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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