Quotations About / On: RIVER

  • 11.
    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).)
  • 12.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Minna Antrim, river
  • 13.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Blaise Pascal
  • 14.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Henry David Thoreau, despair
  • 15.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Henry David Thoreau
  • 16.
    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
  • 17.
    '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
  • 18.
    Life is a flowing river, its never stops when u want to hold it so keep cherishing life and move with the flow and live every moment.
    (Life)
    More quotations from: Merina Dahal
  • 19.
    One day I burnt my father on the river bed under the starlit skies near the hamlet home.
    (One day)
    More quotations from: Bijay Kant Dubey
  • 20.
    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)
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