Top 500 Water Quotes

Looking for the best water quotes? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of 500 quotes for you.

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Water Quotes

1. “Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.” – Lao Tzu

2. “Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.” – Mikhail Lermontov

3. “Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go.” – Blaise Pascal

4. “The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.” – Lucretius

5. “A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.” – William Wordsworth

6. “They both listened silently to the water, which to them was not just water, but the voice of life, the voice of Being, the voice of perpetual Becoming.” – Hermann Hesse

7. “In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.” – Leonardo da Vinci

8. “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” – Benjamin Franklin

9. “Water is sufficient… the spirit moves over water.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

10. “This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.” – Dennis Rodman

11. “It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.” – Nicholas Sparks

12. “All water is holy water.” – Rajiv Joseph

13. “I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall.” – Mike May

14. “The face of the water, in time, became a wonderful book- a book that was a dead language to the uneducated passenger, but which told its mind to me without reserve, delivering its most cherished secrets as clearly as if it uttered them with a voice. And it was not a book to be read once and thrown aside, for it had a new story to tell every day.” – Mark Twain

15. “Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.” – Martin Luther King “Do not feel sad for your tears as rocks never regret the waterfalls” – Munia Khan

16. “Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle.” – Crystal Middlemas

17. “Run wild and free like a waterfall” – Anamika Mishra

18. “Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.” – Vanessa Paradis

19. “Water is sacred to all Human Beings. If you do not have water, you cannot have life. I always remember to honor and pour the water because it is traditional.” – Autumn Morning Star

20. “Water is the mother of the vine, the nurse and fountain of fecundity, the adorner and refresher of the world.” – Charles Mackay

21. “A river cuts through rock not because of its power but because of its persistence.” – Jim Watkins

22. “Water, like religion and ideology, has the power to move millions of people. Since the very birth of human civilization, people have moved to settle close to it. People move when there is too little of it. People move when there is too much of it. People journey down it. People write, sing and dance about it. People fight over it. And all people, everywhere and every day, need it.” – Mikhail Gorbachev

23. “In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of you are found all the aspects of existence.” – Kahlil Gibran

24. “Water is soft and humble, but it is the most powerful and is the most endurable.” – Debasish Mridha

25. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.” – Mahatma Gandhi

26. “Water is the lifeblood of our bodies, our economy, our nation and our well-being.” – Stephen Johnson

27. “Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine.” – Slovakian Proverb

28. “I have seen the sea when it is storm and wild; when it is quiet and serene when it is dark and moody. And in all these moods, I see myself.” – Martin Buxbaum

29. “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.” – Ryunosuke Satoro

30. “In my life, water has had the character of punctuation.” – Sue Ellen Campbell

31. “The sea is captive in a drop of water.” – Marty Rubin

32. “The water tells none of its secrets.” – Nikos Engonopoulos

33. “Water belongs to us all. Nature did not make the sun one person’s property, nor air, nor water, cool and clear.” – Michael Simpson

34. “Clean water is inestimably precious to waste!” – Mohith Agadi

35. “Be like water, which is fluid & soft & yielding, as in time, water will overcome rock which is rigid & hard. Therefor, what is soft is strong.” – Anonymous

36. “Water is always working, reorganizing the land.” – Tim Palmer

37. “A calm water is like a still soul.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

38. “Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

39. “The sound of water is worth more than all the poets’ words.” – Octavio Paz

40. “A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.” – Joan Didion

41. “Make hope just like water in your life” – Khaled Ibrahim

42. “Whoever thirst for the living Water shall be quench.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

43. “I am like water so to say, I will find my way!” – Md. Ziaul Haque

44. “My desk faces the water, and I’m perfectly happy sitting there. I’m never lonely.” – Tom Stoppard

45. “Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world’s great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters.” – Norman Maclean

46. “When water falls, it flies.” – Anthony T. Hincks

47. “I could float in the pool for hours, just letting the water carry me.” – Jill Scott

48. “If the earth is a mother then rivers are her veins.” – Amit Kalantri

49. “How one raindrop marries the other and forms an ocean of love.” – Suyasha Subedi

50. “Water is colourless like life.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

51. “In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.” – Benjamin Franklin

52. “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

53. “Do you ever feel like you’re getting sick, and then you have a glass of water and you’re like, ‘oh, that’s why people drink that.” – Dina Hashem

54. “Water is the most extraordinary substance! Practically all its properties are anomalous, which enabled life to use it as building material for its machinery. Life is water dancing to the tune of solids.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

55. “My therapist set half a glass of water in front of me. He asked if I was an optimist or a pessimist. So, I drank the water and told him I was a problem solver.” – Unknown

56. “Water is insipid, inodorous, colorless and smooth.” – Edmund Burke

57. “No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.” – Taoist proverb

58. “Water sustains all.” – Thales of Miletus

59. “In order to reflect, think and plan, you must quiet yourself. You can’t see your reflection in churning waters. Water must be still to see your reflection.” – Karen Susman

60. “Cry. Forgive. Learn. Move on. Let your tears water the seeds of your future happiness.” – Steve Maraboli

61. “Don’t be ashamed to weep; ’tis right to grieve. Tears are only water, and flowers, trees, and fruit cannot grow without water. But there must be sunlight also. A wounded heart will heal in time, and when it does, the memory and love of our lost ones is sealed inside to comfort us.” – Brian Jacques

62. “Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.” – Wallace Stevens

63. “An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.” – Criss Jami

64. “Always be like a water. Float in the times of pain or dance like waves along the wind which touches its surface.” – Santosh Kalwar

65. “High and fine literature is wine, and mine is only water; but everybody likes water.” – Mark Twain

66. “The sea is a desert of waves,A wilderness of water.” – Langston Hughes

67. “Therefore, just as water retains no constant shape, so in warfare there are no constant conditions.” – Sun Tzu

68. “Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man – who has no gills.” – Ambrose Bierce

69. “Jellyfish are 97% water or something, so how much are they doing? Just give them another 3% and make them water. It’s more useful.” – Karl Pilkington

70. “I read once that water is a symbol for emotions. And for a while now I’ve thought maybe my mother drowned in both.” – Jessi Kirby

71. “Life in us is like the water in a river.” – Henry David Thoreau

72. “Water was something he loved, something he respected. He understood its beauty and its dangers. He talked about swimming as if it were a way of life.” – Benjamin Alire Sáenz

73. “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him participate in synchronized diving.” – Cuthbert Soup

74. “You can’t trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.” – W.C. Fields

75. “Love and work are to people what water and sunshine are to plants.” – Jonathan Haidt

76. “Fire and water looked so lovely together. It was a pity they destroyed each other by nature.” – R.F. Kuang

77. “Dip him in the river who loves water.” – William Blake

78. “Where the waters do agree, it is quite wonderful the relief they give.” – Jane Austen

79. “Do not seek water, get thirst.” – Rumi

80. “Water. Like a blanket. Dark. Intoxicating. Cold.” – Shannon Celebi

81. “You are water I’m water we’re all water in different containers that’s why it’s so easy to meet someday we’ll evaporate together.” – Yoko Ono

