65 Best Fluid Quotes : Fluid Sayings In Life

These fluid quotes will inspire you. Fluid is a substance that has no fixed shape and yields easily to external pressure; a gas or (especially) a liquid.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging fluid quotes, fluid sayings, and fluid proverbs.

Famous Fluid Quotes

  1. “I see music as fluid architecture.” ~ Joni Mitchell
  2. “Whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. What is soft is strong.” ~ Laozi
  3. “There are no fixtures in nature. The universe is fluid and volatile. Permanence is but a word of degrees.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  4. “Water is fluid, soft, and yielding. But water will wear away rock, which is rigid and cannot yield. As a rule, whatever is fluid, soft, and yielding will overcome whatever is rigid and hard. This is another paradox: what is soft is strong.” ~ Laozi
  5. “Stay fluid and roll with those changes. Life is just a big extended improvisation.” ~ Jane Lynch

  6. “The goal in life is to be solid, whereas the way that life works is totally fluid, so you can never actually achieve that goal.” ~ Damien Hirst
  7. “Feeling important makes one heavy, clumsy and vain. To be a warrior one needs to be light and fluid.” ~ Carlos Castaneda
  8. “If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death.” ~ Pythagoras
  9. “Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.” ~ Jacques Yves Cousteau

  10. “Innovation is fostered by information gathered from new connections; from insights gained by journeys into other disciplines or places; from active, collegial networks and fluid, open boundaries. Innovation arises from ongoing circles of exchange, where information is not just accumulated or stored, but created. Knowledge is generated anew from connections that weren’t there before.” ~ Margaret J. Wheatley
  11. “The face of love is variable. I am able to love without demanding that my relationships assume the structures and forms I might choose for them. My love is fluid, flexible, committed, creative. My love allows people and events to unfold as they need. My love is not controlling. It does not dictate or demand. My love allows those I love the freedom to assume the forms most true to them. I release all those I love from my preconceptions of their path. I allow them the dignity of self-definition while I offer them a constant love that is every variable in shape.” ~ Julia Cameron
  12. “Male and female represent the two sides of the great radical dualism. But in fact they are perpetually passing into one another. Fluid hardens to solid, solid rushes to fluid. There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.” ~ Margaret Fuller
  13. “Free passion is radiation without a radiator, a fluid, pervasive warmth that flows effortlessly. It is not destructive because it is a balanced state of being and highly intelligent. Self-consciousness inhibits this intelligent, balanced state of being. By opening, by dropping our self-conscious grasping, we see not only the surface of an object, but we see the whole way through.” ~ Chogyam Trungpa
  14. “For me the meaning of my work is much more fluid.” ~ Thom Mayne

  15. “I see it as one of my jobs to make sure that, it sounds ridiculous, but to make sure the folks are eating, make sure folks are getting enough fluids, make sure folks are, you know, comfortable in the orbiter.” ~ Duane G. Carey
  16. “There is no wholly masculine man, no purely feminine woman.” ~ Margaret Fuller
  17. “In the case of those solids, whether of earth, or rock, which enclose on all sides and contain crystals, selenites, marcasites, plants and their parts, bones and the shells of animals, and other bodies of this kind which are possessed of a smooth surface, these same bodies had already become hard at the time when the matter of the earth and rock containing them was still fluid. And not only did the earth and rock not produce the bodies contained in them, but they did not even exist as such when those bodies were produced in them.” ~ Nicolas Steno
  18. “The opinions which we hold of one another, our relations with friends and kinsfolk are in no sense permanent, save in appearance, but are as eternally fluid as the sea itself.” ~ Marcel Proust
  19. “The message has become clearer to the nation about AIDS. People used to think they could catch it all kinds of ways, but we now know that it is absolutely passed through bodily fluids.” ~ Loretta Devine

  20. “Gravity pulls our bodily fluids down, like water in a glass goes to the bottom part of a glass. In space, the water doesn’t stay in the bottom of the glass. It distributes itself evenly over time throughout the entire volume of the glass.” ~ Laurel Clark
  21. “Believe me, you lose more than a gallon of fluids during a race. You could lose between six and 10 pounds during a race, depending on hot it is.” ~ Michael Andretti
  22. “There are some very significant changes in the way the fluids are distributed in our body, the way our heart functions initially, and as well as our bone and muscle.” ~ Laurel Clark
  23. “This has been a great experience for me. The first couple of days you don’t always feel too well. You adjust to the fluid shifting, how to fly through space without hitting things or anybody else. But then you get in a groove.” ~ Laurel Clark
  24. “If you are dyslexic, your eyes work fine, your brain works fine, but there is a little short circuit in the wire that goes between the eye and the brain. Reading is not a fluid process.” ~ Bruce Jenner

