Water Quotes

Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperses to naught.
William Shakespeare
Margaret fulle - genius will live and thrive without training, but...

Ideals are like stars. You will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But, like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides and following them you will reach your destiny.
Unknown
Samuel taylor coleridge - water, water, everywhere, and all the boards did...
When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
Mark Twain
Water, everywhere over the earth, flows to join together. A single natural law controls it. Each human is a member of a community and should work within it.
I Ching

Heraclitus - you could not step twice into the same river for...
Blood may be thicker than water, but love is thicker than anything.
Goldie Nash
The law is not so much carved in stone as it is written in water, flowing in and out with the tide.
Jeff Melvoin, Northern Exposure, Crime and Punishment, 1992
I believe in getting into hot water; it keeps you clean.
G. K. Chesterton
You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Heraclitus, On the Universe
A woman is like a tea bag - You never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.
Eleanor Roosevelt
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
Avoid destructive thinking. Improper negative thoughts sink people. A ship can sail around the world many, many times, but just let enough water get into the ship and it will sink. Just so with the human mind. Let enough negative thoughts or improper thoughts get into the human mind and the person sinks just like a ship.
Alfred A. Montapert
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
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.
Aesop
Only cat lovers know the luxury of fur - Coated, musical hot water bottles that never go cold.
Susanne Millen
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
Hans Margolius
Tears are the rinse water of an unhappy heart.
Raynor Schein
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
John Dryden
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
Be on your guard against a silent dog and still water.
Latin Prove
There will be no whitewash in the White House. On Watergate investigation.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Fish, to taste good, must swim three times in water, in butter, and in wine.
Polish Prove
Lakes, rivers, streams... all are water and all travel to the same destination. So it is with religion.
Muhammed Ali, in a television interview
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
Pour water on a sportswriter - - Instant horseshit.
Ted Williams
An attempt is already underway to revise history - To leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break - In.
John J. Sirica
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
Thomas Calyle
Man has always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much - The wheel, New York, wars and so on - while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man - For precisely the same reason.
Douglas Noel Adams
Indecision is like a stepchild if he does not wash his hands, he is called dirty, if he does, he is wasting water.
African Prove
You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Heraclitus of Ephesus
I pray thee cease thy counsel, Which falls into mine ears as profitless as water in a sieve.
William Shakespeare
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny.
Carl Schurz
In the bleak midwinter Frosty wind made moan, Earth stood hard as iron, Water like a stone Snow had fallen, snow on snow, Snow on snow, In the bleak midwinter, Long ago.
Christina G. Rossetti
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
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
If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.
Yiddish Prove
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
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)