Water Quotes

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water

Christopher Morley

Water is the most critical resource issue of our lifetime and our children's lifetime. The health of our waters is the principal measure of how we live on the land

Luna Leopold

A little water clears us of this deed

Skakespeare

That which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislimms, and makes it indistinct As water is in water

Shakespeare

Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong

Lao-Tzu

Between earth and earth's atmosphere, the amount of water remains constant; there is never a drop more, never a drop less. This is a story of circular infinity, of a planet birthing itself

Linda Hogan, "Northern Lights," Autumn 1990

{Water is} the one substance from which the earth can conceal nothing; it sucks out its innermost secrets and brings them to our very lips

Jean Giraudoux

Wisdom understands that in a world of ecological interconnectedness there is no such things as ìaway.î We donít throw things ìaway,î we simply put them someplace where they defile the land, foul the water, pollute the air or change the earthís atmosphere

Brian Walsh & Sylvia Keesmaat

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man

Stewart Udall

We used to think that energy and water would be the critical issues for the next century. Now we think water will be the critical issue

Mostafa Tolba

Civilization has been a permanent dialogue between human beings and water

Paolo Lugari

We must treat water as if it were the most precious thing in the world, the most valuable natural resource. Be economical with water! Don't waste it! We still have time to do something about this problem before it is too late

Mikhail Gorbachev

If you gave me several million years, there would be nothing that did not grow in beauty if it were surrounded by water

JAN ERIK VOLD

Really a great deal of intolerance for their being stuck in the water and their inability to change.

Richard Fisher

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
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