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Waterfalls form when streams or rivers flow from a steep formation of earth.

When using the term, the correct word is waterfall, which is in case of a single waterfall. Waterfalls is the plural term of the word.

Waterfalls purify the water that flows. Due to this the different species of animals that live in the water can thrive. The water from any waterfall is said to be so pure that one can easily drink it even without boiling. The rock formations also helps with bacterial growth, which helps life around the waterfall to thrive. There are many more reasons why waterfalls are such important parts of nature. This beauty sometimes works as inspiration for so many when they need it. That's why we have here the best of waterfall quotes for you to enjoy.

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Best Quotes About Waterfalls

Here we have the best waterfall quotes along with some inspiring waterfall quotes for you.

1. "It was a world of acts, and words had no more influence on acts than the sound of a waterfall has on the flow of the stream."

- Kim Stanley.

2. "Waterfalls wouldn't sound so melodious if there were no rocks in their way."

- Rishabh Gautam

3. "Cold, impossible, ahead

Lifts the mountain's lovely head

Whose white waterfall could bless

Travellers in their last distress."

- W. H. Auden.

4. "With meditation I found a ledge above the waterfall of my thoughts."

- Mary Pipher.

5. "Run wild and free like a waterfall."

- Anamika Mishra.

6. "The vast waterfall of history pours down, and a few obituarists fill teacups with the stories."

- Marilyn Johnson.

7. "When I was walking in the mountains with the Japanese man and began to hear the water, he said, 'What is the sound of the waterfall?' 'Silence,' he finally told me."

- Jack Gilbert.

8. "As the music played over the speakers and the waterfall in the pool filled the silence around us, I knew that without a doubt I had just been ruined."

- Abbi Glines.

9. "I love you like a river that understands that it must learn to flow differently over waterfalls and to rest in the shallows."

- Paulo Coelho.

10. "Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea."

- Mikhail Lermontov.

11. "Leisure is a form of silence, not noiselessness. It is the silence of contemplation such as occurs when we let our minds rest on a rosebud, a child at play, a Divine mystery, or a waterfall."

- Fulton J. Sheen.

12. "We made our way to the very edge of the cliff and looked down. We could hear the water dashing, splashing and roaring as if angry at the small space through which it was forced to pass."

- Sallie Hester.

13. "By the time we arrived, as evening was approaching, I felt as sore as a rock must feel when the waterfall has pounded on it all day long."

- Arthur Golden.

14. "The Warrior knows about the 'waterfall effect'."

- Paulo Coelho.

15. "A waterfall cannot be silent, just as the wisdom! When they speak, the voice of power speaks!"

- Mehmet Murat İldan.

16. "Whether I'm right or wrong. And down the waterfall where ever it may take me, I know that life won't break me when I come to call."

- Robbie Williams.

17. "The river plunged down in a long waterfall, plashing into several rocky pools on its way down the cliff."

- Alison Croggon.

18. "One-woman waterfall, she wears

Her slow descent like a long cape

And pausing, on the final stair

Collects her motions into shape."

- Joseph P. Kennedy Sr.

19. "You don't always get the waterfall shortcut in Mario Kart. That's life."

- Jack Barakat.

20. "Just let go - and fall like a little waterfall."

- Bob Ross.

21. "There's music in water. Brooks babbling, fountains splashing. Weirs, waterfalls, tumbling, gushing."

- Julie Andrews.

22. "When the moonlight and the waterfall come together, all other things fade from the scene!"

- Mehmet Murat ildan.

23. "Evaporation is an unseen heavenward waterfall."

- Samuel Butler.

24. "The point is that when I see a sunset or a waterfall or something, for a split second it's so great, because for a little bit I'm out of my brain, and it's got nothing to do with me."

- Chris Evans.

25. "There's no better place to find yourself that sitting by a waterfall and listening to it's music."

- Roland R Kemler.

26. "Good luck and good work for the happy mountain raindrops, each one of them a high waterfall in itself, descending from the cliffs and hollows of the clouds to the cliffs and hollows of the rocks, out of the sky-thunder into the thunder of the falling rivers."

- John Muir.

27. "Another way to look at meditation is to view the process of thinking itself as a waterfall, a continual cascading of thought."

- Jon Kabat-Zinn.

28. "Your house sounds like a train at midday, the wasps buzz, the saucepans sing, the waterfall enumerates the deeds of the dew…"

- Pablo Neruda.

29. "She dares me to pour myself out like a living waterfall. She dares me to enter the soul that is more than my own."

- Virginia Woolf.

