Rushing

Famous quotes containing the word rushing:

    The rushing Pequod, freighted with savages, laden with fire, and burning a corpse, and plunging into that blackness of darkness, seemed the material counterpart of her monomaniac commander’s soul.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    The illimitable, silent, never-resting thing called Time, rolling, rushing on, swift, silent, like an all-embracing ocean- tide, on which we and all the universe swim like exhalations, like apparitions which are, and then are not: this is forever very literally a miracle; a thing to strike us dumb, for we have no word to speak about it.
    Thomas Carlyle (1795–1881)

    There are those who say to you—we are rushing this issue of civil rights. I say we are 172 years late.
    Hubert H. Humphrey (1911–1978)