Castle Sayings and Quotes

Castles have fascinated many history buffs and those interested in architecture. They’re marvels of Medieval times. Despite their mythological status, It might be surprising to learn that castles were often dark, damp, and drafty. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful castle quotes.

A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside is more often his nursery. Clare Boothe Luce
You can't very well live in a castle while your kin is on the poor side of town and barely have enough food. Some want you to get to the top and rely on you making it for them, too. Martha Reeves
The castle in the heights I thought I could not aspire to could so easily be mine now that I don't need it, I've already got my own paradise. Jay Woodman
Our castle would crumble before us but that doesn't mean it can't be rebuilt, rebuilt for real, this time without the errors and a little more caution. Chirag Tulsiani
A man's home is his wife's castle. Alexander Chase
Instead of building castles against your enemies, build bridges for them to come to you! Mehmet Murat ildan
Everybody is equally weak on the inside, just that some present their ruins as new castles and become kings. Simona Panova
Fame is like a castle. Castles are beautiful to dream and wonderful to watch, but too encircled to live in! Mehmet Murat ildan
If you are going to build something in the air it is always better to build castles than houses of cards. Georg C. Lichtenberg
Building air castles is a harmless business as long as you don't attempt to live in them. Josh Billings
Our castle is not imposing, but is well built, and surrounded by a very fine garden. I live in the bailiff's house. Franz Schubert
There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds. Gilbert K. Chesterton
There is no castle so strong that it cannot be overthrown by money. Marcus Tullius Cicero
Living in a castle is objectively romantic. Lev Grossman
You make kingdoms and castles on your own. Stephan Jenkins
It is as easy to create a castle as a button. It's just a matter of whether you're focused on a castle or a button. Esther Hicks
To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air. Richard Whately
Do not build a castle around one act of kindness; do not build an empire around one act of cruelty. Paul Bamikole
How strange and beautiful it looked in the late afternoon light! I can still recapture that first glimpse - see the sheer grey stone walls and towers against the pale yellow sky, the reflected castle stretching towards us on the brimming moat, the floating patches of emerald-green water-weed. Dodie Smith
Our excited voices only made the castle seem more silent. Dodie Smith
Everyone thinks that I have it all. But it's so empty living behind these castle walls. These castle walls. Christina Aguilera
No turning back cus I'm the king of the castle, the king of the castle In my mind I'm your majesty. Jeleel
Well go get your shovel and we'll dig a deep hole. To bury the castle, bury the castle. Paramore
Tell the world I'm saying goodbye. You ask me why. I'm building castles in the sky. Trey Songz
A castle stands ’neath western skies Gold shields its roof have studded; The evening sun behind it dies Midst cloud banks so newly ruddied. That castle by no hand is wrought: Bernhard Severin Ingemann
Castle, built of marble that was cut and reared with pain By the poor and starving wretches who were serfs on that domain— All the jewel-studded windows shone at sunset like a fire, And a diamond was flashing from the needle of the spire. Henry Lawson
A castle built of yore, where once lurked horse and horseman. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Castle is the name given to some of those gigantic rocks, from which the idea of architecture would seem to have originated; though it is remarkable, that most mighty edifices have always been the work of flat countries. Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Bright burn the fires in the castle hall. Brightly the fire-dogs stand; But cold is the body and cold the heart of my Lady of Castle Grand. Paul Laurence Dunbar