200 Of The Famous Inspirational Water Quotes & Sayings

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It is said that water is life and it is true. Water plays an important role in our body. Drinking water is essential for keeping the body hydrated and for having a healthier life.

Water is the most important element of the human body. Water is also considered the most important nutrient for living. Water helps us to keep the body clean and healthy. It keeps the skin soft, moist, and supple, and it also helps to maintain the skin tone.

When we drink water, it flushes out the toxins from the body. It also helps to regulate blood pressure. Water also helps to flush out the waste and toxins of the body.

Water helps to keep the joints, muscles, and bones healthy. It is also known as a vital component of our immune system. Water also helps to keep the body temperature normal.

It is known that water is essential for the survival of all living things. Water is found in the air, soil, and oceans. Water is also used to make ice and snow.

So, if you want to live a healthy life, then you need to drink water.

Below are some famous inspirational water quotes and sayings that you can use to motivate yourself for drinking water.

Famous Inspirational Water Quotes & Sayings

200 Inspirational Quotes About Water

The fall of dropping water wears away the Stone.


There is a hidden message in every waterfall. It says, if you are flexible, falling will not hurt you!

Mehmet Murat ildan

When life places stones in your path, be the water. A persistent drop of water will wear away even the hardest stone.

Autumn Morning Star

I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall.

Mike May

Water is the mother of the vine, the nurse and fountain of fecundity, the adorner and refresher of the world.

Charles Mackay

In practice, the ocean is the world’s wildest place because of both its fearsome natural danger and how easy it is out there to slip from the boundaries of law and civilization that seem so firm ashore.

Rose George

Water is the most perfect traveler because when it travels it becomes the path itself!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress. Water is not a solid wall, it will not stop you. But water always goes where it wants to go, and nothing in the end can stand against it. Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone. Remember that, my child. Remember you are half water. If you can’t go through an obstacle, go around it. Water does.

Margaret Atwood

I have seen the sea when it is storm and wild; when it is quiet and serene when it is dark and moody. And in all these moods, I see myself.

Martin Buxbaum

Therefore, just as water retains no constant shape, so in warfare there are no constant conditions.

Sun Tzu

Grace is finding a waterfall when you were only looking for a stream.

Vanessa Hunt

You’re not a wave, you’re a part of the ocean.

Mitch Albom

I am like the water that runs over me, immune to permanence, recycling endlessly. I am water; I am life. The form may change, but the substance stays the same. Strike me down and I will rise again. Vincit qui patitur.

Rick Yancey

Be like water, which is fluid & soft & yielding, as in time, water will overcome rock which is rigid & hard. Therefor, what is soft is strong.


Water is life’s matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.

Joan Didion

The ocean is a mighty harmonist.

William Wordsworth

Just let go – and fall like a little waterfall.

Bob Ross

As many raindrops join to form a great river of water, many souls join their highest intent to form the river of evolved consciousness.

Lockwood Huie

Whoever thirst for the living Water shall be quench.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Be like water. Flow, crash, fly!

Md. Ziaul Haque

Inspirational Quotes Of Water

“I have left almost to the last the magic of water, an element which owing to its changefulness of form and mood and colour and to the vast range of its effects is ever the principal source of landscape beauty, and has like music a mysterious influence over the mind.

Sir George Sitwell

Look with open eyes and you will see the beauty of waterfall.

Anthony Hincks

No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it’s not the same river and he’s not the same man.


A man of wisdom delights in water.


Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.

Lao Tzu

When the well’s dry, we know the worth of water.

Benjamin Franklin

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.

Loren Eiseley

Human nature is like water. It takes the shape of its container.

Wallace Stevens

Run wild and free like a waterfall

Anamika Mishra

River is time in water; as it came, still so it flows, yet never is the same.

Barten Holyday

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of you are found all the aspects of existence.

Kahlil Gibran

Water is the soul of the Earth

Lucy Larcom

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.

Ryunosuke Satoro

I believe that water is the closest thing to a god we have here on Earth. We are in awe of its power and majestic beauty. We are drawn to it as if it’s a magical, healing force. We gestate in water, are made of water, and need to drink water to live. We are living in water.

Alex Z. Moores

Water is the reason of our birth; it is the healer, the destroyer and the final consumer.

Neeraj Singhvi

Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.

A. A. Milne

The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.

Isak Dinesen

A calm water is like a still soul.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The water caresses in the glass, like love in the body.

Charles de Leusse

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

Ocean And Water Quotes

How one raindrop marries the other and forms an ocean of love.

Suyasha Subedi

Listening to soft music and the sound of the ocean is quite relaxing to me.

LaToya Jackson

Water sustains all.

Thales of Miletus

Where the waters do agree, it is quite wonderful the relief they give.

Jane Austen

All water is holy water.

Rajiv Joseph

The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.


