110+ Best Water Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Water is the source of healing. Also, it symbolize the purity, fertility, life, motion, renewal, and transformation. You can see yourself when you look at the water. Famous water quotes will light you up, broaden your horizons and encourage you to keep flowing towards your dreams.

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Top Water Quotes

Water is the driver of Nature. ― Leonardo da Vinci

Water, the Hub of Life. Water is its mater and matrix, mother and medium. Water is the most extraordinary substance! Practically all its properties are anomalous, which enabled life to use it as building material for its machinery. ― Albert Szent Gyorgyi

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. ― Martin Buxbaum

Water, thou hast no taste, no color, no odor; canst not be defined, art relished while ever mysterious. Not necessary to life, but rather life itself, thou fillest us with a gratification that exceeds the delight of the senses. ― Antoine de Saint Exupery

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it. ― Lao Tzu

When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water. ― Benjamin Franklin

For whatever we lose (like a you or a me), It’s always ourselves we find in the sea. ― E.E. Cummings

Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong. ― Lao Tzu

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. ― Luna Leopold

Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea. ― Mikhail Lermontov

Still waters run deep. Shallow waters run dry frequently. ― Thomas County Cat

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

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

Water is the lifeblood of our bodies, our economy, our nation and our wellbeing. ― Stephen Johnson

A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us. ― Lucy Larcom

All the waters run to the sea and yet the sea is not full, and from the place where they began, thither they return again. ― Ecclesiastes

Water is the only substance on earth that is naturally present in three different forms? As a liquid, a solid (ice) and as a gas (water vapor). ― Author Unknown

No Water. No Life. No Blue. No Green. ― Sylvia Earle

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

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man. ― Heraclitus

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

Where the waters do agree, it is quite wonderful the relief they give. ― Jane Austen

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

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. ― Khalil Gibran

Drinking water is like washing out your insides. The water will cleanse the system, fill you up, decrease your caloric load and improve the function of all your tissues. ― Kevin R. Stone

An overindulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate. ― Criss Jami

You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean. ― Alan Watts

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

Water is the only drink for a wise man. ― Henry David Thoreau

When life places stones in your path, be the water. A persistent drop of water will wear away even the hardest stone. ― Autumn Morning Star

A little water is a sea to an ant. ― Afghan Proverb

The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone. ― Lucretius

When you drink the water, remember the spring. ― Chinese Proverb

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. ― Rumi

Clean water, the essence of life and a birthright for everyone, must become available to all people now. ― Jean Michel Cousteau

A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable. ― William Wordsworth

Water is critical for sustainable development, including environmental integrity and the alleviation of poverty and hunger, and is indispensable for human health and wellbeing. ― United Nations

If I offer you a glass of water, and bring back a cup of ice, I’m trying to teach you patience. And also, that sometimes you get ice with no water, and later you’ll get water with no ice. Ah, but that’s life, no? ― Jarod Kintz

Water links us to our neighbor in a way more profound and complex than any other. ― John Thorson

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.― Hermann Hesse

The deeper the waters are, the more still they run. ― Korean Proverb

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. ― Yoko Ono

Water which is too pure has no fish. ― Afghan Proverb

It is the calm and silent water that drowns a man. ― Ghanaian Proverb

Ocean is more ancient than the mountains and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time. ― H. P. Lovecraft

Water is being depleted many, many times faster than nature can replenish it. ― Maude Barlow

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. ― Leonardo da Vinci

Filthy water cannot be washed. ― African Proverb

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water. ― W. H. Auden

There’s plenty of water in the universe without life, but nowhere is there life without water. ― Sylvia A. Earle

We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean. ― Anna Freud

Everywhere water is a thing of beauty, gleaming in the dewdrops; singing in the summer rain; shining in the ice gems till the leaves all seem to turn to living jewels; spreading a golden veil over the setting sun; or a white gauze around the midnight moon ― John Ballantine Gough

Always be like a water. Float in the times of pain or dance like waves along the wind which touches its surface. ― Santosh Kalwar

Water is insipid, inodorous, colorless and smooth. ― Edmund Burke

Water flows from high in the mountains Water runs deep in the Earth Miraculously, water comes to us, and sustains all life. ― Thich Nhat Hanh

All water is holy water. ― Rajiv Joseph

You swam in a river of chance and coincidence. You clung to the happiest accidents—the rest you let float by. ― David Wroblewski

