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Oceans Quotes

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In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

Related topics: Inspirational Nature

You cannot discover new oceans unless
you have the courage to lose site of the shore.
- Anonymous

Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close
to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans,
and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.
- Peter Benchley

Neither our oceans nor our radar nor our fighters can
keep us intact through another major war.
- Philip Morrison

 

Without the oceans there would be no life on Earth.
- Peter Benchley

If you compare NASA's annual budget to explore the heavens,
that one year budget would fund NOAA's budget to explore
the oceans for 1,600 years.
- Robert Ballard

Global warming has melted the polar ice caps,
raised the levels of the oceans and flooded the earth's great cities.
Despite its evident prosperity, New Jersey is scarcely Utopia.
- Godfried Danneels

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Neither does man have gills for living in a water environment;
yet it is not sinful to explore the depths of the oceans
in search of food or other blessings.
- Walter Lang

Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage
to lose sight of the shore.
- Lord Chesterfield

It isn't the oceans which cut us off from the world -
it's the American way of looking at things.
- Henry Miller

To myself I am only a child playing on the beach,
while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
- Isaac Newton

If man doesn't learn to treat the oceans and the rain forest with respect,
man will become extinct.
- Peter Benchley

We are opening up an enormous new era in archaeology.
Time capsules in the deep oceans.
- John F. Lehman, Jr.

Three things have been difficult to tame:
the oceans,
fools and women.
We may soon be able to tame the oceans;
fools and women will take a little longer.
- Spiro T. Agnew

Before computers, telephone lines and television connect us,
we all share the same air, the same oceans,
the same mountains and rivers.
We are all equally responsible for protecting them.
- Julia Louis-Dreyfus

This is the moment when we must come together to save this planet.
Let us resolve that we will not leave our children
a world where the oceans rise and famine spreads and
terrible storms devastate our lands.
- Barack Obama

Our surest protection against assault from abroad has been not all our guards,
gates and guns, or even our two oceans,
but our essential goodness as a people.
Our richest asset has been not our material wealth but our values.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

What I mean by that is that the point of life,
as I see it, is not to write books or scale mountains or sail oceans,
but to achieve happiness, and preferably an unselfish happiness.
- Bernard Cornwell

We've been a country that's been fortunate to be protected by two oceans,
to not have serious attacks on our territory for most of our history.
And we were unfortunately reminded in a very devastating
way of our vulnerability.
- Condoleezza Rice

I think the Caribbean countries face rising oceans
and they face increase in the severity of hurricanes.
This is something that is very, very scary to all of us.
The island states in the world represent -
I remember this number -
one-half of 1 percent of the carbon emissions in the world.
And they will - some of them will disappear.
- Steven Chu

We do not have the luxury of two big oceans protecting
us as we have had in the past,
for we now have a new kind of enemy who deals with stealthiness.
Our ability to protect ourselves is having the information
ahead of time so we can thwart the attack.
- Bill Nelson

The 2008 election settled nothing, not even for a while.
Our national politics are reflecting what appears to
be going on geologically,
on the bottom of the oceans and beneath the crust of the Earth:
the tectonic plates are moving.
- Peggy Noonan

Some things are only capable of being done in space.
Examples of that are looking at our Earth from that far away,
and understanding the entire processes of storms and weather patterns,
and oceans, and coastlines.
- Laurel Clark

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

I set my own course through the ocean of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You must not lose faith in humanity.
Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty,
the ocean does not become dirty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

One whispered yes becomes the wind song over an ocean of no's.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Eternity:
I am drawn to the wild edge of the ocean of my being
My curiosity unbound, I test the limits
of the limitless and the boundaries of the timeless.
I walk the path - the way - the way of ways -
to the end which is not an end.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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 ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

I Swim Happily in the Ocean of My BEing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Just as the wave cannot exist for itself,
but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean,
so must I never live my life for itself,
but always in the experience which is going on around me.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

Let us swim together in the ocean of our being.
- 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

Ocean: A body of water occupying about two-thirds of a world made for man -
who has no gills.
- Ambrose Bierce

