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Waters Quotes

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Give thanks for the rain in your life
which waters the flowers of your soul.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Inspirational Spiritual

Look now into the still waters
of the reflecting pool
and behold the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

As your spirit soars throughout
the vast Cathedral of Your Being,
look now into the still waters
of the reflecting pool and behold the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This land is your land, this land is my land,
From California to the New York Island.
From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This
land was made for you and me.
- Woody Guthrie

 

Come away, O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy,
hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.
- William Butler Yeats

At the Muddy Waters thing, I played the first song
by myself on an acoustic guitar.
I thought that was great that y'all did that tribute to Muddy Waters.
I had a real good time.
- Gregg Allman

You had to go to a different part of town from where
I was to get Muddy Waters singles.
I had him on singles.
- Warren Zevon

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I cast my bread on the waters long ago.
Now it's time for you to send it back to me -
toasted and buttered on both sides.
- Jesse Jackson

Success soon palls.
The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails,
and the waters rustle under your bows.
- Charles Buxton

This whole thing about winning and losing is muddy waters.
But I can remember, as a young actor,
just walking around this city and not being able to get arrested.
- Jeffrey Tambor

Waters are distilled out of Herbs, Flowers,
Fruits, and Roots.
- Nicholas Culpeper

The earth together with its surrounding waters must
in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals,
for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

I'd work for John Waters again, because he's so off the wall.
- Tab Hunter

I met John when I was 18 and I was in my first John
Waters film when I was 19.
- Mink Stole

Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all
the principal waters of the Columbia,
with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean.
- William Henry Ashley

You could not step twice into the same rivers;
for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
- Heraclitus

I heard the old, old, men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away,
like the waters.'
- William Butler Yeats

Sweet it is, when on the high seas the winds are lashing the waters,
to gaze from the land on another's struggles.
- Lucretius

I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with,
but you can't go back to them and be one of them again,
no matter how hard you try.
- Ethel Waters

Earlier lives drift by on silver soles,
and the shadows of the damned descend into these sighing waters.
- Georg Trakl

When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool,
the sweetness of our mournful childhood.
- Georg Trakl

It was there that, through a mutual friend,
I met John Waters - proving what I've always said:
you meet the best people on field trips.
- Mink Stole

It does me good to write a letter which is not a response to a demand,
a gratuitous letter, so to speak, which has accumulated
in me like the waters of a reservoir.
- Henry Miller

As social beings we live with our eyes upon our reflection,
but have no assurance of the tranquillity of the waters in which we see it.
- Charles Horton Cooley

I love John Waters.
There's stuff in it that's beyond the boundaries of my taste,
but his movies have always been like that.
- Tracey Ullman

I tested the waters on producing a record,
but I'm more of a creative guy...
I can't get into minute details.
- Dee Snider

Music is the expression of the movement of the waters,
the play of curves described by changing breezes.
- Claude Debussy

Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen.
Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook.
- William C. Bryant

But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse,
for most of the mercury that fouls our skies,
waters and land comes from outside our borders.
- Tom Allen

I don't think it works to just be mad at them -
Maxine Waters out ranting and kicking down the doors.
It would be so easy to dismiss you and marginalize you.
- Maxine Waters

If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises,
and hold the rudder steadily in our hands.
I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age.
- Freya Stark

Beautiful isle of the sea, Smile on the brow of the waters.
- George Cooper

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea,
so different tendencies, various though they appear,
crooked or straight, all lead to God.
- Swami Vivekananda

My faith, inasmuch as I have any, is more like a kind
of Joseph Campbell thing,
and even that frequently finds itself tested to oblivion in siren waters.
- David Knopfler

I love John Waters.
You see, I want to be the next Divine.
- Pia Zadora

People who treat other people as less than human must
not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the
waters comes floating back to them,
poisoned.
- James A. Baldwin

