Creeks quotes

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People and creeks

Sit by a creek…he will listen to you and take away your gloomy thoughts. (Engelbert Schinkel)

Let go — Sit by a stream and just be there. The water’s song will take your sorrows and carry them down to the sea. (Marcel Proust)

I am like small creeks; they are transparent because they are shallow. (Voltaire)

I decided not to take the bridge across the creek because I wanted to experience the creek rather than experience the avoidance of it. (Craig D. Lounsbrough)

My little one is like water She’s like running water She runs like a creek That the children chase Run, run Fast if you can Never, never You’ll catch up with her. (Guy Béart)

In the sludgy, squdgy creek, Where the silence ‘ung that ‘eavy you was ‘arf afraid to speak! (Rudyard Kipling)

Even friendships flowed into the river of time and disappeared into it. And in hindsight they turned out to be rivulets and not the rising rivulets as one would have liked to believe. (Lukas Hartmann)

The parrakeets are silent in the gum-tree by the creek; The ferny grove is sunshine-steeped and still; But the dew will gem the myrtle in the twilight ere he seek His little lonely cabin on the hill. (Robert W. Service)

And takin’ a bath in the creek. That’s the stuff that really made it worthwhile. Anybody can stay in a motel. (Chris LeDoux)

Life and creek

And the creek of life goes winding on, Wandering by; And bears for ever, its course upon, A song and a sigh. (Henry Lawson)

I don’t have any regrets, because I think life is like a creek. It kind of meanders along, and you instinctively do the things you are meant to do. (Sissy Spacek)

Like the flowing stream, we change every moment; our life is renewed from minute to minute, and if we believe we remain the same, it is only a pure illusion of our mind. (Elisha Reclus)

Precious moments are like crystal clear creeks in the desolate valleys of existence. (Franz Friedrich Kovacs)

Cross the creek on the stepping stones of your failures. (Jerry Spinelli)

There are two roads in life: One lonely and flowery, Which descends its beloved slope Without complaining and without sighing. The passer-by hardly notices it, Like the creek of the plain, That the sand of the fountain Does not even make a murmur. The other, like a torrent without a dam, In eternal fatigue, Under the feet of the prodigal son Rolls the stone of Ixion. (Alfred de Musset)

But I remember seeing a mess of leaves suddenly go skittering in the wind and into the creek, then floating rapidly down the creek towards the sea, making me feel a nameless horror even then of ‘Oh my God, we’re all being swept away to sea…’. (Jack Kerouac)

When you are a young person, you are like a young creek, and you meet many rocks, many obstacles and difficulties on your way. You hurry to get past these obstacles and get to the ocean. But as the creek moves down through the fields, it becomes larges and calmer and it can enjoy the reflection of the sky. (Nhat Hanh)

Environment protection and creeks

The water won’t clear up until we get the hogs out of the creek. (Jim Hightower)

I see a lot of damage to Mother Earth. I see water being taken from creeks where water belongs to animals, not to oil companies. (Winona LaDuke)

As the water makes its way down into the valley, that’s why we make sure the creeks and streams are cleared of debris. Our crews are out inspecting areas right now in preparation for the weekend and they’re always on call if a tree goes down and causes a blockage. They’re out to take it out. (Jim McCann)

Can we afford clean water? Can we afford rivers and lakes and streams and oceans which continue to make possible life on this planet?… Those questions were never asked as we destroyed the waters of our nation… (Ed Muskie)

Preserving a river or a creek can bring a lot of revenue. (Jim Fowler)

Religion and creeks

God willing and the creek don’t rise. (Benjamin Hawkins)

I’m holding up, Lord willing and the creek don’t rise. (Sara Evans)

We can cut the forest, dam the creeks and break the stones, but we cannot defeat God. (Rumer Godden)

There is only one source of life, and the life of a person is a creek flowing from it , which, if it is not constantly fed from its source, immediately dries up. (Emmanuel Swedenborg)

Many people imagine that, to see the Blessed Virgin appear, it suffices to pick up dead wood in the Pyrénées-Orientales by stepping over creeks. It’s wrong. (Pierre Desproges)

Love and creek

If your heart was a little stream, I’d jump in like a little toad. (Alexandre Dumas Jr.)

