Quotes of Deluge

“ Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, it would be utterly scorned. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ Diplomats are useful only in fair weather. As soon as it rains, they drown in every drop. ”

- Charles de Gaulle

“ Every creative act involves...a new innocence of perception, liberated from the cataract of accepted belief. ”

- Arthur Koestler

“ Time... advances like the slowest tide, but retreats like the swiftest torrent. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ We expect to have more beach erosion, unfortunately, lots of rain, potential flooding,... This is a serious storm, and we urge people to heed the advice of local officials when they make their announcements about evacuations... if necessary. ”

- Jeb Bush

“ I was disappointed in Niagara — most people must be disappointed in Niagara. Every American bride is taken there, and the sight of the stupendous waterfall must be one of the earliest, if not the keenest, disappointments in American married life. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ A million million spermatozoa, All of them alive: Out of their cataclysm but one poor Noah Dare hope to survive. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ Ambition, like a torrent, ne'er looks back. ”

- Ben Jonson

“ Macaulay is well for awhile, but one wouldn't live under Niagara. ”

- Thomas Carlyle

“ Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it. ”

- Bible

“ Deep calleth upon deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me. ”

- Bible

“ It just comes flooding back. ”

- Charles Thompson

“ He shall come down like rain upon the mown grass. ”

- Bible

“ Neither was a law able to be imposed on the falling rain, that they should not water and overflow the fields of the wicked and unjust. ”

- Seneca

“ Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks. Rage, blow, You cataracts and hurricanoes, spout Till you have drenched our steeples, downed the cocks. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ This nation is like a spring freshet; it overruns its banks and destroys all who are in its path. ”

- Sitting Bull

“ As I write at the end, if we step back and face the enormity of the torrent, then we have taken the first step to imagining what we might want to do about it. ”

- Todd Gitlin

“ No steam or gas ever drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows until it is focused, dedicated and disciplined. ”

- Harry Emerson Fosdick

“ Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge. ”

- Horace Mann

“ A little and a little, collected together, becomes a great deal; the heap in the barn consists of single grains, and drop and drop make the inundation. ”

- Saadi

“ It always rains on tents. Rainstorms will travel thousands of miles, against prevailing winds for the opportunity to rain on a tent. ”

- Dave Barry

“ All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change. ”

- Gilbert K. Chesterton

“ All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change. ”

- G. K. Chesterton

“ We will never be an advanced civilization as long as rain showers can delay the launching of a space rocket. ”

- George Carlin

“ It is with roses and locomotives (not to mention acrobats Spring electricity Coney Island the 4th of July the eyes of mice and Niagara Falls) that my ''poems'' are competing. ”

- e. e. cummings

“ He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain. ”

- Douglas William Jerrold

“ Opinions, like showers, are generated in high places, but they invariably descend into lower ones, and ultimately flow down to the people as rain unto the sea. ”

- Charles Caleb Colton

“ For after all, the best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain. ”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“ And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that house; and it fell not: for it was founded upon a rock. ”

- Bible

“ Popularity is like rain; it sometimes comes rushing from the mountains in a torrent that sweeps all before it, and does a deal of mischief; at others, in refreshing showers, and is the spring of everything that is good. ”

- Unknown
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