Earth And Water Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Earth And Water

#1. Harshness vanished. A sudden softness has replaced the meadows' wintry grey. Little rivulets of water changed their singing accents. Tendernesses, hesitantly, reach toward the earth from space, and country lanes are showing these unexpected subtle risings that find expression in the empty trees. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#2. It is well to have some water in your neighborhood, to give buoyancy to and float the earth. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#3. Don't sell your land, don't sell Grandmother Earth to the strip-mining outfits and the uranium companies. Don't sell your water." That kind of advice is a threat to the system and gets you into the penitentiary. - Author: Mary Crow Dog
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#4. When she at last pressed her mouth to his, it felt like coming home. He tasted of fire and smoke and earth, and fresh bread and soap and something so clean, so pure, it was like spring water to her lips. - Author: Rebecca Brooks
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#5. Drop of good water and hope of good life can change your life 360 degree. - Author: Rajesh Walecha
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#6. The islands of Italy combine all the elements - fire, water, earth, and air - and that is irresistible. - Author: Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
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#7. I ran then, following the power, ran with joy and a wild, winging certainty, right into the hearth of everything I loved.
And there was no earth, no cold, no dust, nor stones nor water rushing past; but only this joy, this singing, awesome flight straight into the soul of God.
Into fire. - Author: Sherryl Jordan
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#8. With this contradictory parentage of mine: solid English earth and French water goddess, one could expect anything from me. An enchantress or an ordinary girl. There are some who will say I am both. - Author: Philippa Gregory
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#9. The moon ... is a mass, akin to the mass of the earth, attracts the waters by a magnetic force, not because they are liquid, but because they possess earthy substance, and so share in the movements of a heavy body. - Author: Johannes Kepler
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#10. We watch the way the water pulls back and turns over and beats against the sand, trying to wear the earth away. And even though it doesn't succeed, it pulls back and pounds the shore again and again, as if there were no last time and there is no next time and this time is the time that counts. - Author: Nicola Yoon
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#11. There are three gems upon this earth; food, water, and pleasing words - fools (mudhas) consider pieces of rocks as gems. - Author: Chanakya
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#12. Every day is a Sabbath to me. All pure water is holy water, and this earth is a celestial abode. - Author: John Burroughs
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#13. You know that all things are composed of four elements. Tell me their qualities", he orders, his smile suddenly vanished. "Fire is hot a dry. Air is dry and moist. Water cold and moist. Earth cold and dry." [Gisa] - Author: Karen Maitland
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#14. Enough of clouds, waves, aquariums, water-sprites and nocturnal scents; what we need is music of the earth, everyday music..music one can live in like a house. - Author: Jean Cocteau
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#15. Men are in a restless pursuit after satisfaction and earthly things. They have no forethought for their eternal state, the present hour absorbs them. They turn to another and another of earth's broken cisterns, hoping to find water, where not a drop was ever discovered yet. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#16. The roots of the grass strain, Tighten, the earth is rigid, waits-he is waiting- And suddenly, and all at once, the rain! - Author: Archibald MacLeish
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#17. Too many riddles weigh men down on earth. We must solve as we can, and try to keep a dry skin in the water. - Author: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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#18. Water IS the most important element on the face of the earth, because without water, there would be no WINE and without WINE I would be living in a PADDED CELL! - Author: Tanya Masse
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#19. Water is the basis of life and the blue arteries of the earth! Everything in the non-marine environment depends on freshwater to survive. - Author: Sandra Postel
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#20. It's a perfect wave when small and the most beautiful and scary wave on Earth when it's big, as the swell from deep water hits the shallow reef ledge. A ten-foot high wave and a 30-footer break in the same depth of water. - Author: Kelly Slater
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#21. If we make a couple of discoveries here and there we need not believe things will go on like this for ever. Just as we hit water when we dig in the earth, so we discover the incomprehensible sooner or later. - Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg
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#22. If you took every tear cried by everyone on earth on one single day and put them in a container, how big would that container need to be? Could you fill a water tower? Three water towers? It's one of those unknowable things. There has to be an answer, but we'll never know what it is. - Author: Rebecca Stead
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#23. The kiss surrounded her like air, held her up like water, supported her like the earth and burned her like fire. - Author: Tiffany Reisz
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#24. The best thing about the sciences is their philosophical ingredient, like life for an organic body. If one dephilosophizes the sciences, what remains left? Earth , air , and [[water. - Author: Novalis
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#25. The shore is an ancient world, for as long as there has been an earth and sea there has been this place of the meeting of land and water. - Author: Rachel Carson
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#26. The first of all single colors is white ... We shall set down white for the representative of light, without which no color can be seen; yellow for the earth; green for water; blue for air; red for fire; and black for total darkness. - Author: Leonardo Da Vinci
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#27. I assure you, there needs to be no place on Earth where people cannot have access to clean, pure water - and whatever else is needed to "make life work" - if the people of Earth simply cared enough about each other. - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#28. A person is not earth, not water,
Not fire, not wind, not space,
Not consciousness, and not all of them.
