Water Quotes (651)

Quotes and citations about water

They disallowed this and disallowed that, and now I can't even get my head above water!.. view

By: Bud Abbott

American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it... view

By: Henry B. Adams

By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water... view

By: Aeschylus

It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters... view

By: Aesop

True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them... view

By: George D. Aiken

The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history... view

By: Todd Akin

Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security, land, and water... view

By: Bashar al-Assad

The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has become a sudden rushing torrent... view

By: Shana Alexander

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

By: Muhammad Ali

This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free... view

By: Richard V. Allen

But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders... view

By: Tom Allen

At the Muddy Waters thing, I played the first song by myself on an acoustic guitar. I thought that was great that y'all did that tribute to Muddy Waters. I had a real good time... view

By: Gregg Allman

Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die... view

By: B. R. Ambedkar

Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self... view

By: B. R. Ambedkar

Even before Watergate and his resignation, Nixon had inspired conflicting and passionate emotions... view

By: Stephen Ambrose

It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well... view

By: Henri Frederic Amiel

I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory... view

By: Kevin J. Anderson

I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America... view

By: Richard Dean Anderson

I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water... view

By: Maya Angelou

Such fire was not by water to be drowned, nor he his nature changed by changing ground... view

By: Ludovico Ariosto

I was in Florida with Burt Stern, the photographer who shot Marilyn Monroe on the beach with a sweater, and we smoked a joint. The bathing suit kept coming off in the water, and I just ripped it off. I was very comfortable being naked... view

By: Rosanna Arquette

Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all the principal waters of the Columbia, with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean... view

By: William Henry Ashley

My power is the ability to control water molecules and form them into ice... view

By: Shawn Ashmore

We ought to be providing protective sanctuaries for the Kurdish rebels. That means finding some places where they can come and to which we will then be able to provide food and water and medical help... view

By: Les Aspin

Brooke might tell a different story, but I've always loved the water... view

By: Christopher Atkins

The story as told in The Odyssey doesn't hold water. There are too many inconsistencies... view

By: Margaret Atwood

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water... view

By: W. H. Auden

My drawings at first were made altogether in watercolors, but they wanted softness and a great deal of finish... view

By: John James Audubon

Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters... view

By: Norman Ralph Augustine

To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left, to find a dry spring where one looked for running water - there is no help for any of these things... view

By: Mary Austin

The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and gives more fruit... view

By: Saint Teresa of Avila

You must be a lotus, unfolding its petals when the sun rises in the sky, unaffected by the slush where it is born or even the water which sustains it!.. view

By: Sai Baba

As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America... view

By: Joe Baca

I consider it top priority to improve water quality and increase water quantity in my community... view

By: Joe Baca

With a growing population, there is a growing need for more water delivery and storage... view

By: Joe Baca

One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach - of course - and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful... view

By: Oksana Baiul

One way of watering down the effects of violence is to approach it in a more lighthearted way. I don't mean to say that you laugh when somebody has their arm sawn off, but you can diffuse fear with humour... view

By: Colin Baker

People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned... view

By: James A. Baldwin

The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam... view

By: J. G. Ballard

I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone... view

By: Tallulah Bankhead