A woman's dress should be like a barbed-wire fence: serving its purpose without obstructing the view.— Sophia Loren
Sensitive Barbed Wire quotations
I spent my boyhood behind the barbed wire fences of American internment camps and that part of my life is something that I wanted to share with more people.
The age of isolation is gone. And gone are the days in which barbed wire served as demarcation lines, separating and isolating countries from one another. No country can escape looking beyond its boundaries to find the source of the currents which influence how it can live with others.
I can't say enough about the two Marine divisions.
If I use words like 'brilliant,' it would really be an under description of the absolutely superb job that they did in breaching the so-called 'impenetrable barrier.' It was a classic- absolutely classic- military breaching of a very very tough minefield, barbed wire, fire trenches-type barrier.
Contrary to popular opinion, the Constitution was not - and is not - a grant of rights to the citizenry. Instead, the Constitution is a "barbed-wire entanglement" designed to interfere with, restrict, and impede government officials in the exercise of political power.
When our new armies are ready it seems folly to send them to Flanders, where they will chew barbed wire, or be wasted in futile frontal attacks.
Information is the oxygen of the modern age.
It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.
I don't believe that in the name of the holiness of the city you have to put barbed wires, machine gun nests, mine pins and everything of that, in the name of the holiness of Jerusalem.
Peaceful circulation has been interupted by barbed wire and concrete blocks.
For a city or a people to be truly free, they must have the secure right, without economic, political or police pressure, to make their own choices and live their own lives.
We were made to believe / our faces betrayed us.
/ Our bodies were loud / with yellow / screaming flesh / needing to be silenced / behind barbed wire.
Information is the oxygen of the modern age.
I'd rather hug Magic Johnson after he rolled around in barbed wire.
The heart of it all is mystery, and science is at best only the peripheral trappings to that mystery--a ragged barbed-wire fence through which mystery travels, back and forth, unencumbered by anything so frail as man's knowledge.
And I said to myself: That's true, hope needs to be like barbed wire to keep out despair, hope must be a mine field.
If the story's there for it, if there's a reason for it, then I'm all for it.
But if you throw in a barbed wire match just to do a barbed wire match, then it makes no sense to me.
You don't want the United States to become South America, where you have a super collection of rich people at the tippy-top of society, they are surrounded by barbed wire living in McMansions with security guards, and the rest of the society is suffering, and you've got a broken educational system and a broken government.
If you got to castrate your miser'ble self with a piece o' rusty barb wire, do it.
Yes, I remember the barbed wire and the guard towers and the machine guns, but they became part of my normal landscape. What would be abnormal in normal times became my normality in camp.
Most folks are like a barb-wire fence. They have their good points.
True Love Isn't Hearts & Flowers. It's Blood & Guts & Bouquets Of Barbed Wire
The borderline between prose and poetry is one of those fog-shrouded literary minefields where the wary explorer gets blown to bits before ever seeing anything clearly. It is full of barbed wire and the stumps of dead opinions.
The land of unlimited opportunity was for me, for a long time, impossible to reach. The wall, barbed wire and the order to shoot at those who tried to leave limited my access to the free world.
This is how your heart gets snagged, like a balloon on a barbed-wire fence, this is where pieces of you get torn away.
The miracle has passed me by; it has touched but not changed me; I still have the same name and I know I will probably bear it until the end of my days; I am no phoenix; resurrection is not for me; I have tried to fly but I am tumbling like a dazzled, awkward rooster back to earth, back behind the barbed wires.
I devoted my career to building an affinity with my fans who have supported me unflinchingly and no barbed wire fence or prison wall will stop that.
A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence, and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area. And so it went with many country towns around Australia.
Once the concentration camps and the hell-holes of the world were in darkness.
Now they are lit by the light of the Amnesty candle; the candle in barbed wire. When I first lit the Amnesty candle, I had in mind the old Chinese proverb: 'Better light a candle than curse the darkness.'
I'm secure enough in myself to wear panties with bows on them.
Besides, they are comfy and soft." "I bet." He almost purred. I gulped.
And the commercials would have sickened a goat raised on barbed wire and broken beer bottles.
It's easier to floss with barbed wire than admit you like someone in middle school.
War is now a form of TV entertainment, and what made the First World War so particularly entertaining were two American inventions, barbed wire and the machine gun.
We do all like to get things inside a barb-wire corral.
Especially our fellow-men. We love to round them up inside the barb-wire enclosure of FREEDOM, and make 'em work. Work, you free jewel, WORK! shouts the liberator, cracking his whip.
I believe a young player will run through a barbed wire fence for you.
An older player looks for a hole in the fence.
All anyone really needs to know about barbed wire is that it can tear the arse out of your trousers, give a cow a good fright, entangle a Yorkshire terrier for life, and is nasty stuff made by greedy men.
All this Americanising and mechanising has been for the purpose of overthrowing the past. And now look at America, tangled in her own barbed wire, and mastered by her own machines.