Quotations that match 'surrounded'.

I'm surrounded by it. I have so many lovely people around me who are supportive, gentle, kind and considerate. I'm so grateful for every day that I'm on the planet and that continues to be so. Richard O'Brien
[ Around Considerate Continues Day Every Gentle Grateful Kind Lovely Many Planet Supportive Surrounded]
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. Toni Morrison
[ Always Assumed Because Black Children Feminist Had Homes Manage Merged Rear Surrounded Those Tough Two Very Were Women Words Work]
Those who have never entered upon scientific pursuits know not a tithe of the poetry by which they are surrounded. Herbert Spencer
[ Entered Know Never Poetry Pursuits Scientific Surrounded Those Upon Which]
I'm surrounded by very powerful women and very progressive men. Christie Hefner
[ Men Powerful Progressive Surrounded Very Women]
Barack Obama is a truly flabbergasting President. And in a good way - not the way some of his predecessors were. He's not flabberghastly. He's not the student who wears a button that says, 'Smartest kid in class,' but clearly he is, at least when surrounded by the White House press corps. Tom Shale
[ Barack Button Class Clearly Corps Good His House Kid Least Obama Obama Predecessors President Press Says Smartest Some Student Surrounded Truly Way Wears Were White]
Two special agents at the front door pulled me outside. By that time, they had already had the house surrounded with loaded weapons, machine guns, shotguns... about 25 federal agents. Sherman Austin
[ Agents Already Door Federal Front Guns Had House Loaded Machine Outside Pulled Special Surrounded Time Two Weapons]
I surrounded myself with women when I was growing up because I had this horrible psycho father. Now I'm trying to really appreciate and like men more. Courtney Love
[ Appreciate Because Father Growing Had Horrible Men More Myself Now Psycho Really Surrounded Trying Up Women]
It is also rarer to find happiness in a man surrounded by the miracles of technology than among people living in the desert of the jungle and who by the standards set by our society would be considered destitute and out of touch. Thor Heyerdahl
[ Also Among Considered Desert Destitute Find Happiness Jungle Living Man Miracles Our Out Rarer Set Society Standards Surrounded Technology Than Touch Would]
Because of the lack of education on AIDS, discrimination, fear, panic, and lies surrounded me. Ryan White
[ Aids Because Discrimination Education Fear Lack Lies Panic Surrounded]
I need to be surrounded by people as passionate and as dedicated as I am. Lauryn Hill
[ Am Dedicated Need Passionate Surrounded]
I liked his ability to deal with a lot of the negativity that surrounded him. Even though he was in a world that he didn't want to be in, he still saw the bigger picture. Dwayne Johnson
[ Ability Bigger Deal Even Him His Liked Lot Negativity Picture Saw Still Surrounded Though Want World]
I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small that my mind could comprehend it. Harry Emerson Fosdick
[ Comprehend Could Life Live Mind Mystery Rather Small Surrounded Than Where World Would]
I noted that people are happy here in India. When I went back home, people had everything in the materialistic sense and were surrounded with abundance, but they were not happy. Goldie Hawn
[ Abundance Back Everything Had Happy Here Home India Materialistic Noted Sense Surrounded Went Were]
I was surrounded by nature and trying to come to terms with this blissful nature versus the inhumane mentality of war. People were being deluded by someone using the word peace. Thurston Moore
[ Being Come Deluded Inhumane Mentality Nature Peace Someone Surrounded Terms Trying Using Versus War Were Word]
Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies. Jane Austen
[ Every Man Neighborhood Spies Surrounded Voluntary]
They've got us surrounded again, the poor bastards. Creighton W. Abrams, Jr.
