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800 Best River Quotes And Captions For Instagram (2023)

1. “Swift or smooth, broad as the Hudson or narrow enough to scrape your gunwales, every river is a world of its own, unique in pattern and personality. Each mile on a river will take you further from home than a hundred miles on a road.” – Bob Marshall


2. “Moving water…has a fascinating vitality. It has power and grace and associations. It has a thousand colors and a thousand shapes, yet it follows laws so definite that the tiniest streamlet is an exact replica of a great river.”


3. “The river teaches us many things, but its most important teaching is this: Whatever is happening around you, you keep flowing to your own destination following your own way!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


4. “If you have learnt enjoying life without purpose, like a flowing river, you have learnt the art of living.”


5. “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and herself only.” — Maya Angelou


6. “Beyond the mountain, the river soaked in moonlight carried songs from boatmen” ― Meeta Ahluwalia


7. “By the time it came to the edge of the Forest, the stream had grown up, so that it was almost a river, and being grown-up, it did not run and jump and sparkle along as it used to do when it was younger, but moved more slowly. For it knew now where it was going, and it said to itself, “There is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”


8. “The river is everywhere.” ― Herman Hesse


9. “The half moon on the bank of the river’s devotion. That’s the stab wound, born from the killer emotion.” — Vinnie Paz


10. “The river moves, but it follows a path. When it tires of one journey, it rubs through some rock to forge a new way. Hard work, but that’s its nature.” – Kekla Magoon


11. “A boat can cross a river, a ship can cross a sea, and a soul can cross the universe.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


12. “We steer the boat, we don’t alter the river.”


13. “The flowing river nonchalantly reminds us of life: flowing relentlessly; flowing purposelessly. Life without purpose.” – Girdhar Joshi


14. “Love is a powerful thing, more powerful than blood, although both run through us like a river.”


15. “I choose to listen to the river for a while, thinking river thoughts, before joining the night and the stars.” – Edward Abbey


16. “Not a hundred feet away the river roared over a cliff’s-edge, and we weren’t really leaves, even if I’d been careful to forget that.”


17. “Like a river, life doesn’t flow backward.” — Unknown


18. “There is no rushing a river. When you go there, you go at the pace of the water and that pace ties you into a flow that is older than life on this planet. Acceptance of that pace, even for a day, changes us, reminds us of other rhythms beyond the sound of our own heartbeats.” – Jeff Rennicke


19. “The virtues are lost in self-interest as rivers are lost in the sea.” – Franklin Roosevelt


20. “Man is like a desert without the rain of a woman. Nothing can be born and grown without her nourishment. She is a life-giving river that gives and loves without holding anything back. And without her water, man would walk around aimlessly, feeling incomplete and hollow like an empty well. The longer he roams, the deeper the hole within his soul expands,growing bigger and bigger like a barren tree whose branches resemble the cracks on hard, dry soil. And he shall continue to feel incomplete and malnourished, until – he encounters a godly woman, to show him life and quench his thirst.” ― Suzy Kassem


21. “As the river surrenders itself to the ocean, what is inside me moves inside you.” – Kabir


22. “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future.” ― Hermann Hesse


23. “But a part of me lies buried in lace and roses on a riverbank in France-a part of me is broken off forever. A part of me will be unflyable, stuck in the climb.”


24. “Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.” – Mikhail Lermontov


25. “Our love was a river, always changing under the mercy of nature’s elements, but we continued to flow, even when we trickled.” – Shannon A. Thompson


26. What I love most about rivers is, you can’t step in the same river twice. —Pocahontas, Disney’s Pocahontas


27. “Nothing beats a city’s reflection taken from the river itself.”


28. “We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.”


29. “The river is everywhere.” – Hermann Hesse


30. “There are no mighty mountains for the universe because there are no mountains for the universe, no rivers, no sun, and no clouds! There is the only universe for the universe, just a single entity!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


31. “Hope is the ocean for the river, the sun for trees and the sky for us.” ~ Maxime Legacé


32. “A river cuts through a rock, not because of its power but because of its persistence.”


33. “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.” – Jane Wilson-Howarth


34. “Rivers are places that renew our spirit, connect us with our past, and link us directly with the flow and rhythm of the natural world.”


35. “River is time in water; as it came, still so it flows, yet never is the same.”


36. “Wondering if you are in love is like the river wondering is if it water.”


37. Dip him in the river who loves water.


38. “Have you ever stood where a stream spills into a river? The two become one. They laugh over the stones together, twist through the sharp canyons together, plunge down the waterfalls together. It is the same when a man and woman love one another. It is not always a pleasant thing, but when it happens, a man has little to say about it. Women, like streams, can be smooth one minute and make a man feel like he’s swimming through white water the next.”


39. “Grief is like a moving river, so that’s what I mean by it’s always changing. It’s a strange thing to say because I’m at heart an optimistic person, but I would say in some ways it just gets worse. It’s just that the more time that passes, the more you miss someone” – Michelle Williams


40. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it is not the same river and he is not the same man.”


41. “Rivers are places that renew our spirit, connect us with our past, and link us directly with the flow and rhythm of the natural world.” – Ted Turner


42. “Never test the depth of a river with both feet.” – Warren Buffet


43. “The river asked me who I was to be gazing so longingly into her curving body of cascading dreams and shifting beauty.” – Todd Crawshaw


44. “A river unneeded still finds its way down to the ocean.” – Will Advise


45. “One cannot step twice in the same river.”


46. “As watercourse is replaced by a watercourse, So no river allows itself to be concealed. It breaks the channel in which it was hidden.” ― Miriam Lichtheim


47. “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters.” ― Norman Maclean


48. “Sometimes she wants to drift away like ocean waves and sometimes she wants to stay still like a river, wrapped in solitude.” ― Nitya Prakash


49. “One can flow harmoniously with the river – or one can struggle fearfully against the river – and the river just flows.” – Jonathan Huie


50. “Hope is a continuously flowing river.” – Lailah Akita


51. “He who does not know his way to the sea should take a river for his guide.”


52. “Don’t push the river, it will flow. Don’t push the love, it will grow.”


53. “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


54. “When two rivers meet, they are inseparable like two bodies with one soul.”


55. “Learn from a river; obstacles may force it to change its course, but never its destination.” – Matshona Dihilwayo


56. “I chatter, chatter as I flow to join the brimming river, for men may come and men may go, but I go on forever.” – Alfred Tennyson


57. “People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It’s like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.” ― Michael Jackson


58. “Cry me a river.“ – Justin Timberlake


59. “Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and relieving those of yesterday.”


60. “Like a house that has a home and a river that flows, so does love become when you open your heart, even when the lights go out or the flow encounters rocks.” – Goitsemang Mvula


61. “A dream is like a river ever-changing as it flows and a dreamer’s just a vessel that must follow where it goes.” – Garth Brooks


62. “We are all in the same boat, boat of life. Does not seem to be a rudder with oarsman. Perhaps my words may find a path, path through currents and water as we continue our journey on the river of life.” – River of Life”


63. "People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It’s like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.” — Michael Jackson


64. “You can’t argue with a river – it is going to flow. You can dam it up, put it for useful purposes, you can deflect it, but you can’t argue with it.” – Dean Acheson


65. “The hard path is often the right one. The river teaches more than the shore.” ― Maxime Lagacé


66. “I understand that everything is connected, that all roads meet, and that all rivers flow into the same sea.”


67. “Life is good, but its better on rivers“


68. “Time is a river sweeping away all that is born towards the darkest shore.” ― Félix J. Palma


69. “Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean.” – Anonymous


70. “May the river of love always flow from its own lap.” ― Suman Pokhrel


71. “When you stop beside a river, you get this message: Flow! And when you flow, you meet the never-seen and the never-lived parts of the life!”


72. “River is time in water; as it came, still so it flows, yet never is the same.” – Barten Holyday


73. “The river of time may fork into rivers, in which case you have a parallel reality and so then you can become a time traveler and not have to worry about causing a time paradox.” – Michio Kaku


74. “Do not despise the water droplets that you receive. Soon, they will be a river.” ― Bruce Mbanzabugabo


75. “Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today's Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.” — Gladys Bagg Taber


76. Dreams and restless thoughts came flowing to him from the river, from the twinkling stars at night, from the sun's melting rays. Dreams and a restlessness of the soul came to him. - Hermann Hesse


77. “If a man going down into a river, swollen and swiftly flowing, is carried away by the current how can he help others across?”


78. “You drown not by falling into a river. but by staying submerged in it.”


79. “I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.”


80. “Each morning as the sun rose from the east, Ping and his mother and his father and sisters and brothers and aunts and uncles and his forty-two cousins all marched, one by one, down a little bridge to the shore of the Yangtze river.”


81. “You are perfect. To think anything less is as pointless as a river thinking that it’s got too many curves or that it moves too slowly or that its rapids are too rapid. Says who? You’re on a journey with no defined beginning. middle or end. There are no wrong twists and turns. There is just being. And your job is to be as you as you can be. This is why you’re here. To shy away from who you truly are would leave the world you-less. You are the only you there is and ever will be. I repeat. you are the only you there is and ever will be. Do not deny the world its one and only chance to bask in your brilliance.”


82. “One can flow harmoniously with the river – or one can struggle fearfully against the river – and the river just flows.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie


83. “Faith does not need to push the river because faith can trust that there is a river. The river is flowing. We are in it.” – Richard Rohr


84. “He used to often say there was only one Road; that it was like a great river: its springs were at every doorstep, and every path was its tributary.”


85. “River hair, don’t care“


86. “Hitch a ride on the river of life.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie


87. “Learn from a river; obstacles may force it to change its course, but never its destination.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo


88. “Life is much like a river. I can’t determine where the river comes from or where it’s flowing to. But I can immerse myself in it as it’s flowing by me.” – Craig D.


89. "A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but its persistence.” —Jim Watkins"


90. “The River of Life has no meaning, no good, no bad, no better, no worse, no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy. The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation. The River of Life just is.”


91. “Life is a deep river, Its noise breaks us in parts, And its silence slowly silent our heart.”


