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Floods Quotes

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God has cared for these trees,
saved them from drought, disease, avalanches,
and a thousand tempests and floods.
But he cannot save them from fools.
- John Muir

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The moon is at her full, and riding high,
Floods the calm fields with light.
The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep to-night.
- William C. Bryant

Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil,
gas and coal burning are the main activities that have
sent the climate into bigger floods,
droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos.
- Donella Meadows

As long as sixty years ago, when I first started to read newspapers,
I read of floods on the Yellow River and the Yangtze.
Who rushed in with men and money to help? The Americans did.
- Gordon Sinclair

 

Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia,
natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular
feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.
- Earl Blumenauer

The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others
and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us,
and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak,
the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

The National Flood Insurance Program is a valuable
tool in addressing the losses incurred throughout this country due to floods.
It assures that businesses and families have access
to affordable flood insurance that would not be available on the open market.
- Gary Miller

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I needed to explain that Louisiana's coast accepts
the drainage from two-thirds of the United States and,
while the necessary levees constructed upstream have prevented floods,
they have also contributed to problems downstream.
- John Breaux

We must build dikes of courage
to hold back the flood of fear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman
in the midst of this world,
where each person is clinging to his piece of debris?
What's the proper salutation between people
as they pass each other in this flood?
- The Buddha

The flood of money that gushes into politics today
is a pollution of democracy.
- Theodore White

The hurricane flooded me out of a lot of memorabilia,
but it can't flood out the memories.
- Tom Dempsey

Every single day, the flood of pornographic and sleazy spam grows.
- Ron Wyden

The only thing that stops God from sending another
flood is that the first one was useless.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

The champagne was flowing like the Potomac in flood.
- Ben Bradlee

I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with -
the flood of articles,
theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
- A. R. Ammons

The earth will end only when God declares it's time to be over.
Man will not destroy this earth.
This earth will not be destroyed by a flood.
- John Shimkus

The river flows at its own sweet will,
but the flood is bound in the two banks.
If it were not thus bound, its freedom would be wasted.
- Vinoba Bhave

Nobody's strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material.
- Alan Ladd

We were able to flood the zone immediately.
- Jonathan Klein

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

Noah came before the flood.
I have come before the fire.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

The Reform Bill has destroyed the ancient conduits and strainers,
and brings Public Opinion to act upon the government with the rapid,
turbulent, and uncertain violence of a flood!
- Robert Peel

The flood of print has turned reading into a process
of gulping rather than savoring.
- Raymond Chandler

We have lived through the flood time of fascism and
of the nazism which ran its meteoric course at a cost
to mankind in suffering and waste beyond all computation.
- Emily Greene Balch

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

One of the last episodes was all about a flood.
We were working in the rain till all hours,
and it was muddy and it was cold and it was damp,
and it was hours under the hoses.
That was not pleasant.
That was not pleasant.
- Derek Jacobi

Baseball regards us as sheep.
- Curt Flood

Twice I had been stopped by these jobs,
and I thought the role on Dark Shadows would go on
for about three or four weeks.
And then, the phenomenon began, the role caught on,
the mail started to flood in.
- Jonathan Frid

The National Flood Insurance Program is a voluntary program.
If a community really feels that the building insurance
requirements are too burdensome,
they don't have to participate.
- Earl Blumenauer

Baseball was socially relevant, and so was my rebellion against it.
- Curt Flood

Second, there are two problems with respect to mobile homes in particular.
One is we obviously don't want to put them in a flood plain,
because if there's another flood, you're going to lose the mobile home.
- Michael Chertoff

We owe it to the flood victims of New Orleans to give
them truthful answers as to why this event took place
and to assure our citizens that tragedies like this will never happen again.
- Charles Rangel

I lost money, coaching jobs, a shot at the Hall of Fame.
- Curt Flood

I'm a human being I'm not a piece of property.
I am not a consignment of goods.
- Curt Flood

Today more than 20,000 communities participate in the
National Flood Insurance Program.
More than 90 insurance companies sell and service flood service insurance.
There are more than four million policies covering
the total of $800 billion.
- Gary Miller

Homeowners and business owners across the country agreed to pay premiums,
communities agreed to adopt building codes to mitigate flood dangers,
and the Federal Government agreed to provide insurance
coverage to policyholders after a disaster.
- Bob Ney

