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30 inspiring waterfall quotes about life

waterfall quotes about life

I love waterfalls. A serene cascade or a powerful roar, it’s something that always give me peace and provide me with clarity.

This blog post is dedicated to waterfall quotes about life that you can use for inspiration and captions for Instagram. I hope these quotes will spark your wanderlust or at least bring you peace.

Let’s jump in.

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Want to see waterfalls?

Do you love waterfalls, too? If so, you’ll definitely want to check out my posts about waterfalls! The most beautiful waterfall I’ve been to was Plitvice in Croatia, it’s really unique. Iceland is also a country that boast no less than 10,000 waterfalls! You can find some of the best ones below.

These are some of my favourite waterfalls around the world:


30 waterfall quotes about life

Waterfalls are a perfect example of life. They demonstrate the beauty of nature while showing us how powerful and destructive they can be. Just like life, waterfalls may seem gradual and gentle at times, but they can quickly become turbulent and unpredictable. They serve as a reminder that we should embrace the uncertainties of life while enjoying the beautiful sights around us.

This list of quotations about waterfalls is one of my favourite sources of inspiration. It made me want to chase those majestic cascades and free my mind from all the distractions!

Without further ado, here are my favourite waterfall quotes about life:

1. “Run wild and free like a waterfall” ― Anamika Mishra

2. “Life is like a waterfall; you have to let go and let it take its course” – Unknown

3. “I love the sounds and the power of pounding water, whether it is the waves or a waterfall.” – Mike May

4. “The idea is that flowing water never goes stale, so just keep on flowing.” – Bruce Lee

A river cuts through a rock, not because of its power but because of its persistence.”
– Jim Watkins

6. “As the water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it, so a wise man adapts himself to circumstances.” – Confucius

7. “Grace is finding a waterfall when you were only looking for a stream.” – Vanessa Hunt

8. “When you’re young, there’s so much that you can’t take in. It’s pouring over you like a waterfall. When you’re older, it’s less intense, but you’re able to reach out and drink it. I love being older.” – Sigourney Weaver

9. “I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.” ― Anne Frank

10. “Another way to look at meditation is to view thinking itself as a waterfall, a cascading of thought. In cultivating mindfulness, we are going beyond or behind our thinking, much the way you might find a vantage point in a cave or depression in the rock behind a waterfall. We still see and hear the water, but we are out of the torrent.”  Jon Kabat-Zinn

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11. “A man of wisdom delights in water.” – Confucius

12. “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

13.  “Let’s swim to the moon. Let’s climb through the tide. Surrender to the waiting worlds. That lap against our side.” – Jim Morrison

14. “Waterfalls are exciting because they have power, they have rainbows, they have songs, and they have boldness and craziness!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

16. “Always be like water. Float in the times of pain or dance like waves along with the wind which touches its surface.”  Santosh Kalwar

17. “Water is the driving force of all nature.” – Leonardo da Vinci 

18. ““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

19. “Go with the flow. Force nothing. Let it happen – trusting that whichever way it goes. It’s for the best.” ― Mandy Hale 

20. “Water your roots so your soul can blossom”  Unknown

21. “Life is like a waterfall; let go and surrender to the current” – Mike Gordon

22. “Run wild and free like a waterfall” ― Anamika Mishra

23. “There is a hidden message in every waterfall. It says, if you are flexible, falling will not hurt you!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

24. “Just as the strong current of a waterfall cannot be reversed, so the movement of a human life is also irreversible” – Dalai Lama

“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

26. “There’s hope at the bottom of the biggest waterfall.” – Unknown

27. “Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.” – Lao Tzu

28. “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

29. “Your efforts extend like ripples on the ocean, much further than you know.” – Richelle E. Goodrich

30. “A courageous soul understands how to jump from one ledge to another, just like leaping over a raging cascade full of energy and force!” – Emily Dickinson

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