Let us seek to invoke the wonders of science ...
explore the stars, conquer the deserts,
eradicate disease, tap the ocean depths,
and encourage the arts and commerce.
- John F. Kennedy

I am a plain ordinary magnificent creation of God,
just like every other plain ordinary
mountain, ocean, tree, animal, and human.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I don't know if you can change things,
but it's a drop in the ocean.
- Julie Walters

The progress of rivers to the ocean is not so rapid as that of man to error.
- Voltaire

Surfing soothes me, it's always been a kind of Zen experience for me.
The ocean is so magnificent, peaceful,
and awesome.
The rest of the world disappears for me when I'm on a wave.
- Paul Walker

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 movie that's had the most effect on me is Jaws.
To this day when I'm in the ocean, I'm hearing that music.
- Judd Nelson

I'm horrified of lobsters.
And shrimp and lobsters are the cockroaches of the ocean.
- Brooke Burke

We are imprisoned in the realm of life,
like a sailor on his tiny boat, on an infinite ocean.
- Anna Freud

I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death,
but an infinite ocean of light and love,
which flowed over the ocean of darkness.
- George Fox

Asking is the beginning of receiving.
Make sure you don't go to the ocean with a teaspoon.
At least take a bucket so the kids won't laugh at you.
- Jim Rohn

Nothing is wrong with California that a rise in the
ocean level wouldn't cure.
- Ross MacDonald

He didn't come out of my belly, but my God,
I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal,
and how he sleeps,
and the fact that he swims like a fish
because I took him to the ocean.
I'm so proud of all those things.
But he is my biggest pride.
- John Lennon

I'm an ocean, because I'm really deep.
If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasures.
- Christina Aguilera

Roll on, deep and dark blue ocean, roll.
Ten thousand fleets sweep over thee in vain.
Man marks the earth with ruin, but his control stops with the shore.
- Lord Byron

The least movement is of importance to all nature.
The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.
- Blaise Pascal

You know, I do speak the Queens English.
It's just the wrong Queens that's all.
It's over the 59th Street Bridge.
It's not over the Atlantic Ocean.
- Cyndi Lauper

A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy,
but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
- Bill Vaughan

It is important to remember that the Pacific Ocean
covers a quarter of the world's surface and that each
Pacific country has its own cultural,
historical and ethnic identity.
- Jenny Shipley

A woman's heart is a deep ocean of secrets.
- Gloria Stuart

Truth makes on the ocean of nature no one track of light;
every eye,
looking on, finds its own.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Ocean is more ancient than the mountains,
and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time.
- H. P. Lovecraft

You and I are all as much continuous with the physical
universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.
- Alan Watts

Some of them profess to be well acquainted with all
the principal waters of the Columbia,
with which they assured me these waters had no connection short of the ocean.
- William Henry Ashley

The ocean is a mighty harmonist.
- William Wordsworth

It is of great use to the sailor to know the length of his line,
though he cannot with it fathom all the depths of the ocean.
- John Locke

You can never turn your back on the ocean.
- Rip Torn

All rivers, even the most dazzling, those that catch the sun in their course,
all rivers go down to the ocean and drown.
And life awaits man as the sea awaits the river.
- Simone Schwarz-Bart

I enjoyed growing up part of my life in Virginia Beach.
We had the ocean and the beach and a beautiful landscape.
We were outdoors all the time and we played outside.
- Mark Ruffalo

The road to democracy may be winding and is like a
river taking many curves,
but eventually the river will reach the ocean.
- Chen Shui-bian

There's a lot to be said about what's happening to our ocean,
big companies polluting it with their oil and all the
raw garbage that's being spilled in there.
- Lloyd Bridges

But more wonderful than the lore of old men and the
lore of books is the secret lore of ocean.
- H. P. Lovecraft

With an ocean between you and your European friends,
you have to keep them in your heart.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

We get a lot of people from out of state who come down
and it's not what they expect Florida to be,
the horse farms and oak trees instead of the sand and the ocean.
- David Jones

I filmed underwater for two days in the open ocean with dolphins.
- Kathleen Quinlan


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