92. “A river unneeded still finds its way down to the ocean.” ― Will Advise


93. “One takes what the river offers, both good and bad. The joy of living by running water far outweighs the sorrow.” – Matthew Goldman


94. “The river plunged down in a long waterfall, plashing into several rocky pools on its way down the cliff.” — Alison Croggon


95. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.”


96. “The river plunged down in a long waterfall, plashing into several rocky pools on its way down the cliff.”


97. “Life is a river”


98. ‘Love is a choice. It’s a decision.’ She told us, ‘It flows into, through, and out of each person like a river. If you try to stop it, it’ll sneak around until It finds another heart and breaks through.’ – Charles Martin


99. “I don’t need a river to be lazy“


100. “The sun shines not on us but in us. The Rivers flow not past, but through us.”


101. “Keeping it reel on the river.”


102. “Instead of drifting along like a leaf in a river, understand who you are and how you come across to people and what kind of an impact you have on the people around you and the community around you and the world, so that when you go out, you can feel you have made a positive difference.” Jane Fonda


103. For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one. - Khalil Gibran


104. “There are no guarantees in life, no certainties in life – just the ever-changing, flowing river of life.”


105. “Time is like a river made up of the events which happen, and a violent stream; for as soon as a thing has been seen, it is carried away, and another comes in its place, and this will be carried away too.” – Marcus Aurelius


106. “I love you like a river that understands that it must learn to flow differently over waterfalls and to rest in the shallows.” Paulo Coelho


107. “The river asked me who I was to be gazing so longingly into her curving body of cascading dreams and shifting beauty.”


108. “The moon is queen of everything. She rules the oceans, rivers, rain. When I am asked whose tears these are; I always blame the moon.” – Lucille Clifton


109. “Know when to seek peace / For as long as the moon shall rise / For as long as the rivers shall flow / For as long as the sun shall shine / For as long as the grass shall grow / Let us have peace.”


110. “Rivers must have been the guides that conducted the footsteps of the first travelers. They are the constant lure, when they flow by our doors, to distant enterprise and adventure, and, by a natural impulse, the dwellers on their banks will at length accompany their currents to the lowlands of the globe, or explore at their invitation the interior of continents.” — Henry David Thoreau


111. “I don’t need a river to be lazy.”


112. “I thought how lovely and how strange a river is. A river is a river, always there, and yet the water flowing through it is never the same water and is never still. It’s always changing and is always on the move. And over time the river itself changes too. It widens and deepens as it rubs and scours, gnaws and kneads, eats, and bores its way through the land. Even the greatest rivers- the Nile and the Ganges, the Yangtze and the Mississippi, the Amazon and the great grey-green greasy Limpopo all set about with fever trees-must have been no more than trickles and flickering streams before they grew into mighty rivers.


113. “I like geography best, he said, because your mountains & rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.” – Brian Andreas


114. “We are of the ocean. As long as you can find the river, you can find your way home.”


115. “It’s the rain that fills the rivers, not the dew.”


116. “Even the upper end of the river believes in the ocean.”


117. “I like geography best, he said, because your mountains & rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.” ― Brian Andreas


118. “Life in us is like the water in a river.” – Henry David Thoreau


119. “The night. The stars. The river.” – Edward Abbey


120. But that river isn't the same for even a fraction of a second. People are equally in flux—I am like that, and so are you. Our thoughts, emotions, molecules are continually changing.


121. “You are perfect. To think anything less is as pointless as a river thinking that it’s got too many curves or that it moves too slowly or swiftly. Says who? You’re on a journey with no defined beginning. middle or end. There are no wrong twists and turns. There is just being. And your job is to be as you as you can be. This is why you’re here. To shy away from who you truly are would leave the world you-less. You are the only you there is and ever will be. I repeat. you are the only you there is and ever will be. Do not deny the world its one and only chance to bask in your brilliance.” – Paulo Coelho


122. “Dare to be wise; begin! He who postpones the hour of living rightly is like the rustic who waits for the river to run out before he crosses.”


123. “The perfect pair of hiking boots brings you safely through thrumming rivers and broken rocks; the perfect partner is walking right beside you.”


124. “There is another alphabet, whispering from every leaf, singing from every river, shimmering from every sky.” ― Dejan Stojanovic


125. “In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes, so with time present” – Leonardo da Vinci


126. “Listen to the river to sing sweet songs to rock my soul.” – The Grateful Dead


127. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” –


128. “By putting your hand in the river, you simultaneously touch the last of what is passing, and first of what is coming.”


129. “As watercourse is replaced by a watercourse, So no river allows itself to be concealed. It breaks the channel in which it was hidden.”


130. “You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.” – Paulo Coelho


131. “Those who don’t feel this love pulling them like a river, those who don’t drink dawn like a cup of springwater or take in sunset like a supper, those who don’t want to change, let them sleep.”


132. “If you have to cross a river, you shall cross the river! Through swimming, through a raft, through walking, through any way possible, you shall cross it!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


133. “A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.” – Laura Gilpin


134. “Water is the driver of nature.” – Leonardo Da Vinci


135. “If the earth is a mother then rivers are her veins.” – Amit Kalantri


136. “I love to live like the river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfoldings.”


137. “A river is water is its loveliest form, rivers have life and sound and movement and infinity of variation, rivers are veins of the earth through which the lifeblood returns to the heart.”


138. These days grief seems like walking on a frozen river; most of the time he feels safe enough, but there is always that danger he will plunge through.


139. Sometimes she wants to drift away like ocean waves and sometimes she wants to stay still like a river, wrapped in solitude.”― Nitya Prakash


140. “Words are like a pebble, and the heart is like a river. What happens when a pebble is thrown into a river? It causes a ripple.” ― Michael Bassey Johnson


141. “The river of knowledge has no depth.” – Chinonye Chidolue


142. People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It’s like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.


143. “I had no plans for any destination. I wish to flow like a river.” – Lailah Akita


144. When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.


145. “The air moves like a river and carries the clouds with it; just as running water carries all the things that float upon it.”


146. “Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it’s a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.”


147. “Like the river, keep on flowing.” – Avijeet Das


148. “I thought how lovely and how strange a river is…” – Aidan Chambers


149. “I have lived pain, and my life can tell: I only deepen the wound of the world when I neglect to give thanks the heavy perfume of wild roses in early July and the song of crickets on summer humid nights and the rivers that run and the stars that rise and the rain that falls and all the good things that a good God gives.”


150. “Depression weighs you down like a rock in a river. You don’t stand a chance. You can fight and pray and hope you have the strength to swim, but sometimes, you have to let yourself sink. Because you’ll never know true happiness until someone or something pulls you back out of that river–and you’ll never believe it until you realize it was you, yourself who saved you.” ― Alysha Speer


151. “The river has taught me to listen; you will learn from it, too. The river knows everything; one can learn everything from it. You have already learned from the river that it is good to strive downwards, to sink, to seek the depths.”


152. “The river itself portrays humanity precisely, with its tortuous windings, its accumulation of driftwood, its unsuspected depths, and its crystalline shallows, singing in the Summer sun. Barriers may be built across its path, but they bring only power, as the conquering of an obstacle is always sure to do. Sometimes when the rocks and stone-clad hills loom large ahead, and eternity itself would be needed to carve a passage, there is an easy way around. The discovery of it makes the river sing with gladness and turns the murmurous deeps to living water, bright with ripples and foam.” ― Myrtle Reed


153. “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.” – Isaiah 43:2


154. “Always there was a moment a quick slip of time when the sun broke free of the trees and bled from its yolk, spilling in red-orange rivers over the silk.”- Terry Kay


155. “A river that forgets its source will surely dry up.” – Yoruba Proverb


156. “The river teaches us many things, but its most important teaching is this: Whatever is happening around you, you keep flowing to your own destination following your own way!”


157. “This is not the greatest river in the world. This is just a tributary.”


158. “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing.


159. "Hope is the ocean for the river, the sun for trees and the sky for us."— Maxime Lagacé


160. “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself.” – Maya Angelou


161. ”You can’t be unhappy in the middle of a big, beautiful river.”


162. “I feel like water that transforms from a flowing river to a tranquil lake to a powerful waterfall to a freshwater spring to a meandering creek to a salty sea to raindrops gentle on your face to hard, stinging hail to frost on a mountaintop, and back to a river again.”


163. “We can’t always be the bridge. Sometimes we have to be the flooding river.” ― K. Weikel


164. “On and on they flew, over the countryside parceled out in patches of green and brown, over roads and rivers winding through the landscapes like strips of matte and glossy ribbon.” – J. K. Rowling


165. “You can no more read the same book again than you can step into the same river.”


166. “I love you like a river that understands that it must learn to flow differently over waterfalls and to rest in the shallows.”


167. “Forever a river lover.“


168. “A river has many curves, but it always reaches the ocean.” ― Donald L. Hicks


169. “Your river is strong. Let it flow.” — Glennon Doyle


170. “What happens at the river stays at the river.“


171. “When stuck in the river, it is best to dive and swim to the bank yourself before someone drops a large stone on your chest in an attempt to hoosh you there.”


172. “Time flows away like the water in the river.” – Confucius


173. “A river is time in water; as it came, still so it flows, yet never is the same.” – Leonardo da Vinci


174. “It is from small streams that big rivers rise.” – Matshona Dhilwayo


175. “No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.” – Proverb


176. “If adventure has a final and all-embracing motive, it is surely this: we go out because it is our nature to go out, to climb mountains, and to paddle rivers, to fly to the planets and plunge into the depths of the oceans… When man ceases to do these things, he is no longer man.” – Wildrid Noyce


177. “Let me tell you how the Internet screwed up poker, okay? When a guy sucks out on the river, on the Internet, you cannot take the guy out in the parking lot and you cannot break his fucking knees.” – Deuce Fairbanks in The Grand(2007)


178. “A river flows freely from its source.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita


179. “You can’t be unhappy in the middle of a big beautiful river.”


180. “You can’t argue with a river – it is going to flow. You can dam it up, put it for useful purposes, you can deflect it, but you can’t argue with it.”


181. “Never insult an alligator until after you have crossed the river.”


182. “We steer the boat, we don’t alter the river.” – J. Earp


183. “We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. Through the unknown, remembered gate When the last of earth left to discover Is that which was the beginning; At the source of the longest river The voice of the hidden waterfall And the children in the apple-tree Not known, because not looked for But heard, half-heard, in the stillness Between two waves of the sea.”


