119 Thirsty Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of thirsty quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about something thirsty.

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The Most Famous Thirsty Quotes (Best in 2024)

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They make much of our drinking, but never think of our thirst. — L. Schefer

They speak of my drinking but never think of my thirst — Scottish Proverbs

We can't help being thirsty, moving toward the voice of water. — Rumi

I drink because I'm thirsty. — Shane MacGowan

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When you're dying of thirst it's too late to think about digging a well. — Japanese Proverbs

The bible is a remarkable fountain: the more one draws and drinks of it, the more it stimulates thirst. — Martin Luther

You should not see the desert simply as some faraway place of little rain. There are many forms of thirst. — William Langewiesche

Is it only the mouth and belly which are injured by hunger and thirst? Men's minds are also injured by them. — Mencius

If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom, you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink. — Sophocles

The best seasoning for food is hunger; for drink, thirst. — Socrates

Short Thirsty Quotes

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  • These pretzels are making me thirsty! — Jerry Seinfeld
  • Thirsty men make good prophets. — Bulgarian Proverbs
  • For the girls with messy hair and thirsty hearts. — Jodi Lynn Anderson
  • You can't make an ass drink that isn't thirsty. — French Proverbs
  • The fish in the water that is thirsty needs serious professional counseling — Kabir
  • I only take a drink on two occasions - when I'm thirsty and when I'm not. — Brendan Behan
  • It is better to rise from life as from a banquet -- neither thirsty nor drunken. — Aristotle
  • We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. — Salvador Dali
  • To drink is a small matter. To be thirsty is everything. — Georges Duhamel
  • The true practice to meditation is to sit as if you where drinking water when you are thirsty. — Shunryu Suzuki

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Thirsty quote by Jerry Seinfeld

These pretzels are making me thirsty! — Jerry Seinfeld

Bloodthirsty Quotes

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This morning, you have a choice. You can lay in the dark replaying the awful events of the week, or you can turn the light on and read God's Word-His truth-which is the best thing to do when lies are swarming and painful thoughts are attacking like a bunch of bloodthirsty mosquitoes. — Lysa TerKeurst

The more red meat and blood we eat, the more bloodthirsty we get, the more violent we get. The more vegetarian food we eat, the more peace is taken into us. — Ziggy Marley

Remember when you tried to convince me to feed a poultry pie to the mallards in the park to see if you could breed a race of cannibal ducks?" "They ate it too," Will reminisced. "Bloodthirsty little beasts. Never trust a duck. — Cassandra Clare

I’ve got a new friend, all right. But what a gamble friendship is! Charlotte is fierce, brutal, scheming, bloodthirsty—everything I don’t like. How can I learn to like her, even though she is pretty and, of course, clever? — E. B. White

Muslims are not bloodthirsty people. Islam is a religion of peace that forbids the killing of the innocent. Islam also accepts the Prophets, whether those prophets are Mohammed, God's peace and blessing be upon Him, or Moses or the other prophets of the Books. — Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

You can cite a hundred references to show that the biblical God is a bloodthirsty tyrant, but if they can dig up two or three verses that say "God is love" they will claim that you are taking things out of context! — Dan Barker

Bloodthirsty little beasts. Never trust a duck.- William Herondale — Cassandra Clare

I have been reading the Old Testament, a most bloodthirsty and perilous book for the young. Jehovah is beyond doubt the worst character in fiction. — Edwin Arlington Robinson

I have sometimes thought that there is no being so venomous, so bloodthirsty as a professed philanthropist. — Anthony Trollope

Nowhere on the planet, nowhere in history, was there a regime more vicious, more bloodthirsty, and at the same time more cunning than the Bolshevik, the self-styled Soviet regime. — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Something Thirsty Quotes

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I'm very, very thirsty for knowledge. Just because I'm good at something and have found success doesn't mean I'm done. I'm not even close to being done. I don't know if I ever will be done learning. — Jennifer Lawrence

