Top 75 Tower Quotes

In this post, you will find great Tower Quotes from famous people, such as Bill Burr, Daniel Barenboim, Stephen Merchant, Michael Pena, Karan Mahajan. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

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Look how long it took to build the Freedom Tower, and we wanted that. It took 15 years.
We need to take music out of the ivory tower – both for musicians and for the public. Otherwise, classical music will not survive the 21st century.
My teeth are all right, but they are not American teeth, and my hair is not thick and luscious. Los Angeles is dense with beautiful people, and most of the men who are aspiring actors are 5ft 5in, so I tower above them.
‘Tower Heist?’ That is a movie that it’s hard not to name-drop, but, it’s a crew of five, and it’s Ben Stiller, Eddie Murphy, me, Matthew Broderick, and Casey Affleck. And we’re like, on a heist.
In some ways, the best novel about terrorism, though it’s not a novel, is ‘The Looming Tower’ by Lawrence Wright or ‘Perfect Soldiers‘ by Terry McDermott.
The idea is to freeze the water in the winter and use it in late spring. The conical tower shape ensures that the surface exposed to the sun is minimal, so premature melting is avoided.
When I got out of college in 1991, I had four jobs in four different parts of L.A. There was I Love Juicy, a smoothie bar in Venice, and the Videotheque on Sunset Boulevard, across from the old Tower Records. I was also an intern at the ‘Los Angeles Reader‘ in the Miracle Mile and at ‘High Performancemagazine downtown.
I spent a lot of time in Tower Records. I’m a huge music nerd, and Tower was instrumental to me when I was growing up.
I wrote ‘Time of the Dark‘ in 1978 and ‘The Silent Tower’ in 1984, so the thing that sticks out for me is how totally technology has changed. I suppose that’s the great peril for real-world crossovers.
Barbara Hambly
In Peter Ackroyd’s bookLondon: The Biography,’ he describes the route of the medieval wall that enclosed the original city. Take the book and follow it from the Tower of London via the Barbican to Ludgate Hill. You experience the real history of London.
When I started off in England, HMV or Tower Records would come to meetings and be, like, ‘We just don’t know what this genre is.’ I don’t really fit in between Rihanna and Beyonce.
The make-believe world of ‘The Black Tower’ succeeds by broadcasting larger truths that might otherwise elude us.
I make friends easily. I’m a gregarious guy, I’m open, I’m easy to get to know – I don’t lock myself in an ivory tower. So I like people; I enjoy people.
Jerry Weintraub
Torture and cruelty are the words that come to mind when people think of the Tower. Here it was that the princes were murdered, Guy Fawkes racked and Henry VIII’s queens executed.
I want to start a Dunkin’ Donuts in Los Angeles. I already have the perfect location picked out. It would be the old Tower Records buildings on Sunset.
An M.P. once suggested I be put in the Tower of London for saying derogatory things about the royals. There’s no First Amendment in my country.
Tower Bridge would make a cool house. I like the idea of living over the river.
Lose the group shot in front of the Eiffel Tower, where it’s impossible to tell you from your friends. He’s not going on a date with Paris or your entourage, he’s going on a date with you and he wants to know what you look like.
I went to school in a place called Dunfermline, which is in Fife – it’s like the middle of Scotland – so I didn’t have sprawling lawns of green and high school bomber jackets and an amazing clock tower.
I’ve been to the Leaning Tower of Pisa. It’s a tower, and it’s leaning. You look at it, but nothing happens, so then you look for someplace to get a sandwich.
I don’t see myself in an ivory tower.
The 325-foot Seagram Tower is the most southerly and closest to the Canadian falls and also affords the best view of the churning upper rapids of the Niagara river.
Joan Lingard
You have to understand, I grew up in the shadow of the Safeco tower.
Mike McGavick
Every single person who enters Trump Tower, you get to see them go up, go down, they talk to the press.
Trump Tower is no ordinary property: It is the jewel in Donald Trump’s brass crown.
