65 Drought Quotes On Success In Life

These drought quotes will inspire you. A drought is an event of prolonged shortages in the water supply, whether atmospheric, surface water, or groundwater, or a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging drought quotes, drought sayings, and drought proverbs.

Best Drought Quotes

  1. “God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.” ~ John Muir
  2. “There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help.” ~ Jan Schakowsky
  3. “For the sake of our children and our future, we must do more to combat climate change.” ~ Barack Obama
  4. “The world is a drought when out of love.” ~ Brandon Boyd

  5. “Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought.” ~ Dwight Morrow
  6. “The world must come together to confront climate change. There is little scientific dispute that if we do nothing, we will face more drought, famine and mass displacement that will fuel more conflict for decades.” ~ Barack Obama
  7. “Drought brings out the worst in us and it’s easy to hate your fellow human beings.” ~ Luke Davies
  8. “We`re in an historic drought, and that demands unprecedented action.” ~ Chris Hayes

  9. “You pout like a trout in a drought…can’t get out.
    You want to scream, but fish can’t shout.” ~ MF Grimm
  10. “I think we are bound to, and by, nature. We may want to deny this connection and try to believe we control the external world, but every time there’s a snowstorm or drought, we know our fate is tied to the world around us” ~ Alice Hoffman
  11. “There are flood and drought over the eyes and in the mouth, dead water and dead sand contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil gapes at the vanity of toil, laughs without mirth. This is the death of the earth.” ~ T. S. Eliot
  12. “Drought never brought dearth.” ~ George Herbert

  13. “Our farmers and ranchers have never faced as many problems as they do today with drought, range fires, high gas prices and an ever tightening budget on agriculture subsidies.” ~ Michael McCaul , Farmers drought quotes
  14. “We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations” ~ Barack Obama
  15. “the way i see it, hard times aren’t only about money, or drought, or dust. hard times are about losing spirit, and hope, and what happens when dreams dry up.” ~ Karen Hesse
  16. “Violence is like a weed – it does not die even in the greatest drought.” ~ Simon Wiesenthal

  17. “For most of the history of our species we were helpless to understand how nature works. We took every storm, drought, illness and comet personally. We created myths and spirits in an attempt to explain the patterns of nature.” ~ Ann Druyan
  18. “Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires, and crippling drought, and more powerful storms.” ~ Barack Obama
  19. “We will respond to the threat of climate change” ~ Barack Obama
  20. “I’m leaving because the weather is too good. I hate London when it’s not raining.” ~ Groucho Marx

  21. “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity. We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations. Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science, but none can avoid the devastating impact of raging fires and crippling drought and more powerful storms.” ~ Barack Obama
  22. “For the sake of our children and our future, we must do more to combat climate change. Now, it’s true that no single event makes a trend. But the fact is the 12 hottest years on record have all come in the last 15. Heat waves, droughts, wildfires, floods-all are now more frequent and more intense. We can choose to believe that Superstorm Sandy, and the most severe drought in decades, and the worst wildfires some states have ever seen were all just a freak coincidence. Or we can choose to believe in the overwhelming judgment of science-and act before it’s too late.” ~ Barack Obama
  23. “Friends are “annuals” that need seasonal nurturing to bear blossoms. Family is a “perennial” that comes up year after year, enduring the droughts of absence and neglect. There’s a place in the garden for both of them.” ~ Erma Bombeck
  24. “They always say to Californians that we don’t have seasons. Of course, that is not true. We have fire, flood, mud and drought.” ~ Phyllis Diller

  25. “There is very good evidence indeed that one of the major reasons for this horror in Syria was a drought that lasted for about five or six years, which meant that huge numbers of people in the end had to leave the land.” ~ Prince Charles
  26. “It took more than three thousand years to make some of the trees in these western woods … Through all the wonderful, eventful centuries since Christ’s time-and long before that-God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand straining, leveling tempests and floods; but he cannot save them from fools.” ~ John Muir
  27. “We’re facing growing climate change, more floods, more droughts, more crisis on a planetary level, and the systems we put in place in the twentieth century are just not going to work. We’ve run out of stuff. Our big problems are going to be energy supplies and food supplies. This is not a right-left issue.” ~ Margaret Atwood
  28. “Some bioengineering is good, especially if it results in plants that are more drought-resistant or perennial food crops.” ~ Margaret Atwood

  29. “This is not some distant problem of the future. This is a problem that is affecting Americans right now. Whether it means increased flooding, greater vulnerability to drought, more severe wildfires – all these things are having an impact on Americans as we speak.” ~ Barack Obama
  30. “In Australia we can take a playbook back to California from people who have actually adopted best practises, who have seen those practises play out over the years and plan for future droughts.” ~ Marc Levine
  31. “Worm or beetle – drought or tempest – on a farmer’s land may fall, Each is loaded full o’ ruin, but a mortgage beats ’em all.” ~ Will Carleton
  32. “When we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help.” ~ Jan Schakowsky

  33. “You see, I had been riding with the storm clouds, and had come to earth as rain, and it was drought that I had killed with the power that the Six Grandfathers gave me.” ~ Black Elk , Drought quotes rain
  34. “We Californians are constantly accused of not having seasons, but we do. We have fire, flood, mud, and drought.” ~ Phyllis Diller
  35. “Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil, gas and coal burning are the main activities that have sent the climate into bigger floods, droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos” ~ Donella Meadows
  36. “God cannot save them from fools.” ~ John Muir