82. “Mist to mist, drops to drops. For water thou art, and unto water shalt thou return.” – Kamand Kojouri

83. “He was going to take a dive into this lake. He just didn’t know it. Cerise rose, finding footing in the soft mud. The water came up to just below her breasts and her wet shirt stuck to her body. William’s gaze snagged on her chest. Yep, keep looking, Lord Bill. Keeeeeep looking.” – Ilona Andrews

84. “Poetry isn’t an island, it is the bridge.Poetry isn’t a ship, it is the lifeboat.Poetry isn’t swimming. Poetry is water.” – Kamand Kojouri

85. “Coffee – a barbaric drink. That poor, tortured bean. All that fermenting and husking and roasting and grinding. And what is tea? Tea is dried leaves rehydrated. Just add water, Mrs. Strickland. All living things need water.” – Guillermo del Toro

86. “The places where water comes together with other water. Those places stand out in my mind like holy places.” – Raymond Carver

87. “If snow melts down to water, does it still remember being snow?” – Jennifer McMahon

88. “It is chronic water shortage in the body that causes most diseases of the human body.” – Dr. Fereydoon Batmanghelidj

89. “We are all bodies of water, guarding the mystery of our depths, but some of us have more to guard than others.” – Deborah Smith

90. “Water is the most perfect traveller because when it travels it becomes the path itself!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

91. “It is difficult to find anything more healthy to drink than good cold water, such as flows down to us from springs and snows of our mountains. This is the beverage we should drink. It should be our drink at all times.” – Brigham Young

92. “The best way to keep your daughter out of hot water is to put some dishes in it.” – Bob Phillips

93. “Human beings, little bags of thinking water held up briefly by fragile accumulations of calcium…” – Terry Pratchett

94. “Homeopaths argue that water has a memory.” – Scarlett Thomas

95. “Let truth be told. The more we allow water to be controlled, bottled and sold — the more we sell the security of our sons, daughters and souls. He who controls the water, controls us all. Water is the true gold.” – Suzy Kassem

96. “When life places stones in your path, be the water. A persistent drop of water will wear away even the hardest stone.” – Autumn Morning Star

97. “All the little duckies with their heads in the water Heads in the water All the little duckies with their heads in the water Oh, such sweet little duckies.” – Ruta Sepetys

98. “They never saw what the water really was, greenish-black and filled with living things and dying things.” – Paula Hawkins

99. “Too much of water hast thou, poor Ophelia, And therefore I forbid my tears.” – William Shakespeare

100. “It is rooted deep in your bones; the water calls out to you until it causes you physical pain unless you come to it.” – Nadia Scrieva

101. “And I feel like the Queen of Water. I feel like water that transforms from a flowing river to a tranquil lake to a powerful waterfall to a freshwater spring to a meandering creek to a salty sea to raindrops gentle on your face to hard, stinging hail to frost on a mountaintop, and back to a river again.” – Maria Virginia Farinango

102. “You can bail water 24/7, and no matter how good you are at not sinking, you still have a hole in your boat.” – Kelli Jae Baeli

103. “When a stone is dropped into a pond, the water continues quivering even after the stone has sunk to the bottom.” – Arthur Golden

104. “… the river sliding along its banks, darker now than the sky descending a last time to scatter its diamonds into these black waters that contain the day that passed, the night to come. – Philip Levine

105. “There’s something about the thousands of glittering lights, the veil of nighttime that almost makes this place beautiful, especially in the reflection of the water. It makes everything askew, disoriented. There’s more truth in a ripple of water than in a clear day.” – Ellie Lieberman

106. “The water was pure and cold and came out of the Apennines tasting like snow melted in the hands of a pretty girl.” – Pat Conroy

107. “Simultaneously the whole party moved toward the water, super-ready from the long, forced inaction, passing from the heat to the cool with the gourmandise of a tingling curry eaten with chilled white wine.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

108. “I believe that water is the closest thing to a god we have here on Earth. We are in awe of its power and majestic beauty. We are drawn to it as if it’s a magical, healing force. We gestate in water, are made of water, and need to drink water to live. We are living in water.” – Alex Z. Moores

109. “I am like the water that runs over me, immune to permanence, recycling endlessly. I am water; I am life. The form may change, but the substance stays the same. Strike me down and I will rise again. Vincit qui patitur.” – Rick Yancey

110. “Water is such a lifesaver into which we cannot breathe but without taking it into us we cannot live” – Munia Khan

111. “Instead of blue skies and sunshine, there are grey clouds and endless rain that seeps into your bones, your soul.” – Cathy Cassidy

112. “The water is very green and has a sweet taste, both boys wrote in their diaries, at different times.” – Helen Oyeyemi

113. “Water was liquid silver, water was gold. It was clarity—a sacred thing. Drinking was no longer something to take for granted. I’d never needed to consider water before.” – Aspen Matis

114. “In the deep sands a man must hoard his water.” – George R.R. Martin

115. “In the deepest places, where physical norms collapse under the crushing water, bodies still fall softly through the dark, days after their vessels have capsized. They decay on their long journey down. Nothing will hit the black sand at the bottom of the world but algae-covered bones.” – China Miéville

116. “Shadows of cloud lurked in the water, like holes the sun forgot about.” – Markus Zusak

117. “This couldn’t be just a lake. No real water was ever blue like that. A light breeze stirred the pin-cherry tree beside the window, ruffled the feathers of a fat sea gull promenading on the pink rocks below. The breeze was full of evergreen spice.” – Dorothy Maywood Bird

118. “The lakes are something which you are unprepared for; they lie up so high, exposed to the light, and the forest is diminished to a fine fringe on their edges, with here and there a blue mountain, like amethyst jewels set around some jewel of the first water, – so anterior, so superior, to all the changes that are to take place on their shores, even now civil and refined, and fair as they can ever be.” – Henry David Thoreau

119. “When the water is calm, take as much distance as possible with your boat!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

120. “There definitely needs to be water on the sidelines for these players, but I also had some Gatorade just in case they were allergic to the water or vice versa.” – John Madden

121. “Living on the water took away the boundaries created by land and custom and introversion. Without fences and driveways, the water provided a constant thread of connection and dependency.” – Lily Graham

122. “Secrets press inside a person. They press the way water presses at a dam. The secrets and the water, they both want to get out.” – Franny Billingsley, Chime

123. “In the empty immensity of earth, sky, and water, there she was, incomprehensible, firing into a continent.” – Joseph Conrad

124. “He wouldn’t call a glass of water half full or half empty; he’d assume it was poisoned and run away.” – Michael Reisman

125. “Like any stage of the hydrologic process, we have our own peculiarities, our organs making us nothing more than water pools or springs of bizarre shape, filled with pulsing tubes and chambers.” – Craig Childs

126. “I suppose that, after the passion of love, water rights have caused more trouble than anything else to the human species.” – Alice Steinbach

127. “Drink the waters meant to drown you.” – Nelou Keramati

128. “The world beyond the water was a blue of green and stone and blue. A moment later Yoshi pushed through, the water pouring down in sheets so smooth it looked like glass, and stepped into the calm” – Kim Edwards

