Quotes and Sayings about Water



"American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it."
- Henry B. Adams
(Related: Society, American)

"By polluting clear water with slime you will never find good drinking water."
- Aeschylus
(Related: Drinking, Water, Will)

"It is with our passions as it is with fire and water, they are good servants, but bad masters."
- Aesop
(Related: Fire, Water)

"True conservation provides for wise use by the general public. The American people do not want our resources preserved for the exclusive use of the wealthy. These land and water resources belong to the people, and people of all income levels should have easy access to them."
- George D. Aiken
(Related: People, American, Conservation, Income, Land, Public, Want, Water)

"The advent of self-government for the Iraqi people is a watershed moment in their history."
- Todd Akin
(Related: History, People, Self)

"Israel ranks her priorities in the following way: security, land, and water."
- Bashar al-Assad
(Related: Israel, Land, Priorities, Security, Water)

"The law changes and flows like water, and the stream of women's rights law has become a sudden rushing torrent."
- Shana Alexander
(Related: Women, Rights, Law, Water)

"Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Names, Rivers, Water)

"This land, which we have watered with our tears and our blood, is now our mother country, and we are well satisfied to stay where wisdom abounds and gospel is free."
- Richard V. Allen
(Related: Wisdom, Mother, Blood, Country, Land, Now, Tears)

"But like the rest of the country, Maine has reached an impasse, for most of the mercury that fouls our skies, waters and land comes from outside our borders."
- Tom Allen
(Related: Country, Land, Mercury, Rest)

"At the Muddy Waters thing, I played the first song by myself on an acoustic guitar. I thought that was great that y'all did that tribute to Muddy Waters. I had a real good time."
- Gregg Allman
(Related: Time, Thought, First, Guitar, Song, Tribute)

"Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Men, Idea, Ideas, Needs, Will)

"Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man's life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self."
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Related: Life, Society, Development, Being, Identity, Man, Ocean, Self, Water)

"Even before Watergate and his resignation, Nixon had inspired conflicting and passionate emotions."
- Stephen Ambrose
(Related: Emotions, Nixon, Resignation)

"It is by teaching that we teach ourselves, by relating that we observe, by affirming that we examine, by showing that we look, by writing that we think, by pumping that we draw water into the well."
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Related: Teaching, Water, Writing)

"I did several interesting jobs, working in restaurants, I worked at a lab rat farm, feeding and watering all these rats. Then I got a full-time job as a technical writer for a large scientific research laboratory."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Job, Jobs, Research, Restaurants, Writer)

"I've been working with them for a couple years and a couple of projects. Essentially Robert F. Kennedy Jr., is the chief litigator for this corporation, this Alliance, and their job is to prosecute corporate polluters of the great bodies of water in North America."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Alliance, America, Corporate, Job, Projects, Water, Years)

"I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water."
- Maya Angelou
(Related: Compassion, Water, Will)

"Such fire was not by water to be drowned, nor he his nature changed by changing ground."
- Ludovico Ariosto
(Related: Nature, Fire, Water)

"I was in Florida with Burt Stern, the photographer who shot Marilyn Monroe on the beach with a sweater, and we smoked a joint. The bathing suit kept coming off in the water, and I just ripped it off. I was very comfortable being naked."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Beach, Being, Water)

"Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all the principal waters of the Columbia, with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean."
- William Henry Ashley
(Related: Connection, Ocean)

"My power is the ability to control water molecules and form them into ice."
- Shawn Ashmore
(Related: Power, Control, Ability, Water)

"We ought to be providing protective sanctuaries for the Kurdish rebels. That means finding some places where they can come and to which we will then be able to provide food and water and medical help."
- Les Aspin
(Related: Food, Medical, Help, Water, Will)

"Brooke might tell a different story, but I've always loved the water."
- Christopher Atkins
(Related: Water)

"Mostly I am sorry for the way I thought of other people. Like a good general, I had treated everyone who wasn't with me as against me."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Thought, People)

"My illness has taught me something about the nature of humanity, love, brotherhood and relationships that I never understood, and probably never would have. So, from that standpoint, there is some truth and good in everything."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Nature, Love, Truth, Brotherhood, Humanity, Illness, Relationships)

"Just keep stirring the pot, you never know what will come up."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Will)

"It took a deadly illness to put me eye to eye with that truth, but it is a truth that the country, caught up in its ruthless ambitions and moral decay, can learn on my dime."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Truth, Country, Eye, Illness)

"I don't know who will lead us through the '90s, but they must be made to speak to this spiritual vacuum at the heart of American society, this tumor of the soul."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Society, Soul, Heart, American, Spiritual, Will)

"Perception is reality."
- Lee Atwater
(Related: Perception, Reality)

"The story as told in The Odyssey doesn't hold water. There are too many inconsistencies."
- Margaret Atwood
(Related: Water)

"Thousands have lived without love, not one without water."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: Love, Water)

"My drawings at first were made altogether in watercolors, but they wanted softness and a great deal of finish."
- John James Audubon
(Related: First)

"Two-thirds of the Earth's surface is covered with water. The other third is covered with auditors from headquarters."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: Earth, Water)

"To underestimate one's thirst, to pass a given landmark to the right or left, to find a dry spring where one looked for running water - there is no help for any of these things."
- Mary Austin
(Related: Help, Right, Running, Spring, Water)

"The tree that is beside the running water is fresher and gives more fruit."
- Saint Teresa of Avila
(Related: Running, Water)

"You must be a lotus, unfolding its petals when the sun rises in the sky, unaffected by the slush where it is born or even the water which sustains it!"
- Sai Baba
(Related: Sky, Sun, Water)

"As costly as it was in the lives of our men and women in uniform, in military assets, and in esteem and pride, Pearl Harbor was a watershed moment for America."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Men, Women, America, Military, Pride)

"I consider it top priority to improve water quality and increase water quantity in my community."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Quality, Community, Quantity, Water)

"With a growing population, there is a growing need for more water delivery and storage."
- Joe Baca
(Related: Population, Water)

"One of my favorite vacation places is Miami, because of the people, the water and the beach - of course - and the architecture on Miami Beach is so wonderful."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Architecture, People, Beach, Favorite, Vacation, Water)

"One way of watering down the effects of violence is to approach it in a more lighthearted way. I don't mean to say that you laugh when somebody has their arm sawn off, but you can diffuse fear with humour."
- Colin Baker
(Related: Fear, Violence)

"People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: People)

"The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Car, Dreams, American, Assassination, Vietnam, World)

"I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Life, Bed, Hate)

"It came to me then in a flash that obviously the temperature of the water was responsible for the nystagmus."
- Robert Barany
(Related: Water)

"If you are a gun manufacturer, the product you make is not subject to safety regulation by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Toy guns are subject to safety regulation; water pistols are, but not real guns."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Safety, Water)

"By creating a Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, we will give local governments a framework for working together on an issue that affects our whole state."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Planning, State, Water, Will)

"The four building blocks of the universe are fire, water, gravel and vinyl."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Building, Fire, Universe, Water)

"Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Beer, Example, Water)

"What is elegance? Soap and water!"
- Cecil Beaton
(Related: Elegance)

"Many are needed to plant and water what has been planted now that the faith has spread so far and there are so many people... No matter who plants or waters, God gives no harvest unless what is planted is the faith of Peter and unless he agrees to his teachings."
- Thomas Becket
(Related: Faith, God, People, Harvest, Now, Plants, Water)

"I'm a very driven, ambitious, positive person. But I'm a spiritual person as well. I believe in creative visualization. So for me to go to America - which I find such a positive place - well, I took to it like a duck to water."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Positive, America, Spiritual, Visualization, Water)

"These people are amazing. It's so emotional I was thinking about wearing waterproof mascara."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: People, Thinking)

"I'd do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I'd like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they're developing John Waters' Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it's not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Heart, Pretty, Right)

"I'd do pretty much anything to get back on stage. I'd like to develop a new musical. I nearly had a heart attack when I heard that they're developing John Waters' Cry-Baby because that is so amazing and super and wonderful and I wish that I could be involved. But it's not the right time and I understand that. But I hear things like that and I get that little tingle in my stomach."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Time, Heart, Pretty, Right)

"For me, Fellini was like a watermelon. It is there. A watermelon cannot die."
- Roberto Benigni
"It is a revolution, and it can no more be checked by human effort... than a prarie fire by a gardener's watering pot."
- Judah Philip Benjamin
(Related: Effort, Fire, Revolution)

"I say we have not even had the decency to maintain the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us - our roads, our bridges, our wastewater systems, our sewer systems; by the way, those weren't Bolsheviks, those weren't socialists that built those things for us - much less build the infrastructure we need for the 21st century."
- Michael Bennett
(Related: Decency, Grandparents)

"We have managed to acquire $13 trillion of debt on our balance sheet. In my view we have nothing to show for it. We haven't invested in our roads, our bridges, our waste-water systems, our sewer systems. We haven't even maintained the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us."
- Michael Bennett
(Related: Balance, Debt, Grandparents, Nothing, Waste)

"To be thirsty and to drink water is the perfection of sensuality rarely achieved. Sometimes you drink water; other times you are thirsty."
- Jose Bergamin
(Related: Perfection, Sensuality, Water)

"Even Napoleon had his Watergate."
- Yogi Berra
"People blame me because these water mains break, but I ask you, if the water mains didn't break, would it be my responsibility to fix them then?"
- Marion Berry
(Related: People, Blame, Responsibility, Water)

"Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Body, Man, Water, World)

"Some days I would go without any fire at all, and eat raw frozen meat and melt snow in my mouth for water."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Fire, Snow, Water)

"Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Flattery, Water)

"Meanwhile, hard-working Americans are increasingly faced with workplace conditions in which critically important safeguards are watered down, emerging problems are ignored, and enforcement is scaled back."
- Tim Bishop
(Related: Americans, Problems)

"Wine is the drink of the gods, milk the drink of babes, tea the drink of women, and water the drink of beasts."
- John Stuart Blackie
(Related: Women, Gods, Tea, Water, Wine)

"Initially charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest I was held for 36 hours, was beaten by cops and made to stand spread eagled against the cell wall for 12 hours with no food or water, until I collapsed. Everyone was strip searched on the way in."
- John Blair
(Related: Food, Police, Water)

"The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind."
- William Blake
(Related: Man, Mind, Opinions, Water)

"When your whole system, your whole civilized system goes down, this is pretty much what you get left with. We have no communications, no running water, no electricity, no real help."
- Kathleen Blanco
(Related: Electricity, Help, Pretty, Running, Water)

"Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome."
- William Bligh
(Related: Adventure, Ships, Summer, Water, Winter, Wood)

"Even that was all consumed after two days, and the patients had to try to choke down fresh fish, just boiled in water, without salt, pepper or butter; mutton, beef, and potatoes without the faintest seasoning."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Fish, Water)

"When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he's doing nothing but the dog is barking, call 911."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Nothing, Running, Water)

"On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Skin, Sun)

"There's something wrong with a mother who washes out a measuring cup with soap and water after she's only measured water in it."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Mother, Water, Wrong)

"Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Water)

"I understand that NASA reported that there's new evidence of water on Mars. I'm here to report that we still don't have any evidence of affordable gasoline in Michigan."
- David Bonior
(Related: Water)

"Relief organizations both large and small are coordinating deliveries of food, clothing, water, and other basic necessities to those impacted by Katrina."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Food, Water)

"Dr. Rice went well beyond offering a helping hand - she went so far as to shed tears and share hugs with those who, in a matter of just a few hours, had lost everything to the rising floodwaters."
- Jo Bonner
(Related: Hugs, Tears)

"Africa is a continent in flames. And deep down, if we really accepted that Africans were equal to us, we would all do more to put the fire out. We're standing around with watering cans, when what we really need is the fire brigade."
- Bono
(Related: Deep, Fire)

"When I first came down stairs, for two or three minutes I went down cellar to the water closet."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: First, Stairs, Water)

"The Arab-Israeli conflict is also in many ways a conflict about status: it's a war between two peoples who feel deeply humiliated by the other, who want the other to respect them. Battles over status can be even more intractable than those over land or water or oil."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: War, Conflict, Land, Oil, Respect, Want, Water)

"I'm an instant star. Just add water and stir."
- David Bowie
(Related: Water)

"There have been as many investigative reporters on this newspaper working on Clinton's many problems as I can remember there were working on Watergate."
- Ben Bradlee
(Related: Problems)

"When you see a fish you don't think of its scales, do you? You think of its speed, its floating, flashing body seen through the water... If I made fins and eyes and scales, I would arrest its movement, give a pattern or shape of reality. I want just the flash of its spirit."
- Constantin Brancusi
(Related: Body, Eyes, Fish, Reality, Spirit, Want, Water)

"A love for humanity came over me, and watered and fertilised the fields of my inner world which had been lying fallow, and this love of humanity vented itself in a vast compassion."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Love, Compassion, Humanity, Lying, World)

"Because the series is situated in the next century, and for the most part under water, there are many innovative technical gadgets. It's a kind of StarTrek. When I first came there, I was really impressed myself."
- Jonathan Brandis
(Related: First, Water)

"My movie is born first in my head, dies on paper; is resuscitated by the living persons and real objects I use, which are killed on film but, placed in a certain order and projected on to a screen, come to life again like flowers in water."
- Robert Bresson
(Related: Life, Film, First, Flowers, Living, Order, Water)

"Sea Hunt was the first time anyone tackled a show that took place underwater. The stories were sort of exciting for kids, like cops and robbers underwater."
- Lloyd Bridges
(Related: Time, First, Kids, Sea)

"I didn't go to high school. I think that after you learn to read and write and do your numbers and flush the toilet behind yourself, you don't need no more schoolin'. You need to get out in the water and swim."
- Wilford Brimley
(Related: Numbers, School, Water)

"I have dreamed in my life, dreams that have stayed with me ever after, and changed my ideas; they have gone through and through me, like wine through water, and altered the color of my mind."
- Emily Bronte
(Related: Dreams, Life, Ideas, Mind, Water, Wine)

"When you love a man, he becomes more than a body. His physical limbs expand, and his outline recedes, vanishes. He is rich and sweet and right. He is part of the world, the atmosphere, the blue sky and the blue water."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Love, Body, Man, Right, Sky, Water, World)

"He gave us the lakes for our Northern boundary, and the rivers stretching to the seas upon whose waters floats our commerce to the nations of the world; while man has done all that can be done by science to bind us together."
- John Brough
(Related: Science, Commerce, Man, Nations, Rivers, World)

"All I know about thermal pollution is that if we continue our present rate of growth in electrical energy consumption it will simply take, by the year 2000, all our freshwater streams to cool the generators and reactors."
- David R. Brower
(Related: Growth, Energy, Pollution, Present, Will)

"Sometimes that is why you might even stay in the bathroom for even half an hour, making that water running all over, just singing."
- Dennis Brown
(Related: Running, Singing, Water)

"I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot."
- Kobe Bryant
(Related: Games, Water)

"Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen. Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Eyes, Heaven)

"The powder is mixed with water and tastes exactly like powder mixed with water."
- Art Buchwald
(Related: Water)

"Religion, like water, may be free, but when they pipe it to you, you've got to help pay for piping. And the Piper!"
- Abigail Van Buren
(Related: Religion, Help, May, Water)

"One time we did have 300 acres in watermelons. That was fun."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Time, Fun)

"Evil is like water, it abounds, is cheap, soon fouls, but runs itself clear of taint."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Evil, Water)

"The one thing that a fish can never find is water; and the one thing that man can never find is God."
- Eric Butterworth
(Related: God, Fish, Man, Water)

"Success soon palls. The joyous time is when the breeze first strikes your sails, and the waters rustle under your bows."
- Charles Buxton
(Related: Success, Time, First)

"There came to port last Sunday night the queerest little craft, without an inch of rigging on; I looked and looked - and laughed. It seemed so curious that she should cross the unknown water, and moor herself within my room - my daughter! O my daughter!"
- George Washington Cable
(Related: Night, Water)

"I lived in a small town. It was 2,000 people in Canada. A little river that went through it and we swam in the - you know, there was a lot of water around. Niagara Falls was about four or five miles away."
- James Cameron
(Related: People, Canada, Niagara, Water)

"For me, I just try to make sure I eat enough and drink enough water and that's about it."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Water)

"I contend that, in spite of all that might be said about Watergate, Richard Nixon was good for the poor people of America."
- Tony Campolo
(Related: People, America, Nixon, Poor)

