Top 26 Quotes and Sayings about "ERECTED"


"I have reached no conclusions, have erected no boundaries, shutting out and shutting in, separating inside from outside: I have drawn no lines"

--- A. R. Ammons


"We could say that love is a tenacious adventure. The adventurous side is necessary, but equally so is the need for tenacity. To give up at the first hurdle, the first quarrel, is only to distort love. Real love is one that triumphs lastingly, sometimes painfully, over the hurdles erected by time, space and the world."

--- Alain Badiou


"The Jews always complained, kvetching about false gods, and erected the biggest false God, Jehovah, in middle of western civilization."

--- Allen Ginsberg


"Thomas Paine needs no monument made with hands; he has erected a monument in the hearts of all lovers of liberty."

--- Andrew Jackson


"Artists do not need monuments erected for them because their works are their monuments."

--- Antonio Gaudi


"When scandal has new-minted an old lie, Or tax'd invention for a fresh supply, 'Tis call'd a satire, and the world appears Gathering around it with erected ears; A thousand names are toss'd into the crowd, Some whisper'd softly, and some twang'd aloud, Just as the sapience of an author's brain, Suggests it safe or dangerous to be plain."

--- William Cowper


"Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government; when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins. Republics and limited monarchies derive their strength and vigor from a popular examination into the action of the magistrates."

--- Benjamin Franklin


"When you're feeling unwell, remember that the same power that actually made your body knows how to restore it to its original state of well-being. All you have to do is remove the obstacles erected by you and your toxic world, and allow this healing power to flow through you."

--- Wayne Dyer


"Ego is a structure that is erected by a neurotic individual who is a member of a neurotic culture against the facts of the matter. And culture, which we put on like an overcoat, is the collectivized consensus about what sort of neurotic behaviors are acceptable."

--- Terence McKenna


"Democracy is not tolerance. Democracy is a prescribed way of life erected on the premise that all men are created equal."

--- Chester Himes


"Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time."

--- Edwin Percy Whipple


"When you flow like water you bring all of your talents and resources to your creative work... Flow around every obstacle you encounter, including any you've erected yourself."

--- Eric Maisel


"An excellent monument might be erected to the Unknown Stockholder. It might take the form of a solid stone ark of faith apparently floating in a pool of water."

--- Felix Riesenberg


"Our erected wit maketh us to know what perfection is."

--- Philip Sidney


"That the people have a right to uniform government; and, therefore, that no government separate from, or independent of the government of Virginia, ought to be erected or established within the limits thereof."

--- George Mason


"For most of the world, there's no greater symbol of America than the Statue of Liberty. It has been an inspiration to generations of immigrants. One of these immigrants was a poet-writer named Ameen Rihani. Gazing at her lamp held high, he wondered whether her sister might be erected in the lands of his Arab forefathers. Here is how he put it: "When will you turn your face toward the East, oh Liberty?""

--- George W. Bush


"[Audubon's works are] the most splendid monuments which art has erected in honor of ornithology."

--- Georges Cuvier


"The written word is all that stands between memory and oblivion. Without books as our anchors, we are cast adrift, neither teaching nor learning. They are windows on the past, mirrors on the present, and prisms reflected all possible futures. Books are lighthouses erected on the dark sea of time."

--- Greg Weisman


"I wanted to go higher than Rockefeller Center, which was being erected across the street from Saks Fifth Avenue and was going to cut off my view of the sky. . . . Flying got into my soul instantly but the answer as to why must be found somewhere back in the mystic maze of my birth and childhood and the circumstances of my earlier life. Whatever I am is elemental and the beginnings of it all have their roots in Sawdust Road. I might have been born in a hovel, but I determined to travel with the wind and stars."

--- Jacqueline Cochran


"When we trace the part of which this terrestrial system is composed, and when we view the general connection of those several parts, the whole presents a machine of a peculiar construction by which it is adapted to a certain end. We perceive a fabric, erected in wisdom, to obtain a purpose worthy of the power that is apparent in the production of it."

--- James Hutton


"Pay no attention to what the critics say; no statue has ever been erected to a critic."

--- Jean Sibelius


"If you really put a small value upon yourself, rest assured that the world will not raise your price. Pay no attention to what the critics say. A statue has never been erected in honor of a critic."

--- Jean Sibelius


"No one ever erected a statue of a critic."

--- Jean Sibelius


"The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, 'Thus far and no farther.'"

--- Ludwig van Beethoven


"Hypotheses are the scaffolds which are erected in front of a building and removedd when the building is completed. They are indispensable to the worker; but the worker must not mistake the scaffolding for the building."

--- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


"The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty."

--- John Lothrop Motley