Thirsty Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old thirsty quotes, thirsty sayings, and thirsty proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Do not curse the well that quenches your thirst.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

My spirit thirst for the living water.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Thirst is the aim for quest, it keeps inspiring to find more and more; Otherwise, satisfied we would sit, and lazily rest on the shore!     

Neelam Saxena Chandra

You don't know what thirst is until you drink for the first time.     

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

There is a deep dryness of the soul and all of the recalcitrant contrivances of man to quench his own thirst will bring not a single drop of moisture to those parched places, for God and God alone holds the water that satiates the soul.     

Craig D. Lounsbrough

Appreciate water before you are thirsty! Appreciate all the good things before you need them!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

No one can know the infinite importance of a tiny drop of water better than a thirsty bird or a little ant or a man of desert!     

Mehmet Murat ildan

Knowledge is the only water which makes one thirsty when it is drunk.     

Mehmet Murat ildan

If no one opens, knock on several doors at once.     

Nick Vujicic

We all can find something bad or imperfect in each other. But I prefer to look for grains of gold.     

Nick Vujicic

Dig your well before you're thirsty.      

Harvey Mackay

Fame is the thirst of youth.     

Lord Byron

One glass of water doesn't equal another. One may just appease the thirst, the other you may enjoy thoroughly. In Japan, people know about this difference.     

Jil Sander

The thirst to know and understand, a large and liberal discontent.     

William Watson

Let's choose today to quench our thirst for the 'good life' we thinks others lead by acknowledging the good that already exists in our lives. We can then offer the universe the gift of our grateful hearts.     

Sarah Ban Breathnach

These are fountains of salvation that they who thirst may be satisfied with the living words they contain. In these alone is proclaimed the doctrine of godliness. Let no man add to these, neither let him take out from these.     


The idea of eternity lives in all of us. We thirst to live in a belief which raises our small personality to a higher coherence - a coherence which is human and yet superhuman, absolute and yet steadily growing and developing, ideal and yet real.     

Christian Lous Lange

Good as drink is, it ends in thirst.     

Irish Proverb

No matter how much we try to run away from this thirst for the answer to life, for the meaning of life, the intensity only gets stronger and stronger. We cannot escape these spiritual hungers.     

Ravi Zacharias

The insatiable thirst for everything which lies beyond, and which life reveals, is the most living proof of our immortality.     

Charles Baudelaire

As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.     

Hans Selye

The desire of knowledge, like the thirst of riches, increases ever with the acquisition of it.     

Laurence Sterne

The thirst for education that comes with the change the gospel brings can be a blessing or a curse, depending on our motives.     

Henry B. Eyring

The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.     

Anton Chekhov

In your thirst for knowledge, be sure not to drown in all the information.     

Anthony J. D'Angelo

There is a huge thirst for knowledge among the younger generation for contemporary art, but most of them learn about it by going on the Internet.     

Dasha Zhukova

The soul's deepest thirst is for God Himself, who has made us so that we can never be satisfied without Him.     

F. F. Bruce

Like hunger or thirst, the instinct for balance is built into the human body.     

Deepak Chopra

A great thirst is a great joy when quenched in time.     

Edward Abbey

Curiosity is the thirst of the soul.     

Samuel Johnson