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1. "All I do is track a profane route to something (I hope) profound. Like swimming a river of shit for a kiss."
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
2. "Não é verdade, monsieur, que o grande valor está em manter a própria liberdade intelectual, em não escravizar o nosso poder de apreciação, a nossa independência crítica?"
Author: Edith Wharton
3. "They've got to tell us what is necessary to ensure the future health of the river system."
Author: John Anderson
4. "É que a história, no progresso do tempo, faz o historiador muito mais do que é feita por ele. Se saiu de mim em primeiro lugar, da minha tempestade (ainda perturbada) de juventude, deu-me muito mais em força e em luz, mesmo em calor fecundo, em força real de ressuscitar o passado. Se nos parecemos, está bem. Os traços que ele tem de mim são em grande parte aqueles que lhe devia, que tive dele."
Author: Jules Michelet
5. "She's shed her skinsand plasma jeans, gets around in 2Kretro gear like the frock she wears today;a loose, white elegy to what's been lost.Already she's flowing back into herselfthe way a river flows to fill a creek bed.But some hard layer has washed awayand left her softer, more interested."
Author: Lisa Jacobson
6. "She looked at him gravely. "You cannot call back the river that has already flowed past you, Ruith. All you can do is be grateful for where you are in it."
Author: Lynn Kurland
7. "They've never known a time when people drank rain water because it was pure, or could eat snow, or swim in any river or brook. The last time I drove to Washington the traffic was so bad that I could have made better time with a horse."
Author: Madeleine L'Engle
8. "Dust rises at every step, fine as flour. It is dried river silt, that dust. Add water, and the soil is so fertile that you could plant a pencil and harvest a book."
Author: Mary Doria Russell
9. "They felt the wings on their fingers and elbows flying, then, suddenly plunged in new sweeps of air, the clear autumn river flung them headlong where they must go. Up steps, three, six, nine, twelve! Slap! Their palms hit the library door. Jim and Will grinned at each other. It was all so good, these blowing quiet October nights and the library waiting inside now with its green-shaded lamps and papyrus dust."
Author: Ray Bradbury
10. "CLEOPATRA TO THE ASPThe bright mirror I braved: the devil in itLoved me like my soul, my soul:Now that I seek myself in a serpentMy smile is fatal.Nile moves in me; my thighs splayInto the squalled Mediterranean;My brain hides in that AbyssiniaLost armies foundered towards.Desert and river unwrinkle again.Seeming to bring them the waters that make drunkCaesar, Pompey, Antony I drank.Now let the snake reign.A half-deity out of Capricorn,This rigid Augustus mountsWith his sword virginal indeed; and has shornSummarily the moon-horned riverFrom my bed. May the moonRuin him with virginity! Drink me, now, wholeWith coiled Egypt's past; then from my deltaSwim like a fish toward Rome."
Author: Ted Hughes
11. "Hopping the fence or wading the Rio Grande River isn't part of America's immigration process."
Author: Ted Nugent
12. "Down by the salley gardens my love and I did meet; She passed the salley gardens with little snow-white feet. She bid me take love easy, as the leaves grow on the tree; But I, being young and foolish, with her did not agree. In a field by the river my love and I did stand, And on my leaning shoulder she laid her snow-white hand. She bid me take life easy, as the grass grows on the weirs; But I was young and foolish, and now am full of tears."
Author: W.B. Yeats

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