I'd often wondered what would I do if I were ever traded,
because it happened many, many times.
- Curt Flood

If you destroyed the underpinnings of this great American sport,
you are a hated, ugly, detestable person.
- Curt Flood

At first sight experience seems to bury us under a
flood of external objects,
pressing upon us with a sharp and importunate reality,
calling us out of ourselves in a thousand forms of action.
- Walter Pater

The mathematician, carried along on his flood of symbols,
dealing apparently with purely formal truths,
may still reach results of endless importance for our
description of the physical universe.
- Karl Pearson

All the grand work was laid for people who came after me.
The Supreme Court decided not to give it to me,
so they gave it to two white guys.
I think that's what they were waiting for.
- Curt Flood

We have a human rights interest.
Then there is the immigration problem.
The human-rights violations have caused people to take
to boats and flood not only the United States,
but other countries in the region, creating great instability.
- Warren Christopher

The British seizure of Hongkong was an aspect of one
of the most ugly crimes of the British Empire:
the takeover and destruction of India,
and the use of India to flood China with opium.
- Robert Trout

The baseball establishment is permissive about revelry.
- Curt Flood

A property in the 100-year floodplain has a 96 percent
chance of being flooded in the next hundred years without global warming.
The fact that several years go by without a flood does
not change that probability.
- Earl Blumenauer

I was leaving probably one of the greatest organizations
in hte world at that time for what was probably one of the least like,
and, by God, this is America.
- Curt Flood

And I'd be lying if I told you that as a black man
in baseball I hadn't gone through worse times than my teammates.
- Curt Flood

It was so difficult for the fans to understand my problems with baseball.
- Curt Flood

Whatever I contributed to the unique morale of the
Cardinals was part of this growth,
and so, of course, was my decision to have it out in
public with the owners of organized baseball.
- Curt Flood

Customary though it may be to write about that institutionalized
pastime as though it existed apart from the general environment,
my story does not lend itself to such treatment.
- Curt Flood

But I want you to know that what I'm doing here I'm doing as a ballplayer,
a major league ballplayer.
- Curt Flood

The news in Europe, West and East, is still showing America in flames,
flood, etc.
Cities are shown underwater; befuddled American officials
are shown trying to explain why we are winning the war on terrorism.
- Richard Reeves

People try to make a Greek tragedy of my life,
and they can't do it.
I'm too happy.
- Curt Flood

I'll also say, yes, I think the change in black consciuosness
in recent years has made me more sensitive to injustice
in every area of my life.
- Curt Flood

If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour
of beauty of with which I was in love would one day
flood back into my heart,
there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end,
how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.
- Michelangelo

You know, you meet some people, and do a lot of interviews,
and you come across a Buck O'Neill and you know you
are going to know him for the rest of your life.
The same thing happened with Curt Flood.
- Ken Burns

My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows
how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals,
a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage,
then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair.
- Aeschylus

I was told by the general manager that a white player
had received a higher raise than me.
Because white people required more money to live than black people.
That is why I wasn't going to get a raise.
- Curt Flood

Remember when I told you about the American dream?
That if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough
and kicked yourself in the butt,
you'd succeed? Well, I think I did, I think I did.
- Curt Flood

I'm a child of the sixties, I'm a man of the sixties.
During that period of time this country was coming apart at the seams.
We were in Southeast Asia.
Good men were dying for America and for the Constitution.
- Curt Flood

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

Ever since I'm done with Zim everyone thinks that I'm
going to go back to comics.
I've been flooded with emails asking me if I'm working
on the new Johnny over and over again.
- Jhonen Vasquez

It's because we are so flooded with American culture
that we're startled when we see ourselves up there on the screen.
- Yahoo Serious

Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me,
the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life.
- Bette Davis

Global warming has melted the polar ice caps,
raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities.
Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia.
- Godfried Danneels

If the massive invasion is not stopped,
we are going to be flooded to the extent that we will
drift into third world status.
For our children and for our grandchildren,
we cannot fail on this issue.
- Virgil Goode

They flooded liquidity in the marketplace but the mortgage
rate is based much more on expectations of inflation.
So if the average investor believes that there is inflation coming,
they'll move that rate up.
- Franklin Raines

We are talking about predictable recurring flooding.
- Robert A. Brady

China is crippling our manufacturing economy and eliminating
our jobs by illegally flooding our markets.
- Virginia Foxx

You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.
- Edward Abbey


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