and fewer walls, we will have more friends." - Alan Loy McGinnis

"We have to Build Bridges of Peace Instead of building Walls of Wars." - Widad Akrawi

"How high must we build these walls Around the fields of paradise?" - Ricardo Pinto

"The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy." - Jim Rohn

"It's amazing how willpower can build walls." - Yann Martel

"I like to build bridges... not walls." - Oscar Arias Sanchez

"We are not going to build a pressure in Mexico. We're not building walls to retain our people." - Vicente Fox

"People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges." - Joseph F. Newton

"You are confined only by the walls you build yourself." - Andrew Murphy

"Those who build walls are their own prisoners." - Ursula K Le Guin

"We all build internal sea walls to keep at bay the sadnesses of life and the often overwhelming forces within our minds. In whatever way we do this-through love, work, family, faith, friends, denial, alcohol, drugs, or medication, we build these walls, stone by stone, over a lifetime." - Kay Redfield Jamison

"With stones, you can build walls to separate people or build bridges to unite them." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"We all have choices. We can build walls or we can build bridges. We can give our talents to creating weapons of annihilation, as so many scientists have done, or we can work to find solutions to humanities greatest problems. Our orientation is found not only in our acts, but also in the policies we support or oppose." - David Krieger

"I like the idea that we build up these walls or rules or laws to maintain our reality, and when they fall away, you're left with a whole bunch of illusions. Smoke and mirrors." - Sarah Mclachlan

"I like the idea that we build up these walls or rules or laws to maintain our reality, and when they fall away, you're left with a whole bunch of illusions." - Sarah Mclachlan

"Build bridges instead of walls and you will have a friend." - Anonymous

"Humans tend to build walls when they should be opening doors." - Debbie Macomber

"Be aware of the walls you build and what could be on the other side" - Alice Clayton

"Fences and walls can be effective and even soothing, at least for those who build them." - Richard Engel

"Rather than going after our walls and barriers with a sledgehammer, we pay attention to them. With gentleness and honesty, we move closer to those walls. We touch them and smell them and get to know them well. We begin a process of acknowledging our aversions and our cravings. We become familiar with the strategies and beliefs we use to build the walls: What are the stories I tell myself? What repels me and what attracts me? We start to get curious about what's going on." - Pema Chodron

"Rather than going after our walls and barriers with a sledgehammer, we pay attention to them. With gentleness and honesty, we move closer to those walls. We touch them and smell them and get to know them well. We begin a process of acknowledging our aversions and our cravings. We become familiar with the strategies and beliefs we use to build the walls: What are the stories I tell myself? What repels me and what attracts me? We start to get curious about what's going on." - Pema Chodron

"Rather than going after our walls and barriers with a sledgehammer, we pay attention to them. With gentleness and honesty, we move closer to those walls. We touch them and smell them and get to know them well. We begin a process of acknowledging our aversions and our cravings. We become familiar with the strategies and beliefs we use to build the walls: What are the stories I tell myself? What repels me and what attracts me? We start to get curious about what's going on." - Pema Chodron

"Those who build walls are their own prisoners. I'm going to go fulfill my proper function in the social organism. I'm going to unbuild walls." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Children cannot bounce off the walls if we take away the walls." - Erin Kenny

"When we build, let us think that we build forever." - John Ruskin

"First we build people, then we build cars." - Fujio Cho

"We used to build civilizations. Now we build shopping malls." - Bill Bryson

"We all build internal sea walls to keep at bay the sadnesses of life and the often overwhelming forces within our minds. In whatever way we do this-through love, work, family, faith, friends, denial, alcohol, drugs, or medication-we build these walls, stone by stone, over a lifetime. One of the most difficult problems is to construct these barriers of such a height and strength that one has a true harbor, a sanctuary away from crippling turmoil and pain, but yet low enough, and permeable enough, to let in fresh seawater that will fend off the inevitable inclination toward brackishness." - Kay Redfield Jamison

"Isn't it strange that ... people build walls to keep an enemy out, and there's only one part of the world and one philosophy where they have to build walls to keep their people in" - Ronald Reagan

"Seek patience and passion in equal amounts. Patience alone will not build the temple. Passion alone will destroy its walls." - Maya Angelou

"Be clever and do not build walls, because in the future they will bring only shame to you!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"You can build walls all the way to the sky and I will find a way to fly above them." - Lauren Oliver

