25 Of The Most Beautiful Quotes About The Ocean

Walt Whitman

Walt Whitman

To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim–the rocks–the motion of the waves–the ships, with men in them, What stranger miracles are there?

Rainer Maria Rilke

Rainer Maria Rilke

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 everything in me that is bewildered and confused.



Isak Dinesen

Isak Dinesen

The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears, or the sea.

Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton

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.



Beyoncé

Beyoncé

The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective… it humbles you and makes you feel almost like you’ve been baptized. I feel born again when I get out of the ocean.

Henry Beston

Henry Beston

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.



John F Kennedy

John F Kennedy

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…

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.



Jeanne Moreau

Jeanne Moreau

To go out with the setting sun on an empty beach is to truly embrace your solitude.

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova

I still love things that you don’t even need to pay for. Going to the beach and being around five of your friends and having a good time means so much more than going out and spending hundreds of dollars.



Helen Keller

Helen Keller

I could never stay long enough on the shore; the tang of the untainted, fresh, and free sea air was like a cool, quieting thought.

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix

Even castles made from sand fall to the ocean.

 

 

 

 



Anonymous

Anonymous

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

Sarah Kay

Sarah Kay

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.



Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson

In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth.

Unknown

Unknown

As the ocean is never full of water, so is the heart never full of love.



Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf

So that the monotonous fall of the waves on the beach, which for the most part beat a measured and soothing tattoo to her thoughts seemed consolingly to repeat over and over again…

Michelle Held

Michelle Held

Don’t grow up too quickly, lest you forget how much you love the beach.



Psyche Roxas-Mendoza

Psyche Roxas-Mendoza

Every time I stand before a beautiful beach, its waves seem to whisper to me: If you choose the simple things and find joy in nature’s simple treasures, life and living need not be so hard.

Kate Chopin

Kate Chopin

The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace.



Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran

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

Dennis Wilson (The Beach Boys)

Dennis Wilson (The Beach Boys)

On the beach, you can live in bliss.



Deborah Ager

Deborah Ager

I want to run the beach’s length, because it never ends.

Pam Shaw

Pam Shaw

After a visit to the beach, it’s hard to believe that we live in a material world.



Gertrude Ederle

Gertrude Ederle

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.