Quotations that match 'towers'.When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
[ Apt Come Downstairs Gutter Idealists Into Ivory Straight Their Towers Very Walk]
Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ileum?
[ Burnt Face Launched Ships Thousand Topless Towers]
Yes, I remember the barbed wire and the guard towers and the machine guns, but they became part of my normal landscape. What would be abnormal in normal times became my normality in camp.
[ Abnormal Barbed Became Camp Guard Guns Landscape Machine Normal Normality Part Remember Times Towers Wire Would Yes]
Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross, stood a large building, even larger than the church, and having many towers.
[ Building Church Cross Even Far Golden Having House Large Larger Many Old Opposite Our Stood Than Towers]
When they released Sidewalks of New York, there were some shots with the towers they were going to take out, and Ed told them no. I don't think they can deny the towers were a part of New York.
[ Deny Ed Going New Out Part Released Shots Some Take Them Think Told Towers Were York]
There are house demolitions and destruction all over the West Bank and Gaza. Just yesterday in Gaza they demolished three towers under the pretext that they were built close to a settlement.
[ Bank Built Close Demolished Destruction Gaza House Just Over Pretext Settlement Three Towers Under Were West Yesterday]
After a hundred years the son of the King then reigning, who was of another family from that of the sleeping Princess, was a-hunting on that side of the country, and he asked what those towers were which he saw in the middle of a great thick wood.
[ After Another Asked Country Family Great Hundred King Middle Princess Reigning Saw Side Sleeping Son Then Thick Those Towers Were Which Wood Years]
Even on a personal note, my dressing table downstairs is crowded with things, like a mini landscape. It's a city with buildings and towers and roads. There's a pool and a little park. When I move something around it becomes a different tableau.
[ Around Becomes Buildings City Crowded Different Downstairs Dressing Even Landscape Little Mini Move Note Park Personal Pool Roads Something Table Tableau Things Towers]
There are fully forty towers, which are lofty and well built, the largest of which has fifty steps leading to its main body, and is higher than the tower of the principal tower of the church at Seville.
[ Body Built Church Fifty Forty Fully Higher Largest Leading Lofty Main Principal Seville Steps Than Tower Towers Well Which]
Though I love the luxury of the Waldorf Towers, room service there doesn't do soul food.
[ Food Love Luxury Room Service Soul Though Towers]
The reason bin Laden staggered the planes going into the towers was so every camera would be focused on the second tower when the plane hit. It was not only the murder, but the perpetual image of the horror that permeated into people's consciousness.
[ Bin Camera Consciousness Every Focused Going Hit Horror Image Into Laden Murder Only Permeated Perpetual Plane Planes Reason Second Staggered Tower Towers Would]
I can never do better than Fawlty Towers whatever I do. Now I very much want to teach young talent some rules of the game.
[ Better Game Much Never Now Rules Some Talent Teach Than Towers Very Want Whatever Young]
I think the only boundaries are individual and personal. A writer should be free to write about anything he or she wants to, including the twin towers. I have made small references to 9/11 in my past two books.
[ Anything Books Boundaries Free Including Individual Made Only Past Personal References She Should Small Think Towers Twin Two Wants Write Writer]
I've been spending this last month trying to find four outfits to wear to the different premieres of The Two Towers. It's hard work.
[ Been Different Find Four Hard Last Month Outfits Premieres Spending Towers Trying Two Wear Work]
Our main goal is to serve people as quickly as possible. You need to have towers where people need coverage.
[ Coverage Goal Main Need Our Possible Quickly Serve Towers Where]
Skill is successfully walking a tightrope between the twin towers of New York's World Trade Center. Intelligence is not trying.
[ Between Center Intelligence New Skill Successfully Tightrope Towers Trade Trying Twin Walking World York]
We saw when those World Trade towers came down what these terrorists will do.
[ Came Down Saw Terrorists These Those Towers Trade Will World]
I was in my office when - on 9/11. I think I had a number of meetings scheduled. I was just getting to know the bureau. And somebody walked in and said the first plane had - or a plane had struck the World Trade Center, one of the towers.
[ Bureau Center First Getting Had Just Know Meetings Number Office Plane Said Scheduled Somebody Struck Think Towers Trade Walked World]
A great city, whose image dwells in the memory of man, is the type of some great idea. Rome represents conquest; Faith hovers over the towers of Jerusalem; and Athens embodies the pre-eminent quality of the antique world, Art.
[ Antique Art Athens City Conquest Dwells Embodies Faith Great Hovers Idea Image Jerusalem Man Memory Over Quality Represents Rome Some Towers Type Whose World]
I am very sorry to say that I rejoiced when I once more perceived the towers of Windsor behind me.
[ Am Behind More Once Perceived Rejoiced Say Sorry Towers Very Windsor]
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
[ Crash Fall Heavier High Highest Lightning Lofty Mountain Pine Shaken Strikes Towers Winds]
From the exterior face of the wall towers must be projected, from which an approaching enemy may be annoyed by weapons, from the embrasures of those towers, right and left.
[ Annoyed Approaching Enemy Exterior Face Left May Must Projected Right Those Towers Wall Weapons Which]
Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.
[ Death Hut Impartial Kings Knocks Pale Poor Step Towers]
As a kid I watched television 24 hours a day and loved every minute of it. The two shows that always make me laugh and are therefore my favourites are The Dick Van Dyke Show and Fawlty Towers.
[ Always Day Dyke Every Favourites Hours Kid Laugh Loved Make Minute Show Shows Television Therefore Towers Two Van Watched]
Watching the completed version of The Two Towers for example, I was very conscious of scenes - sometimes whole sequences - that I had seen being filmed or edited but which hadn't made it into the final cut.
[ Being Completed Conscious Cut Edited Example Filmed Final Had Hadn Into Made Scenes Seen Sequences Sometimes Towers Two Version Very Watching Which Whole]
At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.
[ Able Above Beasts Been Certain City Distance Enabled Evolution God Had Higher Him Himself His Hold Lay Least Level Man Order Perish Raised See Shining Stage Things Towers Upon Which]