Quotes of the Day for 22 March 2007 – Water
Today is World Water Day. Living on an island in a region known for it's rain means I'm always mindful of the stuff. Water also shows up in today's history. It was on this day in 1733 that England's Joseph Priestly invented carbonated water, you could call him the father of soda pop, and on this day in 1941 Grand Coulee Dam here in Washington State went into operation, backing up an incredible quantity of water.
I believe in getting into hot water; it keeps you clean.
- Gilbert Keith Chesterton, 1874 - 1936
The cure for anything is salt water; sweat, tears, or the sea.
- Isak Dinesen, pen name of Karen Blixen, 1885 - 1962
The highest goodness is like water. Water benefits all things and does not compete. It stays in the lowly places which others despise. Therefore it is near The Eternal.
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, 1452 - 1519
If there is Magic on this planet, it is contained in water.
- Loren Eiseley, 1907 - 1977
A woman is like a teabag ? only in hot water do you realize how strong she is.
- Nancy Reagan
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