Dudley Nichols quotes

  • Fear is the highest fence.
    -- Dudley Nichols

    #Fear #Fence

  • We're the victims of a disease called social prejudice, my child. These dear ladies of the law and order league are scouring out the dregs of the town. C'mon be a glorified wreck like me.
    -- Dudley Nichols

    #Children #Order #Law

  • Break up the printing presses and you break up rebellion.
    -- Dudley Nichols

    #Break Up #Uprising #Rebellion

  • You can make children believe whatever you want, and the children of today are the soldiers and mothers of tomorrow.
    -- Dudley Nichols

    #Mother #Children #Believe

  • Jesus of Nazareth could have chosen simply to express Himself in moral precepts; but like a great poet He chose the form of the parable, wonderful short stories that entertained and clothed the moral precept in an eternal form. It is not sufficient to catch man's mind, you must also catch the imaginative faculties of his mind.
    -- Dudley Nichols

    #Jesus #Men #Mind

  • My religion is no garment to be put on and off with the weather. You had better know that, all of you. I shall worship as I please and hope for all men to worship as they please in Scotland.
    -- Dudley Nichols

    #Men #Weather #Scotland

  • The worst sorrows in life are not in its losses and misfortunes, but its fears.

  • In this world, fear has no place. Only strength respects strength.

  • Fear is stronger than arms.

  • I had had to learn the difference between the bearable fatigue and the unbearable, the fatigue of fear. The first can be cured by a night's sleep; the second kills.

  • There, by the starlit fences The wanderer halts and hears My soul that lingers sighing About the glimmering weirs.

  • What breadth, what beauty and power of human nature and development there must be in a woman to get over all the palisades, all the fences, within which she is held captive!

  • A jump jockey has to throw his heart over the fence - and then go over and catch it.

  • Why build a zoo when we can just put up a fence around Chapel Hill?

  • If the stable gate is closed, climb the fence.

  • How hard it is to escape from places. However carefully one goes they hold you — you leave little bits of yourself fluttering on the fences — like rags and shreds of your very life.

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