Quotes about water

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Charles Bukowski photo

„people run from rain but
sit
in bathtubs full of
water.“

—  Charles Bukowski American writer 1920 - 1994

Source: The Roominghouse Madrigals: Early Selected Poems, 1946-1966

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Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh photo

„Is it made with Liffey water?“

—  Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh member of the British Royal Family, consort to Queen Elizabeth II 1921

Said about a pint Guinness at the Guinness Storehouse in Dublin, as quoted in "‘Is it made with Liffey water?’ Philip enquires of Guinness" in Irish Independent http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/is-it-made-with-liffey-water-philip-enquires-of-guinness-26733840.html (18 May 2011)

Jacques-Yves Cousteau photo

„Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.“

—  Jacques-Yves Cousteau French naval officer, explorer, conservationist, filmmaker, innovator, scientist, photographer, author and researcher 1910 - 1997

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Harry Styles photo

„Brooklyn saw me, empty at the news
There's no water inside this swimming pool
Almost over, had enough from you
And I've been praying, I never did before
Understand I'm talking to the walls
I've been praying ever since New York“

—  Harry Styles English singer, songwriter, and actor 1994

"Ever Since New York", written by Harry Styles, Mitch Rowland, Jeff Bhasker, Ryan Nasci, Alex Salibian, Tyler Johnson
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Claude Monet photo

„I have gone back to some things that can't possibly be done: water, with weeds waving at the bottom. It is a wonderful sight, but it drives one to crazy to try to paint it. But that is the kind of thing I am always a tackling.“

—  Claude Monet French impressionist painter 1840 - 1926

Quote in Monet's letter to art-critic and his friend Gustave Geffroy, 22 June 1890; as cited in Letters of the great artists – from Blake to Pollock, Richard Friedenthal, Thames and Hudson, London, 1963, p. 129
1890 - 1900

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David Attenborough photo

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