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.

African proverb

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.

Loren Eiseley

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.

The bigger the river the bigger the fish.

Portuguese proverb

The sky was a midnight-blue, like warm, deep, blue water, and the moon seemed to lie on it like a water-lily, floating forward with an invisible current.

Willa Sibert Cather

There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water and garlic.

Louis Diat

There are people that fish and those who just disturb the water.

Chinese proverb

Water is a finite resource that is essential in the advancement of agriculture, and is vital to human life.

Jim Costa

Water is the driving force in nature.

Leonardo da Vinci

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry.

Thomas Fuller

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.