"The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Work, Man, Water)

"Until we have a better relationship between private performance and the public truth, as was demonstrated with Watergate, we as the public are absolutely right to remain suspicious, contemptuous even, of the secrecy and the misinformation which is the digest of our news."
- John Le Carre
(Related: Truth, Performance, News, Public, Right, Secrecy)

"His answer trickled through my head like water through a sieve."
- Lewis Carroll
(Related: Water)

"We do have a problem in this country. You can either make a movie and ignore that, or you can acknowledge it and say, this is the water that we're living in. You know this - the movie lives in this - it's centered around this particular problem, and I chose to acknowledge it."
- Nick Cassavetes
(Related: Country, Living, Water)

"To achieve the mood of a warrior is not a simple matter. It is a revolution. To regard the lion and the water rats and our fellow men as equals is a magnificent act of a warrior's spirit. It takes power to do that."
- Carlos Castaneda
(Related: Men, Power, Act, Revolution, Spirit, Water)

"The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world; there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi."
- George Catlin
(Related: Character, Appearance, Rivers, Terror, World)

"I have always heard, Sancho, that doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea."
- Miguel De Cervantes
(Related: Sea, Water)

"Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Oil, Water, Will)

"Truth indeed rather alleviates than hurts, and will always bear up against falsehood, as oil does above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, Oil, Water, Will)

"Truth may be stretched, but cannot be broken, and always gets above falsehood, as does oil above water."
- Miguel de Cervantes
(Related: Truth, Falsehood, May, Oil, Water)

"Do you think that revolutions are made with rose water?"
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Water)

"In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Character, Being, Eyes)

"O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet."
- Chanakya
(Related: Wealth, Clouds, Sea, Water)

"It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're going to have to wade through it anyway."
- Teilhard de Chardin
(Related: Water)

"I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water."
- Ray Charles
(Related: Food, Music, Heart, Blood, Force, Necessity, Water)

"You go from movies where you are wearing nice clothes and you're trying to smell good to a movie where you are in water and you are wet all day, and you are dealing with that elements, it gets rough, but it was definitely something I wanted to try."
- Morris Chestnut
(Related: Movies, Clothes, Day, Trying, Water)

"There are some people who leave impressions not so lasting as the imprint of an oar upon the water."
- Kate Chopin
(Related: People, Water)

"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."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Character, Fire, Heaven, Man, Sea, Water)

"There are no true friends in politics. We are all sharks circling, and waiting, for traces of blood to appear in the water."
- Alan Clark
(Related: Politics, Blood, Friends, Waiting, Water)

"Gravity pulls our bodily fluids down, like water in a glass goes to the bottom part of a glass. In space, the water doesn't stay in the bottom of the glass. It distributes itself evenly over time throughout the entire volume of the glass."
- Laurel Clark
(Related: Time, Gravity, Space, Water)

"I am no Poet here; my pen's the spout where the rain water of my eyes run out."
- John Cleveland
(Related: Eyes, Pen, Rain, Water)

"Walk on water? I know most people out there will be saying that instead of walking on it, I should have taken more of it with my drinks. They are absolutely right."
- Brian Clough
(Related: People, Drinks, Right, Saying, Walking, Water, Will)

"You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there."
- Edwin Louis Cole
(Related: Water)

"You have to get up and plant the seed and see if it grows, but you can't just wait around, you have to water it and take care of it."
- Bootsy Collins
(Related: Care, Water)

"In Hawaii, we go to this wonderful place, all families. My wife and I go directly from breakfast to a beach chair where we read all day. My daughter goes from water to pool to running around with friends she meets, some of whom are regulars there."
- Stephen Collins
(Related: Wife, Daughter, Beach, Day, Friends, Running, Water)

"I learned one thing in Watergate: I was well-intentioned but rationalized illegal behavior," he said. "You cannot live your life other than walking in the truth. Your means are as important as your ends."
- Chuck Colson
(Related: Life, Truth, Behavior, Walking)

"Dark Water was one of my favourite films to shoot because of Walter. I had seen the previous films he had directed, Central Station and Motorcycle Diaries, and I thought they were great. I really trusted him."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Thought, Diaries, Water)

"Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose."
- Cyril Connolly
(Related: Nature, Water)

"I was so delirious that I drank a glass of water, thought it wine and got glorious drunk."
- Will M. Cook
(Related: Thought, Water, Wine)

"As social beings we live with our eyes upon our reflection, but have no assurance of the tranquillity of the waters in which we see it."
- Charles Horton Cooley
(Related: Eyes, Reflection)

"Beautiful isle of the sea, Smile on the brow of the waters."
- George Cooper
(Related: Sea, Smile)

"The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle."
- Nicolaus Copernicus
(Related: Earth, Fact, Moon, Shadow)

"The summer of 1830 I... blasted the tunnel through the rock to take water from the dam above the falls for the mill... In 1831 we lowered the tunnel four feet, and built a new dam across the creek."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Feet, Summer, Water)

"And if you like 14.4 percent unemployment, if you like the fact that 70 percent of home mortgages in Nevada are underwater, then stay the course. Vote for Harry Reid."
- John Cornyn
(Related: Home, Fact, Unemployment, Vote)

"An abundant supply of excellent water, forming a volume equal in bulk to the human body, is conveyed by one of these pipes, and distributed about the city, where it is used by the inhabitants for drink and other purposes."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Body, Water)

"The city is as large as Seville or Cordova; its streets, I speak of the principal ones, are very wide and straight; some of these, and all the inferior ones, are half land and half water, and are navigated by canoes."
- Hernando Cortes
(Related: Land, Water)

"Water is a finite resource that is essential in the advancement of agriculture, and is vital to human life."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Life, Agriculture, Water)

"Additionally, Smart Irrigation Month serves to recognize advances in irrigation technology and practices that produce not only more but also higher quality plants with less water."
- Jim Costa
(Related: Technology, Quality, Plants, Water)

"Population growth and development place additional stress on the Nation's water infrastructure and its ability to sustain hard-won water quality gains."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Quality, Development, Growth, Ability, Nation, Population, Stress, Water)

"Almost 70 percent of U.S. ag exports travel the upper Mississippi River and the Illinois waterway system."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Travel)

"Maintaining clean, safe water remains one of our greatest national and global challenges and responsibilities."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Water)

"In celebration of this Earth Day, I encourage all Members of the House to support legislation aimed at investing in the improvement of water quality in our Nation's lakes, rivers, streams and estuaries."
- Jerry Costello
(Related: Quality, Day, Earth, Improvement, Legislation, Nation, Rivers, Support, Water)

"Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Life, Water)

"We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one."
- Jacques Yves Cousteau
(Related: Life, Forget, Water)

"Watergate showed more strengths in our system than weaknesses... The whole country did take part in quite a genuine sense in passing judgment on Richard Nixon."
- Archibald Cox
(Related: Country, Judgment, Nixon, Sense)

"Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan had tremendous influence on generations of American because, even if people disagreed with them, they admired them because they made very strong commitments to things they believed in."
- Phil Crane
(Related: People, American, Generations, Influence)

"Just having the pain of being alive without anything else, whether it's good or bad. There's a lot of serious songs on the record, you know. That song is just about feeling like a fish out of water, feeling like you don't belong on the planet sometimes."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: Being, Feeling, Fish, Pain, Song, Songs, Water)

"I need to think about 'Make sure you drink your water.' That's the kind of person I am."
- Jon Crosby
(Related: Water)

"I remember being a kid and the Vietnam War was huge and looking at Watergate."
- David Cross
(Related: War, Being, Vietnam)

"In a broader sense, the rhythms of nature, large and small - the sounds of wind and water, the sounds of birds and insects - must inevitably find their analogues in music."
- George Crumb
(Related: Music, Nature, Birds, Insects, Sense, Water, Wind)

"I do not find the supposed scientific consensus among my colleagues. Curiously, it is a feature of man-made global warming that every fact confirms it: rising temperatures or decreasing temperatures. No matter what the weather, some model of global warming offers a watertight explanation."
- Javier Cuadros
(Related: Fact, Global warming, Man, Weather)

"I never used to drink water. I am drinking six liters of water every day now. That's the key."
- Warren Cuccurullo
(Related: Day, Drinking, Key, Now, Water)

"Waters are distilled out of Herbs, Flowers, Fruits, and Roots."
- Nicholas Culpeper
(Related: Flowers)

"It's such a human condition, whether you're a great track star or a great knitting person or you paint watercolors - someone knows who you are."
- Tony Curtis
"When I first started writing, I was in advertising at the time, I was doing most of my writing on weekends. I had studied most of the other series heroes and I figured it would be fun for mine to be different and put him in and around water. So I dreamed up Dirk Pitt."
- Clive Cussler
(Related: Time, Advertising, First, Fun, Heroes, Water, Writing)

"Thus it cannot be denied that the masses which today form our highest mountains were originally in a liquid state; for a long time they were covered by waters which did not sustain any life."
- George Cuvier
(Related: Life, Time, Mountains, State, Today)

"In the road ships must ride in 30, 40, or 50 fathom water, not above half a mile from the shore at farthest: and if there are many ships they must ride close one by another."
- William Dampier
(Related: Road, Ships, Water)

"The 6th of August in the morning we saw an opening in the land and we ran into it, and anchored in 7 and a half fathom water, 2 miles from the shore, clean sand."
- William Dampier
(Related: Land, Water)

"Then, there was Greenpeace, I remember that when they first started out with the boats in the waters, and the guys in the boats between the whales and the boats that will hunting the whales with spear guns."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Boats, First, Hunting, Will)

"Watergate was unique because it allowed the public to play its democratic role in expressing its outrage at the presidency. And as a result, for the first time in history a president resigned."
- Samuel Dash
(Related: History, Time, First, Play, Presidency, President, Public, Result)

"Those 25 dancers we worked with for a day, in as highly productive a way as possible - a long class, a period of teaching bits of the repertory - in fact I didn't teach Bank, I've used parts of Oil and Water."
- Siobhan Davies
(Related: Class, Day, Fact, Oil, Teaching, Water)

"A duck's nest was found today near the trail on the dry open prairie with as far as could be seen no water or marsh near. The bird flew off but could not tell what species. The eggs nine originally."
- George Mercer Dawson
(Related: Open, Today, Water)

"It takes a fool to test how deep the water is with both feet."
- J. Wallace Day
(Related: Deep, Feet, Fool, Water)

"We could not guard every water pipeline from being blown up and every tree from being uprooted. We could not prevent every murder of a worker in an orchard or a family in their beds."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Family, Beds, Being, Murder, Water)

"Bill Rehnquist makes Barry Goldwater look like a liberal."
- John Dean
(Related: Liberal)

"Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes."
- Claude Debussy
(Related: Music, Expression, Play)

"Then is when I decided to take it to Archie to see if they could do it as a comic book. I showed it to Richard Goldwater, and he showed it to his father, and a day or two later I got the OK to do it as a comic book."
- Dan DeCarlo
(Related: Father, Day)

"I've figured out what to do so far, but it's always the next thing you come to where the man with the bucket of ice cold water is waiting - whoosh! in your face. That's why you work with directors who know what to tell you to do."
- Judi Dench
(Related: Work, Man, Waiting, Water)

"Like water which can clearly mirror the sky and the trees only so long as its surface is undisturbed, the mind can only reflect the true image of the Self when it is tranquil and wholly relaxed."
- Indra Devi
(Related: Mind, Self, Sky, Trees, Water)

"The United States has long thought of itself as the land of infinite plenty, and historically we did have abundant resources. But now we are gradually exhausting our fisheries, our topsoil, our water. On top of that, we're coming to the end of world resources."
- Jared Diamond
(Related: Thought, End, Infinite, Land, Now, states, United, Water, World)

"What was bizarre, when I was younger, I never watched TV. I would rather watch a movie 100 times than to watch a TV show, just to find another nuance. I can't tell you how many times I've watched 'On the Waterfront', just to find a flaw so that I can learn and try to improve my thing."
- Vin Diesel
(Related: Bizarre)

"Take to every Gallon of Honey, three Gallons of water, and put them both together, and set them over so soft a fire, that you may endure to melt and break the honey with your hands."
- Kenelm Digby
(Related: Fire, May, Water)

"The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea."
- Isak Dinesen
(Related: Cure, Sea, Tears)

"I do fish. I think there is a connection between thinking and fishing mostly because you spend a lot of time up to your waist in water without a whole lot to keep your mind busy."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Time, Connection, Fish, Fishing, Mind, Thinking, Water)

"It does seem really hard to get consumers to do the right thing. It is stupid that we use two tons of steel, glass, and plastic to haul our sorry selves to the shopping mall. It's stupid that we put water in plastic bottles in Fiji and ship it here."
- John Doerr
(Related: Right, Water)

"The color of the mountains is Buddha's body; the sound of running water is his great speech."
- Dogen
(Related: Body, Mountains, Running, Sound, Speech, Water)

"You really get the most out of sweet corn if you pick the corn off the stalk and rush it to a pot of boiling water. The longer you wait, the more sugar you lose. But if you get it in the first half hour, that is the sweetest corn ever."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: First, Water)

"The minute you start feeling like you've got it down, you know what you're doing, you're dead in the water."
- Vincent D'Onofrio
(Related: Feeling, Water)

"Child welfare ought really to cover all sorts of topics, such as better water and sanitation and good roads, and clean streets and public parks and playgrounds."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Public, Water, Welfare)

"The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slowly moving, the grass and water that is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades. It is a river of grass."
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas
(Related: Fact, Light, Meaning, Water)

"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."
- Arthur Conan Doyle
(Related: Possibility, Niagara, Water)

"I'm not the type to cut back on hot showers, but there's no harm in hot water when it's warmed by the sun."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Harm, Sun, Water)

"For while the subjects of poetry are few and recurrent, the moods of man are infinitely various and unstable. It is the same in all arts."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Man, Moods)

"Great men are rare, poets are rarer, but the great man who is a poet, transfiguring his greatness, is the rarest of all events."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Men, Greatness, Events, Man, Poets)

"Any long work in which poetry is persistent, be it epic or drama or narrative, is really a succession of separate poetic experiences governed into a related whole by an energy distinct from that which evoked them."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Work, Drama, Energy)

"A lyric, it is true, is the expression of personal emotion, but then so is all poetry, and to suppose that there are several kinds of poetry, differing from each other in essence, is to be deceived by wholly artificial divisions which have no real being."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Being, Emotion, Expression)

"If it is an imperfect word, no external circumstance can heighten its value as poetry."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Circumstance, Value, Word)

"But in the finished art of the song the use of words has no connection with the use of words in poetry."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Art, Poetry, Connection, Song, Words)

"To take an analogy: if we say that a democratic government is the best kind of government, we mean that it most completely fulfills the highest function of a government - the realisation of the will of the people."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Government, People, Will)

"It is commonly asserted and accepted that Paradise Lost is among the two or three greatest English poems; it may justly be taken as the type of supreme poetic achievement in our literature."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Achievement, English, Paradise, Literature, May, Poems)

"It should here be added that poetry habitually takes the form of verse."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry)

"Poe's saying that a long poem is a sequence of short ones is perfectly just."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Saying)

"Poetry being the sign of that which all men desire, even though the desire be unconscious, intensity of life or completeness of experience, the universality of its appeal is a matter of course."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Life, Men, Poetry, Experience, Being, Desire, Unconscious)

"Poetry is the communication through words of certain experiences that can be communicated in no other way."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Communication, Words)

"So it is in poetry. All we ask is that the mood recorded shall impress us as having been of the kind that exhausts the imaginative capacity; if it fails to do this the failure will announce itself either in prose or in insignificant verse."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Failure, Prose, Will)

"The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Music, Poetry, Perception, Expression)

"The poet's perfect expression is the token of a perfect experience; what he says in the best possible way he has felt in the best possible way, that is, completely."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Experience, Expression)

"The written word is everything."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Word)

"To know anything of a poet but his poetry is, so far as the poetry is concerned, to know something that may be entertaining, even delightful, but is certainly inessential."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, May)

"We recognise in the finished art, which is the result of these conditions, the best words in the best order - poetry; and to put this essential poetry into different classes is impossible."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Poetry, Art, Order, Result, Words)

"When the poet makes his perfect selection of a word, he is endowing the word with life."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Life, Word)

