Castles In The Air Quotes

Castles In The Air Quotes by Charles Churchill, Fanny Burney, Henrik Ibsen, Dmitri Mendeleev, John Vanbrugh, Louisa May Alcott and many others.

No tribute is laid on castles in the air.

No tribute is laid on castles in the air.
Charles Churchill
Tis best to build no castles in the air.
Fanny Burney
Castles in the air – they are so easy to take refuge in. And so easy to build too.
Henrik Ibsen
The edifice of science not only requires material, but also a plan. Without the material, the plan alone is but a castle in the air-a mere possibility; whilst the material without a plan is but useless matter.
Dmitri Mendeleev
You may build castles in the air, and fume, and fret, and grow thin and lean, and pale and ugly, if you please. But I tell you, no man worth having is true to his wife, or can be true to his wife, or ever was, or will be so.
John Vanbrugh
I’ve got the key to my castle in the air, but whether I can unlock the door remains to be seen.
Louisa May Alcott
No man is worth having is true to his wife, or can be true to his wife, or ever was, or ever will be so.
John Vanbrugh
No dreams, no visions, no delicious fantasies, no castles in the air, with which, as the old song so truly says, hearts are broken, heads are turned.
William Osler
To know your ruling passion, examine your castles in the air.
Richard Whately
Wishes, like castles in the air, are inexpensive and not taxable.
Thomas Chandler Haliburton
Bows and flows of angel hair and ice cream castles in the air and feather canyons everywhere, I’ve looked at clouds that way.
Joni Mitchell
If you don’t build castles in the air you won’t build anything on the ground.
Victor Hugo
When I got to the library I came to a standstill, – ah, the dear room, what happy times I have spent in it rummaging amongst the books, making plans for my garden, building castles in the air, writing, dreaming, doing nothing.
Elizabeth von Arnim
Castles in the air cost a vast deal to keep up.
Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton
Happy season of virtuous youth, when shame is still an impassable barrier, and the sacred air-cities of hope have not shrunk into the mean clay hamlets of reality; and man, by his nature, is yet infinite and free.
Thomas Carlyle
In all assemblies, though you wedge them ever so close, we may observe this peculiar property, that over their heads there is room enough; but how to reach it is the difficult point. To this end the philosopher’s way in all ages has been by erecting certain edifices in the air.
Jonathan Swift
There is more pleasure to building castles in the air than on the ground.
Edward Gibbon