Lake Quote

The Best Lake Quotes

Not every lake dreams to be an ocean. Blessed are the ones who are happy with whom they are.

 

 

 

A normal lake is knowable. A Great Lake can hold all the mysteries of an ocean, and then some.

 

 

 

Be calm like a calm lake, then you will look beautiful like a beautiful calm lake!

 

 

 

Time wasted at the lake is time well spent.

 

 

 

Becoming a lake has put a lot of things in perspective for me.

 

 

 

There’s only one way to tackle life, enjoy a day at the beach, and jump into a Great Lake: Headfirst!

 

 

 

Looking out over the lake, I felt enveloped in the most peaceful, loving utopia.

 

 

 

If you live in the mountains, you long for the trees and the lakes.

 

 

 

Make your heart like a lake with a calm, still surface and great depths of kindness.

 

 

 

Life is better at the lake.

 

 

 

A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.

 

 

 

Stay close to the serenity of a lake to meet your own peace of mind.

 

 

 

When the mind is silent like a lake the lotus blossoms.

 

 

 

So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.

 

 

 

Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do – they all contain truths

 

 

 

A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.

 

 

 

Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.

 

 

 

Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean.

 

40 of the most beautiful lake quotes

“Not every lake dreams to be an ocean. Blessed are the ones who are happy with whom they are.”

“When the mind is silent like a lake the lotus blossoms.”

“So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.”

“If the lake sees the ocean, it will want big waves! If the ocean sees the lake, it will want calm days that lasts for years!”

“Make your heart like a lake with a calm, still surface and great depths of kindness.”

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

“A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.”

“When a lake’s doubt is shown as ripples, sunshine rays are flown to the hills.”

“The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.”

“Even a pebble cast in the middle of a lake creates ripples that eventually reach the shore.”

“There’s only one way to tackle life, enjoy a day at the beach, and jump into a Great Lake: Headfirst!”

“Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience”

“If there are ripples on the surface of a lake, we cannot see the depth. Similarly unless the mind is restful, we cannot experience the harmony and union within us.”

“Water is the driving force of all nature.”

“This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty.”

“Every lake belongs to the quietness desired by the swans.”

“Some people look like frozen lakes; break the ice, there you will see a lively world!”  

“Be calm like a calm lake, then you will look beautiful like a beautiful calm lake!”

“An ocean which thinks there is nothing to learn from a lake is not a wise ocean!”

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”

“My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful.”

“Earth and Sky, Woods and Fields, Lakes and Rivers, the Mountain and the Sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.”

“The still waters of a lake reflect the beauty around it. When the mind is still, the beauty of the Self is seen reflected in it.”

“Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon.”

“Grace is like a lake of drinkable water right outside your door. But you stay inside and die of thirst.”

“A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.”

“Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do – they all contain truths.”

“Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes – every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.”

“Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean.”

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.”

“In the hearts captivated by innocence, the eternal peace of a quiet lake is experienced!”

“The sky loves lakes rather than oceans because it finds the opportunity to watch itself in the crystal clear mirrors of the lakes!”

“I believe that water is the closest thing to a god we have here on Earth.“

“Find a calm lake and wait for the twilight in silence! There, existence will visit you with all its magnificence! The existence of the Existence can best be felt in the presence of dimness and in the absence of crowds and noises!”

“Even the smallest act of caring for another person is like a drop of water. It will make ripples throughout the entire pond.”

“There is something more beautiful than a beautiful thing and that is a beautiful thing which has a beautiful reflection on the water.”

“A little tranquil lake is more significant to my life than any big city in the world”

“The lake water was reinventing the forest and the white moon above it, and wolves lapped up the cold reflection of the sky.”

“Let nature be your teacher”

 

Lake Sayings and Quotes

 

Be calm like a calm lake, then you will look beautiful like a beautiful calm lake!

 

A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.

 

So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.

 

A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.

 

Not every lake dreams to be an ocean. Blessed are the ones who are happy with whom they are.

 

Every lake belongs to the quietness desired by the swans.

 

Some people look like frozen lakes; break the ice, there you will see a lively world!

 

The little lake you love is the biggest ocean for you!

 

Time wasted at the lake is time well spent.

 

The lake lay like a mirror that some one had breathed upon, the brown islands showing through the mist faintly, with gray shadows falling into the water, blurred at the edges.