129. “Five million people die unnecessarily each year because of illness related to lack of potable water. Half of them are children under the age of five. To bring it home, think about this: one child dies from lack of clean water every twelve seconds.” – Thomas M. Kostigen

130. “Our people know these two things best: water and salt.” – Unknown

131. “Praise be to Almighty God, who gives water to whoever is thirsty for the living water.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

132. “Her body swayed, while she danced, as a plant sways in the water.” – Oscar Wilde

133. “When we move by water, our hearts are moved. We are complicated fucking machines.” – Kevin Barry

134. “Water was calmness and tranquility, but it was the rage of a storm as well.” – F.C. Yee

135. “That isn’t saying much,” the shape-shifter griped, wrapping the waterlogged coat more securely around her frame. “We’ve absorbed enough water to be classified as vernal pools.” – Nenia Campbell

136. “Water has its moods, flowing or still; it can lure you like a lover, or look as bleak as a broken heart.” – Patricia A

137. “Every year my feet touch its murky water, my soul feels cleaner.” – Thomm Quackenbush

138. “The spirit is colourless like water.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

139. “I decided in that moment that I did not want to fade away like the water droplets.” – Ned Hayes

140. “Naturally, water becomes coloured in whatever colour; it depends on an individual what colour it wants that; similarly, life is also as water.” – Ehsan Sehgal

141. “Some people would not drink enough water almost every day, if they were not poor or broke.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

142. “Some people get killed by water. Some die from dehydration.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

143. “I, who have lived as a mind, cogito’s captive, must submit: this is a world of body and spirit. In purity, or violence, the water receives you, and you become it.” – Diana Brebner

144. “The air we breathe. The water we drink. The life we live. It is all because of God’s Grace. We ought to praise Him for being alive.” – Gift Gugu Mona

145. “So shower heads, you take a shower, the water doesn’t come out. You wanna wash your hands, the water doesn’t come out. Dishwashers, you didn’t have any water. In most places of the country, water is not a problem. They don’t know what do with It. It’s called rain.” – Donald J. Trump

146. “It is comforting, after finding out that your loved one has just drowned, to estimate the number of times their life was saved by water.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

147. “During the night, there had been a sound of water on the other side of the wall. In my sleep I was looking out from the fourth-floor bedroom at nearby buildings bathed in rain, gleaming with neon and streetlamp colours.” – Yūko Tsushima

148. “Toilet paper, disinfecting wipes and bottled water all became COVID-19 gold.” – Steven Magee

149. “Understanding plays an important role in everyday life, just like water. Let everyone drink it, for it is the antidote against antagonism in every relationship.” – Elijah Onyemmeri

150. “Flowers scattering The water we thirst for Far off, in the mist.” – Kobayashi Issa

151. “The water dumped on the fire was now as much a problem as a solution. The librarians always worried more about floods than fire, and now they had both.” – Susan Orlean

152. “I am not here for calm waters anymore. I want to be known for my love for hurricanes.” – Nitya Prakash

153. “As everyone knows, water hates poor people.” – Charles Yu

154. “There was only water. The ocean, the cold and her.” – Natalia Ćwiklińska

155. “Northern Michigan is a tourist’s sanctuary. There are miles and miles of calm teal blue saltless silky smooth water and also miles and miles of million white-capped deep blue bottomless water.” – Yasmina Haque

156. “What had flowed not just under the bridge, but over it until the bridge was no longer even there.” – Barbara Nickless

157. “It seems rummy that water should be so much wetter when you go into it with your clothes on than when you’re just bathing, but take it from me that it is.” – P.G. Wodehouse

158. “Those who cannot fly, walk on water.” – Anthony T. Hincks

159. “Dig a well before you’re thirsty, but dig over water.” – Richie Norton

160. “Be like water, Flow like a river, Crash like the rain, Fly like the cloud again!” – Md. Ziaul Haque

161. “Happiness is like water. Remove all obstacles and it’ll come rushing in. Or it’ll wear away at them slowly and get the last laugh in the end… Because ecstasy is our destiny.” – Curtis Tyrone Jones

162. “The secret to youthful looks: Water, exercise and sleep, don’t let stress consume you, inner peace, fuck the person you love a lot.” – Nitya Prakash

163. “Whoever knows he is deep tries to be clear, but whoever wants to seem deep to the crowd tries to be obscure. For the crowd supposes that anything it cannot see to the bottom must be deep: it is so timid and goes so unwillingly into the water.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

164. “For me, water means a lot of things. It’s my belief that human beings are just like plants. They can’t live without water or they’ll dry up. Human beings, without love or other nourishment, also dry up. The more water you see in my movies, the more the characters need to fill a gap in their lives, to get hydrated again.” – Ming-liang Tsai

165. “The sky did not create the water and does not know its course.” – Thomas Lloyd Qualls

166. “Blood is thicker than water but love is thicker than blood.” – Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

167. “You may complain that rain has stained your plans but you cannot restrain the rain; rain is water and water is life. None appreciates rainbow and sunshine better than he on whose parade it has rained.” – Vincent Okay Nwachukwu

168. “Thanks to animal agriculture, our water contains an abundance of manure, pesticides, antibiotics, nitrates, and arsenic.” – Lisa Kemmerer

169. “Water knows no boundary. Though we may draw it on a map, say this is where the water starts and where it ends, it is not true. Water knows the way into the Great Mystery. It is not afraid of going underground. Water is not afraid of dams or dry creeks, bridges or brick walls. It is patient. Water understands time. It will find a way.” – Thomas Lloyd Qualls

170. “Why was it that the sight of water made everything in the world seem okay? She wanted to look at water every day.” – E.C. Diskin

171. “Big Dave had an answer for this, too. ‘Send love to the water, Elm. Always love.” – Eleyne-Mari Sharp

172. “Of all known liquids water is probably the most studied and least understood” – Felix Franks

173. “Men and water shouldn’t stay at the same place for long.” – Abhaidev

174. “The water is a dark flower and a fisherman is a bee in the heart of her.” – Annie Proulx

175. “The past resembles the future more than one drop of water resembles another.” – Ibn Khaldun

176. “He who poured water on the ground seizes the mighty in misery.” – Miriam Lichtheim

177. “Research is like drowning. When drowning in water you need to swim towards the surface. When drowning in failures you need to swim towards discovery.” – Steven Magee

178. “Water reflectivity is altering with the progress of global pollution.” – Steven Magee

179. “The person who despises a drop of water is an utter ignorant who doesn’t know that billions of tiny creatures in this world can live with one water drop for days!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

180. “And I just want to say it aloud,Even the water flies as cloud!” – Md. Ziaul Haque

181. “The moon’s reflection bored into the flat water like a hole into the sea, like the ice well where Tert Card’s father’s hairy devil washed his pots and pans.” – Annie Proulx

182. “The supple water is forever changing. It’s almost like it never happened, which gives me hope that one day it will be like it never happened.” – Sophie Mackintosh