When I'm hungry, I eat. When I'm thirsty, I drink. When I feel like saying something, I say it. — Madonna Ciccone

Anything I can not transform into something marvelous, I let go. — Anais Nin

I am so thirsty for the marvelous that only the marvelous has power over me. Anything I can not transform into something marvelous, I let go. — Anais Nin

There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet, something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips, wells up in the traveller's being. — Patrick MacGill

I haven't been drinking for years now. Something's got to give. I don't mind that I'm a guy that's stopped drinking, though this interview is making me mighty thirsty. — Dan Hicks

From the extreme political polarization that is everywhere - there's so much suffering going on - so many people are really thirsty to feel good about something. — Jonathan Van Ness

Ethan Wyeth: I hope you're thirsty." Gideon Wyeth:"Why?" Ethan: "Cause your dumb and ugly, but I can do something about thirsty. — Orson Scott Card

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Three-fourths of the people you will ever meet are hungering and thirsting for sympathy. Give it to them, and they will love you. — Dale Carnegie

God, help me to see others not as enemies or as ungodly but rather as thirsty people. And give me the courage and compassion to offer your Living Water, which alone quenches deep thirst. — Henri Nouwen

Your body's many cries for water: you are not sick, you are thirsty: don't treat thirst with medications! — Fereydoon Batmanghelidj

She had left me thirsty and all my life would be thirst and longing for what I had lost before I found it. — Jean Rhys

We can't help being thirsty, moving toward the voice of water. Milk drinkers draw close to the mother. Muslims, Christians, Jews, Buddhists, Hindus, shamans, everyone hears the intelligent sound and moves with thirst to meet it. — Rumi

Answers can suit the relative mind. In the dream we can be thirsty. But upon awaking from the dream, there's no thirst. — Frederick Lenz

Love Thirst Quotes

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Let us not seek to satisfy our thirst for freedom by drinking from the cup of bitterness and hatred. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me. — Giuseppe Garibaldi

It is well to remember that there are five reasons for drinking: the arrival of a friend, one's present or future thirst, the excellence of the cognac, or any other reason — W. C. Fields

Love, with very young people, is a heartless business. We drink at that age from thirst, or to get drunk; it is only later in life that we occupy ourselves with the individuality of our wine. — Isak Dinesen

Men, I'm getting out of Rome. Anyone who wants to carry on the war against the outsiders, come with me. I can offer you neither honours nor wages; I offer you hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Anyone who loves his country, follow me — Giuseppe Garibaldi

About three things I was absolutely positive. First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was a part of him - and I didn’t know how potent that part might be - that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him. — Stephenie Meyer

If in thirst you drink water from a cup, you see God in it. Those who are not in love with God will see only their own faces in it. — Rumi

I thank God that I'm a product of my parents, that they infected me with their intelligence and energy for life, with their thirst for knowledge and their love. I'm grateful that I know where I come from. — Shakira

Passionate love is a quenchless thirst. — Kahlil Gibran

The love of knowledge is a kind of madness. — C. S. Lewis

Hunger And Thirst Quotes

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To hunger and thirst after righteousness is when nothing in the world can fascinate us so much as being near God. — Smith Wigglesworth

The ultimate self is free from sin, free from old age, free from death and grief, free from hunger and thirst, which desires nothing and imagines nothing. — Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Hungry is a word that I've been analyzing here of late. It's not hunger that drives me, it's not hunger that needs to drive our football team. Hunger and thirst are things that can be quenched. We have to be a driven group, we have to seek greatness. — Mike Tomlin

The key to Christian living is a thirst and hunger for God. And one of the main reasons people do not understand or experience the sovereignty of grace and the way it works through the awakening of sovereign joy is that their hunger and thirst for God is so small. — John Piper

There were thirst and hunger, and you were the fruit. There were grief and the ruins, and you were the miracle. — Pablo Neruda