  37. “Texas’ and America’s farmers are suffering. As the Member of Congress representing the 10th Congressional District of Texas, I have traveled throughout our area and have seen first-hand how the drought has affected our agricultural communities.” ~ Michael McCaul
  38. “Plant diseases, drought, desolation, despair were recurrent catastrophes during the ages – and the ancient remedies: supplications to supernatural spirits or gods.” ~ Norman Borlaug , Drought quotes God
  39. “The year 1826 was remarkable for the commencement of one of those fearful droughts to which we have reason to believe the climate of New South Wales is periodically subject.” ~ Charles Sturt
  40. “Waiting for you is like waiting for rain in this drought. Useless and disappointing.” ~ Sam (Hilary Duff), A Cinderella Story” ~ Hilary Duff

  41. “Texas has been hit especially hard this year by a continuing drought, threatening high winds and increasingly destructive range fires. Simply, these conditions have lead to extremely adverse conditions in the agriculture industry.” ~ Michael McCaul
  42. “Nature, like a loving mother, is ever trying to keep land and sea, mountain and valley, each in its place, to hush the angry winds and waves, balance the extremes of heat and cold, of rain and drought, that peace, harmony and beauty may reign supreme.” ~ Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  43. “There is a river in the ocean. In the severest droughts it never fails, and in the mightiest floods it never overflows. Its banks and its bottom are of cold water, while its current is of warm. The Gulf of Mexico is its fountain, and its mouth is in the Arctic Sea. It is the Gulf Stream.” ~ Matthew Fontaine Maury
  44. “A freshet in the autumn does not compensate for a drought in the spring.” ~ Mary Boykin Chesnut

  45. “Deliver me from the long drought
    of the mind. Let leaves
    from the deciduous Cross
    fall on us, washing
    us clean, turning our autumn
    to gold by the affluence of their fountain.” ~ R. S. Thomas
  46. “We need healthy forests if we want to protect our climate. As the climate changes, forests become more vulnerable to insect outbreaks, droughts and wildfires. Simultaneously, when our forests are destroyed, their carbon is released back into the atmosphere, further impacting climate change. It’s a horrifying one-two punch.” ~ Chris Noth
  47. “No one can get inner peace by pouncing on it, by vigorously willing to have it … Peace is a consciousness of springs too deep for earthly droughts to dry up. Peace is the gift not of volitional struggle but of spiritual hospitality.” ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick
  48. “Some may still deny the overwhelming judgment of science.” ~ Barack Obama

  49. “As you get more global warming, you should see an increase in the extremes of the hydrological cycle – droughts and floods and heavy precipitation.” ~ James Hansen
  50. “Thou slanting rain! Thou Hebe of the Skies, That pours out drink to Earth; thou faithful wife That with moist tears embraces her prone lord. Thou mist intensified; thou double dew That drowns the drought, that heals the parched and burnt — Thou resurrection rain.” ~ William Batchelder Greene
  51. “For those of us who worry more about working people than about windfall profits for oil companies, it may net out. A better question is: what does it do to our economy if we manage to overheat the earth? This summer’s drought provides a small taste.” ~ Bill McKibben
  52. “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity.” ~ Barack Obama

  53. “I get my by any means on, whenever there’s a drought get your umbrellas out because that’s when I brainstorm.” ~ Jay-Z
  54. “Global warming is a justice issue. It’s a justice issue because global warming is theft – theft from our own children and grand children, of their right to a livable future. It’s a justice issue, because its victims are, and will be, disproportionately poor and of color, those least able to contend with or to flee, the storms, droughts, famines, and rising tides of global warming.” ~ Fred Small
  55. “One of the main reasons for the conflict in Syria, and the terrorism that it’s spawned, is climate change and drought.” ~ Prince Charles
  56. “Time is a child playing with droughts. The lordship is to the child.” ~ Heraclitus

  57. “This isn’t about ‘causality’ but about ‘influence’. The evidence is clear that human-induced climate change is influencing the drought, no matter the cause.” ~ Peter Gleick
  58. “And yes, my plan will continue to reduce the carbon pollution that is heating our planet – because climate change is not a hoax. More droughts and floods and wildfires are not a joke. They’re a threat to our children’s future. And in this election, you can do something about it.” ~ Barack Obama
  59. “I’m just a believer in keeping all of the creative brain cells moving and working even when you’re not working because the inevitable loneliness and boring drought in the actor’s world, it can eat you alive.” ~ Nikki Reed
  60. “It’s a new normal and I really do think that global weirding is the best way to describe what we’re seeing.” ~ Katharine Hayhoe

  61. “Humanity is sitting on a time bomb. If the vast majority of the world’s scientists are right, we have just ten years to avert a major catastrophe that could send our entire planet’s climate system into a tail-spin of epic destruction involving extreme weather, floods, droughts, epidemics and killer heat waves beyond anything we have ever experienced – a catastrophe of our own making.” ~ Al Gore
  62. “Since chemical fertilizer burns out the soil organic matter, other farmers struggle with tilth, water retention, and basic soil nutrients. The soil gets harder and harder every year as the chemicals burn out the organic matter, which gives the soil its sponginess. One pound of organic matter holds four pounds of water. The best drought protection any farmer can acquire is more soil organic matter.” ~ Joel Salatin
  63. “Earthly love is a brief and penurious stream, which only flows in spring, with a long summer drought. The change from a burning desert, treeless, springless, drear, to green fields and blooming orchards in June, is slight in comparison with that from the desert of this world’s affection to the garden of God, where there is perpetual, tropical luxuriance of blessed love.” ~ Henry Ward Beecher
  64. “The drought was the very worst when the flowers that we’d grown together died of thirst.” ~ Taylor Swift

  65. “We also look at farming. Are we making sure that we’re getting the latest seeds out to women so they can get a bigger yield off of their farms? A new type of seed that gets out to a man, let’s say, that’s drought resistant – because, of course, the rains are changing in Africa with climate change – if you don’t put it in the hands of a woman, she won’t necessarily get it. We look at breaking down all those barriers.” ~ Melinda Gates

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