[ Again Bastards Got Poor Surrounded Us]
I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them. Ezra Pound
[ Definition Guess Lunatic Man Surrounded Them]
How paramount the future is to the present when one is surrounded by children. Charles Darwin
[ Children Future How Paramount Present Surrounded]
I want to lead the Victorian life, surrounded by exquisite clutter. Freddie Mercury
[ Clutter Exquisite Lead Life Surrounded Victorian Want]
That industry expects you to prove yourself over and over again. Do I stay doing this, or do I raise my daughter and live surrounded by people who love me? Wasn't even really a choice. Lisa Bonet
[ Again Choice Daughter Doing Even Expects Industry Live Love Over Prove Raise Really Stay Surrounded Yourself]
Life is not always like chess. Just because you have the king surrounded, don't think he is not capable of hurting you. Ron Livingston
[ Always Because Capable Chess Hurting Just King Life Surrounded Think]
Among these temples there is one which far surpasses all the rest, whose grandeur of architectural details no human tongue is able to describe; for within its precincts, surrounded by a lofty wall, there is room enough for a town of five hundred families. Hernando Cortes
[ Able Among Architectural Describe Details Enough Families Far Five Grandeur Human Hundred Lofty Precincts Rest Room Surpasses Surrounded Temples These Tongue Town Wall Which Whose Within]
We live on an island surrounded by a sea of ignorance. As our island of knowledge grows, so does the shore of our ignorance. John Archibald Wheeler
[ Does Grows Ignorance Island Knowledge Live Our Sea Shore Surrounded]
I'm fortunate I have this coterie of musicians around me to help take music to next level. Being surrounded by so much creative energy, so many creative people really feeds that creativity in me. Duncan Sheik
[ Around Being Creative Creativity Energy Feeds Fortunate Help Level Many Much Music Musicians Next Really Surrounded Take]
My personal goals are to be happy, healthy and to be surrounded by loved ones. Kiana Tom Health
[ Goals Happy Healthy Loved Ones Personal Surrounded]
I've been blessed. I have no complaints. I've been surrounded by people in radio, on stage and in motion pictures and television who love me. The things that have gone wrong have been simply physical things. Dick York
[ Been Blessed Complaints Gone Love Motion Physical Pictures Radio Simply Stage Surrounded Television Things Wrong]
When I was a kid, I was surrounded by girls: older sisters, older girl cousins just down the street... except for an older boy named Vito who threw rocks. Each year I would wish for a baby brother. It never happened. Wally Lamb
[ Baby Boy Brother Cousins Down Each Except Girl Girls Happened Just Kid Named Never Older Rocks Sisters Street Surrounded Threw Wish Would Year]
I think I'm a better actress for having friends and interests outside the theatre. I wouldn't want to live my life surrounded by other actors all the time. Penelope Keith
[ Actors Actress Better Friends Having Interests Life Live Other Outside Surrounded Theatre Think Time Want]
People say I'm extravagant because I want to be surrounded by beauty. But tell me, who wants to be surrounded by garbage? Imelda Marcos
[ Beauty Because Extravagant Garbage Say Surrounded Tell Want Wants]
My childhood was safe and sane. No abuse and no traumas. I was surrounded by a large and loving family who taught me the importance of hard work and a meaningful education. Ronnie James Dio
[ Abuse Childhood Education Family Hard Importance Large Loving Meaningful Safe Sane Surrounded Taught Work]
I got into theatre very early, so yes I was surrounded by gay people quite early and frequently. Judith Light
[ Early Frequently Gay Got Into Quite Surrounded Theatre Very Yes]
They were involved in a firefight and felt they were surrounded. Whether they escaped from that and were fleeing and went in the wrong direction, we don't know. Hugh Shelton
[ Direction Escaped Felt Fleeing Involved Know Surrounded Went Were Whether Wrong]
One of the things that's influenced me musically was my experience at Brown University. I was surrounded by musicians that I really admired, and felt challenged to come up with music, lyrics, and recordings that stood up to the expectations of those musicians and myself. Lisa Loeb
[ Admired Brown Challenged Come Expectations Experience Felt Influenced Lyrics Music Musically Musicians Myself Really Recordings Stood Surrounded Things Those University Up]
Cows are my passion. What I have ever sighed for has been to retreat to a Swiss farm, and live entirely surrounded by cows - and china. Charles Dickens
[ Been China Cows Entirely Ever Farm Live Passion Retreat Surrounded Swiss]
If we are surrounded by the trivial and the vicious, it is all too easy to make our peace with it. William Bennett
[ Easy Make Our Peace Surrounded Too Trivial Vicious]
I have no private life at all. I am a hunted woman. I can't take a step without being questioned and surrounded. Brigitte Bardot
[ Am Being Hunted Life Private Questioned Step Surrounded Take Without Woman]
You do your work as a photographer and everything becomes past. Words are more like thoughts; the photographer's picture is always surrounded by a kind of romantic glamor - no matter what you do, and how you twist it. Robert Frank
