Drown Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Drown Quotes from Zig Ziglar, Grover Norquist, Mark Manson, Christina Tosi, Edwin Louis Cole. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

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You don’t drown by falling into water. You only drown if you stay there.
Zig Ziglar
Our goal is to shrink government to the size where we can drown it in a bathtub.
Grover Norquist
I love massive books: books so big, like bricks, you could drown yourself in a pool with them if you’re not careful.
Mark Manson
Know who you are and stay true to it. Have a point of view, keep your head down when noise tries to drown out your inner voice, and whatever you do, keep pushing.
Christina Tosi
You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.
Edwin Louis Cole
I write incredibly slowly. And, on top of that, I spent my entire youth and twenties working like a dog, so one of the things that happened when I finished ‘Drown’ was that I got busy living. I’d never travelled, I’d never seen anything. So I did as much travelling as my job teaching would allow.
Junot Diaz
A formidable game of ‘Name That Influence’ could be based on the music of the seductive rock duo Girls: The band’s first single, ‘Hellhole Ratrace,’ would barely reach its opening words before screams of ‘Elvis Costello!’ and ‘Wreckless Eric!’ drown out the music.
Anthony Fantano
If you’re a short-seller, that’s a cacophony of negative reinforcement. You’re basically told that you’re wrong in every way imaginable every day. It takes a certain type of individual to drown that noise and negative reinforcement out and to remind oneself that their work is accurate and what they’re hearing is not.
James Chanos
From drug companies to health insurers to Wall Street banks, big corporations are spending millions to buy influence in Washington and drown out the voices of regular people.
Ayanna Pressley
No one would touch me with a barge pole as an actress. It hit hard. I thought, ‘What am I doing? This is a stupid idea!’ It’s like throwing yourself into a massive pond, and you feel like you’re going to drown so quickly.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge
With better gear, firefighters no longer surround and drown a fire – they go in.
Bill Dedman
You don’t get there the easy way. If you feel sorry for yourself, and you let yourself go down, you will drown.
Debbie Reynolds
When I was working on ‘Drown’ – this was way back in the mid-’90s – I had this idea that I wanted to do another collected stories. I wanted to do another book like ‘Drown’ that focused specifically on infidelity.
Junot Diaz
I’m not a very good swimmer, and every time I’m in the water, I’m constantly reminded of that because I feel like I’m going to drown!
Tom Holland
Sometimes the most negative voices in the room are the loudest and it’s easy for them to drown out the rest.
Annamie Paul
I watched people blow up after the XXL cover, and I watched people drown – you know what I’m saying? And that’s not what I’m trying to do.
Denzel Curry
I just thought ‘Blue’ was a great premise and a great set-up for conflict. I love the idea of exploring a character who’s living a secret life and is going to drown in the lies she’s telling.
Julia Stiles
We built ‘Jade Empire,’ then we built ‘Mass Effect,’ then we built ‘Dragon Age.’ With those last two, when you’re dealing with two big ideas that are on their third iterations, you develop some strategies for managing your lore, or you drown!
Marc Laidlaw
I don’t let myself ‘surf’ on the Web, or I would probably drown.
Aubrey Plaza
I’m from a family of teachers. My father would drown me in the bathtub if my daughter didn’t graduate from college. I don’t care who she is or what she does. Just get the diploma.
P. C. Cast
I’ve learned since ‘Drip or Drown’ that no one should care what people think. I learned that, after years of comments, it really doesn’t matter.
As all of us are only too aware, the loud and frantic voices of the outer world easily drown out the small, still loving voice within.
Marianne Williamson
I enjoy performing, always, but when you’re taping a gig, you’ve got to blank out this mass apparatus of self-consciousness that’s surrounding you, this invitation to drown in self-consciousness. Otherwise you just won’t be able to do anything.
Dylan Moran
Oh, I can’t play soccer, and I’m not a great swimmer. I won’t drown, but you won’t see me doing laps in a pool.