"There can be no proof that Blake's lyric is composed of the best words in the best order; only a conviction, accepted by our knowledge and judgment, that it is so."
- John Drinkwater
(Related: Knowledge, Conviction, Judgment, Order, Proof, Words)

"You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water."
- John Dryden
(Related: Love, Sight, Water)

"Concealing an illness is like keeping a beach ball under water."
- Karen Duffy
(Related: Beach, Illness, Water)

"St Michaels Mount is a favourite place of mine; people will walk across to the Mount all day and assume they will be able to walk home. The spectacle of hundreds of people realising that the path they walked over on is disappearing under several feet of water is very amusing."
- John Dyer
(Related: Home, People, Day, Feet, Water, Will)

"I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand, surprises me every time."
- John Dyer
(Related: Love, Time, Sea, Sky, Surprises, Water)

"Me, I'm spiritually retarded, I need to be knee deep in water with a fly rod in my hands, that's about as close to God as I get."
- Steve Earle
(Related: God, Deep, Water)

"With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you're connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live."
- Sylvia Earle
(Related: Earth, Sea, Water)

"No water, no life. No blue, no green."
- Sylvia Earle
(Related: Life, Water)

"The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Nature, Character, Fire, Spiritual, Water, Wind)

"If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water."
- Loren Eiseley
(Related: Magic, Water)

"Even in a less exaggerated description, any verbal account of a person is bound to find itself employing an assortment of waterfalls, lightning rods, landscapes, birds, etc."
- Sergei Eisenstein
(Related: Birds)

"The beauty of a main title is that you establish your main theme and maybe a bit of your secondary theme. You plant the seed that you're going to go water later in the score. And so, having that removed just made it so much more difficult."
- Danny Elfman
(Related: Beauty, Water)

"The soldiers did go away and their towns were torn down; and in the Moon of Falling Leaves (November), they made a treaty with Red Cloud that said our country would be ours as long as grass should grow and water flow."
- Black Elk
(Related: Country, Moon, Soldiers, Water)

"Waterworld was the best time of my life. It was physically demanding, but it was fun. I mean, you're in Hawaii for nine months shooting on the water every day."
- David R. Ellis
(Related: Time, Life, Day, Fun, Months, Water)

"It was great. I mean, it's a blast directing underwater stuff."
- David R. Ellis
"I still believe the Lewinsky investigation was way off from the focus of what Whitewater was, which turned out to be nothing at the end of the process. And I think that there were people who were determined as political opponents to not allow his presidency to succeed."
- Rahm Emanuel
(Related: People, End, Focus, Investigation, Nothing, Opponents, Presidency, Succeed)

"Beware of the man who will not engage in idle conversation; he is planning to steal your walking stick or water your stock."
- William Emerson
(Related: Conversation, Man, Planning, Walking, Water, Will)

"There's a rule in Hollywood: stay away from water and stay away from snow, and I had both."
- Roland Emmerich
(Related: Snow, Water)

"I represent a district covering Rockland, Westchester and Bronx counties, all of which are part of the 9 million people that this water is so important for."
- Eliot Engel
(Related: People, Water)

"The success of Watermark surprised me. I never thought of music as something commercial; it was something very personal to me."
- Enya
(Related: Music, Success, Thought)

"If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate were, in effect, breaking into the home of every citizen."
- Sam Ervin
(Related: Home, Committee, Effect)

"I used to think that the Civil War was our country's greatest tragedy, but I do remember that there were some redeeming features in the Civil War in that there was some spirit of sacrifice and heroism displayed on both sides. I see no redeeming features in Watergate."
- Sam Ervin
(Related: War, Sacrifice, Country, Heroism, Spirit, Tragedy)

"I hope you will go out and let stories happen to you, and that you will work them, water them with your blood and tears and you laughter till they bloom, till you yourself burst into bloom."
- Clarissa Pinkola Estes
(Related: Work, Hope, Blood, Laughter, Tears, Water, Will)

"Hence a ship is said to be tight, when her planks are so compact and solid as to prevent the entrance of the water in which she is immersed: and a cask is called tight, when the staves are so close that none of the liquid contained therein can issue through or between them."
- William Falconer
(Related: Water)

"I couldn't get that same feeling during the day, with my hands in dirty dish water and the hard sun showing up the dirtiness on the roof tops. And after a time, even at night, the feeling of God didn't last."
- Frances Farmer
(Related: God, Time, Day, Feeling, Night, Sun, Water)

"Civil and political rights are critical, but not often the real problem for the destitute sick. My patients in Haiti can now vote but they can't get medical care or clean water."
- Paul Farmer
(Related: Medical, Care, Rights, Now, Vote, Water)

"People seem to see no difference between an intimate conversation and a conversation at the water cooler."
- Mike Farrell
(Related: People, Conversation, Difference, Water)

"It was a great experience for a kid, because it was a bunch of kids playing on pirate ships and water slides, so looking back on it, it was the fondest experience of my childhood."
- Corey Feldman
(Related: Experience, Childhood, Kids, Ships, Water)

"What I really dream of is that somebody would blow everything I've done out of the water in a beautiful way, which would clear the way for something better to come along."
- Leslie Fiedler
(Related: Dream, Water)

"I'm still friendly with Dean. He still calls me on the phone from time to time. John Dean was fired and later ended up spending some time in prison for his role in Watergate."
- Fred F. Fielding
(Related: Time, Prison)

"You can't trust water: Even a straight stick turns crooked in it."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Trust)

"Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Food, Nothing, Prohibition, Water)

"Reminds me of my safari in Africa. Somebody forgot the corkscrew and for several days we had to live on nothing but food and water."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Food, Nothing, Water)

"I never drink water. I'm afraid it will become habit-forming."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Habit, Water, Will)

"I never drink water because of the disgusting things that fish do in it."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Fish, Water)

"I never drink water; that is the stuff that rusts pipes."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Water)

"The crusades of Vietnam and Watergate seemed like a good idea at the time, even a noble one, not only to the press but perhaps to a majority of Americans."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Time, Idea, Americans, Majority, Press, Vietnam)

"I know that from the days of Watergate... the notion of two sources on a story has become the popular dogma about how you confirm something. And there is a lot of truth to that, but there are all kinds of ways to check to the extent that you can, a story that you get."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Truth, Popular)

"I came like Water, and like Wind I go."
- Edward Fitzgerald
(Related: Water, Wind)

"I come like Water, and like Wind I go."
- Edward Fitzgerald
(Related: Water, Wind)

"All good writing is swimming under water and holding your breath."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Water, Writing)

"The press briefing today I believe has lost much of its usefulness."
- Marlin Fitzwater
(Related: Press, Today, Usefulness)

"The White House is a strange place."
- Marlin Fitzwater
"This strategy represents our policy for all time. Until it's changed."
- Marlin Fitzwater
(Related: Time, Policy, Strategy)

"The process and the great smells it produces make everyone hungry and get everyone's mouth watering. And it gives men a chance to cook."
- Bobby Flay
(Related: Men, Chance)

"The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: America, Party)

"That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy."
- George Foreman
(Related: Positive, Negativity, Water)

"With two people and luggage on board she draws four inches of water. Two canoe paddles will move her along at a speed reasonable enough in moderate currents."
- C. S. Forester
(Related: People, Water, Will)

"This may be done by grafting, by confining the roots, withholding water, bending the branches, or in a hundred other ways which all proceed upon the same principle."
- Robert Fortune
(Related: May, Water)

"Never thank anybody for anything, except a drink of water in the desert - and then make it brief."
- Gene Fowler
(Related: Water)

"Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water."
- Anatole France
(Related: Life, Error, Ignorance, Water)

"As a planning board commissioner, I have to review the applications for development throughout the city, and the bulk of those applications have been for the waterfront. I think the progress the waterfront has made is amazing."
- Vincent Frank
(Related: Development, Progress, Planning)

"It's a beautiful thing, diving into the cool crisp water and then just sort of being able to pull your body through the water and the water opening up for you."
- Dawn Fraser
(Related: Being, Body, Water)

"Collecting intelligence information is like trying to drink water out of a fire hydrant. You know, in hindsight It's great. The problem is there's a million dots at the time."
- Louis Freeh
(Related: Intelligence, Time, Fire, Hindsight, Information, Trying, Water)

"When you take a shower in space, you have to press the water onto your body to clean yourself, and then you gotta vacuum it off."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Body, Press, Space, Water)

"My books are water; those of the great geniuses are wine - everybody drinks water."
- Marilyn French
(Related: Books, Drinks, Water, Wine)

"The mind is like an iceberg, it floats with one-seventh of its bulk above water."
- Sigmund Freud
(Related: Mind, Water)

"The U.S. Supreme Court has established that the tribes own their water. What I'd like to focus on is doing something with the water that results in economic development."
- Dave Freudenthal
(Related: Development, Court, Focus, Results, Water)

"Our lifestyle, our wildlife, our land and our water remain critical to our definition of Wyoming and to our economic future."
- Dave Freudenthal
(Related: Future, Land, Water, Wildlife)

"This legislation confronts the human truth that the need for clean water knows no borders, and proper management and intervention can be a currency for peace and international cooperation."
- Bill Frist
(Related: Peace, Truth, Management, Cooperation, Legislation, Water)

"How much will you give for the lives of your childrens children, which is yourself? How much are people willing to give up for air, earth, water, animals, and the coming generations? I think the answer to that is pretty clear."
- Lynette Fromme
(Related: People, Animals, Children, Earth, Generations, Pretty, Water, Will)

"My heart is in a world of water and crystal, My clothes are damp in this time of spring rains."
- Du Fu
(Related: Time, Heart, Clothes, Spring, Water, World)

"Scalded cats fear even cold water."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Fear, Cats, Water)

"Harbour Island in the Bahamas is beautiful, with turquoise water and pink sand."
- Diane von Furstenberg
(Related: Water)

"You don't have to be a political genius to sniff the smell of blood in the water."
- Rich Galen
(Related: Genius, Blood, Water)

"I claim that human mind or human society is not divided into watertight compartments called social, political and religious. All act and react upon one another."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Society, Act, Mind, Religious)

"I don't understand people who like to work and talk about it like it was some sort of goddamn duty. Doing nothing feels like floating on warm water to me. Delightful, perfect."
- Ava Gardner
(Related: Work, People, Duty, Nothing, Talk, Water)

"The society which scorns excellence in plumbing as a humble activity and tolerates shoddiness in philosophy because it is an exalted activity will have neither good plumbing nor good philosophy: neither its pipes nor its theories will hold water."
- John W. Gardner
(Related: Society, Excellence, Philosophy, Theories, Water, Will)

"It's scary when one day the city is there and the next day it's gone. To see the water actual kill people, I couldn't believe it. I never fathomed it could bury a city."
- Kevin Garnett
(Related: People, Day, Water)

"I think the market is always going to be around. The goal is not to say, let's get rid of the market, because the market does render a huge number of services, and I don't want to have a fight about the price of something every time I buy a book or a bottle of water."
- Susan George
(Related: Time, Goal, Fight, Want, Water)

"The Delaware Estuary has sustained a human population for thousands of years, but by the end of the 19th Century, increased population and industrialization had transformed much of the upper Estuary watershed."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: End, Population, Years)

"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."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: People, Drinking, Spring, Water)

"Schools used to fund-raise for luxuries, like a trip to the water slides. Now, we fund-raise for things we have to have."
- Kirk Gibson
(Related: Now, Schools, Water)

"Not since the Depression has the state been this dry, have our rivers been this low, our water table this low, and our reservoirs this low."
- Parris Glendening
(Related: Depression, Rivers, State, Water)

"I suppose in London they all drink from the same watering holes."
- Trisha Goddard
(Related: London)

"The income tax created more criminals than any other single act of government."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Government, Act, Tax, Income)

"You've got to forget about this civilian. Whenever you drop bombs, you're going to hit civilians."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Bombs, Forget)

"You don't need to be straight to fight and die for your country. You just need to shoot straight."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Country, Fight)

"You don't have to be straight to be in the military; you just have to be able to shoot straight."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Military)

"Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?"
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Death, Fight, Tax, Projects, Tax cuts, Taxes, Vote)

"When I'm not a politician, I'll be dead."
- Barry Goldwater
"The only summit meeting that can succeed is the one that does not take place."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Meeting, Succeed)

"Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Family, Life, Wife, People, American, Congress, Friends, Nixon, Party, World)

"It's a great country, where anybody can grow up to be president... except me."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Country, President)

"If you don't mind smelling like peanut butter for two or three days, peanut butter is darn good shaving cream."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Mind)

"If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Government, Politics, Women, Drinking)

"American business has just forgotten the importance of selling."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Business, Selling, American, Importance)

"To disagree, one doesn't have to be disagreeable."
- Barry Goldwater
"I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Virtue, Defense, Extremism, Justice, Liberty, Moderation, Pursuit)

"I won't say that the papers misquote me, but I sometimes wonder where Christianity would be today if some of those reporters had been Matthew, Mark, Luke and John."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Christianity, Today, Wonder)

"I will offer a choice, not an echo."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Choice, Echo, Will)

"I think every good Christian ought to kick Falwell right in the ass."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Christian, Right)

"I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Business, Fool, Man)

"I could have ended the war in a month. I could have made North Vietnam look like a mud puddle."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: War, Vietnam)

"Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Wife, Listening, Trying)

"Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Virtue, Defense, Extremism, Justice, Liberty, Moderation, Pursuit, Vice)

"Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences; wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Equality, Time, Conformity, Fathers, First, Founding, Liberty)

"I wouldn't trust Nixon from here to that phone."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Trust, Nixon)

"It's a perfectly human instinct to want to be near water."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Instinct, Want, Water)

"They may the better fish in the water when it is troubled."
- Richard Grafton
(Related: Fish, May, Water)

"Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him."
- Billy Graham
"Slowly, but with no doubt or hesitation whatever, and in something of a solemn expectancy, the two animals passed through the broken tumultuous water and moored their boat at the flowery margin of the island."
- Kenneth Grahame
(Related: Animals, Doubt, Hesitation, Water)

"With respect to the environment in our state and our state's future - in addition to water which is very important here - I think it is crucial for him to make a sincere commitment to energy efficiency, fuel efficiency, by helping us to produce those cars of the future."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Commitment, Efficiency, Energy, Environment, Future, Respect, State, Water)

"We went to a small lake, Bass Lake. It was beautiful. It was perfectly still when we got there in the morning. The fog was lifting off the water. It was just magical. And we did catch some fish, 13 fish."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Fish, Water)

"We've got this proposal which has been languishing in the legislature, the Water Legacy Act, which is derived from a Republican task force on protecting the Great Lakes. Yet nothing has been done on it."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Act, Force, Nothing, Republican, Water)

"Ensure that your script is watertight. If it's not on the page, it will never magically appear on the screen."
- Richard E. Grant
(Related: Will)

"I have a bronze statue of myself, naked. I have these really big curls and water comes out of every curl. It's hot."
- Macy Gray
(Related: Water)

"Sunrise offered a very beautiful spectacle; the water was quite unruffled, but the motion communicated by the tides was so great that, although there was not a breath of air stirring, the sea heaved slowly with a grand and majestic motion."
- George Grey
(Related: Sea, Tides, Water)

"On embarking to return we could perceive no sign of One Tree Island; and as we swept down towards the sea the leafy top of a tree seen in the clear water under the boat was the only evidence of its existence; though a few hours ago it had formed so prominent an object."
- George Grey
(Related: Existence, Sea, Water)

"This land is your land, this land is my land, From California to the New York Island. From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me."
- Woody Guthrie
(Related: Land)

"In Utah, there are no bad things in the water there. It's just smooth, really beautiful."
- Steve Guttenberg
(Related: Water)

"Water is life's matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Life, Mother, Water)

"Investigations during the last few decades have brought hydrogen instead of carbon, and instead of CO2 water, the mother of all life, into the foreground."
- Albert Szent Gyorgyi
(Related: Life, Mother, Water)

"James Cotton is a real blues guy, and he played with Muddy Waters, and it surprised me that they would want me to make a record with them, that he called me to do this record. I'd never done anything like that before. But I love blues, so I was very happy."
- Charlie Haden
(Related: Love, Want)

"Wouldn't it be better to have a watertight law designed to catch the guilty, rather than a press release law designed to catch the headlines?"
- William Hague
(Related: Law, Press)

