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East River Quotes


"You've never seen Manhattan 'til you've flown right up the East River. It's beautiful." - Cory Lidle

"Gossip, unlike river water, flows both ways." - Michael Korda

"Love is a river. Drink from it." - Rumi

"Don't try to steer the river." - Deepak Chopra

"Today, from the bridge, the East River is sparkling. The money is swirling around the tall buildings like tides or like tithes, And I wonder, does anyone swim in this river, I wonder, does anyone pray?" - Katy Lederer

"Appearance is everything. I find that a view is secondary. Even in those apartments on the East River, it's dull, looking out at those little boats." - Robert Denning

"Let us not forget the East Bank of the (River) Jordan, where seventy per cent of the inhabitants belong to the Palestinian nation." - George Habash

"... there are people in this administration who say they don't care if the UN sinks under the East river, and other crude things..." - Hans Blix

"I want to go base-jumping off Angel Falls and then canoeing down that river that goes east. That's what I really wanna do." - Billy Magnussen

"there are people in this administration who say they don't care if the UN sinks under the East river, and other crude things..." - Hans Blix

"I love the Park. I like to walk on the East River, too, up at Gracie Square, but Central Park is my favorite part of the city." - Brooke Astor

"Several experts on the Middle East concur that the Middle East cannot be democratized." - Recep Tayyip Erdogan

"People expect me to be that guy. But I'm more east London boy than east Baltimore." - Idris Elba

"The global importance of the Middle East is that it keeps the Far East and the Near East from encroaching on each other." - Dan Quayle

"Be as the still mountain; Move like the great river." - Laozi

"Do I look like the Green River Killer?" - Gary Ridgway

"Ideas can no more flow backward than can a river." - Victor Hugo

"Sometimes it is impossible to stop the river of life." - Paulo Coelho

"In a life properly lived, you're a river," - Jim Harrison

"Be wild; that is how to clear the river." - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

"No same man could walk through the same river twice, as the man and the river have since changed." - Heraclitus

"Far below ran the silver ribbon of the East River, braceleted by shining bridges, flecked by boats as small as flyspecks, splitting the shining banks of light that were Manhattan and Brooklyn on either side." - Cassandra Clare

"You tried to drink the East River,"Magnus said, and Alec saw, as if for the first time, that Magnus's clothes were soaking wet too, sticking to his body like a dark second skin." - Cassandra Clare

"If you write a book about a bygone period that lies east of the Mississippi River, then it's a historical novel. If it's west of the Mississippi, it's a western, a different category. There's no sense to it." - Louis Lamour

"I was born in a family of landless peasants, in Azinhaga, a small village in the province of Ribatejo, on the right bank of the Almonda River, around a hundred kilometres north-east of Lisbon." - Jose Saramago

"I shall take all the troubles of the past, all the disappointments, all the headaches, and I shall pack them in a bag and throw them in the East River." - Trygve Lie

"Yet, in 1850 nearly all the railroads in the United States lay east of the Mississippi River, and all of them, even when they were physically mere extensions of one another, were separately owned and separately managed." - John Moody

"You look at the Middle East, it's a total mess." - Lester Holt

"If you want to go east, don't go west." - Ramakrishna

"You can't go east and west at the same time." - Jean Charest

"I have come East to find what the public likes." - Sessue Hayakawa

"If you believe in God, believe in Death Row East." - Tupac Shakur

"In the East, the guru never calls himself a guru." - Marianne Williamson

"I don't think the Middle East could afford another war." - Abdallah Ii Of Jordan

"Melting icebergs aren't beheading Christians in the Middle East," - Reince Priebus

"So much of our attention is trained on the Middle East these days, but we cannot ignore East Asia." - Lee H Hamilton

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"The river Rhine, it is well known, Doth wash your city of Cologne; But tell me, nymphs! what power divine Shall henceforth wash the river Rhine?" - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Every user of the river down here understands that a healthy river is absolutely vital for a healthy economy and a healthy tourism industry." - Jay Weatherill

"When you pollute a river, it's a supreme injustice to those who are downstream and those who live in the river who are not human beings." - Paul Hawken

"East and West are coming together. Whether in peace or anarchy - they are coming together. There needn't be a clash between East and West, between Islam and Europe." - Orhan Pamuk

