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Picture quote by Heraclitus about wisdom

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


Picture quote about living

Only when the last tree has died and the last river been poisoned, and the last fish been caught will we realize we cannot eat money.


Picture quote by Khalil Gibran about relativity

For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one. ⏤ Khalil Gibran


Picture quote about wisdom

A river cuts through a rock not because of its power but its persistence.


Picture quote about time

Time is like a river. You cannot touch the same water twice because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life.


Picture quote about persistence

A river cuts though a rock, not because of its power, but its persistence


Picture quote about river

When someone hurts you cry a river, build a bridge and get over it !


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Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.

Nikita Khrushchev, politician

No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.

American Indian Proverbs,

No matter how full the river, it still wants to grow.

African Proverbs,

Till last by Philip's farm I flowTo join the brimming river,For men may come and men may go,But I go on for ever.

Alfred Lord Tennyson, poet

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, president

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

Heraclitus, philosopher

He who does not know his way to the sea should take a river for his guide.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

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

Horace, poet

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,

I was born upon thy bank, river,My blood flows in thy stream,And thou meanderest foreverAt the bottom of my dream.

Henry David Thoreau, author

When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form, the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period.

John Moody, businessman

The night-soil men can see a bird walking in trees. It isn't a bird. It is a woman who has removed her skin and is on her way to drink the blood of her secret enemies. It is a woman who has left her skin i a corner of a house made out of wood. It is a woman who is reasonable and admires honeybees in the hibiscus.

Jamaica Kincaid,

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, philosopher

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

Cordell Hull, public servant

I'll fill those canyons in your soul, like a river lead you home. And I'll walk a step behind, in the shadows so you shine. Just ask, it will be done and I will prove my love, until you're sure that I'm the one.

Gary Allan, musician

There's one of my new poems actually - is a good example of where my poetry has ended up. My earlier river poetry was more like a cross between Shelley and Dylan Thomas.

Robert Adamson, philosopher

There's a bootleg album that was recorded when I was 14 or 15, a compilation of things live at different clubs. Songs like Girl from Ipanema and Cry Me A River. I don't know what the title of it is.

Edgar Winter, musician

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, statesman

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, businessman

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

William Henry Ashley, businessman

The Yellowstone river is a beautiful river to navigate.

William Henry Ashley, businessman

Puberty for a girl is like floating down a broadening river into an open sea.

Granville Stanley Hall, psychologist

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 Harding Davis, author

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

William Whipple, politician

No, I don't want to talk about River. I have nothing to say about it that I would want to be public.

Joaquin Phoenix, actor

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

John Anderson,

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

Knute Nelson, politician

Almost 70 percent of U.S. ag exports travel the upper Mississippi River and the Illinois waterway system.

Jerry Costello, politician

We made a good start toward preserving recreational areas like the Chattahoochee River.

Roy Barnes, politician

We live in a state with a wonderful climate and plenty of natural beauty, from the shores of Cumberland Island to the Chattahoochee River to the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Roy Barnes, politician

You remember that my great vision came to me when I was only nine years old, and you have seen that I was not much good for anything until after I had performed the horse dance near the mouth of the Tongue River during my eighteenth summer.

Black Elk, leader

The sea has now changed from it's natural, to river coloured water, the probable consequence of some streams falling into the bay, or into the ocean to the north of it, through the low land.

George Vancouver, explorer

Preserving a river or a creek can bring a lot of revenue.

Jim Fowler, scientist

The Zambesi is a big river; there's no crocodiles on 4 Mile Run.

Jim Fowler, scientist

In the rainy season, sometimes to get to the first lesson we had to run really quick, because we had to cross the river to school and we'd have to go up and down the bank to find a place to cross because there is no bridge.

Haile Gebrselassie, athlete

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, politician

In the underlying bill, I think the authors of the legislation, those in support of it, understand the use of the Mississippi River. Yes, there is commercial navigation on it, and there will be tomorrow.

Ron Kind, politician

One of the first things I did as a new Member of Congress was help form a bipartisan Mississippi River Caucus so we could work together from both the North and the South in order to draw attention to the resources that are needed along the Mississippi River.

Ron Kind, politician

Sometimes we would be staked out in the middle of the river, several barges tied together. So we could party.

Terry Southern, writer

The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slowly moving, the grass and water that is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades. It is a river of grass.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas, journalist

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, writer

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, actor

What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat is protected? It is nothing.

Jay Inslee, politician

I like to interpret 'Call me a River', as if I'm saying, 'Now you're telling me you love me after all that, and I'm telling you to shove off.' That's my interpretation. But I would never 'say' that because somebody else might interpret the song in another way.

Diana Krall, musician

Salzburg... is a mountain town with a rushing river running right through the center, everything in the rain various shades of green and brown.

Jonathan Carroll, author

I've always thought that if Israel really wanted to solve the problem, they'd just start tomorrow and push right to the Jordan River, and anything in their way goes. They don't need America or someone else to help.

Bruce Dern, actor

We had not seen any natives for many days, but a few passed the camp on the opposite side of the river on the evening of the 25th. They would not, however, come to us; but fled into the interior in great apparent alarm.

Charles Sturt, explorer

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, leader

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, journalist

There are a range of associated impacts related to increasing temperatures which affect both evaporation rates and river systems, which are already over stressed, and these will hit farming communities and the health of crop lands.

Peter Garrett, musician

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, explorer

It's the classic story form. All staying equal, or proving equal, or being equal, this will all continue, and the next time around, we'll move on to see what happened to Harry after he dove in the river, or who his friend John really was, and so on.

Robert Creeley, poet

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, politician

As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans.

