A River Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About A River

#1. Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it. - Author: Justin Timberlake
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#2. Star salt (the stars' reflection in a river) Sun cradle (the sea) Lemon kiss (everyone knew exactly what this meant!) Family anchor (the dinner table) - Author: Nina George
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#3. Haven't you ever harbored the secret thought that somewhere Huck and Jim are - at this instant - poling their raft down some river just beyond our reach, so much more real are they than the shoe clerk who fitted us just a forgotten day ago? - Author: Dan Simmons
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#4. The Yellowstone river is a beautiful river to navigate. - Author: William Henry Ashley
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#5. How can a river that rises in a black forest and discharges in a black sea be celebrated as blue? - Author: Tessa De Loo
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#6. Just to see if I liked vlogging, I uploaded a video of my sister and I cleaning up a river in a canoe for Earth Day. The sound was horrible, and the quality was horrible ... But you have to blog what's interesting to you and not care what anyone thinks. - Author: Rosanna Pansino
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#7. The heart is a river. The act of writing is the moving water that holds the banks apart, keeps the muscle of words flexing so that the reader can be carried along by this movement. To be given space and the chance to leave one's earthly world. Is there any greater freedom than this? - Author: Helen Humphreys
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#8. Yellow leaves were falling all through the forest and the river was filled with them, shuttling and winking, golden leaves that rushed like poured coins in the tailwater. A perishable currency, forever renewed. - Author: Cormac McCarthy
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#9. The day you forgive your past and close your eyes. You will hear a river flowing inside you again. You will hear that waves of the ocean hitting the seashores of your soul once again. And again the sun will shine, lighting up your darkest nights. - Author: Akshay Vasu
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#10. I was born in West Plains, and we lived here till I was one. Then my dad needed to get a job, so we moved to the St. Louis area. I lived in St. Charles, on the Missouri River, till I was 15. - Author: Daniel Woodrell
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#11. As a youngster I worked the river boats going down the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, pushing barges to Chicago, then all the way down to New Orleans. - Author: Clint Walker
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#12. I was having a mildly paranoid day, mostly due to the fact that the mad priest lady from over the river had taken to nailing weasels to my front door again. - Author: Warren Ellis
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#13. It seethes and seethes, a river of darkness, putting forth lilies and snakes - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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#14. The mountains were gone, replaced by a lush green vale. A river flowed out of the mountains, twisting in great curves through the vale until it - Author: John Gwynne
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#15. The United States is a world unto itself. We have mountains, we have deserts, we have a river that equals the Yangtze River, that equals the Nile. We have the greatest cities in the world - among the greatest cities in the world. - Author: Paul Theroux
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#16. She watched his face as earnestly as he watched the river. But, in the intensity of her look there was a touch of dread or horror. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#17. 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. - Author: Ken Salazar
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#18. He saw time turn back upon itself, a river flowing upward to the spring. He held the contemporaneity of two moments in his left and right hands; as he moved them apart he smiled to see the moments separate like dividing soap bubbles. - Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
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#19. Love cannot be held prisoner because it is a river and will overflow its banks. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#20. 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? - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#21. But it's there in his face, a fleeting reluctance that matches her own. They stand there together for a long time, for too long, for what seems like forever, each unwilling to part ways, letting the people behind them stream past like a river around rocks. Page: 91 - Author: Jennifer E. Smith
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#22. There is a kind of river of things passing into being and Time is a violent torrent. For no sooner is each seen, than it has been carried away, and another is being carried by, and that, too, will be carried away. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#23. History is also a river. - Author: Stephen King
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#24. Land lasts longer than blood or love. It is not like a river. - Author: Annick Smith
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#25. It may be a Mountain or a Tree, a River or a Bee ... learn to enjoy the little things in Life.-RVM - Author: R.v.m.