184. The Romans described the hippopotamus as a fire-breathing river horse that sweated blood. Lucy Cooke, The Unexpected Truth About Animals


185. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river, and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus


186. “A beloved river is better than a despised ocean.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo


187. “Floating on the river, killin’ my liver.“


188. “The river was beautiful and wise. There were the two of them being happy in a new way. For here, there was no man, no woman, no master, no yellow, no black, no white. We, we who were, we are the same no longer.”- David Paul Kirkpatrick


189. “The river will always be the river, but never the river you know.”


190. “Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.”


191. “Hitch a ride on the river of life.” – Jonathan Huie


192. “The river looked miles and miles across.” – Mark Twain


193. “I feel like water that transforms from a flowing river to a tranquil lake to a powerful waterfall to a freshwater spring to a meandering creek to a salty sea to raindrops gentle on your face to hard, stinging hail to frost on a mountaintop, and back to a river again.” — María Farinango


194. “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” – Rumi


195. “The road by the river had been one of my favorites. I could walk at the same speed as the river. I could feel it breathing. It was alive. More than anything, it was the river we had to thank for creating the town. For grinding down from the hills over how many hundreds of thousands of years, for hauling the dirt, filling the sea, and making the tree grow. The town belonged to the river from the very beginning, and it would always be the way” ― Haruki Murakami


196. “Over the mountains and through the woods, down the river and up the valley, over the boulders and through the stream to nobody’s house I go.”


197. “Fill pitchers of life by the river.” – Vineet Raj Kapoor


198. “Yesterday’s gone on down the river and you can’t get it back.”


199. “Rivers are roads that move and carry us whither we wish to go.” – Blaise Pascal


200. “Some drink deeply from the river of knowledge. Others only gargle.” – Woody Allen


201. “A good river is nature’s life work in song.”


202. Life’s a river and I’m a jet ski.


203. “To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.”


204. “She was the river, and the river had nothing to be ashamed of.”


205. “Take me to the river, drop me in the water“


206. “The river is constantly turning and bending and you never know where it's going to go and where you'll wind up. Following the bend in the river and staying on your own path means that you are on the right track. Don't let anyone deter you from that.”


207. “A river has many curves, but it always reaches the ocean.”


208. “I wanted to change my fate, to force it down another road. I wanted to stand in the river of time and make it flow a different direction, if just for a little while.” – April Genevieve Tucholke


209. “Life is like a river. Let it flow in its own way. Never try to control it.” – Shobana Rajasundaram


210. “What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn’t have any doubt it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn’t want to go anywhere else.”


211. “Even though the river has a bed, it won’t stop running.“


212. “Rivers don’t drink their own waters; trees don’t eat their own fruits. The salt seasons the soup in order to have its purpose fulfilled. Live for others.”


213. “The river of knowledge has no depth.” ― Chinonye J. Chidolue


214. “There are three things I love about this city: the river, the river, and the river.”


215. “There is nothing more humbling than watching the river flow from up high.”


216. “Smell the river and feel the sky, let your soul and spirit fly.”


217. “As sure as the river flows, I’ll never let you go.”


218. “The way to the place you wish to go can always be found; just behave like a river, that is to say, firstly, move and secondly, move with no hesitation!”


219. Flowing river or stagnant pond?


220. “A river continues to flow despite losing a few drops at each turn.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo


221. “The river has great wisdom and whispers its secrets to the hearts of men.” – Mark Twain


222. “The river is one of my favorite metaphors, the symbol of the great flow of Life Itself. The river begins at Source, and returns to Source, unerringly. This happens every single time, without exception. We are no different.”


223. “But a part of me lies buried in lace and roses on a riverbank in France-a part of me is broken off forever. A part of me will be unflyable, stuck in the climb.” — Elizabeth Wein


224. “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.” – Jane Howarth


225. “May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke


226. “We call everything a river here. We are that kind of people.” ― Richard Brautigan


227. “The fall of your hair is rushing through my head like elegant waterfalls repeatedly dancing down into an open riverbed.”


228. “Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.”—Gladys Taber


229. “Be like a river. Be open. Flow.”


230. Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.”


231. “You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.” -Paulo Coelho


232. If you wonder just how much I love you, wonder no more. You are the sun in my sky, the river that runs through my soul, and the very air I breathe. The more I see you, my love, the more I fall for you. With each passing night and day, my love has only grown. Before I met you, I didn’t believe it was possible to love someone so deeply and completely, but you have given me faith that true love really does exist because I share it with you. Good Morning!


233. “People travel to wonder at the height of mountains. at the huge waves of the sea. at the long courses of rivers. at the vast compass of the ocean. at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.”- Saint Augustine


234. “He used to often say there was only one Road; that it was like a great river: its springs were at every doorstep, and every path was its tributary.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien


235. The virtues are lost in self-interest as rivers are lost in the sea."


236. “Truth is no Doctoresse, she takes no degrees at Paris or Oxford… but oftentimes to such an one as myself, an Idiota or common person, no great things, melancholizing in woods where waters are, quiet places by rivers, fountains, whereas the silly man expecting no such matter, thinketh only how best to delectate and refresh his mynde continually with Natura her pleasaunt scenes, woods, water-falls, or Art her statelie gardens, parks, terraces, Belvideres, on a sudden the goddesse herself Truth has appeared, with a shyning lyghte, and a sparklyng countenance, so as yee may not be able lightly to resist her.” – Charles Lamb


237. “Not a hundred feet away the river roared over a cliff’s-edge, and weren’t really leaves, even if I’d been careful to forget that.” ― Naomi Novik


238. “Be like a river. Be open. Flow.” – Julie Connor


239. 18. Gone fishing. Head out on a photo shoot with you and your partner or friends and bring fishing poles. Sit down by a pond, lake, or river and pose as you “catch” your ultrasound photo or something that indicates a baby is on the way, such as a little sock or baby hat!


240. “Learn from a river; obstacles may force it to change its course, but never its destination.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


241. “A river cuts through a rock, not because of its power but its persistence.”– Unknown


242. “The river is one of my favorite metaphors, the symbol of the great flow of life Itself. The river begins at Source, and returns to Source, unerringly. This happens every single time, without exception. We are no different.” – Jeffrey R. Anderson


243. “Patience is the river that finds its way to the sea, by flowing through many confluences.”


244. “The river moves, but it follows a path. When it tires of one journey, it rubs through some rock to forge a new way. Hard work, but that’s its nature.”


245. “A river is a water in its loveliest form, rivers have life and sound and movement and infinity of variation, rivers are veins of the earth through which the lifeblood returns to the heart.” – Roderick Haig Brown


246. “Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it. ”


247. A good swimmer is one who knows how to swim through the river of life without drowning.”


248. “If there’s a heaven for me, I’m sure there’s a river attached to it.”


249. “We have an unknown distance yet to run, an unknown river to explore. What falls there are, we know not; what rocks beset the channel, we know not; what walls rise over the river, we know not. Ah, well! we may conjecture many things.”


250. “The headlong stream is termed violent. But the river bed hemming it in is termed violent by no one.” ― Bertolt Brecht


251. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus


252. A good swimmer is one who knows how to swim through the river of life without drowning.


253. “When peace like a river, attendeth my way, When sorrows like sea billows roll; Whatever my lot, Thou hast taught me to know. It is well, it is well, with my soul.”


254. We are on the Colorado…that means something more to me than thoughts of electrical power or a harnessed river.


255. “A good river is nature’s life work in song.” ― Mark Helprin


256. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.“


257. “The river asked me who I was to be gazing so longingly into her curving body of cascading dreams and shifting beauty.” ― Todd Crawshaw


258. “Daydreams of river streams.”


259. “To the river I go, to lose my mind and find my soul.“


260. “Love is the river of life in the world.” – Henry Ward Beecher


261. “Depression weighs you down like a rock in a river. You don’t stand a chance. You can fight and pray and hope you have the strength to swim, but sometimes, you have to let yourself sink. Because you’ll never know true happiness until someone or something pulls you back out of that river — and you’ll never believe it until you realize it was you, yourself who saved you.” — Alysha Speer


262. Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean. – Rumi


263. “Rivers flow not past, but through us; tingling, vibrating, exciting every cell and fiber in our bodies, making them sing and glide.“ – John Muir


264. “Rollin rollin rollin on the river“


265. “The night. The stars. The river.” ― Edward Abbey


266. A river cuts through rock not because of its power, but its persistence. – Jim Watkins


267. “Like a river, life doesn’t flow backwards.”


268. “A good swimmer is one who knows how to swim through the river of life without drowning.”― Michael Bassey Johnson


269. “The river is constantly turning and bending and you never know where it’s going to go and where you’ll wind up. Following the bend in the river and staying on your own path means that you are on the right track. Don’t let anyone deter you from that.” – Eartha Kitt


270. “A river seems like a magic thing. Magic, moving, living part of the earth itself.” – Laura Gilpin


271. “A river cuts through rock not because of its power but because of its persistence.”


272. “Did you know that it’s called a “shoal” of fish? For example, this shoal of fish is absolutely gorgeous in this beautiful river.”


273. “In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.” – Leonardo da Vinci


274. “I have an immoderate passion for water; for the sea, though so vast, so restless, so beyond one’s comprehension; for rivers, beautiful, yet fugitive and elusive; but especially for marshes, teeming with all that mysterious life of the creatures that haunt them. A marsh is a whole world within a world, a different world, with a life of its own, with its own permanent denizens, its passing visitors, its voices, its sounds, its own strange mystery.” ― Guy de Maupassant


275. “Lost on the river. Don’t bother me.“


276. “Friendship is like a perennial river which flows forever. It may change its path but will never ever dry up.”


277. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” – A. A. Milne


278. “The river of knowledge has no depth.” – Chinonye J. Chidolue


279. “A small river full of fish is better than a large sea full of none.” ― Matshona Dhliwayo


280. “Life is better on the river.“


281. “Love is the river of life in the world.”


282. “I have never seen a river that I could not love. Moving water…has a fascinating vitality. It has power and grace and associations. It has a thousand colors and a thousand shapes, yet it follows laws so definite that the tiniest streamlet is an exact replica of a great river.”


