What are falls?

  • (noun): A steep descent of the water of a river.
    Synonyms: waterfall

Famous quotes containing the word falls:

    The common experience is, that the man fits himself as well as he can to the customary details of that work or trade he falls into, and tends it as a dog turns a spit. Then he is part of the machine he moves; the man is lost.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    This shaking keeps me steady. I should know.
    What falls away is always. And is near.
    I wake to sleep, and take my waking slow.
    I learn by going where I have to go.
    Theodore Roethke (1908–1963)

    Every man must define his identity against his mother. If he does not, he just falls back into her and is swallowed up.
    Camille Paglia (b. 1947)