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Picture quote by Sayings about inspirational

The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild and free. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Andre Gide about motivational

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore. ⏤ Andre Gide

Picture quote by Sayings about dream

Dream higher than the sky and deeper than the ocean. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Sarah Kay about beauty

Because there's nothing more beautiful than the way the ocean refuses to stop kissing the shoreline, no matter how many times it's sent away. ⏤ Sarah Kay

Picture quote by Leonard Cohen about wisdom

If you dont become the ocean, youll be seasick everyday. ⏤ Leonard Cohen

Picture quote by Christopher Columbus about motivational

You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to lose sight of the shore. ⏤ Christopher Columbus

Picture quote by Rumi about wisdom

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop. ⏤ Rumi

Picture quote by Mahatma Gandhi about humanity

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the entire ocean does not become dirty. ⏤ Mahatma Gandhi

Picture quote about heart

Don't let the waves of others drown out your ocean song. Hold your heart as though it was a seashell. And listen to it. Listen to its music. To the whispers of your ocean within. And then swim. Swim to your ocean music.

Picture quote about ocean

I lost my heart to the ocean and with it a piece of my soul

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You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.

Rumi, poet

To judge a man by his weakest link or deed is like judging the power of the ocean by one wave.

Elvis Presley, singer

I'm not afraid of storms, for I'm learning to sail my ship.

Louisa May Alcott, novelist

Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky.

Sonia Gandhi,

I also derive a great deal of pleasure from horses and dogs... the ocean... and love.

William Shatner, actor

When men come to like a sea-life, they are not fit to live on land.

Samuel Johnson, author

There is hope from the sea, but none from the grave.


We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.

Mother Teresa, leader

The ocean is a mighty harmonist.

William Wordsworth, poet

The ocean moans over dead men's bones.

Thomas Bailey Aldrich, poet

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.

George Herbert, poet

You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.

Alan Watts, philosopher

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll. Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain. Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.

Lord Byron, poet

The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.

Joseph Conrad, novelist

The sea complains upon a thousand shores.

Alexander Smith, poet

Sponges grow in the ocean. That just kills me. I wonder how much deeper the ocean would be if that didn't happen.

Steven Wright, comedian

Praise the sea; on shore remain.

John Florio, writer

A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man, who has no gills.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.

James Russell Lowell, poet

You're not a wave, you're a part of the ocean.

Mitch Albom, writer

I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky; and all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by.

John Edward Masefield,

There is no drop of water in the ocean, not even in the deepest parts of the abyss, that does not know and respond to the mysterious forces that create the tide.

Rachel Carson,

I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows.

Drew Barrymore, actress

What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams.

Werner Herzog, director

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.

Bill Vaughan, journalist

I think space exploration is very important. I think there is very intelligent life on Mars. I believe that Martians are spying on us from the bottom of the ocean.

Annabella Sciorra, actress

The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat. It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.

Carl Sandburg, poet

Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part.

Hermann Broch, writer

The sea is mother-death and she is a mighty female, the one who wins, the one who sucks us all up.

Anne Sexton, poet

The frozen ocean... of Boston life.

Julia Ward Howe, activist

We can see cities during the day and at night, and we can watch rivers dump sediment into the ocean, and see hurricanes form.

Sally Ride, astronaut

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, president

If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I'd still swim. And I'd despise the one who gave up.

Abraham Maslow, psychologist

The only cure for seasickness is to sit on the shady side of a church in the country.


We all have an edge. We all are floating our psyche on top with a great ocean underneath.

Brad Dourif, actor

I'm an ocean, because I'm really deep. If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures.

Christina Aguilera, musician

I do like the ocean wave, actually. I'm born under the sign of Cancer - the sign of the crab - so I like coastal areas and sunny beaches and such - although not the wide-open and deep seas.

Anjelica Huston, actress

My son walked up to Nicole on the beach and I was throwing the ball for the dogs in the ocean. I was like, 'Max, you get the dogs. I'll talk to the hot blondes.'

John C. McGinley, actor

Surfing soothes me, it's always been a kind of Zen experience for me. The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful, and awesome. The rest of the world disappears for me when I'm on a wave.

Paul Walker, actor

I hope for your help to explore and protect the wild ocean in ways that will restore the health and, in so doing, secure hope for humankind. Health to the ocean means health for us.