"Wait by the river long enough and the body of your enemy will float by you." - Sun Tzu

"If one wants to get a boat ride, one must be near the river." - Anchee Min

"Stories are like a river that flows - you dip a bucket in it" - Gary Paulsen

"When you fall in a river, you're no longer a fisherman; you're a swimmer." - Gene Hill

"The river is everywhere." - Hermann Hesse

"All things come into being through opposition and all are in flux like a river" - Heraclitus

"Very hot and still the air was, Very smooth the gliding river, Motionless the sleeping shadows." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Talk not of the river or lake To those who have looked on the sea." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"The warrior of light plunges unhesitatingly into the river of passions always flowing through his life." - Paulo Coelho

"It's in an inland sea that the river of my life ended." - Fernando Pessoa

"You know how a river goes on and on? That's my love for you." - Beth Kephart

"The river of sludge will go on and on. It is' about me." - Jackie Kennedy

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

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

"A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence." - James N. Watkins

"I was literally fabricated over in France and born about six months after the boat landed at Ellis Island. This was the heart of the Depression. For the first 12 years of my life we lived in a terrible ghetto on the East River." - Bob Cousy

"Houston is a cruel, crazy town on a filthy river in East Texas with no zoning laws and a culture of sex, money and violence. It's a shabby, sprawling metropolis ruled by brazen women, crooked cops and super-rich pansexual cowboys who live by the code of the West - which can mean just about anything you need it to mean, in a pinch." - Hunter S Thompson

"Though the words Canada East on the map stretch over many rivers and lakes and unexplored wildernesses, the actual Canada, which might be the colored portion of the map, is but a little clearing on the banks of the river, which one of those syllables would more than cover." - Henry David Thoreau

"Out of the east on an Irish stallion came bounty hunter Dan His heart quickened and burdened by the need to get his man He found Pete peacefully fishing by the river, pulled his gun and got the drop He said, Pete, you think you've changed, but you have not." - Bruce Springsteen

"If Broadway was a river running from the top of Manhattan down to the Battery, undulating with traffic and commerce and lights, then the east-west streets were eddies where, leaf-like, one could turn slow circles from the beginning to the ever shall be, world without end." - Amor Towles

"Out of the east on an Irish stallion came bounty hunter Dan His heart quickened and burdened by the need to get his man He found Pete peacefully fishing by the river, pulled his gun and got the drop He said, "Pete, you think you've changed, but you have not." - Bruce Springsteen

"New Yorkers only cross water for visual culture if the water is an ocean. The East River throws us for a huge loop. If we started going to Queens and the Bronx for visual culture, many of our rent, space, and crowding problems would be over indefinitely." - Jerry Saltz

"The defense of the West Bank by Arab forces would be a truly suicidal enterprise. The late King Hussein understood these facts well. Until 1967, he was careful to keep most of his forces east of the Jordan River. When he momentarily forgot these realities in 1967, it took Israel just three days of fighting to remind him of them." - Martin Van Creveld

"I wouldn't have the life I have without television. I wouldn't be looking out my apartment window onto the East River; I wouldn't be able to afford to have my mother with me this summer. So television has been very good to me." - Susan Sullivan

"Set out on pilgrimage and triumph gloriously over the infidels in the East." - Orderic Vitalis

"Istanbul ... the constant beating of the wave of the East against the rock of the West ..." - Susan Moody

"The heavenly-harness'd team Begins his golden progress in the east." - William Shakespeare

"The Americans view the democratization of the Middle East as the route to peace." - Gilles Kepel

"East Germany was so total in its totalitarianism that everything was banned which wasn't compulsory." - P. J. O'Rourke

"I just know what it's like being an East Coast person, being from New Jersey." - Ray Liotta

"We need a new kind of offensive in the Middle East. It's called a peace offensive." - Jill Stein

"Western culture is what is at risk from immigration from the Middle East." - Milo Yiannopoulos

"I've found there to be a tremendous amount of East Coast snobbery in the journalism world." - Diane Lane

"I ain't got no beef with east coast, I think it's just being hyped up." - Ice T

"I grew up in east Tennessee, and everybody knew everybody's business." - Kenny Chesney

"I went to college in Vermont, and then stayed in the East Coast." - Bret Easton Ellis

"I wouldn't believe him if he said the sun came up in the east." - Thomas Griffith

