Water Quotes

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
Lao tzu - the highest goodness is like water. water...

If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate were, in effect, breaking into the home of every citizen.
Sam James Ervin, Jr.
Polish prove - fish, to taste good, must swim three times in...
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
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune

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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
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife.
Margaret Fulle
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
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
Describing her first day back in grade school after a long absence, a teacher said, It was like trying to hold 35 corks under water at the same time.
Mark Twain
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
Kate Chopin
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
Carl Reine
When the water reaches the upper level, follow the rats.
Claude Swanson
A fool and water will go the way they are diverted.
African Prove
A man may well bring a horse to the water but he cannot make him drink.
John Heywood
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
Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless - - Like water. Now you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup, You put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, You put it in a teapot, it becomes the teapot. Now water can flow or it can crash Be water my friend.
Bruce Lee
Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink. Water, water everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.
Charles Richte
You know something that would really make me applaud A guy gets stuck in quicksand, then sinks, then suddenly comes shooting out, riding on water skis How do they do that.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
The grass is not, in fact, 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.
Robert Fulghum, It Was on Fire When I Lay Down on It
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
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
No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.
Taoist Prove
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 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
I row after health like a waterman...
Jonathan Swift
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
If you pump casually, you will pump forever. Pump hard to begin with and keep it up until you get that water flowing. Then a great deal will happen.
Zig Zigla
Many politicians lay it down as a self - Evident proposition, that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story, who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
Lord Macaulay
Blood may be thicker than water, but love is thicker than anything.
Goldie Nash
The political lesson of Watergate is this Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by - Pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election.
Gerald R. Ford
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
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
A. Alvarez
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
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
Henry David Thoreau
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