Clean water, the essence of life and a birthright for everyone, must become available to all people now.

Jean-Michel Cousteau

Water is soft and humble, but it is the most powerful and is the most endurable.

Debasish Mridha

The water tells none of its secrets.

Nikos Engonopoulos

Water! You may not like it, but you have to drink it.

Anthony T. Hincks

I am like water so to say, I will find my way!

Md. Ziaul Haque

In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria.

Benjamin Franklin

A woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets.

Gloria Stuart

My therapist set half a glass of water in front of me. He asked if I was an optimist or a pessimist. So, I drank the water and told him I was a problem solver.


Water is soft and humble, but it is the most powerful and is the most endurable.

Debasish Mridha

Well, when I was a kid, I grew up in San Diego next to the ocean. The ocean was my friend – my best friend.

Robert Ballard

Why was it that the sight of water made everything in the world seem okay? She wanted to look at water every day.

E.C. Diskin

Water links us to our neighbor in a way more profound and complex than any other.

John Thorson

Water is always working, reorganizing the land.

Tim Palmer

When you’re thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean that’s faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two that’s science.

Anton Chekhov

The water was pure and cold and came out of the Apennines tasting like snow melted in the hands of a pretty girl.

Pat Conroy

Quotes About Rivers And Water

Surrender to the flow of the River of Life, yet do not float down the river like a leaf or a log. While neither attempting to resist life nor to hurry it, become the rudder and use your energy to correct your course to avoid the whirlpools and undertow.

Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The places where water comes together with other water. Those places stand out in my mind like holy places.

Raymond Carve

Heavy hearts, like heavy clouds in the sky, are best relieved by the letting of a little water.

Christopher Morley

Do not feel sad for your tears as rocks never regret the waterfalls

Munia Khan

They both listened silently to the water, which to them was not just water, but the voice of life, the voice of Being, the voice of perpetual Becoming.

Hermann Hesse

Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.

Mikhail Lermontov

For many of us, clean water is so plentiful and readily available that we rarely, if ever, pause to consider what life would be like without it.

Marcus Samuelsson

Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.

Vanessa Paradis

We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.

Jacques Cousteau

It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.

Nicholas Sparks

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

When the water is calm, take as much distance as possible with your boat!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Water is the driving force in nature.

Leonardo da Vinci

I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.

Drew Barrymore

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

To understand water is to understand the cosmos, the marvels of nature, and life itself.

Masaru Emoto

Water belongs to us all. Nature did not make the sun one person’s property, nor air, nor water, cool and clear.

Michael Simpson

The water is a dark flower and a fisherman is a bee in the heart of her.

Annie Proulx

Like roots finding water, we always wind up moving towards what sustains us.

Mark Nepo

Quotes About Water

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.


I could float in the pool for hours, just letting the water carry me.

Jill Scott

No one can see their reflection in running water. It is only in still water that we can see.

Taoist proverb

You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.

Alan Watts

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

Water is sufficient…the spirit moves over water.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Many drops make a bucket, many buckets make a pond, many ponds make a lake, and many lakes make an ocean.

Percy Ross

Love, like a river, will cut a new path whenever it meets an obstacle.

Crystal Middlemas

Don’t be a fish; be a frog. Swim in the water and jump when you hit ground.

Kim Young-ha

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

Rabindranath Tagore

Water is such a lifesaver into which we cannot breathe but without taking it into us we cannot live.

Munia Khan

Either you decide to stay in the shallow end of the pool or you go out in the ocean.

Christopher Reeve

Water liked to be free. . . Water hated being trapped, just like Percy.

Rick Riordan

This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is.

Dennis Rodman

When water falls, it flies.

Anthony T. Hincks

Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life.

Letitia Elizabeth Landon

Water is insipid, inodorous, colorless and smooth.

Edmund Burke

A river cuts through rock not because of its power but because of its persistence.

Jim Watkins

A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us.

Lucy Larcom

You are water I’m water we’re all water in different containers that’s why it’s so easy to meet someday we’ll evaporate together.

Yoko Ono

We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean.

Anna Freud

And I say also this. I do not think the forest would be so bright, nor the water so warm, nor love so sweet, if there were no danger in the lakes.

C. S. Lewis

Until justice rolls down like water and righteousness like a mighty stream.

Martin Luther King Jr.

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

Slovakian Proverb

Water, in all its forms, is what carries the knowledge of life throughout the universe.

Anthony T. Hincks

Water is the most extraordinary substance! Practically all its properties are anomalous, which enabled life to use it as building material for its machinery. Life is water dancing to the tune of solids.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

If the earth is a mother then rivers are her veins.

Amit Kalantri

Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of time.

H. P. Lovecraft

No water, no life. No blue, no green.

Sylvia Earle

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

Water Quotes

Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down.