30. "Do not feel sad for your tears as rocks never regret the waterfalls."

- Munia Khan.

31. "God is discovered entirely through creation – the brilliance of a sunset, the powerful roar of a waterfall, the symphony of sounds you hear in the heart of the forest, or the vastness of space and its countless stars."

- Benjamin F Sullivan.

32. "There is a waterfall in every dream. Cool and crystal clear, it falls gently on the sleeper, cleansing the mind and soothing the soul."

- Virginia Alison.

33. "Just as a waterfall grows slower and more lightly suspended as it plunges down, so the great man of action tends to act with greater calmness than his tempestuous desires prior to the deed would lead one to expect."

- Friedrich Nietzsche.

34. "A very wise quote is a spectacular waterfall! When you see it, you feel its power!"

- Mehmet Murat İldan.

35. "Emerald slopes became so tall they touched the clouds, and showers painted diamond waterfalls that sluiced down cliff sides."

- Victoria Kahler.

Beautiful Waterfall Quotes

These are some beautiful waterfall quotes some of which are also some inspiring waterfall quotes that you can use as captions for a beautiful waterfall picture too.

36. "Once we have tasted far streams, touched the gold, found some limit beyond the waterfall, a season changes, and we come back changed but safe, quiet, grateful."

- William Stafford.

37. "Not a hundred feet away the river roared over a cliff's-edge, and we weren't really leaves, even if I'd been careful to forget that."

- Naomi Novik.

38. "My form remains one, though the matter in it changes continually. I am, in that respect, like a curve in a waterfall."

- C. S. Lewis.

39. "There's hope at the bottom of the biggest waterfall."

- Patrick Ness.

40. "A waterfall is concerned only with being itself, not with doing something it considers waterfall-like."

- Vernon Howard.

41. "Grace is finding a waterfall when you were only looking for a stream."

- Vanessa Hunt.

42. "To be silent for a waterfall means to die! And for people who shout out the truth in all circumstances, it is the same thing to be silent!"

- Mehmet Murat İldan.

43. "I touch God in my song as the hill touched the far-away sea with its waterfall."

- Rabindranath Tagore.

44. "While people are struggling unhappily in the cities against the cruel authorities, a waterfall happily and cheerfully flows in the nature; there is happiness only if there is freedom!"

- Mehmet Murat İldan.

45. "As long as I live, I'll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing. I'll interpret the rocks, learn the language of flood, storm, and the avalanche. I'll acquaint myself with the glaciers and wild gardens, and get as near the heart of the world as I can."

- John Muir.

46. "I shift an infinitesimal movement towards him. It is like the leap from a waterfall. I do not know, until then, what I am going to do."

- Madeline Miller.

47. "No matter how powerful a waterfall is, it cannot be heard from far away because all waterfalls are local! If you want the whole world to hear you, take a universal position where all can see you, just like the Moon."

- Mehmet Murat İldan.

48. "The most stupendous scenery ceases to be sublime when it becomes distinct, or in other words limited, and the imagination is no longer encouraged to exaggerate it. The actual height and breadth of a mountain or a waterfall are always ridiculously small; they are the imagined only that content us."

- Henry David Thoreau.

49. "I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall."

- Mike May.

50. "You don't have the power to make rainbows or waterfalls, sunsets or roses, but you do have the power to bless people by your words and smiles you carry within you the power to make the world better."

- Sharon G. Larsen.

51. "I can see my rainbow calling me through the misty breeze of my waterfall."

- Jimi Hendrix.

52. "Owls hoot in B flat, cuckoos in D, but the water ousel sings in the voice of the stream. She builds her nest back of the waterfalls so the water is a lullaby to the little ones. Must be where they learn it."

- Karen Joy Fowler.

53. "Watch waterfalls of pity roar, you feel to moan but unlike before, you discover that you'd just be one more person crying."

- Bob Dylan, 'It's Alright Ma, I'm Only Bleeding'.

54. "There is a hidden message in every waterfall. It says, if you are flexible, falling will not hurt you!"

- Mehmet Murat İldan.

55. "All anyone can hope for is just a tiny bit of love, like a drop in a cup if you can get it, or a waterfall, a flood, if you can get that too."

- Edwidge Danticat.

Quotes On The Symbolism Of Waterfalls

Waterfalls symbolize letting go of things and of starting anew. Here's a few quotes on these factors.

56. "You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them. I tie no weights to my ankles."

- C. JoyBell C.

57. "You don't need strength to let go of something. What you really need is understanding."

- Guy Finley.

