Water Quotes

You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Heraclitus of Ephesus
Danish prove - the first drink with water, the second without...

Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow.
Arthur Stringer, "The Silver Poppy".
Hannah more - one kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of...
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
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
A. Alvarez

Leonardo davinci - iron rusts from disuse water loses its purity...
Ideals are like stars you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny.
Carl Schurz
The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth.
Thich Nhat Hanh
What made the deepest impression upon you? inquired a friend one day of Lincoln, when you stood in the presence of the Falls of Niagara, the greatest of natural wonders? - - - - The thing that stuck me most forcibly when I saw the Falls, Lincoln responded with the characteristic deliberation, was where in the world did all that water come from?
Author Unknown
Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.
Buddha
Women are like teabags. You dont know how strong they are until you put them in hot water.
Eleanor Roosevelt
Pour water on a sportswriter - - Instant horseshit.
Ted Williams
I want you to stonewall it. To staff on news of break - In at Watergate.
Richard Milhous Nixon
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
John Dryden
An American tragedy in which we all have played a part. On Watergate, announcing pardon of former President Richard M Nixon.
Gerald R. Ford
If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.
Yiddish Prove
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
If there is Magic on this planet, it is contained in water.
Loren
I row after health like a waterman...
Jonathan Swift
When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
Mark Twain
I like less the story that a frog if put in cold water will not bestir itself if that water is heated up slowly and gradually and will in the end let itself be boiled alive, too comfortable with continuity to realize that continuous change at some point may become intolerable and demand a change in behavior.
Charles Handy - The Age of Unreason
Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.
Miguel de Cervantes
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
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, The Way of Lao - Tzu
Human beings are seventy percent water, and with some the rest is collagen.
Martin Mull
I believe in getting into hot water; it keeps you clean.
G. K. Chesterton
Iron rusts from disue; stagnant water loses its purity and in cold weather becomes frozen; even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.
Leonardo da Vinci, The Notebooks
You should respect each other and refrain from disputes you should not, like water and oil, repel each other, but should, like milk and water, mingle together.
Buddha
I pray thee cease thy counsel, Which falls into mine ears as profitless as water in a sieve.
William Shakespeare
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
French Prove
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
Hunter S. Thompson
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire help 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
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
You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Heraclitus, On the Universe
Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet but one of the most vital.
Kelly Barton
Let this be an example for the acquisition of all knowledge, virtue, and riches. By the fall of drops of water, by degrees, a pot is filled.
The Hitopadesa
With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink, and my bended arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of these things. Riches and honors acquired by unrighteousness are to me as a floating cloud.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Virtue is more to man than either water or fire. I have seen men die from treading on water and fire, but I have never seen a man die from treading the course of virtue.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Marty This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth of this band cannot even be charted. They are treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.
This Is Spinal Tap