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Come hell or high water you will never take me back to the place I was before. I have been through too much to let life whoop me again. My faith is stronger than it's ever been, my mind is more tenacious than it's ever been, my soul is more absolute.
T. D. Jakes

Authors on Water Quotes: Rumi William Shakespeare Laozi Gautama Buddha Mehmet Murat Ildan Frederick Lenz Rick Riordan John Green Nhat Hanh Henry David Thoreau Margaret Atwood C. S. Lewis Mark Twain George Herbert Bruce Lee Masaru Emoto Michael Phelps Leonardo da Vinci David Suzuki Swami Vivekananda Confucius Ovid Friedrich Nietzsche Stephen King Terry Pratchett Tom Robbins W. C. Fields Virginia Woolf Charles Spurgeon Pablo Neruda Ramakrishna Rush Limbaugh Sylvia Earle
I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall.
Mike May

I am entranced by the resonance and might of crashing water, whether it is the surf or a cascade.
Socialism is not about big concepts and heavy theory. Socialism is about decent shelter for those who are homeless. It is about water for those who have no safe drinking water. It is about health care, it is about a life of dignity for the old. It is about overcoming the huge divide between urban and rural areas. It is about a decent education for all our people. Socialism is about rolling back the tyranny of the market. As long as the economy is dominated by an unelected, privileged few, the case for socialism will exist.
Chris Hani

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

'H2O is the ultimate journeyer since it transforms into its very own trail!'
If yet your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins. For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland.
Chandra Shekhar Azad

If your temper remains unfazed, then it is but a trickle of liquid that courses through your body. For what use is the vibrancy of youth, if not to benefit one's homeland?
Great sea captains are made in rough waters and deep seas.
Kathryn Kuhlman

Magnificent mariners are forged in turbulent tides and abyssal depths.
The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water.
Sigmund Freud

The psyche is like an iceberg, with the majority of its mass submerged beneath the surface.
The past resembles the future more than one drop of water resembles another.
Ibn Khaldun

The past mirrors the future more than one grain of sand resembles another.
Christians should live in the world, but not be filled with it. A ship lives in the water; but if the water gets into the ship, she goes to the bottom. So Christians may live in the world; but if the world gets into them, they sink.
Dwight L. Moody

No good water comes from a muddy spring. No sweet fruit comes from a bitter seed.
Jose Rizal

No wholesome harvest can be obtained from a tainted source.
I came like Water, and like Wind I go.
Omar Khayyam

I arrived like a cascade, and depart like a breeze.
The real dirt is not outside, but inside, in our hearts. We can wash all stains with water. The only one we can't remove is the grudge and the bad intentions sticking to our hearts.
Shams Tabrizi

The true grime lies not on the surface, but within, in our souls. We can scrub away all blemishes with water. The sole stain that cannot be eradicated is resentment and malevolent aspirations clinging to our hearts.
Here is a tree rooted in African soil, nourished with waters from the rivers of Afrika. Come and sit under its shade and become, with us, the leaves of the same branch and the branches of the same tree
Robert Sobukwe

The truth is: the natural world is changing. And we are totally dependent on that world. It provides our food, water and air. It is the most precious thing we have and we need to defend it.
David Attenborough

The verity is: the natural environment is evolving. And we are completely reliant on that environment. It furnishes our sustenance, hydration and oxygen. It is the most cherished possession we have and we must protect it.
The beauty of the landscape - where sand, water, reeds, birds, buildings, and people all somehow flowed together - has never left me.
Zaha Hadid

The mesmerizing amalgamation of sand, water, reeds, birds, buildings, and people that I had the pleasure of beholding has remained indelibly imprinted in my memory.
To make a perfume, take some rose water and wash your hands in it, then take a lavender flower and rub it with your palms, and you will achieve the desired effect
Leonardo da Vinci

Mix together rose water and lavender petals to concoct a fragrance.
I laugh when I hear that the fish in the water is thirsty. I laugh when I hear that people go on pilgrimage to find God.

I chuckle when I hear that the fish in the pond is parched. I guffaw when I hear that people go on quest to discover God.
People say that if you find water rising up to your ankle, that's the time to do something about it, not when it's around your neck.
Chinua Achebe

'It is often advised that when facing a problem, it is best to act before the situation becomes dire.'
You cannot expect any rational thought from a religious man. He is like a rocking log in water.
Periyar E. V. Ramasamy

He is like a rudderless vessel in the sea.
Christ is like a river in another respect. A river is continually flowing, there are fresh supplies of water coming from the fountain-head continually, so that a man may live by it, and be supplied with water all his life. So Christ is an ever-flowing fountain; he is continually supplying his people, and the fountain is not spent. They who live upon Christ, may have fresh supplies from him to all eternity; they may have an increase of blessedness that is new, and new still, and which never will come to an end.
Jonathan Edwards

Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless - like water.
Bruce Lee

Purge your thoughts, be pliable and malleable - like liquid.
No matter how hot the water from your well, it will not cook your rice.
Amilcar Cabral

No matter how boiling the liquid from your wellspring, it will not prepare your rice.
Water is the soul of the Earth.
W. H. Auden

'H2O is the lifeblood of the planet.'
The water's always changing, always flowing. But people, I guess, can't live like that

