The Best Water quotes

As an entrepreneur, you are always looking for inspiration and motivation to keep you going. Here is a compilation of some of the best water quotes to help you stay inspired and motivated. Water is essential for life and represents strength, power, and durability.

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The best water quotes

1. The winds of tribulation blow out some men’s candles of commitment.(Maxwell) Our job in recovery is to protect our candle from those winds. — Roger Stark, The Waterfall Concept

2. I’m in competition with myself and I’m losing. — Roger Waters

3. I am who I am because the tears of my past have watered the magnificence of my present. — Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

4. My true glory is not to have won 40 battles … Waterloo will erase the memory of so many victories, … But … what will live forever, is my Civil Code. — Napoleon Bonaparte

5. There is such solace in the mere sight of water. It clothes us delicately in its blowing salt and scent, gossamer items that medicate the poor soul — Sebastian Barry, On Canaan’s Side

6. What a splendid thing watercolour is to express atmosphere and distance, so that the figure is surrounded by air and can breathe in it. — Vincent Van Gogh

7. Women’s weapons, water–drops. — William Shakespeare

8. I’m in competition with myself and I’m losing. — Roger Waters

9. High and fine literature is wine, and mine is only water; but everybody likes water. — Mark Twain

10. The stimulus is our bridge over troubled waters. And if it’s invested well, it’ll generate a lot of economic growth, and we’ll get quite a bit of the revenues back. — William J. Clinton

11. About here, she thought, dabbling her fingers in the water, a ship had sunk, and she muttered, dreamily half asleep, how we perished, each alone. — Virginia Woolf

12. Don’t waste time watering a weed hoping to transform it into a flower. — Matshona Dhliwayo

13. Eating next to a twenty–foot–long crocodile took some getting used to, but Philip was well trained. He only ate bacon, stray waterfowl, and the occasional invading monster. — Rick Riordan

14. Water drops erode mountains not because of their size, but their persistence. — Matshona Dhliwayo

15. …you definitely are deep water Dr. Fisher. Fathoms deep. — J.M. Richards

16. My mom put me and my sisters in the water to feel comfortable, to have water safety. — Michael Phelps

17. Men’s evil manners live in brass — their virtue we write in water.

18. As water downs ships but upholds leaves, and as fires burn cities but refines gold, so do life’s troubles propel the meek to greatnessand the proud to ruin. — Matshona Dhliwayo

19. Streets full of water; please advise. — Robert Benchley

20. Give up your selfishness, and you shall find peace; like water mingling with water, you shall merge in absorption. — Sri Guru Granth Sahib

21. If we continue on the path we’re on, there simply won’t be enough fresh water for everyone. — Penelope Cruz

22. The sky was a midnight–blue, like warm, deep, blue water, and the moon seemed to lie on it like a water–lily, floating forward with an invisible current. — Willa Cather

23. My grandmother, she say I shouldn’t be playing. I should go to church. Fially, I say I’m going do this, I’m going do it. And she got where she didn’t bother me about it. — Muddy Waters

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

25. They say we’re 98% water. We’re that close to drowning. I like to live on the edge. — Steven Wright

26. My true glory is not to have won 40 battles … Waterloo will erase the memory of so many victories, … But … what will live forever, is my Civil Code. — Napoleon Bonaparte

27. You will see–in the future, I will live by my watercolors. — Winslow Homer

28. ‘tidal waves surge forward, And in their wake, —

29. You must walk on water, especially if you don’t know how to swim. — Matshona Dhliwayo

30. Water has no mouth, but swallows many. Light has no hands, but touches many. Wind has no feet, but carries many. Darkness has no teeth, but devours many. — Matshona Dhliwayo

31. Because through the heavy water, I heard the sound of an angel calling my name, calling me to the only heaven I wanted. — Stephenie Meyer, Twilight

32. I was messing around with the harmonica… but I was 13 before I got a real good note out of it. — Muddy Waters

33. There’s no clear water from a muddy well. All you can do is let the silt settle until the water clears otherwise it will taste sour. (paraphrased) — Patrick Rothfuss, The Wise Man’s Fear

34. Writing about yourself seems to be a lot like sticking a branch into clear river–water and rolling up the muddy bottom. — Stephen King

35. More energy is encapsulated in every drop of good spring water than an average–sized PowerStation is presently able to produce. — Viktor Schauberger

36. 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. — Ramakrishna

37. If you pour more water into a river, it will not drown the fish. — Matshona Dhliwayo

38. Water will run by rule; the actual sun / Will scrupulously rise and set; / No little man lives in the exacting moon / And that is that, is that, is that. — Sylvia Plath

39. Describing her first day back in grade school after a long absence, a teacher said, it was like trying to hold 35 corks under water at the same time. — mark twain

40. I am the daughter of Earth and Water, And the nursling of the Sky; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die. — Percy Bysshe Shelley

41. He’s waiting for you to end your struggles so that His grace can walk you out of the drowning water. — Steven Chopade

42. Fish rule the waters, but can be caught using worms.Birds rule the air, but can be caught using grain. — Matshona Dhliwayo

43. In order to induce the process of decay, water is necessary. I think that, in the case of women, men are the water. — Natsuo Kirino, Grotesque

44. You run and you run to catch up to the sun but it’s sinking, racing around to come up behind you again. — Roger Waters

45. But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst — but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.

46. Affection makes fools. Always, without exception, love digs a channel that’s sooner or later flooded by the briny water of despair. — Sonya Hartnett, Surrender

47. The still waters Wrap my lips, Eyes, nose and ears, A clear Cellophane I cannot crack. — Sylvia Plath

48. Jesus is still up in Heaven, thumbing through his Bible, going ‘Where did I say build a water slide?’ — Sam Kinison

49. Water is like a child, it always wants to be in motion. — Viraj J Mahajan

50. Don’t seek the water; get thirst. — Rumi


Water is an essential part of life; we need it to survive and thrive. It is not just a necessity for our physical health, but for our spiritual and mental wellbeing as well. The best quotes about water can inspire us to appreciate this precious resource and recognize how precious it is. From ancient scriptures to modern day poetry, these quotes remind us of the power of water and its profound impact on our lives.

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