50+ Best Waterfall Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A waterfall is an area where water flows over a vertical drop or a series of steep drops in the course of a stream or river. Profoundly inspirational waterfall quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Famous Waterfall Quotes

The vast waterfall of history pours down, and a few obituarists fill teacups with the stories. Marilyn Johnson

Run wild and free like a waterfall Anamika Mishra

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. Jawaharlal Nehru

Sometimes, it’s hard to tell how fast the current’s moving until you’re headed over a waterfall. Kimberly McCreight

Once we have tasted far streams, touched the gold, found some limit beyond the waterfall, a season changes, and we come back changed but safe, quiet, grateful. William Stafford

Experiencing the present purely is being empty and hollow; you catch grace as a man fills his cup under a waterfall. Annie Dillard

There’s no better place to find yourself than sitting by a waterfall and listening to its music. Roland R Kemler

I can see my rainbow calling me through the misty breeze of my waterfall. Jimi Hendrix

All anyone can hope is just a tiny bit of love, like a drop in a cup if you can get it, or a waterfall, a flood, if you can get that too. Edwidge Danticat

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 “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. Hermann Hesse

I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles. Anne Frank

My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives. Mel Brooks

Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Margaret Atwood

It was more than just the gentle tumble of the waterfall, or the wind or the sound of birds. It was much, much more he knew. He looked about him and he knew he had found what he had been looking for. Michael Delaware

The idea is that flowing water never goes stale, so just keep on flowing. Bruce Lee

The most stupendous scenery ceases to be sublime when it becomes distinct, or in other words limited, and the imagination is no longer encouraged to exaggerate it. The actual height and breadth of a mountain or a waterfall are always ridiculously small; they are imagined only that content us. Henry David Thoreau

Water is the driver of nature. Leonardo Da Vinci

Waterfalls wouldn’t sound so melodious if there were no rocks in their way. Rishabh Gautam

Above them, a waterfall tumbled from a clifftop as high as a church steeple. The water fell in milky blue strands, shooting spray in the air that danced in rainbows of gold, pink, and blue. Martine Bailey

Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick. J. R. R. Tolkien

Emerald slopes became so tall they touched the clouds, and showers painted diamond waterfalls that sluiced down cliff sides. Victoria Kahler

I need waves. I need waterfalls. I want rushing currents. Tahereh Mafi

Top Waterfall Quotes

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

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

Mist to mist drops to drops. For water thou art, and unto water shalt thou return. Kamand Kojouri

You don’t have the power to make rainbows or waterfalls, sunsets or roses, but you do have the power to bless people by your words and smiles. You carry within you the power to make the world better. Sharon G. Larsen

Another way to look at meditation is to view thinking itself as a waterfall, a cascading of thought. In cultivating mindfulness, we are going beyond or behind our thinking, much the way you might find a vantage point in a cave or depression in the rock behind a waterfall. We still see and hear the water, but we are out of the torrent. Jon Kabat-Zinn

Look with open eyes, and you will see the beauty of the waterfall. Anthony Hincks

For an instant, silence, noisier than a waterfall. Salman Rushdie

I love you like a river that understands that it must learn to flow differently over waterfalls and to rest in the shallows. Paulo Coelho

Water is the most perfect traveller because when it travels it becomes the path itself! Mehmet Murat Ildan

The point is that when I see a sunset or a waterfall or something, for a split second it’s so great, because for a little bit I’m out of my brain, and it’s got nothing to do with me. Chris Evans

Just as a waterfall grows slower and more lightly suspended as it plunges down, so the great man of action tends to act with greater calmness than his tempestuous desires prior to the deed would lead one to expect. Friedrich Nietzsche

They say that people who live next to waterfalls don’t hear the water. Jonathan Safran Foer

My desert soul erupts with turquoise water, floods and cascades and waterfalls rushing in around my rocky parts, pushing and reshaping and filling every hidden dark spot. Kiersten White

Young leaves, the sound of a waterfall, heard from far and near. Yosa Buson

There is a hidden message in every waterfall. It says, if you are flexible, falling will not hurt you. Mehmet Murat Ildan

A waterfall cannot be silent, just as wisdom. When they speak, the voice of power speaks. Mehmet Murat Ildan

And when you hear the sound of the waterfall coming nearer and nearer, tidy up the boat, put on your best tie and hat, and smoke a cigar right up till the moment you go over. That’s a triumph. Ray Bradbury

A waterfall is concerned only with being itself, not with doing something it considers waterfall-like. Vernon Howard

I shift an infinitesimal movement towards him. It is like the leap from a waterfall. I do not know, until then, what I am going to do. Madeline Miller

We are all naturally seekers of wonders. We travel far to see the majesty of old ruins, the venerable forms of the hoary mountains, great waterfalls, and galleries of art. And yet the world’s wonder is all around us; the wonder of setting suns, and evening stars, of the magic spring-time, the blossoming of the trees, the strange transformations of the moth. Albert Pike

We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. Through the unknown, remembered gate When the last of earth left to discover Is that which was the beginning; At the source of the longest river The voice of the hidden waterfall And the children in the apple-tree Not known, because not looked for But heard, half-heard, in the stillness Between two waves of the sea. T. S. Eliot

Just let go – and fall like a little waterfall. Bob Ross

Be soft in your practice. Think of the method as a fine silvery stream, not a raging waterfall. Sheng-yen

To trace the history of a river or a raindrop is also to trace the history of the soul, the history of the mind descending and arising in the body. In both, we constantly seek and stumble upon divinity, which like feeding the lake, and the spring becoming a waterfall, feeds, spills, falls, and feeds itself all over again. Gretel Ehrlich

Your love is like a waterfall, running wild and free. Chris Tomlin

The waterfall winks at every passerby. Marty Rubin

She dares me to pour myself out like a living waterfall. She dares me to enter the soul that is more than my own; she extinguishes fear in mere seconds. She lets light come through. Virginia Woolf

There’s nobody living who couldn’t stand all afternoon in front of a waterfall. Anyone who can sit on a stone in a field awhile can see my painting. Nature is like parting a curtain, you go into it as you would cross an empty beach to look at the ocean. Agnes Martin

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

As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I’ll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I’ll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can. John Muir

Adopt the pace of nature. Ralph Waldo Emerson

There’s hope at the bottom of the biggest waterfall. Patrick Ness

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

A waterfall cannot be silent, just as the wisdom! When they speak, the voice of power speaks! Mehmet Murat ildan

Grace is finding a waterfall when you were only looking for a stream. Vanessa Hunt

When the moonlight and the waterfall come together, all other things fade from the scene! Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

There is a waterfall in every dream. Cool and crystal clear, it falls gently on the sleeper, cleansing the mind and soothing the soul. Virginia Alison

Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. Norman McLean

I feel like water that transforms from a flowing river to a tranquil lake to a powerful waterfall to a freshwater spring to a meandering creek to a salty sea to raindrops gentle on your face to hard, stinging hail to frost on a mountaintop, and back to a river again. María Virginia Farinango