The ocean is a symbol of formlessness, strength, calmness, mystery, hope and more. Inspirational ocean quotes will open your mind and heart to understand how ethereal and majestic the ocean is.
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Famous Ocean Quotes
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
Smell the sea and feel the sky. Let your soul and spirit fly. Van Morrison
The universe is an ocean upon which we are the waves. While some decide to surf, others venture to dive. Charbel Tadros
The ocean was magical to her, its depths and mysteries were boundless, its call irresistible. Jeff Mariotte
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
You will love the ocean. It makes you feel small, but not in a bad way. Small because you realize you’re part of something bigger. Lauren Myracle
If the ocean can calm itself, so can you. We are both salt water mixed with air. Nayyirah Waheed
I’m pretty sure my birthstone is a sea shell. Unknown
Summer is calling me with the music of an ocean breeze. I must go dance with the waves of love. Debasish Mridha
Inspirational Ocean Quotes
We dream in colors borrowed from the sea. Unknown
You could start now, and spend another forty years learning about the sea without running out of new things to know. Peter Benchley
You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty. Mahatma Gandhi
You can never cross the ocean until you have courage to lose sight of the shore. Christopher Columbus
You can either see yourself as a wave in the ocean or you can see yourself as the ocean. Oprah Winfrey
The ocean has a life of its own. Its tides, whirlpools, currents and eddies are a testament to its conflicting emotions. Anthony T. Hincks
Dance with the waves, move with the sea. Let the rhythm of the water set your soul free. Christy Ann Martine
She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air. Holly Black
My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea. And the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The first I believe in the ocean curing all bad moods. I believe in the waves wiping away worries. I believe in seashells bringing good luck. I believe in toes in the sand grounding my soul. Unknown
Be alone with the sea for it is there you will find answers to questions you didn’t realize exist. Khang Kijarro Nguyen
I love the ocean. I’ve always liked the blue, so tranquil and peaceful and gliding. And the fear of it. Siouxsie Sioux
Follow the river and you will find the sea. French Proverb
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
You can’t cross the ocean of life just by dreaming about it, you have to jump in and swim. Debasish Mridha
The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever. Jacques Yves Cousteau
The ocean is a mighty harmonist. William Wordsworth
I pray to be like the ocean, with soft currents, maybe waves at times. More and more, I want the consistency rather than the highs and the lows. Drew Barrymore
A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean. Henry Grunwald
Let the waves carry you where the light can not. Mohit Kaushik
Advice from the Ocean: Be shore of yourself. Come out of your shell. Take time to coast. Avoid pier pressure. Sea life’s beauty. Don’t get so tide down on work that you miss out on life’s beautiful waves. Unknown
Amazing Ocean Quotes
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
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea, drink the wild air. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Every time I slip into the ocean, it’s like going home. Sylvia Earle
Friends, sun, sand and sea. That sounds like a summer to me. Unknown
I have an immoderate passion for water; for the sea, though so vast, so restless, so beyond one’s comprehension. Guy de Maupassant
The sea is an underwater museum still awaiting its visitors. Phillip Diole
The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey. Enya
The sea always filled her with longing, though for what she was never sure. Cornelia Funke
Those who live by the sea can hardly form a single thought of which the sea would not be part. Hermann Broch
My soul is full of longing for the secret of the sea, and the heart of the great ocean sends a thrilling pulse through me. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Being out there in the ocean, God’s creation, it’s like a gift He has given us to enjoy. Bethany Hamilton
You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Rabindranath Tagore
The sea knows no limits, makes no concessions. It has given us everything and it can take everything away from us. John Ajvide Lindqvist
The sea appears all golden. Beneath the sun-lit sky. Heinrich Heine
If peace flows like a river, may it flow into the ocean of our souls. J. Autherine
Is this chicken what I have, or is this fish? I know it’s tuna, but it says ‘Chicken of the Sea’. Jessica Simpson
Waves tossed themselves against the shore, dragging grit and sand between their nails as they were slowly pulled back out to sea. Holly Black
The sea does not link to be restrained. Rick Riordan
The ocean is everything I want to be. Beautiful, mysterious, wild, and free. Unknown
At sea, I learned how little a person needs, not how much. Robin Lee Graham
The ocean’s roar is music to the soul.
Me and the ocean: Love at first sight.
You can never cross the ocean until you have the courage to leave the shore.
Dear ocean, Thank you for making us feel tiny, salty, humble, and inspired, all at once.
The ocean breeze sets my mind at ease.
The ocean makes me feel really small and it makes me put my whole life into perspective. Beyoncé
You’re not a wave, you’re a part of the ocean. Mitch Albom
The ocean is calling.
The ocean has my heart.
Salty like the ocean.
Eat. sleep. Ocean. Repeat.
Ocean air. Salty hair.
As free as the ocean.
The ocean is my happy place.