How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on.
For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet, and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports.
Wood may remain ten years in the water, but it will never become a crocodile.
Those who do not industrialize become hewers of wood and haulers of water.
Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.
She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.
There is no disease, bodily or mental, which adoption of vegetable diet, and pure water has not infallibly mitigated, wherever the experiment has been fairly tried.
Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim.
Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration.
To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior's spirit. It takes power to do that.
This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation.
Starvation threatens if we don't act quickly. [The funds] will be used immediately to provide urgently needed water, food and basic healthcare as well as to support the livestock that most people in the region rely upon.
Frankly, the experience is you can't trust a politician. They drink the water in Washington, and the disease sets in.
Recreation was important because we didn't have any. Here we were a water district and growing by leaps and bounds. It was too large to be governed by a county commission.
The lands to be protected by this deal will protect water quality and air quality and will provide recreation opportunities in a fast-growing state.
To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.
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.
By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.
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.
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.
Don't think there are no crocodiles because the water is calm.
The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water.
Laughter and tears are meant to turn the wheels of the same machinery of sensibility; one is wind-power, and the other water-power; that is all
Wine is sunlight, held together by water.
I believe that any man's life will be filled with constant and unexpected encouragement, if he makes up his mind to do his level best each day, and as nearly as possible reaching the high water mark of pure and useful living.