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Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.
Flattery
Minna Antrim

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No one tests the depth of a river with both feet.
Common Sense
Ashanti Proverb

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Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.
Fame
Francis Bacon

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Love is the river of life in the world.
Love
Henry Ward Beecher

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All rivers run into the sea, yet the sea is not full.
Action
Bible

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The bridges that you cross before you come to them are over rivers that aren't there.
Imagination
Gene Brown

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But now our fate from unmomentous things, may rise like rivers out of little springs.
Fate
Campbell

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An optimist is a driver who thinks that empty space at the curb won't have a hydrant beside it.
Attitude
Changing Times

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Enough shovels of earth -- a mountain. Enough pails of water -- a river.
Growth
Chinese Proverb

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I know the joy of fishes in the river through my own joy, as I go walking along the same river.
Joy
Chuang Tzu

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

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To take wine into our mouths is to savor a droplet of the river of human history.
Wine
Clifton Fadiman

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Never try to walk across a river just because it has an average depth of four feet.
Risk
Milton Friedman

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True merit is like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes.
Truth
Edward F. Halifax

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You cannot step twice into the same river, for other waters are continually flowing on.
Change
Heraclitus

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The path of least resistance makes all rivers, and some men, crooked.
Laziness
Napoleon Hill

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A river is more than an amenity, it is a treasure.
Uncategorised
Oliver Wendell Holmes

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It seems to make an auto driver mad if he misses you.
Drivers and Driving
Kin Hubbard

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Never insult an alligator until you've crossed the river.
Insults
Cordell Hull

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If you live in the river you should make friends with the crocodile.
Adaptability
Indian Proverb

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Let us cross over the river and rest under the shade of the trees.
Famous Last Words
Stonewall Jackson

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Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build A bridge even where there is no river.
Politicians and Politics
Nikita Khrushchev

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Patience is something you admire in the driver behind you, but not in one ahead.
Patience
Bill Mcglashen

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A careful driver is one who honks his horn when he goes through a red light.
Drivers and Driving
Henry Morgan

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It is because they took the easy way out that rivers, and people, go crooked.
Crime and Criminals
Jill Peterson

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun