Flood Control Quotes (2 quotes)
Q: What did the fish say when he hit a concrete wall?
All good men are for flood control and against sin. But how to control floods and what is sin—aye, there’s the rub.
Quoted in Gary Mills, Of Men and Rivers—The Story of the Vicksburg District (Jan 1978). Written as a critique of the Corps of Engineers and the sins resulting from Federal attempts in flood control at the turn of the 20th century.