Sylvia Earle, scientist

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.

Ambrose Bierce, journalist

Wide sea, that one continuous murmur breeds along the pebbled shore of memory!

John Keats, poet

The sea, washing the equator and the poles, offers its perilous aid, and the power and empire that follow it... Beware of me, it says, but if you can hold me, I am the key to all the lands.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

I hate to be near the sea, and to hear it roaring and raging like a wild beast in its den. It puts me in mind of the everlasting efforts of the human mind, struggling to be free, and ending just where it began.

William Hazlitt, critic

I must go down to the seas again, for the call of the running tide Is a wild call and a clear call that may not be denied; And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying, And the flung spray and the blown spume, and the sea-gulls crying.

John Edward Masefield,

It blows a snowing gale in the winter of the year; The boats are on the sea and the crews are on the pier.The needle of the vane, it is veering to and fro,A flash of sun is on the veering of the vane.Autumn leaves and rain,The passion of the gale.

Robert Louis Stevenson, writer

The ocean is a wilderness reaching round the globe, wilder than a Bengal jungle, and fuller of monsters, washing the very wharves of our cities and the gardens of our sea-side residences.

Henry David Thoreau, author

Yet, much of what lies beneath the ocean's surface remains a mystery, and our nation continues to rely on a confused, antiquated system of ocean governance.

Tom Allen, politician

You know, I do speak the Queens English. It's just the wrong Queens that's all. It's over the 59th Street Bridge. It's not over the Atlantic Ocean.

Cyndi Lauper, musician

My apartment complex has a pool. I love it out here. The mountains are beautiful. It's totally different from the place I used to live. I like the heat - the only thing I would change is have the ocean, or a big body of water close by.

Ryan Sypek, actor

If you live a life of make-believe, your life isn't worth anything until you do something that does challenge your reality. And to me, sailing the open ocean is a real challenge, because it's life or death.

Morgan Freeman, actor

Our climate is changing. The Earth's climate has, in fact, warmed by 1.1 to 1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the industrial revolution. People look at this and say: Oh, that is not very much. In fact, it is very much, and it changes the dynamic. It impacts species. It kills some. It diminishes the carbon sink of the ocean. It does a number of things.

Dianne Feinstein, politician

The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off - we do not have to stand for this.

Bono, musician

Shy is the oyster, fervent is the clam, peaceful is the ocean floor rocked by the sands of time.

Bradley Chicho, poet

My favorite hotel is the Villa Alilla in Bali. The setting is pure bliss, overlooking the ocean of Uluwhatu; the eye line makes you feel as if you're floating on top of the ocean.

Carolyn Murphy, model

I was a good surfer because we grew up a block from the water, and my father took us to the ocean the way other fathers take their kids to the park.

Jolene Blalock, actress

Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the ocean level wouldn't cure.

Ross MacDonald, novelist

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.

Immanuel Kant, philosopher

Men go abroad to wonder at the heights of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of the rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motions of the stars, and they pass by themselves without wondering.

Saint Augustine, philosopher

The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees.

Andres Segovia, musician

Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light; every eye, looking on, finds its own.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton, politician

It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line, though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean.

John Locke, philosopher

If you wish to avoid foreign collision, you had better abandon the ocean.

Henry Clay, statesman

It is true what Rimbaud said; If you think a book is strong enough, try it at the ocean, in the wind, at the waves. If the book can resist the ocean, then it exists. Otherwise, throw it away.

Klaus Kinski, actor

The positive heuristic of the programme saves the scientist from becoming confused by the ocean of anomalies.

Imre Lakatos, philosopher

I guess why the Ocean's films are hard for me is because on the one hand you have to make sure the performances are there, but on the other hand it's a film that demands, to my mind, a very layered and complex visual scheme. That takes a lot of time to figure out.

Steven Soderbergh, director

I had more fun making Traffic than either of the Ocean's films.

Steven Soderbergh, director

Doo never actually made moonshine, but he hauled about an ocean of it.

Loretta Lynn, musician

We are imprisoned in the realm of life, like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean.

Anna Freud, psychologist

We also own a little boat and I'm like a kid with it. I take off early in the morning, fishing rod in tow, and just drift about the ocean all day.

Perry Como, musician

Simultaneously with the establishment of the Constitution, Virginia ceded to the United States her domain, which then extended to the Mississippi, and was even claimed to extend to the Pacific Ocean.

