I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it raging and roaring like a wild beast in its den.
It puts me in mind of the everlasting efforts of the human mind, struggling to be free and ending just where it began.
I hate water - fish fuck in it.
Water is H2O, hydrogen two parts, oxygen one, but there is also a third thing, that makes water and nobody knows what that is.
Rivers are roads which move, and which carry us whither we desire to go.
Water flows uphill towards money.
...Man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much...
and so on, whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time.
But conversely the dolphins believed themselves to be more intelligent than man for precisely the same reasons
The great sea makes one a great sceptic.
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
Ocean: A body of water occupying two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.
The cure for anything is salt water -
or the sea.
Let yourself be open and life will be easier. A spoon of salt in a glass of water makes the water undrinkable. A spoon of salt in a lake is almost unnoticed.
Wetlands have a poor public image....
Yet they are among the earth's greatest natural assets...
mankind's waterlogged wealth.
In every glass of water we drink, some of the water has already passed through fishes, trees, bacteria, worms in the soil, and many other organisms, including people...
Living systems cleanse water and make it fit, among other things, for human consumption.
Elliot A. Norse