Quotations About / On: RIVER

  • 11.
    Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
    (Minna Antrim (1861-?), U.S. epigrammist. Naked Truth and Veiled Allusions, p. 106 (1901).)
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  • 12.
    Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go.
    (Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), French scientist, philosopher. repr. Encyclopedia Britannica, Chicago (1952). Pensées, no. 17 (1670), trans. J.M. Dent & Sons, London (1931).)
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  • 13.
    He who hears the rippling of rivers in these degenerate days will not utterly despair.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 356, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 14.
    There are not so many fishes in these rivers as in the Concord.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "The Allegash and East Branch" (1864) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 299, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 15.
    One day I burnt my father on the river bed under the starlit skies near the hamlet home.
    (One day)
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  • 16.
    when it comes to words, a vast sea of images lakes of contrast await, a universe of words laps in rivers of my mind
    (Terence George Craddock 25.3.2015)
  • 17.
    man and god are the enbankment of river which never met: if someone they must consult to cicatric
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    More quotations from: Kabin Ghimire
  • 18.
    Life is like a honey suckle. It has its rock, stream, river and mountain to cross and climb.
    (Life)
    More quotations from: Mustapha Muinah
  • 19.
    We are asking the nations of Europe between whom rivers of blood have flowed to forget the feuds of a thousand years.
    (Winston Churchill (1874-1965), British statesman, writer, prime minister. Speech, February 14, 1948.)
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  • 20.
    The river of sludge will go on and on. It isn't about me.
    (Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis (1929-1994), U.S. editor and former First Lady of the United States. As quoted in Newsweek magazine, p. 33 (August 30, 1994). In 1992, on being asked how she dealt with the constant stream of tabloid stories that were written about her. She was the widow of assassinated United States President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963).)
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