Water Quotes

Water and its availability and quality will be the main pressures on, and issues for, societies and the environment under climate change.

IPCC, 2007

Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.

Mark Twain

The sound of water says what I think.

Chuang Tzu

Stones are hollowed out by the constant dropping of water.


By means of water, we give life to everything.


When the well is dry, we learn the worth of water.

Benjamin Franklin

Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.


The noblest of the elements is water


In sweet water there is a pleasure ungrudged by anyone.


Water is a very good servant, but it is a cruel master.

C.G.D. Roberts

A waster of water is a waster of better.

Old Irish Adage

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.

W.H. Auden

The solution to our water problems is more rain.

Mark Twain

In the Western United States, water flows uphill to money.

Glen Sanders

When the well is dry, we know the worth of water.


If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.


Water is the best of all things.


I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man.

Henry David Thoreau

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.

Thomas Fuller

Fire, water and government know nothing of mercy.


Water which is too pure has no fish

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

The best wine is the oldest, the best water the newest

William Blake

Vegetarians have wicked, shifty eyes and laugh in a cold, calculating manner. They pinch little children, steal stamps, drink water, favor beards.


We hear of the conversion of water into wine at the marriage in Cana as of a miracle. But this conversion is, through the goodness of God, made every day before our eyes. Behold the rain which descends from heaven upon our vineyards, and which incorporates itself with the grapes, to be changed into wine; a constant proof that God loves us, and loves to see us happy.

Ben Franklin
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