"They did is sent me down Clearwater, Florida, and they said to me, Jessica, I need you to make Jim Bakker feel better."
- Jessica Hahn
"When you look at what I've done here, you see a consistent theme of reforms which is not driven by any dogma from across the water, but a radical agenda to make sure Northern Ireland's people enjoy equal opportunities, driven by the values of social justice."
- Peter Hain
(Related: People, Values, Ireland, Justice, Radical, Water)

"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."
- Robert Hall
(Related: Fire, Name, Names, Right)

"Muscle and water is critical in burning fat."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Water)

"Wild animals are just as confused as people are now. You've got toxins in the water, oil, sewage, all sorts of things."
- Jack Hannah
(Related: People, Animals, Now, Oil, Water)

"The closer the bird is to the surface of the water, the firmer and more inelastic is the uplift of the rising air. The bird appears to almost feel the surface with the tip of its weather wing."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Water, Weather)

"As to the effect of the wave on the air, we will suppose the water to be quite flat and the air motionless, a heavy undulation comes on the scene, it has to pass, so it pushes the air up with its face, letting it fall again as its back glides onwards."
- Lawrence Hargrave
(Related: Effect, Water, Will)

"There's high, and there's high, and to get really high - I mean so high that you can walk on the water, that high-that's where I'm going."
- George Harrison
(Related: Water)

"To be anywhere near an enormous ocean liner when you are just like a fish in the water is frightening."
- John C. Hawkes
(Related: Fish, Ocean, Water)

"Have you ever wondered why young people take to music like fish to water? Maybe it's because music is fun. Plan and simple. It opens up their minds to dream great dreams about where they can go and what they can do when they get older."
- Isaac Hayes
(Related: Dreams, Music, People, Fish, Fun, Water)

"Ensuring that high quality water is provided to all Arizona's citizens is the responsibility of elected officials at all levels and I am happy to do all I can to assist the city's efforts."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Quality, Responsibility, Water)

"Do you think Revolutions are made with rose water?"
- Francis Bond Head
(Related: Water)

"My fake plants died because I did not pretend to water them."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Plants, Water)

"I drank some boiling water because I wanted to whistle."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Water)

"How many women have the courage to start properly with a cold, cold bath early in the morning? I jump in, throw the water, cold as ice, and after the first plunge I am happy."
- Anna Held
(Related: Women, Courage, First, Water)

"Windmills, which are used in the great plains of Holland and North Germany to supply the want of falling water, afford another instance of the action of velocity. The sails are driven by air in motion - by wind."
- Hermann von Helmholtz
(Related: Action, Germany, Want, Water, Wind)

"If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Being, Dignity, May, Water, Writer, Writing)

"You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you."
- Heraclitus
(Related: Rivers)

"Chris Hemsworth is like Christopher Reeve in that he can do two things: he can wear a big red cape without a shred of self-consciousness. But he's also funny as hell, and he's so sweet. So with all the fish-out-of-water stuff, he's so funny. So he does almost two jobs in a way."
- Tom Hiddleston
(Related: Funny, Fish, Hell, Jobs, Self)

"If you must speak ill of another, do not speak it, write it in the sand near the water's edge."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Water)

"I always challenge myself. I get out in deep water and I always try to get back. But I get hung up. The audience never knows, but that's when I smile the most, when I show the most ivory."
- Earl Hines
(Related: Challenge, Deep, Smile, Water)

"The people of South and Central Texas and the Coastal Bend need jobs, they need health care, they need water infrastructure improvements, they need a quality education, and they need the resources to keep our borders safe and secure."
- Ruben Hinojosa
(Related: Health, Education, Quality, People, Care, Jobs, Water)

"The real Antichrist is he who turns the wine of an original idea into the water of mediocrity."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Idea, Mediocrity, Water, Wine)

"The Baltic Sea is becoming more and more polluted. Not everybody living near the shore of the Baltic Sea is protecting it. It is the water of life for countries like Finland and Sweden."
- Harri Holkeri
(Related: Life, Countries, Living, Sea, Water)

"Memory is a net: one that finds it full of fish when he takes it from the brook, but a dozen miles of water have run through it without sticking."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Fish, Memory, Water)

"You will see, in the future I will live by my watercolors."
- Winslow Homer
(Related: Future, Will)

"You can't vote that water out of the city of New Orleans."
- Russel Honore
(Related: Vote, Water)

"The influences in my life were all kind of politically, socially implanted. And then there was Watergate."
- Tobe Hooper
(Related: Life)

"No verse can give pleasure for long, nor last, that is written by drinkers of water."
- Horace
(Related: Pleasure, Water)

"No poems can please for long or live that are written by water drinkers."
- Horace
(Related: Poems, Water)

"The foolish are like ripples on water, For whatsoever they do is quickly effaced; But the righteous are like carvings upon stone, For their smallest act is durable."
- Horace
(Related: Act, Water)

"By the immediate preservation of eggs for home consumption through the use of water glass or lime water, larger supplies of fresh eggs may be made available for marketing later in the season, when production is less and prices higher."
- David F. Houston
(Related: Home, Marketing, May, Production, Water)

"I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Love, Soul, Man, Old, Poor, Stars, Water)

"The outdoors, the beautiful environment, both in fresh and salt water. And the thing that concerns me is the amount of kids that stand on street corners, or go into pinball parlours, and call it recreation."
- Rex Hunt
(Related: Environment, Kids, Recreation, Water)

"I'd work for John Waters again, because he's so off the wall."
- Tab Hunter
(Related: Work)

"After washing there was no place to pour the water except out of the window onto the heads of the people in the streets, which is the proper place to throw everything that is not wanted."
- Ellsworth Huntington
(Related: People, Water)

"It's not color, it's like pouring 40 tablespoons of sugar water over a roast."
- John Huston
(Related: Water)

"I reflect back 35 years ago, and look how far we have come in America with our environmental policy to improve the conditions of our air and water, and we have had some real successes."
- Jay Inslee
(Related: Environmental, Policy, America, Water, Years)

"Destiny is the prison and chain of the ignorant. Understand that destiny like the water of the Nile: Water before the faithful, blood before the unbeliever."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Blood, Destiny, Prison, Water)

"You walk off the plane in Rio, and your blood temperature goes up. The feel of the wind on your face, the water on your skin, the taste of the food, the music, the sexuality; Brazilians are very comfortable in their sexuality."
- Amy Irving
(Related: Food, Music, Blood, Sexuality, Skin, Taste, Water, Wind)

"I bled a lot. I got hit across the face. We couldn't film for seven days. I got hit, whacked, underwater, across the face. I finished the shot, got into the boat and blood started coming out."
- Steve Irwin
(Related: Blood, Film)

"I cast my bread on the waters long ago. Now it's time for you to send it back to me - toasted and buttered on both sides."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Time, Now)

"I used to be a window cleaner. I got fired because I sometimes liked to drink the soapy water."
- Jamelia
(Related: Water)

"From Watergate we learned what generations before us have known; our Constitution works. And during Watergate years it was interpreted again so as to reaffirm that no one - absolutely no one - is above the law."
- Leon Jaworski
(Related: Constitution, Generations, Law, Years)

"Congress did a good thing back in 1995 in passing the Deep Water Royalty Relief Act. That act did a simple thing. It provided automatic royalty relief for new leases for 5 years in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico."
- Bobby Jindal
(Related: Act, Congress, Deep, Royalty, Water, Years)

"If one morning I walked on top of the water across the Potomac River, the headline that afternoon would read: "President Can't Swim.""
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Water)

"The sky broke like an egg into full sunset and the water caught fire."
- Pamela Hansford Johnson
(Related: Fire, Sky, Sunset, Water)

"I loved the Little Lulu stories, where she would fantasize that her bedroom rug would turn into a pool of water, and she could dive down into the center of the world."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Water, World)

"It's a strange world of language in which skating on thin ice can get you into hot water."
- Franklin P. Jones
(Related: Language, Water, World)

"Don't use tap water to make your colloidal silver. Use pure distilled water only. And don't take very large dosages or strong concentrations for long periods of time."
- Stan Jones
(Related: Time, Water)

"For a short time we lived quietly. But this could not last. White men had found gold in the mountains around the land of winding water."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Men, Time, Gold, Land, Mountains, Water)

"And also, we are providing, you know, a nuclear power plant in the north, two light water systems, so some 4 or 5 billion dollars we are providing to meet with North Korean requests on the condition North Korea will not produce a nuclear weapon."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Power, Light, Water, Will)

"Every day of the year where the water is 76, day and night, and the waves roll high, I take my sled, without runners, and coast down the face of the big waves that roll in at Waikiki."
- Duke Kahanamoku
(Related: Day, Night, Water)

"Out of the water, I am nothing."
- Duke Kahanamoku
(Related: Nothing, Water)

"I am in that temper that if I were under water I would scarcely kick to come to the top."
- John Keats
(Related: Temper, Water)

"Here lies one whose name was writ in water."
- John Keats
(Related: Lies, Name, Water)

"You can lead a bureaucrat to water, but you can't make him think."
- Ric Keller
(Related: Water)

"The president's budget proposals have neglected water infrastructure."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: President, Water)

"We have increased conservation spending, enacted legislation that enables us to clean up and redevelop abandoned brownfields sites across the country, and implemented new clean water standards that will protect us from arsenic."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Conservation, Country, Legislation, Water, Will)

"As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River Congressional task force, I have long sought to preserve the river's health and historical multiple uses, including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife, for the benefit of future generations of Americans."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Health, Home, Americans, Force, Future, Generations, Wildlife)

"In addition, the oil royalties the Federal Government does not collect from big oil will starve the Land and Water Conservation Fund of critical financial resources."
- Ron Kind
(Related: Government, Financial, Conservation, Land, Oil, Water, Will)

"The government paid the family of Richard Nixon $18 million for papers, tape recordings and other materials seized after Watergate."
- Dexter S. King
(Related: Family, Government, Nixon)

"If you cast your bread upon the water and you have faith, you'll get back cash. If you don't have faith, you'll get soggy bread."
- Don King
(Related: Faith, Water)

"If we have another 2,000 people killed, I want Nancy Pelosi and George Soros, John Conyers and Pat Leahy to go to the funeral and say, 'Your son was vaporized because we didn't want to dump some guy's head under water for 30 seconds.'"
- Peter King
(Related: Son, People, Want, Water)

"The truth is, I can never die. For I will be in everything and see you in everything and watch over you. I am your reaction in the water of a mountain lake."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Truth, Water, Will)

"Water for me is so essential, like swimming."
- Nastassja Kinski
(Related: Water)

"Water is always a support or a healing thing apart from, you know, love or peace of mind."
- Nastassja Kinski
(Related: Love, Peace, Healing, Mind, Support, Water)

"It's a piece of property that, if you're going to have a development out here, you need to have a golf course because you need to take care of the effluent water being created by the development."
- Tom Kite
(Related: Development, Being, Care, Golf, Property, Water)

"Money is kind of a base subject. Like water, food, air and housing, it affects everything yet for some reason the world of academics thinks it's a subject below their social standing."
- Robert Kiyosaki
(Related: Money, Food, Reason, Water, World)

"Unless we do things in this country to slow down our population, slow down our birth control, provide better water for people, provide power for people, we're gonna find out that the next wars are not going to be fought over diamonds, gold and political things."
- Evel Knievel
(Related: Power, People, Control, Birth control, Country, Gold, Population, Water)

"I took the process of doing as much myself as I could like a duck to water. I set up my own label and publishing, etc, and it was a fun learning curve two decades ago."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Fun, Learning, Publishing, Water)

"My faith, inasmuch as I have any, is more like a kind of Joseph Campbell thing, and even that frequently finds itself tested to oblivion in siren waters."
- David Knopfler
(Related: Faith)

"Water, water, everywhere, Atlantic and Pacific. But New York City's got them beat, Our aqua is terrific!"
- Edward Koch
(Related: Water)

"I have avoided becoming stale by putting a little water on the plate, lying on the plate, and having myself refreshed in a toaster oven for 23 minutes once every month."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Lying, Water)

"My favorite water cooler topic is fantasy football. I used to make fun of friends for doing it and now I'm obsessed."
- John Krasinski
(Related: Fantasy, Favorite, Football, Friends, Fun, Now, Water)

"One of the things that really got to me was talking to parents who had been burned out of their villages, had family members killed, and then when men showed up at the wells to get water, they were shot."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Family, Men, Parents, Talking, Water)

"Most of the villagers were hiding in the bush, where they were dying from bad water, malaria and malnutrition."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Dying, Water)

"Monks will have three begging bowls for their food: one for water, one for liquid food, one for dry food."
- Satish Kumar
(Related: Food, Water, Will)

"After Watergate, America was a ship without a rudder. Vietnam was left to its own devices, drifting along towards its fate."
- Nguyen Cao Ky
(Related: America, Fate, Vietnam)

"Many people are target people. Once when Louis B. Mayer insulted me I poured a glass of water over his head."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: People, Water)

"We were also able to do a great deal of work to improve highways, airports and airways, waterways, and railways, all of which are important and have provided a better quality of life and economic development opportunities for my constituents."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Life, Work, Quality, Development)

"Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art o social life."
- Letitia Landon
(Related: Art, Life, Society, Water)

"Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment; yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans in search of food or other blessings."
- Walter Lang
(Related: Food, Blessings, Environment, Living, Man, Oceans, Water)

"The only place I've felt was really my home is my cabin up north. There's something in the water there that connects me to that place. There's also this sense of isolation and loneliness about it that I've never been able to shake."
- Jessica Lange
(Related: Home, Isolation, Loneliness, Sense, Water)

"But I think one of the reasons I tend to stay in the water most of the time is I distrust the comfort."
- Frank Langella
(Related: Time, Comfort, Distrust, Water)

"You can lead a horse to water, but a pencil must be led."
- Stan Laurel
(Related: Water)

"I have been instrumental in banning bottled water on the set. It hasn't gone that well with the crew... so I replaced it with tequila."
- Hugh Laurie
(Related: Water)

"The more I see of democracy the more I dislike it. It just brings everything down to the mere vulgar level of wages and prices, electric light and water closets, and nothing else."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Democracy, Light, Nothing, Wages, Water)

"There have been 111 Justices in the Supreme Court of the United States. Only three have been women. If she is confirmed, Solicitor General Kagan will bring the Supreme Court to an historical high-water mark, with three women concurrently serving as Justices."
- Patrick Leahy
(Related: Women, Court, states, United, Will)

"I put a bullet into the back of the crocodile's neck just behind the head, thus killing it. If a crocodile is hit in any other part of its anatomy it disappears into the water and is irrecoverable."
- Louis Leakey
(Related: Killing, Water)

"For fossils to thrive, certain favorable circumstances are required. First of all, of course, remnants of life have to be there. These then need to be washed over with water as soon as possible, so that the bones are covered with a layer of sediment."
- Richard Leakey
(Related: Life, Circumstances, First, Water)

"Continually finding excuses for taking a small glass of brandy and water."
- John Leech
(Related: Excuses, Water)

"Man needs colour to live; it's just as necessary an element as fire and water."
- Fernand Leger
(Related: Fire, Man, Needs, Water)

"We've got this gift of love, but love is like a precious plant. You can't just accept it and leave it in the cupboard or just think it's going to get on by itself. You've got to keep watering it. You've got to really look after it and nurture it."
- John Lennon
(Related: Love)

"Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea."
- Mikhail Lermontov
(Related: Sea)

"If a fish is the movement of water embodied, given shape, then cat is a diagram and pattern of subtle air."
- Doris Lessing
(Related: Fish, Water)

"The weather here is gorgeous. It's mild and feels like it's in the eighties. The hot dog vendors got confused because of the weather and thought it was spring, so they accidentally changed the hot dog water in their carts."
- David Letterman
(Related: Thought, Spring, Water, Weather)

"Wherever we've travelled in this great land of ours, we've found that people everywhere are about 90% water."
- David Letterman
(Related: People, Land, Water)

"Water is free of charge. Why then do people drink Evian?"
- Richard Levin
(Related: People, Water)

"We frequently define an acid or a base as a substance whose aqueous solution gives, respectively, a higher concentration of hydrogen ion or of hydroxide ion than that furnished by pure water. This is a very one sided definition."
- Gilbert Newton Lewis
(Related: Solution, Water)

"Whenever someone asks me if I want water with my Scotch, I say I'm thirsty, not dirty."
- Joe E. Lewis
(Related: Want, Water)