  25. “The belief is growing on me that the disease is communicated by the bite of the mosquito. … She always injects a small quantity of fluid with her bite-what if the parasites get into the system in this manner.” ~ Ronald Ross
  26. “The very ink with which history is written is merely fluid prejudice.” ~ Mark Twain
  27. “I am now standing in a mixture of cooling fluid, gasoline, and cola.” ~ Adam Savage
  28. “Lust is to the other passions what the nervous fluid is to life; it supports them all, lends strength to them all ambition, cruelty, avarice, revenge, are all founded on lust.” ~ Marquis de Sade
  29. “Maybe that’s the whole teen oeuvre, you know covering people in disgusting bodily fluids and whatnot.” ~ Rider Strong

  30. “This world was once a fluid haze of light, Till toward the centre set the starry tides, And eddied into suns, that wheeling cast The planets: then the monster, then the man.” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson
  31. “Presidential ambition is a disease that can only be cured by embalming fluid.” ~ John McCain
  32. “Are not all Hypotheses erroneous, in which Light is supposed to consist in Pression or Motion, propagated through a fluid Medium? For in all these Hypotheses the Phaenomena of Light have been hitherto explain’d by supposing that they arise from new Modifications of the Rays; which is an erroneous Supposition.” ~ Isaac Newton
  33. “My illness is due to my doctor’s insistence that I drink milk, a whitish fluid they force down helpless babies.” ~ W. C. Fields
  34. “Time is a fluid condition which has no existence except in the momentary avatars of individual people. There is no such thing as was – only is.” ~ William Faulkner

  35. “A bad earthquake at once destroys the oldest associations: the world, the very emblem of all that is solid, has moved beneath our feet like a crust over a fluid; one second of time has conveyed to the mind a strange idea of insecurity, which hours of reflection would never have created.” ~ Charles Darwin
  36. “Whether one wants to be free to live out a “hard-wired” sense of sex or a more fluid sense of gender, is less important than the right to be free to live it out, without discrimination, harassment, injury, pathologization or criminalization – and with full institutional and community support. That is most important in my view.” ~ Judith Butler
  37. “I wanted to portray a newly democratized, enclosed society. I wanted to show how extraordinarily fluid people are in their embrace of other human beings.” ~ James Ellroy
  38. “I see the world in very fluid, contradictory, emerging, interconnected terms, and with that kind of circuitry I just don’t feel the need to say what is going to happen or will not happen.” ~ Jerry Brown
  39. “Anytime my work can coax bodily fluids out of someone, I’m happy.” ~ Chuck Palahniuk

  40. “Music is the vapor of art. It is to poetry what reverie is to thought, what fluid is to solid, what the ocean of clouds is to the ocean of waves.” ~ Victor Hugo
  41. “[As an actor] I have ideas, but things should always be fluid. You should always be ready to follow an instinct. Something might reveal itself on the day.” ~ Michael Fassbender
  42. “I’ve known I was mostly gay ever since I can remember. I know it troubles many people for me to refer to myself as a lesbian considering I have a male partner. I think they gather that it trivializes the plight of the LGBTQIA community & although that couldn’t be further from the truth at this point in my life I’m trying to steer as far from labeling as possible. Compartmentalizing myself only leads to condemnation & contradiction. I’m happier being fluid and I’m happier being honest.” ~ Caitlin Stasey
  43. “IF YOUR OPPONENT strikes with fire, counter with water, becoming completely fluid and free-flowing. Water, by its nature, never collides with or breaks against anything. On the contrary, it swallows up any attack harmlessly.” ~ Morihei Ueshiba
  44. “Our identities are as fluid as our personal experiences are diverse.” ~ Raquel Cepeda