In Britain I love spending time at the St. James‘s, the Jumeirah Carlton Tower on Cadogan Place, and the Mayfair Hotel. We’ve got some spectacular hotels tucked away in London, but because I live there, I don’t get to spend as much time in them as I probably would like to.
You can’t just hoard your ideas inside the ivory tower. You have to get them out into the world.
The city Babel is the Ham-like man, who builds this city upon the earth; the tower is his self-chosen god, and divine worship. All reason-taught, from the school of this world, are the master-builders of this tower.
Before this distinguished assembly and the world, the bells today proclaim the joyous tidings of the completion of this quietly soaring tower.
I am not going to writeFifty Shades of Royal Purple.’ Well I could, but I would be put in a beautifully decorated – that having been my profession before – room in the Tower.
I wanted to cut past the polemics and experience London’s Muslim communities for myself. My first visit was to Tower Hamlets, an East London borough that is about 38% Muslim, among the highest in the U.K. As I walked down Whitechapel Road, the adhan, or call to prayer, echoed through the neighborhood.
Andy Ngo
There's an arrogance of assuming that we can interpret

There’s an arrogance of assuming that we can interpret the past – that we’ve left the right footnotes, that we’re doing the right reclamation projects, that we’re not overcorrecting. Actually, we have no idea where we’re going. It’s this Tower of Babel type scenario.
I am not feeling any better because I cannot stay in bed, having constant cause for walking. They say I leave at night by the window of my tower, hanging from a red umbrella with which I set fire to the forest!
I read numerous booksloads in fact – and, as I always do when recording a historical project, immersed myself into the subject matter. I spent many hours at Henry’s old homes, such as Hampton Court, and visiting the Tower of London. I read no other books during that period.
The Trump World Tower was home growing up, and it’s where my office is.
I can walk into Tower Records, go get my box set, take out my Steve Miller credit card, and the clerk will look at me and go, ‘Thanks, next.’
When I went to the University of Texas, my first day of freshman year in 1994, I took a student tour, and I asked about the tower shooting. I was told, ‘We’re really not supposed to talk about that.’ That was the official stance from the university.
Our dad was a singer and keyboardist and was in bands throughout his whole life. He was in a band called Sweathog that opened for Black Sabbath and eventually was the lead singer of Tower of Power for a few years.
When I started, our three biggest competitors were Borders, Tower Records and Blockbuster Video.
Josh Kopelman
If I had an ego as big as the Eiffel Tower, would I have won this many collective trophies? I know people like to talk about it. And O.K., I am not going to answer every story. But maybe I will let my collective trophies speak for themselves. I don’t know many other footballers who have won as much. Do you?
The process of making an independent film is like building a mini Eiffel Tower with popsicle sticks – it doesn’t happen overnight, and it’s not easy.
‘The Panorama’ is also the last place anywhere in New York where the World Trade Center still stands, whole, as it stood in the early morning of September 11. I can also see the corner where I saw the first tower fall and howled out loud. Seeing the buildings again here is uplifting, healing.
I don’t ascribe to the idea of the ivory tower composer who sits alone in a room composing his masterpieces and then comes down from Mount Sinai with the tablets. It doesn’t work like that. The job of a composer is putting something down on a piece of paper that will inspire the person who’s playing.
Many British people have a snap of their younger self, posing next to a Yeoman Warder or Beefeater at the Tower of London. I’m no exception, and my youthful visit created such an impression that in later life I set out to become one of the curators of the Tower.
The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa – slightly off balance.
Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.
Dante Alighieri
The reason bin Laden staggered the planes going into the towers was so every camera would be focused on the second tower when the plane hit. It was not only the murder, but the perpetual image of the horror that permeated into people’s consciousness.
It is proper that noble spirits, equipped with truth and enlightened with the Divine intelligence, should arm themselves against dense ignorance by climbing up to the high rock and tower of contemplation.
A close associate of his gave an interview in which the book was described as quotes ‘fiction from being to end‘. I suffered trial by tabloid for a couple of weeks, lots of insults in the press, in the columns – this man should be put in the tower and so on.
I read a lot of short fiction, like Kurt Vonnegut and Raymond Carver and Wells Tower.
