Water Quotes

In water one sees ones own face; But in wine, one beholds the heart of another.

Old Frech proverb

I have eaten your bread and salt. I have drunk your water and wine. The deaths ye died I have watched beside And the lives ye led were mine.

Rudyard Kipling

God made only water, but man made wine.

Vixtor Hugo

Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter, Sermons and soda-water the day after

Lord Byron, Don Juan

Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babies, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts.

John Stuart Blackie

We are concerned over how the increase in power rates will affect wildlife. We are at this point, solely dependent upon how much water the farmers are using. It remains to be seen how this will play out, but we think less water will be coming through the

Ron Cole

Wilderness is an anchor to windward. Knowing it is there, we can also know that we are still a rich nation, tending our resources as we should--not a people in despair searching every last nook and cranny of our land for a board of lumber, a barrel of oil, a blade of grass, or a tank of water.

Senator Clinton P. Anderson†

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

The closer the bird is to the surface of the water, the firmer and more inelastic is the uplift of the rising air. The bird appears to almost feel the surface with the tip of its weather wing

Lawrence Hargrave

Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream

Lao Tzu

Child welfare ought really to cover all sorts of topics, such as better water and sanitation and good roads, and clean streets and public parks and playgrounds.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas

Worry never climbed a hill, worry never paid a bill, Worry never dried a tear, worry never calmed a fear, Worry never darned a heel, worry never cooked a meal, It never led a horse to water, nor ever did a thing it "oughter."

Anonymous

A man who drinks only water has a secret to hide from his fellow men

Charles Baudelaire

A woman is like a tea bag. You never know how strong she is until she gets into hot water.

Eleanor Roosevelt

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

{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
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