"Just as the water of a river near its mouth, in its final form, is composed largely of many tributaries, so an idea, in its final form, is composed largely of later additions."
- Willy Ley
(Related: Idea, Water)

"The press has met their Waterloo, and it's Obama."
- Rush Limbaugh
(Related: Press)

"Into this pour the purified juice: and put it into a pan of water come almost to a boil and continue nearly in the state of boiling until the juice is found to be the consistency of a thick syrup when cold. It is then when cold, to be corked up in a bottle for use."
- James Lind
(Related: Consistency, State, Water)

"The environmental benefits of hydrogen are also outstanding. When used as an energy source, hydrogen produces no emissions besides water. Zero polluting emissions, an amazing advance over the current sources of energy that we use."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Environmental, Benefits, Energy, Water)

"My suggestion is that we should first work to ensure the Third World has clean drinking water and sanitation."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Work, Drinking, First, Water, World)

"The obvious issue is providing clean drinking water and sanitation to every single human being on earth at the cost of little more than one year of the Kyoto treaty."
- Bjorn Lomborg
(Related: Being, Drinking, Earth, Obvious, Water)

"There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Life, Heart, Chance, Emotion, Moments, Water, Word)

"Once I showed up at my sister's with a baby rabbit I had bought from some children because its ears were cold. I put the rabbit on a hot water bottle and massaged its ears for quite a while. After all, I knew that all healthy animals had warm ears."
- Juliette G. Low
(Related: Sister, Animals, Baby, Children, Water)

"A great thing about these trees is that they are excellent for cleaning, both groundwater, and of course, air."
- Mike Lowry
(Related: Trees)

"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time."
- John Lubbock
(Related: Time, Lie, Clouds, Day, Idleness, Listening, Rest, Sky, Summer, Trees, Waste, Water)

"The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone."
- Lucretius
(Related: Water)

"Sweet it is, when on the high seas the winds are lashing the waters, to gaze from the land on another's struggles."
- Lucretius
(Related: Land)

"Pleasant it is, when over a great sea the winds trouble the waters, to gaze from shore upon another's great tribulation; not because any man's troubles are a delectable joy, but because to perceive you are free of them yourself is pleasant."
- Lucretius
(Related: Joy, Man, Sea, Trouble)

"I prefer to sing in the shower vs. the car. The shower is just steam, you know, its just you, and nature, and no clothing. You know, there's nothing separating you. It's just you, and the voice - you, and the water."
- Jacob Lusk
(Related: Car, Nature, Nothing, Voice, Water)

"In the shallow parts of many Swiss lakes, where there is a depth of no more than from 5 to 15 feet of water, ancient wooden piles are observed at the bottom sometimes worn down to the surface of the mud, sometimes projecting slightly above it."
- Charles Lyell
(Related: Feet, Water)

"I often go on a liquid fast a couple of days a week. I never take just water. Instead, I'll have maybe six glasses of vegetable and fruit juices a day."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Day, Water)

"Many politicians are in the habit of laying it down as a self-evident proposition that no people ought to be free till they are fit to use their freedom. The maxim is worthy of the fool in the old story who resolved not to go into the water till he had learned to swim."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: People, Habit, Fool, Freedom, Maxim, Old, Politicians, Self, Water)

"You can't live on amusement. It is the froth on water - an inch deep and then the mud."
- George MacDonald
(Related: Amusement, Deep, Water)

"There's no point that an album should sound like a watered down version of another album."
- Stephen Malkmus
(Related: Sound)

"When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Water)

"Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Work, Water)

"The problem is that they are all stars at Madrid. You need someone to carry the water to the well."
- Diego Maradona
(Related: Stars, Water)

"Candlestick was built on the water. It should have been built under it."
- Roger Maris
(Related: Water)

"In Amsterdam the water is the mistress and the land the vassal. throughout the city there are as many canals and drawbridges as bracelets on a Gypsy's bronzed arms."
- Felix Marti-Ibanez
(Related: Land, Water)

"Well, Art is Art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water. And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now you tell me what you know."
- Groucho Marx
(Related: Art, Now, Taste, Water)

"The artist produces for the liberation of his soul. It is his nature to create as it is the nature of water to run down the hill."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Nature, Soul, Artist, Water)

"But there have been many news reports that water-boarding has been used on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is one of the major al Qaeda figures that we have in U.S. custody."
- Jane Mayer
(Related: News, Water)

"I don't think the NFL had the slightest intention of taking me, except as maybe a water boy."
- Joel McHale
(Related: Intention, Water)

"Water is very forgiving. Everything lifts in water."
- Sarah McLachlan
(Related: Water)

"When you are pulling people out of the water and off of rooftops, there are no Republicans and no Democrats."
- Charlie Melancon
(Related: People, Democrats, Republicans, Water)

"At sea a fellow comes out. Salt water is like wine, in that respect."
- Herman Melville
(Related: Respect, Sea, Water, Wine)

"It does me good to write a letter which is not a response to a demand, a gratuitous letter, so to speak, which has accumulated in me like the waters of a reservoir."
- Henry Miller
"I, in fact, have been involved in the construction of and the management of wastewater treatment plants."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: Management, Fact, Plants, Treatment)

"I was born and raised in a small town in Maine, Waterville. I enjoyed living there - still do - and my goal in life was a fairly specific and focused one of practicing law in Maine."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Life, Goal, Law, Living)

"The most efficient water power in the world - women's tears."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Power, Women, Tears, Water, World)

"My father taught me to paint when I was young with watercolors and so I learned at a very young age the essential elements of the value of light and composition."
- Matthew Modine
(Related: Age, Father, Light, Value)

"I always knew the importance of it, since I was three or four years old my mother used to feed me wine and water. I grew up with wine as liquid food."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Food, Mother, Importance, Old, Water, Wine, Years)

"My mother served me wine and water from the time I was 3 years old."
- Robert Mondavi
(Related: Time, Mother, Old, Water, Wine, Years)

"Standing near the door, we dipped our fingers in the holy water, crossed and blessed ourselves, and proceeded up to the sleeping-room, in the usual order, two by two."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Order, Water)

"A straight oar looks bent in the water. What matters is not merely that we see things but how we see them."
- Michel de Montaigne
(Related: Water)

"When the scheme for the construction of a railroad from Baltimore to the waters of the Ohio River first began to take form, the United States had barely emerged from the Revolutionary period."
- John Moody
(Related: First, states, United)

"Before Watergate and Viet Nam, the American public, as a whole, believed everything it was told, and since then it doesn't believe anything, and both of those extremes hurt us because they prevent us from recognizing the truth."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Truth, American, Extremes, Hurt, Public)

"The great watershed of modern poetry is French, more than English."
- Robert Morgan
(Related: Poetry, English)

"When I got political that blew our marriage out of the water. I was not the same person and I admit that."
- Michael Moriarty
(Related: Marriage, Water)

"Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water."
- Christopher Morley
(Related: Clouds, Sky, Water)

"All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was."
- Toni Morrison
(Related: Memory, Trying, Water)

"I believe that if a man wanted to walk on water, and was prepared to give up everything in life, he could do it."
- Stirling Moss
(Related: Life, Man, Water)

"The first time it felt really dangerous, like the sort of thing you had to lock the doors and close the curtains on because if anybody saw you, God would strike you down with a thunderbolt. But I took to it like a duck to water."
- Jamie Muir
(Related: Time, God, First, Water)

"Take a course in good water and air; and in the eternal youth of Nature you may renew your own. Go quietly, alone; no harm will befall you."
- John Muir
(Related: Nature, Harm, May, Water, Will, Youth)

"One may as well dam for water tanks the people's cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man."
- John Muir
(Related: People, Heart, Temple, Churches, Man, May, Water)

"No matter how much we love our family and friends, a part of us needs the occasional moment of solitude as a plant needs water. It is the inmost core of each of us that, that part which nobody can define but which we all recognize because it never changes."
- Anna Neagle
(Related: Family, Love, Friends, Needs, Solitude, Water)

"Even in the developing parts of the world, kids take to computers like fish to water."
- Nicholas Negroponte
(Related: Computers, Fish, Kids, Water, World)

"It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Knowledge)

"Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Man)

"I can see clearly now... that I was wrong in not acting more decisively and more forthrightly in dealing with Watergate."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Acting, Now, Wrong)

"You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I'm innocent. You've got to believe I'm innocent. If you don't, take my job."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Investigation, Job, President)

"Watergate had become the center of the media's universe, and during the remaining year of my presidency the media tried to force everything else to revolve around it."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Force, Media, Presidency, Universe)

"It I talked about Watergate, I was described as struggling to free myself from the morass. If I did not talk about Watergate, I was accused of being out of touch with reality."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Being, Reality, Talk)

"The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."
- Lyn Nofziger
(Related: Time, Blood, Liberty, Needs)

"Oh yeah - I watched Knife in the Water, saw the shot, and repeated it. But even if I hadn't seen that film, inevitably the camera would've ended up on top of that mast, I mean if you think of it there are only so many dynamic shots on a boat."
- Phillip Noyce
(Related: Film, Water)

"You can pour holy oil and holy water on a thug until you have emptied buckets of both; but at the end he will be a consecrated thug, but a thug all the same unless interior intentions and a disciplined man are present."
- William H. O'Connell
(Related: End, Intentions, Man, Oil, Present, Water, Will)

"This morning of the small snow I count the blessings, the leak in the faucet which makes of the sink time, the drop of the water on water."
- Charles Olson
(Related: Time, Blessings, Snow, Water)

"The water was like a physiological stimuli to the subconscious that overwhelmed people with too much psychoanalytical material, you might say. People could do 10 breathing sessions without the water, and then they did breathing sessions in the water."
- Leonard Orr
(Related: People, Water)

"Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there."
- George Orwell
(Related: Battle)

"Soap and water and common sense are the best disinfectants."
- William Osler
(Related: Common sense, Water)

"For, with pure water the inversion of cane sugar scarcely proceeds and subsequently it required very thorough, difficult studies before this effect and its order of magnitude were established."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Effect, Order, Water)

"The well-known fact that the form of a specific substance, e.g. water, and hence its properties can alter without a change in composition was disposed of by the formal view that a physical, not a chemical, process was involved."
- Wilhelm Ostwald
(Related: Change, Fact, Water)

"Thou seest how sloth wastes the sluggish body, as water is corrupted unless it moves."
- Ovid
(Related: Body, Water)

"Within the U.S., the Obama presidency will be mainly measured by the success or failure of his economic policies. And here, I fear, the monstrous stimulus package with which this administration stumbled out of the gate will prove to be Obama's Waterloo."
- Camille Paglia
(Related: Success, Fear, Failure, Presidency, Will)

"If you're really on top, you probably didn't do that great, 'cause you have to water it down a bit for it to get that mass appeal."
- Brad Paisley
(Related: Water)

"The mill cannot grind with the water that is past."
- Daniel D. Palmer
(Related: Past, Water)

"It was a rich and gorgeous sunset - an American sunset; and the ruddy glow of the sky was reflected from some extensive pools of water among the shadowy copses in the meadow below."
- Francis Parkman
(Related: American, Sky, Sunset, Water)

"Unless everyone grasps the importance of having only two children per couple, wars won't be over just oil anymore, they will be over water and food."
- Alexandra Paul
(Related: Food, Children, Importance, Oil, Water, Will)

"It has long been known for sure that the sight of tasty food makes a hungry man's mouth water; also lack of appetite has always been regarded as an undesirable phenomenon, from which one might conclude that appetite is essentially linked with the process of digestion."
- Ivan Pavlov
(Related: Food, Appetite, Man, Sight, Water)

"You don't really get to pick and chose what you would like to be doing. But I've been very fortunate, and I think water seeks its own level. You do gravitate towards things that you would get off on."
- Bill Paxton
(Related: Water)

"The conservative movement today is like that tall ship with its proud captain: strong, accomplished but veering off course into the dangerous and uncharted waters of big government republicanism."
- Mike Pence
(Related: Government, Conservative, Today)

"Most of my memories of Texas are of mosquitoes, watermelons, crickets, and my brother teasing me."
- Robin Wright Penn
(Related: Brother, Memories, Mosquitoes)

"We put the Children to death... by throwing them overboard and shooting out their brains in the water."
- George Percy
(Related: Death, Children, Water)

"A sponge has that much absorbent capability and after a while you can pour water over it and nothing stays."
- Itzhak Perlman
(Related: Nothing, Water)

"If you can't stand a little sacrifice and you can't stand a trip across the desert with limited water, we're never going to straighten this country out."
- Ross Perot
(Related: Sacrifice, Country, Water)

"The air we breathe, the water we drink, and the land we inhabit are not only critical elements in the quality of life we enjoy - they are a reflection of the majesty of our Creator."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Life, Quality, Land, Reflection, Water)

"I grew up in a house with no running water, 16 miles from the closest place that had a post office. I had a very parochial view of the world."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Office, Post, Running, Water, World)

"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes."
- Laurence J. Peter
(Related: Sea, Water, Wishes)

"A cat pours his body on the floor like water. It is restful just to see him."
- William Lyon Phelps
(Related: Body, Water)

"I don't want to die in a car accident. When I die it'll be a glorious day. It'll probably be a waterfall."
- River Phoenix
(Related: Car, Accident, Day, Want)

"The pitcher cries for water to carry and a person for work that is real."
- Marge Piercy
(Related: Work, Water)

"I imagine a child. That child is me. I can reconstruct and vividly remember portions of my own childhood. I can see, taste, smell, feel, and hear them. Then what I do is, not write about that kid or about his world, but start to think of a book that would have pleased him."
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: Childhood, Taste, World)

"Hoboken is a neat place."
- Daniel Pinkwater
"I sort of always like to write starting with when I learned how."
- Daniel Pinkwater
"I went to college, but I learned to write by reading - and writing."
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: College, Reading, Writing)

"I'd always liked to write, but I never wanted to be a writer, because it seemed a sissy occupation. It is. To this day, I find it terribly easy. And so, rather than trying to hunt up a text, I just wrote one."
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: Day, Occupation, Trying, Writer)

"Mr. Breton didn't know about location, location, location."
- Daniel Pinkwater
"Read a lot. Write a lot. Have fun."
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: Fun)

"Well you know, it's true that as a fat person I run a greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, and a number of other things. But guess what? The amount of that risk is almost infinitessimal!"
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: Heart, Disease, Risk)

"Werewolves are much more common animals than you might think."
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: Animals)

"Writing and telling are almost the same, the way I do it."
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: Writing)

"All my books were easy to write - doesn't it show?"
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: Books)

"Some women have said, 'Gee, here I am getting involved with this fat guy, what will people think of me?' But they were converted and sometimes surprised."
- Daniel Pinkwater
(Related: Women, People, Will)

"Work at the same time on sky, water, branches, ground, keeping everything going on an equal basis... Don't be afraid of putting on colour... Paint generously and unhesitatingly, for it is best not to lose the first impression."
- Camille Pissarro
(Related: Time, Work, Impression, First, Sky, Water)

"The day, water, sun, moon, night - I do not have to purchase these things with money."
- Plautus
(Related: Money, Day, Moon, Night, Sun, Water)

"Bodies which contain a greater proportion of water than is necessary to balance the other elements, are speedily corrupted, and lose their virtues and properties."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Balance, Water)

"The marketers can compete with free; it just has to be better. Look at bottled water if you don't believe me."
- Jonathan Potter
(Related: Water)

"I grew up in Hawaii so I was outside a lot playing in the water."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: Water)

"Friendship and money: oil and water."
- Mario Puzo
(Related: Friendship, Oil, Water)

"It isn't pollution that's harming the environment. It's the impurities in our air and water that are doing it."
- Dan Quayle
(Related: Environment, Pollution, Water)

"I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins."
- Kathleen Quinlan
(Related: Ocean, Open)

"In an underdeveloped country don't drink the water. In a developed country don't breathe the air."
- Jonathan Raban
(Related: Country, Water)

"The research included neutron resonance spectroscopy, the angular distribution of pion elastic and inelastic scattering on nuclei with optical model fitting."
- James Rainwater
(Related: Research)

"In my schooling through high school, I excelled mainly in chemistry, physics and mathematics."
- James Rainwater
(Related: Mathematics, Physics, School)

"The Maria Mayer shell model suggestion in 1949 was a great triumph and fitted my belief that a nuclear shell model should represent a proper approach to understanding nuclear structure."
- James Rainwater
(Related: Belief, Understanding)

