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Only a fool tests the depth of the water with both feet.
Fools and Foolishness
African Proverb

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Despair, in short, seeks its own environment as surely as water finds its own level.
Despair
A. Alvarez

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God brings men into deep waters not to drown them, but to cleanse them.
God
John H. Aughey

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But let judgment run down as waters, and righteousness as a mighty stream.
Judgment and Judges
Bible

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Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shall find it after many days.
Faith
Bible

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Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.
Uncategorised
Bible

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Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant. [Proverbs 9:17]
Pleasure
Bible

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A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man, who has no gills.
Oceans
Ambrose Bierce

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Flattery is like cologne water, to be smelt, not swallowed.
Flattery
Josh Billings

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Expect poison from standing water.
Idleness
William Blake

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The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
Opinions
William Blake

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Water, air, and cleanness are the chief articles in my pharmacy.
Medicine
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Husbands are awkward things to deal with; even keeping them in hot water will not make them tender.
Husbands
Mary Buckley

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The one thing that a fish can never find is water; and the one thing that man can never find is God.
God
Eric Butterworth

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Let us have wine and women, mirth and laughter. Sermons and soda water the day after.
Alcohol and Alcoholism
Lord Byron

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Novels as dull as dishwater, with the grease of random sentiments floating on top.
Fiction
Italo Calvino

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The heart of the wise man lies quiet like limpid water.
Wisdom
Camerounian Proverb

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What a woman says to her avid lover should be written in wind and running water.
Promises
Catullus

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I have always heard, Sancho, that doing good to base fellows is like throwing water into the sea.
Charity
Miguel De Cervantes

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Truth will rise above falsehood as oil above water.
Truth
Miguel De Cervantes

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I believe in getting into hot water. I think it keeps you clean.
Conflict
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Enough shovels of earth -- a mountain. Enough pails of water -- a river.
Growth
Chinese Proverb

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Riches: A dream in the night. Fame: A gull floating on water.
Fame
Chinese Proverb

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You don't drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.
Failure
Edwin Louis Cole

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Like water, we are truest to our nature in repose.
Tranquility
Cyril Connolly

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun