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Famous Torrent Quotations

List of Torrent Quotes

We found 14 quote(s) that contain the word Torrent.



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The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has become a sudden rushing torrent. Shana Alexander

2

At the close of the day when the hamlet is still, and mortals the sweets of forgetfulness prove, when naught but the torrent is heard on the hill, and naught but the nightingale's song in the grove. James Beattie

3

All conservatism is based upon the idea that if you leave things alone you leave them as they are. But you do not. If you leave a thing alone you leave it to a torrent of change. Gilbert K. Chesterton

4

The material came bubbling up inside like a geyser or an oil gusher. It streamed up of its own accord, down my arm and out of my fountain pen in a torrent of six thousand words a day. C. S. Forester

5

In order to master the unruly torrent of life the learned man meditates, the poet quivers, and the political hero erects the fortress of his will. Jose Ortega y Gasset

6

As I write at the end, if we step back and face the enormity of the torrent, then we have taken the first step to imagining what we might want to do about it. Todd Gitlin

7

Navigation is power of a limited sort - it enables us to manage the immensity of the media torrent. Todd Gitlin

8

The manufacture of desire isn't at the heart - if it isn't absurd to speak of a heart - of the media torrent. Chronic dissatisfaction is at the heart of the matter. Todd Gitlin

9

Napoleon is a torrent which as yet we are unable to stem. Moscow will be the sponge that will suck him dry. Mikhail Kutuzov

10

The torrent of centuries rolling over the human race, has continually brought new perfections, the cause of which, ever active though unseen, is found in the demands made by our senses, which always in their turns demand to be occupied. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

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Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

12

When a torrent sweeps a man against a boulder, you must expect him to scream, and you need not be surprised if the scream is sometimes a theory. Robert Louis Stevenson

13

Now begins a torrent of words and a trickling of sense. Theocritus

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The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us. Paul Valery