Water Stoppers

How the Dutch keep the water behind the dikes



Water Sweepers in The Netherlands

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Water rusts pipes. - WC Fields

Water that does not move is always shallow. - Sami Proverb

Care shouldn't start in the emergency room. - James Douglas

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

You can't cross the sea merely by staring at the water. - Rabindranath Tagore

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed. - Josh Billings

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

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them. - Mitch Hedberg

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

Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm. - Malayan Proverb

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

I bought some powdered water, but I don't know what to add to it. - Steven Wright

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

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

I finally found out how priests get holy water. They boil the hell out of it. - Joan Rivers

You can lead a horse to water but I'd rather ride it to the liquor store. - Wayne Nowazek

In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria. - Ben Franklin

There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth. - Charles Dickens

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

Start writing, no matter what. The water does not flow until the faucet is turned on. - Louis L'Amour

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water. - WC Fields

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

Before enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment: chop wood, carry water. - Zen Buddhist Saying

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

If NASA really wants to find water on Mars, they should just send me there to hit a golf ball. - Gene Jaster

My mechanic told me, "I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder." - Steven Wright

Like the old adverb, "you can lead a gift horse to the water but ya can't look in his mouth." - Archie Bunker

America's present need is not heroics but healing; not nostrums but normalcy; not revolution but restoration. - Warren G. Harding

After all, when a stone is dropped into a pond, the water continues quivering even after the stone has sunk to the bottom. - Arthur Golden

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

Menopause is thicker than water. When we talk and laugh about it, we learn and relax. It's a life transition, not a disease. - Unknown

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

Iron rusts from disuse; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind. - Leonardo da Vinci

A leader is not an administrator who loves to run others, but someone who carries water for his people, so that they can get on with their jobs. - Robert Townsend

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


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18-Feb-2018