William H. Seward, statesman

I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins.

Kathleen Quinlan, actress

There's a lot to be said about what's happening to our ocean, big companies polluting it with their oil and all the raw garbage that's being spilled in there.

Lloyd Bridges, actor

The sea -- this truth must be confessed -- has no generosity. No display of manly qualities -- courage, hardihood, endurance, faithfulness -- has ever been known to touch its irresponsible consciousness of power.

Joseph Conrad, novelist

If the workers took a notion they could stop all speeding trains; every ship upon the ocean they can tie with mighty chains.

Joe Hill, activist

at the press conference for the film he impressed everyone with his complete sincerity and innocence. he said he had come to see the sea for the first time and marveled at how clean it was. someone told him that, in fact, it wasn't. 'when the world is emptied of human beings' he said, 'it will become so again

Werner Herzog, director

If nations always moved from one set of furnished rooms to another - and always into a better set - things might be easier, but the trouble is that there is no one to prepare the new rooms. The future is worse than the ocean - there is nothing there.

Alexander Herzen, journalist

Individually, we are one drop. Together, we are an ocean.

Ryunosuke Satoro, poet

Let both sides seek to invoke the wonders of science instead of its terrors. Together let us explore the stars, conquer the deserts, eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths, and encourage the arts and commerce.

John F. Kennedy, president

My brother had written 'Ocean Eyes,' and we recorded it, basing all of the production around contemporary and lyrical dance. I think of most songs that way - if you can't dance to a song, it's not a song.

Billie Eilish, singer songwriter

We uploaded 'Ocean Eyes' to SoundCloud, and it started getting a lot of plays pretty much immediately.

Billie Eilish, singer songwriter

One of the reasons that New York became great was that it's serviced by many, many different rivers and waterways. You have the Atlantic Ocean connected virtually right to it, and it's serviced by the East River and the Hudson River and lots of tributaries.

Donald Trump, president

Books are sharks... because sharks have been around for a very long time. There were sharks before there were dinosaurs, and the reason sharks are still in the ocean is that nothing is better at being a shark than a shark.

Douglas Adams, author

The revolutionary breakthrough will come with rockets that are fully and rapidly reusable. We will never conquer Mars unless we do that. It'll be too expensive. The American colonies would never have been pioneered if the ships that crossed the ocean hadn't been reusable.

Elon Musk, entrepreneur

I wonder what it's like to be from a state that is spread across a few islands way out in the Pacific Ocean, only added to the United States in 1959. Not only that but to be the birthplace of America's first black president? Pretty cool, I bet.

Henry Rollins, musician

Others may use the ocean as their road; Only the English make it their abode.

Edmund Waller, poet

I'd love to collaborate with Frank Ocean. He's one of my favorite artists of all time.

Khalid, singer songwriter

You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean.

Oprah Winfrey, entertainer

There's nothing that scares me more than, like, being in the ocean by myself.

Shawn Mendes, singer

If I tried to describe my personality, I'd start to gush about living by the ocean half my life and being brought up on 'Alice in Wonderland' and believing in magic for years and years.

Sylvia Plath, poet

Now and then, when I grow nostalgic about my ocean childhood - the wauling of gulls and the smell of salt, somebody solicitous will bundle me into a car and drive me to the nearest briny horizon.

Sylvia Plath, poet

Economic activity is moving from the Atlantic ocean to the Pacific ocean... Russia has a certain natural advantage because it also borders the Pacific Ocean.

Vladimir Putin, statesman

Water is the softest of all things, yet it is the most powerful. The ocean patiently allows all things to flow into it. It is always flexible. The Tao is not about grasping, but allowing, like water.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

Every drop in the ocean counts.

Yoko Ono, artist

I have been aware all the time that my peoples, spread far and wide throughout every continent and ocean in the world, were united to support me in the task to which I have now been dedicated with such solemnity.

Elizabeth II, royalty

Can ye fathom the ocean, dark and deep, where the mighty waves and the grandeur sweep?

Fanny Crosby, musician

A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets.

Gloria Stuart, actress

He didn't come out of my belly, but my God, I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride.

John Lennon, musician

I'm horrified of lobsters. And shrimp and lobsters are the cockroaches of the ocean.

Brooke Burke, model

You can never turn your back on the ocean.

Rip Torn, actor

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