Water Scarcity 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

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

Thomas Fuller

In cross-examination, as in fishing, nothing is more ungainly than a fisherman pulled into the water by his catch.

Louis Nizer

Information is the seed for an idea, and only grows when it's watered.

Heinz Bergen

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.

Meher Baba

Before enlightenment; chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment; chop wood, carry water.

Zen Proverb

Water is finite and we have not done a great job of managing it in the past.

Sandra Postel

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.

Unknown

The loss of the battle of Waterloo was the salvation of France.

Thomas Jefferson

The tree of liberty could not grow were it not watered with the blood of tyrants.

Bertrand Barere de Vieuzac

By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.

Aeschylus

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.

Anonymous

These plants all use a strong alcohol, most often methyl alcohol in the manufacturing process. The biggest hazard would be groundwater pollution.

Nathan Willingham

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.

Alan Watts

God brings men into deep waters, not to drown them, but to cleanse them.

John Aughey

Water flows humbly to the lowest level.Nothing is weaker than water,Yet for overcoming what is hard and strong,Nothing surpasses it.

Lao-Tzu

The people are like water and the ruler a boat. Water can support a boat or overturn it.

William Shakespeare

Don't empty the water jar until the rain falls.

Philippine proverb

Water helped ancient man learn those first lessons about the rights of others and responsibility to a larger society.... It became part of the moral and mental legacy parents passed on to their children.

M. Meyer

A waster of water is a waster of better.

Old Irish Adage

Water should not be judged by its history, but by its quality

Dr Lucas Van Vuuren

I have little need to remind you that water has become one of our major national concerns.

Ezra Taft Benson

There is too little public recognition of how much we all depend upon farmers as stewards of our soil, water and wildlife resources.

John F. Kennedy

The marsh, to him who enters it in a receptive mood, holds, besides mosquitoes and stagnation, melody, the mystery of unknown waters, and the sweetness of Nature undisturbed by man.

CHARLES WILLIAM BEEBE
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