"We should be breaking down barriers, not building walls." - Ted Cruz

"Instead of building walls, we should be building bridges." - Vicente Fox

"Misanthropes have some admirable if paradoxical virtues. It is no exaggeration to say that we are among the nicest people you arelikely to meet. Because good manners build sturdy walls, our distaste for intimacy makes us exceedingly cordial "ships that pass in the night." As long as you remain a stranger we will be your friend forever." - Florence King

"So the greatest source of happiness is other people- and what does money do? It isolates us from other people. It enables us to build walls, literal and figurative, around ourselves. We move from a teeming college dorm to an apartment to a house, and if we're really wealthy, to an estate. We think we're moving up, but really we're walling off ourselves." - Eric Weiner

"First we build the tools, then they build us." - Marshall Mcluhan

"If we build the people, they'll build the business" - Brownie Wise

"We build dwellings and thereafter they build us." - Winston Churchill

"Sometimes you build up these walls, you build and you build and you build up these walls and you think they're so strong, but then someone can come along and tip them over with only his fingers, or the weight of his breath." - Deb Caletti

"Sometimes you build up these walls, you build and you build and you build up these walls and you think they"re so strong, but then someone can come along and tip them over with only his fingers, or the weight of his breath." - Deb Caletti

"Those who believe that if someone who would want to radically change the foreign policy of a country such as the United States, which is very difficult, and often although some of us in here who may fear that this may happen, what we should be doing is build bridges, not walls." - Alexis Tsipras

"Here comes the pope saying, "Well, that may be true about Cruz, but you build walls, and we Christians don't do that. So you're not a Christian, either." Sometimes all you can do is chuckle. I mean, you need a break from it some. You just can't be intense and wadded up all the time here, folks." - Rush Limbaugh

"I think something happens to us biologically when we have children where the worry sets in immediately. And I don't think that ever goes away. But you have to fight your instincts to build walls up around your children or to want to shelter and protect them from everything." - Natalie Maines

"I've always been a person who tries to build bridges and not walls. Whether it's my ex-wife and my step-son, or my daughter and my ex, I'm that guy in the middle, and I try to make sure we all stay together." - Chad Coleman

"We live in a world that has walls and those walls need to be guarded by men with guns." - Aaron Sorkin

"Here in Canada, in the Western world, we are inside the walls. Outside the walls are the barbarians." - Barbara Amiel

"God is the nest we build together." - Gene Wolfe

"You build walls & boundaries when you give into your mind. Fear nothing & take control of who you are & who you are meant to be" - Joel Brown

"I've learned of life this bitter truth Hope not between the crumbling walls Of mankind's gratitude to find repose, But rather, Build within thy own soul Fortresses!" - Georgia Douglas Johnson

"You may build walls in my path, but I will knock them down. then all your hard work only made me stronger, and all you have is gravel." - Debby Ryan

"Don't build walls and shut people out of your life. To act as if another does not exist is a mean and cruel weapon" - Joyce Meyer

"I've learned of life this bitter truth Hope not between the crumbling walls Of mankind's gratitude to find repose, But rather, Build within thy own soul Fortresses!" - Georgia Douglas Johnson

"Why do people build houses to keep the climate out, then cut holes in the walls to let it in again? I shall never understand." - Kyril Bonfiglioli

"People have said, 'Let's build bridges,' and frankly, I want to do more than that. I would like break to the walls of ignorance between East and West." - Almayassa Bint Hamad Bin

"O, mighty, divinely delimited wisdom of walls, boundaries! I is perhaps the most magnificent of all inventions. Man ceased to be a wild animal only when he build the first wall. Men ceased to be a wild man only when we built the Green Wall, only when, by means of that wall, we isolated our perfect machine world from the irrational, ugly world of trees, birds, and animals..." - Yevgeny Zamyatin

"When we ignore the world outside the walls we suffer-as does it." - Philip Yancey

"When we opened our eyes, we saw bedrock exposed in the walls of the crater." - Steven Squyres

"We just wanted to build the best thing we could build" - Steve Jobs

"In vain we build the city if we do not first build the man." - Edwin Markham

"When we build, let us think that we build for ever." - John Ruskin

"I want a strong border. I do want a wall. Walls do work, you just have to speak to the folks in Israel. Walls work if they're properly constructed. I know how to build, believe me, I know how to build." - Donald Trump

"Brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls aren't there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to show us how badly we want things." - Randy Pausch

