Water Stoppers

How the Dutch keep the water behind the dikes



Water Sweepers in The Netherlands

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Out of water, I am nothing. - Duke Kahanamoku

Bread and water can so easily be toast and tea. - Janet Clarkson

We're just sweeping dirty dishes under the rug. - Archie Bunker

You never miss the water till the well has run dry. - Irish Proverb

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. - English Proverb

Droughts are because god didn't pay his water bill. - Steven Wright

People run from rain but sit in bathtubs full of water. - Charles Bukowski

My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance. - Unknown

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water. - Loren Eiseley

Say anything that you like about me except that I drink water. - WC Fields

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs. - Ambrose Bierce

You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him float. - Unknown

The shortest distance between two points is usually under repair. - Unknown

If his IQ slips any lower, we'll have to water him twice a day. - Molly Ivins

My wife's an earth sign. I'm a water sign. Together we make mud. - Henny Youngman

An entire ocean can't sink a ship unless it allows the water inside. - Donna Smith

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. - Natalie Goldberg

Let everyone sweep in front of his door and the whole world will be clean. - Mother Teresa

The Spanish assailed the unassailable, the Dutch defended the indefensible. - Unknown

When in doubt as to the applicability of a disinfectant, use soap and water. - Martin H. Fischer

The flood of money that gushes into politics today is a pollution of democracy. - Theodore White

Keep your bike in good repair: motorcycle boots are not comfortable for walking. - Unknown

You can't sweep other people off their feet if you can't be swept off your own. - Clarence Day

When ya go out there in the water and ya start crossing your longirudes and lassitudes. - Archie Bunker

The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water. - Ernest Hemingway

We should be as water, which is lower than all things yet stronger even than the rocks. - Sioux Proverb

The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth. - Chinese Proverb

When tempted to fight fire with fire, remember that the Fire Department usually uses water. - Unknown

It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water. - Franklin P. Jones

I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting. - Ronald Reagan

There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house. - Joe Ryan

Be like a duck, paddling and working very hard inside the water, but what everyone sees is a smiling and calm face. - Manoj Arora

Following his doctor's orders, Nikita (Khrushchev) has cut his drinking in half. He's leaving out the water. - Bob Hope

I love Canada. It makes a nice hat for America. When America runs out of water, it's the first place I'll go. - Ryan Reynolds

A mighty fortress is our God,
A bulwark never failing;
Our helper He,
amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing. - Martin Luther

Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water. - WC Fields

Not all chemicals are bad. Without hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer. - Dave Barry

The best way to meet a woman is in an emergency situation - if you're in a shipwreck, or you find yourself behind enemy lines, or in a flood. - Mark Helprin

I make no secret of the fact that I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it. But you have to be efficient if you’re going to be lazy. - Shirley Conran

Advice from a tree:
- Stand tall and proud
- Go out on a limb
- Remember your roots
- Drink plenty of water
- Enjoy the view - Unknown


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20-Oct-2017