50+ Best Sea Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Sea is the salt waters that cover the greater part of the earth’s surface. Profoundly inspirational sea quotes will encourage growth in life, make you wiser and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Sea Quotes

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

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

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 sea possesses a power over one’s moods that has the effect of a will. The sea can hypnotize. Nature in general can do so. Henrik Ibsen

The sea is an underwater museum still awaiting its visitors. Phillip Diole

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

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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

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 waves of the sea help me get back to me. Jill Davis 

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

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 cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea. Karen Blixen

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

The sea is as near as we come to another world. Anne Stevenson 

Rough seas make stronger sailors. Tough times build greater people. Robin Sharma

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

Is this chicken what I have, or is this fish? I know it’s tuna, but it says ‘Chicken of the Sea’. Jessica Simpson

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Amazing Sea Quotes

I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living. Anais Nin

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  

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

The sea always filled her with longing, though for what she was never sure. Cornelia Funke

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

Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery! Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The sea lives in every one of us. Robert Wyland

Let the waves carry you where the light cannot Mohit Kaushik 

The sea does not link to be restrained. Rick Riordan

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

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

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

To me, the sea is like a person like a child that I’ve known a long time. It sounds crazy, I know, but when I swim in the sea I talk to it. I never feel alone when I’m out there. Gertrude Ederle

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

encouraging sea quotes

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

The sea pronounces something, over and over, in a hoarse whisper; I cannot quite make it out. Annie Dillard

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 

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

Top Sea Quotes

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

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

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

The sea appears all golden. Beneath the sun-lit sky. Heinrich Heine

In still moments by the sea life seems large-drawn and simple. It is there we can see into ourselves. Rolf Edberg

She loves the serene brutality of the ocean, loves the electric power she felt with each breath of wet, briny air. Holly Black 

I’m pretty sure my birthstone is a sea shell. Unknown

greatest sea quotes

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

The sea! the sea! the open sea! The blue, the fresh, the ever free! Bryan W. Procter

Life is as inexorable as the sea. Thomas Wentworth Higginson 

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

But where, after all, would be the poetry of the sea were there no wild waves? Joshua Slocum 

The sound and smell of the sea cleanses my soul. Unknown

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

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

And the sea will grant each man new hope, as sleep brings dreams of home. Larry Ferguson

I feel we are all islands – in a common sea. Anne Morrow Lindbergh

We dream in colors borrowed from the sea. Unknown

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