"Son, we live in a world that has walls and those walls have to be guarded by men with guns. Who's gonna do it? You!?" - Jack Nicholson

"It's quiet for a while, and then Rowan says; "We could talk now. We're alone out here. No walls." "There are always walls." I say." - Lauren Destefano

"We amuse ourselves painting our prison-walls with bright figures and brilliant landscapes." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If slaughter houses had glass walls, would we even be having this debate?" - Philip Wollen

"We are all architects of faith, ever living in these walls of time." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"But we danced, under wigs and between unfinished walls, through broken promises and around empty cupboards." - Sherman Alexie

"The greatest work we will ever do will be within the walls of our home." - David O Mckay

"We live in a box of space and time. Movies are windows in its walls." - Roger Ebert

"We are very proud of the diverse talents within the Franklin Mint's own walls." - Lynda Resnick

"In the 21st century, we can't create security by building walls." - James G Stavridis

"We can't be trapped by fear. Lives lived within such walls are just slower deaths." - Mark Lawrence

"You mark my words: Whenever a cult attacks Christianity, the first place they're going to go is they're going to attack the deity of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ; is that not true? They are going to attack His deity. Throughout 2000 years of Christian history, we have had to build walls to keep them out. We have had to fight, we have had to amass arms, we have had to do apologetics, we have had to do it all. It is our purpose and our responsibility to proclaim that Jesus Christ is God." - Paul Washer

"We can plant a house, we can build a tree" - Kurt Cobain

"We borrow from nature the space upon which we build." - Tadao Ando

"Whatever nature gives us, we explore & we build on." - Laurence Graff

"We build the path as we can, rock by rock." - Hosea Williams

"Whatever nature gives us, we explore & we build on." - Laurence Graff

"We cannot build our own future without helping others to build theirs." - William J Clinton

"Simply put: we don't build services to make money; we make money to build better services. And we think this is a good way to build something." - Mark Zuckerberg

"We grow when the walls press in. We grow when life steals our control. We grow in darkness." - Mary E. DeMuth

"The walls between old allies on either side of the Atlantic cannot stand. The walls between the countries with the most and those with the least cannot stand. The walls between races and tribes; natives and immigrants; Christian and Muslim and Jew cannot stand. These now are the walls we must tear down. We know they have fallen before." - Barack Obama

"Come you masters of war You that build all the guns You that build the death planes You that build the big bombs You that hide behind walls You that hide behind desks I just want you to know I can see through your masks." - Bob Dylan

"The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who do' want it badly enough. They"re there to stop the other people." - Randy Pausch

"The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out; the brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. The brick walls are there to stop the people who don't want it badly enough. They are there to stop the other people!" - Randy Pausch

"The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. Because the brick walls are there to stop the people who don't want it badly enough. They're there to stop the other people." - Randy Pausch

"Why don't we just build you an house outside Hilly?" - Kathryn Stockett

"We can build a better product than Linux," - Jim Allchin

"We are our choices. Build yourself a great story." - Jeff Bezos

"We cannot build our lives around what might happen tomorrow." - Zig Ziglar

"We can't build our dreams on suspicious minds." - Elvis Presley

"Today is the blocks with which we build." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"In the vacant places We will build with new bricks" - T S Eliot

"Women can build stability. We can make peace." - Hawa Abdi

"This is not the Chile we want to build." - Ricardo Lagos

"We cannot build the future by avenging the past." - T. H. White

"Whatever good things we build end up building us." - Jim Rohn

"Education is the foundation upon which we build our future." - Christine Gregoire

"We shall build on. On through the cynic" - Geoffrey Studdert Kennedy

"We must build a kind of United States of Europe." - Winston Churchill

"When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls." - John Berger

"Dear Anna, we will live in a home with no walls, so that everywhere we go will be our home." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"The more you try to simplify things the more you complicate them. You create rules, build walls, push people away, lie to yourself and ignore true feelings. That is not simplifying things." - Cecelia Ahern

"As you discover what strength you can draw from your community in this world from which it stands apart, look outward as well as inward. Build bridges instead of walls." - Sonia Sotomayor

"I can only build if I tear the walls down, even if it breaks me I won't let it make me frown, I'm falling but no matter how hard I hit the ground, I'll still smile" - Eyedea

"I hope to build a house with my films. Some of them are the cellar, some are the walls, and some are the windows. But I hope in time there will be a house." - Rainer Werner Fassbinder

