Authors that match 'flood'.

Curt Flood American Athlete (1938-1997)

Quotations that match 'flood'.

Noah came before the flood. I have come before the fire.
[ Before Came Come Fire Flood Noah]
At first sight experience seems to bury us under a flood of external objects, pressing upon us with a sharp and importunate reality, calling us out of ourselves in a thousand forms of action.
[ Action Bury Calling Experience External First Flood Forms Importunate Objects Ourselves Out Pressing Reality Seems Sharp Sight Thousand Under Upon Us]
We are talking about predictable recurring flooding.
[ Flooding Predictable Recurring Talking]
We have a human rights interest. Then there is the immigration problem. The human-rights violations have caused people to take to boats and flood not only the United States, but other countries in the region, creating great instability.
[ Boats Caused Countries Creating Flood Great Human Human-Rights Immigration Instability Interest Only Other Problem Region Rights States Take Then United Violations]
I needed to explain that Louisiana's coast accepts the drainage from two-thirds of the United States and, while the necessary levees constructed upstream have prevented floods, they have also contributed to problems downstream.
[ Accepts Also Coast Constructed Contributed Downstream Drainage Explain Floods Levees Louisiana Necessary Needed Prevented Problems States Two-Thirds United Upstream While]
Time in its irresistible and ceaseless flow carries along on its flood all created things and drowns them in the depths of obscurity.
[ Along Carries Ceaseless Created Depths Drowns Flood Flow Irresistible Obscurity Them Things Time]
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
[ Back Build Courage Fear Flood Hold Must]
They flooded liquidity in the marketplace but the mortgage rate is based much more on expectations of inflation. So if the average investor believes that there is inflation coming, they'll move that rate up.
[ Average Based Believes Coming Expectations Flooded Inflation Investor Marketplace More Mortgage Move Much Rate Up]
We have lived through the flood time of fascism and of the nazism which ran its meteoric course at a cost to mankind in suffering and waste beyond all computation.
[ Beyond Computation Cost Course Fascism Flood Lived Mankind Ran Suffering Through Time Waste Which]
Second, there are two problems with respect to mobile homes in particular. One is we obviously don't want to put them in a flood plain, because if there's another flood, you're going to lose the mobile home.
[ Another Because Flood Going Home Homes Lose Mobile Obviously Particular Plain Problems Put Respect Second Them Two Want]
The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. Politics
[ Democracy Flood Into Money Politics Pollution Today]
It's because we are so flooded with American culture that we're startled when we see ourselves up there on the screen.
[ American Because Culture Flooded Ourselves Screen See Startled Up]
What is the appropriate behavior for a man or a woman in the midst of this world, where each person is clinging to his piece of debris? What's the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood?
[ Appropriate Behavior Between Clinging Debris Each Flood His Man Midst Other Pass Person Piece Proper Salutation Where Woman World]
Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia, natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.
[ America Around Asia Becoming Disasters Earthquakes Feature Floods Globe Hurricanes Increasingly Large Latin Life Mr Natural Numbers Regular Speaker]
The truth can not be drowned by any flood of false indictments.
[ Any Drowned False Flood Indictments Truth]
If the massive invasion is not stopped, we are going to be flooded to the extent that we will drift into third world status. For our children and for our grandchildren, we cannot fail on this issue.
[ Cannot Children Drift Extent Fail Flooded Going Grandchildren Into Invasion Issue Massive Our Status Stopped Third Will World]
I never know what it's going to look like. Wouldn't be much point in painting if I already knew the outcome. I have a subject in front of me and I start flooding colour and making marks, I don't know, it's improvisation isn't it?
[ Already Colour Flooding Front Going Improvisation Knew Know Look Making Marks Much Never Outcome Painting Point Start Subject]
The flood of print has turned reading into a process of gulping rather than savoring.
[ Flood Into Print Process Rather Reading Than Turned]
My friends, whoever has had experience of evils knows how whenever a flood of ills comes upon mortals, a man fears everything; but whenever a divine force cheers on our voyage, then we believe that the same fate will always blow fair.
[ Always Believe Blow Cheers Comes Divine Everything Evils Experience Fair Fate Fears Flood Force Friends Had How Ills Knows Man Mortals Our Same Then Upon Voyage Whenever Whoever Will]
A property in the 100-year floodplain has a 96 percent chance of being flooded in the next hundred years without global warming. The fact that several years go by without a flood does not change that probability.
