Quotation Explorer - 'Waters'

Men who fish at shallow waters can never have enough fish to feed their family talk less of a nation or a generation - Olojo Daniel Olatunji
One who fishes in shallow waters limits the kind of fish he can catch. - Matshona Dhliwayo
...Bud forth as the rose planted by the brooks of waters. Give ye a sweet odor as frankincense. Send forth flowers, as the lily...and bring forth leaves in grace, and praise with canticles, and bless the Lord in his works." —Ecclesiasticus 39:17-19 - Douai-Rheims Bible
Yes, he had made a good choice after all when he had chosen the God of the green pasture and the still waters! He was very powerful, and the fact that He expected you to think for yourself and do something in return for His help did not matter, as long as you could work things out. - Anne Holm
People who treat other people as less than human must not be surprised when the bread they have cast on the waters comes floating back to them, poisoned. - James Baldwin
When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. - Isaiah 43:2
Ah, how many Marahs have been sweetened by a simple, satisfying glimpse of the Tree and the Love which underwent its worst confict there. Yes, the Cross is the tree that sweetens the waters. 'Love never faileth. - Jim Elliot
The waters of spirituality are forever changing and forever constant. Prejudice or fixed ideas can only weigh you down and remove you from the flow. - The Book of Metanoia (D. Williamsen) - Dannye Williamsen
Cast thy bread upon the waters; for thou shalt find it after many days. - Bible
To grow is not to timidly sit on some safe shore at water’s edge and clumsily grab whatever happens to float by me. Rather, it is to deliberately step into waters both calm and turbulent in order to wrestle great things to shore. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Only those who ignore d sea waves&tides to fish in deep waters can have abundance of fishes to feed their generation. - Olojo Daniel Olatunji
For a permanent solution to easing tension and soothe the rough waters of the world that cause people to go to drugs, drinking, gambling, pornography, overeating, or anything that will give them some temporary relief, you can’t beat the support and encouragement of a friend. - Jonathan Anthony Burkett
Sail Forth- Steer for the deep waters only. Reckless O soul, exploring. I with thee and thou with me. For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared go. And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all. - Walt Whitman
If one tries to navigate unknown waters one runs the risk of shipwreck - Albert Einstein
Only in quiet waters do things mirror themselves undistorted. Only in a quiet mind is adequate perception of the world.
If size really mattered, the whale, not the shark, would rule the waters. - Matshona Dhliwayo
For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily, when good is hungry is seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters. - Kahlil Gibran
His love is like an unquenchable fire and He refreshes with living waters. I thirst daily and go to the well to drink and be consumed - Lori McPherson
Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it. The river was cut by the world's great flood and runs over rocks from the basement of time. On some of the rocks are timeless raindrops. Under the rocks are the words, and some of the words are theirs. I am haunted by waters. - Norman Maclean
Antagonizing people when you don't have to is like casting your garbage on the waters. One day it may come floating back, smelling worse.
If beautiful lilies bloom in ugly waters, you too can blossom in ugly situations. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Is love just a butterfly? Love can tell us so many things about the deep waters of our inner self and the secrecy in the hidden brushwood of our emotions. ("Alpha and Omega") - Erik Pevernagie
Blake's song isn't really a song for England alone," said Dym. "It's a song for every land. We're all building the unseen Jerusalem together. But the powers of darkness don't want to see a time when the earth shall be filled with the glory of the God as the waters cover the sea. - Constance Savery
You could not step twice into the same rivers; for other waters are ever flowing on to you.
Upon those who step into the same rivers different and ever different waters flow down.
