Water Scarcity Quotes

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

Water its living strength first shows, When obstacles its course oppose.

Johan Wolfgang

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
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