Vanessa Paradis

Water in the boat is the ruin of the boat, but water under the boat is its support.

Jalaluddin Rumi

In order to reflect, think and plan, you must quiet yourself. You can’t see your reflection in churning waters. Water must be still to see your reflection.

Karen Susman

A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable.

William Wordsworth

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

Stephen Johnson

Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.

Wallace Stevens

Clean water is inestimably precious to waste!

Mohith Agadi

Water wants to join water. Youth wants to join youth.

Hermann Hesse

Jellyfish are 97% water or something, so how much are they doing? Just give them another 3% and make them water. It’s more useful.

Karl Pilkington

My desk faces the water, and I’m perfectly happy sitting there. I’m never lonely.

Tom Stoppard

Water is colourless like life.

Lailah Gifty Akita

You swam in a river of chance and coincidence. You clung to the happiest accidents—the rest you let float by.

David Wroblewski

A lake is a landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is Earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature.

Henry David Thoreau

Water is sacred to all Human Beings. If you do not have water, you cannot have life. I always remember to honor and pour the water because it is traditional.

Autumn Morning Star

Water was liquid silver, water was gold. It was clarity—a sacred thing.

Aspen Matis

You can not hide on an island and expect that water will not find you.

Chuck Bridges

If I offer you a glass of water, and bring back a cup of ice, I’m trying to teach you patience. And also that sometimes you get ice with no water, and later you’ll get water with no ice. Ah, but that’s life, no?

Jarod Kintz

Water is my drink.

Stephen Curry

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.

Jalaluddin Rumi

Life in us is like the water in a river.

Henry David Thoreau

There’s hope at the bottom of the biggest waterfall.

Patrick Ness

Always be like a water. Float in the times of pain or dance like waves along the wind which touches its surface.

Santosh Kalwar

I was still water, held by my surroundings. I am now a river, carving my own path.

Scott Stabile

The person who despises a drop of water is an utter ignorant who doesn’t know that billions of tiny creatures in this world can live with one water drop for days!

Mehmet Murat ildan

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.

W. H. Auden

Forests, lakes, and rivers, clouds and winds, stars and flowers, stupendous glaciers and crystal snowflakes – every form of animate or inanimate existence, leaves its impress upon the soul of man.

Orison Swett Marden

More Quotes About Water

An over-indulgence of anything, even something as pure as water, can intoxicate.

Criss Jami

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

Mahatma Gandhi

The sea is captive in a drop of water.

Marty Rubin

Make hope just like water in your life.

Khaled Ibrahim

Without water, life would just be rock.

Anthony T. Hincks

In my life, water has had the character of punctuation.

Sue Ellen Campbell

The sound of water is worth more than all the poets’ words.

Octavio Paz

It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.

Nicholas Sparks

Do you ever feel like you’re getting sick, and then you have a glass of water and you’re like, ‘oh, that’s why people drink that.

Dina Hashem

The lake and the mountains have become my landscape, my real world.

Georges Simenon

I would love to live like a river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.

John O’Donohue

For whatever we lose (like a you or a me),It’s always ourselves we find in the sea.

E.E. Cummings

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

Thomas Fuller

I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came, and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.

Adela Florence Nicolson

The deeper the waters are, the more still they run.

Korean Proverb

Water Sayings and Quotations

There is a waterfall in every dream. Cool and crystal clear, it falls gently on the sleeper, cleansing the mind and soothing the soul.

Virginia Alison

You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.

Edwin Louis Cole

All rivers, even the most dazzling, those that catch the sun in their course, all rivers go down to the ocean and drown. And life awaits man as the sea awaits the river.

Simone Schwarz-Bart

Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.

Bruce Lee

Plans to protect air and water, wilderness and wildlife are in fact plans to protect man.

Stewart Udall

Water is being depleted many, many times faster than nature can replenish it.

Maude Barlow

Water is the only substance on earth that is naturally present in three different forms – as a liquid, a solid (ice) and as a gas (water vapor).


I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man.

Henry David Thoreau

Drinking water is like washing out your insides. The water will cleanse the system, fill you up, decrease your caloric load and improve the function of all your tissues.

Kevin R Stone

Water is life’s mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.

Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

A little water is a sea to an ant.

Afghan Proverb

When you drink the water, remember the spring.

Chinese proverb

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water.

Filthy water cannot be washed.

African Proverb

There’s plenty of water in the universe without life, but nowhere is there life without water.

Sylvia A. Earle


In conclusion, water is essential to our survival. We drink it, we bathe in it, and we use it to keep ourselves clean. But did you know that it has amazing properties too? In fact, it’s often used to help us relax, relieve stress, and improve our moods.

Whether you’re taking a shower, relaxing after a hard day’s work, or trying to stay calm during a stressful situation, these inspirational quotes and sayings about water will help you tap into its power and transform your life for the better.