Water Quotes

  1. “Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.
  2. “Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.” 
  3. “A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us.” 
  4. “Where the waters do agree, it is quite wonderful the relief they give.”
  5. “The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.”
  6. “A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.” 

 

  1. “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.”
  2. “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.”
  3. “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.” – 

 

  1. “Water is sufficient…the spirit moves over water.”

 

Water quotes to inspire your day

 

  1. “This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.” 
  2. “You swam in a river of chance and coincidence. You clung to the happiest accidents—the rest you let float by.” 
  3. “It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.” 

 

  1. “When life places stones in your path, be the water. A persistent drop of water will wear away even the hardest stone.” 
  2. “Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.”
  3. “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” 

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  1. “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.” 
  2. “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.”
  3. “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.” 
  4. “All water is holy water.” 

Water quotes about life and progress

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

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  1. “Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.” 

 

  1. “Do not feel sad for your tears as rocks never regret the waterfalls” 
  2. “Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle.” 
  3. “Run wild and free like a waterfall” 
  4. “Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.”
  5. “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.” 
  6. “Always be like a water. Float in the times of pain or dance like waves along the wind which touches its surface.”

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  1. “Water is the mother of the vine, the nurse and fountain of fecundity, the adorner and refresher of the world.” 
  2. “When the water is calm, take as much distance as possible with your boat!”

Water quotes to help you move forward

  1. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” 
  2. “A river cuts through rock not because of its power but because of its persistence.” 
  3. “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.” 
  4. “Water is the most perfect traveller because when it travels it becomes the path itself!” 
  5. “Life in us is like the water in a river.”
  6. “Water is soft and humble, but it is the most powerful and is the most endurable.” 
  7. “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.”
  8. “Water is the lifeblood of our bodies, our economy, our nation and our well-being.” 
  9. “Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine.” 

 

  1. “Water was liquid silver, water was gold. It was clarity—a sacred thing.”

Interesting quotes about water and life

  1. “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.” 
  2. “The places where water comes together with other water. Those places stand out in my mind like holy places.” ― 
  3. “Water is such a lifesaver into which we cannot breathe but without taking it into us we cannot live” 
  4. “Water is the driving force in nature.” 
  5. “No water, no life. No blue, no green.” 

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  1. “Therefore, just as water retains no constant shape, so in warfare there are no constant conditions.” 
  2. “Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.”
  3. “In my life, water has had the character of punctuation.” ― Sue Ellen Campbell

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  1. “The sea is captive in a drop of water.” ― Marty Rubin
  2. “The water tells none of its secrets.” ― Nikos Engonopoulos

Inspirational water quotes to help you move forward

  1. “Water, in all its forms, is what carries the knowledge of life throughout the universe.”

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  1. “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.”
  2. “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.”
  3. “Water belongs to us all. Nature did not make the sun one person’s property, nor air, nor water, cool and clear.”

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  1. “The water was pure and cold and came out of the Apennines tasting like snow melted in the hands of a pretty girl.”
  2. “Clean water is inestimably precious to waste!”

 

  1. “Water liked to be free. . . Water hated being trapped, just like Percy.”
  2. “Water is the reason of our birth; it is the healer, the destroyer and the final consumer.”
  3. “Without water, life would just be rock.”
  4. “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.”
  5. “Water is always working, reorganizing the land.”
  6. “I was still water, held by my surroundings.

I am now a river, carving my own path.”

7 Favorite Quotes About Water

1) “Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.” 

 

2) “Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.” 

 

 

3) “Some people love the ocean. Some people fear it. I love it, hate it, fear it, respect it, cherish it, loathe it, and frequently curse it. It brings out the best in me and sometimes the worst.”

 

4) “When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.”

 

5) “All the water that will ever be is, right now.”

 

6) “You didn’t come into this world. You came out of it, like a wave from the ocean. You are not a stranger here.”

 

7) “The earth, the air, the land, and the water are not an inheritance from our forefathers but on loan from our children. So we have to handover to them at least as it was handed over to us.”

 

Water Quotes

“For whatever we lose (like a you or a me),

It’s always our self we find in the sea.”

 

“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”

 

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

 

“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.”

 

“Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.”

 

“Anger is like flowing water; there’s nothing wrong with it as long as you let it flow. Hate is like stagnant water; anger that you denied yourself the freedom to feel, the freedom to flow; water that you gathered in one place and left to forget. Stagnant water becomes dirty, stinky, disease-ridden, poisonous, deadly; that is your hate. On flowing water travels little paper boats; paper boats of forgiveness. Allow yourself to feel anger, allow your waters to flow, along with all the paper boats of forgiveness. Be human.”

 

“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.”

 

“She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air.”

 

“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.”

 

“Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time?” That the river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, at the current, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it, not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future.”

 

Eight quotes that illustrate why water is life

 

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

 

“Water is the driving force of all nature.”

 

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

 

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.” 

 

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

 

“In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.” 

 

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

 

“Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.”

 

“For whatever we lose (like a you or a me),

It’s always our self we find in the sea.”

 

“Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are god. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are gods.”

 

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

 

“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.”

 

“Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.”

 

“Anger is like flowing water; there’s nothing wrong with it as long as you let it flow. Hate is like stagnant water; anger that you denied yourself the freedom to feel, the freedom to flow; water that you gathered in one place and left to forget. Stagnant water becomes dirty, stinky, disease-ridden, poisonous, deadly; that is your hate. On flowing water travels little paper boats; paper boats of forgiveness. Allow yourself to feel anger, allow your waters to flow, along with all the paper boats of forgiveness. Be human.”

 

Top 10 Water Quotes

You can not hide on an island and expect that water will not find you.

 

All water has a perfect memory and is trying to get back to where it was.

 

Water is the only drink for a wise man.

 

Pure water is the world’s first and foremost medicine.

 

You can’t see your reflection in boiling water. Similarly, you can’t see the truths in your life a state of anger.

 

The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.

 

Anyone who can solve the problems of water will be worthy of two Nobel prizes one for peace and one for science.

 

All water is holy water.

 

One cannot reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.

 

Water is insipid, inodorous, colorless and smooth.