Are you searching for the perfect waterfall quotes, or a waterfall caption for your photos? You’re in the right place!
This list of 100 quotes about falls, waterfall captions and waterfall puns will get you thinking, inspire you, and hopefully make you smile.
The power and beauty of waterfalls
When it comes to natural wonders, waterfalls are right up there for wow factor. As well as being absolutely stunning to look at, they can give us perspective on the power of nature and our own place in the world. If you’ve ever stood in front of a rushing waterfall and felt humbled, you’ll know exactly what I mean.
Amazing waterfall facts
- Waterfalls are formed by erosion, earthquakes, landslides, glaciers and volcanoes.
- Angel Falls in Venezuela is the tallest natural waterfall in the world.
- Waterfalls can be used to generate hydroelectric power.
- Underground waterfalls exist in caves all around the world.
- Waterfalls are considered sacred places by some religions.
- Waterfalls are also very popular tourist attractions. It’s estimated that over 30 million people visit Niagara Falls in Canada every year!
Waterfalls really are one of the most incredible natural phenomenons – it’s no wonder so many people have been inspired to write about them!
The best waterfall quotes and waterfall captions for instagram
Whether you’re looking for waterfall quotes that inspire you, a waterfall caption for your photos on social media, or just want to enjoy a gorgeous quote about waterfalls, this is the ideal resource.
I’ve rounded up 100 brilliant falls quotes and waterfall captions, making it super-easy for you to find the right words.
I’ve included inspiring and beautiful quotes about waterfalls, short waterfall quotes, peaceful waterfall quotes, powerful waterfall quotes and falls quotes with a love theme, plus waterfall puns and waterfall captions for instagram photos. There are also some funny waterfall jokes and quotes to put a smile on your face.
Don’t forget to bookmark this post and give yourself easy access to inspiring waterfall quotes for your pictures and social media posts. It’s a brilliant reference for your daily dose of the power of nature too!
If you’re using waterfall captions for instagram, you can also take a look at my nature hashtags copy & paste lists – there are lists for all types of nature pictures which will save you lots of time.
Beautiful waterfall quotes
“There’s no better place to find yourself than sitting by a waterfall and listening to its music” – Roland R Kemler
“As long as I live, I’ll hear waterfalls and birds and winds sing.” – John Muir
“Emerald slopes became so tall they touched the clouds, and showers painted diamond waterfalls that sluiced down cliff sides.” – Victoria Kahle
“Mountain-rose petals, Falling, falling, falling now… Waterfall music ” – Matsuo Basho
“I can see my rainbow calling me through the misty breeze of my waterfall.” – Jimi Hendrix
“Above them, a waterfall tumbled from a clifftop as high as a church steeple. The water fell in milky blue strands, shooting spray in the air that danced in rainbows of gold, pink, and blue.” – Martine Bailey
“A waterfall cannot be silent, just as wisdom. When they speak, the voice of power speaks.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
“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
“Cascading waterfall, Spray merges with molten air, Exhilarating” – Cheryl Mary Coleman
“She dares me to pour myself out like a living waterfall. She dares me to enter the soul that is more than my own; she extinguishes fear in mere seconds. She lets light come through.” – Virginia Woolf
“I keep my gratitude in my smile, a glistening waterfall in the sun.” – Sanober Khan
“My desert soul erupts with turquoise water, floods and cascades and waterfalls rushing in around my rocky parts, pushing and reshaping and filling every hidden dark spot.” – Kiersten White
“The water tells none of its secrets.” – Nikos Engonopoulos
“We made our way to the very edge of the cliff and looked down. We could hear the water dashing, splashing, and roaring as if angry at the small space through which it was forced to pass.” – Sallie Hester
“Young leaves, the sound of a waterfall, heard from far and near.” – Yosa Buson
“Look with open eyes, and you will see the beauty of the waterfall.” – Anthony T Hincks
Inspirational waterfall quotes
“Grace is finding a waterfall when you were only looking for a stream.” – Vanessa Hunt
“It is life, I think, to watch the water. A man can learn so many things.” – Nicholas Sparks
“Tell your dream to the waterfall.” – Sellâle
“Look for yourself in the waterfall – still for just a moment before moving on again.” – Unknown
“The vast waterfall of history pours down, and a few obituarists fill teacups with the stories.” – Marilyn Johnson
“The power of a waterfall is nothing but a lot of drips working together.” – Unknown
“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
“Great things are over every fall and around every bend.” – Unknown
“A very wise quote is a spectacular waterfall! When you see it, you feel its power!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
“Life is like a waterfall. It is always moving and there is always an uneven flow to it.” – Unknown
“A waterfall is concerned only with being itself, not with doing something it considers waterfall-like.” – Vernon Howard
“Be soft in your practice. Think of the method as a fine silvery stream, not a raging waterfall.” – Sheng-yen
“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
“Water is the most perfect traveller because when it travels it becomes the path itself!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