58. "Letting go doesn't mean that you don't care about someone anymore. It's just realizing that the only person you really have control over is yourself."

- Deborah Reber.

59. "People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar."

- Nhat Hanh.

60. "Letting go means to come to the realization that some people are a part of your history, but not a part of your destiny."

- Steve Maraboli.

61. "In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself."

- Deepak Chopra.

62. "No matter how much suffering you went through, you never wanted to let go of those memories."

- Haruki Murakami.

63. "Some of us think holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go."

- Hermann Hesse.

64. "The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward."

- Steve Maraboli.

65. "Sometimes you have to let go to see if there was anything worth holding onto."

- Socrates.

66. "Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is the vehicle you arrive in."

- Bill Bradley.

67. "Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success."

- Dale Carnegie.

68. "Energy and persistence conquer all things."

- Benjamin Franklin.

69. "Never has man reached his destination by persistence in deviation from the straight path."

- Mahatma Gandhi.

70. "The habit of persistence is the habit of victory."

- Herbert Kaufman.

71. "First and foremost, let us remember that change has never been quick. Change has never been simple, or without controversy. Change depends on persistence."

- Barack Obama.

72. "A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success."

- Elbert Hubbard.

73. "While persistence offers no guarantees, it does give 'luck' a chance to operate."

- Tom Shippey.

74. "Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."

- Napoleon Hill.

75. "Persistence, persistence, and persistence. The Power can be created and maintained through daily practice - continuous effort."

- Bruce Lee.

Cleansing Quotes

Aerial view of Iguazu Falls

In Hinduism, waterfalls symbolize as cleansing or purifying. Below are a few quotes on cleansing.

76. "There is a wellspring of life within you where you can go for cleansing and transformation."

- Deepak Chopra.

77. "Be assured that there is no sin you have ever committed that the blood of Jesus Christ cannot cleanse."

- Billy Graham.

78. "Never be afraid to cry. Sometimes, nothing can cleanse the heart more than a few wet tears."

- Donald L. Hicks.

79. "Laughter is cathartic and cleansing, that it's good for the body and the soul."

- Patricia Gaffney.

80. "The system of nature, of which man is a part, tends to be self-balancing, self-adjusting, self-cleansing. Not so with technology."

- E. F. Schumacher.

81. "Allow your pain to cleanse you and burn away what needs to die."

- Bryant McGill.

82. "To be humbly ashamed is to be plunged in the cleansing bath of truth."

- George MacDonald.

83. "Come and let the healing, cleansing rays of Calvary play upon your hearts until the very seed of evil is sterilized."

- Stuart Holden.

84. "Pain is a good cleanser of the mind and therefore of the sight. Matters which seem to mean the world, in health, are found to be of no import when pain is hard upon you."

- Richard Llewellyn.

85. "A decisive cleansing of the conscience is a prerequisite for unhindered access to God."

- Michael L. Brown.

86. "Admitting failure is quite cleansing, but never - pleasurable."

- Michael Morpurgo.

87. "We need deep cleansing of our thoughts on and often so that we can recharge our energy for our own health, happiness and purpose."

- Kishore Bansal.

88. "Every calamity should lead to a thorough cleansing of individual as well as social life."

- Mahatma Gandhi.

89. "Like a spring of pure water, God's peace in our hearts brings cleansing and refreshment to our minds and bodies."

- Billy Graham.

90. "Guilt and fear are a kind of rot. It spreads unless it's cleaned. And there's only one way to do that."

- Lee Goldberg.

Quotes On Being Focused

In Islam waterfalls symbolize being focused while taking any decision in your life. Here's a few quotes on being focused that will inspire you.

91. "Your current thoughts are creating your future life. What you think about the most or focus on the most will appear as your life."

- Rhonda Byrne.

92. "Our thoughts create our reality - where we put our focus is the direction we tend to go."

- Peter McWilliams.

93. "Instead of focusing on how much you can accomplish, focus on how much you can absolutely love what you're doing."

- Leo Babauta.

94. "You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus."

- Mark Twain.

95. "‎The successful warrior is the average man, with laser-like focus."

- Bruce Lee.

96. "To conquer frustration, one must remain intensely focused on the outcome, not the obstacles."

- T.F. Hodge.

97. "Energy is the essence of life. Every day you decide how you're going to use it by knowing what you want and what it takes to reach that goal, and by maintaining focus."

- Oprah Winfrey.

98. "It is wise to direct your anger towards problems - not people; to focus your energies on answers - not excuses."

- William Arthur Ward.

99. "Focus on your goals, not your fear. Focus like a laser beam on your goals."

