Holes of the World

Holes that remind you of just how tiny we are

These holes are not only amazing, but some are really terrifying!



Kimberley Big Hole - South Africa
Currently the largest ever hand-dug excavation in the world, this
1097 meter deep mine yielded over 3 tons of diamonds before being closed.
Hole Of The World - Kimberley Big Hole

Great Blue Hole, Belize
This incredible geographical phenomenon known as a blue hole is situated
60 miles off the mainland of Belize. There are numerous blue holes
around the world, but none as stunning as this one.
Hole Of The World - Great Blue Hole

Sinkhole in Guatemala
These photos are of a sinkhole that occurred in Guatemala in June 2010.
The hole swallowed 2 dozen homes and killed at least 3 people.
Hole Of The World - Guatemala

Glory Hole - Monticello Dam, California
A glory hole is used when a dam is at full capacity and water needs to be
drained from the reservoir. It is the largest spillway of this type in the world
and consumes 14,400 cubic feet of water every second.
Hole Of The World - Glory Hole Monticello Dam

Sinkhole in Washington, D.C.
This hole swallows trillions of U.S. Dollars annually.
The money that falls into this hole is never heard from again.
It’s reported to be filled with at least 535 “___ holes”.
Hole Of The World - Washington

QuotaBills
Refuse to sink. - Kristi Welch

Safety doesn't happen by accident. - Unknown

What Washington needs is adult supervision. - Barack Obama

Defendit numerus: There is safety in numbers. - Unknown

In Congress, it's all pork, all the time. - Jim Cooper

Talk is cheap... except when Congress does it. - Unknown

If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog. - Harry S Truman

Care shouldn't start in the emergency room. - James Douglas

Safety is a cheap and effective insurance policy. - Unknown

I had to sink my yacht to make the guests go home. - F Scott Fitzgerald

Never invest emergency savings in the stock market. - Suze Orman

The state of Washington calls tips 'wages.' - Tom Douglas

In skating over thin ice our safety is in our speed. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Coward: One who, in a perilous emergency, thinks with his legs. - Ambrose Bierce

There is no distinctly American criminal class - except Congress. - Mark Twain

You can lead a man to Congress, but you can't make him think. - Milton Berle

The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it. - Dudley Moore

Shells sink,
Dreams float,
Life's good
On our boat. - Jimmy Buffet

An entire ocean can't sink a ship unless it allows the water inside. - Donna Smith

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. - Natalie Goldberg

When they asked George Washington for his ID, he just took out a quarter. - Steven Wright

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote. - William E. Simon

I threw the kitchen sink at him, but he went to the bathroom and got his tub. - Andy Roddick

Life is like stepping onto a boat which is about to sail out to sea and sink. - Shunryi Suzuki-roshi

The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop. - P.J. O'Rourke

There is nothing so strong or safe in an emergency of life as the simple truth. - Charles Dickens

If we tried to sink the past beneath our feet, be sure the future would not stand it. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Inaction will cause a man to sink into the slough of despond and vanish without a trace. - Farley Mowat

We could certainly slow the aging process down if it had to work its way through Congress. - Will Rogers

If I was the governor of New Jersey, the George Washington Bridge would not have been shut. - Donald Trump

What right does Congress have to go around making laws just because they deem it necessary? - Marion Barry

If you're not paying for it through the health plan, you pay for it in the emergency room. - David Lehman

Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But then I repeat myself. - Mark Twain

Basically my wife was immature. I'd be in my bath, and she'd come in and sink my boats. - Woody Allen

The difference between death and taxes is death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets. - Will Rogers

Self-pity is a sinkhole from which no rescuing hand can drag you because you have chosen to sink. - Elisabeth Elliot

To say my fate is not tied to your fate is like saying, "Your end of the boat is sinking." - Hugh Downs

One of the tests of leadership is the ability to recognize a problem before it becomes an emergency. - Arnold H. Glasow

It is guaranteed to put all teeth on edge, including George Washington's, wherever they might be. - Vincent Canby

This country has come to feel the same when Congress is in session as when the baby gets hold of a hammer. - Will Rogers

I'm going to smile, and my smile will sink down into your pupils, and heaven knows what it will become. - Jean-Paul Sartre

I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. - Victor Hugo

Faith is a fine invention
When Gentlemen can see -
But Microscopes are prudent
In an Emergency. - Emily Dickinson

They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men. - Clare Boothe Luce

I have left orders to be awakened at any time in case of national emergency, even if I'm in a cabinet meeting. - Ronald Reagan

Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety. - Benjamin Franklin

The reason gas prices are so high is because the oil is in Texas and Oklahoma and all the dipsticks are in Washington. - Yakov Smirnoff

In Washington, a man gets up to speak and doesn't say a thing, and the other men disagree with him for three hours. - Milton Berle

I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress. - Ronald Reagan

If this humor be the safety of our race, then it is due largely to the infusion into the American people of the Irish brain. - William Howard Taft

The most dangerous person of the world is a member of the United States Congress just home from a three-day fact-finding trip. - Johnny Isakson

I often say of George Washington that he was one of the few in the whole history of the world who was not carried away by power. - Robert Frost

In my many years I have come to a conclusion that one useless man is a shame, two is a law firm, and three or more is a congress. - John Adams

Faithfulness is essential to the character of a friend: without this there can be no safety in intimacy with and confidence in him. - Samuel Hopkins

Somewhere beyond the sink-hole, past the magnolia, under the live oaks, a boy and a yearling ran side by side, and were gone forever. - Marjorie K. Rawlings

A study in the Washington Post says that women have better verbal skills than men. I just want to say to the authors of that study: Duh. - Conan O'Brien

The politicians in Washington are spending trillions of dollars of our money. When are Americans going to stand up and say enough is enough? - Joe Wurzelbacher

Paul Revere was warning the British about gun control, and George Washington apparently was crossing the Delaware to bomb an abortion clinic. - Bill Maher

I see a good deal of talk from Washington about lowering taxes.
I hope they do get 'em lowered enough so people can afford to pay 'em. - Will Rogers

The best way to meet a woman is in an emergency situation - if you're in a shipwreck, or you find yourself behind enemy lines, or in a flood. - Mark Helprin


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11-Dec-2017