Quotations About / On: RIVER

  • 11.
    It is impossible to step into the same river twice.
    (Heraclitus (c. 535-475 B.C.), Greek philosopher. Diels-Kranz, fr. 91 (from Plutarch). Heraclitus, one of the two or three most influential philosophers before Socrates, was known as "the riddler" or "the obscure.")
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  • 12.
    Virtues lose themselves in self-interest, as rivers in the sea.
    (François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 172 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
  • 13.
    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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  • 14.
    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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  • 15.
    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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  • 16.
    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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  • 17.
    Flow of river water never coming back, but sound of flowing water continued till water is there.
    (MIND EDUCTION PART2)
    More quotations from: KIRTI SHAH
  • 18.
    A man does not get angry at a leaking boat while in the boat on the river.
    (Control your anger.)
    More quotations from: Funkekeme Akposeye
  • 19.
    The words of peace flow out of your mouth like a river! Because, you have the works of love in your heart.
    (Attitude)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 20.
    'Even if rivers and oceans sink dry, the sun, moon and the wind especially the darkness would not change their nature'
    (Situation can never alter nature as well as destiny.)
    More quotations from: Chinweokwu Sunlight M. Ndubuisih
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