Isn't that the most perverse thing you've ever heard?
- John Waters

I think Hillary and Bill are really liberals at heart.
I think that, in addition to being liberals,
they are very practical.
They have made some decisions about what it takes to win.
- Maxine Waters

The conservative movement today is like that tall ship with its proud captain:
strong,
accomplished but veering off course into the dangerous
and uncharted waters of big government republicanism.
- Mike Pence

In her whole life Mom never earned more than five or six dollars a week.
Being without a husband, it was hard for her to find
any place at all for us to live.
- Ethel Waters

In a cruel and evil world, being cynical can allow
you to get some entertainment out of it.
- Daniel Waters

I got up one Christmas morning and we didn't have nothing to eat.
We didn't have an apple, we didn't have an orange,
we didn't have a cake, we didn't have nothing.
- Muddy Waters

The big compliment came from the beer drinkers who didn't know me.
They wouldn't drink or move when I sang.
If they had their glasses in mid-air,
the glasses wouldn't come down.
- Ethel Waters

I been in the blues all my life.
I'm still delivering 'cause I got a long memory.
- Muddy Waters

I've never been able to feel that there is anything
undignified about making your living by the sweat of your brow.
- Ethel Waters

Asking what I considered an impossible salary when
I didn't want to work for someone has boosted my pay again and again.
- Ethel Waters

I wish something on T.V.
would trouble me.
Then maybe I would watch it.
- John Waters

Many are needed to plant and water what has been planted
now that the faith has spread so far and there are so many people...
No matter who plants or waters, God gives no harvest
unless what is planted is the faith of Peter and unless
he agrees to his teachings.
- Thomas Becket

There's no hypocrisy in Hell's Kitchen.
- Ethel Waters

Mom was the greatest influence of my childhood.
She wanted to save me from the vice,
lust,
and drinking that was all about me.
- Ethel Waters

We show girls were forced to live in whorehouses in each town,
no other accommodations being available.
- Ethel Waters

I never was a child.
- Ethel Waters

I was so wild and crazy and dumb in my car.
It didn't run but 30 miles an hour.
You made do.
- Muddy Waters

I confess I've never felt like a passenger.
- Roger Waters

James Cotton is a real blues guy, and he played with Muddy Waters,
and it surprised me that they would want me to make a record with them,
that he called me to do this record.
I'd never done anything like that before.
But I love blues, so I was very happy.
- Charlie Haden

There was one emotional outlet my people always had when they had the blues.
That was singing.
- Ethel Waters

I never felt I belonged.
I was always an outsider.
- Ethel Waters

Whenever I played Columbus, Ohio, I dropped in to see my close friend,
a medium who had mysterious powers.
Her Indian guide was Mohawk.
- Ethel Waters

I want affection and tenderness desperately,
but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out.
- Ethel Waters

Thus it cannot be denied that the masses which today
form our highest mountains were originally in a liquid state;
for a long time they were covered by waters which did not sustain any life.
- George Cuvier

I have a right to my anger, and I don't want anybody
telling me I shouldn't be,
that it's not nice to be, and that something's wrong
with me because I get angry.
- Maxine Waters

I have reason to be shy.
I've been hurt plenty.
- Ethel Waters

I never accepted the idea that I was all through.
I guess no person who has once been a star can do that,
ever.
- Ethel Waters

I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy.
Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see.
- Roger Waters

Of course that was my idol, Son House.
I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there.
- Muddy Waters

How does he support Clinton's urban agenda? He doesn't know what it is.
- Maxine Waters

I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty.
- John Waters

I'm in competition with myself and I'm losing.
- Roger Waters

I never was coddled, or liked, or understood by my family.
- Ethel Waters

I had always loved John Ford's pictures.
And I came to love him, too, but I was frightened to death working for him.
He used the shock treatment while directing me.
- Ethel Waters

That Mississippi sound, that Delta sound is in them old records.
You can hear it all the way through.
- Muddy Waters


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