283. “It’s the rain that fills the rivers not the dew.” – Sri Lankan Proverb


284. Even the upper end of the river believes in the ocean.” –William Stafford


285. “A good river is nature’s life work in song.” – Mark Helprin


286. “I like geography best, he said, because your mountains & rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.”


287. “Sometimes we’d have that whole river all to ourselves for the longest time. Yonder was the banks and the islands, across the water; and maybe a spark– which was a candle in a cabin window… It’s lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss whether they were made or only just happened; Jim he allowed they was made, but I allowed they happened; I judged it would have taken too long to make so many. Jim said the moon could ‘a’ laid them; well, that looked kind of reasonable… because I’ve seen a frog lay most as many, so of course it could be done. We used to watch the stars that fell, too, and see them streak down. Jim allowed they’d got spoiled and was hove out of the nest.


288. “Water seeks its own level. Look at them – the Tigris, the Euphrates, the Mississippi, the Amazon, the Yangtze. The World’s great rivers, and every one of them finds its way to the ocean.”


289. You don’t swim in a river – it takes you places.


290. Gone fishing. Head out on a photo shoot with you and your partner or friends and bring fishing poles. Sit down by a pond, lake, or river and pose as you “catch” your ultrasound photo or something that indicates a baby is on the way, such as a little sock or baby hat!


291. “I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.” – John O’Donohue


292. “Like geography best, he said, because your mountains and rivers know the secret. Pay no attention to boundaries.” – Brian Andreas


293. “The river was so blue it seemed to be breathing.” – Brian Morton


294. “Christopher Robin came down from the Forest to the bridge, feeling all sunny and careless, and just as if twice nineteen didn’t matter a bit, as it didn’t on such a happy afternoon, and he thought that if he stood on the bottom rail of the bridge, and leant over, and watched the river slipping slowly away beneath him, then he would suddenly know everything that there was to be known, and he would be able to tell Pooh, who wasn’t quite sure about some of it.”


295. Bouncy or coffy, it's all the same at the bottom of the river.” — Eeyore


296. “I was in the air, with outstretched arms, and floating fast. There was a fearful dark river that I had to go over, and I was afraid. It rushed and roared and was full of angry foam. Then I looked down and saw many men and women who were trying to cross the dark and fearful river, but they could not. Weeping, they looked up to me and cried: “Help us!” But I could not stop gliding, for it was as though a great wind were under me.”


297. “A dream is like a river ever changing as it flows and a dreamer's just a vessel that must follow where it goes.”


298. “Like a house that has a home and a river that flows, so does love become when you open your heart, even when the lights go out or the flow encounters rocks.” ― Goitsemang Mvula


299. Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean.”


300. “I feel like water that transforms from a flowing river to a tranquil lake to a powerful waterfall to a freshwater spring to a meandering creek to a salty sea to raindrops gentle on your face to hard, stinging hail to frost on a mountaintop, and back to a river again.” – María Virginia Farinango


301. “The river moves, but it follows a path. When it tires of one journey, it rubs through some rock to forge a new way. Hard work, but that's its nature.”


302. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.”


303. “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretence and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself.” – Maya Angelou


304. “Water is sagacious because it carries inside of itself the bottomless profundity of oceans, the cosmic looks of the clouds, subtle wits of the rivers, the inquisitive character of the rains, and the silent meditation of the little lakes!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


305. “Depression weighs you down like a rock in a river. You don’t stand a chance. You can fight and pray and hope you have the strength to swim, but sometimes, you have to let yourself sink. Because you’ll never know true happiness until someone or something pulls you back out of that river–and you’ll never believe it until you realize it was you, yourself who saved you.” – Alysha Speer


306. “Day dreams of river streams“


307. Grief is like a moving river, so that’s what I mean by it’s always changing. It’s a strange thing to say because I’m at heart an optimistic person, but I would say in some ways it just gets worse. It’s just that the more time that passes, the more you miss someone” – Michelle Williams


308. Who needs money when you’ve got trees, mountains, and rivers?


309. “Rivers know this there is no hurry, we shall get there someday.”


310. “Follow the river and you’ll reach the sea.” – French Proverb


311. “Live like a mighty river.” – Gautama Buddha


312. “Never test the depth of river with both the feet.” – Warren Buffett


313. “The sun shines not on us but in us. Rivers flow not past, but through us; tingling, vibrating, exciting every cell and fiber in our bodies, making them sing and glide.”


314. “Life is like a river. It will either drag you with its flow, or you can learn to surf. Choice is yours.”


315. “What makes a river so restful to people is that it doesn’t have any doubt it is sure to get where it is going, and it doesn’t want to go anywhere else.” – Hal Boyle


316. “Love is like a river never-ending as it flows, but gets greater with time.”


317. “If the earth is a mother then rivers are her veins.” ― Amit Kalantri


318. “If a stone hits a river, the river will treat it as yet another commotion in its already tumultuous course. Nothing unusual. Nothing unmanageable. If a stone hits a lake, however, the lake will never be the same again.” ― Elif Shafak


319. “I live in a van, down by the river!” – Chris Farley


320. “What happens at the river, stays at the river.”


321. “The way the night knows itself with the moon, be that way with me. Or, alternately translated, Union is a raging river running toward the sea. Tonight the moon kisses the stars. O beloved, be like that to me.”


322. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.”


323. “From the dim regions beyond the mountains at the upper end of our encircled domain, there crept out a narrow and deep river, brighter than all save the eyes of Eleonora; and, winding stealthily about in mazy courses, it passed away, at length, through a shadowy gorge, among hills still dimmer than those whence it had issued. We called it the “River of Silence”; for there seemed to be a hushing influence in its flow. No murmur arose from its bed, and so gently it wandered along, that the pearly pebbles upon which we loved to gaze, far down within its bosom, stirred not at all, but lay in a motionless content, each in its own old station, shining on gloriously forever.” ― Edgar Allan Poe


324. “The song of the river ends not at her banks, but in the hearts of those who have loved her.” – Buffalo Joe


325. “The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the ban of a river without feeling guilty about it.” – Chinese Proverb


326. “I choose to listen to the river for a while, thinking river thoughts, before joining the night and the stars.”


327. “The river embraces me and guides me to swim inside her and to drink the nectar of love from her bosom. She tells me her secrets and I tell her mine.” – Avijeet Das


328. “Keeping it reel on the river“


329. “For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.”– Kahlil Gibran


330. “Sometimes there’s just no way to hold back the river.”


331. “I had no plans of any destination. I wish to flow like a river.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


332. “Depression weighs you down like a rock in a river. You don’t stand a chance. You can fight and pray and hope you have the strength to swim, but sometimes, you have to let yourself sink. Because you’ll never know true happiness until someone or something pulls you back out of that river — and you’ll never believe it until you realize it was you, yourself who saved you.” ― Alysha Speer


333. “Yesterday’s gone on down the river and you can’t get it back.” – Larry McMurtry


334. “No river, no fish.” ~ – Amarillo Slim


335. “A river is more than an amenity, it is a treasure.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes


336. “Life is a river” ― Manjushree Mohanty


337. “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops.” – Norman Maclean


338. I hear the night train singing in the distance/Maybe the angels are coming soon/With the harvest moon if the river's rising/Look to the dark horizon/For the harvest moon. — Bedlam


339. If peace flows like a river, may it flow into the ocean of our souls.” – J. Autherine


340. “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters.”


341. “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.”


342. “If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: ‘President Can’t Swim’” – Lyndon B. Johnson


343. “It was here, while waiting for my brother, that I started this story, although, of course, at the time I did not know that stories of life are often more like rivers than books. But I knew a story had begun, perhaps long ago near the sound of water. And I sensed that ahead I would meet something that would never erode so there would be a sharp turn, deep circles, a deposit, and quietness.”


344. “A river starts by longing for the ocean.” ― Will Advise


345. “Faith does not need to push the river because faith is able to trust that there is a river. The river is flowing. We are in it.” – Richard Rohr


346. Following the path of least resistence is what makes both men and rivers crooked.


347. For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.”– Kahlil Gibran


348. “When the river meets the sea, he dies! Because the character of the river is to flow and when the character dies, everything dies.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


349. “When stuck in the river, it is best to dive and swim to the bank yourself before someone drops a large stone on your chest in an attempt to hoosh you there.” - Winnie the Pooh


350. “On river time“


351. “You don’t have to take a dip in a river to feel refreshed by it.”


352. “A river cuts through a rock, not because of its power but because of its persistence.” – Jim Watkins


353. “No river, no fish.” ~ Amarillo Slim


354. “Love is the world’s river of life.” – Henry Beecher


355. “Don’t go chasing waterfalls; Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you’re used to.” – TLC


356. “The moving, living river carries the soul of this earth. The murmurs of its music, how the whispers arise from the riverbed, only to lull you in the deeps.” ― Jayita Bhattacharjee


357. “If the earth is a mother then rivers are her veins.”


358. “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”


359. “Just as a drop of water in the ocean cannot avail much; but if a great river runneth into it, that maketh a great commotion.” – Jakob Bohme


360. “Don’t try to steer the river.” – Deepak Chopra


361. “You want to be a river? This is not necessary because you can be a river without being a river; just flow in your life, this is what the rivers are doing, they are flowing! Remember, you can be anything without giving up yourself. Never wish to be something else, always be yourself! You want to be a Sun? Just give warmth to everyone with kind words!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


362. “Life is much like a river. I can’t determine where the river comes from or where it’s flowing to. But I can immerse myself in it as it’s flowing by me.


363. “A river continues to flow despite losing a few drops at each turn.”


364. ”A river doesn’t just carry water, it carries life.”


365. When you do things from the soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” ― Rumi


366. “There is no more sagacious animal than the Icelandic horse. He is stopped by neither snow, nor storm, nor impassable roads, nor rocks, glaciers, or anything. He is courageous, sober, and surefooted. He never makes a false step, never shies. If there is a river or fjord to cross (and we shall meet with many) you will see him plunge in at once, just as if he were amphibious, and gain the opposite bank.” ― Jules Verne


367. “There is another alphabet, whispering from every leaf, singing from every river, shimmering from every sky.”


