Wise old sayings about sea, the oceans and thousands of shores.

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

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

Kahlil Gibran

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

Anaïs Nin

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

Holly Black

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“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

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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

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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

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After a visit to the beach, it's hard to believe that we live in a material world.

Pam Shaw

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

Annie Dillard

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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

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

Aristotle Onas

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A smooth sea never made skilled mariner.

English Proverb

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