"My father, who had previously been a civil engineer, died in the great influenza epidemic of 1918."
- James Rainwater
(Related: Father)

"Good words cool more than cold water."
- John Ray
(Related: Water, Words)

"It is the potential for economic growth that provides the basis for the development of countries, for bringing to people essential goods and services, such as water to drink and facilities for healthcare."
- Lee R. Raymond
(Related: People, Development, Growth, Countries, Healthcare, Potential, Water)

"I just felt that if I went into Speed 2, I just... wouldn't have come up out of the water."
- Keanu Reeves
(Related: Water)

"The news in Europe, West and East, is still showing America in flames, flood, etc. Cities are shown underwater; befuddled American officials are shown trying to explain why we are winning the war on terrorism."
- Richard Reeves
(Related: War, Winning, America, American, Cities, Europe, News, Terrorism, Trying)

"There's something about the water - that solitary kind of peaceful feeling. You're on Earth but not quite."
- John C. Reilly
(Related: Earth, Feeling, Water)

"One of the unique things is that whether we were out at sea or in the middle of the water tank, a lot of times you just couldn't leave. Especially when we were out at sea."
- John C. Reilly
(Related: Sea, Water)

"A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water."
- Carl Reiner
(Related: People, Snow, Water)

"Gold, on the contrary, though of little use compared with air or water, will exchange for a great quantity of other goods."
- David Ricardo
(Related: Gold, Quantity, Water, Will)

"There's loads of things you can do to make things easy for your throat, you can drink a bit of lemon and hot water couple of spoons of honey, you can gargle with port, I've done it a couple of times myself - but don't swallow it!"
- Cliff Richard
(Related: Water)

"If you keep your feathers well oiled the water of criticism will run off as from a duck's back."
- Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards
(Related: Criticism, Water, Will)

"I hope you will respond to the crisis of confidence that Watergate has created by opening up your administration and reaching out to people in a more magnanimous spirit."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: People, Hope, Confidence, Crisis, Spirit, Will)

"The Watergate reforms did work well for many years, and if improved and broadened, these reforms can have real and major impact on the system today."
- Elliot Richardson
(Related: Work, Today, Years)

"We can have technology, prosperity, nice homes and cars, but at the same time we must be conscious of what we are dumping into the water, the air and our food."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Food, Time, Technology, Prosperity, Water)

"Tea is nought but this: first you heat the water, then you make the tea. Then you drink it properly. That is all you need to know."
- Sen Rikyu
(Related: First, Tea, Water)

"This is our mercury, our lunary, but whosoever thinks of any other water besides this, is ignorant and foolish, never attaining to the desired effects."
- George Ripley
(Related: Mercury, Water)

"But in this Second Work if thou extract our Air and our Fire with the phlegm water, they will the more naturally and easily be drawn out of their infernal prison, and with less losse of their Spirits, than by the former way before described."
- George Ripley
(Related: Work, Fire, Prison, Spirits, Water, Will)

"One thing about these storms, we know how disruptive things can be when we depend on the system to keep working. What would happen if the terrorists do it? Knock down the power, destroy bridges, cut the water supply?"
- Geraldo Rivera
(Related: Power, Storms, Water)

"To turn water into wine, and what is common into what is holy, is indeed the glory of Christianity."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Christianity, Glory, Water, Wine)

"I didn't want to be told what to do. I don't want to water down my music to fit into their formats. I know what rock and roll is to me, but everything's turning into one big commercial."
- Chris Robinson
(Related: Music, Want, Water)

"There are only three things women need in life: food, water, and compliments."
- Chris Rock
(Related: Women, Food, Compliments, Water)

"My biggest weakness as a endurance athlete has been in not drinking enough water after training, thereby racing sometimes while dehydrated."
- Bill Rodgers
(Related: Drinking, Endurance, Racing, Training, Water, Weakness)

"This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can't see how deep it is."
- Dennis Rodman
(Related: Life, Deep, Water)

"It's the board I had a problem with. I could totally handle being in the water and stuff. I came here to do my own stunts. Water! Ocean! Action! Big waves! That water, that water has tamed me. You can feel that the world is connected to it."
- Michelle Rodriguez
(Related: Being, Water, World)

"There was a village watercolour society and they'd come and paint in my field. I watched them from the window, the way they would struggle this way and that to find the perfect moment. God has made every angle on that beautiful, and I felt that tremendously."
- Nicolas Roeg
(Related: Society, God, Struggle)

"It's all about creation and surprise. It just needs to be appreciated and watered like flowers. You have to water flowers. These peaks will come again."
- Sonny Rollins
(Related: Creation, Flowers, Needs, Water, Will)

"The most realistic blood I've seen is when Marlon Brando gets beat up in On The Waterfront."
- George A. Romero
(Related: Blood)

"Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water!"
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Women, Strength)

"A woman is like a tea bag - you can't tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Tea, Water, Woman)

"Daley may be sinking. The hot water has gone from his chest to his neck."
- Don Rose
(Related: May, Water)

"My personal belief is that you carry your own water in a relationship. If you see a girl and you think she's hot, that's a very human reaction, but you don't go and tell your spouse that, you know? So in one way it's how you behave."
- Mark Ruffalo
(Related: Belief, Water)

"Mirth, and even cheerfulness, when employed as remedies in low spirits, are like hot water to a frozen limb."
- Benjamin Rush
(Related: Cheerfulness, Mirth, Remedies, Spirits, Water)

"I was staying with my sister and messing around with the guitar every day for my own amusement. Then she took me around and introduced me to Muddy Waters, Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, and the first time I saw that onstage, it inspired me to play. I thought that was the world."
- Otis Rush
(Related: Time, Sister, Thought, Amusement, Day, First, Guitar, Play, World)

"As you get older, you're doing different parts, but the young people, like yourself, they keep you excited, because they'll see Waterfront, and they'll want to talk about it."
- Eva Marie Saint
(Related: People, Talk, Want)

"For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow."
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(Related: Love, Water)

"All communities have a right to clean water. The taxpayers of Pueblo should not have to carry the burden of the clean up cost simply because they live downstream."
- John Salazar
(Related: Burden, Right, Water)

"I want all the interested parties to come together and develop a solution that provides additional water and helps the lower Arkansas River communities thrive again."
- Ken Salazar
(Related: Solution, Want, Water)

"The French were mystified about the Watergate scandal."
- Pierre Salinger
(Related: Scandal)

"In the 1980s, there were occasions when it made sense to say, 'it is too difficult to maximize the likelihood function, and besides if we do, it will blow our model out of the water.'"
- Thomas J. Sargent
(Related: Sense, Water, Will)

"I promised to always bring up a glass of water to her before we go to bed, and she promised to never let me dress myself."
- Fred Savage
(Related: Bed, Dress, Water)

"At the Olympics in China, every color was represented... and that was just the drinking water."
- Evan Sayet
(Related: Drinking, Water)

"I always feel that there are no final victories and no final defeats. But it's true that America is in a hole right now. There are a lot of dead fish in the water."
- John Sayles
(Related: America, Fish, Now, Right, Water)

"I do not deny that I have made drawings and watercolors of an erotic nature. But they are always works of art. Are there no artists who have done erotic pictures?"
- Egon Schiele
(Related: Art, Nature, Artists)

"At present, I am mainly observing the physical motion of mountains, water, trees and flowers. One is everywhere reminded of similar movements in the human body, of similar impulses of joy and suffering in plants."
- Egon Schiele
(Related: Body, Flowers, Impulses, Joy, Mountains, Plants, Present, Suffering, Trees, Water)

"There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water; and there are books in which even the dogs make references to the Infinite."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Books, Dogs, Germany, Infinite, Water, Writers)

"A lot of people who want to cook with less fat are surprised by that. You can cook vegetables in a little water in a covered pan and then throw the fat into the residual liquid to coat them."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: People, Want, Water)

"Wealth is like sea-water; the more we drink, the thirstier we become; and the same is true of fame."
- Arthur Schopenhauer
(Related: Wealth, Fame, Sea)

"Perhaps the old monks were right when they tried to root love out; perhaps the poets are right when they try to water it. It is a blood-red flower, with the color of sin; but there is always the scent of a god about it."
- Olive Schreiner
(Related: Love, God, Blood, Old, Poets, Right, Sin, Water)

"One hour of life, crowded to the full with glorious action, and filled with noble risks, is worth whole years of those mean observances of paltry decorum, in which men steal through existence, like sluggish waters through a marsh, without either honor or observation."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Men, Life, Action, Existence, Honor, Observation, Worth, Years)

"And at ten, or whatever time, in the morning we had the press conference, what we knew is there had been an incident at Three Mile Island, that it was shut down, that there was water that had escaped but it was contained."
- William Scranton
(Related: Time, Press, Water)

"Obviously, I'm not looking in the core of the reactor, but I am looking at what, at that time, was considered the source of the trouble, which was the water and where it was."
- William Scranton
(Related: Time, Trouble, Water)

"When I started walking and I looked down and I saw on the floor this water, which looked like, you know, water in your basement except it happened to be in the auxiliary building of a nuclear power plant."
- William Scranton
(Related: Power, Building, Walking, Water)

"I like to say I'm more conservative than Goldwater. He just wanted to turn the clock back to when there was no income tax."
- Pete Seeger
(Related: Conservative, Tax, Income)

"This isn't a watercolor, it's a mural."
- Erich Segal
"I've just grown a little disappointed with 'Muppets in the Old West', 'Muppets Under Water' and all these weird concept movies. I just want to go take it back to the early 80's, when it was about the Muppets trying to put on a show. That's what I'm trying to bring back."
- Jason Segel
(Related: Movies, Old, Trying, Want, Water)

"When we distributed the paper and crayons, they were fighting over the blue crayon. Everyone wanted to start with the blue, and that was the water. One drawing shows the trees under water. I was really moved."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Fighting, Trees, Water)

"The pictures we saw before we got down here didn't even touch the reality of what it is like being here. We can be right on the beach with all the devastation and still not be able to imagine what it was like when the wall of water actually came up."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Beach, Being, Reality, Right, Water)

"The tract through which we passed is generally very good land, with plenty of water; and there, as well as here, the country is neither rocky nor overrun with brush-wood."
- Junipero Serra
(Related: Country, Land, Water)

"The people got daily worse from the cold and the bad water, and they must all have perished if they had not discovered the port about the time they did."
- Junipero Serra
(Related: Time, People, Water)

"Only he shakes the heavens and from its treasures takes our the winds. He joins the waters and the clouds and produces the rain. He does all those things. Only he realizes miracles permanently."
- Michael Servetus
(Related: Clouds, Miracles, Rain)

"There are no Rabbits in the north-west. This statement, far from final, is practically true today, but I saw plenty of Lynxes, and one cannot write of ducks without mentioning water."
- Ernest Thompson Seton
(Related: Today, Water)

"The white spruce forest along the banks is most inspiring, magnificent here. Down the terraced slopes and right to the water's edge on the alluvial soil it stands in ranks."
- Ernest Thompson Seton
(Related: Banks, Inspiring, Right, Water)

"I am, out of the ladies' company, like a fish out of the water."
- Thomas Shadwell
(Related: Company, Fish, Ladies, Water)

"If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting."
- Peter Shaffer
(Related: London, Oil, Painting)

"It doesn't bother me to talk about my private life, it doesn't bother me to talk about anything. My life is like a glass of water, transparent."
- Shakira
(Related: Life, Talk, Water)

"As for now, we must not forget who would have to exchange the land? those villages which live more than others on irrigation, on orange and fruit plantations, in houses built near water wells and pumping stations, on livestock and property and easy access to markets."
- Moshe Sharett
(Related: Forget, Houses, Land, Now, Property, Water)

"Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass, forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior."
- Mimi Sheraton
(Related: Wood)

"There's a monster outside my room, can I have a glass of water?"
- M. Night Shyamalan
(Related: Water)

"To me, that's one of the things that I love about doing this stuff. One day I can work on this piece in watercolor, and then work on something else on the computer, or work on something else that's a completely different approach."
- Bill Sienkiewicz
(Related: Love, Work, Computer, Day)

"The sky is one whole, the water another; and between those two infinities the soul of man is in loneliness."
- Henryk Sienkiewicz
(Related: Soul, Loneliness, Man, Sky, Water)

"I think Bridge Over Troubled Water was a very good song. Artie sang it beautifully. The Boxer was a really nice record. But I don't think I've written any great songs."
- Paul Simon
(Related: Song, Songs, Water)

"I would like a man now who is rich, and who can give me a boat - a sailboat. I want to own it and let him pay for it. My first love is the sea and water, not music. Music is second."
- Nina Simone
(Related: Love, Music, First, First love, Man, Now, Sea, Want, Water)

"Today, the rich bottom land of the Misssissippi is under water and no foreign land has sent a dollar to help."
- Gordon Sinclair
(Related: Help, Land, Today, Water)

"Well I am from Annapolis Maryland. I went to High school in Baltimore, but I grew up in Annapolis. It was a cute town. We lived on a waterfront community. It was good, even though I don't really fit the preppy boater kind of style."
- Christian Siriano
(Related: Community, Cute, School, Style)

"An attempt is already underway to revise history - to leave the impression that the former president had nothing to do with Watergate. But there is no doubt about his obstruction of justice after the Watergate break-in."
- John J. Sirica
(Related: History, Impression, Doubt, Justice, Nothing, President)

"Hot water is my native element. I was in it as a baby, and I have never seemed to get out of it ever since."
- Edith Sitwell
(Related: Baby, Water)

"A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching."
- Sivananda
(Related: Life, Thoughts, Actions, Consequences, Earth, Ocean, Water)

"I wanted to end my life so bad and was in my car ready to go down that ramp into the water, and I did go part way, but I stopped. I went again and stopped. I then got out of the car and stood by the car a nervous wreck."
- Susan Smith
(Related: Car, Life, End, Water)

"I dropped to the lowest point when I allowed my children to go down that ramp into the water without me."
- Susan Smith
(Related: Children, Water)

"I tested the waters on producing a record, but I'm more of a creative guy... I can't get into minute details."
- Dee Snider
"On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads of water and eat light and healthy food."
- Lisa Snowdon
(Related: Food, Light, Water)

"Now I understand what was happening. I don't particularly gain water; I don't have water retention."
- Suzanne Somers
(Related: Gain, Now, Water)

"The oaths of a woman I inscribe on water."
- Sophocles
(Related: Water, Woman)

"Well, even to this day, if I smell a Big Mac, I'm like Pavlov's dog. My mouth starts watering immediately, like, 'Man, that is so good,' but I can't take a bite of it."
- Morgan Spurlock
(Related: Day)

"As a Michigan senator, I feel a special responsibility to protect the Great Lakes. They are not only a source of clean drinking water for more than 30 million people but are also an integral part of Michigan's heritage and its economy."
- Debbie Stabenow
(Related: People, Drinking, Economy, Responsibility, Water)

"A sincere diplomat is like dry water or wooden iron."
- Joseph Stalin
(Related: Water)

"When you're on top and you lead the parade, everyone's there throwing lilies and lilac water on your head. But when those parades have gone by and there's a storm in your heart, there are very few people that are going to sit there and listen to you bemoan life."
- Sylvester Stallone
(Related: Life, People, Heart, Lilies, Water)

"If we are strong, and have faith in life and its richness of surprises, and hold the rudder steadily in our hands. I am sure we will sail into quiet and pleasent waters for our old age."
- Freya Stark
(Related: Age, Faith, Life, Old, Quiet, Richness, Surprises, Will)

"Within 10 years it will be impossible to travel to the North Pole by dog team. There will be too much open water."
- Will Steger
(Related: Travel, Open, Water, Will, Years)

"So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Coffee, Pride)

"The man of genius is he and he alone who finds such joy in his art that he will work at it come hell or high water."
- Stendhal
(Related: Art, Work, Genius, Hell, Joy, Man, Water, Will)

"Yes, I believe blue material is funny, but if that's all you've got, you're dead in the water. It's not good."
- Howard Stern
(Related: Funny, Water)

"Meat is a wasteful use of water and creates a lot of greenhouse gases. It puts enormous pressure on the world's resources. A vegetarian diet is better."
- Nicholas Stern
(Related: Diet, Pressure, Water, World)

"Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They wade through it the way a boy wades through water, feeling with his toes for the bottom: The echoes are the bottom."
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Poetry, People, Feeling, Listening, Water)

"If I have a Sunday free, I'll go up the coast and spend some time on the beach. I scuba dive and swim and sail. A lot of the things I like are around the water."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Time, Beach, Water)

"I wanted my children to have the same exposure to the water I had. My strongest memories of Northeast Harbor are going in a small Whaler with my dad, looking for osprey."
- Parker Stevenson
(Related: Dad, Children, Memories, Water)

"We made part of the record in Miami, and I would go down to the beach, and not 20 feet from the water I see a fish that is at least seven feet long swimming close to the shore. I did not go back in the ocean the entire month."
- Michael Stipe
(Related: Beach, Feet, Fish, Ocean, Water)

"There was nothing there but black water and American fire power."
- James Stockdale
(Related: Power, American, Fire, Nothing, Water)

"It was there that, through a mutual friend, I met John Waters - proving what I've always said: you meet the best people on field trips."
- Mink Stole
(Related: People, Friend)

"I met John when I was 18 and I was in my first John Waters film when I was 19."
- Mink Stole
(Related: Film, First)

"To have an opportunity to make a movie like Cabin Fever, you have to get stuff thrown on you or you have to fall into a pit of water. It brings you that much closer to your mindset as a character."
- Rider Strong
(Related: Opportunity, Character, Water)

"I spent four days and four nights just covered in blood, falling in the water."
- Rider Strong
(Related: Blood, Water)

"The human brain now holds the key to our future. We have to recall the image of the planet from outer space: a single entity in which air, water, and continents are interconnected. That is our home."
- David Suzuki
(Related: Home, Future, Key, Now, Water)

"My apartment complex has a pool. I love it out here. The mountains are beautiful. It's totally different from the place I used to live. I like the heat - the only thing I would change is have the ocean, or a big body of water close by."
- Ryan Sypek
(Related: Change, Love, Body, Mountains, Ocean, Water)

"You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Sea, Water)

"The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence."
- Rabindranath Tagore
(Related: Truth, Sea, Silence, Water, Words)

"After Watergate, which happened when I was in college, I became increasingly inspired by journalism as a way to change the world. It sounds corny, but to wake the public up, to serve a higher cause."
- David Talbot
(Related: Change, Cause, College, Journalism, Public, World)

"She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again."
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
(Related: Friend, Fishing, Pleasure, Water)

"This whole thing about winning and losing is muddy waters. But I can remember, as a young actor, just walking around this city and not being able to get arrested."
- Jeffrey Tambor
(Related: Winning, Actor, Being, Losing, Walking)

"I did not lose myself all at once. I rubbed out my face over the years washing away my pain, the same way carvings on stone are worn down by water."
- Amy Tan
(Related: Pain, Water, Years)

"It's a standard staple in Japanese cinema to cut somebody's arm off and have red water hoses for veins, spraying blood everywhere."
- Quentin Tarantino
(Related: Blood, Cinema, Water)

"When I'm writing, I am concentrating almost wholly on concrete detail: the color a room is painted, the way a drop of water rolls off a wet leaf after a rain."
- Donna Tartt
(Related: Rain, Water, Writing)

"You probably have to have redundant levee systems with canals in between them, like the Dutch have, to make sure that incoming water is channeled off to areas where you deal with it rather than have it drown you."
- Billy Tauzin
(Related: Water)

"The immediate, highest priority need, in my humble opinion, is that we build quickly the interim structures that can channel water away from population and businesses in the New Orleans area."
- Billy Tauzin
(Related: Opinion, Population, Water)

"Invite the best and brightest to compete for a grand prize to come up with designs, including new zoning, building codes and so forth, for New Orleans that could make it safe from water, and let the state and city pick the plan that works best for Louisiana."
- Billy Tauzin
(Related: Building, State, Water)

"Venice, Italy, survives 365 days out of every year in water; New Orleans can survive a few days of water if it has to."
- Billy Tauzin
(Related: Italy, Venice, Water)

"New Orleans has to learn to live with water rather than in fear of water, and we need a master plan that shows us how to do this. It's so critical that we send a signal to everyone in the country that we're serious about rebuilding New Orleans."
- Billy Tauzin
(Related: Fear, Country, Water)

"Being on a boat that's moving through the water, it's so clear. Everything falls into place in terms of what's important and what's not."
- James Taylor
(Related: Being, Water)

"So I went out and bought Hard Again by Muddy Waters. That was a big learning curve. I listened to that album again and again and again. James Cotton was the harmonica player on that album."
- Sonny Terry
(Related: Learning)

"Separately there was only wind, water, sail, and hull, but at my hand the four had been given purpose and direction."
- Lowell Thomas
(Related: Purpose, Direction, Water, Wind)

"We have some real political differences among us, but we all share the same goals: clean air and water, injury free workplaces, safe transportation systems, to name a few of the good things that can come from regulation."
- Fred Thompson
(Related: Injury, Name, Water)

"It was the Law of the Sea, they said. Civilization ends at the waterline. Beyond that, we all enter the food chain, and not always right at the top."
- Hunter S. Thompson
(Related: Food, Civilization, Law, Right, Sea)

"It's the water. Everything is driven by the water."
- Mike Thompson
(Related: Water)

"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
(Related: Time, Leisure, Liberal, Tools, Water, Workers)

"For myself, losing is not coming second. It's getting out of the water knowing you could have done better. For myself, I have won every race I've been in."
- Ian Thorpe
(Related: Losing, Race, Water)

"I've yet to meet a writer who could change water into wine, and we have a tendency to treat them like that."
- Michael Tolkin
(Related: Change, Water, Wine, Writer)

"Is anyone serious about the politics of happiness? David Cameron dipped a toe in the water, using the word lightly, but denying the hard policies it implies. Labour shies away from it, but should take up the challenge."
- Polly Toynbee
(Related: Politics, Happiness, Challenge, Water, Word)

"When we are thirsty, we drink the white waters of the pool, the sweetness of our mournful childhood."
- Georg Trakl
(Related: Childhood, Sweetness)

"Earlier lives drift by on silver soles, and the shadows of the damned descend into these sighing waters."
- Georg Trakl
(Related: Shadows)

"This land, this water, this air, this planet - this is our legacy to our young."
- Paul Tsongas
(Related: Land, Water)

"I'm not gonna try to defend, or undo what's been done. All I could say about whatever's been done, it's been done, and it's water under the bridge. I have no regrets of my life."
- Ike Turner
(Related: Life, Water)

"Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Hurt, Moderation, Water)

"My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Books, Drinks, Water, Wine)

"Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Nothing, Water)

"One can not reflect in streaming water. Only those who know internal peace can give it to others."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Peace, 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."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Nothing, Water, World)

"Ranchers need clean water for their stock, farmers need it for their crops, every employer needs it to stay in business, and every living thing needs it for life... The law needs to be clear to protect water quality and the rights of landowners."
- Mark Udall
(Related: Business, Life, Quality, Rights, Law, Living, Needs, Water)

"Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man."
- Stewart Udall
(Related: Fact, Man, Water, Wilderness, Wildlife)

"Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: People, Books, Mountains, Plants, Rivers, Study, Trees, Water)

"The heart of a human being is no different from the soul of heaven and earth. In your practice always keep in your thoughts the interaction of heaven and earth, water and fire, yin and yang."
- Morihei Ueshiba
(Related: Soul, Heart, Thoughts, Being, Earth, Fire, Heaven, Practice, Water)

"I love John Waters. There's stuff in it that's beyond the boundaries of my taste, but his movies have always been like that."
- Tracey Ullman
(Related: Love, Movies, Taste)

"Seeing that our thirst was increasing and the water was killing us, while the storm did not abate, we agreed to trust to God, Our Lord, and rather risk the perils of the sea than wait there for certain death from thirst."
- Alvar N. C. de Vaca
(Related: Death, Trust, God, Killing, Risk, Sea, Water)

"The sea has now changed from it's natural, to river coloured water, the probable consequence of some streams falling into the bay, or into the ocean to the north of it, through the low land."
- George Vancouver
(Related: Land, Now, Ocean, Sea, Water)

"The Nautilus was piercing the water with its sharp spur, after having accomplished nearly ten thousand leagues in three months and a half, a distance greater than the great circle of the earth. Where were we going now, and what was reserved for the future?"
- Jules Verne
(Related: Earth, Future, Months, Now, Water)

"Do you know that charming part of our country which has been called the garden of France - that spot where, amid verdant plains watered by wide streams, one inhales the purest air of heaven?"
- Alfred de Vigny
(Related: Country, France, Garden, Heaven)

"Water is the driving force of all nature."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Nature, Driving, Force, Water)

"Iron rusts from disuse; water loses its purity from stagnation... even so does inaction sap the vigor of the mind."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Inaction, Mind, Purity, Water)

"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."
- Leonardo da Vinci
(Related: Time, First, Present, Rivers, Water)

"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."
- Swami Vivekananda
(Related: God, Sea)

"Look at the man go, its like trying to stop a water-buffalo with a pea-shooter."
- Sid Waddell
(Related: Man, Trying, Water)

"Removing substantial fuel loads from our forests helps prevent catastrophic fire and better protects species, watersheds and neighboring communities that call them home."
- Greg Walden
(Related: Home, Fire)

"If I've got food and water, as long as I can exercise my mind and keep it nimble, then I'll be okay."
- Rob Walton
(Related: Food, Exercise, Mind, Water)

"I use products from my dermatologist but the best things you can do for your skin, are not smoke always use sunscreen and drink a lot of water."
- Sela Ward
(Related: Skin, Water)

"Man will never understand woman and vice versa. We are oil and water. An equal level can never be maintained, as one will always excel where the other doesn't, and that breeds resentment."
- Dionne Warwick
(Related: Man, Oil, Resentment, Vice, Water, Will, Woman)

"Should not the Society of Indexers be know as Indexers, Society of, The?"
- Keith Waterhouse
(Related: Society)

"I turn over a new leaf every day. But the blots show through."
- Keith Waterhouse
(Related: Day)

"The public are not stupid."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Public)

"I'm not going to say that every record I've put out was the greatest record in history, but I'd stand by even the bad ones. Don't make excuses, make hits."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: History, Excuses)

"Spin Me Round was number one all over the world, everywhere. It changed the face of pop music, no question. We took technology further than Trevor Horn."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Technology, Music, Question, World)

"Reality TV is here, it's been here really since the Carol Levis Discovery Show in 1957. It's never changed. It just looks a bit different."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Discovery, Reality)

"Reality TV finds talented people. There are no scripts. The editing is what it's all about. Great editing makes those shows."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: People, Reality)

"Past is past."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Past)

"It is dishonest the way that people suddenly think they've found guitars, and wear their guitar as a badge."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: People, Guitar)

"If you're rude for television's sake, it ain't reality TV."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Reality, Television)

"There's a certain edge about cruelty. If you're honest about it, most people wince, but say it had to be said."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: People, Cruelty)

"I thought if Oasis could get away with sounding like The Beatles, I could get away with sounding like Abba."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Thought)

"I think that's where reality TV works - you don't know where it's going."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Reality)

"I think Robbie Williams is an utter and complete prat. His last record was a pile of rubbish."
- Pete Waterman
"I laughed, even if I was the butt of the joke."
- Pete Waterman
"I don't mind losing, but I don't like losing to cheats."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Losing, Mind)

"Give the public what they want. What you want is unimportant."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Public, Want)

"Everything I touch turns to gold."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Gold)

"Everybody likes a roller coaster ride."
- Pete Waterman
"Certainly in the modern age where everything is glossed over, when somebody speaks their mind, the majority of the public go, I'd love to have said that."
- Pete Waterman
(Related: Age, Love, Majority, Mind, Public)

"I was very cheap - that's the way I'd always worked."
- Pete Waterman
"I've learned to try to sustain myself by holding on to the integrity of who I am. I'm not talking big diva. I'm quiet. I'm shy. And I became stronger when I stopped trying to be the person they wanted me to be."
- Crystal Waters
(Related: Integrity, Quiet, Talking, Trying)

"I would love to sing with Ella Fitzgerald."
- Crystal Waters
(Related: Love)

"Love was not in it for me at first. I dated guys because of the way they looked. And then I began to learn that it's what's inside that counts. Love to me now is understanding. It's giving."
- Crystal Waters
(Related: Love, First, Giving, Now, Understanding)

"To me, flying free is doing what I want to do, even if it's different from what everybody expects me to do. I'm flying free when I win the battle between me and the people who thought I should go down this road and I find my own road."
- Crystal Waters
(Related: Thought, People, Battle, Flying, Road, Want)

"In a cruel and evil world, being cynical can allow you to get some entertainment out of it."
- Daniel Waters
(Related: Being, Entertainment, Evil, World)

"The white audiences thought I was white, my features being what they are, and at every performance I'd have to take off my gloves to prove I was a spade."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Thought, Performance, Audiences, Being)

"My whole family could sing. My family harmonized without any instruments to accompany them."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Family)

"When you dominate other people's emotions, the time has to come when you will have to pay, and heavily, for that privilege."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Time, People, Emotions, Privilege, Will)

"Negroes are human beings with exactly the same faults and virtues as members of the other races."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Faults)

"Mom was the greatest influence of my childhood. She wanted to save me from the vice, lust, and drinking that was all about me."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Mom, Childhood, Drinking, Influence, Lust, Vice)

"New York is only 97 miles from Philadelphia but was the Big Time as no other American city has ever been."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Time, American)

"No one in the world can beat Ella Fitzgerald as a riff singer."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: World)

"Nothing can beat the smell of dew and flowers and the odor that comes out of the earth when the sun goes down."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Dew, Earth, Flowers, Nothing, Sun)

"Somehow, the things my mother wanted to do, the release in evangelism she sought with such frenzy, were transferred to me."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Mother)

"The big compliment came from the beer drinkers who didn't know me. They wouldn't drink or move when I sang. If they had their glasses in mid-air, the glasses wouldn't come down."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Beer, Compliment)

"There is a great supply of amateur undertakers in show business."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Business, Undertakers)

"There was one emotional outlet my people always had when they had the blues. That was singing."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: People, Singing)

"There's no hypocrisy in Hell's Kitchen."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Hell, Hypocrisy, Kitchen)

"You are a person of the greatest importance when you are a mother of a family. Just do your job right and your kids will love you."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Love, Family, Mother, Importance, Job, Kids, Right, Will)

"Today or any day that phone may ring and bring good news."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Day, May, News, Today)

"Though I was excited about the Sojourner Truth play, it was not reassuring to think that my entire future might depend on the success of that one show."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Success, Truth, Future, Play)

"We show girls were forced to live in whorehouses in each town, no other accommodations being available."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Being, Girls)

"Whenever I played Columbus, Ohio, I dropped in to see my close friend, a medium who had mysterious powers. Her Indian guide was Mohawk."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Friend, Columbus)

"Mom never quit on me. My only regret is that she didn't live long enough to share some of the money and comforts my work in show business has brought me."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Business, Mom, Money, Work, Regret)

"We never had a bathtub. Mom would bathe me in the wooden or tin washtub in the kitchen, or in a big lard can."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Mom, Kitchen)

"I had always loved John Ford's pictures. And I came to love him, too, but I was frightened to death working for him. He used the shock treatment while directing me."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Death, Love, Treatment)

"It has been an ache and a joy both to look over this big shoulder of mine at all my yesterdays."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Joy)

"We are all gifted. That is our inheritance."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Inheritance)

"After years in white theaters I dreaded working in colored houses. The noise, the stomping, whistling, and cheering that hadn't annoyed me when I was young was now something I dreaded."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Houses, Now, Years)

"All my life I've been prejudiced against wealthy people."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Life, People)

"All the men in my life have been two things: an epic and an epidemic."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Life, Men)

"Asking what I considered an impossible salary when I didn't want to work for someone has boosted my pay again and again."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Work, Want)

"Basically there is no difference between whites and blacks, browns and yellows. I decided to think no more of people as Northerners and Southerners."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: People, Difference)

"Elia Kazan understood my problems. He was able to bring out the very best in me. He gave me credit for my intelligence."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Intelligence, Credit, Problems)

"I cannot help feeling I would have been happier with a husband and chidren of my own."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: HusbFeeling, Help)

"I have no acting technique I act instinctively. That's why I can't play any role that isn't based on something in my life."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Life, Act, Acting, Play)