 

Men cannot see their reflection in running water, / but only in still water. Only that which is itself still / can still the seekers of stillness . . . If water derives / lucidity from stillness, how much more the / faculties of the mind! The mind of the sage, being / in repose, becomes the mirror of the universe.

 

A small pebble stirs the peaceful lake; / The circle mov’d, a circle straight succeeds, / Another still, and still another spreads.

 

Stand here by my side and turn, I pray, / On the lake below thy gentle eyes; / The clouds hang over it, heavy and gray, / And dark and silent the water lies;

 

Beware of still water, a still dog, and a still enemy.

 

Such a mortal too was Clooth-na-Bare, who went all over the world, seeking a lake deep enough to drown her faery life, of which she had grown weary, leaping from hill to hill, and setting up a cairn of stones wherever her feet lighted, until, at last, she found the deepest water in the world in little Lough Ia, on the top of the bird mountain, in Sligo.

 

And the pleased lake, like maiden coy, / Trembled but dimpled not for joy; / The mountain shadows on her breast / Were neither broken nor at rest;

 

Thus up the margin of the lake, / Between the precipice and the brake, / O’er stock and rock their race they take.

 

Alive, we are like a sleek black water beetle. / Skating across still water in any direction / We choose, and soon to be swallowed / Suddenly from beneath.

 

I come into the peace of wild things / who do not tax their lives with forethought / of grief. I come into the presence of still water. / And I feel above me the day-blind stars / waiting for their light.

 

Marriage may often be a stormy lake, but celibacy is almost always a muddy horsepond.

 

Be on your guard against a silent dog and still water.

 

As swiftly as a reach of still water is crisped by the wind, the rock-strewn ridges and scrub-topped hills were troubled and alive with armed men.

 

Into a gradual calm the breezes sink, / A blue rim borders all the lake’s still brink;

 

And now the whole wide lake in deep repose / Is hush’d, and like a burnish’d mirror glows.

 

Balance is the perfect state of still water. Let that be our model. It remains quiet within and is not disturbed on the surface.

 

When water is still, one’s beard and eyelashes are reflected in it. A skilled carpenter uses it in a level to obtain a measurement. If still water is so clear, how much more are the mental faculties!

 

The lake still sleeps, still dreams its dream, / Under its bright, cold counterpane.

 

And the sleeping lake lies still as death, / Waveless, mute, by the frozen land.

 

A lake and a fairy boat, / To sail in the moonlight clear, / Where merrily you might float / From the dragons that watch you here!

 

Lake Life Quotes

“Memories made at the lake last forever.”

“The lake: Life slows down. Friends stay longer.”

“Better to wake at the lake.”

“Lake hair, don’t care.”

“The tans will fade, but the memories will last forever.”

“There’s nothing quite like life by the water.”

“I’m gonna soak up the sun.” – Sheryl Crow

“Another day, another dip.”

“I love to wake at the lake.”

“Skip a stone. Take a hike. Sit a spell. Listen. Daydream. Just breathe. This is lake living.”

At the lake, every hour is happy hour.”

“When we count our blessings, we count days at the lake.”

“A clean cabin is a sign of wasted time at the lake.”

“If you’re lucky enough to live at the lake, you’re lucky enough.”

“Lake rules: Sleep in. Read. Nature. Memories. Relax. Fish. Enjoy each moment.”

“There’s no place like home except the lake.”

“Time wasted at the lake is time well spent.”

Lake Sayings

There are a variety of lake time quotes that describe the magic of a lake, including some of my favourite mountain and lake quotes. Go through these quotes about the lake to find your favourite.

“The little lake you love is the biggest ocean for you!”

“So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.”

“Even a pebble cast in the middle of a lake creates ripples that eventually reach the shore.”

“If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” 

“And I say also this. I do not think the forest would be so bright, nor the water so warm, nor love so sweet, if there were no danger in the lakes.” 

“Of all the paths you take in life make some lead to the lake.”

“The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.” 

“A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.”

Funny Lake Quotes

“You float my boat.”

“What happens at the lake stays at the lake.”

“I’m a lakeaholic.”

“It’s lake o’clock somewhere.”

“I don’t need therapy, I just need my boat.”

“Going to the lake. Bear with me.”

“Keeping it reel at the lake.”

“Yes, I’m throwing shade”

“Life is better on a boat.”

“Just keep paddling!”

“Beer tastes better at the lake.”

