rivers quotes

The deepest rivers make least din, The silent soule doth most abound in care.William Alexander

Dams have harmed our wildlife and made rivers less useful for recreation.Stephen Ambrose

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

Well, I think breathing life into the Endangered Species Act, taking those wolves back into Yellowstone, restoring the salmon in the rivers of the Pacific Northwest.Bruce Babbitt

He gave us the lakes for our Northern boundary, and the rivers stretching to the seas upon whose waters floats our commerce to the nations of the world; while man has done all that can be done by science to bind us together.John Brough

The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world; there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.George Catlin

We are asking the nations of Europe between whom rivers of blood have flowed to forget the feuds of a thousand years.Winston Churchill

In celebration of this Earth Day, I encourage all Members of the House to support legislation aimed at investing in the improvement of water quality in our Nation's lakes, rivers, streams and estuaries.Jerry Costello

A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.George William Curtis

It is not differences of opinion; it is geographical lines, rivers, and mountains which divide State from State, and make different nations of mankind.Jefferson Davis

Guy Rivers, a conventional piece as regards the love affair which makes a part of the plot, is a tale of deadly strife between the laws of Georgia and a fiendish bandit.Carl Clinton Van Doren

I spent many years trying to write a lot like Ben Folds or John Lennon or Rivers Cuomo. I think that's healthy when you're learning to write and seeing how chords fit together and how songs take shape.Andrew Dost

Before computers, telephone lines and television connect us, we all share the same air, the same oceans, the same mountains and rivers. We are all equally responsible for protecting them.Julia Louis-Dreyfus

Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.John Dryden

Haiti itself was also photographed, some of the streets, some of the mountains, rivers, streams, etc. were photographed before talking with me about how I felt about Haiti. Then the camera went to our voodoo temple and saw a serious ceremony, a real ceremony.Katherine Dunham

I had the fortunate experience to play with people from different schools of music. Sam Rivers is from the fundamentalist school of music.Kevin Eubanks

Statistics vary, but in less than seven years there won't be a single cell left in any of our bodies that's the same as it is today. This means that any human being who 'wants' to change is like a mountain river wanting to reach the valley floor. It's a done deal; that's what mountain rivers do, and 'changing' should be our first nature.Guy Finley

Never give up; for even rivers someday wash dams away.Arthur Golden

Most big cities like London and Glasgow have great big rivers that are unmissable. What's brilliant about the Water of Leith is that it's so hidden. It's a secret.Antony Gormley

I miss aspects of being in the Arab world - the language - and there is a tranquility in these cities with great rivers. Whether it's Cairo or Baghdad, you sit there and you think, 'This river has flown here for thousands of years.' There are magical moments in these places.Zaha Hadid