I had mates who lived in tower blocks and I always hated seeing them, because of the lifts, y’know? My God, so scary.
My favorite off-camera memory of Jon Stewart is watching him jump from the second level of a tuna tower into the waters off Grand Cayman.
Writers of historical fiction are often faced with a problem: if they include real-life people, how do they ensure that their make-believe world isn’t dwarfed by truth? The question loomed large as I began reading ‘The Black Tower’, Louis Bayard’s third foray into historical fiction and fifth novel overall.
There is this place called the Tower of London and I think if I wrote about any Royal figure as recent as the 20th Century I might end up there!
I live on a big old Dutch barge by Tower Hill on the Thames.
I’m one of those people, in any country I’m in, if somebody could just put me in a car or a bus, I’ll look out the window and say, ‘OK, there’s the Tower of London, there’s Buckingham Palace, there’s Big Ben,’ and if it all takes about five minutes, perfect. I’ve seen all of it and I can go home.
My father was always anxious to give pleasure to his children. Accordingly, he took me one day, as a special treat, to the top of the grand old tower, to see the chimes played.
James Nasmyth
If Trump publicly commits to embrace science, stops threatening censorship of the Internet, rejects fake news and denounces hate against our diverse employees, only then it would make sense for tech leaders to visit Trump Tower.
Tower Records is like a temple to me. I’ll stay there for hours. Nobody can shop for records with me. It drives them out of their minds.
We have so many foreign fans, I think we should take the movie to them. I thought, ‘Wouldn’t it be great, instead of demolishing a city, if we, through a ‘Sharknado,’ could rebuild it? Wouldn’t it be fantastic if we went to Italy and a ‘Sharknado’ straightened the Tower of Pisa?’
I’m tall now, but when I was younger, I used to tower above everyone – I still feel conscious of that.
When I saw Kate Moss‘s champagne tower from her wedding, I was like, ‘Okay, check – I want that. I want fireworks.’
I listen to music - Lady Gaga, Kanye, Jay-Z, the Beatle

I listen to music – Lady Gaga, Kanye, Jay-Z, the Beatles, Robert Plantwhile I’m walking down Fifth Avenue to my office in the Trump Tower early each morning.
For example, Taj Mahal is the first thing which comes to the minds of many foreigners who visit India, and how Eiffel Tower in Paris, but there is lot more to every country.
To me, radio is about making you uncomfortable. Television is about making you comfortable: Who do you like? Who do you want to be friends with? So I don’t need to tower over people in television.
The Freedom Tower has a cost overrun. A significant cost overrun.
I spent a large part of my 20s and 30s living in different places, including tower blocks.
Rapunzel is a bit more relatable than the other princesses, especially because she doesn’t even know that she’s a princess until the very end of the movie. I like to think of her as the bohemian Disney princess. She’s barefoot and living in a tower. She paints and reads… She’s a Renaissance woman.
Our farm is a 15-minute walk to Pablo Picasso‘s last home. Alongside it stands the lovely Notre-Dame-de-Vie Chapel with its 13th-century bell tower, which was visible to Pablo from his atelier.
A man’s mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.
Portugal is a high hill with a white watch tower on it flying signal flags. It is apparently inhabited by one man who lives in a long row of yellow houses with red roofs, and populated by sheep who do grand acts of balancing on the side of the hill.
I always wish the hotels were like they are in movies and TV shows, where if you’re in Paris, right outside your window is the Eiffel Tower. In Egypt, the pyramids are right there. In the movies, every hotel has a monument right outside your window. My hotel rooms overlook the garbage dumpster in the back alley.
I’m learning English at the moment. I can say ‘Big Ben’, ‘Hello Rodney’, ‘Tower Bridge’ and ‘Loo’.
As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God’s anger; but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.
Adam Sedgwick
What I want to do is produce really delicious food. I want it to look nice, because when you see food you should want to eat it. You shouldn’t be saying, ‘Oh my goodness, isn’t the chef clever, he can weave the Eiffel Tower out of carrot sticks.’