Water Quotes

Ovid - what is harder than rock, or softer than water...
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

The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
William Blake
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
This is spinal tap - marty this tasteless cover is a good indication...
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

Henry david thoreau - water is the only drink for a wise man....
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Henry David Thoreau
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
Post - Watergate morality, by which anything left private is taken as presumptive evidence of wrongdoing.
Charles Krauthamme
When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
Mark Twain
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
The first drink with water, the second without water, the third like water.
Danish 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 Rossetti, A Christmas Carol
Be on your guard against a silent dog and still water.
Latin Prove
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife.
Margaret Fulle
Pour water on a sportswriter - - Instant horseshit.
Ted Williams
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
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
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
At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them.
Pearl Buck
I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - And the stars through his soul.
Victor Hugo
You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Heraclitus of Ephesus
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
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
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
Blood is thicker than water, but politics are thicker than blood.
Frank Herbert, Dune
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 DaVinci
I believe in getting into hot water it keeps you clean.
G. K. Chesterton
No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.
Taoist Prove
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
French Prove
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
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
When the water reaches the upper level, follow the rats.
Claude Swanson
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
There will be no whitewash in the White House. On Watergate investigation.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Sincere diplomacy is no more possible than dry water or wooden iron.
Josef Stalin
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
An American tragedy in which we all have played a part. On Watergate, announcing pardon of former President Richard M Nixon.
Gerald R. Ford
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
John Dryden