I am your fairy tale. Your dream. Your wishes and desires, and I am your thirst and your hunger and your food and your drink. — Klaus Kinski

It is only luxury and avarice that make poverty grievous to us; for it is a very small matter that does our business, and when we have provided against cold, hunger, and thirst, all the rest is but vanity and excess. — Seneca

The church is not an institution forcing us to follow rules but a community inviting us to still our hunger and thirst at its table. — Henri Nouwen

When it comes to having a central nervous system, and the ability to feel pain, hunger, and thirst, a rat is a pig is a dog is a boy. — Ingrid Newkirk

I am the slave of those who hunger and thirst after me and treat everything else as unimportant. — Sai Baba

Thirst For God Quotes

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The most vital question to ask about all who claim to be Christian is this: Have they a soul thirst for God? ... Is their life centered on Him? Do they press forward more and more that they might know Him. — Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The soul’s deepest thirst is for God Himself, who has made us so that we can never be satisfied without Him. — F. F. Bruce

Listen, that you may live. — Isaiah

Thirsting desires and longings possessed my soul after perfect holiness. God was so precious to my soul that the world with all its enjoyments appeared vile. I had no more value for the favor of men than for pebbles. — David Brainerd

In general, the churches, visited by me often on weekdays... bore for me the same relation to God that billboards did to Coca-Cola; they promoted thirst without quenching it. — John Updike

Seeing that our thirst was increasing and the water was killing us, while the storm did not abate, we agreed to trust to God, Our Lord, and rather risk the perils of the sea than wait there for certain death from thirst. — Alvar N. C. de Vaca

I like a good beer. Of course, I'll drink a bad one too. Let no person thirst for lack of real ale! Thank god for long-necked bottles, the angel's remedy. — Tom Petty

What [others] most need is to see in you a reflection of what God is like and of the transforming power of the Gospel. Your life can create hunger and thirst for God in others' lives and can be a powerful instrument in the hand of the Holy Spirit to draw their hearts to Christ. — Nancy Leigh DeMoss

Love hunger and thirst for the sake of Christ. Insofar as you pacify your body, so much much will you do make your soul virtuous. God, who rewards thoughts, words, and deeds, will give good in return for even a small thing which you gladly suffer for His sake. — Gennadius of Constantinople

Man loves because he is Love. He seeks Joy, for he is Joy. He thirsts for God for he is composed of God and he cannot exist without Him. — Sathya Sai Baba

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More Thirsty Quotes

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The secret of spiritual success is a hunger that persists…It is an awful condition to be satisfied with one’s spiritual attainments…God was and is looking for hungry, thirsty people. — Smith Wigglesworth

I laugh when I hear that the fish in the water is thirsty. I laugh when I hear that people go on pilgrimage to find God. — Kabir

I'm like the trunk of a cactus... I take in a dose of culture and time with friends, then I retreat and go live on it for awhile until I get thirsty again. — Nancy Horan

Young people want to learn, they are thirsty for knowledge, they want to understand and remember. The main thing is to teach them where not to go. Oppression, not to go; dictatorship, not to go; racism and prejudice, absolutely not to go. This is a moral plan [for society]. — Elie Wiesel

Whoever wishes to meet Jesus must meet him in places where brothers and sisters of Jesus are hungry, thirsty, naked, unwanted, sick or in prison. Whoever keeps himself distant from these places remains distant from Jesus. — Richard Wurmbrand

Look at you, you madman! Screaming you are thirsty and dying in a desert, when all around you there is nothing but water! — Kabir

Today I forgive all those who have ever offended me. I give my love to all thirsty hearts, both to those who love me and to those who do not love me. — Paramahansa Yogananda

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. — Kahlil Gibran

The eternal destiny of human beings will be measured by how much or how little solidarity we have displayed with the hungry, the thirsty, the naked, and the oppressed. In the end we will be judged in terms of love. — Leonardo Boff

