Ocean quotes

By | 22.07.2022

The best ocean quotes: Life is like the ocean, it goes up and down. Vanessa Paradis

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

The first “I believe in the ocean curing all bad moods. I believe in the waves wiping away worries. I believe in seashells bringing good luck. I believe in toes in the sand grounding my soul.

The ocean is calling and I must go.

Advice from the Ocean: Be shore of yourself. Come out of your shell. Take time to coast. Avoid pier pressure. Sea life’s beauty. Don’t get so tide down on work that you miss out on life’s beautiful waves.

Even the upper end of the river believes in the ocean. William Stafford

Eternity begins and ends with the ocean’s tides.

How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is clearly Ocean. Arthur C. Clarke

Dear ocean, thank you for making us feel tiny, humble, inspired, and salty …all at once.

A pool just isn’t the same as the ocean. It has no energy. No life. Linda Gerber

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

The ocean has always been a salve to my soul…the best thing for a cut or abrasion was to go swimming in salt water. Later down the road of life, I made the discovery that salt water was also good for the mental abrasions one inevitably acquires on land. Jimmy Buffet

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


Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home. Sylvia Earle

In the beginning, there was only ocean. Disney’s Moana

I was happy anywhere I could see the ocean. Ai Yazawa, Nana, Vol. 18

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans. Kahlil Gibran

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

Our memories of the ocean will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone.

The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination, and brings eternal joy to the soul. Robert Wyland

Here we go mother on the shipless ocean. Pity us, pity the ocean, here we go. Anne Carson, Decreation

Beautiful ocean quote: The oceans roar is music to the soul.

The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective. Beyonce Knowles

If the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water mixed with air. Nayyirah Waheed

There’s nothing wrong with enjoying looking at the surface of the ocean itself, except that when you finally see what goes on underwater, you realize that you’ve been missing the whole point of the ocean. Staying on the surface all the time is like going to the circus and staring at the outside of the tent. Dave Barry

Ocean separates lands, not souls.. Munia Khan

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

Your heart is like the ocean, mysterious and dark. Bob Dylan

If everyone could just live near the ocean, I think we’d all be happier. It’s hard to be down about anything knee-deep in the sand. Crystal Woods

She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air. Holly Black

The ocean is this beautiful, unexplored place. Why on Earth everyone isn’t down there, I don’t know. Graham Hawkes


The universe is an ocean upon which we are the waves. While some decide to surf, others venture to dive. Charbel Tadros

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

We have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. John F. Kennedy

Each kiss of an ocean wave is passed along, as long as there is life on and in the seas. Anthony T. Hincks

Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. Gandhi

The ocean was magical to her, its depths and mysteries were boundless, its call irresistible. Jeff Mariotte

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

I have been feeling very clearheaded lately and what I want to write about today is the sea. It contains so many colors. Silver at dawn, green at noon, dark blue in the evening. Sometimes it looks almost red. Or it will turn the color of old coins. Right now the shadows of clouds are dragging across it, and patches of sunlight are touching down everywhere. White strings of gulls drag over it like beads. It is my favorite thing, I think, that I have ever seen. Sometimes I catch myself staring at it and forget my duties. It seems big enough to contain everything anyone could ever feel. Anthony Doerr

Ocean, n. A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man – who has no gills. Ambrose Bierce, The Unabridged Devil’s Dictionary


Your thoughts, feelings and sensations are the waves of the ocean – coming and going. There are big strong waves and there are soft gentle waves; they are all water and all part of the ocean. Rose-Marie Sorokin, The Miracle of Yes

You will love the ocean. It makes you feel small, but not in a bad way. Small because you realize you’re part of something bigger. Lauren Myracle

I do not know what I may appear to the world, but to myself 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

Whenever I look at the ocean, I always want to talk to people, but when I’m talking to people, I always want to look at the ocean. Haruki Murakami

Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time. H. P. Lovecraft

The beauty and mystery of the ocean, fills our lives with wonders, vast beyond our imagination. M. L. Borges, By The Sea

If  the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water mixed with air. Nayyirah Waheed

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

I have always been fascinated by the ocean, to dip a limb beneath its surface and know that I’m touching eternity, that it goes on forever until it begins here again. Lauren DeStefano

Hark now hear the sailors cry, Smell the seas and feel the sky, let your soul and spirit fly. Van Morrison

The human desire to obtain more is a sieve that can never be filled with all the water from the world’s oceans. Will Bowen, Happy This Year


Summer is calling me with the music of an ocean breeze. I must go dance with the waves of love. Debasish Mridha

A woman’s heart is a deep ocean of secrets. Gloria Stuart

All matter, including you and I, has rhythmic movement within it and our quest should be to create a proper rhythmic harmony within ourselves…you feel happy when you sit near an ocean because your vibrations try to synchronize with the frequency of the waves. Ed Viswanathan

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

If everybody had an ocean … everybody’d be surfing … Johnny Manetta and 4 more, Looking For Something to Find

You could start now, and spend another forty years learning about the sea without running out of new things to know. Peter Benchley

Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The sea does not like to be restrained. Rick Riordan

You only need to stand near the ocean to feel the power of the universe and a closeness to the one who created it. Susan Gale

We could learn to leave things alone and rest in the awareness – the ocean – rather than being thrown around by the waves. This is what meditation practice is all about. Gelong Thubten, A Monk’s Guide To Happiness

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

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


Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery! Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The ocean is a mighty harmonist. William Wordsworth

