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When the water of a place is bad it is safest to drink none that has not been filtered through either the berry of a grape, or else a tub of malt. These are the most reliable filters yet invented.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

A pool is, for many of us in the West, a symbol not of affluence but of order, of control over the uncontrollable. A pool is water, made available and useful, and is, as such, infinitely soothing to the western eye.

Author: Joan Didion (1934)

Profession: American Essayist

In the world there is nothing more submissive and weak than water. Yet for attacking that which is hard and strong nothing can surpass it.

Author: Lao-Tzu

Profession: Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Taoism, Author of the ''Tao Te Ching''