World Water Day Quotes

World Water Day Quotes by Laura Gilpin, William Shakespeare, Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, William Ashworth, Wallace Stegner, Rachel Carson and many others.

A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living pa

A river seems a magic thing. A magic, moving, living part of the very earth itself.
Laura Gilpin
A little water clears us of this deed.
William Shakespeare
Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
Children of a culture born in a water-rich environment, we have never really learned how important water is to us. We understand it, but we do not respect it.
William Ashworth
I gave my heart to the mountains the minute I stood beside this river with its spray in my face and watched it thunder into foam, smooth to green glass over sunken rocks, shatter to foam again. I was fascinated by how it sped by and yet was always there; its roar shook both the earth and me.
Wallace Stegner
In an age when man has forgotten his origins and is blind even to his most essential needs for survival, water along with other resources has become the victim of his indifference.
Rachel Carson
Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.
W. H. Auden
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 anomolous, which enabled life to use it as building material for its machinery. Life is water dancing to the tune of solids.
Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
As I travel around the world, people think the only place where there is potential conflict [over] water is the Middle East, but they are completely wrong. We have the problem all over the world.
Kofi Annan
Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man – who has no gills.
Ambrose Bierce
Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.
Christopher Morley
We must begin thinking like a river if we are to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations.
David R. Brower
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.
Water is being depleted many, many times faster than nature can replenish it.
Maude Barlow
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
A river is more than an amenity, it is a treasure.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
Thomas Fuller