Oceans And Seas Quotes

Oceans And Seas Quotes by Arthur C. Clarke, John Florio, Joseph Conrad, Vera Nazarian, Anne Stevenson, Robert Wyland and many others.

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean.
Arthur C. Clarke
Praise the sea; on shore remain.
John Florio
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
Joseph Conrad
The ocean is a place of skin, rich outer membranes hiding thick juicy insides, laden with the soup of being.
Vera Nazarian
The sea is as near as we come to another world.
Anne Stevenson
The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul.
Robert Wyland
The great ocean of truth lay all undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton
The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.
Henry Beston
I am not afraid of storms for I am learning how to sail my ship.
Louisa May Alcott
A lot of people attack the sea, I make love to it.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
Man marks the earth with ruin – his control stops with the shore.
Lord Byron
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
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 Masefield
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
When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everthing in me that is bewildered and confused.
Rainer Maria Rilke
From birth, man carries the weight of gravity on his shoulders. He is bolted to earth. But man has only to sink beneath the surface and he is free.
Jacques Yves Cousteau
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