[ Always Becomes Everything How Kind Matter More Past Photographer Picture Romantic Surrounded Thoughts Twist Words Work Your]
It's totally mistaken to suppose that an armed escort is going to give a journalist any protection - on the contrary, journalists who turn up surrounded by armed personnel are just turning themselves into targets and in even worse danger. Kate Adie
[ Any Armed Contrary Danger Escort Even Give Going Into Journalist Journalists Just Mistaken Personnel Protection Suppose Surrounded Targets Themselves Totally Turn Turning Up Worse]
Our castle is not imposing, but is well built, and surrounded by a very fine garden. I live in the bailiff's house. Franz Schubert
[ Built Castle Fine Garden House Imposing Live Our Surrounded Very Well]
I wanted to become a champ - I was surrounded by champs in my family and in my neighborhood - and because of this stupid accident, I lost my opportunity. Olivier Martinez
[ Accident Because Become Champ Family Lost Neighborhood Opportunity Stupid Surrounded Wanted]
Suddenly you're surrounded by strangers who want something from you. The thing is, they don't know what they want, and you don't know what they want, unless it's an autograph, and you just sort of stand there grinning at one another. Parker Stevenson
[ Another Autograph Grinning Just Know Something Sort Stand Strangers Suddenly Surrounded Thing Unless Want]
Fishing is a delusion entirely surrounded by liars in old clothes. Don Marquis
[ Clothes Delusion Entirely Fishing Liars Old Surrounded]
I don't buy the tabloids, but you're surrounded by it all and people tell you things they've read. I'd be sitting on a train looking over someone's shoulder and thinking: That's familiar... oh my God, it's me. Francesca Annis
[ Buy Familiar God Looking Oh Over Read Shoulder Sitting Someone Surrounded Tabloids Tell Things Thinking Train]
You're surrounded by electronic music in New York. I mean New York is one of the few places in North America where electronic music is the prevalent form. Bob Mould
[ America Electronic Few Form Mean Music New North Places Prevalent Surrounded Where York]
A mate of mine said recently said a lot of stuff sounds like you're listening to it outside, but also like you're surrounded by it, and I think that's quite similar. Sean Booth
[ Also Listening Lot Mate Mine Outside Quite Recently Said Similar Sounds Stuff Surrounded Think]
They were a group of two dozen nurses completely surrounded by 100,000 unattached American men. James A. Michener
[ American Completely Dozen Group Men Nurses Surrounded Two Were]
Balance is key: I need to be successful in my career to feel fulfilled, be surrounded by people I care about to share it with, and have my health to be able to do the things I love to do! Kiana Tom
[ Able Balance Care Career Feel Fulfilled Health Key Love Need Share Successful Surrounded Things]
I like to be surrounded by harmonies and fullness and richness and vitality. Al Jardine
[ Fullness Harmonies Richness Surrounded Vitality]
We were always surrounded by people who knew us very well and cared about us. Mary-Kate Olsen
[ Always Cared Knew Surrounded Us Very Well Were]
I'm at a point in my life where I have something solid now. I'm a peaceful person, and I want to be surrounded by peace no matter what I'm doing. Cheryl James
[ Doing Life Matter Now Peace Peaceful Person Point Solid Something Surrounded Want Where]
I have been surrounded by artists and paintings throughout my life. My father Ted Dyer is an artist, and from a very early age I have spent time painting and drawing. John Dyer
[ Age Artist Artists Been Drawing Early Father Life Painting Paintings Spent Surrounded Ted Throughout Time Very]
Each cast member brings their own vibe and antics to the set. You're constantly surrounded by fun loving people who can make you laugh in their own way. John Krasinski
[ Brings Cast Constantly Each Fun Laugh Loving Make Member Own Set Surrounded Their Vibe Way]
Not only did I enjoy the creative side of Playboy and enjoy being surrounded by people who are curious about life, but I also love the analytical and hard business side of it. Christie Hefner
[ Also Analytical Being Business Creative Curious Did Enjoy Hard Life Love Only Playboy Side Surrounded]
All the tribes tell the same story. They are surrounded on all sides, the game is destroyed or driven away; they are left to starve, and there remains but one thing for them to do - fight while they can. George Crook
[ Away Destroyed Driven Fight Game Left Remains Same Sides Starve Story Surrounded Tell Them Thing Tribes While]
The other exception where we did not at all restore the place to its original condition is the Surrounded Islands. Before we installed our fabric, we had our workers remove 42 tons of garbage off the beaches of those islands. We never brought the garbage back. Christo
[ Back Beaches Before Brought Condition Did Exception Fabric Garbage Had Installed Islands Never Off Original Other Our Place Remove Restore Surrounded Those Tons Where Workers]
Our minds are finite, and yet even in these circumstances of finitude we are surrounded by possibilities that are infinite, and the purpose of life is to grasp as much as we can out of that infinitude. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Circumstances Even Finite Grasp Infinite Infinitude Life Minds Much Our Out Possibilities Purpose Surrounded These Yet]
