Water Sayings and Quotes

Without water, nothing is possible. It is the supplier of life, a cleanser. It can be both beautiful and dangerous. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about water.

Water should not be judged by its history, but by its quality.     

Dr Lucas Van Vuuren

In every drop of water, there is a story of life.     

Leena Arif

Water is everywhere and in all living things; we cannot be seperated from water. No water, no life. Period. Water comes in many forms - liquid, vapor, ice, snow, fog, rain, hail. But no matter the form, it's still water.      

Robert Fulghum

Water is one of the most basic of all needs -- we cannot live for more than a few days without it. And yet, most people take water for granted. We waste water needlessly and don't realize that clean water is a very limited resource. More than 1 billion people around the world have no access to safe, clean drinking water, and over 2.5 billion do not have adequate sanitation service. Over 2 million people die each year because of unsafe water - and most of them are children!     

Robert Alan Silverstein

Water is fundamental for life and health. The human right to water is indispensable for leading a healthy life in human dignity. It is a pre-requisite to the realization of all other human rights.      

The United Nations

Water is a very good servant, but it is a cruel master.     

C.G.D. Roberts

Water is the driver of Nature.     

Leonardo da Vinci

Water is the most critical resource issue of our lifetime and our children's lifetime. The health of our waters is the principal measure of how we live on the land.     

Luna Leopold

Water is the lifeblood of our bodies, our economy, our nation and our well-being.     

Stephen Johnson

When the water starts boiling it is foolish to turn off the heat.     

Nelson Mandela

Pure water is the world's first and foremost medicine.     

Slovakian Proverb

Water is critical for sustainable development, including environmental integrity and the alleviation of poverty and hunger, and is indispensable for human health and well-being.     

United Nations

Water is insipid, inodorous, colorless and smooth.      

Edmund Burke

Water sustains all.     

Thales Of Miletus

Water is the soul of the Earth.     

W.H. Auden

Water is the best of all things.     


Water is the most basic of all resources. Civilizations grew or withered depending on its availability.     

Dr. Nathan W. Snyder

Water flows from high in the mountains, Water runs deep in the Earth, Miraculously, water comes to us, And sustains all life.     

Thich Nhat Hanh