Sea Quotes


Every time we walk along a beach some ancient urge disturbs us so that we find ourselves shedding shoes and garments or scavenging among seaweed and whitened timbers like the homesick refugees of a long war.

.. (Loren Eiseley)

For whatever we lose (like a you or a me),
It's always our self we find in the sea.

.. (e.e. Cummings)

We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came... (John F. Kennedy)

God moves in a mysterious way,
His wonders to perform;
He plants his footsteps in the sea,
And rides upon the storm.

.. (William Cowper)

I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, and diverting myself in now and then finding a smoother pebble or a prettier shell than ordinary, whilst the great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.

.. (Isaac Newton)

Life is life's greatest gift. Guard the life of another creature as you would your own because it is your own. On life's scale of values, the smallest is no less precious to the creature who owns it than the largest

... (Lloyd Biggle Jr.)

It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose, should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist: the threat is rather to life itself.

.. (Rachel Carson)

The sea calls - come live in my heart and pay no rent... (Unknown)

A good heart is better than all the brains in the world.

.. (Edward Bulwer-Lytton

You can't live your whole life behind books about the sea, you must go out and see the sea in all its beauty.... (Unknown)

The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction... (Rachel Carson)

To me, the sea is like a person--like a child that I've known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea I talk to it. I never feel alone when I'm out there... (Gertrude Ederle)

When one tugs at a single thing in nature he finds it attached to the rest of the world... (John Muir)

My soul is full of longing for the secrets of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me... (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home... (Christopher Columbus)

Animal protection is education to the humanity... (Albert Schweitzer)  

The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble... (Blaise Pascal)

You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth... (Evan Esar)

Our knowledge is a little island in a great ocean of nonknowledge...(Isaac Bashevis Singer)

The greatest use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it... (William James)

The ocean is a mighty harmonist... (William Wordsworth)

The tradition of freedom of the high seas has its roots in an era when there were too few people to seriously violate the oceans -- but in hindsight that era ended some 150 years ago… (James Carlton)

Why does Sea World have a seafood restaurant? I'm halfway through my fishburger and I realize, Oh my God. I could be eating a slow learner... (Lynda Montgomery)

The true peace of God begins at any spot a thousand miles from the nearest land... (Joseph Conrad)

Why do we love the sea?  It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.
.. (Robert Henri)


The sea hath no king but God alone... (Dante Gabriel Rossetti)

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry... (Thomas Fuller)

    
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