"The very utterness of the crash and ruin, the desperation of the case, might be its hope. On ruins one can begin to build. Anyhow, looking out from ruins one clearly sees; there are no obstructing walls." - Rose Macaulay

"You need a blueprint to build a house because you need to know how far the concrete is going to be poured and you need to know how think the walls have to be." - Isaiah Washington

"I wanted to build walls around him, I wanted to separate inside from outside, I wanted to give him an infinitely long blank book and the rest of time." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"We build our computer (systems) the way we build our cities: over time, without a plan, on top of ruins" - Ellen Ullman

"If we could build an economy that would use things rather than use them up, we could build a future." - Ellen MacArthur

"We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"We cannot always build a future for our youth, but we can always build our youth for the future." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Obviously, there are people who constrict themselves and build walls around themselves, whether it's from a moral standpoint or a patriotic standpoint, or just plain old conformity, and who therefore live in those little prisons, and when things breach those walls, it's shocking for them." - George Carlin

"They [US soldiers] started to commit suicide on the Baghdad walls. We will encourage them to double their suicide attempts." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"Walls aren't put in our life to stop us, they are there to test how much we really want somthing." - Randy Pausch

"Brick walls are there for a reason. They give us a chance to show how badly we want" - Randy Pausch

"I think story-telling is innate in human beings, it's something that we've done since we scrawled across cave walls." - Cameron Diaz

"They started to commit suicide on the Baghdad walls. We will encourage them to double their suicide attempts." - Muhammad Saeed al-Sahhaf

"Why build these cities glorious If man unbuilded goes? In vain we build the world, unless The builder also grows." - Edwin Markham

"If you can't bring them down economically you kill them, that's how you promote equality. You build a wall to keep them in the country. Socialism, communism, build walls to make sure people can't get out. In a country that's communist and builds a wall, there's nobody trying to get in. Works every time it's tried." - Rush Limbaugh

"If we operate with a belief in long sweeps of time, we build cathedrals; if we operate from fiscal quarter to fiscal quarter, we build ugly shopping malls." - Stephen Nachmanovitch

"Before we can build the world we want to live in, we have to imagine it." - Simon Sinek

"It's very important that we start creating new content again. We can only build on nostalgia so much before we have nothing left to build on." - Joss Whedon

"We no longer build fireplaces for physical warmth we build them for the warmth of the soul; we build them to dream by, to hope by, to home by." - Edna Ferber

"We no longer build fireplaces for physical warmth?we build them for the warmth of the soul; we build them to dream by, to hope by, to home by." - Edna Ferber

"Leave a cavity behind the [wall] facings, and on the inside build walls two feet thick, made of red dimension stone or burnt brick or lava in courses, and then bind them to the fronts by means of iron clamps and lead. ...the beds and builds, all settling equally and bonded at the joints, will not let the work bulge out, nor allow the fall of the face walls which have been tightly fastened together." - Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

"What we feed our mind becomes the material with which we build our life." - Bill Crawford

"As we write, so we build: to keep a record of what matters to us." - Alain De Botton

"We cannot eradicate violence if we do not build strong, inclusive communities" - Hillary Clinton

"Only if we are capable of dwelling, only then can we build" - Martin Heidegger

"We each build our own future. We are the architects of our own fortune." - Appius Claudius Caecus

"We will build a great wall. We are going to drain the swamp." - Donald Trump

"We used to dream about this stuff. Now we get to build it. It's pretty great." - Steve Jobs

"We build our character from the bricks of habit we pile up day by day." - Zig Ziglar

"We don't build,' I said to my son, 'we just destroy." - Bernard Cornwell

"We must be careful that the business we build does not become mere busyness." - Alan Watts

"Hopefully, we can build bridges, but we also have to draw lines." - Fred Thompson

"We are determined to defeat them and destroy them on the walls of our capital, as we are determined to destroy their miserable armies in every Muslim spot." - Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

"We are all born bonded to nature; that's why we put depictions of flowers and forests, rather than bulldozers or log piles, on our walls." - Bob Brown

"If we are ready to tear down the walls that confine us, break the cage that imprisons us, we will discover what our wings are for" - Michael Elmore-Meegan

"Many of us are frightened to look within ourselves, and fear has us put up walls so thick we no longer remember who we really are." - Debbie Ford

"...we both saw something we liked, a willingness to have no walls, or maybe just an unwillingness to keep them standing." - Ian Caldwell



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