What person is there other than these? - Author: Akkineni Nagarjuna
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#29. There is evil poured upon the earth from the overflowings of corruption
Sickness, and poverty, and pain, and guilt, and madness, and sorrow; But, as the water from a fountain riseth and sinketh to its level, Ceaselessly toileth justice to equalize the lots of men. - Author: William Hazlitt
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#30. the mightiest and most extensive mountain range on Earth was - mostly - under water. - Author: Bill Bryson
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#31. Both the teardrop and the tempest are made of water, making it the most yielding and most destructive force on Earth. - Author: Fiona Paul
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#32. Flat Earth theory serves well enough for a trip from the cave to the water hole and back, and a third dimension going up into the sky and down underground serves to accommodate gods and devils A lot of people still think like that, believe it or not. - Author: Peter J. Carroll
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#33. When you long with all your heart for someone to love you, a madness grows there that shakes all sense from the trees and the water and the earth. And nothing lives for you, except the long deep bitter want. And this is what everyone feels from birth to death. - Author: Denton Welch
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#34. Experience appears in this world as a birth. A birth which takes as assistants sky and earth and the water and wood and mountains and the clouds. Experience does not come out of the mind or imagination but from a deep and irrecusable need. It rents the entire person. - Author: Erin Moure
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#35. I've seen you up close, like this. I remember your eyes. They're the color of the sea -- just inside a coral reef and your freckles are like the stones of a volcanic island scattered along the sand. Your hair is like the sun setting over the water, shooting out orange rays in all directions - Author: Melissa Turner Lee
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#36. Water-based life is very much an Earth-centric view, and we can push the envelope on that here in our own solar system. We have the methane seas of Titan. - Author: Ellen Stofan
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#37. I'll plant and water, sow and weed, Till not an inch of earth shows brown, And take a vow of each small seed To grow to greenness and renown: And then some day you'll pass my way, See gold and crimson, bell and star, And catch my garden's soul, and say: "How sweet these cottage gardens are!" - Author: E. Nesbit
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#38. Do you not weep?
Other sins only speak, murder shreaks out:
The element of water moistens the earth,
But blood flies upwards and bedews the heavens. - Author: John Webster
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#39. Could you people stop trying to come up with novel ways to kill me for just ONE HOUR? Or maybe the rest of the night? I would SO like that. Just the rest of the night. Just sit down. Just stop doing anything. Sit down and wait sensibly. Earth, water, air, fire - you're running out of elements here! - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#40. I think: perhaps the sky is a huge sea of fresh water and we, instead of walking under it, walk on top of it; perhaps we see everything upside down and the earth is a kind of sky, so that when we die, when we die, we fall and sink into the sky. - Author: Jose Luis Peixoto
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#41. Mother Earth needs us to keep our covenant. We will do this in courts, we will do this on our radio station, and we will commit to our descendants to work hard to protect this land and water for them. Whether you have feet, wings, fins, or roots, we are all in it together. - Author: Winona LaDuke
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#42. Earth and fire and water and air
We solemnly promise, we solemnly swear
Not a word, not a hint, not a sound to declare
Earth and fire and water and air! - Author: Hilda Lewis
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#43. Seventy percent of Earth's surface is water and over 99 percent is uninhabited, so you would expect nearly all impactors to hit either the ocean or desolate regions on Earth's surface. So why do movie meteors have such good aim? - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#44. The magic begins in you. Feel your own energy, and realize similar energy exists within the Earth, stones, plants, water, wind, fire, colores, and animals. - Author: Scott Cunningham
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#45. I'm good at doing the laundry. At least that. And it's a religious experience ... Water, earth, fire-polarities of wet and dry, hot and cold, dirty and clean. The great cycles-round and round-beginning and end-Alpha and Omega, amen. - Author: Robert Fulghum
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#46. The thing that had fueled these utopian communities was a literal belief, and not just a general sense of optimism, that the earth was about to become a paradise. That idea cannot hold water after the war. - Author: Christine Jennings
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#47. The offing was barred by a black bank of clouds, and the tranquil water-way leading to the uttermost ends of the earth flowed somber under an overcast sky--seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#48. Rhythms appear in the ways flowers grow, water flows, the earth moves around the sun, the moon moves through their dreams, and thoughts travel within their minds. - Author: Blue Balliett
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#49. The fish in the water is silent, the animals on the earth is noisy, the bird in the air is singing. But man has in him the silence of the sea, the noise of the earth and the music of the air. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#50. Water is the one substance from which the earth can conceal nothing; it sucks out its innermost secrets and brings them to our very lips. - Author: Jean Giraudoux
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#51. Eggs possess an elemental power. Their outer shell is earth. Their white is water. The membrane that lines the shell is air, and the yolk at the core is fire. The core of the egg preserves life and being, and therefore represents heaven and earth, while the white represents chaos. - Author: Joanne Owen
