Thirsty Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old thirsty quotes, thirsty sayings, and thirsty proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The thirst of desire is never filled, nor fully satisfied. Marcus Tullius Cicero
The wine in the bottle does not quench thirst. George Herbert
The bible is a remarkable fountain: the more one draws and drinks of it, the more it stimulates thirst. Martin Luther
The thirst for equality can express itself either as a desire to draw everyone down to one's level, or to raise oneself and everyone else up. Friedrich Nietzsche
As clouds are blown away by the wind, the thirst for material pleasures will be driven away by the utterance of the Lord's name. Sri Sarada Devi
When you're thirsty it's too late to be digging a well. Japanese Proverb
He spits into the well but comes back when he's thirsty. Korean Proverb
A brook may quench thirst as well as a great river. German Proverb
Who has no thirst has no business at the fountain. Dutch Proverb
Thatch your roof before rainy weather; dig your well before you become parched with thirst. Chinese Proverb
No one who drinks the water that I shall give will ever be thirsty again; the water that I shall give will become a spring of water within, welling up for eternal life. John 4:14
Jesus said to them, 'I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty. John 6:35
Many of us are not thirsty for God because we have quenched our thirst at other fountains. Erwin W. Lutzer
I am hungry and thirsty, like him, but when thirst and hunger cease, I am not at thirst, I am not at rest. I am, like him, pained with want, but am not, like him satisfied with fullness. Samuel Johnson
As with her, you may thirst and seek to quench it with many things, but only the Living Water can quench a thirsty soul. Christopher A. Cunningham
If your enemy is hungry, feed him; if he is thirsty, give him something to drink. In doing this, you will heap burning coals on his head. Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:7-21
As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country. Proverbs 25:25
Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love all year round, madam; that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals. Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Dear God, I am so thirsty for your presence. Sometimes I am afraid, lost, pursued, or confused—I'm in hiding, waiting to drink of You. Christopher A. Cunningham
Holds her face in his cupped hands as carefully as a thirsty man would gather water. Hilma Wolitzer
The thirst of soul is sweeter than the wine of material things, and the fear of spirit is dearer than the security of the body. Gibran
The Irish were made more thirsty for liberty by the drop that fell on their parched lips. Daniel O'Connell
I only take a drink on two occasions—when I'm thirsty and when I'm not. Brendan Behan
When the poor and needy seek water, and there is none, and their tongue faileth for thirst, I the Lord will hear them, I the God of Israel will not forsake them. Isaiah 41:17
There are two reasons for drinking: one is, when you are thirsty, to cure it; the other, when you are not thirsty, to prevent it. Thomas Love Peacock
If you were to offer a thirsty man all wisdom, you would not please him more than if you gave him a drink. Sophocles
When you're thirsty and it seems that you could drink the entire ocean, that's faith; when you start to drink and finish only a glass or two, that's science. Anton Chekov
When you stay hydrated, you're not as hungry. Sometimes, when you think you're hungry, you're actually thirsty. Mandy Ingber
He looked at her like a thirsty man gazing on an oasis, trying to decide if it were an illusion brought on by the heat. Cristiane Serruya
We will drink what we thirst for and eat what we hunger for if we allow ourselves to be used for what we were created for! Israelmore Ayivor