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John Joly Quotes and Sayings

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

All great results in our universe are founded in motions
and forces the most minute.
- John Joly

The sediments of the past are many miles in collective thickness:
yet the feeble silt of the rivers built them all from base to summit.
- John Joly

Geological age plays the same part in our views of
the duration of the universe as the Earth's orbital
radius does in our views of the immensity of space.
- John Joly

 

We live in an epoch of denudation.
- John Joly

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 PHOTO

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Chanakya

I am really a sea creature.
Just a mammal that lost its fins.
- Kathleen Quinlan

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

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

There's 40 or 50 songs that nobody's heard that I've done in between albums.
There's a whole evolution from Midnite Vultures to
Sea Change that's never been released.
- Beck

In front of us lay a smooth sandy beach,
beyond which rose gradually a high wooded country,
and behind us was the sea, studded with numerous islands
of every variety of form.
- George Grey

Farming as we do it is hunting, and in the sea we act like barbarians.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

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

Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea,
eventually.
- Jimi Hendrix

When the seagulls follow the trawler,
it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.
- Eric Cantona

The man who has experienced shipwreck shudders even at a calm sea.
- Ovid

The bottom of the sea is cruel.
- Hart Crane

The most ordinary conditions for observing sailing
birds are then the wind and sea are both aft.
- Lawrence Hargrave

The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope.
Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning:
we are all in the same boat.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

The idea that an individual can find God is terribly self-centered.
It is like a wave thinking it can find the sea.
- John Templeton

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

The sea has neither meaning nor pity.
- Anton Chekhov

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

The sea is not rising.
It hasn't risen in 50 years.
- Nils-Axel Morner

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

There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea,
and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.
- James Russell Lowell

But having said that, there's also a sea change in attitude towards media.
- Robert McChesney

Fishes live in the sea, as men do on land:
the great ones eat up the little ones.
- Pericles

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

He that will learn to pray, let him go to sea.
- George Herbert

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

My wife and I just prefer Seattle.
It's a beautiful city.
Great setting.
You open your front door in the morning and the air
smells like pine and the sea,
as opposed to bus exhaust.
- Ron Reagan

Next door to Ethiopia spreading out along the strategic
Red Sea coastline is Eritrea,
a relatively new country, and a place that few Americans
seem to fully understand.
- Dana Rohrabacher

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

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

And when the day arrives I'll become the sky and I'll
become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home.
Nothing can stop me now.
- Trent Reznor

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

More needs to be done to take the fight to the enemy
and secure our borders against the terrorist threat.
We need more protection on land, sea and air.
- Nick Lampson

The Declaration of Independence, the Constitution,
the Civil War-when I really think about them they all
seem about as likely as the parting of the Red Sea.
- Sarah Vowell

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

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

The sea does not reward those who are too anxious,
too greedy, or too impatient.
One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach -
waiting for a gift from the sea.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Suffering from dysentery at sea was no picnic.
- Pamela Stephenson

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

The late 20th century sea level rise rate lacks any sign of acceleration.
Satellite altimetry indicates virtually no changes in the last decade.
- Nils-Axel Morner

A lot of people attack the sea, I make love to it.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

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

Slowly but surely the sea is freezing over.
- Robert Falcon Scott


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