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#52. In the Greek way of dealing with alchemy, which was earth, air, fire and water, these were the objective qualities. Within the objective qualities - things of earth, air, fire and water - are our subjective experiences of hot, cold, dry, and moist. - Author: Fred Alan Wolf
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#53. As we begin to plan for a new human society, we need to foster common values about clean air, water, and other elements of self-sustenance. These, along with a complete inventory of Earth's resources, will form the basis for a holistic approach to cybernated decision-making. - Author: Jacque Fresco
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#54. Smitt walked up next to James and watched the planet slowly grow larger. They say the water used to be so blue you could see it from space. - Author: Wesley Chu
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#55. We call ours a utilitarian age, and we do not know the uses of any single thing. We have forgotten that water can cleanse, that fire can purify, and that the Earth is mother to us all. - Author: Oscar Wilde
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#56. We do care about planets like the Earth because by now we understood that life as a chemical system really needs a smaller planet with water and with rocks and with a lot of complex chemistry to originate, to emerge, to survive. - Author: Dimitar Sasselov
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#57. Earth and air, fire and water, the stars in their courses, the high tide of destiny and the Will of divine Providence are all arrayed against the forces of oppression. -- Louis Gregory - Author: Janet Ruhe-Schoen
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#58. Between earth and earth's atmosphere, the amount of water remains constant; there is never a drop more, never a drop less. This is a story of circular infinity, of a planet birthing itself. - Author: Linda Hogan
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#59. One who neglects or disregards the existence of earth, air, fire, water and vegetation disregards his own existence which is entwined with them. - Author: Mahavira
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#60. Clean air and water, a diversity of animal and plant species, soil and mineral resources, and predictable weather are annuities that will pay dividends for as long as the human race survives - and may even extend our stay on Earth. - Author: Alex Steffen
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#61. Water is at the center of every chemical reaction, and therefore should be the earth's most precious gift. - Author: Janine Benyus
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#62. Money is like fire, an element as little troubled by moralising as earth, air, and water. Men can employ it as a tool or they can dance around it as if it were the incarnation of a god ... It acquires its meaning from the uses to which it is put. - Author: Lewis H. Lapham
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#63. My first vision of earth was water veiled. I am of the race of men and women who see all things through this curtain of sea, and my eyes are the color of water. - Author: Anais Nin
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#64. Their coupling was the coupling of the sea and the sky, of the rain and the parched earth. Of night and day, wind and water. - Author: Anita Diamant
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#65. The Earth is deep, and right to the heart it's alive. We people only live on the top, like the bugs that live on the scum of the still water near the shore. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#66. It's easy to plant a seed and sprinkle it with water, but once the sun scorches the ground, and the earth soaks up all the moisture, you're left with nothing but a thirsty little flower trying desperately to make it out of the dirt. - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#67. We are all swimmers before the dawn of oxygen and earth. We all carry the memory of that breathable blue past. - Author: Lidia Yuknavitch
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#68. Nor do I try to keep a garden, only
An avocado in a glass of water --
Roots pallid, gemmed with air. And later,

When the small gilt leaves have grown
Fleshy and green, I let them die, yes, yes,
And start another. I am earth's no less. - Author: James Merrill
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#69. The World we all share is given to us in trust. Every choice we make regarding the earth, air, and water around us should be made with the objective of preserving it for all generations to come. - Author: August Busch III
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#70. There are occasions when you can hear the mysterious language of the Earth, in water, or coming through the trees, emanating from the mosses, seeping through the under currents of the soil, but you have to be willing to wait and receive. - Author: John Hay
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#71. Clean water and power is our right as humans on this earth, and for too long, our governments in Africa have failed to provide these things. - Author: William Kamkwamba
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#72. Water drunk more reverently still, from the hands or from the spring itself, diffuses within us the most secret salt of earth and the rain of heaven. - Author: Marguerite Yourcenar
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#73. The obliterated place is equal parts destruction and creation. The obliterated place is pitch black and bright light. It is water and parched earth. It is mud and it is manna. The real work of deep grief is making a home there. - Author: Cheryl Strayed
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#74. As far as the stars are from the earth, and as different as fire is from water, so much do self-interest and integrity differ. - Author: Lucan
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#75. Be a Gardener. Dig a ditch. Toil and sweat. And turn the earth upside down. And seek the deepness. And water plants in time. Continue this labor. And make sweet floods to run, and noble and abundant fruits to spring. Take this food and drink, and carry it to God as your true worship. - Author: Julian Of Norwich