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#26. He turn'd his charger as he spake, Upon the river shore, He gave his bridle reins a shake, Said, "Adieu for evermore, my love, And adieu for evermore." - Author: Walter Scott
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#27. The river is such a tranquil place, a place to sit and think of romance and the beauty of nature, to enjoy the elegance of swans and the chance of a glimpse of a kingfisher. - Author: Jane Wilson-Howarth
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#28. Doctor. The word for healer and wise man throughout the universe. We get that word from you, you know?' River Song, A Good Man Goes to War - Author: Cavan Scott
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#29. Wake up Lovers, It is time to start the Journey! Let us kiss the ground & flow like a river towards the Ocean. Only love can lead the way. - Author: Rumi
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#30. It is sparkling light, aromatic plants, a lofty palace, a flowing river, ripe fruit, a beautiful wife and abundant clothing, in an eternal abode of radiant joy, in beautiful soundly-constructed high houses. - Author: Muhammad
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#31. Time's a river, Locke, and we've always drifted farther down it than we think. - Author: Scott Lynch
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#32. I could fall in love with a cruel desert that kills without passion, a canyon full of scorpions, one thousand blinding arctic storms, a century sealed in a cave, a river of molten salt flowing down my throat. But never with you. - Author: Henry Rollins
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#33. I never set fire to a piano. I'd like to have got away with it, though. I pushed a couple of them in the river. They wasn't any good. - Author: Jerry Lee Lewis
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#34. While there may be no "right" way to value a forest or a river, there is a wrong way, which is to give it no value at all. How do we decide the value of a 700-year-old tree? We need only to ask how much it would cost to make a new one, or a new river, or even a new atmosphere. - Author: Paul Hawken
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#35. One day I'll be standing at the river looking out across tomorrow, and the bridge I need to get there will be a bridge that I have burned. - Author: Garth Brooks
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#36. The Thames is a wretched river after the Mersey and the ships are not like Liverpool ships and the docks are barren of beauty ... it is a beastly hole after Liverpool; for Liverpool is the town of my heart and I would rather sail a mudflat there than command a clipper out of London - Author: John Masefield
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#37. Most of [her ashes] fell into the river in a long gray curtain. But some was caught by the wind and blown upward toward the blue spring sky where it swirled a moment in the air, before dissolving into sunlight. - Author: Kimberly Cutter
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#38. Fill your heart with truth so that the wisdom of Christ will flow fluently from you like a living river moving into the seeking hearts of the thirsty. - Author: Calvin W. Allison
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#39. The Doctor: Doctor Song, you've got that face on again.
River: What face?
The Doctor: The "He's hot when he's clever" face.
River: This is my normal face.
The Doctor: Yes it is.
River: Oh, shut up.
The Doctor: Not a chance. - Author: Steven Moffat
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#40. There is a terrible beauty to isolation. You don't have to accept responsibility for others, or live up to their expectations. You could dip your toe into humanity's maelstrom from time to time, or sit on the river bank and observe. - Author: Celia Stander
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#41. A woman who was washing clothes in the river during the hottest time of the day ran screaming down the main street in an alarming state of commotion.
"It's coming," she finally explained. "Something frightful, like a kitchen dragging a village behind it. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#42. What makes a kingdom great is its being like a down-flowing river,
the central point towards which all the smaller streams under Heaven converge; or like the female throughout the world, who by quiescence always overcomes the male. And quiescence is a form of humility. - Author: Laozi
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#43. The night was as dark by this time as it would be until morning; and what light we had, seemed to come from the river than the sky, as the oars in their dipping struck at a few reflected stars. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#44. One who journeying Along a way he knows not, having crossed A place of drear extent, before him sees A river rushing swiftly toward the deep, And all its tossing current white with foam, And stops and turns, and measures back his way. - Author: Homer
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#45. I'm a fervent foe of water pollution, whether it is our own Hudson River or Philadelphia's tap water. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#46. All things of the body stream away like a river, all things of the mind are dreams and delusion; life is warfare, and a visit to a strange land; the only lasting fame is oblivion. - Author: Marcus Aurelius
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#47. He sips his drink and it leaves his handlebar mustache dripping like a cattle dog come outta a river. - Author: Erin Bowman
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#48. Time passes, people move. Like a river's flow, it never ends. A childish mind will turn to noble ambition. Young love will become deep affection. The clear water's surface reflects growth. Now listen to the Serenade of water to reflect upon yourself. - Author: Sheik
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#49. Be like a river. Be open. Flow. - Author: Julie Connor
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#50. Directly beneath the Lotus Pond of Paradise lay the lower depths of Hell, and as He peered through the crystalline waters, He could see the River of Three Crossings and the Mountain of Needles as clearly as if He were viewing pictures in a peep-box. - Author: Ryunosuke Akutagawa
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#51. She was usually idling by the river bank, or gathering berries in a field when a someone appeared, with gentle and penetrating eyes, who - with no exchange of words - understood; - Author: Toni Morrison
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#52. The Xanthus or Scamander is not a mere dry channel and bed of a mountain torrent, but fed by the ever-flowing springs of fame ...