Is there a creek of pure water somewhere? Doesn’t this love that lasts exist? Is happiness brief like a storm in the summer sky? (Pierre Perret)

To meet your voice is to hear, in the distance, a creek. It’s going there to fetch water, giving it to you. And only at your fingertips, know the thirst. (Thierry Metz)

If you belonged to me (let’s have this strange dream!), I would like to wake up in the morning before you To lean my elbows for a long time near your angelic sleep, Equal and murmuring like a distant creek. (Sully Prudhomme)

Murmur and creek

The creek hums, its mouth full of pebbles. (Eric Chevillard)

And the creek murmurs ceaselessly against the pebbles which would like to prevent it from running. (Jules Renard)

I live just above a creek, and it’s always very active. It almost sounds like the ocean. It’s constant, and there’s lots of big rocks in it, so it’s got a great sound. It’s one of my favorite things. (Lizz Wright)

I hear the rushing of the creek at night and try to draw conclusions about its source from the way it gushes. (Arthur Feldmann)

Rivers and creeks

Small creeks make great rivers. (Ovid)

Great revolutions are born from small miseries like great rivers from small creeks. (Victor Hugo)

It is easier for a river than for a man to succeed by being born in the creek. (Sylvain Tesson)

We do not know the sources of the Nile, thought Julien; «it has not been given to the eye of man to see the king of rivers in the state of a simple stream». (Stendhal)

Water and creeks

Creeks and ponds are great, as long as they have water in them. (Thomas Murphy)

There’s magic in the water that draws all men away form the land, that leads them over hills, down creeks and streams and rivers to the sea. (Herman Melville)

Water is creek, river and big river, angry or tender, invigorating or deadly, it haunts our spirits with its imperious presence. It makes us children of the earth, of the sun and of the air. It makes us children of the cosmos, of telluric forces and thick mists, children of the oceans and their powerful swell. Water is ourselves and we are water itself. (Pierre Rabhi)

City and creek

Urban friends ask me how I can stand living here, ‘so far from everything?’ When I hear this question over the phone, I’m usually looking out the window at a forest, a running creek, and a vegetable garden, thinking: Define everything. (Barbara Kingsolver)

The City is what they want it to be: thriftless, warm, scary and full of amiable strangers. No wonder they forget pebbly creeks and when they do not forget the sky completely think of it as a tiny piece of information about the time of day or night. (Toni Morrison)

The present town stands on what is now only a small creek, nearly a mile distant from the sea, and only small boats can reach it. (Annette M.B. Meakin)

Childhood and creek

I didn’t grow up playing video games. I grew up catching crawdads in the creek and minnows and lizards and snakes. (Blake Shelton)

The dugout in the weeds or leaves beneath a backyard willow, the rivulet of a seasonal creek, even the ditch between the front yard and the road-all of these places are entire universes to a young child. (Richard Louv)

Those early years in New Jersey were amazing. We lived in a really small town with tons of kids my age. There were fields and woods and a creek — it was a pretty ideal place to be a little kid. (James Murphy)

Death and creek

Creek, we seem to have the same fate; In a hasty course we both go, You to the sea, we to death. (Antoinette Deshoulières)

The paths to the Other World are as numerous and winding as the rivers and streams that flow towards the sea. (Bernhard Hennen)

The April forest hurries from adolescence to childhood. And the waters flow back along the melted creek. And the birds fly back … We are from the same dough — To the initial, back, we hurry to non-existence … (David Samoylov)

Hiking and creek

O wanderer by the creek, just follow the water, it will surely lead you to the human roof and compartment. (Friedrich Rückert)

