Dog. A kind of additional or subsidiary Deity designed to catch the overflow and surplus of the world's worship.
— Ambrose Bierce

A man's interest in the world is only an overflow from his interest in himself.
George Bernard Shaw overflows quote

Evangelism is the spontaneous overflow of a glad and free heart in Jesus Christ.
— Robert Munger

Laughter and weeping, the Greek masks of comedy and tragedy, mark the extremes of a continuous spectrum; both provide channels for the overflow of emotion; both are
— Arthur Koestler

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity: the emotion is contemplated till, by a species of reaction, the tranquillity gradually disappears, and an emotion, kindred to that which was the subject of contemplation, is gradually produced, and does itself actually exist in the mind.
— overflows quotation by William Wordsworth