I just haven't really had a chance to allow it to sink in, ... There's going to come a time when reality hits me. It's going to be a while before I can help my teammates. That's going to be hard for me.
Sometimes I would want to sink, and then while I was sinking I'd go, "Wait a minute, this isn't what I want to do," and I would calm down while I was sinking and then start rising back to the surface again.
Guns N' Roses
Coming at twenty to his father's house, which was a very sink of filthy debauchery, he, chaste and pure as he was, simply withdrew in silence when to look on was unbearable, but without the slightest sign of contempt or condemnation. His father, who had once been in a dependent position, and so was sensitive and ready to take offense, met him at first with distrust and sullenness.
These dwell among the blackest souls,loaded down deep by sins of differing types.If you sink far enough,you'll see them all.
We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.
There's only one way for an individual to remain upright, not to fall to pieces, not to sink into the mire of self-oblivionorself-contempt. That's calmly to turn away from everything, to say, "Enough!" and, folding one's useless arms across one's empty breast, to retain the ultimate, the sole attainable virtue, the virtue of recognizing one's own insignificance.
I looked at the sweatshirt again. "'You swim' is a philosophy?" He shrugged. "Better than 'you sink', right?
It was such a pleasure to sink one's hands into the warm earth, to feel at one's fingertips the possibilities of the new season.
Whatever is not an energy source, is an energy sink.
How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, / By all their country's wishes blest!
Sink the Bible to the bottom of the ocean, and man's obligations to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone; he would have the same voyage to make, but his chart and compass would be overboard!
Henry Ward Beecher
The Church will be punished because the majority of her members, high and low, will become so perverted. The Church will sink deeper and deeper until she will at last seem to be extinguished, and the succession of Peter and the other Apostles to have expired. But, after this, she will be victoriously exalted in the sight of all doubters.
Nicholas of Flue