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Letter "C" » confine
«You cannot put a rope around the neck of an idea; you cannot put an idea up against the barrack-square wall and riddle it with bullets; you cannot confine it in the strongest prison cell your slaves could ever build.»
Author: Sean O'Casey
, prison cell
«To confine our attention to terrestrial matters would be to limit the human spirit.»
«My definition [of a philosopher] is of a man up in a balloon, with his family and friends holding the ropes which confine him to earth and trying to haul him down.»
Author: Louisa May Alcott
, Down to Earth
, haul up
, hold down
«Confine yourself to the present.»
«In writing, I shall always confine myself strictly to the truth, except when it is attended with inconvenience.»
«I am not one of those who in expressing opinions confine themselves to facts»
«Whether in sea or fire, in earth or air,The extravagant and erring spirit hiesTo his confine.»
«O, sir! you are old;Nature in you stands on the very vergeOf her confine.»
«I am never going to have anything more to do with politics or politicians. When this war is over I shall confine myself entirely to writing and painting.»