Michelle Obama
People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
Ann Landers
By gnawing through a dike, even a rat may drown a nation.
Edmund Burke
Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.
Steve Jobs
It’s a very competitive world out there. The competitive spirit is fine within limits. But it shouldn’t drown the sheer joy of the game being played. It’s natural to want to win. But to me, it’s not natural to want others to fail.
Tiger Shroff
You can’t drown yourself in drink. I’ve tried, you float.
John Barrymore
We are increasingly open to understanding how we are all connected and that if we sink the ship that we are all on, we all drown. However, we have simultaneously become so focused on our own life experiences that we think we are alone.
Yehuda Berg
My goal is to cut government in half in twenty-five years, to get it down to the size where we can drown it in the bathtub.
Grover Norquist
We all have great aspirations for ourselves, but if you expect yourself to change the world tomorrow, then you’re going to just drown yourself in anxiety and constant feelings of inadequacy.
Mark Manson
If one synchronised swimmer drowns, do all the rest have to drown too?
Steven Wright
You gotta look beyond the mainstream… the mainstream’ll drown you, you know? There’s always a pulse in the underground that I love. And the pulse in the underground is what keeps heavy metal alive.
Phil Anselmo
Big money and corporate interest drown out a lot of voices.
Ed Schultz
The truth is liberals are using every tactic possible to drown the Trump presidency.
Kayleigh McEnany
I was always into music. I think everyone is when they’re a teenager, as a way to drown out the world.
Penelope Spheeris
I can’t play soccer, and I’m not a great swimmer. I won’t drown, but you won’t see me doing laps in a pool.
Michelle Obama
There are many cultural scenes in Lahore, just as there are in London. And there is a celebrity culture here, just as there is in London. But in Lahore, the celebrity scene doesn’t drown out the rest quite so much.
Mohsin Hamid
I love to drown myself in work. I pray to God to keep me busy and let me do good work.
Rithvik Dhanjani
They say it all started out with a big bang. But, what I wonder is, was it a big bang or did it just seem big because there wasn’t anything else drown it out at the time?
Karl Pilkington
‘Drip or Drown 2’ is more me, more songs. I enhanced it more, even with the cover itself.
To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.
Alan Watts
A hundred struggle and drown in the breakers. One discovers the new world. But rather, ten times rather, die in the surf, heralding the way to that new world, than stand idly on the shore.
Florence Nightingale
Nostalgia is a powerful feeling; it can drown out anything.
Terrence Malick
Water is good, but if you have too much, you drown. So is water bad, or is it good? It’s both.
Manoj Bhargava
When you prepare for something, it’s like jumping into cold water, but you’re prepared. You jump in. And you start swimming, or if you don’t swim, you drown.
While the left will attempt to drown out Trump’s political accomplishments with unfounded allegations of Russian collusion, the voters who made Trump commander-in-chief will likely reach a different conclusion. Trump has proven himself loyal to the voters who put him there.
Kayleigh McEnany
I tried to drown my sorrows, but the bastards learned how to swim, and now I am overwhelmed by this decent and good feeling.
Frida Kahlo
A book isn’t noise to drown out other noise.
Howard Jacobson
If 30 Australians drowned in Sydney Harbour, it would be a national tragedy. But when 30 or more refugees drown off the Australian coast, it is a political question.
Richard Flanagan
I have often wanted to drown my troubles, but I can’t get my wife to go swimming.
Jimmy Carter
Drink today, and drown all sorrow; you shall perhaps not do tomorrow.
John Fletcher
If you don’t treat an ingredient and its flavors with respect – if you drown it in oil, for instance – you’ll spoil it.
Alain Ducasse
The Maldives, a string of islands off the coast of India whose highest point above sea level is eight feet, may be the first nation to drown. In Alaska, entire towns have begun to shift in the loosening permafrost.
Michael Specter