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#76. Refusal to participate is a moral choice. Water is a gift for all, not meant to be bought and sold. Don't buy it. When food has been wrenched from the earth, depleting the soil and poisoning our relatives in the name of higher yields, don't buy it. - Author: Robin Wall Kimmerer
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#77. The Nautilus was piercing the water with its sharp spur, after having accomplished nearly ten thousand leagues in three months and a half, a distance greater than the great circle of the earth. Where were we going now, and what was reserved for the future? - Author: Jules Verne
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#78. We all know there's many kinds of life that live in the air, on the earth, or in the water. And we, poor mortals, have not the power to understand the like of some of them. - Author: Robert D. San Souci
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#79. In the empty immensity of earth, sky, and water, there she was, incomprehensible, firing into a continent. - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#80. Isn't that what truth is? The force of a person's believing seeps into those around him - into the very earth and air and water - until there's nothing else. - Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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#81. there's a universe swirling inside you. you have to learn to be your own earth, wind, fire and water. you are a natural phenomenon - not a natural disaster. - Author: K.Y. Robinson
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#82. The obvious issue is providing clean drinking water and sanitation to every single human being on earth at the cost of little more than one year of the Kyoto treaty. - Author: Bjorn Lomborg
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#83. One could say lightning is the marriage of fire and air." "One could say mud is the marriage of water and earth," he said dismissively. - Author: Sherry Thomas
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#84. Also her perfume, which mingled with the crisp air off the lake below, creating an intoxicating mixture of damp earth and leaves and water and girl. Not woman, in Sully's opinion. Girl. - Author: Richard Russo
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#85. Every bit of land is a Holy land, and every drop of water is Holy water, and every single child is a son or a daughter of the one Earth mama, and the one Earth papa. - Author: Michael Franti
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#86. The Sacred isn't housed in a building or worn around your neck or something in the sky. The Sacred is the here and now we reside in, all breathing the same air, all imbibing the same water and made of the same earth with 'the life force' flowing through all living things. - Author: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
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#87. No sane person resists the smell of the soil when sprinkled with water,
Especially the smell of the intercourse between earth and rain. - Author: Nomthandazo Tsembeni
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#88. 65It is God who sends water down from the sky and with it revives the earth when it is dead. There truly is a sign in this for people who listen. - Author: Anonymous
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#89. A drunk man, staggering and mindless, must be led home by his son, so wet is his psyche ... Water brings death to the psyche, as earth brings death to water ... The psyche lusts to be wet. - Author: Heraclitus
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#90. There are five elements: earth, air, fire, water and garlic. - Author: Louis Diat
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#91. Crying. Expelling grief from the body in the form of salt water. What's its purpose? How did it evolve, and why are humans the only creatures on Earth that do it? Nora wonders how many years it takes to dry up that messy urge. - Author: Isaac Marion
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#92. Water walks with the moon and embraces the earth, and it isn't afraid to die in fire or live in air. When you step into it, it will be as close as your own skin, but if you hit it too hard, it will shatter you . - Author: Emmi Itaranta
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#93. The sun rose brilliant and quickly wore away the thin layer of ice that covered the water, and all the warm air was quivering with the steam that rose up from the quickened earth. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#94. A river is water is its loveliest form; rivers have life and sound and movement and infinity of variation, rivers are veins of the earth through which the lifeblood returns to the heart - Author: Roderick Haig-Brown
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#95. The seeds of the life of fishes are everywhere disseminated, whether the winds waft them, or the waters float them, or the deep earth holds them; wherever a pond is dug, straightway it is stocked with this vivacious race. They have a lease of nature, and it is not yet out. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#96. For the people of my country," Renato said, "water is everything: love, life, religion ... even God."
"It is like that for me too," I said. "In English we call that a metaphor."
"Of course," said Renato, "and water is the most abundant metaphor on earth. - Author: Pam Houston
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#97. And to him war was a thing like earth and sky and water and why it was no one knew but only that it was. - Author: Pearl S. Buck
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#98. You draw the mystical kundalini from the earth. Earth is an element. Fire, air, earth, water, and ether - the mystical kundalini comes through them all. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#99. I wiped the drips from my face and shook my hands free of the coldness and told Wynn how good it tasted. Wynn drank, too, as a reminder to himself that he had been right. No other water on earth tastes quite like that of a mountain stream. - Author: Janette Oke
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#100. Move on, sky is not limit, wind can touch you, water can dip you, mother will care you, wife will nurture you and above all, oneday you will see your child following, up above the sky; you became a star, twinkling, watching and waiting to come back again, on earth. - Author: Santosh Kalwar
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