Walls Proverbs

Sayings about Walls

Walls have ears, paper sliding doors have eyes. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Do not tear down the east wall to repair the west wall. ~ Chinese Proverb

Fortune is like a wall that falls on those who lean on it. ~ Mexican Proverbs

Walls have ears, and little pots too. ~ South African Proverb

I’m talking to the door, but I want the walls to hear me. ~ Afghan Proverbs

Who never built a house thinks that the walls grow out of the ground. ~ Estonian Proverbs

Four walls make a man free. ~ Iranian Proverb

A guest sticks a nail in the wall even if he stays but one night. ~ Polish Proverbs

Don’t look back when you are walking along the edge of a wall. ~ Chinese Proverb

When your neighbor’s wall breaks, your own is in danger. ~ Icelandic Proverbs

Walls are the notebooks of fools. ~ Arabian Proverb

The walls have mice, the mice have ears. ~ Iranian Proverb

You cannot build a wall with one stone. ~ Russian Proverbs

When a girl is born all four walls weep. ~ Russian Proverb

Beware a rickety wall, a savage dog, and a quarrelsome person. ~ Iranian Proverb

Silent worms dig holes in the walls. ~ Japanese Proverb

To preserve friendship, one must build walls. ~ Italian Proverbs

Walls have ears, bottles have mouths. ~ Japanese Proverb

A guest hammers a nail in the wall even if he stays only one night. ~ Polish Proverb

You have not built a wall unless you have rounded a corner. ~ Irish Proverbs

The weakest goes to the wall. ~ Traditional Proverb

Gifts make their way through stone walls. ~ Traditional Proverb

Bushes have ears, walls have eyes. ~ Jamaican Proverbs

Quotations about Walls

Quotations about Walls
Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor’s wall is ablaze. ~ Horace

The new job of art is to sit on the wall and get more expensive. ~ Robert Hughes

A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams. ~ Author Unknown

Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon. ~ Martin Luther Quotes

The Berlin Wall go down, that was the most wonderful thing that could happen, absolutely. I celebrated with everybody in Berlin that day when the Wall was down. ~ Nana Mouskouri

Was a great high wall there that tried to stop me. Was a great big sign there said private Property but on the back side it didn’t say nothing. That side was made for you and me. ~ Woody Guthrie

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keeps out the joy. ~ Jim Rohn Quotes

Guilt is cancer. Guilt will confine you, torture you, destroy you as an artist. It’s a black wall. It’s a thief. ~ Dave Grohl

Build bridges instead of walls and you will have a friend. ~ Author Unknown

The worst walls are never the ones you find in your way. The worst walls are the ones you put there — you build yourself. Those are the high ones, the thick ones, the ones with no doors in. ~ Ursula K. Le Guin

Sunlight fell upon the wall; the wall received a borrowed splendor. Why set your heart on a piece of earth, O simple one? Seek out the source which shines forever. ~ Rumi

The thing that brings people to wail at a wall, or face Mecca, or to go to church, is a search for that feeling of purity.~ Michael J. Fox

My friend and I have built a wall Between us thick and wide: The stones of it are laid in scorn And plastered high with pride. ~ Elizabeth Cutter Morrow

The walls are the publishers of the poor. ~ Eduardo Galeano

It’s important for people to talk and get beyond the wall of Facebook and social media. ~ Billy Corgan

The fall of the Berlin Wall makes for nice pictures. But it all started in the shipyards.~ Lech Walesa

The difference between tax avoidance and tax evasion is the thickness of a prison wall.~ Denis Healey

You leap over the wall of one ghetto and find yourself in another ghetto. ~ Klaus Kinski

Don’t spend time beating on a wall, hoping to transform it into a door. ~ Dr. Laura Schlessinger

Life is a solitary cell whose walls are mirrors. ~ Eugene O’Neill

Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them. ~ Frank Lloyd Wright

Everyone should play their role in tearing down the wall of hatred.~ Lalu Prasad Yadav

Necessity can set me helpless on my back, but she cannot keep me there; nor can four walls limit my vision. ~ Margaret Fairless Barber

The apples on the other side of the wall are the sweetest. ~ Author Unknown

Home is any four walls that enclose the right person. ~ Helen Rowland

Having hit a wall, the next logical step is not to bang our heads against it.~ Stephen Harper

People are lonely because they build walls instead of bridges. ~ Joseph Fort Newton

Man is a strange animal. He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall until his back is up against it. ~ Adlai E. Stevenson

The wall is silence, the grass is sleep,tall trees of peace their vigil keep, and the Fairy of Dreams with moth-wings furled plays soft on her flute to the drowsy world.~ Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

Perseverance is the most overrated of traits, if it is unaccompanied by talent; beating your head against a wall is more likely to produce a concussion in the head than a hole in the wall. ~ Sidney J. Harris

So we built the wall and the whole wall was joined together to half its height; for the people had a mind to work. ~ Bible

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.~ Khalil Gibran Quotes

The handwriting on the wall may be a forgery.~ Ralph Hodgson

Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it. ~ Michael Jordan

Most of us can read the writing on the wall; we just assume it’s addressed to someone else. ~ Ivern Ball

A school is a building that has four walls and a tomorrow inside. ~ Author Unknown

Every wall is a door. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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