The Earth is a complex, fascinating place. From its vast oceans to its towering mountains, arid deserts, and lush forests, the beauty and wonder of our planet is truly staggering. Michael Bright, 1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die

The ocean has a life of its own. Its tides, whirlpools, currents and eddies are a testament to its conflicting emotions. Anthony T. Hincks

I love the smell of rain, and I love the sound of the ocean waves. Amy Purdy

Surfing is very special and unique. It’s really hard to explain unless you’ve tried it. It’s being out in the ocean in the sun, the water on your skin, and the adrenaline rush when you catch a wave. You have to be creative, so it’s like an art form in a way. Bethany Hamilton

While inner beauty stays permanent like an ocean. By all means, hold strong to your inner beauty. Edmond Mbiaka

Looking out over the ocean you can see reflections of God. Catherine Pulsifer

My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea. And the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Unlike a drop of water which loses its identity when it joins the ocean, man does not lose his being in the society in which he lives. Man’s life is independent. He is born not for the development of the society alone, but for the development of his self. B. R. Ambedkar

Limitless and immortal, the waters are the beginning and end of all things on earth. Heinrich Zimmer

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

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

Be alone with the sea for it is there you will find answers to questions you didn’t realize exist. Khang Kijarro Nguyen

Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness. Werner Herzog

A sailor is an artist whose medium is the wind. Webb Chiles


There was a magic about the sea. People were drawn to it. People wanted to love by it, swim in it, play in it, look at it. It was a living thing that was as unpredictable as a great stage actor: it could be calm and welcoming, opening its arms to embrace it’s audience one moment, but then could explode with its stormy tempers, flinging people around, wanting them out, attacking coastlines, breaking down islands. Cecelia Ahern

To find the pearls in life’s ocean, you have to venture out far past the shore.

I love the ocean. I’ve always liked the blue, so tranquil and peaceful and gliding. And the fear of it. Siouxsie Sioux

I love how it feels to unwind by the ocean. Miranda Rae Mayo

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

If we look at the ocean in a calm, there is something imposing in its aspect; stretched out in its sleeping tranquillity, but looking fearfully deep, and its silence seems like that of the lion when crouching for its prey. Jenny M Parker

It was one of those days when the ocean takes on all the colors of the rainbow and smiles up from the coral reef in glowing hues, Matt Warshaw,The History of Surfing

The heart of man is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths, it has its pearls too. Vincent van Gogh

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

There’s nothing wrong with enjoying looking at the surface of the ocean itself, except that when you finally see what goes on underwater, you realize that you’ve been missing the whole point of the ocean. Staying on the surface all the time is like going to the circus and staring at the outside of the tent. Dave Barry

For her the ocean was more than a dream, it was a place she needed to visit to find herself. And when she returned to the city, you could see the sun in her eyes, the wind in her hair, and taste in the infinite salt on her lips. Jose Chaves

The calming movement of the sea along with the restless ocean breeze gently caresses me creating a soothing trance which lulls me to a place of peace. M. L. Borges, By The Sea

You can’t cross the ocean of life just by dreaming about it, you have to jump in and swim. Debasish Mridha

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


A full moon sprinkled the black ocean with diamonds, and she could imagine fairies dancing in the silver foam that laced the huge, dark waves. Patricia Hagan

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

I go to the ocean to calm down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy. Nnedi Okorafor

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

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

I couldn’t imagine living in a state that didn’t reach the ocean. It was a giant reset button. You could go to the edge of the land and see infinity and feel renewed. Avery Sawyer

No one would have crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in the storm. Charles Kettering

We know only too well that what we are doing is nothing more than a drop in the ocean. But if the drop were not there, the ocean would be missing something. Mother Teresa

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

I am the shore and the ocean, awaiting myself on both sides. Dejan Stojanovic

You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore

Eternity begins and ends with the ocean’s tides.

The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey. Enya

Sharks are beautiful animals, and if you’re lucky enough to see lots of them, that means that you’re in a healthy ocean. You should be afraid if you are in the ocean and don’t see sharks. Sylvia Earle

A pool just isn’t the same as the ocean. It has no energy. No life. Linda Gerber

By protecting our oceans, we are preserving them for the next generation to enjoy.


If you cannot on the ocean sail among the swiftest fleet, Rocking on the highest billows, laughing at the storms you meet. Ellen M. H. Gates, Your Mission

Being out there in the ocean, God’s creation, it’s like a gift He has given us to enjoy. Bethany Hamilton

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

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

You’re not a wave, you’re part of the ocean. Mitch Albom

Without the will or desire to achieve one is like flotsam on the oceans of time. Steven Redhead, Life Is Simply A Game

If peace flows like a river, may it flow into the ocean of our souls. J. Autherine

Just think of any negativity that comes at you as a raindrop falling into the ocean of your bliss. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

Sand lines my soul which is filled with the breath of the ocean. A.D. Posey

You have to think of your career the way you look at the ocean, deciding which wave you’re gonna take and which waves you’re not gonna take. Some of the waves are going to be big, some are gonna be small, sometimes the sea is going to be calm. Your career is not going to be one steady march upward to glory. Alan Arkin

The ocean is an object of no small terror. Edmund Burke

Every drop in the ocean counts. Yoko Ono

You will love the ocean. It makes you feel so… I don’t know. Small, but not in a bad way. Small because you realize you’re part of something bigger. Lauren Myracle

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