Onward up many a frightening creek, though your arms may get sore and your sneakers may leak. Oh! The places you’ll go! (Dr. Seuss)

I spent countless hours hiking up and down Carriger Creek. That was a time of my life when I really connected with nature as a child, and my mom really promoted that. (Eric Goode)

Hiking quotes

Fishing and creek

Our tradition is that of the first man who sneaked away to the creek when the tribe did not really need fish. (Roderick Haig-Brown)

What pretty bright trout there are in this bold rock creek! It would full be called a river in England, and so it is! (Thaddeus Norris)

Time is just a creek I go fishing in. (Thomas a Kempis)

Fishing quotes

Nature and creek

…seen from above, landscapes are made up of mountains and watercourses. Just as a transparent model of the human body consists of a framework of bone and a network of arteries, the earth’s crust is structured in mountain ridges, river, creeks, and gullies. (Reinhold Messner)

The point of the dragonfly’s terrible lip, the giant water bug, birdsong, or the beautiful dazzle and flash of sunlighted minnows,is not that it all fits together like clockwork—for it doesn’tbut that it all flows so freely wild, like the creek, that it all surges in such a free, finged tangle. Freedom is the world’s water and weather, the world’s nourishment freely given, its soil and sap: and the creator loves pizzazz. (Annie Dillard)

Nature quotes

Loneliness and creek

For myself, the Creek satisfies a thing that had gone hungry and unfed since childhood days. I am often lonely. Who is not? But I should be lonelier in the heart of a city. (Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings)

Depression makes you seek lonely places, and that is what I started doing during the second semester of my first year in college. The black creek, the woods, the empty fields, the old cemetery-anywhere away from people, away from their critical eyes. I would seek out these places, choosing routes and times that would mean I could avoid as many people as possible. (Samantha Abeel)

Attitude to creek

It has always been a happy thought to me that the creek runs on all night, new every minute, whether I wish it or know it or care, as a closed book on a shelf continues to whisper to itself its own inexhaustible tale. (Annie Dillard)

I prefer a creek which, on the soft arena, In a meadow full of flowers slowly walks, Than an overflowing torrent which, from a stormy course, Rolls, full of gravel, on a muddy ground. (Nicolas Boileau)

Spring and creeks

From the ice are freed streams and brooks // Through spring’s lovely, invigorating look. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Expelled by vernal radiation The snows from the mount and hill Ran down in a turbid fashion To join meadows flooded fill. The smile of nature so fair Meets early morning of the year. (Alexander Pushkin)

Spring quotes

Art and creek

As the colorful banks Float dancing on the mirror-bright brook, The sunset, the field of blossoms, So shimmers on the meager life Of poetry the lively world of shadows. (Friedrich von Schiller)

Museums. Reservoirs of beauty from which the murmuring creek of stupidity flows without ever drying up. (Jean Claude Brisville)

Music and creek

There’s music in the sighing of a reed; There’s music in the gushing of a rill; There’s music in all things, if men had ears: Their earth is but an echo of the spheres. (George Gordon Byron)

The purpose of music is to imitate nature, he believed. No, not mountains, streams and trees, but human nature. emotional life. The moods. (Anna Enquist)

Sea and creek

Choose to enter the sea by the little creeks. (Saint Thomas Aquinas)

One fine day, I spoke of the sea to the creek, and the creek considered me a story-teller. Another day I spoke of the creek to the sea, and the sea considered me a slanderer. (Kahlil Gibran)

Creek features

Faced with the rock, the creek always wins, not by force, but by perseverance. (Confucius)

The creek is the friend of the miller to whom it is useful, and it likes to turn its mill. What is the use of it to flow nonchalantly in the valley? (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)

Ocean and creek

The ocean is the child of the creek. (Alex Le Gall)

Little creeks make a lot of noise; the ocean seldom roars. (Sakya Pandita)

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