Water Quotes

Through centuries of centuries, fire and water face each other; the fire, upright, buoyant and leaping; the water flat, creeping, gliding, widening its lines and its surface. When they touch, is it the water which hisses and roars, or is it the fire?

Henri Barbusse

The people of your world became so stupid and rude that my companions and I no longer enjoyed teaching them. You must surely have heard of us: we were called oracles, nymphs, spirits, fairies, household gods, lemures, larvas, lamias, sprites, water-nymphs, incubi, shades, spirits of the dead, specters and ghosts.

Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac

To succeed you must add water to your wine, until there is no more wine.

Jules Renard

In cross-examination, as in fishing, nothing is more ungainly than a fisherman pulled into the water by his catch.

Louis Nizer

The experiences which drugs induce are as far removed from Reality as is a mirage, from water. No matter how much you pursue the mirage, you will never quench your thirst, and the search for Truth through drugs must end in disillusionment.

Meher Baba

Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.

Zen Proverb

Water is finite and we have not done a great job of managing it in the past.

Sandra Postel

Love would never be a promise of a rose garden unless it is showered with light of faith, water of sincerity and air of passion.

Unknown

It's a numbers gamein a dense urban area there are so many of us that even unintentional pollution would cause all the crap we see in the water.

Anonymous

Water flows humbly to the lowest level.Nothing is weaker than water,Yet for overcoming what is hard and strong,Nothing surpasses it.

Lao-Tzu

The people are like water and the ruler a boat. Water can support a boat or overturn it.

William Shakespeare

The highest good is like water. Water gives life to the ten thousand things and does not strive. It flows in places men reject and so is like the Tao.

Tao Te Ching

Water helped ancient man learn those first lessons about the rights of others and responsibility to a larger society.... It became part of the moral and mental legacy parents passed on to their children.

M. Meyer

Water should not be judged by its history, but by its quality

Dr Lucas Van Vuuren

I have little need to remind you that water has become one of our major national concerns.

Ezra Taft Benson
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