Last Updated on 20 June 2024

Quotes from various sources talking about the sea

  • And the winds and the waves are always on the side of the ablest navigators.
    – Edward Gibbon
  • At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides, and follow the sun.
    – Sandy Gingras
  • Even in the vast and mysterious reaches of the sea we are brought back to the fundamental truth that nothing lives to itself.
    – Rachel Carson
  • For every moment the sea is peace and relief, there is another when it shivers and stirs to become chaos. It’s just as ready to claim as it is to offer.
    – Tim Winton
  • He that will not sail till all dangers are over must never put to sea.
    – Thomas Fuller
  • I must go down to the seas 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
  • If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea, and never come nearer to humanity than that!
    – Eleonora Duse
  • It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.
    – George William Curtis
  • Men in a ship are always looking up, and men ashore are usually looking down.
    – John Masefield
  • The ocean stirs the heart, inspires the imagination, and brings eternal joy to the soul.
    – Robert Wyland
  • 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
  • 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