If yet your blood does not rage, then it is water that flows in your veins. For what is the flush of youth, if it is not of service to the motherland.— Chandra Shekhar Azad
Useful Flowing Water quotations
Today I will go out with the flow of life and trust the process. I will not stress over things I can't control.
The beauty of the landscape - where sand, water, reeds, birds, buildings, and people all somehow flowed together - has never left me.
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.
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.
When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.
Sit and be still until in the time of no rain you hear beneath the dry wind's commotion in the trees the sound of flowing water among the rocks, a stream unheard before, and you are where breathing is prayer.
Knowledge has always been important, of course.
The ancient Egyptians did not raise the stones for the pyramids relying on the incantations of their gods. The waters in the irrigation canals of the great Indus Civilisation did not flow according to the laws of ignorance. Knowledge has always been power and wealth.
The six best doctors: Sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise and diet.
God is the source of life and light and joy to the universe.
Like rays of light from the sun, like the streams of living water bursting from a living spring, blessings flow out from Him to all His creatures. And wherever the life of God is in the hearts of men, it will flow out to others in love and blessing.
For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet, and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports.
The beloved does not drink a single drop of water without seeing His Face in the cup. Allah is He Who flows between the pericardium and the heart, just as the tears flow from the eyelids.
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.
The energy that moves life is the force of the Feminine.
She is unstoppable. She is the source of all life, the mover of blood, the breather of breath, the flow of the river's water. The Feminine is life. We can feel Her moving and living in any moment we are open to Her, or as Her.
The love of God toward you is like the Amazon River flowing down to water a single daisy.
We lead our lives like water flowing down a hill, going more or less in one direction until we splash into something that forces us to find a new course.
The mind is like water. When it's turbulent, it's difficult to see. When it's calm, everything becomes clear.
Here is the path to the higher life: down, lower down! Just as water always seeks and fills the lowest place, so the moment God finds men abased and empty, His glory and power flow in to exalt and to bless.
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.
Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking.
Entire water of the sea can't sink a ship, unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly negativity of the world can't put you down unless you allow it to get inside you !
Though I may not flow where the wind guides me, I won’t become still water.
To put your hands in a river is to feel the chords that bind the earth together.
Let me drink from the waters where the mountain streams flood Let the smell of wildflowers flow free through my blood Let me sleep in your meadows with the green grassy leaves Let me walk down the highway with my brother in peace Let me die in my footsteps Before I go down under the ground.
Dripping water hollows out stone, not through force but through persistence.
The deepest words of the wise man teach us the same as the whistle of the wind when it blows or the sound of the water when it is flowing.
If you're going to be a writer, the first essential is just to write.
Do not wait for an idea. Start writing something and the ideas will come. You have to turn the faucet on before the water starts to flow.
Every day we're given a choice: We can relax and float in the direction that the water flows, or we can swim hard against it. If we go with the river, the energy of a thousand mountain streams will be with us . . . if we resist the river, we will feel rankled and tired as we tread water, stuck in the same place.
Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.
Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb down the middle of the great street of the city. On each side of the river stood the tree of life, bearing twelve crops of fruit, yielding its fruit every month. And the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.
Jazz is smooth and cool. Jazz is rage. Jazz flows like water. Jazz never seems to begin or end. Jazz isn't methodical, but jazz isn't messy either. Jazz is a conversation, a give and take. Jazz is the connection and communication between musicians. Jazz is abandon.
Its good to leave each day behind, like flowing water, free of sadness.
Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing.
You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Grace, like water, flows to the lowest part.
Techniques employ four qualities that reflect the nature of our world.
Depending on the circumstance, you should be: hard as a diamond, flexible as a willow, smooth-flowing like water, or as empty as space.
How could drops of water know themselves to be a river? Yet the river flows on.
Don't bend; don't water it down; don't try to make it logical; don't edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow you most intense obsessions mercilessly.
If water stands motionless in a pool it grows stale and muddy, but when it moves and flows it becomes clear: so, too, man in his wanderings.
Running water never grows stale.
Water gushing out of thousands of springs at different places cannot move the wheels of a big engine to carry out very heavy tasks. But the channeled flow of the same water in the bed of a stream will, however, be irresistible and can become a source of tremendous energy.
They muddy the water, to make it seem deep.
Producing writing is not so much like filling a basin or pool once, but rather getting water to keep flowing through till finally it runs clear.
Water can flow, or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
For true love is inexhaustible; the more you give, the more you have. And if you go to draw at the true fountainhead, the more water you draw, the more abundant is its flow.
Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress.
Tears are God's gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow.