Water Scarcity Quotes

Thus, flexibility, as displayed by water, is a sign of life. Rigidity, its opposite, is an indicator of death.

Anthony Lawlor

I've dreamt in my life dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they've gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the colour of my mind.

Emily Jane Bront

Where water is boss, the land must obey

African Proverb

I'm an instant star. Just add water and stir.

David Robert Jones

You must not know too much or be too precise or scientific about birds and trees and flowers and watercraft; a certain free-margin, and even vagueness - ignorance, credulity - helps your enjoyment of these things.

Henry David Thoreau

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.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Inside Im treading waters steady tryna swim ashore.

Drake

If you don't drink 56 bottles of water a week, scientists say you should take a garden hose at the end of the week and shove it up your ass.

Lewis Niles Black

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

Zen Proverb

People say that if we work for the Single European Act, women will get their rights, the water will be purer, and training will be better. That is rubbish. It is part of the attempt to consolidate the EEC.

Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn

That's a bit like asking a man crawling across the Sahara whether he would prefer Perrier or Malvern water.

Alan Bennett

She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.

Charles Maurice Talleyrand

Through centuries of centuries, fire and water face each other; the fire, upright, buoyant and leaping; the water flat, creeping, gliding, widening its lines and its surface. When they touch, is it the water which hisses and roars, or is it the fire?

Henri Barbusse

Those who do not industrialize become hewers of wood and haulers of water.

Alexander Hamilton

Wood may remain ten years in the water, but it will never become a crocodile.

Congolese proverb

As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

Buddha

People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned.

James Baldwin

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.

Sandra Postel

After all, this is a world of rock and water and air. It is elemental. It is not ours.

Janet Kauffman

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.

Rabindranath Tagore

How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on.

Antoine De Saint-Exupery

If we make a couple of discoveries here and there we need not believe things will go on like this for ever. Just as we hit water when we dig in the earth, so we discover the incomprehensible sooner or later.

G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

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
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