Water Scarcity Quotes

Solid stone is just sand and water...Sand and water and a million years gone by.

Beth Nielsen Chapman

In sweet water there is a pleasure ungrudged by anyone.

Ovid

Nothing on earth is so weak and yielding as water, but for breaking down the firm and strong it has no equal.

Lao-Tsze

The wise man of Miletus thus declared the first of things is water

J.S. Blackie

Water is a very good servant, but it is a cruel master.

C.G.D. Roberts

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.

W.H. Auden

If we could ever competitively, at a cheap rate, get fresh water from saltwater, ..(this) would be in the long-range interests of humanity which could really dwarf any other scientific accomplishments.

John F. Kennedy

Water is the most basic of all resources. Civilizations grew or withered depending on its availability.

Dr. Nathan W. Snyder

Civilization has been a permanent dialogue between human beings and water.

Paolo Lugari

Water is life's matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

I have left almost to the last the magic of water, an element which owing to its changefulness of form and mood and colour and to the vast range of its effects is ever the principal source of landscape beauty, and has like music a mysterious influence over the mind.

Sir George Sitwell

Til taught by pain, men really know not what good water is worth.

Don Juan

Water is King, and he is Knight who uses it successfully to make two blades grow where nature produced none.

J. S. Sherman

A man from the west will fight over three things: water, women and gold, and usually in that order.

Barry Goldwater

There has been a lot said about the sacredness of our land which is our body; and the values of our culture which is our soul; but water is the blood of our tribes, and if its life-giving flow is stopped, or it is polluted, all else will die and the many thousands of years of our communal existence will come to an end.

Frank Tenorio

We think of our land and water and human resources not as static and sterile possessions but as life giving assets to be directed by wise provisions for future days.

Franklin D. Roosevelt

And gentle winds and waters near, make music to the lonely ear.

Byron

And all the air is filled with pleasant noise of waters

Henry Wordsworth

You could write the story of man's growth in terms of his epic concerns with water.

Bernard Frank

Battles over water in the West are always about something more. At their most elemental, they are about survival.

Bettina Boxall

Water is the only substance on earth that is naturally present in three different forms - as a liquid, a solid (ice) and as a gas (water vapor)

Antoine

In their efforts to provide a sufficiency of water where there was not one, men have resorted to every expedient from prayer to dynamite. The story of their efforts is, on the whole, one of pathos and tragedy, of a few successes and many failures

Walter Prescott Webb

Water, thou hast no taste, no color, no odor; canst not be defined, art relished while ever mysterious. &nbspNot necessary to life, but rather life itself, thou fillest us with a gratification that exceeds the delight of the senses.

Antoine de Saint

All the waters run to the sea and yet the sea is not full, and from the place where they began, thither they return again.

Ecclesiastes
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