Quotesgenie  : :  Quotes ♥  : :
Water's Quotes


  Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.  
 -  Napoleon Bonaparte
  

  Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.  
 -  Mark Twain
  

  Water is the driving force in nature.  
 -  Leonardo Da Vinci
  

  Until 1985, when my lab found the protein they are made of, aquaporins hadn't yet been identified. There had been a controversy in biology for more than 100 years about how water moved through cells.  
 -  Peter Agre
  

  Every cell in our body is primarily water. But the water doesn't just sit in the cell, it moves through it in a very organized way. The process occurs rapidly in tissues that have these aquaporins or water channels.  
 -  Peter Agre
  

  Well, all life forms are dependent upon water.  
 -  Peter Agre
  

  We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.  
 -  Thomas Fuller
  

  Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.  
 -  Wallace Stevens
  

  The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.  
 -  Sigmund Freud
  

  All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.  
 -  F. Scott Fitzgerald
  

  Right whales, for all their size, are surprisingly athletic. They roll, they slap their flukes, they lift their heads out of the water in a move known as a spy hop. They find playthings and are particularly fond of swimming repeatedly through clumps of seaweed, which slides over them like a feathered boa.  
 -  James Cagney
  

  New Orleans is 5 feet below sea level, which means that holes dug in the ground immediately fill with water. Coffins were punctured and sunk with weights, which didn't stop them from floating up out of the cemeteries and down the streets of the French Quarter on stormy nights. The solution was to bury people above ground, in what are called vaults.  
 -  James Cagney
  

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

  I never drink water; that is the stuff that rusts pipes.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.  
 -  Anatole France
  

  I never drink water. I'm afraid it will become habit-forming.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it.  
 -  W. C. Fields
  

  Water is to me, I confess, a phenomenon which continually awakens new feelings of wonder as often as I view it.  
 -  Michael Faraday
  

  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!  
 -  Meher Baba
  

  If I was gonna go to jail, I don't want to go to jail for stealing a bottle of water. I'll steal that $20 million. At least then it was worth it.  
 -  Idris Elba
  

  I'm not a water guy.  
 -  Don Nelson
  

  By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water.  
 -  Sade Adu
  

  With a growing population, there is a growing need for more water delivery and storage.  
 -  Joe Baca
  

  Call things by their right names - Glass of brandy and water! That is the current, but not the appropriate name; ask for a glass of liquid fire and distilled damnation.  
 -  Robert Hall
  

  Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.  
 -  Khalil Gibran
  

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

  I'm from an island, so I've always been near the water. I don't think I could live somewhere far from the sea.  
 -  Sigrid Agren
  

  We're like a gardener with a hose and our attention is water - we can water flowers or we can water weeds.  
 -  Josh Radnor
  

  Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves.  
 -  James Otis
  

  A straight oar looks bent in the water. What matters is not merely that we see things but how we see them.  
 -  Michel de Montaigne
  

  In an underdeveloped country don't drink the water. In a developed country don't breathe the air.  
 -  Jonathan Raban
  

  I drink a lot of water and always try to stay hydrated.  
 -  Christie Rampone
  

  Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.  
 -  Nelson Mandela
  

  When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.  
 -  Nelson Mandela
  

  His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve.  
 -  Lewis Carroll
  

  If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.  
 -  Loren Eiseley
  

  It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it.  
 -  Dan Quayle
  

  Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  I came to water late. I learned to swim at the age of 20.  
 -  Liam Neeson
  

  You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud.  
 -  George MacDonald
  

  The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.  
 -  John Lubbock
  

  Muscle and water is critical in burning fat.  
 -  Lee Haney
  

  Scalded cats fear even cold water.  
 -  Thomas Fuller
  

  Some people say that watching pay freezes in the government is like watching water freeze. It expands.  
 -  Darrell Issa
  

  Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint.  
 -  Samuel Butler
  

  I love to swim, and I love being near water.  
 -  Kim Edwards
  

  Out of the water, I am nothing.  
 -  Duke Kahanamoku
  

  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.  
 -  Oksana Baiul
  

  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
  

  No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water.  
 -  Lou Holtz
  

  No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers.  
 -  Lou Holtz
  

  The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable.  
 -  Lou Holtz
  

  I don't drink water, haven't drank water in 40 years.  
 -  Lou Holtz
  

  Me, I'm spiritually retarded, I need to be knee deep in water with a fly rod in my hands, that's about as close to God as I get.  
 -  Steve Earle
  

  Yeah, I mean I'm a water sign. I'm a Pisces.  
 -  Jhene Aiko
  

  I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the - you know, there was a lot of water around. Niagara Falls was about four or five miles away.  
 -  James Cameron
  

  When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he's doing nothing but the dog is barking, call 911.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  Bathtubs, pools, water - to me, it's a very essential part of being grounded and sensual and feeling yourself.  
 -  Andre Balazs
  

  I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.  
 -  Mitch Hedberg
  

  My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them.  
 -  Mitch Hedberg
  

  It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway.  
 -  Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
  

  The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.  
 -  William Blake
  

  We all know what flopping is when we see it. The stuff that you see is where guys aren't really getting hit at all and are just flailing around like a fish out of water.  
 -  Kobe Bryant
  

  I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.  
 -  Kobe Bryant
  

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

  No water, no life. No blue, no green.  
 -  Sylvia Earle
  

  The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening in the land and we ran into it, and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water, 2 miles from the shore, clean sand.  
 -  William Dampier
  

  In the road ships must ride in 30, 40, or 50 fathom water, not above half a mile from the shore at farthest: and if there are many ships they must ride close one by another.  
 -  William Dampier
  

  It is wise to bring some water, when one goes out to look for water.  
 -  Arab proverb
  

  As much use as a yard of pump water.  
 -  Proverb
  

  A little water is a sea to an ant.  
 -  Afghan proverb
  

  Keep your head above water.  
 -  Proverb
  

  Kissing is like drinking salted water: you drink and your thirst increases.  
 -  Chinese proverb