20 Inspirational River Quotes And Sayings

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Following are the inspirational river quotes and sayings with images.

Inspirational River Quotes

The river is one of my favourite 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.

“Life is like a river—it keeps flowing, flowing, and flowing till it merges into the sea. Nothing can stop the flow of Life, but you can enjoy the Journey.” — Unknown

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

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

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

Inspirational River Quotes

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

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

“The river is everywhere.” ― Hermann Hesse

“A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence.” —James N. Watkins

The river is everywhere.

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

“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” — Cesare Pavese

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

“Better to see something once than hear about it a thousand times” — Unknown

We do not remember days, we remember moments.

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

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

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

“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 in life.” — Unknown

Don't try to steer the river.

“If you have a river, then you should share it with everyone.” — Chen Guangbiao

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

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

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

“Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current; no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.” ― Marcus Aurelius

“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

“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 ride over the river, we know not. Ah, well! we may conjecture many things.” ― John Wesley Powell

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

“Time is the substance from which I am made. Time is a river which carries me along, but I am the river; it is a tiger that devours me, but I am the tiger; it is a fire that consumes me, but I am the fire.” ― Jorge Luis Borges

“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

“One of the reasons that New York became great was that it’s serviced by many, many different rivers and waterways. You have the Atlantic Ocean connected virtually right to it, and it’s serviced by the East River and the Hudson River and lots of tributaries.” ― Donald Trump

“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.” ― Khalil Gibran

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

“I wrote some of the worst poetry west from the Mississippi River, but I wrote. And I finally sometimes got it right.” ― Maya Angelou

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