“On a quiet night at the lake, you can almost hear the fish laughing.”

“Know when to give up and just go to the lake.”

“I’m lost at the lake. Don’t bother me.”

“This is my resting beach face.”

Short Lake Quotes for Instagram

“All you need is love and the lake.”

“Life is simple, Add some water.”

“Happiness comes in waves.”

“The lake is good for the soul.”

“The lake is calling. I must go.”

“Live. Love. Lake.”

“All you need is love. And the lake…”

“Take me to the lake.”

“Life’s a beach, enjoy the waves.”

Lake Scenery Quotes

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”

“A lake so vibrant in color that it looks like a fine art painting.”

“Nature is painting for us, day after day, pictures of infinite beauty.”

“A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.” 

“Find a calm lake and wait for the twilight in silence! There, existence will visit you with all its magnificence!” 

“This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty.”  

“Water creates so much beauty, life and mystery.”

Summer Lake Quotations

“I grew up with the smell of the lake and the feeling of the woods.” 

 

“Nothing is more memorable than a smell. One scent can be unexpected, momentary and fleeting, yet conjure up a childhood summer beside a lake in the mountains…” 

“There’s only one way to tackle life, enjoy a day at the beach, and jump into a Great Lake: Headfirst!”

 

“I could never in a hundred summers get tired of this.” 

“We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.” 

“My recollection of a hundred lovely lakes has given me blessed release from care and worry and the troubled thinking of our modern day. It has been a return to the primitive and the peaceful.” 

Inspirational Lake Quotes

Being at the lake can bring calm to your soul while being one with nature. These thought provoking lakeside quotes will inspire you.

Stay close to the serenity of a lake to meet your own peace of mind.” 

“Sometimes in the waves of change, We find our true direction.”

“Be calm like a calm lake, then you will look beautiful like a beautiful calm lake!” 

“Just find your way, like a river settling into its bed, and the sigh of the wind over a lake, light but restful… content with the joy in the arc of an arm throwing a ball for a dog to fetch” 

“Mindfulness arises when you allow your attention to fall effortlessly on the breathing point like an autumn leaf falling on a lake of still water” 

“We cannot see our reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.”

The Most Beautiful Lake Quotes

“Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more that what we could learn from books.”

“A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.”

 

“The lake of my mind, unbroken by oars, heaves placidly and soon sinks into an oily somnolence.’ That will be useful.”

“There’s only one way to tackle life, enjoy a day at the beach, and jump into a Great Lake: Headfirst!”

Lake Michigan’s definitely moody. It’s not just bi-polar, but beyond schizophrenic. Its dozens of surrounding lakes and waterways never know what to expect on a day-to-day basis. She is awesome at calm and awesome at dangerous.”

“When a lake’s doubt is shown as ripples, sunshine rays are flown to the hills.”

“If the lake sees the ocean, it will want big waves! If the ocean sees the lake, it will want calm days that lasts for years!”

“Life is better at the lake.”

“A normal lake is knowable. A Great Lake can hold all the mysteries of an ocean, and then some.”

“Be calm like a calm lake, then you will look beautiful like a beautiful calm lake!”

“Stay close to the serenity of a lake to meet your own peace of mind.”

“So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.”

 

“When you have swam in the sea a lake will no longer do; everyone else has been a pond but the ocean was always you.”

“The water. The lake. It flows through our veins, and there’s nothing we can do about it… It’s like venom.”

“Just find your way, like a river settling into its bed, and the sigh of the wind over a lake, light but restful… content with the joy in the arc of an arm throwing a ball for a dog to fetch”

“Even a pebble cast in the middle of a lake creates ripples that eventually reach the shore.”

“Skip a stone. Take a hike. Sit a spell. Listen. Daydream. Just breathe. This is lake living.”

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my sense put in order.”

“Real freedom lies in wildness, not in civilization.”

“The wilderness holds answers to questions we have not yet learned to ask.”

“A great many people, and more all the time, live their entire lives without ever once sleeping out under the stars.”

Lake View Quotes

“Talk not of the river or lake, To those who have looked on the sea.”

“Be calm like a calm lake, then you will look beautiful like a beautiful calm lake!”

“So lovely was the loneliness of a wild lake.”

“Looking out over the lake, I felt enveloped in the most peaceful, loving utopia.”

“Make your heart like a lake with a calm, still surface and great depths of kindness.”