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Wonderful water

  1. 1. Wonderful Water By H-C
  2. 2. • Water is lifes mater and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi (1937 Nobel Prize for Medicine, 1893- 1986)
  3. 3. Through water flows the wisdom ofthe universe. Is it not this wisdomitself which has created water as atool for its own creativity?- Theodor Schwenck, Sensitive Chaos
  4. 4. Water has a memory andcarries within it our thoughtsand prayers. As you yourselfare water, no matter where youare, your prayers will be carriedto the rest of the world.- Masaru Emoto, The Secret Lifeof Water
  5. 5. Because water has such great powers ofabsorption and conservation it is a treasure-house of innumerable secrets. The whole ofthe history of mankind is recorded in therivers, lakes and oceans of the world ... andthe traces of all beings, all objects and allevents live on in water.- Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov, The Mysteries ofFire and Water
  6. 6. All the waterthat will everbe is, rightnow.- NationalGeographic,October 1993
  7. 7. Water is H2O, hydrogen twoparts, oxygen one, but there isalso a third thing, that makeswater and nobody knows whatthat is.- D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930),Pansies, 1929
  8. 8. When the well is dry, weknow the worth of water.- Benjamin Franklin(1706-1790), PoorRichards Almanac, 1746
  9. 9. Between earth and earthsatmosphere, the amount ofwater remains constant; thereis never a drop more, never adrop less. This is a story ofcircular infinity, of a planetbirthing itself.- Linda Hogan, Northern Lights,Autumn 1990
  10. 10. Water is thedriver ofNature.- Leonardo daVinci
  11. 11. We forget that thewater cycle and the lifecycle are one.- Jacques Cousteau
  12. 12. Take almost any path you please,and ten to one it carries you down ina dale, and leaves you there by apool in the stream. There is magic init ... Yes, as every one knows,meditation and water are weddedforever.- Herman Melville (1819-1891),Moby Dick, 1851
  13. 13. I understood when I was just a child thatwithout water, everything dies. I didntunderstand until much later that no one"owns" water. It might rise on yourproperty, but it just passes through. You canuse it, and abuse it, but it is not yours toown. It is part of the global commons, not"property" but part of our life supportsystem.- Marq de Villiers, Water, 2000
  14. 14. There is no smallpleasure in sweet water.- Ovid
  15. 15. Thousands have livedwithout love, not onewithout water.- W.H. Auden
  16. 16. Man - despite his artisticpretensions, his sophistication, andhis many accomplishments - oweshis existence to a six inch layer oftopsoil and the fact that it rains.- Unknown
  17. 17. Water is the supreme magicmedium which permeates andimpregnates the universe. Ifyou know how to listen to adrop of water it will speak toyou.- Omraam Mikhael Aivanhov,The Mysteries of Fire and Water
  18. 18. We call upon the waters that rimthe earth,horizon to horizon, that flow in ourrivers and streams,that fall upon our gardens andfields,and we ask that they teach us andshow us the way.- Chinook Indian Blessing
  19. 19. Only in quiet waters dothings mirror themselvesundistorted.Only in a quiet mind isadequate perception ofthe world.- Hans Margolius
  20. 20. I had less difficulty in thediscovery of motion of heavenlybodies in spite of theirastonishing distances than in theinvestigations of the movement offlowing water before our veryeyes.- Galileo Galilei 1564-1642
  21. 21. In the battle between thestream and the stone, thestream always wins -- notthrough strength, butthrough persistence.- Unknown
  22. 22. The waters listen asthey flow along; theyknow the origin ofheaven and earth.- Rig Veda
  23. 23. Water is aLovely ThingJulia W. Wolfe
  24. 24. And God sends down waterfrom the skies, giving lifethereby to the earth after ithad been lifeless.- The Koran
  25. 25. Man is a complex being; hemakes the deserts bloom andlakes die.- Gil Stern
  26. 26. Why, then, does water, which has no lifecharacteristics of its own, form the very basis of life inall lifes manifestations? Because water embraceseverything, is in and all through everything; because itrises above the distinctions between plants andanimals and human beings; because it is a universalelement shared by all; itself undetermined, yetdetermining; because, like the primal mother it is, itsupplies the stuff of life to everything living.- Theodor Schwenk
  27. 27. By means of water, we give life toeverything.- Koran
  28. 28. The frog does notdrink up the pond in whichhe lives.- American Indian proverb
  29. 29. All water has a perfect memory andis forever trying to get back towhere it was.- Toni Morrison, The Site of Memory,1998
  30. 30. A river does not just happen; ithas a beginning and end. Itsstory is written in rich earth, inice and in water-carved stone,and its story as the lifeblood ofthe land is filled with colour,music and thunder.- Andy Russell, The Life of aRiver, 1987
  31. 31. It is a fascinating and provocativethought that a body of waterdeserves to be considered as anorganism in its own right.- Lyall Watson, Supernature, 1973
  32. 32. If there is magic on thisplanet, it is contained inwater.- Loren Eisley, The ImmenseJourney, 1957
  33. 33. The end…

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