and I trust that I may be allowed to associate our muddy but much abused Concord River with the most famous in history. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#53. Brass is polished by ashes; copper is cleaned by tamarind; a woman, by her menses; and a river by its flow. - Author: Chanakya
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#54. Photography is like a river with a thousand streams that never converge. - Author: Massimo Vitali
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#55. The love between people and especially between mothers and children doesn't end. It flows like a river through the world. Shut your eyes and you can feel it rising. - Author: Eli Gottlieb
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#56. Though the words Canada East on the map stretch over many rivers and lakes and unexplored wildernesses, the actual Canada, which might be the colored portion of the map, is but a little clearing on the banks of the river, which one of those syllables would more than cover. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#57. As a mighty river which when properly harnessed by dams and canals, creates a vast reservoir of water, prevents famine and provides abundant power for industry; so also the mind, when controlled, provides a reservoir of peace and generates abundant energy for the human uplift. - Author: B.K.S. Iyengar
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#58. For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet, and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports. - Author: Sandra Postel
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#59. Nature is filled with tendencies and obstructions. Extremes beget limitations, even as a river by its own swiftness creates obstructions for itself. - Author: Robert Green Ingersoll
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#60. Daddy's gonna put you on a sailboat across the River Styx." "Did you just use Greek mythology to talk trash? - Author: John Green
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#61. When I visited the Water Institute's Baton Rouge offices overlooking the Mississippi River, I couldn't find a drop of the charged politics that drives so many environmental conversations in Washington. - Author: Nina Easton
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#62. We act as a conduit for the observers' unexpressed desires, the silent appreciation they may contain for anything; a lover, a river, a building even - Author: Guy Mankowski
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#63. The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#64. There is no river at all, and no boat, and no boatman.
There is not even a rope to tow the boat, and no one to pull it.
There is no earth, no sky, no time, no thing, no shore, no ford! - Author: Kabir
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#65. In a life properly lived, you're a river, - Author: Jim Harrison
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#66. The harsh light above them caught her face, and Sean could see what she'd look like when she was much older - a handsome woman, scarred by wisdom she never asked for. - Author: Dennis Lehane
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#67. History is not just a tale of men's making, but is a thing tied to the land. We call a hill by the name of a hero who died there, or name a river after a princess who fled beside its banks, and when the old names vanish, the stories go with them and the new names carry no reminder of the past. - Author: Bernard Cornwell
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#68. Give me Pablo Neruda, picnic beneath a full moon & iridescent stars, black olives, cherries, dark things, canoe on a river ... that's romance. - Author: Brandi L. Bates
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#69. I was left behind with the immensity of existing things. A sponge, suffering because it cannot saturate itself; a river, suffering because reflections of clouds and trees are not clouds and trees. - Author: Czeslaw Milosz
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#70. But faith is not necessarily, or not soon, a resting place. Faith puts you out on a wide river in a boat, in the fog, in the dark. Even a man of faith knows that (as Burley Coulter used to say) we've all got to go through enough to kill us. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#71. I thought that there is yet hope for someone who was caught in the river's whirlpool, but none exists for those who are trapped in the vortex of a beautiful woman's eyes. - Author: Sumeetha Manikandan
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#72. From its outside wall half a luggage trolley protruded: platform 93/4 was where the Hogwarts Express docked. River - Author: Mick Herron
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#73. Although the villagers rose with the sun to work the fields, attend to the animals, bake their bread, and begin their long list of chores, for me, Leya Truelong, this was a day like no other. Today, Wren River was touched by the fantastic.