Ron Kind, politician

These matters having been arranged, I had a temporary awning erected near the river, and was for three or four days busily employed writing an account of our journey for the Governor's information.

Charles Sturt, explorer

We're loosely calling it The River Project, but hopefully the pieces that we put together will be educational pieces that will throw some light on the situation as to what kind of jeopardy may be surrounding our great rivers.

Richard Dean Anderson, actor

Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants.

Carol P. Christ, educator

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,

How lovely the little river is, with its dark changing wavelets! It seems to me like a living companion while I wander along the bank, and listen to its low, placid voice...

George Eliot, author

With rivers as with good friends, you always feel better for a few hours in their presence; you always want to review your dialogue, years later, with a particular pool or riffle or bend, and to live back through the layers of experience. We have been to this river before and together. We have much to relive.

Nick Lyons,

Then the enchantment became more dreamlike, until he felt that an endless river of swelling gold and silver was flowing over him, too multitudinous for its pattern to be comprehended; it became part of the throbbing air about him, and it drenched and drowned him. Swiftly he sank under its shining weight into a deep realm of sleep.

J. R. R. Tolkien, novelist

Through this broad street, restless ever, Ebbs and flows a human tide,Wave on wave a living river;Wealth and fashion side by side;Toiler, idler, slave and master, in the same quick current glide.

John Greenleaf Whittier, poet

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,

It's hard now to imagine that kind of travel and the daily tasks they simply took for granted. If a wagon axle broke, you had to stop and carve a new one. To cross a river, you sometimes had to build a raft.

James Houston, artist

I identify with someone wanting something to work out, but not being able to get through the rocks to the river.

Emile Hirsch, actor

When a role for a young guy is being offered to me, I think of River Phoenix. It feels like a loss.

Leonardo DiCaprio, actor

Dive again and again into the river of uncertainty. in the dark, only then can you recognize the light.

Jyrki Vainonen,

You cannot step into the same river twice.

Heraclitus, philosopher

About fifteen miles above New Orleans the river goes very slowly. It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent. Where the sun strikes it, it is golden.

Frank Yerby, author

I want all the interested parties to come together and develop a solution that provides additional water and helps the lower Arkansas River communities thrive again.

Ken Salazar, politician

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, politician

We have an unknown distance yet to run, an unknown river to explore. What falls there are, we know not; what rocks beset the channel, we know not; what walls ride over the river, we know not. Ah, well! we may conjecture many things.

John Wesley Powell, explorer

Yet, in 1850 nearly all the railroads in the United States lay east of the Mississippi River, and all of them, even when they were physically mere extensions of one another, were separately owned and separately managed.

John Moody, businessman

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

Daniel Boone, explorer

I becan acting when River was doing this TV series and they needed two kids for the show, so they got me and my little sister, Summer, to do it. After that I did some really weird guest spots with orangutans and stuff.

Joaquin Phoenix, actor

I am an intelligent river which has reflected successively all the banks before which it has flowed by meditating only on the images offered by those changing shores.

Victor Hugo, author

The importance of the river cannot be overstated in the history of the country, or the development of the nation.

Maurice Hinchey,

From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea.

Algernon Charles Swinburne, poet

We cannot be any stronger in our foreign policy for all the bombs and guns we may heap up in our arsenals than we are in the spirit which rules inside the country. Foreign policy, like a river, cannot rise above its source.

Adlai Stevenson, politician

The science of politics is the one science that is deposited by the streams of history, like the grains of gold in the sand of a river; and the knowledge of the past, the record of truths revealed by experience, is eminently practical, as an instrument of action and a power that goes to making the future.

Lord Acton, historian

Grief is like a moving river, so that's what I mean by it's always changing. It's a strange thing to say because I'm at heart an optimistic person, but I would say in some ways it just gets worse. It's just that the more time that passes, the more you miss someone.

Michelle Williams, actress

Every user of the river down here understands that a healthy river is absolutely vital for a healthy economy and a healthy tourism industry.

Jay Weatherill, politician

I think we all share a view about wanting to make sure we have a healthy river and we're looking forward to the plan and in the lead-up to that we've agreed to speak again.

Jay Weatherill, politician

We've been very patient over the years but this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reset the rules for the River Murray and we're determined not to squander that opportunity.

Jay Weatherill, politician

You've never seen Manhattan 'til you've flown right up the East River. It's beautiful.

Cory Lidle, athlete

Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

I shall take all the troubles of the past, all the disappointments, all the headaches, and I shall pack them in a bag and throw them in the East River.

Trygve Lie, politician

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, intellectual

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, actor

Yeah, we held a junior carp tournament on the St. Lawrence River in New York last August. I hosted that along with a couple of other people.

Tom Felton, actor

If I were mayor, I'd invite everyone to have free boat trips on the river and free balloon rides over the city. I'd let the elderly in residential homes wander free.

Jane Birkin, actress

I'm a grandmother with dogs and nice friends here in the Rocky mountains. Ever see the movie A River Runs Through It? That's where I live. It's beautiful, no two ways about it.

Margot Kidder, actress

A few hours' ride brought us to the banks of the river Kansas.

Francis Parkman, historian

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

Lafcadio Hearn,

I turned my attention for a while to gamma ray astronomy and soon began the first in a continous series of experiments at the Savannah River site to study the properties of the neutrino.

Frederick Reines, physicist

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, environmentalist

To connect with the great river we all need a path, but when you get down there there's only one river.

Matthew Fox, actor

After crossing the Smoky Hill River, I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.

Buffalo Bill, celebrity

Denial ain't just a river in Egypt.

Mark Twain, author

An individual human existence should be like a river

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

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