Water Quotes

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
Buddha - you should respect each other and refrain from...

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
I like less the story that a frog if put in cold water will not bestir itself if that water is heated up slowly and gradually and will in the end let itself be boiled alive, too comfortable with continuity to realize that continuous change at some point may become intolerable and demand a change in behavior.
Charles Handy - The Age of Unreason
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
Eleanor roosevelt - a woman is like a tea bag - you never know how...

Into this Universe, and Why not knowing Nor Whence, like Water, willy - Nilly flowing And out of it, as Wind along the Waste, I know not Wither, willy - Nilly blowing.
Omar Khayym
Water is the most neglected nutrient in your diet but one of the most vital.
Kelly Barton
W. h. auden - thousands have lived without love, not one...
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
Hans Margolius
The mountains, I become a part of it... The morning mists, the clouds, the gathering waters, I become a part of it.
Navajo Chant
Our land is more valuable than your money. As long as the sun shines and the waters flow, this land will be here to give life to men and animals; therefore, we cannot sell this land. It was put here for us by the Great Spirit and we cannot sell it because it does not belong to us.
Blackfoot chief, (c. 1880)
In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
Kahlil Gibran
Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink. Water, water everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, Till by broad spreading it disperses to naught.
William Shakespeare
You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.
John Dryden
The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
William Blake
Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
A. Alvarez
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
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
Marty This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth of this band cannot even be charted. They are treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.
This Is Spinal Tap
Lakes, rivers, streams... all are water and all travel to the same destination. So it is with religion.
Muhammed Ali, in a television interview
When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
Mark Twain
At my age the bones are water in the morning until food is given them.
Pearl Buck
You know something that would really make me applaud A guy gets stuck in quicksand, then sinks, then suddenly comes shooting out, riding on water skis How do they do that.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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
Genius will live and thrive without training, but it does not the less reward the watering pot and the pruning knife.
Margaret Fulle
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 work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
Thomas Calyle
When the water reaches the upper level, follow the rats.
Claude Swanson
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