Quotes by tower

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  • Anthony Holden
    Anthony Holden
    English writer, broadcaster and critic
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    A close associate of his gave an interview in which the book was described as quotes 'fiction from being to end'. I suffered trial by tabloid for a couple of weeks, lots of insults in the press, in the columns - this man should be put in the tower and so on.
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
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    A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    And Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot fighting in the captain's tower while calypso singers laugh at them and fishermen hold flowers...
    Source: Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
  • Adam Sedgwick
    Adam Sedgwick
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    As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God's anger; but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Currently, I am overseeing the construction of the new Trump Tower in Chicago. I am involved in meeting with the construction crews, architects and sales teams. I am learning a lot and working with some of the best in the business.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
    American entrepreneur 1971-
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    Dear Chicago, when I wake up in the morning and see your skyline - the terra cotta of the Wrigley Building, the height of the Willis Tower, the shiny sides of my beloved Trump Tower - I know I'm home. I feel a certain energy walking between your spires, but recognize that what makes you special to me is that my roots are here.
  • St. Augustine of Hippo
    St. Augustine of Hippo
    Roman African Christian theologian and philosopher 354-430
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    Do you wish to rise? Begin by descending. You plan a tower that will pierce the clouds? Lay first the foundation of humility.
  • Brooks Atkinson
    Brooks Atkinson
    American theatre critic 1894-1984
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    Ethel Waters, the flaming tower of dusky regality, who knows how to make a song stand on tiptoe.
  • Paul Goodman
    Paul Goodman
    American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
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    For mankind, speech with a capital S is especially meaningful and committing, more than the content communicated. The outcry of the newborn and the sound of the bells are fraught with mystery more than the baby's woeful face or the venerable tower.
  • John Betjeman
    John Betjeman
    English poet, writer, and broadcaster 1906-1984
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    I have a Vision of the Future, chum. The workers flats in fields of soya beans tower up like silver pencils, score on score.
  • Bernard Arnault
    Bernard Arnault
    French businessman 1949-
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    Once we decided to do a tower in New York, it had to say something about our group, reflecting the mix of modernity and creativity in our organization. It's a symbol.
  • Benoit Mandelbrot
    Benoit Mandelbrot
    Polish-born French and American mathematician and polymath 1924-2010
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    Smooth shapes are very rare in the wild but extremely important in the ivory tower and the factory.
  • Caitlin Doughty
    Caitlin Doughty
    American author, blogger 1984-
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    The death industry markets caskets and embalming under the rubric of helping bodies look 'natural,' but our current death customs are as natural as training majestic creatures like bears and elephants to dance in cute little outfits, or erecting replicas of the Eiffel Tower and Venetian canals in the middle of the harsh American desert.
  • Charles Prince Of Wales
    Charles Prince Of Wales
    British heir apparent to the throne 1948-
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    The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa - slightly off balance.
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