Majestic Ocean Quotes and Sea Sayings

These ocean quotes and sea sayings are for everyone who dreams and thinks big. The seas have always inspired people to explore what lies beyond them.

The vast stretches of water have always triggered a basic instinct for exploration and expedition, leading many to find new horizons. The beauty, dangers, and mysteries mesmerize and intrigue the hearts and minds even today.

The tranquility and peace that seas offer have their own importance to the human soul. Share these majestic ocean quotes with friends and loved ones or check them often to feel the deeper connection that we all share with the seas.

Best Ocean Quotes

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

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

All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea – whether it is to sail or to watch it – we are going back from whence we came.
John F. Kennedy

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.
Rainer Maria Rilke

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Good Sea Quotes

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Jacques Yves Cousteau

I wanted freedom, open-air, and adventure. I found it on the sea.
Alain Gerbault

With every drop of water you drink, every breath you take, you’re connected to the sea. No matter where on Earth you live.
Sylvia Earle

The voice of the sea speaks to the soul.
Kate Chopin

The sea complains upon a thousand shores.
Alexander Smith

Smell the sea and feel the sky.
Van Morrison

The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can’t.
Christopher Paolini

The sea lives in every one of us.
Robert Wyland

The sea hates a coward.
Eugene O’Neill

That the sea is one of the most beautiful and magnificent sights in Nature, all admit.
John Joly

Don’t sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea.

The great sea makes one a great skeptic.
Richard Jefferies

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.
Jacques Yves Cousteau

The cure for anything is saltwater: sweat, tears or the sea.
Isak Dinesen

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Inspirational Sea Quotes

Why do we love the sea? It is because it has some potent power to make us think things we like to think.
Robert Henri

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?
Walt Whitman

The breaking of a wave cannot explain the whole sea.
Vladimir Nabokov

For whatever we lose, it’s always our self we find in the sea.
E.E. Cummings

There’s never an end for the sea.
Samuel Beckett

The sea hath no king but God alone.
Dante Gabriel Rossetti

I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
Jimmy Dean

At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much.
Robin Lee Graham

The good seaman weathers the storm he cannot avoid and avoids the storm he cannot weather.

Follow the river and you will find the sea.
French Proverb

A ship in port is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.
Grace Hopper

The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.
Christopher Columbus

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Snorkeling And Diving Quotes

I like snorkeling, it’s the only thing I’m able to do that makes me think I can fly.
Luigina Sgarro

For the rich, there is therapy. For the rest of us, there is SCUBA DIVING!

Diving is a leap of faith plus gravity.
Gabrielle Zevin

Scuba diving is sensual. To breathe underwater is one of the most fascinating and peculiar sensations imaginable. Breathing becomes a rhythmic melody of inhalations and exhalations.
Tec Clark

Well… I love moving in extra dimensions. Not just backwards and forwards, but up and down and around. And fins. I love swimming with fins.
Kirsten Hubbard

You approach the freedom of a bird as you move in three dimensions in a fluid environment.
Dennis Graver

Something, most certainly, happens to a diver’s emotions underwater. It is not merely a side effect of the pleasing, vaguely erotic sensation of water pressure on the body.
Barry Lopez

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Short Ocean Quotes to Ponder

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

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

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

The sea is emotion incarnate. It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. No matter what you say about it, there is always that which you can’t.
Christopher Paolini

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.
B. R. Ambedkar

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

Awesome Ocean Quotes

In high seas or in low seas, I’m gonna be your friend. I’m gonna be your friend. In high tide or in low tide, I’ll be by your side. I’ll be by your side.
Bob Marley

Dance with the waves, move with the sea, let the rhythm of the water set your soul free.
Christy Ann Martine

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

I am alone again, and I want to be so; alone with the pure sky and open sea.
Friedrich Nietzsche

The sea, the great unifier, is man’s only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
Jacques Cousteau

If you want to hear the distant voice of the ocean put your ear to the distant lips of a seashell.
Curtis Tyrone Jones

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

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

Beautiful Ocean Quotes

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

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

Patience and faith. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach – waiting for a gift from the sea.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Water is patient. Dripping water wears away a stone.
Margaret Atwood

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 a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.

Sometimes in the waves of change, we find our true direction.

Sea Sayings

I wanted freedom, open air and adventure. I found it on the sea.
Alan Gerbeault

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

Smell the sea and feel the sky, let your soul and spirit fly.
Van Morrison

Take me to the ocean. Let me sail the open sea. To breathe the warm and salty air and dream of things to be.
Erica Billups

The sea is a desert of waves, A wilderness of water.
Langston Hughes

At night, when the sky is full of stars and the sea is still, you get the wonderful sensation that you are floating in space.
Natalie Wood

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

Inspiring Sea Quotes

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

A smooth sea never made a skilled sailor.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

What world lies beyond that stormy sea, I do not know, but every ocean has a distant shore, and I shall reach it.
Cesare Pavese

The human heart is like a ship on a stormy sea driven about by winds blowing from all four corners of heaven.
Martin Luther

We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds.
Aristotle Onassis

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

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Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Friends, sun, sand and sea. That sounds like summer to me.

I love you more than there are grain of sand on the beach, fish in the sea, and waves in the ocean.

I will find comfort in the rhythm of the sea.
Charlotte Eriksson

Eternity begins and ends with the ocean’s tides.

The sound and smell of the sea cleanses my soul.

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Happiness comes in waves.

As free as the ocean.

The ocean is calling.

Our love is deep as the ocean.

Ocean vibes.

Wild and free just like the sea.

Ocean air. Salty hair.

By Mike O’Halloran

Mike is an author, inventor, and founder of Greeting Card Poet.


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