Words matter. These are the best Flood Quotes from famous people such as Sandeep Singh, Michelangelo, Jim Justice, Derek Jacobi, Edmund Morgan, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
We used to live in Patiala in the early ’90s. I was hardly six or seven, can’t remember the exact age. There was a devastating flood: at least four feet water was inside the house. For good 14-15 days, we survived without proper food. Probably this was the incident that triggered our willpower.
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.
We need to develop multiple lakes within West Virginia, multiple lakes that can give us hydroelectric power – which maybe we don’t need, but at the same time, they can give us flood control.
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.
Both European and American historians have done away with any conceptual limits on what in the past needs and deserves investigating. The result, among other things, has been a flood of works on gender history, black history, and ethnic history of all kinds.
In more than 500 instances, from the Gulf of Alaska to Bar Harbor, Maine, FEMA has remapped waterfront properties from the highest-risk flood zone, saving the owners as much as 97 percent on the premiums they pay into the financially strained National Flood Insurance Program.
I never thought I’d be playing 60 games a season for City, I knew I would be playing half of that if I was lucky. I knew at a club with that much power and resources there would always be a flood of players into the team.
The Climate Risk Managers can be trained in the science and art of managing uncertain rainfall patterns leading to drought or flood.
Juice cleansing has been all the rage for some time. And I used the word ‘rage’ advisedly; one must push a violent flood of liquidised vegetables and fruit through one’s system for at least three days in order to perform a ‘cleanse.’
The champagne was flowing like the Potomac in flood.
While planting woodlands along rivers has been shown to work in small areas, it has been unclear whether it would be effective on a larger scale. But computer modelling indicates that restoring forests on floodplains could slow floodwaters and reduce the height of the flood downstream.
I would rather put out two year-defining songs a year than flood the market with eight or nine songs.
There are certain rivers which can be linked, which will be beneficial especially for flood mitigation… It will be very useful process, but all rivers in India are not fit to be linked.
Directors didn’t flood me with offers because I was Subhendu’s son. I had to slog to find my foothold.
I think the federal flood insurance program is actuarially unsound and renders private insurance not viable, thereby needing an overhaul going forward.
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?
What switched me to films was the flood of American pictures into Paris after the Liberation.
Shakespeare is, essentially, the emanation of the Renaissance. The overflow of his fame on the Continent in later years was but the sequel of the flood of the Renaissance in Western Europe. He was the child of that great movement, and marks its height as it penetrated the North with civilization.
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.
I’m a little sad that they actually came up with the metaphor of waves for feminism. By definition, a wave goes in, and it comes out. I would really like it to be a tsunami that creates a flood that forever changes the landscape.
Nobody’s strong enough to stand up under a flood of weak material.
While the Bible’s account of the flood is one of judgment, it is also one of mercy and salvation.
Livelihoods and whole communities throughout the Murray-Darling Basin have been imperilled by the workings of drought, fire, flood, acid mud and human action over many decades. In the rescues and the cleanups and the long hauls, I see the same attitude over and again. People just rally and get on with it.
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.
Years of drought and famine come and years of flood and famine come, and the climate is not changed with dance, libation or prayer.
The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy.
It was David McCullough’s ‘The Johnstown Flood’ that lit my imagination as to how I might one day go about writing book-length nonfiction, though my favorite of his books is ‘Mornings on Horseback,’ about the young Teddy Roosevelt.
Like air pollution, flood risk is a threat that government should be protecting us against.
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.
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.
The pro-American policy is the one that forces oil prices down. The way to do this is to flood the world market with liquid fuel from every source possible.
I predict that as warm weather returns to Europe, so will the flood of Middle Eastern immigrants.
Roadrunner wanted to make Born in the Flood the next Nickelback, but I didn’t want to be that. I didn’t want to be a huge rock star playing songs I didn’t like. I didn’t want to be stuck playing ‘Anthem,’ the song everybody liked but I didn’t want to put on the record, for the next five years.
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.
I would point out that if you’re a believer in the Bible, one would have to say the Great Flood is an example of climate change and that certainly wasn’t because mankind had overdeveloped hydrocarbon energy.
‘Suttree’ is a fat one, a book with rude, startling power and a flood of talk. Much of it takes place on the Tennessee River, and Cormac McCarthy, who has written ‘The Orchard Keeper’ and other novels, gives us a sense of river life that reads like a doomed ‘Huckleberry Finn.’
‘Sanctus’ deals with creation myths in every culture. It fascinates me that all cultures, evolving independently, have similar models of mankind’s origins, of a Greater Being, of the flood, and so on. It’s amazing how they crop up time and time again.
Having just one insurance provider for all flood risk in the entire country makes no sense.
Writing a novel is an act of self-annihilation as much as self-discovery. You can kill whole appetites and flood whole depths while plumbing them, but if you are serious about it you also get to put something into the world that wasn’t quite there before.
On AngelList, we get 100 new companies created a day. That’s an insane flood.
No matter the natural disaster I’ve covered, whether it’s a wildfire or flood, I always come back with a much greater perspective.
I don’t believe watching dreams but like to stick to reality. Reality is all about flood, hunger, illness.
I don’t really remember the day we lost our home in the floods, but looking back I can understand how devastating it was for my parents. I was only six, so I remember us having to move to Adelaide – but not much of the actual day and night of the flood. We had to start all over again and my parents opened a cafe.
It is difficult to conduct flood mitigation at the federal level because of the bureaucracy and inconsistent funding. Texans are better able to lead this effort at the state level rather than rely on the federal government.
We’re fighting for community energy initiatives, warmer homes and crucial flood defences – and fiercely opposing the Government’s assault on renewables.
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.
People shouldn’t be living in certain places – on earthquake faults or on flood plains. But they do, and there are consequences.
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.
Photographer James Nachtwey has spent his professional life in the places people most want to avoid: war zones and refugee camps, the city flattened by an earthquake, the village swallowed by a flood, the farm hollowed out by famine.
The reason I am so negative about the Federal Reserve’s policies is that they only target core inflation and argue that they can’t identify bubbles, but when each bubble bursts, they flood the system with liquidity that brings about unintended consequences.