Water Quotes

Henry david thoreau - the finest workers in stone are not copper or...
It is with our passions, as it is with fire and water, they are good servants but bad masters.
Aesop

Josef stalin - sincere diplomacy is no more possible than dry...
Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt of, not swallowed.
Josh Billings
Victor hugo - i met in the street a very poor young man who was...
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

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
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams. They have different names but all contain water. Religions have different names, but all contain truth.
Muhammad Ali
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
Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet but one of the most vital.
Kelly Barton
I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate...
Richard Milhous Nixon
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
Hans Margolius
If there is Magic on this planet, it is contained in water.
Loren
When you drink the water, remember the spring.
Chinese Prove
Streets full of water; please advise.
Robert Benchley
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
Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.
Kahlil Gibran
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
Be on your guard against a silent dog and still water.
Latin Prove
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
An American tragedy in which we all have played a part. On Watergate, announcing pardon of former President Richard M Nixon.
Gerald R. Ford
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
What is harder than rock, or softer than water Yet soft water hollows out hard rock. Persevere.
Ovid
With true friends... even water drunk together is sweet enough.
Chinese Prove
Green Goblin The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the Goblin and took the spider out.
Spider - Man
Don? t go chasin? waterfalls. Please stick to the rivers and the lakes that you? re used to.
TLC, Waterfalls
I want you to stonewall it. To staff on news of break - In at Watergate.
Richard Milhous Nixon
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
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
Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow.
Arthur Stringer, "The Silver Poppy".
There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
Husbands are awkward things to deal with even keeping them in hot water will not make them tender.
Mary Lorraine Buckley
We cross our bridges when we come to them and burn them behind us, with nothing to show for our progress except a memory of the smell of smoke, and a presumption that once our eyes watered.
Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead
Enough shovels of earth.......................... a mountain. Enough pails of water............................... a river.
Chinese Prove
For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily, when good is hungry is seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
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
The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth.
Thich Nhat Hanh
You are 87% water; the other 13% keeps you from drowning.
P. E. Morris
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