He claimed the waters must have, indeed, been healing, because look how hard his journey was on him to get there, and how easy it was on him to get home. - Sarah Addison Allen
The only person I really wanted to talk to about Augustus Waters' death was Augustus Waters. - John Green
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures he leadeth me beside the still waters. - Bible
I write so that my handful of pebbles, cast daily into still waters, will produce a ripple. - Anne Schroeder
Cast yourself upon the waters. Trust in your ability to swim. - Marty Rubin
Are you upset little friend? Have you been lying awake worrying? Well, don't worry...I'm here. The flood waters will recede, the famine will end, the sun will shine tomorrow, and I will always be here to take care of you. - Charles M. Schulz
In trees, monkeys rule;on land, lions rule;in the sky, eagles rule;in the waters, whales rule. - Matshona Dhliwayo
It is in deep waters that God teaches us to swim. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I heard the old, old, men say 'all that's beautiful drifts away, like the waters. - W.B. Yeats
For waters break forth in the wilderness, and streams in the desert; the burning sand shall become a pool, and the thirsty ground springs of water - Isaiah Bible ESV
The name of the regime where media is on the side of the government is undoubtedly fascism, a regime of the sick minds where freedoms are drowned in the cold waters of oppressions! - Mehmet Murat ildan
. . .the home place is the safe haven, the convergence of waters, the place where the beloved dead are as real as the living. - Carrie La Seur
They leave to test the waters but fail to realize the waters are full of rapids. - Dominic Riccitello
Honestly speaking honesty can sometimes land you in hot waters - Bangambiki Habyarimana
We, writers & poets, have a big problem. We swim too deep inside life, also in shallow waters, and then we end touching the sand! - Rossana Condoleo
Our land is more valuable than your money. As long as the sun shines and the waters flow, this land will be here to give life to men and animals; therefore, we cannot sell this land. It was put here for us by the Great Spirit and we cannot sell it because it does not belong to us. - Anonymous
One does not become a great swimmer by swimming in shallow waters. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I will meet you on the nape of your neck one day, on the surface of intention, word becoming act.We will breathe into each other the high mountain tales, where the snows come from, where the waters begin.-In the yellow time of pollen - Luke Davies
I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples. - Mother Teresa
Money, is just paper that will burn with the judgement, but a mindset for the truth, is like a fountain of waters that will carry them through. - Anthony Liccione
I could wade into this river, let my sins drown to the bottom, let the waters carry me someplace far. Someplace with no ghosts, no memories, and no sins. - Khaled Hosseini
I found my God in music and the arts, with writers like Hermann Hesse, and musicians like Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Little Walter. In some way, in some form, my God was always there, but now I have learned to talk to him. - Eric Clapton
As I looked out at the glittering waters of the Pacific I was seeing for Carl. He knew that it's not for any one generation to see the completed picture. That's the point. The picture is never completed. There is always so much more that remains to be discovered. - Ann Druyan
Don't Trust BlindlyIf in shark infested waters, don't assume the fin coming toward you is a dolphin. - Mary Russel
You always hear a headline like this, 'Man Killed By Shark', you never hear it from the other perspective, 'Man Swims in Shark Infested Waters, Forgets He's Shark Food'. - Gary Larson
When life gets rough,don't panic! Just let it be! Life is leading you to still waters! - Dr. Vivencio Ballano
Come away,O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand
If your thirst for knowledge is strong enough, you will find the waters to satisfy it. - Debasish Mridha
Doubt everything except your conscience, even then test the waters, for much brainwashing has gone out into the world - Dara Reidyr
There had to be dark and muddy waters so that the sun could have something to background it's flashing glory. - Betty Smith
And in a flash I understood the meaning of sex. It is a craving of mingling of consciousness, whose symbol is the mingling of bodies. Every time a man and a woman slake their thirst in the strange waters of the other's identity, they glimpse the immensity of their freedom. - Colin Wilson
I sighed immersed in a sleeping sea. A ripple that turned into waves and then storm, stirring and blending our troubled waters - Luca Ferrarini
Swift waters parted by the jagged rocks are joined at river's end. / 瀬をはやみ 岩にせかるる 滝川の われても末に あはむとぞ思ふ - Emperor Sutoku
the river sliding along its banks, darker now than the sky descending a last time to scatter its diamonds into these black waters that contain the day that passed, the night to come. Excerpt from the poem The Mercy - Philip Levine
Ideals are like stars: you will not succeed in touching them with your hands, but like the seafaring man on the ocean desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them, you reach your destiny. - Carl Schurz
Confusion of a Writer - Sometimes I want all limelight to shine on me and sometimes I just want to vanish underneath the deep waters. - Nikita Dudani
Talk not of wasted affection, affection never was wasted, If it enrich not the heart of another, its waters returning Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment; That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Every drop of rain does waters the earth. - Lailah Gifty Akita
When all the trees have been cut down and all the animals have been hunted to extinction, when all the waters are polluted and the air is unsafe to breathe, only then will you discover you cannot eat money. - Sherrilyn Kenyon
Ideals are like stars; you will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides, and following them you will reach your destiny. - Carl Schurz
You could not step twice into the same river; for other waters are ever flowing on to you. - Heraclitus
When we find that we have been aroused to anger we must call for God's help like the apostles when they were tossed about by the wind and storm on the waters. He will command your passions to cease and there will be a great calm. - Francis de Sales
There is greater clarity in the still waters of sadness, something not found in the babbling brooks of more sought after emotions. - Shaun Hick
Smile is the arch of an arrowed heartTears are waters to make pain's life start - Munia Khan
My non American viewers. Who understand that the world does not consist solely of a single nation sailing across an infinite sea of migrant workers. Will no doubt have heard that the waters surrounding Brisbane got tired of waiting for people to hit the beach and decided to bring the party to us. - Yahtzee Croshaw
What is more likely? That tomorrow will be called 'Thursday' or that Maxine Waters will play the race card in her ethics investigation? - Jonah Goldberg
And your green eyes are the color of the hills- the color of my home.' His voice dropped to a whisper. 'Aye, there's something about you, Lindsey Waters. - Cyndi Tefft
Ideals are like stars. You will not succeed in touching them with your hands. But, like the seafaring man on the desert of waters, you choose them as your guides and following them you will reach your destiny. - Unknown
The waters of the stream played the part of the orchestra, and the sunlight provided the dancers. Every now and then a crescendo of wind highlighted the symphony in the clearing by the creek. - Edward Mooney Jr.
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