Vanity is the quicksand of reason.
The real question of government versus private enterprise is argued on too philosophical and abstract a basis. Theoretically, planning may be good. But nobody has ever figured out the cause of government stupidity and until they do (and find the cure) all ideal plans will fall into quicksand. - Richard Feynman
Be careful… not all are what they seem. Some people pretend to be the beach, but they’re actually quicksand. - Steve Maraboli
The sacrifice ‘of’ self for the greater good is the greatest calling imaginable, and it is the bedrock of the greatest nations. The sacrifice ‘for’ self is the most pathetic calling imaginable, and it is the quicksand within which nations perish. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Making the best of things is a damn poor way of dealing with them. My life has been a series of escapes from that quicksand. - Rose Wilder Lane
When I was a kid we had a sandbox. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child...eventually. - Steven Wright