Overrunning: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations Overrunning ndash; FloodNo individual raindrop ever considers itself responsible for the flood.ndash;AnonymousThe flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring.ndash;Warren ChappellWhat is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?ndash;Leonard CohenTheirs was the giant race, before the flood.ndash;John DrydenThere are flood and drought over the eyes and in the mouth, dead water and dead sand contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil gapes at the vanity of toil, laughs without mirth. This is the death of the earth.ndash;T. S. EliotWe must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.ndash;Martin Luther King, Jr.Nothing is as soft as water, yet who can withstand the raging flood?ndash;Lao MaLand of Heart's Desire, Where beauty has no ebb, decay no flood, But joy is wisdom, time an endless song.ndash;William Butler YeatsOverrunning ndash; InvadersOnly with absolute fearlessness can we slay the dragons of mediocrity that invade our gardens.ndash;John Maynard KeynesOverrunning ndash; OccupyingWe are a conquering race. We must obey our blood and occupy new markets and if necessary new lands.ndash;Albert J. Beveridge
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