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).)
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  • 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).)
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  • 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).)
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  • 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.
    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
  • 17.
    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
  • 18.
    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)
  • 19.
    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
  • 20.
    Life is like a honey suckle. It has its rock, stream, river and mountain to cross and climb.
    (Life)
    More quotations from: Mustapha Muinah
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