"I have reason to be shy. I've been hurt plenty."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Hurt, Reason)

"I never accepted the idea that I was all through. I guess no person who has once been a star can do that, ever."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Idea)

"I never felt I belonged. I was always an outsider."
- Ethel Waters
"I never was a child."
- Ethel Waters
"I never was coddled, or liked, or understood by my family."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Family)

"I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Affection, Tenderness, Want)

"I wanted to be with the kind of people I'd grown up with, but you can't go back to them and be one of them again, no matter how hard you try."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: People)

"I've never been able to feel that there is anything undignified about making your living by the sweat of your brow."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Living)

"In her whole life Mom never earned more than five or six dollars a week. Being without a husband, it was hard for her to find any place at all for us to live."
- Ethel Waters
(Related: Life, Mom, HusbBeing)

"I am an isolationist."
- Ethel Waters
"I wish something on T.V. would trouble me. Then maybe I would watch it."
- John Waters
(Related: Trouble)

"Isn't that the most perverse thing you've ever heard?"
- John Waters
"Without obsession, life is nothing."
- John Waters
(Related: Life, Nothing, Obsession)

"I also hate those holidays that fall on a Monday where you don't get mail, those fake holidays like Columbus Day. What did Christopher Columbus do, discover America? If he hadn't, somebody else would have and we'd still be here. Big deal."
- John Waters
(Related: America, Columbus, Day, Hate, Holidays, Mail)

"I thank God I was raised Catholic, so sex will always be dirty."
- John Waters
(Related: God, Sex, Will)

"I'd love to sell out completely. It's just that nobody has been willing to buy."
- John Waters
(Related: Love)

"I'm thrilled to have a completely new audience that I can get from Court TV, without it being my own trial. That was the only other way I would have gotten it."
- John Waters
(Related: Being, Court)

"How does he support Clinton's urban agenda? He doesn't know what it is."
- Maxine Waters
(Related: Support)

"I don't have them down here asking me what my urban agenda is. I don't find them really doing in-depth stories on community-based organizations that have been struggling for a long time and who are out trying to get funds. They aren't interested in those stories."
- Maxine Waters
(Related: Time, Community, Trying)

"I don't think it works to just be mad at them - Maxine Waters out ranting and kicking down the doors. It would be so easy to dismiss you and marginalize you."
- Maxine Waters
"I have a right to my anger, and I don't want anybody telling me I shouldn't be, that it's not nice to be, and that something's wrong with me because I get angry."
- Maxine Waters
(Related: Anger, Right, Want, Wrong)

"I think Hillary and Bill are really liberals at heart. I think that, in addition to being liberals, they are very practical. They have made some decisions about what it takes to win."
- Maxine Waters
(Related: Heart, Being, Decisions, Liberals)

"That's what mayors do. They lobby Congress to provide resources for their city."
- Maxine Waters
(Related: Congress)

"This nation has always struggled with how it was going to deal with poor people and people of color. Every few years you will see some great change in the way that they approach this. We've had the war on poverty that never really got into waging a real war on poverty."
- Maxine Waters
(Related: Change, War, People, Nation, Poor, Poverty, Will, Years)

"Oh, I started out young. They handed me a cotton sack when I was about 8 years old. Give me a little small one, tell me to fill it up. I never did like the farm but I was out there with my grandmother, didn't want to get away from around her too far."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Old, Want, Years)

"That Mississippi sound, that Delta sound is in them old records. You can hear it all the way through."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Old, Sound)

"You get a heck of a sound from the church. Can't you hear it in my voice?"
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Church, Sound, Voice)

"There's no way in the world I can feel the same blues the way I used to. When I play in Chicago, I'm playing up-to-date, not the blues I was born with. People should hear the pure blues - the blues we used to have when we had no money."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Money, People, Chicago, Play, World)

"Robert Johnson? No, I didn't know him, personally."
- Muddy Waters
"Our little house was way back in the country. We had one house close to us, and hell the next one would've been a mile. If you got sick, you could holler and wouldn't nobody hear you."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Country, Hell)

"I was messing around with the harmonica... but I was 13 before I got a real good note out of it."
- Muddy Waters
"Saturday night is your big night. Everybody used to fry up fish and have one hell of a time. Find me playing till sunrise for 50 cents and a sandwich. And be glad of it. And they really liked the low-down blues."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Time, Fish, Hell, Night)

"I was so wild and crazy and dumb in my car. It didn't run but 30 miles an hour. You made do."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Car, Dumb)

"I went to school, but they didn't give you too much schooling because just as soon as you was big enough, you get to working in the fields. I guess I was a big boy for my age."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Age, School)

"If you got something you don't want other people to know, keep it in your pocket."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: People, Want)

"Of course that was my idol, Son House. I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Son)

"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
(Related: Church)

"Now that I'm gettin' old enough to get some money, I'd like to have some money. I don't get much made, I need to conquer a big chunk of money. Not quit playin' but quit playin' so hard."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Money, Now, Old)

"I was always singing the way I felt, and maybe I didn't exactly know it, but I just didn't like the way things were down there-in Mississippi."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Singing)

"Man, you don't know how I felt that afternoon when I heard that voice and it was my own voice."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Man, Voice)

"I been in the blues all my life. I'm still delivering 'cause I got a long memory."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Life, Memory)

"I wanted to get out of Mississippi in the worst way. Go back? What I want to go back for?"
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Want)

"I wanted to definitely be a musician or a good preacher or a heck of a baseball player. I couldn't play ball too good - I hurt my finger, and I stopped that. I couldn't preach, and well, all I had left was getting into the music thing."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Music, Baseball, Hurt, Play)

"I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them strings with a bottleneck. My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Christmas, Eyes)

"I got up one Christmas morning and we didn't have nothing to eat. We didn't have an apple, we didn't have an orange, we didn't have a cake, we didn't have nothing."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Christmas, Nothing)

"I rambled all the time. I was just like that, like a rollin' stone."
- Muddy Waters
(Related: Time)

"I'm in competition with myself and I'm losing."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Competition, Losing)

"I confess I've never felt like a passenger."
- Roger Waters
"I always used to look at books and wonder how anybody could come up with so many words. But my divorce and then falling in love with somebody else has released in me an ability to write in other ways apart from songs."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Love, Ability, Books, Divorce, Songs, Wonder, Words)

"I could have been an architect, but I don't think I'd have been very happy. Nearly all modern architecture is a silly game as far as I can see."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Architecture, Silly)

"I would not rule out going to Israel because I disapprove of the foreign policy any more than I would refuse to play in the UK because I disapprove of Tony Blair's foreign policy."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Policy, Foreign policy, Israel, Play)

"Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body's final fall, nor the barrels of death's rifles, nor the shadows on the wall, nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain, is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless, unfeeling world."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Death, Blind, Body, Indifference, Night, Pain, Shadows, Will, World)

"We were contracted to make a soundtrack album but there really wasn't enough new material in the movie to make a new record that I thought was interesting."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Thought)

"It's a miracle was the last track recorded for the album, we based it on the rhythm from the middle of 'Late Home Tonight, where there's Graham Broad playing lots and lots of drums with me shouting in the background, pretending to be a mad Arab leader."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Home, Leader)

"Either you write songs or you don't. And if you do write songs like I do, I think there's a natural desire to want to make records."
- Roger Waters
(Related: Desire, Songs, Want)

"I literally was saved by a role, from becoming a cab driver. I never did have to wait tables, though, so looking back I guess I had it pretty soft."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Pretty)

"There is no problem that is not improved by effort, and no effort that is too paltry to be worth undertaking."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Effort, Worth)

"If I have to be typecast, I'd like it to be as Abraham Lincoln."
- Sam Waterston
"The bad guys don't always get punished and the good guys are not necessarily pure."
- Sam Waterston
"Shakespeare is the one who gets re-interpreted most frequently."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Shakespeare)

"If there's any business that instructs you in the strong hand of fate, it's show business. You can plan and plan, but it's what happens to you that really determines what your career will be like."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Business, Career, Fate, Will)

"I've always done what I thought was good if I could live on what they were offering-and sometimes if I couldn't. So even when I was broke, my career didn't lack for interest."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Thought, Career, Interest)

"Obviously the first roles that you're proud of are the ones that everybody else liked too."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: First)

"I think the bait for doing something really is always the part."
- Sam Waterston
"I've been able to do things that allow me to hold my head up and still be popular."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Popular)

"I got a note from my father, who said that Success is wonderful, if you don't inhale. That was his own aphorism, and I think it's the very best thing he could have said to me or anyone else on the subject."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Success, Father)

"I enjoy listening to opera at home, occasionally, but I would much rather see it than just listen to it."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Home, Listening, Opera)

"I don't think playing a villain is my greatest talent."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Talent)

"I came to New York in 1962 and it began to look like I might he able to make a living in 1972."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Living)

"Good directors say, Here's where the play is. They stand by the heart of the matter. Some of them stand beside it."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Heart, Play)

"As for lawyers, it's more fun to play one than to be one."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Fun, Lawyers, Play)

"If you're going to be born ugly and be an actor - the least they can do is let you play Lincoln."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: Actor, Play, Ugly)

"I'm sort of obsessed with the news. That is a syndrome. But I don't watch a whole lot of TV."
- Sam Waterston
(Related: News)

"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."
- Alan Watts
(Related: Faith, Trust, Relax, Water, Will)

"The next few years are going to be horrendous in the UK. The last thing we need is a Somali pirate-style raid on the few wealth creators who still dare to navigate Britain's gale-force waters."
- Andrew Lloyd Webber
(Related: Wealth, Years)

"We didn't have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher in the water to avoid the little waves."
- Johnny Weissmuller
(Related: Water)

"I could make good time because I was so long and skinny, shooting through the water like a stick."
- Johnny Weissmuller
(Related: Time, Water)

"That was me under the bath and the water being held down. The director wanted it to look as real as possible so he told Keanu, in front of me, don't go easy on her. So it was scary."
- Rachel Weisz
(Related: Being, Water)

"My main job was developing talent. I was a gardener providing water and other nourishment to our top 750 people. Of course, I had to pull out some weeds, too."
- Jack Welch
(Related: Talent, People, Job, Water)

"This story, I predict, will grow to be worse than Watergate. The American people need to have the answers."
- Curt Weldon
(Related: People, American, Answers, Will)

"The battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton."
- Arthur Wellesley
(Related: Battle)

"I wouldn't exactly call it 'cooking' but I can make noodles. That means I can boil water, put the pasta in and wait until it's done."
- Devon Werkheiser
(Related: Water)

"The river route is certainly preferable, as it affords good grazing and an abundance of water."
- William Whipple
(Related: Abundance, Water)

"A liberal is a person who believes that water can be made to run uphill. A conservative is someone who believes everybody should pay for his water. I'm somewhere in between: I believe water should be free, but that water flows downhill."
- Theodore White
(Related: Conservative, Liberal, Water)

"No publication is a staple of life. It's not bread and water. You have to make it noteworthy in people's minds and even in their hands as they're holding it."
- Timothy White
(Related: Life, People, Water)

"It appeared as if I had invited the audience into the water with me, and it conveyed the sensation that being in there was absolutely delicious."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Being, Water)

"Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool."
- Esther Williams
(Related: Character, Discipline, Strength, First, Water)

"You'll notice that Nancy Reagan never drinks water when Ronnie speaks."
- Robin Williams
(Related: Drinks, Water)

"Yet otters have not been hunters in water long enough for the habit to become an instinct."
- Henry Williamson
(Related: Habit, Instinct, Water)

"Sure, we've had our fair share of ups and downs, but I don't know if we've had more than any other rock band... we just have a way of getting ourselves into hot water."
- Carl Wilson
(Related: Water)

"Certainly, its important to protect the water system and that covers, certainly, everything from vandals to terrorists."
- James Wilson
(Related: Water)

"John Waters has certainly gotten to a place in his life where he doesn't do anything he doesn't want to do. He's always been that way, but at this point, he's greatly respected for it."
- Alicia Witt
(Related: Life, Want)

"Well the specific role of the World Bank is to be ready with financial assistance immediately after this emergency takes place because you need to reconnect water, you need to reconnect power, you need roads, you need bridges, and that has to be done urgently."
- James Wolfensohn
(Related: Power, Financial, Water, World)

"I've been terrified of the water, and yet it seems I'm forced to go into in on every movie that I make."
- Natalie Wood
(Related: Water)

"The biggest rap on me is that I don't find a Watergate every couple of years. Well, Watergate was unique. It's not something Carl Bernstein, I, or the Washington Post caused."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Post, Rap, Washington, Years)

"Suppose Watergate had not been uncovered? I'd still be on the City Desk."
- Bob Woodward
"Nixon had some large achievements in foreign affairs. They will be remembered. But a president probably gets remembered for one thing, and Watergate will head the Nixon list, I suspect."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Nixon, President, Will)

"The fact of the Watergate cover-up is not nearly as interesting as the step into making the cover-up. And when you understand the step, you understand that Richard Nixon lied. That he was a criminal."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Fact, Nixon)

"Lawyers didn't seriously get involved in the Watergate stories until quite late, when we realized we were on to something."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Lawyers)

"It would seem that the Watergate story from beginning to end could be used as a primer on the American political system."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: American, Beginning, End)

"Watergate is an immensely complicated scandal with a cast of characters as varied as a Tolstoy novel."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Scandal)

"We're not going to have another Watergate in our lifetime. I'm sure."
- Bob Woodward
"Way before Watergate, senior administration officials hid behind anonymity."
- Bob Woodward
"There may yet be another Watergate book. I have thought a book about the aftermath of Watergate and its impact could be done, perhaps by me or someone else."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Thought, May)

"The source known as Deep Throat provided a kind of road map through the scandal. His one consistent message was that the Watergate burglary was just the tip of the iceberg."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Deep, Road, Scandal)

"Watergate provides a model case study of the interaction and powers of each of the branches of government. It also is a morality play with a sad and dramatic ending."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Government, Morality, Ending, Play, Study)

"I believe Watergate shows that the system did work. Particularly the Judiciary and the Congress, and ultimately an independent prosecutor working in the Executive Branch."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Work, Congress)

"Because of Watergate in part, I am kind of a magnet for calls and information and suggestions."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information)

"After Nixon resigned in 1974, he engaged in a very aggressive war with history, attempting to wipe out the Watergate stain and memory. Happily, history won, largely because of Nixon's tapes."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: History, War, Memory, Nixon)

"I recently read some of the transcripts of Nixon's Watergate tapes, and they spent hours trying to figure out who was leaking and providing information to Carl and myself."
- Bob Woodward
(Related: Information, Nixon, Trying)

"I suspect there have been a number of conspiracies that never were described or leaked out. But I suspect none of the magnitude and sweep of Watergate."
- Bob Woodward
"We fought during 'The Wall,' which was an album Waters wrote, based on his family story, we clashed long before that, during the period of the Dark Side and 'Wish You Were Here.' Actually, we never got along."
- Rick Wright
(Related: Family)

"I got this powdered water - now I don't know what to add."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Now, Water)

"I bought some instant water one time but I didn't know what to add to it."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Time, Water)

"For drink, there was beer which was very strong when not mingled with water, but was agreeable to those who were used to it. They drank this with a reed, out of the vessel that held the beer, upon which they saw the barley swim."
- Xenophon
(Related: Beer, Water)

"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."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Weeping, World)

"I heard the old, old, men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away, like the waters.'"
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Men, Old)

"About fifteen miles above New Orleans the river goes very slowly. It has broadened out there until it is almost a sea and the water is yellow with the mud of half a continent. Where the sun strikes it, it is golden."
- Frank Yerby
(Related: Sea, Sun, Water)

"There is no brilliant single stroke that is going to transform the water into wine or straw into gold."
- Coleman Young
(Related: Gold, Water, Wine)

"I live for playing live. All my records are live, since After the Gold Rush, with the exception of Trans and the vocals on Landing on Water."
- Neil Young
(Related: Gold, Water)

"I love John Waters. You see, I want to be the next Divine."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: Love, Want)

"We had two rules growing up in my house: If you're going to take a shower, do it with whomever you're dating so you don't waste water; and if you buy one for yourself, buy six, because everybody's going to want one."
- Moon Unit Zappa
(Related: Dating, Growing up, Rules, Want, Waste, Water)

"You had to go to a different part of town from where I was to get Muddy Waters singles. I had him on singles."
- Warren Zevon