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A castle is generally described as a medieval stronghold where usually Kings or Lords would reside.
Castles have been built in various parts of the globe, for example, Japan, India, etc. The etymology of the word derived from the Latin 'Castellum' meaning a fort.
Castles are of three major types namely, motte and bailey, stone keep, and concentric. Did you know that it takes an average of ten years to build a castle? Castles have been a central setting to shoot for various beginning and endings to fairytales, books, movies, and films. The main aim of a castle was a place of protection in ancient times. In the 21st century, they remain picturesque locations for tourists to visit and learn about the history and culture of the place. Here we will be going through some of the best quotes about castles.
If you like these castles quotes, you should also visit [building quotes] and [fairytale quotes].
Castle Quotes From Movies
Did you know that Alnwick Castle in England was used as fictional forts for two of the Harry Potter series? Here are some inspirational castes quotes from famous movies and series.
1."I could get used to it. Yep, I'm used to it. Guys, I want a castle."
-Flynn Rider, 'Tangled'.
2."That must be Lord Farquaad's Castle. Do you think he's maybe compensating for something."
3."Hello Hagrid. Tell us, have you been setting anything mad and hairy in the castle lately."
-Hermoine, 'Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets'.
Castle Quotes From Books
Here is a castle quote list from famous and inspirational and books, including some 'The Glass Castle' quotes and 'Howl's Moving Castle' quotes.
4."There are too many steps in this castle, and it seems to me they add a few every night, just to vex me."
-Maester Cressen, 'A Clash of Kings'.
5."Different roads sometimes lead to the same castle."
-George R. R. Martin, 'Game Of Thrones'.
6."There are no rules of architecture for a castle in the clouds."
-Gilbert K.Chestorton, 'The Everlasting Man'.
7."A field of clay touched by a genius of man becomes a castle."
-Og Mandino, 'The Greatest Salesman In The World'.
8."Build castles, don't dig graves."
-David J Schwartz, 'The Magic of Thinking'.
9."If you have built castles in the air, your work needs not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."
-Henry David Thoreau, 'Walden'.
10."Our heart wanders lost in the dark woods. Our dream wrestles in the castle of doubt, but there's music in us. Hope is pushed down but the angel flies up again taking us with her. "
-Jack Gilbert, 'Horses At Midnight Without A Moon'.
11."The house is a castle which the king cannot enter."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson, 'The Collected Works Of Ralph Waldo Emerson'.
12."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, 'The Little Women'.
13."Some books seem like a key to unfamiliar rooms in one's own castle."
-Franz Kafka, 'Letters To Friends, Family, and Editors'.
14."By reading the characteristics features of any man's castles in the air you can make a shrewd guess as to underlying desires which are frustrated."
-John Dewey, 'Reconstruction in Philosophy: Top American Authors'.
15."You can do more with a castle in a story than with the best cardboard castles that ever stood on a nursery table."
-C. S. Lewis, 'C.S.Lewis on Joy'.
16."I simply can't imagine the world will ever be normal again for us. I do talk about 'after the war', but it's as if I'm talking about a castle in the air, something that can never come true."
- Anne Frank, 'The Diary Of A Young Girl'.
17."When Dad wasn't telling us about all the amazing things he had already done, he telling us about the wondrous things he was going to do. Like, build the Glass Castle."
-Jeannette Walls, 'The Glass Castle'.
18."To all the families who, despite their scars, still find a way to love."
-Jeannette Walls, 'The Glass Castle'.
19."The emotions attached to them were like sandcastles in tide, slowly washing out to sea."
-Nicolas Sparks, 'Safe Haven'.
20."The ideal of happiness has always taken material form in the house, whether cottage or castle; it stands for permanence and separation from the world."
-Simeone de Beauvoir,'The Second Sex'.
21.“You've no right to walk into people's castles and take their guitars.”
― Diana Wynne Jones, 'Howl's Moving Castle'.
Castles Quotes By Famous Personalities
Here are some famous castles quotes said by writers and famous personalities. These inspirational quotes will surely take you to a land far away filled with castles and magic. So, take a look at these quotes about castles.
22."Books have been my greatest comfort, castle building a never-failing delight, and scribbling a very profitable amusement."
-Louisa May Alcott.
23."Now is our time. It's our time to chase rainbows and build castles in the sky. It's our time to create a life that we love. Because someday, It will no longer be our time."
24."Many a book is like a key to unknown chambers within the castle of one's own self."
25."You don't need planning to build castles in the sky."
26."I live in a house that was built in 1480. It has a moat around it. It is like a little baby castle."
27."Stones on the road? I save every single one, one day I'll build a castle."
28."Babies do not want to hear about babies; they like to be told of giants and castles."
29."If you don't build castles in the air you won't build anything on the ground."
30."The narrow path that opened up suddenly onto the edge of a great black lake. Perched atop a high mountain on the other side, its windows sparkling in the starry sky was a vast castle with many Turrets."
-J. K. Rowling.
31."The world had ended, so why had the battle not ceased, the castle has fallen silent in horror, and every combatant laid down their arms."
J. K. Rowling.
32."We're making castles in the sand, wonderful tapestries, an exquisite corpse. Is it meaningful? No. Its dogs barking. It doesn't mean anything our yelping, and the pain of being alive."
Castle Quotes From Fairytales
Let have a look at castles quotes from famous fairytales that have been inspirational to us all. There was surely a day in our childhood when we would all dream of a castle in a fairytale. Perhaps through these castles quotes we might get to relive those dreams.
33."You're not the only one to think that. I know a story about two friends who thought that too. Of course, they lived in a world with good and bad magic, flying serpents, and a diamond castle."
-Barbie, 'Barbie and the Diamond Castle'.
34."...And then he will carry me away to his castle, where we live happily ever after."
-Snow White, 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs'.
35."This castle was never my home."
-Aurora, 'Sleeping Beauty'.
36."This castle is your home now, so you can go anywhere you like, except the West wing."
-Beast, 'Beauty and the Beast'.
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