Water Quotes

Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think

Robert Henri

What makes the desert beautiful is that somewhere it hides a well

Antoine de Saint-Exupery

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea

George Herbert

Beware of silent dogs and still waters

Portuguese Proverb

We must treat water as if it were the most precious thing in the world, the most valuable natural resource. Be economical with water! Don't waste it! We still have time to do something about this problem before it is too late

Mikhail Gorbachev

A nation that fails to plan intelligently for the development and protection of its precious waters will be condemned to wither because of its shortsightedness. The hard lessons of history are clear, written on the deserted sands and ruins of once proud civilizations

Lyndon B. Johnson

We in Government have begun to recognize the critical work which must be done at all levelsólocal, State and Federalóin ending the pollution of our waters

Robert F. Kennedy

Civilization has been a permanent dialogue between human beings and water

Paolo Lugari

"...Good luck and Good work for the happy mountain raindrops, each one of them a high waterfall in itself, descending from the cliffs and hollows of the clouds to the cliffs and hollows of the rocks, out of the sky-thunder into the thunder of the falling rivers

John Muir

We used to think that energy and water would be the critical issues for the next century. Now we think water will be the critical issue

Mostafa Tolba

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

Stewart Udall

Wisdom understands that in a world of ecological interconnectedness there is no such things as ìaway.î We donít throw things ìaway,î we simply put them someplace where they defile the land, foul the water, pollute the air or change the earthís atmosphere

Brian Walsh & Sylvia Keesmaat

A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself

Laura Gilpin

{Water is} the one substance from which the earth can conceal nothing; it sucks out its innermost secrets and brings them to our very lips

Jean Giraudoux

Between earth and earth's atmosphere, the amount of water remains constant; there is never a drop more, never a drop less. This is a story of circular infinity, of a planet birthing itself

Linda Hogan, "Northern Lights," Autumn 1990

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