Desiccate by Bonnie Ferrante - Author: Bonnie Ferrante
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#74. The calm, Cool face of the river, Asked me for a kiss - Author: Langston Hughes
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#75. When I first read 'The River,' I had theories on what it was about, but once we got into rehearsal, I realized it's much simpler: It's about how human beings try to connect. The play holds a mirror up to the audience, and they take from it what's relevant to their lives. - Author: Laura Donnelly
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#76. Above all Siddartha learned from the river how to listen, to listen with a still heart, with a waiting, open soul, without passion, without desire, without judgments, without opinions. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#77. Don't cross a river if it is four feet deep on average. - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#78. Corey Bryant sank into a great forgetful river, and that river was time, and its waters were red. - Author: Stephen King
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#79. The sunset was a red slit of light like a devil's eye, hanging low and depraved over the Mississippi River bluff. - Author: Lisa Turner
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#80. The Holy Spirit is in you and he wants out. He is in you as a river, not a lake. - Author: Bill Johnson
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#81. You cannot tell a river in which direction it should flow, but you can steer your boat. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#82. You want soldiers who, when they get to a river after a long march, don't start rooting for their canteen in their pack, but just dive right in. - Author: Tom Waits
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#83. A hawk swooped overhead and Mapleshade imagined it feasting on Ravenwing's body after she had finished with him. He would bleed a river of blood, every drop spilled for her helpless kits ... - Author: Erin Hunter
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#84. I'm alive and capable of love, and love is a fucking river. It's never ending and it flows through us, all around us, keeps us alive and decadent, fierce from struggle and genuine in our vulnerability. I - Author: Daniel Jose Older
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#85. Had a wee in the Amazon. Until Richard told me I should be careful because there are some tiny fish that can swim up from the water through my urine and into my knob! Is that how amazing the Amazon is? The fish in there would really rather live in my knob than the river. - Author: Karl Pilkington
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#86. Each time in fiction or in history I meet a well-defined personality I am personally interested in him, for we know each other already, because we met on the river. - Author: Mark Twain
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#87. Across the river, a row of crystal castles glittered in the sunlight in a way that would make Walt Disney want to throw rocks at his Magic Kingdom. - Author: Shannon Messenger
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#88. The sky was as blue and delicate as a porcelain teacup, and the hills rolled gently in all directions, intersected occasionally with the silver ribbon of a river. - Author: Alyxandra Harvey
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#89. Everyone grows and changes. It's not even to say that you become a better person than you were, but you're morphing. This whole thing is just a weird river that we're on. - Author: Katie Aselton
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#90. Vegetarianism is a link to perfection and peace. - Author: River Phoenix
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#91. And the bush hath friends to meet him, and their kindly voices greet him
In the murmur of the breezes and the river on its bars,
And he sees the vision splendid of the sunlit plains extended,
And at night the wond'rous glory of the everlasting stars. - Author: A.B. Paterson
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#92. I don't feel like a person at all: I am something to be loaded and unloaded, like a sofa or a cuckoo clock. I am something to be tossed into a junkyard, thrown into the river, if necessary. I don't feel real anymore. I feel like I could disappear. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#93. Let's look for dragons, I said to Pooh.
Yes, let's, said Pooh to Me.
We crossed the river and found a few
Yes, those are dragons all right, said Pooh.
As soon as I saw their beaks I knew.
That's what they are, said Pooh, said he.
That's what they are, said Pooh. - Author: A.A. Milne
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#94. When a beauty hits you, you never complain! You just start demanding for stronger hits! Find a beauty and let it hit you! Find a spectacular rainbow amongst the clouds, find a river shining glamorously under the sun! Let it hit you! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#95. 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. - Author: Robert Adamson
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#96. I have learned about bulk shopping in my four weeks as a Mississippi River resident. Republicans go to Sam's Club, Democrats go to Costco. But everyone buys bulk because - unlike Manhattanites - they all have space to store twenty-four jars of sweet pickles. - Author: Gillian Flynn
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#97. Look closer. The river's its own world of fast and slow, deep and shallow, bright and shadowed. If you look at it like that, like a landscape where the fish live, it'll be easier to catch one. - Author: Cynthia Hand
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#98. I glimpsed the contour of a wide river, its surface glittering white. Dead trees haunted its edges, their limbs stretching skywards, as if begging for forgiveness - Author: Christine Piper
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#99. Trash talk ... Washington floats on a river of aspersion. - Author: David Brooks
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#100. We threw ourselves at that wild river every day and most days it tossed us all harmlessly skyward like well-loved children. After a while that does something to you. - Author: Jo Deurbrouck
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