Water Quotes

I took to photography like a duck to water. I never wanted to do anything else. Excitement about the subject is the voltage which pushes me over the mountain of drudgery necessary to produce the final photograph.

Berenice Abbott

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills

Ambrose Bierce

I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water

Maya Angelou

Listen. Do not have an opinion while you listen because frankly, your opinion doesn't hold much water outside of Your Universe. Just listen. Listen until their brain has been twisted like a dripping towel and what they have to say is all over the floor.

Hugh Elliott

Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.

Napoleon Bonaparte

One cannot manage too many affairs: like pumpkins in the water, one pops up while you try to hold down the other.

Chinese Proverb

Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it.

Eliza Tabor

I would say that there will be no water boarding on my watch. There will be no torture on my watch.

Obama

Most of the pollution in the water already is dead animal and plant matter and building debris, ... good stagnant nursery for mosquitoes.

James Wright

The plan is to purchase the land and use the passive water as part of a recreation area.

Mayor Jerre Van Hoose

Water . . . which, though not absolutely necessary to a beautiful composition, yet occurs so often, and is so capital a feature, that is is always regretted when wanting; and no large place can be supposed, a little spot can hardly be imagined in which it may not be agreeable; it accommodates itself to every situation; is the most interesting object in a landscape, and the happiest circumstance in a retired recess; captivates the eye at a distance; invites approach, and is delightful when near; it refreshes an open exposure; it animates a shade; cheers the dreariness of a waste, and enriches the most crowded view; in form, in style, and in extent, may be made equal to the greatest compositions, or adapted to the least; it may spread in a calm expanse to sooth the tranquillity of a peaceful scene; or hurrying along a devious course, add splendor to a gay, and extravagance to a romantic situation.

Thomas Whately

The trees taunt you; the sand mocks you; the water calls your name... and they say golf is a quiet game

Anonymous

That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy.

George Foreman

Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint.

Samuel Butler

I am a teacher. A teacher is someone who leads. There is no magic here. I do not walk on water, I do not part the sea. I just love children.

Marva Collins

You and I Have so much love That it Burns like a fire, In which we bake a lump of clay Molded into a figure of you And a figure of me. Then we take both of them, And break them into pieces, And mix the pieces with water, And mold again a figure of you, And a figure of me. I am in your clay. You are in my clay. In life we share a single quilt. In death we will share one bed.

Kuan Tao-Sheng

It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Fire, water, and government know nothing of mercy

Unknown

Water is the only drink for a wise man.

Henry David Thoreau

Quitting is never an option. The cows have to be milked come Hell or High Water.

Robert Schuller

Gardening requires lots of water -- most of it in the form of perspiration.

Lou Erickson

Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration

Lou Erickson

The law is not so much carved in stone as it is written in water, flowing in and out with the tide.

Jeff Melvoin

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

Antoine Rivarol
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