[ Being Chance Change Does Fact Flood Flooded Global Go Hundred Next Percent Probability Property Several Warming Without Years]
The National Flood Insurance Program is a voluntary program. If a community really feels that the building insurance requirements are too burdensome, they don't have to participate.
[ Building Burdensome Community Feels Flood Insurance National Participate Program Really Requirements Too Voluntary]
Nobody's strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material.
[ Enough Flood Material Nobody Stand Strong Under Up Weak]
If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.
[ Back Beauty Day End Eyes Flame Flood Gladly Had Heart How Ignite Into Light Love Out Put Realized Splendour Sustaining Torture Which Without Would Youth]
One of the last episodes was all about a flood. We were working in the rain till all hours, and it was muddy and it was cold and it was damp, and it was hours under the hoses. That was not pleasant. That was not pleasant.
[ Cold Damp Episodes Flood Hoses Hours Last Muddy Pleasant Rain Till Under Were Working]
I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.
[ Am Articles Concerning Flood Grateful Insight Keep Mean Nature Poetry Share Textbooks Theses Though Up]
Global warming has melted the polar ice caps, raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities. Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia.
[ Caps Cities Despite Earth Evident Flooded Global Great Ice Jersey Levels Melted New Oceans Polar Prosperity Raised Scarcely Utopia Warming]
The only thing that stops God from sending another flood is that the first one was useless.
[ Another First Flood God Only Sending Stops Thing Useless]
If you kiss on the first date and it's not right, then there will be no second date. Sometimes it's better to hold out and not kiss for a long time. I am a strong believer in kissing being very intimate, and the minute you kiss, the floodgates open for everything else.
[ Am Being Believer Better Date Else Everything First Hold Intimate Kiss Kissing Long Minute Open Out Right Second Sometimes Strong Then Time Very Will]
Today more than 20,000 communities participate in the National Flood Insurance Program. More than 90 insurance companies sell and service flood service insurance. There are more than four million policies covering the total of $800 billion.
[ Billion Communities Companies Covering Flood Four Insurance Million More National Participate Policies Program Sell Service Than Today Total]
God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools. Environmental
[ Cannot Cared Disease Drought Floods Fools God Save Saved Them These Thousand Trees]
That was for instance the case in Mocambique a couple of years ago, during the flooding catastrophe. Instead of co-ordinating assistance properly, to much time and resources was spent on fighting about the same helicopters and local guides.
[ Ago Assistance Case Catastrophe Couple During Fighting Flooding Guides Helicopters Instance Instead Local Much Properly Resources Same Spent Time Years]
The news in Europe, West and East, is still showing America in flames, flood, etc. Cities are shown underwater; befuddled American officials are shown trying to explain why we are winning the war on terrorism.
[ America American Befuddled Cities East Etc Europe Explain Flames Flood News Officials Showing Shown Still Terrorism Trying Underwater War West Why Winning]
The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep to-night.
[ Airs Asleep Calm Fields Floods Full Her High Hover Light Moon Riding Sky Summer To-Night]
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
[ Begin Divine Fear Floods Flow Hesitate Into Life Light Longer Moment Motives Opinions Others Our Policy Should Silent Souls Speak Tell Truth Us]
As long as sixty years ago, when I first started to read newspapers, I read of floods on the Yellow River and the Yangtze. Who rushed in with men and money to help? The Americans did.
[ Ago Americans Did First Floods Help Long Men Money Newspapers Read River Rushed Sixty Started Years Yellow]
You know, you meet some people, and do a lot of interviews, and you come across a Buck O'Neill and you know you are going to know him for the rest of your life. The same thing happened with Curt Flood.
[ Across Buck Come Flood Going Happened Him Interviews Know Life Lot Meet Rest Same Some Thing Your]
Wave after wave of love flooded the stage and washed over me, the beginning of the one great durable romance of my life.
[ After Beginning Durable Flooded Great Life Love Over Romance Stage Washed Wave]
The earth will end only when God declares it's time to be over. Man will not destroy this earth. This earth will not be destroyed by a flood.
[ Declares Destroy Destroyed Earth End Flood God Man Only Over Time Will]
You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.
[ Darkness Flooding Light Study]
The British seizure of Hongkong was an aspect of one of the most ugly crimes of the British Empire: the takeover and destruction of India, and the use of India to flood China with opium.
[ Aspect British China Crimes Destruction Empire Flood India Most Opium Seizure Takeover Ugly Use]
The Reform Bill has destroyed the ancient conduits and strainers, and brings Public Opinion to act upon the government with the rapid, turbulent, and uncertain violence of a flood!
