It is the constant and determined effort that breaks down resistance and sweeps away all obstacles.
— Claude M. Bristol

The stars are not wanted now: put out every one; Pack up the moon and dismantle the sun; Pour away the ocean and sweep up the wood. For nothing now can ever come to any good.
W.H. Auden sweeps quote

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The past empowers the present, and the sweeping footsteps leading to this present mark the pathways to the future.
— Mary Catherine Bateson

Let everyone sweep in front of his own door, and the whole world will be clean.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
— sweeps quotation by Lord Byron