Water Quotes

John w. gardne - the society which scorns excellence in plumbing...
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

Oscar wilde - beauty is a form of genius - - is higher, indeed,...
Fish, to taste good, must swim three times in water, in butter, and in wine.
Polish Prove
Josef stalin - sincere diplomacy is no more possible than dry...
Pour water on a sportswriter - - Instant horseshit.
Ted Williams

Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.
Miguel de Cervantes
Continental people have sex - Lives the English have hot - water bottles.
George Mikes
A woman is like a tea bag - You never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water.
Eleanor Roosevelt
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
Post - Watergate morality, by which anything left private is taken as presumptive evidence of wrongdoing.
Charles Krauthamme
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. They have different names but all contain water. Religions have different names, but all contain truth.
Muhammad Ali
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
A person has three choices in life. You can swim against the tide and get exhausted, or you can tread water and let the tide sweep you away, or you can swim with the tide, and let it take you where it wants you to go.
Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider, Northern Exposure, Northern Lights, 1993
Only cat lovers know the luxury of fur - Coated, musical hot water bottles that never go cold.
Susanne Millen
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
No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.
Taoist Prove
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
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
Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow.
Arthur Stringer, "The Silver Poppy".
Green Goblin The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the Goblin and took the spider out.
Spider - Man
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
I believe in getting into hot water it keeps you clean.
G. K. Chesterton
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
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
What is harder than rock, or softer than water Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere.
Ovid
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
Thomas Calyle
A woman is like a teabag, you never know how strong she is until you put her in hot water.
Mae West
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
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
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
Upon those who step into the same rivers different and ever different waters flow down.
Heraclitus of Ephesus
You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Heraclitus, On the Universe
It is occasionally possible to charge hell with a bucket of water, but against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
Doris Fleeson
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
A. Alvarez
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
Two - Thirds of the earth is covered by water. The other third is covered by Garry Maddox.
Ralph Kine
Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink. Water, water everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
Mark Twain
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