368. “The river flows at its own sweet will, but the flood is bound in the two banks. If it were not thus bound, its freedom would be wasted.” – Vinoba Bhave


369. “Like the river, keep on flowing.”


370. “A winter message from the river: Never surrender! Life can try to stop you, but somehow find a way to flow.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


371. “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it.” – Norman Maclean


372. A couple sitting on a ledge overlooking a river in the Grand Canyon


373. “In the harmonious synthesis of the opposite ends of the river, flows the stream of happiness.” – Awdhesh Signh


374. “As the morning river sings its morning song, the splendor of light creates magical shades of green.”


375. “A river cuts through rock not because of its power but because of its persistence.” – Jim Watkins


376. “I’ll love you, dear. I’ll love you til China and Africa meet and the river jumps over mountain and the salmon sing in the street.” – W. H. Auden


377. “The river route is certainly preferable, as it affords good grazing and an abundance of water.” – William Whipple


378. “The river of truth is always splitting up into arms that reunite. Islanded between them, the inhabitants argue for a lifetime as to which is the mainstream.” – Cyril Connolly


379. “The hard path is often the right one. The river teaches more than the shore.”


380. “Even though the river has a bed, it won’t stop running.”


381. “Beside the river there are two things you never forget, that the moment you look at a river that moment has already passed, and that everything is on its way somewhere else.”


382. “Know from the rivers in clefts and in crevices: those in small channels flow noisily. the great flow silent. Whatever’s not full makes noise. Whatever is full is quiet.” – The Buddha (Sutta Nipata)


383. “Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle.” – Crystal Middlemas


384. “I had no plans of any destination. I wish to flow like a river.”


385. “With heavy rainfall, the river will overflow its banks. This is the spirit of gratitude; the more grateful you are, the more your life overflow with abundance.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita


386. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” – Jim Watkins


387. Grief is like a moving river, it's always changing. I would say in some ways it just gets worse. It's just that the more time that passes, the more you miss someone.


388. “A winter message from a river; Never surrender! Life can try to stop you, but somehow find a way to flow.“ – Mehmet Ildan


389. “Every man has a river on his mind: The River of Thoughts! But not every man has a holy river on his mind: The River of Right Thoughts!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


390. “Between flattery and admiration there often flows a river of contempt.” – Minna Antrim


391. “The river has great wisdom and whispers its secrets to the hearts of men.”


392. “Just as a drop of water in the ocean cannot avail much; but if a great river runneth into it, that maketh a great commotion.”


393. “The river knows the way to the sea: Without a pilot it runs and falls, Blessing all lands with its charity.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


394. “If a man going down into a river. swollen and swiftly flowing. is carried away by the current — how can he help others across?” – The Buddha (Sutta Nipata)


395. “A river doesn’t just carry water, it carries life.” – Amit Kalantri


396. You don’t look a day over fast cars and freedom that sunset river bank first time feeling


397. “Sometimes, if you stand on the bottom rail of a bridge and lean over to watch the river slipping slowly away beneath you, you will suddenly know everything there is to be known.”


398. “Never test the depth of river with both the feet.”


399. “Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday." — Gladys Taber


400. “She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank. She smoked cigarettes and had midnight swims...”


401. “Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it.”


402. “You can’t argue with a river – it is going to flow. You can dam it up, put it to useful purposes, you can deflect it, but you can’t argue with it.” – Dean Acheson


403. “Why do you live on the bank of a river?’ was one of these questions.


404. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power but because of its persistence.” – Jim Watkins


405. “A river unneeded still finds its way down to the ocean.”


406. “The rush of the river was a voice, a presence. Water flowed in different to the heave and plunge of the sun, the shrouded moon, and the slow spin of the stars. The sound reached them in a song without words, and all effort to grasp its meaning was hopeless, for, like the water itself, one could not grasp hold of sound. The flow was ceaseless and immeasurable and just as stillness did not in fact exist, so neither did true absolute silence.” ― Steven Erikson


407. “No river can return to its source, yet all rivers must have a beginning.” – American Indian Proverb


408. “Christmas is a bridge. We need bridges as the river of time flows past. Today’s Christmas should mean creating happy hours for tomorrow and reliving those of yesterday.” – Gladys Taber


409. “The fall of your hair is rushing through my head like elegant waterfalls repeatedly dancing down into an open riverbed.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones


410. Friendship is like a perennial river which flows forever. It may change it's path but will never ever dry up.


411. “Who hears the rippling of rivers will not utterly despair of anything.”


412. “You can’t argue with a river – it is going to flow. You can dam it up, put it to useful purposes, you can deflect it, but you can’t argue with it.“ – Dean Acheson


413. “We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.” ― David Brower


414. “A boat can cross a river, a ship can cross a sea, and a soul can cross the universe.” – Matshona Dhiliwayo


415. “Either fill pitchers or live by the river.” – Vineet Raj Kapoor


416. “May the river of love always flow from its own lap.”


417. “The way to the place you wish to go can always be found; just behave like a river, that is to say, firstly, move and secondly, move with no hesitation!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


418. “A river is water in its loveliest form, rivers have life and sound and movement and infinity of variation, rivers are veins of the earth through which the lifeblood returns to the heart.” – Roderick Haig-Brown


419. “Anger was washed away in the river along with any obligation.” – Ernest Hemingway


420. “River water is just like a poem without words“


421. “The river is the center of the land, the place where the waters, and much more, come together. Here is the home of wildlife, the route of explorers, and recreation paradise. Only fragments of our inheritance remain unexploited, but these streams are more valuable than ever.” – Tim Palmer


422. “You can’t be unhappy in the middle of a big, beautiful river.” – Jim Harrison


423. “Silence is like a river of grace inviting us to leap unafraid into its beckoning depths.”


424. “A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.”


425. “Every time we see a river flowing forward with courage, deep in our hearts we know that we must do the same!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


426. “Time is like a river. You cannot touch the same water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of your life!”


427. Turning our abilities from stagnate puddles to rushing rivers can happen when we apply ourselves to the task. Warren Philip Gates, Success and the Powerful Introvert


428. A Woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself. - Maya Angelou, source unknown


429. “Cross the river by feeling for stones.” – Deng Xiaoping


430. “Keep your vitality. A life without health is like a river without water.”


431. “She is drawn to the river, and all its hideous, dead-eyed treasures: rot-bloated cats, and cold-meat corpses of unwanted infants, eels plucking at their tender fingers and toes.” ― Emmanuelle de Maupassant


432. “River rules: Live, love, swim!“


433. “There’s nothing like the fauna around a river. Even the mosquitoes are reasonable here!”


434. “I had no plans of any destination. I wish to flow like a river.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita


435. “A way a lone a last a loved a long the riverrun, past Eve and Adam’s, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs.”


436. “Beside the river there are two things you never forget, that the moment you look at a river that moment has already passed, and that everything is on its way somewhere else.” – Niall Willams


437. “A river doesn’t just carry water, it carries life.” ― Amit Kalantri


438. “The body is like water, and the blood as the river.” ― Mia Siufi


439. “If my ship sails from sight, it doesn’t mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends.” – Enoch Powell


440. A river is nothing without the presence of water. I am nothing without you.


441. “Life is much like a river. I can’t determine where the river comes from or where it’s flowing to. But I can immerse myself in it as it’s flowing by me.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough


442. “We steer the boat, we don’t alter the river.” ― J. Earp


443. “I understand that everything is connected, that all roads meet, and that all rivers flow into the same sea.” – Paulo Coelho


444. “A river is easier to channel than to stop.” ― Brandon Sanderson


445. “She was the river, and the river had nothing to be ashamed of.” ― Rachel Hartman


446. “A river never wants to turn into a lake! And a person who likes to flow like a river never wants to be something stagnant like a lake!”


447. “The songs of the river end not at her banks, but in the hearts of those who have loved her.”


448. “There are no guarantees in life, no certainties in life – just the ever-changing, flowing river of life.” ― Rasheed Ogunlaru


449. “To say something great, you must first stop trying to say something great! Sometimes struggling is an obstacle to reach the target! Flow like a river, calmly, naturally, enjoying the present moment, without thinking of the ocean and finally, you will be there!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


450. “The river embraces me and guides me to swim inside her and to drink the nectar of love from her bosom. She tells me her secrets and I tell her mine.” ― Avijeet Das


451. “The body is like water, and the blood as the river.”


452. “Be still like a mountain, and flow like a great river.”


453. “Ping hid behind the grasses, and as the dark came and the pale moon shone in the sky Ping watched the wise eyed boat slowly sail away down the Yangtze river.”


454. “Love is the world’s river of life.” – Henry Ward Beecher


455. “Rivers know this; there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.” – A.A Milne


456. “Rivers don't drink their own waters; trees don't eat their own fruits. The salt seasons the soup in order to have its purpose fulfilled. Live for others!”


457. “The river has taught me to listen, from it you will learn it as well. It knows everything, the river, everything can be learned from it. See, you’ve already learned this from the water too, that it is good to strive downwards, to sink, to seek the depth.” – Herman Hesse


458. “Despite the ferocity of the current, a river is always moving but it’s always in the same place. And much like a river, while we should surge forward with great ferocity, our principles should never move.”


459. “Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean.” – Rumi


460. “No one ever steps into the same river twice.”


461. “The flowing rivers, green terrains, skyscraper Mountains, deep hills all are singing today, Happy Independence Day!


462. “When the river meets the ocean, the memories of the river meet the memories of the ocean. These two different worlds have many stories to tell each other!”


463. “The river in front of her was black. She thought it contained many things.” ― Gisele Prassinos


464. “Intelligence is like a river: the deeper it is the less noise it makes.”


465. “Don’t push the river. Just go with it.” – Alysia Reiner


466. “Even the anatomy of a river was laid bare. Not far downstream was a dry channel where the river had run once, and part of the way to come to know a thing is through its death. But years ago I had known the river when it flowed through this now dry channel, so I could enliven its stony remains with the waters of memory.” – Norman Maclean


467. “Time is a river sweeping away all that is born towards the darkest shore.”