“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
“Waterfalls are exciting because they have power, they have rainbows, they have songs, and they have boldness and craziness.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
“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
Quotes on waterfalls for times of need
“Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.” – Mikhail Lermontov
“Grace be the waterfall in the wild of my mind.” – Morgan Harper Nichols
“Sometimes, it’s hard to tell how fast the current’s moving until you’re headed over a waterfall.” – Kimberly McCreight
“Not all falls are failures. Some are a way back home.” – Unknown
“When water falls, it flies.” – Anthony T. Hincks
“A strong person and a waterfall always carve their own path” – Unknown
“Waterfalls wouldn’t sound so melodious if there were no rocks in their way.” – Rishabh Gautam
“There is a hidden message in every waterfall. It says, if you are flexible, falling will not hurt you.” – Mehmet Murat Ildan
“Just let go – and fall like a little waterfall.” – Bob Ross
“A river cuts through a rock, not because of its power but because of its persistence.” – Jim Watkins
“Do not feel sad for your tears, as rocks never regret the waterfalls.” – Munia Khan
“There’s hope at the bottom of the biggest waterfall.” – Patrick Ness
“Lessons from a waterfall – keep moving, and you will eventually get over it.” – Unknown
Peaceful waterfall quotes
“Go with the flow. Force nothing. Let it happen – trusting that whichever way it goes. It’s for the best.” – Mandy Hale
“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
“Mist to mist drops to drops. For water thou art, and unto water shalt thou return.” – Kamand Kojouri
“Experiencing the present purely is being empty and hollow; you catch grace as a man fills his cup under a waterfall.” – Annie Dillard
“When I was walking in the mountains with the Japanese man and began to hear the water, he said, ‘What is the sound of the waterfall?’ ‘Silence,’ he finally told me.” – Jack Gilbert
“There’s nobody living who couldn’t stand all afternoon in front of a waterfall.” – Agnes Martin
“With meditation, I found a ledge above the waterfall of my thoughts.” – Mary Pipher
Funny waterfall quotes and waterfall jokes
“In America, one sure sign of success is the presence of an unnecessary waterfall in a person’s yard.” – Demetri Martin
“You don’t always get the waterfall shortcut in Mario Kart. That’s life.” – Jack Barakat
“Romance often begins by a splashing waterfall and ends over a leaky sink.” – Ellen DeGeneres
“Canoe plus waterfall equals I don’t go camping anymore.” – Demetri Martin
I just heard a joke about a waterfall. It was a pour joke.
What’s the opposite of a waterfall? A firefly.
I saw an advert that said Niagara Falls was the tallest waterfall in the world. Turns out it was falls advertising.
Why did the fish swim off the waterfall? For the halibut.
Why do hot air balloons use burners and not steam? Because fireflies and waterfalls.
What happens when water trips over? Waterfalls.
What do you call a waterfall that’s dried up? A waterfell.
Short waterfalls quotes
“Water is the driver of nature.” – Leonardo Da Vinci
“Look for tomorrow behind every waterfall.” – Unknown
“The waterfall winks at every passerby.” – Marty Rubin
“Run wild and free like a waterfall” ― Anamika Mishra
“She’ll carry on through it all. She’s a waterfall.” – Ian Brown
“Our lives flow like water in a waterfall.” – Unknown
“Where water is the boss and the land must obey.” – Unknown
“The waterfall is nature’s laughter.” – Unknown
“For an instant, silence, noisier than a waterfall.” – Salman Rushdie
“The waterfall falls but shamelessly and joyfully.” – Unknown
“Your love is like a waterfall, running wild and free.” – Chris Tomlin
“Every teardrop is a waterfall.” – Chris Martin
“They say that people who live next to waterfalls don’t hear the water.” – Jonathan Safran Foer
“Life is like a waterfall – in the end, we’re all one.” – Unknown
Waterfall captions and waterfall puns
Sorry, TLC. I chased the waterfall.
This view is gorges!
Falling for the falls
Letting my troubles fall away
Water-falling in love
My favourite livestream
I would fall-ow you to the ends of the Earth
The water is calling and I must go.
Just waterfalling around
Like a waterfall, life doesn’t flow backward.
Water you doing today?
Overflowing with joy
It’s all water over the falls
I’m falling for you
Going with the flow
Watery waiting for?
I would caption this with a waterfall pun, but that’s too mainstream.
Tell me your favourite waterfall quote!
I hope you’ve found these waterfall quotes, waterfall captions and waterfall puns uplifting, amusing, and useful. Perhaps they’ve even inspired your next nature adventure? I’d love to hear about your favourite falls quotes – tell me about them in the comments 🙂
More inspiring nature quotes and nature jokes
You might also like my nature-inspired jokes and puns series. These are great for a giggle, and also make ideal light-hearted captions for your nature pictures on social media. The series includes flower jokes, garden jokes, tree jokes, bee jokes, bird jokes, fruit jokes and pumpkin jokes (this last one is perfect for Halloween fun).
Even more nature inspiration
If you love exploring nature with the kids, my book ‘A Year of Nature Craft & Play’ is filled with 52 fun, low-cost nature activities, games and crafts.
And finally, here’s a video full of amazing footage of ten of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls:
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