What are rivers?

Famous quotes containing the word rivers:

    I would watch the funny people make love the way Maupassant said,
    my youth allowed me the opportunity to hear all those strange
    verbs conjugated in erotic affirmations.
    —Conrad Kent Rivers (1933–1968)

    I remember once dreaming of pushing a canoe up the rivers of Maine, and that, when I had got so high that the channels were dry, I kept on through the ravines and gorges, nearly as well as before, by pushing a little harder, and now it seemed to me that my dream was partially realized.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    We are asking the nations of Europe between whom rivers of blood have flowed to forget the feuds of a thousand years.
    Winston Churchill (1874–1965)