468. “All serious poker players try to minimize their tells, obviously. There are a couple ways to go about this. One is the robotic approch: where your face becomes a mask and your voice a monotone, at least while the hand is being played. . . . The other is the manic method, where you affect a whole bunch of tics, twitches, and expressions, and mix them up with a river of insane babble. The idea is to overwhelm your opponents with clues, so they can't sort out what's going on. This approach can be effective, but for normal people it's hard to pull off. (If you've spent part of your life in an institution, this method may come naturally.)”


469. “I love you like a river that understands that it must learn to flow differently over waterfalls and to rest in the shallows.” ― Paulo Coelho


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


471. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than what we could learn from books.” – John Lubbock


472. “A little rain each day will fill the rivers to overflowing.” -Liberian Proverb


473. “A river never wants to turn into a lake! And a person who likes to flow like a river never wants to be something stagnant like a lake!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


474. “We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.” – David Brower


475. Like river speeding to the plain,


476. “Do not despise the water droplets that you receive. Soon, they will be a river.” – Bruce Mbanzabugabo


477. “Rivers don’t drink their own waters; trees don’t eat their own fruits. The salt seasons the soup in order to have its purpose fulfilled. Live for others!” – Israelmore Ayivor


478. It was one of my dreams as a child, growing up in my little village with my cousins. We used to walk together, and I used to say when you look at the world map, ‘This town is there, that town is there, that river is there.’ I used to say, ‘One day, I’m going to travel these places.’ – Jimmy Cliff


479. We venture out looking for things to be perfect. We never set out expecting to find mediocrity. If we do have those big dreams, especially when it comes to nature, we must expect the downturns. If you want to find a secluded riverside, you might just twist your ankle on the untrodden path.


480. “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretence and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself.”


481. “The headlong stream is termed violent. But the river bed hemming it in is termed violent by no one.”


482. May the rivers of joy flow into your bosom unending. May the waters of love never dry in your eyes. Happy birthday, my darling. Wishing you such gaiety like the bird’s.


483. “Not a hundred feet away the river roared over a cliff’s-edge, and we weren’t really leaves, even if I’d been careful to forget that.” — Naomi Novik


484. “Everything is changing, and you cannot step twice in the same river.” – Mary Renault


485. “The air moves like a river and carries the clouds with it; just as running water carries all the things that float upon it.” ― Leonardo da Vinci


486. Love is a river. Drink from it.”― Rumi


487. “He who does not know his way to the sea should take a river for his guide.” – Blaise Pascal


488. “Love is like a river never-ending as it flows , but gets greater with time.” – Anonymous


489. All rivers pay homage to the ocean for it lies lowest.” — Jeffrey Fry


490. “Despite the ferocity of the current, a river is always moving but it’s always in the same place. And much like a river, while we should surge forward with great ferocity, our principles should never move.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough


491. A river starts by longing for the ocean.” – Will Advise


492. “First mountains are mountains and rivers are rivers. Then mountains are no longer mountains and rivers are no longer rivers. Finally, mountains are mountains and rivers are rivers.” ― Dan Millman


493. “A river is easier to channel than to stop.” – Brandon Sanderson


494. “You can no more read the same book again than you can step into the same river.” – Neil Gaiman


495. “Rivers flow not past, but through us; tingling, vibrating, exciting every cell and fiber in our bodies, making them sing and glide.“


496. “I wanted to change my fate, to force it down another road. I wanted to stand in the river of time and make it flow a different direction, if just for a little while.” ― April Genevieve Tucholke


497. “Nature promotes mutualism. The flower nourishes the bee. The river waters quench the thirst of all living beings, And trees provide a welcoming home to so many birds and animals. There is a rhythm to this togetherness.” – Ram Nath Kovind


498. “The moon is the queen of everything. She rules the oceans, rivers, rain. When I am asked whose tears these are; I always blame the moon. ” — Lucille Clifton


499. “Love without trust is a river without water.” – Harbhajan Singh Yogi


500. “I had been afraid of the awful presence of the river, which was the soul of the river, but through her, I learned that my spirit shared in the spirit of all things.” ― Rudolfo Anaya


501. “I think of the poetry of René Char and all he must have seen and suffered that has brought him to speak only of sedgy rivers, of daffodils and tulips whose roots they water, even to the free-flowing river that laves the rootlets of those sweet-scented flowers that people the milky way.” – William Carlos Williams.


502. Depression weighs you down like a rock in a river. You don't stand a chance. You can fight and pray and hope you have the strength to swim, but sometimes, you have to let yourself sink. Because you'll never know true happiness until someone or something pulls you back out of that river--and you'll never believe it until you realize it was you, yourself who saved you.” ― Alysha Speer


503. “To trace the history of a river or a raindrop is also to trace the history of the soul, the history of the mind descending and arising in the body. In both, we constantly seek and stumble upon divinity, which like feeding the lake, and the spring becoming a waterfall, feeds, spills, falls, and feeds itself all over again.”


504. “Water is sagacious because it carries inside of itself the bottomless profundity of oceans, the cosmic looks of the clouds, subtle wits of the rivers, the inquisitive character of the rains and the silent meditation of the little lakes!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


505. “Life is like a river. The way of life is to flow with the current. To turn against it takes effort, but the current will carry you if you let it.” – Anonymous


506. “The river will always be the river, but never the river you know.” — Unknown


507. “Tears are a river that takes you somewhere…tears lift your boat off the ground, carrying it downriver to someplace better.” – Clarissa Pinkola Estes


508. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.” – A.A. Milne


509. “Everything is change; and you cannot step twice into the same river.” – Mary Renault


510. “It had nothing to do with gear or footwear or the backpacking fads or philosophies of any particular era or even with getting from point A to point B. It had to do with how it felt to be in the wild. With what it was like to walk for miles with no reason other than to witness the accumulation of trees and meadows, mountains and deserts, streams and rocks, rivers and grasses, sunrises, and sunsets. The experience was powerful and fundamental. It seemed to me that it had always felt like this to be a human in the wild, and as long as the wild existed it would always feel this way.” – Cheryl Strayed: Wild


511. “She wore flowers in her hair and carried magic secrets in her eyes. She spoke to no one. She spent hours on the riverbank. She smoked cigarettes and had midnight swims…” — Arundhati Roy, The God of Small Things


512. But that river isn't the same for even a fraction of a second. People are equally in flux—I am like that, and so are you. Our thoughts, emotions, molecules are continually changing. Pema Chödrön, Taking the Leap:


513. “A winter message from the river: Never surrender! Life can try to stop you, but somehow find a way to flow!”


514. “The river is wild. You can’t control it. Embrace the chaos. ” – Anonymous


515. If somebody hurts you, it's okay to cry a river: Just remember to build a bridge and get over it. —Taylor Swift


516. “The fall of your hair is rushing through my head like elegant waterfalls repeatedly dancing down into an open riverbed.” ― Curtis Tyrone Jones


517. “Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle.”


518. “Life is like a river, if you cannot let go of the past, it will drag you down the stream. ” – Amit Ray


519. “Life is like the river, sometimes it sweeps you gently along and sometimes the rapids come out of nowhere.”


520. “This is not the greatest river in the world. This is just a tributary.“


521. "Life is like moving rivers of blessings, and you can be at the mercy of the river if you don’t take action to steer yourself in a predetermined direction.”


522. “I love to watch the movement of light on water, and I love to play in rivers and lakes, swimming or canoeing. I am fascinated by people who work with water – fishermen, boatmen – and by a way of life that is dominated by water.” – Berlie Doherty


523. “Life is good, but it’s better on rivers.”


524. I love the rain. It cleanses the earth and fills the rivers. – Frank Lloyd Wright


525. I grew up in this town, my poetry was born between the hill and the river, it took its voice from the rain, and like the timber, it steeped itself in the forests.


526. “By the time it came to the edge of the Forest, the stream had grown up so that it was almost a river, and being grown-up, it did not run and jump and sparkle along as it used to do when it was younger, but moved more slowly. For it knew now where it was going, and it said to itself, “There is no hurry. We shall get there someday.” – A. A. Milne


527. “What you give away comes back to you in a river.” – Robin Sharma


528. “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?” That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future.” ― Hermann Hesse


529. “To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.” – Barry Lopez


530. “Waterfalls are a funny thing. The only difference between an ordinary river and a major tourist attraction is that 10 foot drop.” – We Dream of Travel


531. “We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.” – David Browser


532. “Life is a river of ordeals that makes men swim upstream so that they may chase after their dreams, and whoever refuses to swim gets washed away downstream and be dragooned to drown to its defeatist depths.” ― Picazo Basha


533. “For perspective on our place in this great big world, simply watch one individual droplet’s journey from the top of the waterfall to the bottom before merging with the endless river.” – WDOT


534. “You can no more read the same book again than you can step into the same river.” ― Neil Gaiman


535. “Who hears the rippling of rivers will not utterly despair of anything.” – Henry David Thoreau


536. “I was still water, held by my surroundings. I am now a river, carving my own path.” ― Scott Stabile


537. “A winter message from the river: Never surrender! Life can try to stop you, but somehow find a way to flow!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


538. “Sometimes there’s just no way to hold back the river.” – Paulo Coelho


539. “Lives are like rivers: Eventually they go where they must. Not where we want them to.”


540. “Life is a river of ordeals that makes men swim upstream so that they may chase after their dreams, and whoever refuses to swim gets washed away downstream and be dragooned to drown to its defeatist depths.”


541. “The only way to understand a river is to jump into it.” – Alice Hoffman


542. “Love is the river of life in the world.” – Lailah Akita


543. “If my ship sails from sight, it doesn’t mean my journey ends, it simply means the river bends.”


544. “Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach of us more than we can ever learn from books.” – John Lubbock


545. “The only way to understand a river is to jump into it.” ― Alice Hoffman


546. “Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.” — Mikhail Lermontov


547. “The river in front of her was black. She thought it contained many things.”


548. “Time is a river without banks.” – Marc Chagall


549. “You don’t have to take a dip in a river to feel refreshed by it.“


550. “While the river of life glides along smoothly, it remains the same river; only the landscape on either bank seems to change.” – Max Muller


551. “When the river meets the ocean, the memories of the river meet the memories of the ocean. These two different worlds have many stories to tell each other!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


552. “By the time it came to the edge of the forest, the stream had grown up, so that it was almost a river, and being grown-up, it did not run and jump and sparkle along as it used to do when it was younger, but moved more slowly. For it knew now where it was going, and it said to itself, ‘There is no hurry. We shall get there some day.‘” – A. A. Milne


553. “We call everything a river here. We are that kind of people.”


