Famous quotes containing the word flow:
“Clay answered the petition by declaring that while he looked on the institution of slavery as an evil, it was nothing in comparison with the far greater evil which would inevitably flow from a sudden and indiscriminate emancipation.”
—State of Indiana, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“But even suppose blood should flow. Is there not a sort of blood shed when the conscience is wounded? Through this wound a mans real manhood and immortality flow out, and he bleeds to an everlasting death. I see this blood flowing now.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Our sense of these things changes and they change,
Not as in metaphor, but in our sense
Of them. So sense exceeds all metaphor.
It exceeds the heavy changes of the light.
It is like a flow of meanings with no speech
And of as many meanings as of men.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)