183. “Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.” – Nelson Mandela

184. “Seduction is not like a veiling cloth but rather like water as it has the power to flow in the direction you want it to. Not where you put your direct focus, rather the point of focus must be somewhere else. Because all water go to the ocean, the ocean does not come to it.” – MD. Muhtashimur Rahman

185. “She slipped both hands into the water. Her skin looked pale and creamy below its surface. Not its usual warm bronze color. She fixed her gaze on the place where the water met the air, on the strange bend that made it seem as though her hands were in a different world beneath the water A world that moved more slowly and told stories.The water lies.” – Renée Ahdied

186. “The water was so cold on her skin that it felt dry.” – Helen Oyeyemi

187. “The water tastes okay, but the beer tastes great!” – Anthony T. Hincks

188. “The water caresses in the glass, like love in the body.” – Charles de Leusse

189. “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.” – Heraclitus

190. “A Woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself.” – Maya Angelou

191. “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday.” – A. A. Milne

192. “Surrender to the flow of the River of Life, yet do not float down the river like a leaf or a log. While neither attempting to resist life nor to hurry it, become the rudder and use your energy to correct your course to avoid the whirlpools and undertow.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

193. “You swam in a river of chance and coincidence. You clung to the happiest accidents—the rest you let float by.” – David Wroblewski

194. “I understand that everything is connected, that all roads meet, and that all rivers flow into the same sea.” – Paulo Coelho

195. “Never give up, for that is just the place and time the tide will turn.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

196. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.” – Rumi

197. “Wondering if you are Love is like the ocean wondering if it is water.” – Unknown

198. “Going with the flow is responding to cues from the universe. When you go with the flow, you’re surfing Life force. It’s about wakeful trust and total collaboration with what’s showing up for you.” – Danielle LaPorte

199. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” – Jon Kabat-Zan

200. “Water is fluid, soft and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.” – Lau Tzu

201. “Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.” – Christopher Morley

202. “River is time in water; as it came, still so it flows, yet never is the same.” – Barten Holyday

203. “The wave does not need to die to become water. She is already water.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

204. “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” – Rumi

205. “When I sit here by the sea and listen to the sound of waves, I feel free from all obligations and people of this world.” – Henry Thoreau

206. “Water is the soul of the Earth.” – W. H. Auden

207. “A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us.” – Lucy Larcom

208. “If we continue on the path we’re on, there simply won’t be enough fresh water for everyone.” – Penelope Cruz

209. “I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.” – John O’Donohue

210. “Clean water, the essence of life and a birthright for everyone, must become available to all people now.” – Jean-Michel Cousteau

211. “Water links us to our neighbor in a way more profound and complex than any other.” – John Thorson

212. “The deeper the waters are, the more still they run.” – Korean Proverb

213. “No Water. No Life. No Blue. No Green.” – Sylvia Earle

214. “Water doesn’t have a beauty like the mirage’s charming beauty.” – Mustafa Donmez

215. “He waited for the water to carry him down, and fill him and slough his flesh and salt his guilty bones. But the water wouldn’t take him.” – Donal Ryan

216. “The sun ignites the clouds below it as if they, and the water, itself, were on fire.” – Anthony T. Hincks

217. “The waters rose and the properties devalued.” – Steven Magee

218. “It’s water from beneath the mountain, and its full of of the taste of bones and rocks. She’s bought five cases of bottled to keep from having to serve this, even in ice-cube format. There’s something awful about it. It feels full of ghosts” – Maria Dahvana Headley

219. “Wishing is like water caught in a dam. You let a little trickle of it escape and you don’t think it’s much, but in no time the trickle has worn a channel and the edges fall in and the water’s doubled and then you get a flood carrying everything away.” – Winston Graham

220. “This is a train of thieves, all of us who never cared for our jobs or our mothers, who looked out over the Hudson and saw only water.” – Margo Taft Stever

221. “The water was a bright, French blue this morning and the surface echoed the clouds in the sky in the reflection.” – Sharon Brubaker

222. “Water is the reason of our birth; it is the healer, the destroyer and the final consumer.” – Neeraj Singhvi

223. “If you want to teach something to water, you must be first a river, a lake, an ocean; you must be rain and flood, ice and hail, rime and snow! You must be all of them! But not enough! You must be something more, only then you can teach something to water!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

224. “Snowflakes are pretty patterns etched in water’s dreams.” – Anthony T. Hincks

225. “Water on Mars isn’t the only thing that they’re going to find.” – Anthony T. Hincks

226. “Water liked to be free… Water hated being trapped, just like Percy” – Rick Riordan

227. “Without water, life would just be rock.” – Anthony T. Hincks

228. “The grass says what the wind says:Begin with the rock;End with water.” – Theodore Roethke

229. “Like some people, some things are like oil and frozen water.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

230. “Water! You may not like it, but you have to drink it.” – Anthony T. Hincks

231. “Who shall cry tears over water when there is no more?” – Anthony T. Hincks

232. “The next time you go to crank up the AC, remember there are people who walk for miles in the hot sun daily for a few sips of unclean water.” – Shenita Etwaroo

233. “When the sky gets jealous of water, color flows.” – Anthony T. Hincks

234. “In addition to water, air, earth and fire, there is a fifth element essential for life: his name is poetry.” – Corina Abdulahm-Negura

235. “Water, in all its forms, is what carries the knowledge of life throughout the universe.” – Anthony T.Hincks

236. “… you know that soft is stronger than hard, water stronger than rocks, love stronger than force.” – Hermann Hesse

237. “Let the most absent-minded of men be plunged in his deepest reveries – stand that man on his legs, let his feet a-going, and he will infallibly lead you to water, if water there be in all that region… Yes, as every one knows, meditation and water are wedded for ever.” – Herman Melville

238. “We need four things to survive life: bread, water, oxygen, and dreams!” – Avijeet Das

239. “Mother Nature is the greatest artist and water is one of her favorite brushes.” – Rico Besserdich

240. “A single water drop contains all the necessary building blocks needed for life.” – Anthony T. Hincks.

