Water Quotes

The mystics themselves do not seem to have believed their physical and mental sufferings to be a sign of grace, but it is unfortunate that it is precisely physical manifestations which appeal most to the religiosity of the mob. A woman might spend twenty years nursing lepers without having any notice taken of her, but let her once exhibit the stigmata or live for long periods on nothing but the Host and water, and in no time the crowd will be clamoring for her beatification.

Wystan Hugh Auden

Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.

Oscar Wilde

Water is the lifeblood of our bodies, our economy, our nation and our well-being.

Stephen Johnson

Water flows from high in the mountains Water runs deep in the Earth Miraculously, water comes to us, And sustains all life.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Water is the mother of the vine, The nurse and fountain of fecundity, The adorner and refresher of the world.

Charlas Mckay

For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him.

II Samuel

Pure water is the best of gifts that man to man can bring, But who am I that I should have the best of anything? Let princes revel at the pump, let peers with ponds make free, Whisky, or wine, or even beer is good enough for me


Water links us to our neighbor in a way more profound and complex than any other.

John Thorson

It is a fascinating and provocative thought that a body of water deserves to be considered as an organism in its own right.

Lyall Watson

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

The stone in the water knows nothing of the hill which lies parched in the sun.

African Proverb

When you drink the water, remember the spring.

Chinese Proverb

Aquifer: a mysterious, magical and poorly defined area beneath the surface of the earth that either yields or withholds vast or lesser quantities of standing/flowing water, the quantity and/or quality of which is dependent on who is describing it or how much money may be at stake.

R. Radden

Solid stone is just sand and water...Sand and water and a million years gone by.

Beth Nielsen Chapman

Nothing on earth is so weak and yielding as water, but for breaking down the firm and strong it has no equal.

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