You cannot touch the clouds, you know; but you feel the rain and know how glad the flowers and the thirsty earth are to have it after a hot day. You cannot touch love either; but you feel the sweetness that it pours into everything. Without love you would not be happy or want to play. — Anne Sullivan Macy

We must not look at goblin men, We must not buy their fruits: Who knows upon what soil they fed Their hungry thirsty roots? — Christina Rossetti

There are two reasons for drinking wine...when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it... prevention is better than cure. — Thomas Love Peacock

After 9/11, there were a lot of things being said about how the God of Islam and the God of the Christian faith were one and the same, but that's simply not true ... The God that I worship does not require me to kill other people. The God that I worship tells me I am to love my enemy, to give him food when he's hungry and water when he's thirsty. — Franklin Graham

I'm always thirsty when I wake up, so I guzzle a bottle of Smart water before I scramble tofu with onions, peppers and spinach and top it with salsa. I've been a vegetarian for years, but I recently became vegan. — Carrie Underwood

Life is brought down to the basics: if you are warm, regular, healthy, not thirsty or hungry, then you are not on a mountain... Climbing at altitude is like hitting your head against a brick wall - it's great when you stop. — Chris Darwin

Don't think that because you haven't heard from me for a while that I went to sleep. I am still here, like a spirit roaming the night. Thirsty, hungry, seldom stopping to rest. — Spike Lee

People want leadership, Mr. President, and in the absence of genuine leadership, they'll listen to anyone who steps up to the microphone. They want leadership. They're so thirsty for it they'll crawl through the desert toward a mirage, and when they discover there's no water, they'll drink the sand. — Michael J. Fox

Every family should have a room where Christ is welcome in the person of the hungry and thirsty stranger. — Saint John Chrysostom

We can never untangle all the woes in other people's lives. We can't produce miracles overnight. But we can bring a cup of cool water to a thirsty soul, or a scoop of laughter to a lonely heart. — Barbara Johnson

No one can know the infinite importance of a tiny drop of water better than a thirsty bird or a little ant or a man of desert! — Mehmet Murat Ildan

A Church worshipping as a Creature of the Word doesn't show up to perform or be entertained; she comes desperate and needy, thirsty for grace, receiving from The Lord and the body of Christ, and then gratefully receiving what she needs as she offers her praise- the only proper response to the God who saves us. — Matt Chandler

It is right precious to behold The first long surf of climbing light Flood all the thirsty east with gold. — James Russell Lowell

Comics speak, without qualm or sophistication, to the innermost ears of the wishful self. The response is like that of a thirsty traveler who suddenly finds water in the desert - he drinks to satiation. — William Moulton Marston

Say that I starved; that I was lost and weary; That I was burned and blinded by the desert sun; Footsore, thirsty, sick with strange diseases; Lonely and wet and cold, but that I kept my dream! — Everett Ruess

Man can't do without God. Just like you're thirsty, you have to drink water. You just can't go without God. — Bob Marley

What does the poor man do at the rich man's door, the sick man in the presence of his physician, the thirsty man at a limpid stream? What they do, I do before the Eucharistic God. I pray. I adore. I love. — Francis of Assisi

Strum your guitar sing it kid Just write about your feelings not the things you never did Inexperience, it once had cursed me But your youth is no handicap it's what makes you thirsty — Harry Chapin

Everything is a hero: A lighthouse which gives light to us; weeds that provide shelter to little insects; a water drop which quenches a thirsty ant! Everything that helps us to live is a hero! — Mehmet Murat Ildan

Glass half empty, glass half full. Well, either way you won't be going thirsty, count your blessings not your flaws. — Lauren Aquilina

I don't want to be in front of the camera forever. I'm not thirsty. I'm not a pop star. I don't want to reign over all forever. I don't want to be famous! It makes me feel sick, the thought of being a famous person. It's just not me. I'm the happiest when I'm in the studio, not on a beauty parade. — FKA twigs

When you're thirsty, it's too late to think about digging a well. — Harvey Mackay

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