quote by Jon Kabat Zinn

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

— Jon Kabat Zinn

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Surf quote Feelings are much like waves, we can't stop them from coming but we can choose w

Feelings are much like waves, we can't stop them from coming but we can choose which ones to surf.

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You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

The noise resembles the roar of heavy, distant surf.

Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.

Surf quote You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

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With Crazy Horse, it's all one big, growing, smoldering sound, and I'm part of it. It's like gliding, or some sort of natural surfing.

I was in Jersey when the whole World Trade Center thing happened and I felt powerless. So, I went to Hawaii and did a surf movie. It's kind of fluffy.

Yeah, my dream would be to work for 6 months and then have 6 months to play, just snowboarding, surfing, and going to cool places to listen and be alone and kinda chill out.

Surf quote You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

You can't stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.

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If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas.

Not to sound too deep or weird, but I think that the times when you really appreciate surfing are the times you're really sort of becoming one with nature. Surfing's as raw of a sport as it gets.

It's like the mafia. Once you're in - your in. There's no getting out.

Surf quote If you catch the wave right, you'll ride the surf well!

If you catch the wave right, you'll ride the surf well!

The balance and patience factors are much more critical in surfing than they are in snowboarding ... if you're out surfing serious waves and you wipe out, you don't land on soft snow. It's usually either very sharp coral, or you get raked across the beach gravel and sand while you're tumbling underwater.

The ocean humbles you. You can go and win a world title, but you're never going to beat the ocean.

Surfing and climbing are both useless sports.

You get to be conquistadors of the useless. You climb to the summit and there is nothing there. And you could hike to the top from another direction. How you get there is the important part. It's the same with surfing.

Surfing is not my strong point. And... I don't really have a tan. I go to the tanning place, the one that sprays you with color.

I'm a good Canadian girl. I miss all that good stuff. I miss tobogganing and I miss snowboarding, but I've also learned to surf and I've become a water baby which I used to be relatively terrified of the water and I kayak all the time now and I'm able to run year round on the beach which you can't obviously do in Canada.

Look at it! It's a once in a lifetime opportunity, man! Let me go out there and let me get one wave, just one wave before you take me in. I mean, come on man, where I am I gonna go? Cliffs on both sides! I'm not gonna paddle my way to New Zealand! Come on, compadre. Come on!

I'm probably never happier than when I'm by myself in the water.

What I've worked and sacrificed for is not to be on stage playing music but to surf in some secluded place. It's a grounding element. Waves don't care who you are.

Waves are not measured in feet or inches, they are measured in increments of fear.

The biggest sin in the world would be if I lost my love for the ocean.

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.

I'm a tropical weather cruiser. I like surfing, you know. I like being on the beach.

For me, skateboarding started in 1965, so by the time the Dogtown era came around I'd already been skatin' for 10 years. When I started it was clay wheels and mostly home made decks. We were just trying to copy surfing. Everything about skateboarding had to do with surfing. It was all about fun and a way to surf when the waves were shitty.

I can be a little bit outrageous. I can be a lot of things. I'm a bit of an adrenaline junkie, so I love to go out there and do kind of crazy stuff which is slightly outrageous, like bungee jumping, skydiving, surfing and that sort of stuff. But I also like to just chill with my friends and go and see movies and do normal things.

Surfing is an individual expression of one's own worth and one's own ability to participate directly with nature. And what makes it really enjoyable to me is that every wave is different... there's a special, non-repetitive pleasure in it that never gets boring.

Fear causes hesitation, and hesitation will cause your worst fears to come true.

Rather, ten times, die in the surf, heralding the way to a new world, than stand idly on the shore.

People can do whatever they want if they just set their heart to it, and just never give up, and just go out there and do it.

The ocean . . . cold and wild the surf, rushing in to overwhelm the beach, the wind, stinging my cheeks, enveloping me in total freedom.

Charting is a little like surfing. You dont have to know a lot about the physics of tides, resonance, and fluid dynamics in order to catch a good wave. You just have to be able to sense when its happening and then have the drive to act at the right time.

Courage doesn't mean you don't get afraid. Courage means you don't let fear stop you.

The aloha spirit is real simple. You give and you give and you give . . . and you give from here (the heart), until you have nothing else to give.

Everyone gets caught inside when surfing.

You have 2 options. Give up or paddle outside. Life is the same. Keep paddling!

There is wisdom in waves. Some surfers see it right away, others never do. To find success in surfing, we must learn to be in harmony with nature. This will bring a sense of peace. By sharing this peace, and contributing to other people's happiness, we can find the true meaning of life. Keep surfing . . .

I'm just a surfer who wanted to build something that would allow me to surf longer.

Surfing's one of the few sports that you look ahead to see what's behind.

Life is a lot like surfing… When you get caught in the impact zone, you’ve got to just get back up. Because you never know what may be over the next wave.

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