"I am neither of the East nor of the West, no boundaries exist within my breast." - Rumi

"To achieve a lasting peace in the Middle East takes guts, not guns." - Queen Rania Of Jordan

"We have lost a lot of ground to the extremists in the Middle East." - Najib Razak

"I'm a product of an East Coast liberal arts educational system." - Matt Taibbi

"Unfortunately we just toured the East and West coasts so we didn't run into any rednecks." - Ville Valo

"I don't feel I've had a decent critic ever on the East coast." - Alice Walker

"I've benefited from the best of both societies and both cultures, East and West." - Abdallah Ii Of Jordan

"Everybody ought to have a lower East Side in their life." - Irving Berlin

"A clean house will result in peace in the Middle East as well." - Melina Marchetta

"I am the Counselor at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy." - Dennis Ross

"I grew up in the Lower East Side of New York." - Liev Schreiber

"I grew up in the Lower East Side, an Italian American - more Sicilian, actually." - Martin Scorsese

"I come from a very la-ti-da East Coast intellectual family - or so they think." - Alexandra Wentworth

"You will not really have durable peace without a proper security structure in the Middle East." - Mohamed Elbaradei

"The East India Company's domination of the Indian economy was based on its private army." - Robert Trout

"There cannot be peace in the Middle East without giving Palestinians their full rights." - Mohammed Morsi

"The really good music, whether of the East or of the West, cannot be analyzed." - Albert Einstein

"MY river runs to thee: Blue sea, wilt welcome me? My river waits reply. Oh sea, look graciously! I "ll fetch thee brooks From spotted nooks,- Say, sea, Take me!" - Emily Dickinson

"We let a river shower its banks with a spirit that invades the people living there, and we protect that river, knowing that without its blessings the people have no source of soul." - Thomas Moore

"The Yellowstone river is a beautiful river to navigate." - William Henry Ashley

"An ocean refuses no river." - Sheila Chandra

"Science should leave off making pronouncements: the river of knowledge has too often turned back on itself." - James Jeans

"My breath hovers over the river of God - / Softly I set my foot / On the path to my long home." - Else Lasker-Schuler

"The Mississippi River will always have its own way; no engineering skill can persuade it to do otherwise..." - Mark Twain

"Live like a mighty river." - Gautama Buddha

"Worlds on worlds are rolling ever From creation to decay, Like the bubbles on a river Sparkling, bursting, borne away." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"He who does not know his way to the sea should take a river for his guide." - Blaise Pascal

"I'm drowning in whiskey river." - Willie Nelson

"Time is a river rolling into nowhere. We must live while we can, and we'll drink our cup of laughter." - Steve Winwood

"Every so often something shatters like ice and we are in the river of our existence. We are aware." - Louise Erdrich

"Today, the first & last of every Tree/ Speaks to humankind. Come to me, here beside the River." - Maya Angelou

"Thus, sped by currents of curiosity afloat the swift river of rumor do secrets sail to strange ports." - Will Eisner

"Hiking a ridge, a meadow, a river bottom, is as healthy a form of exercise as one can get." - William O Douglas

"Every river can be crossed." - Martin Firrell

"The river and the garden have been the foundations of my economy here. Of the two I have liked the river best. It is wonderful to have the duty of being on the river the first and last thing every day. I have loved it even in the rain. Sometimes I have loved it most in the rain." - Wendell Berry

"I am a child of the poisonous wind that copulated with the East River on an oil-slick, garbage infested midnight. I turn about on my own parentage. I inoculate against those very biles that brought me to light. I am a serum born of venoms. I am the antibody of all Time. I am the Cure. You do of the City, do you not? Manhattan is your punisher, let me be you shield." - Ray Bradbury

"My first job was with the Burns Detective Agency. They sent me over to the East River to guard coal barges during these god-awful hours like three to six in the morning. It wasn't a very difficult job - all I had to do was make a round every fifteen minutes - but it turned out to be a great environment for writing. I was completely alone in a little outhouse with an electric heater and a little desk." - Sam Shepard

"He fell in love with Manhattan's skyline, like a first-time brothel guest falling for a seasoned professional. He mused over her reflections in the black East River at dusk, dawn, or darkest night, and each haloed light-in a tower or strung along the jeweled and sprawling spider legs of the Brooklyn Bridge's spans-hinted at some meaning, which could be understood only when made audible by music and encoded in lyrics." - Arthur Phillips

