90+ Inspirational Waterfall Quotes To Spark Your Wanderlust

Inspirational Waterfall Quotes

Chasing waterfalls has always been on my mind and is one of the reasons I would hike for hours! Whether they would be serene and still or powerful and noisy, it does not really matter, as they bring piece either way. Or at least you won’t hear the buzz for a while 😌

Since I am such a sucker for waterfalls I gathered this list of exceptional waterfall quotes to spark your wanderlust! Whether you would like inspirational quotes about waterfalls or waterfall captions for Instagram you ended up on the right place! I got them all 🤩and there are some quite powerful waterfall quotes!

Inspirational Quotes About Waterfalls

The list of inspiring waterfall quotes might be quite long, but it is definitely one of my favorite lists. It truly inspired me to go and chase those waterfalls and unleash my mind of all the clutter!

1. “Look with open eyes and you will see the beauty of waterfall.”

– Anthony Hincks

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

– Mikhail Lermontov

3. “Waterfalls wouldn’t sound so melodious if there were no rocks in their way.”

– Rishabh Gautam

4. “Water is sufficient…the spirit moves over water.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

5. “A waterfall happily and cheerfully flows in the nature; there is happiness only if there is freedom! ”

– Mehmet Murat Ildan

6. “A waterfall cannot be silent, just as the wisdom! When they speak, the voice of power speaks!”

― Mehmet Murat Ildan

7. “When the moonlight and the waterfall come together, all other things fade from the scene!”

– Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

-Mehmet Murat Ildan


9. “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 Ildan


10. “A drop of water, if it could write out its own history, would explain the universe to us.”

– Lucy Larcom


11. “Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.”

– Lao Tzu


12. “All water has a perfect memory and is forever trying to get back to where it was.”

– Toni Morrison


13. “There’s hope at the bottom of the biggest waterfall.”

– Unknown


14. “A river cuts through a rock, not because of its power but because of its persistence.”

– Jim Watkins


15. “For an instant, silence, noisier than a waterfall.”

– Salman  Rushdie

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16. “Grace is finding a waterfall when you were only looking for a stream.”

– Vanessa Hunt


17. “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


18. “Do not feel sad for your tears, as rocks never regret the waterfalls.”

– Munia Khan


19. “A waterfall is concerned only with being itself, not with doing something it considers waterfall-like.”

– Vernon Howard


20. “We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open.”

– Jawaharlal Nehru


21. “Be soft in your practice. Think of the method as a fine silvery stream, not a raging waterfall.”

– Sheng-yen


22. “Sometimes, it’s hard to tell how fast the current’s moving until you’re headed over a waterfall.”

– Kimberly McCreight


23. “Mist to mist drops to drops. For water thou art, and unto water shalt thou return.”

– Kamand Kojouri


24. “The idea is that flowing water never goes stale, so just keep on flowing.”

– Bruce Lee

25. “Water does not resist. Water flows. When you plunge your hand into it, all you feel is a caress.”

– Margaret Atwood


26. “They say that people who live next to waterfalls don’t hear the water.”

– Jonathan Safran Foer


27. “No one ever steps into the same river twice.”

– Heraclitus


28. “Be careful crossing the waterfall, it’s a fatal spot.”

– Karl Meltzer


29. “The waterfall winks at every passerby.”

– Marty Rubin


30. “You cannot hear the waterfall if you stand next to it. I paint my jungles in the desert.”

– Unknown

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31. “The power of a waterfall is nothing but a lot of drips working together.”

– Unknown


32. “The waterfall is nature’s laughter.”

– Unknown


33. “A strong man and a waterfall always channel their own path.”

– Unknown


34. “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


35. “My mind is a raging torrent, flooded with rivulets of thought cascading into a waterfall of creative alternatives.”

– Hedley Lamarr

36. “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


37. “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 Larsen


38. “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


39. “I feel like water that transforms from a flowing river to a tranquil lake to a powerful waterfall to a freshwater spring to a meandering creek to a salty sea to raindrops gentle on your face to hard, stinging hail to frost on a mountaintop, and back to a river again.”

— María Virginia Farinango

Peaceful Waterfall Quotes

The second favourite list is the one of the peaceful waterfall quotes. Although, waterfalls can be quite noisy, they do bring peace to us and shut all redundant sounds around.


40. “The cold and crystal clear water, it falls gently on the sleeper, cleansing the mind and soothing the soul…”

– El Fuego


41. “Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless, like water. Be water, my friend.”

– Bruce Lee


42. “Look for yourself in the waterfall – still for just a moment before moving on again.”

– Unknown


43. “I keep my gratitude in my smile, a glistening waterfall in the sun”

– Sanober Khan


44. “With meditation, I found a ledge above the waterfall of my thoughts.”

