Learning from floodsBy R. Valencia and S. Bismark
Philippine Daily Inquirer
THIS is the season of floods. We also experience many types of “floods” in life. Some sayings about floods we can learn from:
What’s the proper salutation between people as they pass each other in this flood? —Buddha
The truth cannot be drowned by a flood of false indictments.—Slobodan Milosevic
We must build dikes of courage to hold back the flood of fear.—Martin Luther King Jr.
Time, in its irresistible and ceaseless flow, carries along on its flood all created beings—and drowns them in the depths of obscurity.—Anna Comnena
Slander cannot destroy an honest man—when the flood recedes, the rock is there.—Chinese proverb
No loss by flood and lightning, and no destruction of cities and temples by the hostile forces of nature, has deprived men of as many noble lives and impulses as those which his intolerance has destroyed.—Helen Keller
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