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Thomas Slatin Quote

  • October 10, 2017

“How do you stop the rush of water when you open a flood gate?  You cannot, you must let the water run its course.” —Thomas W.P. Slatin

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12 Comments on Thomas Slatin Quote

  • Grace Wan says:
    March 1, 2019 at 3:32 PM

    My understanding of your quote is, if you don’t want something to spread out, just keep your mouth shut. Because once it gets out to the public it will be very hard to contain it.

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    • Thomas says:
      March 1, 2019 at 3:45 PM

      That’s exactly what I was thinking when I said this. You are obviously very intelligent. 🙂

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  • David Mureithi says:
    March 1, 2019 at 2:47 PM

    It’s the whole truth. Sometimes it’s best to let go of what hinders your success.

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  • Janet James says:
    March 1, 2019 at 1:00 PM

    Absolutely true. Th best ting to do is not to open the flood gate in the first place. Think clearly before you embark on something.

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  • Danielle M says:
    March 1, 2019 at 10:47 AM

    Very true, something are just meant to be that way and you cant stop them.

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  • brainedet says:
    March 1, 2019 at 10:36 AM

    Whoever tries that is a joker. Nobody can stop the course of nature and such a person will go with the flow.

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  • thewanderrunner says:
    March 1, 2019 at 9:40 AM

    So true!Love this,what flows let it flows,just like with people is they stay let them stay and if they go let them go.

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  • Rizzee Cerdeñola says:
    March 1, 2019 at 6:32 AM

    We can’t control our life specially death. We just have to accept anything that happens and move on.

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  • Obalade Damilola says:
    March 1, 2019 at 1:37 AM

    We can’t control everything that happen to us..their are times we just sit and watch praying and hoping things get better

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  • Goo Hara says:
    February 28, 2019 at 11:15 PM

    This is true, but there is also an option of not opening the flood gate. The same in life, there are options to go or to forgo.

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  • Miaka Yuuki says:
    February 28, 2019 at 11:13 PM

    As the way I put it sometimes things are not in our control. If that happens at times all we can do is sit back and watch. That is life.

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  • jolly555 says:
    February 28, 2019 at 11:06 PM

    You are very right,when water come gushing out it always difficult to hold it back,same with our god-given gifts nothing can stop it.

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