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Drowning Quotes

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Anxiety is love's greatest killer.
It makes one feel as you might
when a drowning man holds unto you.
You want to save him, but you know
he will strangle you with his panic.
- Anais Nin

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When you're drowning, you don't say,
"I would be incredibly pleased if someone
would have the foresight to notice
me drowning and come and help me,"
you just scream.
- John Lennon

Emigration is no longer a solution; it's a defeat.
People are risking death, drowning every day,
but they're knocking on doors that are not open.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Just look at the messages today's media are sending everybody,
from TV and commercials to actors and singers.
Kids are just drowning in that 24-7 and it's getting really bad.
- Evan Rachel Wood

 

When your opponent is drowning, throw the son of a bitch an anvil.
- James Carville

I'm drowning in papers.
- Wislawa Szymborska

Today, human civilization is drowning in a sea of lies.
- L. Neil Smith

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It was as helpful as throwing a drowning man both ends of the rope.
- Arthur Baer

It would be nice to redefine ourselves -
at the moment we are drowning in diversity.
That's not a bad thing, its just going to take a while before we refocus.
- Harvey Fierstein

Being an old maid is like death by drowning,
a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
- Edna Ferber

When I started making my own records,
I had this idea of drowning out the singer and putting
the rest in the foreground.
It was the background that interested me.
- Brian Eno

If your lifeguard duties were as good as your singing,
a lot of people would be drowning.
- Simon Cowell

Man, I was drowning in sadness.
And Angelina, she lifted me right up out of there.
- Billy Bob Thornton

We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.
- John Naisbitt

People get so in the habit of worry that if you save
them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in
the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder
whether they are catching cold.
- John Jay Chapman

Well, listen, you know, the Czech saying is,
you know, when you are drowning you are grabbing even a little twig.
That's what all Czechs were doing, grabbing for...
with the hope for this little twig.
- Milos Forman

I wanted to play around with the format,
really tear it to pieces and shake it up.
For example, if Mitch saves someone from drowning,
and that person then goes out and releases a virus
that kills a million people.
Imagine the moral implications of that.
- David Hasselhoff

Nobody heard him, the dead man, But still he lay moaning.
I was much further out than you thought,
and not waving but drowning.
I was much too far out all my life, And not waving but drowning.
- Stevie Smith

We are drowning in information, while starving for wisdom.
The world henceforth will be run by synthesizers,
people able to put together the right information at the right time,
think critically about it, and make important choices wisely.
- E. O. Wilson

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
- Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs' Three Rules of Life ...
1. Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
2. Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice.
3. Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

The River of Life has no judgments.
The River flows with no concept of good and bad - right and wrong.
The fields and dreams of men may be nourished by the River of Life,
or flooded and covered with silt, and the River just flows.
Men may catch fish and live on the River of Life,
or they may founder in a storm and drown, and the River just flows.
The River of Life is timeless.
It is not unchanging, but it is timeless,
and it changes in its own time.
The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Technology is so much fun but we can drown in our technology.
The fog of information can drive out knowledge.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

I have often wanted to drown my troubles,
but I can't get my wife to go swimming.
- Anonymous

My goal is to cut government in half in twenty-five years,
to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub.
- Grover Norquist

In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

Our goal is to shrink government to the size where
we can drown it in a bathtub.
- Grover Norquist

I was always into music.
I think everyone is when they're a teenager,
as a way to drown out the world.
- Penelope Spheeris

Shallows where a lamb could wade and depths where an elephant would drown.
- Matthew Henry

I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim,
and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.
- Frida Kahlo

Diplomats are useful only in fair weather.
As soon as it rains they drown in every drop.
- Charles de Gaulle

People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told
that sorrow knows how to swim.
- Ann Landers

By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
- Edmund Burke

I defied the machinery to make me its slave.
Its incessant discords could not drown the music of
my thoughts if I would let them fly high enough.
- Lucy Larcom

Drown in a cold vat of whiskey? Death,
where is thy sting?
- W. C. Fields

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water.
When you swim you don't grab hold of the water,
because if you do you will sink and drown.
Instead you relax, and float.
- Alan Watts

You can't drown yourself in drink.
I've tried, you float.
- John Barrymore

If one synchronised swimmer drowns, do all the rest have to drown too?
- Steven Wright

Drink today, and drown all sorrow; you shall perhaps not do tomorrow.
- John Fletcher

You drown not by falling into a river,
but by staying submerged in it.
- Paulo Coelho

You don't drown by falling in the water;
you drown by staying there.
- Edwin Louis Cole

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

You probably have to have redundant levee systems with canals in between them,
like the Dutch have, to make sure that incoming water
is channeled off to areas where you deal with it rather than have it drown you.
- Billy Tauzin

Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen,
and drowns things weighty and solid.
- Francis Bacon

Softly the loud peal dies, In passing winds it drowns,
But breathes, like perfect joys, Tender tones.
- Frederick Tennyson

A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea.
If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do,
he drowns.
- Joseph Conrad

What is a sophisticate? He is a man who thinks he can
swim better than he can and sometimes he drowns.
- Oscar Hammerstein II

Time in its irresistible and ceaseless flow carries
along on its flood all created things and drowns them
in the depths of obscurity.
- Anna Comnena

Never before has a civilization reached such a degree of a contempt for life;
never before has a generation,
drowned in mortification, felt such a rage to live.
- Raoul Vaneigem

Wine hath drowned more men than the sea.
- Thomas Fuller

Nobody ever drowned in his own sweat.
- Ann Landers

The truth can not be drowned by any flood of false indictments.
- Slobodan Milosevic

No one has ever drowned in sweat.
- Lou Holtz

Everything that I have professionally,
and so much of what I have personally,
is because of this great, fair city,
and to see it being drowned like this is almost unbearable.
- Harry Connick, Jr.

Such fire was not by water to be drowned,
nor he his nature changed by changing ground.
- Ludovico Ariosto

Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.
- Thomas Fuller

Lyrics have to be underwritten.
That's why poets generally make poor lyric writers
because the language is too rich.
You get drowned in it.
- Stephen Sondheim

I have been in danger of being drowned twice.
- John Aubrey

The purpose of education is to keep a culture from
being drowned in senseless repetitions,
each of which claims to offer a new insight.
- Harold Rosenberg

The movies that are made more thoughtfully or made
or with more ambition often get just get drowned out by the noise.
- Roger Ebert

The questions worth asking, in other words,
come not from other people but from nature,
and are for the most part delicate things easily drowned
out by the noise of everyday life.
- Robert B. Laughlin

The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear.
It is ignored by the voice of desire.
It is contradicted by the voice of shame.
It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger.
Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.
- Karl A. Menninger

With the requests of some he complied,
and has published a discourse, delivered before the
Society for recovering drowned persons,
which may be justly pronounced one of the most beautiful
and interesting sermons in the English language.
- John Strachan

A man who is not afraid of the sea will soon be drowned,
he said, for he will be going out on a day he shouldn't.
But we do be afraid of the sea, and we do only be drownded now and again.
- John Millington Synge

I enjoy some physical stuff.
But if I had a choice between playing a scene where it's raining,
it's terribly cold, I'm wet and I'm being drowned and
playing a scene with dinosaur eggs in a laboratory,
I'd probably take the latter.
It's warmer and generally more comfortable!
- Sam Neill

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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