Methinks I am like a man, who having struck on many shoals, and having narrowly escap'd shipwreck in passing a small frith, has yet the temerity to put out to sea in the same leaky weather-beaten vessel, and even carries his ambition so far as to think of compassing the globe under these disadvantageous circumstances.
There's no pleasure i' living, if you're to be corked up for iver, and onlydribbleyourmind out by thesly, likea leaky barrel.
For it seems that long before the first enterprising man bent some twigs into a leaky roof, many animals were already accomplished builders.Bernard Rudofsky
...There is fascism , leading only into the blackness which it has chosen as its symbol, into smartness and yapping out of orders,and self-righteous brutality, into social as well as international war. It means change without hope. Our immediate duty- in that tinkering which is the only useful form of action in our leaky old tub-our immediate duty is to stop it.e. m. forster
The foolishest book is a kind of leaky boat on a sea of wisdom; some of the wisdom will get in anyhow.
Damn it. I'm a bad sponge. A leaky sponge. I'm gonna leak all the wrong secrets. I'm a bad liar. I can't even lie about talking to myself.George O'Malley