"I was born out west but later on I migrated to the east side of Chicago. That's where my roots are at. I've been over east for more than ten years." - King Louie

"East is East, and West is San Francisco" - O Henry

"There's nothing that the United States can do. Nothing that would change systems in the Middle East, nothing the United States can do that would make the Middle East a better place." - Jeffrey Goldberg

"We also want to try and slow down all this foolishness that's going on between the East and West. We gotta understand that Hip Hop is now universal. Hip Hop is not East coast or West coast." - Afrika Bambaataa

"I was born in Orange County - in Santa Ana. My dad is from California. I was raised on the East Coast. My first two years were in California, but I claim East Coast. I'm sorry, I don't rep California." - Michael B Jordan

"Certainly, protecting oppressed people, stopping ethnic conflict and promoting responsible governance are worthy goals. But none is as important for American security and prosperity as keeping the peace in the Middle East, Europe and East Asia." - Michael Mandelbaum

"We love playing together and we love adversity. You know, back-to-back, the two best teams in the East." - Steve Nash

"We have spent, right now, $6 trillion in the Middle East, and America is falling apart. It's not right." - Donald Trump

"We feel like we are using the East Side to kind of spoof what everybody thinks is cool." - Harry Elfont

"We would like to draw the attention of our partners, of potential investors to the Russian Far East." - Vladimir Putin

"We're working with our friends in the Middle East, many of which, as you know, are Muslim majority nations." - Hillary Clinton

"I think, for East and West, the first thing we need is a good grounding in basic Buddhadharma." - Tenzin Palmo

"You should expect everything. Not necessarily through the government, the governments are not the only player in [Middle East] region." - Bashar al-Assad

"You have different parties, different factions, you have different ideologies ; you have everything in Middle East region now." - Bashar al-Assad

"I don't think I'm a celebrity. I'm just a guy from east Texas who loves cars and airplanes." - Caroll Shelby

"The East End of Glasgow is like the Olympics. Lots of foriegners in tracksuits struggling to speak English." - Frankie Boyle

"Most Americans approach the problems of the Middle East with a pro-Israeli bias - and rightly so." - George Ball

"I don't see a lot of movies that portray the East Village as well as I think they can." - Adam Rapp

"The art from the East is influenced by nature and touch. That comes from being more attuned to the environment." - Billy Al Bengston

"There exists an unmistakable demand in the Middle East and in the wider Muslim world for democratization." - Recep Tayyip Erdogan

"In addition, each barrel of oil we save through conservation further decreases our dangerous reliance on unstable Middle East oil." - Paul Gillmor

"Swaziland is a small part of south-east Africa, the last country in the continent to gain its independence." - Richard Grant

"There is also a strong following among the urbanites on the East Coast when it comes to martial arts films." - Donnie Yen

"For centuries, the Muslims were able to co-exist perfectly well with Jews and Christians in the Middle East." - Karen Armstrong

"I think Syria is in a particularly sensitive geopolitical position in terms of the politics of the Middle East." - Edward Luck

"I'm from East Texas, yes." - Margo Martindale

"I grew up in East Atlanta, an area called Kirkwood. I listened to a lot of music." - Nayvadius Demun Wilburn

"Israel is our strongest, most reliable ally in the Middle East. Of course, we're their most reliable ally, too." - Ben Stein

"I was born and raised in Los Angeles. I split my time between the West Coast and the East." - Tessa Thompson

"The East India Company established a monopoly over the production of opium, shortly after taking over Bengal." - Robert Trout

"We can realise a lasting peace and transform the East-West relationship to one of enduring co-operation." - George H W Bush

"I'm a black lady from the Lower East Side of New York. Not a lot intimidates me." - Ursula Burns

"Having grown up in the Middle East, eating beans for breakfast always seemed like a bizarre British eccentricity." - Yotam Ottolenghi

"When I was a kid, while touring East Berlin - back when there was an East Berlin - I got my left foot stuck in an escalator in Alexanderplatz. A few hours later, thanks to blowtorches and chainsaws and East German soldiers and the U.S. Embassy, my foot was released, and I along with it." - Kevin Bleyer



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