Water Scarcity Quotes

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

Rabindranath Tagore

Wine is sunlight, held together by water

Galileo Gallilei

Take counsel in wine, but resolve afterwards in water.

Benjamin Franklin

One way of watering down the effects of violence is to approach it in a more lighthearted way. I don't mean to say that you laugh when somebody has their arm sawn off, but you can diffuse fear with humour.

Colin Baker

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

We are concerned over how the increase in power rates will affect wildlife. We are at this point, solely dependent upon how much water the farmers are using. It remains to be seen how this will play out, but we think less water will be coming through the

Ron Cole

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.

Stewart Udall

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.

Louis Michel

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.

Louis Michel

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.

Stuart Udall

Conservation is a foresighted utilization, preservation and/or renewal of forest, waters, lands and minerals, for the greatest good of the greatest number for the longest time.

Gifford Pinchot

How deep our sleep last night in the mountains here, beneath the trees and stars, hushed by solemn-sounding waterfalls and many small soothing voices in sweet accord whispering peace! And our first pure mountain day, warm, calm, cloudless, -- how immeasurable it seems, how serenely wild! I can scarcely remember its beginning. Along the river, over the hills, in the ground, in the sky, spring work is going on with joyful enthusiasm, new life, new beauty, unfolding, unrolling in glorious exuberant extravagance, -- new birds in their nests, new winged creatures in the air, and new leaves, new flowers, spreading, shining, rejoicing everywhere.

John Muir

Men go back to the mountains, as they go back to sailing ships at sea, because in the mountains and on the sea they must face up, as did men of another age, to the challenge of nature. Modern man lives in a highly synthetic kind of existence. He specializes in this and that. Rarely does he test all his powers or find himself whole. But in the hills and on the water the character of a man comes out.

Abram T. Collier

I do not find the supposed scientific consensus among my colleagues. Curiously, it is a feature of man-made global warming that every fact confirms it: rising temperatures or decreasing temperatures. No matter what the weather, some model of global warming offers a watertight explanation.

Javier Cuadros

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.

Bill Frist
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