Quotations About / On:
Up a lazy river by the old mill run, that lazy, lazy river in the noonday sun.
(Sidney Arodin, U.S. songwriter. "Lazy River," Peer International Corp. (1931).
Music composed by Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981).)
All rivers, even the most dazzling, those that catch the sun in their course, all rivers go down to the ocean and drown. And life awaits man as the sea awaits the river.
(Simone Schwarz-Bart (b. 1938), Gaudeloupean author. The Bridge of Beyond, p. 81, Éditions du Seuil.)
Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away.
(Song of Solomon 8: 7)
Water spider..silent slider..master glider..river rider
Does God look upon a broken vow as on a river not clinging to bough?
Crosswinds quilt the Connecticut River ever so slightly but still the waters flow to the sea.
Set your goal with fervor and keep flowing like a river
(Perseverance is the way of life)
Even the river of denial will eventually run into the sea of reality.
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.")
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).)