Border Sayings and Quotes

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


Whatever we think of the border, it’s important to recognise it as a limitation of Area X.     

Jeff Vandermeer

The border is way more porous than it should be, and I think we'd be open to discussing anything that enhances border security.     

Mitch McConnell

The world has only one border. It is called humanity. The differences between us are small compared to our shared humanity. Put humans first.     

Nadia Murad

Protecting a border is not a nice thing. It is not a matter of aesthetics; it cannot be done with flowers and teddy bears.     

Viktor Orban

Let borders become sunlight so we traverse this Earth as one nation and drive the darkness out.     

Kamand Kojouri

Dear if your limits and my limits were the same, our borders would not have been separate.     

Vineet Raj Kapoor

Our ports and our borders are the most unprotected fronts in the war on terror.      

J.D.Hayworth

Going forward, as we work to strengthen our border in the interests of homeland security, we must also recognize the economic importance of immigration reform.      

Dave Reichert

The border is a marketplace. The invisible hand of the powerful governs the crossings.     

Amitava Kumar

It's not about breaking down borders. It's about pushing off of them, and seeing what amazing places they might bring us.     

Amy Purdy

This planet is for everyone, borders are for no one. It's all about freedom.     

Benjamin Zephania

It is extremely dangerous to talk about limits or borders. It is vital, instead, that we remain completely open, that we are always involved, and that we aim to contribute personally in social events.     

Dario Fo

Adolescence is a border between childhood and adulthood. Like all borders, it's teeming with energy and fraught with danger.     

Mary Pipher

The love of one's country is a splendid thing. But why should love stop at the border?     

Paolo Coelho

We are defined not by our borders but by our bonds.     

Barack Obama

Borders are scratched across the hearts of men By strangers with a calm, judicial pen, And when the borders bleed we watch with dread The lines of ink across the map turn red.     

Marya Mannes

The sun will not shine on any country that has borders with ours.     

Herodotus

No country or continent can open its borders to all comers without fundamentally weakening itself and this is the risk that the countries of Europe run through misguided altruism.     

Tony Abbott

Human dignity is independent of national borders. We must always defend the interests of the poor and the persecuted in other countries.     

Kjell Magne Bondevik