Water Quotes

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

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Never a ship sails out of the bay But carries my heart as a stowaway.
– Roselle Mercier

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Water is life’s mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.
– Albert Szent Gyorgyi

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There is too little public recognition of how much we all depend upon farmers as stewards of our soil, water and wildlife resources.
– John F. Kennedy

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There is indeed, perhaps, no better way to hold communion with the sea than sitting in the sun on the veranda of a fishermen’s cafe.
– Joseph W. Beach

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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

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Most of us, I suppose, are a little nervous of the sea. No matter what its smiles may be, we doubt its friendship.
– H.M. Tomlinson

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Battles over water in the West are always about something more. At their most elemental, they are about survival.
– Bettina Boxall

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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

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Nothing on earth is so weak and yielding as water, but for breaking down the firm and strong it has no equal.
– Lao Tsze

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Rain is a blessing when it falls gently on parched fields, turning the earth green, causing the birds to sing.
– Donald Worster

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

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Water is King, and he is Knight who uses it successfully to make two blades grow where nature produced none.
– J. S. Sherman

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

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The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
– Joseph Conrad

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

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