554. “If you have learned enjoying life without purpose, like a flowing river, you have learned the art of living.” – Girdhar Joshi


555. “How divine the coming of the morning,—the coming of the Sun,—exorcising the shadowy terrors of the night with the infinite restoration of color! I look upon the woods, and they are not the same: the palms have vanished; the cypresses have fled away; trees young and comely and brightly green replace them. A hand is laid upon my shoulder,—the hand of the gray Captain: ‘Go forward, and see what you have never seen before.’ Even as he speaks, our boat, turning sharply, steams out of the green water into—what can I call it?—a flood of fluid crystal, —a river of the molten diamond,—a current of liquid light?” ― Lafcadio Hearn


556. “The life in us is like the water in the river. It may rise this year higher than man has ever known it, and flood the parched uplands; even this may be the eventful year, which will drown out all our muskrats. It was not always dry land where we dwell.” ― Henry David Thoreau


557. “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future.” – Hermann Hesse


558. “Watching [insert river name] meander is truly a piece of art.”


559. “I was still water, held by my surroundings. I am now a river, carving my own path.”


560. “We contain the shapes of trees and the movement of rivers and stars within us.” – Patrick Jasper Lee


561. “For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.” – Khalil Gibran


562. Cry me a Colorado river.


563. “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.”


564. “When the river meets the sea, he dies! Because the character of the river is to flow and when the character dies, everything dies!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


565. “True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes.”


566. “A good swimmer is one who knows how to swim through the river of life without drowning.” – Michael Bassey Johnson.


567. “May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.”


568. “A river is a river, always there, and yet the water flowing through it is never the same water and is never still. It’s always changing and is always on the move. And over time the river itself changes too. It widens and deepens as it rubs and scours, gnaws and kneads, eats and bores its way through the land.” – Aidan Chambers


569. “To the river I go, to lose my mind and find my soul“


570. “A flock of sheep that leisurely pass by One after one; the sound of rain, and bees Murmuring; the fall of rivers, winds and seas, Smooth fields, white sheets of water, and pure sky – I’ve thought of all by turns, and still I lie Sleepless.” – William Wordsworth


571. “The care of rivers is not a question of rivers but of the human heart.” – Shozo Tanaka


572. “He used to often say there was only one road; that it was like a great river: its springs were at every doorstep, and every path was its tributary.” – J. R. R. Tolkien


573. “When you stop beside a river, you get this message: Flow! And when you flow, you meet the never-seen and the never-lived parts of the life!” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


574. “Rivers run through our history and folklore and link us as a people. They nourish and refresh us and provide a home for dazzling varieties of fish and wildlife and trees and plants of every sort. We are a nation rich in rivers.” – Charles Kuralt


575. “A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself.”


576. “It is from small streams that big rivers rise.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


577. “A friendly reminder that every city owes its life to its river.”


578. “Everything is change; and you cannot step twice into the same river.”


579. “Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt.” Mark Twain


580. “True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes.” – Edward Wood


581. “The first river you paddle runs through the rest of your life. It bubbles up in pools and eddies to remind you who you are.” – Lynn Culbreath Noel


582. When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” – Rumi


583. ”You can’t be unhappy in the middle of a big, beautiful river.” – Jim Harrison


584. “Patience is the river that finds its way to the sea, by flowing through many confluences.” ― Mladen Đorđević


585. “The mark of a successful man is one that has spent an entire day on the bank of a river without feeling guilty about it.” – Chinese proverb


586. “Those who stand at the threshold of life always waiting for the right time to change are like the man who stands at the bank of a river waiting for the water to pass so he can cross on dry land.” – Joseph Wirthlin


587. “The river has great wisdom and whispers its secret to the hearts of men.” – Mark Twain


588. “The triceratops was safe. It was across the river, separated by impassable rapids from the danger brewing on the opposite bank. But it could see what was about to happen and was powerless to stop it.”


589. “A river will find its path to the ocean, be positive and be focused.” – P. S. Jagadeesh Kumar


590. “Life passes just like water in a river.”


591. “Cry me a river, build a bridge, and get over it.” – Justin Timberlake


592. “The river has taught me to listen; you will learn from it, too. The river knows everything; one can learn everything from it. You have already learned from the river that it is good to strive downwards, to sink, to seek the depths.” – Herman Hesse


593. “A river seems a magic thing. Magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.” ― Laura Gilpin


594. “Waterfalls are the pirouettes of a river’s dance.” – We Dream of Travel


595. “Life is a deep river, Its noise breaks us in parts, And its silence slowly silent our heart.” – Anonymous


596. “Life is like the river, sometimes it sweeps you gently along and sometimes the rapids come out of nowhere.” ― Emma Smith


597. “On and on they flew, over the countryside parceled out in patches of green and brown, over roads and rivers winding through the landscapes like strips of matte and glossy ribbon.” ― J.K. Rowling


598. “Friendship is like a perennial river which flows forever. It may change its path but will never ever dry up.” – Pinaki Prasad Mohanty


599. “If I am an advocate for anything, it is to move. As far as you can, as much as you can. Across the ocean, or simply across the river. ”


600. “The language of a river inscribes over eyes of moths and flies the navel of the land is a lake.” ― Sneha Subramanian Kanta


601. “There is another alphabet, whispering from every leaf, singing from every river, shimmering from every sky.” – Dejan Stojanovic


602. “Wondering if you are Love is like the river wondering if it is water.” – Anonymous


603. “Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?” That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future.”


604. “Patience is the river that finds its way to the sea, by flowing through many confluences.” – Mladen Dordevic


605. “I was still water, held by my surroundings. I am now a river, carving my own path.” – Scott Stabile


606. “To me, Mother Nature isn’t nearly as scary as human nature.” – Paula Stokes


607. “A waterfall happily and cheerfully flows in nature; there is happiness only if there is freedom.” ― Mehmet Murat Ildan


608. Nature itself is the best physician.


609. “Get too far from nature and your soul starts to creak and moan like a ship’s hull on stormy seas.” – Unknown


610. Nature at its best.


611. “Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick.” – J. R. R. Tolkien


612. “The sound of a waterfall is nature’s lullaby.” – We Dream of Travel


613. “The goal of life is living in agreement with nature.” — Zeno


614. Never too busy for friends & nature.


615. “Adapt or perish, now as never, is nature’s inexorable imperative.” – H.G. Wells


616. “Kiss me under a waterfall.”


617. “It was more than just the gentle tumble of the waterfall, or the wind or the sound of birds. It was much, much more he knew. He looked about him and he knew he had found what he had been looking for.” — Michael Delaware


618. “There is nothing more magical than a waterfall.” — Unknown


619. Take time to enjoy the natural beauty that surrounds you.


620. It’s all downhill from here!


621. “Oh baby baby it’s a wild world.” — Cat Stevens, “Wild World”


622. “To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.” – Jane Austen


623. Never spend too much time away from nature.


624. The world is ours to explore.


625. “And down the waterfall where ever it may take me, I know that life won’t break me when I come to call.” — Robbie Williams, “Angels”


626. “Mother Nature is the greatest artist and water is one of her favorite brushes.” – Rico Besserdich


627. “Sometimes, all you need is a change in scenery.” — Unknown


628. “We do not see nature with our eyes but with our understandings and our hearts.” – William Hazlitt


629. Wandering with the wild things.


630. Get outside and shine like the sun above your head.


631. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe


632. “She dares me to pour myself out like a living waterfall. She dares me to enter the soul that is more than my own; she extinguishes fear in mere seconds. She lets light come through.” – Virginia Woolf


633. There’s more to nature than what meets the eye.


634. “A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us.”


635. “I think love is the greatest force in the universe. It’s shapeless like water. It only takes the shape of things it becomes.” ― Guillermo del Toro


636. “Deep in their roots, all flowers keep the light.” – Theodore Roethke


637. “Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.” – Henry van Dyke


638. Nature called – I said “I’m omw”.


639. ”Streaming now on Netflix…”


640. “Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.” – Louie Schwartzberg


641. “Adopt the pace of nature.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson


642. “I’m just like a waterfall falling, falling for you again.” – Meghan Trainor


643. Change yourself, not nature!


644. “There is a waterfall in every dream. Cool and crystal clear, it falls gently on the sleeper, cleansing the mind and soothing the soul.” – Virginia Alison


645. “Happiness comes in currents.“


646. “My desert soul erupts with turquoise water, floods and cascades and waterfalls rushing in around my stone, swirling and eddying around my rocky parts, pushing and reshaping and filling every hidden dark spot.” – Kiersten White


647. “A waterfall cannot be silent, just as wisdom. When they speak, the voice of power speaks.”


648. “Water is the mirror, that has the ability to show us what we cannot see.” – Anonymous


649. “Romance often begins by a splashing waterfall and ends over a leaky sink.” – Ellen DeGeneres


650. “There is nothing more magical than a waterfall.”


651. For a minute there, I lost myself.


652. “Be soft in your practice. Think of the method as a fine silvery stream, not a raging waterfall.” – Sheng-yen


653. “Another way to look at meditation is to view the process of thinking itself as a waterfall, a continual cascading of thought. In cultivating mindfulness we are going beyond or behind our thinking, much the way you might find a vantage point in a cave or depression in a rock behind a waterfall. We still see and hear the water, but we are out of the torrent.” ― Jon Kabat-Zinn


654. “Our lives flow like water in a waterfall.”


655. Sunshine and roses.


656. “Happiness comes in rushes.”


657. “Once we have tasted far streams, touched the gold, found some limit beyond the waterfall, a season changes, and we come back changed but safe, quiet, grateful.” – William Stafford


658. “Mist to mist, drops to drops. For water thou art, and unto water shalt thou return.” – Kamand Kojouri


659. Having fun in the dirt.


660. “And when you hear the sound of the waterfall coming nearer and nearer, tidy up the boat, put on your best tie and hat, and smoke a cigar right up till the moment you go over. That’s a triumph.” — Ray Bradbury


661. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” – Henry David Thoreau


662. “Grace is finding a waterfall when you were only looking for a stream.” — Vanessa Hunt


663. Mother Nature is my kind of girl.


664. “Waterfalls wouldn’t sound so melodious if there were no rocks in their way.”


