44+ Best Fence Quotes: Exclusive Selection

The Fence can be a symbol of both protection and a true barrier to prevent yourself from growing. Inspirational fence quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Fence Quotes

The tradition is a fence around the law, tithes are a fence around riches, vows are a fence around abstinence, a fence around wisdom is silence. – Akiva ben Joseph

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

If a person can build a fence around himself, he is bound to do it. – Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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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! – Alexander Herzen

Whenever you remove any fence, always pause long enough to ask why it was put there in the first place. – Gilbert K. Chesterton

“You must have been going very fast.” “I was, until I hit the fence.” – Anthony Horowitz

The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it. – John Locke

A good neighbor is a fellow who smiles at you over the back fence, but doesn’t climb over it. – Arthur Baer

Ride at any fence hard enough, and the chances are you’ll get over. The harder you ride the heavier the fall, if you get a fall; but the greater the chance of your getting over. – Anthony Trollope

I find a fence a very uncomfortable place to squat my bottom. – Bob Hawke

When you look at it that way, you can see how absurd it is that we individualize ourselves with our fences and hoarded possessions. – Morrie Schwartz

If fences don’t work, why is there one around the White House? – Charles Krauthammer

Good fences make good neighbors. – Robert Frost

A jump jockey has to throw his heart over the fence – and then go over and catch it. – Dick Francis

Safety is a fence, and fences are for sheep. I would rather die at twenty-two, knowing the truth, then live in a cage of lies for a hundred years. – Karen Marie Moning

Fear is the highest fence. – Dudley Nichols

Beyond the fence the forest stood up spectrally in the moonlight, and through the dim stir, through the faint sounds of that lamentable courtyard, the silence of the land went home to one’s very heart its mystery, its greatness, the amazing reality of its concealed life. – Joseph Conrad

Fences are made for those who cannot fly. – Elbert Hubbard

Opportunity never sneaks up on those who straddle the fence of indecision. – Napoleon Hill

The accretion of dangerous power does not come in a day. It does come, however slowly, from the generative force of unchecked disregard of the restrictions that fence in even the most disinterested assertion of authority. – Felix Frankfurter

Everybody has barriers and obstacles. If you look at them as containing fences that don’t allow you to advance, then you’re going to be a failure. If you look at them as hurdles that strengthen you each time you go over one, then you’re going to be a success. – Benjamin Carson

If nowhere else, in the relation between Church and State, “good fences make good neighbors. – Felix Frankfurter

The fence and the boundary line are the symbols of the spirit of justice. They set the limits upon each man’s interest to prevent one from taking advantage of the other. – Reinhold Niebuhr

I never sit on a fence. I am either on one side or another. – Harry S. Truman

If you put fences around people, you get sheep. Give people the room they need. – William L. McKnight

The enemies you make by taking a decided stand generally have more respect for you than the friends you make by being on the fence. – Henry A. Kissinger

Ridicule has historically proven itself a rickety fence for great ideas. – Vanna Bonta

Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up. – Robert Frost

Most folks are like a barb-wire fence. They have their good points. – Texas Bix Bender

The wide world is all about you, you can fence yourselves in, but you cannot for ever fence it out. – J R R Tolkien

Where there is a fence, there is no terror. Where there’s no fence, there is terror. – Tzachi Hanegbi

There is no fence or hedge round time that has gone. You can go back and have what you like if you remember it well enough. – Richard Llewellyn

A fence to wisdom is silence. – Akiba Ben Joseph

The fence around a cemetery is foolish, for those inside can’t come out and those outside don’t want to get in. – Arthur Brisbane

It doesn’t matter which side of the fence you get off on sometimes. What matters most is getting off. You cannot make progress without making decisions. – Jim Rohn

He has sat on the fence so long that the iron has entered his soul. – David Lloyd George

If there is a fence and you don’t know its purpose, don’t just assume there isn’t one and tear it down. Find out what the fence is intended to accomplish. You might see it needs to stay. – Jerry Vines

If the stable gate is closed, climb the fence. – Julie Krone

Build a little fence of trust around today; Fill the space with loving deeds, and therein stay. – Mary Butts

Fences and borders are a sign of weakness. – Yanis Varoufakis

Fences and walls can be effective and even soothing, at least for those who build them. – Richard Engel

Someone’s always going to come down on the side of the fence. – Morgan Freeman

The best way to catch a horse is to build a fence around it. – Emmylou Harris

It makes a difference doesn’t it, whether we fully fence ourselves in, or whether we are fenced out by the barriers of others. – E M Forster

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