The sea is constantly in motion, yet people are unable to embrace such a transient lifestyle.
The real wealth of the Nation lies in the resources of the earth soil, water, forests, minerals, and wildlife. To utilize them for present needs while insuring their preservation for future generations requires a delicately balanced and continuing program, based on the most extensive research. Their administration is not properly, and cannot be, a matter of politics.
Rachel Carson

I am glad to see that men are getting their rights, but I want women to get theirs, and while the water is stirring, I will step into the pool.
Sojourner Truth

'I am pleased that males are obtaining their privileges, yet I aspire for females to get theirs, and while the tide is turning, I will plunge into the fray.'
When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.
Leonardo da Vinci

When you dip your fingers in a running river, you make contact with the past and the future.
Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself. It is not far. It is within reach. Perhaps you have been on it since you were born, and did not know. Perhaps it is everywhere - on water and land.
Walt Whitman

God is closer to us than water is to a fish.
St. Catherine of Siena

God is nearer to us than air is to a bird.
A bird can fly as high as it wants but it eventually has to come down to earth and get some water... and when it comes down to get that water that's when you strike.
Kimbo Slice

"A bird can ascend to whatever altitude it desires, yet eventually must alight to refuel; and that is when one should act."
Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.
Langston Hughes

Allow the rain to caress you. Let its pearly droplets adorn your scalp. Permit the rain to serenade you a soothing melody.
If you take 12 waters from the coconut - not the ones you buy in the store, although that's good - but the fresh coconuts, the little brown ones with the three eyes, if you take 12 of those within 24 hours, your blood will go back to the way it was when you were born.
Dick Gregory

[Somali maritime violence] is a response to greedy Western nations, who invade and exploit Somalia's water resources illegally. It is not a piracy, it is self defence. It is defending the Somalia children's food.
Muammar al-Gaddafi

The water was glassy and calm, still candy-colored in the afterglow of sunset.
Stephen King

The water was tranquil and placid, still tinted with the hues of sundown.
A boat may stay in water, but water should not stay in boat. A spiritual aspirant may live in the world, but the world should not live within him.

A vessel may remain in a lake, yet the lake should not settle within it. A spiritual seeker may inhabit the earthly realm, but the earthly realm must not keep residence inside them.
Water is the driving force of all nature.
Leonardo da Vinci

Aqua is the lifeblood of all creation.
In time and with water, everything changes.
Leonardo da Vinci

In due course and with the passage of time, all things evolve.
Water covers two-thirds of the Earth. I cover the rest.
Deion Sanders

"The world is largely composed of H2O, while I take up the rest."
When you live guided by intuition rather than thought, your life dances like writing on water, fresh and untraceable.

When you follow your gut instead of contemplating, your life moves like a river, vibrant and elusive.
There is one, and only one solution, and we have almost no time to try it. We must turn all our resources to repairing the natural world, and train all our young people to help. They want to; we need to give them this last chance to create forests, soils, clean waters, clean energies, secure communities, stable regions, and to know how to do it from hands-on experience.
Bill Mollison

We shall not defeat any of the infectious diseases that plague the developing world until we have also won the battle for safe drinking water, sanitation, and basic health care.
Kofi Annan

We shall not vanquish any of the transmittable illnesses that afflict the underdeveloped world until we have also achieved victory for safe drinking water, sanitation, and rudimentary medical attention.
You see, my son, it is not a fact that you will never face dangers. Difficulties always come, but they do not last forever. You will see that they pass away like water under a bridge.
Sarada Devi

'My boy, you must be aware that perils are never truly out of the question. Challenges may arise yet they will not remain forever. You will notice them dissipate like waves beneath a span.'
later down the road of life, i made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land.
Jimmy Buffett

Further along the path of life, I realized salt water could soothe the mental wounds one obtains on dry land.
It is in the nature of water ... to become transformed into earth through a predominating earthy virtue; ... it is in the nature of earth to become transformed into water through a predominating aqueous virtue.

I was taught that if you see a person drowning, you must jump into the water to save them, whether you can swim or not.
Irena Sendler

My worship is of a very strange kind. In this, Ganga water is not required. No special utensils are necessary. Even flowers are redundant. In this puja all gods have disappeared. And emptiness has emerged with euphoria.
Lahiri Mahasaya

At my death paint my body with red paint and plunge it into fresh water to be restored back to life, otherwise my bones will be turned into stone and my joints into flint in my grave, but my spirit will rise
Crazy Horse

The highest glory of the creature is in being only a vessel, to receive and enjoy and show forth the glory of God. It can do this only as it is willing to be nothing in itself, that God may be all. Water always fills first the lowest places. The lower, the emptier a man lies before God, the speedier and the fuller will be the inflow of the diving glory.
Andrew Murray

Someone needs to explain to me why wanting clean drinking water makes you an activist, and why proposing to destroy water with chemical warfare doesnt make a corporation a terrorist.
Winona LaDuke

Someone needs to elucidate why desiring potable water makes one an activist, and why putting forward to annihilate water with toxic weapons does not designate a business as a terrorist.
Whatever you desire for yourself, affirm it for others, and it will help you both. We reap what we sow. If we send out thoughts of love and health, they return to us like bread cast upon the waters; but if we send out thoughts of fear, worry, jealousy, anger, hate, etc., we will reap the results in our own lives.
Charles F. Haanel