While everyone I work with may not share my beliefs, I have been surrounded by nothing but support. Clay Aiken
[ Been Beliefs Everyone May Nothing Share Support Surrounded While Work]
The wealthy are always surrounded by hangers-on; science and art are as well. Anton Chekhov
[ Always Art Science Surrounded Wealthy Well]
In a World where people are surrounded by darkness, ignorance and fear, it is a sign of hope to be celebrating Islam's message of peace and light, and the last great Messenger, born and chosen to deliver them to all mankind. Cat Stevens
[ Born Celebrating Chosen Darkness Deliver Fear Great Hope Ignorance Islam Last Light Mankind Message Messenger Peace Sign Surrounded Them Where World]
Sickness, insanity and death were the angels that surrounded my cradle and they have followed me throughout my life. Edvard Munch
[ Angels Cradle Death Followed Insanity Life Sickness Surrounded Throughout Were]
Surrounded by military airplanes and warships from the world's most civilized and developed nations, we have been denied permission by friendly governments, for reasons of security, to land anywhere, but in the tiny, and still neutral, Republic of Djibouti. Thor Heyerdahl
[ Airplanes Anywhere Been Civilized Denied Developed Friendly Governments Land Military Most Nations Neutral Permission Reasons Republic Security Still Surrounded Tiny Warships World]
It is my goal to learn as much about the people I'm surrounded by. I am slowly widening who I am close with, and at the same time, growing further away from others. Josh Schwartz
[ Am Away Close Further Goal Growing Learn Much Others Same Slowly Surrounded Time Widening]
I have been surrounded by some of the smartest, brightest, most caring lawyers, by agents who are willing to risk their lives for others, by support staff that are willing to work as hard as they can. Janet Reno Legal
[ Agents Been Brightest Caring Hard Lawyers Lives Most Others Risk Smartest Some Staff Support Surrounded Their Willing Work]
We felt like we just got surrounded by this community of friends. Scott Wolf
[ Community Felt Friends Got Just Surrounded]
We read on the foreheads of those who are surrounded by a foolish luxury, that fortune sells what she is thought to give. Jean de La Fontaine
[ Foolish Foreheads Fortune Give Luxury Read Sells She Surrounded Those Thought]
Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance. Natalie Portman
[ Actors Cent Good Great How Learn Lifts Ninety Per Performance Surrounded Watching Your]
A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence, and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area. And so it went with many country towns around Australia. Phillip Noyce
[ Area Around Australia Barbed Collection Country Fence Huts Inhabitants Lived Many Original Our Surrounded Towns Went Wire]
I like to listen to mellow stuff on the road like Travis, as we are constantly surrounded by rock music on tour and so its nice listening to mellow stuff. Obviously back at home I listen to a lot more rock music. Ville Valo
[ Back Constantly Home Listen Listening Lot Mellow More Music Nice Obviously Road Rock Stuff Surrounded Tour]
This island is made mainly of coal and surrounded by fish. Only an organizing genius could produce a shortage of coal and fish at the same time. Aneurin Bevan
[ Coal Could Fish Genius Island Made Mainly Only Organizing Produce Same Shortage Surrounded Time]
I was a late child from my parents, so I grew up surrounded by people a lot older than me. I think even when I was 21, I felt like I was a 70-year-old man. Jonathan Franzen
[ Child Even Felt Grew Late Lot Man Older Parents Surrounded Than Think Up]
I find the earth to be a place of misery in which I am surrounded by the conformity that kills society. Matt LeBlanc
[ Am Conformity Earth Find Kills Misery Place Society Surrounded Which]
Wherever we halted we were surrounded by wandering troops of Bedouins. Richard Francis Burton
[ Halted Surrounded Troops Wandering Were Wherever]
Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation. Wilhelm Reich
[ Always Been Continue Field Honest Hostility Life Obligation Pilot Pioneer Puts Science Sides Surrounded Under Us Will Work]
My grandmother was a teacher, my sister was a teacher, my daughter was a teacher and is now a superintendent in northern California, and my son-in-law is a high school principal. I am surrounded. Loni Anderson
[ Am California Daughter Grandmother High Northern Now Principal School Sister Surrounded Teacher]
I became much happier when I realized I shouldn't depend solely on my career for my sense of self. So I developed other interests and surrounded myself with a small group of friends I could trust. Douglas Wood
[ Became Career Could Depend Developed Friends Group Happier Interests Much Myself Other Realized Self Sense Small Solely Surrounded Trust]
An easy approach to the walls must be provided against: indeed they should be surrounded by uneven ground, and the roads leading to the gates should be winding and turn to the left from the gates. Marcus V. Pollio