[ Act Ancient Bill Brings Destroyed Flood Government Opinion Public Rapid Reform Turbulent Uncertain Upon Violence]
The National Flood Insurance Program is a valuable tool in addressing the losses incurred throughout this country due to floods. It assures that businesses and families have access to affordable flood insurance that would not be available on the open market.
[ Access Addressing Affordable Assures Available Businesses Country Due Families Flood Floods Incurred Insurance Losses Market National Open Program Throughout Tool Valuable Would]
China is crippling our manufacturing economy and eliminating our jobs by illegally flooding our markets.
[ China Crippling Economy Eliminating Flooding Illegally Jobs Manufacturing Markets Our]
Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil, gas and coal burning are the main activities that have sent the climate into bigger floods, droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos.
[ Activities Bigger Burning Climate Coal Droughts El Everyone Except Far Floods Gas Hurricanes Into Main Oil Party Realizes Republican Right Sent Wing]
People repeat behaviour that leads to flooding their brains with pleasurable chemicals. The short-term reward loop acts over hours to years, and the long-term reproductive success loop over generations.
[ Acts Behaviour Brains Chemicals Flooding Generations Hours Leads Long-Term Loop Over Pleasurable Repeat Reproductive Reward Short-Term Success Their Years]
We were able to flood the zone immediately.
[ Able Flood Immediately Were Zone]
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.
[ Banks Bound Flood Flows Freedom Own River Sweet Thus Two Wasted Were Will Would]
The champagne was flowing like the Potomac in flood.
[ Champagne Flood Flowing Potomac]
The mathematician, carried along on his flood of symbols, dealing apparently with purely formal truths, may still reach results of endless importance for our description of the physical universe.
[ Along Apparently Carried Dealing Description Endless Flood Formal His Importance Mathematician May Our Physical Purely Reach Results Still Symbols Truths Universe]
Ever since I'm done with Zim everyone thinks that I'm going to go back to comics. I've been flooded with emails asking me if I'm working on the new Johnny over and over again.
[ Again Asking Back Been Comics Done Emails Ever Everyone Flooded Go Going Johnny New Over Since Thinks Working]
We owe it to the flood victims of New Orleans to give them truthful answers as to why this event took place and to assure our citizens that tragedies like this will never happen again.
[ Again Answers Assure Citizens Event Flood Give Happen Never New Orleans Our Owe Place Them Took Tragedies Truthful Victims Why Will]
It has been popular to threaten "small islands and low-lying coasts" with scenarios of disastrous future flooding. The Maldives has been the most utilised target. We have undertaken a careful analysis of actual sea level changes in the Maldives. No rise has been recorded either in the present or the past centuries.
[ Actual Analysis Been Careful Centuries Changes Coasts Disastrous Either Flooding Future Islands Level Most Past Popular Present Recorded Rise Scenarios Sea Small Target Threaten Undertaken]
Every single day, the flood of pornographic and sleazy spam grows.
[ Day Every Flood Grows Single Sleazy Spam]
Twice I had been stopped by these jobs, and I thought the role on Dark Shadows would go on for about three or four weeks. And then, the phenomenon began, the role caught on, the mail started to flood in.
[ Been Began Caught Dark Flood Four Go Had Jobs Mail Phenomenon Role Shadows Started Stopped Then These Thought Three Twice Weeks Would]
Homeowners and business owners across the country agreed to pay premiums, communities agreed to adopt building codes to mitigate flood dangers, and the Federal Government agreed to provide insurance coverage to policyholders after a disaster.
[ Across Adopt After Agreed Building Business Codes Communities Country Coverage Dangers Disaster Federal Flood Government Homeowners Insurance Mitigate Owners Pay Premiums Provide]
I made a commitment to completely cut out drinking and anything that might hamper me from getting my mind and body together. And the floodgates of goodness have opened upon me - spiritually and financially. Health
[ Anything Body Commitment Completely Cut Drinking Financially Getting Goodness Hamper Made Might Mind Opened Out Spiritually Together Upon]
Being in a floodplain is like sitting down in a bathtub.
[ Bathtub Being Down Sitting]
The hurricane flooded me out of a lot of memorabilia, but it can't flood out the memories.
[ Flood Flooded Hurricane Lot Memorabilia Memories Out]
Dr. Rice went well beyond offering a helping hand - she went so far as to shed tears and share hugs with those who, in a matter of just a few hours, had lost everything to the rising floodwaters.
[ Beyond Dr Everything Far Few Had Hand Helping Hours Hugs Just Lost Matter Offering Rice Rising Share She Shed Tears Those Well Went]