665. “We made our way to the very edge of the cliff and looked down. We could hear the water dashing, splashing, and roaring as if angry at the small space through which it was forced to pass.” – Sallie Hester


666. “On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.” – Jules Renard


667. “Camping is a humanitarian effort to help feed hungry mosquitoes.” – Melanie White


668. “A waterfall cannot be silent, just as wisdom. When they speak, the voice of power speaks.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


669. “I used to believe that love was finding someone who would lead you through the deep water.”


670. “Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street.” – William Blake


671. “We are all naturally seekers of wonders. We travel far to see the majesty of old ruins, the venerable forms of the hoary mountains, great waterfalls, and galleries of art. And yet the world’s wonder is all around us; the wonder of setting suns, and evening stars, of the magic spring-time, the blossoming of the trees, the strange transformations of the moth.”


672. “I love walks, hiking, exploring and being on the beach.” – Unknown


673. “We say that life is sweet, its satisfactions deep. All this we say, as we sleepwalk our time through years of days and nights. We let time cascade over us like a waterfall, believing it to be never-ending. Yet each day that touches us, and every man in the world is unique; irredeemable; over. And just another Monday.” — Josephine Hart


674. “I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something by nature we call it progress.” – Ed Begley Jr.


675. “No matter how powerful a waterfall is, it cannot be heard from far away because all waterfalls are local. If you want the whole world to hear you, take a universal position where all can see you, just like the Moon, just like the Sun.” – Mehmet Murat ildan


676. “With a view like this, I’m never leaving.”


677. “In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” – Alice Walker


678. “Normality is a paved road; it’s comfortable to walk, but no flowers grow.” – Vincent van Gogh


679. It’s hard to walk in nature without gaining perspective.


680. “For an instant, silence, noisier than a waterfall.” — Salman Rushdie


681. Kindred spirits in natural places.


682. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.”


683. “Water is the driving force of all nature.” – Leonardo da Vinci


684. “In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” – Margaret Atwood


685. A refreshing pause.


686. Stay close to what keeps you feeling alive.


687. “You are not in the mountains. The mountains are in you.” – John Muir


688. Hiking hair, don’t care.


689. I love being outside and getting fresh air.


690. Follow the sun.


691. “Be careful crossing the waterfall, it’s a fatal spot.” – Karl Meltzer


692. “Somewhere on your journey, don’t forget to stop and enjoy the view.”


693. “In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.” – Unknown


694. “When God takes a shower, waterfalls come to life around the world. When I take a shower, my hair usually clogs the drain.” – Anthony T. Hincks


695. “Enjoying nature’s shower.”


696. “Going to the mountains is like going home.” – John Muir


697. “Rich with the spoils of nature.” – Thomas Browne


698. “How gracious is nature to begin every day with a reminder of its beauty and conclude it with equal glory.” – We Dream of Travel


699. “Paradise found.”


700. Every mountain high, every valley low.


701. To be at one with nature is to be content with life.


702. “There’s no time to be bored in a world as beautiful as this.” — John Ruskin


703. “Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir


704. “When you say “Waterfall”, I hear “Wonderful”.” – We Dream of Travel


705. “We still do not know one thousandth of one percent of what nature has revealed to us.” – Albert Einstein


706. “Now I see the secret of making the best person, it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the earth.” – Walt Whitman


707. “Our lives flow like water in a waterfall.” — Unknown


708. “In the end, our society will be defined not only by what we create but by what we refuse to destroy.” – John Sawhill


709. There is a pleasure in the pathless woods.


710. “Run wild and free like a waterfall” – Anamika Mishra


711. Just trying to branch out a bit.


712. “Life is like a waterfall. It is always moving and there is always an uneven flow to it.”


713. “There’s no better place to find yourself than sitting by a waterfall and listening to its music.”


714. Communing with nature in the most wonderful way.


715. In nature’s cradle.


716. Life’s a beach.


717. “I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs


718. “It’s all water over the falls.”


719. “Life is naked. A nude body is the truest and noblest symbol of life. If I draw a mountain as a heap of human forms and paint a waterfall in the shape of tumbling human bodies, it is because I see in the mountain a heap of living things, and in the waterfall a precipitate current of life.” — Kahlil Gibran


720. “Not just beautiful, though—the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.” – Haruki Murakami


721. “Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick.” — J. R. R. Tolkien


722. “The fall of dropping water wears away the stone.” – Lucretius


723. “There’s hope at the bottom of the biggest waterfall.” – Patrick Ness


724. This is where I belong.


725. Go where you feel most alive.


726. “Tell your dream to the waterfall.” — Sellâle


727. “I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” – Anne Frank


728. “Advice from a waterfall: Make a splash!”


729. “Remember, the trick to not getting swept over the waterfall is swimming upstream.”


730. Illuminating.


731. “When I was walking in the mountains with the Japanese man and began to hear the water, he said, ‘What is the sound of the waterfall?’ ‘Silence,’ he finally told me.” — Jack Gilbert


732. “Nothing lives long, Only the earth and mountains.” – Dee Brown


733. “Between every two pines there is a doorway to a new world.” – John Muir


734. “Those who dwell, as scientists or laymen, among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life.” – Rachel Carson


735. “And when you hear the sound of the waterfall coming nearer and nearer, tidy up the boat, put on your best tie and hat, and smoke a cigar right up till the moment you go over. That’s a triumph.” – Ray Bradbury


736. “The ordinary-sized stuff which is our lives, the things people write poetry about – clouds, daffodils, waterfalls, what happens in a cup of coffee when the cream goes in – these things are full of mystery, as mysterious to us as the heavens were to the Greeks.” – Tom Stoppard


737. The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.


738. Nature is my definition of beautiful.


739. “I’m falling for you!”


740. “In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.” – Aristotle


741. “If you wish to know the divine, feel the wind on your face and the warm sun on your hand.” – The Buddha


742. Just look at the beauty around you.


743. Feeling good-natured…


744. “Choose only one master—nature.” — Rembrand


745. “On Earth, there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.” – Jules Renard


746. “Look for tomorrow behind every waterfall.” — Unknown


747. Stop! Be still! Connect! Those are the laws of nature.


748. Freedom.


749. “Every teardrop is a waterfall.” – Coldplay


750. “Waterfalls are exciting because they have power, they have rainbows, they have songs, and they have boldness and craziness!” – Mehmet Murat ildan


751. “Vanity dies on nature trails.” – We Dream of Travel


752. “Life is either a great adventure or nothing.” – Helen Keller


753. “We say that life is sweet, its satisfactions deep. All this we say, as we sleepwalk our time through years of days and nights. We let time cascade over us like a waterfall, believing it to be never-ending. Yet each day that touches us, and every man in the world is unique; irredeemable; over. And just another Monday.” – Josephine Hart


754. Nature is my teacher, guru, and God.


755. “And at the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy, and your eyes sparkling.” – Shanti


756. ‘Because a poem is a revelation, and it is by the brink of running water that poetry is revealed to the mind.”


757. “Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.” – George Washington Carver


758. “There’s music in water. Brooks babbling, fountains splashing. Weirs, waterfalls tumbling, gushing.” — Julie Andrews


759. “In America, one sure sign of success is the presence of an unnecessary waterfall in a person’s yard.” ― Demetri Martin


760. “My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.” — Mel Brooks


761. “Emerald slopes became so tall they touched the clouds, and showers painted diamond waterfalls that sluiced down cliff sides.” — Victoria Kahler


762. “Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.” – Henry David Thoreau


763. Nature’s beauty, frame by frame.


764. “Come watch the live stream.“


765. “Be kind to everything that lives.” – Anonymous


766. Tree cheers for the weekend!


767. “I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall.” – Mike May


768. “Sometimes, it’s hard to tell how fast the current’s moving until you’re headed over a waterfall.” — Kimberly McCreight


769. “Go wherever you feel most alive.” — Unknown


770. “Let us permit nature to have her way. She understands her business better than we do.” – Michel de Montaigne


771. “The soul of a landscape, the spirits of the elements, the genius of every place will be revealed to a loving view of nature.” – Karl Jaspers.


772. “I really mist you.”


773. Nature is painting for us, day after day, picture of infinite beauty.


774. “I’d rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.” – Emma Goldman



776. “If we surrendered to earth’s intelligence, we could rise up rooted like trees.” – Rainer Maria Rilke


777. “While people are struggling unhappily in the cities against the cruel authorities, a waterfall happily and cheerfully flows in the nature; there is happiness only if there is freedom.”


778. It’s time for a new adventure.


779. “All anyone can hope for is just a tiny bit of love, like a drop in a cup if you can get it, or a waterfall, a flood, if you can get that too.” ― Edwidge Danticat


780. Stop. Look. Listen. Breathe.


781. “I met a lot of young people who asked me what books to read or films to watch. I think that is a good way to start, but there’s no substitute for just going there.” – Yvon Chouinard


782. “Not just beautiful, though – the stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. And they’re watching me.” – Haruki Murakami


783. “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


784. Adventure in nature. Is there any other kind?


785. “The Amen of nature is always a flower.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.


786. “Life is simple, just add water“


787. Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.


788. Finding myself, in nature’s arms.


789. “God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.” – Mother Teresa


790. “Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” – Langston Hughes


791. “Where water is the boss and the land must obey.” — Unknown


792. Fashion is temporary, but nature never goes out of style.


793. “It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.” — Nicholas Sparks


794. “Lessons from a waterfall — Keep moving, and you will eventually get over it.” — Unknown


795. Finally… Paradise Found!


796. Look for a lovely thing and you will find it. It is not far – It never will be far.


797. Wander often – Wonder always.


798. “Waterfalls are nature’s waterslide.” — Unknown


799. Nature is home.


800. “Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly.” – Van Morrison


801. “The power of a waterfall is nothing but a lot of drips working together.”


802. Young, wild, and free.


803. A walk-in nature walks the soul back home.


804. “The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.” — Claude Monet


805. “Because when you stop and look around, this life is pretty amazing.” – Dr. Seuss

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