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As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

As long as I have rice to eat and pure water to drink I can find joy within.

Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.

Not hammer-strokes, but dance of the water, sings the pebbles into perfection.

You ain't gonna miss your water until your well runs dry.

Gentleness is stronger than severity, water is stronger than rock, love is stronger than force.

Herman Hesse

Human beings can withstand a week without water, two weeks without food, many years of homelessness, but not loneliness. It is the worst of all tortures, the worst of all sufferings.

People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. 

We have to handover the earth, the air, the land and the water to the children at least as it was handed over to us.

Mahatma Gandhi

Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.

I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float. 

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.

As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies, various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to God.

I bought some instant water one time but I didn't know what to add to it.

Beauty is a form of genius - is higher, indeed, than genius, as it needs no explanation. It is of the great facts in the world like sunlight, or springtime, or the reflection in dark water of that silver shell we call the moon.

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

Here lies one whose name was writ in water.

The ability to breathe the air and drink the water will be what the wars will be about from here on in. And it's coming with alarming rapidity.

William Shatner

Iron rusts from disuse, water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind.

If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge.

From a drop of water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard of one or the other.

All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath.

And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear.

I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle.

A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.

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

A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron.

Joseph Stalin

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

Dip him in the river who loves water.

I heard the old old men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away like the waters.'

Give food to the hungry, water to the thirsty and clothes to the naked. Then God will be pleased.

Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt not swallowed.

The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.

Henry David Thoreau

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

As the man who digs obtains underground water by use of a shovel, so the student attains the knowledge possessed by his preceptor through his service.

As a lotus flower is born in water, grows in water and rises out of water to stand above it unsoiled, so I born in the world, raised in the world, having overcome the world, live unsoiled by the world.

If we plant a flower or a shrub and water it daily it will grow so tall that in time we shall need a spade and a hoe to uproot it. It is just so I think when we commit a fault, however small, each day and do not cure ourselves of it.

Saint Teresa of Avila

Ignorance and error are necessary to life like bread and water.

A man's nature runs either to herbs or to weeds, therefore let him seasonably water the one and destroy the other.

Francis Bacon

My books are like water, those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.

With coarse rice to eat, with water to drink and my bent arm for a pillow - I have still joy in the midst of all these things.

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.

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

Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.

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

His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve.

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.

Who then to frail mortality shall trust, But limns the water or but writes in dust.

Francis Bacon

I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it.

Air expands more than water, space is more expansive than air. Compared with the expanse of the liberated soul, even space has to be considered 'gross'!

Scalded cats fear even cold water.

I never drink water, that is the stuff that rusts pipes.

What's so unpleasant about being drunk? You ask a glass of water.

Expect poison from the standing water.

In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet, for attacking that which is hard and strong, nothing can surpass it.

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

W. C. Fields

Like a lion without fear of the howling pack, Like a gust of wind ne're trapped in a snare, Like a lotus blossom ne're sprinkled by water, Let me like a unicorn in solitude roam.

A bubble is on water and merges in water. Man is born in God and merges in God.

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.

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

To keep the body in good health is a duty, for otherwise we shall not be able to trim the lamp of wisdom and keep our mind strong and clear. Water surrounds the lotus flower, but does not wet its petals.

Even though thousands of live rivers pour their waters into the seas, the level is not seen to increase.

Water is the driving force of all nature.

Leonardo da Vinci

Food cooked in water should not be used the next day, it becomes harmful.

When we cast our bread upon the waters we can presume that someone downstream whose face we will never know will benefit from our action, as we who are downstream from another will profit from that grantor's gift.

I drink tons of water. Just as much water as I can possibly drink.

A characterless man is like a pot with many holes - useless for carrying water or for storing it. Renounce and win Peace.

Accumulated wealth is saved by spending, just as incoming fresh water is saved by letting out stagnant water.

Alas! our young affections run to waste, Or water but the desert.

Water taken in moderation cannot hurt anybody.

As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character boils over and is at once dissipated and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea himself standing unmoved.

Adieu adieu! my native shore, Fades o'er the waters blue.

Come away O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.

I got this powdered water - now I don't know what to add.

As a playwright you can cover a lot of waterfront without being able to hold your own against an expert in any of those areas. I have no illusions about that.