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Eduardo Galeano Quotes and Sayings
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The walls are the publishers of the poor.
- Eduardo Galeano

This work is a torture on the rump but a joy to the heart.
- Eduardo Galeano

I am astonished each time I come to the U.S.
by the ignorance of a high percentage of the population,
which knows almost nothing about Latin America or about the world.
It's quite blind and deaf to anything that may happen
outside the frontiers of the U.S.
- Eduardo Galeano

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine.
- Eduardo Galeano

 

The words of the prophets are written on the subway walls.
- Simon and Garfunkel

When ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another. No more walls.
- Anais Nin

No more walls.
- Anais Nin

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

A house is made of walls and beams;
a home is built with love and dreams.
- Anonymous

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.
- Helen Rowland

Love recognizes no barriers.
It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to
arrive at it destination full of hope.
- Maya Angelou

Character is always known.
Thefts never enrich;
alms never impoverish;
murder will speak out of stone walls.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Home is our sanctuary, where we:
relax into being ourselves,
play with our inner child,
paint the walls green and pink,
dig in the dirt,
grow something,
love somebody else,
love ourselves even more,
snuggle with a warm blanket on a Sunday afternoon,
hang "go away" on the door whenever we want,
clean and tidy often... or never,
launch from and return to,
are truly ourselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Reality doesn't impress me.
I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy,
and when ordinary life shackles me,
I escape, one way or another.
No more walls.
- Anais Nin

Working with plants, trees, fences and walls,
if they practice sincerely they will attain enlightenment.
- Dogen Zenji

It is possible to provide security against other ills,
but as far as death is concerned, we men live in a city without walls.
- Epicurus

Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.
- William Wordsworth

I tend to wear outfits that match the walls.
- Debra Winger

If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian.
- Paul McCartney

We had four different sets and built 38 flats to use as walls,
so we had a major production going on.
It's so much fun when you're controlling it,
but it's also so much pressure.
- Maria Menounos

Of course the barbarians' aim of world domination has
not escaped the attention of the Europeans,
perhaps because unlike us they are closer to the walls.
- Barbara Amiel

A lot of people insisted on a wall between modern dance and ballet.
I'm beginning to think that walls are very unhealthy things.
- Twyla Tharp

There are no constraints on the human mind,
no walls around the human spirit, no barriers to our
progress except those we ourselves erect.
- Ronald Reagan

I've shut myself inside these walls,
and I'm going to be a very lonely old lady if I'm not careful.
- Danielle Steel

There are many more serial killers living outside the
prison walls than inside.
- Pat Brown

I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls.
They always say because it's such a beautiful animal.
There you go.
I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
- Ellen DeGeneres

The four walls of paper are like a prison because every
idea wants to spring out in all directions -
everything is connected with everything else,
sometimes more than others.
- Ted Nelson

A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing
to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word,
'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
- C. S. Lewis

Information is the oxygen of the modern age.
It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire,
it wafts across the electrified borders.
- Ronald Reagan

If you pinch the sea of its liberty,
though it be walls of stone or brass,
it will beat them down.
- John Cotton

Outside the walls, among others, is the Soviet Empire.
It is malevolent, destructive and expanding.
It has swallowed up over half a dozen countries since World War II.
- Barbara Amiel

Spiderman can climb walls and he's got a cool outfit.
- Rhona Mitra

False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces;
but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.
- Richard Burton

The walls are raised against honest men in civic life.
- William H. O'Connell

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

Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch;
but a musician's music can never be fettered,
for it lives first in her heart and mind.
- Charles de Lint

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

Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage.
- Richard Lovelace

Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do;
but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being.
- Charles Dudley Warner

I am hitting my head against the walls,
but the walls are giving way.
- Gustav Mahler

When I write stories I am like someone who is in her own country,
walking along streets that she has known since she was a child,
between walls and trees that are hers.
- Natalia Ginzburg

The city of London, within the walls,
occupies a space of only 370 acres, and is but the
hundred and fortieth part of the extent covered by the whole metropolis.
- Henry Mayhew

The time has come to stop beating our heads against
stone walls under the illusion that we have been appointed
policeman to the human race.
- Walter Lippmann

Going up the walls doing somersaults,
that trick took a couple of days.
- Donald O'Connor

I bounce off four walls, 24 hours a day,
seven days a week, because I only sleep those four hours a day.
- Casper Van Dien

Education is that whole system of human training within
and without the school house walls,
which molds and develops men.
- W. E. B. Du Bois

There are, of course, all sorts of other unpleasant
regimes outside the walls as well -
the military dictators of Latin America and the apartheid regime of South Africa.
- Barbara Amiel

Talking, talking.
Spinning a web of words, pale walls of dreams,
between myself and all I see.
- John Gardner

One's family is the most important thing in life.
I look at it this way: One of these days I'll be over
in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me.
And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.
- Robert Byrd

The blues is the foundation, and it's got to carry the top.
The other part of the scene, the rock 'n' roll and the jazz,
are the walls of the blues.
- Luther Allison

The most important job you'll ever have is in the walls of your own home.
- Jane Clayson

If you have white walls, human beings look better in
a room than if you have red walls.
- Minoru Yamasaki

With the pride of the artist, you must blow against
the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance.
- Norman Mailer

The wooden walls are the best walls of this kingdom.
- Thomas Coventry

Art, after all, is traditionally displayed against vacancies:
paintings on dun walls,
sculptures in empty spaces, music in quiet halls.
- John Hart

To try to raise a son from inside the prison walls
is a very difficult thing.
But I want to say to the world my son at 16 was the
one who tried the most to get me out of prison.
- Jim Bakker

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

It was not a religion that attacked us that September day.
It was al-Qaeda.
We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker
down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust.
- Barack Obama

We have a maxim in the House of Commons,
and written on the walls of our houses,
that old ways are the safest and surest ways.
- Edward Coke

Each day I live in a glass room unless I break it with
the thrusting of my senses and pass through the splintered
walls to the great landscape.
- Mervyn Peake

Man is a creature who walks in two worlds and traces
upon the walls of his cave the wonders and the nightmare
experiences of his spiritual pilgrimage.
- Morris West

If I never sang on a record again I can still look at my walls.
They are covered floor to ceiling with gold and platinum
records from all over the world.
- Don Dokken

Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors.
- Eugene O'Neill

No period of my life has been one of such unmixed happiness
as the four years which have been spent within college walls.
- Horatio Alger

Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded,
nay nor canals and dockyards make the city,
but men able to use their opportunity.
- Alcaeus

If slaughterhouses had glass walls the whole world would be vegetarian.
- Linda McCartney

The more enlightened our houses are,
the more their walls ooze ghosts.
- Italo Calvino

Remember how you used to be able to feel your bed breathing
and the walls spinning when you were a kid?
- Lynda Barry

An art book is a museum without walls.
- Andre Malraux

People talk about the Patriot Act that was passed immediately
in the wake of September 11.
What the Patriot Act did was break down the walls between the various agencies.
- Robert Mueller


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