Letter to Ella Wolfe, "Wednesday 13," 1938, quoted in Frida: A Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden Herrera (1983) ISBN 0-06-091127-1 , p.197. In a footnote (p.467), Herrera writes that Kahlo had heard this joke from her friend, the poet José Frías.
Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it.
Make the coming hour o’erflow with joy, And pleasure drown the brim.
Up the hill where stucco houses inVirginia creeper drown And my childish wave of pity, seeing children carrying down Sheaves of drooping dandelions to the courts of Kentish Town.
Love isstrong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.Bible (Old Testament)
O more than moon, Draw not up seas to drown me in thy sphere, Weep me not dead, in thine arms, but forbear To teach the sea what it may do too soon.john donne
It is a strange paradox: Humans drown in the water, fish drown in the land.javad alizadeh
You drown not by falling into a river, but by staying submerged in it.paulo coelho
To encourage children into Rock Music is to place them into the white hot arms of Molech and the beat and power behind the music will drown out the cries of your child as occultic powers consume him and drag him into the fires of hell!ray comfort
And why does this same God tell me how to raise my children when he had to drown his?
Our minds are susceptible to the influence of external voices, telling us what we require to be satisfied, voices that may drown our the faint sounds emitted from our souls, and distract us from the careful, arduous task of accurately naming our priorities.Alain de Botton
"What, concretely, is Enlightenment ?" "Seeing Reality as it is," said the Master. "Doesn't everyone see Reality as it is?" "Oh, no! Most people see it as they think it is." "What's the difference?" "The difference between thinking you are drowning in a stormy sea and knowing you cannot drown because there isn't any water in sight for miles around."anthony de mello
Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do't tomorrow.
Self-righteousness is a loud din raised to drown the voice of guilt within us.Eric Hoffer
Old Mathews drank to drown sorrow, which is the strongest swimmer in the world.henry lawson
They kept it up until the very end. Only the engulfing ocean had power to drown them into silence.steve turner
But I have that honourable grief lodg'd here which burns worse than tears drown.william shakespeare
If you like not hanging, drown yourself; Take some course for your reputation.Philip Massinger
The more pity that great folk should have countenance in this world to drown or hang themselves, more than their even Christian.william shakespeare
And deeper than did ever plummet sound, I'll drown my book.william shakespeare
A mermaid found a swimming lad Picked him for her own, Pressed her body to his body, Laughed; and plunging down Forgot in cruel happiness That even lovers drown.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.steve jobs
Drink to-day, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it to-morrow.
Why do I cry when the tears never dry, Why do I drown when I look through your eyes?G-Eazy
There’s some ill planet reigns: I must be patient till the heavens look With an aspect more favourable. Good my lords, I am not prone to weeping, as our sex Commonly are the want of which vain dew Perchance shall dry your pities but I have That honourable grief lodg’d here, which burns Worse than tears drown. Beseech you all, my lords, With thoughts so qualified as your charities Shall best instruct you, measure me; and so The king’s will be perform’d!