Fencing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old fencing quotes, fencing sayings, and fencing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Those prancing little pants-wetters come here to learn the colorful and gentlemanly art of fencing, with its many sporting limitations and its proscriptions against dishonorable engagements. You on the other hand, you are going to learn how to kill men with a sword. Scott Lynch
I do, my lady. Fencing is an excellent sport for ladies- it develops strength, posture, and proper breathing. Lisa Kleypas
I find that fencing and training give me more stamina and help me deal with the craziness of being on the road so much. Bruce Dickinson
The studio thought I was crazy to perform all of my own fencing stunts, but I loved it. Maureen O'Hara
I loved fencing and dancing and elocution. Vivien Leigh
Fencing and shooting kind of came naturally. From the start, I knew that I had it in me. Elodie Clouvel
Train like you've never won, fence like you're never lost. Latifa Salimo
In point of substantial merit the law school belongs in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing. Thorstein Veblen
This fencing, this clashing of steel, are the uproar Of youth when it becomes a prey to puling love. Charles Baudelaire
The grass is tough as fencing-wire, And just as good for fodder. Henry Lawson
The grass is tough as fencing-wire, And just as good for fodder. Henry Lawson
Where these dwelt who at dawn abandoning tent and thorn--bush fencing fled to the wilderness Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
Splitting timber for the fencing, Stripping bark to roof the shed. Henry Lawson
Or darns his hose, or mends his breeches, While Harry's fencing up his ditches. Jonathan Swift
For the price of a field we have wrangled While the weather rusted the plow, ' twas yours and 'twas mine and 'tis ours yet ' twas yours and 'twas mine and 'tis ours yet. Francis Ledwidge
Here is the same sky," she said, "only free from the fencing hills,-- Rabindranath Tagore
And to explain what your forefathers meant, By real presence in the sacrament, After long fencing pushed against a wall, Your salvo comes, that he's not there at all: John Dryden
Dexterous in fencing, skilled in horsemanship-- His voice and hand preferred to spur or whip; Caroline Elizabeth Sarah Norton
Fair war with black--legs, men who dared to gauge My youth's bright honour as an antique thing, A broadsword to their fencing point and edge. Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
He's shearing here and fencing there, a kind of waif and stray-- He's droving now with Conroy's sheep along the Castlereagh. Andrew Barton Paterson
Creativity is the essence of fencing. Charles Allen
Safety is a fence, and fences are for sheep. Karen Marie Moning
Someone's always going to come down on the side of the fence. Morgan Freeman
Fencing is a funny sport. Competitive fencing is not really very applicable to the stage world unless you're fighting with a rapier during the Renaissance, you know? Kris Holden-Ried
Fencing isn't really fighting. It's more like chess with the risk of puncture wounds. Lisa Kleypas
As a pirate, she once undressed a fencing instructor using only her sword! Kathy Reichs
The secret to fencing consists in two things: to give and to not receive. Moliere
Fencing is a game of living chess, a match where reflexes only work in combination with intent, and mind and body must work together at every moment. V. E. Schwab
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
Where there is a fence, there is no terror. Where there's no fence, there is terror. Tzachi Hanegbi