- Roy T. Bennett.

100. "Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life."

- Eckhart Tolle.

101. "Focus on your potential instead of your limitations."

- Alan Loy McGinnis.

102. "Whenever you want to achieve something, keep your eyes open, concentrate and make sure you know exactly what it is you want. No one can hit their target with their eyes closed."

- Paulo Coelho.

103. "Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus."

- Alexander Graham Bell.

104. "Don't dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer."

- Denis Waitley.

105. "Whenever something bad happens, keep calm, take a few deep breaths and shift the focus to something positive."

- Roy T. Bennett.

Fountain Quotes

Fountains are the man-made embodiment of waterfalls. So here are some of the best quotes on fountains.

106. "Friendship flourishes at the fountain of forgiveness."

- William Arthur Ward.

107. "Look within. Within is the fountain of good, and it will ever bubble up, if thou wilt ever dig."

- Marcus Aurelius.

108. "I'll toss my coins in the fountain,

Look for clovers in grassy lawns

Search for shooting stars in the night

Cross my fingers and dream on."

- Tracy Chapman, 'Dreaming On A World'.

109. "Mind of a loving heart is the fountain of knowledge."

- Toba Beta.

110. "That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain."

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

111. "Before there was any water there were tides of fire, both our tones flow from the older fountain."

- Robinson Jeffers.

112. "A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles."

- Washington Irving.

113. "Don't limit yourself to being a mere fountain when you contain an ocean."

- Vera Nazarian.

114. "In the deserts of the heart

Let the healing fountain start."

- W. H. Auden.

115. "Just as heart is a fountain of unspoken words, the universe is a womb of wonder weird worlds."

- Toba Beta.

Fountain Of Youth Quotes

The fountain of youth is mentioned in mythological stories that claim if a person drinks from the fountain of youth they gain eternal life. Below are a few quotes that talks about the fountain of youth.

116. "Nutritional excellence is the only real fountain of youth."

- Joel Fuhrman.

117. "Exercise is roughly the only equivalent of a fountain of youth that exists today, and its free to everyone."

- S. Jay Olshansky.

118. "The secret to the fountain of youth is to think youthful thoughts."

- Josephine Baker.

119. "In the fountain of youth, love is the water and enthusiasm is the power."

- Debasish Mridha.

120. "The heart is the real fountain of youth."

- Mark Twain.

121. "Enthusiasm can keep the fountain of youth flowing."

- Debasish Mridha.

122. "There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of the people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age."

- Sophia Loren.

123. "An inexhaustible imagination is the fountain of youth."

- Richelle E. Goodrich.

124. "To find joy in work is to discover the fountain of youth."

- Pearl S. Buck.

125. "Forget the fountain of youth, pal of mine. You can live to be a thousand, and it won't matter. Mediocrities like you deserve immortality."

- Gary Shteyngart.

'Fountain' Movie Quotes

'Fountain' is a movie that was released in 2006 in which the protagonist struggles with mortality. Here are a quotes from the movie.

126. "The beast runs amok in my kingdom. He has isolated me, and now he is sharpening his talons for one more fateful push. But salvation lies in the jungles of New Spain. Will you deliver Spain from bondage?"

- Isabel, 'Fountain'.

127. "I'm sorry father, for you there is only death. But our destiny is life!"

- Tom Creo, 'Fountain'.

128. "Death is a disease, it's like any other. And there's a cure. A cure - and I will find it."

- Tom Creo, 'Fountain'.

129. "Tom Creo: There's been progress at work...

Isabel Creo: [laughs] My conquistador! Always conquering…"

- 'Fountain'.

130. "Our bodies are prisons for our souls. Our skin and blood, the iron bars of confinement. But fear not. All flesh decays. Death turns all to ash. And thus, death frees every soul."

- Grand Inquisitor Silencio, 'Fountain'.

131. "I will not die, not here, not now, never.."

- Isabel, 'Fountain'.

132. "If they dug his father's body up, it would be gone. They planted a seed over his grave. The seed became a tree… And when a sparrow ate the tree's fruit, his father flew with the birds. He said... death was his father's road to awe."

- Isabel, 'Fountain'.

133. "You shall wear it when you find Eden, and when you return, I shall be your Eve. Together we will live forever."

- Isabel, 'Fountain'.

134. "All these years, all these memories, there was you. You pull me through time."

- Tom Creo, 'Fountain'.

135. "For every shadow, no matter how deep, is threatened by morning light."

- Isabel, 'Fountain'.

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Moumita Dutta

<p>A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.</p>

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