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River Quotes

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The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no judgments.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life knows no obstacles.
The River can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

The River of Life flows - and all else is our drama.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River of Life just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life can cut through solid rock - in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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The River of Life flows eternally,
with infinite strength,
but with no convictions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One can flow harmoniously with the River -
or one can struggle fearfully against the River -
and the River just flows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Hitch a Ride on the River of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose to flow with the River of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life has no meaning, no good, no bad,
no better, no worse, no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS. There is nothing to do.
There is nothing to say.
There is nothing to think.
There is nothing to feel.
The River just flows. The River is the source of all nourishment -
the source of all obstacles.
The River is the source of all life - the source of all death.
The River is the source of all joy - and the source of all sorrow.
Yet the River has no joy - and the River has no sorrow.
The River is just the River.
One can flow harmoniously with the River -
or one can struggle fearfully against the River -
and the River just flows.
One can accept the River - or one can deny the River -
and the River just flows.
One can worship the River of Life - or one can curse the River of Life -
and the River just flows. There is nothing to do - and the River flows.
There is nothing to say - and the River flows.
There is nothing to think - and the River flows.
There is nothing to feel - and the River flows.
The River flows - and all else is our drama.
The River flows - and all else is our invention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge
and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you,
you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River,
the headline that afternoon would read:
"President Can't Swim."
- Lyndon B. Johnson

The River of Life is the source of all joy -
and the source of all sorrow.
Yet the River has no joy -
and the River has no sorrow.
The River is just the River.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is the river of life in the world.
- Henry Ward Beecher

The River of Life has no expectations
and makes no assumptions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The River of Life is timeless.
It is not unchanging, but it is timeless,
and it changes in its own time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn't have any doubt -
it is sure to get where it is going,
and it doesn't want to go anywhere else.
- Hal Boyle

The activist is not the man who says the river is dirty.
The activist is the man who cleans up the river.
- Ross Perot

Personally, I have fond memories of playing
on slippery rocks on the banks of a rushing river
as a child and hitchhiking in college.
To those who say, "But times are different now,"
I reply that statistically life is much safer now
than in the 1950s, with regard to both crime and accidents.
What has changed is our attitudes.
In those years, a broken leg from falling off a swing
or the back of a tractor was just part of childhood -
an excuse for gathering autographs.
Today that broken leg would be a source
of outrage and probably lawsuits.
I long for a simpler time when life was taken less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fame, like the river, is narrowest where it is bred,
and broadest afar off.
- William Davenant

Most of the locks and dams on the upper Mississippi
River system are over 60 years old and many are in
serious need of repair and rehabilitation.
- Ron Kind

Preserving a river or a creek can bring a lot of revenue.
- Jim Fowler

My girlfriend and I rented a nice house on the river
and I was there for about two and a half months,
and we were just out of Alabama.
I hardly got to see Alabama.
- Albert Finney

Having contemplated this admirable grove,
I proceeded towards the shrubberies on the banks of the river,
and though it was now late in December,
the aromatic groves appeared in full bloom.
- William Bartram

We gathered all the stock we could find,
and made an attempt to move.
We left many of our horses and cattle in Wallowa.
We lost several hundred in crossing the river.
- Chief Joseph

My favorite holiday spot has to be New York,
on the St.
Lawrence River.
Without a doubt that area there is perfect for me.
Very, very spacious.
It's nice.
- Tom Felton

True merit, like a river, the deeper it is,
the less noise it makes.
- Edward F. Halifax

In this time the enemy began to undermine our fort,
which was situated sixty yards from Kentucky River.
- Daniel Boone

They've got to tell us what is necessary to ensure
the future health of the river system.
- John Anderson

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

Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
- Minna Antrim

You know it's only 50 miles from Grand River to Canton,
but it took me 67 years to travel that distance.
- Don Shula

To ancient Chinese fancy, the Milky Way was a luminous river,
- the River of Heaven, - the Silver Stream.
- Lafcadio Hearn

Until I was four years old I lived in the house of my paternal grandfather,
about two miles from the pretty little village of Wallace,
at the mouth of the river of that name.
- Simon Newcomb

Finally, the ecological health of the Mississippi River
and its economic importance to the many people that
make their living or seek their recreation is based
on a healthy river system.
- Ron Kind

I had the Big Horn river explored from Wind River mountain
to my place of embarkation.
- William Henry Ashley

I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts.
My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town.
- Emeril Lagasse

It is only in appearance that time is a river.
It is rather a vast landscape and it is the eye of the beholder that moves.
- Thornton Wilder

You cannot step into the same river twice.
- Heraclitus

Our fish, our recreation, our irrigation and all our
uses of the Missouri River are threatened if the drought
continues and the Corps of Engineers decisions aren't changed.
- Mike Rounds

The river Trent is lovely, I know because I have walked on it for 18 years.
- Brian Clough

The artist one day falls through a hole in the brambles,
and from that moment he is following the dark rapids
of an underground river which may sometimes flow so
near to the surface that the laughing picnic parties are heard above.
- Cyril Connolly

No man ever steps in the same river twice,
for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.
- Heraclitus

Eventually, all things merge into one,
and a river runs through it.
- Norman Maclean

After the departure of the land parties,
I embarked with six men on thursday,
the 21st april,
on board my newly made boat and began the descent of the river.
- William Henry Ashley

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

Here, on the river's verge, I could be busy for months
without changing my place,
simply leaning a little more to right or left.
- Paul Cezanne

Just as the water of a river near its mouth,
in its final form, is composed largely of many tributaries,
so an idea, in its final form, is composed largely of later additions.
- Willy Ley

All through the night, like the tumult of a river when
it races between the cliffs of a canyon,
in my sleep I could hear the steady roar of the passing army.
- Richard Harding Davis

What I didn't know was that if I didn't stand with my back to the wall,
Hollywood people would unscrew my ass and sell it down the river.
- Joseph Wambaugh

He who postpones the hour of living is like the rustic
who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.
- Horace

Never insult an alligator until after you have crossed the river.
- Cordell Hull

The Yellowstone river is a beautiful river to navigate.
- William Henry Ashley

I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river,
it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber,
it steeped itself in the forests.
- Pablo Neruda

In the decline of the day, near Kentucky river,
as we ascended the brow of a small hill,
a number of Indians rushed out of a thick cane-brake upon us,
and made us prisoners.
- Daniel Boone

We set the town on fire and burned down every house
as a warning to other small towns along the river.
- Knute Nelson

Our village was built on the Ohio River,
and was a halting place on this great national road,
then the only avenue of traffic between the South and the North.
- Rebecca H. Davis

The river route is certainly preferable,
as it affords good grazing and an abundance of water.
- William Whipple

I have been out again on the river, rowing.
I find nothing new.
- Fanny Kemble

The road to democracy may be winding and is like a
river taking many curves,
but eventually the river will reach the ocean.
- Chen Shui-bian

We have sat on the river bank and caught catfish with pin hooks.
The time has come to harpoon a whale.
- John Hope

The logs of wood which move down the river together
Are driven apart by every wave.
Such inevitable parting Should not be the cause of misery.
- Nagarjuna

There is nothing to do - and the River flows.
There is nothing to say - and the River flows.
There is nothing to think - and the River flows.
There is nothing to feel - and the River flows.
The River flows - and all else is our drama.
The River flows - and all else is our invention.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

James Garner is like a peaceful river through our chaos.
- Kaley Cuoco

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

While the river of life glides along smoothly,
it remains the same river; only the landscape on either bank seems to change.
- Max Muller


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