„There's something moving
Under, under the ice,
Moving under ice,
Trying to get out of the cold water.
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
Song lyrics, Hounds of Love (1985), The Ninth Wave, Something, someone — help them. "It's me."
„If I have a near-beer, I’m near beer. And if I’m near beer, I’m close to tequila. And if I’m close to tequila, I’m adjacent to cocaine.“
— Craig Ferguson Scottish-born American television host, stand-up comedian, writer, actor, director, author, producer and voice artist 1962
— Chris Rock American comedian, actor, screenwriter, television producer, film producer, and director 1965
„Marriage is what marriage is. Marriage existed before there was a government. It's like, you know, handing up this and saying this glass of water is a glass of beer. Well, you can call it a glass of beer, but it's not a glass of beer. It's a glass of water. And water is what water is. Marriage is what marriage is.“
— Rick Santorum American politician 1958
Santorum: Marriage Is Like Water, Not Beer 2011-08-09 Think Progress LGBT Think Progress Igor Volsky http://thinkprogress.org/lgbt/2011/08/09/292121/santorum-marriage-is-like-water-not-beer/ 2011-08-28
„All beings are by nature are Buddhas, as ice by nature is water. Apart from water there is no ice; apart from beings, no Buddhas. How sad that people ignore the near and search the truth afar: like someone in the midst of watercrying out in thirst: like a child of a wealthy home wandering among the poor.“
— Hakuin Ekaku Japanese Zen Buddhist master 1686 - 1769
As quoted in Teachings of the Buddha p. 207
„May you be turned every man of you into earth and water as you sit spiritless and inglorious in your places.“
— Homér, Iliad
Iliad (c. 750 BC), Ἀλλ' ὑμεῖς μὲν πάντες ὕδωρ καὶ γαῖα γένοισθε ἥμενοι αὖθι ἕκαστοι ἀκήριοι ἀκλεὲς αὔτως. VII. 99–100 (tr. Samuel Butler).
„Just as iron rusts unless it is used, and water putrifies or, in cold, turns to ice, so our intellect spoils unless it is kept in use.“
— Leonardo Da Vinci Italian Renaissance polymath 1452 - 1519
XIX Philosophical Maxims. Morals. Polemics and Speculations., Variant: Just as iron rusts from disuse... even so does inaction spoil the intellect.
— Joseph Dare (reverend) Australian clergyman 1831 - 1880
Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 285.
„It is a long time now since I knew that acute moment of bliss that comes from putting parched lips to a cup of cold water. The springs are still there to be enjoyed - all one needs is the original thirst.“
— Laurie Lee British writer 1914 - 1997
I Can't Stay Long (1975), Appetite, p. 66.
„Good morning, son
In twenty years from now
Maybe we'll both sit down and have a few beers
And I can tell you 'bout today
And how I picked you up and everything changed.“
— Ben Folds American musician 1966
Song lyrics, Solo, "Still Fighting It", Rockin' the Suburbs (2001).
„I told you my reasons
For the whole revival.
Now I'm going outside to have
An ice cold beer in the shade.
Oh, I'm going to listen to my 45's.
Ain't it wonderful to be alive
When the rock 'n' roll plays, yeah.
When the memory stays, yeah.
I'm keeping the faith.
Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah
Keeping the faith.“
— Billy Joel American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949
Song lyrics, An Innocent Man (1983), Keeping the Faith.
— Warren Buffett American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist 1930
Statement of January 1991, as quoted in Of Permanent Value: The Story of Warren Buffett (2007) by Andrew Kilpatrick
— Steve Jobs American entrepreneur and co-founder of Apple Inc. 1955 - 2011
2000s, On how Apple is the largest developer for Microsoft Windows due to the popularity of its iTunes software, at the All Things Digital Conference 5 (30 May 2007) http://www.engadget.com/2007/05/30/steve-jobs-live-from-d-2007/, on stage with Bill Gates, Kara Swisher and Walter Mossberg.
— Jung Chang, Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China