Quotation Explorer - 'Drowning'

Your friends drag you down, Gordie. Don't you know that? [...] Your friends do. They're like drowning guys that are holding onto your legs. You can't save them. You can only drown with them. - Stephen King
You are 87% water; the other 13% keeps you from drowning.
I miss you in waves and tonight I’m drowning. You left me fending for my life and it feels like you’re the only one who can bring me back to the shore alive. - Denice Envall
At that darkest moment, while drowning in the Abyss of Emotional Bankruptcy, reflect on this universal truth: the difference between success and failure is one more time. - Ken Poirot
Even the laziest person will fight for oxygen when drowning. - J.R. Rim
What makes you believe, that you are the only person with so much problems and bad luck? If you wear everyone’s shoes, you will certainly understand that the whole world is drowning in crisis and even you are not among them. - M.F. Moonzajer
People get so in the habit of worry that if you save them from drowning and put them on a bank to dry in the sun with hot chocolate and muffins they wonder whether they are catching cold.
«And in the end» said the witch to the drowning prince «You've been the one choosing the thornless path in spite of knowing where it could lead. The one who afraid of the pricking roses, plunged himself into an abyss without petals - Nur Bedeir
When you're drowning you don't think, I would be incredibly pleased if someone would notice I'm drowning and come and rescue me. You just scream. - John Lennon
Sometimes you're drowning yourself in your own words. - Steve Maraboli
Although when there were too many people around- which there certainly were today- it was hard even to remember to say thank you: all those people were like drowning. - Robin McKinley
We are drowning in information and starved for knowledge. - Unknown
She felt lost and misunderstood. She felt like she was drowning. Overwhelmed. Unaccepted. Alone. - Tina J. Richardson
Walking on water is better than drowning. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Until we accept that our children have much more of a risk of being sexually abused than drowning in a pool, being struck by a car, stricken with cancer, hurt by a vaccination, or diagnosed with ebola, we contribute to a culture of panic and ignorance. - Ann Brasco
I was the wings that kept her aloft, while the churning sea of reality nipped at her feet. I kept her from drowning, but I still felt bad, that her toes had to experience such dreadful cold. - Hubert Martin
Sometimes you need to stop fighting to stop drowning - Evy Michaels
Loving you was like jumping into the dark side of a pool, and drowning. - Lori Jenessa Nelson
What love is not torment when a man knows not how to love himself? Talk not of drowning, but attaining your heart's desire by action: Put money in thy purse. - Christopher Moore
Hope is like a piece of string when you're drowning; it just isn't enough to get you out by itself.
No drowning man can know which dropOf water his last breath did stop - Charles Sedley
I can't tell if a straw ever saved a drowning man, but I know that a mere glance is enough to make despair pause. For in truth we who are creatures of impulse are creatures of despair. - Joseph Conrad
Not only should we encourage kids to daydream, but also to jump-in and build those dreams. Dreaming is largely lost among adults drowning in self-imposed realities. - Ryan Lilly
If she were drowning, I'd hold her head under - Jandy Nelson
I believe a Christian muffler shop owner should have the same right to refuse service to a gay couple, as a gay lifeguard has to refuse service to a drowning Christian. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic. - Anaïs Nin
I am the love.I am drowning in your love.I am drunk with your love.I am a dumb for your love.I am crazy about your love. I dream at night about love.I know that you're my love, but I forgot how to lovebecause I become the love. - Debasish Mridha
When mankind is drowning in a multitude of problems, swimming is not the solution. The solution is reaching higher ground which is the ultimate salvation. - Debasish Mridha
If his mother was drowning and I was drowning and he had to choose one of us to save, He says he'd save me. - Judith Viorst
Is there anything courageous or brave about making the only possible choice that will save your life? When you're drowning, you grab any hand that's offered. To me, bravery is a spontaneous decision to save somebody else's life when your own is in danger. - Claire Sylvia
Being strong and positive is like holding your breath under water. You will never be able to do it forever. Sometimes crying out and express yourself will help you from drowning. - Vivek Thangaswamy
And that was my homecoming. It was fine, I guess. Getting back feels like your first breath after nearly drowning. Even if it hurts, it's good. - Phil Klay
Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle. - Edna Ferber
We're all drowning, but don't say it out loud. - Marty Rubin
He's waiting for you to end your struggles so that His grace can walk you out of the drowning water. - Steven Chopade
I'm drowning and you're stealing every breath. - Cher Lloyd
I want to die.I want die by drowning in love.I want to die by becoming drunk, by drinking the pure wine of love.I want to die in an accident, By falling in love andbreaking my heart. I want to die by losing in the game of love. - Debasish Mridha
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