241. “There was no water for miles on end here, not even a small lake, and he was starting to feel like a man trapped in a prison.” – Noor Al-Shanti

242. “Water wants to join water. Youth wants to join youth.” – Hermann Hesse

243. “Water will never quench your thirst for knowledge.” – Anthony T. Hincks

244. “Where there’s water, we find mermaids. Maybe it’s time we started asking ourselves exactly why that is.” – Mira Grant

245. “Water in the boat is the ruin of the boat, but water under the boat is its support.” – Jalaluddin Rumi

246. “A garden of soda bottles filled with water grew by his feet.” – Maggie Stiefvater

247. “Mother is water.” – Suzy Kassem

248. “Can a broken cistern hold water?” – Lailah Gifty Akita

249. “I think of radio frequency (RF) radiation antennas in that same way that I think of water evaporators. Large volumes of water vapor can be deposited into the atmosphere by evaporators, as can large amounts of RF radiation energy by antennas. As such, the water evaporator is analogous to the RF radiation antenna.” – Steven Magee

250. “The heavenly Father is the fountain of all living water.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

251. “Life is colourless like water.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

252. “I was still water, held by my surroundings.I am now a river, carving my own path.” – Scott Stabile

253. “The world made me cold. You made me water. One day we’ll be clouds.” – Unknown

254. “You were water to me deep and bold and fathoming” – Charlotte Mew

255. “Before heading back up the road, she had turned for a moment toward the sea. In the late afternoon light, the water was gray wrinkled with orange. Tiger water, she called it when it looked like that. Rhino water was smooth and leaden, dull as smoke. But her favorite was polar bear water, when the moon hung low and large, as if too heavy to rise very high, and scattered great radiant patches, like ice floes, across a dark blue ocean.” – Julia Glass

256. “Seek and see beauty in the watery world.” – Fennel Hudson

257. “Only living water satisfy the thirsty soul.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

258. “People who swim very well in troubled waters are respected and celebrated than those who swim excellently in calm waters.” – Israelmore Ayivor

259. “The mirror reflect what it sees. So state of our waterbodies, shows our own nature.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

260. “One must be a lotus to emerge from mucky waters clean.” – Will Advise

261. “Water begins to boil in the kettle; it starts as a private, secluded sound, pure as rain, and grows to a steady, solipsistic bubbling.” – Amit Chaudhuri

262. “I opened my eyes and watched the water stream past me. I let out some of my air and gazed at the cascade of silver bubbles dancing up to the surface.” – Erica Sehyun Song

263. “Remember: Rain doesn’t need watering.” – Efrat Cybulkiewicz

264. “There is no water, so things are bad. If there were water, it would be better. But there is no water.” – T.S. Eliot

265. “Nature indeed plants the seeds of religion – fear and ignorance; kingcraft and priestcraft water and tend it.” – W.G. Pogson Smith

266. “You can not hide on an island and expect that water will not find you.” – Chuck Bridges

267. “He’d drop his clothes and slip into the water. The lake’s top few inches, after cooking all day in the sun, would be nearly bath warm. “I’d stretch out in the water, ” he said, “and lie flat on my back, and look at the stars.” – Michael Finkel

268. “The fountain of living water never runs dry.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

269. “Water is one of the least understood aspects of biology.” – Steven Magee

270. “Crossing the Fens by boat there comes the realisation that water not earth or sky is the natural element in this landscape.” – Stephanie Green

271. “The water in the pond inside my heart doesn’t shine anymore. It has turned dark. Every ghost from my mind breaks all the barriers and take a dip there, making it darker. and every time it happens, my soul in the pond cries with pain.” – Akshay Vasu

272. “There’s something about water that washes away the cares of the mind and heart.” – Patricia Robin Woodruff

273. “Don’t spend your time fetching water with a basket for it will never get filled up.” – Topsy Gift

274. “Use the water of encouragement on someone else’s flowers – especially the flowers that are wilted, trampled on, and taken for granted. But don’t nourish the weeds.” – Hannah Garrison

275. “Even dirty water has a bath.” – R.W. Erskine

276. “We wish to be watered; we must daily mediate on the word of God.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

277. “Reading is the life-saving water for our minds. Drink pure words as much as you need and remain alive!” – Munia Khan

278. “To think that we grasp the fullness of life is to say that by holding a mere drop of water in our hands we are able to understand the immensity of the ocean.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough

279. “More likely drinking Coca-Cola… than water will be a symmetry…” – Deyth Banger

280. “It’s you,” David says, “our queen with your crown, going into some body of water where we cannot follow you.” – Annie Fisher

281. “To take a breath of water: does the thought panic or excite you?” – Maggie Nelson

282. “… but sovereign borders will mean Water haves and have-nots.” – Joseph McElroy

283. “A glass of water with peace is better than several glasses of wine with trouble. Here’s a glass of water. Cheers to the good life.” – Constance Friday

284. “We are all swimmers before the dawn of oxygen and earth. We all carry the memory of that breathable blue past.” – Lidia Yuknavitch

285. “I would give my lungs to the fish so that they may rise out of the water and feel the wind.” – A.P. Sweet

286. “Love can be as transparent as water!” – Sima Mittal

287. “Greeting cards routinely tell us that everybody deserves love. No. Everybody deserves clean water. Not everybody deserves love all of the time.” – Zadie Smith

288. “Each time I came crashing down into the ocean porpoiselike, water hit my face like the slap of a jilted lover.” – Brandon Sanderson

289. “Be transparent like glass, be flexible like water, and be attractive like a magnet.” – Debasish Mridha MD

290. “Children are like water; they don’t much care where the stream takes them. They do nothing to avoid or follow the contours.” – Nilesh Rathod

291. “For every drop of water you waste, you must know that somewhere on earth someone is desperately looking for a drop of water!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

292. “Smitt walked up next to James and watched the planet slowly grow larger. “They say the water used to be so blue you could see it from space.” – Wesley Chu

293. “Be wary of the man who does not offer water, charges too much for water, asks for too much water, and the one who makes water his business.” – Suzy Kassem

294. “Jesus walked on water, so maybe he makes aquifers, too.” – Paolo Bacigalupi

295. “Your name may be ‘writ in water’, but for now, you have the great advantage of being a wave that can think.” – D.J. MacLennan

296. “Life is like water in a glass. Drop by drop the glass empties.” – Bangambiki Habyarimana

297. “When water fountains start charging to drink, then you know we have a problem.” – Anthony Liccione

298. “I’ve been in the water so much these past few days, I swear I’m growing fins & scales.” – April Mae Monterrosa

299. “Merging like two drops of water.Together in a way that humans could never know.” – L.J. Smith

300. “You ought to thirst for the living water.” – Lailah Gifty Akita

301. “The water glittered under the moon’s careful watch, and, in the distance, steeples cut stark black silhouettes into the landscape of the distant city.” – Katherine McIntyre

302. “Among our Potawatomi people, women are the Keepers of Water. We carry the sacred water to ceremonies and act on its behalf. “Women have a natural bond with water, because we are both life bearers,” my sister said. “We carry our babies in internal ponds and they come forth into the world on a wave of water. It is our responsibility to safeguard the water for all our relations.” – Robin Wall Kimmerer

303. “Be fresh like a flower, be loving like water.” – Debasish Mridha

304. “Trying to educate the dumb with a dumb teacher is nothing but washing the dirty clothes in a dirty water!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

305. “Water creates so much beauty, life and mystery.” – Fennel Hudson

306. “The pulse of lapping water; slow waves invisible in the dark; two entangled minds; two lives; two beating hearts.” – D.J. MacLennan

307. “One cannot help but identify with the life-giving quality of water, not just to quench our thirst, but for our emotional and spiritual wellbeing.” – Fennel Hudson

308. “The early autumn sun glinted on the water, an enormous mirror ground to powder and scattered.” – Haruki Murakami

309. “Water is intrinsically linked to the mystery and excitement of discovering new worlds.” – Fennel Hudson

310. “Lake water, even when boiled, has an effect on my digestive system similar to the movement of a hangman’s trapdoor.” – Fennel Hudson