– Mary Pipher

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

– Mandy Hale

46. “Water was calmness and tranquility, but it was the rage of a storm as well.”

– F.C. Yee

47. “I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.”

– Anne Frank

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

– Mike May

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Waterfall Captions for Instagram

I know you have been searching for these Instagram captions about waterfalls! 😀 Don’t be shy… everybody wants to be unique on the Gram 😏. Pick one of these waterfall quotes for Instagram and make the crowds go WOW! In addition, there are some funny waterfall captions… 🤪


49. “Lessons from a waterfall – Keep moving, and you will eventually get over it.”

― Unknown

50. “Just let go – and fall like a little waterfall.” 

― Bob Ross

51. “Run wild and free like a waterfall”

― Anamika Mishra

52. “I need waves. I need waterfalls. I want rushing currents.”

― Tahereh Mafi

53. “A strong person and a waterfall always carve their own path.”

― Unknown

54. “I am like a waterfall, wild and free.”

– Unknown

55. “Dreams are made of trails and waterfalls.”

– Unknown

56. “She’ll carry on through it all. She’s a waterfall.”

– Unknown

57. “Happiness is where the waterfalls are.” 

― Unknown

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Well, obviously, except for peace and inspiration, we can find some joy in waterfalls too. That’s why I did my best to gather some of the best funny and short waterfall captions to use!


58. “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


59. “A waterfall is the nature’s shower.”

– Unknown


60. “Tripping on skies, sipping on waterfalls.”

– Unknown


61. “When water falls, it flies.” – Unknown


62. “Let this waterfall wash over me.”

– Unknown


63. “It’s all water over the falls.”

– Unknown


64. “Waterfalls are nature’s waterslides.”

– Unknown

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Chasing Waterfalls Quotes

Here are a few quotes on waterfalls to get you motivated and into the mood for hiking!


65. “I can see my rainbow calling me through the misty breeze of my waterfall.”

– Jimi Hendrix


66. “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 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


67. “There’s no better place to find yourself than sitting by a waterfall and listening to its music.”

― Roland R Kemler


68. “Waterfalls are exciting because they have power, they have rainbows, they have songs, and they have boldness and craziness!”

― Mehmet Murat ildan


69. “We start in different places, but in the end, we all meet at the waterfall.”

― Unknown

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Well, we can’t go without some wise sayings about waterfalls! Check these below 🤓! You won’t be sorry…


70. “Like a waterfall, life doesn’t flow backwards.”

– Unknown


71. “Where water is the boss and the land must obey.”

– Unknown


72. “Drink the waters meant to drown you.”

– Nelou Keramati


73. “Water is the driver of nature.”

-Leonardo Da Vinci


74. “Adopt the pace of nature.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson


75. “Get lost in nature and you will find yourself.”

– Unknown


76. “Grace be the waterfall in the wild of my mind.”

– Unknown

Waterfall Love Quotes

We can’t go anywhere without some love… so here are some waterfalls love quotes❤️

77. “Your love is like a waterfall, running wild and free.”

– Chris Tomlin

78. “All anyone can hope 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

79. “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

80. “Romance often begins by a splashing waterfall and ends over a leaky sink.”

– Ellen DeGeneres

81. “Water-falling in love with this place.”

– Unknown

82. “Water you doing today?”

– Unknown

83. “I am like a waterfall: Wild and free.”

– Unknown

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Waterfall Quotes About Life

Finally, we can’t go without waterfall quotes about life! Yes, we always need to have them somewhere handy so they can lift us up on gloomy days 🤗 


84. “When life places stones in your path, be the water. A persistent drop of water will wear away even the hardest stone.”

– Autumn Morning Star


85. “Life is like a waterfall, always moving.”

– Unknown


86. “Life is like a waterfall. It is always moving and there is always an uneven flow to it.”

– Unknown


87. ‘Life is naked. A nude body is the truest and noblest symbol of life. If I draw a mountain as a heap of human forms and paint a waterfall in the shape of tumbling human bodies, it is because I see in the mountain a heap of living things, and in the waterfall a precipitate current of life. ‘

– Kahlil Gibran


88. ‘We say that life is sweet, its satisfactions deep. All this we say, as we sleepwalk our time through years of days and nights. We let time cascade over us like a waterfall, believing it to be never-ending. Yet each day that touches us, and every man in the world is unique; irredeemable; over. And just another Monday.’

– Josephine Hart


89. 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, she won’t forsake me, I’m loving angels instead.’

– Robbie Williams


90. “You don’t always get the waterfall shortcut in Mario Kart. That’s life.”

– Jack Barakat


91. “It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.”

– Nicholas Sparks

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I hope that you have enjoyed these beautiful waterfall quotes and that they brought some joy into your day! Let me know which one is your favourite below!