Water Quotes

G. k. chesterton - i believe in getting into hot water it keeps you...
Streets full of water; please advise.
Robert Benchley

Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as oil does above water.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
Victor hugo - i met in the street a very poor young man who was...
Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.
Mark Twain

P. e. morris - you are 87% water; the other 13% keeps you from...
Society, my dear, is like salt water, good to swim in but hard to swallow.
Arthur Stringer, "The Silver Poppy".
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
No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.
Taoist Prove
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
The world has changed. I see it in the water. I feel it in the Earth. I smell it in the air. Much that once was is lost, For none now live who remember it.
J. R. R. Tolkien
The first drink with water, the second without water, the third like water.
Danish prove
Water generally flows downhill in this area.
Bob Bennett, WDIV News 4, Detroit, reporting on a flood that destroyed some suburban basement apartments.
Post - Watergate morality, by which anything left private is taken as presumptive evidence of wrongdoing.
Charles Krauthamme
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
If a man is destined to drown, he will drown even in a spoonful of water.
Yiddish Prove
A man may well bring a horse to the water but he cannot make him drink.
John Heywood
The tree of Liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Thomas Jefferson
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
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
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
Blood may be thicker than water, but love is thicker than anything.
Goldie Nash
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
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
It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top.
Hunter S. Thompson
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 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
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
French Prove
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
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
It is occasionally possible to charge hell with a bucket of water, but against stupidity the gods themselves struggle in vain.
Doris Fleeson
Water is the only drink for a wise man.
Henry David Thoreau
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
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 Rossetti, A Christmas Carol
The true miracle is not walking on water or walking in air, but simply walking on this earth.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Green Goblin The itsy bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. Down came the Goblin and took the spider out.
Spider - Man
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
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