311. “It’s the wonderment of water that makes it so appealing: thoughts of what’s beneath the surface, or out there beyond a watery horizon.” – Fennel Hudson

312. “Organic life cannot be far from water.” – Fennel Hudson

313. “There is a waterfall in every dream. Cool and crystal clear, it falls gently on the sleeper, cleansing the mind and soothing the soul.” – Virginia Alison

314. “Rivers don’t drink their own waters; trees don’t eat their own fruits. The salt seasons the soup in order to have its purpose fulfilled. Live for others!” – Israelmore Ayivor

315. “Strong enough to make holes in the rock are tiny drops of water that persist to fall. Persistence is the attitude that breaks down mountains one rock at a time!” – Israelmore Ayivor

316. “You really didn’t appreciate how thick, how powerful water was until you had to fight it.” – Ilsa J. Bick

317. “When a fat person goes in the water naked, would it still be called skinny-dipping?” – Anthony Liccione

318. “Like spilled water, once a girl’s reputation is ruined, it will never come back” – Azin Sametipour

319. “Water may be extremely dirty, yet its nature remains clear.” – Dalai Lama XIV

320. “The half of her that is underwater would like to be under a desk, the head of her that is underwater would like to be fully immersed.” – Patricia Lockwood

321. “Human body consists of nearly 60% of water. So, wasting of water is like destroying human life.” – Dr Sivakumar Gowder

322. “Water generates electricity and hence if we waste water, we will be in the dark world.” – Dr Sivakumar Gowder

323. “The water shines only by the sun. And it is you who are my sun.” – Charles de Leusse

324. “But water doesn’t care for human sorrows. It flows without slowing or quickening its pace in the darkness of the earth, where only stones will hear.” – Emmi Itäranta

325. “Water is peaceful. I am at rest. In the water, I am safe and pulled in where I can’t get out. Everything slows down-the noise and the racing of my thoughts.” – Jennifer Niven

326. “The world will not spin slower or faster when we have passed through the gate together. What remains is light on water, or a shifting shadow.” – Emmi Itäranta

327. “What a great genius this water is! It has thousands of different beautiful faces: It is a rainbow, an ocean, a lake, an iceberg, a waterfall, a river, a drop, a fog… What a great genius this water is!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

328. “It’s true about the running water. You can hear anything you want to in it.” – Gwendoline Riley

329. “You know it’s a real salvation when Baptists use cold water.” – Jared Brock

330. “I want to be done with tears, and the day is too beautiful for them anyway. Nevertheless, I consider my tears for a moment, the idea of them, a link to the earth’s ancient origins. I’m comforted by the notion that I carry a bit of the sea within myself wherever I go. It’s nice to think that water is not such an exotic thing after all.” – Denise Getson

331. “the cocoon like water, the labored trance and rhythmic breath of lap swimming had done their work, had unwound the restless feeling into nothingness.” – A.M. Jenkins

332. “She drifted down into the water, letting it engulf her body until even her face was underwater. The silence was delicious, just the sound of her own heartbeat in her ears.” – Crissi Langwell

333. “Water is like a child, it always wants to be in motion.” – Viraj J Mahajan

334. “There is greater clarity in the still waters of sadness, something not found in the babbling brooks of more sought after emotions.” – Shaun Hick

335. “Water’s water and that’s why it’s beautiful.” – Alberto Caeiro

336. “I wish you water.” – Wallace J. Nichols

337. “All things are connected, like the blood that runs in your family “The water’s murmur is the voice of my father’s father.” 1854 The rivers are our brothers. They quench our thirst. They carry our canoes and feed our children. You must give to the rivers the kindness you would give to any brother.” – Chief Seattle

338. “I wish to go down under the waters the cool, crystalline waters that I knew, where all that is, here, existing, is is only to be lost within the susurrations and the rumours of water and the evening star we wait for…” – John Daniel Thieme

339. “You are so beautiful, like water droplet.When I’m looking on water, inside the glass, I see nothing unusual, but when I look on water droplet, I see, how beautiful She is.” – VicDo

340. “No sane person resists the smell of the soil when sprinkled with water,Especially the smell of the intercourse between earth and rain.” – Nomthandazo Tsembeni

341. “Water shines under the sun. But the sun dries it.” – Charles de Leusse

342. “What begins at the water shall end there, and what ends there shall once more begin. Words are a gift to the dead and a warning to the living.” – Doug Dorst, S.

343. “Water shapes its course according to the nature of the ground over which it flows; the soldier works out his victory in relation to the foe whom he is facing.” – Sun Tzu

344. “Even a speck of love should not go unappreciated, because, as Rumi said, love is the water of life.” – Elif Shafak

345. “Blood is thicker than water, but they still use corn starch as a thickener on cooking shows” – Josh Stern

346. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don’t let yourself indulge in vain wishes.” – Laurence Peter

347. “Don’t waste water even if you were at a running stream” – Unknown

348. “Offer me water in your palms and I will drink everlastingly.” – M.F. Moonzajer

349. “If you want water, do not go to desert…” – Alen Sargsyan

350. “Water flows, but never changes. It’s always H2O.” – Ljupka Cvetanova

351. “Appreciate water before you are thirsty! Appreciate all the good things before you need them!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

352. “Water is happy when it falls; water is happy when it rises! We call this as wisdom!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

353. “Water enters the dark sewer grates with no fear; it travels everywhere; it learns some things from everything and this is the secret of water’s wisdom!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

354. “Who says there’s just one safe way to walk, one road properly lit, and the rest – all slippery water, unmarked?” – Betsy Sholl

355. “Tis a little thing To give a cup of water; yet its draught of cool refreshment, drain’d by fever’d lips, May give a shock of pleasure to the frame More exquisite than when nectarean juice Renews the life of joy in happiest hours.” – Thomas Noon Talfourd

356. “Even if you enter the dirty water, stay neat like a white swan!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

357. “There was water and waves all around. They ran towered the shore, and made way for the boat as it ran through. At the back of the boat, water squirted out and some of it was white. It was magical.” – Jesse Haubert

358. “Walking on water is easy if you know where to step.” – Peter Tieryas

359. “No one can know the infinite importance of a tiny drop of water better than a thirsty bird or a little ant or a man of desert!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

360. “A marine protozoan is an aqueous salty system in an aqueous salty medium, but a man is an aqueous salty system in a medium in which there is but little water and most of that poor in salts.” – John Zachary Young

361. “That’s not water. That’s socialism juice. We should bomb Lake Erie.” – Bill Maher

362. “When the water is very calm and very beautiful, it won’t take a long time that a thick head will throw a stone in it!” – Mehmet Murat ildan

363. “It’s only water,” she said.”Tell that to a drowning man,” Giddon said.” – Kristin Cashore

364. “There is such solace in the mere sight of water. It clothes us delicately in its blowing salt and scent, gossamer items that medicate the poor soul.” – Sebastian Barry

365. “Both the teardrop and the tempest are made of water, making it the most yielding and most destructive force on Earth.” – Fiona Paul

