Famous Quotes & Quotations About The Sea:
Anyone can steer the ship when the sea is calm.
~ Publilius Syrus.
As different streams having different sources all mingle their waters in the sea, so different tendencies various though they appear, crooked or straight, all lead to God.
~ Swami Vivekananda.
As usual I finish the day before the sea, sumptuous this evening beneath the moon, which writes Arab symbols with phosphorescent streaks on the slow swells. There is no end to the sky and the waters. How well they accompany sadness!
~ Albert Camus.
Different fields, different grasshoppers; different seas, different fish.
~ Indonesian Proverb.
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
~ John Lubbock.
Follow the river and you will find the sea.
~ French Proverb.
From inaccessible mountain range by way of desert untrod by human foot to the ends of the unknown seas, the breath of the everlasting creative spirit is felt, rejoicing over every speck of dust that hearkens to it and lives.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
I have seen the sea when it is stormy and wild; when it is quiet and serene; when it is dark and moody. And in all its moods, I see myself.
~ Martin Buxbaum.
Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.
~ Carl Schurz.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson.
O wise man! Give your wealth only to the worthy and never to others. The water of the sea received by the clouds is always sweet.
Ocean: A body of water occupying two-thirds of a world made for man - who has no gills.
~ Ambrose Bierce.
Rain which falls upon the sea is useless; so is food for one who is satiated; in vain is a gift for one who is wealthy; and a burning lamp during the daytime is useless.
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were deceivers ever, One foot in sea and one on shore, To one thing constant never.
~ William Shakespeare.
The cure for anything is salt water - sweat, tears, or the sea.
~ Isak Dinesen.
The fishermen know that the sea is dangerous and the storm terrible, but they have never found these dangers sufficient reason for remaining ashore.
~ Vincent van Gogh.
The loneliness you get by the sea is personal and alive. It doesn't subdue you and make you feel abject. It's stimulating loneliness.
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh.
The sea all water, yet receives rain still,
And in abundance addeth to his store,
So thou being rich in will add to thy will
One will of mine to make thy large will more.
~ William Shakespeare.
The sea has never been friendly to man. At most it has been the accomplice of human restlessness.
~ Joseph Conrad.
The sea rises, the light fails, lovers cling to each other, and children cling to us. The moment we cease to hold each other, the moment we break faith with one another, the sea engulfs us and the light goes out.
~ James Arthur Baldwin.
The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.
~ Rabindranath Tagore.
There are fish in the sea better than have ever been caught.
~ Irish Proverb.
There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.
~ James Russell Lowell.
There is one spectacle grander than the sea, that is the sky; there is one spectacle grander than the sky, that is the interior of the soul.
~ Victor Hugo.
There isn't any symbolism. The sea is the sea. The old man is an old man. The boy is a boy and the fish is a fish. The shark are all sharks no better and no worse. All the symbolism that people say is shit. What goes beyond is what you see beyond when you know.
~ Ernest Hemingway.
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