Fortress Sayings and Quotes

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

Fortify yourself with contentment, for this is an impregnable fortress. Epictetus
A mother's love is like a fortress, And we seek protection there, When the waves of tribulation, Seem to drown us in despair. Helen Steiner Rice
When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life. Antisthenes
Prepare your hearts as a fortress, for there will be no other. Francisco Pizarro
Whoever wishes to hold the fortress of contemplation must first of all train in the camp of action. Pope Gregory I
The house of every one is to him as his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose. Lord Coke
A mighty fortress is our God , A sword and shield victorious ; He breaks the cruel oppressors rod And wins salvation glorious . Martin Luther
Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon. Martin Luther
Image has to be its own fortress, in spite of the owners. People can't separate that or they don't comprehend that you can turn that on and off for each one of the different entities. Todd McFarlane
The best fortress which a prince can possess is the affection of his people. unknown
A fortress doesn’t fall unless its towers are weakened. S.R. Crawford
A fortress on its guard is not surprised. Spanish Proverb
There can be no such thing as Fortress America. If ever we were reduced to the isolationism implied by that term, we would occupy a prison, not a fortress. Dwight David Eisenhower
Marriage is like a beleaguered fortress; those who are without want to get in, and those within want to get out. Quitard French Proverb
The entire Civil Service is like a fortress made of papers, forms, and red tape. Alexander Ostrovsky
Neither a fortress nor a maidenhead will hold out long after they begin to parley. Benjamin Franklin
The fate of a Nation may sometimes depend upon the position of the fortress. Napoleon
He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord. 'He is my refuge and my fortress, my God; in Him I will trust.' Psalm 91:1-2
Faith is an impregnable fortress. Dan Sturkie
The Fortress was stormed, starved, and severed from the world. Mentalities of war— ruthlessness, racism, endemic suspicion, and a readiness for absolute destruction— seized the opposing armies. Alexander Watson
From the rock of ages, a pebble thrown. A thundering crash— from David's stone. Kurt Philip Behm
The fortress of immortal love; not only invincibly defending the most sacred manifestations of eternal romance; but perpetually ensuring that they blissfully gallivanted in corridors of unfettered yearning. Nikhil Parekh
Reading a newspaper provides a fortress for my lonely feelings, occasionally, I peek from behind the printed wall and watch other diners who share intimate glances, laughter, and coupleness. Sonia Walker
You were the ones who safeguarded me like a formidable fortress; taking the brunt of the murderously acrimonious world; directly on your shivering chests. Nikhil Parekh
I have you fast in my fortress / And will not let you depart, / But put you down in the dungeon / In the round tower of my heart. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A fortress foiled, which reason did defend, / A sirensong, a fever of the mind, / A maze wherein affection finds no end, / A raging cloud that runs before the wind, / A substance like the shadow of the sun, / A goal of grief for which the wisest run. Sir Walter Raleigh
If a man wailed in a woman's eclectically sensitive palms in his time of duress; / felt their latent warmth as the most invincible fortress; / even as the worst of hell descended on earth. Nikhil Parekh
Therefore the best fortress is to be found in the love of the people, for although you may have fortresses they will not save you if you are hated by the people. Niccolo Machiavelli
In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will. José Ortega y Gasset
She is a fortress build with fortitude. She goes on when she’s deadbeat. She can't quit, because others are watching. She smiles instead. Tatsiana