Quotes and proverbs about water.
A coconut shell full of water is a sea to an ant.
A coconut shell full of water is an ocean to an ant.
Blood is thicker than water.
(Family relationships are more important than relationships with others.)
Coffee leads men to trifle away their time, scald their chops, and spend their money, all for a little base, black, thick, nasty, bitter, stinking nauseous puddle water.
Filthy water cannot be washed.
Flowing water never goes bad; our door hubs never gather termites.
I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man.
Henry David Thoreau
If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.
In wine there is wisdom. In beer there is strength. In water there is bacteria.
It is raining cats and dogs.
(It is raining extremely hard.)
Like a fish out of water
(Not feeling at home where you are.)
Pure water is the world's first and foremost medicine.
Still waters run deep.
(A quiet person can have much knowledge or wisdom.)
There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water and garlic.
Water is a finite resource that is essential in the advancement of agriculture, and is vital to human life.
Water is the driving force in nature.
Leonardo da Vinci
We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.
When the water rises the fish eat the ants, when the water falls the ants eat the fish.
You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make it drink.
(You can offer someone an opportunity to do something but you can’t force them to do it.)