When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
— Logan Pearsall Smith

My mother was the dearest, sweetest angel. She didn't talk; she sang. She was a tower of strength.
Jayne Meadows tower quote

Was this the face that launched a thousand ships, and burnt the topless towers of Ileum?
— Christopher Marlowe

Pale death, with impartial step, knocks at the hut of the poor and the towers of kings.
— Horace

We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty.
— tower quotation by Daniel Webster