  45. “The backstory to anyone of mixed race is a lifetime spent being incorrectly perceived and choosing either to allow that misperception to continue or to correct it, so I am aware of identity and race as being much more fluid, I think, than someone who is “purely” one thing or the other. And acting does challenge me to address those particular issues.” ~ Wentworth Miller
  46. “I hated labels anyway. People didn’t fit in slots–prostitute, housewife, saint–like sorting the mail. We were so mutable, fluid with fear and desire, ideals and angles, changeable as water.” ~ Janet Fitch
  47. “Be fluid. Treat each project differently. Be water, man. The best style is no style. Because styles can be figured out. And when you have no style they can’t figure you out.” ~ Jay-Z
  48. “They will say I smoked cigarettes and marijuana, cursed hoarse as a crow in all my languages, and loved morphine and Demerol and tequila and pulque, women and men. I will shrug my illusion of shoulders and answer that I am a water woman, not a vessel, not something you can sail or charter. I am instead the tributary, the river, the fluid source, and the sea itself. I am all her rainy implications. And what do you, with your rusted compass, know of love?” ~ Kate Braverman
  49. “If one story becomes too hot, then you can’t forget it. As an actor, you want to remain fluid.” ~ Andrew Scott

  50. “We suffer because we want life to be different from what it is. We suffer because we try to make pleasurable what is painful, to make solid what is fluid, to make permanent what is always changing.” ~ Sakyong Mipham
  51. “Like translation itself, Asymptote is a fluid web reaching out to all sides, bringing texts and readers together, through the most improbable and marvelous of connections.” ~ Jonathan Littell
  52. “Life is fluid, ever evolving. The more dynamic you are, the more happens in your life, all the time.” ~ Jaggi Vasudev
  53. “I realize that if I were stable, prudent and static; I’d live in death. Therefore I accept confusion, uncertainty, fear and emotional ups and downs; because that’s the price I’m willing to pay for a fluid, perplexed and exciting life.” ~ Carl Rogers
  54. “His movements were so graceful that I wondered if he had been a dancer, but his words betrayed to me that his fluid gestures were those of a trained killer.” ~ Maria V. Snyder

  55. “Each metal has a certain power, which is different from metal to metal, of setting the electric fluid in motion.” ~ Alessandro Volta
  56. “Do you think that you can clear your mind by sitting constantly in silent meditation? This makes your mind narrow, not clear. Integral awareness is fluid and adaptable, present in all places and at all times. That is true meditation. … The Tao is clear and simple, and it doesn’t avoid the world.” ~ Laozi
  57. “Lao Tsu says the way of life is water, to be fluid.” ~ Frederick Lenz
  58. “Memoir is trustworthy and its truth assured when it seeks the relation of self to time, the piecing of the shards of personal experience into the starscape of history’s night. The materials of memoir are humble, fugitive, a cottage knitting industry seeking narrative truth across the crevasse of time as autobiography folds itself into the vast, fluid essay that is history. A single voice singing its aria in a corner of the crowded world.” ~ Patricia Hampl
  59. “We’re constantly changing and any practice meant to serve our authenticity should reflect our fluid nature.” ~ Gabrielle Roth

  60. “I must reject fluids and ethers of all kinds, magnetical, electrical, and universal, to whatever quintessential thinness they may be treble distilled, and as it were super-substantiated.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  61. “In its wild state, the truth is fluid, slippery, vagrant, scrambled, promiscuous, kaleidoscopic, and beautiful.” ~ Rob Brezsny
  62. “How many fluids should you take in daily?  That is an unanswerable question with all of the variables that affect our fluid needs at any given time.  If you meet anyone who can answer that question for you, run away quickly.” ~ Matt Stone
  63. “The only weight I ever lifted weighed 24 ounces. It was a Schlitz. I always replaced my fluids.” ~ Art Donovan

  64. “It’s about reaching that moment of pure ecstasy when a drawing just happens. Where every move you make with your hand and every thought you have in your head grows in front of you without any mistakes; no rubbing out, starting again and getting frustrated. It’s like being in a trance – it’s a fluid – and you almost don’t remember doing the picture. Drawing is an escape from all the unnecessary things in life that get in the way of being free.” ~ Jamie Hewlett
  65. “The nature of business and government has been to build a surplus and self-perpetuate, but the Internet fosters and rewards smaller, more fluid organizations.” ~ Esther Dyson

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