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Motivational Sea Quotes

May these quotes about Sea inspire and motivate you.

You can't cross the sea merely by
standing and staring at the water.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

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

A ship in port is safe,
but that's not what ships are built for.
Sail out to sea and do new things.
- Grace Hopper


 

My life is the eye of the hurricane -
an island of calm in a sea of uncertainty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
- Publilius Syrus


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When I was a boy the Dead Sea was only sick.
- George Burns

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains,
at the huge waves of the sea,
at the long courses of rivers,
at the vast compass of the ocean,
at the circular motion of the stars;
and they pass by themselves without wondering.
- St. Augustine

The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
- Thomas Jefferson

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

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

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism
to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea.
It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience,
something that never has been and never could
have been experienced by anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

If we fail to plan, we merely bob helplessly -
like a cork on the sea of life.
If we resist whatever life delivers to us,
we create untold misery for ourselves.
If we act with vision and commitment,
and then accept whatever Spirit provides,
we live a life of purpose and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

They are ill discoverers that think there is no land,
when they can see nothing but sea.
- Francis Bacon

The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea,
headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as
for rendezvous with discretion.
- Barbara Tuchman

A woman knows the face of the man she loves as a sailor knows the open sea.
- Honore de Balzac

It is always with excitement that I wake up in the morning
wondering what my intuition
will toss up to me, like gifts from the sea.
I work with it and rely on it. It's my partner.
- Jonas Salk

A journey by Sea and Land, Five Hundred Miles,
is not undertaken without money.
- Lewis Hallam

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

Gather yourself by the sea shore and I will love you there.
Assemble yourself with wild things,
with songs of the sparrow and sea-foam.
Let mad beauty collect itself in your eyes
and it will shine - Calling me.
For I long for a man with nests of wild things in his hair.
A man who will Kiss the Flame.
- Jewel

I was lucky enough to see with my own eyes the recent stock-market crash,
where they lost several million dollars,
a rabble of dead money that went sliding off into the sea.
- Federico Garcia Lorca

There is no sea more dangerous than the ocean of practical
politics none in which there is more need of good pilotage and of a single,
unfaltering purpose when the waves rise high.
- Thomas Huxley

I want to go to sea.
- Joshua Barney

Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single
thought of which the sea would not be part.
- Hermann Broch

There are more active volcanoes beneath the sea than
on land by two orders of magnitude.
- Robert Ballard

I grew up in Newquay, on the Atlantic coast and there
developed a love of the sea and boats.
- Antony Hewish

I shall go the way of the open sea, to the lands I knew before you came,
and the cool ocean breezes shall blow from me the memory of your name.
- Adela Florence Nicolson

The sea change that has come is the information age.
We don't have to just read The New York Times anymore.
We can pull up something on the Internet and get any news that we like.
- Pete du Pont

The cure for anything is salt water:
sweat,
tears or the sea.
- Isak Dinesen

If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea,
and never come nearer to humanity than that!
- Eleonora Duse

Even in our day, science suspects beyond the Polar seas,
at the very circle of the Arctic Pole,
the existence of a sea which never freezes and a continent which is ever green.
- H. P. Blavatsky

The question of armaments, whether on land or sea,
is the most immediately and intensely practical question
connected with the future fortunes of nations and of mankind.
- Woodrow Wilson

I've never seen the point of the sea,
except where it meets the land.
The shore has a point.
The sea has none.
- Alan Bennett

Sea Change was so specific.
From the beginning it was set what it was going to be.
All the other ideas that I had at the time I had to put to the side.
- Beck

To put meaning in one's life may end in madness,
But life without meaning is the torture Of restlessness
and vague desire-It is a boat longing for the sea and yet afraid.
- Edgar Lee Masters

Often extinctions in the ocean occur at the same time as those on land.
Then again, the ice age extinctions lost many big animals,
but not many sea faring ones.
- Robert T. Bakker

Nature is the glass reflecting God, as by the sea reflected is the sun,
too glorious to be gazed on in his sphere.
- Brigham Young

I was so keen to get back to sea.
I was rattled.
- Lord Mountbatten

If you pinch the sea of its liberty,
though it be walls of stone or brass,
it will beat them down.
- John Cotton

I must go down to the sea 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

Estuaries are coastal bays, harbors,
sounds and lagoons,
places where rivers meet the sea.
- Jim Gerlach

At sea a fellow comes out.
Salt water is like wine, in that respect.
- Herman Melville

On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War,
I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness
where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea.
- Patricia Cornwell

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 virtues are lost in self-interest as rivers are lost in the sea.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any
sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its
crew and floundering at sea.
- H. G. Wells

The sea speaks a language polite people never repeat.
It is a colossal scavenger slang and has no respect.
- Carl Sandburg

Little islands are all large prisons:
one cannot look at the sea without wishing for the wings of a swallow.
- Richard Burton

You never enjoy the world aright, till the sea itself floweth in your veins,
till you are clothed with the heavens and crowned with the stars.
- Thomas Traherne

I wrote The Same Sea not as a political allegory about
Israelis and Palestinians.
I wrote it about something much more gutsy and immediate.
I wrote it as a piece of chamber music.
- Amos Oz

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

If we must not act save on a certainty,
we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain.
But how many things we do on an uncertainty,
sea voyages, battles!
- Blaise Pascal

Here I found those who had set out before me,
both by sea and land, except those who have died.
- Junipero Serra

When you live by the sea, there are definite seasons
when you can see the weather coming and going,
which lends itself to photography.
- Graeme Le Saux

Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them,
but like the mariners of the sea, we chart our course by them.
- Carl Schurz

Beautiful isle of the sea, Smile on the brow of the waters.
- George Cooper

I don't know if you saw the parting of the Red Sea
with the chariots on the horses,
I did stuff like that.
- Richard Farnsworth

The storm came.
Lives were washed away.
Ancient pains resurfaced.
Now it is time for a sea of change.
- Tavis Smiley

Lovers of literature will look for the remains of the
golden treasure in that shipwreck on the bottom of the sea of criticism.
- Josef Skvorecky

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

The sea complains upon a thousand shores.
- Alexander Smith

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

The most amazing thing to me about the sea is the tide.
A harbour like St.
Ives is totally transformed in a very short space of
time by the arrival or departure of the sea.
- John Dyer

He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.
- William Golding

We lived within two hundred yards of the sea,
and its voice was in our ears night and day.
- Edward Carpenter

Though the terror of the sea gives to none security,
in the secret of the shell.
Self preserving we may dwell.
- Muhammad Iqbal

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.
- Laurence J. Peter

The most desirable aspects of the Law of the Sea Treaty
pertain to navigational rights.
- Frank Gaffney


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