Water Scarcity Quotes

When you drink the water, remember the spring.

Chinese Proverb

Filthy water cannot be washed.

African Proverb

Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.

Oscar Wilde

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

Winds and waters keep A hush more dead than any sleep.

William Allingham

Water is the lifeblood of our bodies, our economy, our nation and our well-being.

Stephen Johnson

Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.

Mark Twain

The Waters are Nature's storehouse in which she locks up her wonders.

Isaac Waltonn

The sound of water says what I think.

Chuang Tzu

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.

Henry David Thoreau

Water flows from high in the mountains Water runs deep in the Earth Miraculously, water comes to us, And sustains all life.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Stones are hollowed out by the constant dropping of water.


Water is the mother of the vine, The nurse and fountain of fecundity, The adorner and refresher of the world.

Charlas Mckay

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

Johan Wolfgang

For we must needs die, and are as water spilt on the ground, which cannot be gathered up again; neither doth God respect any person: yet doth he devise means, that his banished be not expelled from him.

II Samuel

Pure water is the best of gifts that man to man can bring, But who am I that I should have the best of anything? Let princes revel at the pump, let peers with ponds make free, Whisky, or wine, or even beer is good enough for me


Water links us to our neighbor in a way more profound and complex than any other.

John Thorson

It is a fascinating and provocative thought that a body of water deserves to be considered as an organism in its own right.

Lyall Watson

By means of water, we give life to everything.


The highest good is like water. Water gives life to the ten thousand things and does not strive. It flows in places men reject and so is like the Tao.

Tao Te Ching

The stone in the water knows nothing of the hill which lies parched in the sun.

African Proverb

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

Benjamin Franklin

When you drink the water, remember the spring.

Chinese Proverb

You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you

Heraclitus of Ephesus
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