366. “When you drop a pebble into a pond, ripples spread out, changing all the water in the pool. The ripples hit the shore and rebound, bumping into one another, breaking each other apart. In some small way, the pond is never the same again.” – Neal Shusterman

367. “Water – a thoroughly underrated drink.” – Wayne Gerard Trotman

368. “And gentle winds and waters near, make music to the lonely ear.” – Lord Byron

369. “Once you want something, everything changes. Now I want everything. I feel it so much that I am water, a river of want,pooled in the shape of a girl.” – Ally Condie

370. “Water is nothing if not ingemination, an encore to the tenacity of life.” – Terry Tempest Williams

371. “The amount of water on the planet does not change, only its quality.” – Walter Munk

372. “In time and with water, everything changes.” – Leonardo da Vinci

373. “Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau

374. “We must act now to make sure fresh water is available to everyone, no matter where they live. The consequences of doing nothing will be even more catastrophic.” – Penelope Cruz

375. “If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” – Loren Eiseley

376. “The Gospel is like water; no man invented it, yet no man can live without it.” – Reinhard Bonnke

377. “Water is the softest thing, yet it can penetrate mountains and earth. This shows clearly the principle of softness overcoming hardness.” – Lao Tzu

378. “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” – W. H. Auden

379. “We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.” – Thomas Fuller

380. “Water is the driving force of all nature.” – Leonardo da Vinci

381. “Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.” – Bruce Lee

382. “A man of wisdom delights in water.” – Confucius

383. “You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.” – Edwin Louis Cole

384. “We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” – Jacques Yves Cousteau

385. “To understand water is to understand the cosmos, the marvels of nature, and life itself.” – Masaru Emoto

386. “When you look at that nature world it becomes an icon, it becomes a holy picture that speaks of the origins of the world. Almost every mythology sees the origins of life coming out of water. And, curiously, that’s true. It’s amusing that the origin of life out of water is in myths and then again, finally, in science, we find the same thing. It’s exactly so.” – Joseph Campbell

387. “All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.” – Toni Morrison

388. “Nothing is weaker than water, Yet for overcoming what is hard and strong, Nothing surpasses it.” – Lao Tzu

389. “I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind.” – Emily Bronte

390. “Love is like water. If it doesn’t flow, it stagnates.” – Deepak Chopra

391. “I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man.” – Henry David Thoreau

392. “The formula for water is H2O. Is the formula for an ice cube H2O squared?” – Lily Tomlin

393“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” – Isak Dinesen

394. “Life is water, dancing to the tune of solids.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

395. “Water is H2O, hydrogen two parts, oxygen one, but there is also a third thing, that makes it water and nobody knows what that is.” – D. H. Lawrence

396. “Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.” – Margaret Atwood

397. “One day, someone showed me a glass of water that was half full. And he said, “Is it half full or half empty?” So I drank the water. No more problem.” – Alejandro Jodorowsky

398. “What All The World Knows Water is the principle, or the element, of things. All things are water.” – Plutarch

399. “The crisis of our diminishing water resources is just as severe (if less obviously immediate) as any wartime crisis we have ever faced. Our survival is just as much at stake as it was at the time of Pearl Harbor, or the Argonne, or Gettysburg, or Saratoga.” – Jim Wright

400. “Love is the Water of Life Everything other than love for the most beautiful God is agony of the spirit, though it be sugar- eating. What is agony of the spirit? To advance toward death without seizing hold of the Water of Life.” – Rumi

401. “There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments.” – Chris Rock

402. “Water is the basis of life and the blue arteries of the earth! Everything in the non-marine environment depends on freshwater to survive.” – Sandra Postel

403. “When you hear the splash Of the water drops that fall Into the stone bowl You will feel that all the dust Of your mind is washed away.” – Sen no Rikyu

404. “Nothing in the world is more flexible and yielding than water. Yet when it attacks the firm and the strong, none can withstand it, because they have no way to change it. So the flexible overcome the adamant, the yielding overcome the forceful. Everyone knows this, but no one can do it.” – Lao Tzu

405. “God is the color of water. Water doesn’t have a color.” – James McBride

406. “The water’s murmur is the voice of my father’s father.” – Chief Seattle

407. “A little water clears us of this deed.” – William Shakespeare

408. “We need a global approach to this from all sides. We need to educate people, we need the scientists to create new technologies, we need the engineers to create the networks, we need every human being to be aware of how precious water is and save it. Everybody has to be involved in a very firm and assertive way.” – Isabel Allende

409. “How beautiful the water is! To me ’tis wondrous fair– No spot can ever lonely be If water sparkle there; It hath a thousand tongues of mirth, Of grandeur, or delight, And every heart is gladder made When water greets the sight.” – Elizabeth Oakes Smith

410. “Don’t you realize that the sea is the home of water? All water is off on a journey unless it’s in the sea, and it’s homesick, and bound to make its way home someday.” – Zora Neale Hurston

411. “Water its living strength first shows, When obstacles its course oppose.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

412. “Water is a very good servant, but it is a cruel master.” – Charles G.D. Roberts

413. “A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

414. “Water is the formless potential out of which creation emerged. It is the ocean of unconsciousness enveloping the islands of consciousness. Water bathes us at birth and again at death, and in between it washes away sin. It is by turns the elixir of life or the renewing rain or the devastating flood.” – Scott Sanders

415. “Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes – one for peace and one for science.” – John F. Kennedy

416. “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

417. “Water, the Hub of Life. Water is its mater and matrix, mother and medium. Water is the most extraordinary substance! Practically all its properties are anomolous, which enabled life to use it as building material for its machinery. Life is water dancing to the tune of solids.” – Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

418. “So many people that I’ve seen can’t get clean water. It’s a crime.” – Jay-Z

419. “If you desire to dig a well to reach water, your efforts are more fruitful if you dig one 100-foot-deep hole than if you dig ten holes each 10 feet deep.” – Dan Millman

420. “To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.” – Alan Watts

421. “Water is the best of all things.” – Pindar

422. “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

423. “Anything else you’re interested in is not going to happen if you can’t breathe the air and drink the water. Don’t sit this one out. Do something. You are by accident of fate alive at an absolutely critical moment in the history of our planet.” – Carl Sagan

424. “Dripping water hollows out a stone.” – Ovid

425. “Here lies one whose name was writ in water.” – John Keats

426. “I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water.” – Ray Charles

427. “The river moves from land to water to land, in and out of organisms, reminding us what native peoples have never forgotten: that you cannot separate the land from the water, or the people from the land.” – Lynn Culbreath Noel

428. “A man from the west will fight over three things: water, women and gold, and usually in that order.” – Barry Goldwater

429. “Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.” – Claude Debussy

430. “A man who drinks only water has a secret to hide from his fellow men.” – Charles Baudelaire

431. “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

432. “Whiskey is for drinking; water is for fighting over.” – Mark Twain

433. “I heard the old, old, men say ‘all that’s beautiful drifts away, like the waters.” – William Butler Yeats

434. “Irrigation of the land with seawater desalinated by fusion power is ancient. It’s called rain.” – Mike McAlary

