Water Quotes

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
Lord macaulay - many politicians lay it down as a self - evident...

Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
John heywood - a man may well bring a horse to the water but he...
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
You could not step twice into the same river for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Heraclitus

Richard milhous nixon - i can see clearly now... that i was wrong in not...
If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.
Yiddish Prove
Water generally flows downhill in this area.
Bob Bennett, WDIV News 4, Detroit, reporting on a flood that destroyed some suburban basement apartments.
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
The maxim that people should not have a right till they are ready to exercise it properly, is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
Thomas B. Macaulay
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. They have different names but all contain water. Religions have different names, but all contain truth.
Muhammad Ali
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
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.
Aesop
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
A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.
Carl Reine
In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
Kahlil Gibran
Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow.
Arthur Stringer, "The Silver Poppy".
Streets full of water; please advise.
Robert Benchley
Beauty is a form of genius - - Is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.
Oscar Wilde
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
What is harder than rock, or softer than water Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere.
Ovid
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
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
With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough.
Chinese Prove
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
John Dryden
Human beings are seventy percent water, and with some the rest is collagen.
Martin Mull
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed.
Josh Billings
Be on your guard against a silent dog and still water.
Latin Prove
Genius is a bend in the creek where bright water has gathered, and which mirrors the trees, the sky and the banks. It just does that because it is there and the scenery is there. Talent is a fine mirror with a silver frame, with the name of the owner engraved on the back.
Edgar Lee Masters
You can never step into the same river for new waters are always flowing on to you.
Heraclitus
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
There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water.
Kate Chopin
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
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
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
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
A. Alvarez
There will be no whitewash in the White House. On Watergate investigation.
Richard Milhous Nixon
My friend I consider you my brother. I know we are not blood, and blood is thicker than water, but your body already has all the blood it needs. You will always need water.
Eric Pio
Only cat lovers know the luxury of fur - Coated, musical hot water bottles that never go cold.
Susanne Millen