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English statesman and writer 1804-1881
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.
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
America's liberal arts universities have long been safe zones for leftist thinking, protected ivory towers for the pseudo-elite who earn their livings writing papers nobody reads about gender roles in the poetry of Maya Angelou.
English poet, short-story writer and playwright 1880-1958
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.
English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
Nor aught availed him now to have built in heaven high towers; nor did he scrape by all his engines, but was headlong sent with his industrious crew to build in hell.
American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
Oh! what waves of crime and bloodshed have swept like the waves of a deluge down the valley of the Rhine! War has laid his mailed hand on those desolate towers and ruthlessly torn down what time has spared, yet he could not mar the beauty of the shore, nor could Time himself hurl down the mountains that guard it.
Indian-born American journalist and commentator
On the 11th anniversary of 9/11, it is some consolation that the man most responsible for that terrible morning will not be smiling smugly to himself as satellite TV brings to the leafy boulevards of Abbottabad the somber images of New Yorkers commemorating those who perished in the Twin Towers.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
The lofty pine is oftenest shaken by the winds; High towers fall with a heavier crash; And the lightning strikes the highest mountain.
English poet 1770-1850
This city now doth, like a garment, wear the beauty of the morning; silent bare, ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lie open unto the fields and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air.
Towery city and branching between towers; Cuckoo-echoing, bell-swarmed, lark-charmed, rook-racked, river-rounded.
British Dramatist, Poet 1564-1593
Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ileum?
Logan Pearsall Smith
English writer 1865-1946
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
Israeli politician 2009-
We are benefiting from one thing, and that is the attack on the Twin Towers and Pentagon, and the American struggle in Iraq, Ma'ariv quoted the former prime minister as saying. He reportedly added that these events swung American public opinion in our favor.Source: Report: Netanyahu says 9/11 terror attacks good for Israel (16 April 2008)
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