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19 Swimming Upstream Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Swimming Upstream Sayings By Rainbow Rowell: When I'm writing my own stuff, it's like swimming upstream. Or ... falling down a When I'm writing my own stuff, it's like swimming upstream. Or ... falling down a cliff and grabbing at branches, trying to invent the branches as I fall. — Rainbow Rowell
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Swimming Upstream Sayings By Sonia Sanchez: What i need is traveling minds talktouch kisses spittouch you swimming upstream. What i need is traveling minds talktouch kisses spittouch you swimming upstream. — Sonia Sanchez
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Swimming Upstream Sayings By Ruth Mancini: It's a strange kind of irony. The things that affect us most are the things It's a strange kind of irony. The things that affect us most are the things we can't remember (from Swimming Upstream). — Ruth Mancini
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Swimming Upstream Sayings By Bradley Whitford: Being an actor, you always feel like you're swimming upstream. People are going, "No, they Being an actor, you always feel like you're swimming upstream. People are going, "No, they don't like you. They don't like the way you look. They don't like how old you are." — Bradley Whitford
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Swimming Upstream Sayings By Mao Zedong: I have just drunk the waters of Changsha And come to eat the fish of I have just drunk the waters of Changsha
And come to eat the fish of Wuchang.
Now I am swimming across the great Yangtze,
Looking afar to the open sky of Chu.
Let the wind blow and waves beat,
Better far than idly strolling in a courtyard.
Today I am at ease.
"It was by a stream that the Master said--
'Thus do things flow away!' "
Sails move with the wind.
Tortoise and Snake are still.
Great plans are afoot:
A bridge will fly to span the north and south,
Turning a deep chasm into a thoroughfare;
Walls of stone will stand upstream to the west
To hold back Wushan's clouds and rain
Till a smooth lake rises in the narrow gorges.
The mountain goddess if she is still there
Will marvel at a world so changed. — Mao Zedong
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Dick Morris: Obama does not believe in individual upward mobility. He would penalize it, tax it, regulate Obama does not believe in individual upward mobility. He would penalize it, tax it, regulate it, inveigh against it and disincentivize it. We will be like salmon swimming upstream to mate. We will overcome the currents, the waterfall, the rocks and the predators, and will grapple our way up the stream. Then, at the top of the waterfall will stand Obama the Bear, waiting to scoop us up and have us for dinner. The taxman cometh. — Dick Morris
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Norbert Wiener: We are swimming upstream against a great torrent of disorganization ... In this, our main We are swimming upstream against a great torrent of disorganization ... In this, our main obligation is to establish arbitrary enclaves of order and system ... It is the greatest possible victory to be, to continue to be, and to have been. No defeat can deprive us of the success of having existed for some moment of time in a universe that seems indifferent to us.
This is no defeatism ... The declaration of our own nature and the attempt to build up an enclave of organization in the face of nature's overwhelming tendency to disorder is an insolence against the gods and the iron necessity that they impose. Here lies tragedy, but here lies glory too ...
All this represents the manner in which I believe I have been able to add something positive to the pessimism of ... the existensialists. I have not replaced the gloom of existence by a philosophy which is optimistic in any Pollyanna sense, but ... with a positive attitude toward the universe and toward our life in it. — Norbert Wiener
Swimming Upstream Sayings By John Oates: Swimming upstream in the music business is a hard thing to do. Swimming upstream in the music business is a hard thing to do. — John Oates
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Michele Montas: For two hundred years Haiti has been swimming upstream. We were the first country in For two hundred years Haiti has been swimming upstream. We were the first country in which independence was won by a group of slaves - black slaves. Across the water, the country that had just achieved independence - the U.S. - still practiced slavery. — Michele Montas
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Katie Kiesler: With God, all things are possible- including, dominating adulthood, swimming upstream for life, and living With God, all things are possible- including, dominating adulthood, swimming upstream for life, and living in light of eternity in a world that tells you all you can do is live for the moment. — Katie Kiesler
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Nick Hexum: The fish who keeps on swimming is the first to chill upstream. The fish who keeps on swimming is the first to chill upstream. — Nick Hexum
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Francis Chan: If life is a river, then pursuing Christ requires swimming upstream. When we stop swimming, If life is a river, then pursuing Christ requires swimming upstream. When we stop swimming, or actively following Him, we automatically begin to be swept downstream. — Francis Chan
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Katie Waitman: I'm swimming upstream. Fighting the tide while the happy dead drift past me to the I'm swimming upstream. Fighting the tide while the happy dead drift past me to the pools of ignorance. — Katie Waitman
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Gary Snyder: Great Brown Bear is walking with us, Salmon swimming upstream with us, as we stroll Great Brown Bear is walking with us, Salmon swimming upstream with us, as we stroll a city street. — Gary Snyder
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Loretta Lynn: You ain't supposed to get salmon when they're swimming upstream to spawn. But if you're You ain't supposed to get salmon when they're swimming upstream to spawn. But if you're hungry, you do. — Loretta Lynn
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Brian Christian: The more helpful our phones get, the harder it is to be ourselves. For everyone The more helpful our phones get, the harder it is to be ourselves. For everyone out there fighting to write idiosyncratic, high-entropy, unpredictable, unruly text, swimming upstream of spell-check and predictive auto-completion: Don't let them banalize you. Keep fighting. — Brian Christian
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Sam Walton: After a lifetime of swimming upstream, I am convinced that one of the real secrets After a lifetime of swimming upstream, I am convinced that one of the real secrets to Wal-mart's phenomenal success has been that very tendency. — Sam Walton
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Haruki Murakami: While I was swimming in the pool the other day, I was thinking about all While I was swimming in the pool the other day, I was thinking about all kinds of things. About you, about Helsinki. I'm not sure how to put it, maybe like swimming upstream, back to my gut feelings." "While you were swimming?" "I can think well when I'm swimming." Sara paused for a time, as if impressed. "Like a salmon." "I don't know much about salmon." "Salmon travel a long way. Driven by something," Sara said. "Did you ever see Star Wars?" "When I was a kid." "May the force be with you," she said. "So you don't lose out to the salmon. — Haruki Murakami
Swimming Upstream Sayings By Kathleen Moore: I have seen salmon swimming upstream to spawn even with their eyes pecked out. Even I have seen salmon swimming upstream to spawn even with their eyes pecked out. Even as they are dying, as their flesh is falling away from their spines, I have seen salmon fighting to protect their nests. I have seen them push up creeks so small that they rammed themselves across the gravel. I have seen them swim upstream with huge chunks bitten out of their bodies by bears. Salmon are incredibly driven to spawn. They will not give up. This gives me hope. — Kathleen Moore