[ Against Approach Easy Gates Ground Indeed Leading Left Must Provided Roads Should Surrounded Turn Uneven Walls Winding]
We are certainly influenced by role models, and if we are surrounded by images of beautiful rich people, we will start to think that to be beautiful and rich is very important - just as in the Middle Ages, people were surrounded by images of religious piety. Alain de Botton
[ Ages Beautiful Certainly Images Important Influenced Just Middle Models Piety Religious Rich Role Start Surrounded Think Very Were Will]
My father is a well known artist, Ted Dyer, who has been painting for many years. Our work is very different, but growing up surrounded by paintings, paints, easels and art books does have an effect. John Dyer
[ Art Artist Been Books Different Does Effect Father Growing Known Many Our Painting Paintings Paints Surrounded Ted Up Very Well Work Years]
There was the joke about Switzerland being an island surrounded by land. This was never true. Samuel Schmid
[ Being Island Joke Land Never Surrounded Switzerland True]
Both the man of science and the man of action live always at the edge of mystery, surrounded by it. J. Robert Oppenheimer
[ Action Always Both Edge Live Man Mystery Science Surrounded]
Shields were generally made of wood, covered with leather, or some similar substance. To secure them, in some sort, from being cut through by the sword, they were surrounded with a hoop of metal. Thomas Bulfinch
[ Being Covered Cut Generally Hoop Leather Made Metal Secure Shields Similar Some Sort Substance Surrounded Sword Them Through Were Wood]
The province was surrounded by powerful tribes of Indians who watched the white settlers with an eager hostility, and seized every occasion to molest them by secret inroad, and often by open assault. John P. Kennedy
[ Assault Eager Every Hostility Indians Molest Occasion Often Open Powerful Province Secret Seized Settlers Surrounded Them Tribes Watched White]
I was surrounded at the time by about a dozen of the enemy, whose clubs rattled upon me without mercy, and the strokes of my sabre were rendered uncertain by the energetic pushes of an attendant who thus hoped to save me. Richard Francis Burton
[ Attendant Clubs Dozen Enemy Energetic Hoped Mercy Pushes Rattled Rendered Save Strokes Surrounded Thus Time Uncertain Upon Were Whose Without]
Let's remember the children who come from broken homes, surrounded by crime, drugs, temptation, their peers having babies out of wedlock, but who still manage to get a good education despite the many obstacles they face every day. Armstrong Williams
[ Babies Broken Children Come Crime Day Despite Education Every Face Get Good Having Homes Manage Many Obstacles Out Peers Remember Still Surrounded Temptation Their Wedlock]
The stage is close to being in the middle of the hall, so that the performers are surrounded by the listeners. I feel that we are all experiencing the music together. Emanuel Ax
[ Being Close Experiencing Feel Hall Listeners Middle Music Performers Stage Surrounded Together]
Women and birds are able to see without turning their heads, and that is indeed a necessary provision for they are both surrounded by enemies. James Stephens
[ Able Birds Both Enemies Heads Indeed Necessary Provision See Surrounded Their Turning Without Women]
I think the media made Manson, turned him into some larger than life figure and surrounded him with mystery and some shady glamour. Maynard James Keenan
[ Figure Glamour Him Into Larger Life Made Manson Media Mystery Shady Some Surrounded Than Think Turned]
When you're surrounded by all these people, it can be even lonelier than when you're by yourself. You can be in a huge crowd, but if you don't feel like you can trust anybody or talk to anybody, you feel like you're really alone. Fiona Apple
[ Alone Anybody Crowd Even Feel Huge Lonelier Really Surrounded Talk Than These Trust Yourself]
It's definitely a struggle to prove yourself just as a good human being. I'm so proud of who I am and what I've become, the morals I have, and the people that I'm surrounded by. Tina Yothers
[ Am Become Being Definitely Good Human Just Morals Proud Prove Struggle Surrounded Yourself]
I was always surrounded by expectation from the very first race I ran as a 5-year-old. Cathy Freeman
[ Always Expectation First Race Ran Surrounded Very]
I like to be surrounded by splendid things. Freddie Mercury
[ Splendid Surrounded Things]
The North understand it better - they have told us for twenty years that their object was to pen up slavery within its present limits - surround it with a border of free States, and like the scorpion surrounded with fire, they will make it sting itself to death. Robert Toombs
[ Better Border Death Fire Free Itself Limits Make North Object Pen Present Slavery States Sting Surround Surrounded Their Told Twenty Understand Up Us Will Within Years]
It's a weird scene. You win a few baseball games and all of a sudden you're surrounded by reporters and TV men with cameras asking you about Vietnam and race relations. Vida Blue
[ Asking Baseball Cameras Few Games Men Race Relations Reporters Scene Sudden Surrounded Tv Vietnam Weird Win]
A man loses contact with reality if he is not surrounded by his books. Francois Mitterrand
[ Books Contact His Loses Man Reality Surrounded]