435. “The air, the water and the ground are free gifts to man and no one has the power to portion them out in parcels. Man must drink and breathe and walk and therefore each man has a right to his share of each.” – James F. Cooper

436. “For me Super Junior like a water, I always need it and it very fresh for me.” – Yesung

437. “I have never seen a river that I could not love. Moving water… has a fascinating vitality. It has power and grace and associations. It has a thousand colors and a thousand shapes, yet it follows laws so definite that the tiniest streamlet is an exact replica of a great river.” – Roderick Haig-Brown

438. “But I think one of the reasons I tend to stay in the water most of the time is I distrust the comfort.” – Frank Langella

439. “On singing in the swimming pool: “If I can move the water, I can move the people.” – Michael Bolton

440. “I watched the piles of feces go up the conveyor belt… They made their way through the machine… A few minutes later I took a long taste of the end result: a glass of delicious drinking water.” – Bill Gates

441. “There’s something wrong with a mother who washes out a measuring cup with soap and water after she’s only measured water in it.” – Erma Bombeck

442. “One cannot reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.” – Lao Tzu

443. “Potable, n. Suitable for drinking. Water is said to be potable; indeed, some declare it our natural beverage, although even they find it palatable only when suffering from the recurrent disorder known as thirst, for which it is a medicine.” – Ambrose Bierce

444. “The shortage of fresh water is the major ecological problem of this moment.” – Mikhail Gorbachev

445. “The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire.” – Pamela Hansford Johnson

446. “Fierce national competition over water resources has prompted fears that water issues contain the seeds of violent conflict.” – Kofi Annan

447. “There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

448. “For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet, and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports.” – Sandra Postel

449. “I am haunted by waters.” – Norman Maclean

450. “As a lotus flower is born in water, grows in water and rises out of water to stand above it unsoiled, so I, born in the world, raised in the world having overcome the world, live unsoiled by the world.” – Gautama Buddha

451. “From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.” – Arthur Conan Doyle

452. “Next to blood relationships, come water relationships.” – Stanley Crawford

453. “Clean water is not an expenditure of Federal funds; clean water is an investment in the future of our country.” – Bud Shuster

454. “Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly.” – Franz Kafka

455. “The destruction of aquatic ecosystem health, and the increasing water scarcity, are in my opinion the most pressing environmental problems facing human kind.” – Maude Barlow

456. “The solution to our water problems is more rain.” – Mark Twain

457. “You don’t miss your water ‘Till your well runs dry.” – William Bell

458. “One realizes how we take water for granted and how important it is to have it in order to stay alive. Beyond the drinking of it, let’s not forget the hygiene.” – Kim Basinger

459. “Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

460. “Love is an incredibly strong thing, it goes everywhere, it’s like water, you can’t stop it. Love, once you have it, once you create a kind of pathway for it to come out, it just keeps on coming out.” – Yoko Ono

461. “People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child — our own two eyes. All is a miracle.” – Nhat Hanh

462. “Water is being depleted many, many times faster than nature can replenish it.” – Maude Barlow

463. “The river where you set your foot just now is gone-those waters give way to this, now this.” – Heraclitus

464. “As I travel around the world, people think the only place where there is potential conflict [over] water is the Middle East, but they are completely wrong. We have the problem all over the world.” – Kofi Annan

465. “The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.” – David Attenborough

466. “All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise: that the individual is a member of a community of interdependent parts. The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land.” – Aldo Leopold

467. “Plasma seems to have the kinds of properties one would like for life. It’s somewhat like liquid water–unpredictable and thus able to behave in an enormously complex fashion. It could probably carry as much information as DNA does. It has at least the potential for organizing itself in interesting ways.” – Freeman Dyson

468. “Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.” – Mark Twain

469. “The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on earth.” – Linji Yixuan

470. “We have been quick to assume rights to use water but slow to recognize obligations to preserve and protect it… In short, we need a water ethic-a guide to right conduct in the face of complex decisions about natural systems we do not and cannot fully understand.” – Sandra Postel

471. “Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.” – Dave Barry

472. “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.” – Rachel Carson

473. “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

474. “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

475. “When everything is moving and shifting, the only way to counteract chaos is stillness. When things feel extraordinary, strive for ordinary. When the surface is wavy, dive deeper for quieter waters.” – Kristin Armstrong

476. “Water from a fountain quenches the excessive heat which would destroy this life. Thus water can be called the only everlasting source of continuous being.” – Nicola Salvi

477. “Women are like teabags. We don’t know our true strength until we are in hot water!” – Eleanor Roosevelt

478. “That which is now a horse, even with a thought The rack dislimms, and makes it indistinct As water is in water.” – William Shakespeare

479. “I never drink water. I’m afraid it will become habit-forming.” – W. C. Fields

480. “High quality water is more than the dream of the conservationists, more than a political slogan; high quality water, in the right quantity at the right place at the right time, is essential to health, recreation, and economic growth.” – Edmund Muskie

481. “Expect poison from the standing water.” – William Blake

482. “There was a Young Person in pink, Who called out for something to drink; But they said, ‘O my daughter, there’s nothing but water!’ Which vexed that Young Person in pink.” – Edward Lear

483. “Looking for yourself is like a thirsty fish looking for water.” – Deepak Chopra

484. “Water, thou hast no taste, no color, no odor; canst not be defined, art relished while ever mysterious. Not necessary to life, but rather life itself, thou fillest us with a gratification that exceeds the delight of the senses.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

485. “Fish marreth the water, and flesh doth dress it.” – John Florio

486. “Water is the most critical resource issue of our lifetime and our children’s lifetime. The health of our waters is the principal measure of how we live on the land.” – Luna Leopold

487. “My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.” – Mitch Hedberg

488. “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

489. “Pervasive depletion and overuse of water supplies, the high capital cost of new large water projects, rising pumping costs and worsening ecological damage call for a shift in the way water is valued, used and managed.” – Sandra Postel

490. “If you gave me several million years, there would be nothing that did not grow in beauty if it were surrounded by water.” – Jan Erik Vold

491. “The wars of the twenty-first century will be fought over water.” – Ismail Serageldin

492. “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 Kamal Tolba

493. “Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.” – John Lubbock

494. “Like roots finding water, we always wind up moving towards what sustains us.” – Mark Nepo

495. “And all the air is filled with pleasant noise of waters.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

496. “Be praised, My Lord, through Sister Water; she is very useful, and humble, and precious, and pure.” – Francis of Assisi

497. “We cry when we run out of sweat, we sweat when we tired of cry.” – Jacqui Germain

498. “Though I am able to do nothing else in this life, except only seek, my life seeming to others a vie manquee, yet it will not be so, because what I seek is the goodness of God that waters the dry places. And water overflows from one dry patch to another, and so you cannot be selfish in digging for it.” – Elizabeth Goudge

499. “Between us, we have the fire and the water. I’m quite sure that together, we can take on the wind.” – R.F. Kuang

500. “I incessantly look for water in wells dug by men, and I have drunk enough sand to prove it.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough