Water Quotes

It is wise to bring some water, when one goes out to look for water

Marleen

Children of a culture born in a water-rich environment, we have never really learned how important water is to us. We understand it, but we do not respect it

WILLIAM ASHWORTH

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry

Thomas Fuller

A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable

William Wordsworth

For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), It's always our self we find in the sea

e.e. cummings

Praise the sea; on shore remain

John Florio

Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go

Blaise Pascal

The great sea makes one a great sceptic

Richard Jefferies

I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it raging and roaring like a wild beast in its den. It puts me in mind of the everlasting efforts of the human mind, struggling to be free and ending just where it began

William Hazlitt

There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates

James Russell Lowell

The sea hath no king but God alone

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink. The very deep did rot: O Christ! That ever this should be! Yes, slimy things did crawl with legs Upon the slimy sea

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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

Charles Mackay

The cure for anything is salt water -- sweat, tears, or the sea

Isak Dinesen

Fierce national competition over water resources has prompted fears that water issues contain the seeds of violent conflict

Kofi Annan

Water is being depleted many, many times faster than nature can replenish it

Maude Barlow

Every human should have the idea of taking care of the environment, of nature, of water. So using too much or wasting water should have some kind of feeling or sense of concern. Some sort of responsibility and with that, a sense of discipline

The 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso

The shortage of fresh water is the major ecological problem of this moment.

Mikhail Gorbachev

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

War over water would be an ultimate obscenity. And yet, unfortunately it is conceivable... Water has been a source over so many years of erosion of confidence, of tension, of human rights abuses, really, of so many in areas whose traditional water supplies have been controlled and depleted by occupational authorities. That must stop if we're going to be able to develop a climate for peace

Queen Noor of Jordan

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

Rain is a blessing when it falls gently on parched fields, turning the earth green, causing the birds to sing

Donald Worster

When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come

Leonardo da Vinci

I chatter, chatter as I flow to join the brimming river, for men may come and men may go, but I go on forever

Lord Tennyson

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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