Water is life's matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water
In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference.
Civilization has been a permanent dialogue between human beings and water.
Water is the most basic of all resources. Civilizations grew or withered depending on its availability.
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.
Water should not be judged by its history, but by its quality
A waster of water is a waster of better.
Water is a very good servant, but it is a cruel master.
The wise man of Miletus thus declared the first of things is water
Nothing on earth is so weak and yielding as water, but for breaking down the firm and strong it has no equal.
In sweet water there is a pleasure ungrudged by anyone.
Solid stone is just sand and water...Sand and water and a million years gone by.
The noblest of the elements is water
Aquifer: a mysterious, magical and poorly defined area beneath the surface of the earth that either yields or withholds vast or lesser quantities of standing/flowing water, the quantity and/or quality of which is dependent on who is describing it or how much money may be at stake.
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.
Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.
You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you
When you drink the water, remember the spring.
When the well is dry, we learn the worth of water.
The stone in the water knows nothing of the hill which lies parched in the sun.
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.
By means of water, we give life to everything.
It is a fascinating and provocative thought that a body of water deserves to be considered as an organism in its own right.
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