Flood Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old flood quotes, flood sayings, and flood proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

By forces seemingly antagonistic and destructive Nature accomplishes her beneficent designs now a flood of fire, now a flood of ice, now a flood of water; and again in the fullness of time an outburst of organic life.     

John Muir

When the flood came the rain fell all the harder, water on water gushing down the unlit streets. In the darkness the gurgles sounding all the louder to the sightless eyes.     

Angela Abraham

The greatest flood has the soonest ebb; the sorest tempest the most sudden calm; the hottest love the coldest end; and from the deepest desire oftentimes ensues the deadliest hate.     


A flood is defined as rising water, and it doesn't matter why the water is rising.     

Jeff Albright

The single raindrop never feels responsible for the flood.     

Douglas Adams

But when the flash flood crosses your path, when the lion leaps at you from the grasses, advanced self-awareness is an unaffordable indulgence. The brain stem does its best.     

Peter Watts

When the flood submerges the whole country, no raindrop may feel responsible. Finally things had lost their weightiness.     

Erik Pevernagie