Water Quotes

Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigors of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci
Dan quayle, 8/11/89 - mars is essentially in the same orbit... mars is...

Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted, If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment; That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Doris fleeson - it is occasionally possible to charge hell with a...
You can never step into the same river for new waters are always flowing on to you.
Heraclitus
I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate...
Richard Milhous Nixon

Lao - tzu, the way of lao - tzu - the best man is like water. water is good; it...
I row after health like a waterman...
Jonathan Swift
One kernel is felt in a hogshead one drop of water helps to swell the ocean a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.
Hannah More
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
John W. Gardne
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. They have different names but all contain water. Religions have different names, but all contain truth.
Muhammad Ali
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.
Aesop
The tree of Liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Thomas Jefferson
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
Kate Chopin
I want you to stonewall it. To staff on news of break - In at Watergate.
Richard Milhous Nixon
With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough.
Chinese Prove
The tree of liberty grows only when watered by the blood of tyrants.
Bertrand Barere de Vieuzac
Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth.
Thich Nhat Hanh
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.
Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Our land is more valuable than your money. As long as the sun shines and the waters flow, this land will be here to give life to men and animals; therefore, we cannot sell this land. It was put here for us by the Great Spirit and we cannot sell it because it does not belong to us.
Blackfoot chief, (c. 1880)
A coalition of groups... is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. ... an all - Out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him. On Watergate crisis.
Gerald R. Ford
You are beautiful, but you are empty. One could not die for you. To be sure, an ordinary passerby would think that my rose looked just like you - - The rose that belongs to me. But in herself alone she is more important than all the hundreds of you other roses: because it is she that I have watered.
Antoine de Saint - Exupery, The Little Prince
Like swift water an active mind never stagnates.
Author Unknown
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
W. C. Fields
The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exaulted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy... neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water.
John W. Gardne
There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If you neglect to recharge a battery, it dies. And if you run full speed ahead without stopping for water, you lose momentum to finish the race.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, April 2003
From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known our Constitution works. And during Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one - Absolutely no one - Is above the law.
Leon Jaworski
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 Arthur Baldwin
The best man is like water. Water is good it benefits all things and does not compete with them. It dwells in lowly places that all disdain. This is why it is so near to Tao.
Lao Tzu
Pour water on a sportswriter - - Instant horseshit.
Ted Williams
Be on your guard against a silent dog and still water.
Latin Prove
The function of government ought to be: make sure you have good water to drink, somebody picking up the garbage, good roads to drive on, enough electricity to turn your light bulbs and your record player on, and whatever smaller amounts of regulatory assistance is necessary to make this society work.
Frank Zappa, Interview with this submitter, New York City, 5/08/1980
The highest goodness is like water. Water benefits all things and does not compete. It stays in the lowly places which others despise. Therefore it is near The Eternal.
Lao Tzu
Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet but one of the most vital.
Kelly Barton
The world has changed. I see it in the water. I feel it in the Earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost, For none now live who remember it.
J. R. R. Tolkien
What is Jordan that I should wash in it What is the preaching that I should attend on it, while I hear nothing but what I knew before What are these beggarly elements of water, bread, and wine Are not these the reasonings of a soul that forgets who appoints the means of grace.
William Gurnall
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
A. Alvarez
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife.
Margaret Fulle