Water sustains all. ― Thales Of Miletus

Life in us is like the water in a river. ― Henry David Thoreau

Water is the basis of life and the blue arteries of the earth! Everything in the non-marine environment depends on freshwater to survive. ― Sandra Postel

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

Water is sufficient…the spirit moves over water. ― Friedrich Nietzsche

I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall. ― Mike May

A woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets. ― Gloria Stuart

Water is the soul of the Earth. ― W.H. Auden

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool, or you go out in the ocean. ― Christopher Reeve

Water is the best of all things. ― Pindar

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

When you’re thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that’s faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that’s science. ― Anton Chekhov

Water is a common heritage, the value of which must be recognized by all. Everyone has the duty to use water carefully and economically. ― European Water Charter

It is water, in every form and at every scale, that saturates the mind. All the water that will ever be is, right now. ― National Geographic

I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding. ― John O’Donohue

Water is the most basic of all resources. Civilizations grew or withered depending on its availability. ― Dr. Nathan W. Snyder

Listening to soft music and the sound of the ocean is quite relaxing to me. ― LaToya Jackson

It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things. ― Nicholas Sparks

Water should not be judged by its history, but by its quality. ― Dr Lucas Van Vuuren

I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name. ― Adela Florence Nicolson

In every drop of water, there is a story of life. ― Leena Arif

Water is everywhere and in all living things; we cannot be separated from water. No water, no life. Period. Water comes in many forms ― liquid, vapor, ice, snow, fog, rain, hail. But no matter the form, it’s still water. ― Robert Fulghum

Beauty soaks reality as water fills a rag. ― Chet Raymo

All rivers, even the most dazzling, those that catch the sun in their course, all rivers go down to the ocean and drown. And life awaits man as the sea awaits the river. ― Simone Schwarz

Water is one of the most basic of all needs, we cannot live for more than a few days without it. And yet, most people take water for granted. We waste water needlessly and don’t realize that clean water is a very limited resource. More than 1 billion pe ― Robert Alan

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. ― Mahatma Gandhi

Water is fundamental for life and health. The human right to water is indispensable for leading a healthy life in human dignity. It is a pre ― requisite to the realization of all other human rights. ― The United Nations

In practice, the ocean is the world’s wildest place because of both its fearsome natural danger and how easy it is out there to slip from the boundaries of law and civilization that seem so firm ashore.― Rose George

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.― Ryunosuke Satoro

We must treat water as if it were the most precious thing in the world, the most valuable natural resource. Be economical with water! Don’t waste it! We still have time to do something about this problem before it is too late. ― Mikhail Gorbachev

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

Well, when I was a kid, I grew up in San Diego next to the ocean. The ocean was my friend my best friend.― Robert Ballard

A Woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she will without pretense and arrives at her destination prepared to be herself and only herself. ― Maya Angelou

Water is a very good servant, but it is a cruel master. ― C.G.D. Roberts

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water. ― Christopher Morley

Don’t you realize that the sea is the home of water? All water is off on a journey unless it’s in the sea, and it’s homesick, and bound to make its way home someday. ― Zora Neale Hursto

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there someday. ― A. A. Milne

Just think of any negativity that comes at you as a raindrop falling into the ocean of your bliss.― Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Surrender to the flow of the River of Life, yet do not float down the river like a leaf or a log. While neither attempting to resist life nor to hurry it, become the rudder and use your energy to correct your course to avoid the whirlpools and undertow. ― Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not feel sad for your tears as rocks never regret the waterfalls ― Munia Khan

Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle. ― Crystal Middlemas

Run wild and free like a waterfall ― Anamika Mishra

This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is. ― Dennis Rodman

For many of us, clean water is so plentiful and readily available that we rarely, if ever, pause to consider what life would be like without it. ― Marcus Samuelsson

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don’t let yourself indulge in vain wishes. ― Laurence J. Peter

O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet. ― Chanakya

Don’t be a fish; be a frog. Swim in the water and jump when you hit ground. ― Kim Young

Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life. ― Letitia Elizabeth Landon

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

Life is like the ocean; it goes up and down. ― Vanessa Paradis

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. ― Autumn Morning Star

When the water is calm, take as much distance as possible with your boat! ― Mehmet Murat ilda

A river cuts through rock not because of its power but because of its persistence. ― Jim Watkins

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