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Water Quotes

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I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Affirmations Spiritual Live-By

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water,
yet nothing can resist it.
- Lao Tzu

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

 

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Iron rusts from disuse;
water loses its purity from stagnation...
even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
- Leonardo da Vinci

When the well's dry, we know the worth of water.
- Benjamin Franklin

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If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The way lies in softness and patience,
as the softest water cuts through the hardest rock.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In the world there is nothing more
submissive and weak than water.
Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong,
nothing can surpass it.
- Lao Tzu

When the water starts boiling
it is foolish to turn off the heat.
- Nelson Mandela

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water,
many souls join their highest intent to form
the river of evolved consciousness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The primal rhythmic power
and resonant sound of waves on the shore
are like the earth's heartbeat,
and become our connection with the body of nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship that flows from the heart
cannot be frozen by adversity,
as the water that flows from the spring
cannot congeal in winter.
- James Fenimore Cooper

Know that you are one with the earth, with the water,
with the fire, with the air that you breathe, with all living things,
and that all of these are one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We are tied to the ocean.
And when we go back to the sea,
whether it is to sail or to watch -
we are going back from whence we came.
- John F. Kennedy

The grass is not always greener
on the other side of the fence.
Fences have nothing to do with it.
The grass is greenest where it is watered.
When crossing over fences, carry water with you
and tend the grass wherever you may be.
- Anonymous

Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
- African Proverb

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve.
- Lewis Carroll

Take a course in good water and air;
and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own.
Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you.
- John Muir

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools,
but the gentle touches of air and water
working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
- Henry David Thoreau

Water is the driving force of all nature.
- Leonardo da Vinci

One may as well dam for water tanks
the people's cathedrals and churches,
for no holier temple has ever
been consecrated by the heart of man.
- John Muir

The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein
of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green.
- Thomas Carlyle

Reminds me of my safari in Africa.
Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days
we had to live on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

In rivers, the water that you touch
is the last of what has passed
and the first of that which comes;
so with present time.
- Leonardo da Vinci

No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.
- Horace

All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying
to get back to where it was.
- Toni Morrison

My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.
- Mitch Hedberg

You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.
- W. C. Fields

There are only three things women need in life:
food,
water, and compliments.
- Chris Rock

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for
days on nothing but food and water.
- W. C. Fields

He said to them, "Where is your faith?"
And they were afraid, and marveled, saying to one another,
"Who can this be?
For He commands even the winds and water,
and they obey Him!"
- Luke 8:25

I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.
- W. C. Fields

Even in the developing parts of the world,
kids take to computers like fish to water.
- Nicholas Negroponte

We return thanks to our mother,
the earth, which sustains us.
We return thanks to the rivers and streams
which supply us with water.
We return thanks to all herbs, which furnish medicines
for the cure of our diseases.
We return thanks to the corn, and to her sisters,
the beans and squashes, which give us life.
We return thanks to the bushes and trees,
which provide us with fruit.
We return thanks to the wind,
which, moving the air, has banished diseases.
We return thanks to the moon and the stars,
which have given us their light when the sun was gone.
We return thanks to our grandfather He-no,
that he has protected his grandchildren from witches and reptiles,
and has given us his rain.
We return thanks to the sun,
that he has looked upon the earth with a beneficent eye.
Lastly, we return thanks to the Great Spirit,
in whom is embodied all goodness,
and who directs all things for the good of his children.
- Iroquois traditional

A lot of people like snow.
I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
- Carl Reiner

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -
who has no gills.
- Ambrose Bierce

By polluting clear water with slime you will never
find good drinking water.
- Aeschylus

If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River,
the headline that afternoon would read:
"President Can't Swim."
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Within 10 years it will be impossible to travel to
the North Pole by dog team.
There will be too much open water.
- Will Steger

Getting married is a lot like getting into a tub of hot water.
After you get used to it, it ain't so hot.
- Minnie Pearl

On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads
of water and eat light and healthy food.
- Lisa Snowdon

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.
- Mitch Hedberg

The four building blocks of the universe are fire,
water, gravel and vinyl.
- Dave Barry

Friendship and money: oil and water.
- Mario Puzo

Bodies which contain a greater proportion of water
than is necessary to balance the other elements,
are speedily corrupted, and lose their virtues and properties.
- Marcus V. Pollio

When I'm writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail:
the color a room is painted,
the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain.
- Donna Tartt

Certainly, its important to protect the water system and that covers,
certainly, everything from vandals to terrorists.
- James Wilson

I represent a district covering Rockland,
Westchester and Bronx counties, all of which are part
of the 9 million people that this water is so important for.
- Eliot Engel

Out of the water, I am nothing.
- Duke Kahanamoku

Wherever we've travelled in this great land of ours,
we've found that people everywhere are about 90% water.
- David Letterman

Today, the rich bottom land of the Misssissippi is
under water and no foreign land has sent a dollar to help.
- Gordon Sinclair

My heart is in a world of water and crystal,
My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains.
- Du Fu

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass
under trees on a summer's day,
listening to the murmur of the water,
or watching the clouds float across the sky,
is by no means a waste of time.
- John Lubbock

A cat pours his body on the floor like water.
It is restful just to see him.
- William Lyon Phelps

It's a strange world of language in which skating on
thin ice can get you into hot water.
- Franklin P. Jones

I do fish.
I think there is a connection between thinking and
fishing mostly because you spend a lot of time up to
your waist in water without a whole lot to keep your mind busy.
- Anthony Doerr

At the Olympics in China, every color was represented...
and that was just the drinking water.
- Evan Sayet

When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running
and he says he's doing nothing but the dog is barking,
call 911.
- Erma Bombeck

I would like a man now who is rich, and who can give me a boat -
a sailboat.
I want to own it and let him pay for it.
My first love is the sea and water, not music.
Music is second.
- Nina Simone

There was nothing there but black water and American fire power.
- James Stockdale

My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine -
everybody drinks water.
- Marilyn French

If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't
stand a trip across the desert with limited water,
we're never going to straighten this country out.
- Ross Perot

We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism
will run off as from a duck's back.
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names,
but they all contain water.
Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
- Muhammad Ali


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