31 Best Nile Quotes On Success In Life

These Nile quotes will inspire you. The Nile is a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Nile quotes, Nile sayings, and Nile proverbs.

Famous Nile Quotes

  1. “The study of mathematics, like the Nile, begins in minuteness but ends in magnificence.” Charles Caleb Colton
  2. “He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.” William Golding
  3. “By 3000 B.C. the art of Egypt was so ripe and so far advanced that it is surprising to find any student of early culture proposing that the crude contemporary art of the early Babylonians is the product of a civilization earlier than that of the Nile.” James Henry Breasted
  4. “Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant. Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile: Water before the faithful, blood before the unbeliever.” Muhammad Iqbal

  5. “Seriously, who really cares how long the Nile river is, or who was the first to discover cheese? How is memorizing that ever going to help anyone? Instead, we need to give kids projects that allow them to exercise their minds and discover things for themselves.” Aaron Swartz
  6. “For centuries, the Yangtze River – the longest in Asia – has played an important role in China’s history, culture, and economy. The Yangtze is as quintessentially Chinese as the Nile is Egyptian or the Rhine is German. Many businesses use its name.” Rebecca MacKinnon
  7. “If you look at the Nile on a map of Egypt, you don’t think it has moved very much, but the river is very violent and has moved over time.” Sarah Parcak
  8. “There’s nothing really connecting the behavior of the Nile, metallurgy, and the behavior of prices except that I had the mathematical tools to explain them.” Benoit Mandelbrot

  9. “Passover is my idea of a perfect holiday. Dear God, when you’re handing out plagues of darkness, locusts, hail, boils, flies, lice, frogs, and cattle murrain, and turning the Nile to blood and smiting the firstborn, give me a pass. And tell me when it’s over.” P. J. O’Rourke
  10. “What we did is we used NASA topography data to map out the landscape, very subtle changes. We started to be able to see where the Nile used to flow.” Sarah Parcak
  11. “I always dreamt that I would marry in the Piazza Del Campo in Siena and go on my honeymoon down the Amazon, up the Nile, on a gallop through the pyramids, to Nepal and Kerala, on a safari and finally to Lake Titicaca in Peru.” Jasmine Guinness
  12. “The United States is a world unto itself. We have mountains, we have deserts, we have a river that equals the Yangtze River, that equals the Nile. We have the greatest cities in the world – among the greatest cities in the world.” Paul Theroux

  13. “Let’s set things straight… there are 300 million people living in countries within the Nile basin in horrific economic and security conditions. The $500 that they earn in Israel every month is an annual salary in their countries of origin.” Eli Yishai
  14. “Today the traveler on the Nile enters a wonderland at whose gates rise the colossal pyramids of which he has had visions perhaps from earliest childhood.” James Henry Breasted
  15. “The first time I went to the cinema was with my father. He was a huge fan of Peter Ustinov, so we went to see ‘Death on the Nile’ at the Hampstead Ionic.” Emily Maitlis
  16. “Throughout the years, many Christian women have told me of their great respect for the bravery and courage evident in my work, perhaps even gesturing to their own Isis earrings or a Nile River Goddess pendants.” Carol P. Christ

  17. “From West Nile to swine flu to Ebola to the global outbreak of dengue fever, the capacity to deal with threats like Zika must be designed into our preparedness posture.” Scott Gottlieb
  18. “On the banks of the Nile, the Rosetta branch, I lived an enjoyable childhood in the City of Disuq, which is the home of the famous mosque, Sidi Ibrahim.” Ahmed Zewail
  19. “The Nile has long nourished women and men alike. On the Nile and the magical, river-island Temple of Philae, Florence Nightingale was so inspired that she resolved to follow her calling in nursing.” Bettany Hughes
  20. “Every time I do something new, it makes me a bit stronger. Playing huge shows, being invited to play with Nile Rodgers after the Brits – all are mindblowing and I have a great team around me who are empowering. It makes all the difference.” Freya Ridings

  21. “Happy, the ancient god of the Nile, depicted at Dendera with Cleopatra, is typically shown with breasts – symbolism that demonstrated how the life-giving gifts of Egypt’s river artery come only when the power of both female and male was combined.” Bettany Hughes
  22. “The Egyptian Nile, though it does have its own particular hazards, is subject to none of what I find in Rhode Island. Since the Aswan High Dam was built in 1973, the Nile has become something of a grand canal. It is wide, flat, slow, and so calm it verges on the geriatric.” Rosemary Mahoney
  23. “Although I was raised in Canada and the U.K., my roots are in Egypt through my father, in a family line that stretches back generations and runs along the Nile, from the concrete of Cairo to the coast of Alexandria.” Shereen El Feki
  24. “We are bombarded with reasons to stay inside: we’re afraid of mosquitoes because of West Nile and grass because of pesticides and sun because of cancer and sunscreen because of vitamin-D deficiency.” Nancy Gibbs

  25. “There was an insurgency under President Hosni Mubarak in the 1990s. Egyptian police and soldiers fought weekly battles with Islamists in the sugarcane fields and thick reeds along the Nile in rural southern villages like Minya, Sohag, Enna and Assiut.” Richard Engel
  26. “That big hit ‘Get Lucky’ is a disco song – not only the melody and the whole concept, but we had one of the great disco guys and one of the best guitarists ever, Nile Rodgers, to play on it. So that’s great disco, but a modern disco, because it has great vocoders and synthesizers.” Giorgio Moroder
  27. “In the 1960s, I personally lived the resounding impact of President Nasser’s vision of constructing Aswan’s High Dam as a ‘national project’ for controlling the Nile irrigation and the production of electricity.” Ahmed Zewail
  28. “When I was a boy in Desuq, Egypt, a city on the Rosetta branch of the Nile, about 50 miles east of Alexandria, my family lived steps away from the local landmark, a mosque named for a 13th-century Sufi sheik.” Ahmed Zewail

  29. “During the most flourishing times of Sidon and Tyre, the land of the Phoenicians was a perpetual apple of contention between the powers that ruled on the Euphrates and on the Nile, and was subject sometimes to the Assyrians, sometimes to the Egyptians.” Theodor Mommsen
  30. “Eventually, when I started studying Egyptology, I realized that seeing with my naked eyes alone wasn’t enough. Because all of the sudden, in Egypt, my beach had grown from a tiny beach in Maine to one eight hundred miles long, next to the Nile.” Sarah Parcak
  31. “I could have worked with great people like Nile Rodgers, which I regret. I don’t have many regrets, but I remember he’d shown some interest, and I was just in my own world, man.” Fantastic Negrito

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